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42 workers combine to claim $1M Powerball prize

The numbers revealed just after 11 p.m. were 32, 26, 20, 38 and 58, with a Powerball 3. The jackpot reached this size because no one had matched all the numbers since April 1. According to CNN , the chances of winning Powerball are about one in 292 million, which translates to 0.0000003 percent. The victor could take 29-year payout or a one-time, before-tax lump sum of $279.1 million. Read More

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Netanyahu: Israel Will Keep Control Over Golan Heights

The Golan and east Jerusalem were subsequently annexed but the moves were never recognised by the worldwide community. The presidency added: "On this ominous occasion, we call upon the free world to act courageously to end the longest and last occupation in the world and to enable our unarmed people to attain their full legitimate rights, guaranteed by global resolutions, to live freely on their land and on their soil as the rest of the world". Read More

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UK Election 2017: May fall short of majority in June

Newspapers reflected the drama, with headlines such as "Britain on a knife edge", "Mayhem" and "Hanging by a thread". May had spent the campaign denouncing Corbyn as the weak leader of a spendthrift party that would crash Britain's economy and flounder in Brexit talks , while she would provide "strong and stable leadership" to clinch a good deal for Britain. Read More

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Ivanka Trump says she's surprised by 'viciousness'

Ivanka Trump says she's surprised by 'viciousness'

She said she's been trying to keep her "head down" and work while keeping her difficulties in perspective with those of struggling Americans, and added that "it is hard". President Trump touted her appearance in tweets beforehand. One Fox & Friends host made sure to mention that there was a lost productivity of 33 percent as people watched Comey's testimony, as Ivanka claimed that President Trump "felt very vindicated, incredibly optimistic" after Comey's testimony. Read More

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What is a hung Parliament?

What is a hung Parliament?

British Prime Minister Theresa May's gamble of holding polls to consolidate her position has backfired, with the Conservative Party losing seats and voters delivering a hung Parliament. Results will come in over the next few hours for all 650 seats in the House of Commons. But what happens now? Minority governments are rare, and rarely stable. Read More

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Populists' surge in Italy stops in voting for Italy's mayors

Populists' surge in Italy stops in voting for Italy's mayors

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement looked set to suffer a severe setback in the country's local elections. Forza Italia, the centre-right party led by an alliance between Silvio Berlusconi, former prime minister, and Matteo Salvini, head of the far-right Northern League, had most to cheer about, leading the field in Lecce, Verona, Padova and the northern port city of Genoa, which has been run by the left for the last 50 years. Read More

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Trump in tweets, Calls Ex FBI Chief Comey a 'Leaker' After Testimony

Comey told the Senate Intelligence Committee in a hearing that the Trump administration had offered "shifting explanations" for his firing, which was confusing and concerning. "Maybe if I were stronger I would have. I was so stunned by the conversation that I just took it in". "I hardly know [Comey]". "That concerned me because that language tracked how the campaign was talking about the FBI's work and that's concerning", he said. Read More

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UK ministers push for Johnson to take over from Theresa May

Her office was forced to admit it hadn't achieved a final deal just hours after announcing that it had. May's party won 318 seats, eight short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority. "He is keeping her in place until he is better placed to remove her", said one MP. The Opposition Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn , has also said that his party is waiting in the wings to take charge after he defied pollsters' predictions by gaining 30 seats in Thursday's election, leaving a hung ... Read More

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Ruthless India cruise into semi-finals

Pakistan took a giant stride towards the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after Sri Lanka collapsed to 236 all out in the Asian rivals' must-win group match at Cardiff on Monday. Despite a decent outing in the warm-up's, he was not picked up in the playing XI against Pakistan and Sri Lanka owing to the team's combination. Read More

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Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Theresa May to form government with help of Democratic Unionist party

Sky News said the Conservatives would retain between 315 and 325 seats. But after a poor campaign and an unexpectedly stiff challenge from Labour , her plan went disastrously wrong. "And those negotiations start in a week's time", the BBC reported . Labour's tally, even when added to those of potential allies such as the Scottish National Party and other smaller parties, was still short of a majority. Read More

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Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM's Brexit

Northern Ireland's unionist kingmakers may help shape PM's Brexit

But she remains adamant, insisting she will stay in office because the country needs "stability" with the start of Brexit negotiations 10 days away. Those exit talks, expected to be the most complex in post-World War Two European history , are supposed to wrap up before the end of March 2019 - a timeline that was already considered ambitious before May's electoral debacle. Read More

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Qatar Tells Gulf Residents They Are Free to Stay

Yesterday, the Russian foreign ministry said Russia and the USA are ready to help resolve the diplomatic rift over Qatar's alleged support for militants and ties to Iran . Qatar's Central Bank said on Monday (Jun 12) banking transactions at home and overseas were continuing normally despite the diplomatic crisis which has seen several Gulf countries sever ties with the emirate. Read More

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Japan condemns terror attacks in Iran, sends message of condolences

Japan condemns terror attacks in Iran, sends message of condolences

Ahmad Fazelian, a provincial judiciary official, said the seven, suspected of "providing support for the terrorist team", were detained in Fardis, about 50 km (31 miles) west of Tehran, the judiciary's online news agency Mizan reported. That clip is the so-called message from the Tehran attackers, the video shows three masked men sitting on a floor holding automatic rifles who speaks sorani dialect. Read More

