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Lake Nona VA hospital gets closer to being fully open [Orlando Sentinel] 
Bloomberg - 5/23/2015
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April unemployment rate harkens back to dot-com boom -- and bust [Austin American-Statesman] Bloomberg
Bank of Beirut CEO urges diaspora to invest in Lebanon [The Daily Star, Beirut,  Bloomberg
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NGO calls for transparency in meeting environmental goals 
TheStar.com.my - 5/23/2015
PETALING JAYA: Dirty rivers, black smoke and rubbish strewn everywhere. It is always the “same old, same old” every year. While many plans have been drawn up for the environment and conservation, lack     Add Comment

Meet the boss: charity regulator Susan Pascoe 
Macleay Argus - 5/23/2015
Being the boss in a time of uncertainty has its challenges. Given she's one of eight siblings (including seven who were born within nine years), it goes without saying that the childhood home of Susan     Add Comment

Pacific Continental Bank Named One Of The Puget Sound's Top Corporate Philanthropists 
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
/PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Continental "It is an honor to be recognized for something we take very seriously giving back to our community," said Nazim Karmali, Pacific Continental's greater Seattle market
Pacific Continental Bank Named One Of The Puget Sound’s Top Corporate Philanthropists Gnom.es
Pacific Continental Bank Named One Of The Puget Sound''s Top Corporate Philanthropists Nasdaq
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Charities Join Forces for the Great Big Cornish Gig Project 
San Francisco Chronicle - 5/22/2015
National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Help for Heroes and a number of other organisations have joined forces to develop a unique boatbuilding project which will open up gig rowing to new audiences. (PRWEB     Add Comment

Ronald McDonald House Charities® Of The Bay Area Awards $200,000 In College Scholarships  
Bloomberg - 5/22/2015
/PRNewswire/ -- The Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC™) of the Bay Area Scholarship Program™ Through the support of local McDonald's™ Bay Area restaurant owners, McDonald's customers and other regional
Ronald McDonald House Charities?? Of The Bay Area Awards $200,000 In College Scholarships  Tutorial Finder
Ronald McDonald House Charities® Of The Bay Area Awards $200,000 In College Scholarships  Sustainable Business
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On the Table: UCP Seguin’s 100 Stories of Philanthropy 
Chicago Tribune - 5/22/2015
UCP Seguin has embarked on a new year-long project designed to highlight stories of philanthropy: "On the Table: UCP Seguin's 100 Stories of Philanthropy". UCP Seguin is partnering with The Chicago Community     Add Comment

Documents: Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend used veterans charity as bank 
ABC News - 5/22/2015
WASHINGTON -- A group of Armed Forces Foundation co-workers is trying to finalize plans for an event honoring troops at The Venetian on the Las Vegas Strip when an email from Patricia Driscoll arrives.     Add Comment

Why This Smart Charity Built Its Own Social Network 
Forbes.com - 5/22/2015
Follow Comments Following Comments Unfollow Comments With the rise in homeless numbers and increased demand on food banks – given the tough economic climate – non-profit organizations are struggling
Why Homeless Charity Built Own Smart Social Network Forbes.com
Homeless Charity Branches Out To Create Own Social Network Forbes.com
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Priest 'kidnapped in Homs' region of Syria 
MSN Philippines - 5/22/2015
© Provided by AFP Father Jacques Mourad -- a priest with the Syriac Catholic Church -- who was kidnapped from his Mar Elian Monastery in the Syrian town of Qaryatayn A priest of the Syriac Catholic
Priest kidnapped in Homs region of Syria: NGO ZeeNews.com
Priest kidnapped in Homs region of Syria National News Agency Lebanon
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Charity investigated over finances 
BBC - 5/22/2015
From the section Bristol A charity that helps homeless refugees in Bristol is to be investigated by the independent regulator of charities for "poor financial controls". The Charity Commission said     Add Comment

This Smart Charity Built Its Own Social Network 
Forbes.com - 5/22/2015
Existing social networks don't solve specific concerns of many organizations.    Add Comment

