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25 Apr 2018 at 12:43am

Mega Millions Winning Number for 04/24/2018 Tuesday
25 Apr 2018 at 12:43am

Draw ID: 2184
Winning Number: 03-19-31-32-48     Mega Ball: 10     Megaplier: 3
Current Jackpot: $96 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/27/2018 Friday
Estimated Jackpot: $111 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $65.1 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/YnEdEtiZDZI


Powerball Winning Number for 04/21/2018 Saturday
22 Apr 2018 at 12:23am

Draw ID: 858
Winning Number: 40-50-54-62-69     Powerball: 19     Powerplay: 2
Current Jackpot: $142.7 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $158 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $94.3 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/LqfpX8iXh2w


Lucky for Life Winning Number for 04/23/2018 Monday
23 Apr 2018 at 11:34pm

Draw ID: 638
Winning Number: 07-12-20-27-48     Lucky Ball: 13
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/26/2018 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000
Video: https://youtu.be/8J8wRf8Vm-U


Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 04/21/2018 Saturday
21 Apr 2018 at 11:01pm

Draw ID: 3610
Winning Number: 05-06-21-31-33-43     ST Doubler: 9
Current Jackpot: $2,078,609
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $2,200,000
Estimated Cash Option: $1,690,000
Video: https://youtu.be/6XH1KDL1ahw


Mass Cash Winning Number for 04/24/2018 Tuesday
24 Apr 2018 at 9:55pm

Draw ID: 4723
Winning Number: 01-02-12-18-30
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2018 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000
Video: https://youtu.be/5CmzK4_clNg


Numbers Game Winning Number for 04/24/2018 Tuesday Evening
24 Apr 2018 at 7:53pm

Draw ID: 18250
Winning Number: 5-2-2-9
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2018 Wednesday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $4,436   Exact 3: $621   Exact 2: $53   Exact 1: $5
Any 4: $370   Any First 3: $207   Any Last 3: $207
Video: https://youtu.be/MbKqdkdh5HM


Numbers Game Winning Number for 04/24/2018 Tuesday Mid-Day
24 Apr 2018 at 12:57pm

Draw ID: 18249
Winning Number: 4-3-3-7
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2018 Wednesday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $6,723   Exact 3: $941   Exact 2: $81   Exact 1: $8
Any 4: $560   Any First 3: $314   Any Last 3: $314
Video: https://youtu.be/NGQDowqJdy4


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Why I'm Running: Jason Burke is running 'Double Boston' to extend his streak
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18 Mar 2018 at 4:48pm
Three people have died in a residential building fire that caused residents to jump from windows.

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Bill calls for Massachusetts to divest holdings in gunmakers
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18 Mar 2018 at 9:05am
Legislation has been filed on Beacon Hill that would require that would require the state's pension fund to divest from any companies that manufacture guns and ammunition

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?Skinhead lesbian? tweet about Parkland student ends Maine Republican?s candi...
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by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 7:01pm
Vladimir Putin has rolled to a crushing re-election victory for six more years as Russia's president

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by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 4:36pm
A review of state governmental finances shows that two lawsuits involving Republican Gov. Paul LePage have cost his state at least $110,000 since last fall

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by New York Times Service
18 Mar 2018 at 12:04pm
"I thought when I saw the bridge coming down that I was dead."

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17 Mar 2018 at 10:34am
Officials with a pair of northern New England banks say the institutions have merged in a transaction valued at about $45 million

Opposition to offshore drilling hardening in Massachusetts
by Associated Press
17 Mar 2018 at 10:20am
Opposition to a Trump administration proposal to allow oil and gas drilling in coastal waters - including those off the Atlantic coast of Massachusetts - continues to grow on Beacon Hill

R.I. lawmakers seek to raise the age for tobacco purchases to 21
by Associated Press
17 Mar 2018 at 9:19am
Two Rhode Island Democrats want to raise the legal age for purchasing tobacco products from 18 years old to 21. Rep. Teresa Tanzi introduced legislation in the House and Sen. Cynthia Coyne introduced legislation in the Senate

Authorities investigating claims Idaho teacher fed puppy to turtle
by Associated Press
16 Mar 2018 at 4:18pm
Investigators are looking into possible animal cruelty charges.

Couple to get $2.5 million after police called their abduction a hoax
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16 Mar 2018 at 3:48pm
Police in the city of Vallejo, California, initially discounted a report by Denise Huskins and her boyfriend, Aaron Quinn, that a masked intruder drugged them in their home and then kidnapped her in 2015.

