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21 Feb 2018 at 12:52pm

Mega Millions Winning Number for 02/20/2018 Tuesday
21 Feb 2018 at 2:11am

Draw ID: 2166
Winning Number: 17-19-23-24-43     Mega Ball: 14     Megaplier: 3
Current Jackpot: $185 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 02/23/2018 Friday
Estimated Jackpot: $204 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $120.4 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/oMYPptOMlEQ


Powerball Winning Number for 02/17/2018 Saturday
18 Feb 2018 at 12:30am

Draw ID: 840
Winning Number: 13-26-39-44-62     Powerball: 02     Powerplay: 3
Current Jackpot: $225.3 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 02/21/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $246 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $146.4 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/mviKevEFRlQ


Lucky for Life Winning Number for 02/19/2018 Monday
19 Feb 2018 at 11:16pm

Draw ID: 620
Winning Number: 02-14-41-44-47     Lucky Ball: 16
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 02/22/2018 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000
Video: https://youtu.be/0AplpdwrHOQ


Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 02/17/2018 Saturday
17 Feb 2018 at 11:02pm

Draw ID: 3592
Winning Number: 06-09-18-40-42-45     ST Doubler: 0
Current Jackpot: $520,691
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 02/21/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $600,000
Estimated Cash Option: $450,000
Video: https://youtu.be/jA7hyRw4ytI


Mass Cash Winning Number for 02/20/2018 Tuesday
20 Feb 2018 at 9:56pm

Draw ID: 4660
Winning Number: 17-20-27-33-34
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: 1
Location: Somerville
Next Draw Date: 02/21/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000
Video: https://youtu.be/iDA7wjRc4Ak


Numbers Game Winning Number for 02/20/2018 Tuesday Evening
20 Feb 2018 at 7:57pm

Draw ID: 18124
Winning Number: 9-3-4-6
Next Draw Date: 02/21/2018 Wednesday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $5,240   Exact 3: $734   Exact 2: $63   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $218   Any First 3: $122   Any Last 3: $122
Video: https://youtu.be/RsfvZdQbBSQ


Numbers Game Winning Number for 02/21/2018 Wednesday Mid-Day
21 Feb 2018 at 12:52pm

Draw ID: 18125
Winning Number: 6-5-7-7
Next Draw Date: 02/22/2018 Thursday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $5,700   Exact 3: $798   Exact 2: $68   Exact 1: $7
Any 4: $475   Any First 3: $133   Any Last 3: $266
Video: https://youtu.be/l3no7FdnsN4


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21 Feb 2018 at 1:40pm
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21 Feb 2018 at 1:40pm
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Nick Faldo On The Honda Classic: ?Field Is Good, Players Like Course?
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21 Feb 2018 at 8:59am
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Coupon Advertising Free Donuts Is Fake, Dunkin? Says
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J.D. Martinez Arrives At Red Sox? Facility In Fort Myers
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21 Feb 2018 at 8:35am
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Suspect And Victim In Police Custody After Tewksbury Stabbing
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21 Feb 2018 at 2:46am
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21 Feb 2018 at 4:30pm
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21 Feb 2018 at 4:10pm
A man who has been wanted for murder for more than three years in Massachusetts has been extradited back to the state after being captured in Puerto Rico

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21 Feb 2018 at 3:59pm
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Maine ice fisherman saves friend with CPR on frozen pond
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21 Feb 2018 at 3:58pm
A Maine ice fisherman with no first-aid training saved his friend who collapsed on a frozen pond by performing CPR

Red Line car derailed, causing smoke and broken windows
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21 Feb 2018 at 11:38am
No passengers reported injuries in the incident, which knocked out Red Line service nearby, but one passenger described a harrowing experience as the windows broke.

