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    It must have been quite a bash. Two of the 10 richest men in the world – who were allegedly involved in a love triangle with one of their wives – were pictured looking the worse for wear in a daytime shot.   Google founder Sergey Brin appeared to be drinking white wine from a plastic cup rather than the hand cut lead crystal he could clearly afford. He also seemed to be putting his arm around a woman's shoulder while a second woman with dyed pink hair had her back to the camera. And Elon Musk was unshaven as he guffawed into the camera wearing a collarless Henley shirt. Now DailyMail.com can reveal exactly where the party picture was taken and how the alleged love rivals came to be seen in the same shot. They were at a party in tony Half Moon Bay, California, to celebrate the 40th birthday of Genevieve Jurvetson, wife of entrepreneur Steve Jurvetson, who sits on the board of Musk's SpaceX. Jurvetson, 55, is himself a billionaire, but with nowhere near the fortune of his...
    Infamous 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli slammed billionaire Mark Cuban's new online pharmacy for making what he says are 'largely false' claims about its cost savings. Shkreli - once dubbed the 'most hated man in America' for jacking up the price of a life-saving drug 5,000 percent - launched his Substack newsletter on Monday with a snarky post criticizing Cuban's company, Cost Plus Drugs. He accused the billionaire's internet pharmacy of not being transparent about medication and shipping costs to make it appear as if savings were greater. The convicted fraudster also deemed Cost Plus Drugs a doomed venture that 'will not be profitable' and questioned if Cuban will 'keep it alive for his ego’s sake.' DailyMail.com has sought comment from Cuban.  Shkreli, who once led Vyera Pharmaceuticals, became infamous in 2015 for jacking up the price of life-saving AIDS drug Daraprim from $13.50 to $750.  He was convicted of two counts of securities fraud and a single count of conspiracy in 2017 and sentenced to seven years in prison in 2018. Shkreli was released early in May and transported to a halfway...
    The bulk of Warren Buffett's $93.4 billion estate could go to his little-known family foundation that supports abortion rights - and not to the Gates Foundation as executives have been planning. For years, executives at the Gates Foundation have expected the billionaire to donate the majority of his shares in his company, Berkshire Hathaway, to the global organization after he dies - and have been discussing how best to use the money, according to the Wall Street Journal. He had previously pledged in 2006 to earmark 85 percent of his stock in his company for charity - with five-sixth of the shares going to the Gates Foundation over the course of his lifetime. From there, he pledged to give a set, annually declining number of Berkshire "B" shares, to the Gates Foundation as well as the four foundations run by his family members, according to Fortune. But his 2006 letter was vague about what would happen to his fortune when he dies, with Buffett only writing at the time to the Gateses: 'I will soon write a new will that...
    Silicon Valley billionaire Larry Ellison, the executive chairman and chief technology officer of Oracle, donated $1 million on March 21 to the recently-formed SuperPAC supporting TN-5 carpetbagger candidate Morgan Ortagus, according to Federal Election Commission records obtained by The Tennessee Star on Friday. That SuperPAC, the Tennessee Conservatives PAC, has already begun running a $100,000 radio ad buy in the district in support of Ortagus. Ellison is listed as the sole donation in the Tennessee Conservative PAC’s April 2022 first quarterly finance report. His donation history includes donations to Republican U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham, Tim Scott, and Marco Rubio and other Republican candidates and committees. Ellison’s donation history also includes contributions to Democrat candidates and committees. U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA), California Governor Gavin Newsom, former U.S. Senator John Kerry (D-MA), U.S. House member and Trump impeachment manager Zoe Lofgren (D-CA-19), former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s PAC, former U.S. Senator Chris Dodd (D-CT), the New Hampshire Democratic State Committee, and the Democrat National Committee are among the Democrats candidates and groups that Ellison has donated to. The Tennessee Star...
    Technology firm Colossal Biosciences is working to resurrect the long-extinct woolly mammoth using preserved DNA from frozen fossils - and the Dallas-based company just got a mammoth-sized investment to match its sky-high ambitions. Colossal launched last September with $15 million in seed funding, but has since raised another $60 million from a group of star-studded venture capitalists, including Paris Hilton and billionaire 'Jurassic World' producer Thomas Tull. George Church, co-founder of Colossal Biosciences and a Harvard University geneticist, likened mammoths to the ‘cuddle version of a velociraptor.’ ‘They’re vegetarian, they’re not threatening,’ he said in a call announcing the funding round attended by Fortune. “I’m all in on mammoths,” co-Founder Ben Lamm said in the same virtual meeting, sitting in front of a bookshelf lined with a number of models of the prehistoric creature. Technology firm Colossal Biosciences seeks to create modern versions of the extinct woolly mammoth. Above are its founders Ben Lamm (left) and George Church (right) Colossal recently raised $75 million from a star-studded slate of investors that includes Paris Hilton and billionaire 'Jurassic World' producer Thomas Tull...
    Bill Gates has been seen in public for the first time since his ex-wife Melinda claimed that he had multiple affairs during their marriage in a bombshell interview. The Microsoft co-founder, 66, sat in the stands on Tuesday to watch the Eisenhower Cup during the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in California. The billionaire appeared to be in good spirits as he was seen chatting and laughing with two female friends as he watched the charity tennis match, which kicked off on International Women's Day.  Last week, Melinda said Bill's 2000 affair with a Microsoft employee broke the 'trust' in their marriage as she spoke for the first time since their 2021 divorce. In the tell-all interview, she spoke candidly about sobbing on the floor as her marriage fell apart, adding that she never thought it would end in divorce. Bill has not spoken publicly about their split. Bill Gates has been seen in public during the BNP Paribas Open (pictured) for the first time since his ex-wife Melinda claimed that he had multiple affairs during their marriage The...
