Imperial Valley News
Medtronic Inc. to Pay $2.8 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Allegations Related to "SubQ Stimulation" Procedures
Washington, DC - Medical device manufacturer Medtronic Inc. has agreed to pay the United States $2.8 million to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act that Medtronic caused certain physicians to submit false claims to federal health care programs for a medical procedure known as “SubQ stimulation,” the Justice Department announced today.
Alexandria, Louisiana - An Egyptian man with a final order of removal was found guilty Thursday of hampering his removal from the United States, following a jury trial in the U.S. District Court, Western District of Louisiana. The investigation leading to this conviction was conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, President Obama highlighted the progress our economy has made, with more than 3.1 million jobs created in 2014 - the best year for job growth since the late 1990s. America has come a long way, and with the right policies, we can continue to grow our economy into one where those who work hard can get ahead. That’s why earlier this week the President released a budget proposal focused on middle-class economics - the idea that this country does best when everyone gets their fair shot, does their fair share, and plays by the same set of rules.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement after USDA's Economic Research Service issued new data showing that agricultural exports support more than one million jobs here at home:
Los Angeles, California - “Long before ‘50 Shades of Grey,’ there was lusty Lupercalia in red. And it’s coming back!” ~ Susan Block,
Ph.D. Saturday night, February 14th, HBO sexologist and Bonobo Way author Dr. Susan Block, will celebrate LUPERCALIA, the original pagan Valentine’s Day, at her world-famous studio and “Speakeasy” in a charming old converted motel, surrounded by beautiful erotic art, romantic balconies, state-of-the-art sex toys, Juxleather Lupercalian whips and floggers, an OPEN BAR and an Aphrodisiac Buffet in the Garden of Earthly Delights called “Bonoboville” LA.
Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Ernest Moniz today dedicated the world’s most advanced light source, the National Synchrotron Light Source II (NSLS-II) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL). The NSLS-II is a $912-million DOE Office of Science User Facility that produces extremely bright beams of x-ray, ultraviolet, and infrared light used to examine a wide range of materials, including superconductors and catalysts, geological samples, and biological proteins to accelerate advances in energy, environmental science, and medicine.