Facebook plans cryptocurrency launch in 2020

Facebook has been in contact with US and British financial regulators with a view to launching its own cryptocurrency next year, the BBC reported on Friday. “GlobalCoin” would work with a new digital payments system in about a dozen countries, starting in the first quarter of 2020, the broadcaster said on its website. Please follow … Read moreFacebook plans cryptocurrency launch in 2020

Diageo wins $135 million case against Vijay Mallya

World’s largest spirits producer Diageo had sued Vijay Mallya, his son Siddharth and two firms to claw back a $40 million (Rs 352 crore) payout Diageo had made to Mallya in 2016 as well as a $135-million loan Diageo had refinanced for Mallya’s company Watson. Mallya lost the $135-million (Rs 1,190 crore) battle to Diageo … Read moreDiageo wins $135 million case against Vijay Mallya

WATCH: Governor Brian Kemp proclaims May as Asian-American heritage month

REPORT BY JYOTHSNA HEGDEVIDEO ANCHOR/PRODUCER NAMITA D. SUDANVPhotos by Srilasya Volam, Sri Photos Atlanta, GA, May 24, 2019: The North Wing steps of State Capitol buzzed with activity as traditionally clad members of Asian-Pacific communities gathered to celebrate traditions, history, native languages, and unique experiences represented by Asian-Pacific Americans across the country and the state … Read moreWATCH: Governor Brian Kemp proclaims May as Asian-American heritage month

The Latest in Agricultural Mechanization: Unmanned Drones

Lobbyists give the false impression that American farmers face a binary choice: more guestworkers, or economic hardship. Completely absent from these discussions is a third option – increasing mechanization and automation of the most labor-intensive aspects of farming. Mark Krikorian May 24, 2019 – 3:10pm Matthew Sussis Please follow and like us:

Is the New Immigration Proposal Truly Merit-Based or Just a Repackaging of Foreign Labor Dumping?

President Donald Trump in his May 16, 2019, immigration policy speech alluded to, but did not specifically refer to, as he did in his May 20, 2019, Pennsylvania speech, Buy Americanand Hire American. This was surprising, since Buy Americanand Hire Americanwere part of Trump’s cardinal campaign promises and addressed in an early (April 2017) Executive … Read moreIs the New Immigration Proposal Truly Merit-Based or Just a Repackaging of Foreign Labor Dumping?

A Growing Border Crisis

Amidst recent talk of growing caravans and states of emergency, the Center for Immigration Studies completed its eighth border tour earlier this spring, traveling in the Border Patrol’s Tucson Sector, from Nogales, Ariz., to the New Mexico line. John Wahala May 24, 2019 – 1:10pm A report from Arizona John Wahala Please follow and like … Read moreA Growing Border Crisis

Rep. Axne on Stalled Disaster Aid Bill

WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement after a House Republican blocked final passage of the bipartisan disaster supplemental funding bill that would provide much-needed aid to Iowa communities hit by devastating flooding in March: “I am beyond fed up. This is wrong. This bill is about helping people – … Read moreRep. Axne on Stalled Disaster Aid Bill

House Republicans: DHS Failed to Implement Available Border Fixes

Fri, May 24th 2019 @ 12:18 pm EDT A group of House Republicans wrote acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan to criticize DHS’ failure to adopt border security fixes that are available without additional congressional action. They noted the president has shown leadership on the issue but DHS lacks “the same manner of enthusiasm for fixing … Read moreHouse Republicans: DHS Failed to Implement Available Border Fixes

Kendall Jenner dons outfit similar to Deepika’s Cannes lime-green look

Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The voluminous neon green ensemble that actress Deepika Padukone wore at the Cannes Film Festival this year has found a fan in international reality TV star Kendall Jenner, who wore a pink version of a similar dress. On her visit to the French Riviera, Deepika stunned people with her appearance in neon … Read moreKendall Jenner dons outfit similar to Deepika’s Cannes lime-green look

Tech firm sues federal government for denying H-1B visa to Indian employee with US master’s degree

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, May 24, 2019: A San Francisco based technology firm, Xterra Solutions, is suing the federal government, claiming U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) officials improperly denied an H-1B visa to an Indian employee on the basis that the business systems analyst position he was to fill did not qualify … Read moreTech firm sues federal government for denying H-1B visa to Indian employee with US master’s degree

100 Billion and Counting: A New Milestone from Past Participants of the Investment Summit

Brian Lenihan is the Executive Director of SelectUSA The SelectUSA Investment Summit is the place to be if you want to grow your business into an international enterprise. That isn’t hyperbole – it’s job-creating fact. Participants of past Investment Summits have announced more than $103.6 billion in investments in the United States within five years … Read more100 Billion and Counting: A New Milestone from Past Participants of the Investment Summit

The Department of Commerce Amends Countervailing Duty Process

The Department of Commerce Amends Countervailing Duty Process ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 05/24/2019 – 09:49 Trade enforcement Thursday, May 23, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, under the leadership of President Donald J. Trump, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced that it has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to impose countervailing … Read moreThe Department of Commerce Amends Countervailing Duty Process