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Possible extradition ... Accused cop shooter arraigned ... Powerball jackpot reaches $900 million

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jan. 9, 2016 at 2:41 p.m.



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MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican federal law enforcement official says his country is willing to extradite recaptured drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to the United States. That's a sharp reversal from the government's position after his last capture in 2014. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to comment.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man who investigators say claimed he shot and wounded a Philadelphia police officer in the name of Islam has been charged with attempted murder. Thirty-year-old Edward Archer was arraigned today on charges that also include aggravated assault and assault of a law enforcement officer.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — With hours left before tonight's drawing, the Powerball jackpot has increased to $900 million. Lottery officials say a single winner would have the option of being paid $900 million through annual payments over 29 years or opting for a $558 million lump-sum cash payout. Officials say that if no one wins today, the next jackpot will be $1.3 billion.

WAUKON, Iowa (AP) — Ted Cruz and Donald Trump have been on a collision course all week. The rival Republican presidential contenders are focusing on Iowa, where voters are getting a chance to experience their contrasting campaign styles. Cruz is making stops across mostly rural eastern Iowa. Trump is flying into Iowa for rallies in Ottumwa and Clear Lake.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — A Hawaii congressman wants Aloha wear to be allowed on the House floor on Fridays, a change from the current rule that requires full business attire. U.S. Rep. Mark Takai, a Hawaii Democrat, said in a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan that allowing Aloha shirts would promote a Friday custom that is unique to Hawaii.

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