United States Files Complaint against Pharmaceutical Company Gilead for Patent Infringement Related to Truvada® and Descovy® For Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV

The Department of Justice announced today that the United States has filed a complaint alleging infringement by Gilead Sciences Inc. and Gilead Sciences Ireland UC (collectively, Gilead) of four U.S. patents awarded to and owned by the United States, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). These patents cover specific drug regimens used for pre-exposure … Read moreUnited States Files Complaint against Pharmaceutical Company Gilead for Patent Infringement Related to Truvada® and Descovy® For Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis of HIV

Justice Department Settles with College to Resolve Disability Discrimination Complaint

The Justice Department today announced that it reached an agreement with Lanier Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia, to resolve the Department’s lawsuit alleging disability discrimination in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The agreement resolves the Department’s complaint alleging that the college terminated an employee, who has … Read moreJustice Department Settles with College to Resolve Disability Discrimination Complaint

Tower Research Capital LLC Agrees to Pay $67 Million in Connection With Commodities Fraud Scheme

Tower Research Capital LLC (Tower), a New York, New York-based financial services firm has entered into a resolution with the Department of Justice to resolve criminal charges related to a scheme involving thousands of episodes of unlawful trading activity in U.S. commodities markets by three former traders. Please follow and like us:

Justice Department Awards $95 Million to Improve Public Safety in the State of Tennessee

The Department of Justice today announced awards of approximately $95 million to support public safety efforts in the state of Tennessee. The funding from the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), and Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) will target violent crime, support law enforcement efforts to combat the … Read moreJustice Department Awards $95 Million to Improve Public Safety in the State of Tennessee

Compound Ingredient Supplier Fagron Holding USA LLC to Pay $22.05 Million to Resolve Allegations of False and Inflated Average Wholesale Prices for Ingredients Used in Compounded Prescriptions

The Department of Justice announced today that Fagron Holding USA LLC (Fagron) has agreed to pay $22.05 million to resolve allegations concerning the establishment of false and inflated Average Wholesale Prices (AWPs) by its wholly owned subsidiary Freedom Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Freedom) for active pharmaceutical ingredients used in compound prescriptions. Freedom’s pricing scheme caused pharmacies that … Read moreCompound Ingredient Supplier Fagron Holding USA LLC to Pay $22.05 Million to Resolve Allegations of False and Inflated Average Wholesale Prices for Ingredients Used in Compounded Prescriptions

Two Former Twitter Employees and a Saudi National Charged as Acting as Illegal Agents of Saudi Arabia

Ali Alzabarah, Ahmad Abouammo, and Ahmed Almutairi, aka Ahmed Aljbreen, were charged for their respective roles in accessing private information in the accounts of certain Twitter users and providing that information to officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Abouammo was arrested in Seattle, Washington, on Nov. 5, 2019.  All three defendants are charged with … Read moreTwo Former Twitter Employees and a Saudi National Charged as Acting as Illegal Agents of Saudi Arabia

Trade Adjustment Assistance for Workers

The Employment and Training Administration (ETA) of the Department of Labor (Department) proposes to expand protection and support for U.S. workers adversely impacted by foreign trade by revising its Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) for Workers program (TAA Program) regulations. The proposed rule (NPRM) would, among other improvements, make it easier for workers to qualify for … Read moreTrade Adjustment Assistance for Workers

Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the … Read moreNotice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AdWise: ‘I need helping hand, but boss is busy?’

Are you dealing with a tough boss? Are your colleagues being mean to you? Is your workplace culture hindering your growth? Talk to us. Our panel of experts will assist you in resolving your workplace related matters. ‘AdWise’ will appear on these pages every Thursday to help you with your workplace matters. Write to us … Read moreAdWise: ‘I need helping hand, but boss is busy?’

Ground Zero at Fukushima Nuclear Power Station

Very short (12 minutes), critically important, must-see video: Link: https://youtu.be/YpxtMBOiD6A “Here’s a July 2019 update by 60 Minutes Australia on FUKUSHIMA and Japan in general and the Global Nuclear threat the country presents to the entire planet..   60 Minutes Australia Jul 17, 2019 (2011) When Japan was rocked by a massive earthquake and tsunami … Read moreGround Zero at Fukushima Nuclear Power Station

India’s Recent Decision on Revocation of Article 370 in Kashmir Explained

The nullification of Article 370 is clearly India’s internal affair. The constitutional arrangements between India and J&K has always been an issue of political management internal to the country, without involving any external obligation. The UN resolutions of Kashmir preceded… Please follow and like us:

‘Who work with me know how I operate’: Infy CEO

Infosys CEO Salil Parekh, who is the primary target of the whistleblower letter, responded to the accusations for the first time. During an analyst call, he said: “As CEO, I have served with commitment and integrity. Those who work with me know how I operate with inclusiveness and have no tolerance for divisiveness of any … Read more‘Who work with me know how I operate’: Infy CEO

Unsold flats worth Rs 1.4 lakh crore hold the key

A massive inventory of unsold houses — estimated to be worth close to Rs 1.4 lakh crore at current market prices — is seen to hold the key to revive the nearly 4.6 lakh units in stalled projects across the country as the government and SBICAP Ventures are looking at a “commercially viable” model to … Read moreUnsold flats worth Rs 1.4 lakh crore hold the key

Two Million In The Public Sector

In June 2019, the public sector employed 2,047,000 people, 3.0 per cent higher than in June 2018, according to new figures released from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). Head of labour statistics at the ABS, Bjorn Jarvis, said: “Most public sector employment was in state and territory government organisations, with around 1.6 million employees. … Read moreTwo Million In The Public Sector

Coming Soon, a Borderless U.S.

Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) shocked most observers, including her New England neighbor and fellow White House hopeful Bernie Sanders (D-VT), when she announced the price tag of $52 trillion for her Medicare for All proposal. Sanders’ plan for essentially the same universal coverage would come in at a comparatively modest $32 trillion. Despite the … Read moreComing Soon, a Borderless U.S.

NAB Takes A Hit As Well

Nab reported a 13.6% fall in statutory net profit for 2019, at $4,798 million, compared with $5,702 million last year. Along with ANZ and Westpac, it is the same story of a massive hit from customer remediation (past results inflated by milking customers, and many customers still require remediation), margin compression, not helped by lower … Read moreNAB Takes A Hit As Well

Interviewing Craig Nelsen, by Linh Dinh

Please introduce yourself to the readers. My major in college was Western philosophy and, after graduation, at the suggestion of one of my professors, I took a position teaching English at a university in Shanxi province, China for the opportunity to immerse myself in a society informed by Eastern philosophy. I went for six months… … Read moreInterviewing Craig Nelsen, by Linh Dinh

Immigration, Not White Suburbs, Turning VA Blue. GOP Still Can Win with Sailer Strategy—But Ultimately Needs An Immigration Moratorium, by Washington Watcher II

Despite the size of the red districts, this was a narrow (in the Senate) for the blue team, because of greater population in the blue regions—including immigrants. It’s official, maybe: Virginia is blue. Republicans lost control of the Old Dominion’s General Assembly on Tuesday, an Election-Day blowout that put Virginia’s government in Democrat hands. Political… … Read moreImmigration, Not White Suburbs, Turning VA Blue. GOP Still Can Win with Sailer Strategy—But Ultimately Needs An Immigration Moratorium, by Washington Watcher II

A Successful Coup Against Trump Will Murder American Democracy, by Paul Craig Roberts

President Trump calls it a witch hunt, but it really is a coup against American democracy. The Democrats who want Trump impeached don’t realize this. They just want Trump impeached because they don’t like him. The impeach Trump people don’t understand that if the coup against the elected president succeeds, every future president will know… … Read moreA Successful Coup Against Trump Will Murder American Democracy, by Paul Craig Roberts

Deconstructing Islamophobia, by The Saker

Introduction: a short survey of the cuckoo’s nest My initial idea was to begin with a definition of “Islamophobia” but after looking around for various definitions, I decided to use my own, very primitive definition. I will define Islamophobia as the belief that Islam (the religion) and/or Muslims (the adherents to this religion) represent some… … Read moreDeconstructing Islamophobia, by The Saker

A Blue Dot Barely Visible from New Silk Roads, by Pepe Escobar

Chinese President Xi Jinping six years ago launched New Silk Roads, now better known as the Belt and Road Initiative, the largest, most ambitious, pan-Eurasian infrastructure project of the 21st century. Under the Trump administration, Belt and Road has been utterly demonized 24/7: a toxic cocktail of fear and doubt, with Beijing blamed for everything… … Read moreA Blue Dot Barely Visible from New Silk Roads, by Pepe Escobar

JW INVESTIGATES IF OUSTED UKRAINE AMBASSADOR ORDERED STATE DEPT. TO MONITOR JOURNALISTS, TRUMP ALLIES

Judicial Watch is investigating if prominent conservative figures, journalists and persons with ties to President Donald Trump were unlawfully monitored by the State Department in Ukraine at the request of ousted U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch, an Obama appointee. Yovanovitch testified “in secret” to the House impeachment inquiry against Trump on Friday, October 11, 2019. Her … Read moreJW INVESTIGATES IF OUSTED UKRAINE AMBASSADOR ORDERED STATE DEPT. TO MONITOR JOURNALISTS, TRUMP ALLIES

JC City Council candidate Dilip Tunki seeks support to get through finish line in run-off

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, November 6, 2019: The keenly watched elections to Johns Creek City Council Post 2, with Indian-American Dilip Tunki in the fray, is headed for a run-off on December 3. Tunki, who garnered 2160 (30.38%) votes, will face Brian Weaver who got 3253 (45.76%) votes. The third candidate Royce Reinecke … Read moreJC City Council candidate Dilip Tunki seeks support to get through finish line in run-off