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by Associated Press
16 Mar 2018 at 3:34pm
The California Highway Patrol says someone pushed the 35-pound, basketball-sized rock off a freeway overpass in Pasadena late Tuesday, sending it smashing through the windshield.

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14 Mar 2018 at 5:02am
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it

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14 Mar 2018 at 12:00am
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by The Boston Globe
13 Mar 2018 at 12:00am
Spend your blizzard-bound day doing something productive, such as planning a way to escape to warmer climes.

Greetings from polar bear country
by The Boston Globe
13 Mar 2018 at 12:00am
For most people, this is a bucket-list adventure. Cheap, it isn’t. But it will move you.

South Korean official: Trump to meet Kim Jong Un by May
by Associated Press
A South Korean official says President Donald Trump has accepted an offer of a summit from the North Korean leader

Here's why you need to visit Dublin now
by The Boston Globe
Once thought of as boring, traditional, dark and gray, newly energized Dublin is on the upswing. International tourism leaped 15 percent last year, and visitor numbers this year are already outpacing 2017.

Cheers to Dingle Peninsula, which doesn?t disappoint
by The Boston Globe
While planning a trip to the wilds of rural Ireland, the Ring of Kerry beckoned. But my traveling companion and I resisted that siren song, choosing the ring road less traveled, one peninsula north.

'Hamilton' leads race with 13 Olivier Awards nominations
by Associated Press
The West End production of "Hamilton" leads the field for Britain's biggest theater awards, the Oliviers

Seamus Heaney HomePlace evokes the poet and his roots
by The Boston Globe
The Seamus Heaney HomePlace opened in autumn of 2016 as a paean to the poet’s origins and his accomplishments alike.

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Trump jabs Mueller, but White House says firing not in works
by Associated Press
19 Mar 2018 at 1:24am
Despite President Donald Trump's jabs at special counsel Robert Mueller, the White House says Trump isn't thinking or talking about firing the veteran prosecutor.

Trump opioid plan includes death penalty for traffickers
by Associated Press
19 Mar 2018 at 1:11am
President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it's appropriate under current law

What to know about Trump's visit to New Hampshire on Monday
by Nik DeCosta-Klipa
18 Mar 2018 at 9:34pm
The president is expected to announce his plan for addressing the opioid crisis?in the state he once called a "drug-infested den."

?Skinhead lesbian? tweet about Parkland student ends Maine Republican?s candi...
by New York Times Service
18 Mar 2018 at 9:28pm
Leslie Gibson called one Florida student, Emma González, a ?skinhead lesbian,? and another, David Hogg, a ?moron? and a ?baldfaced liar.?

Death penalty for drug traffickers part of Trump opioid plan
by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 8:15pm
President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid drug addiction calls for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including the death penalty where it's appropriate under current law

Maine bill to ban 'conversion therapy' moves forward
by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 6:22pm
Maine would ban painful, coercive or shame-inducing efforts to discourage same-sex attraction under a Democrat's bill

Jokes and jabs from the South Boston St. Patrick's Day Breakfast
by Nik DeCosta-Klipa
18 Mar 2018 at 2:30pm
Elizabeth Warren, Charlie Baker, and other local politicians took aim at everyone from Donald Trump to each other.

Trump elevates simmering Mueller, McCabe grievances to a boil
by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 10:38am
President Donald Trump has elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against special counsel Robert Mueller, fired FBI Director James Comey and fired FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe

The Latest: White House says no plan to fire Mueller
by Associated Press
18 Mar 2018 at 9:39am
The White House says President Donald Trump isn't thinking about or talking about firing special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Report: Abortion is safe but barriers reduce quality of care
by Associated Press
16 Mar 2018 at 3:33pm
Review finds abortion is very safe but that women face delays, false medical information depending on where they live

The world reacts to the death of physicist Stephen Hawking
by Associated Press
14 Mar 2018 at 1:00pm
Reaction to the death of theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking, tourist of the universe, dead at 76
by Associated Press
14 Mar 2018 at 5:02am
Word by painstaking word, Stephen Hawking produced a masterwork of popular science that outlined his vision of time, the universe and humanity's place within it

Star Wars? President Trump proposes military space force
by Associated Press
13 Mar 2018 at 8:08pm
President Trump says Tuesday he wants a military space force that would be the orbital equivalent of the Army, Air Force and Navy

