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Numbers drawn for record $667-million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:47:33 -0400

The numbers were 3, 45, 49, 61 and 69 with the Mega Ball of 9. The jackpot, which eclipses the previous high of $656 million, follows an 11-week winless streak for the top prize of the Mega Millions ....
Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 27, hundreds missing

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:44:57 -0400

Rescue teams searched ravaged areas of Florida's Panhandle on Tuesday for hundreds of people reported missing nearly a week after Hurricane Michael flattened communities in the region and killed at le....
O'Rourke comes out swinging at 'Lyin Ted' Cruz in Texas debate

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 22:20:30 -0400

O'Rourke resurrected the nickname given Cruz by Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. "It’s why the president called him ‘Lyin’ Ted,’and why the nickname stuck.” Cruz took note of the more ag....
Nevada brothel owner, dubbed 'Trump from Pahrump,' dies: sheriff

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:23:04 -0400

Dennis Hof, 72, styled himself as America's best-known pimp, a strip-club owner who ran multiple brothels. "This really is the Trump movement," Hof said in a June interview at Moonlite BunnyRanch, hi....
Senior FBI official improperly accepted gifts from reporter: report

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:06:35 -0400

An unnamed senior official at the FBI improperly accepted tickets to professional sporting events from a reporter and later misled investigators when confronted about it, the Justice Department's inte....
Heated U.S. congressional races on pace to break fundraising records

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 18:03:29 -0400

Candidates for the House of Representatives have collectively raised $1.2 billion from January 2017 through the end of September, more than the inflation-adjusted $1 billion record set at this point i....
Death toll from Florida hurricane at least 29, hundreds missing

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:29:26 -0400

The death toll from Hurricane Michael rose to at least 29 as crews scoured for hundreds reported missing in Florida. ....
Minnesota accuses insulin makers of deceptive drug pricing

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:21:28 -0400

In a lawsuit filed in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson took aim at the companies after the list price for some insulin products more than tripled since 200....
'Treason' remark stirs hotly contested Senate race in Arizona

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 16:56:20 -0400

Republican Congresswoman Martha McSally accused her opponent in the hotly contested U.S. Senate race in Arizona, Democratic U.S. Representative Kyrsten Sinema, of "being OK with treason" as the two fa....
Record $667 million U.S. Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:16:46 -0400

The new jackpot, which eclipses the previous high of $656 million, follows an 11-week winless streak for the top prize of the Mega Millions lottery. The Mega Millions jackpot has grown with each of t....
Special Report: The Trump trap - Republicans duck president in key House races

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 14:06:55 -0400

Lance’s campaign website, which outlines his positions on immigration, taxes and other hot issues, offers no statement of support for President Donald Trump. On his Twitter and Facebook accounts, Lan....
Senate will not vote on new North America trade pact in 2018: McConnell

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:49:53 -0400

The U.S. Senate's top Republican said on Tuesday that senators will not vote to approve a revised North American trade pact in 2018, leaving the issue to the next Congress. Senate Majority Leader Mit....
Ex-State Street executive gets prison in U.S. for defrauding clients

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:38:15 -0400

A former State Street Corp executive was sentenced on Tuesday to 18 months in prison after being convicted of taking part in a scheme to overcharge customers of the bank by applying secret commissions....
Over 200,000 customers without power after Hurricane Michael

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:43:46 -0400

More than 200,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast were still without power on Tuesday after Hurricane Michael swept up the East Coast from Florida to Virginia last week, according to local ....
Harvard accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 08:03:07 -0400

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a trial that could have wi....
Hurricane strands many in Florida Panhandle's poor, rural backcountry

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:46:21 -0400

Bernard Sutton, a 64-year-old cancer patient, and two buddies have been living out of a camping tent and broken-down minivan since his double-wide trailer home in rural Fountain, Florida, was torn apa....
Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 23:13:12 -0400

