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The Billionaire Who Wanted To Die Broke –

It took decades, but Chuck Feeney, the former billionaire cofounder of retail giant Duty Free Shoppers has finally given all his money away to charity. He has nothing left now—and he couldn’t be happier. C  harles “Chuck” Feeney, 89, who cofounded airport retailer Duty Free Shoppers with Robert Miller in 1960, amassed billions while living a life…

This Woman Just Broke the World Record for Highest Wave Ever Surfed

Stefan Matzke - sampicsGetty Images Brazilian surfer Maya Gabeira made history earlier this year when she surfed a wave that was 73.5 feet (22.4 meters) high, but her unprecedented accomplishment is only just now being recognized. This week, she was awarded the official Guinness World Record for Highest Wave Surfed — Unlimited (Female).Gabeira rode the…

The Attack That Broke Twitter Is Striking Lots of Business

When law enforcement arrested three alleged young hackers in the US and the UK last month, the story of the worst-known hack of Twitter's systems seemed to have drawn to a tidy close. But in fact, the technique that allowed hackers to take control of the accounts of Joe Biden, Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, and…

Press reporter who broke Gohmert coronavirus news shares reports from GOP staffers

Politico's Jake Sherman: “I’ve gotten emails from across the Capitol—people with comorbidities, preexisting conditions who are forced, or let’s say, heavily encouraged to go into the office during this pandemic. And who are chided for wearing masks.”July 31, 2020

Kim Kardashian Broke Her Silence on What’s Happening With Kanye West

Kim Kardashian West released a statement July 22 on her Instagram Stories regarding her husband Kanye West's recent behavior and his bipolar disorder, which he has spoken about publicly in the past.For context: West held a rally in South Carolina on July 19, during which he said that he and Kardashian discussed abortion when she…

Zendaya Broke Down Her Worries In A Powerful Convo With Janelle Monáe And Others

Bennett Raglin/WireImage HBO's Euphoria found Zendaya tapping into a much darker, grittier role than her Disney Channel beginnings on Shake It Up would have forecasted. But as she revealed in a new roundtable interview for The Hollywood Reporter, that evolution was only one piece of the other stress she felt in making her next acting…

15 states broke single-day coronavirus records this week

At least 15 states broke their single-day novel coronavirus infection records this week, according to state health department data reviewed by Axios. The big picture: The number of coronavirus cases increased in the vast majority of states over the last week, and decreased in only two states plus the District of Columbia, Axios' Andrew Withershoop…

This is the video game that broke Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ unbelievable run at the top of the eShop charts

Home News (Image credit: Mojang) Much like the year 2020, I figured there was no end in sight to Animal Crossing: New Horizons' domination of the Nintendo eShop, but it turns out all it took was another family-friendly franchise with a devoted fan base to kick Nintendo's island sim off the top spot: Minecraft Dungeons."Minecraft…

How a Facebook bug broke major iOS apps from Spotify, Venmo, and DoorDash

Sometime around 6:30PM ET on May 6th, popular iOS apps from major companies like DoorDash, Spotify, TikTok, and Venmo suddenly starting crashing. The culprit didn’t remain a mystery for long. Developers on Twitter and GitHub quickly discovered the cause to be an issue with the software development kit (SDK) from Facebook, which is interwoven into…

Broke star Natasha Leggero on why it’s funny to see rich people lose their money

Broke airs on Thursdays on CBS. The comedy stars from left-to-right: Pauley Perrette, Jaime Camil and Natasha Leggero. CBS On Thursday, you can see comic, writer and actor Natasha Leggaro in the new CBS sitcom Broke. She plays Elizabeth, who grew up in working-class Reseda, California, but married a billionaire. Aside from being clothed in…

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Australia shares set to open lower; New Zealand edges greater

FILE PHOTO: Pedestrians are reflected in a window in front of a board displaying stock prices at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) in Sydney, Australia, February 9, 2018. REUTERS/David Gray(Reuters) - Australia shares on Monday ended at their lowest since the end of June, dragged lower by the so-called “Big Four” banks and major miners,…

Ginsburg death displaces violence in cities as dominant social media storyline

Ruth Bader Ginsburg-related social media interactions dwarfed all other topics this week — a departure from a run of weeks where, other than the coronavirus, violence in cities was the dominant storyline. The big picture: In just two days, there were 41 million interactions (likes, comments or shares) on stories about the late Supreme Court…

Drifting performance on river in Czech Republic provides convenience from Covid-19 tension

Spectators gathered for a floating concert on the Vltava River in the Czech Republic. Numbers of coronavirus cases have spiked recently in the country, so the concert was a moment of peace in the capital Prague. The Epoque Orchestra performed alongside British violinist Daniel Hope.Sept. 20, 2020

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The Soundtrack for Fargo Season 4 Is a Perfect Match

Season 4 of FX's smash anthology series Fargo, based loosely on Joel and Ethan Coen's 1996 classic film of the same name, is primarily centered on a 1950 battle between crime syndicates. Given that setting, the season is full of era-appropriate music, featuring some classic jazz from Duke Ellington and others. We'll track every song…

Here’s What We Know About Season 2 of Utopia

If, a year ago, a television series suggested that somehow the SARS virus was introduced to China by a rogue American scientist—and that covert biological warfare raged between the superpowers—we all might have shrugged it off as good fictional fun. Amazon’s Utopia, based on the British Channel 4 series of the same name, turns epidemiological…

Here’s What Might Have actually Occurred if Darth Vader In Fact Got the Death Star Plans

The book has officially closed on the most recent Star Wars trilogy and the long-running Skywalker Saga, with fan opinion pretty divided on how it all ended. But certain corners of the fandom are still focused on Rogue One, the 2016 prequel to the very first Star Wars movie, and one of the only films…