“AFGHANI CITIZEN AND FORMER U.S. MILITARY INTERPRETER CHARGED WITH ALIEN SMUGGLING: Once again national security is on the line.”

Hi Gang: On August 8, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: AFGHANI CITIZEN AND FORMER U.S. MILITARY INTERPRETER CHARGED WITH ALIEN SMUGGLING: Once again national security is on the line.  Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that those to whom you … Read more“AFGHANI CITIZEN AND FORMER U.S. MILITARY INTERPRETER CHARGED WITH ALIEN SMUGGLING: Once again national security is on the line.”

‘Microsoft workers are listening in to Skype calls’

Microsoft contractors are listening to personal conversations of Skype users conducted through the app’s translation service, a report has claimed. While the tech giant states in its policies that it may analyse audio recordings to improve translations, it does not make clear that humans may be listening in, according to web portal Motherboard. Please follow … Read more‘Microsoft workers are listening in to Skype calls’

Dems Racist Desperate Panic, Minorities for Trump, Economic Update

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (WNW 395 8.9.19) Democrats’ hateful claim of racism for everything Trump is a sheer act of desperation. They looked bad with Mueller and the Russian “hoax.” Democrat debates have exposed a crazy side of the party that is a huge turnoff to most people, and impeachment is a very long shot. … Read moreDems Racist Desperate Panic, Minorities for Trump, Economic Update

Iranian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Facilitate the Illegal Export of Technology to Iran

Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Erica H. MacDonald, Assistant Director John Brown of the FBI’s Counterintelligence Division and Special Agent in Charge Jill Sanborn of the FBI Minneapolis Division today announced the guilty plea of Negar Ghodskani, 40, for her participation in a conspiracy to  illegally export controlled technology … Read moreIranian Citizen Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Facilitate the Illegal Export of Technology to Iran

Arkansas Man Charged With Providing Material Support to Al Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula While Overseas

Bilal Al-Rayanni, also known as Bilal Kassim Alawdi, 28, a Yemeni national and resident of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas, was charged on August 8 in a two-count superseding indictment with providing and attempting to provide material support to Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula, also known as Ansar al-Shari’a, a designated foreign terrorist organization, and making a … Read moreArkansas Man Charged With Providing Material Support to Al Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula While Overseas

RBA Still Up The Creek Without A Paddle

The latest Statement On Monetary Policy to me seem too optimistic, partly because of the accelerated risks internationally, and partly because their rose tinted spectacles appear to have been turned up to 11! Remember the current rate of growth is weakening, and the trade balance is flattered by ultra-high iron ore prices, which are now … Read moreRBA Still Up The Creek Without A Paddle

‘WhatsApp security flaw could let hackers alter msg’

Check Point Software Technologies, an Israeli firm, said a security flaw in WhatsApp allows people to edit someone’s reply, “essentially putting words in their mouth”. A Facebook spokesperson said they had reviewed the issue a year ago and declined suggestions of vulnerability in the security provided by WhatsApp. The messaging app has about 1.5 billion … Read more‘WhatsApp security flaw could let hackers alter msg’

Coffee Day ropes in EY to probe finances

The board of Coffee Day Enterprises (CDE), the parent company of CCD on Thursday appointed professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) to investigate the circumstances leading to statements made in the letter supposedly written by former chairman V G Siddhartha. EY will also scrutinise the books of accounts of the company and its subsidiaries. … Read moreCoffee Day ropes in EY to probe finances

Judicial Watch: FBI 302 Interviews with Bruce Ohr on Spygate Released To Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released 34 pages of “302” report material from FBI interviews with Bruce Ohr, who was removed from his position as U.S. Associate Deputy Attorney General in December 2017. The newly declassified documents were produced to Judicial Watch this evening. These documents were obtained in response to a Freedom of Information … Read moreJudicial Watch: FBI 302 Interviews with Bruce Ohr on Spygate Released To Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch: FBI 302 Interviews with Bruce Ohr on Spygate Released To Judicial Watch

(Washington, DC) Judicial Watch today released 34 pages of “302” report material from FBI interviews with Bruce Ohr, who was removed from his position as U.S. Associate Deputy Attorney General in December 2017. The newly declassified documents were produced to Judicial Watch this evening. These documents were obtained in response to a Freedom of Information … Read moreJudicial Watch: FBI 302 Interviews with Bruce Ohr on Spygate Released To Judicial Watch

The American Worker Hope, Fallacy of the Training, ‘Reskilling’ Shibboleth Meme

shibboleth: a word or saying used by adherents of a party, sect, or belief and usually regarded by others as empty of real meaning (Merriam-Webster) In July 2018, President Trump announced an initiative to train and “reskill” Americans for jobs. Hey, I believed him when he declared Buy American, Hire Americanin April 2017. Why not this? … Read moreThe American Worker Hope, Fallacy of the Training, ‘Reskilling’ Shibboleth Meme

