• More than $400 million jackpots tempt Mega Millions, Powerball players
More than $400 million jackpots tempt Mega Millions, Powerball players

The Powerball jackpot has now escalated to $550 million for Saturday's drawing. People in the Dayton area who have won lotteries in the past have shared their advice and the impact that winning had on their lives. Since ticket sales began in 1972, it has contributed almost $28 billion to fund property tax and rent rebates, transportation, care se...

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  • Can the PyeongChang Olympics Be a Breakthrough for the North Korea Crisis?
Can the PyeongChang Olympics Be a Breakthrough for the North Korea Crisis?

Cho also emphasized that the South delegation would meet Kim's delegation "anytime, anywhere and that any format for the talks would be acceptable". "The fact that South Korea wants to talk to North Korea, hopefully with China chairing the meeting, is a good sign", Armstrong added. While many observers focused most of their attention on Kim's thr...

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  • 'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Grayson Expected To Undergo Bombogenesis
'Bomb Cyclone' Winter Storm Grayson Expected To Undergo Bombogenesis

By definition, the barometric pressure must drop by at least 24 millibars in 24 hours for a storm to be called a bomb cyclone; the formation of such a storm is called bombogenesis . This East Coast storm will move fast & deepen very rapidly. @NWS offices are monitoring the subtle track changes that can have big impacts. Notice the tight pressure...

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  • Roy Moore Accuser Sues Him for Defamation
Roy Moore Accuser Sues Him for Defamation

Corfman is not asking for any money, but wants a public apology from Moore, a block on Moore or his campaign making public attacks against her, and a judgement of defamation, her lawyer Neil Roman told WaPo. The lawsuit was filed a day after Jones was sworn in as a member of the Senate. The lawsuit spells out a number of instances where Moore or ...

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  • US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists
US Suspends Security Aid To Pakistan Over Terrorists

She also explained what the suspension entails and said that the United States will not be providing military equipment to Islamabad unless required there is a legal requirement. "This is more of a political statement in response to pressure from the US, telling the USA that Pakistan has a great relationship with China and that Pakistan wou...

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  • Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee
Afghanistan: 15 Killed, 20 Others Wounded in Massive Blast in Kabul's Banaee

This comes a week after Daesh claimed a suicide attack aimed at a Tehran-backed cultural center killing 50 people in Kabul , and another one during funeral prayers in Jalalabad city killing 15 people. President Ashraf Ghani in a statement condemned the explosion and called it an inhuman act against Afghans . "At this time a suicide bomber det...

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  • Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint
Sleeping woman sexually assaulted on Spirit flight to Detroit: complaint

Prabhu Ramamoorthy an Indian national has been living in the United States of America on the temporary visa and he was caught abusing a 22-year-old girl sitting next to him. Ramamoorthy was then detained by the Wayne County Airport Authority. He likewise demonstrated that he unfastened her jeans part-way, and put his finger into her jeans.

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  • North Korea Accidentally Hit Its Own City In Missile Test, Report Says
North Korea Accidentally Hit Its Own City In Missile Test, Report Says

The publication quoted a U.S. government source with knowledge of the North's weapons program as saying the missile's first stage engines failed around a minute into flight, resulting in "catastrophic failure". The missile was once again launched in May and at this time it successfully completed the test. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects ...

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  • Snow grounds thousands of flights in NY region
Snow grounds thousands of flights in NY region

At the Halifax airport, Linda Coleman hopes her delayed flight with Porter Airlines won't be cancelled like dozens of others on the departures board. Amtrak is advising travelers to allow for extra time to get to the train station, and be extremely careful inside stations and on platforms. Caribbean Airlines Limited last night announced the can...

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  • MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups
MPs call for 'latte levy' on disposable coffee cups

This week, Pret doubled the discount offered to customers who bring in a reusable coffee cup from 25p to 50p. In his Budget, Chancellor Philip Hammond described plastic waste as a "scourge" and announced that he and Environment Secretary Michael Gove would investigate a single-use plastic tax to reduce waste.

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  • Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one United States tourist
Sightseeing balloon crashes in Egypt's Luxor city killing one United States tourist

The Egyptian Aviation Authority confirmed 19 people were injured in the crash, which took place at about 7:30 a.m. local time. The accident occurred in Luxor, in southern Egypt, which is popular with tourists due to its number of ancient temples and ruins.

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  • Fatal
Fatal "Swatting" episode in Kansas raises quandary: Who is to blame?

Livingston said police believe this was a case of " swatting " where someone makes a false call to initiate a response from a SWAT team to an address. The two unnamed gamers got into an argument over a match of Call of Duty on Thursday, according to the Wichita Eagle . But Livingston said the man moved a hand toward his waistband - a common pl...

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  • Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall
Iran protests have violent night; at least 12 dead overall

Video posted on social media showed crowds of people walking through the streets, some chanting "Death to the dictator!" On Monday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was quoted by state media as apparently blaming Iran's arch enemies, the United States and Israel, for provoking unrest.

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  • Amb. Nikki Haley Speaks Out on International Incidents
Amb. Nikki Haley Speaks Out on International Incidents

On New Year's Day Donald Trump tweeted: "Iran is failing at every level despite the awful deal made with them by the Obama Administration". "The government of Iran is actively attempting to stop social media and other forms of communication that allow their citizens' voices to be heard", Haley said.

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  • In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee
In Rajya Sabha, MPs demand triple talaq bill sent to Select Committee

The bill that criminalises the practice of instant talaq (divorce) was passed by the Lok Sabha last week and is slated to be introduced in the Upper House on Wednesday. Recently, the bill was passed without much opposition in the Lok Sabha as the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP )-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government enjoys an abs...

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  • The First Year Not A Single Passenger Died On A Commercial Airliner
The First Year Not A Single Passenger Died On A Commercial Airliner

Over the year 2017 the Aviation Safety Network recorded a total of 10 fatal airliner accidents, resulting in 44 occupant fatalities and 35 persons on the ground. His comments come after Trump on Tuesday morning tweeted: "Since taking office I have been very strict on Commercial Aviation". But "despite the good news, a note of caution needs to b...

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  • Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million
Mega Millions Jackpot Rises To $361 Million; Powerball At $440 Million

Wednesday's Powerball numbers were: 3 - 9 - 16 - 56 - 60 Powerball: 3 Powerplay: 3xNo winning tickets were sold for Saturday's Powerball drawing, which means the jackpot rolled to an estimated $440 million, with a cash option of just over $278 million.

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  • Orrin Hatch to Retire from Senate, Opening Path for Mitt Romney
Orrin Hatch to Retire from Senate, Opening Path for Mitt Romney

Romney is a resident of Utah and a practicing Mormon, making him an easy favorite for the seat. He chairs the powerful Senate Finance Committee and was a major force in getting a tax overhaul through Congress and signed into law in December.

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  • Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?
Time for DOJ to act on Abedin, Comey?

Trump tweeted . According to the report , Abedin forwarded sensitive State Department emails and passwords to government systems to her private Yahoo email account. Eileen Sullivan is a New York Times writer. While some Iranians have shared Trump's tweets, many distrust him as he's refused to re-certify the nuclear deal that eased sanctions...

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  • 23 injured in NY city fire
23 injured in NY city fire

Firefighters are battling a stubborn six-alarm fire at a building in the Bronx. Blake spoke to the paper at a candle-lit vigil held outside the gutted apartment building at 2363 Prospect Ave. "I woke up my husband, my kids and said listen there's a fire in the building", she told WABC. The fire apparently started in a furniture store, NIgro said.

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