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November 8, 2018 9:56 PM Man wins lottery prize by picking Red Sox jersey numbers

BRAINTREE, Mass. -- A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox. The lottery said in a statement that 84-year-old Jim Aylward Jr., of Templeton, won the prize in Monday's Mass Cash drawing using the numbers 11-16-19-22-25. He claimed his prize 85

November 8, 2018 5:11 PM WFP to double food aid to Yemen, says 14 million risk starvation

GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Food Programme plans to double its food assistance program for Yemen, aiming to reach up to 14 million people “to avert mass starvation”, it said in a statement on Thursday. “Yemen is the largest hunger crisis in the world. Millions of people are living on the edge of famine and the situation is getting worse by the day,” said the U.N. agency 105

November 8, 2018 10:29 AM Las Vegas shooting survivors were inside Thousand Oak bar, friends say

Hundreds of people were inside the venue for "college country night" when shots rang at around 11:20 p.m. The shooter was dead inside the bar, police said. It was unclear how he died. Chandler Gunn, 23, of Newberry Park, called a friend who works at the Borderline Bar & Grill, who was also at Route 91 in Las Vegas, The Los Angeles Times reported 104

November 8, 2018 5:00 AM Syrian man sentenced in U.S. for making bomb parts

(Reuters) - A Syrian man accused in 2011 of designing and assembling electronic parts for radio-controlled roadside bombs for attacks on U.S. military forces in Iraq was convicted on Wednesday in an Arizona federal court, U.S. officials said. Ahmed Alahmedalabdaloklah, 41, also known as Ahmad Ibrahim Al-Ahmad, was sentenced to life in prison plus 30 years 99

November 7, 2018 10:01 AM Republicans, Dems get ready for House leadership battles in coming weeks

From the GOP’s gains in the Senate to Nancy Pelosi’s vindication, here’s a look at some of the newsworthy wins of the 2018 midterm election. Internal, leadership battles are likely to consume the House of Representatives over the coming weeks. House Republicans have set their internal leadership races for next week. In many respects, losing the House 163

November 6, 2018 5:00 PM Fighting between Colombia rebels and gang displaced 850 people: mayor

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Fighting between Colombia’s ELN rebel group and a crime gang for control of a drug trafficking area in the eastern part of the country has displaced 850 people, including some 400 children, a local official said on Tuesday. The residents fled rural areas in Hacari municipality, in Norte de Santander province along the border with Venezuela 89

November 6, 2018 11:42 AM China rejects Western concerns on alleged Uighur mass detentions

GENEVA (Reuters) - China on Tuesday rejected Western countries’ criticism of suspected mass detention of Uighurs in Xinjiang province, saying that the allegations were “seriously far away from facts”. “We will not accept politically-driven accusations from a few countries that are fraught with biases,” Le Yucheng, Chinese vice minister of foreign affairs 87

November 4, 2018 8:03 PM Screaming man interrupts Catholic TV network's live mass

IRONDALE, Ala. – A screaming man has interrupted the live, televised Mass on a global Catholic network. The unidentified man yelled "this is it!" and profanities as a priest lifted the chalice during EWTN Global Catholic Network's live Mass on Sunday morning from its studios in Irondale, Alabama. The top of the man's head could be seen approaching the altar 58

November 4, 2018 7:10 PM Amazon in 'advanced talks' to build new HQ near DC

Retail giant Amazon Inc. is in "advanced talks" to open its second headquarters in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, The Washington Post reported Saturday. Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City. It's a large residential and office complex in Arlington, Virginia, just south of Washington, the Post said, citing 152

November 4, 2018 4:18 PM 'Saturday Night Live' Mocks Fox News' Coverage of the Migrant Caravan

Fox News’ intense coverage of the migrant caravan was the subject of this week’s “Saturday Night Live” cold open. The show mocked what it saw as fear-mongering rhetoric used by conservative media. The sketch parodied an episode of “The Ingraham Angle,” with host Laura Ingraham played by ‘SNL’s Kate McKinnon, commenting on the thousands of migrants making 92