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Mega Millions numbers: Did you win Friday's $345 million lottery jackpot?

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 11:00pm
Here are the winning numbers in Friday's Mega Millions lottery jackpot drawing. National Desk http://connect.syracuse.com/user/nationaldesk/index.html

Trump's Attorney Seeks $20 Million In Damages From Porn Star

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:39pm

Lawyer Michael Cohen has escalated the legal battle with the actress who was paid not to repeat claims that she had an affair with the president.

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Former Cornell student's lawyer: 'Max is quite ill,' actions were 'defensive in nature'

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 10:13pm
The lawyer of a former Cornell student caught with a rifle and homemade explosives said his client is having his mental health evaluated. Chris Libonati | clibonati@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/clibonati/index.html

How police tracked down ex-Cornell student who had bomb material, assault rifle, more

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:29pm
Maximilien R. Reynolds, 20, had an assault rifle, tactical gear and bomb-making materials in his Ithaca apartment, police said. Chris Libonati | clibonati@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/clibonati/index.html

Andrew McCabe, former FBI deputy director, fired by Attorney General Jeff Sessions

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 9:17pm
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday evening he has fired former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, effective immediately. Associated Press http://connect.syracuse.com/user/apnationaldesk/index.html

Man Says He's Not Dead. Court Doesn't Buy It

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 7:46pm

Constantin Reliu returned to Romania from Turkey to find he had been dead for 15 years — officially, at least. And he still is, now that a court has denied his bid to overturn his death certificate.

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Maryland Gets Closer To Retiring State Song That Calls Northerners 'Scum'

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 7:15pm

"Maryland, My Maryland," written early in the Civil War, praises the Confederacy. State senators now have voted to reclassify the song as "historical."

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Kentucky Votes To Ban Child Marriage

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:51pm

Kentucky joins the growing list of states imposing age limits and other restrictions on child marriage, to rein in a practice that has been largely overlooked in the United States.

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Snow Science: Crystal Clues To Climate Change, Watersheds

WIBX News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:34pm

Capturing snowflakes isn't as easy as sticking out your tongue.

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Debate On Role Of Islam Divides German Government

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:06pm

Members of the Merkel government agree that Muslims belong in Germany but disagree on whether the religion itself does.

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A bomb, a silencer, a gun: What police found in former Cornell student's apartment

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 6:03pm
The man had a homemade bomb made of a firework and shotgun pellets, cops say. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

Sound of gunfire inside Central NY school helps to train teachers, staff (video)

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 5:50pm
The Baldwinsville Central School District has hired Armoured One, a school security company, to train staff. Sarah Moses Buckshot | sbuckshot@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/smoses/index.html

Black Man Beaten At Charlottesville White Nationalist Rally Is Acquitted Of Assault

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 5:33pm

Images of DeAndre Harris, 20, being pummeled by white men with poles surfaced after the rally last August. Harris was later charged with assault himself — and, on Friday, found not guilty.

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6 Onondaga County lawmakers vow to scrutinize OCC after secret settlement

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 5:13pm
"FOIL is pretty clear from our perspective," said Legislator James Rowley, one of the letter's signers. "The public has a right to this information." Julie McMahon | jmcmahon@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmcmahon-syr/index.html

NY AG Seeks Sales, Marketing Records Of Opioid Distributors

WIBX News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:26pm

The office of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has served subpoenas on two opioid distributors as part of a multi-state investigation into their marketing and sales practices.

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Upstate NY likely to have a warm spring -- if it ever comes

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:14pm
The cold, wet winter could cast a shadow over spring, though. Glenn Coin | gcoin@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/gcoin/index.html

Syracuse nursing home shakes up management after patient complaints

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 4:08pm
Van Duyn replaces administrator. James T. Mulder | jmulder@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/jmulder/index.html

11-year-old charged with felony in Oneida County after 'concerning message'

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 3:34pm
The juvenile faces two charges in connection with the incident, police said. Elizabeth Doran | edoran@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/edoran/index.html

Police 'stunned' by AR-15, bomb-making cache found near Cornell; ex-student charged

News from The Post-Standard - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 3:30pm
Officers arrested Maximilien Reynolds, a former Cornell University student. Samantha House | shouse@syracuse.com http://connect.syracuse.com/user/samhouse/index.html

In Tariff War, Europe Could Target U.S. Orange Juice, Cranberries, Crocheted Garments

NPR News - Fri, 03/16/2018 - 3:26pm

When President Trump announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, retaliation was expected. Now, the EU has published a list of hundreds of U.S. products that would be subject to European tariffs.

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