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October 21, 2018 - 8:40 am
(NEW YORK) -- The day after nobody won a $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, the numbers were drawn for a relatively paltry Powerball prize of $470 million. But, like Mega Millions, no one took home the Powerball, and the pot continues to rise. The winning numbers for Saturday's drawing were 16, 54,...
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October 20, 2018 - 10:14 am
(NEW YORK) -- If you're checking your numbers Saturday morning for the $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot, you're not a grand-prize winner. But neither was anyone else. The next Mega Millions jackpot will be an estimated $1.6 billion -- the highest total in U.S. lottery history. The cash payout is $...
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October 19, 2018 - 5:25 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The New York Stock Exchange is about to get greener. Canada-based Aurora Cannabis plans to start trading on the NYSE on Oct. 23, the company announced Thursday. The move comes in spite of the fact U.S. financial institutions are still barred from doing business with marijuana...
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October 19, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Jeff, a home builder in Lasalle, Illinois, said he bought a battery adapter for his cordless drill on Amazon, and it worked for about an hour before it broke. So Jeff, who asked that his last name not be used in this story, wrote a review saying just that. He said the third-party...
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October 19, 2018 - 1:10 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The record $1 billion Mega Millions jackpot is the latest prize to balloon to astronomical figures -- and officials say they're giving people with dreams of winning exactly what they want. “People wanted to see bigger jackpots,” Carole Gentry, a spokeswoman for the Mega Million Group...
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October 19, 2018 - 9:57 am
(CHARLESTON, W.Va.) -- A few hundred West Virginians are poised to cast a federal election vote on their cell phones this November. And depending on the outcome, they’ll have Bradley Tusk to thank -- or to blame. Tusk, a 45-year-old former political operative and early Uber investor who once...
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Nebraska Tourism Commission
October 19, 2018 - 7:34 am
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska knows the state is "not for everyone" and it's proud of that in a new ad campaign. "We're just simply not on people's shopping list for a vacation," said John Ricks, executive director of the Nebraska Tourism Commission, on ABC News' "Start Here" podcast. New Nebraska Tourism...
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October 18, 2018 - 6:07 am
(NEW YORK) -- The New York attorney general’s office has launched an investigation into whether the parent company of MoviePass, Helios and Matheson, misled investors about their finances, a source familiar with the investigation confirmed to ABC News. Attorney General Barbara Underwood opened the...
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Twitter
October 17, 2018 - 3:45 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Twitter has released data on more than 10 million tweets from nearly 4,000 accounts it said were linked to Russia and Iran, which paint a more nuanced portrait of the nations’ purported online influence operations. The social media giant previously disclosed the operations and...
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October 17, 2018 - 1:41 pm
(NEW YORK) -- An Uber driver has been charged in federal court after allegedly kidnapping a woman, groping her after she fell asleep and then charging more than $1,000 for the ride after abandoning her on the side of a highway. Harbir Parmar, 24, of Howard Beach, New York, was charged in White...
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