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'Dedicated worker': Park ranger furloughed during shutdown wins huge lottery prize

2 monthes ago   |   By KCCI

A park ranger furloughed during the partial federal government shutdown has claimed a lottery jackpot worth tens of millions of dollars.
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A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday.
They won the the $29.5 million jackpot on Dec. 17, 2018, but waited two months to pick up the winnings after consulting with lawyers and financial advisers.
Judith Smith is a park ranger at Fort Wadsworth in Staten Island, New York, which closed with the government shutdown.
She was out of a job four days after learning she had won the lottery on December 18.
A park ranger who was furloughed during the government shutdown in December and...
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Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

Recently furloughed Staten Island park ranger wins $29.5M lottery

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

A Staten Island federal park ranger who was furloughed during the recent government shutdown just became a multi-millionaire, scoring a $29.5 million lottery jackpot, it was announced. Judith Smith, 56, a Bayonne, New Jersey resident who works for the National Park Service out of historic Fort Wadsworth on Staten Island, bought the golden Pick-6 ticket...
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Daenerys Targaryen's downfall on 'Game of Thrones' aligns brilliantly with...

Daenerys Targaryen's downfall on 'Game of Thrones' aligns brilliantly with George R.R. Martin's beliefs about the troubling morals of war

Warning: Spoilers ahead for the series finale of HBO's "Game of Thrones." With Daenerys Targaryen's rise to power and fall into violent destruction, George R.R. Martin crafted... Read more ...

10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Monday. Google suspended some business with Huawei after Trump blacklisted the company. Huawei will immediately lose... Read more ...

Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region...

Trump leveled a stark warning against Iran as tensions in the region escalate: 'If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran'

President Trump on Sunday threatened Iran on Twitter. "If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran," Trump said. "Never threaten the United States again!" The... Read more ...

Deutsche Bank execs reportedly rejected their employees' advice to report...

Deutsche Bank execs reportedly rejected their employees' advice to report transactions involving Trump and Kushner-owned entities to the Treasury Department

Employees of Deutsche Bank's internal anti-money laundering team recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving President Donald Trump and his son-in-law... Read more ...

WWE Money in the Bank 2019 results, live updates, matches, predictions

WWE Money in the Bank 2019 results, live updates, matches, predictions

Live coverage of tonight's WWE Money in the Bank 2019 event including two ladder matches with future title matches up for grabs, while Becky Lynch defends both the "RAW" and... Read more ...

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

War of Will wins Preakness, Bodexpress ousts jockey at starting gate

After finishing well out of the money in the Kentucky Derby from the No. 1 post, War of Will charged to victory after again starting from the rail Saturday. Read more ...

Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in round 1, sends violent...

Deontay Wilder knocks out Dominic Breazeale in round 1, sends violent message to Anthony Joshua

Deontay Wilder knocked out Dominic Breazeale in a single round. Wilder's win sent a violent message to the rest of the heavyweight division, but particularly to his main rival... Read more ...

A Republican congressman says Trump has 'engaged in impeachable conduct'

A Republican congressman says Trump has 'engaged in impeachable conduct'

Republican Rep. Justin Amash called for President Donald Trump's impeachment on Saturday and accused Attorney General William Barr of misrepresenting the Russia investigation... Read more ...

Someone hacked into the USGA database to post some unflattering golf scores...

Someone hacked into the USGA database to post some unflattering golf scores on Trump's account

Hackers recorded some rather unflattering golf scores of President Trump to the USGA-administered GHIN handicap system on Friday, Golfweek reported. The scores were 101, 100... Read more ...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian...

Austria's Vice Chancellor Quits After Video Surfaces Of Meeting With Russian Investor

The video appeared to show Heinz-Christian Strache offering business deals for political support. Strache, of Austria's far-right Freedom Party, called the taping a "targeted... Read more ...