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Wednesday's record Powerball prize invites myths, misconceptions about lottery

Tue Jan 12, 2016 8:19 am

Wednesday's record Powerball prize invites myths, misconceptions about lottery By SCOTT MCFETRIDGE, Associated Press
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - With up to $1.4 billion at stake in Wednesday's Powerball, questions about the drawing seem to be…


Powerball jackpot increases to $1.4B as ticket sales surge

Mon Jan 11, 2016 11:10 am

Powerball jackpot increases to $1.4B as ticket sales surge By JOSH FUNK, Associated Press
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - The Powerball jackpot has grown to $1.4 billion, and the drawing is still two days away.

The prize…


Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants all now set to retire in May

Mon Jan 11, 2016 9:54 am

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus elephants all now set to retire in May By TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is ending its elephant acts a year and a…


Are unlimited data cellphone plans on their way back?

Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:33 am

Are unlimited data cellphone plans on their way back? By TALI ARBEL, AP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - AT&T is once again experimenting with offering unlimited data plans to smartphone customers while promoting its DirecTV service,…


Philadelphia officer ambushed, shot in police car, suspect arrested

Fri Jan 8, 2016 7:22 am

Philadelphia officer ambushed, shot in police car, suspect arrested PHILADELPHIA (AP) - A Philadelphia police officer was ambushed by a man while sitting in his marked cruiser, and was in stable…


Potential exists for beach explosions at 48 locations in 12 states with buried cables

Fri Jan 8, 2016 7:09 am

Potential exists for beach explosions at 48 locations in 12 states with buried cables By The Associated Press
The cable that caused an explosion at a crowded Rhode Island beach last summer, injuring a woman, may have counterparts lying under…


Couple get engaged at Michigan Wal-Mart, then get accused of shoplifting

Fri Jan 8, 2016 7:02 am

Couple get engaged at Michigan Wal-Mart, then get accused of shoplifting BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) - A Michigan couple's engagement is off to a rocky start.

Police say a 25-year-old man proposed marriage…


Obama mocks conspiracy theorists and NRA at forum on gun control

Fri Jan 8, 2016 5:48 am

Obama mocks conspiracy theorists and NRA at forum on gun control By KATHLEEN HENNESSEY and KEVIN FREKING, Associated Press
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) - President Barack Obama mocked conspiracy theorists and tore into the National Rifle Association for pushing "imaginary fiction," as…


Powerball jackpot swells to a record $700 million

Thu Jan 7, 2016 3:36 pm

Powerball jackpot swells to a record $700 million By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times (TNS)
Describing the odds of winning Saturday’s Powerball drawing as “slim” would be an understatement - but it would also be an understatement…


Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas reveals new tech for kitchens of tomorrow

Thu Jan 7, 2016 10:10 am

Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas reveals new tech for kitchens of tomorrow LAS VEGAS (AP) - The CES gadget show has begun catering more heavily to startups hoping to break through the noise. The…


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