• Starting jackpots increase to $40M, bigger average jackpots, more millionaires

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    However, the new design decreased the number of white balls to 70 but increased the Mega Ball by 10, making the odds of winning the jackpot to increase from 1 in nearly 259 million to 1 in about 303 million. Mega Millions is changing its structure to increase the size of its jackpots starting Saturday , Oct. 28. Mega Millions now is played in 46 jurisdictions: 44 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S.
  • Hillary Clinton Subject of 2 New GOP Investigations

    Hillary Clinton Subject of 2 New GOP Investigations

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    Nunes said the first goal of the investigation, for which the Intelligence Committee is partnering with the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, is determining "was there actually an open FBI investigation or not". created to benefit former President Bill Clinton's charitable foundation during the time Secretary of State Hillary Clinton served on a government body that provided a favorable decision to Moscow".
  • It's Official, James Comey Is On Twitter

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    At the time, the account only had one follower, Benjamin Wittes of LawFare Blog, a man who's known to be personal friends with Comey. Washington Post national reporter Robert Costa posted, "Former FBI director Jim Comey tweets this pensive photo from Iowa, wearing running shoes in the home of the caucuses".
  • USA prepping nuclear bombers for 24-hour ready alert status

    USA prepping nuclear bombers for 24-hour ready alert status

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    U.S. President Donald Trump spoke on Sunday about North Korea , saying that the government was "prepared for everything". STRATCOM is in charge of the military's nuclear forces and NORTHCOM is tasked with defending North America . Putting B-52s back on 24-hour alert, Mount concluded, "would precipitously raise the risk of accidents , strain an aging force, and ensure a destabilizing Russian response ".
  • Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab sues over treatment in federal prison

    Underwear bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab sues over treatment in federal prison

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    He also claims he's enduring special administrative measures that block him from communicating with "more than 7.5 billion people, the vast majority of people on the planet", according to the lawsuit . The ADX in Florence is the highest security prison operated by the federal government. The Bureau of Prisons did not comment on the allegations, but Abdulmutallab's defense attorney said the prison violated his rights.
  • Uncertainty over Kenya repeat poll even as ballot papers arrive

    Uncertainty over Kenya repeat poll even as ballot papers arrive

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    He said that the former commissioner used a calculated move to flee to the United States to announce her exit from the electoral commission. "We made it clear that we have no demands or conditions on this subject". However, Mr Kenyatta and the commission have vowed that Thursday's poll will go ahead. "The revelations which have come from Chebukati and madam Akombe have basically confirmed our reasons for pulling out of this race".
  • 'Parents of missing Indian toddler want other child back from authorities'

    'Parents of missing Indian toddler want other child back from authorities'

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    Wesley Mathews (37) ordered his three-year-old daughter Sherin Mathews to stand next to a tree behind the fence at their home in Texas at around 3am on the morning she went missing. The body was found on Sunday with the help of search dogs about a half mile from the family's house in Richardson. The cause of death for the body has yet to be determined.
  • Mueller investigating Tony Podesta and Podesta Group

    Mueller investigating Tony Podesta and Podesta Group

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    The probe into Podesta and his lobbying firm, the Podesta Group, grew out of an inquiry into the finances of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort's finances, NBC News reported Monday. A Podesta Group spokesperson told NBC that the firm had "certified" that the European Centre for a Modern Ukraine was "neither funded nor directed by a foreign government or political party".
  • PM Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry service in Gujarat

    PM Modi inaugurates Ro-Ro ferry service in Gujarat

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    His visits assume significance as Assembly elections are due in Gujarat in December. The Model Code of Conduct comes into effect as soon as voting dates are announced, banning politicians from announcing freebies until elections are over.
  • ISIS Claims Responsibility for Kabul Mosque Attack

    ISIS Claims Responsibility for Kabul Mosque Attack

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    It was the second suicide bombing in the Afghan capital in 24 hours and the seventh major assault in Afghanistan since Tuesday , taking the total death toll to more than 200, with hundreds more wounded. Friday's attack on the mosques have been widely condemned. Meanwhile, the Afghan president issued a statement condemning both attacks and saying that country's security forces would step up the fight to "eliminate the terrorists who target Afghans of all religions and tribes".