Billionaire Peter Thiel Hires Austria’s Disgraced Former Chancellor


by BNN

BNN— Billionaire Peter Thiel’s investment firm is tapping former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to become a global strategist.

the Guardian—Setback for billionaire Peter Thiel’s plan to build luxury lodge in remote New Zealand. Council planners recommend sprawling development proposed for Wanaka, near Queenstown, be rejected Billionaire Peter Thiel’s proposal for an elaborate lodge in a remote region of New Zealand may be scuttled, after council planners recommended the plans be rejected for “unacceptable” adverse effects on the environment. The development Thiel had proposed is in Wanaka, near Queenstown – a remote, alpine area in the South Island, renowned for its isolation and pristine natural beauty. Continue...

Tech Times—Following Remarks by Peter Thiel, Billionaire Warren Buffett Details Stance on Crypto. Amid Berkshire Hathaway’s annual shareholders meeting on Saturday, Buffett voiced his opinion on bitcoin and how public adoration has yet to sway his convictions.

New York Daily News—NYC’s next sheriff Anthony Miranda was former associate of disgraced Queens politician Hiram Monserrate. Anthony Miranda, a retired city police sergeant who served alongside Monserrate in the NYPD, will replace departing New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito, Adams said in a statement.