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Jeff Bezos donates $33 million to fund college scholarships for Dreamers

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife, MacKenzie, are donating $ 33 million in the form of a scholarship grant to help 1,000 undocumented immigrant high school graduates with Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals status attend college. The Bezos grant comes through TheDream.US, a scholarship fund for Dreamers. The organization, which is less than four years old, says this is ...

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Black Friday pushes Jeff Bezos’ net worth to $100 billion

Being the richest man in the world wasn’t enough. After Amazon shares climbed on Black Friday, founder and CEO Jeff Bezos saw his net worth rise to $ 100.3 billion, according to Bloomberg estimates. Amazon’s stock has soared this year and Bezos has benefited to the tune of $ 32.6 billion. Yes, that’s the amount he has earned in 2017 ...

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Black Friday sales push Jeff Bezos’ net worth over $100bn

Published time: 25 Nov, 2017 14:16 Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has become the world’s richest person after soaring Black Friday sales and a banner year for his company. Bezos has once again knocked Bill Gates off the top spot. Online sales on Black Friday were up 18.4 percent year-on-year, and Amazon alone may have accounted for half of all online ...

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Jeff Bezos’ guide to life

Here are Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ tips about inspiration, work-life balance, and how to be an inventor. Oh, and how it felt getting doused with champagne at his rocket landing. The world’s richest person displayed an unprecedented level of candor during an interview at invite-only getaway Summit Series in Los Angeles this weekend. Why did Jeff get so vulnerable? Because ...

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Cavs' Jeff Green: Isaiah Thomas' Hip Is Fine, He's No Liar!

Cavs’ Jeff GreenIsaiah Thomas’ Hip Is Fine… He’s No Liar! 9/5/2017 8:24 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Newly acquired Cavs player Jeff Green says he’s hip to Isaiah Thomas‘ hip — telling TMZ Sports he’s convinced IT’s good to go … because Isaiah says so.  Green says he’s excited for Thomas to come to Cleveland — not just so they can beat Golden ...

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Trump asked Jeff Sessions to toss case against Joe Arpaio: report

Long before he pardoned Joe Arpaio, President Trump asked Attorney General Sessions about dropping the criminal case against the polarizing ex-Arizona sheriff, a new report says. Trump ultimately agreed to let the case go to trial after being told this past spring it would be inappropriate to pull the plug, according to the Washington Post. Even then, Trump had decided ...

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Jeff Klein dissociates himself from Cuomo donor's racist comments

ALBANY — The head of a breakaway group of state Senate Democrats Friday criticized racist comments that a key backer made about the black leader of the mainline Dems. Charter school advocate and hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb on Thursday in a Facebook post wrote that Senate Democratic Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins has done “more damage to people of color than ...

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Chicago lawsuit says Jeff Sessions violates Constitution

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has violated the Constitution by playing with federal funds to blackmail sanctuary cities, Chicago charged in a federal lawsuit filed Monday. The suit says Sessions has leveled “unlawful and counterproductive” financial threats to punish sanctuary cities as part of President Trump’s immigration crackdowns. “The executive branch of the federal government may not arrogate to itself ...

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Chief of Staff John Kelly tells AG Jeff Sessions his job is safe

Attorney General Jeff Sessions won’t need to update his résumé just yet. New White House chief of staff John Kelly called the nation’s top prosecutor over the weekend to let him know he won’t be the next Trump administration official to be given a pink slip, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday. President Trump publicly criticized Sessions in recent ...

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Costco Co-Founder Jeff Brotman Dead at 74

Costco Co-Founder Jeff Brotman Dead at 74 8/1/2017 3:08 PM PDT Breaking News Jeff Brotman‘s showing God his membership card now — Costco‘s co-founder and chairman died Tuesday. The Seattle-based company announced his passing, but did not say anything about cause of death. Brotman started Costco Wholesale in 1983 with Jim Sinegal. He first served as chairman of the board, but ...

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