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    WASHINGTON (AP) — CORRECTS: US consumers cut borrowing by $18.3 billion in May (Corrects APNewsAlert to say amount was $18.3B, not $19.1B). Copyright © 2020 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.
    A San Jose information-technology company reliant on the controversial H-1B visa, and which trumpets its commitment to diversity, has agreed to pay $171,000 to resolve claims that it discriminated against white job applicants in favor of workers of Indian descent. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release Tuesday that its settlement with Mphasis, whose parent company is headquartered in India, followed a finding from a “routine compliance evaluation” that between 2015 and 2017 the company “discriminated against white...
    A San Jose information-technology company reliant on the controversial H-1B visa, and which trumpets its commitment to diversity, has agreed to pay $171,000 to resolve claims that it discriminated against white job applicants in favor of workers of Indian descent. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release Tuesday that its settlement with Mphasis, whose parent company is headquartered in India, followed a finding from a “routine compliance evaluation” that between 2015 and 2017 the company “discriminated against white...
    A San Jose information-technology company reliant on the controversial H-1B visa, and which trumpets its commitment to diversity, has agreed to pay $171,000 to resolve claims that it discriminated against white job applicants in favor of workers of Indian descent. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release Tuesday that its settlement with Mphasis, whose parent company is headquartered in India, followed a finding from a “routine compliance evaluation” that between 2015 and 2017 the company “discriminated against white...
    PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Central Maine Power and Hydro Quebec have spent more money in support of a $1 billion hydropower transmission project than the spending total on a failed referendum on a casino in York County in 2017, an environmental advocacy group said Tuesday. CMP and Hydro Quebec have together spent nearly $17 million — $10.5 from CMP and $6.2 million by Hydro Quebec, according to records filed with the state ethics commission. Thats more than the roughly $9...
    Long Island taxpayers will bear the burden of paying about $2.1 billion in severance benefits to police officers, teachers, and public employees who have high salaries, according to a recent analysis. Long Island’s two counties, Nassau and Suffolk, have long struggled with paying these severance benefits, even before the pandemic plunged multiple sources of revenue. A Newsday report tabulated that each county currently owes half a billion dollars in severance obligations. From 2008 to 2018, the two counties’...
    BERLIN (AP) — The German government has paid more than $1 billion over the past decade to cover costs related to the stationing of U.S. troops in Germany, according to the finance ministry in Berlin. The ministry provided the figures in reply to a query from opposition Left Party lawmaker Brigitte Freihold. The reply was obtained Monday by The Associated Press, and was first reported by German news agency dpa. The German government paid a total of 982.4 million euros...
    BERLIN (AP) — The German government has paid more than $1 billion over the past decade to cover costs related to the stationing of U.S. troops in Germany, according to the finance ministry in Berlin. The ministry provided the figures in reply to a query from opposition Left Party lawmaker Brigitte Freihold. The reply was obtained Monday by The Associated Press, and was first reported by German news agency dpa. The German government paid a total of 982.4 million euros...
    The Department of Labor will rewrite regulations to prevent major companies from hiring cheap foreign workers instead of skilled Americans, says the agency secretary, Eugene Scalia. The rewrite is required by President Donald Trump’s June 22 Executive Order, Scalia said in a July 2 op-ed: The Proclamation temporarily halts, through the end of the year, entry into the U.S. of certain temporary foreign workers, and extends the President’s suspension on certain immigrant visas. The Proclamation also directs the Department of...
    Brandon Straka, the openly gay former Democrat behind the #WalkAway movement joined the Daily Caller’s Stephanie Hamill to discuss the protests in New York City and the decision by lawmakers to slash $1 billion from the New York City Police Department. “They’re siding with anarchists, they’re siding with people who want to cause damage and destruction who want to make our city less safe,” said Straka. “I don’t think I care to stick around and be part of it...
    Italian police have just carried out what they said might be the largest drug bust ever and have placed blame on the Islamic State. Three shipping containers containing a staggering 84 million “Captagon” pills — about 15.4 tons worth of amphetamines — were seized at the port of Salerno in southwest Italy, investigators announced Wednesday. The Guardia di Finanza police said the operation broke records both in quantity and value. Col. Domenico Napolitano, commander of the Guardia di Finanza...
    Gov. Cuomo went on a snark-filled rant about the NYPD at a Wednesday press conference — questioning whether the city’s cutting $1 billion from the police budget would lead to any real change. “Well they have a billion dollars less — what does that mean – does that mean I’m less safe?” he asked. “Does it mean I’m more safe? Does it have any effect on police abuse?” Cuomo stated again that he fully backs the George Floyd protesters...
    Italian police seized 14 tons of amphetamines with a street value of approximately $1.15 billion, which they suspect was headed for the home base of a notorious European crime clan in Naples and outsourced from ISIS drug producers in Syria. Video posted to the Italian Financial Guard military forces Twitter account showed agents in the southern port of Salerno using electric saws to cut through 6-foot-high cylinders in three shipping containers stuffed with 85 million pills. LANDSLIDE IN ITALY CAUSES COMMUTER TRAIN...
