Daiichi case: Supreme Court holds Singh brothers guilty of contempt

The SC on Friday pronounced former Ranbaxy promoters Malvinder Singh & Shivinder Singh guilty in a case filed by Japanese firm Daiichi Sankyo. Daiichi had filed a petition against the Singh brothers on non-payment of Rs 3,500 arbitration award. The SC said the Singh brothers violated its order asking them not to divest their shares … Read moreDaiichi case: Supreme Court holds Singh brothers guilty of contempt

Attorney General William P. Barr Delivers the 19th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture at the Federalist Society’s 2019 National Lawyers Convention

Good Evening. Thank you all for being here. And thank you to Gene [Meyer] for your kind introduction. It is an honor to be here this evening delivering the 19th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture. I had the privilege of knowing Barbara and had deep affection for her. I miss her brilliance and ebullient … Read moreAttorney General William P. Barr Delivers the 19th Annual Barbara K. Olson Memorial Lecture at the Federalist Society’s 2019 National Lawyers Convention

Superseding Indictment Charges Former Precious Metals Salesman with Racketeering Conspiracy

A former salesperson in the New York offices of a U.S. bank (Bank A) was charged in a superseding indictment filed yesterday and made public today for his alleged participation in a racketeering conspiracy in connection with the manipulation of the markets for precious metals futures contracts, which spanned over eight years and involved thousands … Read moreSuperseding Indictment Charges Former Precious Metals Salesman with Racketeering Conspiracy

California Health System and Surgical Group Agree to Settle Claims Arising from Improper Compensation Arrangements

Several hospitals owned and operated by Sutter Health (Sutter), a California-based healthcare services provider, and Sacramento Cardiovascular Surgeons Medical Group Inc. (Sac Cardio), a practice group of three cardiovascular surgeons, have agreed to pay the United States a total of $46,123,516 to resolve allegations arising from claims they submitted to the Medicare program, the Department … Read moreCalifornia Health System and Surgical Group Agree to Settle Claims Arising from Improper Compensation Arrangements

Former Operator of Illegal Booter Services Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Computer Damage and Abuse

An Orland Park, Illinois, resident was sentenced yesterday to 13 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release on one count of conspiracy to cause damage to internet-connected computers for his role in owning, administering and supporting illegal booter services that launched millions of illegal denial of service, or DDoS, attacks against victim … Read moreFormer Operator of Illegal Booter Services Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Computer Damage and Abuse

Tax Preparers Plead Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Michegel Butler and Brittany Patterson, residents of St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiracy to defraud the United States, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Patterson also pleaded guilty to aiding … Read moreTax Preparers Plead Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

India resumes buying Malaysian palm oil: Report

Indian refiners have resumed buying Malaysian palm oil after a one-month suspension as Kuala Lumpur began offering a $5 a ton discount, traders said on Thursday. The resumption in purchases by India, the biggest buyer of Malaysian palm oil this year, could support Malaysian palm oil prices FCPOc3, which are near their highest in two … Read moreIndia resumes buying Malaysian palm oil: Report

Court Observers Expect Justices to Allow Pres. Trump to End DACA

Thu, Nov 14th 2019 @ 9:46 pm EST The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case challenging President Trump’s decision to end DACA. Most who sat in on the session anticipate that the Justices will side with the Administration. It remains to be seen whether or not the Court will rule on the constitutionality … Read moreCourt Observers Expect Justices to Allow Pres. Trump to End DACA

Bolivia: Police Arrest Cubans Caught Paying Socialist Rioters

published 2019-11-14 11:57:06 by Frances Martel Local civilians in El Alto, Bolivia, detained three Cuban nationals and handed them over to police on Wednesday, who found evidence that the foreigners were paying people to riot on behalf of the nation’s socialist party. The revelation follows the arrests of several Venezuelan and Cuban citizens among the … Read moreBolivia: Police Arrest Cubans Caught Paying Socialist Rioters

