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Mystery millionaire wins $410m jackpot from $2 ticket in Arizona

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A mystery millionaire is celebrating after winning the $410million Mega Millions jackpot from a $2 ticket bought in Arizona.

It is the first time that the jackpot has been won in Arizona, and the win is the largest in a year. 

The ticket for Tuesday night’s draw was bought at a Circle K in Glendale, Arizona, the state lottery commission said.

The odds of winning the jackpot are 1 in 302,575,350 in the 45 states where it’s offered, plus Washington and the US Virgin Islands.

Arizona has for the first time sold a jackpot-winning ticket for the Mega Millions draw

Arizona has for the first time sold a jackpot-winning ticket for the Mega Millions draw

Arizona has for the first time sold a jackpot-winning ticket for the Mega Millions draw

Last August Arizona joined a growing number of states allowing people who win lottery jackpots of $100,000 to remain anonymous forever. 

Lottery winners in Delaware, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Texas, North Dakota and Ohio are also allowed to conceal their identities if the winnings exceed a certain dollar amount, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. 

Other states, like New York, make it easy for winners to collect their prizes under the cover of an L.L.C. or an entity.

John Gilleland, spokesman for the Arizona Lottery, said all big winners since the new law was enacted have opted to remain anonymous.

‘Every single person that has won that sort of money has opted for that,’ he said.

The Circle K in Glendale, Arizona, sold the ticket to the anonymous winner ahead of the draw

The Circle K in Glendale, Arizona, sold the ticket to the anonymous winner ahead of the draw

The Circle K in Glendale, Arizona, sold the ticket to the anonymous winner ahead of the draw

The winner can either claim an annuity with 30 annual payments, or a lump sum of $319.9 million.

The winning five white numbers are 1, 5, 9, 10, and 23, and the gold Mega Ball is 22.

There were 13 winning tickets for the $1 million prize, claimed by matching all five white balls. 

Nine of those tickets were sold in Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and Washington. 

The other four tickets matched the five white balls and the Megaplier, meaning that the ticket is worth $2 million. 

Those four tickets were sold in Mississippi, New York, and South Carolina. 

Tuesday's winning numbers, which can be claimed in cash or over 30 installments

Tuesday's winning numbers, which can be claimed in cash or over 30 installments

Tuesday’s winning numbers, which can be claimed in cash or over 30 installments 

Winners have 180 days from the Mega Millions drawing to claim their prizes. After 180 days, the tickets expire and cannot be redeemed.

The next Mega Millions draw is June 12 with the jackpot reset to $20 million.

America’s largest-ever single lottery win was a $1.537 billion Mega Millions jackpot, won by a person in Simpsonville, South Carolina in October 2018.

The biggest jackpot ever was a $1.586 billion Powerball, won in January 2016 and split between three people.

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RNLI lifesavers rescue three fishermen as they desperately cling to their capsized boat

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A video of a dramatic lifeboat rescue of three fishermen who were clinging to their capsized vessel has been released by the RNLI.

The men were fishing for lobster near Roker Pier in Sunderland on Saturday when their boat became snagged on floating line from a lobster pot and overturned. 

Although they had life jackets on board, the men were not wearing them when the vessel got into difficulty, leaving them clinging to the hull of their sinking boat.

Three drowning fishermen were pulled to safety when their boat capsized as they were fishing for lobster near Roker Pier in Sunderland on Saturday

Three drowning fishermen were pulled to safety when their boat capsized as they were fishing for lobster near Roker Pier in Sunderland on Saturday

Three drowning fishermen were pulled to safety when their boat capsized as they were fishing for lobster near Roker Pier in Sunderland on Saturday

Several members of the public raised the alarm when they saw the men, who were trying to haul a lobster line back on board, hanging on to their upturned boat.

The Coastguard requested RNLI lifeboats be launched and crews from Tynemouth and Sunderland were called out.

Within 10 minutes, the RNLI volunteers had arrived at the scene where they grabbed the drowning fishermen and pulled them to safety. 

The men were taken back to Sunderland Marina where paramedics checked them over and one man was taken to hospital.

A RNLI spokesperson said they have released the footage of the dramatic rescue to warn the public of the dangers of not wearing a life jacket.   

The dramatic lifeboat rescue was captured on video by RNLI volunteers who responded to the alert within minutes

The dramatic lifeboat rescue was captured on video by RNLI volunteers who responded to the alert within minutes

The dramatic lifeboat rescue was captured on video by RNLI volunteers who responded to the alert within minutes

RNLI volunteer helmsman Paul Nicholson said: ‘We understand the boat capsized after becoming snagged on floating line from a lobster pot.

‘Thankfully, our volunteers were able to respond extremely quickly to this incident and prevent a tragic accident which could have very easily ended up with three lives being lost.

‘Hopefully, the dramatic photographs and video of this incident will act as a reminder to those who go out to sea about why it is important to wear your life jacket and not leave it in a locker on the boat.’

