Billionaires

Billionaire Ken Griffin, in battle with Gov. J.B. Pritzker over graduated-rate income tax amendment, ups his stake to $53.75 million to oppose it

7 hours ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Ken Griffin, in a billionaire battle with Gov. J.B. Pritzker over the governor's effort to switch Illinois to a graduated-rate income tax system, pumped another $7 million of...
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Ads flood airwaves as IL billionaires battle over proposed graduated income tax amendment

11 hours ago   |   ABC

The airwaves are being flooded with ads both for and against Illinois' graduated income tax proposal as billionaires fund opposing sides.
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‘He could end world hunger if he wanted!' Bezos blasted after Amazon praises ManUnited forward's efforts to feed kids in tweet

‘He could end world hunger if he wanted!' Bezos blasted after Amazon praises ManUnited forward's efforts to feed kids in tweet

17 hours ago   |   RT

After tech giant Amazon tweeted praise for footballer Marcus Rashford's efforts to secure free meals for schoolchildren, CEO Jeff Bezos came under instant fire for his colossal...
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School Segregation And A Ban On Mixed-Race Marriage? Alabama Voters Will Be Able To Finally Remove Segregation-Era Language From State Constitution

18 hours ago   |   Forbes

The amendment would remove language that bans mixed-race marriage, allows poll taxes and mandates school segregation.
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Business Insider spoke to more than 30 insiders about how Jay Penske has shrugged off scandal to become a media powerhouse

Business Insider spoke to more than 30 insiders about how Jay Penske has shrugged off scandal to become a media powerhouse

18 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement He has movie-star good looks, a former Victoria's Secret model wife, and a billionaire father. Now Jay Penske can lay claim to the second-largest...
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway scores $1 billion gain on Snowflake stock

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway scores $1 billion gain on Snowflake stock

21 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway has scored a $1 billion gain on its Snowflake shares. The billionaire investor's company spent about $735 million for...
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Our Lives Matter, Nigerian Protesters Say Over Police Killings

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

For two weeks now, Mayowa Olayinka has joined thousands of demonstrators in the Nigerian commercial capital of Lagos to protest against police brutality.
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Battle of billionaires: Griffin slams Pritzker push for graduated income tax amendment in email to employees

1 day ago   |   Chicago Tribune

Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin slammed Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker as “a shameless master of personal tax avoidance” Thursday in an email to his Chicago employees that...
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Billionaire Paul Singer dumps NYC for West Palm Beach

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York   |   2 articles

Paul Singer is taking his talents to West Palm Beach. The billionaire is moving the headquarters of his hedge fund, Elliott Management, from Midtown Manhattan to West Palm...
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Three Cities Deemed ‘Anarchist' Will Take Legal Action Against Trump's Threat To Cut Federal Funding

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Trump has claimed the leaders enable “anarchy, violence, and destruction.”
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Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

Buehler leads Dodgers over Rays 6-2 for 2-1 Series lead

The Los Angeles Dodgers have taken the lead in the World Series, 2-1, after a 6-2 win Friday night. Read more ...

Reports: 2 dead after Navy plane crashes in Alabama

Reports: 2 dead after Navy plane crashes in Alabama

According to news outlets, at least two people are dead. Read more ...

Dodgers ace Walker Buehler is becoming the national pitching star of his...

Dodgers ace Walker Buehler is becoming the national pitching star of his generation

Buehler shut down the Rays in Game 3 of the World Series on Friday. Read more ...

Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 US lives through February, new...

Wearing masks could save more than 100,000 US lives through February, new study suggests

One scenario shows the U.S. could reach 1 million total deaths by Feb. 28 if current trends continue. Read more ...

Poland's President Andrzej Duda quarantined at home after testing positive...

Poland's President Andrzej Duda quarantined at home after testing positive for Covid-19

Polish President Andrzej Duda has become the latest world leader to be infected with the coronavirus. He is asymptomatic and feeling "well," officials said. Duda's spokesperson... Read more ...

What channel is UFC 254 on today? PPV schedule, start time for Khabib...

What channel is UFC 254 on today? PPV schedule, start time for Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje

Here is a complete guide to watch Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 254, including the pay-per-view price, start time and more. Read more ...

President Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

President Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

President Donald Trump says Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to do so in the run-up to Election Day. Read more ...

Antonio Brown rumors: Tom Brady drives WR's deal with Buccaneers

Antonio Brown rumors: Tom Brady drives WR's deal with Buccaneers

Antonio Brown will be eligible to play in Week 9. Read more ...

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

Mertz, No. 14 Wisconsin rout Illinois 45-7 in Big Ten opener

MADISON, Wis. - Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes to match the Wisconsin record in a commanding first career start and the No. 14 Badgers beat Illinois 45-7 on Friday... Read more ...

Professor missing for 2 weeks after hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

Professor missing for 2 weeks after hiking in Mount Rainier National Park

A college professor is last known to be hiking in a national park in Washington state has been missing for two weeks - and his family members are pleading with authorities to... Read more ...