SUN SUNI KHABAR FEBRUARY 4TH 2016
FACEBOOK CEO OVERTAKES AMAZON CEO IN BILLIONAIRES LIST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is now the fourth-richest individual in the world, surpassing Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Zuckerberg & his wife, Priscilla Chan, revealed last year that they will give 99% of their fortune to charitable work. Zuckerberg was worth $50 bn at the end of trading on Tuesday, according to Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index. The 31-year-old is the only billionaire in the top five whose fortune has increased this year. A decline in Amazon’s business helped propel Zuckerberg towards the top. Amazon has seen an 18% drop in value, eliminating $10.6 bn from the Bezo's net worth.
TRUMP SAYS CRUZ CHEATED IN IOWA, WANTS RESULTS OVERTURNED
Two days after finishing second in Iowa, Donald Trump is now alleging that winner Ted Cruz cheated & is threatening to sue over the results. Trump believes Cruz' campaign committed "fraud" when it informed caucus goers of a CNN report that rival Ben Carson was leaving the campaign trail to head home to Florida after the Iowa caucuses. Trump believes that this led to speculations of Carson dropping out of the race. Cruz has responded to Trump's threats & complaints, calling them a "Trumpertantrum."
SPAIN REPORTS FIRST-KNOWN ZIKA PREGNANCY IN EUROPE
Spain has said that a pregnant woman who has returned from Colombia has been diagnosed with the Zika virus. This is the first known case of the virus in Europe. Spain has reported seven cases in total & all are said to be in a good condition. The mosquito-borne virus which causes birth defects, was first detected in Brazil. Spain is confident that the virus will not spread further in the country.
MATT LEBLANC JOINS TOP GEAR CAST
TV star Matt LeBlanc has been named as one of the new co-hosts of the BBC's popular show Top Gear. LeBlanc joins a revamped line-up in the wake of former host Jeremy Clarkson's firing over what the BBC called an 'unprovoked physical attack' on a producer. The Friends star will be the first non-British host in the 39-year history of the show. The show has an estimated global audience of 350 mn.