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Billionaire who told Morehouse grads he’d pay student debt slapped with lawsuit

The buyout firm headed by Robert F. Smith — the billionaire who stunned Morehouse College graduates this spring by telling them he would pay off all their student debt — has been s...

Billionaire who told Morehouse grads he’d pay student debt slapped with lawsuit

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Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt ATLANTA- A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans- estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year’s...
03:00, 2019-05-20

Billionaire keeps promise to wipe out student loan debt for 2019 Morehouse graduates Robert Smith, the private equity billionaire and philanthropist who shocked Morehouse College at their May graduation when he pledged to pay off their student loans, followed through on his promise....
10:29, 2019-09-21

Billionaire pledges to pay off student loan debt for Morehouse College class of 2019 Robert F. Smith surprised the nearly 400 graduates of the historically black, all-male college during his commencement address.        ...
23:28, 2019-05-19

Billionaire’s gift to wipe out Morehouse student loans highlights debt ‘crisis,’ advocates say For Morehouse College graduate Keith Anderson, the surprise announcement by billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith to pay off his entire class’ student-loan debts was nothing short of extraordinary. While scholarships helped Anderson, a phys...
00:00, 2019-05-22

Billionaire Robert F. Smith's $34 million gift to Morehouse grads includes parent loans Billionaire Robert F. Smith and his family have donated $34 million to Morehouse College to pay off 2019 graduates' student loans and parent loans.       ...
06:28, 2019-09-21

One Morehouse College student's $100,000 in debt, vanished. 'God has smiled on me,' he says after billionaire Robert F. Smith's speech Elijah Dormeus was graduating from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned billionaire Robert Smith would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
17:28, 2019-05-21

Billionaire pledges to pay off Morehouse students’ debt Billionaire investor Robert Smith surprised graduating students at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia, by using his speech at Sunday's commencement ceremony to pledge to pay off the student loan debt of the entire class of 2019....
14:42, 2019-05-20

A Billionaire Will Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt. This Reaction Was Priceless. The look on the face of Henry Goodgame, who was sitting behind Robert F. Smith when the billionaire announced that he would pay off the class of 2019’s debt, says it all....
00:56, 2019-05-21

Morehouse Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire The billionaire Robert F. Smith said in a commencement address at Morehouse College on Sunday that his family would eliminate the new graduates’ student loans....
00:28, 2019-05-20

Billionaire Robert Smith pledges $40M to clear debt for Morehouse graduates Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith announced Sunday his family was creating a grant to pay off the debt of Morehouse College's entire graduating class....
23:28, 2019-05-19

Morehouse College Graduates’ Student Loans to Be Paid Off by Billionaire Robert F. Smith, who founded Vista Equity Partners and became the richest black man in America, said that he and his family would pay the Class of 2019’s debt....
21:28, 2019-05-22

Billionaire vows to pay grads’ student loans in commencement speech Now that’s a motivational speech they can really take to the bank. Billionaire tech investor Robert F. Smith stunned college graduates on Sunday as he gave their commencement speech — offering to pay their student debts despite it costing an es...
23:14, 2019-05-19

NY grads say billionaire’s student loan payoff is life-changing A New Rochelle college graduate says he is still in shock after learning billionaire tech mogul Robert F. Smith was picking up the tab for his student loan debt....
03:14, 2019-05-21

Without student debt, Morehouse graduates will have more options, from careers to homes Nearly 400 young men at Morehouse College learned on Sunday that their commencement speaker – billionaire investor Robert F. Smith – would pay off their student loans. Here's how that could change their lives....
19:00, 2019-05-20

Robert F. Smith gift to Morehouse highlights burden of student loan debt: Three fast facts Robert F. Smith's Morehouse gift highlights the financial burden carried by many American graduates. Here are three fast facts about student loan debt        ...
20:00, 2019-05-20

'I'm so salty': Twitter reacts to Robert. F. Smith's vow to cover Morehouse grads' debt Morehouse College keynote speaker Robert F. Smith said his family is going to eliminate student loans for the 2019 graduating class. Twitter reacts.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-20

'God has smiled on me': Morehouse grad had $100K in student loans, billionaire will pay it off Elijah Dormeus was graduating Sunday from Morehouse College in Atlanta when he learned a billionaire would pay off his $100,000 in student loans.        ...
07:28, 2019-05-21

US Billionaire's Gift To Graduates Fuels Student Debt Debate When the American billionaire Robert Smith announced to students graduating from historically black Morehouse College that he would pay off their student loans, he put himself at the center of one of......
06:28, 2019-05-22

Billionaire pledges to pay student debt for 2019 class at historic black college Robert Smith made pledge to eliminate students’ debt estimated at $40m at Morehouse College, Martin Luther King’s alma materA billionaire technology investor and philanthropist said on Sunday his family would wipe out the student debt of the entire 2...
20:42, 2019-05-19

Borrowers left in lurch as U.S. mismanages student debt relief: lawsuit Millions of teachers and other public sector workers have been denied relief of their student loan debt under government programs because of mismanagement by the U.S. Department of Education, a lawsuit filed on Thursday charged....
20:42, 2019-07-11

Who is Robert F. Smith, the billionaire behind the Morehouse graduation gift? Billionaire Robert F. Smith pledge to pay off the student loan debt of graduates of Morehouse College. Here's how Smith earned his wealth.        ...
20:00, 2019-05-20

Borrowing money to get life started hard for grads with debt For many freshly minted college graduates, borrowing money can be a challenge right out of the gate. The years after graduation are usually a time to pile on debt, whether for that new car, the mortgage for a first home, credit card purchases or any ...
14:28, 2019-09-22

5 student loan tips for recent grads If you feel like you're never going to get out from underneath your student loan debt, these five things could help you make a game plan        ...
18:42, 2019-05-29

This is the Number 1 benefit new college grads seek at work — and it's not debt repayment Retirement plan matches and even student loan assistance all take a backseat to the granddaddy of workplace benefits: health insurance. Those are the findings from a survey by the American Institute of CPAs....
18:28, 2019-05-29

I wanted to pay my $81,000 in student loan debt as quickly and as cheaply as possible, so I chose the 'debt avalanche' strategy to do it Nirat.pix/Getty Images Between my undergrad and my masters program, I borrowed $81,000 in student loans. When I got serious about paying down my student loan debt after graduation, I considered two popular repayment strategies: the debt snowball and...
18:56, 2019-09-07

Paper Chase: Jay-Z and Timbaland Slapped With $2 Million Lawsuit for Uncleared Sample Timbaland and Jay-Z might have to shell out millions of dollars to soul singer Ernie Hines, who alleges the music moguls stole samples of his work....
22:42, 2019-05-20

Lyft Slapped With Another Class Action Lawsuit About Driver Employment Status Lyft is facing another class-action lawsuit taking direct aim at alleged widespread and intentional misclassification of drivers as independent contractors....
17:56, 2019-08-16

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
11:42, 2019-05-22

A Pledge to Pay Morehouse College Students’ Debt Prompts Elation, Envy and a Host of Questions Robert F. Smith pledged to wipe out the debt of the graduating class at Morehouse College. Now the students are anxiously waiting to hear what happens next....
20:14, 2019-05-22

Jennifer Garner told grads to insist on one surprising goal, above money, fame, marriage Jennifer Garner told grads at her alma mater that if they view life as a host of goals, they'll miss the present; all they really need is one goal.        ...
02:28, 2019-05-22

Morehouse graduation speaker to pay off student loans of entire 2019 class The keynote speaker at Morehouse College’s commencement ceremony announced a grant Sunday wiping out the student debt of the entire 2019 graduating class....
22:00, 2019-05-19

Mark Zuckerberg told investors that regulation is the best cure for the tech backlash, just hours after the company was slapped with a $5 billion FTC fine (FB) Facebook The FTC has hit Facebook with a $5 billion fine over privacy issues. Later the same day, Facebook announced its Q2 earnings, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg took the opportunity to discuss regulation. He told the analysts on its earnings call that ...
12:56, 2019-07-25

Morehouse graduation speaker pledges to pay off student loans for school's class of 2019 Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith pledged to pay off the student loan debt of the Morehouse 2019 graduates.        ...
01:56, 2019-05-20

Robert Smith pledged to pay off Morehouse graduates’ student loans. Is this fair to families who saved? Should families who didn't benefit from Smith's generous gift of paying off the student loans for the class of 2019 Morehouse graduates feel as though they missed out?...
18:14, 2019-05-23

How to pay off student loans without a billionaire bailout College is an investment but staggering debt is depressing. What do grads need to do, if they're not lucky enough to have someone pay the bill.        ...
19:56, 2019-05-24

Reclusive Billionaire Pallonji Mistry's Plans To Cut $558 Million Debt The 154-year-old group, controlled by billionaire Pallonji Mistry and his family, expects the deals to be clinched by March next year, a source said....
21:28, 2019-08-23

Student Debt In terms of American exceptionalism, student loan debt stands out. No other country imposes the kind of costs on college and university students that the U.S. does, and nowhere else do loans cover so much of those costs. Experts think that the roughl...
03:56, 2019-06-27

Sotheby's must face Russian billionaire's lawsuit over art fraud - U.S. judge A federal judge in New York rejected Sotheby's bid to dismiss a $380 million lawsuit where Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev accused the auction house of helping his longtime art dealer's scheme......
22:42, 2019-06-25

Billionaire to graduating college students: My family is going to eliminate your student loans Robert Smith announced that he and his family would set up a grant to pay off the nearly 400 graduating seniors' student loans. The total gift is estimated at $40 million....
20:56, 2019-05-20

Q&A: what you need to know about America's student debt crisis Bernie Sanders has a radical plan to wipe out undergraduate and graduate debt for all Americans. Here is what’s at stakeGoing to university in the US is expensive – costing an average of over $34,000 a year in tuition and fees at private universities...
10:42, 2019-06-25

How I learned to love my $95,000 student debt About 45 million Americans have student loan debt, and it can be crushing – but I don’t regret the program I paid thousands a semester forIf you think about your student loans in the usual manner – “crushing”, “demoralizing”, a “financial tragedy of ...
16:14, 2019-08-15

Volkswagen and SEC Are Told to Strike Deal on Lawsuit A federal judge ordered Volkswagen and the SEC to seek a settlement over allegations the auto maker defrauded U.S. investors, rather than continue an expensive legal fight....
00:28, 2019-08-18

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez applauds billionaire's offer to pay off academic debt, but says students shouldn't have to rely on generosity of others New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez weighed in on billionaire Robert F. Smith's offer to pay off the student loan debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College, saying that while she applauded the gesture, college students sh...
00:28, 2019-05-21

Parents chime in about the student debt crisis Folks, in my weekday column I chided parents for allowing their kids to take on too much college debt. Student debt, as you probably know, is becoming a presidential campaign issue. I argued that adults were part of the student debt crisis because th...
15:42, 2019-07-07

This woman paid off over $222K in student debt. This is how she did it. Caitlin Boston completed the final payment on her student debt totaling over $222,000. And she celebrated with a hilarious dance shared on YouTube.       ...
01:14, 2019-08-23

Buried in Student Debt? Here's How to Play Catch-Up A combination of factors—the shadow of the 2007-09 recession, mounting student debt and a changing job market—are hindering millennials’ financial progress. In response to readers’ requests, here is a three-part guide....
11:42, 2019-05-31

Keep Paying Your Loans Until Student Debt Actually Gets Canceled It’s an exciting time for Democrats who want to be president, with so many of them running at this early stage that we’re having two debates this week to accommodate 20 leading candidates. Twenty!...
17:42, 2019-06-25

Student debt has millennials haggling at a new level Elizabeth Willard Thames, 35, a financial writer based in Vermont, has learned to always negotiate. “On large purchases, I always say, ‘Is there a discount if I pay in full and upfront?’” The answer she often receives is yes. She asked to pay the tot...
19:56, 2019-05-22

More people will soon be able to use their vacation days to pay off student debt What’s more valuable — getting out of debt or getting away? Soon more workers will have the opportunity to make that calculation. PTO Exchange, a platform that allows employers to give workers the ability to put the monetary value of their vacation d...
22:42, 2019-05-16

