Imperial Valley News
FTC Charges Education Lead Generator with Tricking Job Seekers by Claiming to Represent Hiring Employers
Washington, DC - In the agency’s first enforcement action against an education lead generator, operators of Gigats.com have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that the company claimed it was “pre-screening” job applicants for hiring employers when it was actually gathering information for other purposes, including lead generation for post-secondary schools and career training programs.
Pensacola, Florida - The Navy Credentialing Opportunities Online (COOL) app for mobile devices received a significant upgrade April 28 with the addition of advancement exam bibliographies (BIBs).
I first met John Cahn in the late 1960s when he visited our department of metallurgy at the Technion — Israel Institute of Technology. Already a famous thermodynamics-of-materials scholar, John was our most important visiting scientist at the time. During that period I was studying for my master’s and then Ph.D. degrees, and John and I were talking science. John was interested in my work and in particular in the microstructure of the titanium alloys I was studying.
Washington, DC - Haiti Special Coordinator Kenneth Merten travels to Haiti, April 28, to assess progress toward the completion of the 2015 electoral process and the installation of a democratically elected government in Haiti.
Washington, DC - Since 1950, the number of people residing in urban areas has increased from 746 million to 3.9 billion. By 2050, according to the United Nations, 66 percent of the world’s population will be living in cities. There are opportunities for cities to not only become centers of food production, but also for building greater connections to rural areas.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, AARP CA to Hold ‘Shred Fest 2016’ to Help Protect Consumers from Identity Theft
Los Angeles, California - On Saturday, April 30, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, AARP CA, and the District Office of Councilman Curren Price will hold Shred Fest 2016, a Los Angeles event where consumers can learn about how to prevent identity theft by shredding personal documents and other sensitive records for free.