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No winner of US Powerball jackpot - prize grows to $888 million

Nobody won a Powerball jackpot of $535 million in a draw on Saturday night in the US, meaning the grand prize will grow to about $650 million ...

- Stuff - NZ

Sport24.co.za | India spinners trigger SL batting collapse

Indian spinners led by Axar Patel triggered a Sri Lankan batting collapse after a strong start.

- News24.com - ZA

Missouri child abuse hotline now accepts out-of-state calls

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. " For years, callers with out-of-state area codes couldn't connect with Missouri's toll-free hotline to report cases of potential ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

The 2017 Angola elections

After 38 years, Angola will soon get a new president, but what is the electoral process?

- Al Jazeera - QA

Pak grants nationality to 298 Indians in 5 years: Ministry

Pakistan has granted nationality to at least 298 Indian emigrants in the last five years, according to the interior ministry. From 2012 till April 14, ...

- The Hindu - IN

Zimbabwe's first lady home after alleged assault on model

- CNN Top Stories - US

How to bring anti-Semitic white supremacists out of the closet

Jews pen an openly anti-Semitic letter to other Jews.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Barcelona van attack suspect may have crossed into France: Spanish police

Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out that he had slipped ...

- The Hindu - IN

Joint Taliban, Islamic State raid killed disarmed Afghan fighters, civilians: U.N.

KABUL - A combined force of Taliban and "self-proclaimed" Islamic State militants killed at least 36 people in what may amount to war crimes during a ...

- Reuters - US

Philippines drug campaign condemned by senior Catholics

It comes as questions are raised over the killing of a teenager by police during a week of violence.

- BBC - UK

Russia Is Now Letting Women Become Fighter Pilots

Michael Peck Security, Europe A big deal?  During World War II, a handful of Soviet women became legends as pilots flying combat missions against ...

- The National Interest - US

N Korea slams upcoming joint US-South military ops

Combative rhetoric between the nations spiked after Pyongyang tested two intercontinental ballistic missiles last month that appeared to bring much of ...

- Times Of India - IN

Samsung Pay accumulated transactions reach 10tln won

Samsung Pay accumulated transactions reach 10tln won...

- MENAFN - JO

Watch: Real-life heroes

These people were filmed risking their lives to save others.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

18 killed in South Africa minibus crash

- CNN Top Stories - US

North Korea slams upcoming US-South military exercises

Manoeuvres are viewed by Pyongyang as a rehearsal for an invasion and akin to 'pouring gasoline on fire'.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Aryana Sayeed: Kabul concert goes ahead despite threats

Aryana Sayeed, known to fans as Afghanistan's Kim Kardashian, sang to hundreds of delighted fans.

- BBC - UK

Polish-US writer Janusz Glowacki dies at 78

WARSAW, Poland " The wife of renowned Polish-U.S. playwright and screenwriter Janusz Glowacki says he has died at 78.Popular in New York and Polish ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jet2 asks French why flight was apparently tracked

LONDON " Budget carrier Jet2 says it has asked French aviation officials for clarification as to why a flight from Spain to Britain was apparently ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Marcellus Williams faces execution despite new evidence

Marcellus Williams is due to be executed on Tuesday despite new DNA evidence supporting his claim to innocence.

- Al Jazeera - QA

How To Succeed In Business After Fleeing For Your Life

A father of seven had to start over after his family was forced from home by Boko Haram. He found safety and a new job in a camp for displaced ...

- NPR - US

Syria's Assad says Western plots against him foiled but war not yet won

AMMAN - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Sunday his country had foiled Western designs to topple him but his army had not yet won the fight to ...

- Reuters - US

Man arrested after 3 children found dead in Maryland home

CLINTON, Md. " Police say an arrest has been made in the slayings of three girls under the age of 10 who were found in a home in Clinton, a Maryland ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Pak soil must not be used for terror activities: US

- Times Of India - IN

Britain calls on EU to move Brexit talks forward

Brexit minister David Davis called on the European Union on Sunday to relax its position that the two sides must first make progress on a divorce ...

- Times Of India - IN

Spain hunts for suspected driver, two others in connection with Barcelona attack

Police have linked multiple vehicles to the terrorist cell and said a much more serious attack' was likely thwarted by an accidental explosion.

- Washington Post - US

The internet dictionary: what is a Milkshake Duck?

Milkshake ducking is now more common than ever. The whole internet loves Milkshake Duck, a lovely duck that drinks milkshakes! Oh, apologies. We ...

