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ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia woman who bought just one ticket and used family birthdays and lucky No. 7 to choose her numbers was one of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, the second-largest in U.S. history.
EU finance ministers Wednesday reached a banking union accord which will hand Brussels unprecedented new powers to prevent failing banks from wrecking the economy, official sources said. "We have an accord," a French finance ministry source said after another long day of hard talks marked by sharp differences over key elements of the new bank regulatory system. "Momentous day for #bankingunion," EU Financial Markets Commissioner Michel Barnier said in a tweeted message. Negotiations with (European Parliament) can now start," Barnier said.