Frenzied efforts to adhere to court orders and reunite families separated by President Donald Trump's border policy has added considerable costs, Politico reported on Wednesday. Advocates are upset that so far the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has spent tens of millions of dollars in additional costs due to the separation policy instead of being used for other priorities such as medical research and rural health programs. In the past two months the department has spent at least $40 million for the care and reunification of migrant children separated from their families at the border, and officials are preparing to shift an additional $200 million from other department accounts. This taking of funds from within the department comes even as the White House considers a request for additional funding for the Department of Homeland Security, which would almost certainly enrage fiscal hawks as midterm elections approach. "We have a public health emergency like Ebola, Zika, … [Read more...] about Politico: Trump’s Border Crisis Diverted Millions From Health Programs
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The sixth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history is up for grabs Tuesday night. Lottery officials say the jackpot reached $470 million, with a $265.3 million cash payout option. Check your tickets! Mega Millions winning numbers 20, 22, 39, 54, 60 and Mega Ball 18 If nobody matches all six numbers in Tuesday's drawing, Mega Millions will hold another drawing Friday night. Other record jackpots from Mega Millions Mega Millions says there were more than 1.35 million winning tickets sold in the Oct. 5 drawing, but none matched all six numbers, driving up Tuesday's jackpot. A press release says a record Mega Millions jackpot of $656 million was won March 30, 2012, and shared by people in Illinois, Kansas and Maryland. Another record $648 million jackpot was won in California and Georgia on Dec. 17, 2013. How to play Mega Millions Mega Millions tickets cost $2 per play and there are a total of nine ways to win a prize, ranging from the jackpot down to $2. You can play Mega … [Read more...] about Mega Millions winning numbers: 20, 22, 39, 54, 60 Mega Ball 18 — 6th-largest Mega Millions jackpot
Berg Beteda shows his just purchased lottery tickets in Los Angeles, California on October 23, 2018, - The Mega Millions jackpot, now reaching 1.6 billion USD, will be drawn tonight. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP/Getty Images) People wait in line to purchase lottery tickets for the Meg Millions lottery at Lichines Liqour & Deli, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Lottery players will have the chance at winning an estimated $1.6 billion in Tuesday's Mega Millions drawing. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds A customer, who did not want to be identified, displays the $200.00 worth of Mega Millions tickets he bought at Downtown Plaza convenience store in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki) People line up to buy lottery tickets outside of a liquor story Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018, in Hawthorne, Calif. Lottery players will have a chance at winning an estimated $1.6 billion jackpot in Tuesday night's … [Read more...] about Mega Millions: One winning ticket sold in South Carolina
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Sep 27, 12:33 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By AFP News 09/27/19 AT 11:59 AM Mylan will pay $30 million to settle US charges it misled investors about probes of EpiPen payments under a federal health program, a US securities regulator announced Friday.Mylan settled the case without admitting or denying the allegations.The charges concern Mylan's statements to investors in 2015 and 2016, a period when the drug company was criticized in the media and in Congress for massive price increases of more than 500 percent for EpiPen, a lifesaving allergy medication.In the federal Medicaid program, Mylan had categorized EpiPen as a generic drug, a classification that allowed it to pay lower rebates to the government than if the drug had been called a branded drug.US officials administering Medicaid contested this classification and the matter was also probed by the US Department of Justice. In October 2016, Mylan … [Read more...] about Mylan In $30 Mn US Settlement Over EpiPen Probe Disclosures