    Melinda Gates will lift the lid on her divorce from billionaire Microsoft founder Bill for the first time as she sits down for a tell-all interview with CBS Mornings host Gayle King.   The 57-year-old, who shocked the world when she and Bill announced in May 2021 that they were ending their 27-year marriage, is seen in a teaser trailer for the interview - which will air on March 3 - hinting that 'trust was broken' in her relationship with the billionaire businessman. A short trailer posted to Twitter by CBS Mornings sees King, 67, asking Melinda: 'Once trust is broken, isn't it hard to get it back?' to which the philanthropist responded: 'Very, it's very hard to get it back, in any relationship.'  The interview - which marks the first time that Melinda has publicly addressed her split from Bill - comes 10 months after the former couple first revealed to the world that they were separating, and just seven months after they finalized their $130 billion divorce settlement.  Melinda Gates is set to speak out about her divorce from...
    Prince Charles appeared all smiles today as he emerged for the first time since his Covid isolation - and the launch of a police probe into the alleged 'cash for honours scandal'.  The heir to the throne, 73, was today seen publicly for the first time since his positive Covid test last week. He joined his sister, Princess Anne, the Princess Royal, in presenting the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for higher and further at St James's Palace in London. His appearance came as a former MP who filed a criminal complaint about the alleged 'cash for honours' scandal today said police should speak to Prince Charles about the claims. Ex-Liberal Democrat minister Norman Baker, said he found it ‘inconceivable' that Charles could have been completely ignorant of the affair. But Prince Charles' friend and biographer Jonathan Dimbleby mounted a defence of the royal, saying it was  'extraordinarily unlikely' Prince Charles knew about the alleged ‘cash for honours’ scandal. He also compared it to 'smears' that Sir Keir Starmer personally failed to prosecute Jimmy Savile. Mr Dimbleby, whose friendship with Charles goes back decades, insisted the Prince of...
    Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross faces an NFL probe over tanking allegations that could ultimately cost him his team.   The NFL is preparing to launch a 'meaningful' investigating into claims that Ross offered head coach Brian Flores money to lose games in 2019 to improve the team's draft position, league spokesman Brian McCarthy told DailyMail.com. The investigation comes two weeks after Flores sued the NFL, Dolphins, Denver Broncos and New York Giants for racial discrimination. That lawsuit, filed in a federal court in Manhattan, contained Flores's claim that Ross offered him $100,000 for every game the Dolphins lost in his first year as head coach in Miami. Flores has denied accepting any bribe from the billionaire real estate mogul. Ross could be forced to sell the team if Flores's allegation is confirmed by the league probe. NFL Network reports that a three-fourths owner vote is required, and commissioner Roger Goodell indicated last week that the possibility exists. 'I do believe that clubs do have the authority to remove an owner from the league,' Goodell said at his annual pre-Super Bowl...
    A Dutch city has not agreed to disassemble an historic bridge to make room for Jeff Bezos's mega-yacht.  A spokesperson for the city of Rotterdam told CBS MoneyWatch on Friday that Dutch press reports that Rotterdam would disassemble the bridge built in 1927 to make room for Bezos' boat were false, and that it has not received, or approved any such request. They did however add that if Bezos asks for an accommodation, the city will consider it. The iconic Koningshavenbrug bridge in Rotterdam, known to locals as De Hef may be dismantled to allow Jeff Bezos's newly-built superyacht to pass through, with the bill being footed by the Amazon billionaire The £400million, 417ft Y721 will be the biggest sailing yacht in the world when it is completed this year in the Netherlands, overtaking the current largest ocean-going passenger ship The Amazon founder had earlier been reported to have struck a deal with Rotterdam to disassemble the bridge The spokesperson said: 'The company that built the ship didn't yet ask for a permit so there is not an issue at...
    Venture investor Chamath Palihapitiya is coming under fire for stating bluntly how he does not care about the human rights abuses of China's Uyghur Muslims - and for a subsequent apology which critics deemed mealy-mouthed. Palihapitiya, 45, who owns a minority stake of NBA's Golden State Warriors made the comments while speaking on an episode of his technology podcast, All-In. 'Nobody cares about it, nobody cares about what's happening to the Uyghurs,' the Silicon Valley billionaire said.  When challenged by his co-hosts about his statement, Palihapitiya dug in further.  Silicon Valley billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya has said he doesn't care about China's human rights abuses of Uyghur Muslims in the country Chamath Palihapitiya (center) attends a Golden State Warriors game with wife Brigette Lau and friends in April 2016. He is said to own around 10 percent of the team 'Nobody cares about it, nobody cares about what's happening to the Uyghurs,' he insisted. 'Of all the things I care about it is below my line.'  'You bring it up because you really care, and I think that's nice that you care, the rest...
    The billionaire Publix heiress who bankrolled the January 6 MAGA rally with donations totaling $650,000 is being investigated by a House committee. Julie Fancelli, 72, wired the sums from her Tuscan villa, where she grows olives and grapes, to three organizations that staged and promoted the pro-Donald Trump Stop the Steal and Save America protests that turned into the Capitol riots. The daughter of Publix founder George Jenkins is the largest known donor to the rally and is now facing public scrutiny as the committee probes its financing. Fancelli, whose sister Carol died of complications from Alzheimer's disease on Tuesday, is a big supporter of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and frequently sent friends and family emails with links to his videos in the weeks leading up to the riots and spoke with him on the phone before making the donations. Jones, who pushed the theory that Trump was a victim of election fraud, also allegedly contributed more than $50,000 in seed money to the event in exchange for a 'top speaking slot of his choice'. She donated:  $300,000 to Women for...
