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BMW plunges 7 stories from Texas parking garage; crashes into alley

BMW plunges 7 stories from Texas parking garage; crashes into alley

Jaw-dropping surveillance video shows the BMW coupe crashing head first into an alley in downtown Austin - only a few feet away from William Burch, who was in his Chevrolet Tahoe at the time. 'So I just immediately just put it in drive and started driving forward and as I started driving forward, the vehicle landed on me'. He was not injured in the incident, and the driver of the BMW escaped with the help of a bystander. Read More

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Mega Millions jackpot up to $393 million

Mega Millions jackpot up to $393 million

The jackpot for Friday's drawing is worth a $393 million annuity value or a $238.3 million cash prize. Lottery players will have two shots at winning a huge jackpot this weekend. That's only for those who win jackpots of a $1 million or more. (1 quadrillion is a 1 followed by 15 zeros). To put that in perspective, those odds are about 6,000 times worse than the odds experts have calculated of being killed by a meteorite strike - at the same time you're being attacked by a shark. Read More

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Venezuela's Top Court Orders Opposition Mayor Jailed

Venezuela's Top Court Orders Opposition Mayor Jailed

Filled with Maduro supporters, it is expected to eventually take the place of the opposition-led National Assembly in a move that critics fear will erode democracy, and is expected to rewrite the Constitution at Maduro's behest. The situation became more acute with the installation of the Constituent Assembly last Friday, given that the body was not recognized by the Venezuelan opposition or by many governments and global organizations. Read More

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Bird infected with West Nile found in Jefferson Co

Bird infected with West Nile found in Jefferson Co

Apply mosquito larvicide, sometimes called mosquito "dunks", to areas of standing water that can not be drained. The virus' symptoms can appear 13 to 14 days after an infection. The dunks prevent mosquito larvae growth. Making sure windows and doors in a home have screens in good condition is also advised. People who are 50 years of age and older have a higher chance of getting sick and are more likely to develop serious symptoms when infected with WNV. Read More

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Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots Both Top $300M

Powerball And Mega Millions Jackpots Both Top $300M

The largest Powerball jackpot of all time is $1.586 billion. Just for fun, the Missouri Lotto jackpot rose to $2.8 million. The Mega Millions second prize for matching only the first five numbers drawn is $1 million. Ticket's for Wednesday's drawing can be purchased until 9:50 p.m. that day. The winning numbers from Tuesday's drawing were 20-22-52-57-73 and the Mega Ball was 07. Read More

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Japan Marked the 72nd Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

Japan Marked the 72nd Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

It was noted on Sunday that Hiroshima's appeal of "never again" on the anniversary had acquired renewed urgency as North Korea moves ever closer to acquiring nuclear weapons . North Korea's efforts to acquire nuclear weapons and its recent test-firings of intercontinental ballistic missiles have brought deep unease in Hiroshima , even as many Japanese appear resigned to the growing threat. Read More

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Vatican intervenes in Venezuela crisis - calls for government to 'respect human rights'

Vatican intervenes in Venezuela crisis - calls for government to 'respect human rights'

It called on all of Venezuela's politicians, in particular, the government, to guarantee "full respect for human rights and basic freedoms, as well as for the existing Constitution". 2 Diosdado Cabello, a long-time rival for power to Maduro, who himself put Rodriguez's name forward. Writing on Twitter, Brazil's Foreign Minister Aloysio Nunes said it was "intolerable that we have a dictatorship on the South American continent". Read More

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Increasing Chance for Storms

Increasing Chance for Storms

Tonight: Isolated shower possible, mostly cloudy, low 59 . Tomorrow night: Mostly cloudy. Areas hit hard already from heavy rain, need to watch for flooding. The week begins wet, as the next wave tracks across the state, bringing a good chance for rain. Highs will be around 90. This storm exits early Tuesday and sunshine will return midweek along with high temps in the low 80s. Read More

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1 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

1 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll

The poll highlights a tough season opening test for the top-ranked Alabama, which will face No. 3 Florida State in prime time on September 2, the same night LSU opens the season against BYU in Houston. And they will start 2017 in the top 10. USC's only Pac-12 South foe to make the preseason ranking was Utah at No. 25. As you can see by looking up and down the Top 25, the Big Ten looks to be one of the best, if not the best, conferences in the nation in 2017. Read More

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