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Source: DW

Africa's youngest billionaire returns home after kidnapping: company

Saturday 15:25 GMT

Mohammed Dewji, the CEO of the METL Group and Africa's youngest billionaire, has returned home safely, the family company he runs has announced.

Dewji, who has been described as Africa's youngest billionaire, was abducted by gunmen outside a luxury hotel in Tanzania's economic capital Dar es Salaam last week. As one of Tanzania's most prominent businessmen, Dewji's abduction caused major consternation in the east African country.

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Source: Fox News

Hillary Clinton aide says there’s a ‘Powerball range’ chance she'd run for president again

Saturday 15:25 GMT

Philippe Reines, a longtime Hillary Clinton adviser, reiterated earlier comments Friday evening by saying that there is a possibility - albeit a slim one - that the former secretary of state would launch another campaign for president.

NEW YORK TIMES BOARD MEMBER TELLING HILLARY CLINTON TO STAY QUIET PROVES SHE IS ‘POLITICALLY RADIOACTIVE,’ EXPERTS SAY. Reines also reacted to a recent op-ed for The New York Times, which said that Clinton's comments are distracting Democrats at a time when they should be focused on voters.

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Source: Fox News

Newt Gingrich: The caravan is an attack on America -- Stop the caravan now

Saturday 15:25 GMT

The caravan of about 4,000 migrants from Central America seeking to enter Mexico and then the United States illegally is attempting to invade and attack the U.S.

This assertion will almost certainly be denounced by the usual sources as being hateful or offensive, but it is long past time we stop letting the left prevent us from using words that clearly communicate reality. The fact is: Thousands of people have openly stated their intention to break American law and invade our country.

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Source: CBS News

Woman seen on surveillance video leaving 2-year-old on stranger's doorstep

Friday 11:47 GMT

"It was very alarming and very disturbing and my heart was hurting for that child," the lieutenant said about the surveillance video.

Authorities now say the child was abandoned at a stranger's doorstep by a woman who is a friend of his mother, while the mother was in the hospital. The woman apparently mistook the house for the home of the child's father, who lived next door, "then left [the] location without verifying anyone was home or who she was releasing the child [to]," the sheriff's office wrote on Facebook.

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Source: Common Domain

Estate With Drone Helipad Near Los Angeles Listed For Nearly $12 Million

Saturday 15:25 GMT

The three-story house has views of downtown Los Angeles, the Getty Center art museum, and the Century City business district.

This includes the home’s solar panels, two Tesla powerwalls, and a helipad meant for octocopters, drone helicopters that are not yet FAA-approved, Mr. Rose said. The home was designed to be "more forward-thinking than living today," and was built with future technology in mind, Mr. Rose said.

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Source: Fox News

'A Classic Anti-Semite': Dershowitz Says 'All Decent People' Must Condemn Farrakhan

Friday 08:05 GMT

Harvard Law professor and longtime Democrat Alan Dershowitz blasted Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan Thursday, calling on "all decent people" to condemn him after his most recent anti-Semitic comments. At an event in Detroit, Farrakhan pushed back on those who say he's anti-Semitic by labeling Jews as "termites."

Dershowitz said Farrakhan is a "classic anti-Semite" and using the word "termite" is actually right out of the Nazis' playbook. "Nazis use the word 'termites' to dehumanize Jews and accuse them of destroying everything good about the world," he explained on "Fox & Friends."

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Source: BBC

Knightley bans some Disney films at home

Friday 08:05 GMT

Keira Knightley says she has banned her three-year-old daughter from watching Disney films whose portrayal of women she disagrees with.

Knightley, who starred in another Disney franchise, the Pirates of the Caribbean, said not all Disney films were barred from her home. Finding Dory, which was voiced by DeGeneres, "is a big favourite" and "Frozen is huge, Moana is totally fine."

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Source: The Guradian

Wealthy Los Angeles grapples with outbreak of typhus among its poorest

Friday 15:27 GMT

Los Angeles officials have pledged hundreds of thousands of dollars and created a dedicated taskforce to fight an outbreak of typhus, as a city of glittering wealth grapples with a disease linked to intense poverty.