    Elon Musk claims his Neuralink, a brain-interface technology company, is less than a year away from implanting chips into human brains. The news comes from the billionaire himself during a live-streamed interview with The Wall Street Journal CEO Council Summit on Monday, when asked about plans for the company in 2022. ‘Neuralink's working well in monkeys and we're actually doing just a lot of testing and just confirming that it's very safe and reliable and the Neuralink device can be removed safely,’ Musk said. ‘We hope to have this in our first humans — which will be people that have severe spinal cord injuries like tetraplegics, quadriplegics — next year, pending FDA approval. ‘I think we have a chance of being able to allow someone who cannot walk or use their arms be able to walk again – but not naturally.’ Scroll down for videos  Elon Musk’s Neuralink, a brain-interface technology company, claims to be less than a year away from implanting chips into human brains. The news comes from the billionaire himself during a live-streamed interview at T he...
    Princess Charlene of Monaco has been linked to the billionaire ex of supermodel Naomi Campbell as the ongoing saga surrounding the royal's health continues.  The princess, 43, is said to be in touch with Vladimir Doronin as she works through a period of ill health having been admitted to a treatment facility last week for undisclosed medical issues, according to The Sun.  Her husband Prince Albert has told People Magazine his wife, who has appeared increasingly frail, acknowledged she needed help after he staged a family intervention with her brothers and sister-in-law. Albert, who earlier this year said his wife was suffering from a sinus infection, did not reveal details of her illness but ruled out cancer and Covid. He hinted at mental health struggles, saying she 'was overwhelmed and couldn't face official duties, life in general or even family life' and is suffering from 'exhaustion, both emotional and physical'.  It is thought that Charlene and Mr Doronin, 59, have 'been in contact and spent time together.' The princess, 43, is said to be in touch with Vladimir Doronin as she...
    Tokyo (CNN Business)Evergrande is staring down about $8 billion worth of debt obligations due to foreign investors over the next year. The company's billionaire founder and chairman may have to pay at least some of that out of his own pocket.The embattled conglomerate has become the poster child of China's property crisis. Fears that the real estate developer could default and spark a contagion effect roiled global markets in September. In its latest financial stability report, the United States Federal Reserve warned that "stresses in China's real estate sector could strain the Chinese financial system, with possible spillovers to the United States."Evergrande has managed to meet some interest payments and stave off a collapse, at least for now. But a slew of new payment deadlines will soon expire. On Wednesday, a 30-day grace period is up on some $148 million worth of interest payments that the company already missed deadlines on.So far, there's been little clarity on how the company will shore up more cash. It's been trying to sell some of its assets — from a partial stake in...
    Republican Rep. Jeff Fortenberry of Nebraska said Tuesday that he expects to be indicted over lying to the FBI about a campaign finance violation, but that the allegations are not true and that he will fight them. “We will fight these charges. I did not lie to them,” Fortenberry said alongside his wife, Celeste, and dog during a video recorded from their car. “This is wrong on so many levels.” The video was first obtained by the Omaha World-Herald, which reported that the FBI was investigating $180,000 in illegal “conduit” campaign contributions from Gilbert Chagoury, a Nigerian billionaire. The funds were given to four separate campaigns from 2012 to 2016 through a group based in California. Though U.S. political campaigns are barred from receiving contributions from foreign nationals, $30,200 was funneled to Fortenberry’s campaign in 2016, the paper said, which Fortenberry confirmed. (RELATED: Former Obama Transportation Secretary Accepted Undisclosed $50,000 Payment From Nigerian Billionaire) “About five and a half years ago, a person from overseas illegally moved money to my campaign — I didn’t know anything about this — and used...
    Blue Origin has been accused by current and former employees of creating a toxic work environment and putting aside employee safety to win the space race for founder Jeff Bezos. In an essay, Alexandra Abrams, the former head of Blue Origin Employee Communications, along with 20 former and current employees working on different programs at the company, say they felt 'unease' when founder Jeff Bezos blasted into space this past July, with some unable to watch the event at all.   A number of the essay's authors also said they would not be comfortable riding in a Blue Origin vehicle, as a common question at 'high-level meetings' was 'When will Elon [Musk] or [Richard] Branson fly?,' citing the competition between the three men to win the space race at all costs.  The group states that workforce gender gaps result in a 'particular brand of sexism,' with senior leaders, including one in CEO Bob Smith's inner circle, are 'consistently inappropriate with women.' This person was reported to HR multiple times for sexual harassment, but Smith allegedly made this person a member of the...
    Outgoing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced that that he and his brother Mark will fly on New Shepard, a Blue Origin spacecraft, when it blasts off on July 20. Jeff Bezos, who founded Blue Origin in 2000, will fly alongside Mark and the winner of an online auction, who will have bid at least $2.8 million for their seat.  The passengers will spend at least 10 minutes floating in zero gravity inside the capsule during the suborbital sightseeing trip.  Blue Origin named the New Shepard program after astronaut Alan Shepard, who was the first American to fly into space exactly 60 years ago.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Jeff Bezos (@jeffbezos) Blue Origin, founded in 2000, touts itself as means to provide cheaper access to space through the use of reusable rockets, specifically the New Shepard that has flown 15 times 'Ever since I was five years old, I’ve dreamed of traveling to space,' Bezos posted to his Instagram account. 'On July 20th, I will take that journey with my brother. The greatest adventure, with my...
    Newly released emails have revealed Dr. Anthony Fauci's enthusiasm for partnering with Bill Gates to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, shedding light on the federal government's close work with the billionaire. Fauci, the top medical advisor to the White House, referred to the April 1, 2020 phone call with Gates in an email exchange with an executive at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. 'As I had mentioned to Bill yesterday evening, I am enthusiastic about moving towards a collaborate and hopefully synergistic approach to COVID-19,' Fauci told Emilio Emini, the director of the Gates Foundation's tuberculosis and HIV program. The email exchange was part of a new tranche of 3,000 emails released on Friday by the anti-vaccination group ICAN, which obtained them through a public records request several days after other Fauci emails were released by media outlets. Fauci, the top medical advisor to the White House, referred to the April 1, 2020 phone call with Gates in an email exchange released on Friday Fauci emailed Emilio Emini, the director of the Gates Foundation's TB and HIV program...
