US lottery jackpots climb to $2.2 billion combined after no winners

For $2 a ticket, you have chance to be among the richest people in the world if you beat the long-shot odds of 1 in 303 million to win the Mega Millions lottery jackpot of $1.6 billion Tuesday night The sum reached a world record for lottery jackpots after there were no winners claimed a
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LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May’s position as leader of the Conservative Party – and consequently her premiership – is under threat, with some lawmakers who oppose her approach to negotiating Britain’s departure from the European Union saying they are taking steps to call a confidence vote. Below is an explanation of how May could face
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Kathmandu, Nepal Police Headquarters has taken the first steps to sack suspended Superintendent of Police Dilliraj Bista and Inspector Jagadish Bhatta from police service. The NP headquarters today recommended that the Ministry of Home Affairs dismiss suspended SP Dilliraj Bista and Inspector Jagdish Bhatta by rendering them disqualified to hold any government position in future. Deputy
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NEW DELHI: A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring dozens more, police said. The train failed to stop after the accident on the outskirts of Amritsar, a city in Punjab state, said the state governing Congress party
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KATHMANDU: Government has approved the Read Only Access Work Procedure Guidelines to the citizenship database to certain government service provider agencies. The meeting of the Council of Ministers on September 25 took a decision to this effect. Those government agencies — which record information about citizens, passports, travels, information on land and land management, banking and
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Journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in a fight in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, the country’s state TV reports, quoting an initial inquiry. Deputy intelligence chief Ahmad al-Assiri and Saud al-Qahtani, senior aide to Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, were sacked over the affair, it says. US President Donald Trump said what had happened was
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The first recreational cannabis to be legally bought in Canada was purchased at midnight on Wednesday (02:30 GMT) on the eastern island of Newfoundland amid queues of hundreds of people. Canada has become the second country after Uruguay to legalise possession and use of recreational cannabis. Medical marijuana has been legal in the country since
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US President Donald Trump has cautioned against rushing to blame Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. He told the AP news agency that Riyadh was being treated as “guilty until proven innocent”. Mr Trump also said that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman had denied knowing what happened to Mr Khashoggi.
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The recent disappearances of two high-profile Chinese citizens have once again focused international attention on China’s legal system and its use of secret detentions. First to vanish was A-list actress Fan Bingbing, who appeared in the X-Men and Iron Man film franchises. She was not seen in public for months over the summer and went
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SYANGJA: A paragliding world cup championship is to be organised from November 1 to 4 at the Swarek ground of Bhirkot Municipality-5 in Syangja district. Nepal Paragliding Association, Nepal Air Sports Association and Babu Adventure Club, Syangja are jointly organising the event in collaboration with the District Coordination Committee, Syangja. General-Secretary of Nepal Paragliding Association
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