• Top Stories this AM: Bill and Melinda Gates call it quits, skyrocketing condom sales foretell a 'hot vax summer'

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. What's going on today: Bill and Melinda Gates are ending their marriage after 27 years. Details about the divorce are still emerging, but the resulting settlement could be one of the largest ever. The couple announced the news in a Notes App-style message on Twitter. Biden tapped a Warren ally to head up the Office of Federal Student Aid, which could signal student loan debt relief is on the horizon. Richard Cordray, the former...
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  • Bill Gates recently said one of his biggest regrets was not thanking Melinda more during their marriage

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bill and Melinda Gates.
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    Bill and Melinda Gates are separating after 27 years of marriage.
    In his Netflix documentary, Bill said one of his biggest regrets was not thanking Melinda more.
    The pair's divorce settlement is likely to be one of the largest ever.
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    Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they are separating after 27 years of marriage. They announced their divorce with separate statements posted to Twitter, which said they "no longer believe we can grow together as a couple in this next...
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  • Bill Gates listed the pros and cons of marriage on a whiteboard before eventually proposing to Melinda

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Melinda Gates and Bill Gates speak on stage during The Robin Hood Foundation's 2018 benefit at Jacob Javitz Center on May 14, 2018 in New York City.
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    Bill Gates listed the pros and cons of marriage on a whiteboard before proposing.
    Melinda Gates walked in on him writing the list, she said in a 2019 Netflix series "Inside Bill's Brain."
    The couple on Monday announced they were divorcing after 27 years of marriage.
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    Bill Gates listed the pros and cons of marriage on a whiteboard before proposing to his wife...
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  • Bill and Melinda Gates reportedly didn't sign a prenup. With nearly $150 billion at stake, they will split their property according to a 'separation contract' they've agreed instead

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Bill and Melinda Gates.
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    Bill and Melinda Gates never signed a prenup, according to divorce filings shared by TMZ.
    The couple announced their separation Monday. Bill Gates is worth an estimated $146 billion.
    The couple are splitting their property and debts according to a separation contract instead.
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    Bill and Melinda Gates never signed a prenuptial agreement, but they do have a "separation contract" that stipulates how they will split their property when they separate, TMZ reported Monday. The philanthropist...
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