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Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700M

Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that’s climbed to $700M

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. Some details about the game and how the prize has grown so large: WHEN IS THE DRAWING AND HOW DOES THE GAME WORK?

Harvey Threatens Gulf Coast, Sending Gasoline Higher

Harvey Threatens Gulf Coast, Sending Gasoline Higher

The prospect of Tropical Storm Harvey reforming and taking aim at the Gulf of Mexico coastline later this week sent spot gasoline prices higher. Harvey, reduced to a collection of thunderstorms over Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, has a 90 percent chance of …

Michigan mother says son among sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collision

Michigan mother says son among sailors missing after USS John S. McCain collision

MILFORD, Mich. – A Michigan woman says her son is among the 10 sailors missing after a collision between a warship and an oil tanker in Southeast Asia. April Brandon told CBS Detroit that she was visited by two officers Monday at her home in Milford in …

Wage Hikes in China Bring Jobs, Factories Back to Japan

Wage Hikes in China Bring Jobs, Factories Back to Japan

While there is no end in sight to off-shoring by Japanese companies, signs are emerging that surging wages in China are encouraging at least some of them to bring jobs, factories and businesses back home. According to an annual survey of about 3,000 …

Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says

Trump will not pardon Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says

President Trump apparently has no plans to pardon “America’s toughest sheriff” Joe Arpaio at his campaign-style rally Tuesday night in Phoenix. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters on Air Force One that there would be no …

New Afghanistan Deployments Could Happen Within Days

New Afghanistan Deployments Could Happen Within Days

(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s plan to end the stalemate in America’s longest war and eliminate Afghanistan’s rising extremist threat involves sending up to 3,900 additional U.S. forces, senior officials said Tuesday. The first deployments could …

Trump not to pardon former Sheriff Arpaio during Arizona trip: White House

Trump not to pardon former Sheriff Arpaio during Arizona trip: White House

President Donald Trump will not issue a pardon on Tuesday for former Sheriff Joe Arpaio during his trip to Arizona, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders told reporters. Trump had held out the possibility of a pardon for Arpaio, a former sheriff of …

Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda

Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda

The relationship between President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks, and Mr. McConnell has privately expressed uncertainty that Mr. Trump will be able to …

Suspect: Barcelona cell had targeted monuments; imam sought martyrdom

Suspect: Barcelona cell had targeted monuments; imam sought martyrdom

Police say they’ve killed a 22-year-old man suspected of driving a van that plowed into a crowd of pedestrians Aug. 17 in Barcelona, Spain. Video provided by Newsy Newslook Suspected members of the terror cell accused in last week’s van attack in Barcelona …

Ex-Trader Litvak Ordered to Federal Prison During His Appeal

Ex-Trader Litvak Ordered to Federal Prison During His Appeal

Jesse Litvak’s luck has finally run out. A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the former Jefferies LLC trader to report to prison on Sept. 12 to begin serving a two-year sentence for lying to customers about mortgage bond prices. He is appealing …

Mom of missing sailor from destroyer USS John S. McCain 'couldn't be prouder' of her son

Mom of missing sailor from destroyer USS John S. McCain ‘couldn’t be prouder’ of her son

The mother of one of the ten sailors who went missing following a U.S. Navy ship collision near Singapore yesterday said that she and her husband “couldn’t be prouder” of their son. April Brandon, the mother of Kenneth Brandon, spoke to ABC News about her son.

Brazil Looks to Unload Decrepit Olympic Facilities, Yet Again

Brazil Looks to Unload Decrepit Olympic Facilities, Yet Again

Brazil will try once more to rid itself of part of Rio de Janeiro’s Olympic Park, after the city government failed to find a buyer last year, according to two people directly involved in the negotiations. Multi-sport arenas 1, 2 and 3, the velodrome, the …

Key takeaways from Trump's speech on Afghanistan

Key takeaways from Trump’s speech on Afghanistan

President Donald Trump spoke Monday about his administration’s Afghanistan strategy for the first time since taking office, and while there were some clear pronouncements, a number of details remain unknown to the public. Trump has repeatedly criticized …

Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that's climbed to $700M

Drawing nears for Powerball jackpot that’s climbed to $700M

The estimated jackpot for Wednesday night’s Powerball lottery game has climbed to $700 million, making it the second-largest in U.S. history. Some details about the game and how the prize has grown so large: WHEN IS THE DRAWING AND HOW DOES THE GAME WORK?