An Idaho wildlife official was forced to resign on Monday after photographs of him posing with a family of baboons and other wild creatures he killed in September during a hunting trip in Africa went ....
Trump surveys Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 22:02:40 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing people and hundreds of thou....
Real estate scion Robert Durst made his wife fear him: witness

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:07:44 -0400

Robert Durst, a real estate scion charged with murder who was profiled in the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," struck fear in his wife in the early 1980s before she disappeared, a witness testif....
Trump sees Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:56:48 -0400

President Trump got a first-hand look at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida.....
Money flies across tarmac as business jet show kicks off

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:34:43 -0400

On the eve of the world's largest business jet show, deals began in earnest as planemakers polished plans for supersonic jets and unveiled new luxury aircraft featuring high-speed WiFi and hot showers....
Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 19:29:22 -0400

A U.S. judge on Monday dismissed adult film actress Stormy Daniels's defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump and ordered her to pay his attorney's fees, saying a tweet the president had writ....
Senator Warren, mocked by Trump as 'Pocahontas,' says DNA test backs her ancestry

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 18:36:58 -0400

The Massachusetts lawmaker, known as a liberal firebrand in her party, said last month she would take a "hard look" at running for the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Trump in 2020. "Wh....
U.S. government, but not Trump, can be sued over climate: judge

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 17:42:39 -0400

The decision by U.S. District Judge Ann Aiken in Eugene, Oregon, came before the case is scheduled to go to trial in federal court on Oct. 29. Twenty-one children and young adults, who were between 8....
Harvard accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:30:21 -0400

Harvard University discriminates against Asian-American applicants in order to limit how many it admits, a lawyer for a group suing the school said on Monday at the start of a trial that could have wi....
Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:01:20 -0400

Matlin drew attention to emergency communication glitches with disabled people earlier in the week, when she tweeted on Tuesday about the Weather Company’s failure to include closed captioning in repo....
Pennsylvania Republican candidate threatens to stomp on opponents face

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:14:53 -0400

Republican Scott Wagner is trailing well behind incumbent Democrat Tom Wolf in the polls ahead of the Nov. 6 election, and the video posted on Wagner's campaign Facebook page was part of an acrimoniou....
Most F-35 jets resume flights after engine inspections: Pentagon

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:31:52 -0400

More than 80 percent of Lockheed Martin Co-made F-35 fighter jets in the United States and around the world have cleared engine inspections and are now approved for flights, the Pentagon said on Mond....
U.S. Supreme Court rebuffs companies over lead paint liability

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:57:26 -0400

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected appeals by three paint manufacturers challenging a California court ruling that held them liable for millions of dollars in damages relating to the use of lea....
Hurricane Michael insured losses will cost as much as $10 billion - AIR Worldwide

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 09:56:42 -0400

(Reuters) - Insured losses for wind and storm surge from Hurricane Michael will run between an estimated $6 billion and $10 billion, risk modeler AIR Worldwide said on Monday. The estimate does not i....
Factbox: Some 240,000 U.S. customers without power after Hurricane Michael

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:25:09 -0400

Some 240,029 homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Monday in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, according to local power companies. Some customers in the hardest hit part....
Los Angeles judge to weigh evidence against Robert Durst of 'The Jinx'

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:17:18 -0400

Real estate scion Robert Durst, the enigmatic subject of the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," was due back in court on Monday for a hearing on whether prosecutors have sufficient evidence to bri....
Affluent cities gained at expense of Trump's 'forgotten' America study

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 06:11:45 -0400

The crisis and ensuing rebound saw a "reshuffling" of jobs, entrepreneurial energy, and human capital from worse-off areas towards those that have increasingly captured the benefits of growth, the Eco....
Honduran migrant group grows, heading for United States

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 21:50:21 -0400

A growing group of more than 1,500 Honduran migrants headed for the United States moved toward the Guatemalan border on Sunday, witnesses and organizers said. The migrants, who included families of a....
More dead expected in destroyed Florida Panhandle towns after Michael

