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Source: Washington Post

Jeff Bezos is now worth more than $100 billion, fueled by surging Amazon shares

Today 04:16 GMT

Amazon.com founder and chief executive Jeffrey P. Bezos saw his net worth climb above $100 billion Friday as shares in his online retail giant surged on optimism over holiday sales.

Bezos’s ascent is the first time anyone has crossed the $100 billion threshold since Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates earned it in 1999, according to Bloomberg, whose Billionaire’s Index follows the real-time net worth of the world’s 500 wealthiest people.

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Source: BBC

Everton 1-5 Atalanta

Friday 20:01 GMT

With just 17,431 people watching, Everton goalkeeper Joel Robles saved Alejandro Gomez's penalty and follow-up early in the second half but Atalanta doubled their lead through Cristante's second.

Sandro Ramirez scored his first goal for the Toffees to cut the deficit but substitute Robin Gosens' well-struck dipping volley beat Robles before Danish striker Andreas Cornelius' brace made it worse as Atalanta sealed qualification to the knockout stage.

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Source: The Guradian

Atalanta run Everton ragged on sorry Europa League night for David Unsworth

Friday 18:12 GMT

Nearing the end of their doomed European non-adventure, a dead rubber against almost qualified Atalanta fell a long way short of filling the present stadium as the caretaker, David Unsworth, made nine changes from the side who drew at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Everton did not pick the most auspicious day to announce they have just signed the land contract for a new stadium at Bramley Dock on the Mersey waterfront.

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Source: DW

Zimbabwe ex-president Robert Mugabe’s stolen fortune

Friday 01:32 GMT

"My hope is that the Mugabe’s removal will be a starting point for Zimbabwe's transformation from a dictatorship to a democratic state with a free and strong civil society," Holden said.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. South Africa’s tabloids are full of stories about the "immense riches" that Robert Mugabe and his family are alleged to have accumulated over the decades.

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Source: New York Times

Ann Wedgeworth, 83, Dies; Tony-Winning Actress Known for ‘Three’s Company’

Thursday 15:27 GMT

Ann Wedgeworth, who won a Tony in 1978 for her performance in Neil Simon’s comedy “Chapter Two” and played an amorous divorced woman on the ABC sitcom “Three’s Company,” died on Nov. 16 in North Bergen, N.J.

She was in the 1977 film version of “Thieves” and in “Scarecrow” (1973), with Gene Hackman and Al Pacino, among other movies. Ms. Wedgeworth and Mr. Torn divorced, and in 1970 she married Ernie Martin, an acting teacher, with whom she lived in Manhattan.


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