RNLI said they have released the footage of the dramatic rescue to warn the public of the dangers of not wearing a life jacket. Pictured: The men are pulled to safety by volunteers after they were left clinging to the hull of their sinking boat

RNLI said they have released the footage of the dramatic rescue to warn the public of the dangers of not wearing a life jacket. Pictured: The men are pulled to safety by volunteers after they were left clinging to the hull of their sinking boat

RNLI said they have released the footage of the dramatic rescue to warn the public of the dangers of not wearing a life jacket. Pictured: The men are pulled to safety by volunteers after they were left clinging to the hull of their sinking boat

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Migrants arrivals could break record again as ‘more than 400’ arrive in UK

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Britain’s migrant arrival record could be broken again today as ‘more than 400’ land in the UK as they rush to cross the Channel before weather changes.  

At least 27 boats were brought into the marina in Dover, Kent after migrants attempted the crossing following a quiet few days due to high winds in the Channel.

Border Force deployed extra resources as crossings resumed in earnest today, with boats containing as many as 30 people spotted in the busy shipping route.     

Authorities were forced to make use of lifeboats at 8am to collect those making the illegal crossing as Border Force vessels were already full to capacity.

Photographs from Dover captured dozens of people thought to be migrants wrapped in blankets and wearing life jackets as they arrived on British shores. 

Small children (pictured today) were among hundreds of migrants rescued by packed Border Force vessels today as they attempted to cross the Channel to the UK

Small children (pictured today) were among hundreds of migrants rescued by packed Border Force vessels today as they attempted to cross the Channel to the UK

Small children (pictured today) were among hundreds of migrants rescued by packed Border Force vessels today as they attempted to cross the Channel to the UK

At least 27 boats were brought into the marina in Dover, Kent after migrants attempted the treacherous crossing following days of high winds in the Channel. Pictured: Arrivals today

At least 27 boats were brought into the marina in Dover, Kent after migrants attempted the treacherous crossing following days of high winds in the Channel. Pictured: Arrivals today

At least 27 boats were brought into the marina in Dover, Kent after migrants attempted the treacherous crossing following days of high winds in the Channel. Pictured: Arrivals today

Young children were among those rescued by authorities on what an insider described as a ‘very, very busy morning’ for Border Force. 

Migrants are thought to have taken advantage of favourable conditions in the Channel, with wind speeds as low as 6mph early this morning. 

Today has been described as ‘the last day of opportunity’ before the weather turns on Wednesday, making conditions too difficult to attempt crossings.

There were no crossings over the weekend or on Monday as French authorities warned of strong northerly winds and strong currents. 

Border Force deployed extra resources as crossings resumed in earnest today, with boats containing as many as 30 people spotted in the busy shipping route

Border Force deployed extra resources as crossings resumed in earnest today, with boats containing as many as 30 people spotted in the busy shipping route

Border Force deployed extra resources as crossings resumed in earnest today, with boats containing as many as 30 people spotted in the busy shipping route

One of a group of people, thought to be migrants, makes a victory gesture on the deck of HMC Seeker, at Dover marina in Kent today

One of a group of people, thought to be migrants, makes a victory gesture on the deck of HMC Seeker, at Dover marina in Kent today

One of a group of people, thought to be migrants, makes a victory gesture on the deck of HMC Seeker, at Dover marina in Kent today

Photographs from Dover captured dozens of people thought to be migrants wrapped in blankets and wearing lifejackets as they arrived on British shores

Photographs from Dover captured dozens of people thought to be migrants wrapped in blankets and wearing lifejackets as they arrived on British shores

Photographs from Dover captured dozens of people thought to be migrants wrapped in blankets and wearing lifejackets as they arrived on British shores

But dozens of people were today spotted having to queue up and wait to be allowed ashore due to the volume of new arrivals.

Arrivals wearing face masks were also seen lining up along the side of Border Force cutter Seeker.

Seeker, which made a rare visit to the inner harbour to drop off the migrants, is part of a scaled-up contingent of Border Force vessels that have been busy in the Channel today.

In total, the agency has had at least five boats in operation: cutters Seeker and Searcher and patrol boats Hunter, Speedwell and Eagle.

A police boat has also been operating in the Channel along with the coastguard helicopter and the RNLI.

Arrivals wearing face masks were seen lining up along the side of Border Force cutter Seeker

Arrivals wearing face masks were seen lining up along the side of Border Force cutter Seeker

Arrivals wearing face masks were seen lining up along the side of Border Force cutter Seeker

Seeker, which made a rare visit to the inner harbour to drop off the migrants, is part of a scaled-up contingent of Border Force vessels that have been busy in the Channel today

Seeker, which made a rare visit to the inner harbour to drop off the migrants, is part of a scaled-up contingent of Border Force vessels that have been busy in the Channel today

Seeker, which made a rare visit to the inner harbour to drop off the migrants, is part of a scaled-up contingent of Border Force vessels that have been busy in the Channel today

In total, the agency has had at least five boats in operation: cutters Seeker and Searcher and patrol boats Hunter, Speedwell and Eagle

In total, the agency has had at least five boats in operation: cutters Seeker and Searcher and patrol boats Hunter, Speedwell and Eagle

In total, the agency has had at least five boats in operation: cutters Seeker and Searcher and patrol boats Hunter, Speedwell and Eagle

More than 6,500 migrants have successfully travelled to the UK aboard small boats in 2020, analysis shows.

