Ken Cuccinelli Gets Transfer from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to DHS | Breitbart

Ken Cuccinelli will take the second-ranking job at the Department of Homeland Security, alongside former lobbyist Chad Wolf, who will work as the acting secretary of the agency. The purpose and impact of Cuccinelli’s reported transfer are unclear, partly because he has won plaudits for his activist role at the critical U.S. Citizenship and Immigration … Read moreKen Cuccinelli Gets Transfer from U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to DHS | Breitbart

Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard A. Powers Delivers Remarks at the 29th Annual Antitrust, UCL, and Privacy Section Golden State Institute and Antitrust Lawyer of the Year Reception

Good afternoon. Thank you, Peter, for the kind introduction. It’s great to be back in San Francisco, and I appreciate the invitation to speak at the 29th Annual Golden State Institute. The timing of your event allows me to reflect on the many accomplishments of our outstanding prosecutors and to detail the Antitrust Division’s criminal … Read moreDeputy Assistant Attorney General Richard A. Powers Delivers Remarks at the 29th Annual Antitrust, UCL, and Privacy Section Golden State Institute and Antitrust Lawyer of the Year Reception

Justice Department Participates in Tri-Border Expert Meeting in Paraguay to Further Capacity Building in Combatting Transnational Crime and Terrorism

With the objective of strengthening cooperation among governments to counter transnational crime and terrorism, the Department of Justice’s Office of Overseas Prosecutorial Development, Assistance and Training (OPDAT), Office of International Affairs and Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section of the Criminal Division and the Department’s National Security Division, along with experts from Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay … Read moreJustice Department Participates in Tri-Border Expert Meeting in Paraguay to Further Capacity Building in Combatting Transnational Crime and Terrorism

Alleged Barrio Azteca Shooter Extradited From Mexico to United States to Face Charges Related to the U.S. Consulate Murders in Juarez, Mexico

An alleged shooter and member of the Barrio Azteca (BA), a transnational border gang allied with the Juarez Cartel, was extradited from Mexico to the United States to face charges related to the March 2010 U.S. Consulate murders in Juarez, Mexico. Please follow and like us:

United States Files False Claims Act Complaint against South Dakota Neurosurgeon and Physician-Owned Distributorships

The United States has filed a complaint against Sioux Falls, South Dakota, neurosurgeon Wilson Asfora M.D., Medical Designs LLC, and Sicage LLC alleging False Claims Act violations arising from the alleged payment of kickbacks to Asfora tied to the devices he used in spinal surgeries, the Justice Department announced today. Medical Designs and Sicage are … Read moreUnited States Files False Claims Act Complaint against South Dakota Neurosurgeon and Physician-Owned Distributorships

Two Former Executives of the China Subsidiary of a Multi-Level Marketing Company Charged for Scheme to Pay Foreign Bribes and Circumvent Internal Accounting Controls

The former head of the China subsidiary of a publicly traded international multi-level marketing company (Company-1) and the former head of the external affairs department of the China subsidiary of the same company were charged today for their roles in a scheme to violate the anti-bribery and the internal control provisions of the Foreign Corrupt … Read moreTwo Former Executives of the China Subsidiary of a Multi-Level Marketing Company Charged for Scheme to Pay Foreign Bribes and Circumvent Internal Accounting Controls

Iranian Businessman Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Violating U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Carbon Fiber from the United States to Iran

The Department of Justice announced that Behzad  Pourghannad was sentenced yesterday to 46 months in prison for participating in a conspiracy to export carbon fiber from the United States to Iran between 2008 and 2013.  Pourghannad pleaded guilty on Aug. 29, 2019, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul E. Davison.  U.S. District Judge Vincent L. Briccetti … Read moreIranian Businessman Sentenced to 46 Months in Prison for Violating U.S. Sanctions by Exporting Carbon Fiber from the United States to Iran

Two Massachusetts Men Arrested and Charged with Nationwide Scheme to Steal Social Media Accounts and Cryptocurrency

Two Massachusetts men were arrested today and charged in U.S. District Court in Boston with conducting an extensive scheme to take over victims’ social media accounts and steal their cryptocurrency using tehnciques such as “SIM swapping,” computer hacking and other methods. Please follow and like us:

Former Financial Services Executive Pleads Guilty to Rigging Bids for Financial Instruments in Violation of Antitrust Law

Peter Volino, a former vice president at Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services LLC (ICBCFS), pleaded guilty to a criminal antitrust charge for his involvement in a bid-rigging conspiracy for certain financial instruments, the Department of Justice announced. Please follow and like us:

Attorney General William P. Barr Releases First-Ever Semiannual Report on the Fix NICS Act

On Nov. 14, 2019, the Attorney General published and submitted to Congress the first semiannual report on the Fix NICS Act. The report, required by the Fix NICS Act passed by Congress in March 2018, reflects strong compliance with the Act and demonstrates renewed efforts at all levels of government to improve the sharing of … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr Releases First-Ever Semiannual Report on the Fix NICS Act

