Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - To mark 100 days before the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the first ever held in South America, the U.S. Department of State announces the #USinRio campaign to prepare U.S. citizens for travel to Rio de Janeiro.
Supplier of High-Performance Polymer for Medical Implants Settles FTC Charges that It Monopolized Sales to World’s Largest Medical Device Makers
Washington, DC - A company that supplies some of the world’s largest medical device makers with a high-performance polymer used to make spinal and other medical implants has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it violated federal antitrust law by using long-term exclusive contracts to maintain its monopoly.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I congratulate His Majesty King Willem-Alexander on his third celebration of Koningsdag, and offer my best wishes to all the people of the Netherlands.
Washington, DC - A federal judge has granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request for summary judgment in the agency’s lawsuit against Amazon, Inc., for billing consumers for unauthorized in-app charges incurred by children.
United States-Republic of Korea Framework Agreement for Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Civil and Peaceful Purposes
Washington, DC - Today, at the opening of the second U.S.-Republic of Korea (ROK) Civil Space Dialogue, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Korea Yun Byung-se and the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert signed a Framework Agreement for Cooperation in Aeronautics and the Exploration and Use of Airspace and Outer Space for Civil and Peaceful Purposes. Today’s signing ceremony honors the commitment made by our two Presidents during their Summit meeting in October 2015 to expand space cooperation.
Washington, DC - The United States today announced more than $86 million in additional humanitarian assistance to help conflict-affected people in South Sudan, as well as South Sudanese refugees in the region.