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FILE - In this Nov. 28, 2017, file photo, Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski walks to the federal courthouse in Philadelphia during a break in a pretrial hearing. The former Allentown mayor is being sentenced sentenced on federal corruption charges Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
Ex-mayor convicted of selling office faces sentencingThe former mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, faces sentencing on federal corruption charges
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Customers line up to purchase lottery tickets, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, at La Preferida Superdiscount store in Hialeah, Fla. Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1.6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing and an estimated $620 million in Wednesday night's Powerball jackpot. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long oddsFor all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot and the $620 million Powerball prize, the games come down to simple math and very long odds
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 29, 2018, file photo, philanthropist George Soros, founder and chairman of the Open Society Foundations, attends the European Council On Foreign Relations Annual Meeting in Paris. The FBI and local police responded to an address near Soros' home after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox. The Bedford Police Department said it responded to the address in the hamlet of Katonah, N.Y., Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, after an employee of the residence opened the package. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
Authorities: Explosive device found near George Soros' homeThe FBI and local police responded to an address near the home of philanthropist George Soros after an object that appeared to be an explosive was found in a mailbox
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Barron County Sheriff's remained at the scene of the home where 13-year-old Jayme Closs lived with her parents James, and Denise Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018 in Barron, Wis. Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents dead in their home in Barron. The girl, who was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, was gone when deputies arrived. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
New ground search for missing Wisconsin girl to startAuthorities are hoping for as many as 2,000 volunteers to help in the search for a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl missing since her parents were killed in their home
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Barron County Sheriff's remained at the scene of the home where 13-year-old Jayme Closs lived with her parents James, and Denise Wednesday Oct. 17, 2018 in Barron, Wis. Investigators have been searching for 13-year-old Jayme Closs since deputies responding to a 911 call early Monday found her parents dead in their home in Barron. The girl, who was ruled out as a suspect on the first day, was gone when deputies arrived. (Jerry Holt/Star Tribune via AP)
Authorities seek 2 vehicles in missing Wisconsin girl's caseAuthorities on Monday revealed they're looking for two vehicles in connection with the disappearance of a Wisconsin girl whose parents were gunned down last week, calling on hundreds of volunteers to resume a ground search
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to $78 millionA Northern California judge has upheld a jury's verdict finding Monsanto's weed killer caused a groundskeeper's cancer, but she slashed his $289 million award to $78 million
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russia says US is increasing nukes in military planningRussia says Washington is increasing the role of nuclear weapons in its military planning as part of a stepped-up campaign by the Trump administration to ensure "U.S. military superiority over the rest of the world."
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Authorities: 2 charged in Kansas road-rage shooting of boyAuthorities: Man and woman charged in road rage shooting that wounded a 4-year-old boy in Wichita
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A Mega Millions lottery ticket rests on the shop counter at the Street Corner Market, Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2018, in Cincinnati. The estimated jackpot for Friday's drawing would be the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. history with a jackpot estimated to exceed $900 million. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsIf it seems lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A Mega Millions billboard in Omaha, Neb., adjacent to a Sears store, shows 999 million, the maximum number it can show, ahead of the lottery draw, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.  Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of the Friday night drawing.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
What happens if you win Mega Millions' $1.6B jackpot?Lottery officials have some advice if you win the estimated $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot up for grabs Tuesday night
The Associated Press4 hours ago
The Latest: Suicidal man in Alaska detained after standoffPolice in Alaska say they've detained a suicidal man who was parked in a vehicle with a woman for hours outside a town's only public hospital
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Florida city commissioner resigns after murder chargeA Florida city commissioner has resigned after being charged in the fatal shooting of a man he accused of shoplifting a hatchet from an Army-Navy surplus store
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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