Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Today, Congressman Juan Vargas (CA-51) released the following statement after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address.
Sacramento, California - With more mobile devices than Americans, emergency management personnel view these devices as important assets to alert people as soon as possible that their lives or property are seriously at risk.
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the violence that occurred in Niger on January 16 and 17 during protests against the depiction of the Prophet Mohamed in the French journal Charlie Hebdo, which resulted in the deaths of at least 10 people and the destruction of residences, businesses and other property, including places of worship. We express our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the violence.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will award the second U.S. Department of State-Medal of Artsduring a luncheon ceremony at 12:15 p.m. on January 21, 2015, in the Department’s Benjamin Franklin Room.
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order settling charges that global pharmaceutical company Novartis AG’s consumer health care products joint venture with GlaxoSmithKline would likely be anticompetitive.
Washington, DC - A chocolate cake that causes weight loss? A recliner that tones your abs while you watch TV? They’re in our pantheon of products we’d buy in a second. Here’s something to add to that list: a videogame scientifically proven to help kids focus, enhance memory, boost attention, and improve behavior and school performance. That’s what Focus Education promised in infomercials and other ads for its ifocus System Jungle Rangers videogame. But according to the FTC, the product - which set parents back $215 - didn’t deliver.