Mass. transit bosses are under fire for a $100,000 bathroom
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21 Feb 2018 at 11:30am
Massachusetts transportation officials are under fire for authorizing a no-bid contract for a tiny, $100,000 bathroom inside a state office building

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21 Feb 2018 at 11:06am
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Vermont man charged with severely injuring 3-month-old baby
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21 Feb 2018 at 10:44am
A Vermont man has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a 3-month old baby so severely that the boy now suffers seizures and has his leg in a sling

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A Massachusetts man has been charged with striking and killing an 85-year-old woman with his vehicle and then driving away from the scene

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Right-wing media uses Parkland shooting as conspiracy fodder
by New York Times Service
21 Feb 2018 at 12:34pm
The teenagers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who a week ago lost 17 of their classmates and school staff members in a mass shooting, have emerged as passionate advocates for reform, speaking openly of their anger in the hope of forcing a reckoning on guns.

Evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99
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21 Feb 2018 at 9:18am
The Rev. Billy Graham, counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, has died at age 99. Spokesman Mark DeMoss tells The Associated Press that Graham died Wednesday morning at his home in Montreat, North Carolina

Stephen Colbert applauds Florida school shooting survivors: 'The adults aren'...
by Kevin Slane
21 Feb 2018 at 8:58am
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Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks
by Associated Press
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he has signed a memo directing the Justice Department to propose regulations to "ban all devices" like bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre

15-year-old shot 5 times during Florida school shooting credited with saving ...
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?I?m fed up with vigils,? Gloucester father whose son died in a school shooti...
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20 Feb 2018 at 1:47pm
?There are dozens of ways to reduce gun violence, but the country as a whole seems to lack the will to do any of them,? Gregory Gibson wrote in The New York Times.

George and Amal Clooney donate $500k to march against guns
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Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they'll also attend next month's planned protests

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20 Feb 2018 at 12:01pm
The teens who lived through the assault at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are demanding politicians take action.

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by Associated Press
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20 Feb 2018 at 10:55am
"It?s just not fair how they?re portraying me as a coldblooded murderer or killer."

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There?s a persistent hum in this Canadian city, and no one knows why
by New York Times Service
20 Feb 2018 at 10:40am
Since reports of it surfaced in 2011, the hum has been studied by the Canadian government, the University of Western Ontario and the University of Windsor.

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by New York Times Service
19 Feb 2018 at 10:30am
News of the theft provoked anger in China, where the terra-cotta warriors are national treasures and a major tourist attraction.

13 Russians charged with meddling in 2016 presidential race
by John Waller
16 Feb 2018 at 3:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) ? In an extraordinary indictment, the U.S. special counsel accused 13 Russians Friday of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, charging them with running a huge but hidden social media trolling campaign aimed in part at helping Republican Donald Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton. The federal indictment, brought by special […]

A vacation sequel as good as the original
by The Boston Globe
Could our recent South African trip possibly measure up to our best-ever family vacation a dozen years back? My daughter and I investigated.

The world has gotten Trump?s message
by The Boston Globe
The US slipped from the second most visited country in the world to third. It’s not difficult to figure out why.

You cruised where? Far-flung destinations lure the cruising crowd off the bea...
by The Boston Globe
A look at some trending cruise desitations that go a step beyond the usual.

Vacation is all about relaxing for ?Waitress? star
by The Boston Globe
Desi Oakley, 28, is coming to Boston as the lead character in the musical “Waitress.’’

Take me to the river: The other (less blackjack, more bicycling) side of crui...
by The Boston Globe
River cruises are even starting to woo a younger crowd with active excursions and cultural immersion.

