- 2 private islands in the Caribbean owned by late financier Jeffrey Epstein are on the market for $125 million: WSJ
- Sanctioned oligarch Alisher Usmanov, the 5th-richest person in Russia, previously transferred his assets to trusts and doesn’t own them anymore: report
- Hillsong megachurch founder Brian Houston has resigned after an internal probe found that he behaved inappropriately with 2 women
- Buzzfeed shares jump over 6% amid news of journalist job cuts
- Kamala Harris viewed White House aides not standing when she walked into a room as ‘a sign of disrespect,’ book says
The two neighboring private islands, Little St. James and Great St. James, were part of Epstein’s sprawling real-estate portfolio.
Alisher Usmanov’s spokesman told Reuters his properties were transferred to irrevocable trusts in 2006 for estate-planning purposes.
Hillsong, which has in the past been attended by various Hollywood celebrities, found that Houston had broken its code of conduct.
BuzzFeed said it was laying off about 1.7% of its total workforce and offering voluntary buyouts in its news division.
“Harris worried that Biden’s staff looked down on her,” NYT political correspondents Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns wrote in a forthcoming book.