Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The American Red Cross will help fund training for 2,500 students in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program over the next two years thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation. The grant also covers the cost of the state certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).
CDPH Confirms Patient at Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center has Tested Negative for Ebola
Sacramento, California - Dr. Gil Chavez, State Epidemiologist and Deputy Director, Center for Infectious Diseases, California Department of Public Health (CDPH) confirmed that a patient admitted to Kaiser Permanente South Sacramento Medical Center on Wednesday evening who exhibited symptoms consistent with a viral illness including Ebola, and with a history of travel to an Ebola-affected country, has tested negative for the Ebola virus.
New York, New York - The former information technology manager for Liberty Reserve, a company that operated one of the world’s most widely used digital currency services, was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison for conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business.
Pharmacist Sentenced to Federal Prison for Attempting to Weaponize Deadly Toxins and Possessing Narcotics Manufacturing Equipment
Washington, DC - A licensed pharmacist was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for attempting to weaponize the lethal toxins ricin and abrin and for possessing a prohibited flask intending to use it to manufacture illegal narcotics, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman for the District of New Jersey announced.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States condemns ISIL’s vicious murder of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. We extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to his wife, his family, and his loved ones, as well as to the people of Japan.
Washington, DC - Slavery is illegal in every part of the world. Yet the slave trade has not been relegated to the ash heap of history.