Three US House Chairs Issue Statement On White House Blocking Ambassador Sondland Testimony And Documents

“Three Chairs Issue Statement On White House Blocking Ambassador Sondland Testimony And Documents Oct 8, 2019 Press Release Committees to Issue Subpoena to Sondland Today Washington—Today, Rep. Adam B. Schiff, the Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, Rep. Eliot L. Engel, the Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Rep. Elijah … Read moreThree US House Chairs Issue Statement On White House Blocking Ambassador Sondland Testimony And Documents

US Representative of Syrian Democratic Council Condemns Decision by Trump to Allow Turkish Forces to Invade Northeast Syria; Calls on Congress, the US Military and the International Community to Oppose the Decision

“US Representative of Syrian Democratic Council 10/07/2019 The Syrian Democratic Council adamantly condemns the decision by the Trump Administration decision to allow Turkish forces to invade Northeast Syria. We call upon Congress, the US military, and the international community to oppose this decision, and we call upon President Trump to reverse this decision. Our brave … Read moreUS Representative of Syrian Democratic Council Condemns Decision by Trump to Allow Turkish Forces to Invade Northeast Syria; Calls on Congress, the US Military and the International Community to Oppose the Decision

US Senator Hirano on Trump’s Hasty Unilateral Decision to Abandon Allies in Northern Syria

“Senator Hirono Statement on President Trump’s Announcement to Withdraw Troops from Syria October 08, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Mazie K. Hirono (D-Hawaii) issued the following statement on the President’s decision to withdraw American troops from Northern Syria: “President Trump’s hasty, unilateral decision to withdraw U.S. troops and abandon our Kurdish allies in Northern Syria … Read moreUS Senator Hirano on Trump’s Hasty Unilateral Decision to Abandon Allies in Northern Syria

Genetic Testing Company and Three Principals Agree to Pay $42.6 Million to Resolve Kickback and Medical Necessity Claims

The Justice Department announced today that UTC Laboratories Inc. (RenRX) has agreed to pay $41.6 million, and its three principals, Tarun Jolly M.D., Patrick Ridgeway, and Barry Griffith, have agreed to pay $1 million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by paying kickbacks in exchange for laboratory referrals for pharmacogenetic testing … Read moreGenetic Testing Company and Three Principals Agree to Pay $42.6 Million to Resolve Kickback and Medical Necessity Claims

‘Effect of slowdown ‘more pronounced’ in India’

The new International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director, Kristalina Georgieva said that two years ago, the global economy was in a synchronized upswing. However now, she said, “The global economy is in a synchronized slowdown. In 2019, we expect slower growth in nearly 90% of the world,” said Georgieva in her first speech after taking … Read more‘Effect of slowdown ‘more pronounced’ in India’

Housing Starts Still Well Down

The ABS today released building activity data for the June quarter of 2019 and for August 2019. The trend estimate for total dwellings approved fell 3.9% in August. The seasonally adjusted estimate for total dwellings approved fell 1.1% in August. The value of residential building fell 2.9% and has fallen for six months. The trend … Read moreHousing Starts Still Well Down

Turkey to Start Invasion of Syria Shortly; Turkey Strikes Syria-Iraq Border Ahead of Invasion; SDF Calls for a No Fly Zone

The Syrian Democratic Council-Forces – abandonned by Trump – includes Arabs, Kurds, Syriac, Assyrians, Turkmen and Armenians. “David und Goliath” by Osmar Schindler, 1888 SDF Calls for a No-Fly Zone: To protect people of NE #Syria from an imminent humanitarian crisis, we call the @coalition and the international community for the implementation of a No … Read moreTurkey to Start Invasion of Syria Shortly; Turkey Strikes Syria-Iraq Border Ahead of Invasion; SDF Calls for a No Fly Zone

Democrats Guilty of High Treason–Time to Try and Execute Them

White House Legal Counsel Reply to Pelosi, Engel, Schiff, and Cummings It proved impossible to copy and reproduce the letter from White House Counsel, Pat A. Cipollone, to the Democrat traitors seeking to overthrow an American Presidential Election.  The attempt was defeated by Apple’s dysfunctional and essentially worthless software programs, a direct result of the anti-American … Read moreDemocrats Guilty of High Treason–Time to Try and Execute Them

Air India selloff process to start next month

The second attempt to privatise Air India is likely to kickstart next month. Before issuing the expression of interest (EoI), the government will this time meet potential buyers – including names like Tata Group and InterGlobe Aviation that run airlines and other big Indian corporates already in aviation space – to assess their interest. Please … Read moreAir India selloff process to start next month

Nine in 10 Global Funds Have Zero Exposure to Australian Banks

Australian banks are having their toughest time attracting investors, according to new analysis from Copley Fund Research, which monitors flows in funds with $1.2 trillion under management. An exodus by fund managers has left 91% of the 430 funds in Copley’s global analysis with zero exposure to the sector. That’s the lowest take-up on record. On average, allocations to the … Read moreNine in 10 Global Funds Have Zero Exposure to Australian Banks

