Billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, who was among 60 detainees being kept under arrest at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, has reportedly been transferred to a maximum-security prison after refusing to pay $6 billion as part of a government anti-corruption purge.
The detainees were moved by Saudi authorities to Al-Ha’ir Prison. The jail, located south of Riyadh, is the kingdom’s highest-security prison.
The relocation of detainees reportedly followed a failure to negotiate their release with the government, refusing to make large financial payments. Read more
A pretty Maimi teacher has been arrested after she was accused of performing a sex act with an underage student in her classroom, car and his home during a two-year secret tryst’
Valeria Costadoni, head of the language arts department at Miami Arts Charter School is alleged to have had a two-year relationship with a 17-year-old student.
Local news channel WPLG reported that Valeria was nabbed after the student told Police he had sex with his teacher. Read more
Michelle Obama, 53, stepped out with her daughter Malia, 19, on Miami beach to enjoy the sun and she sure looked sensational.
The former first lady wore a white bikini top matched with high-waisted white denim cut-off shorts a bandanna and large fold hoop earrings for the outing. Read more
The US ambassador to Panama, John Feeley, has tendered his resignation. According to him, he can no longer serve under President Donald Trump.
In his letter of resignation, John Feeley, a career diplomat and former marine helicopter pilot said:
“As a junior foreign service officer, I signed an oath to serve faithfully the president and his administration in an apolitical fashion, even when I might not agree with certain policies.
My instructors made clear that if I believed I could not do that, I would be honor bound to resign. That time has come,” Feeley said, according to an excerpt of the letter read to Reuters. Read more
Officials have started to lash out at President Donald Trump’s declaration that Haiti and African countries are “shitholes” – with the UN’s human rights agency saying it is nothing more than racism.
Mr Trump apparently asked a bi-partisan meeting of US lawmakers “why are we having all these people from shithole countries come here?” during a meeting about immigration on Thursday.
The White House has not denied the comments, which have drawn ire from around the world. Read more
President Trump is under fire for lamenting the immigration status of some countries in the temporary protected status and saying they are from shi*thole countries.
He made this statement during immigration negotiations on Thursday with lawmakers in the Oval Office, according to The Washington Post., Fox News, CNN and a host of other media reports.
Trump allegedly said:
“Why are we having all these people from s—hole countries come here?”
The president was referring to people from Haiti, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Honduras and African countries in the temporary protected status program, a source in the meeting told Fox News. Read more
On January 11th, 2018, her 47th birthday, nine-time Grammy-winning singer Mary J. Blige received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
During the emotional ceremony, Blige recalled her childhood in the projects in New York and the big dreams that helped her become the star she is today.
“I loved to sing, It set me free from all of the negativity and all of the confusion happening outside of our home. God gave me the strength to keep steppin’ and keep my head up regardless of what anybody thought about me, regardless of what anybody said about me. I see myself clear and it’s not all pretty, but I accept the beautiful mess that I am because it’s an imperfect me, still learning, still growing, still Mary though” she said. Read more
The founder and presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Tabernacle, David Oyedepo tops the Forbes list of richest pastors in the world with a net worth of $150 million.
Forbes announced Oyedepo as the richest pastor ahead of other pastors in Europe. Oyedepo heads the single largest church in the world, which is otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel.
As one of the main founders of the Nigerian Christian Charismatic movement, he also exerts control over churches in 45 African nations, as well as several in Dubai, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Also in the list include Pastor Chris Oyakhilome of the Believers’ Love World; T.B Joshua of the Synagogue Church of All Nations; and Pastor E.A Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG.
See the full list below according to Forbes…
10. Joseph Prince Net Worth 2018 – $5 Million
Pastor1Head of the largest church in the all of Asia and netting a salary of $550,000 a year, Prince could easily be seen as blessed. Born to a Sikh priest and previously employed as an IT consultant, his unlikely career has garnered a grand following worldwide from his native Malaysia to the United States.
This popularity is partially thanks to such friends as Joel Osteen of Lakewood Megachurch who has hosted a number of his sermons. One of the most internet savvy of the pastors listed, Prince also has a online video and podcast with a following from over 150 countries. Read more
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is now the richest person in the world. The 53-year-old CEO has passed Bill Gates to become the richest person in history.
Bezos made $6.1 billion in just five trading days in 2018 and is now worth $105 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
His net worth reached $105.1 billion on Monday eclipsing the record previously held by Microsoft founder Bill Gates.
A rise in Amazon’s share price made the New Mexico-born businessman richer by $1.4 billion on Monday, reports said. This means that in five days, he earned more than most Americans would in 5 lifetimes. Read more
United States: The youngest self-made billionaire in the world has been confirmed to be John Collison.
He is the co-founder and President of Stripe. He founded the tech company along with his older brother Patrick Collison, Stripe’s CEO. in 2010, when he was only 19.
Now Collison, 27, can call himself the youngest self-made billionaire in the world, with a net worth totaling $1.1 billion after Stripe’s $9 billion valuation in 2016. Read more