DES MOINES, Iowa| Huge lottery prizes due to simple math, with a few surprises

DES MOINES, Iowa — For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds. But there are some quirks and surprises about the math equations that likely will soon vault someone into stratospheric wealth … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa| Huge lottery prizes due to simple math, with a few surprises

AL-TANF, Syria | US general visits troops fighting Islamic State in Syria

AL-TANF, Syria  — The top U.S. commander for the Middle East has flown into a key outpost in Southern Syria where troops are fighting remnants of the Islamic State and trying to block Iranian-backed forces from gaining a foothold. Army Gen. Joseph Votel was making an unannounced visit to the al-Tanf garrison near the borders … Continue reading AL-TANF, Syria | US general visits troops fighting Islamic State in Syria

ISTANBUL | Leaked video shows Khashoggi ‘body double’ after killing

ISTANBUL — Just hours after writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, a man strolled out of the diplomatic post apparently wearing the columnist’s clothes as part of a macabre deception to sow confusion over his fate, according to surveillance video leaked Monday. The new video broadcast by CNN, as well … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Leaked video shows Khashoggi ‘body double’ after killing

TAPACHULA, Mexico | Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push to US border

TAPACHULA, Mexico — Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with members bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. The caravan’s numbers have continued to grow, and the United Nations estimated … Continue reading TAPACHULA, Mexico | Caravan of migrants grows ahead of push to US border

Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida – A former South Florida attorney and a stock promoter have been charged in connection with a $1 million pump and dump securities fraud scheme involving the shares of Valentine Beauty, Inc. (“VLBI”). Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Robert F. Lasky, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s … Continue reading Florida News: Former South Florida Attorney and Stock Promoter Charged with Conspiracy to Commit Securities Fraud in Relation to Pump and Dump Stock Manipulation Scheme

Florida News: Four South Florida Residents Convicted and Sentenced for Roles in Narcotics Importation and Distribution Ring

Florida – On Friday, October 19, 2018, the last of four defendants was sentenced for his role in a narcotics importation and distribution ring, operating in Miami-Dade and Osceola Counties, involving an analogue of the powerful opioid fentanyl, as well as n-ethylpentalone. Ariana Fajardo Orshan, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Mark Selby, … Continue reading Florida News: Four South Florida Residents Convicted and Sentenced for Roles in Narcotics Importation and Distribution Ring

MANCHESTER, England | Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

MANCHESTER, England — Speaking publicly for the first time since being accused of rape, Cristiano Ronaldo defended himself against the allegation and said Monday he is confident the truth will come out in the case. The soccer superstar has been accused of rape in the United States. Kathryn Mayorga filed a civil lawsuit last month … Continue reading MANCHESTER, England | Ronaldo defends himself against rape accusation

Virginia News: NORFOLK, Fiorman Erick Gillett, Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Dealer Sentenced to Prison

NORFOLK, Va. – A Belizian national was sentenced today to 11 years in prison for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, including nearly two pounds of Fentanyl. According to court documents, Fiorman Erick Gillett, 48, who was living illegally in the United States, conspired with others to ship about three pounds of 100 percent pure methamphetamine … Continue reading Virginia News: NORFOLK, Fiorman Erick Gillett, Fentanyl and Methamphetamine Dealer Sentenced to Prison