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Coronavirus update: U.S. cases trending down as flu and back-to-school seasons loom

Yahoo Daily News 13 Aug 2020
That’s a drop from the July 24 high of nearly 80,000, when cases skyrocketed in the Sun Belt states ... “We were underprepared.”. But others, like billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, recently said the world will likely “get out of [the virus] by the end of 2021,” the year “we should be able to manufacture a lot of vaccines.”....
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Column: The latest threat to the Southern California dream: Mosquitoes

The Los Angeles Times 13 Aug 2020
It’s easy to underestimate mosquitoes, which Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates calls “the deadliest animal in the world.” We may see them mostly as irritants to be swatted away, but history professor Timothy Winegard of Colorado Mesa University told me in a ......
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Chicago mayor announces review of city monuments as part of 'a racial healing and historical ...

Herald Mail 13 Aug 2020
Thousands of people turned out for the dedication, on Italian Day during Chicago's second World's Fair, A Century of Progress, according to Tribune archives and the Chicago Park District ... Drake was one of many philanthropists to gift the city with public works of art in advance of the World's Columbian Exposition in 1893....
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The man vs the myth: George Soros at 90

New Statesman 12 Aug 2020
Conspiracy theories around the billionaire philanthropist do most harm to those more vulnerable than him ... In some ways, the interwar world into which the Hungarian-American billionaire philanthropist was born looked very different from the world today ... Soros grew up in Hungary, which had found itself on the losing side of the First World War....
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CBS and Paramount Pictures mogul Sumner Redstone dies aged 97

Metro UK 12 Aug 2020
Sumner Redstone has died at the age of 97 (Picture. Michael Tran/FilmMagic) ... Redstone, the self-made businessman, philanthropist and World War II veteran who built one of the largest collections of media assets in the world ... At National Amusements, he transformed a regional theater chain into a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry ... ....
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Pivot to remote learning creates a chance to reinvent K-12 education

The Marshall News Messenger 12 Aug 2020
I witnessed just how much students are capable of while producing a film about the development of the polio vaccine, “A Shot To Save The World.” It featured an interview with the philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, talking about that important scientific breakthrough and today’s efforts to combat infectious diseases....
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Statement From National Amusements

Daily Freeman 12 Aug 2020
Redstone, the self-made businessman, philanthropist and World War II veteran who built one of the largest collections of media assets in the world ... At National Amusements, he transformed a regional theater chain into a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry....
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Sumner Redstone, Hollywood Mogul Who Led Viacom and CBS, Dies at 97

The Wrap 12 Aug 2020
Redstone, the self-made businessman, philanthropist and World War II veteran who built one of the largest collections of media assets in the world ... At National Amusements, he transformed a regional theater chain into a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry ... in 2000 ... Army during World War II with a team that decoded Japanese messages....
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Sumner Redstone, Tenacious Media Mogul, Dies at 97

The Hollywood Reporter 12 Aug 2020
Redstone, the self-made businessman, philanthropist and World War II veteran who built one of the largest collections of media assets in the world ... At National Amusements, he transformed a regional theater chain into a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry....
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Sumner Redstone, Tenacious Entertainment Media Mogul, Dies at 97

Billboard 12 Aug 2020
Redstone, the self-made businessman, philanthropist and World War II veteran who built one of the largest collections of media assets in the world ... At National Amusements, he transformed a regional theater chain into a world leader in the motion picture exhibition industry....
photo: Creative Commons / Arno Mikkor (EU2017EE)
Krasimir Karakachanov, Minister, Ministry of Defence, Bulgaria
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Bulgaria's Jews slam deputy PM for George Soros conspiracy comment

The Jerusalem Post 11 Aug 2020
These conspiracy theories, which seek to tie Hungarian Jewish Holocaust survivor and philanthropist George Soros to a number of different events and political movements around the world, have become more widespread in recent months ... Many of these theories do not discuss Soros's Jewish heritage ... ....
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Are you ready for your second act? How would you feel if nothing in your life changed for 5 years?

Market Watch 11 Aug 2020
She’s in a second act herself, doing humanitarian efforts with World Vision, selling the Patricia Heaton Home line of housewares at Walmart WMT, +1.47% and being a producer and author ... A committed philanthropist, she is the founding member of World Vision’s Celebrity Ambassador Network....
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Nigerian researchers blaze trail in fight against COVID-19 in Africa

Business Day Online 11 Aug 2020
Happi founded his laboratory in 2016 in an ageing building at Redeemer’s University in Ede, an unassuming town in southwest Nigeria, with the help of funding from the World Bank and Nigerian and foreign philanthropists....

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