Remarks by Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski at the Criminal Division’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Good afternoon. I am honored to welcome you to this celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Criminal Division. Much has changed in our Division’s 100-year history. 1919 – the year the Division was created – marked the beginning of Prohibition. Congress sent the 19th Amendment granting women the right to vote to the states … Read moreRemarks by Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski at the Criminal Division’s 100th Anniversary Celebration

Defendant to Serve Life in Prison in Kidnapping and Murder of Visiting Chinese Student

Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney John C. Milhiser announced today that U.S. District Judge James E. Shadid sentenced Brendt Christensen, 30, to serve the rest of his life in prison with no possibility for release for the June 9, 2017, kidnapping and murder of Chinese … Read moreDefendant to Serve Life in Prison in Kidnapping and Murder of Visiting Chinese Student

Seafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled as Blue Crab from USA

“By illegally mislabeling hundreds of thousands of pounds of crab meat, the defendant intentionally undermined the local crab processing industry – defrauding customers and, in turn, damaging the public’s trust in an industry that is important to the local economy,” said Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Bossert Clark for the Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources … Read moreSeafood Processor Pleads Guilty to Selling Foreign Crab Meat Falsely Labeled as Blue Crab from USA

Former Alabama Police Investigator Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Handcuffed Arrestee

Former Tallassee Police investigator Brandan Smirnoff, 27, was sentenced to 22 months in prison for assaulting a handcuffed, 24-year-old man. Smirnoff encountered the victim, J.M., after a vehicle pursuit. After officers pursued J.M. for several minutes on a four-wheeler, J.M. stepped off the four-wheeler, laid face down on the ground, and allowed several Tallassee police … Read moreFormer Alabama Police Investigator Sentenced to Prison for Assaulting Handcuffed Arrestee

G7 Announces Common Understanding of G7 Competition Authorities on Competition and the Digital Economy

“Digital technologies improve our lives in a myriad of ways, but also present challenges for competition authorities,” said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim.  “I welcome the opportunity to work closely with our G7 counterparts and other competition agencies to address the important issues arising from the digital economy.” Please follow and like us:

Know the Perils of the Gig Economy

The gig economy is getting a lot of attention these days—some good, some not so good. Gig work is increasingly attractive to a growing percentage of the workforce, particularly Millennials and members of Generation Z, who value autonomy, flexibility and work/life balance. It can also provide benefits to employers that may not need full-time staff … Read moreKnow the Perils of the Gig Economy

AdWise: ‘Friends who report to me don’t follow orders’

​​Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Is there anything that’s bothering you at work, which you’re wary of discussing internally? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters. Please follow and like … Read moreAdWise: ‘Friends who report to me don’t follow orders’

Govt may oppose NCLAT order on ‘creditors’ in SC

The government may oppose the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal’s (NCLAT’s) order, which sought to treat secured creditors and operational creditors such as suppliers on a par, in the Supreme Court. The move is in addition to amendments proposed in the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to ensure balance between the two categories. Please follow … Read moreGovt may oppose NCLAT order on ‘creditors’ in SC

Companies face penalty for not meeting CSR spend

The government has recommended several amendments to the Companies Act, including penalty on companies that do not meet the mandated 2% spending requirement towards corporate social responsibility (CSR). Sources said the move came as over 40% of the entities were not complying with the requirement, with close to a fifth not spending any money. Please … Read moreCompanies face penalty for not meeting CSR spend

Prof. Wolff on Loud and Clear. Are we headed toward recession?

This interview originally aired on Radio Sputnik Loud and ClearProf. Wolff joins Loud and Clear. Big tech firms were under fire at a high profile Congressional hearing conducted by the House Judiciary Committee on July 16, raising the spectre of serious anti-trust action against Amazon and other tech giants. Meanwhile, negotiations between the major U.S. automakers and … Read moreProf. Wolff on Loud and Clear. Are we headed toward recession?

Prof. Wolff on Thom Hartmann Show to discuss Trump forcing the Fed to keep interest rates low

Prof. Wolff joined Thom Hartmann to discuss whether or not Donald Trump is forcing the federal reserve to keep interest rates low, to ensure he is re-elected in 2020. The Government in a capitalist system is the lender and spender of last resort. When things are going well, business will tell you how wonderful things are. … Read moreProf. Wolff on Thom Hartmann Show to discuss Trump forcing the Fed to keep interest rates low

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Responds to Contempt Vote by House Democrats

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Responds to Contempt Vote by House Democrats Department of Commerce Remained Cooperative with Oversight Requests for Months kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 07/17/2019 – 19:00 2020 Census FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov  Today, House Democrats took the unnecessary step to hold the U.S. Secretary … Read moreSecretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Responds to Contempt Vote by House Democrats

