Uber Unveils New Quiet Mode – for Passengers

This post was originally published on this siteMuch like Uber’s new ‘Quiet Mode’, this week in rideshare news is much quieter than previous weeks have been. Senior RSG contributor John Ince covers the new ‘quiet’ mode, a potentially devastating blow to the independent contractor debate, and how drivers are (not) gaming the system. Uber offers ‘Quiet … Read moreUber Unveils New Quiet Mode – for Passengers

Is Trump’s new immigration policy really that bad?

This post was originally published on this siteYoung, rich, speak English and know your municipality’s bye-laws? Well, then the land of the free, the USA, beckons you as President Donald Trump, on the advice of his son-in-law Jared Kushner, proposed a new immigration policy called the Build America visa to replace the green card visa … Read moreIs Trump’s new immigration policy really that bad?

Will Smith on how he added Bollywood touch to ‘Aladdin’

This post was originally published on this siteTokyo, May 18 (IANS) Actor Will Smith is in love with the world of Bollywood and says he asked director Guy Ritchie to add a touch of it in forthcoming film “Aladdin”. The actor, who has visited India several times for professional as well as personal reasons, said that … Read moreWill Smith on how he added Bollywood touch to ‘Aladdin’

President Trump Announces New Immigration Plan

This post was originally published on this site Washington DC: President Trump announced a new immigration plan that he says would “transform” America’s immigration system. The plan would move the nation from a system that favors family ties to one that focuses on highly-skilled workers. According to Administration officials, about 66 percent of immigrants are … Read morePresident Trump Announces New Immigration Plan

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

This post was originally published on this siteThe warning relayed by US diplomatic posts, that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being “misidentified”, underlined the risks the current tensions pose to a region crucial to global air travel. This all takes root in Trump’s decision last year to withdraw … Read moreUS warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

After Mahalakshmi Temple yesterday, Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale robbed this afternoon

This post was originally published on this siteBY VEENA RAO Atlanta, GA, May 17, 2019: In what appears to be well-orchestrated thefts at temples across Georgia, jewelry was stolen off the deities at the Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale this afternoon. The news comes just a day after the Mahalakshmi Temple in Cumming was … Read moreAfter Mahalakshmi Temple yesterday, Hindu Temple of Atlanta in Riverdale robbed this afternoon

Poor rain may hit rural demand: Nestle CMD

This post was originally published on this siteFood inflation, as measured by the wholesale price index, has soared to a 33-month high.“If monsoon is less than optimal, definitely there will be a dampening effect as far as rural demand is concerned, one has already started seeing those manifest,” said Nestle India chairman Suresh Narayanan. India’s … Read morePoor rain may hit rural demand: Nestle CMD

Insurers can’t deny cover for mental illness, adventure sports enthusiasts

This post was originally published on this site Insurance regulator IRDAI on Friday came out with new rules that will have widespread ramifications for health insurers and the general public. Insurers henceforth cannot decline coverage to those who have used opioids or anti-depressants. Nor can they exclude those with a history of clinical depression, personality … Read moreInsurers can’t deny cover for mental illness, adventure sports enthusiasts

Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Section 232 Tariff Modifications

This post was originally published on this siteStatement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Section 232 Tariff Modifications ASowah@doc.gov Fri, 05/17/2019 – 19:39 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2019 President Donald J. Trump’s strategy has worked. By acting in the best interests of our national security, the President’s … Read moreStatement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on President Trump’s Section 232 Tariff Modifications

Talking Points Suggest E-Verify Is Part of the President’s New Immigration Plan

This post was originally published on this site The addition of E-Verify to the president’s proposal shows how serious he is to craft an immigration system that will protect American workers—both United States citizens and aliens who have already been lawfully admitted. John Wahala May 17, 2019 – 5:32pm The key that shuts off the … Read moreTalking Points Suggest E-Verify Is Part of the President’s New Immigration Plan

IOC taps US equity oil, extra Saudi supplies to fill Iran void

This post was originally published on this site Indian Oil Corporation chairman Sanjiv Singh on Friday said the term contracts have been signed with Equinor (formerly Statoil) of Norway and Sontrach of Algeria for a total volume of 4.6 million tonne in 2019. According to US agencies, both companies have a stake in oil and … Read moreIOC taps US equity oil, extra Saudi supplies to fill Iran void

