‘86% users stop using food apps within two weeks’

This post was originally published on this siteAn analysis of over three billion user interactions across 25 food delivery apps by marketing platform CleverTap shows that only 25% of those who install the food apps, go on to complete the sign up process and register, signifying that the vanity metric of installed base of such … Read more‘86% users stop using food apps within two weeks’

Ohio Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Trying to Join ISIS

This post was originally published on this siteA Dayton, Ohio man was sentenced today in U.S. District Court to 180 months in prison and 25 years of supervised release for attempting, and conspiring, to join the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Benjamin … Read moreOhio Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Trying to Join ISIS

Louisiana Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Violate the Federal Housing Rights of Woman with Disabilities

This post was originally published on this siteJody Lambert, 24, was sentenced today in the Eastern District of Louisiana to 120 months imprisonment for conspiring with members of his family to prevent D.P., a woman with cognitive disabilities, from exercising her right to rent and occupy a dwelling without injury, intimidation, and interference because of … Read moreLouisiana Man Sentenced for Conspiring to Violate the Federal Housing Rights of Woman with Disabilities

Justice Department Announces New Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force

This post was originally published on this siteAttorney General William P. Barr today announced the establishment of the Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort that brings together the resources and expertise of the Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection Branch, the U.S. Attorneys’ Offices for six federal districts, the FBI, the U.S. … Read moreJustice Department Announces New Transnational Elder Fraud Strike Force

Justice Department Settles Suit Against Indiana Bank to Resolve Lending Discrimination Claims

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Indiana today filed a complaint and settlement agreement, resolving allegations that First Merchants Bank engaged in lending discrimination by “redlining” predominantly African-American neighborhoods within Indianapolis, Indiana. “Redlining” is a term describing an illegal practice … Read moreJustice Department Settles Suit Against Indiana Bank to Resolve Lending Discrimination Claims

Bureau of Prisons “Ready to Work” Initiative Seeks New Business Partnerships to Strengthen Reentry Success and Address National Hiring Challenges

This post was originally published on this siteToday, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) announced a new initiative to work directly with interested employers seeking to hire newly-released inmates. Through the “Ready to Work” initiative, the BOP seeks to connect employers directly to inmates to improve reentry outcomes. This initiative is part of the BOP’s holistic … Read moreBureau of Prisons “Ready to Work” Initiative Seeks New Business Partnerships to Strengthen Reentry Success and Address National Hiring Challenges

Justice Department Celebrates Strong Support for Religious Freedom at One Year Mark of the Place to Worship Initiative

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice today announced the one-year anniversary of its Place to Worship Initiative, which focuses on protecting the rights of religious individuals and communities to build, expand, buy, or rent houses of worship and other religious facilities as guaranteed by the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized … Read moreJustice Department Celebrates Strong Support for Religious Freedom at One Year Mark of the Place to Worship Initiative

Trend Unemployment Steady at 5.1 per cent

This post was originally published on this siteThe trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.1 per cent, for the third consecutive month. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained steady at 5.2 per cent in May 2019 . But the moving parts are not so hot. Underemployment was up, to 8.6%, while the total hours worked … Read moreTrend Unemployment Steady at 5.1 per cent

Next global CEO of Reckitt is also an Indian

This post was originally published on this siteReckitt Benckiser Group’s Nurofen painkiller costs 2.20 pounds ($2.80) for a pack of 16 pills. UK grocer J Sainsbury sells a private-label alternative for a third of the price. That’s the challenge facing Reckitt’s incoming CEO, Laxman Narasimhan. As consumers increasingly seek out cheaper versions of commoditised consumer … Read moreNext global CEO of Reckitt is also an Indian

HashChing executive team departs, new CEO steps in

This post was originally published on this siteThe founder and the executive team of online mortgage marketplace HashChing have all left the company, with a new interim CEO taking the helm, via The Adviser. The founder and CEO of HashChing, Mandeep Sodhi, along with the key members of the executive team – including chief operating … Read moreHashChing executive team departs, new CEO steps in

CBA Sells Count Financial; Holds $200m Indemnity Risks

This post was originally published on this siteCBA has today entered into an agreement to sell Count Financial Limited to ASX-listed CountPlus Limited. Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has today entered into an agreement to sell Count Financial Limited (Count Financial) to ASX-listed CountPlus Limited (CountPlus) for $2.5 million (the Transaction). CountPlus is a logical … Read moreCBA Sells Count Financial; Holds $200m Indemnity Risks

PWC quits as auditor of 2 Anil Ambani group cos

This post was originally published on this sitePrice Waterhouse & Co (PWC), one of the Big Four auditing firms, has resigned as a statutory auditor of two Anil Ambani-controlled companies – Reliance Capital and Reliance Home Finance. The firm said there was an “unsatisfactory response” from the companies to certain observations it had made while … Read morePWC quits as auditor of 2 Anil Ambani group cos

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit, Celebrating New Business Projects and Workforce Development

This post was originally published on this siteSecretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit, Celebrating New Business Projects and Workforce Development kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 06/12/2019 – 19:26 Investing in communities and workers FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross concluded … Read moreSecretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Concludes SelectUSA Investment Summit, Celebrating New Business Projects and Workforce Development

