SEATTLE (AP) - A Bellevue family that lost three members to
Alzheimer's disease has donated $6?million to the University of
Washington to advance cutting-edge research into the devastating
and incurable brain disorder. Officials with the Ellison Foundation
and UW Medicine announced the gift Friday, saying the new funding
will kick ...
Jones Family Investments (JFI) is pleased to announce the
appointment of Mike Julius as General Manager of Service for JFI as
the company continues to invest strongly in the appliance sector.
Mike’s role will be to set up and develop a nationwide service
business that will enable the JFI business of Kitchen Things and
Applico to deliver, install and service appliances for their entire
WASHINGTON (AP) — Potential Democratic presidential candidate
Martin O'Malley said Sunday that the country needs fresh
perspectives for confronting its problems and criticized the
prospects of the Clinton and Bush families yet again seeking the
The number of childcare educators operating out of family
homes across the country has skyrocketed in the past year, as more
parents struggle to find a placement for their child in a
None of the children of Saudi families abroad have joined
terrorist groups, Tawfiq Abdulaziz Al-Suwailem, chairman of the
board of directors of the Saudi Charitable Society for the Welfare
of Saudi Families Abroad (Awaser) said. Al-Suwailem said the
society deals with Saudi families in Iraq and Syria through the
Saudi Embassy in Jordan. "As for the Saudi families in Yemen, we
are working on a ...
Angelina Jolie made her first post-surgery appearance
Saturday at the Kids' Choice Awards. After winning the blimp for
Favorite Villain, Access Hollywood's Stephanie Bauer asked the
"Maleficent" star if she was relieved that she avoided getting
slimed. When accepting her award, Angelina gave a speech to inspire
people to be proud of their uniqueness.
The Einhorn family's idea is to bring a lot of something new
” an event center with a kitchen and bar, a supermarket, and room
for 12 retail stores ” to something old: the red brick and worn
wood floors of the Okonite factory, a building longer than three
football fields that was built more than 100 years ago.
Low-income families will keep more money in their pocket
thanks to a new tax credit introduced in the provincial budget this
week. “Budgets are about making choices and obviously they’ve
decided to put some things ahead of their commitment to increasing
this particular benefit,” said John Kolkman with the planning
council. During an announcement at the Norwood Child and Family
Resource Centre in ...
Germanwings has offered the families of the victims of the
French Alps air disaster "up to 50,000 euros ($54,806) per
passenger" towards their immediate costs, a spokesman said Friday.
The assistance, which the families would not be required to pay
back, was separate from the compensation that the airline will
likely have to pay over the disaster, a Germanwings spokesman told
AFP, confirming a ...
Eight children were wounded on Friday, one severely, when a
cluster bomb from the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah
exploded in south Lebanon, security and medical officials told AFP.
During the war, Israel dropped more than four million cluster bombs
on south Lebanon in violation of international humanitarian law.
"Eight children, aged between six and eight years old, were wounded
when a ...
How do we work with kids to set goals? A school in Arizona
set an example on when hundreds of students finished a
half-marathon, and a fitness blogger and coach offers advice on
helping kids take the first steps towards setting goals.
MONTREAL, March 27, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Molson family and
the Molson Coors Brewing Company have pledged $3.5 million to
Campus Montréal's joint fundraising campaign benefiting HEC
Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal, and the Université de Montréal.
The greater part of this amount, $2 million, will be allocated
to the Université de Montréal's Carabins sports program. The
largest donation ever ...
They are called "the forgotten
children" — kids who have outgrown booster seats but are
too small for adult seat belts. Now, in a B.C. Supreme
Court claim, an Abbotsford teen alleges he suffered brain injuries
because Nissan failed to warn customers about what he
says are the dangers posed to children by rear seatbelts in a 2006
Pathfinder. "Despite knowing that the rear seat restraint systems
2:40 p.m. (1340 GMT, 9:40 a.m. EDT) An American who lost
relatives in the EgyptAir disaster has reached out to Germanwings
families to give them support. Jim Brokaw founded the Families of
EgyptAir 990 ...
NEW YORK and SANTA BARBARA -- via PRWEB - FFO (Flynn Family
Office) (http://www.ffollc.com), a premier multifamily office and
advanced planning specialist firm, today announced that family
office sector ...
Families of victims from the Germanwings plane that crashed
into the French Alps arrived in France on Thursday, an interior
ministry spokesman said. "Two planes from Duesseldorf and
Barcelona, with families and friends of victims on board, have just
landed," the official, Pierre-Henry Brandet, said. They were due to
meet prosecutor Brice Robin, who is leading the investigation,
before taking a ...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Family members of three people found dead
inside their southwest Idaho home in the Boise foothills earlier
this month say they're "devastated and filled with a sadness deeper
than any words may express."
Mass abductions of children by groups like Boko Haram and the
Islamic State are on the rise, with the practice now becoming a
tactic of war, a UN envoy warned Wednesday. Leila Zerrougui, the
special representative for children and conflict, urged the
Security Council to punish armed groups who target children with
sanctions and strengthen measures to protect children in conflict.
By Madeline Kennedy (Reuters Health) – - Sexually abused
children whose mothers believe them and offer comfort are less
likely to suffer from anger and depression, according to a recent
study. “Disclosing sexual abuse can be a very stressful process for
a child, and the reactions of the child’s primary caregiver can
play a key role in the child’s adjustment,” said lead author
Kristyn Zajac, an ...