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China tops US in numbers of billionaires

China tops US in numbers of billionaires

Beijing, Oct 13 - China's annual rich list has indicated that, once again, the country has more dollar billionaires than the US, and the gap is widening. Property magnate Wang Jianlin of Dalian Wanda tops the list of 594 billionaires in the country, ahead of 535 billionaires in the US. Alibaba's Jack Ma was second, with his wealth having risen...

Spider bites Australian man on penis again

Spider bites Australian man on penis again

Sydney, Sept 28 - A 21-year-old Australian tradesman has been bitten by a venomous spider on the penis for a second time. The man was using a portable toilet on a Sydney building site on Tuesday, when he suffered a repeat of the incident five months ago. Jordan, who preferred not to reveal his surname, said he was bitten on...

Yahoo says hackers stole data from 500 million accounts

Yahoo says hackers stole data from 500 million accounts

USA, Sept 23 - Yahoo Inc (YHOO.O) said on Thursday that at least 500 million of its accounts were hacked in 2014 by what it believed was a state-sponsored actor, a theft that appeared to be the world's biggest known cyber breach by far. Cyber thieves may have stolen names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth and encrypted passwords,...

Game of Thrones star blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s soccer World Cup

Game of Thrones star blows whistle on poverty at world’s first women’s soccer World Cup

New York, Sept 22 (NIA) - Globally acclaimed Danish actor and star of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau kicked off his role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Development Programme by refereeing the world’s first amateur women’s World Cup soccer tournament in New York. Coster-Waldau, who plays fan-favorite anti-hero Jaime Lannister in the worldwide hit series, helped blow the...

Faniacs – Sri Lanka’s new ‘fashion’ entry

Faniacs – Sri Lanka’s new ‘fashion’ entry

COLOMBO, Sept 21 (NIA) - Faniacs - Fans turned maniacs - the latest fahion logo to hit Sri Lanka has wooed youngsters and geeks with its exclusive raw original designs. The company, which is less than a year old, was launched by five youngsters, fresh out of school, who have an ambitiuous plan for comic lovers. Selling retail designs such...

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt

HOLLYWOOD, Sept 20 - One of Hollywood's highest profile marriages is over. Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from husband Brad Pitt, a source familiar with the filing confirmed to CNN. Pitt and Jolie got married in 2014 but their relationship became the subject of speculation in 2004, when they co-starred in "Mr. & Mrs. Smith." At the time, Pitt...

Syria conflict: UN suspends all aid after convoy hit

Syria conflict: UN suspends all aid after convoy hit

SYRIA, Sept 20 - The UN has suspended all aid convoys in Syria after its lorries were attacked by warplanes near Aleppo on Monday. The convoy had received proper permits, and all warring parties - including Russia and the US - had been notified, a UN spokesman said. Eighteen of the 31 lorries, containing wheat, winter clothes and medical supplies,...

She Survived ISIS Sex Slavery. Now, She Is A UN Goodwill Ambassador

She Survived ISIS Sex Slavery. Now, She Is A UN Goodwill Ambassador

Sept 16 - Nadia Murad, a survivor of the ISIS atrocities, was selected to be the of the United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for human trafficking on September 16, 2016. The formal UN announcement states, "During her Ambassadorship, Nadia will focus on advocacy initiatives and raise awareness around the plight of the countless victims of trafficking". Nadia was just 19 years...

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