Powerball pot now $430 million after Saturday’s drawing failed to yield a winner

(UPI) — On Saturday night, another Powerball drawing came and went without a winning ticket. As a result, the lottery jackpot now stands at an estimated $430 million. The Powerball pot is now $430 million. The next drawing will take place on Wednesday, August 16. (Photo by John Angelillo/UPI) There hasn’t been a Powerball winner since June More...

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By United Press International On Saturday, August 12th, 2017
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Online music service SoundCloud saved by $170 million investment

BERLIN (UPI) — Digital music service SoundCloud will continue to operate following a new investment round. Music streaming service SoundCloud will continue to operate following a new $169.5 million investment More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Lawsuit says Nintendo Switch controller violates patent

TOKYO/SIMI VALLEY Calif. (UPI) — Video game giant Nintendo faces an infringement lawsuit that says the controllers for its new Switch console infringe on a proprietary design owned by another company. A lawsuit More...

By Guest Poster On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Nintendo is getting sued over the design of its detachable Switch console controllers

KYOTO/SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (CNBC) — Video game developer Nintendo is being sued by a U.S. mobile gaming accessory company that claims the controllers for the Nintendo Switch console infringes on a patent More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Venezuela leader Maduro wants to meet Trump in NYC

CARACAS/WASHINGTON (UPI) — Amid his country’s ongoing economic and political crises, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro — a frequent critic of the United States — has called for a face-to-face More...

By United Press International On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Manafort changes legal team as investigations expand

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Paul Manafort, former adviser to President Donald Trump‘s presidential campaign, is changing lawyers as his financial transactions get more government scrutiny, sources close to More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Disney sued for collecting private information from children via game apps

BURBANK, Calif. (UPI) — A class action lawsuit has been filed against Disney and three software companies for allegedly collecting personal information about children playing games on Disney apps. This More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Lockheed Martin receives $22.2 million Trident II contract

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Lockheed Martin Space Systems has received a $22.2 million contract for material, labor and support services for the U.S. Navy’s Trident II D5 submarine-launched ballistic missile More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick for fraud

SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — One of the investors behind the ousting of Travis Kalanick from Uber earlier this summer sued the former CEO on allegations of fraud Thursday. Entrepreneur Travis Kalanick attends the More...

By United Press International On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Up to 160 Applebee’s, IHOP restaurants to close

GLENDALE, Calif. (UPI) — The parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP announced Thursday it intends to close up to 160 locations of the restaurants amid slumping sales. DineEquity said that though it is More...