Powerball Jackpot reaches over $500 million

Powerball Jackpot reaches over $500 million

Players can also take the cash option, which would be $324.2 million with the current jackpot before state and federal taxes are applied. You can catch Saturday's drawing only on WPBF 25 News at 11:00 pm. The next drawing is at 10:59 p.m. ET on Saturday. No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night's drawing, so the national lottery game will continue to grow ahead of the next drawing Saturday night. Read More

United Nations aid chief: War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera

United Nations aid chief: War in Yemen causing starvation, cholera

Warning about escalating suffering in Yemen's man-made catastrophe, senior United Nations officials on Friday addressed the Security Council, calling on the global community to push for a political solution to the more than two-year-old conflict. Read More

North Korea crisis: United States and South Korea to conduct joint exercise

North Korea crisis: United States and South Korea to conduct joint exercise

The protesters from 200 civic groups, mostly workers, and liberal activists, urged the government to stop the joint military drills with the US and cancel the THAAD deployment to the country, saying those military measures will provoke North Korea more and increase tensions in the region. Read More

Five Missing After US Army Helicopter Crashes

Five Missing After US Army Helicopter Crashes

Coast Guard and Army rescue have been deployed, and a debris field was spotted by air about 11:28 p.m. Tuesday. Several aircraft and boats are being used in the search. Night training offshore is routine, he said. Weather in the area is partly cloudy with winds of 15 to 25 miles per hour and 2-foot seas. It is the second crash accident of US Army's UH-60 helicopter in half a year. Read More

10-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

10-year-old rape victim delivers baby in India

She gave birth to a premature baby girl this morning via Caesarean section. The crime came to light when the girl was taken to hospital complaining of stomachache last month, and was found to be over 20 weeks into the pregnancy. The woman then moved Patna High Court through YMNA in April, but the court refused to allow the termination after a medical board examined and opined that it could be risky to her life. Read More

Suspect climbs crane during Los Angeles pursuit

Suspect climbs crane during Los Angeles pursuit

Los Angeles Councilman Joe Buscaino said Thursday he's concerned with how easily the SUV was able to blow past the port's security gate. An autopsy is pending, he said. The man removed his clothing, and was seen dancing around the area and lounging on his back during a standoff that lasted several hours. As authorities were deciding what to do next, the man fell to his death. Read More

Mass graves dug for victims after Sierra Leone mudslide

Mass graves dug for victims after Sierra Leone mudslide

Sierra Red Cross Society spokesman Abu Bakarr Tarawallie said by phone he estimated that at least 3,000 people were homeless and in need of shelter, medical assistance and food. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Abu Dhabi said that it would provide emergency relief to the West African country through the World Food Program ( WFP ) worth 367,000 dirhams (100,000 USA dollars). Read More

Trump Blasts Graham on 'Moral Equivalency' after Virginia Attack

Trump Blasts Graham on 'Moral Equivalency' after Virginia Attack

The South Carolina senator responded to Trump's tweet Thursday and warned the president that his handling of the Charlottesville violence was earning him praise from white supremacist groups. Flake's team shot back in a statement issued later Thursday morning: "You don't serve Arizona by cutting backroom deals in Washington , D.C. That's why Senator Flake will always fight for the people of our state". Read More

Australian politician blasted for wearing burqa while calling for ban in Senate

Australian politician blasted for wearing burqa while calling for ban in Senate

Senator Hanson said she wanted the government to ban "full face coverings" in public places. Attorney General George Brandis , a member of the conservative Liberal Party, denounced the move in an emotional speech in which his voice broke. Read More

Longmont weather: High of 76 with a chance of afternoon showers

Longmont weather: High of 76 with a chance of afternoon showers

Mostly sunny on Sunday with highs in the upper 80s to near 90. Longmont should see highs dip into the 70s today before going back into the 80s for the rest of the week, according to the National Weather Service . Highs will reach into the upper 80s south and low 80s north. The partial solar eclipse occurs over New England at 2:46pm and right now, we're expecting clear skies. Read More

