Posts Tagged ‘grant’

Hugh Grant set to play Olympian Greek God Zeus in new Netflix series

British actor Hugh Grant has been cast in the role of the Olympian Greek God Zeus in Charlie Covell’s mythological epic Kaos for Netflix reported MSN. According to the media outlet, the series, which is due to go into production later this summer, is described as a bold and darkly comic, ‘contemporary vision of a… […]

Scottish parliament could soon grant pardons to witches

The Scottish Parliament could soon consider pardons for thousands of people — mostly women — who were put on trial and executed centuries ago for witchcraft. Scottish parliament member Natalie Don wrote on social media that she would begin the process of a members’ bill in parliament “to seek a pardon for those convicted and […]

Ireland Government to Grant Amnesty to Thousands of Illegal Migrants

    [embedded content] The government of Ireland has announced an amnesty scheme that will allow thousands of illegal migrants to stay in the country permanently. Helen McEntee, Ireland’s Minister for Justice and a member of the pro-European Union Fine Gael party, has announced plans to allow thousands of illegal migrants in Ireland to remain […]

Grant bail to Atiq-ur-Rehman on health grounds

The PUCL is monitoring with extreme concern the precarious health condition of Atiq Ur Rehman who was unjustly accused and arrested by the UP police in early October, 2020 for daring to go with journalist Siddique Kappan to Hathras (UP) to report on the rape incident of a 19-year old Dalit woman. Atiq, Kappan and […]

FDA Asks Federal Judge to Grant it Until the Year 2076 to Fully Release Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Data

By Aaron Siri Originally published on www.aaronsiri.substack.com The fed gov’t shields Pfizer from liability. Gives it billions of dollars. Makes Americans take its product. But won’t let you see the data supporting its safety/efficacy. Who does the gov’t work for? The FDA has asked a federal judge to make the public wait until the year 2076 to […]

Vaccine Injury Attorney Suing the FDA: FDA Asks Federal Judge to Grant it Until the Year 2076 to Fully Release Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Data

Vaccine Injury Attorney Suing the FDA: FDA Asks Federal Judge to Grant it Until the Year 2076 to Fully Release Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Data by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact NewsAttorney Aaron Siri is a Vaccine Injury attorney, one of just a handful of such attorneys in the U.S.Since the passage of the 1986 National Vaccine […]

Italians protest against village’s decision to grant Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro honorary citizenship

Hundreds of people have protested in Italy against a local village’s decision to grant honorary citizenship to Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Around 200 people rallied in the northeastern town of Anguillara Veneta, where Bolsonaro’s ancestors were from. The decision for the Brazilian President to become an honorary citizen of the village has been opposed by […]

FDA set to grant full approval to Pfizer vaccine without public discussion of data

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2086  (Published 20 August 2021)Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n2086 Gareth Iacobucci Transparency advocates have criticised the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision not to hold a formal advisory committee meeting to discuss Pfizer’s application for full approval of its covid-19 vaccine. Last year the FDA said it was “committed to use an advisory committee composed of […]

Dr Fauci lied to Congress by saying he didn’t know why Trump canceled a $370k grant for the Wuhan Institute of Virology when he knew it was due to fears it was the source of COVID, new book claims

Dr Anthony Fauci was accused of lying Sunday after claims he falsely denied knowing the reasons behind President Trumps’s decision to cut funding to the Chinese lab accused of releasing COVID-19.  The White House‘s chief medical advisor initially resisted Trump’s order to halt taxpayer funding for the Wuhan Institute of Virology in April 2020, according to an upcoming book, […]

Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Will Only Grant Interviews to Black Journalists

Far-left Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot will only grant one-on-one interviews to “Black or Brown journalists”, her spokesperson announced on Tuesday. NBC 5 reporter Mary Ann Ahern was first to break the news: I was told the same thing. — Paris Schutz (@paschutz) May 18, 2021 I can confirm, alderman — Heather Cherone (@HeatherCherone) May 18, […]

US entertainment grant site won’t launch on Shabbat after complaints

A federal grants program for the entertainment industry moved the relaunch of its applications portal from Saturday to Monday, after observant Jews and others complained that the Saturday plan put them at a disadvantage for the billions in funding. The Small Business Administration announced the new date late Friday afternoon, shortly before the start of […]

Orthodox Union to launch grant program to return to synagogue life

With the reopening of synagogues on the horizon amid the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic dying down, the Orthodox Union (OU) has launched a challenge grant intended to reinvigorate synagogues and encourage congregants to return to synagogue life.The grants will be awarded to congregations who create innovative programs or services to encourage a return to […]

Bahrain becomes 1st nation to grant Johnson & Johnson shot emergency use

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‘Ministry of Social Cohesion’? German MPs want to CHANGE CONSTITUTION to grant special protections for minorities

Germany should fight all forms of discrimination by amending its basic laws to provide guarantees to minorities and create a special “social cohesion” ministry, a group of MPs said in a manifesto that sparked controversy online. “All forms of group-related enmity should be outlawed,” read the manifesto, which is supported by the German Bundestag Vice President […]

Adam Grant and The Case for Nuance in Jewish Education

The word “nuance” is more than a buzzword, but often it can feel like one. Nuance is the single most important element of a healthy educational experience. What is nuance, and how does using a nuanced approach to a difficult question lead to surprising outcomes and cause us to rethink our previously held assumptions? And […]

