Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses have paid nearly $84 million to 564 victims of sexual abuse, a tally that’s sure to grow substantially in the new year as compensation fund administrators.. Seattle Times - Published
NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Jeffrey Epstein’s estate said Wednesday he is disappointed that women who say the financier sexually attacked them aren’t suspending lawsuits to join a special.. Seattle Times - Published
The executors of the estate of Jeffrey Epstein said on Thursday they had asked a judge to approve the creation of a proposed fund to compensate women the financier was accused of having sexually.. Reuters - Published
A letter will be sent to students’ last known addresses. It will contain information on the World Trade Center Health Program, 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund and where to access more information. CBS 2 - Published
Now that thousands of those who were made ill due to their exposure to toxins at Ground Zero are finally receiving access to a crucial compensation fund, Jon Stewart has set his sights on helping the.. FOXNews.com - Published
Late NYPD Det. Luis Alvarez spent months at the World Trade Center following the September 11, 2001 attack. He developed cancer and spent the rest of his life crusading for the 9/11 Victims.. CBS 2 - Published
We’re guessing John Oliver isn’t a fan of Turner Classic Movies.
In a segment on filibuster reform on Sunday’s “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver showed a clip of James Stewart in the classic.. The Wrap - Published
Firefighters who arrived early or spent more time at the World Trade Center site after the 9/11 attacks seem to have a modestly higher risk of developing heart problems than those who came later or.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •CBS News
San Diego, Calif., Aug 14, 2019 / 07:19 pm (CNA).- Bishop Robert McElroy of San Diego announced Aug. 13 an Independent Compensation Program for victims of sexual abuse, set to begin in September.
He.. CNA - Published
President Donald Trump suggested that he spent "a lot of time" with first responders after Sept. 11 as he signed an extension of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund. "Many of those affected were.. PolitiFact - Published
If you thought President Trump could speak about the brave work of 9/11 first responders without giving himself a little shout out, you'd be wrong.
On Monday, Trump signed the act that will extend.. Mashable - Published
After years of legislative gridlock, the victim compensation fund has been extended to ensure permanent funding for rescue workers whose jobs after the terror attacks caused health problems. NPR - Published Also reported by •Newsday •Chicago S-T •Deseret News •Newsmax •Seattle Times
James Leonard, who toiled in the rubble of the Twin Towers, developed asthma and prostate cancer. Knowing the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund is fully supported is "such a relief," he said. Newsday - Published
This morning, Donald Trump formally signed a bill that will extend and authorize the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund through 2092, essentially making it permanent. He made the announcement at.. Gothamist - Published
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump emphasized his personal connections to the World Trade Center site as he signed legislation Monday to ensure the Sept. 11 victims’ compensation fund never.. Seattle Times - Published
During a signing ceremony for the 9/11 victim compensation fund bill, President Donald Trump — speaking to an audience filled with first responders — made reference his time “down there” at.. Mediaite - Published
This week Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., voted against a bill that replenishes funding for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund. And on Wednesday, Jon Stewart reacted in a now ongoing feud between the comedian.. USATODAY.com - Published
After a nearly eighteen year fight for their full benefits, 9/11 first responders and survivors will finally and permanently receive funding. The Victims' Compensation Fund bill passed 97-2 in the.. CBS News - Published