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Twitter CEO defends Trump ban; McConnell open to Trump conviction; ‘Jeopardy’ names new guest hosts

By Associated Press
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AP Top Stories January 13 Today is Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Let’s get caught up. These headlines are in the news this morning: Twitter’s CEO is defending his company’s ban of President Trump in wake of Capitol riots; McConnell won’t speed up impeachment trial of Trump and won’t rule out conviction; ‘Jeopardy’ names Katie Couric and Aaron Rodgers among new guest hosts. Read on for these stories, other top headlines, celebrity birthdays and more. In this Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, file photo, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appears on a screen as he speaks remotely during a hearing before the Senate Commerce […]Read more >
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Powerball jackpot hits $640M as Mega Millions grows to $750M

By Associated Press
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Another night, another unclaimed giant lottery jackpot. Wednesday night’s Powerball jackpot was worth at least $550 million and grew to an estimated $640 million without a winner heading into the next drawing Saturday. Numbers for Wednesday night’s Powerball drawing were: 4-19-23-25-49 and a Powerball of 14. The Powerball prize drawing was only a day after no one won a $625 million Mega Millions jackpot, causing that prize to grow to $750 million ahead of the next drawing on Friday night. The Mega Millions prize is now the fifth-largest in U.S. history. A customer shows off a Mega Millions lottery […]Read more >
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Photos: Siegfried Fischbacher through the years

By Associated Press
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German news agency dpa is reporting that that illusionist Siegfried Fischbacher, the surviving member of duo Siegfried & Roy has died in Las Vegas at age 81. In this June 4, 1987, file photo, Las Vegas magicians Roy Horn, left, and Siegfried Fischbacher pose in New York, with their rare white tigers, Neva, left, a female, and Vegas, a male, during a stop at Van Cleef & Arpels jewelry before their departure for Germany. (AP Photo/Scott McKiernan, File) Illusionists Siegfried and Roy react after receiving the second annual Liberace Legend Award at a gala benefit at the famed Liberace mansion in Las Vegas, May 17, 1995. (AP […]Read more >