- New Statesman - UK

Lawmaker says Ombudsman should probe Kian's killing

A party-list lawmaker on Sunday said the Office of the Ombudsman should conduct an investigation on the killing of 17-year-old Kian Loyd delos Santos.

- GMA News - PH

Tropical Storm Harvey heads through Caribbean

MEXICO CITY " Tropical Storm Harvey is moving through the Caribbean Sea on a projected course that would have it approaching Central America and the ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Almanac: Soviet space dogs

On August 20, 1960, canine cosmonauts Belka and Strelka became the first dogs to survive an orbital space flight. Jane Pauley reports.

- CBS NEWS - US

Finnish police search new sites, talk to suspect in knife rampage probe

HELSINKI - Police searched premises in the city of Turku and interviewed the chief suspect on Sunday as part of an investigation into Finland's first ...

- Reuters - US

Thousands protest in Hong Kong over jailing of democracy activists

HONG KONG - Thousands of people took to the streets of Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against the jailing of three young democracy activists, with ...

- Reuters - US

Liu Xiaobo's widow in rare video amid fears for her safety

BEIJING " A video has surfaced online showing the wife of Liu Xiaobo for the first time since the funeral of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate, who died ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra

Strong 6.4 earthquake hits Indonesia's Sumatra...

- MENAFN - JO

Car bomb kills 2 in Syrian government stronghold

BEIRUT " Activists say a car bomb has killed two people in the Syrian coastal city of Latakia, a stronghold of President Bashar Assad's government.The ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Barcelona van attack suspect may have crossed into France: Spanish police

BARCELONA, Spain - Spanish police hunting for a suspect after the Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people said on Sunday they could not rule out ...

- Reuters - US

CBCP head urges Filipinos to bring back humanity amid bloody drug war

'Ang gulo ng bayan!' This was how former Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines president and Lingayen Archbishop Socrates Villegas described ...

- GMA News - PH

Following damage caused by economic rise, China tackles ambitious conservation experiment

More than 2,700 miles before the Mekong River drains into the South China Sea, before it winds past the ancient Khmer temple of Vat Phou and the poppy ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Zimbabwe blocks South African Airways flights amid scandal over president Mugabe's wife

JOHANNESBURG " Zimbabwe blocks South African Airways flights amid scandal over president Mugabe's wife.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Barcelona terror attacks suspect may be in France, says police chief

Catalonia's police chief says he cannot rule out that the last suspect still believed to be at large in the Barcelona attacks may have crossed into ...

- Stuff - NZ

Get Ready, China: U.S. Navy Aircraft Carriers are Headed to Vietnam

Zachary Keck Security, Asia What will China think? In a move that is sure to upset China, a U.S. aircraft carrier will be visiting Vietnam in 2018, ...

- The National Interest - US

Grace Mugabe returns to Zimbabwe after assault allegation in South Africa

HARARE - Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe returned from South Africa early on Sunday, state media reported, after a 20-year-old model accused her of ...

- Reuters - US

Resolving Trump voters will not miss Steve Bannon

Resolving Trump voters will not miss Steve Bannon...

- MENAFN - JO

Trump has made decision on U.S. strategy for Afghanistan: Mattis

Mattis did not provide details on when the White House would make an announcement or what the decision was on Afghanistan

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Solon expects heated debate for PNP budget after deadly anti-drug ops

Rep. Karlo Nograles expects a heated debate over the DILG's P170.10-billion 2018 budget due to the rise in drug killings.

- GMA News - PH

Iran's priority to protect N-deal from US: Rouhani

"The most important job of our foreign minister is to stand behind the JCPOA, and not to allow the US and other enemies to succeed," Iran's President ...

- Times Of India - IN

Spain releases Dogan Akhanli, German author detained on Turkish warrant

German-Turkish author Dogan Akhanli, who was detained in Spain after Turkey issued an Interpol arrest warrant, has been released. His detention added ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Finnish intelligence agency: Deadly stabbing in western city of Turku was "a likely terror act."

HELSINKI " Finnish intelligence agency: Deadly stabbing in western city of Turku was "a likely terror act."

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UK frees tranche of Brexit position papers

UK frees tranche of Brexit position papers...

- MENAFN - JO

At least 23 people were killed and 120 injured in an Indian train wreck

A train derailment in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh Saturday evening killed at least 23 people and injured 120 more, local authorities ...

- The Week - US