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Mega Millions jackpot soars to more than half a billion

Mega Millions jackpot soars to more than half a billion

The next drawing is Tuesday night with the jackpot expected to be around $654 million. The largest, just $2 million more, was drawn in March 2012.

A Mega Millions $548 million jackpot awaits lottery players when numbers are drawn for Friday night.

One person in Arkansas did win $3 million Friday by matching all five of the white balls.

ISS crew in 'good condition' after failed space launch
The Canadian Space Agency said Thursday that it did not know whether the failed launch would affect Saint-Jacques' launch date. Russian officials said all manned space flight missions would be suspended until investigators figure out what went wrong .

This weekend's Mega Millions tickets will be available for $2 per ticket and can be purchased until 10:45 tonight in MA.

The Powerball jackpot is also on the rise.

October is beginning to look a lot like Christmas for gamblers, and one Chicago newsstand is playing Santa, handing out 548 free lottery tickets in the Loop Friday ahead of a record-setting prize drawing. The payout was $309.2 million as the cash option.

Disney Debuts First Look At Live-Action 'Aladdin' Remake
Disney released the poster for their live-action Aladdin movie teasing a first look trailer will be release tomorrow. The live-action Aladdin started filming in September 2017, a few months delayed after a prolonged casting process .

The jackpot's been growing since it was last won July 24.

Since 2000, the store has sold three multi-million-dollar jackpot tickets, the owners said, as well as dozens more winners of $1,000 or more.

Kanye West Says Apple Should Build 'iPlane 1' for the President
Returning to law enforcement issues and prison sentences, he called Hoover "a living statue" for black people. "Not legal guns. West also said the President is on a "hero's journey". "Oh, it is good energy", he replied.


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