Missouri Governor Halts Inmate's Execution After DNA Evidence Raises Questions About Guilt

Missouri Governor Halts Inmate’s Execution After DNA Evidence Raises Questions About Guilt

(ST. LOUIS) — Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens has halted the scheduled execution of condemned killer Marcellus Williams after DNA raised questions about his guilt. The Republican governor said in an email Tuesday that he was issuing a stay of execution for …

Families With Transgender Kids Come Out of Shadows in Chile

Families With Transgender Kids Come Out of Shadows in Chile

SANTIAGO, Chile — Monica Flores was returning from a holiday abroad when Chilean police stopped her for questions at the airport. They were bothered that their records didn’t match: She had left the country with a son and returned with a daughter.

Bill Cosby returns: New defense team unveiled for comedian's retrial on sexual assault charges

Bill Cosby returns: New defense team unveiled for comedian’s retrial on sexual assault charges

The sequel is being recast. Bill Cosby’s new sexual assault trial will get a fresh set of defense characters when it begins in the coming months, with high-profile lawyer Thomas Mesereau officially joining the Cosby team at a hearing Tuesday. The …

Rex Tillerson says North Korea has

Rex Tillerson says North Korea has “demonstrated some level of restraint”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on August 1, 2017, at the briefing room of the US State Department in Washington, DC. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday said that North Korea has “demonstrated some level of restraint” since …

Trump dossier figure questioned behind closed doors on Capitol Hill

Trump dossier figure questioned behind closed doors on Capitol Hill

The head of the firm behind the infamous anti-Trump dossier was interviewed Tuesday behind closed doors on Capitol Hill, a congressional aide confirmed to Fox News. Glenn Simpson, the co-founder of investigative firm Fusion GPS, met with staff of the …

Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Retrial Is Delayed Until Spring

Bill Cosby’s Sexual Assault Retrial Is Delayed Until Spring

The trial was supposed to start Nov. 6 but the judge postponed jury selection until mid-March after a request from defense lawyer Tom Mesereau, best known for representing Michael Jackson. In a surprise move, Cosby’s attorneys announced in court Tuesday …

L.A. sues Trump administration over threats to withhold anti-crime funds for 'sanctuary' cities

L.A. sues Trump administration over threats to withhold anti-crime funds for ‘sanctuary’ cities

The city of Los Angeles announced Tuesday that it is suing President Trump’s Department of Justice, claiming that new conditions requiring police to cooperate with immigration enforcement officials to qualify for anti-crime funding are unconstitutional …

Dow surges as stock market looks to snap out of funk

Dow surges as stock market looks to snap out of funk

U.S. stocks traded near session highs on Tuesday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 on track for their second straight daily gain, while the Nasdaq was poised to snap a three-session losing streak as recent weakness inspired some investors to hunt for …

Powerball jackpot soars to $700M -- the second-largest in U.S. history

Powerball jackpot soars to $700M – the second-largest in U.S. history

Aug. 22 (UPI) –The estimated payout in Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing has soared to $700 million – the second-largest jackpot in U.S. lottery history. The estimated amount was announced by Powerball on Tuesday. The jackpot could grow before the six …

Navy orders review of Pacific fleet in wake of collision

Navy orders review of Pacific fleet in wake of collision

Aug. 22 (UPI) –The commander of the U.S. Navy’s Pacific fleet Tuesday ordered a one-day pause in operations and a comprehensive review of every ship, procedure and training program in the wake of an aircraft carrier’s collision with an oil tanker.

Trump to review border protections in Yuma ahead of Phoenix rally

Trump to review border protections in Yuma ahead of Phoenix rally

Aug. 22 (UPI) –President Donald Trump on Tuesday will tour border control equipment in Yuma, Ariz., before heading to his campaign-style rally in Phoenix where he’s expected to push the construction of a border wall and a crackdown on illegal immigration.

