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If a billionaire is in the news for any reason, you will read about it right here in our "Billionaire News" section. Whether that billionaire is going through an expensive divorce, buying a $100 million private island, or making a massive donation to charity, we got you covered.

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In Vladimir Putin's Russia, You Either Agree With Him Or You Lose Your Life

In Vladimir Putin's Russia, You Either Agree With Him Or You Lose Your Life

24 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

You don't want to get on the wrong side of Vladimir Putin. If you do, the chances of going missing or turning up dead are pretty likely.

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Warren Buffett's Laguna Beach Vacation Home Is For Sale

Warren Buffett's Laguna Beach Vacation Home Is For Sale

24 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Warren Buffett doesn't live in some metropolitan castle, but instead in a relatively simple home in Nebraska, and now his residential situation is getting pared down even further with the listing of his Laguna Beach summer home.

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Tech Billionaires Building Fortresses In Preparation For The Apocalypse

Tech Billionaires Building Fortresses In Preparation For The Apocalypse

23 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

We have to ask ourselves what the Silicon Valley billionaires prepping for doomsday know that we don't.

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This Man Sold Enough $50 Chainsaws To Become A Billionaire

This Man Sold Enough $50 Chainsaws To Become A Billionaire

23 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Los Angeles billionaire Eric Smidt sold enough $50 discount chainsaws to join the 10-figure club.

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Meet The Chinese Billionaire Who Wants To Bring Professional Hockey To China

Meet The Chinese Billionaire Who Wants To Bring Professional Hockey To China

21 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Zhou Yunjie is a self-made Chinese billionaire with a dream: to bring the sport he loves to his country. That sport is hockey. It isn't as far fetched a dream as you'd think…

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Billionaire Roundup: Cyborgs, Camels, And "Fake News"

Billionaire Roundup: Cyborgs, Camels, And "Fake News"

21 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

This Billionaire Roundup has it all: cyborgs, camels, acrobats, fireworks, fake news and Gwen Stefani.

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The Complicated Billionaire Behind The Dakota Access Pipeline

The Complicated Billionaire Behind The Dakota Access Pipeline

21 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

The billionaire behind the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline would really rather talk to you about music, country music to be exact.

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Michael Jordan's Private Jet Has An Elephant Print Paint Job

Michael Jordan's Private Jet Has An Elephant Print Paint Job

21 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

A recently snapped photo proves Michael Jordan's sneaker line isn't just a bottom-line financial thing with him, since his private G550 jet is outfitted with the famous elephant print first seen on the Air Jordan 3.

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Oprah Sold A Painting For $150 Million Last Year

Oprah Sold A Painting For $150 Million Last Year

19 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

One of the biggest, most lucrative private art sales of 2016 happened between billionaire media mogul Oprah Winfrey and an anonymous buyer somewhere in China.

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The Most Successful Hedge Funds In The World Right Now

The Most Successful Hedge Funds In The World Right Now

19 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

The top seven hedge fund managers saw more than $200 billion in gains on $275 billion in assets and generated returns of $10.6 billion in 2016.

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Jose Cuervo Goes Public, Makes Billionaires Out Of Tequila Industry Pioneers

Jose Cuervo Goes Public, Makes Billionaires Out Of Tequila Industry Pioneers

19 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Jose Cuervo has been led by the founder's family for 11 generations. In early February, the IPO of the company made Jose Cuervo's descendants billionaires.

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The Likely New Billionaires To Come Out Of Snap's IPO

The Likely New Billionaires To Come Out Of Snap's IPO

18 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

As Snap Inc., prepares to go public, there are a number of key executives and investors who stand to make billions or at least tens of millions from the IPO.

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Raiders Still Planning To Move To Vegas With Or Without Sheldon Adelson's Help

Raiders Still Planning To Move To Vegas With Or Without Sheldon Adelson's Help

18 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Mark Davis is determined to move the Raiders to Las Vegas with or without Sheldon Adelson. He just needs $650 million to do it.

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Elaine Wynn Donated $1 Million To Planned Parenthood

Elaine Wynn Donated $1 Million To Planned Parenthood

17 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Wynn Resorts co-founder Elaine Wynn becomes the latest woman to stand up for Planned Parenthood with her $1 million donation.

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Eight Of The Best Stories About Bill Gates' Eccentricity

Eight Of The Best Stories About Bill Gates' Eccentricity

17 Feb 2017 @ 4AM PST

Bill Gates is the founder of Microsoft and the richest man in the world. He's also a pretty eccentric character. These are some of the best stories about his eccentricities.

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How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

How Rich Would Donald Trump Be Today If He Passively Invested His Inheritance In Stocks Instead Of Real Estate?

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
A recent analysis by the National Journal tells a very different story about the Donald's fortunes that the one you'll get from him.
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He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

He's The Richest Black Man In America... And Most People Have Never Heard His Name!

04 Nov 2016 @ 6PM UTC
Robert F. Smith is the billionaire everyone is talking about but nobody knew about just a few months ago. He is the 53-year-old founder of the private equity firm, Vista Equity Partners. Vista deals in the not-so-sexy category of enterprise software, which might be why he's flown under the radar until now.
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If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

If All Goes To Plan, By 2020 Michael Jordan's Annual Nike Royalty Check Will Be RIDICULOUS!

22 Oct 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The amount of money Michael Jordan could potentially make from Jordan brand royalties is absolutely mind boggling.
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After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

After Pulling Off Huge Bank Heists, ISIS Wants To Return To Gold Currency

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
ISIS has looted between $500 million and $1 billion from banks in Iraq and Syria, and now wants to return to gold currency.
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The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

The 40 Richest Tech Entrepreneurs Under 40

18 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
21 of the 40 richest people under 40 are billionaires. Represented on this list are the founders of some of the hottest tech companies out there, including Airbnb, Uber, Fitbit, and Pinterest.
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A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

A 100-Year Old Japanese Mafia – The Richest In The World – May Be In The Midst Of A Destructive Split

03 Oct 2015 @ 11AM UTC
Is it possible that a split within the Japanese mafia could cause economic problems for the entire country, and perhaps even all of Asia?
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Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

Billionaire Roundup: Elon Musk Really Wants To Go To Mars

17 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
Today, the gift that keeps on giving is billionaire Tesla founder Elon Musk. This billionaire roundup is all about Elon Musk, nuclear war, and the colonization of Mars.
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How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

How ISIS Collects $1 Billion in Taxes Per Year

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
In a single year, ISIS brings in close to a billion dollars in "taxes" that are strong-armed from people living within its territory.
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These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

These 5 CEOs Have Impressive (Severance) Packages Worth A Combined $1.3 Billion

16 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The phrase "you've got quite a package" has seldom been worth a cumulative $1.3 billion but when it comes to five exceptionally well-paid CEOs, it astoundingly IS.
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Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

Billionaire Roundup: Let's Launch Donald Trump Into Space Before The Robots And Dragons Take Over The World

11 Dec 2015 @ 12PM UTC
The campaigning for US president has reached circus level quickly. Fortunately, Amazon's Jeff Bezos has a solution for that particular problem. Another billionaire is warning the world of the loss of white-collar jobs to robots and yet another billionaire is in the market for some Dragons. It's just another week of our billionaire roundup, folks.
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