Powerball jackpot up to $334 million for Saturday drawing

The Powerball jackpot for the U.S. multi-state lottery drawing is up to $334 million for the Saturday drawing, which would make for a wealthy 2016 for whoever wins.There were no jackpot winners for Wednesday's drawing, according to the Multi-State Lott...

Southern states brace for surging Mississippi River flooding

Residents of southern states along the Mississippi River are bracing for the flooding that has swamped communities from the Ohio River Valley to eastern Oklahoma over the last week, causing thousands of evacuations and killing at least 31 people.Offici...

Medical record shows Hitler only had one testicle: media

BERLIN A medical document shows that Adolf Hitler only had one testicle, German media said on Saturday, suggesting there is some truth after all to a popular British song that says the dictator had "only got one ball".There has long been speculation t...

Vanuatu on red alert as Cyclone Ula, category 4 storm, approaches

PERTH, January 10 Residents of Vanuatu are taking shelter as a category four cyclone brings heavy rain and strong winds to the same area devastated by the largest cyclone in the South Pacific island nation’s history last year, aid workers said on Sun...

Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...

Bill Cosby sues model Beverly Johnson for defamation

LOS ANGELES Comedian Bill Cosby sued model Beverly Johnson on Monday, saying she defamed him by accusing him of drugging her, and making her the eighth accuser he has filed suit against this month.Johnson is among more than 50 women who have come forwa...

Obama declares emergency in Michigan over bad water: White House

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Michigan on Saturday and ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in the county where the city of Flint has been contending with lead-contaminated drinking water.Mi...

Cavaliers roll over Magic

(The Sports Xchange) - The Cleveland Cavaliers hardly broke sweat in rolling to their most lopsided win of the season, a 111-76 victory over the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center.LeBron James scored 25 points as the Cavaliers beat the Magic for the 12t...

Still air traps smog in China's capital triggering 'red alert'

BEIJING A blanket of humid air trapping smog brought Beijing's first pollution "red alert" on Tuesday although many residents ignored warnings to limit time outdoors and authorities said the pollution would last several more days.Hundreds of people, in...

Singer-songwriter Fish bids farewell to 'Misplaced Childhood'

LONDON Thirty years after the release of Marillion's platinum-rated "Misplaced Childhood" album, Scottish lead singer Fish is on the road performing the work in its entirety for the last time before retiring. In an iTunes age of schizophrenic track hop...