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Pregnant Meghan laughs off 'fat lady' comment on charity visit

World Jan 17, 2019

Pregnant Meghan laughs off 'fat lady' comment on charity visit

A stranger's comment on one's growing stomach may not always be welcome but a pregnant Meghan, Britain's Duchess of Sussex, took it all in her stride on Wednesday when a pensioner called her "a fat lady. Prince Harry's wife, who told well-wishers this week she ...

Enough poor children: Africans call for diversity in aid campaigns

World Nov 30, 2018

Enough poor children: Africans call for diversity in aid campaigns

Communities that benefit from aid want international charities to move beyond pictures of poor children and show a more balanced view of Africa, a study showed on Friday. People in six African countries were asked to evaluate images used in campaigns by major charities including ...

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils $2 billion philanthropic fund

Business / Tech Sep 14, 2018

Amazon's Jeff Bezos unveils $2 billion philanthropic fund

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, the richest person on the planet, announced Thursday he was creating a philanthropic fund to help homeless families and launch preschools in low-income communities, committing an initial $2 billion. Bezos made the announcement on Twitter a year after asking for ideas ...

New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

Business Jun 15, 2018

New York sues Trump and his charity over 'self-dealing'

The New York state attorney general sued U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and his foundation on Thursday, saying he illegally used the nonprofit as a personal "checkbook" for his own benefit, including his 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Underwood, the attorney general, asked ...

Business / Tech Feb 25, 2018

Pioneering nonprofit aims to steer AI toward the greater good

As debate swirls on whether artificial intelligence will be a boon or a curse for humanity, two Indian-American entrepreneur brothers are out to ensure the emerging technologies don't just benefit the richest in society. Romesh and Sunil Wadhwani last week launched what is billed as ...