USINPAC Urges U.S. to Say No to IMF Funding for Pakistan Copy

Washington DC: In a letter to U.S. Secretary of Treasury Steve Mnuchin, USINPAC urged assistance in opposing any International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans to Pakistan until Pakistan ends state-sponsored terrorism. “USINPAC is not against the people of Pakistan, or aid for education, economic development, women’s empowerment, etc.,” Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, said. “But we … Read moreUSINPAC Urges U.S. to Say No to IMF Funding for Pakistan Copy

Artificial & Fragile Market Very Dangerous – Michael Pento

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Money manager Michael Pento says don’t confuse a near record high stock market with strength and resiliency. What we have is just the opposite, as Pento explains, “There are some people who will listen to this and say, ‘Hey Mr. Pento, why are you such a Cassandra? Why are you so … Read moreArtificial & Fragile Market Very Dangerous – Michael Pento

Michigan Man Sentenced for Unlawfully Importing and Distributing Misbranded Drugs

Matthew Dailey, 36, of Royal Oak, Michigan, was sentenced today to two years in prison for illegally importing kratom—a powerful psychoactive substance—and selling it unlawfully through unapproved claims that it could treat serious diseases and medical conditions, including opiate withdrawal symptoms, the Department of Justice announced.  Please follow and like us:

Administrators of DeepDotWeb Indicted for Money Laundering Conspiracy, Relating to Kickbacks for Sales of Fentanyl, Heroin and Other Illegal Goods on the Darknet

The alleged owners and operators of a website known as DeepDotWeb (DDW) have been indicted by a federal grand jury sitting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for money laundering conspiracy, relating to millions of dollars in kickbacks they received for purchases of fentanyl, heroin, and other illegal contraband by individuals referred to Darknet marketplaces by DDW. The … Read moreAdministrators of DeepDotWeb Indicted for Money Laundering Conspiracy, Relating to Kickbacks for Sales of Fentanyl, Heroin and Other Illegal Goods on the Darknet

Kentucky Correctional Officers Charged With Beating Handcuffed Inmate and Attempting to Cover Up Misconduct

David M. Schwartz, 48, and Donna K. Gentry, 55, former correctional officers at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections, were indicted today by a federal grand jury in Louisville on charges of violating the civil rights of an inmate, writing false reports, and obstructing justice for their roles in the assault of an inmate who … Read moreKentucky Correctional Officers Charged With Beating Handcuffed Inmate and Attempting to Cover Up Misconduct

Purplebricks Announces Australian Exit

Hybrid real estate agency Purplebricks has announced its exit from Australia after two and a half years of trading, citing “challenging” market conditions and “execution errors” as the reasons for its decision. Via The Real Estate Conversation. In a statement released on the London Stock Exchange, the Group said the Australian business had “not delivered … Read morePurplebricks Announces Australian Exit

New Zealand Reserve Bank Cuts Cash Rate To 1.5%

The Official Cash Rate (OCR) has been reduced to 1.5 percent. They signalled risks from China and Australia, and that lower mortgage rates might help household finances and housing. The Monetary Policy Committee decided a lower OCR is necessary to support the outlook for employment and inflation consistent with its policy remit. Global economic growth … Read moreNew Zealand Reserve Bank Cuts Cash Rate To 1.5%

S.Res.96

A resolution commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People’s Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government to the Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. executive. (05/07/2019 legislative day) … Read moreS.Res.96

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces the Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces the Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 05/07/2019 – 17:27 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 7, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the Department of Commerce announced the termination of the 2013 Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico, … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Announces the Termination of the Suspension Agreement on Fresh Tomatoes from Mexico

Making News: National Radio China Trade Wars Interview Now On-Line…& More!

I’m pleased to announce that the podcast is now on-line of my interview last night on John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show providing an update on President Trump’s threatened tariff hikes and their possible impact on the U.S.-China trade conflict.  Click here for an illuminating discussion with John, me, co-host Gordon G. Chang, and former … Read moreMaking News: National Radio China Trade Wars Interview Now On-Line…& More!

Reps. Axne, Smith Lead Bipartisan Effort to Stop EPA's Abuse of Small Refinery Exemptions

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Reps. Cindy Axne (D-IA-03) and Adrian Smith (R-NE-03) led a bipartisan group of 35 Representatives in urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to stop issuing Small Refinery Exemptions (SREs) for large or unqualified refiners under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) program. In a letter sent to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the … Read moreReps. Axne, Smith Lead Bipartisan Effort to Stop EPA's Abuse of Small Refinery Exemptions

Coalition Letter to House Homeland Security Committee: Concerns about Domestic Terrorism Hearing

May 8, 2019 Dear Chairman Thompson and Ranking Member Rogers: As civil liberties and community-based organizations, we submit this statement for the record in response to the hearing on domestic terrorism in order to share our concerns about the rise of white supremacist and nationalist violence in the country, and to remind the committee that … Read moreCoalition Letter to House Homeland Security Committee: Concerns about Domestic Terrorism Hearing

Independent directors face mandatory e-registration

The registration process will be in addition to the Directors Identification Number, where a KYC process was recently undertaken. Sources told TOI that a corporate boss or a promoter, who may be an executive director on the board, will also have to register if he or she is an independent director on the board of … Read moreIndependent directors face mandatory e-registration

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why Pre-Trump Trade Policies Really Were America-Last Policies

I’ve often struggled to decide whether America’s dreadful trade policies over recent decades have stemmed more from incompetence (as President Trump sometimes charges) or corruption in the form of politicians and diplomats shilling for offshoring business interests or the often economically clueless national security community (as Mr. Trump also sometimes charges). A report from Hong … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Why Pre-Trump Trade Policies Really Were America-Last Policies