Imperial Valley News
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.
Sacramento, California - Registration is open for the Western Governors’ Drought Forum Webinar Series, which will feature regional experts on water and drought management.
Washington, DC - The war against Isis may require boots on the ground. These boots should not be the soldiers of the United States of America. I have been as incensed as any other American over the barbaric beheadings of our own Americans, and burning of a recent Jordanian prisoner. Isis is truly the scum of the earth. They are worse than scum. My Christian upbringing will not allow me to use words to express my feelings about Isis. They are evil and need to be eliminated from the planet. Our world cannot tolerate this cancer that is filled with such vicious hate for the rest of the planet.
Washington, DC - After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders resolving complaints that PaymentsMD, LLC and its former CEO, Michael C. Hughes, violated consumers’ privacy by collecting personal medical information without their consent.