Supervisors at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey, provided fake green cards and Social Security numbers to undocumented employees, according to a report in the Washington Post. Anibal Romero, a lawyer representing five immigrants who were undocumented while working at the Trump property, told the newspaper that he turned the fraudulent documents over to the FBI. Continue reading “FBI Reportedly Has Fake Green Cards Given to Undocumented Immigrants Working at Trump Golf Course”
The Russian-Jewish billionaire Oleg Deripaska is examining investment opportunities in Israel. Deripaska, 36, one of the youngest billionaires in the world, arrived in his private jet last Thursday for a quick visit to Tel Aviv, accompanied by his friend Lord Nathaniel Rothschild of London.
The two men announced that they were exploring possibilities for a joint venture to promote educational and technological projects in Israel. Deripaska said during his visit that he believes there is a huge potential for implementing Israeli technological innovations in Russia and other world markets. Continue reading “Russian Billionaire Takes a Local Interest”
“Your cash is not wanted here”, a growing number of retailers and restaurants throughout the US and UK are telling customers. But are reasons being given by companies for the new “cashless” approach — speed, efficiency, and the safety of store employees — valid enough to require something as utterly and downright unAmerican as rejecting cash?
We think not, and unfortunately the trend of “cash not welcome here” establishments is growing, to the point that lawmakers are beginning to take note and could introduce legislation barring the practice, as Massachusetts has done already, and as the New Jersey State House could be set to do next. According to a Federal Reserve survey conducted in 2017 cited in The Wall Street Journal, cash represented 30% of all transactions in America, with 55% of those being under $10. Continue reading “Retailers Rejecting Customers’ Cash As More Ban Paper Money”
“It’s a constant stressor.”
“I see no way out.”
What do professors, real estate agents, farmers, business executives, computer programmers, and store clerks have in common? Continue reading “‘I see no way out’: Living paycheck to paycheck is disturbingly common”
AT&T wants to win over new and existing customers by advertising its 4G phones with a 5G icon. In 2019, AT&T plans to deceive customers by displaying a 5G logo in the corner of their Smartphone. None of the phones will be connected to a 5G network; AT&T will pretend that their most advanced 4G LTE tech is using the new 5G network.
AT&T is incorporating new speed boosting technologies into their phones, but these upgrades do not qualify as 5G technologies. The new 5G E icon is practically a hoax. AT&T justifies the marketing ploy by including a small “E” after the 5G. Continue reading “AT&T to deliberately HOAX its own customers by falsely labeling 4G phones with “5G” icon”
The second biggest Ebola outbreak in history is going on the in the Democratic Republic of Congo right now. It’s second only to the 2014 outbreak that infected nearly thirty thousand people and killed more than 11,000.
And now, it may be here in America. Continue reading “It’s Back: How to Prep for Ebola 2.0”
Clouds of smoke filled the streets of Trenton as dozens of American Revolutionary War re-enactors engaged in a running battle through town, firing muskets during Trenton’s Patriots Week.
Residents and tourists snapped photos as they walked alongside the re-enactment of the Battles of Trenton, getting a close-up look at the action. Continue reading “Revolutionary War re-enactors bring the Battle of Trenton to life in historical blast from the past”
Environmental reforms, more affordable health care, and expanded rights for transgender and gender non-conforming people will be going into effect in 2019. Here’s a look at a few of the changes residents can expect in New York City, New York state, and New Jersey. Continue reading “New Year, New Laws”
A sleepy town in Massachusetts is in the headlines after a 25-year-old man died while being arrested for viciously attacking his Tinder date.
Erich Stelzer, 25, a bodybuilder who shared fitness videos on YouTube, died in custody after he was tased by police in Cohasset, Mass. The incident took place Thursday evening after Cohasset police received a call about a disturbance and arrived to find Stelzer assaulting a 24-year-old woman with weapons, including a knife. Continue reading “Fitness YouTuber dies after being tased by police as he attacked his Tinder date”
America’s Federal Reserve System is a private bank owned by the major banks of Wall Street, according to Stephen Lendman, a Chicago-based author and radio host.
After the stock tanked yet again on Monday, US President Donald Trump compared America’s central banking system, known as the Federal Reserve or the Fed, to a blundering golfer. Continue reading “Federal Reserve is owned by major banks of Wall Street: Journalist”
An NYPD drone will be up as the ball drops.
For the first time in the 111-year history of the celebratory New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square, the police will fly an unmanned aerial vehicle to monitor the crowd, which could reach 2 million revelers, the NYPD said Friday. Continue reading “Drone, ‘blocker vehicles’ part of Times Square New Year’s Eve security plans, NYPD says”
In this day and age, risqué can be risky. But Cynthia von Buhler is bringing sexy back to NYC.
The illustrator has thrown, by her own estimation, hundreds of over-the-top parties over almost three decades. But this year marks her first-ever New Year’s Eve bash — and she’s going all out: hosting a massive, “Eyes Wide Shut”-style blowout for 800 guests at the Williamsburg Savings Bank Tower. Continue reading “An inside peek at the erotic New Year’s Eve ‘Illuminati Ball’”
David Graham Phillips rose later than usual on January 23, 1911, following a late night of editing the corrective proofs of his new short story for the Saturday Evening Post. “Susan Lenox: Her Fall and Rise” was, like most of his stories, a scandalous one — this time about an unrepentant prostitute.
Phillips, who had just been heralded as “the leading American novelist” by H.L. Mencken, was carrying the final proofs that he intended to mail to the magazine as he left his building, the National Arts Club on Manhattan’s Gramercy Park. Continue reading “(1911) New York Sullivan Act (Gun Control)”
FLINT– Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton charged a Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputy today with sexually assaulting and kidnapping a woman who he had just arrested for shoplifting at the Clio Walmart.
George Charles Zofchak II, 40, is charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct first degree, one count of kidnapping, and one count of misconduct in office related to the December 24, 2018 incident. The assault and kidnapping charges carry up to life in prison while the third charge is a felony punishable by up to five years in prison. Continue reading “Michigan Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting Woman on Christmas Eve”
BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) Groundbreaking research from the University of Vermont could help pinpoint the cause of a mysterious disease that has killed tens of thousands of sea stars up and down the West Coast.
You wouldn’t think of the Green Mountain State for sea star research, but a University of Vermont lab’s study is making waves in the search for what’s causing a devastating disease. Continue reading “UVM professor making waves in marine biology research”