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Gates injects $750M in troubled Global Fund

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) -- Bill Gates pledged $750 million on Thursday to fight three killer diseases and rescue a beleaguered health fund whose financial losses have cost it donor support.The Microsoft founder said he is lending his \credibility\ to the Geneva-based Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria by making the donation through a promissory note so the fund \can immediately use the money and save lives.\Gates' announcement at the World Economic Forum - a magnet for the world's business and political elites who pushed for the fund's creation - was part of an orchestrated attempt by the fund to galvanize donors on its 10th anniversary.\These are tough economic times