As one of the underwriting partners of the event, Verizon is donating $2.5 million to the telethon as well as orchestrating the more than 2,000 call center volunteers taking phone donations during the live telecast. Houston Rockets star Chris Paul said the NBA Players Association would donate $500,000 and match any professional basketball player's donation up to $20,000.
"This is in recognition of the way people have worked 'hand in hand to help people overcome the challenges Texans have faced", said Governor Greg Abbott about the show. When love goes into action, it preferences no color of skin, no ethnicity. "It just kind of came to me one morning, looking at the television, seeing what people are going through and wanting to try to put as big an effort as possible together", he tells EW.
Performers included Stevie Wonder, who sang "Lean on Me" to kick off the hurricane relief event. Later, Justin Timberlake made a plea to viewers, saying, "Let's give and give and give what we can". "They don't see if you're an immigrant, black or white, Jewish or Muslim Seeing everyone of different social, racial and religious backgrounds restored my faith in humanity".
During the show, Stephen Colbert said Apple had donated US$5 million (NZ$7 million), which the comedian quipped, "is also the price of the new iPhone".
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The chart-topping pop star stressed that countless families were now homeless, adding that "it doesn't matter if you're from Third Ward or River Oaks, we're all in this together".
The devastation from the record-setting effects of Irma has stretched from the eastern Caribbean up into the southern states of the US.
The telethon will conclude with a finale performance by George Strait live from his Harvey relief benefit concert at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre.
Later in 2016, December, another video emerged, in which Father Tom Uzhunalil even criticised the government for his situation. Meanwhile preparations began at Father Uzhunnalil residence in Kerala's Kottayam distrcit, to welcome him.
Man United is unlikely to have much trouble getting through in a group that features Benfica, FC Basel and CSKA Moscow . Mourinho said he had "no complaints" about how English football was set up and that he had the option to rest players.
The company claims the Apple TV 4K has double the CPU grunt and four times the graphics horsepower of its forebear. With this, now Apple will be competing with Roku and Amazon, which have offered 4K and HDR support for a while.
The much talked about Hurricane Jose was supposed to follow Irma's path and cause destruction to the already ravaged Caribbean. AST/EDT (0900 UTC), the center of Hurricane Jose was located near 26.1 degrees north latitude and 66.0 degrees west longitude.
Gareth Bale believes winning trophies at Real Madrid is more important than being a star man at a club like Manchester United . "I could have played much better when I returned and be able to do all those things with the ankle which I wasn't able to".
Local schools routinely boast a bit about these and other rankings, but also point out weaknesses in the methodology used by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top regional universities in the South-and as one offering best value".
Police in the town of Lebanon confirmed that one suspect was arrested shortly before 3 p.m., 90 minutes after the initial alert. The incident occurred at 1.27pm when an "active shooter" call was placed to authorities, according to local reports.
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Will Burnley get their first home win of the season? Pointless and goalless, Palace must turn things around and quick. Dyche and his men are certain they can bag all three, but the Eagles won't go down without a fight.
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