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by | August 16, 2017 | 15:04

In 1996, Gates had a 24% stake in Microsoft, but following his donation in June, that has fallen to just 1.3%. Bill Gates has a long history of giving up his Microsoft shares. While the recipient of the riches wasn't named in the filing, it's safe to say the shares went to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Gates created the Giving Pledge in 2010 with billionaire investor Warren Buffett, and the pair have been joined by 168 others who've promised to give the majority of their ...

by | August 08, 2017 | 00:09

Yet despite such pressing issues facing the city, Mayor Rahm Emanuel has made a decision to focus on keeping Chicago's sanctuary city status safe. On June 1, a task force was formed by the Chicago police, IL state police and the ATF to combat the gun violence in the city. Emanuel said the city's legal strategy would rely on a ruling by the U.S.

by | August 05, 2017 | 00:13

The plant, something of a surprise at a time of overcapacity in the US market, will be a boost to US President Donald Trump , who campaigned on promises to increase manufacturing and expand employment for American autoworkers. Ford also meant to move production of its Focus to Mexico, from the US, but will instead start importing the cars from China . He commented on Twitter that it was a "great investment in American manufacturing".

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:33

Other passengers said the teen appeared fidgety and anxious during the seven-hour flight from Panama City . Witnesses said it was a typical landing until the emergency door opened and the plane filled with sunlight. The boy has also been admitted a hospital so that a psychiatric evaluation can be performed. He was not injured during the incident . The passenger, a United States citizen, was not injured and was taken into police custody.

by | August 03, 2017 | 00:08

Shares of most major automakers have trailed benchmark US stock indexes this year. General Motors Co fell about 3.5 percent and Ford Motor Co slid about 2.5 percent. Declining sales could leave the Detroit Three with too many plants in North America, Jeff Schuster, a forecaster with LMC Automotive, said on Tuesday at an industry conference in Traverse City, Mich.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:44

The local unit was trading around 76.4 USA cents when the RBA released its last rate decision in early July. The only real question is by how much. The central bank has supported regulators' moves to strengthen home-lending standards and prevent the use of interest-only loans by owner -tenants and investors.

by | August 01, 2017 | 22:44

Police raided five homes Saturday and removed a domestic grinder and a mincer used to make sausage, the newspaper said. "As a matter of course, the Australian government will continue to monitor security developments and adjust security settings as needed", he said.

by | July 29, 2017 | 00:10

The increase, from 38.5% to 50%, will begin Aug.1, 2017 and last through March 31, 2018. Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move today, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the USA side. Japan has also increased its imports in anticipation that USA beef prices will soar following the resumption of US beef exports to China , the official said.

by | July 24, 2017 | 00:36

S. President has the complete power to pardon, why think of that when only crime so far is LEAKS against us". Scaramucci also embraced free trade, which Trump railed against on the campaign trail. under scrutiny over their past history of meetings with Russian intermediaries. After meeting the French President Emmanuel Macron and French First Lady, Brigitte Macron, Trump commented to the French First Lady, "You're in such good shape", and then turned to French President Emmanuel Macron ...

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:31

Almost 40 percent of the 4,000 Amazon products the Consumer Watchdog looked at used references or list prices that were not charged by other retailers, according to the report's findings. The organization tracked 1,000 products sold on Amazon in June and found that Amazon put reference (list) prices on 46% of them. "They now employ several different kinds of reference price , including "was" prices, "sale" prices, or simply prices with a line through them ("strikethrough prices")".

by | July 22, 2017 | 00:30

Alexa is used in Amazon's smart speaker the Amazon Echo . The message, which can be read in its entirety below, stated that Alexa was now available through the application. This particular tool may be the main motivation for Amazon's acquisition, sources speculate, with such a platform potentially being able to facilitate Alexa's process of learning new information by allowing it to sift through massive amounts of data more efficiently.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:32

She added: "If the justification isn't satisfactory, equal pay claims may be taken which would not only be costly but incredibly damaging to the standing and reputation of the BBC ". "We have set the most stretching targets in the industry for on-air diversity and we've made progress, but we recognize that there is more to do and we are pushing further and faster than any other broadcaster", he said .

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:31

BHP Billiton will undertake a major smelter maintenance campaign which will be done in a phased manner between August and November this year. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 2.99% of the company's stock. The shale guidance was 20 per cent below some analyst expectations, but should be temporary, with BHP set to double spending in the division and boost rigs from three in March 2017 to 10.

by | July 20, 2017 | 00:31

The older woman grabs the bride's nose and ears, pinches her lower lip and peers at her teeth and tongue. If this was so important, couldn't she have done this before the wedding? The theme is unpalatable, for sure, but the characters in the ad, aside from the uber-critical mother-in-law (a reliable stock character in Chinese cutlure as well, it would seem), at least recoil at the prospect.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:19

While he was away, a close friend was watching his house and his XL Bully puppy, Blitz. Whitehead refused to pay the money until he was given evidence that Blitz was alive and well. Since bringing Blitz home nine weeks ago, Whitehead has documented their relationship on his Instagram account, with videos of Whitehead holding him and photos of him dressed up in superhero costumes and a Cowboys jersey.

by | July 19, 2017 | 00:08

Mr. Trump has criticized the nuclear accord as a " horrible " deal and pledged during the campaign previous year to withdraw the US from the pact. "We certainly hope that if we don't agree with each other about the situation in Yemen or about the situation in Syria we can still work with each other in order to bring those situations to an end", said Zarif, who was in NY for a high-level United Nations meeting on sustainable development.

by | July 14, 2017 | 00:17

Like, you basically have to gobble down a few chips today, it's practically illegal not sure. Bob Evans : Go to the Free Fries tab on the Bob Evans Facebook page , like the page and print the coupon for a free appetizer portion of sweet potato fries Thursday.

by | July 11, 2017 | 00:18

While Alvarez is pushing for the extension of Martial Law in Mindanao , he does not favour the idea that martial law should be declared in the entire Philippines. Padilla said the government would initially provide tents to the Marawi evacuees, and then build a "single detached cottage" for every family member as temporary shelter.

by | July 10, 2017 | 00:19

In August a year ago, the opener smashed 100 from 49 balls as Windies won a remarkable clash, just about defending 245 to win by a single run. Windies are the World Champs for a reason. However, the bowling section below the likes of qualified pacer Jerome Taylor and turning pair Samuel Badree and Sunil Narine will look to put the constraints on the hard Indian striking array.

by | July 09, 2017 | 00:24

He said he did not draw "red lines", but that Washington would take a look over the coming weeks and months with regard to North Korea . Trump has said all options including military force are available against Pyongyang, though its neighbors warn a strike could be disastrous for North Asia.