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What Will Happen If The Powerball Winner Doesn't Claim Their Prize What Will Happen If The Powerball Winner Doesn't Claim Their Prize
- January 18, 2018

Ms Spencer also said it was rare for such a large prize to remain unclaimed for so long. Following a full week of waiting, Tatts has revealed more details about the winning ticket, hoping it will prompt the victor to come forward. Armed with a share of the massive Powerball prize, anything is achievable. Seriously, what is taking so long? Robert Clemetts was so convinced that he was the victor of the prize that he took NSW Lotteries Corporation all the way to the Supreme Court in order ... (more...)
Auburn set to hire Buffalo AD Allen Greene as its new AD Auburn set to hire Buffalo AD Allen Greene as its new AD
- January 18, 2018

He would then follow White to Buffalo in 2012 when his mentor would be hired as the athletic director at the university. He succeeds Jay Jacobs, who announced in November that he would step down by June 2018 or earlier if a successor was hired. (more...)
US Withholds $65 Million in Palestinian Aid After Trump Threat US Withholds $65 Million in Palestinian Aid After Trump Threat
- January 18, 2018

Living conditions in Gaza, Syria, the West bank and elsewhere in the region are particularly tough. But State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert confirmed on Tuesday that the U.S. Trump's aides initially debated whether to cut off all UNRWA aid, an unidentified USA official said, but those opposed argued that could further destabilise the region. (more...)
Schools cost 40 per cent extra to build under PFI, watchdog reveals Schools cost 40 per cent extra to build under PFI, watchdog reveals
- January 18, 2018

Opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn said that such work should never have been given to the private sector in the first place. Additional capital works of approximately £60,000 in a [unnamed] local authority PFI school increased to more than £100,000 once fees were factored in - the local authority challenged this and the SPV [special goal vehicle] agreed to reduce some of the management and approval fees although bank fees of £20,000 will still have to be paid. (more...)
Pakistan seeks higher quota for workers in Saudi Arabia Pakistan seeks higher quota for workers in Saudi Arabia
- January 18, 2018

Sure, Saudi Arabian culture officials may have served the masses better by greenlighting pretty much any other family-friendly flick, but when you've been denied the freedom of going to the theater at all, the mere act of sitting next to your fellow man and woman, in shared darkness, watching light flicker to magic onscreen, well... (more...)
PYD/PKK activities in Afrin seen from Turkish border PYD/PKK activities in Afrin seen from Turkish border
- January 18, 2018

Syrian Kurds, unlike their Iraqi counterparts, do not demand independence. Turkey began its first wave of artillery fire targeting Kurdish fighters in Afrin, Syria on Tuesday night, said an Al Arabiya reporter. "Turkey's precautions against YPG/PKK can not be limited to only Afrin". Turkey has called the force a terrorist army and vowed to crush it. Iran said on Tuesday creation of the SDF force would "fan the flames of war", echoing the vehement response of Syria, Turkey and Russian ... (more...)
China's 2017 growth beats expectations China's 2017 growth beats expectations
- January 18, 2018

New home prices rose 5.3 percent in December versus a year earlier, picking up from an 5.1 percent increase in November. Ning also noted that the world's second biggest economy was however still facing "difficulties and challenges" and that improving quality and efficiency would remain "a daunting task". (more...)
EFCC arraign Justice Yinusa over alleged corruption EFCC arraign Justice Yinusa over alleged corruption
- January 18, 2018

It was alleged that Agbo, on May 14, 2015, paid N1.5m into Justice Yunusa's UBA account, numbered 1005055617. The EFCC also alleged that Esther Agbo being a staff of Rickey Tarfa law firm offered Yinusa N1.5m to influence a matter which the chamber has before the him. (more...)
Republican Senator Graham says 'no' to stopgap funding bill
- January 18, 2018

Graham did not name names, but moments later noted that White House chief of staff John Kelly, whose tough views of immigration are well-known, is a member of the president's staff. We know his role. Trump said: "We want 'em to come in from everywhere, everywhere". The secretary of the Homeland Security Department is testifying under oath that she "did not hear" President Donald Trump use a certain vulgarity to describe African countries . (more...)
U.S. to continue military training in Pakistan U.S. to continue military training in Pakistan
- January 18, 2018

