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Powerball winning numbers drawing yields no winner; lottery jackpot at $800M, 2nd largest prize in game’s history
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Powerball winning numbers drawing yields no winner; lottery jackpot at $800M, 2nd largest prize in game’s history

The Powerball jackpot is now at $800 million for the next drawing after no ticket matched all six numbers in Wednesday’s drawing. That makes it the second largest prize in the history of the game. There have been no winner after 36 drawings straight. The next drawing is Saturday. The winning numbers for Wednesday were:...

I scooped £630k lottery jackpot – but was left stunned when I won the huge prize AGAIN within a year
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I scooped £630k lottery jackpot – but was left stunned when I won the huge prize AGAIN within a year

A LOTTERY winner who picked up £630,000 was left stunned when he scooped the same prize a year later. Antoine Beaini was happy enough when he won Canada’s Maxmillion LOTTO MAXprize for the first time, back in August 2021. 1 Antoine Beaini won the same prize twice in a yearCredit: Newsflash But after buying another ticket, Antoine could...

No one wins Powerball jackpot; top prize grows to estimated $800M
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No one wins Powerball jackpot; top prize grows to estimated $800M

There is no lucky ticket holder in Wednesday’s huge Powerball drawing, and the jackpot has grown to an estimated $800 million, game officials said. The jackpot had been around $700 million going into Wednesday night’s drawing, but no one matched all five numbers of 19-36-37-46-56, as well as the Powerball, 24, it said on its...

Florida teen captures 28 Burmese pythons, gets top prize
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Florida teen captures 28 Burmese pythons, gets top prize

MIAMI (AP) — A 19-year-old South Florida man captured 28 Burmese pythons during a 10-day competition that was created to increase awareness about the threats the invasive snakes pose to the state’s ecology. Matthew Concepcion was among the 1,000 participants from 32 states, Canada and Latvia who participated in the annual challenge, which removed 231...

Rishi Sunak’s first speech and new cabinet prize continuity
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Rishi Sunak’s first speech and new cabinet prize continuity

Rishi Sunak’s first speech as prime minister was light on details and heavy on rhetoric. One clear priority that emerged was the need to lead the UK through a “profound economic crisis.” Conservative party leader Sunak, who had lost out for the role to Liz Truss just a few weeks ago, said today (Oct. 25)...

Chilean cherries supplier Prize to go public via SPAC deal
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Chilean cherries supplier Prize to go public via SPAC deal

Image credit: Pixabay Chile-based fruit producer Inversiones e Inmobilaria – also known as Prize – is to be floated in the US through a SPAC transaction. The berries and cherries supplier has entered a business “combination agreement” with Rose Hill Acquisition Corp., a US-based special purpose acquisition company. The closing of the SPAC deal, which...

Rishi Sunak edges closer to UK leadership prize as Boris Johnson caves
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Rishi Sunak edges closer to UK leadership prize as Boris Johnson caves

Rishi Sunak took a huge step toward becoming the UK’s next prime minister as former premier Boris Johnson pulled out of the contest after a weekend of vacillation and as he won the endorsement of Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt. In a brief statement on Twitter late Sunday — shortly after...

In bloody battle for Bakhmut, Russian mercenaries eye a symbolic prize
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In bloody battle for Bakhmut, Russian mercenaries eye a symbolic prize

Ukrainian forces fire mortars at a position near Bakhmut, Ukraine, on Oct. 16. (Wojciech Grzedzinski/for The Washington Post) October 22, 2022 at 1:00 a.m. EDT Comment on this story Comment BAKHMUT, Ukraine — The crash and roar of artillery rarely stops in this east Ukrainian city. In the cold and broken houses, residents huddle by...