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Billionaires Newswire

  • The Sri Lankan city of Colombo was aglow in lights as thousands celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak. Rough Cut-subtitled (no reporter narration).

    Colombo celebrates Buddhist festival of Vesak

        The Sri Lankan city of Colombo was aglow in lights as thousands celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak. Thousands celebrate the Buddhist festival of Vesak in Colombo,...

  • Tsai Ing-wen is sworn in as Taiwan's first female president. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Taiwan inaugurates first female president

          Tsai Ing-wen is sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president. Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in as Taiwan’s first female president on Friday, with the export-driven economy...

Tech


World News

  • With U.S. President Barack Obama's historic visit fast approaching, expectations on the island run high. Deborah Lutterbeck reports

    High hopes in Havana ahead of Obama visit

    With U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic visit fast approaching, expectations on the island run high. Deborah Lutterbeck reports STORY: High hopes in Cuba ahead of the historic visit of...

  • Snow falls in Tokyo for the first time this year, causing injuries and train delays across the capital. Rough cut - subtitled (no reporter narration).

    Snow in Tokyo causes delays, injuries

    Snow falls in Tokyo for the first time this year, causing injuries and train delays across the capital. Snow falls in Tokyo for the first time this year. Many...

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    London’s wartime bunkers to open for tours

    Wartime tunnels underneath London’s Clapham South metro station will open to the public for guided tours, according to Transport for London.  STORY: Deep beneath the train lines in part...

  • The superyacht industry returned to pre-financial crisis levels last year. But as Joel Flynn reports, rising costs and new regulation in 2016, combined with another slowdown, could mean fewer extravagances, even for the super rich.

    Billionaire boating back in business

    The superyacht industry returned to pre-financial crisis levels last year. But as Joel Flynn reports, rising costs and new regulation in 2016, combined with another slowdown, could mean fewer...

  • Adele's "25" spends its fifth week at No. 1

    Adele’s “25” spends its fifth week at No. 1

    Adele finds herself in a familiar place as she continues her reign of the music world by extending her rule at the top of the Billboard 200 chart for...

  • Celebrations as Comanche wins Sydney to Hobary yacht race

    Celebrations as Comanche wins Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

    Comanche’s skipper Ken Read says the yacht is “nothing shy of spectacular” while co-owner, crew member and Australian super-model Kristy Hinze-Clark says “it’s just one of the best things...

Lifestyle

Automotive


Sports

Business

  • Mansour's death a blow to Taliban:Abdullah

    Mansour’s death a blow to Taliban:Abdullah

    Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah said the likely death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour will undermine their ability carrying out future attacks in Afghanistan. Julie Noce reports. Afghanistan’s...

  • Clinton reiterates call for gun control laws

    Clinton reiterates call for gun control laws

      U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton repeated her call for “common sense” gun laws during a campaign stop in Florida where she met with the mothers of the...

  • Clashes break out during Bachelet speech in Chile

    Clashes break out during Bachelet speech in Chile

      Protests turned violent in Valparaiso where a government worker died while President Michelle Bachelet was addressing Congress. Nathan Frandino reports. Chaos covers the streets of Valparaiso, Chile, where...

  • Obama departs for Vietnam

    Obama departs for Vietnam

      U.S. President Barack Obama departs from Andrews Air Force Base on a historic trip to Vietnam. President Barack Obama left Washington on Saturday (May 21) for a historic...

  • Russian air force shows off aerobatic teams

    Russian air force shows off aerobatic teams

    The Russian air force puts on an air show over Kubinka air base west of Moscow to celebrate 25 years since the foundation of the country’s elite aerobatic teams....

  • Drama therapy aims to help Lebanese prisoners

    Drama therapy aims to help Lebanese prisoners

    A drama therapy project inside the confines of Lebanon’s Roumieh prison aims to help rehabilitate inmates, or make life-long incarceration and awaiting execution just a little easier to handle....

Travel

  • Fed concerns weigh on stocks

    Fed concerns weigh on stocks

    Stocks closed out Monday’s trading session in the red, on continued concerns the Fed could raise rates sooner rather than later. Bobbi Rebell reports. Stocks meandered in and out...

  • Greece starts to move migrants at makeshift camp

    Greece starts to move migrants at makeshift camp

      Migrants and refugees at a makeshift camp on the Greek border with Macedonia begin clearing out. Yiming Woo reports. Buses carrying migrants and refugees are heading to government...