Bald eagle count down slightly this year
by Associated Press
11 Mar 2018 at 1:12pm
New Hampshire wildlife watchers say they've counted 97 bald eagles in a two-week count period in January, a little lower than in recent years

Trump: 'Rich guys, they love rocket ships, and that's good'
by Associated Press
President Donald Trump says it's good that "rich guys" love rocket ships

Study finds false stories travel way faster than the truth
by Associated Press
The most comprehensive study of online fake information finds that false stories on Twitter travel six times faster and reaches way more people than the truth

Young gray seal battered by storm recovering at Bourne center
by Associated Press
Rescuers say a young, underweight gray seal is recovering after police found him along the coast in New Hampshire following a storm

Beech booming as climate changes, and that's bad for forests
by Associated Press
"There's no easy answer to this one."

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

Boston Herald - Boston Herald

Josh Allen likes the expectations that go with being a top NFL draft prospect
by By Drew Davison
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

FRISCO, Texas ? Josh Allen wants the pressure of being the top overall pick in the NFL draft.

He would relish it and is hopeful the Cleveland Browns view him as the top quarterback in this year?s class.


Penn State?s Saquon Barkley awaits the NFL draft, ready to fulfill his dream
by By Joe Juliano
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

As he was growing up, Saquon Barkley spent many an NFL Sunday watching games on television with his father, especially those featuring his favorite team, the New York Jets, and his favorite running back, Curtis Martin, whom he wanted to be like.

Now, Barkley waits as the countdown to Thursday night?s NFL draft reaches the time when his name will be called in the first round. Will it be Cleveland, or the New York Giants, or his beloved Jets?


Quarterback Lamar Jackson out to silence NFL doubters
by By Shandel Richardson
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ? Last month, former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson made it clear he wasn?t even going to entertain the thought.

At the NFL combine, he was repeatedly asked if there was any interest in playing wide receiver. His answer was quick and to the point.

?Whoever invites me at quarterback, that?s where I?m going,? Jackson told reporters recently. ?That?s strictly my position ? I?m not going to be a wide receiver at all. I?m a quarterback.?


Waffle House suspect's ex-bosses asked FBI to keep, help him
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

NASHVILLE, Tenn. ? The co-owner of a Colorado crane company where the suspect in a deadly weekend shooting at a Nashville restaurant once worked said she had urged federal officials to keep him in custody after he was arrested at the White House last year.

Travis Reinking, 29, is accused of opening fire Sunday outside a Waffle House with an AR-15 rifle and then storming the restaurant, wearing only a green jacket. Four people were killed and four others were wounded in the shooting.


Rob Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

TORONTO ? Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is encouraged by pace-of-play changes that have limited mound visits and reduced the time between innings at major league games this season.

Speaking in Toronto on Tuesday before the Blue Jays hosted the Boston Red Sox, Manfred said the new rules have sped up games without any disruption. Mound visits without pitching changes averaged 3.79 per game through Sunday, down from 7.41 for the 2017 season.


Sinclair agrees to sell 23 TV stations to gain approval for Tribune deal
by By Stephen Battaglio
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

NEW YORK ? Sinclair Broadcast Group will divest 23 TV stations aimed at clearing the path for its merger with Tribune Media, the company announced Tuesday.

The sale of the stations would occur after the close of Sinclair?s $3.9 billion acquisition of Tribune?s 42 TV stations. The deal would give Sinclair ownership or operational control of 215 TV stations in 102 markets.

Sinclair did not disclose the price of the stations being divested.


Coach Jon Gruden returns to practice field for Raiders
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

ALAMEDA, Calif. ? Jon Gruden yelled out instructions, called out plays and ran an NFL practice for the first time since leaving coaching nearly a decade ago in Tampa Bay.

This was the day Gruden had been waiting for ever since he was hired for a second stint as Oakland Raiders coach.

The Raiders opened their first voluntary minicamp under Gruden on Tuesday with optimism that a change in coach can alter the fortunes of a team coming off a down season.


Blue Jays honor victims of Monday's deadly van attack
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

TORONTO ? The Toronto Blue Jays honored the victims of Monday's deadly van attack, and the first responders who rushed to the scene of the tragedy, with a brief tribute before Tuesday night's game against the Boston Red Sox.

Players from both teams stood in front of the dugouts as Toronto police officers and two paramedics stood between second base and the pitching mound and were introduced to cheering fans. Following a video message and a moment of silence, a group of high school students sang the national anthems.


