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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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Billionaire Roundup: It's A Mad, Mad, Mad World Edition

Billionaire Roundup: It's A Mad, Mad, Mad World Edition

13 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Well party people, it's almost officially the summer season. From Washington D.C. politics to London's terrorist attacks to the birth of George and Amal Clooney's twins – it's hard to catch your breath…

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Anonymous Bidder Pays $2.68M For Lunch With Warren Buffett

Anonymous Bidder Pays $2.68M For Lunch With Warren Buffett

12 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The auction for lunch with Warren Buffett is an annual tradition, and this year's winner actually got the privilege at something of a bargain.

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Michael Bloomberg Pledges $15M To Help UN With Climate Change

Michael Bloomberg Pledges $15M To Help UN With Climate Change

11 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The $15 million pledge would act as a substitute for funding from the US towards fighting climate change with the United Nations, likely to be discontinued by the Trump administration.

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Fox News Scandals Are Costing Rupert Murdoch Over $1.6 Billion

Fox News Scandals Are Costing Rupert Murdoch Over $1.6 Billion

10 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

A barrage of controversy and forced resignation at Fox News is hurting Rupert Murdoch's personal wealth.

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Billionaire Robert F. Smith Joins The Giving Pledge

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Joins The Giving Pledge

10 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Billionaire Robert F. Smith has proven he's a pretty generous guy over the years. Now, he's upped the ante and joined more than 150 of his fellow billionaires in the Giving Pledge.

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14 Billionaires From 7 Countries Join The Giving Pledge

14 Billionaires From 7 Countries Join The Giving Pledge

09 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Giving Pledge announced last week that it has added 14 new members from seven countries to its roster. The new members bring the total number of people who've signed on to 168 from 21 countries.

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NASA-Affiliated Space Billionaire Robert Bigelow Says Aliens Are Already On Earth

NASA-Affiliated Space Billionaire Robert Bigelow Says Aliens Are Already On Earth

06 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Robert Bigelow's recent career accomplishments might make it tempting for the average layman to assume that he knows what he's talking about when it comes to matters related to extraterrestrial life.

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Oil Billionaire Viktor Vekselberg Wants To Make First-Ever Nonstop Solar Flight Around The World

Oil Billionaire Viktor Vekselberg Wants To Make First-Ever Nonstop Solar Flight Around The World

03 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Viktor Vekselberg is hoping to get his name in the record books under the world's first ever nonstop worldwide flight made with a plane powered only by solar energy.

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Russian Billionaire's Ex-Wife Seeks $15 Billion From Former Husband

Russian Billionaire's Ex-Wife Seeks $15 Billion From Former Husband

03 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Natalia Potanin was married to Vladimir Potanin for 30 years. He left her with no money and no home. Now, she's seeking retribution…

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Billionaire Ronald Perelman's Foundation Gives $4M To Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

Billionaire Ronald Perelman's Foundation Gives $4M To Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

02 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation in Norwalk, Connecticut, now has $4 million in additional resources to carry on their important work, thanks to the family foundation of Ronald Perelman and his wife Dr. Anna Chapman.

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Billionaire Roundup: Post-Memorial Day Edition

Billionaire Roundup: Post-Memorial Day Edition

01 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

The first long weekend of the summer has hit, and our favorite billionaires are likely gearing up for a summer filled with parties on super yachts, getaways to fabulous locales, and island hopping.

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This Guy Took A Chance On A Sneaker And Made A Heck Of A Return On His Investment

This Guy Took A Chance On A Sneaker And Made A Heck Of A Return On His Investment

01 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Paul Fireman has good instincts. He saw the fitness craze coming in the late 1970s and jumped on it with a new kind of sneaker out of the U.K.

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Estate Of Late Australian Billionaire Challenges Love Child's Inheritance In Court

Estate Of Late Australian Billionaire Challenges Love Child's Inheritance In Court

01 Jun 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Olivia Mead didn't feel her $3 million inheritance was enough to cover Pilates lessons until she is 97, 20 pairs of $300 shoes each year for the next 75 years, a $1.2 million grand piano, and other items she feels a necessary for her happiness.

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Homeless Hero In Manchester Attack Gets Help From Billionaire   

Homeless Hero In Manchester Attack Gets Help From Billionaire  

31 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

A homeless man's act of heroism in the face of the Manchester attack has not gone unnoticed. A Billionaire wants to give him a place to live…

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Masayoshi Son Gathering Billions To Conquer Tech World

Masayoshi Son Gathering Billions To Conquer Tech World

30 May 2017 @ 4AM PDT

Masayoshi Son isn't giving up on tech. With a multi-billion dollar check from a Saudi prince, he's ready to bet big.

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