ATLANTA - The jackpot in the multi-state Mega Millions lottery drawing has increased to $50 million. <br>
None of the tickets sold for Tuesday night's $42 million drawing matched all five lotto numbers and the Mega Ball. The next drawing will be Friday. <br>
The winning numbers were: 16-20-26-36-48. The Mega Ball number was 32.
Evoking history and appealing for solidarity, President Barack Obama on Monday cast his decision to send 250 more troops to Syria as a bid to keep up "momentum" in the campaign to dislodge Islamic State extremists. He pressed European allies to match the U.S. with new contributions of their own.
Atlanta Hawks player Thabo Sefolosha filed a federal lawsuit against New York City on Wednesday, alleging he was unjustly arrested outside of a trendy nightclub last year during a fracas that left him with a broken leg and ended his NBA season.