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The $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot has a winner. Here are tips for handling the windfall

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here MARK RALSTON | AFP | Getty Images Someone in Michigan is kicking off their weekend a whole lot richer. A single ticket sold in the Wolverine State hit all six numbers drawn Friday night to land the $1 billion Mega......

The Mega Millions jackpot is now $1 billion. What to know before you buy a ticket

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here MARK RALSTON | AFP | Getty Images At some point, whether Friday night or down the road, someone is going to win the Mega Millions jackpot. It just probably won’t be you. With the odds stacked against players matching all......

Millions of new investors piled into mainland Chinese stock markets in 2020

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China. Reuters BEIJING — More Chinese investors are piling into the local stock market. In December, the mainland stock market recorded 1.62......

$731 million Powerball jackpot has one winning ticket, with Mega Millions grand prize at $970 million

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here There’s a winning ticket for the $730 million Powerball jackpot, the first to get the top prize in months. The lucky ducat for Wednesday night’s drawing was sold in Maryland, lottery officials said, without being more specific. It was......

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

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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......

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

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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......

MIT professor accused of hiding Chinese government contracts while receiving millions in US grants

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here A leading Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor was arrested on Thursday and is accused of concealing millions of dollars in contracts with the Chinese government while receiving millions of dollars in federal grants to conduct advanced energy research for......

Millions Flock to Telegram and Signal as Fears Grow Over Big Tech

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Neeraj Agrawal, a spokesman for a cryptocurrency think tank, has typically used the encrypted messaging app Signal to chat with privacy-minded colleagues and peers. So he was surprised on Monday when the app alerted him to two new users: Mom and Dad. “Signal still had a subversive shine to it,”......

Dark-money GOP fund funneled millions of dollars to groups that pushed voter fraud claims

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Members of the National Guard and the Washington D.C. police keep a small group of demonstrators away from the Capital after thousands of Donald Trump supporters stormed the United States Capitol building following a “Stop the Steal” rally on January......

Mega Millions jackpot leaps to estimated $750 million after no winning tickets in latest drawing

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Those feeling lucky had a chance to win an estimated $625 million jackpot in the Mega Millions lottery, the eighth-largest jackpot in U.S. history. The bounty reached those heights because there hadn’t been a winner for months. But there......

Impeach Trump so he won’t get taxpayer millions after his presidency

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY Editor’s note: This column has been updated to clarify the ways Congress can deny benefits to former presidents.   In spite of the U.S. Capitol siege incited by President Donald Trump, Republican leaders in Congress continue to oppose......

There’s nearly $1 billion combined in Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Between the nation’s two largest lottery jackpots, there’s close to $1 billion up for grabs. Mega Millions’ top prize was revised upward to $520 million due to strong ticket sales. The next drawing is Friday at 11 p.m. Eastern Time.......

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