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Billionaires Newswire

  • 2016-02-06T030403Z_1_LOP000HTX8BP1_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_MIDEAST-CRISIS-TURKEY-RUSSIA-ERDOGAN-ROUGH-CUT

    “Russia must be held accountable” in Syria: Erdogan

    Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says Russia is responsible for killing 40,000 people in war-torn Syria. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday Russia must be held accountable for the...

  • 2016-02-04T202847Z_1_LOP000HTSBIUT_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_LUNAR-NEWYEAR-BRITAIN-LANTERNS-ROUGH-CUT-SUBTITLED

    Chinese lanterns light up garden

    In honor of the Lunar New Year, London hosts a Chinese lantern festival in a historic English garden. STORY: One of the UK’s earliest examples of English landscape gardens...

Tech


  • Video shows a dog strutting his own version of Lunar New Year lion dance. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Small dog performs big lion dance

    Video shows a dog strutting his own version of Lunar New Year lion dance. Video of a Pomeranian dog in Thailand doing a traditional Chinese lion dance is getting...

  • A 130-year-old opera house in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, reopens after an overhaul that took six years and cost $40 million. Diane Hodges reports.

    Georgian opera house hears sounds of music once again

    A 130-year-old opera house in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, reopens after an overhaul that took six years and cost $40 million. Diane Hodges reports. With some lights, makeup and...

  • 2016-01-23T085629Z_1_LOP000HSVRK7X_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_ONLINE-ISS

    Weltraum-Pingpong

    Der Astronaut Scott Kelly hat kürzlich auf der internationalen Raumstation ISS eine neue Sportart vorgestellt. Der Astronaut Scott Kelly hat kürzlich auf der internationalen Raumstation ISS eine neue Sportart...

  • Music legend David Bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicity company said. Julie Noce reports.

    David Bowie dead at 69

    Music legend David Bowie has died after an 18-month battle with cancer, his publicity company said. Julie Noce reports. Music legend David Bowie has died after losing an 18...

  • Der Rockmusiker starb nach Angaben eines Sprechers an Krebs. Bowie wurde 69 Jahre alt.

    David Bowie ist tot

    Der Rockmusiker starb nach Angaben eines Sprechers an Krebs. Bowie wurde 69 Jahre alt. David Bowie beeinflusste die Geschichte der Pop- und Rockmusik wie kaum ein anderer – jetzt...

  • Elvis Presley festival in the Southern Hemisphere gets underway to celebrate the birthday of 'the King'. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Thousands attend Elvis festival in Australia

    Elvis Presley festival in the Southern Hemisphere gets underway to celebrate the birthday of ‘the King’. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Dressed in...

World News

  • 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...

  • 2016-01-17T020249Z_1_LOP000HSEC4YO_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_BRITAIN-BUNKER-TUNNELS-SUBTITLED-ROUGH-CUT

    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...

  • Australia's Santas and surf Christmas

    Australia’s Santas and surf Christmas

    Australians celebrate Christmas in style, enjoying the sunshine and surf of Bondi Beach. Rough cut (no reporter narration). ROUGH CUT – NO REPORTER NARRATION Many Australians spent Christmas Day...

Lifestyle

  • Gargling filmed up close and in slow motion goes viral

    Gargling filmed up close and in slow motion goes viral

    RESENDING WITH FULL SCRIPT YouTube viral video makers, The Slow Mo Guys, film themselves gargling water up close and in slow-motion. SHOWS: AUSTIN, TEXAS, UNITED STATES (DECEMBER 2015) (THE...

  • Mehrere Menschen wurden bei dem Feuer in dem 63-st?ckigen "Address" verletzt. Das Silvesterfeuerwerk in der N?he fand trotz des Hotelbrandes statt.

    Großbrand in Luxushotel in Dubai

    Mehrere Menschen wurden bei dem Feuer in dem 63-stöckigen “Address” verletzt. Das Silvesterfeuerwerk in der Nähe fand trotz des Hotelbrandes statt. Wie eine riesige Fackel lodert das “Address”-Hotel mitten...

  • 'Orange' wine makes New Year's splash

    ‘Orange’ wine makes New Year’s splash

      A ‘new’ type of wine that undergoes a unique process to create its orange tint is actually an old idea that’s now getting attention at a New York...