A billionaire commencement speaker at a Georgia college announced that he will pay off the Class of 2019's student loans Morehouse College Twitter Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and philanthropist, announced in his commencement speech at Georgia's Morehouse College that he was setting up a grant to wipe the graduating class's student debt. Smith also p...
00:42, 2019-05-20

A stranger paid off a student’s debt so she could walk in her graduation Joe Belanger/Shutterstock Karen Moore, a woman from South Carolina, wanted to do something good for her community. She called the principal of her alma mater, asking if there were any outstanding debts. As it turned out, one student owed money to a ...
22:56, 2019-06-07

How Couples Can Talk About Their Finances, Including Student Debt Don’t avoid that awkward conversation about finances—especially debt—with a new significant other. A group of experts has some suggestions for millennials on this edition of the WSJ’s “Secrets of Wealthy Women” podcast....
01:42, 2019-06-01

Here's what borrowers would do if Elizabeth Warren forgave their student debt When Elizabeth Warren released her sweeping student loan forgiveness proposal, many borrowers imagined how their lives would transform with less debt....
06:28, 2019-05-07

Student debt is keeping doctors from rural areas Burdensome student loan debt is discouraging aspiring doctors from setting up their own practices, exacerbating the decline of primary care doctors in rural and impoverished communities....
13:28, 2019-06-21

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
03:00, 2019-06-07

Program to Relieve Student Debt Proves Unforgiving More than a decade after Congress set up a way to erase student debt for people who hold public-service jobs, the system is in disarray. Around 73,000 people have applied for debt forgiveness as of March 31 of this year, but just 864 have had their l...
21:56, 2019-05-07

Mother of Philando Castile gives $8,000 to pay off student lunch debt The mother of Philando Castile presented a Minn. high school with an $8,000 donation to cover unpaid student lunch debts.        ...
22:28, 2019-05-03

Drowning in student loan debt? You may have to ditch your dream job The very student debt that’s taken on to allow someone to pursue their ambitions later morphs into a burden that requires them to ditch those plans.       ...
19:28, 2019-07-10

Sanders to propose eliminating all $1.6T of student debt in US: report Bernie Sanders, the 2020 hopeful, is set to announce on Monday a policy proposal that would eliminate all $1.6 trillion of American student debt, according to a report....
08:14, 2019-06-24

Mother of burned student told daughter he looked like ‘Frankenstein’ The mother of the Beacon High School student severely burned in a botched chemistry experiment testified that her son looked like “a monster” as he emerged in public for the very first time Tuesday. A grim-faced Alonzo Yanes, wearing a ba...
22:00, 2019-06-18

Kamala Harris has a student debt forgiveness plan, but it's complicated Borrowers will have a lot of boxes to check before they can get the $20,000 in student debt forgiveness on the table in Kamala Harris' newly released plan....
00:56, 2019-08-01

Sanders, Dems tout bill to cancel student debt Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives unveils legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth Warren as the two jockey for support from the party's liberal base. (June 24)    ...
19:56, 2019-06-24

Jeremy Hunt pledges to cancel student debt for entrepreneurs Conservative leadership candidate Jeremy Hunt has said he wants to cancel student debt for those who start up their own businesses and employ others....
14:42, 2019-06-27

Lambda School's For-Profit Plan to Solve Student Debt The online institution offers a coding education in exchange for a share of post-graduation income. Does this tuition model benefit students—or investors?...
13:28, 2019-08-26

Soaring Student Debt Opens Door to Relief Scams Soaring student debt has been fertile ground for companies that promise to help stretched borrowers by navigating a maze of federal programs. But some services are outright scams and others make promises that are illegal....
16:14, 2019-08-26

Sanders is right: Republican tax cuts cost more than forgiving student debt Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has joined the Democratic presidential candidate in making a contrast with the 2017 lawA 2016 plan for free college tuition didn’t go far enough for Bernie Sanders. In this election cycle, the candidate for the Democratic pre...
15:14, 2019-06-30

The Givling trivia app claims to help people with student debt. But is it a scam? Billed as a community that crowdfunds the payoff of people’s student debt, the Givling app has attracted borrowers hoping for financial relief.       ...
15:56, 2019-06-21

Here’s How 2020 Democrats’ Student Loan Debt Proposals Compare Elizabeth Warren and Julían Castro want to help pay off student loan debt. Bernie Sanders wants to forgive it entirely. Student loan forgiveness has become a hot topic in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, with two of the top liberals p...
00:42, 2019-06-25

How the 2020 presidential election may help you shake off student loan debt Student loan debt promises are heating up in the Democratic presidential race. Should the government offer a hand in paying off your student loans?       ...
18:28, 2019-07-25

About half of student loan borrowers think they’ll be in debt forever Over half of student loan borrowers think they’ll be in debt forever. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has the story.       ...
19:42, 2019-09-11

Graduation speaker pledges to pay class of 2019 student debt ATLANTA (AP) — A billionaire technology investor and philanthropist says his family is providing grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire 2019 class at Morehouse College. Robert F. Smith made the announcement Sunday morning in front of nearl...
17:56, 2019-05-19

Bernie Sanders unveils plan to eliminate $1.6tn in student loan debt Democratic presidential candidate proposes to pay for plan, which would cost $2.2tn over next decade, through a tax on Wall Street Bernie Sanders on Monday introduced legislation to eliminate the entire $1.6tn in student loan debt owed by 45 million ...
19:28, 2019-06-24

Here's Every Democratic Presidential Candidate's Plan to Solve Student Loan Debt Student loan debt is poised to be a hot topic throughout the 2020 Presidential campaign season, especially with early moves from Democratic candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who announced detailed plans right off the bat. But those are ...
15:28, 2019-07-25

Bernie Sanders Unveils Education Plan to Eliminate Student Debt Senator Bernie Sanders, along with Representatives Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal, would cancel all student debt and eliminate tuition at public and community colleges....
22:56, 2019-06-24

Bernie Sanders calls for canceling $1.6 trillion in student loan debt U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders proposed a plan on Monday to cancel $1.6 trillion in student loans and pay for it with a tax on Wall Street, elevating the issue in the 2020 debate and going beyond proposals from his Democratic White House ...
18:42, 2019-06-24

Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth More people in the United States appear to be struggling to keep up with their credit card and student loan debt, which could put pressure on one of the strongest drivers of economic growth....
17:14, 2019-08-13

College grad flees US to avoid crippling student loan debt A Pennsylvania man who was saddled with crippling student debt after graduating from college — but with no job in sight after four years — bought a one-way ticket to China to leave his financial woes behind, according to a report. “I had to esc...
17:56, 2019-06-12

Cancer patients with student debt are supposed to get a break. The government isn't giving it President Trump signed a bill last year allowing people with cancer to press pause on their federal student loan payments throughout their medical treatment and then for six months afterward....
17:42, 2019-06-29

FHR, StuLo offer local student loan debt relief program According to the Federal Reserve and New York Federal Reserve, more than 44 million borrowers across the U.S. collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. / Getty Images TUCSON – Family Housing Resources, Inc. (FHR) announced Wednesday a new ...
16:56, 2019-09-19

Democrats' student debt forgiveness proposals may resonate more in blue states Voters in blue states stand to have more student debt forgiven under Democrats' proposals than those in red states, according to an analysis by CNBC...
17:56, 2019-06-28

Derogatory student loan debt is growing at 'stunning' pace, Fed report says The total amount of household debt in the United States has grown for the 20th consecutive quarter and student loans have become the most prevalent type of "severely derogatory" debt, new statistics show....
19:14, 2019-08-21

Employers’ New Perk for Millennials: Extra Help Repaying Student Loan Debt Like millions of her peers, Nicole Read graduated with thousands of dollars of debt. Unlike most of them, she’s getting direct help from her employer to pay it back. The 26-year-old’s job at event organizer Live Nation Entertainment in Be...
20:56, 2019-08-08

Chobani pays off student lunch debt for an Idaho school district Yogurt company Chobani has offered to pay off $85,000 in student lunch debt for the Twin Falls School District. Nathan Rousseau Smith has the story.        ...
20:28, 2019-06-14

Egyptian NYPD sergeant told ‘go back to where you belong’ by fellow cops: lawsuit The veteran cop -- 54-year-old Kappa Farid -- claims in a lawsuit his superiors and fellow cops berated him with slurs, including one officer telling him to "go back to where you belong."...
23:42, 2019-08-04

Givling trivia app offers student debt relief. She spent $42,000 to win: 'It takes over your life' The Givling app has attracted a large and loyal following of borrowers hoping for relief from decades of monthly loan payments. It might be making their situations worse....
17:00, 2019-06-21

Elizabeth Warren will introduce legislation to cancel student loan debt for most borrowers Elizabeth Warren isn't waiting for the election to push forward her sweeping plan to erase the majority of the country's outstanding student debt....
22:28, 2019-06-13

Sanders calls for wiping out $1.6 trillion in student debt by taxing Wall Street Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., proposed a plan Monday to eliminate all $1.6 trillion in student debt held by Americans by levying a tax on Wall Street banks....
19:00, 2019-06-24

Betsy DeVos Sued for Running Student Debt Relief Program Into the Ground Education Secretary Betsy DeVos oversees something called the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, which was created in 2007 and aims to incentivize public service by discharging the enrollee’s student loans after 10 years....
03:14, 2019-07-12

Cornell’s Medical School Offers Full Rides in Battle Over Student Debt All costs — tuition, books, housing and food — will be covered for those who qualify for aid, adding Cornell to a growing list of institutions trying to ease the way for doctors-to-be....
06:14, 2019-09-17

Thousands of students sue Betsy DeVos, claiming she's denying them student debt forgiveness More than 150,000 former students of for-profit colleges filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday, claiming the agency is depriving them of student debt relief....
18:00, 2019-06-25

Instacart unveils new benefits for contractors: Insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more Instacart announced new benefits intended to address criticism of its independent contractor policies: insurance, student loan debt assistance, and more.Read More...
04:28, 2019-08-22

Warren unveils new bill that aims to wipe out student loan debt for millions WASHINGON, D.C. (CNN) – Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduced a student loan debt forgiveness bill Tuesday. The 2020 Democratic presidential candidate’s measure would wipe out $50,000 worth of debt for households earning less than $100,000 a y...
23:28, 2019-07-23

AOC makes student loan payment, reveals college debt during congressional hearing Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made a student loan payment on Tuesday — and also revealed how much she still owes — while attending a congressional hearing on college debt. “I literally made a student loan payment while I was sitting...
09:14, 2019-09-11

Kamala Harris revealed a new proposal to wipe student debt, but people aren't so sure it's possible AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall California Sen. Kamala Harris sparked confusion on Twitter Sunday when she announced a program for student loan debt forgiveness. Harris tweeted out a specific point that would forgive debts for "Pell Grant recipients wh...
09:42, 2019-07-29

University of Central Florida student told alleged rape victim ' I just really wanted to have sex': police A University of Central Florida student accused of rape reportedly told the victim that he “just really wanted to have sex,” a police affidavit revealed Friday....
16:42, 2019-07-19

School forced black student to ‘Sharpie in’ his haircut: lawsuit Another black student has been humiliated by school faculty over hair. Pearland Independent School District in Texas is being hit with a lawsuit by parents Dante Trice and Angela Washington, who say faculty at Berry Miller Junior High School discipli...
19:14, 2019-08-20

Lawsuit dismissed in death of student turned drug informant WAHPETON, N.D. (AP) — A judge has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a North Dakota college student turned police drug informant. The body of 20-year-old Andrew Sadek was recovered from the Red River in June 2014. Investigator...
14:14, 2019-05-22

After outrage over district response to student lunch debt, Chobani's founder stepped in Chobani founder Hamdi Ulukaya pledged to cover school lunch debt faced by low-income students in Rhode Island.        ...
19:28, 2019-05-10

Watch Bernie Sanders talk insurance, student debt, and police brutality with Cardi B If you’re in need of a political pick-me-up (and who isn’t nowadays), Cardi B’s new interview with Senator and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is worth a watch. Regardless of who you’re rooting to vote for in the 2020 election, this interview bet...
20:14, 2019-08-18

