• Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida
Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Florida

The cash option for Saturday's jackpot is about $359 million. It's been more than two months since someone won the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, pushing the prizes to near record levels. A winning Mega Millions ticket was drawn Friday night for the $450 million jackpot. The next Mega Millions drawing Tuesday will be worth $40 million.

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  • Strong winter storm blasting South with ice, snow
Strong winter storm blasting South with ice, snow

A winter storm set to hit the East Coast beginning Wednesday could break all-time record cold temperatures by the end of the week. Bombogenesis , or a storm bombing out, means the surface pressure of the storm will drop 24 millibars in 24 hours, or at the rate of 1 millibar per hour.

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  • Raiders fire Jack Del Rio
Raiders fire Jack Del Rio

ESPN's National Football League insider Adam Schefter says Jon Gruden will return to coaching as the head coach of the Oakland Raiders . Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . One potential complication with the Raiders is the fact that current coach Jack Del Rio was just awarded a four-year contract ext...

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  • Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Advisory Council With No Explanation
Trump Fires HIV/AIDS Advisory Council With No Explanation

Right now, many of us are people of color and members of the LGBTQ community and people living with HIV . "I wasn't supposed to leave until 2018". The current administration has not appointed a director of the Office of National AIDS Policy, a major reason contributing to the June resignation of the six members of PACHA.

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  • Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help
Salvation Army, United Blood Services Need Your Help

With the holidays underway, the United Blood Services is working diligently to ensure blood supply remains strong approaching the New Year. Officials say the holiday season is often a slower time for blood donations with travel, family activities and changes in routines posing challenges to blood collections, especially the last half of Decembe...

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  • Flu On The Rise In Tri
Flu On The Rise In Tri

It can cause mild to severe illness and can lead to hospitalization and death. "Getting a flu shot is the best way to protect yourself and your family against the flu, and with the disease spreading quickly in Arizona the time to get vaccinated is now", said Dr.

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  • Marijuana: Pregnant Women Are Using More Cannabis, Says New Study
Marijuana: Pregnant Women Are Using More Cannabis, Says New Study

Teens and young adults reported a particularly high use of marijuana compared to women over 24. Participating women were asked to answer a questionnaire and go through a drug test to see if they tested positive for marijuana use. "Marijuana is the most commonly used illicit drug during pregnancy , and its use is increasing", the study said. Ba...

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  • Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in ODI squad for South Africa tour
Kedar Jadhav, Shardul Thakur named in ODI squad for South Africa tour

All-rounder Kedar Jadhav , 32, returns to the squad after recovering from a hamstring injury suffered on the eve of the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Dharamsala. The 17-member squad will be led by Virat Kolhi . India thrashed Sri Lanka on Friday to wrap up the Twenty20 series with a game to spare, Rohit Sharma scoring the joint-fastest cent...

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  • The triple talaq Bill is hasty, cruel
The triple talaq Bill is hasty, cruel

Nomani, during a press conference in Lucknow , said that the triple talaq bill is against both Muslim women and the Shariat. "If the government feels it is very important, it should first talk to the All India Muslim Personal Law Board and Muslim women organisations", he said.

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  • Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother reach Islamabad
Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav's wife, mother reach Islamabad

India maintains that he was kidnapped. "He has been sentenced to death by Pakistan ", he said. It was the first meeting between Jadhav and his family since his arrest in March a year ago. Pakistan on 20 December issued visa to Jadhav's wife and mother to visit Islamabad to meet him. Jadhav, an in-service Indian navy officer had illegally cr...

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  • Tax Cuts: Some CEOs Are Paying It Forward To Workers
Tax Cuts: Some CEOs Are Paying It Forward To Workers

Specifically, the GOP Act will cut the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. Comcast will be giving hundreds of thousands of employees $1,000 bonuses and investing $50 billion into jobs and infrastructure. Aerospace company Boeing Co BA.N also said on Wednesday it would invest $300 million in workforce training and facilities enha...

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  • Damian Green sacked - what does this mean for Mrs May?
Damian Green sacked - what does this mean for Mrs May?

Damian Green , who was ousted as first secretary of state, maintains he did not use pornography on his office computers, but he agreed he had not been forthcoming in statements made about the matter in November. Besides allegations that he kept and watched pornography on his parliamentary computer, Green faces another allegation from writer and Tor...

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  • Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman
Alphabet's Eric Schmidt to step down as executive chairman

The company said that it plans to appoint a non-executive chairman to replace Schmidt. Schmidt revealed that he, Larry, Sergey and Sundar agreed the move as in the best interests of the company and its evolution, adding that the Alphabet structure is working well, and that Google and its ancilliary activities "are thriving".

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  • Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav
Pakistan rules out immediate execution of Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav

A diplomat from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad will be allowed to accompany the visitors. Faisal earlier had tweeted, "Visa applications of mother and wife of Commander Jadhav received for their visit on humanitarian grounds". However, India maintains that Jadhav was kidnapped from Iran where he had business interests after retiring fr...

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  • Future of All Kids Insurance Program in Jeopardy
Future of All Kids Insurance Program in Jeopardy

Nationwide, CHIP covers more than 9 million children - typically from families not poor enough to qualify for Medicaid, the state-federal program that covers low-income people. Our funds are now being shared with states like Arizona and Utah, where funding has already run out and where families are receiving mailed notices letting them know the...

