Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos says he is giving $2 billion U.S. to start a fund that will open preschools in low-income neighbourhoods and give money to non-profits that helps homeless families.
Bezos said the Day 1 Family Fund would issue grants every year to groups and organizations that provide shelter and food to young families in need. There will also be full scholarships for Montessori-inspired preschools in "underserved" communities, he said.
Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon, just made a long-awaited announcement about what philanthropic causes would benefit from his enormous fortune - which has doubled in one year and is now estimated at more than $160 billion.
These terms of endearment are all things Trump has said about the news media, most of which came out via his Twitter account.
Bezos owns the Washington Post, which, along with Amazon have been targets of Trump criticisms. We will build an organization to directly operate these preschools.
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg has pledged to donate 99% of his shares in the social media giant to an organisation focused on public good.
Got $1,100? Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet
The iPhone XR will be available in 64GB, 128GB and 256GB models in white, black, blue, yellow , coral and (PRODUCT) RED for $749. There are some new tools to monitor how much time you spend looking at your phone and some tweaks to how notifications display.
Some 184 of the world's wealthiest individuals and families, including Tesla's Elon Musk and the co-founders of Airbnb have joined The Giving Pledge, a commitment started by Gates and Buffett to give away at least half their wealth.
Bezos said he and Marty Baron, the Post's editor, remind journalists that despite the commander-in-chief's attacks on the media, the paper isn't at war with the Trump administration.
Last year, he donated $33 million to fund scholarship for "dreamers", the name given to undocumented children of immigrants who face legal obstacles in attending college or university.
Geek Wire reports that as part of Childhood Cancer Awareness month, Amazon has also rolled out a specially branded Prime Air jet and made charitable donations to two institutions working toward better awareness of childhood cancer.
Despite his concerns with Mr Trump, Mr Bezos said that he was not overly concerned about the future of the news media.
In a tweet last June, Bezos asked the public for ideas about where he should give his money. "What the president should say is, 'This is right, I'm glad I'm being scrutinised.' That would be so secure and confident". While his and Amazon investors' wealth increases-and the company's market capitalization approaches $1 trillion-what makes the business so efficient is that relies on automation and low-priced labor.
His extended stay is down to a desire to ensure continuity at the Bank of England as the United Kingdom navigates Brexit. Carney had been due to stand down in June 2019, after a six-year tenure at the top of the central bank.
The Metropolitan Police published the suspects' photos, saying their names were Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov . The case has strong echoes of the poisoning of ex-Russian agent Alexander Litvinenko in Britain in 2006.
And that's so huge for a player where I am at this point because then I can play my way back into the top 50. Billy Horschel and Xander Schauffele were tied one shot back and Rory McIlroy finished in fifth at 18-under.
Her leadership and what she means to this team - and not just this team but this league and women's basketball in general. Stewart will go for a second World Cup gold later this month with the United States senior national team.
One of the bystanders later died from the Soviet-era nerve agent after she discovered it in a park disguised in a perfume bottle. Their interviewer did not ask them to account for Novichok traces which British police said were found in their hotel room.
The cove, accessible only by sea, features limestone cliffs towering above the beach of white sand and crystalline water. An air and sea search was conducted as a precaution in case there was anyone trapped under the rocks .
Plus, you can enhance your online experience with features available through the smartphone app and receive special offers. Previously, playing online was free, but once Switch Online debuts, everyone will need to pay to play online.
Weah is the first African Footballer to ever win the prestigious Ballon d'Or ( FIFA World Player of the Year) award. His popularity and achievements as an African footballer helped him secure Liberia presidency in December 2017.
The team had previously won the Miami Open in March. "Got everything thrown at her: big bombs by Serena, the crowd, the drama". Del Potro was back in a grand slam final for the first time since defeating Federer to win at Flushing Meadows nine years ago.
Liverpool have won their opening four games of a league season for the first time since 1990-91 under Kenny Dalglish. That's too complicated; you have to go into the next game and see who you can choose.
The timing and location of the proposed meeting were unclear, the sources familiar with the matter said. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has extended an invitation to talks to his counterparts in Beijing.
United States talks Syria airstrikes with UK, France
More than half a million people have been killed and 11 million already forced to flee their homes in Syria's seven-year-old war. Fighters from a coalition of Islamist forces celebrate on after taking the al-Mastumah base in the Syrian city of Idlib.
Hurricane Florence weakens to Category 1 storm
President Trump has declared an emergency in the three states and says the government is " as ready as anybody has ever been ". North Carolina's Emergency Management tweeted that more than 154,000 homes were already without electricity by late Thursday.
Forza Horizon 4 Demo Releasing Today
Players can collect, modify and drive over 450 cars, and race, stunt, create or simply explore the game's open-world environment. Forza Motorsport 7 offered a similar licensed day one auto pack, featuring ten vehicles from the Fast and the Furious series.