Charlottesville's Confederate statues to be covered with black fabric

Charlottesville’s Confederate statues to be covered with black fabric

Following a deadly vehicle ramming at a demonstration against white nationalists earlier this month, the city of Charlottesville is set to cover controversial statues of Confederate generals in black fabric, city officials said. The city council voted …

GLAAD head: Trump's call for tolerance is 'downright laughable'

GLAAD head: Trump’s call for tolerance is ‘downright laughable’

President Trump told military leaders that there is no room for prejudice, bigotry or hate in the United States — roughly a month after banning transgender servicemen and -women from the Armed Forces. Sarah Kate Ellis, the president and CEO of GLAAD …

Danish Police Searching For Missing Journalist Find Headless Torso

Danish Police Searching For Missing Journalist Find Headless Torso

Police in Denmark say they have found a headless torso in waters near to the area where a missing Swedish journalist disappeared. Kim Wall has been has not been seen since boarding inventor Peter Madsen’s home-built submarine earlier this month but …

Top U.S. commander says first new forces will arrive in Afghanistan soon

Top U.S. commander says first new forces will arrive in Afghanistan soon

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia– The top U.S. commander for the Middle East says first new forces will arrive in Afghanistan within days or weeks. This comes after President Trump outlined a plan Monday night for Afghanistan that would eliminate arbitrary timetables …

Ex-gym teacher, 31, sentenced for cemetery sex romp with teen boy students

Ex-gym teacher, 31, sentenced for cemetery sex romp with teen boy students

A former teacher at a private Christian school in Alabama accused of having sex with two underage male students – including once at a cemetery – was sentenced to three years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to one charge. Under the agreement …

10-Year-Old Shoots and Kills Younger Brother With Father's Illegal Gun

10-Year-Old Shoots and Kills Younger Brother With Father’s Illegal Gun

(SYRACUSE, N.Y.) — New York authorities say a 9-year-old boy fatally shot inside his family’s Syracuse home was hit by a bullet fired by his older brother from a gun illegally owned by the boys’ father. The Onondaga County District Attorney’s Office says …

Hospitals Could Do More For Survivors Of Opioid Overdoses, Study Suggests

Hospitals Could Do More For Survivors Of Opioid Overdoses, Study Suggests

To get a sense of how severe the opioid crisis is in the U.S., you can look at the number of fatal overdoses – more than 33,000 in 2015, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means, on average, 91 people are dying after …

First DREAMer who says he was illegally deported gets his day in federal court

First DREAMer who says he was illegally deported gets his day in federal court

Federal agents deported 23-year-old DREAMer, Juan Manuel Montes. He is the first protected immigrant to be deported back to Mexico. USA TODAY SAN DIEGO — After six months of hiding and living in fear in his native Mexico, the first known DREAMer …

Energy Transfer Suit Claims Greenpeace Incites Eco-Terrorism

Energy Transfer Suit Claims Greenpeace Incites Eco-Terrorism

Energy Transfer Partners LP accused Greenpeace International, Earth First! and other groups of inciting terrorist acts and vandalism to generate publicity and raise money for their causes while hampering the Dakota Access pipeline majority owner’s …

Trump Heads To Arizona To Push Border Wall Funding, Rally Supporters

Trump Heads To Arizona To Push Border Wall Funding, Rally Supporters

President Trump is returning to a red-meat topic for his political base — building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration. Before Trump rallies the faithful in Phoenix (and possibly also faces down protesters), he will check out a …

ANALYSIS: In reversing position on Afghanistan, Trump gives himself an out

ANALYSIS: In reversing position on Afghanistan, Trump gives himself an out

It was as close as President Trump ever really gets to admitting he is wrong. His instinct, he told the American people last night, was to pull out of Afghanistan –- in keeping with his position for many years as a private citizen and a candidate.

North Korea’s latest propaganda puts Trump in cemetery

North Korea’s latest propaganda puts Trump in cemetery

President Trump is pictured looking out over a Guam graveyard cluttered with crosses in a photoshopped image from the newest propaganda film – and grim warning – from North Korea. In the short video, North Korea mocks President Trump for “spouting …

Headless body found in search for missing journalist Kim Wall

Headless body found in search for missing journalist Kim Wall

The headless body of a woman was found Monday in the Baltic Sea near the location where a Swedish journalist disappeared – the grim discovery coming just hours after the owner of a home-built submarine told authorities she died aboard the craft and he …

U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for conducting business with North Korea

