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One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
Tags: Politics, News, Microsoft, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Bill Gates, News UK, Uma Thurman, James Gandolfini, Bill, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Chris Rock


Bill and Melinda Gates said they'll continue their philanthropy work after their divorce. Here are their biggest projects, including spending nearly $2 billion to fight COVID-19.

Bill and Melinda Gates have announced they are to divorce. Ted S. Warren/AP Bill and Melinda Gates said their divorce wouldn't get in the way of their philanthropic work. The couple set up the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2000, which focuses on health, education, and poverty. Here are the foundation's biggest projects. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they're getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. They w...
Tags: Science, Microsoft, Nigeria, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Bill Gates, West Africa, Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Time Magazine, Bill, Seattle, Philanthropy, Melinda Gates


Melinda French Gates will not change her name after her divorce, according to court documents

Melinda French Gates speaks onstage at a February 2019 event. Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for THR Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce, court documents show. Gates and her husband, the Microsoft founder Bill Gates, announced their divorce Monday. The two were married for 27 years. See more stories on Insider's business page. Melinda French Gates will not change her name as part of her divorce from Microsoft founder Bill Gates, court documents show.Accordin...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Barack Obama, Trends, Hawaii, Bill Gates, Bill, Melinda Gates, Gates, Rory, Jennifer, Melinda Gates Foundation, Phoebe, Bryan Bedder Getty, INSIDER Data, Melinda French Gates


Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage. Here's how the Microsoft cofounder spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates and his wife of 27 years, Melinda French Gates, are getting a divorce. Gates, the cofounder of Microsoft, has a fortune worth $130.5 billion. Gates indulges in a few luxuries, but he mainly spends through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriage.The couple announced the news in a statement...
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Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced. Here's a look inside their 27-year marriage, from meeting at work, to having 3 kids, to spending $45 billion on philanthropy.

Bill and Melinda gates are splitting up, the Microsoft co-founder announced on Monday. Scott Olson/Getty Images Bill Gates, the founder of Microsoft, announced he and his wife, Melinda, will divorce. Gates married Melinda French in 1994 after the two met at work. The two run the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has an endowment of $49.8 billion as of 2019. See more stories on Insider's business page. Bill and Melinda Gates are getting divorced.The billionaire Microsoft founder an...
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Biden Climate Summit: Live Updates

On the second day of the White House virtual summit to tackle the environmental crisis, business leaders including Bill Gates and...
Tags: White House, Bill Gates, Biden


55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
Tags: Reviews, Apple, Google, Amazon, Mark Zuckerberg, Books, Arianna Huffington, Steve Jobs, Washington, Finance, Careers, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Strategy, Tesla


INTERVIEW: BioNTech founders Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin on developing the BioNTech-Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, the future of fighting cancer, and whether people can live to 200

BioNTech founders Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin spoke with Axel Springer CEO Matthias Döpfner about their COVID-19 vaccine, how they plan to tackle cancer, and more. WELT The various COVID-19 vaccines have been a game-changer for international pandemic. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in particular was the first one to be approved for use in many countries. Axel Springer CEO Mathias Döpfner talks to BioNTech founders Özlem Türeci and Ugur Sahin about their vaccine's impact. See more stories ...
Tags: Health, Europe, Politics, England, Science, Interview, Opinion, China, Germany, Boston, Israel, US, America, San Francisco, Trends, Eu


Teen Who Hacked Twitter to Within an Inch of its Life Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Graham Ivan Clark — the teenager who masterminded a sprawling Twitter attack last summer that involved hacking the accounts of dozens of high profile users to promote a bitcoin scam — plead guilty in a Florida court on Tuesday.Read more...
Tags: Twitter, Elon Musk, Florida, Science, Barack Obama, Joe Biden, Cryptography, Software, Kanye West, Bitcoin, Bill Gates, Jack Dorsey, Cryptocurrencies, Michael Bloomberg, Dorsey, Digital Currencies


American billionaires could fund two-thirds of Biden's COVID-19 relief package just using profits generated during the pandemic, a report shows