Rep. Axne Applauds House Passage of the Bipartisan Equality Act

This post was originally published on this siteWASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) voted to pass H.R. 5, the bipartisan Equality Act, to ensure that all LGBTQ Americans are granted the full protections guaranteed by federal civil rights law.  The Equality Act extends anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ Americans with regard to employment, education, … Read moreRep. Axne Applauds House Passage of the Bipartisan Equality Act

In brazen daylight robbery, thieves steal gold jewelry off deities at Sri Mahalakshmi Temple

This post was originally published on this siteBY VEENA RAO Atlanta, GA, May 17, 2019: A brazen band of six thieves- three men and three women, stole gold jewelry worth $15,000 off the deities at Sri Mahalakshmi Temple in Cumming, GA in broad daylight on Thursday, May 17th. Two males distracted the two priests in … Read moreIn brazen daylight robbery, thieves steal gold jewelry off deities at Sri Mahalakshmi Temple

Im-Politic: Claims that Trump Has Betrayed His Voters Economically Look Weaker than Ever

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Trump has betrayed all the (tens of millions) of working class and/or rural voters who supported him in 2016 – that’s been one of the most popular claims by his opponents politics and journalism alike. (See, e.g., this post.)  Even so, the evidence to the contrary being … Read moreIm-Politic: Claims that Trump Has Betrayed His Voters Economically Look Weaker than Ever

The Normalization and Institutionalization of Fraud

This post was originally published on this siteNormalizing and institutionalizing fraud undermines the foundations of the economy and the financial system. I am indebted to Manoj Samanta (twitter: @flation_debate) for the insightful concept the commoditization of fraud. The first step in the commoditization of fraud is to normalize fraud as Business as Usual (BAU) to the point that it’s no longer … Read moreThe Normalization and Institutionalization of Fraud

Report: President May Invoke Insurrection Act to Remove Illegal Aliens

This post was originally published on this site Fri, May 17th 2019 @ 1:35 pm EDT The Daily Caller spoke to multiple senior Administration officials who said President Trump is planning to use the Insurrection Act of 1807 to remove illegal aliens from the United States. The Act was last used by President George H.W. … Read moreReport: President May Invoke Insurrection Act to Remove Illegal Aliens

“THE CHINA TRADE WAR: NATIONAL SECURITY ON THE LINE: Trump’s response demonstrates uncommon leadership.”

This post was originally published on this site Hi Gang: On May 16, 2019 FrontPage published my latest article: THE CHINA TRADE WAR: NATIONAL SECURITY ON THE LINE: Trump’s response demonstrates uncommon leadership. Kindly forward this e-mail to your senators and congressional representatives and to as many folks as you can and then ask that … Read more“THE CHINA TRADE WAR: NATIONAL SECURITY ON THE LINE: Trump’s response demonstrates uncommon leadership.”

In trade war with US, China’s GDP may fall 1%

This post was originally published on this siteA high ranking Chinese official has said that the ongoing trade war with the US could slash China’s GDP by one per cent, in a first such admission by Beijing that the tariff war with Washington is biting the world’s second largest economy. The Chinese economy which is … Read moreIn trade war with US, China’s GDP may fall 1%

CPA Op-Ed: Illinois’ tax system dings local manufacturers. Here’s a fix.

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: Zach Mottl is a member of the CPA board. Over the past two decades, Illinois has lost roughly 280,000 manufacturing jobs. And as those good-paying jobs have departed, so too have many longtime residents. Illinois has now lost population for five consecutive years, with 45,000 residents … Read moreCPA Op-Ed: Illinois’ tax system dings local manufacturers. Here’s a fix.

Arizona Health Companies to Pay $545,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Pregnancy Discrimination Suit

This post was originally published on this siteCarondelet Health Network and Ascension Health, which owned and operated three southern Arizona hospitals, will pay $545,000 to six individuals and provide other significant relief to settle a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today. The EEOC’s lawsuit alleged that the … Read moreArizona Health Companies to Pay $545,000 to Settle EEOC Disability and Pregnancy Discrimination Suit