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Michigan Lottery: Mega Millions Jackpot climbs to $277 million
28 December 2017, 12:55 | Frank Carlson
Feeling lucky? Powerball lottery soars to $337 million
Lottery site USAMega.com estimates the federal tax withholding on the $191 million Mega Millions lump sum would be $47.75 million, and state taxes could knock out up to another $16.85 million (with NY the worst offender). While these aren't record numbers for either jackpot, some convenience store owners say they are high enough numbers to convince many customers to buy tickets. Nobody hit the jackpot in Tuesday night's Mega Millions drawing. The prize for the Powerball drawing sits at $337 million.
Powerball tickets are $2 per play.
There were 322,157 tickets sold that won at least $4 in the drawing. The winning numbers in Saturday's Powerball drawing were 44-15-1-13-3 and Powerball 25. The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292,201,338, the lottery said.
Evazan in 'Star Wars: A New Hope,' Dies at 87
Alfie Curtis was born in London in 1930. "As horrific as he was on-camera, off-camera he was amusing , kind and a real gentleman". Alfie Curtis' other credits include the 1980s TV series Cribb as well as 1980s classic The Elephant Man opposite John Hurt.
JeM 'recruiter' who had Taliban links killed
Mr Vaid said that Tantray had been planning an attack on a convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu highway when police tracked him down. The encounter continued till early morning, and one JeM cadre was identified as Noor Mohammad Tantray.
In rural Gujarat, Congress got more seats, BJP more votes
Out of 182 assembly seats in Gujarat , Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) bagged 99, Congress won 77 and others won seven seats. Hitting out at the BJP, he alleged, "The whole architecture and foundation of the BJP are based on lies".
Churches to hold Christmas Eve Candlelight services
Local churches plan services to celebrate the season on Christmas Eve, Sunday, Dec. 24, and on Christmas Day, Monday, Dec. 25. First Christian Church of Clemmons , 6131 Frye Bridge Road, Clemmons, will have a candlelight and communion service at 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh Steelers at Houston Texans live score, updates
The Steelers recorded first downs on their initial four snaps, quickly covering 57 yards before bogging down in the red zone. Texans P Shane Lechler appeared in his 285th game and passed Sean Landeta for 15th in National Football League history.
Smelly gift was sent to Mnuchin
Police eventually determined the package did not contain an explosive device, and the scene was cleared around 9:30 p.m. The Kentucky native said on Facebook that Secret Service agents interviewed him about the gutsy stunt Sunday evening.