NOT SO FAST, LIZ: Warren tells tall tales to cover up her privilege

Biden was running a family racket in Ukraine. Warren made up her Native American ancestry to cash in as a “two-fer.” And who’s waiting in the wings? The Crooked One herself. The post NOT SO FAST, LIZ: Warren tells tall tales to cover up her privilege appeared first on Dinesh D’Souza. Please follow and like … Read moreNOT SO FAST, LIZ: Warren tells tall tales to cover up her privilege

E-tailers generate $3 billion during six-day festive sales

Flipkart and Amazon India clocked an increase of 30% in their gross merchandise value (GMV) to $3 billion during the six-day festive sales. This was lower than the expected target of $3.7 billion pegged by the consultancy RedSeer. The numbers underline significant slowdown as the sales saw an increase in demand from tier-2 cities and … Read moreE-tailers generate $3 billion during six-day festive sales

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Vertical Metal Filing Cabinets from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Vertical Metal Filing Cabinets from China KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/08/2019 – 18:02 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Vertical Metal Filing Cabinets from China

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey

U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey KCPullen@doc.gov Tue, 10/08/2019 – 18:01 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, October 8, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced the affirmative preliminary determinations … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Issues Affirmative Preliminary Determinations in the Countervailing Duty Investigations of Imports of Quartz Surface Products from India and Turkey

Diverse New World, by David L. McNaron

Albert Camus’ novel, The Plague, and Jean Raspail’s The Camp of the Saints seem to have wildly opposed themes: human solidarity in the former versus pathological altruism in the latter. There are striking similarities, however, between them. Both novels feature dual-threat scenarios: external threats combined with inner moral complicity. Both were prompted by large-scale disasters:… … Read moreDiverse New World, by David L. McNaron

Kurdish Soldiers Always Feared Trump Would be a Treacherous Ally, by Patrick Cockburn

In a field beside a disused railway station on the plain just south of the Syrian-Turkish frontier, a brigade of Syrian Kurdish soldiers were retraining in order to resist an invasion by the Turkish army. “We acted like a regular army when we were fighting Daesh [Isis],” Rojvan, a veteran Kurdish commander of the YPG… … Read moreKurdish Soldiers Always Feared Trump Would be a Treacherous Ally, by Patrick Cockburn

PFIR Response to WaPo Story of ‘Indians Stranded in India’

PFIR’s Excecutive Director responds to the Oct. 3, 2019, WaPo article, “A D.C. family stranded in India by our dysfunctional immigration system,” by Petula Dvorak. Response immediately below; WaPo article below response: Dear Petula: I read with great interest your article entitled “A D.C. family stranded in India by our dysfunctional immigration system.” I was … Read morePFIR Response to WaPo Story of ‘Indians Stranded in India’

Heritage Crystal Clean to Pay $20,000 to Resolve EEOC Discrimination Finding

Heritage Crystal Clean, an Elgin, Ill.-based cleaning and waste services company, will pay $20,000, establish a revised written anti-harassment policy, and provide workplace civility training to conciliate an employment discrimination charge filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal agency announced today. Please follow and like us:

U.S. expands blacklist to include China’s top AI startups ahead of trade talks

Editors note: This is a very big step to add Chinese entities to the Department of Commerce’s Entity List. It is the first time any government has challenged China’s human rights abuses this way. WASHINGTON/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The U.S. government widened its trade blacklist to include some of China’s top artificial intelligence startups, punishing Beijing … Read moreU.S. expands blacklist to include China’s top AI startups ahead of trade talks

‘Political Interference in the Whistleblower Disclosure Process Is Horrifying’ – CounterSpin interview with Dana Gold on whistleblower protection

Janine Jackson interview the Government Accountability Project’s Dana Gold about whistleblower protection for the October 4, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link New York Times (9/26/19) Janine Jackson: The New York Times stands by its decision to publish identifying details about the whistleblower at … Read more‘Political Interference in the Whistleblower Disclosure Process Is Horrifying’ – CounterSpin interview with Dana Gold on whistleblower protection

Russian Defense Minister — The West Cannot Be Trusted

Russian Defense Minister — The West Cannot Be Trusted Russian Defence Minister General Sergei Shoigu in a September 22, 2019 Interview: We long failed to understand the essential nature of what was going on around us. If the West had continued to behave as it began behaving in Gorbachev’s time – if it had kept … Read moreRussian Defense Minister — The West Cannot Be Trusted

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Boeing Drag on US Manufacturing Unrelated to Trump’s Trade War

Ever since Boeing ran into safety problems that early this year resulting in the widespread grounding of one of its most successful airliners, authoritative (as opposed to anecdotal) signs have been elusive that the aerospace giant’s woes have been contributing to the slowdown being experienced by domestic manufacturing. This matter matters because a sizable Boeing … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Boeing Drag on US Manufacturing Unrelated to Trump’s Trade War