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Florida 20-Year-Old is Lone Winner of $451 Million jackpot

Florida 20-Year-Old is Lone Winner of $  451 Million jackpotHe opted to take the lump sum.



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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Just Gave $33 Million to a Scholarship Fund for 'Dreamers'

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Just Gave $  33 Million to a Scholarship Fund for 'Dreamers'The grant will give scholarships to 1,000 undocumented students



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Jeff Bezos Announces $33 Million Scholarship Fund For 'Dreamers'

Jeff Bezos Announces $  33 Million Scholarship Fund For 'Dreamers'Jeff Bezos, along with his wife MacKenzie, announced on Friday that they’d be donating a $ 33 million dollar grant to the country’s largest scholarship program for “dreamers,” a group of undocumented immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children.



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Takata Adds 3.3 Million Air Bags to Massive Recall

Takata Adds 3.3 Million Air Bags to Massive RecallTakata is expanding the largest automotive recall in U.S. history



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$559 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In New Hampshire Convenience Store

$  559 Million Winning Powerball Ticket Sold In New Hampshire Convenience StoreThe winning numbers for Saturday’s estimated $ 570-million Powerball jackpot, the fifth-largest grand prize in the game’s history, were 12, 29, 30, 33, 61 and Powerball 26.



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No winner in Powerball drawing, jackpot soars to $440 million

No winner in Powerball drawing, jackpot soars to $  440 millionThe estimated $ 440 million prize, with a cash value of $ 278 million, marks the ninth largest jackpot in the game’s history, according to figures on the Powerball website. The winning numbers for Saturday’s drawing were: 28, 36, 41, 51, 58 and the Powerball of 24. The odds of a single ticket hitting all six numbers are 292 million to one, according to the Multi-State Lottery Association.



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2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased security

2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased securityThe NYPD is ramping up security efforts for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, preparing officers for two big threats: terror attacks and dangerously cold temperatures.



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Updated Obamacare enrollment figure dips to 8.7 million

Updated Obamacare enrollment figure dips to 8.7 millionThe number represented a slight decline from the 2017 enrollment figure when about 9.2 million people signed up for health insurance policies from private insurers on the HealthCare.gov platform. It was slightly lower than the 8.8 million figure given last week by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Proponents of Obamacare, as former President Barack Obama’s healthcare law is known, said the 2018 figure was relatively strong given President Donald Trump slashed the program’s advertising and outreach budget and cut the enrollment period in half.



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Arab alliance: Yemen one million cholera cases report exaggerated

Arab alliance: Yemen one million cholera cases report exaggeratedThe Saudi-led coalition fighting in Yemen said on Friday an announcement by the International Committee of the Red Cross that cholera cases in the country had reached one million suspected cases was exaggerated. “It is nearly impossible to accurately determine whether the suspected cases are cholera or simple diarrhea,” a statement by the spokesperson for the coalition said. Yemen, one of the Arab world’s poorest countries, is embroiled in a proxy war between the Houthi armed movement, aligned with Iran, and a U.S.-backed military coalition headed by Saudi Arabia.



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Senate Paid Out $1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data Shows

Senate Paid Out $  1.45 Million In Discrimination Settlements Since 1997, Data ShowsThe Senate paid nearly $ 1.45 million in taxpayer-funded discrimination settlements over the last two decades, according to data released on Thursday obtained by several news outlets.



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