‘Museums Like the Whitney Are Accountable to the Communities They Claim to Serve’ – CounterSpin interview with Amin Husain on Whitney Museum protest

Janine Jackson’s interview with Amin Husain about the Whitney Museum protest, originally part of the May 10, 2019, episode of CounterSpin, was reaired on the August 2, 2019, show. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link New York Times (7/25/19) Janine Jackson: Warren Kanders resigned from his position as … Read more‘Museums Like the Whitney Are Accountable to the Communities They Claim to Serve’ – CounterSpin interview with Amin Husain on Whitney Museum protest

Didn’t withhold info for auditing by PwC: RCap

Armed with opinions from its statutory auditor and a legal firm that Anil Ambani-controlled Reliance Capital (RCap) had not violated any provisions relating to its relationship with auditing major Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), the company on Thursday said that it would take all appropriate steps to safeguards the interest of its shareholders. Please follow and like … Read moreDidn’t withhold info for auditing by PwC: RCap

Software co Innovaccer to raise $60 million

Tiger Global Management and Steadview Capital, two of the most active investors in India’s tech market, along with Dragoneer Investment Group, are in advanced talks to invest $50-60 million in Innovaccer, an enterprise software company focusing on putting together healthcare data collected at various points. The deal is expected to close in three to four … Read moreSoftware co Innovaccer to raise $60 million

Modi’s address to the nation– 10 takeaways

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday addressed the nation on the government’s big decision to revoke Article 370 granting special status to Jammu and Kashmir and split the state into two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir with an Assembly and Ladakh sans one. Here are 10 takeaways from the Prime … Read moreModi’s address to the nation– 10 takeaways

Don’t change Kashmir status, UN chief to both sides

United Nations, Aug 9 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres came out on Thursday against changing the status of Jammu and Kashmir and backed Security Council resolutions, of which the main one requires Pakistan to withdraw all its nationals from Kashmir. His Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said: “The Secretary General calls on all parties to refrain … Read moreDon’t change Kashmir status, UN chief to both sides

AMP Announced $2.3 billion Loss And $650 million Capital Raising

In the first half of 2019 AMP posted a $2.3 billion shareholder loss due to a non-cash impairment to write down goodwill in Australian wealth management and legacy issues.  Via InvestorDaily. The wealth giant has announced a $650 million fully underwritten capital raising which will enable it to set out on its new three-year transformational … Read moreAMP Announced $2.3 billion Loss And $650 million Capital Raising

Danish Bank Offers 20-Year Mortgage At Zero for First Time in History

In this strange new environment could it be that borrowers will be paid to take a mortgage? It could be. From Bloomberg. In Denmark’s $495 billion mortgage-backed covered bond market, another milestone was reached on Wednesday as Nordea Bank Abp said it will start offering 20-year fixed-rate loans that charge no interest. This is significant, … Read moreDanish Bank Offers 20-Year Mortgage At Zero for First Time in History

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Completes South American Trip

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Completes South American Trip The Secretary Magnified the Importance of Strong U.S. Ties to the Region kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 08/08/2019 – 17:05 Export and investment promotion FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 8, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov From July 29th to August 6th, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur … Read moreSecretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Completes South American Trip

The British Haven’t Learned Their Lessons from the Troubles, by Patrick Cockburn

Fifty years ago, the Battle of the Bogside in Derry between Catholics and police, combined with the attacks on Catholic areas of Belfast by Protestants, led to two crucial developments that were to define the political landscape for decades: the arrival of the British army and the creation of the Provisional IRA. An eruption in… … Read moreThe British Haven’t Learned Their Lessons from the Troubles, by Patrick Cockburn

Biden Goes All In on the Race Issue, by Pat Buchanan

Those who believed America’s racial divide would begin to close with the civil rights acts of the 1960s and the election of a black president in this century appear to have been overly optimistic. The race divide seems deeper and wider than at any time in our lifetimes. Most of the aspiring leaders of the… … Read moreBiden Goes All In on the Race Issue, by Pat Buchanan

Why Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Change, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else, by Ted Rall

I’m from Dayton, so I’m thinking about this today: Why hasn’t Congress done anything to address our national epidemic of mass shootings, namely reviving the assault weapons ban? People — Democrats and not a few Republicans — ask me that all the time. I bet all left-leaning pundits get that question. The answer is simple…. … Read moreWhy Congress Won’t Act on Gun Violence, Climate Change, Impeaching Trump or Anything Else, by Ted Rall

‘Carbon footprints of tribal households are negligible … forests have been preserved best where tribal communities reside’

Manisha Verma, principal secretary, tribal development department, Maharashtra talks to Sugandha Indulkar about The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 and related issues, with today being World Tribal… Please follow and like us: