Posts Tagged ‘awarded’

Nobel Prize In Medicine Awarded To 2 Scientists For Enabling Development Of mRNA Vaccines

Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman won the prize for discoveries that enabled the development of effective mRNA vaccines against COVID-19. Source

California Awarded $100 Million From Fed To Plant Trees To Combat Extreme Heat

California Awarded $100 Million From Fed To Plant Trees To Combat Extreme Heat Authored by Carol Cassis via The Epoch Times, Officials announced last week that California will share in over $1 billion of federal funding allocated to all 50 states to help plant trees in an effort to cool rising temperatures and fight climate […]

Black Man Awarded Over $2M for Failing “Biased” Teacher Exam, Part of $1.8B Settlement

Herman Grim, 64, of Queens, on July 5 was awarded the biggest judgment to date — a jaw-dropping $2,055,383. Source

Biden Awarded Honorary Doctorate For Work As Honorary President

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Joe Biden was recently awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Howard University, a rare honor bestowed upon him just three years after he became Honorary President. Source

China’s Xi Awarded 3rd Term As President, Extending Rule

Chinese leader Xi Jinping has been awarded a third five-year term as president, adding to signs he might stay in power for life. Source

Greek hero who saved 80 Afghans from the sea awarded by Greek Government last night

Michalis Protopsaltis does not see himself as a hero. When the news of the shipwreck came through, he did, he says, what any man in his position would do. The construction company owner dispatched a crane to the Kythira clifftop Source

Ghasemi finally awarded his 2012 Olympic gold medal

TEHRAN – Iranian freestyle wrestler Komeil Ghasemi received Olympic gold for London 2012 Olympic Games after 10 years. Ghasemi and Russia’s Bilyal Makhov won the bronze medals at the 2012 Olympics in men’s freestyle wrestling in the under-120 kg category. The gold and silver medals at that time went to Uzbekistan’s Artur Taymazov and Georgia’s […]

Lawyers Awarded Over $70 Million Fees in Deadly Florida Condo Collapse

Lawyers who secured a $1.1 billion settlement in the deadly collapse last year of a beachfront Florida condominium building were awarded more than $70 million in fees Monday by a judge. The total was less than the approximately $100 million attorneys with the 17 law firms had requested, but there were no guarantees initially they […]

Kobe Bryant’s Widow Awarded $16M Over Leaked Crash Photos; Uvalde School District Police Chief Fired | NTD Good Morning

Kobe Bryant’s widow was awarded $16-Million dollars by a jury on Wednesday. The lawsuit was over leaked photos of the helicopter crash site where her husband and daughter died. Uvalde school board votes unanimously to fire police chief Pete Arredondo. The embattled police chief didn’t show up at Wednesday’s meeting. President Biden announced his student […]

Pioneer Embryologist Kypros Nicolaides awarded Greece’s Order of the Phoenix

Greek Cypriot embryologist pioneer Kypros Nicolaides was awarded Greece’s Gold Medal of the Order of the Phoenix by Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias on behalf of the President of the Hellenic Republic, announced the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Nicolaides, who is Professor in Fetal Medicine at King’s College London, received the special honour during a special… […]

Man Awarded Honorary Doctorate After Posting Wordle Score Where He Got It In 3 Guesses

INNSMOUTH, MA—Local man Jordan Smith was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from a local university after he posted his Wordle score to social media. Representatives from the college quickly contacted him and offered him the Ph.D. when they saw that he got the answer in just three guesses. “Look at this guy — he got […]

Andy Manatos Awarded for His Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism

Andy Manatos speaks at the event earlier in December. Credit: GANP/Dimitrios Panagos Hellenic Public Radio – COSMOS FM presented its prestigious Phidippides Award for Passionate Advocacy of Hellenism to Andy Manatos at their 26th annual Gala in New York City on December 2. Previous recipients of this award have included: His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros, Senator […]

$1.5 M Awarded to Westminster to Finish Civil Rights Park

A $1.5 million check was given to the City of Westminster, California, Oct. 19 by state Sen. Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana) Oct. 19 that will allow for the completion of the Mendez Freedom Trail in honor of a 1940’s civil rights case that desegregated California public schools. In the 1940s, Gonzalo and Felicitas Mendez attempted […]

Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov

OSLO (AP) — The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia. They were citing for their fight for freedom of expression. Advertisement The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to […]

U.S. Congressman Gus Bilirakis Awarded Honorary Doctorate in Greece

US Representative Gus Bilirakis stated it was a “Tremendous honor to receive the honorary doctorate” at the ceremony on Tuesday. Credit: Nikos Apostolopoulos/ University of West Attica The University of West Attica, one of Athens’ premiere educational institutions, offered an honorary doctorate to Greek-American Congressman Gus Bilirakis at a ceremony in the Greek capital on […]

Flashback 1923: Hitler Awarded 6 Million Marks In Libel Suit Against Newspaper That Claimed He Was Financed By Jews

