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Billionaire banker David Rockefeller dies at 101

David Rockefeller

Former Chase Manhattan Chief Executive David Rockefeller has died at the age of 101. Rockefeller died in his sleep at ...

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[WORLD HAPPINESS REPORT 2017] List of happiest and saddest countries on earth

A United Nations agency has released the 2017  World Happiness Report. The report, which ranks 155 countries by their happiness ...

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Norway tops list of happiest countries on earth…CAR is the least happiest

Norway is the happiest place on earth, according to a United Nations agency report – toppling neighbour Denmark from the ...

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China’s popular erotic photographer Ren Hang is dead

Ren Hang photo

he Chinese art world was rocked over the weekend by news that famed erotic photographer Ren Hang had died at ...

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SpaceX to fly two tourists around Moon in 2018

US private rocket company SpaceX has announced that two private citizens have paid to be sent around the Moon. The ...

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Bill Gates could soon become the world’s first trillionaire

Bill Gates

Bill Gates is already the world’s richest man but that’s chump change compared to what he could be in the ...

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‘Father of Pac-Man’ Masaya Nakamura dies

The founder of video game company Bandai Namco, which released cult game Pac-Man, has died at the age of 91, ...

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China’s father of Pinyin writing system dies aged 111

Chinese linguist Zhou Youguang, who created the writing system that turns Chinese characters into words using letters from the Roman ...

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Bambi artist Tyrus Wong dies aged 106

Tyrus Wong, the artist whose works inspired the Disney film Bambi, has died aged 106. A Chinese immigrant, Mr Wong’s ...

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New Year delayed by one second

A “leap second” will be added to this year’s New Year’s countdown to compensate for a slowdown in the Earth’s ...

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