Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - In advance of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties (COP21), U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern is traveling, November 6–11, to Paris.
Foster City, California - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Genvoya (a fixed-dose combination tablet containing elvitegravir, cobicistat, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide) as a complete regimen for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults and pediatric patients 12 years of age and older.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I would like to congratulate the people of the Kingdom of Cambodia as you celebrate the 62nd anniversary of your nation’s independence this November 9.
FTC Amicus Brief Urges Appeals Court to Reverse Decision in Case of Alleged Discrimination in Package Sizes
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit urging the court to reverse a district court decision finding that the mere sale of large-sized packages to one merchant but not another could violate Section 2(e) of the Robinson-Patman Act. The Act is a federal antitrust statute that forbids companies from engaging in specified practices involving discriminatory pricing and product promotion in connection with products sold to merchants for resale.
Washington, DC - The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has published a guide to deploying automated application whitelisting to help thwart malicious software from gaining access to organizations’ computer systems. Guide to Application Whitelisting (Special Publication 800-167) explains the basics of the technology and provides step-by-step instructions.
Washington, DC - Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan will travel to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman, Bahrain, and Qatar, November 9–13. On November 9, while in the UAE, he will join a delegation of senior U.S. officials at the Dubai Air Show. The Honorable Deborah Lee James, Secretary of the Air Force, will head the U.S. delegation.