Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order against BMW of North America LLC, whose MINI Division allegedly violated the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act by telling consumers that BMW would void their warranty unless they used MINI parts and MINI dealers to perform maintenance and repair work.
West Lafayette, Indiana - An agricultural startup is commercializing a Purdue University innovation that could help farmers improve crop management and yields by better understanding how their soil functions.
Washington, DC - Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Secretary Kerry had a lengthy and constructive meeting. They discussed the security situation in Israel and the West Bank and the region, as well as the situation at Jerusalem's Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif.
Washington, DC - The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE), in partnership with the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace National Program Office, is seeking comments on a new project focused on protecting privacy and security when reusing credentials at multiple online service providers.
Washington, DC - The November edition of Washingtonian magazine has once again named the Department of State one of the 50 Great Places to Work for 2015. The Department is one of only five federal agencies to earn this distinction.
Assistant Secretary Brownfield to Strengthen State Department Partnerships With Law Enforcement, Justice Organizations in Chicago
Washington, DC - Ambassador William R. Brownfield, Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), will travel to Chicago October 23-24 to meet with local law enforcement and justice sector actors. He will also conduct public outreach related to the global heroin crisis and address a gathering of the world’s largest membership organization of police executives.