Police: Extreme-right gunman shoots 6 Africans in Italy
by Associated Press
Italian authorities say a right-wing Italian gunman has shot and wounded six Africans in drive-by shootings in a central Italian city

Oct. 12 wedding date set for Britain's Princess Eugenie
by Associated Press
The Duke of York says an October wedding date has been set for his younger daughter, Princess Eugenie

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RI senate leaders move to expel member accused of extorting teenage page for sex
by Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 4:30pm
Leaders of Rhode Island Senate take 1st step in trying to expel Senate minority whip, Republican indicted on charges of extorting teen legislative page for sex

Legislative aide to state rep stabbed in Boston
by Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 9:46am
Massachusetts police say a legislative aide to Republican state Rep. Randy Hunt was stabbed in Boston

Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents
by Associated Press
A 33-year-old attorney fired last year by a prominent international law firm has become the fourth person to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation

Suffolk district attorney not seeking re-election
by Associated Press
Boston's longtime prosecutor isn't running for re-election

Stephen King in tweet slams Maine congressman as 'NRA sweetheart'
by Associated Press
Author Stephen King is calling a Maine congressman an "NRA sweetheart" for receiving thousands of dollars from the gun rights advocacy group

Mitt Romney's dizzying relationship with Donald Trump, in 13 quotes
by Nik DeCosta-Klipa
20 Feb 2018 at 12:50pm
"Terrific." "Phony." "Disaster." "Vile." "Very nice."

What students who survived the Florida school shooting are saying about gun laws
by Dialynn Dwyer
20 Feb 2018 at 12:01pm
The teens who lived through the assault at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, are demanding politicians take action.

Trump endorses Romney for Senate bid in Utah
by Associated Press
President Donald Trump is endorsing Mitt Romney in Utah's Senate race, another sign that the two Republicans are burying the hatchet after a fraught relationship

Pennsylvania's new congressional map could boost Democrats
by Associated Press
Pennsylvania Supreme Court imposes new congressional district map for state's 2018 elections, likely setting up a challenge from Republicans; map could boost Democrats' quest to capture control of US House

Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story
by Associated Press
Correction: Florida Shooting-Mental Health story

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Yarmouth museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate
by Associated Press
Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel 'Black Sam' Bellamy

Here?s the AP?s look at what didn?t happen this week
by Associated Press
17 Feb 2018 at 8:38am
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

People invited to learn about Vermont's rattlesnakes
by Associated Press
A state biologists says rattlesnakes are the "original Vermonters."

SpaceX's big new rocket blasts off, puts a sports car in space
by Associated Press
SpaceX's big new rocket has blasted off on its first test flight, carrying a red sports car aiming for an endless road trip past Mars

SpaceX 'Starman' at wheel of sports car flying on new rocket
by Associated Press
A SpaceX "Starman" is aboard the company's new rocket that's set to make its launch debut Tuesday

NOAA launching investigation into minke whale deaths
by Associated Press
The federal government says a spate of deaths of a species of whale along the East Coast last year will be the subject of an investigation

German automakers face heat over tests on monkeys, humans
by Associated Press
Public criticism of the German auto industry has escalated after a report that an industry-sponsored entity commissioned a study of the effect diesel exhaust using monkeys, while another study exposed humans to low levels of one type of air pollutant

Salt, the solution to winter's dangers, threatens US waters
by Associated Press
29 Jan 2018 at 12:35am
Truckloads of road salt used to keep highways ice-free in the winter are starting to take a toll on the environment

Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet
by Associated Press
24 Jan 2018 at 12:54am
Do e-cigarettes help or harm? Report says not clear yet if they'll be boon to public health or liability

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Billy Graham went from tent revivals to the White House
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

MONTREAT, N.C. ? As a young man, he practiced his sermons by preaching to the alligators and birds in the swamp. At his height years later, he was bringing the word of God into living rooms around the globe via TV and dispensing spiritual counsel ? and political advice ? to U.S. presidents.

The Rev. Billy Graham, dubbed "America's Pastor" and the "Protestant Pope," died Wednesday at his North Carolina home at age 99 after achieving a level of influence and reach no other evangelist is likely ever to match.


Buckley: Mike Lowell is J.D. Martinez?s example of how well it can go in Boston
by By Steve Buckley
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

FORT MYERS ? The interview room at JetBlue Park was packed with media folks Wednesday afternoon ? writers taking notes, photographers taking pictures, TV folks lining up for one-on-ones.

