Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has charged the publisher of hundreds of purported online academic journals with deceiving academics and researchers about the nature of its publications and hiding publication fees ranging from hundreds to thousands of dollars.
Washington, DC - On August 28-30, Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will travel to Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Ramallah. On August 28, Under Secretary Shannon will meet with Israeli officials, visit Yad Vashem and tour Jerusalem’s Old City. On August 30, Under Secretary Shannon will meet with Palestinian officials and members of Palestinian civil society in Ramallah, and will also meet with civil society members in Jerusalem.
Gaithersburg, Maryland - The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded six pilot grants totaling more than $15 million to foster more secure access to online services provided by states and health care providers.
Washington, DC - Well, that didn’t take long.
The details of the historic $10 billion Volkswagen “clean diesel” settlement are still being finalized – and as we mentioned a few weeks ago, we’re already hearing reports of dealers targeting VW owners and lessees with promotions that include half-truths, misinformation, and downright deception.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry announced today nearly $189 million in additional humanitarian assistance in response to the crisis in Yemen, bringing the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for Yemen to more than $327 million in fiscal year 2016. The contribution will help meet urgent humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable people in the Middle East's poorest and most food insecure country, as well as Yemeni refugees in neighboring countries.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uruguay as you celebrate the 191st anniversary of your nation’s independence on August 25.
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