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The Ukrainian army has reported rebel attacks overnight throughout the restive east, claiming that at one border crossing the rebels were supported by artillery fire from the Russian side.More >>
The Ukrainian army on Friday claimed that soldiers came under artillery fire from the Russian side of the border overnight and were attacked by rebels in several other places in the restive east.More >>
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An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.More >>
Israeli aircraft struck 30 houses in the Gaza Strip early Friday, killing a leader of the militant Islamic Jihad group and two of his sons, while ground troops and Hamas gunmen fought intense battles in the north and...More >>
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The Obama administration is considering giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S. border.More >>
The Obama administration is weighing giving refugee status to young people from Honduras as part of a plan to slow the influx of unaccompanied minors arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border, White House officials said Thursday.More >>
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Prominent HIV/AIDS researchers were among the 298 victims identified aboard flight MH17. To honor their legacy, the Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation is hosting a candlelight vigil. We spokeMore >>
The Chattahoochee Valley Better Way Foundation to host candlelight vigil to honor top HIV/AIDS researchers killed in Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on July 18th, 2014. More >>
Lottery officials said the person holding the winning ticket for Arizona's half
of the $587.5 million jackpot claimed his ticket Friday morning and is a
married man in his 30s living in Fountain Hills.
and his wife couldn't believe it," lottery official Karen Bach said.
"They checked the numbers over and over again - absolutely shocked."
said the man, who wishes to remain anonymous, moved to Arizona from
Pennsylvania about a year ago.
bought the winning ticket on Nov. 28, the day of the drawing, at a Four Sons
convenience store near his home.
said that he used to play Powerball on a regular basis in Pennsylvania,"
said Bach. "And, in Arizona, he's only played twice."
decision to spend $10 on Quick Pick Powerball tickets paid off.
officials said the winner has chosen to take the $192 million cash option -
which works out to be about $134 million after taxes - and has already
assembled a team of legal and financial advisors.
said he should receive his money on Dec.14.
"He mentioned on several
occasions the importance the family was placing on being able to do good works
with in the community," said Arizona Lottery Executive Director Jeff Hatch
Miller. "To be able to support organizations, particularly non profit
organizations, that they were already contributing to in small ways – but, they
hope to contribute to in much larger ways now with this big powerball win."
record-breaking $587.5 million jackpot will be shared with the Powerball
jackpot winners from Missouri, Mark and Cindy Hill, who claimed their prize
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