Justice Department Announces Resolution with LLB Verwaltung (Switzerland) AG

LLB Verwaltung (Switzerland) AG, formerly known as “Liechtensteinische Landesbank (Schweiz) AG” (LLB-Switzerland), a Swiss-based private bank, reached a resolution with the United States Department of Justice, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division today. As part of the agreement, LLB-Switzerland will pay a penalty of $10,680,554.64 to … Read moreJustice Department Announces Resolution with LLB Verwaltung (Switzerland) AG

Justice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Texas Fast Food Franchisee

The Department of Justice today announced that it has reached a settlement agreement with R.E.E. Inc., which owns and operates McDonald’s restaurants in the Texas Rio Grande Valley.  The settlement resolves a claim that the restaurants R.E.E. operated violated the anti-discrimination provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) by discriminating against work-authorized non-U.S. citizens … Read moreJustice Department Settles Immigration-Related Discrimination Claim Against Texas Fast Food Franchisee

This car beats Brezza to become top-selling SUV

Maruti Brezza, the country’s largest-selling SUV, has been outpaced by Hyundai’s newly launched mini off-roader Venue. The Venue was launched by Hyundai in May this year, and has got off to a flying start, notching up bookings of over 50,000 units. The Venue sold 9,585 units in July against the 5,302 units recorded by Brezza. … Read moreThis car beats Brezza to become top-selling SUV

BBSW Dives Some More, And What To Expect This Week.

Following the rates cuts, the Bank Bill Swap Rate has continued to fall. It is now more than 1.10% lower than its recent peak. This should help to support bank margins, so it will be interesting to see what is reported in the next few days as the bank reporting season fires up. On Wednesday … Read moreBBSW Dives Some More, And What To Expect This Week.

Suncorp reveals partnership deal on Nine’s The Block

All power to the property spruikers, judging by this from Suncorp today: The Block has become an ‘institution’ in Australia after more than 15 years of inspiring millions of homeowners. In a Block first, this year Suncorp’s Store Manager, Amber Nijenhuis will make a regular appearance during the show, helping contestants keep their project finances … Read moreSuncorp reveals partnership deal on Nine’s The Block

Mass Shootings and Responses to Them Have Unintended Consequences, by Paul Craig Roberts

The unintended consequences of mass shootings and the attempts to use these shootings for various agendas can be far worse than the shootings themselves and ultimately endanger far more people. I was listening to NPR this morning prior to President Trump’s 10 AM EST address on the shootings. NPR set Trump up for blame. Trump… … Read moreMass Shootings and Responses to Them Have Unintended Consequences, by Paul Craig Roberts

Marianne Williamson Is Right: We Need a Spiritual Awakening—and a Real Investigation of 9/11, by Kevin Barrett

Is the mainstream mind-control machine starting to worry about Marianne Williamson? Boston Globe: “It’s a very good bet Williamson won’t win the nomination. But her growing prominence in the Democratic field gives her the biggest platform she’s ever had. And as we now know all too well, an entertaining fringe candidate can sometimes catch on.”… … Read moreMarianne Williamson Is Right: We Need a Spiritual Awakening—and a Real Investigation of 9/11, by Kevin Barrett

Congress Spending Surge Is National Suicide, by Ron Paul

With a national debt approaching $23 trillion and a trillion dollar deficit for this year alone, Congress last week decided to double down on suicidal spending, passing a two year budget that has the United States careening toward catastrophe. While we cannot say precisely when the economic crash will occur, we do know that it… … Read moreCongress Spending Surge Is National Suicide, by Ron Paul

Global Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy, by Michael Hudson

Control of oil has long been a key aim of U.S. foreign policy. The Paris climate agreements and any other Green programs to reduce the pace of global warming are viewed as threatening the aim of dominating world energy markets by keeping economies dependent on oil under U.S. control. Also blocking U.S. willingness to help… … Read moreGlobal Warming and U.S. National Security Diplomacy, by Michael Hudson

Deloitte quits as auditor of crisis-hit DHFL: Sources

Deloitte has quit as auditor of cash-strapped DHFL, sources said. There have been reports that Deloitte Haskins & Sells and the company’s 2nd auditor, Chaturvedi & Shah were receiving unsatisfactory responses from the company to their queries related to fund deployment. Cash-strapped DHFL has defaulted on its repayment obligations in a serial manner in the … Read moreDeloitte quits as auditor of crisis-hit DHFL: Sources

Rep. Axne on the Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

DES MOINES – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) released the following statement on the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio: “Once again, my heart breaks following two more mass shootings that have devastated communities in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. My prayers are with the families and friends of the … Read moreRep. Axne on the Mass Shootings in El Paso and Dayton

Welcome to Homelessness: Feeling Safe with Papa Bear

For the first couple of weeks of living homeless on the Boardwalk of Venice Beach, California, all I’d do was walk up and down between Venice Beach and the Santa Monica Pier. I didn’t know what else to do. With … Continue reading → The post Welcome to Homelessness: Feeling Safe with Papa Bear appeared … Read moreWelcome to Homelessness: Feeling Safe with Papa Bear

Does Uber Really Put People in Time Out?

Every month, Harry goes live on YouTube to share all the latest rideshare news and answer questions from current or interested drivers like you. This month Harry was joined by special guest Jay Cradeur who is a RSG contributor and host of the new podcast Rideshare Dojo. Jay is also a rideshare driver who’s completed 25,000 … Read moreDoes Uber Really Put People in Time Out?

US bars Indian airlines’ self-ground handling

The US has barred Indian carriers from doing self ground handling at American airports. The US move is believed to be in response to India not allowing US passenger airlines and courier major Fedex’s request to do self-handling at airports in India. Air India is the only Indian carrier that currently flies to the US. … Read moreUS bars Indian airlines’ self-ground handling

Air India caps airfares on Delhi-Srinagar flights

Air India has capped airfares on Srinagar-Delhi route till Independence Day. While Srinagar-Delhi one-way fare will be capped at Rs 6,715; Delhi-Srinagar will have an upper limit of Rs 6,899. Other airlines have also agreed to cap airfares on this sector but are yet to announce their maximum charges for flights between Delhi and Srinagar … Read moreAir India caps airfares on Delhi-Srinagar flights

Air India caps airfares on flights between Delhi & Srinagar till August 15 at Rs 6,899

Air India has capped airfares on Srinagar-Delhi route till Independence Day. While Srinagar-Delhi one-way fare will be capped at Rs 6,715; Delhi-Srinagar will have an upper limit of Rs 6,899. Other airlines have also agreed to cap airfares on this sector but are yet to announce their maximum charges for flights between Delhi and Srinagar … Read moreAir India caps airfares on flights between Delhi & Srinagar till August 15 at Rs 6,899

NY Post: Feds Investigating AOC Campaign Finances

From the New York Post today by Mary Kay Linge and Jon Levine: The Feds are looking into possible campaign finance misdeeds by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff and lead rainmaker, who suddenly resigned Friday, federal sources told The Post. The inquiry centers on two political action committees founded by Saikat Chakrabarti, the top aide … Read moreNY Post: Feds Investigating AOC Campaign Finances