Senate Unanimously Passes the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON, D.C. –  Today, Chairman Mark Takano released the following statement after the Senate unanimously passed the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, H.R. 299.  “Tonight, we can finally tell the tens of thousands of veterans who were exposed to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War … Read moreSenate Unanimously Passes the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act

Uber to offer air cabs in New York, looking at India too

This post was originally published on this siteLooking for a new experience? Come July, Indians travelling to New York can opt for an air cab service from the John F Kennedy airport to Lower Manhattan. Uber, popular for cab services in metro cities in India, will be offering Uber Copter services for $200-225 in New … Read moreUber to offer air cabs in New York, looking at India too

Facebook offers to pay if you’ll let it study your online habits

This post was originally published on this siteThe market research initiative, called ‘Study’ is a programme that FB is introducing to legally seek information about users’ internet browsing and app downloads. The scheme will be available only to subscribers in the US and India. The firm has said it will not collect a user’s ID, … Read moreFacebook offers to pay if you’ll let it study your online habits

2 Indian research teams win Amazon Web Services cloud grants

This post was originally published on this siteWashington, June 12 (IANS) Two teams from India made it to 21 winning projects that will be awarded $1.5 million worth of cloud services, grants and technical support through the Earth Observation Cloud Credits Program, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has announced. The Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering (CSRE) … Read more2 Indian research teams win Amazon Web Services cloud grants

President Trump Considering Temporary Protective Status for Venezuelans

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Jun 12th 2019 @ 3:34 pm EDT President Trump says his administration is considering granting Temporary Protected Status to thousands of Venezuelans who have fled their home country to the United States amid ongoing unrest, as reported by PBS.org. Venezuela, which at one point was the … Read morePresident Trump Considering Temporary Protective Status for Venezuelans

Extreme US scrutiny of H-1B aspirants continues

This post was originally published on this siteAnalysis shows that requests for evidence (RFEs) were sought in 48% of the H-1B applications (for both initial visa and extensions) that were disposed-off during the first six months of fiscal 2019- up 1% as compared to the corresponding period last year. The approval rate, after obtaining additional … Read moreExtreme US scrutiny of H-1B aspirants continues

H.Res.436

This post was originally published on this siteProviding for further consideration of the bill (H.R. 2740) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. (06/12/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

CPA Op-ed: Beijing started this trade conflict; Trump intends to finish it

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt: China’s leaders simply reneged on an initial commitment to start opening their markets and to halt such aggressive practices as IP theft, hacking and forced technology transfer. There’s an important point to remember in the current U.S.-China trade conflict: Beijing started it. For the past 20 years, China has been … Read moreCPA Op-ed: Beijing started this trade conflict; Trump intends to finish it

Sen. Rick Scott: China’s growing influence in Latin America is a threat to our way of life

This post was originally published on this siteEditor’s note: Senator Scott joins the growing ranks of those that support the trend towards China decoupling. Last month I traveled to Panama, Colombia and Argentina. The purpose of my trip was to get an update on the fight for freedom and liberty in Venezuela, to highlight the … Read moreSen. Rick Scott: China’s growing influence in Latin America is a threat to our way of life

The FBI Tragedy: Elites above the Law

This post was originally published on this siteVictor Davis Hanson // National Review We are told, however, that the FBI’s culture and institutions are exempt from the widespread wrongdoing at the top. Such caution is a fine and fitting thing, given the FBI’s more than a century of public service. Nonetheless, many of those caught … Read moreThe FBI Tragedy: Elites above the Law

Acting Director of Homeland Security Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

This post was originally published on this site Wed, Jun 12th 2019 @ 10:55 am EDT The Acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, testified before Congress yesterday revealing some startling statistics about the humanitarian and security crisis at the southern border. Perhaps the most shocking was the number of asylum seekers who cross into … Read moreActing Director of Homeland Security Testifies Before Senate Judiciary Committee

Stock exchanges to impose trading restrictions on Jet Airways shares

This post was originally published on this siteStock exchanges will impose restrictions on trading in Jet Airways shares from June 28 as part of preventive surveillance measures to curb excessive volatility, according to a circular. Cash-starved Jet Airways suspended operations in April and lenders are working on ways for revival of the airline. Please follow … Read moreStock exchanges to impose trading restrictions on Jet Airways shares

Subcommittee on Technology Modernization Hearing: Implementation of Electronic Health Record Systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD)

This post was originally published on this siteOn Wednesday, June 12, 2019, the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Subcommittee on Technology Modernization will hold an oversight hearing entitled, ” Implementation of Electronic Health Record Systems at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD).” Please follow and like us:

Trump is Right: Tariffs Are Not Raising Consumer Prices

This post was originally published on this siteEditor’s note: Former WSJ reporter John Carney shows why the “tariffs are taxes on consumers” line is false. Donald Trump’s declaration that tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods would jump to 25 percent in May gave rise to a firestorm of claims that the import taxes hurt … Read moreTrump is Right: Tariffs Are Not Raising Consumer Prices

Why Los Angeles Struggles to End Homelessness

This post was originally published on this siteHomelessness is one of the top community and political issues in Los Angeles and across California. The results of the 2019 Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count released recently confirm what residents see and experience throughout our region: Homelessness remains an … Continue reading → The post Why Los … Read moreWhy Los Angeles Struggles to End Homelessness