Judge lets New York pursue student loan debt relief fraud case A federal judge said New York's attorney general may pursue a lawsuit accusing Debt Resolve Inc and nine other defendants of involvement in a scheme to induce thousands of struggling student loan borrowers into paying for debt relief services they co...
23:00, 2019-07-03

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23:00, 2019-06-25

Lawsuit Claims School Bus Driver Dragged Biracial Student On Purpose According to a CNN report, Brenda Mayes, a Utah mother, is suing a former driver for dragging her son from a bus approximately 150 feet. The lawsuit cites the driver’s “racial animus” and intent to harm....
04:14, 2019-05-12

Sen. Bernie Sanders pushes free college and student debt forgiveness — and finds the field crowded Since Sanders emphasized the issues in his first presidential run, many Democrats have embraced similar proposals, potentially diluting support for him....
03:56, 2019-08-25

DeVos cancels Obama-era rule forcing colleges to prove students could repay their student debt Education Secretary Betsy DeVos issued the final repeal of an Obama-era rule aimed at holding low-quality education programs accountable by forcing them to prove their graduates were able to repay their loans....
19:56, 2019-07-01

51 attorneys general urge Betsy DeVos to forgive disabled veterans' student loan debt A group of bipartisan attorneys general from 51 states and territories on Friday wrote to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urging the Department of Education automatically forgive the student loan debt of eligible veterans who became disabled through ...
07:42, 2019-05-27

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
18:14, 2019-07-03

Bill Bennett on Bernie Sanders' plan to cancel student loan debt: The government 'largely created this mess' As 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls unveil their plans to combat the student loan crisis, Former Education Secretary Bill Bennett has argued against the concept of eliminating college debt....
19:00, 2019-06-24

Black student robbed of salutatorian because district feared white flight, lawsuit alleges Mississippi student Olecia James' lawsuit claims the honor of salutatorian went to a white student whose grade score appeared to be lower than hers.        ...
00:28, 2019-05-03

School officials laughed as they colored in black student's hair with marker, lawsuit says Three administrators at Berry Miller Junior High told the Texas student that his hair violated dress code policy. The teen's parents are suing them.        ...
02:28, 2019-08-22

Expelled Columbia journalism student accused of rape is victim of ‘anti-male’ bias: lawsuit It’s open season on men at Columbia University thanks to the Ivy League school’s handling of sexual-harassment allegations against male students, a new lawsuit charges. Expelled Columbia student Ben Feibleman says he fell victim to “anti-male, female...
04:28, 2019-05-15

Texas School District Faces Lawsuit After Staffers Fill in Black Student’s Hair With a Sharpie: ‘That’s Assault’ If ever there was a perfect justification for throwing hands, it’s the discovery that staffers at your 7th grader’s middle school filled in his fade with a Sharpie....
18:56, 2019-08-20

Crippling student debt crisis is a 'disgrace,' J.P. Morgan chief Jamie Dimon says JP Morgan chief Jamie Dimon says we need to “fix the broken parts” of student lending in the United States.       ...
21:42, 2019-06-26

The 'after' picture of student loans: Credit card debt, smelly cars, pawn shops to make ends meet Debtors with student loans feel more financially insecure, engage in riskier money behaviors and have more trouble paying bills.       ...
07:28, 2019-06-26

‘Undercover Billionaire’ Glenn Stearns isn’t really a billionaire: report A California businessman who is portrayed as a billionaire in a new Discovery Channel reality show is nowhere near that wealthy, according to a report Friday. Glenn Stearns, 56 — a mortgage firm founder who stars in the series “Undercover Billi...
23:56, 2019-09-13

Officials: Woman Told Responders God Told Her To Start Fire In Frankfort FRANKFORT, Ky. (WAVE) – A woman accused of an arson fire in Frankfort allegedly told emergency crews that God instructed her to start the fire. Penny Lineweaver WAVE reports that police arrested 35-year-old Penny Lineweaver on Sunday morning. S...
21:28, 2019-05-20

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to resolve an investigation stemming from the Cambridge Analytica data scandal. The FTC’s settlem...
23:14, 2019-07-12

Lizzo says security 'slapped and manhandled' her team The music festival Summerfest is investigating after a performer, Lizzo, said a security guard "tackled and attacked" her team after a performance in Milwaukee on Thursday night....
21:42, 2019-06-28

Morehouse Isn't a Heartwarming Story Billionaire and Morehouse College commencement speaker Robert Smith’s announcement that he would personally absolve the student debt of the school’s entire graduating class this year—a gift of historic proportions well into the tens of millions of do...
19:56, 2019-05-23

Not funny: Midwife slapped with $4,836 bill for laughing gas during her labor More and more hospitals are billing their services by the minute. For this nurse, a comfortable birth experience cost thousands of dollars.       ...
19:00, 2019-06-12

Hello Kitty slapped with EU fine owner for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
16:00, 2019-07-09

New justice secretary slapped down by Number 10 over anonymity call Downing Street has dismissed the new justice secretary's claim that criminal suspects with a reputation to protect should remain anonymous until charged....
16:00, 2019-08-01

Man Who Slapped Arvind Kejriwal, Was "Dissatisfied" AAP Supporter: Police An AAP supporter slapped Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow on Saturday because he was dissatisfied with the behaviour of the party leaders, police said....
00:14, 2019-05-05

Rs 230 Crore Show Cause Notice Slapped Against Accounting Firm PwC The ED has slapped an over Rs 230-crore FEMA violation show cause penalty notice against multi-national accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and others, officials said on Friday....
23:28, 2019-09-13

Iran cleric says U.K. will be 'slapped in the face' for seizure of its tanker: TV Britain will soon be "slapped in the face" for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, Iranian state TV quoted a cleric as saying on Friday, amid heightened tension between Iran and the West in the Gulf....
16:14, 2019-07-12

Arvind Kejriwal Slapped During Roadshow In Delhi, AAP Blames BJP Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was today slapped by a man during a roadshow in Moti Nagar area. Mr Kejriwal was standing on an open vehicle, interacting with the people of the North Delhi......
18:28, 2019-05-04

Hello Kitty producer slapped with EU fine for restricting sales Hello Kitty fans in search of the latest merchandise can now shop across the EU as they please after the bloc fined the popular character's producer, Sanrio, for restricting sales within the EU's single market....
00:14, 2019-07-10

Looking for a job? These cities may be tough for grads Despite the overall strength of the U.S. job market, entry-level jobs for college graduates cannot be found everywhere.       ...
05:14, 2019-09-06

Britain will be ‘slapped in the face’ for seizure of Iranian tanker, cleric says Britain will soon to get “slapped in the face” for the capture of an Iranian supertanker last week, a cleric was quoted as saying Friday amid rising tensions between the two nations in the Gulf....
17:28, 2019-07-12

Journalist Slapped By Legislator At Maharashtra Vote Counting Centre A journalist was allegedly slapped Thursday by PWP leader and MLC Jayant Patil at an election counting centre in Alibaug in Raigad district of Maharashtra....
21:28, 2019-05-23

Facebook Slapped With Record 5-Billion Fine By US Over Privacy Violations Facebook Inc will pay a record-breaking $5 billion fine to resolve a government probe into its privacy practices and the social media giant will restructure its approach to privacy, the U.S. Federal......
18:28, 2019-07-24

Parents claim baby suffered a brain bleed after being slapped at day care A baby boy suffered a brain-bleed after being “slapped so hard at nursery it left a hand-shaped bruise on his face,” reports claim. Six-month-old Glen Braun was allegedly hit so hard that his mother, Sarah Braun, said he was vomiting when...
03:14, 2019-06-28

Ex-cons slapped with $20M in mandatory court fees in 2017: Scott Stringer Ex-convicts were saddled with $20 million in court fees straight out the slammer in 2017 — with some getting jailed again for failing to pay the fines, according to a report released Tuesday. The analysis by city Comptroller Scott Stringer foun...
02:29, 2019-09-11

‘Bagel Boss’ Chris Morgan gets slapped in face by Lenny Dykstra That’s a low blow! Tempers boiled over Thursday in Philadelphia when troubled Mets great Lenny Dykstra met his future boxing opponent — woman-hating “Bagel Boss” guy Chris Morgan. The pint-sized brawler from Long Island went t...
05:14, 2019-08-23

UConn slapped with two-year probation for NCAA violations under Kevin Ollie HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn’s men’s basketball program has been placed on probation for two years and former coach Kevin Ollie has been sanctioned individually for violations of NCAA rules during his tenure. The NCAA Committee on Infractions ...
21:14, 2019-07-02

Cab driver slapped with massive legal fees after inheriting passenger’s estate A taxi driver who inherited a passenger’s entire estate has been slapped with a huge legal bill after the will was overturned after a bitter legal battle. The bizarre story began years ago when UK taxi driver Dean Hughes agreed to transport 348-pound...
21:42, 2019-06-11

UI/UX design is a top 10 tech job for grads; this $24 bundle can get you started Career monitoring website Comparably recently put together their list of the top 10 tech jobs for grads -- and right at no. 7 is UI/UX designer. Of course, understanding both the front end interface of web design along with the back end hardware anal...
15:14, 2019-06-20

Money tips for college grads who are about to get their first paychecks For college grads who are about to get those first paychecks, it might be tempting to overspend. Instead, plan to spend, save and invest.        ...
13:56, 2019-05-26

Westboro Baptist protests Morehouse over transgender policy ATLANTA (AP) — The Westboro Baptist Church protested outside of the country’s only all-male historically black college over the school’s new admission policy that accepts transgender men. WXIA-TV reports the demonstrators from the Kansas-...
13:00, 2019-05-20

Who Is Robert F. Smith, the Man Paying Off Morehouse Graduates’ Loans? Mr. Smith amassed a fortune estimated to be worth $5 billion by founding a private equity firm. He’s also the chairman of the board of Carnegie Hall....
00:28, 2019-05-20

California woman who slapped Trump supporter during 2017 rally convicted of battery A California woman accused of slapping a Trump supporter during a Make America Great Again rally in Orange County more than two years ago has been convicted, prosecutors say....
02:14, 2019-08-18

Harvard University produces the world’s wealthiest grads Going to an Ivy League school seems to seriously pay off. Six of the eight Ivies made the Wealth-X top-20 list of universities with ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) alumni, which ranks the schools with the wealthiest grads in the US and abroad, as well as...
20:28, 2019-08-01

Pence Whines to Liberty Grads About How Oppressed Christians Are Being male, white, Republican, and Christian in the United States in 2019 is a difficult road marked by attacks, discrimination, and bullying. That’s the worldview held by Vice President Mike Pence, which he shared on Saturday during a commencement a...
22:14, 2019-05-12

Huge donation to college grads could start a new trend During Morehouse College's commencement exercises, billionaire Robert F. Smith changed the course of 396 students' lives in the span of a few seconds. His promise to pay off the entire student debt burden of the Class of 2019 sparked a wave of admira...
07:56, 2019-06-03

WSJ Readers Advise Grads How to Navigate Their Early Careers Graduates of the Class of 2019 will step into jobs that require more sophistication than entry-level jobs of the past, but there are roles that employers—and their new hires—would do well to postpone until they get more on-the-job experience, Wall St...
17:14, 2019-05-16

High school grads die after being struck by lightning in park Two high school graduates are dead after reportedly being struck by lightning Thursday in a Pennsylvania park. Brendan McGwon, 18, and Kaitlyn Rosensteel, 18, were fishing at Mammoth Park Lake in Mount Pleasant Township at around 4 p.m when witnesses...
23:56, 2019-06-14

How two Stanford grads aimed for big tech glory and got Big Tobacco instead Adam Bowen and James Monsees created Juul to disrupt the tobacco industry, but the $38 billion company is now at the forefront of the panic over the teen vaping epidemic....
02:56, 2019-09-05

Mike Pence calls West Point grads the ‘best of the best’ WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence has told the graduating class of the U.S. Military Academy that they are “the best of the best.” Pence told the West Point graduates Saturday that as they accept “the mantle of leade...
19:56, 2019-05-25

