Woman facing felony charges in Jeff Bezos protest in Vegas

U.S. 06/07/19, 13:43

Authorities in Las Vegas are filing felony charges against a 30-year-old California woman who was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on a conference stage while yelling about chicken farms.Court filings showed that Priya Sawhney is due ...

Update: Protester arrested at Jeff Bezos Amazon event

U.S. 06/06/19, 18:39

The Latest on the arrest of a protester who approached Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos on stage at a conference in Las Vegas (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A woman was arrested after approaching Amazon CEO and founder Jeff Bezos and ...

MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her fortune to charity

Business 05/28/19, 11:15

MacKenzie Bezos, who finalized her divorce from Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos earlier this year, is pledging to give away half her fortune to charity. The novelist said Tuesday that she signed The Giving Pledge, a campaign to get the ...

Bezos, hunting for big wins, is comfortable with big fails

Business 04/11/19, 09:40

Amazon's Jeff Bezos challenged other retailers to raise wages and improve benefits for their employees, saying the competition will help everyone.Bezos covered a wide range of topics in his annual letter to shareholders Thursday that was released on Twitter and ...

Report: National Enquirer paid $200K for private Bezos texts

Business 03/19/19, 00:27

The Wall Street Journal reports that the National Enquirer's publisher paid $200,000 to obtain intimate texts between Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his mistress Lauren Sanchez. American Media Inc., the supermarket tabloid's publisher, reportedly paid that sum to Michael Sanchez, ...

Billionaire list shows $1T hit from ’18 market meltdown

Business 02/27/19, 01:55

A rich list by wealth compiler Hurun Report shows the market meltdowns in 2018 obliterated $1 trillion in wealth, with more than 212 of China's richest individuals losing their dollar billionaire status. The report, China's version of the Forbes rich list, ...

Trump says he wasn’t aware of tabloid’s Bezos investigation

U.S. 02/12/19, 19:56

President Donald Trump says he was unaware the owner of the National Enquirer, American Media Inc., had been investigating Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The Trump-friendly tabloid has a history of trying to help him. It acknowledged paying $150,000 to Playboy centerfold Karen ...

Tabloid CEO’s lawyer denies Enquirer tried to extort Bezos

U.S. 02/10/19, 10:47

The National Enquirer committed neither extortion nor blackmail by threatening to publish intimate photos of Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, an attorney for the head of the tabloid's parent company said Sunday. Elkan Abromowitz, an attorney for American Media Inc. chief executive ...

Update: Prosecutors probing tabloid’s Bezos story

New York 02/08/19, 21:32

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ allegations against the National Enquirer’s publisher (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Federal prosecutors in New York are probing whether the National Enquirer’s parent company violated a cooperation agreement in its handling ...

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