Former Federal Correctional Officer Charged With Civil Rights Offense for Assaulting Inmate

A former senior correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) in Beaumont, Texas, was indicted yesterday on charges that he used unlawful force on an inmate and then submitted a false incident report, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of … Read moreFormer Federal Correctional Officer Charged With Civil Rights Offense for Assaulting Inmate

West Palm Beach Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Child Pornography

Steven Snipe, 27, of West Palm Beach, Florida, was sentenced yesterday in federal court to 15 years in prison after previously pleading guilty to one count of sex trafficking a minor and one count of producing child pornography, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Ariana … Read moreWest Palm Beach Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Trafficking of a Minor and Child Pornography

Georgia Precious Metals Broker Sentenced to Prison for Willfully Failing to File Tax Returns

An Atlanta precious metals broker was sentenced to 21 months in prison today following his Dec. 12, 2018, conviction by a federal jury on three counts of failing to file income tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. Hakim has been in custody since April … Read moreGeorgia Precious Metals Broker Sentenced to Prison for Willfully Failing to File Tax Returns

Former Service Provider at State Supported Living Center in Texas Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Offense After Kicking Resident in the Face

Tesa Keith, 37, pleaded guilty yesterday to violating the civil rights of a resident at the San Angelo State Supported Living Center in San Angelo, Texas, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox, and Michael Schneider, Acting … Read moreFormer Service Provider at State Supported Living Center in Texas Pleads Guilty to Civil Rights Offense After Kicking Resident in the Face

Mexico raids freight train carrying migrants

MEXICO CITY – Mexican federal police and immigration agents have raided a train in southern Mexico carrying hundreds of migrants and removed them. The National immigration Institute says the raid occurred Wednesday in Oaxaca state. It says about 100 migrants “accepted the aid of the institute,” but hasn’t said whether they were detained or taken … Read moreMexico raids freight train carrying migrants

Mexico raids freight train carrying migrants

published 2019-05-01 22:17:57 by MEXICO CITY – Mexican federal police and immigration agents have raided a train in southern Mexico carrying hundreds of migrants and removed them. The National immigration Institute says the raid occurred Wednesday in Oaxaca state. It says about 100 migrants “accepted the aid of the institute,” but hasn’t said whether they … Read moreMexico raids freight train carrying migrants

The Accelerating Decay of the Middle Class

Ironically, their ample compensation allows them to avoid the poor-quality services they’ve designed for everyone below them. If we define middle class by the security of household income and what that income can buy rather than by an income level, what do we conclude? We have little choice but to conclude the middle class is decaying, both in the percentage of the … Read moreThe Accelerating Decay of the Middle Class

HIA Says New Home Sales Show Signs of Stabilising

The HIA New Home Sales report for March shows that across the state’s New South Wales (4.8 per cent), South Australia (8.6 per cent) and Western Australia (2.3 per cent) all experienced an increase in new home sales compared to the previous month. Queensland experience a decrease of 4.7 per cent and Victoria was down … Read moreHIA Says New Home Sales Show Signs of Stabilising

What Tim Cook said on Apple’s strategy in India

In April, Apple reduced the price of iPhone X by 22%. Cook reiterated that India is a very important market in the long-term. “It’s a challenging market in the short-term. But we’re learning a lot. We have started manufacturing there, which is very important to be able to serve the market in a reasonable way. … Read moreWhat Tim Cook said on Apple’s strategy in India

NAB 1H19 Cuts Dividend, Mortgage Arrears Rise

NAB reported their IH2019 results today. The statutory net profit in 1H19 was $2,694 million dollars, which is 9.3% lower compared with the 2H18, but 4.3% higher than 1H18. Significantly they dropped the dividend to 83 cents per share, a drop of 16.2% compared with 1H18 – this was more than was anticipated by the … Read moreNAB 1H19 Cuts Dividend, Mortgage Arrears Rise

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Ceramic Tile from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Ceramic Tile from China kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 05/01/2019 – 19:18 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 1, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the initiation of new antidumping duty (AD) and countervailing … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Ceramic Tile from China

Delta to resume nonstop flights to Mumbai, but from NYC instead of Atlanta

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 1, 2019: Delta Air Lines announced it will relaunch its nonstop service to Mumbai beginning December 22 of this year, but the flight will leave from New York City instead of Atlanta. Delta first offered service between Atlanta and Mumbai from Atlanta beginning 2006, but was forced to suspend … Read moreDelta to resume nonstop flights to Mumbai, but from NYC instead of Atlanta

Making News: On National Radio Tonight to Update the China Trade Talks…& More!

I’m pleased to announce that I’m scheduled to return to John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show tonight to help John and co-host Gordon G. Chang provide an update on the fast-moving U.S.-China trade talks.  The segment is slated to start at 9 PM EST and you can listen live on-line at this link. In addition, … Read moreMaking News: On National Radio Tonight to Update the China Trade Talks…& More!

Yes, We Can do Better Than Capitalism

This article originally appeared at CommonDreams.org. As capitalism drives itself into ever-greater inequality, instability and injustice, its critics multiply. Worried defenders react in two ways. Many dismiss the criticisms. After all, capitalism has been around a long time and weathered ups and downs before. They presume or hope that criticism will fade as little really … Read moreYes, We Can do Better Than Capitalism

Jaish chief Azhar declared global terrorist, India hails move

United Nations, May 1 (IANS) In a huge diplomatic victory for India and a blow to Pakistan, the UN Security Council on Wednesday declared Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, a move that was being blocked by China for nearly 10 years. Soon after the sanctions committee that deals with Al Qaida and … Read moreJaish chief Azhar declared global terrorist, India hails move

Why the Case of Jordanian-Mexican Smuggler Who Transported Yemenis over the Texas Border Is Important

Those who ridicule the idea that “special interest aliens” present any sort of security threat should have attended the press conference I attended yesterday in San Antonio. There, a coterie of ranking, highly credentialed professional homeland security officials gave articulate voice to the often-mocked national security threat issue presented by this unique migration. Patrick McHugh May … Read moreWhy the Case of Jordanian-Mexican Smuggler Who Transported Yemenis over the Texas Border Is Important

Human Smugglers Busted in Mexico with 60 Central American Migrants

published 2019-05-01 13:54:11 by Robert Arce Six human smugglers were arrested and 60 Central American migrants were apprehended after an illegal caravan was stopped in Veracruz. State police from the Secretaría de Seguridad Pública (SSP) halted a suspicious caravan of four vehicles traveling along the Minatitlán-Acayucan Highway earlier this week in the municipality of Texistepec. State … Read moreHuman Smugglers Busted in Mexico with 60 Central American Migrants

Half of 11.7 lakh international students from China and India

Collectively, the number of “active” students from these countries, at 5.8 lakh, comprised 49.5% of the total international students who hold an F visa or an M visa for academic and vocational studies, respectively. The data was released recently in its raw form by the US department of homeland security. (DHS) Please follow and like … Read moreHalf of 11.7 lakh international students from China and India

Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee Hearing: H.R. 1199, H.R. 1200, H.R. 1126, H.R. 1628, H.R. 1826, and other draft legislation

On Wednesday, May 1, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs will hold the rescheduled legislative hearing on H.R. 1199, H.R. 1200, H.R. 1126, H.R. 1628, H.R. 1826, a draft bill to permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce … Read moreDisability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee Hearing: H.R. 1199, H.R. 1200, H.R. 1126, H.R. 1628, H.R. 1826, and other draft legislation