Small Business Nonprofit Organization

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- There was no sign of relief on Wednesday for 800,000 federal workers going without pay because of the partial government shutdown as the U.S. Senate scheduled votes on competing proposals facing steep odds to end the monthlong impasse triggered by President Trump's demand for border wall funding. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- There was no sign of quick relief for 800,000 federal workers going without pay because of the partial government shutdown as the U.S. Senate scheduled votes on competing proposals to end the month-long impasse that both faced long odds. Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he planned to hold a vote on Thursday on a...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- BlackRock Inc is planning a new fund for investors looking to park their cash safely while helping the environment, expanding options for "socially responsible" investments, a filing with U.S. market regulators showed on Tuesday. The world's largest fund manager told the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that it wants to launch a...

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    In a report published on Monday, the charity revealed that billionaire fortunes rose by 12 percent in 2018 as the poorest half of the world saw its wealth decline by 11 percent.

  • A volunteer hands out utensils at Chef Jose Andres' World Central Kitchen while also serving free meals to workers effected by the government shutdown in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019.

    The nonprofit's executive director, Nate Mook, says the Washington, D.C., kitchen will keep serving food "as long as we can."

  • This nonprofit is helping feed federal workers during the shutdown

    Nate Mook, executive director of World Central Kitchen, is helping to feed federal workers that need assistance during the government shutdown. He joins CNBC's "Power Lunch" team to talk more about the effort.

  • CARACAS, Jan 16- Yusneiker and Anthonella have been living with their grandmother since their father left Venezuela and its collapsing economy last year for Peru, to try and earn enough to feed them. Two years earlier, their mother fled for the Dominican Republic for the same reason. Yusneiker, 12, and Anthonella, 8, are eating better thanks to hard currency...

  • Kim told World Bank employees in an email that he was leaving the world's largest lender and donor to poor and middle-income countries on Feb. 1 to join a private-sector firm focused on infrastructure investments in the developing world. Georgieva, a Bulgarian national, had previously held senior European Union posts after serving 15 years at the World Bank,...

  • VANCOUVER, Dec 11- A top executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies Co Ltd was granted bail by a Canadian court on Tuesday, 10 days after her arrest in Vancouver at the request of U.S. authorities sparked a diplomatic dispute. If a Canadian judge rules the case against Meng is strong enough, Canada's justice minister must next decide whether to...

  • BOSTON, Dec 6- A unit of Johnson& Johnson will pay $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. The government alleged Actelion from 2014 to 2015 used a charity as a conduit to improperly pay the co-pay obligations of...

  • BOSTON, Dec 6- A unit of Johnson& Johnson has agreed to pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of charities that help Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the U.S. Justice Department said on Thursday. The investigation, led by the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Massachusetts, has led to...

  • COPENHAGEN/ LONDON, Nov 27- When Howard Wilkinson was given a tablet as a gift from a client and his boss did not respond to questions about what he should do with it, the Briton sold it and donated the proceeds to the Tallinn Childrens' Hospital in Estonia. The former banker-turned whistleblower then handed the receipt to his employer, Copenhagen- based Danske Bank,...

  • A picture of Katelyn McClure, right, Mark D'Amico, center, and Johnny Bobbitt Jr. is displayed during a news conference in Mt. Holly, N.J., Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018. Authorities say a New Jersey couple and a homeless man, Bobbitt Jr., made up a "feel good" story about the man helping them so they could raise money through an online fundraiser.

    Prosecutors recently charged three people, alleging they used a crowdfunding campaign to scam consumers out of more than $400,000 in donations. Before you donate on #GivingTuesday, here's what to look for.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, Nov 26- Brazil's right-wing president-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Monday picked retired General Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz as his minister in charge of political relations with Congress, adding a fifth military man to his cabinet. Moving to deliver on his law-and-order platform, Bolsonaro's choice for justice and public security,...

  • YANGON, Nov 18- Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine state, a witness and police told Reuters. The rickety vessel, which carried 25 children among its passengers, had been bound for Malaysia when authorities stopped it south of...

  • John Wood of Room To Read says the nonprofit organization's goal is to be a network of business leaders who strive for literacy, education and gender equality.

  • Nov 7- Voters in Colorado, Arizona and Washington states rejected ballot initiatives that sought to curb fossil fuels use by restricting drilling, putting a fee on carbon emissions and mandating wider use of renewable energy. In Colorado, an initiative to limit new drilling near populated or vulnerable areas, which would have heavily curtailed the industry,...

  • MANILA, Nov 6- Paying some of Asia's highest telecom charges while suffering slow Internet and frequent dropped calls, Filipinos will expect better service once the government picks a new entrant to break a duopoly in a market worth $5.1 billion annually. On Wednesday the government open an auction for a licence, and by the end of the year there should be a third...

  • CHICAGO, Nov 1- For decades, some of our most prominent U.S. politicians have been sounding the alarm that Social Security is an important driver of the federal budget deficit. U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, recently pointed to entitlements as the key cause of rising federal deficits, and blamed Democrats for refusing to go along with...

  • Oct 29- Amazon.com Inc said on Monday it has donated more than $100 million since 2013 to charities chosen by shoppers. The world's biggest online retailer gives 0.5 percent of almost any order's purchase price to a charity selected by customers who opt into its free "AmazonSmile" program, in the United States, United Kingdom and Germany. "Customers now bringing...