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The World’s Richest 26 People Are Richer Than 3.8billion Of The World’s Poorest People

A new Oxfam report has highlighted the growing gulf between the rich and poor as it revealed that the world’s top 26 billionaires are richer than half of the world’s poorest people or 3.8billion people. According to the report, Billionaires, who now number a record 2,208, have more wealth than ever before and are growing $2.8billion richer every day.

Most of this mega-wealthy are American, according to the Forbes list of billionaires used by Oxfam. The names include Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Microsoft’s Bill Gates, Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett, and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, who collectively are worth $357 billion, according to Forbes.

Oxfam recommends that nations tax wealth at fairer levels, raise rates on personal income and corporate taxes and eliminate tax avoidance by companies and the super-rich.

It also advocates providing universal free health care, education and other public services — and ensuring that women and girls also benefit. And it suggests investing in public services — including water, electricity and childcare — to free up women’s time and limit the number of unpaid hours they work.

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Jussie Smollet Attack: Surveillance Footage Shows Persons Of Interest

Chicago police released photos from a surveillance video which captured potential persons of interest in the attack on “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett .

The attack occurred in the Streeterville neighborhood.

The photos show two silhouettes on New Street near Illinois between 1:30 a.m. and 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.

Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said photos of the “persons of interest” were to be released later Wednesday evening.

Smollett, who is black and gay and plays the gay character Jamal Lyon on the hit Fox television show, said the men beat him, subjected him to racist and homophobic insults, threw an “unknown chemical substance” on him and put a thin rope around his neck before fleeing.

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First PHOTOS From Emiliano Sala’s Plane Wreckage

An underwater search for footballer Emiliano Sala’s plane will take place after cushions were found on a beach.

They were discovered near Surtainville on France’s Cotentin Peninsula, on Monday, by French authorities.

The plane disappeared with Sala, 28, and pilot David Ibbotson, from Crowle, North Lincolnshire, on board last week.

Unverified photographs of cushions, taken on Wednesday, were captured by a woman taking a walk on the beach near Surtainville.

Investigators believe the two seat cushions pictured came from the aircraft.

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Donald Trump Reveals Afghanistan Wants Peace Now

Donald Trump, American president in a tweet has talked about the war going on in Afghanistan.

According to him, the country is ready to make a positive change in order to become a peaceful county.

He also talked about America’s relationship with North Korea as it’s a very positive one.

See his tweet below.

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