Joint Statement from Department of Justice, DOD, DHS, DNI, FBI, NSA, and CISA on Ensuring Security of 2020 Elections

Attorney General William Barr, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire, FBI Director Christopher Wray, U.S. Cyber Command Commander and NSA Director Gen. Paul Nakasone, and CISA Director Christopher Krebs today released the following joint statement: Please follow and like us:

British Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Brazen Scheme that Victimized Hundreds of Thousands across the Country

A British man living in Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty today to a scheme to abuse the personal and financial information of hundreds of thousands of victims in order to steal millions of dollars, the Department of Justice announced today. Please follow and like us:

Ohio Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting July 4th Attack in Cleveland as Part of Plot to Provide Support to Al Qaeda

A Maple Heights man pleaded guilty to crimes related to his plot to launch a terrorist attack in Cleveland on Independence Day. The announcement was made by Assistant Attorney General of National Security John C. Demers, U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman for the Northern District of Ohio, and Special Agent in Charge Eric B. Smith for … Read moreOhio Man Pleads Guilty to Plotting July 4th Attack in Cleveland as Part of Plot to Provide Support to Al Qaeda

Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim Delivers Remarks at the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Press Conference

Good afternoon. Today I am pleased to announce the establishment of the Procurement Collusion Strike Force, a joint law enforcement effort that will combat antitrust crimes and related fraudulent schemes that impact government procurement, grant, and program funding. Please follow and like us:

Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Delivers Remarks at the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Press Conference

Good afternoon. I am pleased to join the Department of Justice’s announcement today of our Procurement Collusion Strike Force, along with Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Antitrust Division, Inspector General Michael Horowitz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard Powers, and Assistant Director Terry Wade of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, as well as 10 … Read moreDeputy Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen Delivers Remarks at the Procurement Collusion Strike Force Press Conference

Mississippi Man Sentenced to 36 Months for Crossburning

The Honorable Judge Keith Starrett, of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, sentenced Defendant Graham Williamson, 38, to serve 36 months incarcertation on federal charges for his commission of a crossburning on Oct. 24, 2017, in Seminary, Mississippi. Williamson previously pleaded guilty on Aug. 5, 2019, to one count of … Read moreMississippi Man Sentenced to 36 Months for Crossburning

Capgemini lays off 500 in India as business slows

The French IT services firm Capgemini, has laid off nearly 500 employees in India following some of its customers scaling back on projects and some other accounts not ramping up as fast as expected. The laid-off employees were those who went through the process to be on the bench for about 90 days by their … Read moreCapgemini lays off 500 in India as business slows

McDonald’s HR chief exits after CEO shakeup

McDonald announced Sunday that chief executive Steve Easterbrook had left the company following a “consensual relationship” with an employee that violated company policy. A day later, the company confirmed that its top human resources executive, David Fairhurst, also departed the fast-food chain. McDonald’s shares tumbled 2.9 per cent to $188.25 in afternoon trading. Please follow … Read moreMcDonald’s HR chief exits after CEO shakeup

50% of bank CEOs’ pay to be variable: RBI

Top executives in banks will have to receive half their salary in the form of variable pay which will be linked to their bank’s performance, according to new rules announced by the RBI on Monday. The variable pay itself will be capped at 300% of the fixed pay and will include equity compensation. Please follow … Read more50% of bank CEOs’ pay to be variable: RBI

Official Letter of Complaint against the Australian Treasury

5th November 2019 Dear Secretary Steven Kennedy, I am today making an official complaint about the behaviour of the Australian Treasury relating to disclosures as a result of a Freedom of Information request (FOI 2580 – Document 1) relating to Economy Wide Cash Payment Limit (CPL).  The basis of good Government is effective consultation and … Read moreOfficial Letter of Complaint against the Australian Treasury

Illinois Leads the Way on AI Regulation in the Workplace

Illinois continues to lead the way in privacy and security legislation. The Prairie State is home to the Biometric Information Privacy Act, the Personal Information Protection Act, and the unanimously passed Artificial Intelligence Video Interview Act, which takes effect Jan. 1, 2020. Here are several key employer obligations under the new act. Please follow and … Read moreIllinois Leads the Way on AI Regulation in the Workplace

