Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply alarmed by reports, including those from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, of serious human rights violations and abuses in Burundi, including eyewitness reports of mass graves, a sharp increase in alleged enforced disappearances and torture, and reports of sexual violence by security forces.
Energy Department Announces $18 Million to Develop Solar Energy Storage Solutions, Boost Grid Resiliency
Washington, DC - As part of the Energy Department’s Grid Modernization Initiative announced by Secretary Ernest Moniz last week to improve the resiliency, reliability and security of the nation’s electrical power grid, DOE today announced $18 million in funding for six new projects across the United States.
Tampa, Florida - The following preliminary timeline of the events surrounding the Iranian detainment of 10 U.S. Navy Sailors from January 12-13, is based upon multiple operational reports received by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) in the first 24-48 hours after the incident.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments:
Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary Blinken traveled to Naypyitaw on January 18 to meet with leaders of the current and incoming governments in the wake of the country’s historic national elections at the end of last year. The Deputy Secretary was joined by Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor Tom Malinowski.
Washington, DC - Kayem Foods Inc., a Chelsea, Mass. establishment, is recalling approximately 22,182 pounds of chicken sausage products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products bear the incorrect nutritional labeling information and are encased in pork casings, which are not declared on the label and may elicit allergic reactions in those allergic to pork proteins.