Sensex, Nifty start on a positive note

This post was originally published on this siteDomestic equity benchmarks BSE sensex and NSE Nifty started on a positive note on Wednesday tracking firm cues from global markets after US President Donald Trump hinted at the possibility of a trade deal with China in the future. After surging over 200 points in early session, the … Read moreSensex, Nifty start on a positive note

After ‘996’, Ma’s ‘669’ advice: Sex for 6 days, 6 times

This post was originally published on this site After advocating people to follow the spirit of “996” (9 am to 9 pm, six days a week at workplace), Alibaba founder Jack Ma now has given another advice for an improved life: Follow the spirit of “669” (sex for six days, six times, with duration being … Read moreAfter ‘996’, Ma’s ‘669’ advice: Sex for 6 days, 6 times

Attorney General William P. Barr to Travel to El Salvador to Advance Key Department of Justice Priorities

This post was originally published on this siteToday, the Attorney General will travel to El Salvador to meet with deployed Department of Justice employees, diplomats, and law enforcement officials from the Northern Triangle countries to advance key Department priorities, including interdicting illegal narcotics, dismantling MS-13, the 18th Street Gang and other transnational criminal organizations, and … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr to Travel to El Salvador to Advance Key Department of Justice Priorities

Former Louisiana Corrections Officers Sentenced for Roles in a Conspiracy to Cover up Abuse of Inmates

This post was originally published on this siteTwo former corrections officers at the Richwood Correctional Center were sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Monroe, Louisiana, for their roles in a conspiracy to cover up the abuse of inmates by officers. The defendants — Demario Shaffer, 34, of Delhi, Louisiana, and David Parker, 28, of … Read moreFormer Louisiana Corrections Officers Sentenced for Roles in a Conspiracy to Cover up Abuse of Inmates

Third Nevada Family Member Sentenced to Prison

This post was originally published on this siteA third participant in a Las Vegas, Nevada, conspiracy to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced to prison today, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of … Read moreThird Nevada Family Member Sentenced to Prison

Opening Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matt M. Dummermuth of the Office of Justice Programs Before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

This post was originally published on this siteChairman Hoeven, Vice Chairman Udall, and Members of the Committee, thank you for this opportunity to discuss President Trump’s budget request for fiscal year (FY) 2020, particularly the substantial investments he proposes to support public safety in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. My name is Matt Dummermuth, … Read moreOpening Statement of Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matt M. Dummermuth of the Office of Justice Programs Before the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs

Facebook tightens live-streaming in crackdown on violence

This post was originally published on this siteFB is tightening access to livestreaming to prevent the rampant sharing of graphic video as took place with the Christchurch massacre. A “one-strike” policy at Facebook Live will be applied to a broader range of offenses, with those who violate serious policies suspended from using the feature after … Read moreFacebook tightens live-streaming in crackdown on violence

15.2% Fall In New Homes Being Built

This post was originally published on this siteHIA released its quarterly economic and industry outlook report today. They plea for weaker lending standards to revitalise the residential construction sector. In other words let the debt bomb get ever bigger! The State and National Outlook Reports include updated forecasts for new home building and renovations activity … Read more15.2% Fall In New Homes Being Built

The Economy Has Fundamentally Changed in the 21st Century–and Not for the Better

This post was originally published on this siteThe net result is we have an economy that’s supposedly expanding smartly while our well-being and financial security are collapsing. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other metrics of economic activity don’t measure either broad-based prosperity or well-being. Elites skimming financialization profits by expanding corporate debt and issuing more loans … Read moreThe Economy Has Fundamentally Changed in the 21st Century–and Not for the Better

Wages rise 0.5% in the March quarter 2019

This post was originally published on this siteThe trend Wage Price Index (WPI) rose 0.6 per cent in the March quarter 2019 and 2.3 per cent through the year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Trend growth in the public sector was 2.4% over the past year, compared with … Read moreWages rise 0.5% in the March quarter 2019

Explain H-1B delays: US court

This post was originally published on this siteA US district court judge has recently ordered the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to provide explanations for the massive delays and denials in H-1B adjudications. USCIS will also have to provide explanations regarding the change in its rule that has adversely impacted IT service companies. … Read moreExplain H-1B delays: US court

Pilot accuses Air India commander of harassment, probe ordered

This post was originally published on this siteA senior Air India woman captain has alleged sexual harassment by a commander of the same airline. The woman captain’s complaint, filed with the airline, says ‘the unfortunate incident’ happened on May 5, 2019 in Hyderabad where she was being trained by the commander. An AI spokesman said … Read morePilot accuses Air India commander of harassment, probe ordered

Someone has to lose in order for first homebuyers to win!

