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Ross Perot, billionaire who sought presidency, dead at 89

Ross Perot, billionaire who sought presidency, dead at 89

Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an outsider shook up American politics, died Tuesday at 89, his family said."A true American patriot and a man of rare vision, principle and deep compassion, he

Ross Perot, billionaire who sought presidency, dead at 89

Ross Perot, billionaire who sought presidency, dead at 89

Ross Perot, the eccentric and iconic self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, died Tuesday at 89, his family said."A true American patriot and a man of rare vision,

David Sassoli, from TV news to European parliament head

David Sassoli, from TV news to European parliament head

Newly-elected European Parliament President David Sassoli is a former television journalist who turned to politics 10 years ago as a centre-left MEP.Parliament on Wednesday chose the 63-year-old social democrat to succeed another Italian, Antonio Tajani, an al

Outspoken Borrell nominated for EU foreign policy chief

Outspoken Borrell nominated for EU foreign policy chief

The nomination of Spain's outspoken top diplomat Josep Borrell as EU foreign policy chief marks a return for the 72-year-old to the frontline of European politics after a first stint over a decade ago.Known not to mince his words and prone to the occasional o