MANILA, Philippines —"Home is where the heart is." But what
happens when families find home amid heartless environments? There
are over 12,000 street dwellers in Metro Manila alone as of 2013,
the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported.
The number of Metro Manila’s street families increased by 139% in
the past ...
DETROIT, Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DTE Energy and
The Heat and Warmth Fund (THAW) have partnered to present the Week
of Warmth celebration in an effort to support the raising and
distribution of $1 ...
TORONTO -- Trafalgar's (www.trafalgar.com), new 2015 Family
Experiences collection offers guided vacations that are filled with
unforgettable sights, fun activities and valuable education and
have been ...
(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp extended its tender offer for
shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc to Dec. 31, until after a
shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a rival bid by Dollar
Tree Inc . Dollar General had received offers for only about 4
million Family Dollar shares of a total 114 million outstanding
shares as of Oct. 30, a day before the offer was to expire. Dollar
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pleasant
Kids, Inc. (PLKD) America's premier supplier of naturally balanced
alkaline water and all natural apple juice for children, announces
that today it has signed a locator Service agreement with
MetaLocator LLC, a leading provider of location search technology
deployed to help consumers find the nearest, most convenient
locations for the ...
Dollar General Corp. on Friday extended its tender for Family
Dollar Stores Inc. until year's end and said it intends to file a
proxy statement ahead of its target's special meeting to vote on a
rival agreement to be acquired by Dollar Tree Inc. .
Goodlettsville, Tenn.-based Dollar General said that as of Thursday
about 4.1 million of Family Dollar's 114 million shares had been
tendered and not ...
At least a dozen family offices, with fortunes made in
Europe, Asia and South America, have opened U.S. Peca Ltd., a
London-based firm started in the 1990s by a family that made its
wealth mainly in financial services, has made about two-thirds of
its private-equity and venture capital investments in the U.S. A
German family that founded an automotive company opened an
investment office in New ...
In the wake of the deaths of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent
and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, Canadians are again seeking for ways
to demonstrate their support. The Canadian Armed Forces, through
the Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (www.cfmws.com),
possess resources to help its members and their families in
difficult times. Every day CFMWS helps Canadian Armed Forces
members and their ...
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Relatives of five Utah family members
found dead in a locked bedroom last month suspected the deaths
weren't accidental, and revelations that poison likely killed them
confirmed their suspicions, according to a statement released
BMO Financial Group encourages Canadians to donate to the
Military Families Fund. BMO is accepting donations to the Military
Families Fund at branches across Canada. Last week, BMO made a
$20,000 to the ...
While many Southern California apartment builders are racing
to attract hip, single urbanites with lots of cash, one Los Angeles
developer is taking a different tack and pursuing young families of
more modest means.
By: Genevieve CurtisSAN ELIZARIO, Texas - Families in San
Elizario continue to deal with the damage from the devastating
floods.The water has receded and the county cleaned the streets but
several families are still fixing and repairing their
MANILA, Philippines--Some 4.8 million Filipino families said
they experienced hunger in September, about 1.2 million families
more than the previous quarter as hunger rose in all areas except
in Mindanao, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS)
report. The survey, conducted from Sept. 26 to 29 and
released last Monday, found 22 percent of the respondents saying
they experienced ...
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State insurgents freed 25 Kurdish
school children on Wednesday, the last of more than 150 children
kidnapped in May to be released, a Kurdish official and a rights
group said. The hardline Sunni Muslim group, which has fought
Kurdish militia in Syria and Iraq, abducted the children aged 13
and 14 from the Syrian town of Kobani as they returned from taking
exams in the ...
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Children's rights activist and Nobel Peace
Prize winner Malala Yousafzai on Wednesday received the World's
Children's Prize 2014 in Sweden, after winning a global vote
involving millions of children.
Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai said Wednesday
she is giving her entire winnings from a children's rights award to
help rebuild schools in war-ravaged Gaza. The UN Palestinian
refugee agency UNRWA, which has launched a massive $1.6 billion
appeal for aid for Gaza, said she would be donating all $50,000 of
her World's Children's Prize. "This money will totally go to the
rebuilding of ...
Little is known about why children develop cancer and
researchers continue to look for potential causes, one such being
the corona ion hypothesis which is relevant to children with a
birth address close to high voltage overhead powerlines.
The families of "Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius and the woman
he killed have accepted the decision by South African prosecutors
to press for a murder conviction and a harsher sentence for the
athlete. Pistorius began a five-year prison stretch on October 21
after being found guilty of culpable homicide, a charge equivalent
to manslaughter, for shooting his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The
law must ...