Tag: "office"

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Los Angeles sues Big Banks over Real Estate Tax losses

Los Angeles sues Big Banks over Real Estate Tax losses

City attorney takes aim at big banks Source: latimes.com Author: Michael Hiltzik Much of what Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer alleges in his lawsuits against four big banks for their mortgage and foreclosure practices isn’t debatable. In his latest lawsuit filed May 30 against JP Morgan Chase, Feuer alleges that mortgage lenders swarmed into […]

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Meaning of the BJP / Narendra Modi election landslide in India

Meaning of the BJP / Narendra Modi election landslide in India

India’s Modi Claims Landslide Victory Source: Voice of America Author: Anjana Pasricha The leader of India’s Bharatiya Janata Party, Narendra Modi, claimed victory Friday as the right-wing Hindu nationalist party headed for the country’s biggest election victory in the last 30 years. With the ruling Congress Party conceding defeat, Modi is poised to take charge of […]

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Immigration agency License Plate Tracking Scrapped after Questions

Immigration agency License Plate Tracking Scrapped after Questions

U.S. Agency Ordered to Drop License Plate Database Solicitation The U.S. Department of Homeland Security demanded the cancellation of a plan to access or buy commercial databases for tracking license plates nationwide after criticism from privacy advocates. The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, part of the department, had planned to use the information to help […]

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Money Funneled From The Poor Into Senators Pockets

Money Funneled From The Poor Into Senators Pockets

Gigi Reyes’ letter to DA one of 2k pages of fiscal deals submitted to NBI The smoking gun comes from government agencies. On Wednesday afternoon, 15 boxes of evidence and more than 2,000 pages of financial transactions purportedly detailing the extent of a P10-billion racket involving state funds meant to ease rural poverty and ended […]

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Student iris scans Uh-Oh in Florida

Student Iris Scans Uh-Oh In Florida

School district scanned kids’ eyes without parents’ consent A Florida school district scanned the eyes of 750 students without their parents’ knowledge. The Polk County School District was carrying out a pilot program to track bus riders administered by the private surveillance company Stanley Convergent Security Solutions, The Lakeland Ledger reports. The district sent parents a […]

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Mystery Shopping Education

Mystery Shopping Education – 12/9/12

The Customer Is Always Right The Female Offender: Girls, Women, and Crime is an unusual library request for Mandy Watts, a third-year physical therapy doctoral student at Marymount University. She has limited interest in either criminology or women’s studies, but that’s what brought her to the library’s help desk on November 9. After a pleasant […]

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How to Cooperate with a Debt Collector

Cooperate with your Debt Collector – 9/29/12

How to Cooperate with a Debt Collector Ring, ring. As soon as you hear the ringing of your phone, you break out into a cold sweat. Is it a debt collector who is about to call you and harass you to pay your bills? You ignore the call. Later, you listen to a moment or […]