U.S. sanctions Chinese and Russian companies and individuals for conducting business with North Korea

As part of a broad effort to further isolate North Korea, the Treasury Department on Tuesday placed sanctions on Chinese and Russian individuals and firms it said had conducted business with the country in ways that advanced its missile and nuclear weapons …

Christian Pulisic scores early in Bundesliga match, adds assist

Christian Pulisic scores early in Bundesliga match, adds assist

Aug. 20 (UPI) –The Christian Pulisic experience brought another level of excitement Saturday when the American scored less than 22 minutes into a Bundesliga contest. Pulisic netted the quick attempt in Borussia Dortmund’s 3-0 win against Wolfsburg at …

Trump planning Arpaio pardon? Ex-sheriff says 'we’ll see what happens'

Trump planning Arpaio pardon? Ex-sheriff says ‘we’ll see what happens’

President Trump heads to Phoenix late Tuesday to rally supporters amid a tornado of major developments – the rollout of a new Afghanistan strategy, staff shakeups, fallout from his Charlottesville response and more. But the big question on the ground in …

No Clear Motive in Ohio Judge Shooting

No Clear Motive in Ohio Judge Shooting

Tillerson on Pakistan Role and NKorea Restraint

Tillerson on Pakistan Role and NKorea Restraint

Raw: Confederate Statue Vandalized in Columbus

Raw: Confederate Statue Vandalized in Columbus

Deported Father Has To Watch His Kids Grow Up On YouTube  (HBO)

Deported Father Has To Watch His Kids Grow Up On YouTube (HBO)

Maryland County Removes Confederate Memorial

Maryland County Removes Confederate Memorial

Raw: Wildfires Force Evacuations On Croatian Coast

Raw: Wildfires Force Evacuations On Croatian Coast

US Commanders: Joint SKorea Exercises Necessary

US Commanders: Joint SKorea Exercises Necessary

18-Wheeler Truck Dangles Off Texas Highway

18-Wheeler Truck Dangles Off Texas Highway

Dozens Injured in Philadelphia Train Crash

Dozens Injured in Philadelphia Train Crash

Anger Boils Over at Charlottesville City Council

Anger Boils Over at Charlottesville City Council

3 Brothers Rescued from Italian Quake

3 Brothers Rescued from Italian Quake

Raw: Kansas City Floods Force Family Onto Roof

Raw: Kansas City Floods Force Family Onto Roof

Key Moments From Trump's Afghanistan Speech

Key Moments From Trump’s Afghanistan Speech

We Watched The Eclipse With A Nuclear Physicist (HBO)

We Watched The Eclipse With A Nuclear Physicist (HBO)

Flight Lets Passengers See Eclipse in the Air

Flight Lets Passengers See Eclipse in the Air

Flight Lets Passengers See Eclipse in the Air

Flight Lets Passengers See Eclipse in the Air

Americans Gather Across the Country for Eclipse

Americans Gather Across the Country for Eclipse

New Yorkers Enjoy Partial Eclipse

New Yorkers Enjoy Partial Eclipse

Alabama #1 In AP Top 25 Poll

Alabama #1 In AP Top 25 Poll

Pence to Students: 'Be Inspired' by Solar Eclipse

Pence to Students: ‘Be Inspired’ by Solar Eclipse

Ransomware: How Hackers Make You Pay

Ransomware: How Hackers Make You Pay

USS John S. McCain at Singapore Naval Base

USS John S. McCain at Singapore Naval Base

Total Eclipse Darkens Wyoming

Total Eclipse Darkens Wyoming

Chief of Naval Ops Orders Probe into Collisions

Chief of Naval Ops Orders Probe into Collisions

Raw: Police Kill Barcelona Suspect in Bomb Belt

Raw: Police Kill Barcelona Suspect in Bomb Belt

Spectators Watch Total Eclipse in Oregon

Spectators Watch Total Eclipse in Oregon

Eclipse Begins over Madras, Oregon

Eclipse Begins over Madras, Oregon

French Police Rule Out Terror in Bus Stop Crash

French Police Rule Out Terror in Bus Stop Crash

Navy Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore

Navy Destroyer Collides With Oil Tanker Off Singapore

Eclipse Watchers Stake Out Spots

Eclipse Watchers Stake Out Spots

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