House Democrats Prove That They Are Mentally and Emotionally Incompetent 

House Democrats Prove That They Are Mentally and Emotionally Incompetent  https://www.opednews.com/Quicklink/House-votes-to-condemn-Tru-by-Stephen-Fox-Daily-Mail-Uk-Publication_Speaker-Of-The-House-Nancy-Pelosi_Trump-Racism-190717-513.html  The post House Democrats Prove That They Are Mentally and Emotionally Incompetent  appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Please follow and like us:

Premji-backed Icertis is India’s newest unicorn

Icertis, an Indo-US contract management software maker, has emerged as the latest software-as-a-service (SaaS) unicorn, joining the likes of Freshworks and Druva. Based out of Pune and Seattle, Icertis has raised $115 million (close to Rs 790 crore) in a new financing round led by the US-based venture capital firm Greycroft and PremjiInvest (the family … Read morePremji-backed Icertis is India’s newest unicorn

Dip in spends, rural growth hits FMCG

The slowdown in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) continues to progress with value growth dropping to 10% in the second quarter (April-June, or Q2) of calendar 2019, precariously holding onto a double-digit number. The value growth was 13.4% in the preceding quarter (Q12019) and 10.6% in the comparative quarter (Q2) of 2018, according to Nielsen. Please … Read moreDip in spends, rural growth hits FMCG

CARE chief asked to go on leave

CARE Ratings managing director and CEO Rajesh Mokashi has been asked to go on leave, with immediate effect, until further notice. The board of directors of CARE Ratings took the decision on Wednesday, pending the completion of the examination of an anonymous complaint received by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) and forwarded … Read moreCARE chief asked to go on leave

LTCG makes filing Income Tax returns tough

A recent update in the software utility that enables taxpayers to file their returns online has created hurdles for taxpayers who have earned long-term capital gains (LTCGs) on sale of securities. Extension of the date for issue of Form 16 from June 15 to July 10 meant that salaried taxpayers could kick-start the process of … Read moreLTCG makes filing Income Tax returns tough

Making News: Returning to National Radio for a China Trade War Update

I’m pleased to announce that I’m slated to return to John Batchelor’s nationally syndicated radio show tonight to help provide an update on the U.S.-China trade conflict.  A top U.S. official has termed recent weeks a “quiet period.”  But as the segment – featuring me, John, and co-host Gordon G. Chang – will make clear, … Read moreMaking News: Returning to National Radio for a China Trade War Update

BACKGROUNDER ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COOPERATION WITH HOUSE OVERSIGHT ON CENSUS INVESTIGATION

BACKGROUNDER ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COOPERATION WITH HOUSE OVERSIGHT ON CENSUS INVESTIGATION kcpullen@doc.gov Wed, 07/17/2019 – 18:12 2020 Census Wednesday, July 17, 2019 BACKGROUNDER ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COOPERATION WITH HOUSE OVERSIGHT ON CENSUS INVESTIGATION Attachment Size BACKGROUNDER ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COOPERATION WITH HOUSE OVERSIGHT ON CENSUS INVESTIGATION 34.73 KB Please follow and like … Read moreBACKGROUNDER ON DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE COOPERATION WITH HOUSE OVERSIGHT ON CENSUS INVESTIGATION

Prof. Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to share insights on Deutsche Bank’s mass Layoffs

Prof. Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to share his insights on Deutsche Bank plans to lay off 18,000 employees over the next three years, along with other changes to its business model. He argues that Deutsche Bank’s announcement of the layoffs three years in advance may have been a mistake. https://youtu.be/ahqQcAQByYE   Please follow and like … Read moreProf. Wolff joins Rick Sanchez to share insights on Deutsche Bank’s mass Layoffs

Robert Mueller Should Be Arrested for Conspiracy to Overthrow the President of the United States

Robert Mueller Should Be Arrested for Conspiracy to Overthrow the President of the United States Paul Craig Roberts The Mueller report, which had no choice as there was no evidence, but to clear Donald Trump of conspiring with Russian President Putin to steal the last US presidential election from Hillary Clinton, nevertheless managed to keep … Read moreRobert Mueller Should Be Arrested for Conspiracy to Overthrow the President of the United States

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

published 2019-07-17 17:26:17 by Alex Pappas Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in the U.S. Sanders’ campaign billed the speech in Washington as … Read moreSanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Sanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday unapologetically defended his government-run “Medicare-for-all” campaign proposal against critics opposed to wiping out private health insurance, while announcing plans to lead a caravan to Canada to buy cheaper medicine than available in the U.S. Sanders’ campaign billed the speech in Washington as an opportunity to confront the Democratic … Read moreSanders defends ‘Medicare-for-all,’ plans Canada caravan with patients to buy cheaper meds

Trump says ‘great pressure’ worked to find Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed credit for the arrest of Hafiz Saeed by Pakistan government, saying great pressure has been exerted over the last two years to find him even as India is yet to officially react to Islamabad’s action. Terming Saeed as “so-called mastermind” of the Mumbai terror … Read moreTrump says ‘great pressure’ worked to find Mumbai terror attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed