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Russian billionaire Arkady says he owns 'Putin palace'

Moscow - Billionaire and Vladimir Putin ally Arkady Rotenberg Saturday said he owns a Black Sea coast property that Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says costs over $1.5 billion and belongs to the Russian president.

Microsoft's Steve Ballmer wants his wealth to help U.S. families

Business Insider met with Ballmer at the Code Conference in Los Angeles to talk about his favorite philanthropy projects. He was all smiles, relaxed, and happy to talk.

Sisters arrested for allegedly bullying Nigerian billionaire

Lago - Two sisters from Toronto are being detained. The duo, accused of cyber-bullying a billionaire, are being detained in Lagos.

Goodbye to the dollar billionaires of the 1990s

Think of Wall Street, "dot coms," technology stocks — all big in the 1990s. But today? It would seem that most of the dollar billionaires of this era are no longer as wealthy.

Billionaire who sexually assaulted stepdaughter gets 4 months

Racine - A billionaire who confessed to repeatedly molesting his stepdaughter starting when she was 12 years old was sentenced by a Wisconsin judge to four months behind bars, and will be eligible for release after just 60 days.

Is Janet Jackson a billionaire?

Janet Jackson (AKA Miss Jackson), 47, sister of the late Michael Jackson and youngest of the iconic Jackson family, has reportedly joined the mega rich by becoming a billionaire. Jackson has earned $1.2 billion, but does this mean she's a billionaire?

Dell founder wants to use his own money to take company private

Michael Dell is seemingly willing to put his money where his mouth is, as he seeks to use his fortune to take the tech company private.

Texas billionaire Charles Wyly killed in car accident

Charles Wyly, a Texas billionaire and philanthropist, was killed Sunday morning near his Colorado home just outside Aspen. He was 77.

Chinese billionaire tells wife he's leaving her via Twitter

Wang Gongquan has just replaced Anthony Weiner as the Casanova on Twitter. Gongquan broke up with his wife through the micro-blogging service.

Trump explores presidential possibilities in Iowa

New York - American billionaire Donald Trump delivered a signal to GOP contenders this week by sending an aide to Iowa, considered by many as the traditional testing ground for presidential candidates, to meet with Republican representatives.

Indian tycoon moves into world's costliest home worth $1 bn

Mumbai - India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, has moved into his new home in Mumbai — a 27-storey mansion worth $1 billion. The house, named Antilia, has three helipads, a dance studio, a ball room, a 50-seat theatre and an underground car park for 160 cars.

Billionaire offers $100,000 to anyone will get naked near Obama

An Englishman, Alki David, is behind a recent string of offers to pay the more reckless citizens of the world to attempt stunts for the website

Mexican Drug Lord Shows Up on Forbes Billionaire List

Is he a criminal or one of the world's richest men? Joaquin Guzman Loera is listed as number 41 on Forbes list of the world's most powerful people. He's also a drug lord and Mexico's most-wanted man.

China's rich get even richer

The number of super-rich Chinese exploded this past year despite the global financial crisis, giving China the second largest number of billionaires in the world, measured in US dollars.

Canadian billionaire to stage 'live concert in space'

A Canadian billionaire who made vast riches by means of circus revealed Wednesday that he will host a live event from orbit on October 9 to promote the importance of clean water globally.

If a billionaire says the worst of the recession is over, is it?

Billionaire George Soros is reported as having declared the worst of the recession over. Of course, he has been "talking up the recovery" since last month. However, employment stats for Canada and the U.S. show an increase in the number of unemployed.

German Billionaire Kills Self in Light of Financial Woes

Another casualty due to the global economic crisis as one of the world's wealthiest men is said to have committed suicide due to his financial situation. This comes just months after a rash of suicides in the US related to the financial downturn.

Billionaire Says Excessive Greed Underlies Economic Crisis

In a speech to the Montreal Board of Trade, Stephen Jarislowsky said the global financial crisis has been fuelled by extreme greed .

Study: Brunettes steal the hearts of billionaires more than blondes

The myth that blondes marry rich men more than brunettes has been broken by a UK study. Analysis of the world’s top 100 billionaires has found the exact opposite to be true.

U.S. billionaire wins damages from British paper

On Wednesday U.S. casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson won damages in London's high court after a British newspaper accused him of cut-throat, ruthless and despicable business practices.

Billionaire Space Tourist Back On Earth

Charles Simonyi the software designer who paid $25 Million for a 13 day space trip has returned to Earth.

A Billionaire provides his mansion to house the homeless

Recently, a Japanese billionaire has sold 8 of his mansions to provide housing for the homeless.

Millionaire gives Mansions to Homeless

Billionaire Genshiro Kawamato opens his mansions for the low income familes and lets them stay for 10 years free.

S.D. Billionaire Donates $400 Million

When officials at Sioux Valley Hospitals & Health Systems told him of their dream to transform the facility into a major research institution for children's health, he donated $400 million.

A Billionaire Divorce --And Not a Lawyer in Sight

Billionaire Couple Split amicably without the presence of lawyers.

Russia Billionaire in Coma After French Ferrari Crash

Russian billionaire Suleiman Kerimov was placed into a coma after suffering severe burns when the Ferrari he was driving crashed and burst into flames in Nice on the French Riviera

General Motors Billionaire Shareholder Cuts His Stake

"A billionaire investor in General Motors Corp on Wednesday cut his stake by 25 per cent after the company refused to form an alliance with Renault and Nissan that he supported."

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