    Gov. Cuomo went on a snark-filled rant about the NYPD at a Wednesday press conference — questioning whether the city’s cutting $1 billion from the police budget would lead to any real change. “Well they have a billion dollars less — what does that mean – does that mean I’m less safe?” he asked. “Does it mean I’m more safe? Does it have any effect on police abuse?” Cuomo stated again that he fully backs the George Floyd protesters the...
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo slammed the New York City Council’s move strip the New York Police Department of $1 billion in funding, questioning “what it means” and calling for concrete action. “I don’t know what it means,” Cuomo said during a press briefing Wednesday. “What does that mean? Does this mean I am less safe? Where did you take the billion dollars from? Does it mean I am more safe? Does it have any effect on police abuse? I...
    A spike in shootings in New York City has left more than 100 people wounded or killed during a nine-day span. One hundred twelve people were victimized by 83 shootings from June 19-27 in America’s largest city, and at least six of those victims have died, according to 1010 Wins Radio. So far this year, 503 shooting incidents have yielded 605 victims. It has just been ridiculous how it has taken place, because we saw a serious decline...
    Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said Tuesday that merely stripping the New York Police Department (NYPD) of $1 billion won’t do it: “defunding police means defunding police.” Inbox: @AOC weighs in quite critically on developing de Blasio-City Council NYPD budget deal > pic.twitter.com/QRZ3hvmBU6 — Ben Max (@TweetBenMax) June 30, 2020 “Defunding police means defunding police. It does not mean budget tricks or funny math. It does not mean moving school police officers from the NYPD budget to the...
    Rome — Italian police said Wednesday that they had seized a world record 15-ton haul of amphetamines made by ISIS in Syria. The drug, in the form of 84 million Captagon tablets, was worth about one billion euros ($1.1 billion), police said in a statement, describing the operation as the biggest seizure of amphetamines in the world. We know that the Islamic State finances its terrorist activities mainly by trafficking drugs made in Syria, which in the past few years has...
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City lawmakers approved an austere budget early Wednesday that will shift $1 billion from policing to education and social services in the coming year, acknowledging protesters’ demands to cut police spending — but falling short of what activists sought. The vote by the City Council came at an extraordinary moment when the nation’s biggest city is grappling with a $9 billion revenue loss due to the coronavirus pandemic and simultaneously with pressure to cut...
    New York City lawmakers voted Tuesday on budget changes that shifted $1 billion from the New York Police Department to programs that assist in youth and community development, a number that fell short of what many protesters in the city have demanded. The City Council said in a statement that the citys 2021 budget will include $837 million in cuts and transfers to the New York Police Department (NYPD) expense budget, which removes $1 billion from the NYPD’s spending when combined with associated costs. The amount...
    If President Donald Trump can push his H-1B reforms into 2021, he will dramatically increase the marketplace power of U.S. college graduates, complains a top manager at the Fortune 500 business group the Conference Board. “If the [H-1B] suspension continues beyond 2020, recruiting high-quality tech workers could become much more difficult,” wrote Gad Levanon, who heads the group’s Labor Market Institute that has repeatedly recognized that a smaller supply of workers tends to raise wages and salaries.  Under Forbes‘ headline, “Tech Workers Were Already Hard...
    Far-left New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D) slammed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasios (D) proposal to cut nearly $1 billion from the New York City Police Department on Tuesday, calling the plan a disingenuous illusion and insisting that defunding the police means defunding the police. What are the details?CBS News reported that de Blasio announced a plan on Monday for cutting $1 billion from the NYPD, amid a citywide budget crunch and after weeks of progressive activists calling...
    NEW York Citys mayor Bill de Blasio has said he would cut $1 billion in funding from the New York Police Department for 2021. The cuts were described as not going far enough by some activists, and come in the face of calls to defund the police, as well as a $9 billion revenue shortfall for the city, due to the coronavirus pandemic. 5 New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioCredit: Alamy Live News de Blasio had initially planned to...
    Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezPolitical establishment takes a hit as chaos reigns supreme Twitch temporarily suspends Trump account over hateful conduct Steyer endorses Markey in Massachusetts Senate primary MORE (D-N.Y.) said that New York City’s proposed $1 billion cut from the police department budget tip-toes around demands from activists who are asking for lessened police presence. Activists have noted that though the plan proposed by New York City Mayor Bill de BlasioBill de BlasioDe Blasio agrees to cut billion from New York...
    Gov. Ron DeSantis used an 18-page list of at least 620 cuts to slash $1 billion from the fiscal year 2021 budget lawmakers approved in March before the COVID-19 emergency dramatically reduced revenue forecasts built into the spending plan. “Nobody has ever made more vetoes than I did right here,” DeSantis said Monday of the most line-item budget vetoes in Florida history before signing a $92.2 billion budget. The state budget DeSantis authorized two days before fiscal year...