• No victor of Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $650 million
No victor of Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $650 million

Powerball is a drawing-style game that has generated an estimated $727.9 million for education in Tennessee. It's is played in 44 states and Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the U.S. The winning numbers in the drawing were 17-19-39-43-68 and 13 for the Powerball . Three winning tickets were purchased in Kansas, Illinois and Maryland.

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  • Many without protective eyewear view eclipse at Norwalk Public Library
Many without protective eyewear view eclipse at Norwalk Public Library

Brown said, as they sat in the grass together. "It's so cool. It's getting darker fast", Emily said as she watched the sky. "But for her, it will be in history books". Glasses were needed to directly view the eclipse. They ranged from an August 15 craft events for grade K through 5 and included activities such as “Explore the Phases of the Moon...

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  • Missouri governor halts execution amid DNA exoneration claim
Missouri governor halts execution amid DNA exoneration claim

Gipson asked the highest USA court to stay the execution until the new DNA evidence is fully considered, but the state's supreme court last week denied a similar request. "And there is no reason to believe Williams would not have worn gloves during a burglary and murder, as he wore a jacket to hide his bloody shirt after he left the murder sc...

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  • S Korea & US fail to reach trade pact
S Korea & US fail to reach trade pact

Mr. Kim said both sides reaffirmed their opposing views: The U.S. insists on modifying the deal, but South Korea opposes any change without recommendation from an objective joint study. And Tami Overby, senior vice president for Asia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, said the U.S. trade deficit would have widened even more had it not been for the pa...

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  • German police seize 5000 ecstasy tablets bearing Trump's face
German police seize 5000 ecstasy tablets bearing Trump's face

German police have seized a huge batch of orange-colored ecstasy pills shaped like the face of Donald Trump . Five thousand pills to be exact. He was accompanied by his 17-year-old son. But now they are in prison, after a judge issued an arrest warrant. On the one hand, it is hecka weird to be gurning off the face of one of the most universal...

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  • Arizona congressman joins call for Trump to pardon Arpaio
Arizona congressman joins call for Trump to pardon Arpaio

The downtown headquarters of the organization known as Puente has been a busy place lately. Take a look at Trump's planned stops and the planned protests in the map below. "We need to raise our voices against Trump's racism, assaults on civil rights, horrific border wall and attacks on public lands, our environment and working families", Ro...

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  • Triple Talaq: India's highest court outlaws Islamic instant divorce practice
Triple Talaq: India's highest court outlaws Islamic instant divorce practice

India's Supreme Court has ruled a controversial Muslim instant divorce law unconstitutional, a landmark victory for Muslim women who had long argued that it violated their right to equality . "Judgement of the Hon'ble SC on Triple Talaq is historic". The Muslim cleric who dubbed it a wrong practice, said he speaks from his 30-35 years of expe...

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  • USA military chief in Pacific: Testing our forces would be 'foolhardy'
USA military chief in Pacific: Testing our forces would be 'foolhardy'

North Korea has also criticized Australia's decision to take part in the joint military drills with the USA and South Korea, calling the move a "suicide act". The United States and South Korea have a long history of cooperation in the sphere of defense that goes back to the Korean War in the 1950s. The statement also took issue with such visits...

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  • Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont
Humid Afternoon, Cold Front on the Way; Tornado Watch Issued in Vermont

Tuesday for Switzerland County in IN, as well as Gallatin and Boone counties in Kentucky. In the event of a tornado, Environment Canada recommends going indoors to a room on the lowest floor, staying away from outside walls and windows, and leaving free-standing shelters to move to a stronger building if possible.

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  • Jordan, Egypt, Palestine call for restarting Palestinian-Israeli peace talks
Jordan, Egypt, Palestine call for restarting Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

While Ramallah has officially welcomed USA peace efforts, officials have begun to grumble about what they see as a lack of commitment to a two-state solution or finding a way forward, as well as a bias toward Israel's positions. Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell will accompany Kushner and Greenblatt during their trip. According to ...

