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$1 Million Lottery Winner Poisoned

Posted January 8th, 2013 at 11:25 am (UTC-5)
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U.S. officials say the winner of a $1 million lottery jackpot was poisoned last year before he could receive his award money. Authorities this week determined that Urooj Khan ingested a lethal dose of cyanide. Cook County Medical Examiner Stephen Cina said a relative had asked authorities to further look into his death after initial […]

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$540 Million Jackpot Sparks Lottery Frenzy in US

Posted March 30th, 2012 at 11:15 am (UTC-5)
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A record $540 million U.S. lottery jackpot has people across the country racing to buy tickets. Lottery officials are calling the winnings at stake in Friday’s Mega Millions drawing the “largest lottery jackpot in world history.” The dream of half a billion dollars has sparked lines at convenience stores across the 42 states where tickets […]

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US Court Dismisses Visa Lottery Lawsuit

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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A federal court in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit brought by citizens of more than 20 countries who were mistakenly informed they won a special visa lottery program to enter the U.S. Reacting to Thursday’s dismissal, attorneys for the plaintiffs said Friday that the State Department may have won in court, but has lost the […]

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