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
Friday letters: Policemen, al-Qaida, death penalty - Houston Chronicle Immunizations (GAVI) needs a four-year pledge of $7.5 billion from all its donors in ... Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has given $2.4 billion 12/5/2014 - 9:05 am | View Link
Canada Commits C$ 500 Million to Support Immunisation in Developing ... - Individual.com New pledge at the Francophonie ... more than C$ 1 billion in the ... an opportunity for donors to ... Development (OFID), the Bill & Melinda ... 12/1/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
Canada Commits C$ 500 Million to Supp... - AllAfrica.com Dakar — New pledge at the ... more than C$ 1 billion in the ... an opportunity for donors to ... Development (OFID), the Bill & Melinda Gates ... 12/1/2014 - 8:54 am | View Link
The Warren Buffett guide to giving Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger agree to disagree on a few big topics, including how the rich should donate money. 12/5/2014 - 8:18 am | View Link
Big-hearted Warren Buffett's guide to giving Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger have gotten along by agreeing to disagree on a few very big topics, including how the rich should give away money. 12/5/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
Canada Commits C$ 500 Million to Support Immunisation in Developing Countries Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance today welcomed the announcement by Canada of a C$ 500 million contribution to support immunisation in developing countries between 2016 and 2020. 11/28/2014 - 9:17 am | View Link
TABLE OF CONTENTS | The Pentagon is cementing plans to leave 1,000 security personnel in Kabul after the majority of U.S. troops withdraw later this year. The Pentagon also could retain the power to conduct air attacks to support local troops until the formal mission to Afghanistan concludes. 11/18/2014 - 8:05 am | View Link
Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $10 billion DAVOS, Switzerland — The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $10 billion over the next decade to research ... called the Gates contribution unprecedented and urged governments and private donors to add to the initiative. "An additional two ... 08/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | 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
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 - 12:57 am | View Link
Bill Gates pledge $2.3 billion for vaccines The money adds to a 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 donors, including the United ... 06/13/2011 - 1:43 am | 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 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Bill Gates William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American business magnate, philanthropist, investor, computer programmer, and inventor. 12/20/2014 - 4:43 pm | View Website
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation 1 History. 1.1 Warren Buffett donation; 2 Activities; 3 Financials. 3.1 Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Trust Investments; 4 Global Development Division. 4.1 ... 12/20/2014 - 2:41 pm | View Website
History The Article That Started It All. Bill and Melinda Gates read an article like this one about millions of children in poor countries who die from diseases eliminated ... 12/20/2014 - 10:16 am | View Website
Gates-Buffett Giving Pledge Bill Gates discusses the effort he is leading, along with his wife, Melinda, and their good friend Warren Buffett to persuade America's richest people to sign a ... 12/20/2014 - 4:04 am | View Website
June 26, 2006 Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gates III I greatly ... Mr. and Mrs. William H. Gates III June 26, 2006 Page 2 BMG can rely on this pledge to immediately and permanently expand its activities. My doctor tells me that I am ... 12/19/2014 - 1:17 pm | View Website
Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.
Garrett Grayson completed 21 of 35 passes for 242 yards, but he was unable to avoid Utah's rush in the second half when the Rams were forced to throw the ball.
Kentucky (12-0) beat UCLA 83-42.
Duke (10-0) did not play.
Arizona (12-0) did not play.
Next: at UNLV, Tuesday.
Louisville (10-0) beat Western Kentucky 76-67.
Cal State Northridge, Tuesday.
Wisconsin (10-1) did not play.
Virginia (10-0) did not play.
Villanova (11-0) beat Syracuse 82-77, OT.
Long Beach State.
Wichita State (8-1) did not play.
Ohio State (9-2) lost to No.
Spokeswoman Wanda Shull says the patient was transferred from a community hospital to the veterans hospital on Dec. 8 with pneumonia and remains hospitalized.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Legionella bacteria can cause a mild infection known as Pontiac fever and a more serious infection known as Legionnaires' disease.
With D. J. Newbill scoring 20 points and Brandon Taylor adding 14 with 11 rebounds, Penn State won its ninth-straight game 73-68 after squandering most of a 20-point lead.
The Dragons played frantically, forcing six PSU turnovers in eight possessions after the Lions had only six turnovers in the first 33 minutes.
Drexel trailed 20-19 after a Bah jumper with 6:48 to go in the first half but Brandon Taylor and Shep Garner knocked down consecutive 3-pointers and after a Drexel basket, Taylor and Newbill scored for a 30-21 lead 4:53 before halftime.
Both Drexel coach Bruiser Flint and Penn State's Patrick Chambers played at Episcopal Academy in Philadelphia.
Nittany Lion Shep Garner was a high school teammate of Drexel's Rashann London at Roman Catholic in Philly and played together for six years overall.
Penn State's 11 wins matches the school record for wins before conference play.
PSU started 13-0 in 1995-96 and went on to make the NCAA tournament.
Paul Browning had five catches for 84 yards and the game's lone touchdown, and Greg O'Donnell bounced back from an early miss to connect on his next two field goals.
The Division II title game moved this year from its longtime home in Florence, Alabama to Sporting Park, the $200 million soccer-specific home of MLS club Sporting Kansas City — which looked just fine dressed as a football stadium for the first time.
O'Donnell added a 24-yard field goal early in the second half to extend the ThunderWolves' lead, and the same defense that shined in 10-7 semifinal win over West Georgia came through again.
Todd Hoffner returned as coach after a two-year hiatus caused by some messy legal trouble, and the Mavericks put together a perfect regular season.