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  • Mega Millions Jackpot Swells to $654 Million

    The Mega Millions jackpot has surged to record territory after no ticket matched all six numbers in Friday's drawing.  Tuesday's estimated $654 million jackpot would be the second-largest prize in Mega Millions history, lottery officials said. The record prize for Mega Millions was $656 million for the March 30, 2012, drawing. Bloomberg's New Hampshire Event Fuels White House Bid Talk "It’s so exciting for our players, and all of us, to see the Mega Millions jackpot getting so close to an...

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  • Mark Howard's 'One Jump Ahead' can give National Hunt fans the advantage

    The new National Hunt season stepped up a gear at Chepstow last weekend and jumps fans can put themselves ahead of the game with writer Mark Howard's latest guide, One Jump Ahead.

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  • Baby Orca's Death, Mother's Grief Call State to Action

    The deaths of two young orcas in the Pacific Northwest have galvanized Washington state to do more to protect the whales' dwindling population, NBC News reported. First, a mother orca known as J35 carried her stillborn calf for 17 days. Then a rambunctious young killer whale known for breaching went missing and was soon declared dead. Orca Back to Feeding, Frolicking After Carrying Dead Calf The orcas that spend their summers near Seattle have been listed as endangered as their population has...

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  • Security breach at Wisconsin National Guard unit; 3 arrested

    MILWAUKEE (AP) - A vehicle smashed into a security gate at a Wisconsin Air National Guard unit and a security officer fired a gun, prompting a lockdown and...

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  • Georgia Dem: 'You Shouldn't Have to Work More Than One Job Full-Time to Make a Living'

    Stacey Abrams, the Democrat hoping to make history as the first black governor of Georgia, was asked by CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday if she believes the "Trump economy" has been good for Georgia. Please support CNSNews today! [a 501(c)(3) non-profit production of the Media Research Center] DONATE Or, book travel through MRC’s...

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  • NBC Corrects Error: Trump Was Talking About Ulysses S. Grant, Not Robert E. Lee

    President Trump is thanking NBC News for correcting an error that made Trump look bad. Please support CNSNews today! [a 501(c)(3) non-profit production of the Media Research Center] DONATE Or, book travel through MRC’s Travel Discounts Program! MRC receives a rebate for each booking when you use our special codes. BOOK NOW

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  • Trump: Mockery of Kavanaugh Accuser Got Him Confirmed

    President Donald Trump defended his widely criticized mocking of Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, NBC News reported. He said in an interview that aired Sunday night that "If I had not made that speech, we would not have won." GOP Plays Blame Game While Fighting to Save House Majority The Senate narrowly confirmed Kavanaugh to the court on Oct. 6 after an extraordinarily bitter battle. Ford testified that Kavanaugh assaulted her when...

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  • Meghan Markle, Prince Harry Expecting 1st Child

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting their first child this coming spring, Kensington Palace announced Monday.  "Their Royal Highnesses The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very pleased to announce that The Duchess of Sussex is expecting a baby in the Spring of 2019," the palace wrote in a tweet.  'SNL' Opens With Kanye West WH Visit; Meyers Returns as Host "Their Royal Highnesses have appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the world since their wedding in...

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  • National Football League

    ___Philadelphia 34, N.Y. Giants 13Seattle 27, Oakland 3Houston 20, Buffalo 13Washington 23, Carolina 17Minnesota 27, Arizona 17Tampa Bay at Atlanta, 1...

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  • Someone put googly eyes on a Georgia monument

    A Georgia city is searching for a vandal who put googly eyes on a historic monument. A post on the City of Savannah Government Facebook page asks: “Who did this?! ... It may look funny but harming our historic monuments and public property is no laughing matter, in fact, it’s a crime.” Police spokeswoman Keturah Greene says police are investigating the incident involving the Nathanael Greene Monument, which was reported Thursday. Greene was a major general in the Continental Army during the...

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  • In pictures: Heavy horses and steam engines at National Ploughing...

    More than 250 ploughmen and women took part.

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  • National Basketball Association

    ___Charlotte 123, Dallas 118Detroit 129, Cleveland 110San Antonio 100, Orlando 81Washington 140, Guangzhou Long-Lions 111Brooklyn 113, New York 107Denver 98,...

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  • Woman Calls 911 on Boy at NYC Deli, Claims He Groped Her

    A white woman set off a firestorm in a Brooklyn community and on social media after she called 911 on a black boy at a bodega, claiming he grabbed her butt -- only for surveillance video to show that he never touched her. The woman, identified by the New York Post as Teresa Klein, was buying cat litter inside Sahari Deli Market in Flatbush Wednesday when the boy, wearing a school uniform and backpack, walked past her with his mother and younger sister, witnesses say and video shows. His backpack...

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  • National Hockey League

    NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Top three teams in each division and two wild cards per conference advance to playoffs.Vegas at...

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  • National Trust under fire for forcing forest playgroup to move

    The charity says ancient woodland in Kent is being affected by regular use by children.

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  • Officials broach idea of charging for National Mall protests

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Park Service is exploring whether to require protest organizers to pay for the cost of providing law enforcement and other...

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  • After Deadly Storm, Fla. Engineers Study Flaws in Home Designs

    You see the aerial video from the Panhandle and it’s enough to leave you stunned. Miles and miles of devastation, but it looks familiar to anyone who remembers the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew or last year’s assault by Hurricane Irma on the Lower Keys. As you contemplate roofs that are splintered and walls which have collapsed, remember that experts say for the most part, you’re looking at homes built before stronger building codes became state law in 2002. Hurricane Michael: Before and After...

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  • Jennifer Garner FREAKS OUT when a chicken flies on her head in National Farmers Day video

    Jennifer Garner tried her best to celebrate National Farmers Day on Friday, things did not exactly go according to plan. Garner, 46, posted a brief video on Instagram Friday, where a chicken flew on her head.

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