J.D. Martinez?

Well, no.

The Red Sox? newest big-bucks free-agent acquisition was somewhere else deep inside JetBlue, undergoing a complete head-to-toe from the team?s medical staff. If the Sox liked what they saw, Martinez was going to like what he saw: A five-year, $110 million contract.


Conroy: Plucky Bruins are continuing their strong run on trip
by By Steve Conroy
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

TORONTO -- The Bruins are in the midst of a special season. How special will be determined, of course, by just how far they go in the playoffs. A one-and-done in the postseason has a way of overshadowing seven months of good work that preceded it.

But so far, it?s been a blast. And you can chalk up Tuesday night?s come-from-behind win over the Oilers as another example of why this team is worthy of an all-in approach from management at Monday?s trade deadline, within reason at least.


Trump hears wrenching tales at school violence meeting
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

WASHINGTON ? Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students with quavering voices and parents shaking with anger appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect American school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump sat rapt and motionless, listening intently as raw emotions reverberated at the White House.

The administration is seeking to show resolve against gun violence in the wake of last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida, that left 17 dead and has prompted a growing call for stronger gun control.


Colorado congressman booed as people demand action on guns
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo. ? Grumbling and jeers met the request for a moment of silence for the 17 people killed last week in the Florida school shooting.

"Let's do something for them!" one man yelled at the beginning of Republican Rep. Mike Coffman's town hall Tuesday night. Another participant cried out, "We're done with thoughts and prayers!"


The Latest: GOP leaders say 'sweeping' bill to move ahead
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. ? The Latest on the deadly Florida school shooting (all times local):

4:20 p.m.

Florida's Republican legislative leaders say they are going to move ahead with a "sweeping" bill that responds to the shooting at a high school that left 17 people dead.

The legislation will include substantial increases in money spent on mental health programs and school resource officers. Lawmakers are considering a program promoted by one Florida sheriff that calls for law-enforcement training and deputizing someone who is allowed to carry a weapon on campus.


Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidency
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

NEW DELHI ? Donald Trump Jr. said that any talk of his family profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" during a trip to India that has raised ethical concerns about using the name of the American president to promote international business ventures.

The eldest son of President Donald Trump, who is in India to meet the promoters and buyers of Trump brand luxury homes in the country, said his family is actually missing out on business opportunities because his father pledged to conduct no new foreign business while he was in office.


HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL: Xaverian and SJP to play at Fenway
by By Dan Ventura
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

High school baseball returns to Fenway Park.

The Red Sox announced that St. John's Prep and Xaverian will be part of a doubleheader at Fenway Park on April 21 as part of an ALS Awareness Charity event.


Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99
by By Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 12:00am

MONTREAT, N.C. ? The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99.

"America's Pastor," as he was dubbed, had suffered from cancer, pneumonia and other ailments and died at his home in North Carolina.


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Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung
20 Feb 2018 at 3:51am
Volcanologists say the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung that shot ash 5 kilometers (3 miles) high also "completely annihilated" the mountain's summit

Turkey to develop unmanned tanks, president says
21 Feb 2018 at 9:50am
Turkey's president says the country will develop unmanned tanks to minimize risk to soldiers in combat

Google's digital assistant branches out to Nest camera
21 Feb 2018 at 12:38pm
Google's voice-activated assistant is branching out to Nest's deluxe security camera in an expansion that may amplify privacy concerns

Amazon to pay $1.2 million in illegal pesticide settlement
15 Feb 2018 at 5:00pm
The Environmental Protection Agency says it has reached a $1.2 million settlement with Amazon over the sale of illegal pesticides

Pyeongchang Olympics showcases Korean self-driving vehicles
15 Feb 2018 at 2:21am
Self-driving vehicles at Winter Olympics showcase South Korea's prowess, and rivalry, in automotive and telecoms technology

