United States Reaches Settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and International Paper Co. for Cleanup of Contaminated Soils and Sediments at North Carolina Superfund Site

This post was originally published on this site“This settlement incisively corrects historic environmental issues impinging on the Cape Fear River,” said Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark of the Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division. “The Department of Justice will continue to work with its partners at EPA to ensure that companies are held … Read moreUnited States Reaches Settlement with Honeywell International Inc. and International Paper Co. for Cleanup of Contaminated Soils and Sediments at North Carolina Superfund Site

Canadian Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Committing Act of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries and Other Offenses

This post was originally published on this siteAmor M. Ftouhi, 51, of Quebec, Canada, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Leitman to life in prison for committing an act of terrorism transcending national boundaries and two other offenses in conjunction with his attack on a Bishop Airport police officer on June 21, … Read moreCanadian Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Committing Act of Terrorism Transcending National Boundaries and Other Offenses

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks on the Release of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

This post was originally published on this siteGood Morning.  Thank you all for being here today. On March 22, 2019, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concluded his investigation of matters related to Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and submitted his confidential report to me pursuant to Department of Justice regulations.  As I … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks on the Release of the Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the 2016 Presidential Election

Trend Employment Steady

This post was originally published on this siteThe ABS has reported that Australia’s trend estimate of employment increased by 20,700 persons in March 2019, with: the number of unemployed persons increasing by 3,000 persons; the unemployment rate remaining steady at 5.0%; the underemployment rate remaining steady at 8.2%; the underutilisation rate remaining steady at 13.2%; … Read moreTrend Employment Steady

High Resolution Negative Equity Maps

This post was originally published on this siteFollowing 7/30’s report last night I have received a number of requests for access to the maps. So here are the high resolution versions for Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. If they are reproduced elsewhere, please attribute DFA. As discussed in my video, this is based on the number … Read moreHigh Resolution Negative Equity Maps

The Next Financial Crisis Won’t Be Caused by Fraud: This Time Will Be Different

This post was originally published on this siteExtreme levels of debt and overvaluation characterize the entire global economy, and are not limited to any one nation or sector. Financial crises come in two flavors: fraud and credit-valuation over-reach.Fraud-based financial crises may differ in particulars, but they share many traits: perverse incentives are institutionalized; the perverse … Read moreThe Next Financial Crisis Won’t Be Caused by Fraud: This Time Will Be Different

Banking sector reputation takes ‘major hit’

This post was originally published on this siteThe major banks have seen their reputations significantly downgraded in an annual perception survey, with AMP placing last out of 60 Australian companies. The Reputation Institute’s Australia RepTrak 2019 list examined 60 of the top revenue making Australian firms, which saw all of the big four banks and … Read moreBanking sector reputation takes ‘major hit’

Op-Ed: Tax Day Shows Benefits of President Trump’s Tax Reform for Nation, Florida

This post was originally published on this siteOp-Ed: Tax Day Shows Benefits of President Trump’s Tax Reform for Nation, Florida kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 04/17/2019 – 18:56 Export and investment promotion Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Publication Florida Sun Sentinel Wilbur Ross This past Monday was Tax Day, perhaps the least … Read moreOp-Ed: Tax Day Shows Benefits of President Trump’s Tax Reform for Nation, Florida

Making News: Back on National Radio – as China Trade Talks Near an End?

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce that tonight I’m scheduled to return to John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show to help provide an update on the fast-moving U.S.-China trade talks – which could be entering their final stages.  Click here to listen live on-line to what’s sure to be a … Read moreMaking News: Back on National Radio – as China Trade Talks Near an End?

Fanatics Retail Group Fulfillment to Pay $322,050 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

This post was originally published on this siteFanatics Retail Group Fulfillment, LLC, a Jacksonville-based online retailer of officially licensed sports merchandise, including NCAA, NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, and NASCAR merchandise, has agreed to pay $322,050 and furnish other relief to settle a race discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission … Read moreFanatics Retail Group Fulfillment to Pay $322,050 to Settle EEOC Race Discrimination, Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit

US citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 15:52:03 by Elizabeth Llorente Kat Hammontre, missing hiker. A U.S. citizen hiking near San Felipe Mexico has been missing since Thursday. The woman, Kat Hammontre, 68, set out on the hike with a group near the desert in the Mexican state of Baja California, but at one point hurt … Read moreUS citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

US citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

This post was originally published on this site Kat Hammontre, missing hiker. A U.S. citizen hiking near San Felipe Mexico has been missing since Thursday. The woman, Kat Hammontre, 68, set out on the hike with a group near the desert in the Mexican state of Baja California, but at one point hurt her ankle or foot and … Read moreUS citizen disappears during group hike near Baja California, Mexico

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New Data Contain More Good Trade News for Trump – & the Economy

This post was originally published on this siteThe most reasonable conclusion to draw from today’s new U.S. trade figures (which cover February) is that, although evidence keeps growing that President Trump’s trade policies are returning to a success track, even only a fairly clearcut verdict won’t be possible until the March numbers come in. The … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: The New Data Contain More Good Trade News for Trump – & the Economy

When Not to Heed Warnings – ACLU on Florida’s Anti-Sanctuary Legislation

This post was originally published on this siteWed, Apr 17th 2019 @ 3:12 pm EDT  by  Van Esser Most who travel abroad are well aware of State Department travel warnings, which inform citizens about dangers related to crime and terrorism in other countries. But have you ever seen an advisory designed to warn criminals not … Read moreWhen Not to Heed Warnings – ACLU on Florida’s Anti-Sanctuary Legislation

Thousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

This post was originally published on this site Thousands more migrants are heading toward the U.S.-Mexican border, hoping to gain permanent residency here even as the Trump administration tightens rules on detention and obtaining political asylum. Some 2,000 migrants arrived in Mexico this week, forcing officials of Chiapas state to declare an emergency. 5,000 more migrants had … Read moreThousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

Thousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

This post was originally published on this sitepublished 2019-04-17 14:27:34 by Elizabeth Llorente Thousands more migrants are heading toward the U.S.-Mexican border, hoping to gain permanent residency here even as the Trump administration tightens rules on detention and obtaining political asylum. Some 2,000 migrants arrived in Mexico this week, forcing officials of Chiapas state to declare an … Read moreThousands more Central American migrants approach U.S.-Mexico border

Attorney General Expands Detention for Certain Asylum Seekers

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Apr 17th 2019 @ 2:26 pm EDT Attorney General William Barr yesterday ruled that asylum seekers who illegally cross the border between ports of entry are not eligible for bond and must remain in detention. The decision does not affect unaccompanied migrant children or “family units,” … Read moreAttorney General Expands Detention for Certain Asylum Seekers

U.S. Commercial Service Supports Genesis Water Technologies in Pursuing Project on Sustainable Practices in Ecuador

This post was originally published on this siteMindi Hertzog is Senior International Trade Specialist at ITA’s Orlando U.S. Export Assistance Center On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, thanks in part to the export promotion assistance provided by the U.S. Commercial Service, Genesis Water Technologies (GWT) and construction partner, Hormac Civil Engineering, met with government officials from Portoviejo, … Read moreU.S. Commercial Service Supports Genesis Water Technologies in Pursuing Project on Sustainable Practices in Ecuador

Anchor Steam workers vote overwhelmingly to join ILWU

This post was originally published on this site Victory: Anchor workers celebrated the news that the second bargaining unit at Anchor Public Taps voted to join the ILWU by a 3-1 margin. On March 13, production workers at San Francisco’s Anchor Steam brewery made history by voting to join the ILWU – becoming one of … Read moreAnchor Steam workers vote overwhelmingly to join ILWU

UK account stays frozen, neither Vijay Mallya, nor banks get £259k

This post was originally published on this siteA hearing on whether to make an interim third party debt order on Mallya’s UK ICICI bank account final — which would have forced ICICI to hand over the £259,000 to the banks immediately — has been adjourned until after the hearing of Mallya’s bankruptcy petition, scheduled in … Read moreUK account stays frozen, neither Vijay Mallya, nor banks get £259k

Aliens in Expedited Removal Not Eligible for Bond

This post was originally published on this site Hindsight is 20-20, of course, but if the BIA had ruled correctly on this matter almost 14 years ago, today’s border disaster might never have taken place, or would have been significantly mitigated. Many aliens would not, logically, have claimed credible fear if they had known they … Read moreAliens in Expedited Removal Not Eligible for Bond