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  • State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread
State Health Officials Say Flu Widespread

Flu activity season begins in October and lasts through late May, with cases peaking between December and February. Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention declared that influenza is now widespread in CT. "CDC, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, the American College of Nurse-Midwives, and the Ame...

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  • Flu shot is safe for people with egg allergies, government panel says
Flu shot is safe for people with egg allergies, government panel says

John Kelso, a member of the allergy association and coauthor of the new guidelines says in a statement . The Department of Public Health said it received reports of influenza covering at least half of the state. Parents and guardians are required to give consent before their child receives the flu nasal spray vaccine in school. Eggs are used i...

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  • Surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers
Surgeon admits signing initials on patients' livers

Sitting at the back of the court on Wednesday, Bramhall, wearing a pink shirt and dark suit, spoke to confirm his name and to confirm to the judge that he understood the proceedings. Prosecutor Tony Badenoch says the brandings were "an intentional application of unlawful force to a patient whilst anesthetized", and an abuse of Bramhall's position.

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  • Is flu shot only 10 percent effective?
Is flu shot only 10 percent effective?

Statewide flu data for SC for the week ending December 9 shows that there were 28 influenza cases per 100,000 for Horry County, according to the S.C. The flu vaccination has also shown to be associated with reduced hospitalizations among people with diabetes by 79 percent and those with chronic lung disease by 52 percent.

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  • Jessica Jones (Season 2)
Jessica Jones (Season 2)

But when has Jessica ever been afraid to take a swing at anything once she had the proper motivation? Aside from Ritter adding that The Defenders wasn't something that the second season will really focus "too much on", Rosenberg had a pretty definitive answer on whether or not the upcoming team-up film, Avengers: Infinity War , would have ...

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  • Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South
Flu season soars in the United States, especially in the South

Still, McGeer said there's good evidence accumulated over time that getting the flu shot every year "is a safer and healthier thing to do for myself and better for my patients and my family". The article's authors also noted that "the vaccine prevented about a third of all illness by all of the types of flu ", Flannery said. Most Oklahoma case...

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  • Philippines' Duterte Puts Police Back in Drug War
Philippines' Duterte Puts Police Back in Drug War

The diplomatic cooperation and exchange of information relative to drug trafficking between PDEA and Japan dates back 11 years ago with the signing of record of discussion between the agency and Japan Coast Guard (JCG) on October 3, 2006. "The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) shall remain as the policymaking and strategy formulating body in the planning...

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  • OR searching for coach again after Taggart bolts
OR searching for coach again after Taggart bolts

A formal announcement from the school is expected later today with an introductory news conference scheduled for Wednesday morning. Taggart danced around the topic of the Florida State opening when speaking with reporters last week. The Ducks play in the Las Vegas Bowl against Boise State on December 16. In eight seasons, Fisher went 83-23 (.78...

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  • Yemen rebel leader Ali Abdullah Saleh seeks dialogue amid escalating violence
Yemen rebel leader Ali Abdullah Saleh seeks dialogue amid escalating violence

Yemen fell into civil war in 2014, when Houthi rebels overran much of the country, including the capital Sanaa. Violent clashes between rival factions in Yemen's rebel-held capital signal the disintegration of the rebel alliance at war with a Saudi-led coalition for almost three years.

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  • Gas prices hold steady in RI, down a nickel in MA
Gas prices hold steady in RI, down a nickel in MA

Tucson- $2.29/g, down 0.5 cents per gallon from last week's $2.29/g. So far in 2017, gas prices have strayed from their typical trends, AAA said. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this. The second half of 2017 has seen this trend continue to climb, with exports peaking to one of their highest points in 2017 – 906,000 b...

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  • Enhanced Odds: 33/1 on Watford or 7/1 on Man Utd
Enhanced Odds: 33/1 on Watford or 7/1 on Man Utd

Nonetheless, with Silva and his men preparing to welcome Manchester United to Vicarage Road on Tuesday night, speculation continues to surround the Watford manager's future. 'Of course I love going back there. With the Manchester derby at Old Trafford looming on December 10, Mourinho says he will be happy to pick up points however they are ob...

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  • Trump attacks opponent of controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore
Trump attacks opponent of controversial Senate candidate Roy Moore

Another woman has accused him of attempted rape when she was 16. Trump, who has all but endorsed Moore in the special election to fill the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, slammed Moore's Democratic opponent, Doug Jones , in a tweet early Sunday morning.

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  • Medical supplies, United Nations aid workers reach Yemen after blockade eased
Medical supplies, United Nations aid workers reach Yemen after blockade eased

Humanitarian aid workers and medical supplies began to arrive in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa on Saturday, UN officials said , after the easing of a almost three-week-old blockade that caused an global outcry. The Arab coalition fighting Yemeni rebels announced Wednesday that it would allow the resumption of humanitarian deliveries to Sanaa airport...

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  • Istanbul holds rally saying
Istanbul holds rally saying "no" to violence against women

The day aims at bringing awareness about the violence against women and highlight the need to report it. Women around the world are subject to domestic violence, rape, physical torture and other forms of violence. "I look forward to the day when November 25 will be celebrated for the elimination of violence against mothers, sisters, grandmothers, a...

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  • Spirit drinking linked to aggressive emotion
Spirit drinking linked to aggressive emotion

But what if the type of alcoholic drink we choose could directly affect our emotions? It cites "a growing body of evidence" illustrating the harm caused by those who drink alcohol - to individuals around them, and to wider communities. The responses differed by gender and category of alcohol dependency. "The odds of feeling the majority of po...

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