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Iconic Photo of Dead Syrian Boy Boosts Refugee Fundraising

The photo of Kurdi appeared in media across the world in the days after he drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in September 2015......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 11th, 2017

How a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees ripped apart a small Vermont town

BIAP Photo/Elise Amendola Chris Louras, the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont, had a plan to bring 25 Syrian refugee families to town. Many residents criticized Louras over what they saw as the 'secrecy' in which t.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

How a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees blew up a small Vermont town

BIAP Photo/Elise Amendola Chris Louras, the former mayor of Rutland, Vermont, had a plan to bring 25 Syrian refugee families to town. Many residents criticized Louras over what they saw as the 'secrecy' in which the plan was carried out. The issue di.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 4th, 2017

Famous photo of drowned Syrian toddler boosted fundraising for refugees 100-fold

Famous photo of drowned Syrian toddler boosted fundraising for refugees 100-fold.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJan 12th, 2017

Syrian Refugee Arrested After Seeking €180,000 From ISIS To Drive Truck Bombs Into European Crowds

Two weeks after a Tunisian man, Anis Amri, whose German asylum request had been rejected, rammed a truck into a Berlin Christmas market and was later shot dead by Italian police, the German state prosuector's office said on Monday that a Syrian migrant.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 2nd, 2017

Photographer, a former refugee, sues Trump in Chicago over Skittles tweet

A British photographer and former child refugee has sued the Trump campaign for allegedly using his photo of a bowl of Skittles in a tweet against accepting Syrian refugees into the U.S. David Kittos filed the copyright infringement suit this week in a Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 20th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Commits Suicide

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison in the latest setback for a security operation marred by police mishaps......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 13th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Killed Himself, Lawyer Says

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison in the latest setback for a security operation marred by police mishaps since it began at the weekend......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 13th, 2016

Syrian Accused of Bomb Plot in Germany Committed Suicide, Lawyer Says

A Syrian refugee arrested this week for plotting a terror attack in Germany was found dead in prison late Wednesday......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjOct 12th, 2016

In Germany, What Does Tricking ISIS Out of Funds Get You? Two Years in Jail

A Syrian refugee attempted to defraud the jihadi group of tens of thousands of dollars......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekAug 15th, 2017

Seven White Helmets Members Shot Dead in Syria

Gunmen stormed an office of a Syrian paramedic group that is active in opposition-controlled areas, killing seven of its members and stealing two vehicles and other equipment......»»

Category: topSource: wsjAug 12th, 2017

Richard Branson tells the story behind his famous kitesurfing photos

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson recently broke yet another Guinness World Record by upping the ante after an iconic photo of the mogul kitesurfing with a nude woman went viral. Branson succ.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 6th, 2017

An iconic $5 million basket-shaped building was vandalized — but a fake photo is freaking people out even more

Brent Nicholas Robinson FacebookA fa.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 3rd, 2017

The Clooneys are sending 3,000 Syrian refugee children to school in Lebanon

© AFP/File LOIC VENANCEUnited Nations (United States) (AFP) - George an.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 1st, 2017

Trump"s travel ban has stranded over 100 refugee children who were already matched to waiting American families

AP Photo/Jeff Ch.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2017

Trump"s travel ban keeps orphan kids from US foster families

AP Photo/Jeff ChiuSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tianna Rooney has already bought the poster board for the sign she'll wave when the 16-year-old refugee boy her family is taking in arrives in the United States. Rooney knows the exact words of welcome .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2017

"Big six" leave border adjustment out of tax principles

Top Republicans said the much-maligned border-adjusted tax is dead, as they put out a joint statement saying they were united on working to overhaul the tax code. WSJ's Gerald F. Seib gives us other takeaways. Photo: AP.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 28th, 2017

10 iconic products that brands brought back from the dead

Screengrab from elithecat on YouTubeThis week, Pepsi announced that it was bringing back Crystal Pepsi, a popular drink from the 1990s, for one last time. But it&rsq.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 21st, 2017

John McCain: Trump is "playing right into the hands" of Putin by ending Syrian rebel program

AP Photo/Jacquelyn MartinSen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Thursday criticized President Trump for "playing right into the hands" of Russian President Vladimir Putin following a report that the president ended a covert program aidi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 20th, 2017

We’re Not Safe From ISIS Even If Its Leader Is Dead

It could actually increase terrorist attacks in Western countries. On July 11, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that Abu Bakr al-Ba.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 15th, 2017

Kalashnikov: Reviving a business that was almost shot

The Kalashnikov rifle, or AK-47, is one of the most abundant firearms ever made. But the company behind the iconic weapon is fighting its own battles. WSJ's Niki Blasina reports. Photo: Niki Blasina/The Wall Street Journal.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 13th, 2017