Former Osteo Relief Institutes and Their Owners to Pay Over $7.1 Million to Resolve Allegations of Unnecessary Knee Injections and Braces

Seven former Osteo Relief Institutes (ORIs) and their owners have agreed to pay the United States collectively more than $7.1 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations that they knowingly billed Medicare for medically unnecessary viscosupplementation injections and medically unnecessary knee braces, the Justice Department announced today. Please follow and like us:

Justice Department Awards over $273.4 Million to Improve Public Safety, Serve Crime Victims in American Indian and Alaska Native Communities

The Department of Justice announced today that it has awarded over $273.4 million in grants to improve public safety, serve victims of crime, combat violence against women and support youth programs in American Indian and Alaska Native communities. Please follow and like us:

Former New York Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

A former Auburn, New York, business owner pleaded guilty today in federal court in Syracuse to filing a false tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith for the Northern District of New York.  Please follow and like us:

Chinese National Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export Military- and Space-Grade Technology from the United States to China

On October 16, 2019, United States District Judge Diane J. Humetewa sentenced Tao Li, a 39-year-old Chinese national, to 40 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Li had previously pleaded guilty to conspiring to export military- and space-grade technology to the People’s Republic of China without a license in violation of … Read moreChinese National Sentenced to 40 Months in Prison for Conspiring to Illegally Export Military- and Space-Grade Technology from the United States to China

Trade war with US: China’s GDP growth sinks to 6% in 3rd quarter, lowest in 27 years

As China grapples with a protracted trade war with the US and slowing domestic demand, the country’s economy grew at the slowest rate in 27 years in the third quarter. GDP figures showed that the Chinese economy expanded 6.0% in July-Sept, compared with 6.2% in the second quarter. Though worst quarterly figures since 1992, it … Read moreTrade war with US: China’s GDP growth sinks to 6% in 3rd quarter, lowest in 27 years

Betraying American Workers: Sen. Mike Lee Fails for the 4th Time to Pass his India First Green Card Bill (S386); Americans Keep Calling Congress to Stop S386 & S2603

URGENT: AMERICANS CALL YOUR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS! United States Capitol switchboard at (202) 224-3121 How to contact your officials: https://www.usa.gov/elected-officials NO TO S2603 DURBIN’S “RELIEF” FOR IMMIGRANTS ACT; NO TO S386 (aka Mike Lee’s INDIA FIRST ACT). NO TO ANY BILL WHICH REMOVES PER COUNTRY GREEN CARD CAPS. NO TO ANY BILL INCREASING PER COUNTRY … Read moreBetraying American Workers: Sen. Mike Lee Fails for the 4th Time to Pass his India First Green Card Bill (S386); Americans Keep Calling Congress to Stop S386 & S2603

Apple’s Tim Cook Begs for Mike Lee’s Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook is begging the Senate to pass Sen. Mike Lee’s green card giveaway plan to reward multinational tech corporations after years of them importing foreign visa workers to take American jobs. On Thursday, Lee failed for the fourth time to get his legislation, S. 386, passed out of the Senate. The legislation, … Read moreApple’s Tim Cook Begs for Mike Lee’s Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Apple’s Tim Cook Begs for Mike Lee’s Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

published 2019-10-17 19:46:04 by John Binder Apple CEO Tim Cook is begging the Senate to pass Sen. Mike Lee’s green card giveaway plan to reward multinational tech corporations after years of them importing foreign visa workers to take American jobs. On Thursday, Lee failed for the fourth time to get his legislation, S. 386, passed … Read moreApple’s Tim Cook Begs for Mike Lee’s Green Card Giveaway to Big Tech

Discount sale: Flipkart, Amazon under probe

The government is probing Walmart-owned Flipkart and Amazon over the alleged predatory pricing, commerce minister Piyush Goyal said. Warning of stringent action as per the law for any violation, he said detailed questionnaires have been sent to these companies and their response is awaited. According to reports, the e-commerce majors have grossed up over $3 … Read moreDiscount sale: Flipkart, Amazon under probe

UAE, German companies may back BASF-Adani JV

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Germany’s Borealis may acquire stakes in the BASF-Adani proposed petrochemicals venture in India. In Jan this year, BASF and Adani announced a petrochemicals project in Mundra, Gujarat, entailing an investment of Rs 16,000 cr. With Abu Dhabi and Borealis coming into the venture, the investment has shot up by … Read moreUAE, German companies may back BASF-Adani JV

IndiGo battle heats up, Bhatias move US court

The battle between IndiGo’s founder-promoters Rahul Bhatia and Rakesh Gangwal over controlling India’s largest airline has taken a turn for the worse. Bhatia and his familypromoted InterGlobe Enterprises (IGE, parent company of IndiGo) have now filed a petition in the US district court of Maryland against Gangwal group and IndiGo’s independent director Anupam Khanna. Please … Read moreIndiGo battle heats up, Bhatias move US court

