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Bernie Madoff, Mastermind Of Biggest Investment Fraud In US History, Dies At 82 – Madoff scammed tens of thousands of people of about $65bn and was serving a 150-year prison sentence for his Ponzi scheme. [busday]
SAA Pilots Heading To Court To Challenge Lockout, Use Of ‘Scab Labour’ – SAAPA is also arguing that salaries owed to striking pilots from before the commencement of the lockout should be paid just as other employees were paid. [fin24]
A ‘Sham’ And ‘Political Gimmicks’, Says Zuma As He Refuses To Provide Affidavit To ConCourt – Zuma said the directions were a “sham and an attempt to sanitise the gravity of the repressive manner in which the court has dealt with my issues”. [timeslive]
Afghanistan: Why The US Is There, Why It’s Leaving, What Will Happen When It’s gone – Biden’s promise to remove US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 is his effort – each of the last four presidents has had one – to end America’s longest war. [cnn]
Crypto Firm Coinbase Valued At More Than Oil Giant BP – Cryptocurrency firm Coinbase, which runs a top exchange for Bitcoin and other digital currency trading, hit a market value of nearly $100bn (£72.5bn) in its stock market listing. [bbc]
Full Military Rehearsals Under Way Ahead Of Duke Of Edinburgh’s Funeral – About 730 armed forces personnel are rehearsing in Surrey for the prince’s funeral on Saturday at Windsor Castle. [sky]
Royals Share Never-Before-Seen Photos Of Queen And Prince Philip With Great-Grandkids – Princess Charlotte is pictured waving at the camera in one of the cute photos taken by Kate Middleton. [huffpost]
The iPhone 14 Pro Might Say Goodbye To The Notch And Hello To A 48MP Camera – 2021 isn’t even halfway over, and iPhone rumors are already abundant for future 2022 and 2023 models. [mashable]
HP Sauce Disappeared From SA. But It’s Back On Sale At One Retailer, For Now – The brown sauce started to disappear last year after a distribution contract between Kraft Heinz and Pioneer Foods came to an end. [businsidersa]
How Worried Should We Be About Blood Clots Linked To The AstraZeneca And J&J Vaccines? – Experts said clotting risks for both vaccines remain extremely low and they are highly effective in providing protection against Covid-19. [citypress]
South African Airline War – Flights From R499 And Dogs Allowed To Sit With Owners – South African airlines are doing everything they can to attract customers, like slashing prices and allowing passengers to take their dogs on a flight with them. [mybb]
New Subscription Service Delivers Health To Your Door – We’re all trying to ensure that our bodies and minds get what they need to function at their best, and this subscription service ticks all of the boxes. [here]
Revealed: The Huge British Property Empire Of Sheikh Mohammed – The controversial ruler of Dubai has acquired a land and property empire in Britain that appears to exceed 40,000 hectares, making him one of the country’s largest landowners. [guardian]
WATCH: Real Madrid Bus Attacked Outside Anfield Ahead Of Clash With Liverpool – One of Real Madrid’s buses was pelted with bottles as it approached Anfield for their Champions League quarter-final second leg clash against Liverpool on Wednesday. [iol]
Man Fined For Farting On Cop Argues Farts Are Protected Forms Of Expression – The alleged flatulent was hanging at the park with friends when he was approached by a group of police officers—that’s when things got windy. [vice]
Colton Underwood, Former Star Of ‘The Bachelor,’ Comes Out As Gay – Colton Underwood, a star of “The Bachelor” in 2019, came out as gay during an interview on “Good Morning America” on Wednesday. [washpost]
Justin Bieber Describes Past Drug Use That Was So Bad His Security Would Check His Pulse – “It was like I had all this success and it was still like: I’m still sad, and I’m still in pain. And I still have these unresolved issues,” he told GQ. [nbc]
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