Trump skips debate, wins on social media

Donald Trump was the big winner across social media on the night of Jan. 28 during the seventh Republican presidential debate - despite the fact that he was not even there. 

Trump was the most searched-for candidate on Google during the debate, according to data supplied by the search engine, which co-sponsored the event with Fox News. 

No Bomb Found on Turkish Airlines Flight Diverted to Shannon

No explosives have been found on board the Turkish Airlines plane that was diverted to Shannon Airport in Ireland after a security threat on Sunday.

Flight TK-34  from Houston, Texas, to Istanbul was diverted after a piece of paper with "bomb" written on it was discovered in the toilet, the BBC reported citing a spokesman for Turkey's flag carrier.

No winner of record Powerball jackpot, next draw put at $1.3 billion

No one won Jan. 9's record jackpot of nearly $950 million in the multi-state Powerball lottery, driving the haul for a winning ticket in the next draw to $1.3 billion, lottery officials said. 

Millions of Americans anxiously checked their tickets for the winning combination of six numbers - 32, 16, 19, 57, 34 with a Powerball number of 13. 

Israeli firms in talks to buy natural gas from Leviathan

The partners in Israel's offshore Leviathan natural gas site said on Jan. 7 they were in talks to supply gas to a number of Israeli companies.

In a statement to the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, units of Delek Group said the firms were private electricity producers and industrial companies but did not offer further details.