Steele Cuts Deal to Talk, Mexico Blinks on Border, Economic Update

By Greg Hunter’s USAwatchdog.com (WNW 387 6.7.19) The biggest news in the Trump/Russia collusion hoax is Christopher Steele, the former MI6 British spy, has cut a deal to testify. Did Steele get immunity? He was the architect of the phony “Trump Dossier” used in an attempted frame job of President Trump. It was also used … Read moreSteele Cuts Deal to Talk, Mexico Blinks on Border, Economic Update

Three Members Of Virginia Family Arrested and Charged with Conspiring to Force Victim to Labor in Their Home for Years

An indictment was unsealed today in federal court following the arrests of Zahida Aman, 77, Mohammed Naumann Chaudhri, 51, and Mohammed Rehan Chaudhri, 45, all of Midlothian, Virginia. The indictment charges the defendants with conspiracy, forced labor, and document servitude. Assistant Attorney General Eric Dreiband of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division, U.S. Attorney G. … Read moreThree Members Of Virginia Family Arrested and Charged with Conspiring to Force Victim to Labor in Their Home for Years

New York Man Pleads Guilty to Bribing Naval Employee to Allow Him to Make Unauthorized Liquor Purchases

A New York resident pleaded guilty today to providing cash bribes to an employee of the U.S. Department of the Navy to make unauthorized liquor purchases at a Navy Exchange (NEX), announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge Leo Lamont of the Naval Criminal … Read moreNew York Man Pleads Guilty to Bribing Naval Employee to Allow Him to Make Unauthorized Liquor Purchases

Maryland Auto Parts and Scrap Metal Dealers Convicted of Tax Fraud

A married Clinton couple were convicted by a federal jury today of one count of conspiracy to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and four counts of filing false income tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert K. Hur for the … Read moreMaryland Auto Parts and Scrap Metal Dealers Convicted of Tax Fraud

Interim Head Laura L. Rogers of the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at YWCA’s National Conference

Good morning and thank you all for joining in at the Federal Roundtable. As you know, the Office of Violence Against Women (OVW) addresses four main crimes: sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Many of you work hard to address these issues as well. Using these four crimes as our guiding pillars, OVW‘s … Read moreInterim Head Laura L. Rogers of the Justice Department’s Office on Violence Against Women Delivers Remarks at YWCA’s National Conference

Is the U.S. Full? No, It’s Overfull

The latest pro-immigration talking point is that since the U.S. has an abundance of wide-open spaces, record legal immigration levels should continue, and perhaps even increase. While there may be some remote pockets across America where people have enough room to breathe, those open spaces are filling up fast. More immigration, already at more than … Read moreIs the U.S. Full? No, It’s Overfull

Mexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

Negotiations between Mexico and the United States continue over President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs if the Mexican government does not help stem the flow of migrants and drugs coming across the U.S. border, but authorities in that country are already starting to step up their security operations. The Mexico Daily News reported on Wednesday that … Read moreMexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

Mexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

published 2019-06-06 19:59:57 by Penny Starr Negotiations between Mexico and the United States continue over President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs if the Mexican government does not help stem the flow of migrants and drugs coming across the U.S. border, but authorities in that country are already starting to step up their security operations. The Mexico … Read moreMexican Newspaper: Authorities Tougher on Migrants as Tariffs Loom

APRA’s Myopic On Housing Loans

APRA took a question on notice relating to the average size of mortgages from Senator Peter Whish-Wilson during Budget Estimates, and the answers have just been released. The questions are sensible, the answers once again show how myopic the data APRA produces is. They only report the value of loans and number of loan accounts … Read moreAPRA’s Myopic On Housing Loans

APRA’s Myopic On Housing Loans

APRA took a question on notice relating to the average size of mortgages from Senator Peter Whish-Wilson during Budget Estimates, and the answers have just been released. The questions are sensible, the answers once again show how myopic the data APRA produces is. They only report the value of loans and number of loan accounts … Read moreAPRA’s Myopic On Housing Loans

Canadian banks Have Increased stability buffer Imposed

On 4 June, Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) made its semi-annual domestic stability buffer announcement, implementing a 25-basis-point increase in the minimum amount of capital it requires domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) to hold. Canadian D-SIBs will have a minimum Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital requirement of 10.00% as of … Read moreCanadian banks Have Increased stability buffer Imposed

Canadian banks Have Increased stability buffer Imposed

On 4 June, Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) made its semi-annual domestic stability buffer announcement, implementing a 25-basis-point increase in the minimum amount of capital it requires domestic systemically important banks (D-SIBs) to hold. Canadian D-SIBs will have a minimum Common Equity Tier 1 (CET1) capital requirement of 10.00% as of … Read moreCanadian banks Have Increased stability buffer Imposed