Tourists enjoy final day at beach before Boracay closure
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

BORACAY, Philippines ? Tourists are spending their final hours on Boracay, enjoying the Philippine island's famed white-sand beaches before it closes for up to six months to recover from overcrowding and development.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte described the waters off Boracay as a "cesspool" before ordering the closure. But on Wednesday, one Australian visitor said the island had one of the cleanest beaches he's seen.


Wynn Resorts posts 1Q loss on legal settlement charge
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

NEW YORK ? Wynn Resorts reported a first-quarter loss on Tuesday, its bottom line weighed by a nearly $465 million charge link to a legal settlement.

But after stripping away that one-time expense, it comfortably beat Wall Street's profit expectations, boosted by its gambling business in Macau even as the company grappled with sexual misconduct allegation forced the ouster of CEO Steve Wynn.


Salah magic leads Liverpool to 5-2 win over Roma in CL semis
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

LIVERPOOL, England ? Mohamed Salah looked to the ground and held up his hands, almost apologizing for the sheer beauty of his goals.

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp laughed to himself in incredulity. Roma's players, former teammates of Salah, were shellshocked. Anfield rocked in jubilation.


Police: Wanted felon arrested in connection to Boston carjacking
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

WARWICK, R.I. ? A Rhode Island man has been arrested in connection to a carjacking that took place in Boston.

The Cranston Police Department says 22-year-old Travone Green of Providence was arrested Tuesday morning for stealing an SUV taken during an armed carjacking on April 20 in Massachusetts. He was arraigned this afternoon in the Third District Court in Warwick.

A police officer noticed a 2006 Toyota Highlander with Massachusetts registration parked in Cranston shortly before 4 a.m.


RFK funeral train photo exhibit: Kennedy's final journey
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

SAN FRANCISCO ? The assassination of Robert F. Kennedy 50 years ago this June fractured the nation just two months after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. and five years after his brother John F. Kennedy was killed.

But RFK's funeral, particularly the train that took his body from New York City, following a funeral Mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, to Washington, D.C., brought the country together: An estimated 2 million ordinary Americans gathered beside railroad tracks to honor him as the train passed by.


GOP unsettled by narrow win in US House race in Arizona
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

GLENDALE, Ariz. ? It took a big money push from the Republican Party, tweets by the president and the support of the state's current and former governors, but the GOP held onto an Arizona U.S. House seat they would have never considered endangered in any other year.


Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against women
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

TORONTO ? A chilling Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk has raised the possibility the suspect in the attack nursed grudges against women and it is bringing back memories of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada's most traumatic acts of violence.

A crowd gathered late Tuesday in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects to the van victims at a makeshift memorial of roses, candles and messages of condolence.


Judge deals big setback to Trump on 'Dreamers' program
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

SAN DIEGO ? A federal judge ruled that the Trump administration must resume a program that has shielded hundreds of thousands of young immigrants from deportation but gave it 90 days to restate its arguments before his order takes effect.


MLB roundup: Didi Gregorius, Gary Sanchez power Yankees past Twins
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

NEW YORK  ? Didi Gregorius had another big game at Yankee Stadium with a two-run homer and three RBIs, and Gary Sanchez homered twice to help CC Sabathia and New York romp past the Minnesota.

Aaron Judge hit his seventh home run as the Yankees went deep four times for the second straight night. Gleyber Torres had a pair of hits and his first RBI for New York, which extended a winning streak to four for the first time under new manager Aaron Boone and sent the Twins to their season-worst fifth consecutive loss.


On Basketball: And now, Dwyane Wade decides if this was the end
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

MIAMI ? Dwyane Wade's first NBA game was in Philadelphia.

His last NBA game may have been there as well.

Retirement is a very ? very ? real option for Wade, who has been not-so-quietly saying for weeks that he isn't sure if he'll be back next season. The offseason is here now, after the Miami Heat were ousted by the 76ers on Tuesday night in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference first-round series, and the face of the franchise may have taken his jersey off for the final time.

He has not decided.


Amid bevy of head shots, NHL attempts to explain rationale
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

Drew Doughty watched other playoff games this season and couldn't believe that George Parros, the NHL's discipline czar, had suspended him for a head shot.

"I saw four hits last night that deserved more than that," the Los Angeles Kings defenseman said.


Route 111 in New Hampshire closed after police chase ends in crash
by By Associated Press
25 Apr 2018 at 12:00am

WINDHAM, N.H. ? Authorities in New Hampshire have closed a segment of Route 111 following a police chase out of Massachusetts that caused a crash.

