Samuel Belzberg, a feared corporate raider of the 1980s who perfected the contentious practice known as greenmail to build one of Canada’s foremost family dynasties, then reinvented himself as a successful private-equity investor, died Friday night in a hospital in Vancouver, British Columbia. He was 89.
The Night Wolves, a Russian motorcycle gang known as “Putin’s Angels” and widely feared as agents of meddling and mayhem beyond Russia’s borders, provoked more bemusement and giggles than awe on their latest outing.
Michael Evangelou wrote “Girls’ trip” to send to himself as a reminder that he had an upcoming event. However, the message ended up with Lina Dahlbeck who also replied: “Hi! Girls’ trip? Who’s this please? I’m guessing this was intended for another Lina.”
NEW YORK — For more than a year, Mayor Bill de Blasio tried his best to distance himself from Harendra Singh, a wealthy donor who was cooperating with federal authorities in a Brooklyn-based corruption investigation of the mayor’s fundraising practices.