Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize in California
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Still no one claims $447M Powerball prize in California

MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — Lottery officials on Monday gave a ceremonial million-dollar check to the owners of a Southern California liquor store that sold the winning $447.8 million Powerball jackpot ticket and said whoever bought it has still not come forward to claim the prize. At the busy store right off the freeway in the … Continue reading

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Immigration arrests of dozens of Chaldeans prompt protest
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Immigration arrests of dozens of Chaldeans prompt protest

DETROIT (AP) — The arrests of dozens of Iraqi Christians in southeastern Michigan by U.S. immigration officials appear to be among the first roundups of people from Iraq who have long faced deportation, underscoring rising concerns in other immigrant communities. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials on Monday declined to say how many were taken … Continue reading

The Latest: Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days
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The Latest: Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition protest (all times local): 12:05 a.m. A Moscow court has ruled that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny should be jailed for 30 days for staging an unsanctioned rally in Moscow. The anti-corruption rallies called for by Navalny were held in more than 100 Russian towns and cities … Continue reading

Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
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Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

SEATTLE (AP) — Another U.S. appeals court stomped on President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban Monday, saying the administration violated federal immigration law and failed to provide a valid reason for keeping people from six mostly Muslim nations from coming to the country. The decision by a unanimous three-judge panel of the San Francisco-based 9th … Continue reading

North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman
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North Korea expecting visit from former NBAer Dennis Rodman

BEIJING (AP) — North Korea is expecting another visit by former NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman on Tuesday in what would be his first to the country since President Donald Trump took office. Rodman has received the red-carpet treatment on each of his past visits but has been roundly criticized for doing so during a … Continue reading

Accuser’s mother bolsters story Cosby drugged, assaulted her
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Accuser’s mother bolsters story Cosby drugged, assaulted her

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A woman’s claim that Bill Cosby drugged and sexually abused her at a Los Angeles hotel two decades ago was bolstered by her mother and a workers’ compensation lawyer Tuesday on Day 2 of the comedian’s trial. Cosby, 79, is charged with sexually assaulting Andrea Constand at his suburban Philadelphia estate … Continue reading

Civilians seek food, water as Philippines siege continues
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Civilians seek food, water as Philippines siege continues

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — There was food and water— welcome commodities amid the frequent tears. There was, finally, safety, at least for the moment. And there were stories — stories of things that mothers and fathers hope never happen to their families. At an evacuation center outside the besieged Philippine city of Marawi on Wednesday, … Continue reading

Trump’s use of private cellphone raises security concerns
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Trump’s use of private cellphone raises security concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has been handing out his cellphone number to world leaders and urging them to call him directly, an unusual invitation that breaks diplomatic protocol and is raising concerns about the security and secrecy of the U.S. commander in chief’s communications. Trump has urged leaders of Canada and Mexico to … Continue reading

Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria
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Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group’s positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday. The announcement came as Syrian government troops pushed ahead in their offensive against IS and militants in central and northern Syria. Moscow said in a statement … Continue reading

The Latest: Afghanistan: Kabul attack death toll reaches 90
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The Latest: Afghanistan: Kabul attack death toll reaches 90

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on the massive suicide truck bombing that hit the Afghan capital, Kabul, during morning rush hour (all times local): 7:15 p.m. The Afghan government’s media center has raised the death toll from the massive suicide truck bombing in Kabul to 90 killed. The center also says that 400 people … Continue reading