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
Bill and Melinda Gates Pledge $10-Billion for Vaccine Efforts Calling for a new “decade of vaccines,” Bill and Melinda Gates today announced that their foundation will spend $10-billion over the next 10 years for the development and delivery of vaccines to impoverished people—the largest pledge ever by a grant ... 08/22/2014 - 1:00 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, 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
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. 08/28/2014 - 1:00 am | View Website
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Press Releases and Statements About the Foundation. Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aspires to help all people lead healthy ... 08/27/2014 - 11:06 pm | 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 ... 08/27/2014 - 10:23 pm | View Website
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation The Gates Foundation’s effort to eradicate polio offers the chance to protect millions of children from paralysis forever. 08/27/2014 - 7:16 pm | View Website
The Pinal County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday a narcotics task force executed separate search warrants earlier this week on two residences.
Berumen faces multiple charges including possession of dangerous drugs for sale and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Tourists from Japan flock to ranges in Waikiki, Hawaii, and the dozen or so that have cropped up in Las Vegas offer bullet-riddled bachelor parties and literal shotgun weddings, where newly married couples can fire submachine gun rounds and pose with Uzis and ammo belts.
The accidental shooting death of the firing-range instructor in Arizona set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
Excitement over guns tends to spike when there's fear of tighter gun restrictions, according to Dan Sessions, general manager of Discount Firearms and Ammo, which houses the Vegas Machine Gun Experience.
The businesses cast a lighthearted spin on their shooting experiences, staging weddings in their ranges and selling souvenir T-shirts full of bullet holes.
Cohen's business, for example, is installing a tethering system that will prevent machine guns from riding upward after firing — the same motion that killed the gun instructor this week.
Dave Workman, senior editor at thegunmag.com and a spokesman for the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, said it can be safe to let children shoot an automatic weapon if a properly trained adult is helping them hold it.
Scarmardo said his policy of allowing children 8 and older to fire guns under adult supervision and the watchful eye of an instructor is standard practice in the industry.
Police in Manchester, New Hampshire, say an officer's gun discharged, wounding a woman during the execution of an apartment search warrant.
Police are investigating the shooting, which happened at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.
The woman suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No one else was hurt.
Law officers briefly shut down the Hood River toll bridge after a bomb threat was received.
Hood River police say the threat was phoned into dispatchers shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday.
Law officers blocked both ends of the span, while authorities inspected the bridge.
Police say no explosives were found and the bridge was reopened about 10:30 p.m.
Officers checked the area where the call was made but no suspects were located.