The Saudis Accessed Jeff Bezos’ Phone And Gained Private Information, His Security Consultant Says – The security chief for Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos said on Saturday that the Saudi government had access to Bezos’ phone and gained private information from it. [busins]
Biden Responds To Lucy Flores’ Allegation, Says ‘Not Once’ Does He Believe He Acted Inappropriately – Former Vice President Joe Biden responded for the first time on Sunday to allegations that he made a Nevada politician feel “uneasy” in 2014 when he kissed her on the back of her head, saying that he never believed he acted inappropriately. [cnn]
‘Grave Terrorist Attack’: North Korea Condemns Raid On Its Madrid Embassy – In first official comment on February incident, Pyongyang suggests Washington’s possible involvement. [guardian]
AngloGold To Comply With South Africa Mining Rights Directive – AngloGold Ashanti Ltd. is complying with an order from South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources to amend its mining rights to reflect black economic empowerment, the company’s spokesman Chris Nthite said. [bloom]
Mark Zuckerberg Wants More Internet Regulation – Mark Zuckerberg has had a lot of ideas in his relatively short life. He announced on Saturday that he has four more new ones. [week]
Queen Elizabeth To Quit Driving In Public – The Queen is putting the brakes on one of her privileges months after Prince Philip voluntarily gave up his driver’s licence after a car crash. [newsau]
Everything We Know About William ‘Billy’ Evans, The Fiancé Of Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes – While Elizabeth Holmes faces the possibility of spending the next two decades in jail, the founder of the failed blood-testing startup Theranos has reportedly found the time to get engaged. [busins]
Kim Jong Nam Murder Case: Accused Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charge – The final suspect on trial over the alleged assassination of the North Korean leader’s estranged half brother using VX nerve agent has been sentenced to three years and four months in jail after pleading guilty to a lesser charge. [sky]
This Is The World’s Happiest Country In 2019 – Not only does it have a capital city bursting with gastronomic creativity, the spectacular Northern Lights and Santa Claus’s year-round home (plus the reindeer support staff) in Lapland. It’s also the happiest country in the world for the second year in a row, according to the latest World Happiness Report. [cnn]
Rolling Stones Scrap Tour As Mick Jagger Seeks Medical Treatment – The Rolling Stones have postponed their upcoming tour of the U.S. and Canada after Mick Jagger was advised by doctors that he requires treatment for a medical issue and can’t hit the road. [rollsto]
1,100 Dead Dolphins Washed Up In France – At least 1,100 dead dolphins have washed up on France’s shores since January. It’s unclear what’s causing the spike in deaths. [bloom]
A Leonardo Made A $450 Million Splash. Now There’s No Sign Of It – The Louvre Abu Dhabi might seem to have all you could ask for in a world-class museum. Its acclaimed design shades its galleries under a vast dome that appears to hover over the waters of the Persian Gulf. Inside are works by Rembrandt and Vermeer, Monet and van Gogh, Mondrian and Basquiat. [nyt]
WATCH: ‘Client Served In A Professional Manner’ – Standard Bank After ‘Angry’ Customer Drives Into Branch – Standard Bank has confirmed none of its staff members or clients were injured when a woman drove into the front of one of its branches on Friday. [n24]
The 12 Best Watches (And One Genius Smartwatch) From Baselworld 2019 – Baselworld, the year’s most important watch and jewelry trade show, has certainly seen better times. The number of exhibitors has been steadily declining—there were 520 in 2019, down from 1,300 two years ago—but the biggest blow this year was the loss of the Swatch Group, which has 18 brands, including Omega, Harry Winston and Breguet. [forbes]
Sold: Mystery Owner Nets $30 Million For Wine Stash – A wine collection of almost 17,000 bottles from a single cellar — including grand cru Burgundies and first-growth Bordeaux — has sold for $29.8 million at auction, Sotheby’s said. [bloom]
Natalia Fileva, One Of Russia’s Richest Women, Killed In Plane Crash In Germany -One of Russia’s richest women, S7 Group co-owner Natalia Fileva, has died in a small plane crash in Germany, the Russian airline operator said Sunday. [mw]
Enjoy This Fridge Space-Saving Life Hack – Fridge space always comes at a premium, and that’s especially true when you host a braai or party. This might help ease those worries. [here]
Roger Federer Destroys Injured John Isner At Miami Open For Career Title No. 101 – With his 6-1, 6-4 victory over defending champion John Isner in the Miami Open final on Sunday afternoon, the 37-year-old Federer now has 101 career titles, including 28 Masters Series titles and four in Miami (2005, ’05, ’17). Connors is the all-time leader with 109 titles. [forbes]
Lewis Hamilton Wins Bahrain GP After Charles Leclerc Loses Power – Lewis Hamilton inherited victory in the Bahrain Grand Prix after an engine problem hit runaway leader Charles Leclerc’s Ferrari late in the race. [bbc]
Five Reasons To Binge Watch ‘My Brilliant Friend’ – People can’t get enough of the TV adaptation of Elena Ferrante’s bestselling novels, and the critics are gushing, too. [here]
WATCH: Giant Breasts Pop Up On Rooftops – Advertising agency Mother London decided to do something a little different to celebrate. Without warning, a giant canvas breast appeared perched on top of a building near their offices in the heart of east London. [n24]
The TRUTH About Geri And Mel B – They were lovers for a YEAR…and the other girls are livid because they are only touring again to bail out Scary Spice after her costly divorce. [dm]
Geri Horner Finally Responds To Mel B Romance Claims – As she insists she’s looking forward to Spice Girls tour. [dm]
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