Archive for August, 2012

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Title: Man looks like a silicone sculpture after 90 cosmetic surgeries
Modified: 10/16/2012 11:33 AM

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Title: U.S. court rules town can ban peaceful protests
Modified: 10/17/2012 2:09 AM

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Title: U.S. troops arrested for raping women in Japan
Modified: 10/17/2012 2:16 AM

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Title: New York man sues police officer who killed him an animal
Modified: 10/17/2012 4:23 AM

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Title: Teen kills himself while playing Russian roulette
Modified: 10/17/2012 4:48 AM

Fear Grips Ugandan Capital Amid Ebola Outbreak

KAMPALA, Uganda — At the Ebola task force meeting at the Ministry of Health this morning, no one was shaking hands. Everyone greeted each other by bumping elbows out of fear of the Ebola outbreak that so far has claimed 16 lives.  And while the disease is most likely spread by contact with blood, the […]

New York tests social impact bond investing with Goldman Sachs

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs will invest nearly $10 million in a New York City jails program, using an innovative financial instrument in which private investments fund public social services, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. Goldman will create one of the nation’s first “social service bonds” to help fund a New York City program that […]

New York tests social impact bond investing with Goldman Sachs

(Reuters) – Goldman Sachs will invest nearly $10 million in a New York City jails program, using an innovative financial instrument in which private investments fund public social services, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. Goldman will create one of the nation’s first “social service bonds” to help fund a New York City program that […]

Social impact investing catches on in the U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Kim Hartke, who served 14 months in jail for stealing a car to pay for her addiction, turned her life around in part because of financing provided to an Oregon social services program from an innovative type of bond. Today, the 53-year-old Hartke is a professional painter, a skill she developed […]

Social impact investing catches on in the U.S.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Kim Hartke, who served 14 months in jail for stealing a car to pay for her addiction, turned her life around in part because of financing provided to an Oregon social services program from an innovative type of bond. Today, the 53-year-old Hartke is a professional painter, a skill she developed […]

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