Skiing Santas crowd the slopes in annual Maine charity

Dec 5, 2016

Skiing Santas crowd the slopes in annual Maine charity

Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes participated in the fundraising event hosted by Sunday River that was not for ...

Trump used charity funds to pay legal settlements: report

Sep 21, 2016

Trump used charity funds to pay legal settlements: report

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used funds from his charitable foundation to pay settlements in legal cases involving his businesses, an apparent violation of laws governing nonprofits, the Washington Post reported Tuesday. The cases involved a combined $258,000 paid out by the Donald J. ...

Justice elusive for slain aid workers worldwide

Aug 21, 2016

Justice elusive for slain aid workers worldwide

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In a massacre that shocked the world’s humanitarian community, 17 aid workers were killed a decade ago outside their office in northeast Sri Lanka — executed at point-blank range with automatic weapons in one of the worst attacks on humanitarians. Justice remains elusive for ...

Prince Charles en route to Transylvania

May 31, 2016

Prince Charles en route to Transylvania

Britain’s Prince Charles has returned to Romania, where he has a charity that promotes skills and training in rural Transylvania. Charles, who has long been enamored of Romania’s rural traditions, arrived in Bucharest on Monday and met with President Klaus Iohannis and Prime Minister ...