UK Government Could Grant Vaccine Exemptions to Ethnic Minorities

    The UK government could grant vaccine exemptions to people of color while simultaneously mandating vaccine travel certificates for everyone else in order to avoid accusations of racism, according to a report in the Spectator. Despite repeatedly promising that ‘vaccine passports’ would not be required in order to fly, the government has been actively […]

Senate moves to grant Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal

“Here in this trial, we saw new video, powerful video showing calmness under pressure, his courage in the line of duty, his foresight in the midst of chaos, and his willingness to make himself a target of the mob’s rage so that others might reach safety,” Schumer said. “Officer Goodman, thank you.” Goodman was present […]

Senate moves to grant Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal

“Here in this trial, we saw new video, powerful video showing calmness under pressure, his courage in the line of duty, his foresight in the midst of chaos, and his willingness to make himself a target of the mob’s rage so that others might reach safety,” Schumer said. “Officer Goodman, thank you.” Goodman was present […]

Report: UK Government Could Grant Vaccine Exemptions to Ethnic Minorities

The UK government could grant vaccine exemptions to people of color while simultaneously mandating vaccine travel certificates for everyone else in order to avoid accusations of racism, according to a report in the Spectator. Despite repeatedly promising that ‘vaccine passports’ would not be required in order to fly, the government has been actively planning for […]

UAE Adopts Amendments to Grant Citizenship to Investors and Other Professionals

A general view of the Business Bay area, after a curfew was imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, March 28, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Satish Kumar / File. The United Arab Emirates has adopted amendments that would allow the Gulf state to grant citizenship to investors […]

MIT Professor Arrested and Charged With Grant Fraud & Hiding Ties To China

A professor and researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) was charged last week with grant fraud after allegedly hiding his relationship with China. Gang Chen, 56, was arrested at his home in Cambridge and search warrants were executed at his house and office. The FBI in Boston said Chen has failed to disclose […]

US charges MIT professor with grant fraud over hidden Chinese ties

A professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who specializes in nanotechnology research was arrested on US charges that he failed to disclose his ties to the Chinese government when seeking federal grant money. Federal prosecutors in Boston on Thursday charged Gang Chen, a Chinese-born mechanical engineer and nanotechnologist, with defrauding the US Department of […]

Bayer, Direct Relief Grant $80K to Planned Parenthood to ‘Expand Access to Contraceptives’

Screenshot YouTube WHIPPANY, N.J — As part of an effort to increase access to contraceptives, the pharmaceutical company Bayer and the organization Direct Relief have announced the selection of four entities to receive $40,000 each in grants, including two offices of the abortion and birth control giant Planned Parenthood. The grants are part of a […]

Jen Hatmaker, Amy Grant Praise Justice Ginsburg: ‘Well Done, Good and Faithful Servant,’ ‘Thank You, Ruth’

Blogger and author Jen Hatmaker, and Amy Grant, a popular CCM artist who crossed over into the mainstream in the 90s — both of whom are considered false converts in American Christianity — praised U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after the court announced Friday evening that she had died. Their remarks generated disagreement […]

Group That Helped Draft Anti-BDS Laws In US Didn’t Disclose Grant From Israel

The Israel Allies Foundation. There’s been a lot of talk about foreign governments intervening in our political process over the last few years, but some stories certainly don’t permeate mainstream discourse. A case in point was on display this week. The Forward reported that the Israel Allies Foundation (IAF) received a grant from the Israeli government for more than […]

Amazon’s Rekognition Surveillance Tool Will Grant Police Even More Surveillance Power

By Derrick Broze Amazon is facing pressure from civil liberties groups for the corporation’s role in building the infrastructure which powers government surveillance. The Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union, Human Rights Watch, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and nearly 40 other organizations have joined together to demand that Amazon […]

Grant F. Smith: An Overview of the Israel Lobby Agenda

Grant Smith is the director of the Washington, DC-based Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRmep). He is the author of the 2016 book Big Israel: How Israel’s Lobby Moves America about the history, functions and activities of Israel affinity organizations in America. Smith has written two unofficial histories about the American Israel Public Affairs […]

New Mexico Governor Wants to Grant Immunity to Police

SANTA FE, New Mexico – A years-old debate over use of force by police could resurface in the coming 30-day legislative session, as Gov. Susana Martinez plans to push legislation that would grant legal immunity to New Mexico law enforcement officers for actions in the line of duty. The Republican governor, a former prosecutor, says […]

Saudi Arabia Is The First Country To Grant Citizenship To A Robot…..Sophia The Humanoid Robot That Once Said Would ‘Destroy Humans’

An empty-eyed humanoid named Sophia has become the first robot to be granted citizenship in the world. Saudi Arabia bestowed citizenship on Sophia ahead of the Future Investment Initiative, held in the kingdom’s capital city of Riyadh on Wednesday. “I am very honored and proud of this unique distinction,” Sophia told the audience, speaking on […]

Saudi Arabia Just Became The First Country To Grant Citizenship To A Robot

Next Story As a monumental and bizarre first for mankind, Saudi Arabia granted citizenship to a robot at the Future Investment Initiative held in Riyadh on Wednesday. Her name is Sophia, a cheeky and remarkably intelligent creation by Hong Kong company Hanson Robotics. In the video below, Sophia stood behind a podium and entertained the […]

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