Morehouse College Investigates Sexual Misconduct After Students’ Videos In widely shared videos, several students accused a staff member at the all-male, historically black school of sexual harassment. The college has expanded its investigation to other employees....
23:28, 2019-07-19

Glass throws late TD pass, Alabama A&M beat Morehouse 35-30 Aqeel Glass threw four touchdown passes, including a 20-yarder to Brian Jenkins Jr. with 3 seconds to play, and Alabama A&M beat Morehouse College 35-30 in the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium  ...
04:42, 2019-09-02

YouTube slapped with record $170M fine over violating children’s privacy laws YouTube and its parent company Google have been hit with a $170 million fine for violating a children’s privacy law. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.       ...
01:42, 2019-09-05

9 money tips for 2019 college grads anticipating their first paychecks Here’s how college grads can spend, save and invest income while paying down debt and splurging a bit, too.        ...
17:14, 2019-05-10

Angela Merkel tells Harvard grads to 'tear down walls' The chancellor has addressed students at the elite university, encouraging them to shape the future. Her halting speech appeared to contain a few digs on President Donald Trump, without mentioning him by name....
04:00, 2019-05-31

Gen Z salaries: Highest paid tech jobs for recent grads To find a job in tech, new graduates need to combine technical skills and emotional intelligence. Senior developers and engineers make the most.       ...
17:56, 2019-06-17

Grads walk out before Mike Pence’s commencement speech in Indiana Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction....
08:28, 2019-05-19

Shanahan to Naval Academy grads: ‘Frighten the hell out of our foes' Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan challenged the U.S. Naval Academy's 2019 graduating class to embrace failure, think creatively, and become the vanguard of a new class of officers dedicated to eliminating sexual misconduct in the ranks....
22:14, 2019-05-24

Is a degree worth it? Here's how much extra cash college grads are getting in England Investing money into a college degree may seem daunting, but recent data shows that those who attend university could go onto secure more lucrative salaries....
15:00, 2019-04-28

From Morehouse College’s Bookstore to My Gate at the Airport in Under 40 Minutes: An Atlanta Story Let’s just give you all the punchline first: Dear people who live in Atlanta, I made it from Morehouse College’s campus bookstore to my actual gate at Hartsfield-Jackson in under 40 minutes, while gassing up my rental car and dropping it off to the f...
23:28, 2019-06-07

Robert F. Smith Gets the Final Bill for His Gift to Morehouse—and the Number Is Stunning When philanthropist and entrepreneur Robert F. Smith offered to pay the entire balance of the outstanding student loans for Morehouse’s most recent graduating class, not only did the gift eliminate a burden from the backs of hundreds of students but ...
06:00, 2019-09-21

Morehouse Students' Claims of Sexual Misconduct Prompt Additional Investigations Viral videos containing accusations of sexual misconduct have prompted internal investigations at one of America’s most celebrated historically black colleges after two social media whistleblowers allege that they were victims of sexual harassment an...
15:56, 2019-07-26

Arizona extends tuition rate for undocumented high school grads PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona high school graduates living in the country illegally will get expanded access to a special tuition rate at the state’s three public universities, the Board of Regents decided Thursday. The board voted to drop a req...
00:14, 2019-08-24

Two high school grads killed exploring Peru on senior trip Two recent graduates from a Florida high school were killed in a crash hours after they arrived in Peru on a long-awaited senior trip, according to a report. Albert Ales and Zachary Morris, both 18, traveled to Cusco on Friday to celebrate their grad...
20:14, 2019-05-27

What to give the graduate? Gifts ideas for grads beyond the old greeting card with cash This cap-and-gown season, Americans are expected to spend more than $5.5 billion on graduate gifts. Here are ideas that go beyond cash in a card.        ...
04:14, 2019-06-01

Morehouse College staffer put on leave while school investigates sexual misconduct accusations Morehouse College has placed one of its staffers on unpaid leave amid an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations leveled by at least two students and a former student, the historically black university said in statements....
07:14, 2019-07-23

Vice President Pence Tells West Point Grads They Should Expect to See Combat (WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Mike Pence told the most diverse graduating class in the history of the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday that the world is “a dangerous place” and they should expect to see combat. “Some of...
05:56, 2019-05-27

VP Pence tells West Point grads it's a 'virtual certainty' they will fight on a battlefield for America Vice President Mike Pence told West Point’s most diverse graduating class in history that they will go to war for America at some point in their life....
09:42, 2019-05-27

College grads say school’s ‘worth every penny’ while blue-collar workers left broke The average American should save more for retirement, and young people need to think about the potential pay of a career — along with the amount of debt an education in that field will incur. Those are some of the conclusions of a new Express Employm...
03:56, 2019-09-01

Clap Your Hands: Pharrell Williams Makes 114 Grads of Harlem High School ‘Happy’ With Guaranteed Internships Having the prolific hit-maker Pharrell Williams as their commencement speaker probably seemed like a big enough “get” for the graduating class of Harlem Children’s Zone Promise Academy. But the ridiculously ageless producer and singer had one welcome...
01:14, 2019-07-01

Military boss 'slapped woman's bottom and dismissed it as banter' A military contractor accused of sexually assaulting a woman by slapping her on the bottom at a Royal Navy charity fundraiser dismissed the incident as "banter", a court heard....
12:28, 2019-05-29

Wake-Up Call for Grads: Entry-Level Jobs Aren't So Entry Level Any More Gone are the days when new hires spent years learning the ropes before being handed important work. The Class of 2019 will be thrown right into the fray....
13:28, 2019-05-10

Jay-Z becomes hip-hop's first billionaire Forbes has estimated musician and businessman Jay-Z's net worth at more than $1 billion (€890 million). His wife, Beyonce, has an estimated net worth of $355 million....
04:42, 2019-06-04

Forbes names Jay-Z the first hip-hop billionaire Forbes announced Monday that Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artist to rack up a billion-dollar fortune, thanks to lucrative investments in real estate, art, liquor and businesses like Uber.        ...
02:42, 2019-06-04

The Sterling Affairs: The tapes that took down a billionaire When an audio recording of a racist rant by former Clippers owner Donald Sterling was leaked online in 2014, it caused an uproar that changed the NBA forever....
00:28, 2019-08-21

Ray-Ban Billionaire Makes a Very Eye-Catching  Move Leonardo Del Vecchio is still trying to make a success of the $53 billion Luxottica-Essilor merger. Throwing GrandVision into the mix is a bold bet. ...
13:56, 2019-07-18

Delusional Billionaire Not Done Saying He's Running for President Welcome to another week of “Who Wants to Be a Presidential Candidate.” Today our contestant is billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer. Tom Steyer, do you want to be a presidential candidate?...
16:42, 2019-07-08

Why billionaire Ray Dalio loves criticism — and says you should too Criticism can be a tough thing to stomach. But according to Ray Dalio, founder of the world's largest hedge fund, it's not something to be shied away from. In fact, it should be welcomed....
05:00, 2019-08-27

Billionaire’s apartment asking $75M is overpriced, brokers say Brokers are raising eyebrows over Related Companies honcho Stephen Ross’s bold $75 million ask for his roughly 8,500-square-foot Time Warner Center penthouse. The latest sellers at the building sold at a loss of more than $5 million. They bought thei...
03:28, 2019-07-18

Good news: Spider-Man's a billionaire now If there’s one aspect of classic web-slinging mythology that the Tom Holland Spider-Man movies—what with their fancy European vacations and benevolent uber-rich benefactors—have moved away from, it’s the idea of Peter Parker: Perpetually Poor Crime-F...
00:42, 2019-07-26

Behind the Czech Protests Against Billionaire Premier Since the spring of 2019, Czechs have been protesting in the streets against billionaire Prime Minister Andrej Babis, who won power in 2017 on an anti-establishment platform. They say he is compromised by his business interests and may try to meddle ...
12:56, 2019-06-25

Jay-Z Is Officially a Billionaire: Inside His Empire It's official: Jay-Z is a billionaire! The 49-year-old Grammy winner has become the first hip-hop artist to reach this major money milestone, according to Forbes. The outlet released......
20:28, 2019-06-03

Billionaire Tom Steyer jumps into presidential race Billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday officially entered the crowded field for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, reversing his earlier decision not to run. “The other Democratic candidates for president have many great ideas tha...
17:00, 2019-07-09

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies at 89 H. Ross Perot, the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who rose from a childhood of Depression-era poverty and twice ran for president as a third-party candidate, has died. He was 89 years old. (July 9)        ...
00:00, 2019-07-10

New Alleged Victim Of US Billionaire Goes Public, Says "Was Raped At 15" US President Donald Trump's labor secretary on Wednesday defended his handling of a secret plea deal he made with Jeffrey Epstein as another woman came forward to allege she was raped by the......
05:56, 2019-07-11

Billionaire drops $30M on Hamptons properties next door While legendary fashion designer and artist Helmut Lang is quietly shopping his Tyson Lane estate for $100 million, his high-profile neighbor is also making real estate waves. Billionaire Howard Marks, of Oaktree Capital Management, bought Donny Deut...
01:28, 2019-05-16

Meet the architect behind NYC’s billionaire-filled buildings It is not a stretch to say that Robert A.M. Stern is the most successful residential architect living today. The 79-year-old Upper East Sider really earns the title if you measure success the all-American way: by how much money his projects rake in. ...
04:14, 2019-05-03

U.S. billionaire, co-founder of Quicken Loans, hospitalized U.S. billionaire and co-founder and chairman of the online mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, Daniel Gilbert, suffered stroke-like symptoms on Sunday and was hospitalized near Detroit, media said....
07:56, 2019-05-27

U.S. billionaire Commisso buys Italy's Fiorentina American billionaire Rocco Commisso has bought Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family, his U.S. cable company Mediacom Communications announced on Thursday....
16:14, 2019-06-06

Billionaire sells his smaller Hamptons estate for $42.5M Natural gas billionaire Michael S. Smith and his wife Iris have finally sold their contemporary Hamptons beach house for close to its last asking price of $42.5 million, sources tell the Post. The couple made an even bigger splash in 2016, when they ...
01:14, 2019-06-21

400 Students Of US College Get Surprise From Billionaire On Graduation Sunday was already a day of joy and pride for the graduating class at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia -- and then it got a whole lot better....
09:14, 2019-05-20

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
22:42, 2019-06-19

India to auction fugitive billionaire's art collection Indian tax authorities are hoping for a windfall with the auction on Tuesday of rare oil paintings that were once part of fugitive billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi's collection and have been seized by the government....
14:50, 2019-04-28

US Billionaire Arrested On Sex Trafficking Charges: Reports A hedge fund billionaire has been arrested on sex trafficking charges in the New York area, after having long been followed by accusations of molesting young girls, US media reported....
18:14, 2019-07-07

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein arrested on new sex charges Convicted billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has been been indicted on new charges related to alleged sex crimes involving minors, media outlets reported....
16:14, 2019-07-07

Billionaire Cashes Out of Online Fashion---Next Stop? The Moon The Japanese billionaire who wants to fly around the moon on Elon Musk’s spaceship is exiting his online fashion business back on earth by selling control to Yahoo Japan....
10:57, 2019-09-12

Billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret ‘embarrassed’ by Epstein ties Les Wexner, the billionaire behind Victoria’s Secret and Bed & Body Works, kicked off a presentation to investors Tuesday by saying he’s “embarrassed” by his former ties to convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who offed himself in his jail cell la...
20:42, 2019-09-10

Venezuelan billionaire’s home raided in Dominican Republic Dominican officials say drug and money-laundering investigators joined by U.S. federal agents have raided a villa linked to one of Venezuela’s richest men...
22:28, 2019-05-13

Landlord who wants kosher cafes nixed from ‘Billionaire’s Row’ revealed The mystery landlord trying to boot a pair of longtime kosher cafes from Billionaires’ Row is none other than block-gobbling mega-developer Sheldon Solow, The Post has learned....
04:14, 2019-08-16

Alibaba billionaire to buy Barclays Center for $700M: sources Alibaba co-founder Joe Tsai is expecting to sign a deal valued at more than $700 million to buy Brooklyn’s Barclays Center at the same time he acquires the 51 percent of the Brooklyn Nets that he does not already own, sources said. The simultaneous d...
07:00, 2019-08-16

