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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 […]

Birmingham Woman Awarded $10 Million For Sex Assault by Police Officer

A Birmingham woman has been awarded a $10 million default judgement by a Jefferson County judge after she claimed she was sexually assaulted by a former police officer when she was just a teen. Circuit Judge Michael G. Graffeo awarded the damages to Daria Collins, who was just 17 when the attack is said to […]

Woman Awarded $250k Because Tacoma Cops Can’t Tell The Difference Between A and B.

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Chinese tourist awarded $461k after beating by US border guard

Zhao Yan, a business owner and piano teacher from Tianjin, China was sightseeing at Niagara Falls in 2004. Her visit to the popular tourist attraction came after she had arrived in the US on a business visa to study the market for wood in Pennsylvania, according to court documents cited by AP. The incident began […]

Julia Gillard Australian Prime Minister awarded Jerusalem prize

Julia Gillard Australian Prime Minister awarded Jerusalem prize Ms Gillard recognised for staunch commitment and loyalty to Israel September 30, 2013 The Zionist Council of Victoria is delighted to announce that the recipient of the 2013 Jerusalem Prize is The Honourable Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia 2010-2013, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to […]

Family of Washington Man Killed by Police Sniper is Awarded $15 million

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Farmers awarded $218m in Syngenta GMO corn lawsuit

A Kansas federal jury awarded nearly $218 million on Friday to farmers who sued Swiss agribusiness giant Syngenta over its introduction of a genetically engineered corn seed variety. Syngenta vowed to appeal the verdict favoring four Kansas farmers representing roughly 7,300 growers from that state in what served as the first […]

UK Funded, Oscar Awarded White Helmets Caught Beheading Syrian Army Bodies [Graphic Video]

Graphic footage posted on Twitter on June 20 shows a man wearing a T-shirt with the White Helmets logo dumping a pile of bodies, allegedly being that of Syrian Army soldiers or pro-government fighters. The gut-wrenching footage shows that many bodies in the pile are beheaded and one militant even shows a severed head of […]

Man Awarded $70k In Seattle Police Brutality Case

A Seattle man reached a settlement with the city’s police department after a group of cops were caught using excessive force during an unlawful arrest. According to the Seattle P-I, Isaac Ocak was brutally beaten by four cops in 2010. Ocak was driving his girlfriend’s car at the time […]

Ruben Ostlund’s ‘The Square’ awarded Palme d’Or at 2017 Cannes Film Festival

The 43 year-old Swedish director secured the most significant award of his career to date. “Oh my god! OK,” he exclaimed after he ascended the stage to collect the prestigious prize. ‘The Square’ is set in Stockholm, and focuses on the chief curator of a contemporary museum, a well heeled Christian who seeks revenge after […]

More attacks on trains expected ‘at any time’ – German police

Railways in Germany are subject to increased security threats “that can manifest themselves in a successful attack at any time,” the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) said in an internal report cited by Focus magazine.  Ax-wielding Afghan teen attacks German railway passengers Threats to railway transport will remain a “considerable issue,” the report stressed. It comes […]

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