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Clermont routs Top League All-Stars in charity match

Rugby Feb 2, 2019

Clermont routs Top League All-Stars in charity match

A select team from Japan's Top League lost to French Top 14 side Clermont Auvergne 50-29 on Saturday. The charity match at Gifu Memorial Center Nagaragawa Stadium raised funds for community reconstruction from natural disasters in Japan, including the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami in ...

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 ...