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Bill Gates Speaks Out
on Affair Allegations
May 3, 2022 2:42 PM CDT
Bill Gates Speaks Out on Affair Allegations
'I caused pain,' he admits
- In an interview with the London
published Sunday, Bill Gates answered "no" when asked if he would discuss allegations of affairs during his 27-year marriage to Melinda French Gates. He opened up a little more in a
interview on Tuesday, exactly one year after the couple announced...
Melinda French Gates:
Epstein Gave Me 'Nightmares'
Mar 3, 2022 10:20 AM CST
Melinda French Gates: Epstein Gave Me 'Nightmares'
Bill's ex says she hated that her husband met with the man
- Melinda French Gates' full interview with Gayle King of
aired Thursday, and it reveals more details about her divorce and her future:
French Gates said she and Bill have a "working relationship" now, but that's about it. While they are "friendly," they'
Melinda French Gates Talks for
First Time of 'Painful' Divorce
Mar 2, 2022 9:15 AM CST
Melinda French Gates Talks for First Time of 'Painful' Divorce
In first TV interview, Bill Gates' ex says she got to a point where 'I couldn't trust what we had'
- Since her split from ex Bill Gates, Melinda French Gates hasn't made herself available for a televised interview on the breakup—until now. CBS News has a clip from her sit-down with Gayle King, who got French Gates to open up about the "painful stuff" surrounding her divorce...
Divorce Done, Melinda Gates
Decides on Her Name
Aug 3, 2021 1:54 AM CDT
Divorce Done, Melinda Gates Decides on Her Name
She's retaining her last name after divorcing Bill Gates
- Melinda Gates has been going by Melinda French Gates since announcing her separation from Bill Gates. Their divorce was finalized Monday, and according to marriage dissolution documents cited by
, French Gates won't be ditching her last name. She also won't be receiving spousal support from Gates, whom...
When 2 Billionaires'
Exes Team Up? This
Jul 30, 2021 10:28 AM CDT
What Happens When 2 Billionaires' Exes Team Up? This
MacKenzie Scott, Melinda French Gates donate $40M to programs supporting gender equality
- We don't know (though we'd love to) what the flies on the wall hear when MacKenzie Scott and Melinda French Gates get together, but one of their recent conversations apparently took a philanthropic turn. The two billionaires—and exes of former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Microsoft co-founder...
Bill, Melinda to Do 2 Years
at Foundation, Then Decide
Jul 7, 2021 12:17 PM CDT
Bill, Melinda to Do 2 Years at Foundation, Then Decide
If it's not working, Bill will essentially buy his ex-wife out
- Bill Gates and Melinda French Gates are divorcing , but they'll remain together at the helm of their foundation for at least two years—at which point there is an out. Gates Foundation CEO Mark Suzman on Wednesday put it like so: "They have agreed that if after two...
Are Coming Out
May 17, 2021 6:43 AM CDT
Reports of Bill Gates' Iffy Behavior Are Coming Out
Involving his allegedly wandering eye, Epstein, and more
- Reports of allegedly "questionable behavior," as the
New York Times
puts it, are piling up around Bill Gates in the wake of his divorce announcement . The Microsoft co-founder is accused of having a wandering eye going back years, according to the
report, and in the
Report: Gates Split Began in
2019 Over Bill's Epstein Ties
May 10, 2021 7:11 AM CDT
Report: Gates Split Began in 2019 Over Bill's Epstein Ties
Per 'WSJ,' Melinda Gates wasn't keen on her husband's relationship with convicted sex offender
- When Bill and Melinda Gates announced last week they were ending their marriage, they didn't offer a reason for the split. But per a new report from the
Wall Street Journal
, Melinda Gates had met with attorneys from multiple law firms and started ending their "irretrievably broken" union...
Bill and Melinda Gates'
Divorce Hits China Hard
May 5, 2021 8:28 AM CDT
Bill and Melinda Gates' Divorce Hits China Hard
It was big news on Weibo
- If you were rattled by the news of Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce, your reaction may have paled in comparison to those experienced in China. Or so CNN makes the case in a look at how that country has reacted to the news involving a man who "has achieved...
Late Night Jokes Flow
Over This Presidential Photo
May 5, 2021 6:59 AM CDT
Late Night Jokes Flow Over This Presidential Photo
They 'look like a ventriloquist act,' quips Seth Meyers
- To mark President Biden's 100th day in office, he and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden paid a visit to a couple who know a lot about what they're going through: Former President Carter and his wife, Rosalynn. Last Thursday's meeting at the Carters' home in Plains, Ga....