  • Cambodian oxen predict relief from drought

    Cambodian oxen predict relief from drought

    Royal oxen at a traditional ceremony gobble up rice, corn and beans, believed to signify good harvests for Cambodia despite its worst drought in 50 years. All eyes are...

  • Obama interviewed by Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam

    Obama interviewed by Anthony Bourdain in Vietnam

    U.S. President Barack Obama films an interview with famous TV chef Anthony Bourdain and greets crowds in Hanoi. Hanoi residents try to catch a glimpse of two famous figures:...

  • Iraq says it retakes western town of Rutba from IS

    Iraq says it retakes western town of Rutba from IS

      Iraq’s military says it has retaken the remote western town of Rutba from Islamic State in an operation aimed at cutting off the militants’ supply route to neighboring...

  • Los Angeles braces for arrival of Zika virus

    Los Angeles braces for arrival of Zika virus

      With an outbreak of the Zika virus expected to reach the continental United States in the coming weeks, Los Angeles is aiming to quell the number of cases...

Entertainment


  • A solar-powered plane, which has been grounded in Hawaii since July, undergoes test flight over Oahu as it prepares to continue world journey. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Solar plane test flight over Hawaii

    A solar-powered plane, which has been grounded in Hawaii since July, undergoes test flight over Oahu as it prepares to continue world journey. STORY: A solar-powered plane attempting to...

  • Demand for SUVs and pickups boosted U.S. auto sales to a 15-year high in February. Fred Katayama reports.

    U.S. auto sales rise in February

    Demand for SUVs and pickups boosted U.S. auto sales to a 15-year high in February. Fred Katayama reports. Auto sales zipping ahead in the U.S. despite fears of a...

  • NASA astronaut Scott Kelly posts a video of himself in a monkey costume chasing one of his crewmates around the space station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Ape in space with NASA

    STORY: NASA astronaut Scott Kelly decided it was time for monkey business on the space station by dressing up in a gorilla costume to torment his fellow ship mates....

  • Researchers 3D print living tissue

    Researchers 3D print living tissue

    A new method of 3D printing can produce human-sized bone, muscle, and cartilage that survive when implanted into animals. It’s potentially a giant step towards fabricated replacement tissue and...

  • Artist creates mini monkey sculpture to welcome the lunar new year. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Big feat to sculpt microscopic monkey

    Artist creates mini monkey sculpture to welcome the lunar new year. A Taiwanese artist has carved a miniscule sculpture out of resin to welcome the Year of the Monkey....

  • Russian flight engineers Yuri Malenchenko and Sergey Volkov embark on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to collect an experiment testing biological and biochemical samples' exposure to an open space environment. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Russian cosmonauts begin spacewalk

    Russian flight engineers Yuri Malenchenko and Sergey Volkov embark on a spacewalk outside the International Space Station to collect an experiment testing biological and biochemical samples’ exposure to an...

More Headlines

  • Influential Havana archbishop retires

    Influential Havana archbishop retires

    Roman Catholic Archbishop Jaime Ortega of Havana, who played a key role in ending decades of hostility between the U.S. and Cuba, retires. Diane Hodges reports. There’s a changing...

  • Shooting near White House, drug lord extradition approved

    Shooting near White House, drug lord extradition approved

      A week in crime extends from a man getting shot after brandishing a gun near the White House to drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman’s resisting extradition to...

  • Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook holds a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi as his company looks for new growth markets. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Apple’s Tim Cook meets with Indian PM Modi

      Apple Inc CEO Tim Cook holds a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi as his company looks for new growth markets. Apple Inc CEO...

  • British stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helena Bonham Carter are among more than 250 celebrities who have signed a letter urging Britons to vote to remain in the European Union. Rough Cut - no reporter narration.

    British celebrities back remaining in EU in a letter

      British stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Helena Bonham Carter are among more than 250 celebrities who have signed a letter urging Britons to vote to...

  • Pain, grief during prayers for EgyptAir victims

    Pain, grief during prayers for EgyptAir victims

    Family and friends come together in prayer at a mosque in Cairo to pay respects to the victims of the EgyptAir flight that crashed into the Mediterranean. STORY: Family...

  • NRA endorses Trump

    NRA endorses Trump

        The National Rifle Association endorses Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. The National Rifle Association endorsed Republican Donald Trump for U.S. president on Friday and he responded by...

  • Egypt finds human remains from plane crash at sea

    Egypt finds human remains from plane crash at sea

        Egypt said that its navy had found human remains of passengers floating in the Mediterranean, confirmation that an EgyptAir jet plunged into the sea with 66 people...