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Word from the C-suite: Bill Gates hopes Trump will be 'pragmatic' about foreign health aid - Becker's Hospital Review

Word from the C-suite: Bill Gates hopes Trump will be 'pragmatic' about foreign health aidBecker's Hospital ReviewBillionaire philanthropist and Microsoft Founder Bill Gates said he is counting on President Donald Trump to be "pragmatic" when it comes to U.S. foreign health aid. In an interview with Bloomberg, Mr. Gates said President Trump's recent proposal to ...and more »

Lives at risk if Tories choose to cut UK foreign aid target, says Bill Gates - The Guardian;

Lives at risk if Tories choose to cut UK foreign aid target, says Bill Gates - The Guardian

The GuardianLives at risk if Tories choose to cut UK foreign aid target, says Bill GatesThe GuardianBill Gates says there would be consequences if the UK cut its aid pledge: 'Ambitious things going on with malaria, agriculture and reproductive health simply would not get done'. Photograph: Linda Nylind/the Guardian. General election 2017 ...and more »

Microsoft's Gates Appeals to Britain to Maintain Foreign Aid - U.S. News & World Report;

Microsoft's Gates Appeals to Britain to Maintain Foreign Aid - U.S. News & World Report

U.S. News & World ReportMicrosoft's Gates Appeals to Britain to Maintain Foreign AidU.S. News & World ReportMicrosoft founder Bill Gates has appealed to Britain's leaders to maintain current levels of foreign aid, saying that it is a good investment for both the U.K. and the world. | April 19, 2017, at 4:11 p.m.. MORE. LinkedIn · StumbleUpon · Google +; Cancel.and more »

Gates 'counting' on Trump's pragmatism for health, aid - Gulf Times;

Gates 'counting' on Trump's pragmatism for health, aid - Gulf Times

Gulf TimesGates 'counting' on Trump's pragmatism for health, aidGulf TimesBillionaire and co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Geneva. Gates, who wrote an article last month saying the president's cuts to foreign aid would make America less safe ...and more »

WATCH: Trump welcomes Patriots — even without Brady — to the White House - East Grand Forks Exponent;

WATCH: Trump welcomes Patriots — even without Brady — to the White House - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentWATCH: Trump welcomes Patriots — even without Brady — to the White HouseEast Grand Forks ExponentPresident Donald Trump welcomed the New England Patriots to the White House this afternoon, praising coach Bill Belichick and the team's owner Bob Kraft along with many of the players who were present. read full story · Facebook Twitter Google+ Share ...and more »

Bill Gates defends Britain's foreign aid spending - Financial Times;

Bill Gates defends Britain's foreign aid spending - Financial Times

Financial TimesBill Gates defends Britain's foreign aid spendingFinancial TimesBill Gates has urged Theresa May to protect aid spending in her general election manifesto, saying that any cuts would “cost lives” and undermine British influence in poor countries. Sample the FT's top stories for a week. You select the topic, we ...and more »

Bill Gates: UK aid saves lives and keeps Britain safe - ITV News;

Bill Gates: UK aid saves lives and keeps Britain safe - ITV News

ITV NewsBill Gates: UK aid saves lives and keeps Britain safeITV NewsOn Wednesday Bill Gates is delivering a speech at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies on aid, security and broader British interests. Here the American business magnate and philanthropist writes for ITV News on why aid ...and more »

Mission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared over - East Grand Forks Exponent;

Mission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared over - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentMission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared overEast Grand Forks ExponentUganda's military announced on Wednesday it is ending its pursuit of internationally known warlord Joseph Kony, saying its mission "has now been successfully achieved" even though the rebel leader remains at large. The decision means the manhunt for ...and more »

WATCH: Former President George HW Bush hospitalized again - East Grand Forks Exponent;

WATCH: Former President George HW Bush hospitalized again - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentWATCH: Former President George HW Bush hospitalized againEast Grand Forks ExponentBush, 92, is suffering from pneumonia, according to a spokesperson, after being hospitalized in January for two weeks for the same condition. read full story · Facebook Twitter Google+ Share. Related Posts. 20 Years After Losing Home To Flood, EGF ...and more »

Tom Brady will not attend Patriots' visit to White House - East Grand Forks Exponent;

Tom Brady will not attend Patriots' visit to White House - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentTom Brady will not attend Patriots' visit to White HouseEast Grand Forks ExponentPresident Donald Trump will be joined by some of his friends from the New England Patriots today when the Super Bowl winners visit the White House this afternoon, but one big name will be missing: Tom Brady. Brady released a statement this morning, ...and more »

