7-Eleven Celebrating 97th Birthday With Free Slurpees and Charity Campaign

7-Eleven is giving out free Slurpees to support Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on its 97th birthday.

Elon Musk Declares No Financial Support for Biden or Trump Presidential Campaigns

Elon Musk has announced he will not donate to US presidential candidates Donald Trump or Joe Biden following reports on a weekend meeting with Trump and other wealthy Republican contributors...

Google Grants UNICEF $1.5 Million and Manpower to Combat Zika Virus

Google grants UNICEF a total of $1.5 million in its battle with Zika virus which has been declared an epidemic by WHO last month. The virus has been linked with microcephaly and neurological illness c..

BC Clean-tech alliance seeks $500-mln fund from Trudeau

B.C. clean-tech companies have requested Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to allocate a $500 million venture capital (VC) fund. An alliance comprising 51 clean-tech and investment firms from B.C. provinc..

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