    The founder and CEO of Amazon attempted to divert the focus from his affair with Lauren Sanchez when the couple were outed in January 2019.  The bombshell news broke that Jeff Bezos was getting a divorce from his wife, MacKenzie, having been married for 25 years.  Just hours later, it was revealed Bezos was in a relationship with TV host and helicopter pilot, Lauren Sanchez. There followed a tumultuous few months that involved leaked texts, photos and  blackmail in billion-dollar divorce with Bezos alleging interference by the Saudi Arabian government. Jeff Bezos, 57, said he was the victim of an unsuccessful extortion attempt by the National Enquirer Magazine published intimate texts between him and girlfriend Lauren Sanchez, 51. The two are pictured together last February attending a Hollywood event and are still together  The detailed revelations have been made in a  new book Amazon Unbound by Brad Stone In a new biography, Amazon Unbound: Jeff Bezos and the Invention of a Global Empire, author Brad Stone details how Bezos attempted to push the theory that the Middle Eastern country was behind the...
    The glamorous model wife of billionaire Pornhub tycoon Bernd Bergmair has today made an extraordinary public put down of her husband's site, as she urged him to think of the children who could be exposed to explicit videos. Brazilian fashion blogger Priscila Bergmair said she 'really hopes' her elusive porn baron husband will sever ties with the sex video website that his company owns. Mr Bergmair, 52, is a majority owner of Montreal-based porn firm MindGeek, the company behind Pornhub. The site, which boasts 120million visitors a day across the world and has more online traffic than Netflix and Amazon, has been come under criticism over abusive content such as videos of rape and 'revenge porn'.  Priscila, who regularly posts about her glamorous jet-setting life as a model on her now-hidden Instagram page, also called on Governments to make more rules about accessing online content. Brazilian fashion blogger Priscila Bergmair (pictured) said she 'really hopes' her elusive porn baron husband will sever ties with the sex video website that his company owns Priscila (pictured), who regularly posts about her glamorous jet-setting life as...
    Prince Andrew was pictured out horse riding today amid reports more than 50 organisations and charities have dropped him over his links to paedophile Jeffrey Epstein. It emerged over the weekend groups including the Royal National Institute for the Deaf, Berkshire County Cricket Club, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust and the Children’s Foundation have removed the 61-year-old as patron, according to the Sunday Telegraph. It comes as questions continue to rage over his relationship to American financier Epstein, who was convicted of sex offences against children before his death in 2019. Prince Andrew, who it is alleged had sex with then 17-year-old Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre, denies any wrongdoing. The Duke of York cut a relaxed figure as he rode around the grounds of Windsor Castle earlier today But today the Duke of York looked relaxed as he rode a horse early this morning in a dark blue jacket and riding hat on the grounds of Windsor Castle with two grooms. He was earlier pictured driving on to the grounds in Berkshire. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next...
    The Japanese billionaire who purchased a trip around the moon in 2023 aboard SpaceX's Starship has paid for a separate flight to the International Space Station this coming December. Yusaku Maezawa, 45, an online fashion tycoon, made headlines in 2019 when he launched a search for a female companion to accompany him during the lunar mission – but the request was unmet and he is now looking to bring eight friends instead. Before Maezawa goes to the moon, he in a film producer will head to NASA's orbiting laboratory for 12 days with plans of sharing this out of world experience on YouTube. The pair are set to launch aboard a Russian Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on December 8, which has been organized through Space Adventures. The cost of the flight has yet to be revealed, but previous space tourists have reportedly paid between $20 million and $40 million for their missions to the ISS.  Scroll down for video  The Japanese billionaire who purchased a trip around the moon in 2023 aboard SpaceX's Starship has paid...
    The Internet has been awash with memes since Bill and Melinda Gates announced their divorce yesterday.  Bill and Melinda Gates, one of the world's richest couples, are getting divorced - with Melinda saying the marriage is 'irretrievably broken' in divorce filings that also reveal the couple have no prenup agreement.  The Gateses fortune of $130billion make them the fourth-richest people in the world, behind Bezos, Elon Musk, and French luxury goods owner Bernard Arnault.  Bill, 64, and Melinda, 56, met in 1987 - the same year he became the world's youngest billionaire at the age of 31 - married in Hawaii in 1994, and have three children together: Jennifer, 25, Rory, 21, and Phoebe 18. Bill and Melinda Gates announced their split after 27 years of marriage on Monday In a joint statement posted to their Twitter accounts on Monday, the pair said their work with the foundation will continue but their marriage will not, adding: 'We no longer feel we are able to grow as a couple in this next phase of our lives.'  Many have taken to Twitter in...
    Several Saturday Night Live cast members have aimed sly digs at Elon Musk in their Instagram stories, expressing annoyance that the CEO and 'Technoking' of Tesla has been selected to host the show next month. After SNL announced on Saturday that Musk will host the May 8 episode, cast members Bowen Yang and Aidy Bryant posted Instagram Stories taking aim at the billionaire. After Musk, known for his unique banter on Twitter, tweeted 'Let's find out how live Saturday Night Live really is,' Yang posted the tweet on Stories with the response 'what the f*** does this even mean'. And hours after the hosting announcement, Bryant seemed to aim a subtle shot at Musk, the world's second richest man, by posting an old quote from Senator Bernie Sanders calling it a 'moral obscenity' that the 50 richest people in America own more than the bottom half combined. Several Saturday Night Live cast members have aimed sly digs at Elon Musk in their Instagram stories, expressing annoyance that the Tesla CEO has been selected to host the show ...
