Traitors Going to Jail, China Trade War, Economic Update

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 384 5.17.19)  Many think that nobody is going to jail for the Trump Russia collusion hoax that the FBI, DOJ and CIA tried to pull off.  Attorney General William Bar has just assigned a U.S. Attorney to look into the Russia scam that was made up to paint the President … Read moreTraitors Going to Jail, China Trade War, Economic Update

Merit Based Green Card by Trump 2019 – No Specifics of Points, Policy

Earlier today, President Trump announced their administration’s high-level Immigration Plan for 2019 and beyond, even for their future election campaign.  On a high level, it is nothing but a revival of RAISE Act – Points Based Immigration System announcement, which went dormant after announcement in 2017.  There are no specifics announced yet by the Trump … Read moreMerit Based Green Card by Trump 2019 – No Specifics of Points, Policy

Sensex rises over 200 points; Nifty reclaims 11,300

The benchmark BSE sensex jumped over 200 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 11,300 level in early trade on Friday amid value-buying in banking, IT and metal stocks. The benchmark BSE sensex jumped over 200 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 11,300 level in early trade on Friday amid value-buying in banking, IT … Read moreSensex rises over 200 points; Nifty reclaims 11,300

Ali Kourani Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court for Covert Terrorist Activities on Behalf of Hizballah’s Islamic Jihad Organization

Yesterday, a jury returned a guilty verdict against Ali Kourani, a.k.a. “Ali Mohamad Kourani,” a.k.a. “Jacob Lewis,” a.k.a. “Daniel,” on all eight counts in the Indictment, which charged him with terrorism, sanctions and immigration offenses for his illicit work as an operative for Hizballah’s external attack-planning component. Kourani is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. … Read moreAli Kourani Convicted in Manhattan Federal Court for Covert Terrorist Activities on Behalf of Hizballah’s Islamic Jihad Organization

Former CIA Officer Sentenced to Prison for Espionage

Kevin Patrick Mallory, 62, of Leesburg, Virginia, was sentenced today to 20 years in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release after being convicted under the Espionage Act for conspiracy to transmit national defense information to an agent of the People’s Republic of China. Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. … Read moreFormer CIA Officer Sentenced to Prison for Espionage

International Competition Network Adopts Framework for Competition Agency Procedures and Recommended Practices on Investigative Process, Announces U.S. Agencies Will Host 2020 ICN Annual Conference

“The ICN has become a crucial instrument for dialogue, cooperation, and convergence within the global antitrust community,” said Assistant Attorney General Delrahim.  “The Annual Conference provides us all with an opportunity to reflect on the great progress that has been made in competition policy and enforcement around the world, as well as the challenges that … Read moreInternational Competition Network Adopts Framework for Competition Agency Procedures and Recommended Practices on Investigative Process, Announces U.S. Agencies Will Host 2020 ICN Annual Conference

Rep. Axne Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

WASHINGTON –  Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to pass H.R 987, the Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act, a major piece of legislation that addresses two top concerns of Iowans – lowering prescription drug prices and defending vital protections for people with pre-existing conditions.  “I ran for Congress to protect … Read moreRep. Axne Votes to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

Homebuyers to get backing of government

The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) has said, “…considering the recommendation of Insolvency Law Committee (ILC) and larger public interest.. an outcome-based approach, which would facilitate resolution of Jaypee Infratech Limited (JIL) over liquidation, may be adopted.” It added that homebuyers should be treated as a sub-class within the ambit of the financial creditor. Please … Read moreHomebuyers to get backing of government

NZ Reserve Bank censures ANZ

The Reserve Bank has revoked ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited’s (ANZ) accreditation to model its own operational risk capital requirement due to a persistent failure in its controls and attestation process. ANZ is now required to use the standardised approach for calculating appropriate operational risk capital. From March 2019, this will increase its minimum capital … Read moreNZ Reserve Bank censures ANZ

YBR overhauls company, CEO to step down

Yellow Brick Road Holdings Limited has announced that it is to create a “much simpler business” by disposing of its head office wealth business functions and focusing on mortgages, which will see CEO Frank Ganis step down from his role. Via The Adviser. In an update to the ASX, YBR revealed a new business strategy … Read moreYBR overhauls company, CEO to step down

Innovation policy is missing in action

From The Conversation. Three years ago, then prime minister Malcolm Turnbull went to an election spruiking the wonders of innovation. “There has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian,” government advertising had enthused in the months before. But the public wasn’t enthused, and Turnbull’s government barely scraped back into office. Since then … Read moreInnovation policy is missing in action

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Discussing Negative Equity On The Radio

I discuss the Shadow Treasurer’s comments relating to sitting out negative equity with Ross Greenwood on 2GB Mr Bowen said they would “only lose money if you sell”. “I mean sometimes lots of people go into negative equity when the housing market does fall,” Mr Bowen told ABC’s Triple J this week. “I remember when … Read moreDiscussing Negative Equity On The Radio