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Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit world 22.8.2014 Sify Finance
The ice bucket challenge's phenomenal success is making other charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors.
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Viral Video Chart: ice buckets, John Oliver and Niki Minaj 22.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
The ice bucket challenge spreads, John Oliver shares his thoughts on Ferguson and Niki Minaj raises eyebrows This week were going to break the rules a little and name a whole series of videos as our number one. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge a viral charity campaign which challenges people to film themselves being doused in icy water originated with the friends and family of Pete Frates, a baseball player who was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (or ALS as its known in the US). Celebrities who have completed the challenge range from former US president George Bush and Cheryl Cole to editor of US Vogue Anna Wintour and footballer Cristiano Ronaldo . The #icebucketchallenge has now raised more than £13.8m for ...
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Ice Bucket Challenge: Indian celebrities take up the cause 22.8.2014 TOI: Entertainment
Bollywood is quickly catching up with the viral activity of dumping a bucket full of ice cold water on themselves. Take a look at how they have done ...
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US diplomats banned from Ice Bucket Challenge 22.8.2014 TOI: The United States
It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former US presidents drenched by buckets of freezing ...
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Liberia gives food in slum sealed to stop Ebola 22.8.2014 Sify News
Government officials handed out bags of rice and sachets of drinking water Thursday to residents of an impoverished slum in Liberia's capital where tens of thousands of people have been barricaded
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The ice bucket stops with Obama 22.8.2014 Sify News
The bucket stops with President Barack Obama.
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George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge 22.8.2014 Sify News
Former President George W. Bush took the ice bucket challenge then nominated former President Bill Clinton to do it next.
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US bars diplomats from ice bucket challenge 'no matter how worthy' 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

State Department bans ambassadors and foreign service officers from popular charity stunt to raise money for ALS

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Ice bucket challenge: a celebrity wet T-shirt contest that has nothing to do with charity 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Column inches and YouTube views don't equate to cold hard cash for motor neurone disease. But the real issue is: why did Olly Murs have to beg for a nomination? Josie Cunningham wants £3m to disappear and she might not be the only one Never one to shy away from the big issues, two years ago this fearless Lost in Showbiz correspondent threw his hat in the Pulitzer ring by proposing that in a world where wildly diverse marketing budgets and obsessive fanbases decimated any fairness in the Top 40 singles chart, musicians should be required to record the sound of themselves defecating into a yellow bucket . The varying iTunes sales of these audio recordings would act as a control element, allowing the Official Charts Company to recalibrate their algorithm in order to compile a chart that truly reflected the popularity of subsequent releases. Sadly, while listeners to the Script's new single may argue otherwise, the idea never took off. But in the past week an ostensibly charitable idea, also using buckets, ...
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Conditions at UNs South Sudan camp inhumane, says MSF 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
People forced to sleep standing up with children in their arms as flooding and insecurity near Bentiu make living conditions desperate The 40,000 people sheltering from South Sudans civil war in a flooded and crowded UN camp are enduring conditions barely compatible with life and incompatible with human dignity, and must be helped before disease and danger force them back into the conflict zone, Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) has warned. Fierce fighting around the town of Bentiu , which lies in the northern Unity state close to the border with Sudan, has driven thousands of South Sudanese to seek sanctuary in the nearby UN base over recent ...
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Flood fury grips Uttar Pradesh as death toll rises to 90 21.8.2014 Rediff: News
Around 1,500 villages across Uttar Pradesh are trying to struggle to stay afloat after flood fury hit them hard due to the release of overflowing water from dams in Nepal last Sunday.
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From maverick to ice man: Tom Cruise takes the ice bucket challenge 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Cruise and Mission: Impossible 5 director Christopher McQuarrie participate in viral charity campaign by having eight buckets of iced water poured over them to raise awareness of ALS 10 best ice bucket challenge videos Tom Cruise has taken the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). And Cruise being Cruise, he has taken it further than just about anyone else: the Top Gun star sat as eight buckets of icy water were poured over his head after being challenged to take part by Hugh Jackman. The Australian actor, who is currently filming fantasy Pan, had challenged Cruise and the makers of Mission: Impossible 5 to undergo the ordeal in aid of the ALS Association. With the spy sequel undergoing a lull in production, Cruise and his director, Christopher McQuarrie, took it upon themselves to do enough ice buckets for the entire film crew. They also made donations on behalf of their ...
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10 more of the best celebrity takes on the ice bucket challenge 21.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Have we reached peak ice bucket yet? Now George Bush, Anna Wintour and Cheryl Cole have taken the ALS ice bucket challenge

We thought wed reached peak ice bucket earlier this week but with former US presidents getting involved, it seems theres no end to this chilly challenge.

In case youve been living under a rock, the ice bucket challenge does what it says on the tin. You fill a bucket with ice and water and dump it over your head. Nominate a few friends to do the same within a set timescale, share the video on your favoured social media platform and youve got a viral charity campaign on your hands.

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Indian celebs take up the ice bucket challenge 21.8.2014 TOI: Entertainment
The Ice Bucket challenge to raise awareness about ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) has created a lot of buzz around the ...
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Bipasha, Sonakshi, Abhishek, Riteish take the Ice Bucket Challenge 20.8.2014 Rediff: Movies
All for a good cause, the ice bucket challenge has become an internet sensation and raised over $23 million.
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UP floods: Toll reaches 76 20.8.2014 TOI: India
While six persons died in flood-related incidents in Balrampur district, three in Bahraich and two deaths each were reported from Barabanki and Ballia districts in past 24 hours taking the toll to ...
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US sailors prepare for fresh legal challenge over Fukushima radiation 20.8.2014 Guardian: Environment
$1bn lawsuit accuses Tepco of failing to avoid the accident and of lying about radiation levels that have caused health problems to themselves and their families stationed in Japan Continue reading...
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What is the ice bucket challenge? 20.8.2014 TOI: Home
The internet has gone viral with videos of celebrities and other popular personalities taking the "Ice Bucket challenge" and daring three more to do the same.
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Officials say Lake Tahoe imperiled by wildfires 20.8.2014 Sify News
Lake Tahoe, a crown jewel of the western landscape, is being challenged by drought, invasive species, the threat of catastrophic wildfire and climate change, officials said Tuesday.
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The 10 best celebrity takes on the ice bucket challenge 19.8.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Everyone from Britney Spears to Mark Zuckerberg to Oprah are taking part in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for the neurodegenerative illness ALS. Heres a round-up of the best so far What is the ice bucket challenge? Videos and images of celebrities taking part in the ice bucket challenge are circulating social ...
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