Maduro: Digital currency puts Venezuela on tech vanguard
20 Feb 2018 at 9:49pm
Venezuela is becoming the first country to launch its own version of bitcoin, a move it hopes will provide a much-needed boost to its credit-stricken economy

Insiders: Russia troll farm even zanier than indictment says
20 Feb 2018 at 1:14pm
Insiders say the U.S. indictment against the St. Petersburg troll farm only scratches the surface of the agency's zany, ambitious operations _ and glosses over just how unconvincing some of its stunts could be

Gates turns attention toward poverty, growing inequity in US
13 Feb 2018 at 1:14pm
The world's foremost philanthropists, Bill and Melinda Gates, say they're turning some of their attention to American poverty issues

White nationalist is latest to sue over social media ban
21 Feb 2018 at 5:36pm
A prominent white nationalist is suing Twitter for banning his account as the social network cracks down on content it deems abusive

Scientists in Germany improve malaria drug production
21 Feb 2018 at 10:35am
Scientists in Germany who developed a new way to make a key malaria drug several years ago have come up with a technique to make the process even more efficient, which should increase global access and reduce the cost

Trump budget again targets regional water cleanup programs
13 Feb 2018 at 1:21am
President Donald Trump again trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support for cleanups of some iconic US waterways

WATCH: AT&T first to announce 5G network for consumers and businesses
21 Feb 2018 at 6:30am
AT&T Technology and Operations is set to roll out wireless 5G technology, which will deliver faster speeds and ultra-low latency.

WATCH: Elon Musk's 'Hyperloop': New York to Washington in 29 minutes
20 Feb 2018 at 6:21am
A newly issued permit allows for building prep for an underground Hyperloop on the East Coast.

WATCH: Mac rumored to be working on fix for Indian character bug
16 Feb 2018 at 7:54am
A Mac iOS bug is causing app and system crashes when sending or receiving a specific single character.

WATCH: Amazon's market value surpasses Microsoft for 1st time
15 Feb 2018 at 11:42am
The online retailer had a market cap of $702.5 billion on Wednesday.

WATCH: Sam's Club offers free shipping
14 Feb 2018 at 6:31am
In an attempt to compete with Costco and Amazon, Sam's Club will now offer free shipping on many items with no minimum order size.

WATCH: Unilever threatens to pull advertising from Facebook and Google
13 Feb 2018 at 7:41am
The company says these sites have become a toxic place for racism, fake news and extremism.

WATCH: Equifax hack reportedly worse than originally thought
12 Feb 2018 at 7:55am
The credit-reporting agency says hackers gained access to tax records and email addresses in addition to social security numbers and birthdays.

WATCH: Facebook tests 'downvote' button, not to be confused with dislike button
9 Feb 2018 at 7:42am
Facebook is testing a "downvote" button that will allow users to give feedback on content they find offensive or misleading.

WATCH: 157 new emojis finalized for 2018 release
8 Feb 2018 at 1:13pm
The new emojis will be developed for smartphones and available this fall.

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22 Feb 2018 at 5:00am

Retired NYC sanitation worker makes $285K a year from pension
21 Feb 2018 at 11:50pm
A former Sanitation Department honcho is pulling in an astonishing $285,047-a-year pension ? more than twice what he was making on the job, according to newly released data.

Woman who cared for Florida gunman reportedly wants to control his inheritance
by Nicole Darrah
21 Feb 2018 at 10:45pm
The alleged gunman who police say murdered 17 people during a shooting rampage at a Florida high school last week is reportedly set to receive a massive inheritance from his late mother.

Police: Officer shot, killed intervening in domestic dispute
21 Feb 2018 at 5:33pm
Authorities say a police officer has been fatally shot while intervening in a domestic dispute in Maryland.