Bill Gates and Elon Musk. Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images The total wealth of US billionaires rose $1.3 trillion amid the pandemic, the ATF and IPS said. This could fund two-thirds of Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 rescue plan. The momentum for measures that address wealth inequality has grown during the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. American billionaires have earned so much money during the pandemic that they could fund tw...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Politics, Congress, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Billionaires, Bill Gates, Argentina, Jeff Bezos, Biden


Elon Musk would have paid $4.6 billion in 2020 under Warren's wealth tax proposal, data shows

Tesla and SpaceX CEO would be hit heavily by the tax. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images Musk would have paid $4.6 billion in 2020 under Warren's "ultra-millionaire" plan, tax groups said. The Tesla and SpaceX CEO was worth at least $150 billion at the end of 2020. Musk plans to use his fortunes to fund a future colony on Mars. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Elon Musk would have paid $4.6 billion in 2020 under proposals for an "ultra-millionaire" tax, data from tax g...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, Politics, Microsoft, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tesla, Tax, Bloomberg, Joe Biden


Court docs reveal Saudi wealth fund courted by Hollywood and Wall Street owned planes used in Jamal Khashoggi's killing

A demonstrator dressed as Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a protest outside the Saudi Embassy in Washington, DC, October 8, 2018. JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images The Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia, an enormous sovereign wealth fund, has major investments in many prominent US companies. Court documents show that the fund also owns planes that were used to carry out the killing of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. Visit the Business section of Insider for mor...
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Here's how much tax Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg would pay under Warren's proposed wealth tax

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates. Susan Walsh/AP; Joshua Roberts/Reuters; Axel Schmidt/Getty Images US billionaires would have paid $114 billion in 2020 under Warren's proposed wealth tax, research suggests. The 15 richest Americans would contribute about a third of the "ultra-millionaire" tax, two tax groups said. The groups calculated how much tax Jeff Bezos, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg would pay under the plan. Visit the Business section of Insider...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Politics, Taxes, Microsoft, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Economy, Features, Billionaires, Bill Gates


The top 30 bestselling audiobooks on Audible right now, from Obama's memoir to the "Bridgerton" series

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Audible has hundreds of thousands of titles to choose between. You can start a free 30-day Audible trial here.Below, we compiled its 30 best-selling books among Audible users right now.The list ranges from former President Barack Obama's memoir to cult-favorite fiction series such as "Bridgerton" and "Sherlock Holmes".If you're scraping the bottom of the barrel for new ways ...
Tags: Amazon, Matthew Mcconaughey, Obama, Berlin, Court, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Chicago, Maine, Marseille, New York Times, Bill Gates, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, Venezuela


How Fox News hosts started attacking COVID-19 vaccines after Biden took over the rollout from Trump

Fox News host Tucker Carlson stirs doubts about COVID-19 vaccines in a December 2020 edition of his show Fox News Fox News hosts are like Tucker Carlson have spread doubt in COVID-19 vaccines. The hosts may see it it as a way of undermining the Biden administration and boosting ratings.  Studies have shown that COVID-19 misinformation spread on the network is acted on by viewers.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In December last year, an 89-year-old man in Oxfordshi...
Tags: New York Post, Politics, UK, Hollywood, Australia, Cdc, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Chicago, Fox, Britain, Gop, Bill Gates, Oxford


Bill Gates says Texas Governor Greg Abbot is wrong for blaming renewable energy for the state's blackouts

Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates Paul Richards/AFP via Getty Images Bill Gates told Yahoo that Texas' Republican governor is "actually wrong" for blaming power outages on wind energy. The comments came after Abbott asserted that renewables were the cause of blackouts in the state.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Bill Gates weighed in on Texas Governor Greg Abbott's claims that renewable energy sources caused widespread power outages in the state, telling Yahoo Financ...
Tags: Energy, Politics, Texas, News, Microsoft, Yahoo, Climate Change, Trends, Bloomberg, Fox, North Dakota, Bill Gates, Gates, Abbott, Greg Abbott, United States of America


A Louisiana GOP Senator defended his vote to convict Trump, slamming him for trying to subvert the transfer of power

