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by | January 02, 2018 | 17:56

There were no winners in Saturday night's Powerball drawing , so the grand prize in that game has now reached $440 million ahead of another drawing Wednesday. And Americans do love buying lottery tickets. According to the release, the ticket bought in Colfax was one of three $1 million winners on Saturday night.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:48

Iran's semi-official ILNA agency reported that 450 people have been arrested in the last three days in Tehran. According to the broadcaster, all three of the deceased were shot with hunting rifles. President Donald Trump praised Iranian protesters on Tuesday for acting against Tehran's "brutal and corrupt" regime after days of bloody unrest. Iran's exiled Crown Prince Reza Pahlavi told the Associated Press in April, "This regime is simply irreformable because the nature of it, its ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:47

The opposition parties are said to be planning for either amendments against criminalising triple talaq or referring the bill to a select committee for detailed consideration. The Bill may be stalled owing to Congress' objections to a few clauses like imprisonment and maintenance. Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge opined that the NDA-led government is promoting the bill for the sake of politics while it does not believe in deliberating in a democracy.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:08

But the 2013 breach affected all Yahoo user accounts , or approximately 3 billion , although it's unclear who was behind the 2013 hack. An FBI report released in 2016 following the original seizure of Weiner's laptop confirmed that Abedin used her personal account while working with Clinton when Clinton was secretary of state.

by | January 02, 2018 | 17:00

About two dozen fire trucks were at the scene as a half-dozen ladder trucks worked on the flames. They were loaded onto MTA busses to stay warm. Mensah's father says his son died trying to save others from the blaze. Nigro said authorities would enter the building to determine the cause of the fire once it's deemed safe. The building where the fire is still burning is home to a commercial furniture business and apartment units.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:54

The first one was in Delhi while the second one was in Mumbai . Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma were recently spotted shopping in Cape Town, South Africa just a few days before the first Test against South Africa. Well, to ease off some tension before the series, our players were seen enjoying their outing on the streets of the Cape Town, South Africa. Kohli is touring the country to play series against home side.

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:51

Media cited Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, as blaming the violence on social media. It says it considers the mass unrest in Iran as an internal affair stressing that "External interference destabilizing the situation is inadmissible".

by | January 02, 2018 | 16:39

New Year celebrations in Cologne were overshadowed two years ago when hundreds of women complained of being groped and robbed, mostly by groups of migrants. Twitter and Facebook's tough stance came as an anti-online hate speech law came into effect on January 1 in Germany. AfD chief Alexander Gauland took aim at the new rules, saying in remarks carried by national news agency DPA that the regulations are "Stasi methods that remind me of communist East Germany".

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:13

Congress president Rahul Gandhi hit out at the Centre over riots in the village of Koregaon-Bhima in Maharashtra , charging that the BJP's "fascist vision" was to blame for increasing incidents of violence against the dalit community. "The situation is bad and there is trouble in all directions", Police Inspector Ramesh Galande of the Shikrapur police station, under whose jurisdiction Koregaon Bhima falls, told Scroll.in earlier on Monday.

by | January 02, 2018 | 15:10

North Korea's past participation in sporting events in the South has largely depended on the political and military situation, though they did send a full team to the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon, near Seoul. Pyongyang has shrugged off a raft of new sanctions and heightened rhetoric from the United States as it continued to drive forwards with a weapons programme that it says is defensive and aimed at developing a warhead capable of targeting the USA mainland.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:19

Their Christmas and New Year's vacation was extended by two hours as schools opened today on a two-hour delay so students would not have to stand in temperatures forecast for the teens while waiting on a school bus. It was colder in Des Moines, where city officials closed a downtown outdoor ice skating plaza and said it wouldn't reopen until the city emerged from sub-zero temperatures.

by | January 02, 2018 | 14:11

In separate comments in a gathering of lawmakers on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at his U.S. counterpart for commenting on the recent protests in Iran, saying the man who already called the Iranian people terrorists has no right to sympathize with the nation.

