“This bank is just what the freedmen need,” remarked President Abraham Lincoln on March 3, 1865, as he signed the Freedman’s Bank Act, authorizing the organization of a national bank for recently emancipated black Americans. A little more than a month later he was killed, making the Freedman’s Bank...
A Manhattan federal jury has ordered the Palestinian Authority and the Palestinian Liberation Organization to pay $218.5 in damages for acts of terrorism in Israel that injured or killed Americans. Under a U.S. anti-terrorism law, the...Show More Summary
Many authors want to get their self-published books into physical bookstores and libraries as well as being allowed into literary organizations. In today’s interview, I talk to Debbie Young about how this can be done. In the introduction, I talk about speaking on the Shetland Islands, my article on the rollercoaster of being a writer, […]
The National Information Standards Organization has published a white paper The Future of Library Resource Discovery, written by library technology author Marshall Breeding.The paper provides an overview of current resource discovery...Show More Summary
Nearly five years after the World Health Organization declared that the swine flu pandemic was over, India’s Health Minister is pleading with citizens to remain calm despite the local authorities limiting public gathering. AccordingShow More Summary
In a controversial decision, a jury in Manhattan found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority guilty of backing six terror attacks committed in 2002 and 2004 that left a number of American citizens dead or wounded. Show More Summary
A New York jury ordered the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority to pay more than $218 million in damages to American victims of six terrorist attacks in Israel. The verdict Monday in a Manhattan federal court was in favor of 10 American families suing over attacks in the Jerusalem area from 2002 to […]
[wsj-video guid="AD4B21E6-CC2C-48C1-8D09-17CFBA21B7EB"] A federal jury has found the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization liable for supporting six terrorist attacks in Israel over a decade ago and ordered the groups to pay $218.5 million to the victims’ families.
A federal jury in New York has found the Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority liable for a series of terrorist attacks that killed or wounded Americans in Israel during the early 2000s, officials announced Monday.
(NEW YORK) — The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000s in Israel that killed or wounded several Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a high-stakes civil trial. In finding the Palestinian entities liable in…
Author and retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson has declared that in a war against the Islamic State, the United States Armed Forces shouldn't have any "rules" holding them back from defeating the terrorist organization.
Laura Klein - the co-founder of Organic Authority is a trained chef, and healthy living expert who has been featured on CNN and Oprah.com. What inspires you? There are so many things that inspire me! I was born with a fire in my gut that is a big driving force. Show More Summary
At least one gunman opened fire Saturday on a Copenhagen cafe, killing one man in what authorities called a likely terror attack during a free speech event organized by an artist who had caricatured the Prophet Muhammad. The shooting,...Show More Summary
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The pay given to top managers of health care organizations continues its seemingly inexorable rise, and the justifications for it seem to be increasingly perfunctory. However, a closer look at individual cases can generate even more questions about how we got to this pass. Show More Summary
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NEW MODES OF EXCERCISING LOCAL POWER PASCHIM BANGA’S PERSPECTIVE Article 40 of the constitution of India says ? “The state shall take steps to organize village Panchayats and endow them with such powers and authority as may be necessary to enable them to function as units of self-government.” Though, in ultimate analysis, self-governance [...]
By Kim Scipes Two widely recognized authorities on big power politics and NATO recently gave a public talk on the current situation in the Ukraine at the Evanston (Illinois) Public Library. Organized by the Evanston Neighbors for Peace, John J. Mearsheimer, the R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science at the University of [...]
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The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA) has amended its bylaw to accept self-published and indie press credits for Active and Associate memberships within the organization. “Writers write. Professional writers get paid a decent amount for what they write,” explained Steven Gould, president of SFWA. Show More Summary