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Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long odds

Mega Millions, Powerball prizes come down to math, long oddsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For all the anticipation about whether someone will finally snag the gigantic Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots, the games come down to two things: simple math — and very long odds.



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Mega Millions jackpot hits $1.6B, thanks to worsening odds

Mega Millions jackpot hits $  1.6B, thanks to worsening oddsDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — If it seems like lottery jackpots are getting larger and larger, it's because they are getting larger and larger.



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The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's odds

The Latest: Alaska governor seeks to boost Begich's oddsJUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on the Alaska governor's race (all times local):



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Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warns

Kids’ lack of sleep linked to higher odds of heart disease, health risks, study warnsA study in the journal Pediatrics links lack of sleep to higher odds for heart disease, high blood pressure, and obesity. It found that less than a third of kids get the recommended amount of sleep.



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Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itself

Experts say Trump's Russia policy is at odds with itselfAt a meeting of the Helsinki Commission, experts said President Trump obfuscates his administration’s policy toward the Kremlin by making pronouncements that contradict the positions of the U.S. intelligence community and diplomatic corps.



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Odds to favor wet weather for 150th Belmont Stakes making for a soggy Triple Crown

Odds to favor wet weather for 150th Belmont Stakes making for a soggy Triple CrownA storm seems destined to bring rain to Belmont Park, New York, to complete a soggy third leg of the 2018 Triple Crown.



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Stanley Cup odds: Vegas still gives Nashville best chances to win it all

Stanley Cup odds: Vegas still gives Nashville best chances to win it allSixteen teams entered, but only eight remain.



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Stanley Cup odds: Vegas predicts which NHL playoff team will win it all

Stanley Cup odds: Vegas predicts which NHL playoff team will win it allThe Nashville Predators fell short in last year's Stanley Cup Final — but



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Hard-won UN debate sees US at odds with partners over Iran

Hard-won UN debate sees US at odds with partners over IranBritish representative Matthew Rycroft speaks during the UN security council session over the ongoing protests in Iran. The US successfully fought off a Russian-led attempt on Friday to block a UN security council discussion over the past week’s Iranian protests. Russia had tried to stop the UN discussion on the grounds that it would represent an inappropriate interference in Iran’s internal affairs.



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Trump Staff Shuffle Could Improve Senate Odds

Trump Staff Shuffle Could Improve Senate OddsRachel Maddow shares a new report that Donald Trump is considering offering Senator Joe Manchin the job of Secretary of Energy, which would allow the newly re-Republican governor of West Virginia to appoint his replacement, presumably a Republican who …



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