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 20:49:42 -0400

Dozens of people remained missing on Sunday in Florida Panhandle communities reduced to ruins by Hurricane Michael as rescuers said they expected the death toll to rise and survivors grappled with pow....
Hopes fade for more survivors of Hurricane Michael

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 15:00:40 -0400

The hunt for missing people in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael early Sunday is turning into a search for the dead, as hope of finding more people alive fades in the Florida Panhandle, U.S. official....
Four shot dead at one-year-old's birthday party in Texas

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 14:08:36 -0400

A 37-year-old man is suspected of shooting five men with a handgun early Saturday evening in the backyard of a home in the small town of Taft, north of Corpus Christi, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley of the....
In Tennessee, a Democrat scrambles to turn out voters as polls show slide

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 06:12:29 -0400

Polls showed Bredesen, the state's 74-year-old former governor, in a surprisingly tight race with Republican U.S. Representative Marsha Blackburn to replace retiring Republican Senator Bob Corker. Th....
Trump says family separations deter illegal immigration

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 20:43:40 -0400

Trump also claimed, without providing evidence, that immigrants were "grabbing children and they're using children to come in to our country in many cases." ....
Crowbars, cadaver dogs in search for survivors, bodies after Florida hurricane

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 19:32:29 -0400

Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle.....
U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas output returning to normal post storm

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:35:58 -0400

U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil and gas production is returning to near normal levels three days after Hurricane Michael made landfall on the Florida Panhandle, data from an offshore regulator showed on Satur....
Honduran migrant group treks north as U.S. calls for tighter borders

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 14:23:20 -0400

Recent attempts at group crossings from Central America to the United States have tested U.S. President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" stance on illegal immigration, as people fleeing violence and po....
Florida wild cat sanctuary caught in hurricane's path

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 11:23:29 -0400

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (Reuters) - "Saint" the mountain lion was pacing nervously in his pen and crying days before Hurricane Michael cut a path of destruction through the Bear Creek Feline Center, a refug....
Without captions, warnings about Hurricane Michael failed to reach disabled

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 06:12:30 -0400

Matlin drew attention to emergency communication glitches with disabled people earlier in the week, when she tweeted on Tuesday about the Weather Channel’s failure to include closed captioning in repo....
Bodies of 11 babies found hidden in former funeral home in Detroit: police

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 03:19:48 -0400

Police are investigating after authorities found nine badly decomposed bodies inside a box and two inside a casket, all hidden in a false ceiling at the former Cantrell Funeral Home, Detroit police Li....
Pennsylvania Republican candidate threatens to stomp on opponent's face

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 03:11:29 -0400

The Republican candidate for governor of Pennsylvania threatened to stomp on the face of his Democratic opponent in a social media video on Friday and then walked back his comments, saying he made a m....
Devastated Mexico Beach will be back, but different: mayor

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 02:05:44 -0400

Mexico Beach, the seafront Florida resort town shattered by Hurricane Michael, will be rebuilt "100 percent", its mayor said on Friday. While it will be different, the mayor said he hopes to keep Mex....
Rescuers find first body in town worst hit by hurricane Michael

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:12:12 -0400

Searchers on Friday uncovered the first body in the rubble of the Florida town of Mexico Beach, which was nearly obliterated by Hurricane Michael, as the toll from the historic storm rose to at least ....
Volunteer search teams born of prior disasters reactivated in Florida

Sat, 13 Oct 2018 00:01:44 -0400

By Friday, two days after Michael plowed into Florida's Panhandle as one of the fiercest hurricanes ever to strike the U.S. mainland, there was no official word on the number unaccounted for in beachf....
Factbox: Over 940,000 U.S. customers without power after Michael

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 21:59:49 -0400

More than 940,000 homes and businesses on the U.S. East Coast were without power on Friday after Hurricane Michael and its remnants moved from Florida to Virginia, according to local power companies. ....