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Biden midterm elections: Authorizes another $18 million to help elect House, Senate Democrats
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Biden midterm elections: Authorizes another $18 million to help elect House, Senate Democrats

President Biden is authorizing the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to transfer $10 million to House and Senate Democratic campaign committees and is pledging to help raise $8 million for party candidates, a senior party official familiar with the plans tells CBS News. The president’s decision to distribute the money — which he can authorize as...

Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing balloons to $800 million : NPR
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Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing balloons to $800 million : NPR

A patron enters a liquor store as a sign displays the Powerball jackpot, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in Baltimore. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption toggle caption Julio Cortez/AP A patron enters a liquor store as a sign displays the Powerball jackpot, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022, in Baltimore. Julio Cortez/AP DES MOINES, Iowa — No one won...

Thai tycoon and transgender rights advocate buys Miss Universe for $20 million
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Thai tycoon and transgender rights advocate buys Miss Universe for $20 million

CNN  —  A Thai media tycoon and transgender rights advocate has bought the Miss Universe Organization for $20 million, according to her company, which will now host the international beauty pageant. Anne Jakkaphong Jakrajutatip is the CEO of JKN Global Group PCL, a Thailand-based media distribution company, though she’s perhaps better known for her role...

Powerball jackpot leaps to estimated $800 million, its second-biggest ever
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Powerball jackpot leaps to estimated $800 million, its second-biggest ever

The already massive Powerball jackpot keeps on growing and now has hit an estimated $800 million — the game’s second-biggest ever. No winning tickets were sold for the pot of gold up for grabs Wednesday night of about $700 million, Powerball’s largest this year. So for Saturday night’s drawing, the grand prize will be at...

Fossil shows what lizards’ ancestors looked like 167 million years ago
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Fossil shows what lizards’ ancestors looked like 167 million years ago

A reptile named Bellairsia gracilis has been identified as an early member of the squamate group that lived around 167 million years ago Life 26 October 2022 By Riley Black Artistic reconstruction of the fossil squamate, Bellairsia gracilis Elsa Panciroli A Jurassic fossil is helping to illuminate what the earliest ancestors of lizards and snakes...

Thai business mogul and trans activist purchases Miss Universe Organization for $20 million
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Thai business mogul and trans activist purchases Miss Universe Organization for $20 million

IMG has sold the Miss Universe Organization (MUO), which oversees the annual pageant, to the company of Thai transgender business mogul Anne Jakapong Jakrajutatip. It is the first time a woman has owned the organization in its 71-year-history. Jakrajutatip’s Thailand-based media group, JKN Global Media Public Company Limited, purchased MUO for $20 million, according to...