DFA Submission To Senate Inquiry On Auditing In Australia

On 1 August 2019 the Senate referred an inquiry into the regulation of auditing in Australia to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services for report by 1 March 2020. Submissions close on 28 October 2019. DFA has made a submission. Introduction. We welcome the current inquiry and note the similar initiatives underway in … Read moreDFA Submission To Senate Inquiry On Auditing In Australia

McDonald’s Claims First ‘Voice Apply’ Process

“Alexa, help me find a job at McDonald’s.” That’s how interested job seekers can start an application with the global fast-food company, McDonald’s recently announced. Claiming it to be the world’s first voice-initiated job application process, the company has launched McDonald’s Apply Thru, which works on Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Please follow and like … Read moreMcDonald’s Claims First ‘Voice Apply’ Process

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Andrew P. Bremberg, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, with the rank of Ambassador. (10/17/2019 legislative day) Please follow and like us:

Rs 10.5 crore cash missing from PMC records: Bank’s internal investigation team

PMC Bank’s internal investigation team has made a startling revelation: A total of Rs 10.5 crore cash is missing from the bank’s records. The team has found multiple cheques issued by HDIL and its related entities which were never deposited with the bank and yet cash was handed over to them. Please follow and like … Read moreRs 10.5 crore cash missing from PMC records: Bank’s internal investigation team

Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia

As reported by the Committee on Foreign Relations: Resolved, (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring therein), SECTION 1. SENATE ADVICE AND CONSENT SUBJECT TO DECLARATIONS AND CONDITIONS. The Senate advises and consents to the ratification of the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of North Macedonia, which was opened for … Read moreProtocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia

The Saker Interviews Michael Hudson, by Michael Hudson and The Saker

Introduction: I recently spoke to a relative of mine who, due to her constant and voluntary exposure to the legacy AngloZionist media, sincerely believed that the three Baltic states and Poland had undergone some kind of wonderful and quasi-miraculous economic and cultural renaissance thanks to their resolute break with the putatively horrible Soviet past and… … Read moreThe Saker Interviews Michael Hudson, by Michael Hudson and The Saker

First Thing, Let’s Fire All the Cops, by Ted Rall

In the latest shooting of an innocent civilian by a trigger-happy police officer, a white Fort Worth cop blew away a 28-year-old African American woman through her bedroom window as she played a video game with her 8-year-old nephew. Atatiana Jefferson’s neighbor had called a nonemergency police number to request that they check on her… … Read moreFirst Thing, Let’s Fire All the Cops, by Ted Rall

Is Putin the New King of the Middle East?, by Pat Buchanan

“Russia Assumes Mantle of Supreme Power Broker in the Middle East,” proclaimed Britain’s Telegraph. The article began: “Russia’s status as the undisputed power-broker in the Middle East was cemented as Vladimir Putin continued a triumphant tour of capitals traditionally allied to the US.” “Donald Trump Has Handed Putin the Middle East on a Plate” was… … Read moreIs Putin the New King of the Middle East?, by Pat Buchanan

Secretary of Commerce Travels to the United Kingdom, Asia, and Australia to Advocate for American Workers

Secretary of Commerce Travels to the United Kingdom, Asia, and Australia to Advocate for American Workers The Secretary Participates in Bilateral Discussions and Pushes for U.S. Interests around the World KCPullen@doc.gov Thu, 10/17/2019 – 16:51 Export and investment promotion FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, October 17, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Following the … Read moreSecretary of Commerce Travels to the United Kingdom, Asia, and Australia to Advocate for American Workers

Alicia Alonso, Cuban ballet legend, is dead at 98

published 2019-10-17 16:09:04 by Peter Orsi Alicia Alonso, the revered ballerina and choreographer whose nearly 75-year career made her an icon of artistic loyalty to Cuba’s socialist system, died Thursday at age 98. Miguel Cabrera, an official at the National Ballet of Cuba founded by Alonso, said she died at a hospital in Havana. As … Read moreAlicia Alonso, Cuban ballet legend, is dead at 98

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Thoroughly Muddled Manufacturing Production Figure

The latest U.S. inflation-adjusted manufacturing output numbers (for September) are now out, and they leave more muddled than ever the matter of how much (if any) damage American industry has suffered from President Trump’s tariff-heavy trade policies. And it’s not just because of ongoing uncertainties about the effects of President Trump’s current and threatened China … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: A Thoroughly Muddled Manufacturing Production Figure

Indian-American techie who confessed to 4 murders makes first court appearance

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, October 17, 2019: Shankar Hangud, the Indian-American data architect who is accused of murdering four members of his family, then driving up to the police station with a dead victim in his car, was arraigned in a Placer County courtroom on Tuesday. Hangud reportedly told the judge twice, then once again, … Read moreIndian-American techie who confessed to 4 murders makes first court appearance