    As she was presented with a five-tier birthday cake by a group of her new celebrity friends at an exclusive Miami restaurant – with Stevie Wonder’s Happy Birthday playing in the background – Victoria Beckham cracked a rare smile. It was not just because she was celebrating turning 47, surrounded by these uber-rich Americans, but because she realised she felt very much at home in Florida. Despite vowing never to settle in America, the former Spice Girl is now thinking of living there permanently. ‘This place is everything,’ she told her 29 million Instagram followers alongside a video of her birthday celebration. ‘I love Miami.’ The word ‘love’ was actually a pink heart emoji. Ostensibly, the reason for the Beckhams’ presence in Florida is that husband David has launched his team, Inter Miami, in the US Major Soccer League. But what was originally planned to be a short stopover after the family flew out on Boxing Day has turned into an open-ended four-month stay. Another key factor in Victoria’s Florida love affair is her wish to be alongside her 22-year-old...
    Florentino Pérez. Getty/Anadolu Agency The chairman of the European Super League says the competition is not dead and merely on "standby." Nine of the original 12 teams to join have already withdrawn following fierce backlash. "You cannot get out of the contract like this — they are binding contracts," said Florentino Pérez. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Florentino Pérez, the billionaire president of Real Madrid and chairman of the collapsed European Super League, says the competition is not "dead" despite all but three teams withdrawing.  On Sunday, 12 clubs — Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham, Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Inter Milan, and AC Milan — confirmed they had agreed to join the breakaway competition.  However, by Wednesday, after days of intense backlash from fans, players, and even politicians, nine of the original dozen clubs had opted out, leaving just Barcelona, Real Madrid, and Juventus remaining. The rapid withdrawals forced Juventus president Andrea Agnelli, one of the key architects of the planned league, to admit it was doomed. "I don't think that...
    From hot dogs in Mexico to sushi in Nevada: DACA recipient turns food passion into a profession The State Department has a systemic diversity problem © Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hudson River Park Mike Novogratz. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Hudson River Park Mike Novogratz expects bitcoin to act as a report card that reviews the government's handling of finances. "We're in uncharted territories in how much money we're printing and bitcoin is a report card on that." The billionaire said many stimulus checks are going to young people who want to buy bitcoin. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Bitcoin bull Mike Novogratz told CNBC on Monday he expects citizens to view bitcoin as a report card that measures how the government is handling their finances. Load Error "Bitcoin will literally be like a report card for how citizens think the government is doing managing their finances," the Galaxy Digital CEO said on CNBC's "Squawk Box" after the cryptocurrency hit a record high above $61,000 over the weekend. Novogratz...
    Several trustees at the Museum of Modern Art in New York have reportedly asked billionaire financier Leon Black to step down as chairman over his ties to sex predator Jeffrey Epstein. Numerous trustees have approached Black, who in January resigned from the investment fund he co-founded, about stepping down at MoMA when his term as chairman ends on July 1, the New York Post reported.  However, if Black left the 50-member board altogether, the museum's access to his priceless art collection could be jeopardized. Black owns a version of Edvard Munch's The Scream, for which he payed $120 million, as well as the Raphael drawing Head of a Young Apostle, which Black bought for a record $47.9 million. Several trustees at the MoMA in New York have reportedly asked billionaire financier Leon Black (above) to step down as chairman over his ties to sex predator Jeffrey Epstein A law firm's investigation revealed that Black paid the Epstein (above) $148 million in advisory fees after his 2008 arrest in Florida for soliciting a minor for prostitution RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next...
    A Canadian initiative funded by billionaires George Soros and Frank Giustra has prepared the way for President Biden’s proposed “public-private partnerships” that will play a key role in delivering on the surge in refugee admissions to the United States promised by the Biden administration in FY 2021 and FY 2022. The Ottawa based Global Refugee Sponsorship Initiative (GRSI), whose mission is “to assist and inspire countries around the world to open new pathways for refugee protection,” was founded in 2016 by billionaire George Soros, who pledged $500 million through his Open Society Foundations to help refugees around the world, the Government of Canada, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Canadian billion Frank Giustra, through The Giustra Foundation (involved previously in controversial donations to the Clinton Foundation) and retired American investment manager Ed Shapiro, through his Shapiro Foundation, subsequently joined the initiative. The GRSI’s web site says it accomplishes its mission “by sharing Canada’s history, experience, and leadership in private sponsorship and by supporting the creation of new programs that countries design to meet their unique needs.” Through our work with local organizers, we aim to: increase and improve...
    The Super Bowl is famous for airing memorable, entertaining and pricey commercials, but during Sunday's game, one will be out of this world. Inspiration4, which is set to become the world's first all-civilian mission to space later this year, is introducing itself to the world February 6 with a 30-second advertisement. Entitled 'Join Us', the promotion is expected to reach a 100 million people, with the goal of inviting everyone to visit the Inspiration4 website for the chance to go to space. The mission was purchased by billionaire Jared Isaacman, who will pilot a SpaceX Dragon capsule in Earth's orbit – and is offering three seats to the public. Scroll down for video  Inspiration4, which is set to become the world's first all-civilian mission to space later this year, is introducing itself to the world February 6 with a 30-second advertisement Isaacman made his fortune in tech, with the largest achievement being his company Shift4Payments that is a credit card processing firm, and is using Inspiration4 as a way to raise 200 million dollars for St. Jude Research Hospital,...