ASIC On Responsible Lending

Keynote address by ASIC Commissioner Sean Hughes at the ARCA National Conference, Gold Coast, 14 November 2019 Today I would like to address some of the issues that have been raised in relation to responsible lending and demonstrate two facts.  First, that the concerns are misplaced.  Second, the principles underpinning these provisions remain sound, even … Read moreASIC On Responsible Lending

Chad Wolf sworn in as DHS chief, names Ken Cuccinelli as deputy

Chad Wolf was sworn in Wednesday as the new acting Homeland Security secretary, and announced that acting U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli will serve as his deputy — a move that is likely to be welcomed by supporters of tougher immigration measures. “I am sincerely grateful to the president for his confidence in … Read moreChad Wolf sworn in as DHS chief, names Ken Cuccinelli as deputy

India world’s most open, investment-friendly economy: PM Modi at Brics business forum

“India is the most open and investment friendly economy in the world due to political stability, predictable policy and business friendly reforms. By 2024, we want to make India a five trillion dollar economy. The infrastructure alone requires $1.5 trillion investment,” PM Modi said while addressing the Brics Business Forum. Please follow and like us:

U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announce New Regulations to Modernize and Improve the Recruitment of American Workers for Temporary Non-Agricultural Jobs

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Departments of Labor and Homeland Security today posted a Final Rule on the Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) website amending the regulations that govern the H-2B temporary non-agricultural labor certification. This rule will aid Americans looking to find and fill some of the 7 million open jobs in the … Read moreU.S. Department of Labor and U.S. Department of Homeland Security Announce New Regulations to Modernize and Improve the Recruitment of American Workers for Temporary Non-Agricultural Jobs

U.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Phelps ACE High School Career Fair During National Apprenticeship Week

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia visited Phelps ACE High School’s career fair to meet with high school students as part of National Apprenticeship Week. The mentoring and networking career fair was sponsored by the DC Students Construction Trades Foundation, which sponsors accredited technical education for high school youth and registered … Read moreU.S. Secretary of Labor Visits Phelps ACE High School Career Fair During National Apprenticeship Week

Trend unemployment rate steady at 5.3%

Australia’s trend unemployment rate remained steady at 5.3 per cent in October 2019, according to the latest information released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) today. The unemployment rate increased in the Northern Territory and New South Wales, and decreased in Tasmania. Trend unemployment in October 2019 remained steady at 5.3 per cent, 0.2 … Read moreTrend unemployment rate steady at 5.3%

The Latest False News on the Trump Impeachment

The Latest False News on the Trump Impeachment Paul Craig Roberts As the media are all out to get Trump, there is no way to get any valid information about the so-called impeachment. But you don’t have to pay too much attention to notice that the Democrats and the presstitutes are constantly changing the focus. … Read moreThe Latest False News on the Trump Impeachment

Ranked Choice Voting  ‘Allows You to Vote for the Person You Really Like’ – CounterSpin interview with FairVote’s Rob Richie on ranked choice voting

Janine Jackson interviewed FairVote’s Rob Richie about ranked choice voting for the November 8, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript. Play Stop pop out X MP3 Link Politico (11/5/19) Janine Jackson: As media critics in election season, our preeminent concern is less how fair the press are to this or that … Read moreRanked Choice Voting  ‘Allows You to Vote for the Person You Really Like’ – CounterSpin interview with FairVote’s Rob Richie on ranked choice voting

Axne Works to Advance Legislation that Helps Small Businesses and Workers

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced introduction of legislation that will give small and mid-sized businesses a tax credit for workers training.  “Today’s fast-paced economy requires regular training to elevate and maintain Americans’ competitive skills so they don’t fall behind,” said Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA). “I know that when companies invest in … Read moreAxne Works to Advance Legislation that Helps Small Businesses and Workers

Axne Works to Advance Legislation that Helps Small Businesses and Workers

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced introduction of legislation that will give small and mid-sized businesses a tax credit for workers training.  “Today’s fast-paced economy requires regular training to elevate and maintain Americans’ competitive skills so they don’t fall behind,” said Congresswoman Cindy Axne (D-IA). “I know that when companies invest in … Read moreAxne Works to Advance Legislation that Helps Small Businesses and Workers

Social Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent, by Mnar Muhawesh

Mnar Muhawesh speaks with journalist Daniel McAdams about being permanently banned from Twitter, social media censorship and more. revealed that Twitter’s senior editorial executive for Europe, the Middle East and Africa is an active officer in the British Army’s 77th Brigade, a unit dedicated to online warfare and psychological operations. In other words: he specializes… … Read moreSocial Media Censorship Reaches New Heights as Twitter Permanently Bans Dissent, by Mnar Muhawesh

Dissident Deplorables Refuse to be Dittoheads, by Ilana Mercer

The happening featured beefcake Donald Trump Jr. and bimbo Kimberly Guilfoyle. The couple was on stage at UCLA to promote the president’s son’s “book,” when they were jeered by dissident Deplorables for shutting down the Question-and-Answer segment. “Book” here is in quotations to denote “so-called,” because the staple, ghost-written political pablum, penned by ambitious political… … Read moreDissident Deplorables Refuse to be Dittoheads, by Ilana Mercer