No Powerball victor raises jackpot over half-billion-dollar mark

The all-time largest jackpot was last year's near $1.6 billion prize. Players should check every ticket, every time. It'll be at the eighth-largest jackpot in USA lottery history . There were 1,170 tickets that matched three numbers to win a whopp... More..

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China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

China urges US, North Korea to 'hit the brakes' on threats

He added: "You don't shoot at people in this world". The answer's no on that one. The same report by the said state media mentioned that Kim advised the U.S. On the other hand, it has indicated that it wo...More..

Hong Kong: Umbrella Movement leader 'mentally prepared' for jailtime
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Hong Kong: Umbrella Movement leader 'mentally prepared' for jailtime

Wong, 20, was on Thursday (Aug 17) sentenced alongside former Umbrella Movement leaders Alex Chow and Nathan Law who were jailed seven months and eight months respectively. The trio had previously been given ...More..

Alibaba invests in Indonesian e-commerce, receives Chinese warning on VPNs
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Alibaba invests in Indonesian e-commerce, receives Chinese warning on VPNs

This easily surpassed the average estimate by analysts polled by Thomson Reuters of 47.70 billion yuan, or a 48.4% increase on the year. Thereby, the company was benefiting from more Chinese consumers buying...More..

Malala follows world leaders to study PPE at Oxford
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Malala follows world leaders to study PPE at Oxford

The area had been previously under Taliban control, with girls banned from going to school. The university extended a conditional offer last spring, but Yousafzai had to pass her A-Level exams at the end ...More..

Saudi king orders Qatar border be reopened for hajj pilgrims
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Saudi king orders Qatar border be reopened for hajj pilgrims

Saudi Arabia last month said Qatari pilgrims would be allowed to enter the kingdom for hajj this year but imposed clear restrictions, including flying via airlines approved by Riyadh. "The government of Qatar w...More..

Donald Trump Needs To Not Be President Yesterday
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Donald Trump Needs To Not Be President Yesterday

Trump made clear that he believes the Nazis who went on to the campus of the University of Virginia on Friday night are just regular folks with a legitimate grievance who were "innocently" protesting. The ...More..

US Black Hawk Down Off Hawaii Coast, Five Missing
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

US Black Hawk Down Off Hawaii Coast, Five Missing

Five soldiers went missing late Tuesday after their helicopter went down off the coast of Hawaii, Coast Guard and Army officials said Wednesday. Curt Kellogg, a 25th Infantry Division spokesman, during a news c...More..

Trump calls Graham statement 'disgusting lie'
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Trump calls Graham statement 'disgusting lie'

A Jewish member of President Donald Trump's Cabinet says Trump has "done a good job of speaking for himself" and has made clear he opposes bigotry, hatred, violence, Nazis and white supremacists. After Trump ...More..

Australian far-right leader wears burqa to Senate
by | Friday, August 18, 2017

Australian far-right leader wears burqa to Senate

The full-length garment, which covers the entire body and face, has been banned in several European countries including France, the Netherlands and Belgium as well as African nations Chad and Congo-Brazzaville....More..

US, Mexico and Canada Launching NAFTA Renegotiation Talks
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

US, Mexico and Canada Launching NAFTA Renegotiation Talks

Lighthizer's remarks underscored the vast gulf, in perception and rhetoric at least, between the US and the other two parties to the agreement, Canada and Mexico, whose representatives hailed NAFTA in their own...More..

Trump doubles down on 'both sides' rhetoric about Charlottesville: Dale
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Trump doubles down on 'both sides' rhetoric about Charlottesville: Dale

Counter-protesters gathered in response, and the two groups clashed. "This week it's Robert E. Lee , I noticed Stonewall Jackson is coming down". He continued: "So you know what, it's fine". But Trump refu...More..

FIBA Asia Cup 2017 quarterfinals result: South Korea defeats Gilas Pilipinas
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

FIBA Asia Cup 2017 quarterfinals result: South Korea defeats Gilas Pilipinas

South Korea will next face powerhouse Iran or the host Lebanon for a seat in the Finals. This FIBA event was not a qualifier to the FIBA World Cup or the Olympics as teams only battled for pride and the FIBA...More..

Michael Moore leads audience of Broadway play to Trump Tower protest
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Michael Moore leads audience of Broadway play to Trump Tower protest

It was further fueled by Trump's divisive defense of the weekend's White Nationalist Rally, which was broadcasted a few hours before the play began. "You look at both sides, I think there's blame on both sides....More..

Pence in Chile: 'I stand with the president' on Charlottesville
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Pence in Chile: 'I stand with the president' on Charlottesville

The Venezuelan opposition doesn't want Trump's "help" when it comes in the form of threats of possible intervention in their country, and by making such a threat he has made their task harder and may have put...More..

Mother of Charlottesville victim urges people to fight against hatred and division
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Mother of Charlottesville victim urges people to fight against hatred and division

Speaking at her memorial service , Mark Heyer said his daughter "loved people" and said the stories he has heard from her friends since she died over the weekend have reinforced that fact. Prior to the ser...More..

by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Britain proposes new customs deal

The British government has sought to not have any border posts between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Brexit . The government will today announce that keeping the Northern Iri...More..

Top militant commander killed in Kashmir
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Top militant commander killed in Kashmir

He (Ayub) was one of the most wanted terrorists and his killing is a great success for the forces", Superintdent Police (SP) Pulwama , Aslam Chowdhary told DH. Dujana, who had infiltrated into Valley in 2010, ...More..

United Kingdom position paper calls for no hard border after Brexit
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

United Kingdom position paper calls for no hard border after Brexit

In a new government paper released on Wednesday, London said it wanted to avoid "a hard border for the movement of goods", and to maintain existing agreements which cover British and Irish citizens' rights to...More..

Lost Engagement Ring Turns Up 13 Years Later Wrapped Around A Carrot
by | Thursday, August 17, 2017

Lost Engagement Ring Turns Up 13 Years Later Wrapped Around A Carrot

Not knowing whom it belonged to, she asked her husband who eventually determined it belonged to his mother. Since her original ring set from the 1950s had broken, this replacement ring was an expensive re...More..