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India

U.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India KCPullen@doc.gov Thu, 11/14/2019 – 17:11 Trade enforcement FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Today, the U.S. Department of Commerce announced affirmative final determinations in the antidumping duty (AD) … Read moreU.S. Department of Commerce Finds Dumping and Countervailable Subsidization of Imports of Polyester Textured Yarn from China and India

Evo Overthrown, But Bolivian Socialism Will be Victorious!, by Andre Vltchek

They pledged to do it, and they did – Bolivian feudal lords, mass media magnates and other treasonous “elites” – they overthrew the government, broke hope and interrupted an extremely successful socialist process in what was once one of the poorest countries in South America. One day, they will be cursed by their own nation…. … Read moreEvo Overthrown, But Bolivian Socialism Will be Victorious!, by Andre Vltchek

IQ. Do UQ? A Sojourn Among the True Believers, by Fred Reed

Writing about intelligence is splendid fun if you like watching dogfights among towering vanities. (This assumes that vanities can tower, though I’m not sure how dogs come into it.) On one side you have the politically correct protectors of Appropriate Values. These secretly believe that blacks are less intelligent than whites and live in terror… … Read moreIQ. Do UQ? A Sojourn Among the True Believers, by Fred Reed

Bolivia Proves That Latin America Cannot Exit the American Empire, by Paul Craig Roberts

Jeanine Anez, one of the Bolivian Spanish elite, has declared herself the President of Bolivia. She is one of the elite allied with Washington who accused Evo Morales of rigging his reelection. But the CIA’s Bolivian lackeys who forced Morales to resign his presidency don’t bother with elections. They just declare themselves president like Juan… … Read moreBolivia Proves That Latin America Cannot Exit the American Empire, by Paul Craig Roberts

‘Far Left’? There’s No Such Thing in This Democratic Party, by Ted Rall

America has lots of leftists. Forty percent of voters say that they would prefer to live in a socialist country than a capitalist one. Yet America has zero leftists running for president. Think about that the next time someone tells you we live in the greatest country on Earth — or, for that matter, that… … Read more‘Far Left’? There’s No Such Thing in This Democratic Party, by Ted Rall

When Did Ukraine Become a ‘Critical Ally’?, by Pat Buchanan

On hearing the State Department’s George Kent and William Taylor describe President Donald Trump’s withholding of military aid to Ukraine, The New York Times summarized and solemnly endorsed their testimony: “What clearly concerned both witnesses wasn’t simply the abuse of power by the President, but the harm it inflicted on Ukraine, a critical ally, under… … Read moreWhen Did Ukraine Become a ‘Critical Ally’?, by Pat Buchanan

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Leads Business Executives Across the Indo-Pacific

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Leads Business Executives Across the Indo-Pacific Indo Pacific Trade Mission Leads to New Deals and Deeper Ties KCPullen@doc.gov Thu, 11/14/2019 – 16:35 Export and investment promotion FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, November 14, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov In support of the goal of President Donald J. Trump … Read moreSecretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Leads Business Executives Across the Indo-Pacific

The Democrats Have the Country on a Slippery Slope

The Democrats Have the Country on a Slippery Slope Paul Craig Roberts The fake “whistleblower’s name— Eric Ciamerella—has been known for a long time, but not officially. Now it is official. Senator Rand Paul has officially released his name. Funny, isn’t it, that only the Republicans want Ciamerella to testify. The Democrats won’t hear of … Read moreThe Democrats Have the Country on a Slippery Slope

New Report: 53 Million Americans Hold Low-Wage Jobs

The Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program just released a study that casts serious doubt on President Trump’s insistence that the economy is improving, and that the employment market is strong. Brookings’ findings confirm that working doesn’t necessarily translate into earning a decent wage. Despite record low 3.6 percent unemployment, the Brookings’ report, “Meet the Low-Wage … Read moreNew Report: 53 Million Americans Hold Low-Wage Jobs