Bill Cassidy (R-LA) wears a protective mask at the US Capitol on February 13, 2021. Stefani Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images GOP Sen. Bill Cassidy defended voting that Donald Trump should be convicted in his second impeachment trial.  Cassidy was one of seven Republicans who voted to convict Trump, who was ultimately acquitted. Cassidy has faced a backlash for his stance from the GOP in his home state, Louisiana.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Louisiana Sen. Bill Cassid...
Tags: Politics, Abc, Senate, Trends, Gop, Bill Gates, News UK, Louisiana, Republican Party, Biden, Donald Trump, Bill Cassidy, Trump, Baton Rouge, Cassidy, US Capitol


As Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO, feast on his giant RE portfolio

From LA to Seattle and even West Horn, Texas, Bezos owns property all across the country. As he prepares to step down as Amazon's CEO, Inman takes a glimpse at his portfolio.
Tags: Amazon, La, Listings, Lifestyle, Barack Obama, Radio, Luxury, Bill Gates, Howard Schultz, Jack Warner, Starbucks, Jeff Bezos, Seattle, Wall Street Journal, Warner Brothers, Blue Origin


‘Crazy and evil’: Bill Gates surprised by coronavirus pandemic conspiracies

By Kate Kelland | Reuters LONDON  – Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates says he has been taken aback by the volume of “crazy” and “evil” conspiracy theories about him spreading on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic, but said on Wednesday he would like to explore what is behind them. In an interview with Reuters, Gates said the millions of online posts and “crazy conspiracy theories” about him and about top U.S. infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci had likely taken hol...
Tags: Business, Politics, Technology, London, News, Microsoft, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Bill Gates, World Health Organization, Bill, Biden, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci


Biden wastes no time in unraveling Trump's pro-oil agenda

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images Happy Friday, and welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider.  Here's what you need to know:Want to get Insider Energy in your inbox every Friday? Sign up here. Do you have feedback or story tips? Reach out to me at [email protected] a reminder, we have two open energy roles. You can find them here. Just like that, we have a new president. And by just like tha...
Tags: Elon Musk, Microsoft, White House, US, Trends, Tesla, Bank Of America, Joe Biden, Bill Gates, Goldman Sachs, Keystone, Biden, Interior Department, Morgan Stanley, ESG, Musk


Big Tech rejoiced over Biden's inauguration day promises on immigration and climate change - but Mark Zuckerberg and Elon Musk were notably silent

President Joe Biden waves after being sworn in during his inauguration on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol on January 20, 2021 in Washington, DC. Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images Joe Biden was sworn in as President of the United States on Wednesday. Big Tech leaders gave public statements congratulating Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. They welcomed Biden's policies on climate change and immigration, in particular. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As Biden was sworn ...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Elon Musk, Cook, Microsoft, Congress, Washington, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Tesla


Elon Musk is now the richest person in the world with a net worth of $187 billion. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Elon Musk. Steve Nesius/Reuters Elon Musk has had a tumultuous yet successful life.  He was bullied as a child but ultimately attended an Ivy League university before going on to become the CEO of two companies, Tesla and SpaceX, and the founder of three more. He's also been married three times and has triplets and twins. He recently had another baby with his girlfriend, the musician Grimes.  But Musk also courts controversy, especially on Twitter. The tech billionaire has been outspoken a...
Tags: Transportation, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr, Microsoft, Australia, California, Ebay, White House, Ipo, Time, US, Los Angeles


Elon Musk said a college degree isn't required for a job at Tesla - and Apple, Google, and Netflix don't require employees to have 4-year degrees either

Elon Musk doesn't require job candidates to have college degrees. AP Elon Musk said having a college degree doesn't mean you have "exceptional ability" during a fireside chat at the Satellite 2020 conference. He added that it's "not for learning" and "basically for fun." Many of the nation's most popular companies to work for don't require a college degree, and certain jobs are more likely to be filled with non-college graduates than others, LinkedIn has found. Top busine...
Tags: Apple, Google, Spacex, Elon Musk, Cook, White House, US, Trends, Linkedin, Tesla, Netflix, Bill Gates, Larry Ellison, Tim Cook, Ibm, Ivy League


Bill Gates has been warning of a global health threat for years. Here are 12 people who seemingly predicted the coronavirus pandemic.