RBA Sets The Scene For More QE

Following a review, the Reserve Bank has assessed that Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs) using the Committed Liquidity Facility (CLF) can increase their holdings of high quality liquid assets (HQLA) from 25 to 30 per cent of the stock of HQLA securities. This change is possible because the volume of HQLA securities has risen over recent years. To … Read moreRBA Sets The Scene For More QE

RBA Sets The Scene For More QE

Following a review, the Reserve Bank has assessed that Authorised Deposit-taking Institutions (ADIs) using the Committed Liquidity Facility (CLF) can increase their holdings of high quality liquid assets (HQLA) from 25 to 30 per cent of the stock of HQLA securities. This change is possible because the volume of HQLA securities has risen over recent years. To … Read moreRBA Sets The Scene For More QE

Travellers may soon buy forex online at lower rate

Individuals and small businesses who need foreign currency for travelling abroad will soon get to buy it at rates closer to the interbank rate through a new online platform. Currently, buyers of small lots of currency pay a mark-up of anywhere between 1% and 3%, depending on where they purchase it from. Please follow and … Read moreTravellers may soon buy forex online at lower rate

Consumer loan rates will come down: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das surprised the markets by not making any reference to non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) in his policy statement. However, in the post-policy interaction with journalists, the governor made it clear that his focus is on financial stability and that the RBI will be making available adequate liquidity at the system level. Please … Read moreConsumer loan rates will come down: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Mexico Claims Some Migrant Caravan Funding Came from U.S., England

Mexican tax officials froze the assets of 26 individuals and entities they allege are tied to human smuggling organizations or to promoting Central American migrant caravans. The caravans moved thousands of individuals from the “northern triangle” through Mexico to the U.S. border. The funding for the migrant caravans allegedly came from the U.S., England, Africa, … Read moreMexico Claims Some Migrant Caravan Funding Came from U.S., England

Repo rate lowest since 2010 after RBI’s third cut this year

Emboldened by benign inflation and availability of buffer foodgrain stock, RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC) voted unanimously to bring down the repo rate from 6% to 5.75% — the lowest since September 2010. Repo rate is the price commercial banks pay to the RBI for short-term funds. RBI also hinted at more cuts by changing … Read moreRepo rate lowest since 2010 after RBI’s third cut this year

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Paris Air Show Press Event at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Paris Air Show Press Event at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. kcpullen@doc.gov Thu, 06/06/2019 – 17:18 Space commerce AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Thursday, June 6, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Introduced by Tom Kallman, President and CEO of Kallman … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Paris Air Show Press Event at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C.

Azim Premji, IT’s marathon man, to call it a day after 53 years

Azim Premji, who transformed the cooking oil company his father started in 1945 into a $25 billion (Rs 1.8 lakh crore) IT powerhouse, will retire as executive chairman on July 30. Premji will be succeeded by his elder son, Rishad Premji, a Harvard Business School and London School of Economics graduate, who joined the firm … Read moreAzim Premji, IT’s marathon man, to call it a day after 53 years

Free courses for high school students interested in STEM

BY KRISTEN MOON* For the ambitious student, taking online classes is an excellent way to expand your knowledge, advance your education, and help your application stand out from a crowded field. Some high schools, faced with budget cuts and overfilled classrooms, have had to cut out intensive courses. This leaves them at a disadvantage, and … Read moreFree courses for high school students interested in STEM

Karadi Tales’ Farmer Falgu series: Engaging read for young minds

BY JYOTHSNA HEGDE WHOOOSH!…..WHOOOSH….WHOOOSH!  Chitra Sounder’s narrative about a kite being carried away by the wind, delightfully complimented by Kanika Nair’s striking illustrations, make Farmer Falgu Goes Kite Flying quite an engaging read for young minds. The story is set in rural India, with Falgu, a farmer and his daughter Eila heading to the fair … Read moreKaradi Tales’ Farmer Falgu series: Engaging read for young minds

Radio Iowa: Axne says ‘Clean Up Congress Act’ includes lifetime lobbying ban for lawmakers

O. Kay Henderson, Radio Iowa, June 6, 2019. Iowa Congresswoman Cindy Axne is pushing for a lifetime ban on members of congress becoming lobbyists after they leave the U.S. House or Senate. Axne said over the last several years there’s been a “massive” increase in the number of former elected officials who stay in Washington … Read moreRadio Iowa: Axne says ‘Clean Up Congress Act’ includes lifetime lobbying ban for lawmakers