Navy veteran wins big on Maryland lottery ticket her mom bought as housewarming gift

A Maryland woman won a $50,000 top prize on a lottery ticket her mom bought her as a housewarming gift. Getty Images/iStockphoto A mom’s housewarming gift to her daughter turned out to be worth $50,000 in Maryland. The daughter, an Upper Marlboro woman who recently returned to Maryland after serving in the U.S. Navy for … Read more

Ukraine triumphs in Eurovision Song Contest with UK’s Sam Ryder second

U kraine has won the Eurovision Song Contest with folk-rap group Kalush Orchestra. The act have been the frontrunners since Russia’s invasion – which prompted organisers to ban the country from competing. The country joined the contest in 2003 and its three wins make it one of the most successful of the newer competitor countries … Read more

Search for perfect Mother’s Day gift ends with ‘life-changing’ lottery win for SC man

Two Mother’s Day cards from American Greetings, the first, left, from 1938, and the other a contemporary card from this year, show the difference in the how our societal view of motherhood has changed over the years, in Brooklyn, Ohio Monday, May 1, 2006. (AP Photo/Jamie-Andrea Yanak) JAMIE-ANDREA YANAK AP A South Carolina man was … Read more

Manager praises Everton fans after relegation-threatened Toffees stun Chelsea

Everton manager Frank Lampard said the fans’ support was crucial to the relegation-threatened club in an important 1-0 Premier League victory over Chelsea on Sunday.  Premier League: Spurs 3 Leicester City 1 Everton 1 Chelsea 0 West Ham 1 Arsenal 2 “The fans were the man of the match today, from the drive in to … Read more

Advantage Liverpool as Reds win Champions League semi-final first leg over Villarreal

Liverpool looks like being one European giant too many for Villarreal. A third Champions League final in five years is in sight for the English club after their 2-0 win in the first leg of the semi-finals on Wednesday, secured after an own-goal by Pervis Estupinan and a poked finish by Sadio Mane in a two-minute … Read more

Dad discovers he hit lottery jackpot as son is prepped for surgery in Virginia

Virginia Lottery As Jerome Stephens’ son was getting prepped for surgery in Virginia, the father took a moment to check the lottery’s winning numbers. His son was put under anesthesia just as Stephens discovered he had won a $150,000 jackpot, according to an April 21 news release from the Virginia Lottery. Stephens matched four of … Read more

Teacher’s husband buys lottery ticket to cheer her up. Now they can buy a new house

A Maryland teacher was having a bad week when her husband brought home a lottery ticket to cheer her up. The couple won a $50,000 prize. Maryland Lottery A teacher and her husband can afford a down payment on a house after he bought a lottery ticket to cheer her up. Robyn Mejia, a mother … Read more

Mount Vernon high school basketball team school gets honored with a parade for winning championship

MOUNT VERNON, New York (WABC) — A New York high school was honored with a parade for winning the class double-a state championship for the second year in a row. The Mount Vernon Knights captured the school’s twelfth state title last month in Glens Falls beating Green Tech of Albany. The team finished undefeated: 24 … Read more

Polish Tennis Star Iga Swiatek Defeats Naomi Osaka To Win Miami Open

(CNN) — Polish tennis star Iga Swiatek cemented her claim to the world No. 1 ranking Saturday with a straight sets win over Naomi Osaka in the Miami Open. Swiatek won the match 6-4, 6-0. READ MORE: Experts Say Tampa Bay Needs To Spend $13.4 Billion To Protect From Rising Sea Levels In a brief speech after … Read more