Texas billionaire H. Ross Perot dies aged 89 Ross Perot answers a question in Dallas on Oct. 2, 1992 after announcing that he will run for president as an independent candidate.Rick Bowmer / AP file DALLAS (AP) — H. Ross Perot (pur-OH’), the colorful, self-made Texas billionaire who twice...
22:28, 2019-07-09

Indian billionaire jeweler Modi appears in UK court Indian billionaire jeweler Nirav Modi appeared in a London court on Thursday where he heard that no date could yet be set for a full hearing over his possible extradition to India....
22:00, 2019-05-30

Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89 Perot challenged Bush and Clinton as independent in 1992Texan who founded EDS also ran in 1996 for Reform partyRoss Perot, an eccentric Texan billionaire who lived a picaresque life and twice ran for president as an independent, has died. He was 89. ...
20:00, 2019-07-09

Epstein Looms Over Speech by Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret Speaking for the first time publicly about his longtime ties to the disgraced financier, Leslie Wexner condemned deceptions by “people who have secret lives.”...
02:00, 2019-09-11

Billionaire donates $189M to study artificial intelligence LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and its vast potential to change society as we know it....
03:28, 2019-06-21

Billionaire James Dyson to buy second lavish Singapore property Inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson is poised to purchase his second luxury property in Singapore, complete with an infinity pool and indoor waterfall....
05:56, 2019-07-26

Billionaire George Soros launches super PAC for Democrats George Soros, the billionaire megadonor, has set up a super PAC for Democrats and has seeded the 2020 campaign fund with $5.1 million, according to paperwork filed with the Federal Election Commission. The 88-year-old financier intends to use the Dem...
18:28, 2019-08-01

| US hedge fund billionaire charged with sex trafficking minors Jeffrey Epstein, a hedge fund billionaire with ties to top politicians and celebrities, was charged on Monday with sexually exploiting dozens of young girls....
23:14, 2019-07-08

Judge temporarily blocks ‘Billionaire’s Row’ homeless shelter An appeals judge has temporarily blocked the city from opening a controversial homeless shelter along Manhattan’s Billionaires Row. Appellate Division Justice David Friedman granted an interim stay of a ruling that tossed a suit opposing Mayor de Bla...
07:28, 2019-05-10

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein pleads not guilty to sex trafficking Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein has pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking, after prosecutors said they found "nude photographs of what appeared to be underage girls", when federal agents searched his apartment....
06:28, 2019-07-09

How Kylie Jenner's Sisters Really Feel About Her Billionaire Status How do Kylie Jenner's siblings really feel about her billionaire status? The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star spilled the tea on The Ellen DeGeneres Show. Ellen DeGeneres asked......
22:56, 2019-09-06

Billionaire coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha goes missing in India A billionaire Indian coffee tycoon went missing Monday after he was last seen walking across a bridge, according to reports. VG Siddhartha, who made his fortune as the owner of Cafe Coffee Day chain, was reported missing by his chauffeur Monday when ...
21:42, 2019-07-30

Billionaire Tom Steyer has nearly spent his way to a spot in the third Democratic debate The former hedge-fund manager and activist has piled millions into both Facebook and television ads since he entered the presidential race last month....
23:01, 2019-08-13

Why The Fate Of Samsung's Billionaire Heir Turns On Horses Jay Y Lee took a more active and urgent interest in the matter after a second meeting where Park told him again to "buy a good horse," said the court....
20:42, 2019-09-03

This Teacher-Turned-Entrepreneur Is India's Newest Billionaire India's newest billionaire is a former classroom teacher who developed an education app that's grown to a valuation of almost $6 billion in about seven years....
15:14, 2019-07-29

Russian Billionaire Continues the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence It hasn’t been widely publicized, but the most extensive search for extraterrestrial intelligence ever undertaken has been up and running for more than four years. Breakthrough Listen is a 10-year, $100 million space scanning project sponsored the Be...
19:28, 2019-07-04

Billionaire Benioffs are making taboo editorial changes at Time Marc and Lynne Benioff, the billionaire husband-and-wife team who bought Time magazine, are spending money on digital talent — but also appear to be punching holes in the wall that once separated the ad-marketing side from the editorial content side....
05:28, 2019-09-04

West 57th tower ready to welcome new retailers to Billionaire’s Row With its 1,400-foot-tall slender condominium tower nearing completion, the developers of 111 W. 57th St. are ready to welcome retailers into its base along Billionaires’ Row. JDS Development Group, Property Markets Group and Spruce Capital Partners h...
08:28, 2019-08-07

Billionaire Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Is Finally Arrested Justice has been a long time coming for the dozens of alleged victims of billionaire hedge fund manager Jeffrey Epstein, who has been accused of sexually abusing and trafficking multiple teenage girls over a span of several years....
21:42, 2019-07-07

San Francisco billionaire Tom Steyer running for president in 2020 Billionaire Tom Steyer announced Tuesday he will run for president of the United States, joining a growing list of more than 20 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020....
16:14, 2019-07-09

Billionaire activist Paul Singer reveals $3.2B stake in AT&T The hedge fund billionaire known for seizing an Argentine navy vessel as partial payment for a debt is taking aim at AT&T — the telecom behemoth that also owns HBO and CNN. Paul Singer’s Elliott Management hedge fund sent a shot across the bow of AT&...
05:00, 2019-09-10

Why billionaire Ken Griffin has been on a real estate spending spree It’s not enough for him to own the country’s most expensive home. Just months after buying the rec­ord-breaking $238 million quadplex on Central Park South, hedge-fund billionaire Ken Griffin has found yet another place to rest his head. The ridiculo...
05:14, 2019-09-11

Ex-billionaire Raj Rajaratnam spotted leaving $17.5M pad after prison release Raj who? Eight years after his $70 million insider trading trial shook Wall Street, former Galleon Group founder Raj Rajaratnam is back in town — and trying his best to go unnoticed. “Oh no, not me,” Rajaratnam, 62, told a photographer who spotted th...
06:42, 2019-09-13

Jay-Z named world's first billionaire rapper by Forbes magazine In a new cover story, Forbes has valued the rapper and business mogul’s empire at $1bn, including real estate and other ventures Jay-Z has been named the world’s first billionaire rapper in a new Forbes cover story.The magazine has claimed the 49-yea...
01:14, 2019-06-04

Billionaire Robert Smith says young people have to appreciate capitalism Billionaire Robert Smith said young Americans need a better understanding and appreciation of capitalism, as wealth and success come under attack on the Democratic campaign trail....
01:42, 2019-09-20

Billionaire urges investigation into 'seemingly treasonous' Google Peter Thiel, a Silicon Valley billionaire and prominent supporter of Donald Trump, has suggested Google's alleged attempt to work with the Chinese military was "seemingly treasonous"....
17:42, 2019-07-15

Chinese billionaire reportedly arrested for child molestation BEIJING — Prosecutors in Shanghai have formally arrested two people over child molestation allegations, with state media identifying one as a prominent real estate developer. The case has received prominent coverage in state media, including on natio...
13:42, 2019-07-11

David Koch, Billionaire Donor To Republican Causes, Dies Age 79 David Koch, a billionaire American libertarian and influential donor to conservative causes, has died at age 79 after a long battle with cancer, his brother Charles said Friday....
21:56, 2019-08-23

BMW’s falling share price forces billionaire heir to pay up Susanne Klatten, a billionaire member of the family that controls the BMW Group, pledged more shares of the German automaker to cover a real estate loan. ...
01:00, 2019-06-29

Billionaire Tom Steyer, at first campaign event, says he doesn't see himself as rich Billionaire hedge fund investor Tom Steyer, a late addition to the Democratic presidential field, reportedly told a San Francisco bookstore crowd this week that he doesn’t see himself as wealthy....
10:56, 2019-07-20

| Billionaire Stade Francais owner promises R1.6bn investment Stade Francais owner Hans-Peter Wild said he was planning on investing €100 million in the under-performing French Top 14 giants over the next half a decade....
07:28, 2019-05-06

In IndiGo Feud, A Move Towards Truce Between Billionaire Co-Founders Rakesh Gangwal now intends to support a move to expand the company's board to 10 directors at its annual general meeting scheduled for August 27, reversing his earlier stance....
12:42, 2019-08-26

Billionaire paying off students’ loans is known for savvy dealmaking Buyout king Robert Smith was wildly generous to the graduates of Morehouse College last weekend — but he’s savvy and hard-nosed when it comes to business. Smith, who runs private-equity giant Vista Equity Partners, wowed college students Sunday when ...
02:42, 2019-05-21

David Koch, billionaire, GOP activist and philanthropist dies at 79 WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79. The cause of death...
00:14, 2019-08-24

U.S. billionaire Commisso close to buying ACF Fiorentina: source U.S. billionaire Rocco Commisso is close to agreeing the purchase of Italian Serie A soccer club ACF Fiorentina from the Della Valle family for around 160 million euros ($180 million), a source with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday....
20:00, 2019-06-04

Billionaire’s $279M ranch comes with car museum, dinosaur fossil When a mansion hits the market, you might find high-end amenities such as an infinity pool, a home theater and a guest house. But to sweeten the deal of his Gateway, Colo., ranch for sale, John Hendricks — the billionaire founder of the Discove...
13:42, 2019-06-11

Billionaire Warren Buffett's Clue Hints At New Successor Billionaire Warren Buffett on Saturday gave a clue on who might succeed him to run his Berkshire Hathaway empire, but did not completely reveal his hand....
14:00, 2019-05-05

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
23:56, 2019-07-09

Supporters of Chinese billionaire’s accuser decry censorship BEIJING (AP) — Six Chinese social media accounts have been shut after advocating support for a woman who accused JD.com founder Richard Liu of rape. Chen Chun, a writer in southern China, said WeChat informed him this week that his public account was...
08:42, 2019-05-03

Arab billionaire says he has agreed terms to buy Newcastle: report Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday....
22:14, 2019-05-27

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
04:28, 2019-05-28

Billionaire Wanted To Orbit Moon, But Ended Up In Court Harald McPike had been to the North Pole. The South Pole. Climbed the tallest peak in Africa, the volcano that is the highest point on Earth and the mountain that's not Everest but gives you a great......
10:42, 2019-05-28

Billionaire Surprises 400 Graduates With $10 Million Loan Pay-Off Promise It was a hot, sticky morning in Atlanta on Sunday when billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert Smith stood atop an outdoor stage on the campus of Morehouse College, and started delivering a......
09:14, 2019-05-20

19 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read Getty Images / Matthew Peyton Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, loves to read. When he began his investing career, he would read 600 to 1,000 pages a day. According to Berkshire Hathaway's shareholder letters and over two decades of interv...
00:42, 2019-05-20

Why moving like billionaire Carl Icahn to a low-tax state may backfire for you If you're running away from high-tax California or New York to some tax-free haven, you can expect a fight from your state auditor. Here's what you should know before you board your flight....
21:00, 2019-09-13

'Abducted' wife of billionaire ‘may have been killed’ The wife of a Norwegian billionaire who vanished eight months ago in a suspected abduction could have been killed - and her kidnapping may have been faked to hide it, police have said....
16:42, 2019-06-26

It's fun to back sport, says billionaire INEOS boss Ratcliffe Jim Ratcliffe's chemical company INEOS makes profits in the billions and, since he loves sport, Britain's richest man sees it as entirely logical to invest some of that money in backing projects and individuals that inspire him....
11:14, 2019-05-06

Billionaire starts ballot drive to cut Michigan car premiums LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Billionaire businessman Dan Gilbert is starting a ballot drive as a “failsafe” in case Michigan’s Republican-led Legislature and Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer don’t enact legislation to cut the country...
17:00, 2019-05-20

Big Brother billionaire suing Facebook over Bitcoin ads says agreement ‘is impossible’ The Dutch billionaire who sued Facebook for hosting fraudulent Bitcoin advertisements that featured his name and image has claimed it impossible to reach an agreement, Reuters reports. John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment giant Endemol...
17:28, 2019-09-10

