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Record $949.8M Powerball jackpot numbers drawn

The jackpot amount is the largest in US history and it eclipses the previous record jackpot of $656 million from the Mega Millions game that was won on March 30, 2012. Rising money pool... The ever-increasing jackpot is a result of strong national sales ever since the jackpot was near $400 million just days ago. In Iowa, some stores were apparently running out of paper to print all the $2 tickets people were buying, and in Virginia, they are expecting to sell more than $21,000 worth of ...

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Ted Cruz Links Marco Rubio to Citizenship Questions

He added, "I am not a Constitutional scholar on that, but I think it's worth looking into". You'd think McCain might be sympathetic to Cruz's situation, but did I mention that what goes around comes around? McCain told a Phoenix radio station the day before he didn't think it was irrelevant to examine whether Cruz was eligible to be president, even though Cruz's mother was an American citizen.

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King's Lynn hospital bosses warn of disruption as junior doctors strike looms

This will begin on January 26 and a third day of action on February 10, will see a full withdrawal of junior doctors' labour between 8am and 5pm. If the strike goes ahead, some scheduled operations and outpatient appointments at Guy's, St Thomas's and King's will need to be postponed to ensure emergency services can run.

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Iraq will mediate in Saudi Arabia-Iran row, says foreign minister

Late Sunday, Saudi Arabia announced it was severing relations with Iran because of the assaults, giving Iranian diplomatic personnel 48 hours to leave. In response, the kingdom cut off diplomatic ties with Iran . The cell was allegedly linked to Iran's Revolutionary Guards and Lebanon's Tehran-backed Hezbollah militia and planning a "series of risky bombings" on the tiny Gulf kingdom, the interior ministry said.

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Transcripts of the trial of Brendan Dassey

TMZ reported that Wisconsin native Steven Avery, 53, who was convicted of murdering photographer Teresa Halbach in 2005, filed papers in 2009 that his brothers Earl and Charles were behind the killing. Brendan Dassey, Avery's 16-year-old nephew, then confessed to sexually assaulting Halbach and cutting her throat on his uncle's orders. It then delves into the murder trial and explores whether he was framed by authorities.

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Oil prices can rise in case of Saudi Arabia-Iran hot conflict

The furore over Saudi Arabia's execution of a Shi'ite cleric has depressed the market as it put an end to speculation that Opec members could agree on production cuts to lift prices. They also questioned the lack of any diplomatic response to allegations that two young Iranian boys were sexually harassed when Saudi police searched them for drugs in Jeddah airport previous year.