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
Bill Gates, UK Take Lead in $7.5 Billion Pledge for Children's Vaccines International donors ... billion on Tuesday to immunise 300 million children in poor countries against deadly diseases such as diarrhoea and pneumonia. At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in Berlin, Microsoft founder Bill ... 01/28/2015 - 12:30 am | View Link
Microsoft Corporation’s Bill Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 bn pledge for children’s vaccines At a Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI) conference in Berlin, Microsoft Corporation's founder Bill Gates and the British government topped the donations list at $1.55 billion and $1.5 billion respectively. (Reuters) International donors ... 01/27/2015 - 11:51 am | View Link
Bill Gates, UK take lead in $7.5 billion pledge for children's vaccines BERLIN: International donors pledged $7.5 billion on Tuesday ... Microsoft founder Bill Gates and the British government topped the donations list at $1.55 billion and $1.5 billion respectively. German development minister Gerd Mueller said the total ... 01/27/2015 - 2:28 am | View Link
Bill gates pledges nearly R6 billion to world health fund Gates said Thursday his pledge ... potential donors. He said that “these are tough economic times, but that is no excuse for cutting aid to the world’s poorest.” A donor backlash over fund losses forced it to cancel more than $1 billion in new ... 01/25/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Britain, Bill Gates pledge more than $4 billion to vaccinate world's poor Britain and Bill Gates, along with other international donors have pledged $4.3 billion to buy vaccines to protect children in poor countries against potential killers such as diarrheal diseases and pneumonia. The funds will allow more than 250 million of ... 06/15/2011 - 7:04 am | View Link
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Bill Gates Bill Gates on Forbes ... Real Time Net Worth As of 9/2/15; $76 Billion; Cofounder, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 09/2/2015 - 10:12 pm | View Website
Bill Gates Net Worth About Bill Gates. American business magnate, computer programmer, investor, philanthropist and author, Bill Gates, has a net worth of $79.3 billion as of August 2015 ... 09/1/2015 - 4:23 pm | View Website
Why Does Warren Buffett Give to Charity? Bill & Melinda ... In June 2006, he announced a plan to give away his fortune to charity, with 83% of it going to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He pledged about the ... 08/31/2015 - 8:41 pm | View Website
U. S. services companies expanded at a healthy pace in August, lifted by robust consumer spending resulting from steady job gains.
The Institute for Supply Management says that its services index slipped to 59 from 60.3 in the previous month. July's reading was the highest in a decade, and any reading over 50 indicates expansion.
The index remains at a high level despite the decline and suggests that Americans have been spending freely at retail stores, hotels, restaurants and other firms that make up the index.
U. S. and global stocks rose Thursday as a holiday in China gave investors a break from the recent torrid swings in that country's markets. The European Central Bank said it was willing to provide more stimulus to the region's economy, if needed, helping to send stocks higher there.
KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average was up 77 points, or 0.5 percent, to 16,430 as of 10 a.m.
The Spokane school board is getting ready for legal action in case school employees go on strike on Friday.
The Spokesman-Review reports (http://is.gd/r3gnsx ) the school board voted Wednesday night to give the superintendent the ability to fire striking workers and bring legal action against the union.