Sensex rises over 200 points to hit record high in early trade

The benchmark BSE sensex jumped over 200 points to hit a record intra-day high of 39,565.82 as investors’ euphoria over exit poll outcome continued in early session on Tuesday. The 30-share index was trading 205.24 points, or 0.52 per cent, higher at 39,557.91. In similar movement, the broader NSE Nifty rose 48.90 points, or 0.41 … Read moreSensex rises over 200 points to hit record high in early trade

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks to the American Law Institute on Nationwide Injunctions

Thank you. I’m honored to address the American Law Institute this evening. Among company this distinguished, it is hard to acknowledge all who merit it. Indeed, I don’t have time to acknowledge even the honored guests at my table this evening. But I want to say a particular thank you to David Levi, the President … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks to the American Law Institute on Nationwide Injunctions

Member of Violent West Baltimore Gang Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

A Baltimore, Maryland, gang member was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for conspiring to participate in a drug distribution conspiracy and a violent racketeering enterprise known as Trained To Go (TTG). The racketeering conspiracy included eight murders, as well as drug trafficking and witness intimidation. Please … Read moreMember of Violent West Baltimore Gang Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Federal Racketeering and Drug Conspiracies

California Man Indicted for Federal Hate Crimes Related to Poway Synagogue Shooting and Arson of Escondido Mosque

A federal grand jury sitting in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California charged a California man with federal hate crimes and additional firearms offenses, including the murder of one person and the attempted murder of 53 others, for his actions during the April 27 shooting at the Chabad of Poway Synagogue … Read moreCalifornia Man Indicted for Federal Hate Crimes Related to Poway Synagogue Shooting and Arson of Escondido Mosque

West Virginia Physician Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

A Morgantown, West Virginia, physician pleaded guilty to obtaining controlled substances by fraudulently writing prescriptions using colleagues’ Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) numbers and presenting stolen driver’s licenses to pick up fraudulently prescribed controlled substances from Morgantown area pharmacies for his personal use, announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division … Read moreWest Virginia Physician Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge

Former Georgia County Commissioner Indicted on Extortion and Bribery Charges

A federal grand jury in the Northern District of Georgia has returned a three-count indictment against a former commissioner in DeKalb County, Georgia, for extorting bribe payments from a DeKalb County subcontractor. Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division made the announcement. Please follow and like us:

Associate Deputy Attorney General Sujit Raman Delivers Remarks at the ABA Rule of Law Initiative Annual Issues Conference

It is a privilege to be here today to speak at the ABA Rule of Law Initiative’s annual issues conference. And I am honored to follow to the podium three prominent defenders of the rule of law, both at home and abroad. Thank you, Judge McKeown, Mr. Mora, and Dr. Yang for dedicating your lives … Read moreAssociate Deputy Attorney General Sujit Raman Delivers Remarks at the ABA Rule of Law Initiative Annual Issues Conference

RBA Minutes: Weaker Growth, Watch The Labour Markets!

The RBA released their minutes today, and things are looking less rosy, even though their rose-tinted glasses. International Economic Conditions Members commenced their discussion of the international economy by observing that global growth had eased in the second half of 2018 and looked to have continued at around this more moderate rate in 2019. Growth … Read moreRBA Minutes: Weaker Growth, Watch The Labour Markets!

‘Crorepati’ executives at Infosys more than double

The number of Infosys executives with compensation above Rs 1 crore rose sharply to 64 in 2018-19, from 28 in the previous year. Many more senior vice-presidents and vice-presidents became part of the crorepati club. A significant part of this increase was on account of the sharp spike in the company’s share price, which raised … Read more‘Crorepati’ executives at Infosys more than double

APRA Consults On Reducing Mortgage Prudential Standards

As expected, APRA has released a consultation to change the minimum floor rate of 7% for mortgage serviceability assessment (despite recently having said it would stay). It is subject to a 4-week consultation. More “unnatural acts” as we predicted to try and sustain the debt and property bubble. More such acts will follow. In APRA’s … Read moreAPRA Consults On Reducing Mortgage Prudential Standards

Labor missed a trick with mortgages

Aussie Home Loans boss James Symond has described the mortgage industry’s mammoth lobbying efforts as a “case book study” in uniting a competitive industry – via InvestorDaily. Few sectors of the financial services universe had more riding on the 2019 federal election than mortgage broking. A Labor victory would have been a devasting blow to … Read moreLabor missed a trick with mortgages

Understanding the Different Types of Homelessness

A city street. A sleeping bag. A cart full of clothes. A sign asking for help. A cup or bucket for collections. Sadness on the side of the road. These are the images we often correlate with homelessness. They are … Continue reading → The post Understanding the Different Types of Homelessness appeared first on … Read moreUnderstanding the Different Types of Homelessness

Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products

Department of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products ASowah@doc.gov Mon, 05/20/2019 – 18:25 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, May 20, 2019 WASHINGTON – Today, the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it would issue a Temporary General License (TGL) amending the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) … Read moreDepartment of Commerce Issues Limited Exemptions on Huawei Products

US Senator Charles Schumer wants ‘top-to-bottom review’ of Chinese train maker CRRC that won design contest for New York City subway cars

Editors note: Using US taxpayer money to support the building of China’s rail car industry makes no sense. We should build this industry, and its supply chain, here. New York senator fears state-owned CRRC could potentially expose US rail system to cyberespionage and sabotageCRRC has already been awarded contracts in recent years for new subway … Read moreUS Senator Charles Schumer wants ‘top-to-bottom review’ of Chinese train maker CRRC that won design contest for New York City subway cars

H.Res.106

Denouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice. (05/20/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

Why the banking royal commission will ultimately achieve little

From The Conversation. Will the banking services royal commission have a lasting effect of improving the banking and financial sector? The answer is “no”. A temporary change is apparent, but the problems lie deeper than those addressed by the royal commissioner. The worldwide pervasiveness of financial sector misconduct is an indication. This is not a … Read moreWhy the banking royal commission will ultimately achieve little

In second tragedy this year, another Atlanta cricketer dies after collapsing on the field

Photo: Subhabrata Mondal NRI Pulse News Atlanta, GA, May 20, 2019: In the second tragedy to strike on a cricket field in Atlanta, Subhabrata Mondal, 45, collapsed and was later pronounced dead after paramedics rushed him to the hospital on May 18. Mondal represented the Pyramid Green Wings team of the Atlanta Cricket League. He is … Read moreIn second tragedy this year, another Atlanta cricketer dies after collapsing on the field