Billionaire Tom Steyer to join crowded 2020 presidential race Billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer is planning to launch his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, a report said Sunday. The 62-year-old Steyer — who toyed with the idea of running in the past — held a private conference call...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Mozambique Sues Billionaire in London Court Over Loan Deal The southern African country is suing Lebanese-French businessman Iskander Safa for fraud in a U.K. court, opening a new front in the country’s efforts to rid itself of $2 billion in debt raised by state-owned companies....
21:42, 2019-08-08

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein due in court after sex trafficking arrest Jeffrey Epstein was expected to make his first court appearance Monday after his arrest over the weekend on sex-trafficking accusations.        ...
15:00, 2019-07-08

Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmao denies donating $100,000 to NSW Labor Property developer at centre of Icac corruption inquiry says he had ‘nothing to do’ with cashThe Chinese billionaire and property developer Huang Xiangmo has denied ever giving an illegal donation of $100,000 cash to New South Wales Labor, and attack...
03:42, 2019-09-07

Who is Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire charged with sex trafficking girls as young as 14? Jeffrey Epstein, billionaire sex offender who previously avoided jail time is known for ties to powerful people, including presidents Trump and Clinton.        ...
21:14, 2019-07-08

US Billionaire Financier Lured Underage Girls For Sex Acts: Prosecutors American financier Jeffrey Epstein was charged with sex trafficking on Monday, as prosecutors accused him of luring dozens of girls as young as 14 to his luxury homes in New York and Florida and......
20:42, 2019-07-08

Billionaire investor Peter Thiel reportedly says the FBI and CIA should investigate Google Billionaire investor Peter Thiel spoke at the National Conservatism Conference, where he called Google's work in China "seemingly treasonous," Axios reported....
06:56, 2019-07-15

Billionaire's luxury superyacht slips from cargo ship, goes missing at sea The billionaire owner of a 130-foot yacht, named MY Song, is singing the blues – so to speak – now that it’s gone missing after it fell off a cargo ship. It seems the superyacht, which was on the last leg of a journey that began in the Caribbean, was...
17:14, 2019-06-01

Chinese Billionaire Indicted on Charges of Evading Nearly $2 Billion in Tariffs A powerful Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that he evaded nearly $2 billion in tariffs as part of a conspiracy to smuggle massive quantities of aluminum into the U.S....
01:14, 2019-08-01

Chinese Billionaire Indicted In US In $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminum company he founded to evade $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the......
10:28, 2019-08-01

Billionaire Brexiteer Ratcliffe's Ineos to build new 4x4 vehicle in Britain Ineos, the petrochemicals firm run by pro-Brexit billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, Britain's third-richest person, will build a new 4x4 vehicle in the UK, a boost to an industry hit by closure announcements this year....
17:42, 2019-09-18

How Jeffrey Epstein Used the Billionaire Behind Victoria’s Secret for Wealth and Women Mr. Epstein, charged with sex trafficking, cultivated an intimate, yearslong relationship with Leslie Wexner — and proceeded to get extraordinarily rich....
05:14, 2019-07-26

Billionaire Founders Of IndiGo Intensify Feud, Stock Drops 19% The board of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates IndiGo, has received a letter dated July 8 from Mr Gangwal, informing the company that he has sought help from the Securities and Exchange Board......
14:14, 2019-07-10

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn to leave New York for Florida Billionaire investor Carl Icahn is moving his office, more than half of his staff and himself to Florida early next year, people familiar with the plan....
05:00, 2019-09-14

A Billionaire’s Fall Spotlights Child Sexual Abuse in China The police detained Wang Zhenhua for unspecified “personal reasons,” but officials are calling for an investigation after reports accused him of molestation....
18:14, 2019-07-09

Billionaire, two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot dies at 89 Two-time independent presidential candidate and billionaire Texas businessman H. Ross Perot died Tuesday after months of battling cancer, his family said. He was 89....
19:28, 2019-07-09

Billionaire Ross Perot, Who Shook Up US Politics In The 1990s, Dies At 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled US politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at......
19:56, 2019-07-09

British billionaire Dyson snaps up Singapore's priciest penthouse British billionaire and inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner James Dyson has bought the most expensive apartment in Singapore, where his company plans to build an electric car....
11:00, 2019-07-10

Billionaire owner of America’s priciest home drops $99M on another mansion He’s the owner of America’s priciest home, and he’s still expanding his empire. Billionaire hedge fund manager Ken Griffin has shelled out a cool $99.13 million for a Palm Beach, Fla., property next to an estate he already owns, rep...
23:14, 2019-09-10

US Billionaire Charged With Sex-Trafficking Found Injured In Jail: Report US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually assaulting underage girls, was found injured in his jail cell after a possible suicide attempt, according to sources cited in multiple media......
10:56, 2019-07-25

Chinese Billionaire Arrested For Allegedly Molesting 9-Year-Old: Report A billionaire Chinese property tycoon was formally arrested for suspected child molestation Wednesday, state media said, in a case that has sparked anger over attempts to censor the incident....
20:14, 2019-07-10

Billionaire Patrick Drahi snaps up Sotheby's in $3.7 billion deal Patrick Drahi, the billionaire behind telecoms and media group Altice, agreed on Monday to buy Sotheby's in a deal worth $3.7 billion, marking the storied art auction house's return to private ownership after 31 years....
19:00, 2019-06-17

‘Big Boss’ billionaire indicted on charges of skirting U.S. aluminum tariffs A federal grand jury indicted Zhongtian Liu on charges of smuggling enormous quantities of aluminum into the country and evading $1.8 billion in anti-dumping duties....
08:28, 2019-08-01

Billionaire Schwartz makes $2.6 billion bet on Canada's WestJet Airlines Billionaire Gerry Schwartz pounced on Canada's WestJet Airlines on Monday as his private equity firm Onex Corp offered to buy the struggling airline for C$3.5 billion ($2.6 billion), betting it can turn around its recent decline by taking the company...
00:28, 2019-05-14

Chinese Billionaire Indicted in $1.8 Billion Tariff Fraud Scheme Prosecutors say a company, China Zhongwang Holdings Limited, designed a plan to avoid paying aluminum tariffs and defraud investors. Liu Zhongtian, its former chairman, was also charged....
02:28, 2019-08-01

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
20:42, 2019-06-17

A Russian Billionaire's $1.3 Billion Bet on New York's Iconic Crown Building Vladislav Doronin says three penthouses at his Aman-branded project have sold for more than $325 million, despite a sluggish market and an oversupply of luxury condos....
23:28, 2019-06-13

Billionaire Tom Steyer makes 2020 U-turn and announces run for president Steyer, Democrats’ largest donor, says he will run after allActivist favors Trump impeachment and climate crisis actionBillionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer has formally launched his campaign for president, making a late entry into the sprawl...
15:56, 2019-07-09

Jeffrey Epstein called billionaire, 'man of nearly infinite means' — but is it true? Even as his attorneys Thursday reportedly proposed a $77 million package to spring him from jail, reports are emerging that wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein may not be so wealthy after all....
20:42, 2019-07-11

U.S. billionaire Steyer enters 2020 Democratic presidential race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
16:28, 2019-07-09

Ross Perot, self-made billionaire and presidential candidate, dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire from Texas who launched two unsuccessful presidential bids, has died. He was 89. Perot, who founded Electronic Data Systems Corp. in 1962, died after a five-month battle with leukemia, the Dallas Morning News rep...
17:00, 2019-07-09

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was airborn for just 1 minute The doomed helicopter carrying coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others was in the air for only a minute before it spun out of control and crashed in the Bahamas, killing everyone on board, federal authorities said Wednesday. A witness ...
05:42, 2019-07-25

Billionaire gives Oxford University record £150m for AI ethics institute An American billionaire and adviser to Donald Trump has given Oxford University its largest single donation "since the Renaissance" to investigate the ethics of artificial intelligence....
18:28, 2019-06-19

Meet the posh billionaire family entangled in admissions scam The Chinese Stanford student whose parents paid $6.5 million to a crooked college fixer for securing her spot at the top school comes from a family of Bentley-driving billionaires who sent her to posh British boarding schools. But Yusi “Molly&#...
23:56, 2019-05-03

Sports Direct Billionaire Mike Ashley Spins Out of Control Mike Ashley says he’d be “uncontrollable” if he took Sports Direct private. But his string of acquisitions already means he’s fighting too many fires....
12:00, 2019-08-09

Billionaire coal magnate among 7 Americans killed in helicopter crash A billionaire West Virginia coal tycoon was among seven Americans killed in a helicopter crash off the coast of the Bahamas on Thursday evening, according to local officials and reports. Chris Cline, a former coal miner who turned his Foresight Energ...
06:28, 2019-07-05

US Billionaire Charged With Sex-Trafficking Found Dead In Prison: Report US financier Jeffrey Epstein, indicted on charges he trafficked underage girls for sex, committed suicide in prison, US news media reported Saturday....
03:56, 2019-08-11

Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos pledges to donate half her fortune Billionaire MacKenzie Bezos has signed on to Warren Buffet's Giving Pledge, agreeing to donate at least half of her fortune to charity.        ...
20:28, 2019-05-28

Who is Stephen Ross, the billionaire criticized for his high-end Trump fundraiser? The real estate magnate, sports team owner and benefactor has kept a relatively quiet profile, even as his firm, Related Cos., is the developer behind some fo the largest private real estate projects in the country....
05:28, 2019-08-10

Billionaire Sunil Mittal's Airtel Falters in War With Mukesh Ambani's Jio Airtel is struggling to add subscribers in a saturated market after Jio managed to lure more than 30 crore users over the past three years -- a quarter of the world's second-largest market....
11:28, 2019-05-07

Billionaire industrialist and conservative donor David Koch dies at age 79 Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a driving force behind conglomerate Koch Industries who as one of the world's richest people became a major financier of conservative causes and political candidates, has died at age 79, his brother said on Frida...
18:14, 2019-08-23

In Just 24 Hours, Skyscraper Seized From Chinese Billionaire Sold Online A Beijing skyscraper confiscated from a fugitive Chinese billionaire was sold in an online auction Tuesday for 5.18 billion yuan (US$734 million), the latest twist in a salacious saga dating back to......
16:28, 2019-08-20

Chinese Billionaire Tied to $6.5 Million Payment for Stanford Met With Trump Not long after his daughter got into Stanford with the help of a $6.5 million payment, Chinese pharmaceutical billionaire Zhao Tao met with President Trump to promote a key Beijing foreign-policy initiative....
21:14, 2019-05-03

South Carolina Eager to Throw $115M at Billionaire NFL Owner On Thursday, the South Carolina Senate voted 27-15 to approve $115 million in tax breaks for the Carolina Panthers, an NFL team that plays its homes games at its stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina....
02:56, 2019-05-10

Macau billionaire loses U.S. appeal of U.N.-related bribery conviction A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected billionaire Macau real estate developer Ng Lap Seng's request to throw out his conviction and four-year prison sentence for bribing two U.N. ambassadors to help him build a multibillion-dollar conference center...
08:14, 2019-08-10

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main stop on the former vice president’s trip...
20:14, 2019-05-29

Football rumours: Newcastle set for takeover by Dubai-based billionaire? Today’s tittle tattle is hanging on until Doomsday Here’s some grim news for anyone who fancies a quiet life. Newcastle’s slow-burning takeover saga could be about to conclude, with the Dubai-based billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan repor...
13:00, 2019-05-27

Who is the billionaire Equinox owner taking heat for backing Trump? Stephen Ross is one of the most successful real estate developers America has ever known. But he kept a relatively low profile until reports emerged that would host a fundraiser for President Donald Trump...
06:56, 2019-08-09

David Koch, Billionaire Who Fueled Right-Wing Movement, Dies at 79 A man-about-town philanthropist, he and his brother Charles ran a business colossus while furthering a libertarian agenda that reshaped American politics....
16:14, 2019-08-23

Mike Ashley to sell Newcastle to Arab billionaire for $445 million: The Sun Mike Ashley has agreed to sell Newcastle United to Abu Dhabi's billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan for 350 million pounds ($445.24 million), the Sun reported late on Sunday....
05:56, 2019-05-27

