US House: Three Chairs Statement on State Department Inspector General Briefing

“Three Chairs Statement on State Department Inspector General Briefing Oct 2, 2019 Press Release Washington, D.C. (Oct. 2, 2019)— Today, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Rep. Adam Schiff, the Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Chairman of the Committee on … Read moreUS House: Three Chairs Statement on State Department Inspector General Briefing

Bot cos are creating many millionaires in India

The numbers of bot millionaires, including in India, are rising rapidly as valuations of robotic process automation (RPA) firms like UiPath and BluePrism soar. These companies have been very liberal in offering stock options to employees. The cycle time for wealth generation is much faster than for traditional IT firms and at par with new … Read moreBot cos are creating many millionaires in India

‘AdWise’: ‘I’m stuck at senior mid-level role’

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. ‘AdWise’ will appear on … Read more‘AdWise’: ‘I’m stuck at senior mid-level role’

Attorney General Barr Signs Letter to Facebook From US, UK, and Australian Leaders Regarding Use of End-To-End Encryption

The Department of Justice today published an open letter to Facebook from international law enforcement partners from the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia in response to the company’s publicly announced plans to implement end-to-end-encryption across its messaging services. Please follow and like us:

U.S. And UK Sign Landmark Cross-Border Data Access Agreement to Combat Criminals and Terrorists Online

The United States and the United Kingdom entered into the world’s first ever CLOUD Act Agreement that will allow American and British law enforcement agencies, with appropriate authorization, to demand electronic data regarding serious crime, including terrorism, child sexual abuse, and cybercrime, directly from tech companies based in the other country, without legal barriers. Please … Read moreU.S. And UK Sign Landmark Cross-Border Data Access Agreement to Combat Criminals and Terrorists Online

Saudi Citizen Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Concealing Attendance at Al Qaeda Training Camp and Visa Fraud

Naif Abdulaziz M. Alfallaj, 35, a citizen of Saudi Arabia and a former resident of Weatherford, Oklahoma, has been sentenced to 151 months’ imprisonment for making a false statement to the FBI about his attendance at an al Qaeda training camp in Afghanistan in late 2000, as well as for visa fraud. Please follow and … Read moreSaudi Citizen Sentenced to More Than 12 Years in Prison for Concealing Attendance at Al Qaeda Training Camp and Visa Fraud

Attorney General William P. Barr Announces Progress in Making our Communities Safer through Project Safe Neighborhoods

Two years ago, the Department of Justice announced the revitalization and enhancement of Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), the centerpiece of the department’s violent crime reduction strategy. PSN is an evidence-based program proven to be effective at reducing violent crime. Please follow and like us:

U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers Remarks at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Criminal Coordination Conference

Good afternoon. I appreciate the kind introduction. Thank you to Chairman Clayton and the Commission for extending the invitation to speak at today’s conference. I would also like to thank the SEC’s Co-Directors of Enforcement, Steven Peikin and Stephanie Avakian, for putting this conference together. Please follow and like us:

Mike Lee Defends Indian Outsourcing Giveaway from Claimed ‘Fake News’

published 2019-10-02 20:14:57 by Neil Munro GOP Sen. Mike Lee is defending his S.386 green-card giveaway bill by arguing that it will not increase the number of H-1B visas for foreign temporary workers. “In light of the fake news going around regarding S.386 I wanted to provide the facts and set the record straight,” Lee … Read moreMike Lee Defends Indian Outsourcing Giveaway from Claimed ‘Fake News’

Mike Lee Defends Indian Outsourcing Giveaway from Claimed ‘Fake News’

GOP Sen. Mike Lee is defending his S.386 green-card giveaway bill by arguing that it will not increase the number of H-1B visas for foreign temporary workers. “In light of the fake news going around regarding S.386 I wanted to provide the facts and set the record straight,” Lee said in a tweet announcing his … Read moreMike Lee Defends Indian Outsourcing Giveaway from Claimed ‘Fake News’

Census: Indian Visa Workers Drive Americans Out of Middle-Class Jobs

published 2019-10-02 20:30:00 by Neil Munro Census data shows that one-in-seven software developers in Hudson County, New York, were born in the United States, down from a six-in-seven share in 1980. This wholescale replacement of American software experts by foreigners — mostly by Indian visa workers — is repeated in many counties across the United … Read moreCensus: Indian Visa Workers Drive Americans Out of Middle-Class Jobs

Census: Indian Visa Workers Drive Americans Out of Middle-Class Jobs

Census data shows that one-in-seven software developers in Hudson County, New York, were born in the United States, down from a six-in-seven share in 1980. This wholescale replacement of American software experts by foreigners — mostly by Indian visa workers — is repeated in many counties across the United States, according to 2017 federal census … Read moreCensus: Indian Visa Workers Drive Americans Out of Middle-Class Jobs

Rate Cuts Are Offsetting Mortgage Stress Rises

The latest data released today by DFA is our mortgage stress analysis to the end of September 2019. This is derived from our rolling 52,000 household surveys. Mortgage stress examines the cash flows of households, relative to their mortgage repayments. If there is a deficit, households are in stress, and if there is a significant … Read moreRate Cuts Are Offsetting Mortgage Stress Rises

PMC Bank jitter may trigger second round of crisis

The trouble in Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative Bank, one of the top five in the segment, is threatening to trigger a second round of crisis of confidence in the sector. Many depositors are playing it safe and choosing to spread their investments and several cooperative societies are reviewing their decision to keep a bulk of … Read morePMC Bank jitter may trigger second round of crisis