September is the busiest month on record, despite there being over a week to go.

The current single-day record for migrant crossings is 416, set on September 2.

On Monday evening the first of up to 400 people were seen arriving at a military barracks that is being used to house Channel migrants.

Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, has been selected by the Home Office to house migrants while their asylum claims are processed.

More than 6,500 migrants have successfully travelled to the UK aboard small boats in 2020, analysis shows. Pictured: Arrivals today

More than 6,500 migrants have successfully travelled to the UK aboard small boats in 2020, analysis shows. Pictured: Arrivals today

More than 6,500 migrants have successfully travelled to the UK aboard small boats in 2020, analysis shows. Pictured: Arrivals today

September is the busiest month on record, despite there being over a week to go. Pictured: Migrants on a Border Force rib at Dover marina in Kent today

September is the busiest month on record, despite there being over a week to go. Pictured: Migrants on a Border Force rib at Dover marina in Kent today

September is the busiest month on record, despite there being over a week to go. Pictured: Migrants on a Border Force rib at Dover marina in Kent today

Today has been described as 'the last day of opportunity' before the weather turns on Wednesday, making conditions too difficult to attempt crossings

Today has been described as 'the last day of opportunity' before the weather turns on Wednesday, making conditions too difficult to attempt crossings

Today has been described as ‘the last day of opportunity’ before the weather turns on Wednesday, making conditions too difficult to attempt crossings

Staff in Folkestone were seen yesterday walking around the disused military base surveying the large open facility and its multiple accommodation buildings.

A member of staff wearing a Hi Vis jacket was seen pointing out where a shower block is going to be installed in the outside space between the housing blocks.

In the evening, around 30 people were rushed inside after arriving at the barracks in two black Mercedes and one grey Volkswagen.

People thought to be migrants arrive at Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, where migrants who have crossed the Channel in small boats are being housed in the military barracks

People thought to be migrants arrive at Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, where migrants who have crossed the Channel in small boats are being housed in the military barracks

People thought to be migrants arrive at Napier Barracks in Folkestone, Kent, where migrants who have crossed the Channel in small boats are being housed in the military barracks

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Charlie Hebdo’s head of human resources was given ‘ten minutes’ to leave her home forever after police received credible death threats during the terror trial.

Marika Bret has been living under police protection for nearly five years in the aftermath of the terrorists assault on the satirical magazine’s headquarters in January 2015.

But she was escorted out of her home by police last week after receiving threats that were ‘sufficiently concrete to be taken seriously’. 

Bret said that she would not be returning. 

Marika Bret (pictured) has been living under police protection for nearly five years in the aftermath of the deadly assault on the satirical magazine's headquarters in January 2015

Marika Bret (pictured) has been living under police protection for nearly five years in the aftermath of the deadly assault on the satirical magazine's headquarters in January 2015

Marika Bret (pictured) has been living under police protection for nearly five years in the aftermath of the deadly assault on the satirical magazine’s headquarters in January 2015

‘I had ten minutes to gather my things and leave my home. Ten minutes to leave behind a part of my life, that’s a bit short, that’s very brutal,’ she told weekly news magazine Le Point published on Monday.

The threats coincide with the trial of 14 suspected accomplices of the perpetrators of the massacres at Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket that left a total of 17 dead.

Twelve people, including some of France’s most celebrated cartoonists, were killed on January 7, 2015, when brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi went on a gun rampage at the offices of the magazine, whose no-taboo style, including publishing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed, had divided the country.

Brett, the head of human resources, (pictured wearing a face mask to walk into the courthouse in Paris for the trial earlier this month) was given 'ten minutes' to leave her home forever after police received credible death threats during the terror trial

Brett, the head of human resources, (pictured wearing a face mask to walk into the courthouse in Paris for the trial earlier this month) was given 'ten minutes' to leave her home forever after police received credible death threats during the terror trial

Brett, the head of human resources, (pictured wearing a face mask to walk into the courthouse in Paris for the trial earlier this month) was given ‘ten minutes’ to leave her home forever after police received credible death threats during the terror trial

Twelve people were killed on January 7, 2015, when brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi went on a gun rampage at the offices of the magazine (above)

Twelve people were killed on January 7, 2015, when brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi went on a gun rampage at the offices of the magazine (above)

Twelve people were killed on January 7, 2015, when brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi went on a gun rampage at the offices of the magazine (above)

There is ‘a crazy amount of hatred surrounding Charlie Hebdo’, Bret told Le Point, saying the forced departure from her home ‘translates the unprecedented level of tension that we are having to deal with’.

Since the start of the trial, which prompted Charlie Hebdo to republish controversial cartoons, ‘we have received all kinds of horrible messages, notably threats from Al-Qaeda, and calls to finish the job started by the Kouachi brothers,’ Bret said.

Al-Qaeda earlier this month threatened Charlie Hebdo with a repeat of the massacre of its staff.

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