Billionaire alleges that Epstein misappropriated ‘vast sums ... from me and my family’ In a letter, Les Wexner, the billionaire who founded the Limited retail empire, says he is "embarrassed" to have been deceived by Epstein. The vast sums allegedly taken, which exceeded $46 million, were partially repaid, he says....
04:00, 2019-08-09

David Koch, billionaire philanthropist and prolific GOP donor, dead at 79 David Koch, the billionaire chairman and CEO of Koch Industries who, along with his brother, was one of the most prolific and controversial GOP donors in politics, has died, the family confirmed in a news release Friday morning. He was 79....
15:56, 2019-08-23

How this Hong Kong CEO from a billionaire family is reinventing hotels for millennials "When I look at Rosewood, I see myself as a target customer. So, that makes it quite easy to kind of craft the experiences, because I would be looking at the lens of the millennial travelers," Sonia Cheng told CNBC's "The Brave Ones."...
07:56, 2019-05-31

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to prescribe a dangerous opioid. John Kapoor, the founder and former CEO of Insys Therapeutics, was convic...
21:56, 2019-05-02

A tech billionaire donated $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness problem Marc Benioff, billionaire founder of Salesforce, and his wife, Lynne, have donated $30 million to launch research into the root cause of homelessness and find ways to end it. The five-year initiative......
00:14, 2019-05-03

Coal Billionaire Woos Amazon And Google With Indian Data Hubs A string of successful bets on ports, mining and commodities helped transform Gautam Adani from a nondescript diamond trader into a tycoon with a net worth of $10 billion....
20:42, 2019-07-11

Autopsy Finds Broken Bones In US Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein's Neck An autopsy found that financier Jeffrey Epstein sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones, according to two people familiar with the findings, deepening the mystery about the circumstances around......
13:00, 2019-08-15

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to innovate....
16:28, 2019-05-16

Billionaire coal executive Chris Cline, 6 others die in helicopter crash in the Bahamas Police in the Bahamas say a helicopter flying from Big Grand Cay island to Fort Lauderdale has crashed, killing seven Americans on board.        ...
14:14, 2019-07-05

Sotheby's Sold To French Billionaire Patrick Drahi In $3.7 Billion Deal French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, the British-founded company announced Monday....
00:42, 2019-06-18

Billionaire Tom Steyer clears hurdle to join U.S. Democratic debate in October U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist and political donor, said on Sunday he has qualified to participate in the fourth Democratic debate in October, putting him on stage alongside the leading contenders for ...
01:14, 2019-09-09

U.S. billionaire Ross Perot, who shook up 1990s presidential politics, dead at 89 H. Ross Perot, the feisty Texas technology billionaire who rattled U.S. politics with two independent presidential campaigns in the 1990s that struck a chord with disgruntled voters, died on Tuesday at the age of 89, his family said....
17:42, 2019-07-09

Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
13:56, 2019-05-16

Tech billionaire donates $30 million to try to solve San Francisco’s homelessness issue Marc Benioff, the founder of Salesforce, is funding a five-year initiative with the University of California at San Francisco that aims to find new approaches to housing....
00:14, 2019-05-03

Billionaire James Dyson reportedly buys $54 million penthouse in Singapore British technology firm founder James Dyson and his wife have reportedly purchased a luxury penthouse in Singapore for a record S$73.8 million ($54.2 million)....
08:00, 2019-07-10

Bilderberg Ahoy! Pompeo and Kushner join the billionaire boat club From a Swiss shore, the rich and mighty – and select, discreet reporters – could be seen enjoying the annual secretive summitBathed in late afternoon sun, secretary of state Mike Pompeo boarded a steamboat on Lake Geneva. He was there for drinks and ...
01:00, 2019-06-03

Coca-Cola billionaire arrested after private jet search turns up $1.3M in cannabis A Greek billionaire and heir to the Coca-Cola fortune was arrested on the Caribbean Island of St. Kitts after a search of his private jet uncovered more than $1.3 million worth of cannabis on board, according to multiple reports. Alkiviades “Alki” Da...
21:00, 2019-05-14

Billionaire Warren Buffett to donate $3.6B in shares to five foundations, including Gates Warren Buffett said he will donate $3.6 billion worth of Berkshire Hathaway shares to five foundations, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-01

Connecticut billionaire Paul Tudor Jones wants to save Africa with new nonprofit The Greenwich, Conn.-based tycoon and philanthropist is one of the largest money men behind the recently formed nonprofit African Community & Conservation Foundation (ACCF)....
07:00, 2019-06-30

Billionaire who lost children in Sri Lanka blasts takes out Scottish newspaper ad Britain's biggest private landowner has thanked the people of Scotland for their messages of support following the death of three of his children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
22:14, 2019-05-16

Czech billionaire Kellner's PPF Group expands in biotech with Autolus stake Investment group PPF, controlled by the Czech Republic's richest man Petr Kellner, has acquired a 19.2% stake in biopharmaceutical firm Autolus Therapeutics , it said on Monday, making it the company's biggest shareholder....
17:00, 2019-09-16

Know When To Fold 'Em: Billionaire Leon Cooperman To Close Hedge Fund After Big Comeback Hedge fund billionaire Leon Cooperman is closing his famous fund Omega Advisors to outside money. Cooperman is exiting after a high after posting strong returns in recent years and will increasingly focus on fulfilling The Giving Pledge....
15:14, 2019-05-01

Billionaire Joe Tsai paid $3.38B for Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center: sources Taiwanese Canadian businessman Joe Tsai is officially the new owner of the Brooklyn Nets basketball team, which is gearing up for a new season with star players Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving. Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov on Friday announced ...
02:42, 2019-08-17

Geneva prosecutors indict billionaire Steinmetz in Guinea corruption case A Swiss prosecutor said on Monday he was seeking prison terms for Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz and two associates over the alleged payment of bribes linked to the allocation of mining licences in Guinea between 2005 and 2010....
01:56, 2019-08-13

Billionaire’s son is hooker-loving drug addict who threatened shrink: suit The grown son of an Ohio billionaire is a hooker-loving drug addict who threatened to destroy the renowned Manhattan psychiatrist his parents enlisted to help him, according to bombshell court papers. Dr. Paul Conti, a Stanford-educated psychiatrist ...
16:00, 2019-09-17

'Uncertainty is our middle name': Egyptian billionaire Nassef Sawiris isn't worried about trade war "I think the world can live with some trade friction, it's not the end of the world," Nassef Sawiris, the billionaire CEO of OCI N.V, told CNBC in Abu Dhabi....
13:14, 2019-06-18

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and libertarian political activist, dies at 79 The Koch brothers financed one of the most influential political networks in the modern era. David Koch's net worth was estimated at $42 billion....
17:28, 2019-08-23

Billionaire Li Ka-Shing offered C$12.4 bln for Canada's Inter Pipeline -Globe and Mail Canada's Inter Pipeline Ltd rejected a C$12.4 billion ($9.37 billion) buyout offer from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-Shing's CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd in July, the Globe and Mail reported https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/article-li-ka-shi...
15:14, 2019-09-06

Billionaire pedo Jeffrey Epstein held in Manhattan on new underage sex case Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has been arrested in New York in a massive new underage sex trafficking case, according to law enforcement sources. The hedge funder — who twelve years ago wriggled out of similar charges of abusing young girls —...
08:00, 2019-07-07

Billionaire Buyers' Club: Ken Griffin and His Neighbors at 220 Central Park South The hedge-fund manager, who paid $238 million for a penthouse, is joined by purchasers like Brazilian construction billionaire Renata de Camargo Nascimento....
15:28, 2019-04-28

Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg splits from billionaire beau: report Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg’s next book may be titled “Lean Out.” The company’s 49-year-old chief operating officer has split from her partner of three years, billionaire Bobby Kotick, according to a report....
22:42, 2019-06-07

Victoria's Secret billionaire says Jeffrey Epstein stole $46m of his money – report Leslie Wexner said he discovered the funds were missing after he decided to sever ties with the accused child abuser in 2007The billionaire behind the Victoria’s Secret lingerie chain has said that financierand accused child abuser Jeffrey Epstein “m...
07:14, 2019-08-09

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
18:14, 2019-06-05

Who Is Robert F. Smith? Learn More About the Billionaire Whose Generosity Shocked a Graduating Class In an astonishing commencement address, billionaire Robert F. Smith announced on Sunday that he will wipe out student debt for the entire 2019 graduating class at Morehouse College, prompting cheers and more than a few tears from shocked listeners to...
00:56, 2019-05-20

Scary Video Shows Billionaire's Close Call With Falling Metal Bar Business tycoon, author and founder of the Virgin Group of companies, Richard Branson, recently had a "close call" with a falling banner and a metal bar....
14:50, 2019-04-28

Billionaire boss of Equinox, SoulCycle blasted for hosting Trump fundraiser The billionaire behind Equinox and SoulCycle — playgrounds for New York’s liberal elite — is a major President Trump supporter who is throwing him a Hamptons fundraiser this Friday. News of Stephen Ross’s pro-Trump leanings led to a...
23:42, 2019-08-07

Billionaire Stephen Ross faces new crisis: LIRR at Hudson Yards Stephen Ross, the billionaire real estate developer getting flak for his Trump fundraiser in the Hamptons, is facing yet another headache — thanks to the Long Island Railroad, The Post has learned. The Related Companies chief and Miami Dolphins owner...
04:56, 2019-08-09

'No more peanut butter and jelly sandwiches': Billionaire pays off students' debts Graduating college students in Atlanta were left stunned when a billionaire technology investor told them he would wipe out their $40m (£31.4m) debts....
07:42, 2019-05-20

Billionaire Trump supporter says he rejected Biden's request for fundraising help in 2020 Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Monday appealed to a billionaire Republican donor for fundraising help in his presidential campaign. But the financier, Trump-supporting New York supermarket magnate John Catsimatidis, declined....
22:00, 2019-06-18

Kosher deli on ‘Billionaire’s Row’ takes landlord to court to fight eviction A longtime kosher deli that says it’s the lone holdout against a big Billionaire’s Row demolition project wants a judge to save it from eviction. Cafe Classico, which has been around for 19 years and has a lease through 2040, sits in a five-sto...
23:42, 2019-08-04

Momofuku's David Chang calls on billionaire investor to bin Trump fundraiser Celebrity chef and restaurant founder praises Stephen Ross as a businessman but says he is on ‘the wrong side’The celebrity chef David Chang has called on the billionaire investor Stephen Ross to cancel a fundraiser for Donald Trump that has triggere...
21:00, 2019-08-09

Dish Network and its billionaire co-founder Charlie Ergen finally have a plan For about a decade, Dish co-founder and chairman Charlie Ergen has wanted to get into the wireless business. With the DOJ's approval of T-Mobile's merger with Dish, he's finally found a real way in....
21:00, 2019-07-26

Billionaire Chris Cline’s daughter among those killed in helicopter crash off Bahamas The West Virginia billionaire killed in a helicopter crash off the Bahamas died alongside one of his daughters and some of her pals, friends said. Chris Cline, a coal tycoon who once dated Tiger Woods’ ex-wife, Elin Nordegren, was killed Thursd...
19:14, 2019-07-05

Chinese billionaire indicted in U.S. for alleged $1.8 billion aluminum tariff evasion A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a grand jury on charges he schemed with the aluminum company he founded to evade $1.8 billion of tariffs by smuggling huge amounts of the metal into the United States, federal prosecutors said on Wednesday....
10:28, 2019-08-01

David Koch, billionaire who built conservative political empire, dies at 79 David Koch, the billionaire businessman who built a conservative political empire, died Friday at age 79, according to Koch Industries.       ...
03:56, 2019-08-24

Chinese billionaire indicted on charges of evading nearly $2 billion in tariffs: US prosecutors A Chinese billionaire has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the United States on charges he evaded nearly $2 billion in aluminum tariffs, federal prosecutors said....
18:28, 2019-08-01

Doomed helicopter was taking billionaire Chris Cline’s daughter to hospital West Virginia coal tycoon Chris Cline was rushing his 22-year-old daughter to a Florida hospital for a medical emergency when their helicopter plunged into the Bahamian sea, according to a report. Kameron Cline, 22, began experiencing the unspecified...
20:28, 2019-07-06