  • Christmas comes early for polar bears in San Diego

    Christmas comes early for polar bears in San Diego

    Christmas comes early for polar bears in California, a baby panda makes its press debut in Washington and the Jingle Cats get a new look — in this weeks...

  • Santa offers a goodwill message to children

    Santa offers a goodwill message to children

    At Santa‘s Village, everyone is busy preparing for Christmas Day. Rough Cut (No reporter narration) ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: The days leading up to Christmas in Santa‘s...

  • Royals William and Kate release new photos of baby Charlotte

    Royals William and Kate release new photos of baby Charlotte

    Kensington Palace releases new photographs of Princess Charlotte taken at six-months by her mother the Duchess of Cambridge. Mana Rabiee reports. Kensington Palace releases photographs of Princess Charlotte at...

Automotive


Sports

  • Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio gear-up to game in a new football-inspired commercial for Victoria's Secret. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

    Victoria’s Secret models play ball

    Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio gear-up to game in a new football-inspired commercial for Victoria’s Secret. STORY: Just in time for Valentine’s Day and the Super Bowl, lingerie retailer...

  • The English Premier League has broken a new record, spending more than 1 billion pounds on pricey players this season. It comes as Pep Guardiola is confirmed as Manchester City's new manager, a move only likely to increase the purchasing power of the wealthy club. Laura Frykberg reports.

    Premier League player spending tops £1bln

    The English Premier League has broken a new record, spending more than 1 billion pounds on pricey players this season. It comes as Pep Guardiola is confirmed as Manchester...

  • 2016-01-26T100503Z_1_LOP000HT3A43H_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_GOLF-ASIAN-SPIETH

    Spieth says Fowler is the hottest name in golf

    World number one golfer Jordan Spieth believes he needs to work on his short game for this week’s Singapore Open following his fifth-placed finish in Abu Dhabi last week...

  • New York City introduces former France midfielder Vieira as head coach.

    New York City FC introduces Patrick Vieira as head coach

    New York City introduces former France midfielder Vieira as head coach. SHOWS: NEW YORK, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES (JANUARY 20, 2016) (REUTERS – ACCESS ALL) 1. NYCFC SPORTING DIRECTOR...

  • World tennis has been rocked by allegations that the game's authorities have failed to deal with widespread match-fixing. Yiming Woo reports.

    Match-fixing reports hit world tennis

    World tennis has been rocked by allegations that the game’s authorities have failed to deal with widespread match-fixing. Yiming Woo reports. Reports by the BBC and Buzzfeed News say...

  • 2016-01-16T180856Z_1_LOP000HSEAR6N_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_SOCCER-ITALY-ROMA-SPALLETTI (1)

    New Roma coach Spalletti demands instant victories

    Coach Luciano Spalletti returns to Roma and says his team must start winning immediately. SHOWS: 1. NEWS CONFERENCE STARTING 2. (SOUNDBITE) (Italian) A.S. ROMA COACH, LUCIANO SPALLETTI, SAYING: “I...

Business

  • A big boost in video subscribers beefed up Comcast's revenue. Fred Katayama reports.

    Comcast’s profit rises

    A big boost in video subscribers beefed up Comcast’s revenue. Fred Katayama reports. A surge in new video subscribers beefed up quarterly revenue at Comcast. The media giant signed...

  • 2016-01-15T161955Z_1_LOP000HSBUKHA_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_PEOPLE-BOWIE-CHARTS

    Bowie’s last album rockets to top of British charts

    David Bowie’s last album “Blackstar”, released days before his death, soars to the top of the British album charts. Rough Cut (no reporter narration) ROUGH CUT – NO REPORTER...

  • 2016-01-15T181507Z_1_LOP000HSBV1VP_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_GE-QINGDAO-HAIER-M-A

    GE unloads appliances for $5.5 billion

    General Electric sells its appliances business to China’s Haier for $5.4 billion in cash. Bobbi Rebell reports. General Electric is selling its appliances business to Chinese company, Haier, for...

  • Hot vehicles with a combination of muscle, glitz and glamor command attention at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    Automotive eye candy at Detroit Auto Show

    Hot vehicles with a combination of muscle, glitz and glamor command attention at the 2016 North American International Auto Show. STORY: Sports cars, often short on practicality but long...