WMUR-TV reports a vehicle fleeing Massachusetts State Police Tuesday evening crashed at the intersection of Interstate 93 and Route 11 in Windham. The New Hampshire Department of Transportation has closed Route 11 from Exit 3 to Route 111A.

One suspect was arrested and another suspect fled the scene. Massachusetts State Police helicopters are searching the area.

No further information was available.

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Inmate: Prison officers complicit in cellphone problem
24 Apr 2018 at 6:04pm
South Carolina prison officials have for years blamed cellphones for contributing to inmate violence

Shanghai gets automated bank with VR, robots, face scanning
22 Apr 2018 at 11:55pm
Shanghai gets automated "unmanned bank" equipped with facial recognition software, a virtual reality room and talking robots

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app
18 Apr 2018 at 3:25pm
The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app

Global warming is mixing up nature's dinner time, study says
16 Apr 2018 at 3:25pm
A new study says that global warming is putting predators and prey, pollinators and plants more out of sync than ever

Strong ad sales boost Google parent Alphabet's 1Q earnings
23 Apr 2018 at 5:30pm
Google parent Alphabet has reported a jump in first-quarter net income on the back of further strong digital ad sales and an accounting adjustment

Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah
24 Apr 2018 at 2:10pm
Discovery of mummified body in Tehran raises speculation it could be missing remains of former monarch Reza Shah Pahlavi

Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation
19 Apr 2018 at 4:22pm
The Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run NASA

Leader of German governing party backs Amazon protest
24 Apr 2018 at 2:37pm
The new leader of one of Germany's governing parties planned to join a protest against working conditions at Amazon during CEO Jeff Bezos' visit to Berlin on Tuesday

New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from space
23 Apr 2018 at 4:35pm
NASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space

As doors close in the US, China's Huawei shifts to Europe
20 Apr 2018 at 12:25am
As doors close in the US, Chinese telecoms and smartphone giant Huawei shifts focus to Europe

WATCH: Yahoo failed to disclose 2014 data breach
25 Apr 2018 at 6:34am
The company must pay $35 million in fines for not disclosing the massive security breach.

WATCH: Spotify to reveal what's next for company's app
24 Apr 2018 at 6:05am
Spotify is rumored to be ready to unveil a smart speaker and updated smartphone app at a New York City event.

WATCH: AT&T, Verizon under investigation
23 Apr 2018 at 12:23pm
The New York Times reports the Department of Justice is investigating AT&T and Verizon for alleged wireless collusion.

WATCH: Netflix may be expanding to the big screen
20 Apr 2018 at 11:14am
Reports say Netflix is considering buying and owning movie theaters.

WATCH: Amazon reveals it now has more than 100 million Prime members
19 Apr 2018 at 12:28pm
Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos revealed for the first time a specific number of Prime memberships.

WATCH: Man accused of millions of robocalls grilled on Capitol Hill
19 Apr 2018 at 1:09pm
Adrian Abramovich is accused of making nearly 100 million fake calls in three months and faces a proposed $120 million fine by the Federal Communications Commission.

WATCH: Google ready to take action against apps that violate safety policies
18 Apr 2018 at 8:39am
A University of California study finds that 57 percent of popular Android apps may be illegally tracking children.

WATCH: T-Mobile fined $40 million over false ring tones
17 Apr 2018 at 7:07am
The company admitted to misleading customers into thinking their calls were going through in rural areas by broadcasting false ring tones.

WATCH: NASA to send its newest satellite into orbit
16 Apr 2018 at 11:33am
The space agency says its mission is to discover dozens of planets relatively close to Earth.

WATCH: Vero social network app is taking on Facebook
13 Apr 2018 at 8:20pm
Vero CEO and co-founder Ayman Hariri discusses his growing, ad-free, subscription-based social network and why he thinks it could be the next Facebook, on "Real Biz With Rebecca Jarvis."

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Latest Nintendo Switch hack can't be patched
25 Apr 2018 at 7:00am
The Nintendo Switch has been available to buy for a little over a year now, and unfortunately for Nintendo, the hybrid console just got hacked.

Russia hints it may provide advanced air defenses to Syria
25 Apr 2018 at 6:24am
The Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month.

Video shows ex-Clinton aide in profanity-laced confrontation with cops
by Bradford Betz
25 Apr 2018 at 6:15am
Police released a video Tuesday showing a former financial adviser to Hillary Clinton getting involved in a heated, profanity-laced confrontation with several officers.