Shares surge in Mexican billionaire Slim's phone company after Q2 earnings Shares in Mexican telecommunications company America Movil were up 3% on Wednesday as traders responded positively to second quarter earnings that showed a jump in net profit on favorable currency conditions and subscription growth....
17:28, 2019-07-17

Jeffrey Epstein asked publicist to rehab his ‘billionaire pervert’ image Jeffrey Epstein went to a New York City publicist a few years ago begging for help with his image — telling the society-page ace, “I don’t want ‘billionaire pervert’ to be the first line of my obituary.” The publicist, R...
23:14, 2019-07-16

Scandalized billionaire Steve Wynn pays $43M for Palm Beach mansion Former casino mogul Steve Wynn is the latest billionaire sex pest to make a splash in the scandalous seaside city of Palm Beach, Fla. The former chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts, who was forced to resign after multiple allegations of sexual misconduc...
04:28, 2019-08-22

Billionaire Chinese fugitive sues CNN host, Warner Media for calling him a ‘spy’ A billionaire Chinese fugitive has filed a $50 million defamation lawsuit against CNN host Erin Burnett and the network’s parent company for calling him a spy during a segment for CNN’s “Outfront,” according to a new lawsuit. Dissident Guo Weng...
02:00, 2019-08-03

'Karl Marx failed to consider software': billionaire Tom Steyer on inequality and his 2020 run The Democratic party mega-donor has to distinguish himself from other candidates with no widespread name recognition in the 2020 fieldTom Steyer entered the Democratic primary with a singular advantage: the largest fortune of any 2020 candidate. It c...
14:00, 2019-07-16

US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein to remain behind bars as judge considers bail US billionaire Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars until a federal judge considers whether or not to grant him bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls....
23:56, 2019-07-15

Will billionaire Tom Steyer's White House bid deprive Dems of major donor in 2020? After Tom Steyer joined the already huge field of White House hopefuls, some Democrats were instantly worried about what that would mean for his role as a donor. The candidate is trying to ease those concerns....
16:56, 2019-07-12

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug manufacturer has been found guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe a dangerous painkiller to patients...
22:28, 2019-05-02

Jeffrey Epstein used $46 million charitable donation to keep alive ties with billionaire Les Wexner Wealthy financier and accused child molester Jeffrey Epstein had a complicated relationship with billionaire and L Brands Chairman Les Wexner. It included a $46 million transaction between their foundations and a breakup....
22:28, 2019-07-11

Brazil appeals judge lifts temporary arrest of former billionaire Eike Batista A Brazilian appeals court judge ordered on Saturday the release of Eike Batista, the mining and oil magnate who was once Brazil's richest man, revoking a temporary prison order that would expire on Monday....
04:14, 2019-08-11

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein found injured in jail cell: media Jeffrey Epstein, the financier facing charges of sex trafficking involving dozens of underage girls, was found unconscious in a Manhattan jail cell with injuries to his neck, media reported late on Wednesday, citing unidentified sources....
13:00, 2019-07-25

Billionaire Carl Icahn moving business from NY to Florida for lower taxes: report Carl Icahn, the legendary investor, has told employees that he is moving his company from New York to Miami and a report said his decision to move is based on the Big Apple’s higher taxes....
13:14, 2019-09-13

David Koch, billionaire industrialist and Republican mega donor, dies aged 79 Koch and brother Charles championed conservative causesDavid Koch was also a major cultural philanthropistDavid Koch, one half of the double act of the billionaire Koch brothers who used their vast wealth as energy tycoons to transform rightwing poli...
01:28, 2019-08-24

Kourtney Kardashian Admits She Feels Pressure From Billionaire Sister Kylie Jenner Kourtney Kardashian is surrounded by success! Whether it's her famous friends or closest family members, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star stays close to some hard working......
20:56, 2019-09-16

Billionaire Czech prime minister's business ties fuel corruption scandal It's the Czech Republic's largest protest since 1989. Some 250,000 people have taken to the street calling for Andrej Babis to resign amid a corruption scandal that intertwines his government and former business empire....
20:28, 2019-06-25

Billionaire coal executive and philanthropist Chris Cline dies at 60 in a helicopter crash West Virginia officials said the Foresight Energy founder is dead. The 60-year-old died in a helicopter crash, according to his alma mater, Marshall University....
12:56, 2019-07-05

CNN's Don Lemon taunts Trump while touring new studio: Only a 'real billionaire' can afford this space CNN anchor Don Lemon swiped President Donald Trump as he was giving his colleague Chris Cuomo a brief tour of the new studio, suggesting that the president can't afford such a large space since he isn't a "real billionaire."...
12:29, 2019-05-14

Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal: Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
23:42, 2019-07-29

Body of billionaire coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha believed to found by fisherman in India The body of a billionaire coffee tycoon, who was last seen walking across a bridge in India, was believed to be discovered by a fisherman near a river on the outskirts of Mangalore, India, a report said Tuesday. The remains of VG Siddhartha, the owne...
13:14, 2019-07-31

Body of billionaire coffee tycoon VG Siddhartha believed to be found by fisherman in India The body of a billionaire coffee tycoon, who was last seen walking across a bridge in India, was believed to have been discovered by a fisherman near a river on the outskirts of Mangalore, India, a report said Tuesday. The remains of VG Siddhartha, t...
16:00, 2019-07-31

Billionaire Investor Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign Months After Saying He Wouldn’t (WASHINGTON) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he’s joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. Steyer, 62, is o...
16:56, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 1-Billionaire Jeff Bezos to unveil plans for moon presence, sources say Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos, the founder of rocket company Blue Origin, will unveil plans on Thursday for missions to the moon tailored to the U.S. government's renewed push to establish a lunar outpost in just five years, people familiar wit...
21:42, 2019-05-09

Caesars board at odds with billionaire Carl Icahn over sale price: sources Billionaire Carl Icahn is more eager to sell casino chain Caesars Entertainment than the company’s board, The Post has learned. The octogenarian investor thinks the board of America’s biggest gaming company is demanding too much for the $6.2 billion ...
05:42, 2019-06-18

Billionaire Chris Cline’s doomed helicopter was headed to Florida on medical emergency The Bahamian helicopter crash that killed billionaire coal magnate Chris Cline, his daughter and five others, was headed to Fort Lauderdale for a guest’s medical emergency when it went down, according to a report. Relatives called authorities w...
16:14, 2019-07-06

Watch CNBC's full interview with billionaire activist investor Carl Icahn Activist investor Carl Icahn joins 'Fast Money Halftime Report' to give comments on the Occidental Petroleum and Anadarko Petroleum deal, the state of the market and his stock holding in Cloudera...
05:14, 2019-08-09

U.S. billionaire Steyer, fierce Trump foe, enters Democratic White House race Billionaire Tom Steyer, who has pushed Democrats to impeach President Donald Trump and previously flirted with running for the White House, said on Tuesday he will now seek the Democratic nomination....
17:42, 2019-07-09

From Trump to Johnson, nationalists are on the rise – backed by billionaire oligarchs | George Monbiot The ultra-rich are benefitting from disaster capitalism as institutions, rules and democratic oversight implodeSeven years ago the impressionist Rory Bremner complained that politicians had become so boring that few of them were worth mimicking: “The...
11:14, 2019-07-26

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim says Mexico's budget reasonable, urges investment Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Thursday that Mexico's government is being very careful with the budget, saying the budget was "reasonable", and said the country needs a lot of private investment....
02:42, 2019-05-24

Watchdog Group Files Complaint Over Donation to Trump Super PAC by Canadian Billionaire’s Company The Campaign Legal Center said that Barry Zekelman violated the ban on foreign donations when one of his United States companies gave $1.75 million to a Trump super PAC....
00:14, 2019-05-22

Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein once flew Bill Clinton and Kevin Spacey to Africa Andrew Chin/Getty Images, Rick Friedman Photography/Corbis via Getty Images, Frazer Harrison/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein was reportedly arrested on suspicion of trafficking of minors, more than a decade a...
13:28, 2019-07-08

Multi-Billionaire David Koch, Who Spent Millions Supporting Conservative Policies, Dies at 79 (WASHINGTON) — Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother, Charles, transformed American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, has died at age 79. His older brother, Charles, the death on Friday, sa...
16:14, 2019-08-23

UPDATE 1-Trump billionaire friend aimed to profit from Mideast nuclear deal -Democrats Tom Barrack, a billionaire friend of U.S. President Donald Trump, pursued a plan to buy Westinghouse Electric Corp even as he lobbied Trump to become a special envoy to promote the building by the firm of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia, said a ...
02:00, 2019-07-30

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-Thai billionaire family plans to take Central Retail Corp public Top Thai retailer Central Group, owned by the billionaire Chirathivat family, said on Wednesday it would list its unit Central Retail Corp, combining retail businesses in Thailand, Vietnam and Italy....
13:42, 2019-07-31

‘Undercover Billionaire’ star Glenn Stearns gives advice on starting with nothing, living the American Dream Billionaire Glenn Stearns believes so much in the American Dream that he embarked on an exciting social experiment — and shared his valuable advice for prosperity along the way....
03:56, 2019-08-13

Exclusive: Space firm founded by billionaire Paul Allen closing operations - sources Stratolaunch Systems Corporation, the space company founded by late billionaire and Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, is closing operations, cutting short ambitious plans to challenge traditional aerospace companies in a new "space race," four pe...
23:00, 2019-05-31

A 25-year-old model is suing billionaire financier Chinh Chu after breaking her pelvis on a zip line at his estate Noam Galai/Stringer Model Simona Andrejic is suing billionaire investor Chinh Chu for several million dollars after she crashed while riding his a zip line at his estate, Page Six reported. The Serbian model fractured her pelvis in multiple areas an...
07:42, 2019-08-22

Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
03:56, 2019-05-10

Former baggage handler Surinder Arora named London's latest hotels billionaire A former baggage handler who started his business empire with four derelict houses near Heathrow has been named as London's newest billionaire hotelier....
15:14, 2019-05-10

Alexander Acosta claims he was 'too aggressive' in controversial prosecution of billionaire sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday defended his role in the controversial 2008 prosecution of Florida billionaire Jeffrey Epstein. Acosta argued that, contrary to some media reports, he pushed hard on the case....
20:28, 2019-05-02

The Debt Ceiling The very phrase “debt ceiling” sounds austere and restrictive, as if intended to keep a lid on government spending. In fact, the U.S. federal debt limit was first conceived almost a century ago to make it easier for the government to borrow money. Bu...
04:42, 2019-07-12

What Exactly Is the National Debt? Among the near-constant discussion of an impending recession, you may have noticed some rumbling about our worsening national deficit. But you may be confused about how that national debt happens, and what it means for how the country’s finances are ...
23:00, 2019-09-20

Don't Go Into Debt for Your Kid's Extracurriculars A new survey suggests that over half of Americans have gone into debt for their kids’ extracurriculars—and that might not be such a good idea....
18:42, 2019-04-29

Let Your Kids Go Into Debt There are a lot of reasons to give children allowances. Letting children earn and manage small amounts of money teaches them about budgeting, spending, saving, and giving....
18:14, 2019-05-02

Don’t keep debt around like it’s a Pet Rock For many people, their debt has matured into a faithful companion that has been hanging around for years. Here are some things to consider before raiding your emergency fund to get rid of debt....
12:42, 2019-05-18

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
13:14, 2019-06-05

Billionaire anti-Trump activist Tom Steyer enters 2020 race with pledge to spend $100 million Billionaire activist Tom Steyer said Tuesday that he will run for president in 2020, entering the crowded Democratic field late in the race with a pledge to focus on climate change and reforming the political system....
17:00, 2019-07-09

UPDATE 4-Billionaire Bezos unveils moon lander mockup, embraces Trump's lunar timetable Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos unveiled on Thursday a mockup of a lunar lander being built by his Blue Origin rocket company and touted his moon goals in a strategy aimed at capitalizing on the Trump administration's renewed push to establish a ...
03:00, 2019-05-10