High Treason Being Committed By “Democratic” Party and US Media Before Our Eyes

High Treason Being Committed By “Democratic” Party and US Media Before Our Eyes Paul Craig Roberts If you are such an insouciant, dumbshit, totally stupid American that you cannot see that there is in front of your eyes, assuming you have any eyes open, an attempt based entirely in the constant repeat of lies by … Read moreHigh Treason Being Committed By “Democratic” Party and US Media Before Our Eyes

SBI not open to takeovers, says chairman Rajnish Kumar

The SBI is not open for acquisitions. SBI chairman Rajnish Kumar has said that the lender is not considering any acquisition, has not been sounded out for one, nor is it in a situation to take over another bank. Responding to a query on whether SBI was likely to be port of call for authorities … Read moreSBI not open to takeovers, says chairman Rajnish Kumar

Congressional Immigration Failures Cause Record 1 Million Court Backlog

Countless reports, all based on irrefutable federal data, have been published that show immigration non-action has reached crisis level. But no matter how dire the reports’ content may be, meaningful progress that would benefit Americans and immigrants’ alike crawls along at a sub-glacier pace even though true strides forward are within reach. First, the American … Read moreCongressional Immigration Failures Cause Record 1 Million Court Backlog

A Little Refresher on The Concerns about CRRC and Federal Contracts

Last week MassLive reported the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) had taken all of its newly purchased CRRC MA railcars offline because a door on one of em opened while the train was in transit.  Can’t knock MBTA’s hustle. It was only one door that opened and no one was injured, but they’re doing it … Read moreA Little Refresher on The Concerns about CRRC and Federal Contracts

Unasked Questions About US-Ukrainian Relations, by Stephen F. Cohen

The transcript of President Trump’s July 25 telephone conversation with Ukraine’s recently elected president, Volodymyr Zelensky, has ignited the usual anti-Trump bashing in American political-media circles, even more calls for impeachment, with little, if any, regard for the national security issues involved. Leave aside that Trump should not have been compelled to make the transcript… … Read moreUnasked Questions About US-Ukrainian Relations, by Stephen F. Cohen

The Conspiracy Against Trump Is Now Out In the Open, by Paul Craig Roberts

I am beginning to wonder if fluoridation hasn’t dropped the US IQ by much more than 5 points. The reports, such as this one— — which provide clear evidence that the alleged whistleblower spent a month arranging his complaint with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, Intelligence Community Inspector General Michael Atkinson, media, and other… … Read moreThe Conspiracy Against Trump Is Now Out In the Open, by Paul Craig Roberts

Deadly Army Crackdown on Protests Risks Turmoil in Iraq, by Patrick Cockburn

A man is lying dead or injured on the pavement beside a road leading into Tahrir Square in the centre of Iraq”. The protesters are more numerous than first appears because they have broken up into groups that are permanently on the move. There is the sharp crack of automatic rifle fire, with all the… … Read moreDeadly Army Crackdown on Protests Risks Turmoil in Iraq, by Patrick Cockburn

NAB To Drop 2H19 Cash Earnings By ~$1,123 Million

National Australia Bank Ltd (NAB) announced additional charges of $1,180 million after tax ($1,683 million before tax) relating to increased provisions for customer-related remediation and a change to the application of the software capitalisation policy. This is expected to reduce 2H19 cash earnings by an estimated $1,123 million after tax and earnings from discontinued operations … Read moreNAB To Drop 2H19 Cash Earnings By ~$1,123 Million

Judicial Watch: DOJ Docs Show Rosenstein Advising Mueller ‘the Boss’ Doesn’t Know About Their Communications

Rosenstein docs also show ‘off the record’ leaks to 60 Minutes, The New York Times and The Washington Post around and on the date of Mueller’s appointment.   (Washington, DC) Judicial Watch released 145 pages of Rod Rosenstein’s communications that include a one-line email from Rod Rosenstein to Robert Mueller stating, “The boss and his … Read moreJudicial Watch: DOJ Docs Show Rosenstein Advising Mueller ‘the Boss’ Doesn’t Know About Their Communications

The New H-1B Cap Registration Process: How It’s Going to Look

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has established a mandatory Internet-based electronic registration process for employers seeking to file H-1B petitions for beneficiaries that may be counted under the regular cap or advanced degree exception. The new regulations, as proposed in January 2019, will go into effect for the 2021 Fiscal … Read moreThe New H-1B Cap Registration Process: How It’s Going to Look

EEOC Sues Bay Country Professional Concrete for Racial and Sexual Harassment and Retaliation

Baltimore County-based Bay Country Professional Concrete violated federal law when it subjected a male concrete finisher to racial and sexual harassment and fired him in retaliation for his complaint about the harassment, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today.  Please follow and like us:

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Is Trump’s Trade War Really Killing Manufacturing Exports?

The economics and investment worlds have plunged into near-panic mode over a report yesterday on American domestic manufacturing whose headline number was the worst since recessionary 2009. The September results from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) have been interpreted as a sign that a U.S. recession has just become much more likely, and an … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Is Trump’s Trade War Really Killing Manufacturing Exports?

Judicial Watch Court Victory: Ruling Strikes Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns

(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced today that a federal judge had enjoined a California law requiring presidential candidates to publicly disclose their tax returns. The injunction had been requested by Judicial Watch, President Trump, and other challengers to the law.   California’s Presidential Tax Transparency and Accountability Act (“SB 27”) requires presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns for the past five years for public posting on the internet. Candidates who … Read moreJudicial Watch Court Victory: Ruling Strikes Down California’s Attempt to Require Candidates to Disclose Tax Returns