US blacklists Chinese telecom gaint Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook

The US commerce department said it was adding Huawei Technologies and 70 affiliates to its “Entity List”- a move that bans the company from acquiring components and tech from US firms without govt approval. US Prez Trump earlier signed an executive order barring US companies from using telecommunications equipment made by firms deemed to pose … Read moreUS blacklists Chinese telecom gaint Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook

Greek Ship Management Company, Corporate Vessel Owner, and Chief Engineer Indicted for Falsification of Pollution Records, Obstruction of Justice

A federal grand jury in Wilmington, Delaware, returned a four-count indictment today charging Evridiki Navigation Inc., Liquimar Tankers Management Services Inc., and Nikolaos Vastardis with failing to keep accurate pollution control records, falsifying records, and obstruction of justice, the Justice Department announced. Please follow and like us:

New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty for His Role in Scheme to Defraud Medicare by Soliciting Kickback Payments for Two New Orleans-Area Physicians

A New Orleans, Louisiana, man pleaded guilty today for his role in a scheme to solicit the payment of illegal health care kickbacks to several individuals, including two New Orleans-area physicians, for the referring and certifying of individuals for medically unnecessary home health services. Please follow and like us:

Rhode Island Property Preservationist Indicted for Fraud, Money Laundering, Aggravated Identity Theft and Obstructing an IRS Investigation

A federal grand jury returned a 14-count indictment today charging an East Greenwich, Rhode Island, business woman, whose business specializes in preserving foreclosed homes for resale, with nine counts of wire fraud, two counts aggravated identity theft, one count of money laundering, and one count each of structuring and obstructing an Internal Revenue Service investigation, … Read moreRhode Island Property Preservationist Indicted for Fraud, Money Laundering, Aggravated Identity Theft and Obstructing an IRS Investigation

Former Manager of International Labor Union Pleads Guilty to Defrauding and Stealing From Union

A former facilities and real estate manager for a large, international labor union pleaded guilty today to defrauding and stealing from his employer, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger of the Eastern District of Virginia, Inspector General Scott S. Dahl of the U.S. … Read moreFormer Manager of International Labor Union Pleads Guilty to Defrauding and Stealing From Union

Kentucky Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Beating Handcuffed and Compliant Inmate

Devan Edwards, 22, a former correctional officer at the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections, one of three officers charged last week in connection with the beating of a handcuffed and compliant inmate, pleaded guilty today, announced Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband for the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman for the … Read moreKentucky Correctional Officer Pleads Guilty to Beating Handcuffed and Compliant Inmate

GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network Operating out of Europe Targeting American Entities Dismantled in Interational Operation

A complex transnational organized cybercrime network that used GozNym malware in an attempt to steal an estimated $100 million from unsuspecting victims in the United States and around the world has been dismantled as part of an international law enforcement operation. GozNym infected tens of thousands of victim computers worldwide, primarily in the United States … Read moreGozNym Cyber-Criminal Network Operating out of Europe Targeting American Entities Dismantled in Interational Operation

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

APRA accused of downplaying competition risks

A new report has found that APRA has “downplayed” and “dismissed” competition risks associated with its regulatory reforms, according to a new report, via InvestorDaily. A new report commissioned by the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) and compiled by Pegasus Economics – titled Reconciling Prudential Regulation with Competition – has found that changes to the … Read moreAPRA accused of downplaying competition risks

IndiGo co-founders in dispute, hire law firms

The two co-founders of India’s most profitable airline IndiGo, Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal, have hired legal firms for dispute resolution, sources said. While IndiGo did not comment, it is learnt that the differences between the two stalwarts are over Bhatia feeling that Gangwal was trying to gain greater control by bringing his own team. … Read moreIndiGo co-founders in dispute, hire law firms

Yum to open 600 Taco Bell outlets, create 20k jobs

American fast food company Yum Brands, which operates Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and KFC, has committed to open 600 outlets of Taco Bell in India and employ around 20,000 people. This will make India the second largest market for Taco Bell outside the US. The company has signed a master franchise agreement with Burman Hospitality … Read moreYum to open 600 Taco Bell outlets, create 20k jobs

Jeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to honor Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS More than 600 Jeeps lead a caravan to … Read moreJeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

Jeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

published 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to honor Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS More than … Read moreJeep fleet honors victim of Colorado STEM school shooting at funeral

Not All Post Codes Are Created Equal In Mortgage Applications

DFA has developed a risk scoring system, which combines information from lenders, and households to provide an indicator of the relative likelihood of an applicant successfully obtaining a mortgage, within a specific post code, and the relative weighting in terms of loan-to-value (LVR) and other factors which will be taken into account. Additional factors will … Read moreNot All Post Codes Are Created Equal In Mortgage Applications

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

published 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS More than … Read moreFleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

published 2019-05-15 20:05:03 by Vandana Rambaran A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS More than … Read moreFleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

Fleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

A fleet of Jeeps encircled a Colorado church on Wednesday to commemorate Kendrick Castillo, an 18-year-old senior at the STEM School Highlands Ranch who was fatally shot when he tried to apprehend a gunman in his class. COLORADO STUDENT, 18, KILLED WHILE TRYING TO STOP SHOOTER, CLASSMATE SAYS More than 600 Jeeps lead a caravan to … Read moreFleet of Jeeps honored slain student in Colorado STEM shooting at his funeral

Alaska ferry workers continue fight for Marine Highway System

Organizing in Alaskan waters: Crewmembers on the ferry Columbia, one of 9 vessels operated by the Alaska Marine Highway System, “buttoned-up” on April 5th with the message “Fair Contract Now,” as their ferry traveled from Ketchikan to Bellingham, WA. A few days later on April 8th, members attended an action back in Ketchikan where Alaska’s … Read moreAlaska ferry workers continue fight for Marine Highway System

Making News: Three China Trade War Interviews Coming Up Tonight!

I’m pleased to announce that I’ll be doing three broadcast interviews tonight – and yes, that would be a record.  All of them will deal with updating the U.S.-China trade war, no doubt with a special focus on China’s new retaliatory tariffs on American goods. At 8:10 PM EST, I’ll be returning to i24News.  This … Read moreMaking News: Three China Trade War Interviews Coming Up Tonight!

Babysitter sentenced to life in 6-month-old infant’s death

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 15, 2019: An Indian-American mother of two in Massachusetts was convicted of second-degree murder in the 2014 shaken baby death of a six-month old she was baby-sitting. Pallavi Macharla, 44, handcuffed and sobbing, was sentenced to life in prison. She will be eligible for parole in 15 years, … Read moreBabysitter sentenced to life in 6-month-old infant’s death

Fund managers slammed for paying ratings agencies and platforms

A damning new report recommending extensive reform in the financial sector has taken aim at fund managers that pay a sponsorship fee to have their product offered on wraps and platforms, via InvestorDaily. In its 60-page report entitled Professionalising Financial Advice, the CFA Institute and CFA Societies Australia detailed their concerns over the practice where … Read moreFund managers slammed for paying ratings agencies and platforms

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain

President Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain Stan Wed, 05/15/2019 – 16:59 ICT Supply Chain FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 15, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, President Trump signed an Executive Order: Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services … Read morePresident Trump Declares National Emergency to Secure the Information and Communications Technology Critical Infrastructure Supply Chain