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JJ Watt Foundation: All $41.6 Million in Hurricane Harvey Relief Funds Distributed

JJ Watt says the success of his foundation’s fundraiser for Hurricane Harvey relief is all thanks to the “unprecedented support and generosity of over 200,000 donors from across the country and around the world.” The Justin J. Watt Foundation reported on October 26, 2017 that it had raised $37 million. That was approximately a month after announcing the fundraiser. Since ...

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Roche to pay $2.4 billion to buy rest of Foundation Medicine

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG (ROG.S) has agreed to pay $137 per share to buy the rest of Foundation Medicine (FMI) (FMI.O), a $2.4 billion transaction that values the U.S. genomic profiling group at $5.3 billion, the partners said on Tuesday. The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, ...

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New York sues Trump Foundation, alleging ‘extensive lawbreaking’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Trump’s children, Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr were named in the lawsuit New York’s attorney general announced on Thursday she was suing the Trump Foundation, as well as Donald Trump and his children, alleging “extensive and persistent” lawbreaking. Barbara Underwood said the charitable foundation had engaged in “unlawful political coordination” designed to influence the ...

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Soros foundation attacks ‘stifling’ Orban law as Hungary exit looms

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – The foundation of Budapest-born financier George Soros accused Hungary’s right-wing leadership on Friday of trying to stifle non-government groups, but said it would decide whether to leave the country only after parliament passes a “Stop Soros” law. FILE PHOTO: A man rides his moped past a government billboard displaying George Soros in monochrome next to a message ...

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MQM-Pakistan marks 34th foundation day | Pakistan

Bahadurabad and PIB factions held separate rallies-Geo News  KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Sunday marked its 34th foundation day, with its Bahadurabad and PIB factions holding separate rallies in the city. Farooq Sattar-led PIB faction held its rally in Liaquatabad, where Sattar was accompanied by party leaders Syed Sardar Ahmed, Kamran Tessori and others. “We tried a lot ...

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Nashville Boots Mike Huckabee from the CMA Foundation and You Won’t Believe Why

Within a 24-hour period, Nashville’s music industry honored former Republican presidential candidate and TV host Mike Huckabee and then quickly bumped him from the board of the Country Music Association Foundation.  Just hours after the Wednesday announcement of Huckabee’s election to the board of the foundation, several Nashville heavyweights protested the move, citing his political opinions and associations. Prominent artist manager ...

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