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Lottery players buy Mega Millions lottery tickets Friday Oct. 19, 2018, in New York. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing has soared to $1 billion. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charityFrom San Diego to New York, Mega Millions players are dreaming of how they would spend the record $1.6 billion jackpot should they beat the astronomical odds of winning
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A Mega Millions transaction is processed at the Street Corner Market, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Cincinnati. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Barron County Sheriff's remained at the scene of the home where 13-year-old Jayme Closs lived with her parents James, and Denise Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018 in Barron, Wis. Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents dead in their home in Barron. The girl, who was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, was gone when deputies arrived. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
Vigil planned for missing Wisconsin teen, unseen for a weekA small, rural community in western Wisconsin is planning a vigil for a missing 13-year-old girl whose parents were found shot to death in their home
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
This undated photo provided by Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Isaiah Pretlow. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement early Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, that 19-year-old Pretlow was arrested about 11: 30 p.m. Saturday and charged with aggravated assault. A second suspect, 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard remains on the loose. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)
The Latest: Services scheduled for slain Georgia officerVisitation and funeral services are set to be held this week for a police officer who was fatally shot over the weekend northeast of Atlanta
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Company gauges interest for boosting Dakota Access capacityThe developer of the Dakota Access pipeline is gauging shippers' interest in expanding the volume of crude oil moved through the pipeline from 500,000 barrels to 570,000 barrels per day, despite ongoing tribal efforts to shut the pipeline down
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Former teacher admits to sexually abusing middle schoolersA former math teacher in the nation's capital who admitted to sexually abusing seventh- and eighth-grade girls has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in prison
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This Quiet Oil Spill May Become Biggest Ever in USYou've heard of the Deepwater Horizon and the Exxon Valdez oil spills. But how about a 2004 spill involving Taylor Energy? As it turns out, the latter has been quietly leaking oil off the coast of Louisiana so steadily for 14 years—with no end in sight—that it threatens...
Newser1 hour ago
Flooding prompts boil-water notice for Austin, TexasResidents of Austin, Texas, are being ordered to boil their tap water before drinking after flooding in recent weeks filled the lakes that feed their supply with silt, mud and debris
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Virginia top court to hear 'unrestorably incompetent' caseMore than 13 years after a 16-year-old girl was found raped and murdered, the case of the man whose DNA was found at the scene is heading to the Virginia Supreme Court
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This undated photo provided by Gwinnett County Police Dept. shows Isaiah Pretlow. Authorities say two suspects, including one still being sought by police, have been charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a George police officer. Gwinnett County Police said in a statement early Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, that 19-year-old Pretlow was arrested about 11: 30 p.m. Saturday and charged with aggravated assault. A second suspect, 18-year-old Tafahree Maynard remains on the loose. (Gwinnett County Police Department via AP)
Search on for 2nd suspect in fatal Georgia police shootingGeorgia authorities say they're continuing the search for a teenager suspected in the fatal weekend shooting of a police officer northeast of Atlanta
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He Ordered 2 Waters, Then Left. His Tip: $10K"This is crazy!!" is how a North Carolina hot-dog eatery describes what happened last week at its Greenville location. WRAL reports that a man wandered in to Sup Dogs last Friday, asked for two waters while he was looking at the menu, then left before ordering. The mystery man left...
Newser2 hours ago
Wolf missing after Hurricane Michael recovered in FloridaAuthorities have recovered a wolf named Tahane that escaped from a Florida animal preserve during Hurricane Michael
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