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3 years 5 months ago

Fascinator fetches $131,000 on eBay

LONDON (AP) - Auction site eBay says a bidder has paid 81,100 pounds ($131,648) for the silk bow hat worn by Princess Beatrice to last month's royal wedding. The 22-year-old granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II put the Philip Treacy creation on sale to raise money for UNICEF and Children...

4 years 8 months ago

Arrests hamper legitimate adoption efforts

Ten Americans were arrested in Haiti on suspicion of child trafficking for allegedly trying to cross the Border into the Dominican Republic with 33 children. All made court appearances on Monday, though no formal charges have yet been filed. Their arrests are damaging efforts by other orphanages to...

4 years 8 months ago

Star power helps garner more Haiti donations

Telethons tend to occur almost as suddenly as the catastrophic events that make them necessary. Shortly after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, actor George Clooney helped to organize "America: A Tribute to Heroes," which took place only days after the attacks and raised more than $100 million for...

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