Melinda, Bill Gates Divorce:
She Won't Seek Spousal Support
May 4, 2021 6:41 AM CDT
Melinda, Bill Gates Divorce: She Won't Seek Spousal Support
Gates' divorce is big news in the charitable sector
- When Bill and Melinda Gates' divorce is finalized, she won't be getting any spousal support.
obtained a copy of Melinda Gates' divorce petition, which specifies that "spousal support is not needed" and she won't be seeking it. It also reveals that while the couple does not...
It's Splitsville for
Bill, Melinda Gates
May 3, 2021 4:58 PM CDT
It's Splitsville for Bill, Melinda Gates
'We no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in the next phase of our lives'
- Bill and Melinda Gates are calling it quits after 27 years of marriage. "After a great deal of thought and a lot of work on our relationship, we have made the decision to end our marriage," they said in a statement Bill Gates tweeted Monday. The former Microsoft...
Bill Gates: US Pandemic
Response is 'Shocking'
Sep 15, 2020 11:24 AM CDT
Bill Gates: US Pandemic Response is 'Shocking'
He also doesn't expect a vaccine before Election Day
- Bill Gates has some bad news for President Trump, who has suggested that a coronavirus vaccine could be available by Election Day. Gates tells CNBC that he doesn't see it happening. "None of the vaccines are likely to seek approval in the US before the end of October,...
Mar 23, 2017 11:29 AM CDT
Names World's 10 Best Leaders
Theo Epstein, Jack Ma top the list
- The world's greatest leaders aren't necessarily heading countries. Indeed, the greatest leader is US politics is an Army general, according to
's fourth annual list of the world's 50 greatest leaders. However, each individual on the list—43 of whom appear for the first time—...
Obama Names 21 Recipients
of Medal of Freedom
Nov 16, 2016 6:55 PM CST
Obama Names 21 Recipients of Medal of Freedom
Michael Jordan, Tom Hanks, Bruce Springsteen, and more
- President Obama is honoring actors Robert DeNiro, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks, and Robert Redford with the nation's highest civilian honor, the AP reports. They are among 21 people Obama plans to recognize with the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House next Tuesday. Honorees from the sports world...
Leaked Email: Clinton Looked
to Tech World During VP Search
Oct 18, 2016 2:29 PM CDT
Leaked Email: Clinton Looked to Tech World During VP Search
Bill Gates, Tim Cook, others among those considered
- Hillary Clinton may have picked America's dad Tim Kaine as her running mate, but in an alternate universe her veep was one of America's tech giants. A leaked email sent by Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta and released by WikiLeaks Tuesday names Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and Apple...
Hunger Fight Is
Nov 4, 2014 11:21 AM CST
Bill Gates' Hunger Fight Is Deeply Flawed: Report
Hardly any money goes directly to African groups
- Though the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has spent $3 billion to fight hunger in poor countries, most of that money has gone to groups based in wealthy countries, a new report finds. Just 10% of the money has gone to African organizations, while more than 80% has headed to...
Gun Control Fight's
New Big Dogs:
Bill, Melinda Gates
Aug 27, 2014 10:02 AM CDT
Gun Control Fight's New Big Dogs: Bill, Melinda Gates
They back Washington state bill
- After helping to save a million kids' lives through their anti-malaria efforts in Africa, as the Daily Beast notes, Bill and Melinda Gates are turning their eyes—and wallets—to an issue closer to home. The two are donating $500,000 each to support a Washington state ballot initiative calling...
Aug 22, 2012 12:27 PM CDT
World's 100 Most Powerful Women
Angela Merkel is No. 1, with Hillary Clinton in the second spot
- Forbes is out with its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, with the top 10 a mix of mostly familiar names from the worlds of politics, humanitarianism, and tech:
The German chancellor is trying to reshape the European Union.
to Tell if Kids
Jun 12, 2012 11:00 AM CDT
Gates Drops $1.1M on Bracelets to Tell if Kids Are Bored
Foundation bets $1.1M on 'galvanic' wristbands
- Bill and Melinda Gates want to ensure kids are engaged in the classroom—so their foundation is plunking down $1.1 million on testing futuristic bracelets that "measure engagement physiologically," based on "galvanic skin response" levels. The Gates' Measuring Effective Teachers project is testing all kinds of...
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