Ex-Bankrate CFO Sentenced To 10 Years, $21 Million In Restitution For Accounting Fraud

The former chief financial officer of Bankrate Inc. was sentenced to 10 years in prison for accounting and securities fraud that cost shareholders $25 million in losses, the US Justice Department announced Tuesday.  53-year-old Edward DiMaria was also ordered to pay $21.2 million in restitution…

Morgan Stanley: “Credit Faces Real Risk In The Next Downturn”

By Morgan Stanley’s chief cross-asset strategist, Andrew Sheets Anniversaries provide an opportunity to reflect on how things were in the past and how they will be in the future. The passage of 10 years since the bankruptcy of Lehman Brothers is no exception. But given…

Here’s How Turkey Stalled The Syrian-Russian Offensive On Idlib

Authored by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media Turkey is pushing further reinforcements of troops, commando units and tanks into the northern Syrian city of Idlib and around it, for a specific objective: to disrupt the attack against…

Video: ABC Tries to Get FEMA Chief to Bash Trump — He Drops Fact Bombs on Stunned Anchor

ABC anchor Robin Roberts seemed determined to get FEMA Chief Brock Long to bash President Donald Trump on Wednesday — but he shut her down with facts. When asked about a claim from MSNBC that tens of millions of dollars were redirected from FEMA to…

Mister Chief Justice: You have a major problem

The chief justice of the Supreme Court is ultimately responsible for protecting all Americans from the growing evil of the 21st-century surveillance state.  This is because the FISC judges are unique in American history and are the wholly owned responsibility of Chief Justice John Roberts, who…

Top White House official thinks Senator Cruz could lose his seat

Budget chief Mick Mulvaney told a closed door meeting of GOP donors that it was possible, but not “likely” that Senator Ted Cruz could lose his re-election bid to Democrat Beto O’Rourke. Mulvaney cited Cruz’s lack of “likability” as a factor. CNN: “There’s a very…

Trudeau Government To Study Total Handgun And Assault Weapons Ban

The Daily Caller’s Ottawa Bureau Chief David Krayden reports that the Trudeau government is moving toward a total ban on handguns and assault weapons in Canada. As CBC News reports, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has sent a letter of mandate to Border Security Minister Bill…

Bank Of England Chief Economist Warns Of Disruptive AI Threat In “Fourth Industrial Revolution”

The chief economist of the Bank of England has warned that in order to avoid large segments of the working class becoming “technologically unemployed” (replaced by AI), the UK will need to undergo a revolution in skills, reports the BBC.  Andy Haldane says that a disruptive…

[email protected]”: A Peek Inside Steve Bannon’s New Film

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon has got all hands on deck for the upcoming midterms; launching Citizens for the American Republic (COAR) – an outside political group which will advise surrogates, generate talking points and assist with media campaigns for candidates.  As part of…