Branson Joins Buffett to Give Away Billions

Feb. 19 (Bloomberg) -- The first billionaires from outside the U.S. today announced they would donate at least half of their wealth to philanthropy, joining the Giving Pledge initiative started by Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates. Matthew G. Miller reports on Bloomberg Television's "In The Loop." (Source: Bloomberg)
Greek Rescue Plan Challenges Syriza
21:42 - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras staved off an immediate challenge to his premiership, though failure to appease his party’s hard-left fringe brought early elections into view. After 12 hours of talks, the central committee of the anti-austerity Syriza party decided in the early hours of Friday to hold an emergency congress in September, in which a move to accept a strings-attached bailout from international creditors will be put to the vote.
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