Rick Pitino says Louisville should sue NCAA over vacated wins, title
21 Feb 2018 at 5:30pm
Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino believes the school should consider taking legal action against the NCAA after the governing body ordered the vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 men's basketball champion as part of sanctions for a sex scandal.

Woman caught on camera allegedly stealing from restaurant tip jar
by Alexandra Deabler
21 Feb 2018 at 5:26pm
Employees estimate the woman got away with $20 from the jar.

Crews to leave Puerto Rico as $830M Fluor contract nears end
21 Feb 2018 at 5:21pm
Crews who are helping restore power in Puerto Rico as part of an $830 million federal contract are leaving as nearly a quarter of a million customers remain in the dark more than five months after Hurricane Maria.

Who is Peter Madsen, the Danish inventor charged with murdering Kim Wall?
21 Feb 2018 at 5:21pm
What to know about Peter Madsen, the Danish inventor and submariner who is suspected of killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall.

Philadelphia DA drops cash bail for 'low-level' crimes
by ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE
21 Feb 2018 at 5:09pm
Philadelphia's top prosecutor says his office will stop asking for cash bail for a number of misdemeanor and non-violent felony crimes.

'God understands': Quotes from the Rev. Billy Graham
by Associated Press
21 Feb 2018 at 5:03pm
The Rev. Billy Graham died Wednesday at age 99.

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'A' is for Armani: public grade school in Tokyo adopts designer uniforms
8 Feb 2018 at 6:38am
TOKYO (Reuters) - A public elementary school in Tokyo's upscale shopping district of Ginza has raised parents' eyebrows with a plan to adopt uniforms designed by Italian fashion brand Giorgio Armani for its students, media said on Thursday.

Blackface skit in China's new year gala sparks racism accusations
16 Feb 2018 at 11:49am
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A skit on China's widely-watched Lunar New Year gala on state television featuring a Chinese actress made up to appear African has provoked accusations of racism online.

Cash and carry: Woman in China rides through X-ray scanner rather than part w...
14 Feb 2018 at 12:37am
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A woman in southern China accompanied her purse through a train station's luggage x-ray machine rather than part with the bag amid the Lunar New Year holiday rush, Chinese media reported.

Yes he can fetch, but Angus the dog can't run for Kansas governor
14 Feb 2018 at 5:52am
(Reuters) - In the dog-eat-dog world of U.S. politics, a 3-year-old wire-haired Vizsla in Kansas was scratching his head, and behind his ears, after being denied a chance to run for governor, his owner said on Tuesday.

South Korea's 'penis park' draws an Olympic crowd
14 Feb 2018 at 10:16am
SINNAM, South Korea (Reuters) - Even the bright red lighthouse in the tiny South Korean port of Sinnam is shaped like a penis.

Lithuania's Pieno Zvaigzdes denies plans to produce cheese in Russia
13 Feb 2018 at 11:30am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Lithuanian dairy company Pieno Zvaigzdes said on Tuesday it had no plans to produce cheese in Russia after the local government announced it intended to do so.

How do you like your eggs, Norway? By the thousand..
9 Feb 2018 at 4:04am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu.

Locust swarms pose threat to World Cup pitches: Russian official
31 Jan 2018 at 10:29am
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Swarms of locusts pose a threat to Russia's soccer World Cup as they could attack stadium pitches and cause a "global scandal", an Agriculture Ministry official said on Wednesday.

Italian postman never rings once, hoards mail instead
30 Jan 2018 at 12:32pm
ROME (Reuters) - Italian police have arrested a postman from the northern town of Vicenza after finding more than half a tonne (1,100 lb) of undelivered mail stashed away in his garage.

Kosovo farmer names one of his wolves Trump
29 Jan 2018 at 11:17am
GJAKOVA, Kosovo (Reuters) - When Hysni Rexha from Kosovo finally made his dream happen and took four wolves from the wild to feed and raise them he had no doubts over how to name one of them. He called it Trump.