How the city controller race led to revelations about DWP nonprofits 
Los Angeles Times - 5/22/2015
If you ever wonder whether elections really matter, here is an example of why they do. Last month, City Controller Ron Galperin released an audit detailing  how employees of two nonprofit trusts associated     Add Comment

Metal Detecting Hobbyists Asked to Donate Pop Tabs for Charity 
San Francisco Chronicle - 5/22/2015
Kellyco Metal Detectors is turning trash into treasure with their newly launched Dig & Donate campaign. Having supported the metal detecting hobby for over 60 years, Kellyco has found a new way to give     Add Comment

Archives Show Hillary Clinton Endorsed Tax Breaks for Nonprofits 
Time - 5/22/2015
Scott Olson— Democratic presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton hosts a small business forum with members of the business and lending communities at Bike Tech bicycle shop     Add Comment

Ex-soldier in liferaft charity bid 
BBC - 5/22/2015
A former British soldier is halfway though a challenge to spend a week living on a liferaft in a Dorset harbour for charity. Wayne Ingram, of Weymouth, hopes to complete seven days and nights in the     Add Comment

Chinese NGO to recover WWII soldier remains from Myanmar 
People.com.cn - 5/22/2015
An NGO from China is working to recover the buried remains of Chinese WWII soldiers from Myanmar, despite many of the burial sites being damaged, Beijing Times reported on Friday. The group aims to locate     Add Comment

Greenpeace India Employees to Work for Free Following Delhi’s NGO Crackdown 
Time - 5/22/2015
Adnan Abidi—Reuters Samit Aich, executive director of Greenpeace India, gestures as he addresses the media during a news conference in New Delhi, India, May 21, 2015 "The government has made it impossible
Greenpeace India Employees Offer to Work for Free Time
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Clinton Foundation reveals millions in previously undisclosed speaker payments 
Washington Post - 5/22/2015
By and Tom Hamburger , The Clinton Foundation reported Thursday that it has received as much as $26.4 million in previously undisclosed payments from major corporations, universities, foreign sources
Clinton charity reveals millions more in funds Washington Post
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Presidents of the UN Foundation and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF... 
San Francisco Chronicle - 5/22/2015
Bipartisan legislation passes the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 21, 2015 Following markups of the Girls Count Act in both
Presidents of the UN Foundation and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Call Congressional  MySanAntonio
Presidents of the UN Foundation and the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Call... PRWeb
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>>   Human rights
Global refugee crises will hinder resettlement of Asian 'boat people': UNHCR 
MSN Philippines - 5/23/2015
By Alisa Tang BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Resettling asylum seekers who are among the thousands of boat people in temporary shelters in Indonesia and Malaysia will prove "extremely difficult"
Global refugee crises will hinder resettlement of Asian boat people - UNHCR Big News Network
INTERVIEW-Global refugee crises will hinder resettlement of Asian "boat people"  AlertNet
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Community-building calls for humanitarian action 
TheStar.com.my - 5/23/2015
IT is surreal, is it not, that here we are talking about an Asean community, and yet are unable to address in concert the wave of Rohingya refugees arriving in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand from the     Add Comment

Foundation launches humanitarian efforts 
TheStar.com.my - 5/23/2015
BETTER Malaysia Foundation chairman Tan Sri Vincent Tan has launched a few efforts through the foundation to provide humanitarian aid to the Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees at Immigration detention     Add Comment

Cholera outbreak claims lives of 29 Burundian refugees: UNHCR 
Xinhua News Agency - 5/23/2015
GENEVA, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) on Friday reported that a cholera epidemic in Tanzania's lakeside Kagunga area has killed 29 Burundian refugees and two local people. UNHCR spokesman     Add Comment

UN concerned over human rights, democracy in Macedonia 
San Francisco Chronicle - 5/22/2015
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UN Concerned Over Human Rights, Democracy in Macedonia 
ABC News - 5/22/2015
A top United Nations human rights official has expressed concern over human rights and threats to democracy in Macedonia , amid a deep political crisis that has led to mass protests. Earlier this month     Add Comment