  • Ford unveils resurrected Lincoln Continental, targets China market and aims to increase share of luxury market.  Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

    The look of luxury in Detroit

    Ford unveils resurrected Lincoln Continental, targets China market and aims to increase share of luxury market. STORY: Ford Motor Company unveiled a new luxury flagship full-size Continental sedan on...

  • France remembers the four victims of a siege at a kosher supermarket in Paris, where an Islamist gunman took several people hostage a year ago. Yiming Woo reports.

    France remembers victims of kosher supermarket siege

    France remembers the four victims of a siege at a kosher supermarket in Paris, where an Islamist gunman took several people hostage a year ago. Yiming Woo reports. Members...

Travel

  • 2016-02-05T150810Z_1_LOP000HTUSSQ7_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_USA-PANDA-BEI-BEI-ROUGH-CUT

    Panda Bei Bei takes first stroll outside

    The National Zoo’s newest panda, five-month-old baby Bei Bei, takes his first steps outside. The National Zoo on Thursday released video of five-month-old panda Bei Bei taking his first...

  • 2016-02-05T175721Z_1_LOP000HTUSZED_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_ECUADOR-SWEDEN-ASSANGE-BALCONY-ROUGH-CUT

    WikiLeaks’ Assange greets supporters from embassy balcony

    WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange appears on the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London where he has been holed up since 2012 to avoid a rape investigation in Sweden....

  • 2016-02-05T182139Z_1_LOP000HTUSTV9_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_EUROPE-MIGRANTS-GREECE-MACEDONIA-ROUGH-CUT-SUBTITLED (1)

    Migrants stranded, short of food and shelter

    Thousands of migrants are stranded near the closed Greece-Macedonia border crossing, saying they lack proper food and shelter. STORY: Thousands of migrants were stranded near a Greece-Macedonia border crossing...

  • 2016-02-05T212815Z_1_LOP000HTUTL4L_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_MIDEAST-CRISIS-TALKS-KERRY-ROUGH-CUT

    Kerry says it may take days to know if Syria ceasefire is possible

    U.S. Secretary of State Kerry says talks are now under way about a ceasefire and humanitarian access for civilians in the five-year-old Syrian civil war and it will be...

  • 2016-02-06T053608Z_1_LOP000HTX8BAT_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_QUAKE-TAIWAN-RESCUE

    Survivors hauled to safety after Taiwan quake

    A powerful earthquake topples buildings in southern Taiwan, triggering frantic efforts to rescue those feared trapped. Natasha Howitt reports. Survivors of a 6.4 magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan are...

  • 2016-02-04T221530Z_1_LOP000HTSB51H_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_USA-STOCKS-CLOSE

    LinkedIn’s warning; Stocks rise

    LinkedIn forecasts current-quarter profit below forecasts; Stocks rise for second day. Bobbi Rebell reports. After hours, LinkedIn earnings came in better than forecasts, but the company gave disappointing guidance...

Entertainment


  • 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...

  • The California Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency says Volkswagen has submitted a plan to fix 80,000 recalled 3.0 litre diesel SUVs and cars that emit up to nine times legally allowable pollution. Laura Frykberg reports.

    Volkswagen back on track?

    The California Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency says Volkswagen has submitted a plan to fix 80,000 recalled 3.0 litre diesel SUVs and cars that emit up to...

  • 2016-01-26T110415Z_1_LOP000HT3B9KD_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_UK-FRUIT-PICKING-ROBOT-TRACKED

    Robot arm sorts and stacks delicate fruits

    A fruit-picking robotic arm can figure out when a particular fruit is ready for picking and decide which grip to use so as not to damage it. Matthew Stock...

  • State of play of Virtual Reality

    State of play of Virtual Reality

    2016 will be a breakthrough year for virtual reality, as the technology starts evolving past a gaming platform towards a new tool to experience live content, according to experts....

  • 2016-01-15T163221Z_1_LOP000HSBUFCD_RTRMADP_BASEIMAGE-960X540_JAPAN-WEARABLE-DEVICE-EXPO-TRACKED

    Is your dog unhappy? Hi-tech collar could give a clue

    A hi-tech collar which claims to measure the mood of your dog and cat is unveiled at an expo of wearable devices in Tokyo. Edward Baran reports. A wagging...

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