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No winners in Wednesday $420M Powerball drawing

No winners in Wednesday $420M Powerball drawing

Mega Millions draws on Tuesdays and Fridays at 11 p.m. The last Michigander to win the jackpot was Julie Leach, of Three Rivers , who won $310.5 million in 2015. Tickets cost $2 each. Saturday's jackpot, as of now, would rank as the eighth largest jackpot in Powerball history. The Pennsylvania Lottery has sold 17 jackpot-winning Powerball tickets since joining the game in 2002 and two jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket since joining the game in 2010.


Think bottled water is safe? Study says major brands have plastic particles

Think bottled water is safe? Study says major brands have plastic particles

The research , conducted at the State University of NY, took in more than 250 bottles from 11 different brands, sold across nine countries. The majority of products on grocery and retail store shelves are contained in plastic. Given that polypropylene is used to make bottle caps, it was theorized that screwing and unscrewing the cap can shed plastic particles inside the bottle.


Toys R Us is said to miss vendor payments as woes mount

Toys R Us is said to miss vendor payments as woes mount

Although people continue to purchase toys at brick-and-mortar stores, online toy purchases from Amazon are surging as buying habits change, according to Coresight Research. and Mattel Inc. However, this is bad news for smaller toy retailers who were welcome on the toy mecca's shelves but may not have a space in the limited toy aisles of other stores, like Target and Walmart.


Nidahas Trophy: Onslaught from Sharma, Raina take India to 176/3

Nidahas Trophy: Onslaught from Sharma, Raina take India to 176/3

The allrounder, who has bowled 11 of his 16 overs in the tournament in the powerplay, said that his role as a batsman prepares him to understand the mindset of opposition's batsmen. However, Mushfique played an innings of 72* in Bangladesh's last match for a five-wicket victory against Sri Lanka . Bangladesh: Mahmudullah (captain), Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Imrul Kayes, Mushfiqur Rahim (wicket-keeper), Sabbir Rahman , Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Taskin Ahmed, Abu Hider, Abu ...


Wholesale inflation eases to 7-month low

Wholesale inflation eases to 7-month low

Among the three major components of the WPI index, the inflation for primary articles dipped sharply, while fuel & power group inflation also eased contributing to the decline in overall inflation in February 2018. In fact most of the sub-segments of the manufacturing sector apart from the Chemicals industry actually saw flat to negative WPI inflation . The cost of fuel and power, which commands a 13.15 per cent weightage in the index, increased at a slower pace of 3.81 per cent during ...