Expand Expedited Removal, Mr. President

This post was originally published on this site While your new DHS team is still being reassembled to your satisfaction, and McAleenan and others are casting about for ideas, why not direct them to publish the rule in the Federal Register declaring, once and for all, that ER will be applied to the full extent … Read moreExpand Expedited Removal, Mr. President

Inanity Thrives in the Washington Post

This post was originally published on this site Washington Post political analyst Phillip Bump penned a column last week captioned “Trump thinks sending migrants to immigrant-heavy, immigrant-friendly cities is a punishment”. That column is confusing, conflates very different concepts, and in places is just plain wrong. Patrick McHugh April 17, 2019 – 11:59am Confusing or … Read moreInanity Thrives in the Washington Post

Remarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America “Great Think: Workforce Readiness” Event

This post was originally published on this siteRemarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America “Great Think: Workforce Readiness” Event kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 04/17/2019 – 11:50 Investing in communities and workers AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Wednesday, April 17, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank … Read moreRemarks by Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Boys and Girls Clubs of America “Great Think: Workforce Readiness” Event

Kangana vs Alia: Family joins the war of words

This post was originally published on this siteMumbai, April 17 (IANS) If actress Kangana Ranaut’s tirade against Alia Bhatt wasn’t enough, the former’s sister Rangoli Chandel entered the ‘war of words’ zone, as did the “Raazi” actress’ mother Soni Razdan and co-actor Randeep Hooda. Kangana has been calling out Alia since earlier this year for … Read moreKangana vs Alia: Family joins the war of words

US moves to deny bail to certain asylum seekers

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, April 17 (IANS) The US administration has moved to deny certain undocumented immigrants bond hearing to argue for their release in a step that could keep thousands of them in jail indefinitely while they wait for a resolution of their asylum requests. The order issued by Attorney … Read moreUS moves to deny bail to certain asylum seekers

Jet temporarily shuts operations as lenders refuse emergency funds

This post was originally published on this siteWhen Jet Airways’ flight 9W-2502 lands in Delhi from Mumbai at 10.30 pm on Wednesday, the airline will go gently into the night. It may wake up at a later date if revived by a new owner and fund infusion after a temporary shutdown from Wednesday night. At … Read moreJet temporarily shuts operations as lenders refuse emergency funds

UK to Remove No-Fault Eviction Clause from Private Tenancy Law

This post was originally published on this site It’s going to be a lot harder to be evicted in the UK soon. The UK government is removing the Section 21 ‘no-fault’ eviction clause from private tenancy law. With statistics suggesting 27% of homelessness is attributed to a private … Continue reading → The post UK … Read moreUK to Remove No-Fault Eviction Clause from Private Tenancy Law

High Quality Healthcare Remains Inaccessible for Vancouver’s Homeless Population

This post was originally published on this site He’s back… The frequent flyer with bed bugs in room 218. Contact precautions are in full effect. So, gown up and get in-and-out quick, okay team? Frequent Flyer: not quite the world traveler that one might first suspect. When used … Continue reading → The post High … Read moreHigh Quality Healthcare Remains Inaccessible for Vancouver’s Homeless Population

LA City Council is Looking to Ban Digital Rooftop Advertising

This post was originally published on this site It’s been a rough few weeks for rideshare drivers in the LA area due to Uber’s recent rate cuts where they slashed the per mile rate by 25%. As a result, we’ve seen a number of large protests in the LA area and around the country. But apparently, … Read moreLA City Council is Looking to Ban Digital Rooftop Advertising

BLS Local Data App Now Available for Android Devices

This post was originally published on this site The wait is over! The BLS Local Data app — a mobile application that connects users with the data they need to know about local labor markets — is now available for Android devices. Search “BLS Local Data” in Google Play. The BLS Local Data app, first … Read moreBLS Local Data App Now Available for Android Devices

Criminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine

This post was originally published on this site FILE – In this March 24, 2017, file photo, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Nunes is suing The McClatchy media chain for $150 million, saying a 2018 report about alleged cocaine use on a yacht related to … Read moreCriminal referrals tied to Mueller probe may have wide reach; Schools closed over teen obsessed with Columbine