Lucky Illinois Ticket Wins $1.34 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot, 2nd Largest In Game’s History

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USA TODAY: By Wyatte Grantham-Philips - A shopper at a Speedway gas station and convenience store in Des Plaines, Illinois, won the whopping, almost $1.34 billion Mega Millions jackpot Friday night, according to the lottery game's website. The closely-watched jackpot, which climbed by hundreds... Read more

Former Correctional Officer Sentenced To Nearly 7 Years In Prison For Sexually Abusing 4 Inmates

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New York Daily News: By Muri Assuncao - A former correctional officer was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years behind bars for sexually abusing four women in late 2019, the US Department of Justice announced Friday. Hosea Lee Jr., a former employee of the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP), pleade... Read more

Chris Rock Appears To Slam Will Smith’s Slap Apology: ‘Everybody Is Trying To Be A F–king Victim’

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New York Daily News: By Jami Ganz - Chris Rock is sick of the blame game. The comic on Friday appeared to reference having been slapped by Will Smith at this year’s Academy Awards — this time, just hours after Smith took to Facebook with a long-awaited apology for what quickly came to be kn... Read more

Alex Jones’ Media Company Files For Bankruptcy Amid Sandy Hook Defamation Damages Trial

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New York Daily News: By Jessica Schladebeck - The parent company of Alex Jones’ right-wing conspiracy website InfoWars has filed for bankruptcy amid his defamation damages trial in Texas, aimed at determining how much he should pay Sandy Hook families over his claims the 2012 mass shooting never h... Read more

Brazil, Spain Report First Deaths From Monkeypox

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New York Daily News: By Muri Assuncao - Brazil on Friday reported the first known monkeypox-related death outside Africa in the latest outbreak of the disease. Two other fatalities have since been reported in Spain. The Brazilian victim was a 41-year-old man from Uberlândia, about 330 miles nort... Read more

Police Confirm Death Of Troni Robinson-Burgess

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 22-year-old Troni Aisha Robinson-Burgess. This marks the eighth road traffic fatality of 2022. We want to extend our sincere condolences to the family and loved ones of Miss. Robinson-Burgess. Around 11:43pm... Read more

Police: Missing 76-Year-Old Woman Found Safe & Sound

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A senior citizen reported missing since last night has been found safe and sound and in good health. This after an early morning appeal by police for public assistance to help locate 76-year-old Marshaline Pearson, who was last seen in the Convict Bay Lane, St George’s area around 6.20pm yester... Read more

Drawing Nears For $1.1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

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Associated Press: DES MOINES, Iowa — A $1.1 billion lottery prize will be on the line Friday night as numbers are drawn for the Mega Millions game. The giant jackpot is the nation’s third-largest prize and is the result of 29 consecutive drawings without anyone matching all of the g... Read more

Police Appeal To Pillion Passenger In Two-Vehicle Accident To Come Forward

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Police are today appealing to the pillion passenger on a motorcycle involved in a two-vehicle collision with a car last night to come forward. Police say the accident occurred around 9:20pm last night, involving a motorcar and a motorcycle on Middle Road in Warwick, in the vicinity of Keith Hall ... Read more

Police Appeal For Public Assistance To Locate Missing Senior

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The Bermuda Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 76-year-old Marshaline Pearson. Ms Pearson is described as being five foot, six inches tall, weighing approximately 125lbs, slim build and brown complexion. She was last seen in the Convict Bay Lane, St. George’s are... Read more