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Wife of Furloughed Federal Employee Wins Lottery

6 monthes ago   |   By Newser

It's never a bad time to win the lottery, but a Virginia woman's lucky ticket arrived at an especially good moment. Carrie Walls' scratch-off ticket won $100,000 and an SUV in a state contest, and Walls' husband just happens to be one of the federal employees who has been...
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Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

Chuck Schumer: Child In Border Detention Center Said He Wasn't Able To Brush...

Chuck Schumer: Child In Border Detention Center Said He Wasn't Able To Brush His Teeth

The Senate Minority Leader and other Democrats described “awful” conditions for migrants at a facility they visited at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Matt Scully, owner of The Scullery in Greenville, North Carolina, said he and his wife wanted to celebrate diversity. Read more ...

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

The incident, involving two foreign ships, comes a day after Iran seized another tanker and the U.S. claimed to have downed an Iranian drone. Read more ...

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Trump calls for A$AP Rocky's release from Swedish custody

President Donald Trump said Friday that he and first lady Melania Trump plan to negotiate for rapper A$AP Rocky to be released from Swedish custody, adding that the artist has... Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

CNN Announces Lineups For Second Round of 2020 Democratic Debates

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and Mayor Pete Buttigieg will be among the candidates facing off on the first night of the debate. Read more ...

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

Trump disavows 'send her back' chant from his rally

President Donald on Thursday disavowed the “send her back” chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. "I was not happy with it. I disagree with it,” Trump said to... Read more ...