WATCH: Dennis Quaid's musical tribute to his Yorkie 'Gus' will bring you great joy - East Grand Forks Exponent;

WATCH: Dennis Quaid's musical tribute to his Yorkie 'Gus' will bring you great joy - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentWATCH: Dennis Quaid's musical tribute to his Yorkie 'Gus' will bring you great joyEast Grand Forks ExponentBEMIDJI, MN (PaulBunyanBroadcasting.com) A Laporte, Minnesota man has been sentenced to probation for illegally receiving $93,000 in welfare benefits. Crookston Voters Say No To Proposed School District Projects. CROOKSTON, MN (iNewZ.and more »

Bill Gates Defends Donald Trump: He's 'Pragmatic On A Number Of Things' - Hollywood Life;

Bill Gates Defends Donald Trump: He's 'Pragmatic On A Number Of Things' - Hollywood Life

Hollywood LifeBill Gates Defends Donald Trump: He's 'Pragmatic On A Number Of Things'Hollywood LifeBill Gates sat down with President Donald Trump and came away with a new point of view. The philanthropist now thinks he's 'pragmatic'! Bill's sure that the president can be calm and sensible when it comes to his proposed future budget cuts. Wait — what?and more »

Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN says - East Grand Forks Exponent

Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN saysEast Grand Forks ExponentInvestigators have confirmed another 17 mass graves in central Congo, bringing the number to 40 discovered since clashes between soldiers and a local militia intensified in August, the United Nations human rights office said Wednesday, adding that ...and more »

Why Bill Gates Is Counting on President Trump to Change His Mind on Foreign Aid - Fortune;

Why Bill Gates Is Counting on President Trump to Change His Mind on Foreign Aid - Fortune

FortuneWhy Bill Gates Is Counting on President Trump to Change His Mind on Foreign AidFortuneBill Gates said he hopes President Donald Trump will be "pragmatic" and will rethink his proposed cuts to health spending and foreign aid. "I've talked to him about HIV and how the U.S. should be proud of our work there and there's more that we need to ...and more »

How a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cooking - East Grand Forks Exponent;

How a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cooking - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentHow a food writer struggling with mental illness found comfort through cookingEast Grand Forks ExponentWhen David Leite was a young boy, his mother used to write notes all over a banana every morning and leave them at his seat at the breakfast table. She called him "banana head" for fun, he said, and every day, there would be a new message from her.and more »

Bill Gates Urges Theresa May Not To Cut UK Aid Funding After Brexit Vote - malaysiandigest.com

Bill Gates Urges Theresa May Not To Cut UK Aid Funding After Brexit Votemalaysiandigest.comBritain must not let the Brexit vote be used as an excuse to slash aid funding and divert efforts away from helping the poorest communities in countries around the world, Bill Gates has warned, as the calling of a snap general election threw the UK ...and more »

'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseases - BBC News;

'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseases - BBC News

BBC News'Phenomenal' progress in fighting tropical diseasesBBC NewsThere has been a record-breaking achievement in distributing tablets to fight neglected tropical diseases, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation says. The effort has ramped up since a key meeting in London five years ago. In 2015, one billion people ...and more »

How Blockchain Can Bring Financial Services to the Poor - MIT Technology Review;

How Blockchain Can Bring Financial Services to the Poor - MIT Technology Review

MIT Technology ReviewHow Blockchain Can Bring Financial Services to the PoorMIT Technology ReviewA project from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation aims to use distributed ledger technology to help the two billion people worldwide who lack bank accounts. by Elizabeth Woyke; April 18, 2017. Two billion people worldwide don't have bank accounts and ...and more »

This Is What Melinda Gates Is Reading - Bloomberg;

This Is What Melinda Gates Is Reading - Bloomberg

BloombergThis Is What Melinda Gates Is ReadingBloombergThis originally appeared in the Bloomberg Daily newsletter, which Melinda Gates guest-edited today. You can sign up here to receive it in your inbox daily. The most important business stories of the day. Get Bloomberg's daily newsletter. Sign Up.and more »

WATCH: Trump, as a candidate, defended buying foreign products, hiring foreign workers - East Grand Forks Exponent;

WATCH: Trump, as a candidate, defended buying foreign products, hiring foreign workers - East Grand Forks Exponent

East Grand Forks ExponentWATCH: Trump, as a candidate, defended buying foreign products, hiring foreign workersEast Grand Forks ExponentLast year the then-presidential candidate told George Stephanopoulos that it's "very, very hard" to find local employees to work at his Mar-a-Lago club. read full story · Facebook Twitter Google+ Share ...and more »