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N.Korea Lobs Missiles into East Sea

North Korea on Thursday fired several short-range anti-ship cruise missiles with a maximum range of 200 kilometers (124 miles), the fourth missile launch since President Moon took office a month ago. North Korea has been regularly conducting missile tests, firing off everything from ballistic missiles to surface-to-air missiles to coastal defense cruise missiles. Read More

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Britain's May reaches power deal in battle to cling on

On the so-called Great Repeal Bill, created to transfer European Union law into British law before withdrawal in March 2019, Mr Corbyn said: "I suspect we'll have something different coming in a couple of weeks time". Corbyn told the BBC on Sunday there could be another election this year or early in 2018 after the Thursday vote produced no clear victor. But if she is ousted, who would be in the running for the Conservative leadership? Germany's Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung ... Read More

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Veteran Telugu poet, writer C Narayana Reddy passes away

Veteran Telugu poet, writer C Narayana Reddy passes away

The 85-year-old doyen of Telugu language had to his credit more than 80 publications, which include poems, songs, lyrical dramas, ballets, essays, travelogues, ghazals - original and in translation - and literary criticism. Naidu recollected his contribution to the Telugu literature and expressed his condolences to the bereaved family. "Dr Reddy was a versatile genius - one of the finest poets and lyricists produced by Telangana". Read More

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Top two aides to British PM May quits

At the start of the campaign, she was enjoying poll leads of 20 points or more over the main opposition Labour Party. In a resignation statement on the Conservative Home website , Timothy conceded that the campaign had failed to communicate "Theresa's positive plan for the future", and missed signs of surging support for the opposition Labour Party. Read More

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Modi Govt. has scored zero in creating jobs: Rahul Gandhi

On being asked if the UPA government was able to cope with the challenge of migration for job search, Gandhi claimed that they had MGNREGA ( Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act)-like schemes to tackle the situation. "The power of truth is being displaced by the truth of power". Speaking to the journalist, Gandhi said, " National Herald should speak the truth, criticize the Congress whenever you feel like". Read More

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Dazed golf great Tiger Woods struggles to walk in police arrest video

Dazed golf great Tiger Woods struggles to walk in police arrest video

His auto showed signs of minor damage, including two flat tires, dents in his front and rear bumpers, and a broken taillight. Inside the vehicle, Woods was sound asleep at the wheel. In the video officers are seen approaching Woods in the vehicle. Woods is to be arraigned July 5 in Palm Beach County court. Woods, victor of 14 majors in the PGA, was disoriented when police started questioning him in Florida early Monday. Read More

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Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Theresa May to form government with DUP backing

Observers said a surge in youth turnout fueled by anger over last year's shock Brexit vote played a pivotal role in stripping May of her parliamentary majority. Cooper, who was defeated by Corbyn in the 2015 Labour leadership contest, said the Parliamentary party had "changed a lot" since last year's European Union referendum and was now fully behind Corbyn. Read More

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PM Modi to meet US President Donald Trump on June 25

PM Modi to meet US President Donald Trump on June 25

The two leaders have spoken over phone at least thrice since the latter assumed office. PM Modi travels to the United States on June 25 for his first visit since the Trump administration took charge. "Congratulations on being elected as the 45th US President", he had said in a tweet. "We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign", PM Modi had further said. Read More

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Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

Top Theresa May aides resign after conservative United Kingdom election humiliation

Arlene Foster, DUP's leader, said her party needed to "explore how it may be possible to bring stability to our nation at this time of great challenge". Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron said May "should be ashamed" and should resign "if she has an ounce of self respect". British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has denied plotting to topple Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been weakened by the Conservative Party's disastrous election result . Read More

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Focus Brexit on economy, Scottish Conservatives urge British PM

The Scottish leader has already hinted she will use her sway to influence the Brexit deal, and has insisted there needs to be wider consensus on the terms of leaving the European Union, including consultation with opposition parties. "I don't want to see the Brexit deal going through (Britain's national parliament) the House of Commons with a majority of one, I want to see it going through the House of Commons with support across parties", Mundell told BBC Scotland. Read More

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United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

United Kingdom set for coalition government after May's Conservatives lose seats

Prime Minister Theresa May has invited Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster for talk further talks on a potential "confidence and supply" deal early next week. In an interview with the Sunday Mirror, Corbyn signaled that with the backing of Tory backbenchers, his party will try and amend the Queen's Speech - a ceremonial event at the opening of the new government where the queen reads out a text on future government policies - and believes that they have enough opposition in ... Read More

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UK PM seeks to form minority government, to meet Queen

Foster said Friday it it would be "difficult" for May to continue in her role. Mays' future as leader and head of the Conservative Party is being openly questioned after her call to hold a snap election backfired. " She's staying, for now ", one Conservative Party source told Reuters. Labour, the main opposition party, won 262. Also re-appointed, the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is said to be "on manoeuvres" and sounding out MPs about a leadership bid. Read More

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Forza 7 Motorsport Shows Off Xbox One X's Power

Featuring more than 700 cars, it features the largest amount of cars ever assembled in a game. Microsoft's first offering to the PC at their E3 event is a new Forza title. The game will feature living environments and dynamic weather. The game will be released on Xbox One first, but will also be released on Xbox One X (aka Xbox Scorpio ). Read More

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