Bill Gates has previously said the world needs to prepare for a pandemic the way it prepares for war. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Bill Gates predicted that the next four to six months "could be the worst of the epidemic" in an interview with CNN on Sunday. Gates, flu and disease experts, and government officials have been warning of a pandemic for years. There's also speculation that pop culture, such as books and movies, "predicted" the novel coronavirus. While some of these predictions are con...
Tags: Books, Science, Obama, Washington, Government, White House, China, Massachusetts, Time, US, Trends, Cnn, Features, Foreign Affairs, United States, Bill Gates


Bill Gates has been unseated as the world's second-richest person. Here's how he spends his $129 billion fortune, from a luxury-car collection to incredible real estate.

Bill Gates has an estimated net worth of $129 billion. Thierry Chesnot/Getty Images Bill Gates, who has an estimated net worth of $129 billion, is no longer the world's second-richest person. Elon Musk unseated Gates' title, but Gates is still one of three people in the world with a net worth over $100 billion. While Gates indulges in a few luxuries, they make up only a fraction of his fortune. He mainly spends his billions on charity through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and plans t...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Elon Musk, News, Microsoft, Australia, California, Washington, New York City, Nigeria, US, San Francisco, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Wealth


Bill Gates said the transition between presidential administrations is 'complicating' the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, but 'we'll get through this in a positive way'

Bill Gates is seen in October 2019. Nicolas Liponne/NurPhoto via Getty Bill Gates said that, while the transition of administrations "is complicating" the vaccine distribution process, he believed "we'll get through this in a positive way," he said during a segment of CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. Pfizer and BioNTech's vaccine was approved for emergency use by the Food and Drug Administration on Friday. Moncef Slaoui, the head scientist of the federal vaccine initiative Operation W...
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Facebook was just hit with 2 big antitrust lawsuits. Here's what 'antitrust' means and how 'trust-busting' laws attempt to keep the biggest firms in US history from growing too powerful.

An 1889 political cartoon. Nawrocki/ClassicStock/Getty Images Antitrust laws were created to keep the big conglomerates, or trusts, that were forming across oil, railroad, steel, and other sectors in the late 1800s and early 1900s from growing too large and powerful. Now, regulators are coming after 21st-century big tech — the Federal Trade Commission and a group of 48 attorneys general filed two separate antitrust lawsuits against Facebook on Wednesday. The lawsuits could lead to Facebook...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, New York, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, US, Trends, Strategy, Tech, ExxonMobil, Reagan


The rise and fall of White House COVID-19 advisor Dr. Scott Atlas, a lockdown skeptic who had Trump's ear and fought with experts like Fauci

Dr. Scott Atlas speaks at White House press conference on September 23, 2020, as President Donald Trump looks on. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Dr. Scott Atlas resigned from the White House coronavirus task force on Monday, after less than four months on the team.  President Donald Trump brought Atlas onto the task force in August, after he had appeared on Fox News for months, echoing the president's anti-lockdown opinions.  Atlas is a healthcare-policy expert who works at the Hoover Institute...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington Post, Cdc, Senate, White House, Nbc News, US, Trends, Cnn, Atlas, Bill Gates, News UK, National Institutes of Health, Fox News, Michigan


I had an unforgettable lunch with Warren Buffett, and by the end of the meal I was convinced he's a success for 5 reasons

Zack Friedman and Warren Buffet. Courtesy of Zack Friedman Zack Friedman is the founder and CEO of Make Lemonade, a personal-finance company. The following is an excerpt from his book, "The Lemonade Life: How to Fuel Success, Create Happiness, and Conquer Anything." In this excerpt, he describes having lunch with Warren Buffett in Omaha and what he learned from him. Buffett expressed immense gratitude for everything he'd accomplished in his lifetime and said he maximizes his happiness thro...
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Dispatch 46: ANTIFA in Atlanta – Proud Boys, MAGA: YOU ARE AT WAR

ANTIFA LARPer in Atlanta (all photos Michael Yon) 28 November 2020 Washington, D.C. I made the photograph above in Atlanta on Saturday, 21 November 2020. Today is Saturday, 28 November. I am back in Washington to prepare for White House visit on Tuesday. Just why I get so many invitations like this is anyone’s guess. My guess: In America, if you work hard, you will be rewarded. Unless someone steals your life and labors. Who worked harder during this election? One side worked hard t...
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