This post was originally published on this siteThe Grattan Institute published an interesting article in The Conversation. They argue that Labor’s policies are more likely to impact housing affordability than The Coalition. But right at the end of the article, they still preach lack of supply is the problem. This is not the case. First, … Read moreSomeone has to lose in order for first homebuyers to win!

House Passes Legislation to Extend Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – – Today, Chairman Mark Takano (D-Cali.) and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) released the following statements after the House passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, H.R. 299. The bill unanimously passed the House, 410 – 0.  “I am so proud … Read moreHouse Passes Legislation to Extend Benefits to Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans

Chairman Takano: Today We Will Finally Give Blue Water Navy Veterans The Justice They Deserve

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano praised bipartisan action on H.R. 299, the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, ahead of a historic vote on the floor of the House of Representatives.   Chairman Mark Takano’s remarks as delivered can … Read moreChairman Takano: Today We Will Finally Give Blue Water Navy Veterans The Justice They Deserve

Middlesex County, New Jersey Indian CPA Amit Govil Gets Prison Time For Filing False Tax Return

This post was originally published on this siteAmit Govil (58) of New Brunswick, NJ sentenced today to 27 months in prison for under-reporting his income on his personal tax return. Licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in New York and New Jersey, Amit Govil managed to avoid paying more than $672,000 in taxes by filing … Read moreMiddlesex County, New Jersey Indian CPA Amit Govil Gets Prison Time For Filing False Tax Return

Pape Material Handling to Pay $650,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Harassment Lawsuit

This post was originally published on this sitePape Material Handling, Inc., a nationwide company that sells, rents, and services forklift products, will pay $650,000 to settle a harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. This settlement was approved by the U.S. District Court for the Eastern … Read morePape Material Handling to Pay $650,000 to Settle EEOC National Origin Harassment Lawsuit

Personal insolvencies fall in most capital cities in March quarter 2019

This post was originally published on this siteThe Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) released regional personal insolvency statistics for the March quarter 2019. The exception was Greater Darwin, and WA continues to experience high levels of insolvency. In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Sydney fell by 156 … Read morePersonal insolvencies fall in most capital cities in March quarter 2019

Finance sector one of the most at risk of data breaches

This post was originally published on this siteThe inaugural review of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme has revealed that the finance sector is one of the most at-risk sectors when it comes to data breaches, via InvestorDaily. The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme was set up over a year ago when it became a legal requirement … Read moreFinance sector one of the most at risk of data breaches

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2019 National AAPI Business Summit

This post was originally published on this siteRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2019 National AAPI Business Summit ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/14/2019 – 16:23 Minority business growth AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Introduced by Henry Childs, National Director of the Commerce Department’s Minority Business Development Agency Thank you, Henry, … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the 2019 National AAPI Business Summit

The Administration Is Right to Challenge Nationwide Injunctions by District Court Judges

This post was originally published on this site If, in the end, the use of nationwide injunctions by district court judges is preserved by the Supreme Court, let us hope that it establishes strict, bright-line rules that limit application only to the most extreme, exigent circumstances — because otherwise, the notion of a single unelected … Read moreThe Administration Is Right to Challenge Nationwide Injunctions by District Court Judges

Spotlight on Commerce: Charles Kim, Director of the Office of Petitions, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

This post was originally published on this siteSpotlight on Commerce: Charles Kim, Director of the Office of Petitions, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office May 14, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/14/2019 – 15:45 Intellectual property Ed. Note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees in honor … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Charles Kim, Director of the Office of Petitions, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/14/2019 – 15:36 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Initiates Antidumping Duty and Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Dried Tart Cherries from Turkey

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria ASowah@doc.gov Tue, 05/14/2019 – 15:30 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination on Strontium Chromate from France and Negative Preliminary Antidumping Duty Determination from Austria

Making News: New China Trade War Op-ed for The Spectator On-Line…& More!

This post was originally published on this siteI’m pleased to announce that a new op-ed of mine on the U.S.-China trade conflict has just been posted by Spectator/USA.  This is my first contribution for this American edition of the noted British magazine, and it reports on the data showing that China’s threatened retaliatory tariffs on … Read moreMaking News: New China Trade War Op-ed for The Spectator On-Line…& More!

VSO Leaders Offer “Strongest Support” for Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. – In a letter to House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano and Ranking Member Dr. Phil Roe, leaders from Disabled American Veterans, the American Legion, Vietnam Veterans of America, Military Officers Association of America, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, Paralyzed Veterans … Read moreVSO Leaders Offer “Strongest Support” for Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act