Coming in at around $86 billion, Bill Gates has ridden his Microsoft MSFT, -0.56% fortune straight to the top of the Forbes list of the world’s richest men. Then again, the business magazine doesn’t take into account the world leaders and “dictators who derive their fortunes entirely as a result of their position of power.” If it did, there’d be a new top dog, according to several reports that revisited the idea that Vladimir Putin’s net worth, virtually impossible to measure, tops $200 billion. International Business Times triggered the latest round of speculation when it resurfaced various guesses as to the degree of Putin’s riches. One source said it’s only about $40 billion, while another
Investigators in Washington D.C. have arrested a woman for allegedly beating her boyfriend to death last week - with a metal baseball bat - over the course of 36 hours, PEOPLE confirms.
A Japanese zoo has killed 57 snow monkeys by lethal injection, after they were found to be carrying genes of an "invasive alien species." One third of the monkeys at the Takagoyama Nature Zoo were found to have been crossbred with the rhesus macaque. SEE ALSO: Robotic finger monkeys are cute and not weird at all The rhesus macaque, which is native to parts of India and China, is banned in Japan, and therefore categorised as an "invasive alien species." The snow monkeys were believed to have escaped from their enclosure and bred with the wild monkeys outside the facility. The monkeys had "to be killed to protect the indigenous environment," an official told the Japan Times. The zoo held a memorial
In a revealing interview, Neil Howe-the co-author of The Fourth Turning: What the Cycles of History Tell Us About America’s Next Rendezvous with Destiny-candidly discusses his perspective on Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s Chief Strategist and former head of the online news site Breitbart. Bannon is a proponent of the theory that history generally moves in 80-year cycles, with each cycle ending in a crisis that destroys the old order and ushers in something new. In widely reported remarks, Bannon believes the United States has had three “turnings”-the American Revolution, the Civil War, the Great Depression/World War II-and is now in the midst of another emanating from the 2008 Financial Crisis.
A 26-year-old former nursing home employee was charged after police say she performed a sexually provocative act involving a 100-year-old resident.
Malia Obama is on an Aspen vacay that will absolutely make you HATE your life when you see who she's posing with in what has to be the richie richiest photo of all time. Here's the answer key for who's who in this shot, taken last weekend at Cloud Nine Alpine Bistro in Aspen: 1. Malia 2. Elizabeth Tisch, daughter of NY Giants co-owner Steve Tisch 3. Audrey Kotick, daughter of Activision/Blizzard CEO Robert Kotick (think Call of Duty money) 4. Fashion designer Monique Lhuillier 5. Jamie Tisch, ex-wife of Steve 6. Tom Bugbee, Monique Lhuillier's husband 7. Holden Tisch, daughter of Steve 8. Zachary Tisch, son of Steve 9. Tassilo von Furstenberg, grandson of Diane von Furstenberg When President
Less than a month into her job, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is receiving fierce criticism and attacks on her views -- requiring US Marshals to protect her. CNN's Tom Foreman reports.