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Officials: No Powerball winner, jackpot swells to $650M
16 minutes ago
By The Canadian Press DES MOINES, Iowa — Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing. Maura McCann of the New Hampshire Lottery says...
PM: Iraqi forces begin operation to retake Tal Afar from IS
2 hours ago
By The Canadian Press BAGHDAD — The operation to retake the town of Tal Afar, west of Mosul, from the Islamic State group began Sunday morning, Iraq's prime minister said. Tal Afar and the surrounding area is one of the...
Researchers find wreckage of WWII-era USS Indianapolis
5 hours ago
By The Canadian Press WASHINGTON — Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the USS Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese...
Penn Jillette apologizes to Newfoundland for insult comedy
6 hours ago
By The Canadian Press LOS ANGELES — Penn Jillette is apologizing profusely for his wisecracks insulting Newfoundland. The talkative half of the Penn & Teller magic and comedy act called Newfoundland "a euphemism for stupid" during Friday's "Overtime with Bill...
Man and children, 13 and 4, die when minivan and semi collide in Manitoba
7 hours ago
By The Canadian Press PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE, Man. — A man and two children are dead after the minivan they were in collided with a semi in Manitoba. RCMP say the van was heading east on the Trans-Canada Highway on...
Message of love, tolerance spread at anti-racism rally in Vancouver
8 hours ago
By The Canadian Press VANCOUVER — Messages of love, tolerance and understanding were shared by thousands of people who gathered on Saturday to protest racism and hate. Signs reading "live with love," "diversity = strength" and "laundry is the only thing...
Wind fans B.C. fires, but growth of two largest blazes is limited
8 hours ago
By The Canadian Press WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Two of British Columbia's biggest wildfires haven't grown much over the past few days despite being fanned by strong winds. Kevin Skrepnek of the BC Wildfire Service says the winds arrived in the...