    New York : A young woman called Cat McDonald, who lives in Ireland, He told TikTok one of the most surreal experiences that anyone could live. It turns out that One Christmas, his father decided to give his whole family a DNA test as a gift because he found it funny, without imagining that his “detail” would bring out a truth. It turns out that Cat’s test showed that she had nothing Irish, as she was 75% Norwegian and the rest of her genes were of German and British origin, but not Irish, the origin of her father. @fretlessfeline #stitch with @meezersqueezer This is the first time I have said this on the internet and my soul just sighed. #fyp #Ancestry #ancestrydna ♬ original sound – Cat McDonald The girl soon contacted her mother and some aunts to clarify what was happening. When investigating with which person his result matched 100%, he discovered that it was a man who, apparently, had been an old friend of his family and with whom his mother would have had an...
    Tiffany Trump's billionaire fiancé Michael Boulos proposed to her with a 13-carat emerald-cut diamond from Dubai that is believed to be worth up to a staggering $1.2 million.    In exclusive pictures obtained by DailyMail.com, Tiffany, 27, is seen proudly showing off the stunning ring, which was designed by New York-based jeweler and diamond dealer Samer Halimeh, who works 'for the one per cent of the one percent'.  A spokesperson for Samer Halimeh New York revealed that the knockout ring features a massive emerald-cut center stone flanked with two trapeze cut diamonds. The jeweler is keeping the price of the ring tightly under wraps, however an independent expert estimated that it is worth more than $1 million.  Bling: Tiffany Trump, 27, showed off her dazzling 13-carat engagement ring at Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. after her fiancé Michael Boulos, 23, proposed  Stunning: Michael, the heir to the multi-billion dollar Nigerian conglomerate Boulos Enterprises, designed the ring with celebrity diamond dealer Samer Halimeh (pictured)  Michael, the 23-year-old heir to the multi-billion dollar Nigerian conglomerate Boulos Enterprises, flew to Dubai with Halimeh to choose the ring,...
    Heavy fortified statehouses around the US see small protests Twitter suspends US congresswoman over election fraud claims These $19k SUVs Will Make You Trade in Your Car Ad Microsoft The Highest Paying Cash Back Card Has Hit The Market Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/11 SLIDES © MoneyWise The 10 money rules that made Warren Buffett a billionaire Warren Buffett may be worth tens of billions, but he still lives simply, and his strategies for smart investing and amassing wealth aren't too complicated either and hold up even during these tough times. But if it's so easy, you ask, why aren't more people as incredibly rich as Buffett? Because his approach takes the kind of discipline, patience and instinct that many people either don't have or are unwilling to develop. Here are 10 rules that have helped the "Oracle of Omaha" find and sustain success.
    The sprawling mansion has 13 bedrooms and 17 full bathrooms. Mark Singer Hungarian-born billionaire Steven Udvar-Hazy is auctioning off his $160 million Beverly Hills estate, Villa Firenze, after more than two years of trying to sell it, Beckie Strum reports for Mansion Global. The bidding starts on January 26 with Concierge Auctions and will last about a week, with no minimum price. Udvar-Hazy, who made his $4.1 billion in the airplane leasing industry, first put his 10-acre Italian-style estate on the market in 2018 for $165 million. The property includes a lavish 20,000-square-foot mansion, three guest houses, a resort-style swimming pool, tennis courts, and formal gardens and fountains. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. A Hungarian-born billionaire is putting his lavish Beverly Hills estate up for auction after spending more than two years trying to sell it, Mansion Global reported. The nearly 10-acre Villa Firenze estate first hit the market in 2018 for $165 million. Its owner, Steven Udvar-Hazy, amassed his $4.1 billion fortune in the airplane leasing industry. Udvar-Hazy, who's currently the chairman of Air Lease...
    She's now one of the most famous women in the world, but just four years ago Meghan Markle was pictured 'climbing the ladder' at a high society party with Lizzie Cundy and phones4U billionaire John Caudwell's ex-wife Claire - when the duo reportedly tried to find the actress a 'famous British man.'  In the unseen 2016 photo, taken at a charity event at Caudwell’s house in Mayfair - the same year the actress met Prince Harry - Meghan Markle, 39, can be seen with her brown hair loose, posing between the stylish duo in a silk one-shouldered dress.  At the time, she was only recognisable to UK audiences as Rachel Zane from Suits, and would very likely have been a complete unknown to anyone who hadn't watched the show.  Speaking exclusively to FEMAIL, Lizze Cundy, 52, who claims she became friends with The Duchess of Sussex after the pair hit it off at a charity dinner together in 2013, spoke of the night the snap was taken. 'Meghan was sitting next to me,' she said. 'She wanted pictures with everyone because...
    A months-long battle between a California billionaire and his tech entrepreneur neighbor took another twist on Thursday when one of the men made a $500,000 charity donation, in a bid to shame his opponent into settling the case. Bill Gross, 76, announced that he was giving the money to food banks and other charities supporting COVID relief efforts around his Laguna Beach home. Gross, who founded one of the world's largest money managers, Pimco, and is worth an estimated $1.5 billion, told his neighbor that it made more sense to spend the money on charity rather than legal fees. His neighbor and rival, Mark Towfiq, dismissed the $500,000 donation as a stunt, to save Gross's reputation.  Bill Gross, 76, is seen leaving court on Monday following a hearing over his $1 million sculpture Gross's neighbor Mark Towfiq, pictured with wife Carol Nakahara on Monday, is suing Gross' lawn sculpture appeared last year, stretching nearly 10 feet in height, and was created by renowned blown-glass artist Dale Chihuly Apparently, Towfiq did not have an issue with the...
