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Zuckerberg, Icahn, Milken to Donate Bulk of Fortunes, WSJ Says

U.S. billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of the Facebook Inc. social networking site, agreed to donate the bulk of his fortune to charity by signing the “Giving Pledge,” created by Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing new signatories.

Investor Carl Icahn, AOL Inc. founder Steve Case, and former junk-bond dealer Michael Milken are among 16 new sign-ups to the pledge, which already includes Oracle Corp. founder Larry Ellison, movie director George Lucas and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent of Bloomberg News, the newspaper said.

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