Netflix announced this week it is partnering with Barack and Michelle Obama to develop original content for the video streaming giant — a multi-million dollar deal reportedly brokered by a former Obama presidential campaign fundraiser and administration official. The Obamas, it appears, were lent a helping hand from a former campaign bundler to secure the rumored $50 million with Netflix.“Ted Sarandos, a major campaign contributor for Obama and the streaming giant’s creative-content chief who oversees an $8 billion budget, helped to broker the deal, the source told The Post. Sarandos and his wife, Nicole Avant, bundled nearly $600,000 in contributions to Obama from their friends and associates during the 2012 presidential campaign,” reports the New York Post. Between 2009 to 2011, Avant served as the U.S. ambassador to the Bahamas — a term that brought turmoil to the Caribbean post. The State Department inspector general published … [Read more...] about Obama Campaign Bundler Brokered Mega-Million Dollar Netflix Deal
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A LUXURY apartment is up for sale which comes with a free Lamborghini, Rolls Royces, a huge yacht and TWO TRIPS to space. The £60m penthouse, inside New York's prestigious Atelier block, boasts views of the Hudson River but absolutely no outdoor space. However, there are plenty of other incredible perks to entice mega rich house-hunters - including £185,000 seats on a Virgin Galactic space flight. Penthouse owner Daniel Neiditch, who owns the brokerage firm River 2 River Realty, believes the deal with give the lucky buyer an instant lavish lifestyle, reports the New York Post. “Someone not from New York can (move here an) have a New Yorker’s lifestyle and point of view,” he said. “In a way, I’m offering my lifestyle. I’m offering a way for a foreigner to jump right in.” The out-of-this-world flat comes with... Two Rolls-Royce Phantoms - a hardtop and a convertible. A 200mph Lamborghini Aventador supercar. Its own 75-foot … [Read more...] about The £60m New York penthouse which comes with free Lamborghini, Rolls Royces, a mega yacht and two trips to SPACE
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TRENTON, N.J. -- The winner of last month's $533 million Mega Millions jackpot is a New Jersey resident who moved to the state last summer. Richard Wahl was introduced Friday during a news conference at lottery headquarters. According to CBS New York, Wahl plans to use the money to "do a lot of good things." "For us, we believe God has a plan," Wahl said. "For us, the plan is to do a lot of good things with it. We'll be working with our financial team to make things happen. It's not only life-changing money for me, but I want it to be life-changing money for others — family, friends, people in need. So we're going to try to do some good things with that." The 47-year-old production manager at a northern New Jersey food services facility took the cash option worth $220.7 million, after taxes. Wahl bought the sole winning ticket for the March 30 jackpot at a Lukoil station. He says he's not a regular lottery player and has only purchased tickets a few times. He … [Read more...] about Mega Millions jackpot winner is New Jersey food production manager
New Jersey lottery officials are about to reveal who won a $533 million Mega Millions jackpot last month. The announcement will come at a Friday morning news conference in Trenton. The sole winning ticket for the March 30 jackpot was sold at a Lukoil station in Riverdale. The winning numbers were 11, 28, 31, 46, 59 and Mega Ball 1. Station owner Ameer Karass told News 4 said people have been calling and stopping by since they found out his station sold the winning ticket to offering congratulations. 5 Tri-State Nabes Among 20 Richest Zip Codes in U.S.: Report Christian Ronnel/Flickr "It's a celebration," Karass told News 4. "It's Christmas coming in Easter." The $533 million is the annuity option, in which payments are made over 29 years. The cash option would pay around $317 million. Lottery officials say it was the fourth-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history and the largest single jackpot winning ticket ever sold in New Jersey. The largest Mega Millions … [Read more...] about Mystery New Jersey Winner of $533M Mega Millions Jackpot to Be Revealed