BILL GATES TOPS JEFF BEZOS AS WORLD'S RICHEST PERSON WITH AMAZON SLIDE

BILL GATES TOPS JEFF BEZOS AS WORLD'S RICHEST PERSON WITH AMAZON SLIDE

HE HAS DONATED MORE THAN 35 BILLION TO THE BILL MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION SINCE 1994.

"If I'd had to pay $20 billion, it's fine," he said.

This time it’s official. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates overtook Amazon.com’s Jeff Bezos as the world’s richest person on Friday, reclaiming the top ranking for the first time in more than two years. Gates may have...

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EMBATTLED ABRAAJ FREES PRIVATE EQUITY INVESTORS FROM CAPITAL COMMITMENTS


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BILL GATES: NEW NATIONALISM COULD PUT GLOBAL HEALTH IN DANGER


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85 RICHEST NOW HAVE AS MUCH MONEY AS POOREST 3.5B


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FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT FUNDS DOUBLE TO $5TN IN A YEAR


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5th October, 2015 6378

'THE WORLD HAS NEVER BEEN HEALTHIER, WEALTHIER OR LESS VIOLENT'


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25th September, 2017 5733

WHAT THE RICHEST AMERICANS ALL HAVE IN COMMON


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BILL GATES INSISTS AI IS A THREAT


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BILL GATES'S PHILANTHROPY COULD LOSE HIM HIS SPOT AS THE WORLD'S RICHEST


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SUPERBUGS, CLIMATE CHAOS HAVE BILL GATES AND THE UN WORRIED


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WHERE DO THE WORLD'S 2,089 BILLIONAIRES LIVE?


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70 ACHIEVEMENTS, 70 YEARS: A VISUAL GUIDE TO WHAT THE UN HAS DONE


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BILL GATES ON EBOLA AND THE LOW RISK OF THE DISEASE IN THE US


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4th October, 2014 650

SENIOR SCIENTISTS CALL ON HEALTH CHARITIES TO SHIFT MONEY OUT OF FOSSIL FUELS


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20th March, 2015 597

GUARDIAN PETITION FOR FOSSIL FUEL DIVESTMENT RECEIVES 60,000 SIGNATURES


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