    Billionaire investor Bill Gross' property manager will take the stand this week to claim he was behind Spanish music that loudly blared from the home and ended up annoying neighbor tech entrepreneur Mark Towfiq. Gross, 71, who is known as the 'Bond King' and managed one of the world's largest mutual funds, and his Laguna Beach neighbor Towfiq have been involved in a months-long legal dispute.  The two men have sued each other for harassment with Towfiq claiming Gross deliberately blasted music, including the theme to Gilligan's Island, at all hours of the day to force him to drop a complaint about a netting surrounding a glass sculpture on Gross' property. In the legal battle Gross has claimed Towfiq is a 'peeping Tom' who spies on him and his girlfriend and takes video and photos of them. Now Gross' lawyer says that his client didn't play the music that annoyed Towfiq, instead it was his Latino property manager Efrain Alba, who will take the stand as early as Thursday, according to Bloomberg.  Billionaire investor Bill Gross' (left) property...
    A former software executive told a California court on Monday that he was warned about his billionaire neighbor Bill Gross who was described as having a 'short fuse' before he started playing the Gilligan's Island theme song at all hours amid a dispute over a $1million glass sculpture. Gross, who is known as the ‘Bond King’, and his tech entrepreneur neighbor Mark Towfiq, have been involved in a months-long legal dispute that began when the billionaire installed a 22-foot-long glass sculpture in the backyard of his Laguna Beach mansion.  During a second round of testimony, Towfiq, recalled how he spoke with other neighbors about Gross' temper. According to the Orange County Register, Towfiq told the court that a neighbor told him in 2018: 'I wouldn’t want an angry billionaire with a short fuse living next to me.' Towfiq said he didn’t take issue with the sculpture until Gross, 71, began to install netting around it to protect it from 'vandalism' in July, a protective device he has described as 'unsightly'.  Former software executive, Mark Towfiq (right), told a...
    George Soros has made a rare acknowledgement of a slew of right-wing conspiracy theories that have falsely linked him to numerous causes including Antifa and Black Lives Matter. The 90-year-old financier has long been seen by the right wing as a bogeyman lurking behind almost every controversial issue in US politics - from gun control to migration - and is frequently accused of pulling political strings behind the scenes.   In a new documentary titled Soros, the billionaire breaks his silence, speaking frankly about his life and activism in a series of interviews. 'The fact that I have become involved in so many different issues, and have taken controversial positions, is now actually working against me,' he tells director Jesse Dylan, son of music icon Bob Dylan.  But the vilification doesn't seem to bother Soros, who adds: 'I'm happy that I irritate some people.' Billionaire financier George Soros, 90, has made a rare acknowledgement of innumerable right-wing conspiracy theories surrounding him in a new documentary [File photo] That Soros has 'taken controversial positions' is irrefutable. The man is known around...
    HOUSTON tech billionaire Robert Brockman has been charged in a $2billion tax case that is the largest ever against an American. Department of Justice officials said at a news conference Thursday in San Francisco that Brockman, 79, hid the money over 20 years through complicated schemes including filing false returns and setting up secret accounts all over the world to hide and launder the money. 2Robert Brockman has been charged Prosecutors also charged the Houston resident with investor fraud. The indictment was unsealed Thursday and Brockman is scheduled to make an appearance. At the same time, the US Attorney for the Northern District of California announced he had struck a non-prosecution agreement with Robert E. Smith, the billionaire chief executive of Vista Equity Partners, in exchange for his help in securing the charges against Brockman. At a press conference, US Attorney David L. Anderson said Brockman used various offshore entities in Bermuda and Nevis to evade taxes. 2NINTCHDBPICT000614520601Credit: Cindy He said Brockman also bought and sold debt securities in his own company, "breaking a promise to investors that he would...
    Denver has a new voice offering old takes on pot. Before the Denver Gazette launched on September 14, we anticipated that the digital news source, backed by billionaire conservative Phil Anschutz, would continue the streak of weed-bashing exhibited by Anschutz's Colorado Springs Gazette. The Gazette's reputation of hating the plant was earned through years of questionable editorial decisions, dating back to a 2015 series of articles co-authored by Christine Tatum, the wife of Dr. Christian Thurstone, one of Colorado's most prominent physicians to oppose recreational pot legalization. (The series disclosed Tatum's relationship with Thurstone, but didn't point out that she herself was a longtime opponent of marijuana who once suggested that the Boston Marathon bombing and Columbine High School killings were both linked to marijuana use.) Since then, the Colorado Springs Gazette has continued to be the state's most prominent anti-marijuana media voice.Related Stories Phil Anschutz's Denver Gazette: Inside Billionaire's News Site Ex-Post Owner Dean Singleton on Denver Gazette, Colorado Sun Parents Take Aim at High-Potency THC Products as Teen Dabbing Rises Marijuana Deals Near YouBefore the Denver Gazette debuted, publisher and...
    In our first extract from her blistering new memoir, Barbara Amiel, wife of media tycoon Conrad Black, recalled how she and her husband — once the toast of London and New York society — became social outcasts after Black was jailed by a U.S. court for fraud and obstruction of justice.  In today's gripping and deliciously candid final instalment, she explains how, after their marriage, she struggled to make the transition from jobbing journalist living on ready meals to the socially cut-throat world of billionaires.  As she reveals with mordant self-deprecation, no matter how much she spent, she never fitted in and found herself mocked for everything, from having the wrong jewellery to misunderstanding the etiquette of what to give the man — or woman — who has everything ... Back in the late Eighties, I was a journalist living in a rented London flat on a diet of ready-bought roasted chickens, which I alternated with two packs of Lean Cuisine chicken à l'orange. Occasionally I would see the multimillionaire newspaper proprietor Conrad Black and his wife Joanna at parties....
