This Gift news page includes news headlines, summaries, and article citations about gifts from diverse, English-language news sources around the world.
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- Uzbekistan Drops Controversial Case Against Journalist, Gifts Him An Apartment
Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullaev has announced that a controversial criminal investigation against him has been dropped.
Radio Liberty. Saturday, 24 Oct 2020.
- How Donors Like MacKenzie Scott And Mike Bloomberg Are Changing The Higher Education Mega-Gift
Higher education is once again having a banner year in terms of donations of $100 million or more, the new standard for defining the mega-gift. ...
Forbes. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- 14 Retro Gifts for Millennials
No matter what generation you belong to, consider these retro gifts
when shopping for the Millennials in your life.
Mental Floss. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- Family of 3-year-old with cancer gets special gift from neighbors
The family of 3-year-old Ezra said they felt alone and couldn't help but fall into a dark place. That's when their neighbors stepped in to help.
ABC News. Friday, 23 Oct 2020.
- Sacrificed Llamas Found in Peru Were Likely a Gift From the Inca
The elaborately decorated animals were probably buried alive alongside similarly adorned guinea pigs
Smithsonian. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Pope Francis gives money to families of crew missing at sea after ship sinks
Pope Francis has gifted money to the families of the crew members who were on board a ship that sank off the Japanese coast last month, 40 of whom are still missing.
Sky News. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Top US universities failed to report taking billions in foreign funds, report finds
The Education Department released the report amid its effort to enforce a 1986 law requiring U.S. universities to disclose gifts
and contracts of $250,000 or more from foreign sources.
Daily Mail. Thursday, 22 Oct 2020.
- Holiday shoppers are crossing themselves off of the gift list, trade group says
Nearly all of that drop came from people who say they are hesitant to buy non-gift items for themselves or their families, despite holiday sales, the survey found.
CNBC. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- North Texas City Using Unique Concept to Support Local Restaurants
Stephenville is sending gift
cards in the mail to residents to use exclusively at local eateries as the wait continues for federal relief.
NBC. Wednesday, Oct 21 2020.
- Selfridges announces its top toys for 2020
Selfridges has released their top toy predictions for Christmas 2020 - and they include a range of classic, creative and sustainable gifts.
Daily Mail. Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020.
- University Of Texas Creates New Center On Stuttering With $20 Million Gift From The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation
The University of Texas has received a $20 million grant from the Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation to establish the Arthur M. Blank Center for Stuttering Education and Research.
Forbes. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- Shoppers plan to visit fewer stores than ever this holiday season, survey says
Holiday shoppers want to visit fewer stores and finish their gift
list in record time this year, a new survey from Deloitte found.
CNBC. Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020.
- Arizona woman battling cancer receives act of kindness from stranger: 'Best thing that's happened'
A woman in Arizona who was only given a year to live recently received a special gift
from a complete stranger.
Fox News. Monday, 19 Oct 2020.
- Florida city sells swans after Queen's gift leads to overpopulation
Queen Elizabeth II's donation to Lakeland, Florida in 1957 was a gift
that kept on giving too much.
BBC News. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
- 'I'm sick of influencers asking for free cake'
Some small businesses are resisting calls from social media influencers for free gifts.
BBC News. Friday, 16 Oct 2020.
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