Saturday, April 21, 2018

Mega Millions prize claimed

Mega Millions prize claimed

The holder of a winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Maryland claimed a share of the record-breaking $656 million prize on Monday, but will remain anonymous, state lottery officials announced. Maryland does not require lottery winners to be identified. The Maryland winner and one in Illinois and one in Kansas will each receive more than $218 million before taxes from the drawing on March 30. Kansas' winner claimed a share of the jackpot Friday, but also decided to remain anonymous.

Seattle's nursing moms supported

It's already against Washington state law to discriminate against public breast-feeding, but the Seattle City Council on Monday specifically made it illegal for businesses and other entities to ask nursing moms to stop, cover up or move to a different location in public areas. Supporters say moms in the city continue to be pressured despite the state law.

Queen gives high rank to Camilla

Queen Elizabeth II has appointed the Duchess of Cornwall to the highest female rank in the Royal Victorian Order, Buckingham Palace said Monday. The announcement that Camilla had been made a Dame Grand Cross came on the day of her seventh wedding anniversary with Prince Charles. Awards under the Royal Victorian Order, which was founded in 1896 by Queen Victoria, are given by the queen to people who have served her or the monarchy in a personal way. Once vilified as a the old flame who poisoned Charles' first marriage to Princess Diana, Camilla has become an integral member of the royal family.

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Romano: Okay, now who sounds like a hysterical teen talking about guns?

Romano: Okay, now who sounds like a hysterical teen talking about guns?

The writer of the letter sounds hysterical. Perhaps a little desperate. And maybe that’s just who Marion Hammer is these days.Most of the world knows her as the take-no-prisoners maven of the National Rifle Association who directs Florida politicians...
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2018 NFL schedule: All 256 games ranked

2018 NFL schedule: All 256 games ranked

When the NFL released its schedule Thursday night, we were going to rank the best and worst games. Instead, we entered the Times schedule-evaluation laboratory and ranked all 256 based on their attractiveness and the quality of the teams involved.One...
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Crystal Palace edges closer to survival with draw at Watford

Crystal Palace edges closer to survival with draw at Watford

Crystal Palace edged six points clear of the English Premier League relegation zone with a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday
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Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

Mob Museum in Vegas lets visitors play police officer

A new exhibit at the Mob Museum walks visitors through digital and live role-playing scenarios that teach them the speed and complexity of police's use-of-force decisions
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Russia reports 10 terror suspects killed in Caucasus region

Russia's National Anti-Terrorism Committee says nine insurgents in the Caucasus region who allegedly were planning acts of terrorism during public holidays in May have been killed by police
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4 former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush's funeral

4 former presidents among hundreds at Barbara Bush's funeral

Four former presidents joined ambassadors, sports stars and hundreds of other mourners at the private funeral for former first lady Barbara Bush
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Nadal beats Dimitrov, 1 win from record 31st Masters title

Nadal beats Dimitrov, 1 win from record 31st Masters title

Rafael Nadal remains on course for a record 31st Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo semifinals
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Holocaust survivor warns Polish leaders over Nazi groups

Holocaust survivor warns Polish leaders over Nazi groups

Holocaust survivor says Poland's leaders tolerate far-right groups with Nazi-inspired ideologies
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Dade City man killed in early morning hit-and-run, police say

Dade City man killed in early morning hit-and-run, police say

A Pasco County man was struck and killed in an apparent hit-and-run early Saturday, police said.Thomas Michael Burdeshaw, 53, who lived on Sundance Drive in Dade City, was hit about 1:45 a.m. on the 36000 block of Blanton Road, police said.Witnesses ...
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Domenech, Matthaus among coaches to apply for Cameroon job

Former France coach Raymond Domenech and German World Cup winner Lothar Matthaus are among more than 70 men to have applied to be coach of African champion Cameroon
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