Mortgage Stress Tracks Higher Yet Again

After talking a breather last month, thanks to rate cuts and tax refunds (minimal those these were in practice), the results from our surveys for October shows a further 70,000 household fell into stress taking the total to more than 1.77 million households or 32.2% Household debt is at record highs, and while costs are … Read moreMortgage Stress Tracks Higher Yet Again

We Are All Palestinians, by Philip Giraldi

In spite of the fact that Israeli snipers continue to shoot scores of unarmed protesting Gazans every Friday with virtually no coverage from the media, there are some signs that the ability of Israel and its friends to control the narrative regarding the Jewish state’s appalling human rights violations is beginning to weaken. To be… … Read moreWe Are All Palestinians, by Philip Giraldi

An Obituary of the Western World, by Paul Craig Roberts

During the course of my life I have watched the Western World abandon all of the values that made it successful. Despite all its crimes, and they are many, the Western World succeeded. Everyone wanted to be part of it, and it will be the demise of the Russians that they still do. The Western… … Read moreAn Obituary of the Western World, by Paul Craig Roberts

Where Are the ‘High Crimes’?, by Pat Buchanan

“Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.” These are the offenses designated in the Constitution for which presidents may be impeached and removed from office. Which of these did Trump commit? According to his accusers in this city, his crime is as follows: The president imperiled our “national security” by delaying, for his own… … Read moreWhere Are the ‘High Crimes’?, by Pat Buchanan

The Life and Times of Fay Stender, Radical Attorney for the Black Panthers and Disrupter of White Social Order, by Karl Nemmersdorf

Introduction Fay Stender earned fame as a radical attorney in the 1960s and 1970s, defending two of the most prominent Black Panthers in highly publicized court cases. During the course of her career in left-wing activism, she embraced numerous “causes” with a passion as flamboyant as it was unbalanced. She worked strictly within the stream… … Read moreThe Life and Times of Fay Stender, Radical Attorney for the Black Panthers and Disrupter of White Social Order, by Karl Nemmersdorf

Spotlight on Commerce: Megan Miller, Plain Language Writer/Editor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Spotlight on Commerce: Megan Miller, Plain Language Writer/Editor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office November 4, 2019 ASowah@doc.gov Mon, 11/04/2019 – 16:09 Guest blog post by Megan Miller, Plain Language Writer/Editor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) After earning my engineering degree and serving in the Navy for seven years, the next logical step in my career … Read moreSpotlight on Commerce: Megan Miller, Plain Language Writer/Editor, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Texas Governor and Austin Mayor at Odds Over Homeless Residents

The governor’s decision to force homeless people from under state overpasses drew the ire of city leaders and homelessness experts, who criticized Abbott’s “fear-based approach.” The deadline is near. At Gov. Greg Abbott‘s direction, the Texas Department of Transportation will begin … Continue reading → The post Texas Governor and Austin Mayor at Odds Over Homeless … Read moreTexas Governor and Austin Mayor at Odds Over Homeless Residents

Soon, I-T department to issue PAN instantly online

The income tax department is set to launch a facility to instantly issue permanent account number (PAN) online, using details available in the Aadhaar database, helping end the wait time for applicants. Sources told TOI the service would be launched over the next few weeks and would also help those with an existing PAN get … Read moreSoon, I-T department to issue PAN instantly online

India-born, Georgia-bred candidate for VA Senate receives endorsement from Obama

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, November 4, 2019: India-born, Georgia-bred Ghazala Hashmi, a candidate for the Virginia Senate, has the endorsement of former US President Barack Obama. “Proud to endorse an outstanding group of Virginia Democrats in Tuesday’s election—candidates who’ll not only advance the causes of equality, justice, and decency, but help ensure that … Read moreIndia-born, Georgia-bred candidate for VA Senate receives endorsement from Obama