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January 9, 2019 8:29 PM MacKenzie Bezos Could Become World's Richest Woman After Divorcing Husband

As of now, Francoise Bettencourt Meyers, the granddaughter of the founder of cosmetics manufacturer L’Oreal SA, is the richest woman in the world, with a net worth of $45.6 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, a ranking of the world’s 500 richest people. Neither the Bezoses nor Amazon have commented on the likely division of the couple’s 147

January 8, 2019 4:00 PM Save big on your fall and winter wardrobe with these top Black Friday clothing sales

Black Friday is probably best known for major deals on appliances, tech products and gifts for the upcoming holidays. But Black Friday is also a great opportunity to stock up on brand-new items for your wardrobe. Practically every major retailer is offering discounted prices this week on its fall and winter goods, including boots, warm outerwear, cozy sweaters 116

January 8, 2019 5:21 AM Saudi Arabia denies requesting extradition of woman in Thailand: embassy

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Thailand has denied reports that Riyadh had requested the extradition of a young Saudi women seeking asylum in Thailand, the embassy said on Twitter. Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, who fled from her family and barricaded herself inside a Bangkok airport hotel to prevent Thai authorities expelling her, was allowed 95

January 7, 2019 5:42 PM Cyntoia Brown granted clemency years after getting life sentence for killing man as teen

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam granted clemency Monday to Cyntoia Brown, an alleged sex traffic victim who was sentenced to life in prison when she was 16 after killing a man and whose case was championed by celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and LeBron James. Haslam commuted her life sentence and Brown will be released to parole supervision 118

January 5, 2019 12:38 AM Japanese lawmaker under fire for LGBT comment

TOKYO – A Japanese legislator is drawing criticism for his comment that "a nation would collapse" if everyone became LGBT. Remarks by Katsuei Hirasawa, a veteran lawmaker of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, were carried on Nippon News Network's national broadcast Friday. Outrage has been popping up on social media. Hirasawa told a crowd in Yamanashi 102

January 4, 2019 4:53 PM Austrian police arrest man over brutal attack on woman

BERLIN – Austrian police have arrested a suspect in a brutal Dec. 30 attack on a woman that left her with life-threatening injuries. The Austrian man told officers he had been stalking various women on a bicycle for weeks and committed the attack out of "frustration" after failing to speak to them. The 25-year-old victim was attacked with a metal bar in a Vienna 94

January 4, 2019 2:18 PM Neil DeGrasse Tyson's 'StarTalk' on hiatus amid sexual misconduct allegations, could return pending investigation

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is addressing allegations made by at least 3 women into claims of sexual misconduct. Following recent allegations of sexual misconduct, Neil deGrasse Tyson’s talk show, “StarTalk,” is on a hiatus while the claims are investigated by the National Geographic Channel. The National Geographic channel said Thursday new episodes 123

January 4, 2019 4:48 AM 3 dead as gas station fire in Kabul spreads to building

KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan official says an overnight fire that began at a gas station in the Afghan capital and spread to a nearby apartment complex has killed three people and injured 27 others. Health Ministry spokesman Wahidullah Mayer says six women are in critical condition in a hospital. Saifullah, an eyewitness who, like many Afghans uses only one name, says the fire began 90

December 30, 2018 12:58 PM Nancy Grace Roman, 'Mother Of Hubble' Space Telescope, Has Died, At Age 93

When Nancy Grace Roman was a child, her favorite object to draw was the moon. Her mother used to take her on walks under the nighttime sky and show her constellations, or point out the colorful swirls of the aurora. Roman loved to look up at the stars and imagine. Eventually, her passion for stargazing blossomed into a career as a renowned astronomer 76

December 29, 2018 3:31 AM Australia strips citizenship from alleged Islamic State recruiter

SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government has stripped citizenship from a man it believes is a top recruiter for Islamic State, Australia’s home affairs minister said on Saturday. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said Melbourne-born Neil Prakash had been central to Islamic State’s efforts in the Middle East, was “a very dangerous individual” and had his citizenship 105