Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
Study: New bird flu jumped directly from chickens Chinese scientists have for the first time found strong evidence of how humans got infected with a new strain of bird flu: from chickens at a live market. In a small study of four patients who caught the new H7N9 virus, Chinese scientists compared swabs from birds at live markets in eastern China to virus samples from patients. More
Philanthropy As a Family Affair - Huffington Post ... distributed $6.8 billion in ... Warren Buffett, who along with Bill and Melinda Gates, started The Giving Pledge to ... helping ... 08/25/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Link
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Pledge $1 Million to DonorsChoose have tackled numerous global issues through the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Since the foundation's inception in 2000, they have given over $30 billion dollars to fight disease, prevent the spread of HIV and foster agricultural development. Melinda ... 08/22/2014 - 10:57 am | View Link
Bill Gates: $4 billion vaccine pledge historic LONDON – Donors promised to give a global vaccines body more than $4 billion to help it protect millions of children ... diarrhea and pneumonia as children in rich countries," said Bill Gates, co-chair of the Gates Foundation, in a statement. 06/14/2011 - 12:55 am | View Link
Bill Gates pledge $2.3 billion for vaccines LONDON - Britain and billionaire Bill Gates ... pledge on Sunday by Australia’s Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd, who said his country would donate $210 million to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) over three years until 2013. More ... 06/13/2011 - 1:40 am | View Link
Bill Gates pledges $1 billion to GAVI for childhood vaccines (VIDEO) Bill Gates’ pledge of $1 billion was greeted with massive applause from an audience ... The audience applauded once more. More international donors are expected to donate funds to help GAVI save the lives of millions of children around the world. 06/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Bill Gates, Donors Pledge $4.3 Billion for Vaccines LONDON – International donors led by Britain and Bill Gates pledged $4.3 billion on Monday to buy vaccines to protect children in poor countries against potential killers such as diarrheal diseases and pneumonia. The funding should allow more than 250 ... 06/12/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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The Giving Pledge :: Pledger Profiles The Giving Pledge is a commitment by the world's wealthiest individuals and families to dedicate the majority of their wealth to philanthropy. 09/2/2014 - 11:24 am | View Website
Bill Gates Donates 10 Billion Dollars for Vaccines Bill Gates declaration of his wish to make this the “Decade of Vaccines” reveals just how misinformed he is about health. 09/2/2014 - 4:58 am | View Website
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Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates, III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. Gates is the ... 09/1/2014 - 2:36 am | View Website
Police say a speeding truck has overturned and crushed to death 10 people, including seven children, sleeping on a sidewalk in northern India.
Police spokesman Suresh Srivastava says the accident occurred early Wednesday near a construction site in Kanpur, 80 kilometers (50 miles) southwest of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh state.
Australia's prime minister has talked up the prospect of Australia selling uranium to India for peaceful power generation ahead of his first trip to the nuclear-armed country as national leader.
Greens party leader Christine Milne attacked Abbott for using the Russia trade deal as justification for similar uranium exports to India.
A Los Angeles man accused of leaving a dog to die from the heat inside an abandoned stolen van has been sentenced to more than a year in state prison.
The district attorney's office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.
We live in a multiscreen world. What’s a multiscreen world, you ask? Have you ever browsed Facebook or Twitter on your smartphone while watching television? Perhaps you’ve used a tablet and laptop at the same time? If so, you’re a multiscreen user. Should it shock you that more than two in three people use their smartphones while watching TV?