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  • LONDON, Aug 9- British Prime Minister Theresa May raised concerns on Tuesday with Iran's President Hassan Rouhani over several cases involving dual British-Iranian nationals, including imprisoned aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, May's office said. Zaghari-Ratcliffe works for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, a London- based charity that is...

  • *Foreign firms in Turkey concerned by events. Erdogan accuses Gulen of harnessing an extensive network of schools, charities and businesses, built up in Turkey and abroad over decades, to infiltrate state institutions and build a "parallel structure" that aimed to take over the country. An Istanbul court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the cleric for...

  • *Foreign firms in Turkey concerned by events. Erdogan accuses Gulen of harnessing an extensive network of schools, charities and businesses, built up in Turkey and abroad over decades, to infiltrate state institutions and build a "parallel structure" that aimed to take over the country. An Istanbul court on Thursday issued an arrest warrant for the cleric for "...

  • *Foreign firms in Turkey concerned by events. ISTANBUL, Aug 4- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to choke off businesses linked to the U.S.-based cleric he blames for an attempted coup, describing his schools, firms and charities as "nests of terrorism" and promising no mercy in rooting them out. Erdogan accuses Gulen of harnessing an extensive...

  • The United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organization meets Sept. 27 to Oct. 7 and it will be under pressure to finalize a deal that would cap the carbon pollution of all international flights at 2020 levels. Aviation was excluded from last December's climate accord in Paris when countries agreed to limit the rise in global temperatures to "well below" 2...

  • The United Nations' International Civil Aviation Organization meets Sept. 27 to Oct. 7 and it will be under pressure to finalize a deal that would cap the carbon pollution of all international flights at 2020 levels. Aviation was excluded from last December's climate accord in Paris when countries agreed to limit the rise in global temperatures to "well below" 2...

  • July 20- Massachusetts will ban the sale of "copycat" assault-style weapons similar to those increasingly used in mass shootings, state Attorney General Maura Healey said on Wednesday. "The gun industry has openly defied our laws here in Massachusetts for nearly two decades. They have been used in massacres in Orlando, Florida; San Bernardino, California; Newtown,...

  • WASHINGTON, July 18- Tents, ladders, coolers, canned goods, tennis balls and bicycle locks are banned in the area surrounding the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. When Ohio Governor John Kasich on Sunday rejected the Cleveland police union's request to ban the open carrying of firearms near the Quicken Loans Arena, he weighed into a national debate...

  • It can even be done online now, said Christian Vaupel, vice president for university advancement and development at Adelphi University, a private college of 6,400 on Long Island, New York. Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 7.6 percent in 2015, according to the Voluntary Support of Education survey,...

  • It can even be done online now, said Christian Vaupel, vice president for university advancement and development at Adelphi University, a private college of 6,400 on Long Island, New York. Charitable contributions to colleges and universities in the United States increased 7.6 percent in 2015, according to the Voluntary Support of Education survey,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- The attempted military coup in Turkey exploded across social media late on Friday despite restricted access to Twitter, Facebook and YouTube during the first hours of the putsch. YouTube said it was aware of reports that its site was down in Turkey although it was not experiencing any apparent technical difficulties, indicating that an...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 15- Access was restricted in Turkey on Friday to Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Alphabet Inc's YouTube shortly after news that a military coup was under way, according to two internet monitoring groups. YouTube said it was aware of reports its site was down in Turkey but that "our systems seem to be functioning normally. Turkey Blocks, a group that...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings in the company's stock to the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of his plan to give away nearly his entire fortune. The Gates Foundation, which focuses on improving education and health and...

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    Warren Buffett has donated roughly $2.9 billion more Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities, as part of his plan to give away his fortune.

  • July 14- Warren Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc, has donated another roughly $2.86 billion of his holdings in the company's stock to the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities, as part of his plan to give away nearly his entire fortune. The Gates Foundation, which focuses on improving education and health and...

  • July 14- Warren Buffett has donated roughly $2.86 billion more Berkshire Hathaway Inc stock to five charities, as part of the billionaire's plan to give away nearly his entire fortune. Buffett's 11th annual donation to the Bill& Melinda Gates Foundation and four family charities comprised 19.61 million Class "B" shares of Berkshire, according to a Thursday...

  • CHICAGO, JULY 14- You have heard of greedy geezers: that mythical army of militant seniors out to defend their Social Security benefits at any cost, even if it robs their own children and grandchildren of their futures. The greedy geezer trope, invented by now-retired Senator Alan Simpson of Wyoming back in 2012, is just the most colorful example of the way that...

  • LONDON/ ABU DHABI, July 14- Many areas of Yemen are close to famine partly because importers are unable to buy new food stocks from abroad as over $200 million is stuck in banks due to the civil war disruption, trade and aid sources involved say. Western banks had already cut credit lines for traders shipping food to Yemen, fearing they would not be repaid due to the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 14- The U.S. missile defense system to counter attacks from rogue states like North Korea has no proven capability to protect the United States and is not on a credible path to achieve that goal, a science advocacy group said on Thursday. The ground-based midcourse missile defense system, which has deployed 30 interceptors in Alaska and...

  • The technology has been in use in Japan and parts of Europe for years but has never been approved for wide use in the United States because, in the view of the FDA, it has never been tested in trial large enough to prove its effectiveness and safety. The leading cause of hospitalizations in the United States, it can result from a simple cut, routine surgery or...