'This is my big pot': Vancouver Island woman wins $3M lottery jackpot

Vancouver Island winner Frances Lloyd says she plans to use some of her winnings on a new home, and to gift some to her family: (BC Lottery Corporation) Vancouver Island winner Frances Lloyd says she plans to use some of her winnings on a new home, and to gift some to her family: (BC Lottery Corporation)

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German election to set direction after 16 years under Merkel

Germany's closely fought election on Sunday will set the direction of the European Union's most populous country after 16 years under Angela Merkel, whose party is scrambling to avoid defeat by its center-left rivals after a rollercoaster campaign. The environmentalist Greens also are eyeing at least a share of power.