Should Chimps Have Human Rights? 
MSNBC Newsweek - 5/22/2015
Hercules and Leo don’t know it, but a decision about their future has made history. In granting an order to show cause on whether Hercules and Leo (who just happen to be chimpanzees) are illegally imprisoned,     Add Comment

Human rights group calls for pressure on Thai junta 
Asiaone - 5/23/2015
Human Rights Watch yesterday called on the foreign community to continue to pressure the Thai government of General Prayut Chan-o-cha to return democracy to the Kingdom. It also expressed concern that     Add Comment

Cholera strikes 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania – UN 
Africa-News.info - 5/23/2015
-- Download Cholera strikes 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania - UN as PDF -- 3,000 cases of cholera have been reported in a worsening epidemic in Tanzania among Burundian refugees, the United Nations     Add Comment

Iran ship with humanitarian aid for Yemen docks in Djibouti 
IRIB World Service - 5/23/2015
An Iranian ship carrying humanitarian aid for war-ravaged Yemenishas arrived in Djibouti. According to Press TV, Iran’s Ambassador to Djibouti and Ethiopia Ali Bahraini welcomed the people on board the     Add Comment

Humanitarian aid worth Rs 26.69b received so far 
HT Syndication - 5/23/2015
The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Business & Finance Real Estate & Construction Republica Online News KATHMANDU, May 23 -- Nepal has received     Add Comment

Cholera epidemic hits 3,000 Burundi refugees in Tanzania: UN 
SAMAA TV - 5/23/2015
GENEVA/BUJUMBURA: About 3,000 refugees fleeing political turmoil in Burundi have been infected in a cholera epidemic in neighboring Tanzania, the United Nations said on Friday, stoking fears of a growing     Add Comment

Escalated fighting in S. Sudan violates int'l law: UN rights chief 
Shanghai Daily - 5/23/2015
UNITED NATIONS, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, warned Friday that the escalation of fighting in recent weeks between government and opposition forces     Add Comment

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will either retire from basketball or join another  
TickerTech.com - 5/23/2015
Next year will be Kobe Bryant's last as a Laker, GM says May 22. /UPI/ -- Copyright 2015 United Press International, Inc. (UPI). Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification
A British man was convicted of attempted murder in the shooting of a man police  TickerTech.com
A faster resting heart rate could be used to identify people with the potential  TickerTech.com
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World Briefing: Ukraine: Report Finds War Crimes 
New York Times - 5/23/2015
Both warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, Amnesty International said in a report.    Add Comment

00:57 Both sides in Ukraine using torture claims Amnesty 
NewsRT.co.uk - 5/23/2015
BOTH warring sides in eastern Ukraine are perpetrating war crimes almost daily, including torturing prisoners and summarily killing them, rights group Amnesty International rights reported yesterday.
Both sides in Ukraine using torture claims Amnesty NewsRT.co.uk
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Human rights: Zimbabwe; Thailand; Swaziland 
NewsTimeAfrica - 5/23/2015
– PRN Africa — Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday, calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately; the release of all political prisoners in Swaziland;     Add Comment

Alarming humanitarian situation in South Sudan as conflict escalates 
NewsTimeAfrica - 5/23/2015
– PRN Africa — Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organisation     Add Comment

Ed Miliband and Labour campaign chief Douglas Alexander ponder election loss 
Capital Bay - 5/23/2015
Former Labour  leader  and his election strategist were spotted having lunch Ed Miliband chewed his fingernails throughout exchange at organic cafe Douglas Alexander, who lost his seat to a 20-year-old     Add Comment

Amnesty flays Ukraine war crimes 
The Gulf Today - 5/23/2015
WASHINGTON: Amnesty International on Friday accused Ukrainian forces of torture and pro-Russian rebels of even more serious war crimes such as summary executions committed both before and after a February
'War crimes' rampant in Ukraine: Amnesty Yahoo! Finance
'War crimes' rampant in Ukraine News24
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