by | January 02, 2018 | 13:08

Unfortunately for YouTuber Logan Paul , he's found himself on the latter side. Paul and his friends, who are filming from various locations in Japan , reportedly came across the body moments after entering the ancient forest. "I can be wrong", according to the New York Magazine . "I get views", he wrote , stressing the popularity of his channel. That's never the intention.

by | January 02, 2018 | 12:25

Gales are predicted, with gusts of 60mph to 70mph likely. Friday and the weekend will be cold as northerly winds become established during Friday. Scarves are no match for wind at West Bay, in Dorset (Picture: Caters) Perfect conditions for a New Year's Day walk along Chesil Beach, in Dorset.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:38

According to reports, the government may give in to the demand of the opposition and table the draft to a parliamentary panel first. The SC said triple talaq violates the fundamental rights of Muslim women as it irrevocably ends a marriage without any chance of reconciliation.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:21

The clashes were allegedly sparked by protesters who tried to steal guns from the station. An 11-year-old boy and a 20-year-old man were killed in the town of Khomeinishahr, while a member of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard was killed in the town of Najafabad.

by | January 02, 2018 | 10:19

Park said the presidential office has always stated its readiness to talk with the North anytime, anywhere and in any form if the dialogue is about peace on the Korean Peninsula. Michael Mullen told ABC News "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz in an interview Sunday. "Do not expect any change in its policy", the report read.

by | January 02, 2018 | 09:52

Across the Coromandel region, located on New Zealand's north island , is an alcohol ban spanning across the entire holiday period. After they were done, the publication reports that they installed a "wooden picnic table and chilly bin", which is obviously some cute-as Kiwi word for an esky.

by | January 02, 2018 | 07:09

Any reading above 50 indicates expansion in the sector. "In the fourth quarter, the economy is likely to maintain the stability observed since the start of the second half of the year". Some steel mills, smelters and factories in the north have been forced to curtail or halt production, though plants in other parts of the country may be ramping up production to fill the shortfall and gain more market share.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:42

Netanyahu saluted the "brave Iranians" who "are pouring into the streets". I heard today Iran President Rouhani's claim that Israel is behind the protests in Iran. Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi tweeted that Iranian protesters were "courageously risking their lives in the pursuit of freedom", and that the "civilized world" should support them.

by | January 02, 2018 | 05:09

After responding to a welfare check in the 2600 block of Leslie Court in Round Rock, Tex., police found a deceased woman inside, KHOU-TV reported . The suspect was last heard from in Round Rock, TX on 12/30/17. Miles was last seen on December 30 and police said he might be headed towards Louisiana in a gray 2007 Hyundai Accent.

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:56

The venues for the Games lie just 80 kilometres (50 miles) south of the tense border with the North and the build-up to the event has been overshadowed by tensions running high over the North's escalating nuclear and missile tests. "That should give hope to those in the South who are trying to get something going and open a channel at least", he said. "No matter how much America wants to attack us with their military might and nuclear power, they know that now we possess such great nuclear ...

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:36

Two federal appeals courts, one in Washington and one in Virginia, last week rejected the administration's request to put on hold orders by lower court judges requiring the military to begin accepting transgender recruits on January 1. "Plaintiffs allege, and the Court agrees, the ban sends a damaging public message that transgender people are not fit to serve in the military ", U.S.

by | January 02, 2018 | 00:32

Temperatures at midnight will be near 5 with a wind chill value all night below zero. The combination of temperatures in the teens and 20s and a north wind at 10-15 miles per hour will put wind chills in the single-digits by Monday morning.

by | January 01, 2018 | 22:26

Talking about this decision, Anwar Ahmed, a professor from Jamia Nizamia said that instead of concentrating on such issues, the government should introduce schemes to help Muslim women. "It is the Saudi Haj authorities that have allowed any Muslim women above 45 years from any country without a Mehram to do Haj". The women travelling without mahram , a person whom a Muslim woman can not marry, will not be subject to lottery system.