Posts Tagged ‘fines’

De Blasio fines Brooklyn Hasidic synagogue $15,000 for holding mass wedding

NEW YORK — An Orthodox Jewish synagogue has been fined by New York authorities after thousands gathered to attend a secretly organized indoor wedding that violated coronavirus restrictions. The Hasidic place of worship was fined $15,000 over the November 8 event, which was organized without the knowledge of city officials, Mayor Bill de Blasio said […]

NYC fines Satmar $15,000 for mass wedding

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced that the Satmar Kiryas Joel Hassidic community will be fined $15,000 for the massive, mask-less wedding it staged two weeks ago in Brooklyn in violation of city and state COVID-19 regulations.The wedding, staged on November 13, was that of Joel Teitelbaum, the grandson of Grand Rabbi […]

Israel Fines Noble Energy-Chevron NIS 3.78m For Polluting Sea

The Environmental Protection Ministry announced Sunday that it was fining the natural gas owner and operator Noble Energy-Chevron NIS 3.78 million ($1.12 million) for violating its permit on discharges into the sea. “Chevron should learn the lessons of Noble Energy’s blatant violation,” Environment Minister Gila Gamliel said in a statement, addressing herself to the American multinational, which acquired […]

Israel set to freeze fines for illegal construction, mainly in Arab towns

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Daily virus cases on the rise as Knesset set to hike fines for rule-breakers

Health Ministry data on Wednesday morning showed a sustained increase in the number of  daily virus cases, with 831 new infections diagnosed Tuesday. Testing levels were also on the rise with 39,526 tests conducted on Tuesday, apparently showing the results of a ministry campaign to encourage widespread testing. The positivity rate appeared to be steady […]

Chinese Communist Party Fines Hotel for Allowing Christians to Hold Religious Activities

XIAMEN, Fujian Province (ChinaAid) — On Oct. 16, the Bureau of Culture and Tourism of Siming District, Xiamen and Municipal Bureau of Ethnic and Religious Affairs of Xiamen jointly issued a notice, charging that Xiamen Sea View Garden Hotel Co., Ltd. violated the Regulations on Religious Affairs. The hotel provided a gathering place for Christians several […]

Printers in China Face Fines, Arrest and Closure for Publishing Christian Material

Photo Credit: Thing King Bad/Pixabay (Barnabas Fund) — The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is stepping up enforcement of its ban on the printing of Christian and other religious material by threatening printers and reprographics businesses with closure, and owners and staff with large fines or imprisonment. The manager of a print business in Luoyang city, […]

$150,000+ In Fines Issued In First Weekend Under NYC Lockdown

A company based out of Utah has developed a ‘space helmet’ type pod for people too afraid to travel with only a mask for protection, adding to the range of panic pod equipment on offer. Hall Labs has produced the Microclimate Air helmet, which can be pre-ordered now for just $199 and will begin shipping in weeks. […]

Police shut down protest outside Netanyahu’s home, hand out fines to participants

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Nord Stream 2: Poland fines Russian energy giant Gazprom €6.5 billion over gas pipeline

Poland has ordered the Russian energy giant Gazprom to pay a €6.5bn fine over the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. Poland’s competition watchdog says the project will unfairly increase the firm’s dominance of the Polish market, with potentially serious consequences for the country’s economy. Gazprom is leading the Baltic Sea pipeline project, […]

U.S. fines Emirates $400,000 for flying over Iranian airspace

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Singing and Dancing Now ILLEGAL in UK Pubs – Citizens Face £10,000 Fines

Draconian new coronavirus rules in the UK ban ordinary citizens from singing or dancing in pubs. George Orwell is rolling in his grave. If it wasn’t already outrageous enough to impose a 10pm curfew on pubs and restaurants, the UK government has decided to further cripple the dying hospitality industry. The new regulations will “ban […]

OSHA Fines Smithfield Foods For ‘Failing To Protect Employees’

OSHA Fines Smithfield Foods For ‘Failing To Protect Employees’ Above photo: Some Smithfield Foods workers and their families have protested against the company’s decision not to close plants amid the coronavirus pandemic. Christina Stella / NET Radio. The Smithfield Foods plant in Sioux Falls, which was the epicenter of one of the nation’s largest coronavirus […]

Maskless Los Angeles County Beachgoers May Face Hefty Fines

Beachgoers in Los Angeles County may face hefty fines for failing to adhere to local coronavirus restrictions, including wearing masks and social distancing while visiting area beaches during Labor Day weekend. Officials from the Department of Beaches and Harbors issued rules for L.A. County beaches, which permits basic beach activities, such as sunbathing, fishing, picnicking, […]

Calif. Church Now Facing $52K in Fines for Holding Indoor Services, Singing, Not Submitting Protocol

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — A California church that had previously been fined $10,000 for holding a morning and evening indoor worship service with singing in violation of county COVID regulations is now facing more than $52,000 in fines with additional $5,000 per service fines possible for every indoor gathering it continues to hold. In an […]

Christians in Mexican Village Risk Losing Water, Electricity if They Can’t Pay Fines as Part of Illegal Agreement

Photo Credit: TUBS/Wikipedia (Christian Solidarity Worldwide) — Two Protestant families, who were forced to sign an illegal agreement in which they renounce their right to hold religious services in order to have their access to water and other essential services reinstated, were informed at a community meeting on Aug. 22 that they risk being cut […]

