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Winning $421 million Powerball ticket sold in Tennessee

A winning Powerball ticket worth $420.9 million was sold in Lafayette, Tennessee, in the state’s second-largest lottery jackpot ever, the Tennessee Lottery said Sunday. The winning numbers were 17-19-21-37-44, and the Powerball was 16. Saturday’s jackpot was the 12th largest in U.S. history. In January, a monster $1.6 billion Powerball prize was split three ways. Related: Biggest lottery jackpots in ...

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Wal-Mart's Unconventional Approach To Get People To Save: Prizes

Many Americans don’t have enough savings to get through an emergency. Wal-Mart is offering a new program where you can win money by saving money. STEVE INSKEEP, HOST: A lot of Americans do not have enough savings. A study this year by the FDIC, the people who insure your bank accounts, found that almost half of us would not have ...

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Black Friday May Start Looking A Little Greener With These Alternatives

Shoppers on Black Friday definitely won’t get a view like this of the Lower Falls at the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone National Park while waiting for the stores to open. Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images Shoppers on Black Friday definitely won’t get a view like this of the Lower Falls at the Grand Canyon ...

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People Knowingly Donated $100,000 To Dig A Big, Pointless Hole In The Ground

Happy Holidays from The Hole. Screen grab/YouTube/Cards Against Humanity hide caption toggle caption Screen grab/YouTube/Cards Against Humanity Happy Holidays from The Hole. Screen grab/YouTube/Cards Against Humanity When you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you. Cards Against Humanity, the maker of the game of the same name, announced last week it would be celebrating Black Friday ...

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Oil tumbles as output cut looks elusive; dollar sinks

TOKYO Oil prices tumbled on Monday on fears that producer countries may fail to agree an output cut, pressuring U.S. stocks and the dollar as traders reversed their “Trumpflation” trade as weak oil prices would reduce pressure on U.S. interest rates to rise. That gave some relief to Asian shares, which had underperformed on worries about capital flight to higher-yielding ...

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Oil prices tumble as doubts over planned crude output cut rise

By Henning Gloystein | SINGAPORE SINGAPORE Oil prices fell over 1 percent on Monday, extending declines from last Friday as doubts re-emerged over the ability of major producers to cut output at a planned meeting on Wednesday aimed at reining in global oversupply. Brent crude futures LCOc1 were trading at $46.40 per barrel at 0035 GMT (7.35 a.m. ET), down ...

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Samsung Elec to consider split: Seoul Economic Daily

SEOUL South Korea’s Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) will consider splitting itself into two as proposed by activist hedge fund Elliott Management, Seoul Economic Daily reported on Monday citing an unnamed source. Samsung’s board of directors would hold a meeting on Tuesday and formally respond to Elliott’s proposals, the paper said. The Korea Exchange separately asked Samsung to comment by ...

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Baker Hughes shares set to rise on GE deal: Barron's

NEW YORK Shares of oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc (BHI.N) could rise significantly if it completes its merger with General Electric Co’s (GE.N) oil and gas division, according to a report in Barron’s. The companies announced the deal last month, just as competition in the sector started to heat up after several years of low crude prices. The combined ...

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Drone Racing Could Be the Next Big Thing in Sports (Watch)

Drones and virtual reality are both growing trends in the tech sector. And now, the two concepts are combining in a new sport — drone racing. Here’s how it works. Drone pilots use virtual reality headsets to fly drones around an obstacle course from a first person perspective. Drones fly in different heats and are scored based on checkpoint passes ...

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As Batteries Keep Catching Fire, U.S. Safety Agency Prepares For Change

Picture this: You’re at a park, on a walk, with a baby. A friendly middle-aged man approaches you and tells you your stroller could be really dangerous. You might think, this man is crazy. But maybe not if you knew he’s the nation’s product safety chief. Elliot Kaye expects to step down as chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission ...

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