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Eight winners of $429.6M Powerball jackpot step forward

by Jeff Goldman, NJ Advance Media

May 13, 2016

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The identities of the lucky winners of the one of the largest lottery jackpots in U.S. history will be revealed this afternoon. New Jersey Lottery officials have announced a 3 p.m. press conference to introduce the eight people...

Trial of Baltimore officer in Freddie Gray case underway

by Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

The trial of Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero, charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, got under way this morning with opening statements inside a downtown courtroom. Prosecutors said Nero disregarded his police training when he chased Gray in West Baltimore on April 12, 2015, ...

Authorities: Debris discovered in South Africa, Mauritius ‘almost certainly’ from missing Malaysia plane

by Praveen Menon, Reuters

May 12, 2016

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Two pieces of debris discovered in South Africa and the Mauritian island of Rodrigues are almost certainly from the missing Malaysia Airlines MH370 jetliner, Malaysia’s transport ministry said on Thursday. Flight MH370 disappeared...

Trump, Ryan tout unity in wake of meeting

by Manu Raju and Jeremy Diamond

May 12, 2016

Filed under National News

Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan concluded their highly anticipated meeting Thursday amid signals that the Republican Party will work to piece itself together after a fractious primary. "While we were honest about...

Obama’s visit raises ghosts of Hiroshima

by David Sanger, New York Times

May 10, 2016

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For decades, visitors to the ghostly dome in Hiroshima that stands like a sole survivor from the dropping of the atomic bomb there more than 70 years ago entered a world that mixed unspeakable tragedy with historical amnesia. ...

Austrian Chancelor resigns amid rise in right-wing populism

by Alison Smale, New York Times

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

Austria’s chancellor resigned abruptly on Monday after nearly eight years in office, throwing his country into deeper political uncertainty after a first round of presidential elections last month in which the two governing...

Muslim teen labeled ‘Isis’ in high school yearbook

by Mary Bowerman, USA TODAY Network

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

A Muslim teenager was “disgusted” after being misidentified as “Isis Phillips” in a yearbook photo of her wearing a hijab. Bayan Zehlif, who attends Los Osos High School in California, posted the yearbook photo on Facebook...

Trump taps Christie to lead transition

by Ashley Killough, CNN

May 9, 2016

Filed under National News

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will serve as the chairman for Donald Trump's transition team should the billionaire businessman win the presidential election this fall. "Gov. Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and lo...

Turkey ready to send troops to Syria ‘if necessary’

by AFP

May 4, 2016

Filed under National News

Turkey is ready to send ground troops into Syria if necessary, Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday, after weeks of deadly rocket strikes on a Turkish region from terrorists across the border. “If it becomes necessary,...

Detroit schools reopen after teacher sick-out

by The Associated Press

May 4, 2016

Filed under National News

Students are returning to class in Detroit after teachers who called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they will continue to be paid. District spokeswoman Michelle Zdrodowski...

Marines reinvestigating identity of man in Iwo Jima photo

by Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

May 3, 2016

Filed under National News

The Marine Corps says it’s investigating whether it misidentified a man pictured in the iconic photo of six servicemen raising an American flag at Iwo Jima during World War II. The photo was snapped on Feb. 23, 1945, by Associated...

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