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Mega Millions winning numbers: 10, 19, 26, 28, 50 and Mega Ball 16 for estimated $865 million jackpot

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Those feeling lucky have a chance Tuesday night to win the Mega Millions estimated $865 million jackpot, the game’s largest in at least two years. The bounty has reached those heights because there hasn’t been a winner since mid-September. An $865......

Netflix says borrowing to end as global membership tops 200 million

By Lisa Richwine, Eva Mathews (Reuters) – Netflix Inc said on Tuesday its global subscriber rolls crossed 200 million at the end of 2020 and projected it will no longer need to borrow funds to keep financing its broad slate of streaming TV shows and movies, sending shares up 12%......

IRS may have paid $57 million in error for Trump tax break, report finds

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg via Getty Images ‘Potentially erroneous’ QBI deductions The IRS allowed business owners to claim $57 million in “potentially erroneous” deductions on 12,980 tax returns filed last year, according to a report publicly released Tuesday by the Treasury Inspector......

Dr. Scott Gottlieb estimates only about 120 million people in U.S. really want Covid vaccine

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CNBC on Tuesday the rollout of Covid vaccines in the U.S. may eventually be slowed by not enough people wanting to receive the shot. While the incoming Biden administration will initially be focused on increasing access......

California becomes first state to reach 3 million coronavirus cases

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams California on Monday became the first state to reach 3 million cumulative coronavirus infections as the pandemic continues to set records in the state and across the U.S. The state has recorded 3,015,644 coronavirus infections as of......

As the U.S. surpasses 24 million cases, Los Angeles confronts a more contagious variant.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here As the total number of U.S. coronavirus cases surpassed 24 million on Monday, Los Angeles County, one of the hardest-hit areas, may face even more dire weeks ahead. Deaths in the county have continued to climb as the......

Single anonymous donor gives $40 million to fund 50 civil rights lawyers

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund launched a $40 million scholarship program on Monday to support a new generation of civil rights lawyers, dedicated to pursuing racial justice across the South. With that whopping gift from a single......

Family Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement in Death of Maryland Football Player

New York Times
Marie Fazio The University of Maryland has reached a $3.5 million settlement agreement with the family of a football player who collapsed from heatstroke during a practice in May 2018 and died two weeks later. The details of the settlement were reported by ESPN and appeared in an agenda item......

UK’s Deliveroo raises $180 million from investors, valued at $7 billion

FILE PHOTO: A courier for food delivery service Deliveroo rides a bike in central Brussels, Belgium January 16, 2020. Picture taken January 16, 2020. REUTERS/ Yves Herman LONDON (Reuters) – British food-delivery company Deliveroo said on Sunday it had raised a further $180 million from existing investors, including minority shareholder......

LA becomes first county to reach over 1 million COVID-19 cases

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jordan Williams Los Angeles County has recorded over 1 million coronavirus infections, becoming the first county in the U.S. to reach the grim milestone. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health reported 1,003,923 coronavirus cases since the pandemic......

Mega Millions jackpot skyrockets to $850 million. Do this first if you win

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Angela Weiss | AFP | Getty Images Yet again, the Mega Millions jackpot has catapulted higher. The top prize is now a staggering $850 million — the third-largest in lottery history — following no ticket matching all numbers drawn Friday......

How the Blenders Eyewear founder turned a $2,000 loan into a $90 million business in 7 years

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Chase Fisher had his multimillion-dollar business idea at a San Diego nightclub in 2011. Fisher, who had just graduated from San Diego State University, was suprised by how many people were complimenting the cheap, neon green sunglasses he was wearing......

Azerbaijan to start COVID-19 inoculations with 4 million Sinovac shots

FILE PHOTO: Azeri law enforcement officers stand guard in a street as authorities tightened up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Baku, Azerbaijan April 1, 2020. REUTERS/Aziz Karimov BAKU (Reuters) – Azerbaijan will begin vaccinating citizens against COVID-19 on Monday, using a batch of 4 million......

Maryland Reaches $3.5 Million Settlement With Family of Jordan McNair

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Nick Selbe More than two years after Maryland football player Jordan McNair died during a workout of heat stroke, the university has reached a $3.5 million settlement with McNair’s parents, Marty McNair and Tonya Wilson. The total of the settlement was......

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