    Former White House strategist Steve Bannon was arrested Thursday by federal agents while onboard a yacht owned by Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui off the coast of Westbrook, Connecticut. The U.S. Coast Guard detained Bannon while on the “Lady May,” a 151-foot yacht estimated to be worth around $28 million. The mega yacht is owned by Guo and became a sensation among Westbrook residents after it dropped anchor off a local beach last week, the Hartford Courant reported. Bannon has appeared on the yacht before and it was reported that the two are business associates who formed a media venture called GTV Media, according to The Wall Street Journal. The venture is reportedly being investigated by federal and state authorities. Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon greets fugitive Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui  (Don Emmert/AFP via Getty Images) Guo is a real estate developer who left China in August 2014 after his associates were targeted by an anti-corruption campaign led by Chinese president Xi Jinping, the Associated Press reported. He currently lives in a Manhattan luxury apartment where he rails against...
    Elon Musk gifted Amber Heard a Tesla fitted with a bugging device and the actress' mother preferred Johnny Depp over the 'controlling' billionaire, a family friend has claimed in a new legal declaration seen by DailyMail.com. The claims are made by non-profit founder Jennifer Howell, who says she became close friends with Heard's younger sister Whitney Henriquez while she was her boss from 2014 to 2016. She also got to know the sisters' late mother Paige, whom Howell says spilled extraordinary secrets about Heard's relationship with the SpaceX mogul after her split from Johnny Depp. In a sworn July 26 statement provided to Depp's lawyers, Howell states: 'Paige shared with me while I was visiting Whitney that Elon Musk had gifted a Tesla or multiple Teslas (not sure if it was one or more), but Amber found out that they were ''bugged''.' She claimed Paige described Musk as 'controlling' and that compared to the tech CEO, Depp was either an 'angel' or a 'saint', as she wished Heard would reunite with the Pirates of the Caribbean star.   Henriquez, 31, said today...
    Calls for a massive tax on New York's billionaires are picking up steam after firebrand freshman Rep Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez threw her weight behind the cause.  A small group of protesters took to Manhattan streets on Friday to demand that Governor Andrew Cuomo pass a bill that aims to boost taxes on billionaires to create an emergency worker bailout fund for poor and undocumented New Yorkers.   The protest, albeit small, was fueled by an endorsement from Ocasio-Cortez, who expressed support for the Fund Excluded Workers Coalition on Thursday in a video calling out Cuomo.   'Governor Cuomo, we need you to pass a billionaire's tax, in order to make sure that we’re providing for our working families,' Ocasio-Cortez, a Democrat who represents parts of the Bronx and Queens, said in the video.  'It's time to stop protecting billionaires, and it's time to start working for working families.'  Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is ramping up her crusade on billionaires by backing tax on New York's richest residents that critics fear could drive them out of the state A small group of protesters took...
    VIDEO3:5603:56PPP billionaires: Following the stimulus moneySquawk Box Billionaires, country clubs, private jet companies and Kanye West all received millions in government funding under the Paycheck Protection Program, according to the Small Business Administration.  The PPP loans and grants were part of the $2 trillion CARES Act, which President Donald Trump signed into law this spring. The loans were designed to help small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic to retain or rehire employees. Yet according to a list of individuals and companies that received loans or grants of more than $150,000, recipients included large companies and billionaires that had access to other sources of capital and have recovered quickly from the pandemic. Soho House, the exclusive membership club controlled by billionaire Ron Burkle, received loans totaling between $9 million and $23 million by applying for seven loans through its New York, Miami Beach, Chicago and West Hollywood locations. Last month, Soho House raised $100 million from private investors,  including Burkle, that gave the company a valuation of $2 billion — equal to its prepandemic valuation. Billionaire developer Joe Farrell, famed...
    It was hard to imagine how 2020 could deteriorate any further in America. The world's greatest superpower has been brought to its knees by a pandemic that's infected nearly three million people and killed 132,000, the worst recession in nearly a century that's cost tens of millions of jobs, the murder of a black man at the brutal knee of a racist cop that triggered mass protests dogged by violence and looting, and a vicious culture war erupting over much of the nation's history. It's felt recently like the whole country has gone into some kind of anaphylactic shock and nobody is quite sure how it will emerge. It was almost impossible to think of anything that could possibly make the situation even more negative than it is right now. Then Kanye West stepped forward to metaphorically cry 'HOLD MY BEER, 2020!' and announce he is running for president Kanye West and Donald Trump shake hands during a meeting at the White House in 2018. West announced on July 4 he'd run for president   Kanye West appeared...
    Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter Jennifer has opened up about what it was like to grow up with her billionaire parents, recalling how the philanthropists would discuss children's mortality and the HIV/AIDs epidemic at the dinner table.  The 24-year-old competitive equestrian, who is in her second year of medical school at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, in New York City, told Sidelines Magazine that she credits her parents with teaching her to be a lifelong learner, saying they always supported her interests.  'I was born into a huge situation of privilege,' said Jennifer, who covers the publication's July issue, 'and I think it's about using those opportunities and learning from them to find things that I'm passionate about and hopefully make the world a little bit of a better place.' Cover star: Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter Jennifer has opened up about what it was like to grow up with her billionaire parents during an interview with Sidelines Magazine  Goal: Jennifer, pictured with her father in 2018, said she was 'born into a huge situation of...
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from a Chinese billionaire who was convicted of bribing United Nations officials to buy their support for a proposed U.N. center in Macau that was never built. The justices did not comment, leaving in place the bribery conviction of Ng Lap Seng, one of China’s richest men. The 71-year-old Ng is serving a federal prison sentence. Prosecutors persuaded jurors at Ng’s 2017 trial in New York that he paid more than $1.7 million in bribes in an effort to build a center to serve struggling Southern Hemisphere nations. Paul Clement, Ng’s Supreme Court lawyer, argued that his client was seeking formal support for a center he intended to build for free. “The object of this alleged bribery was not to funnel UN funds to petitioner, but very nearly the opposite,” Clement wrote.
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