Jewish mentality: israel Collected 100.000 Shekels In Fines From Palestinian Children In May

.singleblog-contan .summary-image:not(:first-child){ display: none; }               The Palestinian Detainees’ Committee has reported that Israeli courts have collected, in May, more than 100.000 Shekels in bail and fines, imposed on detained Palestinian children, held in Ofer Prison, near Ramallah, in central West Bank. In a report released on Sunday morning, […]

Citizens Fight Back as City Fines and Arrests Them for Cracked Driveways, Improperly Stacked Firewood

By Jack Burns Doraville, GA – A city has been named as a defendant in a lawsuit from residents who claim that they have received tickets and have even been threatened with arrest and sentenced to court-ordered probation for the crime of having a cracked driveway, chipped paint on their houses, and overgrown vegetation or […]

Why Big Banks LOVE Paying Fines to the U.S. Government

Source: The Daily Bell When Volkswagen executives found out U.S. regulations would kill one of their diesel models, they pulled some tricks. They fooled U.S. regulators by installing software which misrepresented the emissions released. But the U.S. found out, and arrested the top executives involved.   One of them, a German citizen, was sentenced […]

Court Fines Google $2.9 Billion For Censoring Small Independent Outlets

Google has been found guilty of censoring their search results and forced to pay $2.9 billion dollars in compensation, in a historic European lawsuit.  According to European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, Google abused its monopoly over the Internet by deciding to manipulate their search results in order to destroy a small business. Wired.co.uk reports: Watching […]

Bill Nye: Liberal States Will ‘Impose Huge Fines’ Against Climate Change-Denying States

Bill Nye the fake “science” guy has warned conservatives to “watch out,” saying that liberal states will impose massive fines against climate change-denying states.  In an unhinged rant on MSNBC on Friday, Bill Nye said that progressive blue states are preparing to impose tough economic sanctions on conservative red states who dare to question man-made […]

Israel fines Palestinian prisoners $18m over killing of Israelis in 2001

The Israeli District Court in Jerusalem has ordered the Palestinian Authority (PA) and six Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails to pay NIS62m ($18m) in compensation for Israeli settlers killed in 2001. Reporting Israeli media, Quds Press said on Sunday that the six Palestinians, from the former Fatah’s military wing Al-Aqsa Brigades, were accused of shooting and killing […]

Top EU Court Threatens Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic With Fines If They Refuse Refugees

Concluding a months-long saga in which central and eastern European nations revolted against Brussels’ refugee policies, on Wednesday the European Union’s highest court ruled that EU states must take in a share of refugees who reach Europe, dismissing complaints by Slovakia and Hungary and reigniting an angry row between east and west. The […]

Corporate Polluters See 60% Reduction In Fines During Trump Presidency

Over the past several years, Total Petrochemical’s sprawling oil refinery in southeast Texas has sprayed tons of sulfuric acid and carbon monoxide into the sky. (AP/David J. Phillip) An environmental watchdog group said Thursday that the Trump administration has so far shown little interest in holding companies accountable for polluting the environment, compared with President […]

Australia’s biggest bank facing trillion dollar fines for money laundering

Even the Commonwealth Bank’s staunchest critics wouldn’t have predicted this one. This is the bank potentially blowing itself up. CBA is facing fines of about a trillion dollars for nearly 54,000 breaches of Australia’s money-laundering laws dating back to 2012. A trillion dollars, which is a thousand billion. About seven times Commonwealth Bank’s […]

Farmer facing MILLIONS in fines because he plowed his field, though he was supposed to be exempt

(Natural News) There are so many things Congress and our regulation-cutting president need to fix within the federal bureaucracy they are beyond anyone’s ability to even add up. But giving Americans back control over their own land seems like a great place to start, especially if that American is attempting to use his land to […]

Police STate: Children Now Face Fines & Arrest If They Don’t Get a Permit to Mow Grass for Money

Gardendale, AL — A regular summer right of passage for motivated teenagers across the United States in search of some extra spending money has always been cutting the neighbors grass. However, teens in Gardendale, Alabama, and many other cities across the United States, are about to get a rude lesson in how government overregulation […]

Texas House Votes To Stop Jailing Those To Poor To Pay Fines

A prison guard on horseback watches inmates return from a farm work detail at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola, La. Legislation that would make it easier for poor people to satisfy traffic tickets with alternatives to payment cleared the Texas House on Tuesday on a vote of 75-70. The bill needs to be approved […]

‘Israeli killers’ homes must be destroyed the way Palestinians’ are’ – lawyer

The lawyer, Mohannad Jubara, believes it is a fitting and equal punishment for the three Israeli men who abducted 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014, and burned him to death. The attackers’ motives were allegedly revenge for the killing of three Israeli teens by Palestinian militant group Hamas. Palestinian village demolished for the ‘100th time […]

Wheeling out the olde “Holocaust” card in a vain attempt to fight #BDS

BDS And The Eternal Holocaust While innocently attempting to access an article on the Haaretz website the other day, I was accosted by a sequence of intrusive advertisements inviting me to “Fight BDS” — the popular boycott, divestment, and sanctions movement that aims to force an end to Israel’s denial of Palestinian rights. The ads featured a […]

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