Grace Mugabe's assault victim turned down hush money

Grace Mugabe's assault victim turned down hush money

She beat me with such force and energy that I never thought she was going to stop", she said. Initially, there was some confusion about whether she was in South Africa after the alleged attack , with some news outlets saying she had slipped out of the country to evade arrest. Read More

US Republican Party Voters Favor Trump Over Senate Majority Leader McConnell

US Republican Party Voters Favor Trump Over Senate Majority Leader McConnell

Among all voters, 44 percent of respondents voiced approval for his job performance and 52 percent disapproved. Trump's smackdown may help shift blame from himself, capitalize on public anger, and maybe light a fire under Republicans. ("Republicans themselves are evenly split 44 percent to 44 percent on whether the GOP-led Congress has been a success or failure so far.") Democrats aren't that much more popular (34 percent approve), but as the minority party they have the most to gain in "throw ... Read More

Michael Moore Leads His Broadway Audience to Trump Tower for Protest

Michael Moore Leads His Broadway Audience to Trump Tower for Protest

After President Donald Trump doubled down on his assertion that " both sides " were responsible for the deadly violence at a white supremacist march in Charlottesville on Saturday (Aug 12), scores of celebrities have taken to social media to excoriate his response. Read More

Tropical Storm Harvey forms in the Atlantic

Tropical Storm Harvey forms in the Atlantic

The weather advisory says a gradual turn toward the northeast with an increase in forward speed is expected through the next couple of days. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Martinique, St. The Met Office assures citizens that the country is not presently under any tropical storm threat, watch or warning . The system is expected to produce rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches across portions of the Windward Islands from Martinique southward to Grenada. Read More

Scaramucci calls White House

Scaramucci calls White House "tough place" on "Late Show"

Bannon". "That's him wearing his heart on his sleeve, it's a fish bowl, it's a hard job", Scaramucci continued, jokingly adding: "Being the communications director is a tough job". The Fox News Channel remained loyal to Mr Trump's candidacy throughout his presidential campaign and hosted pundits who branded other news coverage Mr Trump "fake news". Read More

Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack

Guam issues fact sheets preparing residents for a nuclear attack

On Thursday, Trump bolstered his warning to Kim about making any move against the Pacific island. U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, on Thursday that he will respond forcefully to any North Korean attack on the U.S. Read More

Trump set to up ante with China over trade ties

Trump set to up ante with China over trade ties

Beijing had pledged to fully enforce the latest sanctions after the United States accused China of not doing enough to rein in its neighbor, which relies heavily on the Asian giant for its economic survival. The annual cost to the United States economy of several categories of IP theft exceeds US$225 billion (S$306 billion), according to a report this year by the IP Commission titled The Theft Of American Intellectual Property. Read More

Tropical Storm Gert expected to form

Tropical Storm Gert expected to form

Tropical Storm Gert has formed in the Atlantic basin and is expected to strengthen over the next several days. Gert has sustained winds of 40mph and gusts up to 50mph. It is not expected to develop into a hurricane, as conditions will not be conducive for such development, AccuWeather reports. The disturbance is forecast to move northwestward through the weekend and to turn northeastward - away from the USA coast - early next week. Read More

Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon

Trump advisers signal the knives are out for Bannon

If he does that, he'll have a successful legislative agenda that he can execute. Mr Scaramucci said the events should be called terrorism and that the President needed to be "much harsher as it related to the white supremacists" in his statement on the violence. Read More

36 dead as trains collided in Egypt

36 dead as trains collided in Egypt

Health officials fear that the death toll may rise further. "The rescue team is now searching for survivals while ambulances are transferring the injured to nearby hospitals", said Magdy Hegazi, undersecretary at the Health ministry. That accident came months after a train carrying military conscripts derailed, killing 17 people, and nearly a year after 47 schoolchildren were killed when a train crashed into their bus. Read More