Alice Wells has served as US Ambassador to Jordan from July 2014 to January 2017. Asif said that US President Donald Trump is wrongly considering the Coalition Support Fund as aid. However, after the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Pakistan became "the most sanctioned ally" - mainly due to its expanding nuclear program.Having said that, their relations again moved in an upward trajectory after 9/11, as Pakistan agreed to extend vital cooperation for the United States in its war against ... (more...)
GOP senator says Trump didn't use vulgarity for Haiti and African nations GOP senator says Trump didn't use vulgarity for Haiti and African nations
- January 18, 2018

Top Republicans and administration officials dodged questions about whether President Donald Trump used the word "shithole" to describe Haiti and African countries during a meeting with top senators about immigration earlier this week. "Probably should record future meetings - unfortunately, no trust!" That's one of the most un-American immigration systems I can imagine. Cotton declined to say definitively that Mr. (more...)
Who Is Betty's Brother Chic on 'Riverdale'? Hint Who Is Betty's Brother Chic on 'Riverdale'? Hint
- January 18, 2018

Read on to see what you missed. The reason she wanted to find him? Also back to her old self is Polly, who somehow had her twins and shrank back to her pre-baby body in no time! Betty called on her ex for help, asking Jughead ( Cole Sprouse ) to put her in touch with his social worker. (more...)
Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm Sub-zero temperatures accompany winter storm
- January 18, 2018

Gov. Roy Cooper declared a state of emergency Tuesday for all of North Carolina due to the impending winter weather. Those figures were nearly certain to worsen Wednesday as snow and ice affected airports from the Deep South to New England. (more...)
Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft Trump says he's considering fine against China over intellectual property theft
- January 18, 2018

Last year's invite to Xi, and the organization's fawning over the Chinese president as the new leader of globalization, was largely seen as a knee-jerk reaction to Trump's inauguration that had occurred only a few days prior. The U.S. has begun a trade investigation into the issue and Trump said action would come soon. Trump was elected to office in 2016 on a promise to get tough on China, which he said has taken advantage of the US on trade for decades. (more...)
Encounter between police, criminal kills 8-year-old Encounter between police, criminal kills 8-year-old
- January 18, 2018

The Uttar Pradesh government has taken cognisance of the incident and ordered a probe. The encounter began after police received inputs that a person, who was allegedly involved in a robbery case, was hiding in a field in Mohanpura. I was unable to understand what had happened. "The boy was admitted to hospital but he died". Taking note of their concerns, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Swapnil Mamgai said the investigation is being carried out in the matter and full support will ... (more...)
No Armenians among Kazakhstan bus crash victims - ministry No Armenians among Kazakhstan bus crash victims - ministry
- January 18, 2018

The ministry said some of the victims were citizens of neighbouring Uzbekistan . Emergency situations department spokesman Aktilek Kenes said: "According to preliminary information, there were 57 people - all Uzbek citizens - on the bus and 52 passengers have died, while five managed to get out on their own". (more...)
India successfully tests Agni-V missile India successfully tests Agni-V missile
- January 18, 2018

All the radars and electro-optical systems monitored the performance parameters of the weapon and displayed information in real time. "Agni-5" is most advanced missile in the Agni series with new technologies incorporated in it in terms of navigation, guidance and engine. (more...)
Homeland Security ends program allowing Haitians to seek work visas in US Homeland Security ends program allowing Haitians to seek work visas in US
- January 18, 2018

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had removed Haiti from a list of countries whose citizens are permitted to apply for low-skilled work visas, Reuters reported Wednesday night. "I love the people". However, though Democratic Senator Dick Durbin said Trump used the slur, Republican lawmakers, including Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, said they could not recall the word being used. (more...)
US Marshals capture escaped prisoner in Georgia US Marshals capture escaped prisoner in Georgia
- January 18, 2018

Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a correctional facility in Enfield, Conn. Carl Robinson Correctional Institution officials say Mercado was unaccounted for Sunday, Jan. "As a precautionary measure, security audits are underway at all of the 15 correctional facilities across the state". The U.S. Marshals have increased its reward in the hunt for an escaped inmate. (more...)
Fisherman sues after speedboat crashed into him Fisherman sues after speedboat crashed into him
- January 18, 2018

