Imperial Valley News
London, England - Following is the text of a joint statement issued by the People’s Republic of China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, and the United States at the conclusion of the P5 London Conference. The Conference took place February 4-5, 2015 in London, England and is the sixth such Conference since 2009.
Washington, DC - In an Initial Decision announced today, the Federal Trade Commission’s Chief Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), D. Michael Chappell, ruled that plastics additive manufacturer ECM Biofilms, Inc. violated the FTC Act by deceptively claiming, and providing others with the means to claim, that plastics treated with ECM additives (ECM Plastics) would completely biodegrade in a landfill within nine months to five years, and that tests proved this claim.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring February 6, 2015, as Ronald Reagan Day in the State of California.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I’ve been Secretary of State for two years now and in all my travels, one of the most horrific and searing things I’ve witnessed is seeing firsthand the destruction to young women’s lives wrought by female genital mutilation and cutting. It has to end. We have to speak out. We cannot be afraid to talk about this and, uncomfortable as it may be, call it by its name: violence, plain and simple.
Washington, DC - Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), will travel to southern California February 8-10, where he will launch a partnership with the nation’s largest local prosecutorial agency, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office, address the American Correctional Association’s 2015 Winter Conference, and conduct meetings with various domestic and international law enforcement officials.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "This National Security Strategy is a blueprint to leverage America's leadership in a more complicated world than many people would have ever imagined.