Germany's Jews advised not to wear skullcaps amid recent anti-Semitic attacks
by Lukas Mikelionis
25 Apr 2018 at 6:15am
Leaders of Germany?s Jewish community have advised against the wearing of religious skullcaps amid recent anti-Semitic attacks.

Ex-NFL cheerleaders offer to settle disputes for $1 in exchange for meeting w...
by Ryan Gaydos
25 Apr 2018 at 5:57am
A lawyer representing two former NFL cheerleaders who have filed discrimination claims against the league reportedly proposed to settle the disputes for $1 in exchange for a meeting with Roger Goodell.

Spain: record cocaine shipment seized from banana container
25 Apr 2018 at 5:46am
Spain's Interior Ministry says police has found nearly 9 tons of cocaine concealed in a banana shipment from Colombia, a European record for drugs found inside a shipping container.

Hatred of journalists on the rise worldwide, watchdog says
25 Apr 2018 at 5:41am
Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders says hostility toward journalists is growing worldwide, often encouraged by political leaders ? even in democratic countries.

UK Labour Party under fire over anti-Semitism allegations
25 Apr 2018 at 5:38am
Jewish groups say Britain's main opposition Labour Party is still failing to tackle anti-Semitism, despite a promise by leader Jeremy Corbyn to stamp out anti-Jewish prejudice.

Lax vetting on Trump nominees begins to frustrate senators
by LISA MASCARO
25 Apr 2018 at 5:37am
As President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs skids to a halt, senators from both parties are voicing frustration that the White House is skipping crucial vetting of nominees and leaving lawmakers to clean up the mess.

Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz researched Columbine massacre, panel is...
by Ryan Gaydos
25 Apr 2018 at 5:30am
Nikolas Cruz, the suspect in February's massacre at a Florida high school, allegedly researched the 1999 Columbine High School massacre prior to the attack, officials revealed Tuesday.

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German shoppers sample burgers made of buffalo worms
22 Apr 2018 at 1:01pm
AACHEN, Germany (Reuters) - Supermarket shoppers in the western German city of Aachen have stepped out of their comfort zone to sample insect burgers made of buffalo worms.

Shadow-boxing tough guy should protect home-alone Japanese women
21 Apr 2018 at 10:43am
TOKYO (Reuters) - Behind the apartment's curtain, a tough guy is boxing, throwing left and right hooks and jabs, and lunging forward, enough to make any passing criminal think twice before breaking in.

You want tarantula with that? At U.S. burger joint, it's an option
18 Apr 2018 at 10:07am
DURHAM, N.C. (Reuters) - Kristin Barnaby, a self-described arachnophobe, found a way to overcome what she dreads at a North Carolina burger joint.

Marx birthplace cashes in on 0 euro notes for anniversary
18 Apr 2018 at 11:04am
BERLIN (Reuters) - The German city of Trier is struggling to keep up with demand for 0-euro notes, bearing the face of its most famous son and communism's creator Karl Marx, and sold for 3 euros each as part of celebrations for his 200th birthday.

Horses throw toads to win quirky British pub championship
20 Apr 2018 at 3:13am
LONDON (Reuters) - With the final brass "toad" nestled at the bottom of the hole, team members from the Black Horse club jumped in the air to chest bump after becoming world champions at one of Britain's more obscure pub games.

'No to sex on roundabouts', Norway tells high school graduates
18 Apr 2018 at 10:57am
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's high school graduates should refrain from running naked across bridges and having sex on roundabouts lest they give drivers "too much of a surprise", the national transport regulator said on Wednesday.

Japanese man, 112, recognized as world's oldest male
11 Apr 2018 at 3:54am
ASHORO, Japan (Reuters) - A 112-year-old Japanese man born months before Albert Einstein published his theory of special relativity was recognized on Tuesday as the world's oldest man.

Singing road strikes wrong chord with Dutch villagers
11 Apr 2018 at 7:58am
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Take the highway past the Dutch village of Jelsum and the road will play you a tune.

Chinese aviation buff builds full-scale Airbus replica
10 Apr 2018 at 6:58am
KAIYUAN, China (Reuters) - A man in northeastern China who always wanted to own an aircraft is doing the next best thing: building a full-scale replica of an Airbus A320 jet.

Far from war, Basra's cats lap it up in their own hotel
31 Mar 2018 at 7:44am
BASRA, Iraq (Reuters) - A world away from Iraq's battlegrounds, Basra's cat-lovers have found a haven for their favorite pets.