An imam believed behind the Barcelona terror attacks that left 14 dead over the weekend may also have helped orchestrate the al Qaeda-inspired 2004 bombing of Madrid trains that killed 191 people, authorities say. Police were continuing Sunday to try to decipher the role played by imam Abdelbaki Es Satty in last week’s attack in...
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- Barcelona imam also may be tied to 2004 Madrid train attacks
By Emily Saul - Sunday Aug 20, 2017
- Nobel laureates in line for bigger payday
By Reuters - Tuesday Sep 26, 2017
STOCKHOLM — This year’s Nobel laureates can look forward to a rise of 12.5 percent in prize money as the finances of the foundation have improved after previous years of overspending, the Nobel Foundation said. The Nobel Foundation said the money for the awards, given for excellence in the fields of science, literature and peace,...
- Suspected Spain terror mastermind avoided deportation in 2014
By Max Jaeger - Tuesday Aug 22, 2017
A radical Muslim cleric who masterminded two terror attacks in Spain last week narrowly dodged deportation following a drug-smuggling bust there — by crying that his removal would violate his rights. Imam Abdelbaki Es Satty radicalized the young men accused of killing 15 people and wounding more than 120 in two Spanish cities according to...
- Malala Yousafzai gets accepted to Oxford University
By Chris Perez - Thursday Aug 17, 2017
Pakistani human-rights and education advocate Malala Yousafzai — who defied death and became the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Price — now has a new title: Oxford college student. The 20-year-old blogger revealed Thursday on Twitter that she had been accepted to the prestigious university after passing her A-Level exams, which determine...
- Nicolas Cage Slammed by Human Rights Group Over Kazakhstan Visit
By Tim Kenneally, provided by
- Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
Actor "should be mortified that he participated in a whitewashing stunt for a murderous tyrant," says human rights advocateAccording to the Foundation, Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev “has systematically oppressed the civil liberties of Kazakh citizens.”The foundation cited a 2011 massacre of dozens of peaceful protesters, and a government crack-down on independent news outlets, including the arrests of editors and reporters on “overbroad and vague charges.”If he aims to live up to his previous comments about artistic freedom and freedom of expression, he should donate the hefty payment he received from the dictatorship to independent Kazakh artists and journalists.The image of Cage wearing a traditional Kazakh hat and robe prompted Twitter users to crack wise, with one joker asking, “Why does it feel like Nicolas Cage is about to become a part of this whole Russia scandal?”
- The New York Women’s Foundation Announces $2.4M in Grants to Address Needs of Women and Families in NYC
By Staff Writer - Thursday Jul 20, 2017
The New York Women’s Foundation announced a total of $2.4 million in grants awarded to 37 organizations working to promote economic security and justice for women and families throughout New York City. Building on the foundation’s history of success, these investments show strategic growth and continue to strengthen their position as the premier women’s fund […]
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