The other people onboard, Christopher McMahon, 46, and Roni Durham, 57, also suffered injuries. A salmon fisherman who abandoned his ship in the Columbia River last summer - before another motorboat crashed into his - has filed a $372,500 lawsuit against the other driver. (more...)
16-year-old killed by deputy in courtroom shooting 16-year-old killed by deputy in courtroom shooting
- January 18, 2018

Haynes was hit by the bullet and rushed to Grant Medical Center, where he died about 30 minutes later, according to ABC News . Minerd said that during the hearing there was an altercation in the courtroom involving a deputy, Haynes, and family members. (more...)
Consolidated Edison (NYSE:ED) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Finds
- January 18, 2018

ED's profit would be $232.55 million giving it 26.33 P/E if the $0.75 EPS is correct. Comparatively, ED posted earnings of $1.19 per share in the same quarter, a year earlier. (NYSE:ED) on Friday, January 12 with "Sell" rating. (NYSE:ED) or 98 shares. Shares for $87 were bought by Ivey Craig S . (NYSE:ED) shares with value of $4,007 were bought by Moore Elizabeth D . (more...)
Scarborough Accuses GOP Senators Cotton And Perdue Of 'Lying' For 'Racist' President
- January 18, 2018

Trump has denied that he used that specific word in the meeting, which was first reported by The Washington Post , and then confirmed by other outlets. "When Sen. Durbin, Senator Graham came to the Oval Office and proposed not to fix that system but to expand it, to create more quotas, more set-asides for other countries, yes, the senator; the president reacted with pretty tough language, as he said, because we want to move to a system that treats people for who they are". (more...)
Deputy still critical, 3 other wounded officer conditions updated in York Co Deputy still critical, 3 other wounded officer conditions updated in York Co
- January 18, 2018

While the number of unarmed black men who were shot and killed by officers declined from two years ago, at least 17 out of the almost 1,000 people killed by cops in 2017 were black, making black males highly vulnerable as they continue to be shot at disproportionately high rates. (more...)
Senate Finance Committee advances Alex Azar's nomination to head HHS Senate Finance Committee advances Alex Azar's nomination to head HHS
- January 18, 2018

The 12 no votes all came from Democratic senators. Tom Carper (Del.), voting for him. Azar responded: "I don't know that there is any drug price of a branded product that has ever gone down from any company on any drug in the United States because every incentive in this system is toward higher prices", Azar said . (more...)
US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer US Supreme Court Refuses Appeal For Police Killer
- January 18, 2018

A lawyer can be silent on some of his client's claims, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said. "But the rest of these complicated matters, whether it's elements, whether it's this, whether it's that, we leave, at least for now, we leave to the law schools, the bars, the ethics classes and the others because we don't want to freeze the answer into the Sixth Amendment". (more...)
Oops!! GST Joke On BJP's Gujarat Win Oops!! GST Joke On BJP's Gujarat Win
- January 18, 2018

Congress President Rahul Gandhi said the Gujarat Election 2017 has given a massive jolt to BJP in the state on Tuesday. BJP's district president H.Yogaramesh said the party's win was expected. Despite the fact that the Congress had no other political coalition partner in the state, it challenged the powerful BJP as an independent political entity. (more...)
Myanmar denies access to United Nations investigator Myanmar denies access to United Nations investigator
- January 18, 2018

Till now, more than six lakh Rohingyas have fled Myanmar and have taken shelter in Bangladesh. Hundreds of Rohingya were systematically killed and raped in the Rakhine village of Tula Toli as security forces trapped people along a riverbank in late August, Human Rights Watch said in a report released Tuesday. (more...)
Bayeux tapestry to be displayed in United Kingdom for the first time ever Bayeux tapestry to be displayed in United Kingdom for the first time ever
- January 18, 2018

The issue is a hot political topic in both countries. Britain will also reportedly offer helicopters to help with French efforts to fight Islamist militants in northern Africa. Under the agreement the United Kingdom border controls are conducted on French soil but before his election Macron warned France would no longer be the UK's "coast guard" and vowed to put Le Touquet back on the table. (more...)
Dead as Turkish Military Training Plane Crashes Dead as Turkish Military Training Plane Crashes
- January 18, 2018

The cause of the crash was not ascertained immediately, but according to local governor, Sehmus Gunaydin , there was dense and thick fog in the area. (more...)

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