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  • Cambridge University Press to Restore Hundreds of Articles on Chinese Website
Cambridge University Press to Restore Hundreds of Articles on Chinese Website

Cambridge University Press received backlash when it chose to cave to China's request to censor 300 articles from China Quarterly . "We complied with this initial request to remove individual articles, to ensure that other academic and educational materials we publish remain available to researchers and educators in this market", the press sai...

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  • NBC5 Forecast: Weather will Cooperate for the Solar Eclipse
NBC5 Forecast: Weather will Cooperate for the Solar Eclipse

The National Weather Service (NWS) says today will be a quiet weather day with clear to partly cloudy skies and seasonable temperatures expected as the much-anticipated solar eclipse arrives in St. The longer the eye views a partial eclipse, the greater the chance of retinal burns although burns can occur with short duration exposure. New rainf...

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  • Canada border would not work in Ireland, Varadkar says
Canada border would not work in Ireland, Varadkar says

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has cast doubt on claims that the border between the United States and Canada could be used as a model for the Irish Border after Brexit. Asked whether he had any advice for Mr Varadkar, Mr Trudeau said so-called "reproductive rights" were fundamental human rights. Speaking at a joint news conference after the bilateral t...

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  • Over 200 ISIS fighters heading for Dier al-Zor killed by Russian…
Over 200 ISIS fighters heading for Dier al-Zor killed by Russian…

Gen. Sergei Rudskoy, the chief of the Russian General Staff's Main Operational Directorate, said. It did not say when the strike took place, but a monitoring group reported that a convoy had been hit last Friday. Rudskoi said Syrian troops are meanwhile advancing from three directions to encircle Deir Az Zor city. Rudskoi said fighters fleeing US...

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  • Texas Man Arrested on Charges He Planted Bomb on Confederate Statue
Texas Man Arrested on Charges He Planted Bomb on Confederate Statue

Schneck allegedly tried to drink the liquid before ultimately spitting it out, according to The Houston Chronicle . One of the refugees from Ireland's potato starvation, Richard "Dick" Dowling arrived in Houston in 1846. Meanwhile, white supremacists and far right groups have mobilized to oppose the monuments' removal. "When asked by (th...

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  • U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns - Mattis
U.S. troop reduction in exercise not due to North Korea concerns - Mattis

Washington and Seoul have claimed the annual exercise, Ulchi Freedom Guardian , is merely a defensive drill and acts as a deterrent against a provocative Kim Jong Un . North's Korea's Central News Agency said the joint exercises would "further drive the situation on the Korean Peninsula into a catastrophe ", according to South Korea's Yonha...

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  • Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul
Iraqi forces close in on IS-held town west of Mosul

Many senior leaders of the Islamic State and its predecessor, al-Qaida in Iraq , were from Tal Afar. Almost a million people remain displaced by the campaign to retake Mosul. The push into western Mosul began the following month and in June, Iraqi forces started the weeks-long push through the Old City, Mosul's most congested district.

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  • United Kingdom promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously
United Kingdom promises to prosecute online hate crimes vigorously

Paul Twocock, the director of campaign at Stonewall, warned that discrimination remains an everyday reality for many LGBT people at home, at work and in their communities. It can affect entire communities, forcing people to change their way of life and live in fear. " These documents take account of the current breadth and context of offending to...

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  • Barcelona Attack Key Suspect Search Extended to EU Level - Interior Minister
Barcelona Attack Key Suspect Search Extended to EU Level - Interior Minister

Abouyaaqoub had been the subject of a massive manhunt since the attack Thursday in Barcelona that killed 13 people and wounded over 120. Police also say he stabbed a driver to death and hijacked his auto Thursday night in his getaway. "One of the reasons why Catalonia is the main scenario for both jihadist radicalization and involvement in the ...

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  • North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills
North Korea warns of 'merciless strike' ahead of US-South Korea drills

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said the joint drills "Ulchi Freedom Guardian" were defensive and has no intention to raise tensions on the peninsula. An editorial carried by the North's official Rodong Sinmun newspaper said: 'The joint exercise is the most explicit expression of hostility against us, and no one can guarantee that the exe...

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