“We’re deploying every available resource to help control and stop this outbreak,” said Alex Comisar, press secretary for Los Angeles’s mayor, Eric Garcetti. Many of those resources have focused on the city’s large homeless population, considered most at risk for contracting the flea-borne illness.

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Source: Fox News

Search for Jayme Closs enters 4th day as Wisconsin police prepare to comb area near girl's home

Friday 15:27 GMT

Authorities on Thursday prepared to comb through the area near the Wisconsin home where 13-year-old Jayme Closs vanished after her parents were murdered while she was inside, prompting a massive search that entered its fourth day.

Barron County Sheriff’s Department asked for 100 volunteers to meet at the intersection of State Highway 8 and 16th Street to help assist officers looking for Closs, who Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said was inside the home when her parents, James and Denise Closs, were shot and killed in a town about 80 miles northeast of Minneapolis, Minn.

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Source: Common Domain

Luxury House Prices Double in Miami Beach

Friday 08:05 GMT

Luxury house prices in Miami Beach and in its neighboring islands have doubled over the past year, as South Florida continues to benefit from the federal tax overhaul enacted this year.

Miami Beach was one of the most extreme examples, where the median sales price of a luxury house hit $11.1 million in the third quarter, more than double what it was a year ago, according to figures Douglas Elliman released on Thursday.

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Source: Common Domain

A Grand and Prominent House on London’s Posh Clarendon Road

Friday 08:05 GMT

It’s easy access to the West of England, despite its centrality, is another reason why this area of London is so popular with families, with a lot of residents holding second homes in areas such as the Cotswolds.

Clarendon Road, a prime residential address within the Ladbroke Conservation Area, features "road after road of lovely leafy addresses" according to Mr. Meacock. It benefits from the shopping and transport facilities of Holland Park Avenue and Notting Hill Gate (Central, District and Circle lines of the Underground), as well as proximity to the green spaces of Holland Park.

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Source: Common Domain

Hollywood Scion Asks $125 Million for L.A. Mansion

Friday 15:27 GMT

Entertainment and sports executive Casey Wasserman, grandson of the late Hollywood mega-agent Lew Wasserman, is putting his newly completed home on the market for $125 million.

According to public records, the home is built on a site that comprises the former properties of three Hollywood heavyweights. The first two were his grandparents Lew Wasserman, who transformed a talent agency into a movie studio and then into the first vertically integrated entertainment giant, and Edie Wasserman, a prominent philanthropist.

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Source: Common Domain

Spending Big Bucks to Make a New House Look Old

Friday 15:27 GMT

Retrofitting large architectural artifacts into a new house can add character, but takes plenty of time and money

Salvaged from old buildings or junkyards, these items ensure a home’s uniqueness, proponents say, and can boost resale value if done well. But incorporating large artifacts into a 21st century home demands willing and skilled craftsmen, lots of patience—and plenty of money.

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Source: CBS News

Missing Wisconsin girl was home when parents were shot to death, sheriff says

Friday 08:05 GMT

A missing Wisconsin girl's parents were shot to death in their house while the girl was home, authorities said as they urged the public to keep phoning in tips about her whereabouts.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said during a news conference late Wednesday that autopsies confirmed that James and Denise Closs had been fatally shot and that their deaths have been ruled homicides. He said no gun was found at the scene and that evidence from both the house and from the 911 call indicate Jayme Closs was in the family's home when her parents were killed.

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Source: Common Domain

Home Prices Soar in Idyllic Monmouthshire, Wales

Saturday 20:54 GMT

Picturesque Monmouthshire, Wales—a southeastern county bordering England and strewn with idyllic farmsteads and castle ruins—has recorded the strongest home price growth this year of any region in England and Wales.

Home prices across Wales grew at a stable annual rate of 2.1% in the year to September, compared to the virtually flat 0.9% price growth in combined England and Wales, according to the report.


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