As of now, Gates's Microsoft shares account for only a 1.3 percent stake in the company, and his fortune at an approximated $86.1 billion. Dubbed "Mosquito Wars, " the campaign forms part of Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's broader effort to combat malaria. To recall, he gave away about $16 billion worth of the stock in 1999.
His most recent donation takes Gates' overall charitable pledges around the $50 billion mark. His donation once again puts Amazon.com Inc. founder Jeff Bezos close to the top spot, with a net worth of US$84.5 billion.
After the donation, Ben Silverman, research director at InsiderScore, told Bloomberg, "It's a change in how he distributes that asset". That was the year Gates stepped down as Microsoft CEO, handing over the reins to the controversial Steve Ballmer. Before giving a large gift of 31 million shares in November of 2014, he was selling roughly 100 million shares per year.
It has since emerged Belgian officials knew about the contamination in June, but did not make the information public. They have reportedly pinned the source of the insecticide to a supplier of cleaning products in the Netherlands .
The S&P hasn't had a move of more than 0.5 percent since July and has fallen more than 1 percent only twice this year. Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway was down 1.11 percent after the company reported a drop in second-quarter profit.
Cuban officials have pledged to investigate the incidents as well and take appropriate action, the officials told the Post . The US embassy in Havana only opened in 2015 as part of former President Obama's rapprochement with Cuba.
Since the arrival of Kelly, who joined Trump in Bedminster over the weekend, the president has continued to be active on Twitter . Like the CT senator, Trump also received five military deferments that allowed him to escape service in the Vietnam War .
Later, the situation was brought under control after the banner drill with both sides stepping back to their respective positions. This is a one of its kind incident where troops were involved in a skirmish, though no weapons were used.
Nepalese men carry children on their shoulders as they wade through flood waters in village Ramgadhwa in Birgunj, Nepal , Sunday. However, their access to the affected areas were restricted due to the inundation of entire villages and blocked roads.
Councilman Brandon Scott told the Sun that he would introduce a resolution at Monday's Council meeting demanding removal. New Orleans completed the removal process at a cost of $2.1 million within two months following a lengthy court battle.
Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO Mary Beckerle cited patients' happiness with their care as tightly connected to the high ranking. News and World Report which ranks hospitals based on patient care, patient safety, clinical resources and family involvement.
US, Canada, Mexico invites cities to bid for 2026 World Cup
United moving into a new stadium next year, the city has begun exploring redevelopment options for the 190-acre campus . Even if a city isn't chosen to host a match, there could be other opportunities for it to be involved in the World Cup.
Tom Cruise injured on MI6 set
The risky stunt was performed today, and soon after, the star began limping, worrying his staff and crew. In Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation , Cruise filmed a sequence as he hung from A400 plane in mid-air.
Snapchat takes another hit on Wall Street
Canaccord Genuity restated a "hold" rating and set a $22.00 target price on shares of Snap in a report on Friday, May 12th. Narwhal Capital Management acquired a new position in shares of Snap during the first quarter valued at about $282,000.