Today many ill-informed “truthers” swear that there is “overwhelming” proof that Adolf Hitler was “financed by the Jews” — but what they do not know is that the first newspaper to make this public accusation against Hitler was the communist newspaper Berlin Vorwaerts (Forward) — which Hitler successfully sued for libel, as reported by the […]

Simone Biles Awarded Non-Participation Trophy

TOKYO—Members of the International Olympic Committee voted Thursday to award Simone Biles the first-ever Olympic Non-Participation Trophy for her decision to pull out of this week’s gymnastics competition.  “It takes a great deal of courage and dedication to participate in the Olympics,” a spokesman for the IOC said. “However, it takes even MORE courage and MORE […]

Teen who recorded George Floyd’s murder awarded Pulitzer special citation

Darnella Frazier was one of the bystanders who recorded then-police officer Derek Chauvin pinning George Floyd to the ground with a knee on his neck. | Minneapolis Police Department via AP, File Darnella Frazier, the teenager who recorded George Floyd’s murder in Minneapolis last year, received a Pulitzer Prize special citation on Friday for her […]

Fossil fuel companies in UK awarded £150 million of public money ‘to find new ways to extract oil, coal and gas’

The UK government gave over £150 million in tax breaks to fossil fuel companies in the space of three years, new research has found.  A new paper out today reveals that tax credits for fossil fuel extractive companies to conduct research and development (R&D) increased by around £20 million year on year between 2014 and […]

Saudi women’s rights activist Loujain al-Hathloul awarded 2020 Vaclav Havel prize

The Council of Europe has awarded its 2020 Václav Havel Human Rights prize to Loujain al-Hathloul. The Saudi activist pushed to end a ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia, but was arrested in 2018 and sentenced to almost six years in prison last December under a broad counterterrorism law. Her sister Lina al-Hathloul accepted […]

Harvard President awarded honorary doctorate from University of Haifa

Harvard President Lawrence Bacow received on Monday an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa (UH) in recognition of his “global leadership in higher education, redefining the critical role universities play in developing and sustaining communities, and his advocacy for the importance of diversity within education.” President Bacow received the honor during a virtual ceremony […]

Prof. Eli Keshet to be awarded Israel Prize in life sciences

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Dr Fauci Awarded Israel’s Dan David $1m Prize For ‘Courageously Defending Science’

Dr Anthony Fauci has been awarded a prestigious $1m Israeli prize for his commitment to science. 80 year old Fauci, the US top infectious diseases expert, won the Dan David Prize for “defending science”. He was also praised for supporting and promoting Covid vaccines along with his leadership on HIV research and Aids relief. BBC […]

Elbit Systems awarded $82 Million contract, NL protection systems

Elbit Systems on Sunday said it was awarded an approximately $82 million contract from BAE Systems Hägglunds to supply the Royal Netherlands Army (RNLA) with Active Protection Systems (APS) and electro-optical commander sights.The contract will be performed over a period of four and a half years, it said.Under the terms of the contract and as […]

COVID Relief For Israel & Americans Awarded Crumbs

By infostormer -December 21, 20203 Congress which is largely a corrupt institution devoid of any principles, snuck an item into the coronavirus relief package that gives $500,000,000 for Israel. People are not happy about this and it has caused the term “$500,000,000 for Israel” to trend on Twitter. People are rightly asking why Israel is getting any […]

Iran’s Nasirshelal awarded London 2012 gold medal

TEHRAN – The International Olympic Committee has confirmed that Iranian weightlifter Navab Nasirshelal will receive 2012 Olympic Games gold medal following disqualification of Oleksiy Torokhtiy. Re-analysis of Torokhtiy’s samples from London 2012 resulted in a positive test for the prohibited substances Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone.  In the men’s 105kg weightlifting event, the first- and fourth-placed athletes have been […]

Israeli woman awarded damages for not being allowed on bus based on her dress

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Goldman Prize Awarded To South African Women Who Stopped An International Nuclear Deal

Goldman Prize Awarded To South African Women Who Stopped An International Nuclear Deal Above Photo: Makoma Lekalakala, right, and Liz McDaid who launched a successful legal challenge to stop South Africa buying nuclear power stations from Russia. Photograph: Gerald Petersen/Goldman Environmental Prize Winners of the world’s leading environmental award faced down Vladimir Putin and the […]

Muslim Groups Awarded Damages Over Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance

Muslim Groups Awarded Damages Over Discriminatory NYPD Surveillance Above Photo: From “We have been down similar roads before. Jewish Americans during the Red Scare, African Americans during the civil rights movement, and Japanese Americans during World War II are examples that readily spring to mind.” The New York Police Department reached a settlement with Muslim-owned […]

Sex offender awarded new trial after Texas judge used electric shocks to punish him

     State District Judge George Gallagher of Tarrant County told a bailiff on three occasions to punish an uncooperative defendant with electric shocks, and now the sex offender’s conviction has been overturned and a new trial ordered. Stun belts can be strapped around the legs of some defendants and used to deliver thousands of volts […]

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