Imperial Valley News
Atlanta, Georgia - An indictment was unsealed yesterday against two Vietnamese citizens who resided in the Netherlands, for their roles in hacking email service providers throughout the United States. The guilty plea of one of the defendants was also unsealed at the same time. In addition, a federal grand jury returned an indictment this week against a Canadian citizen for conspiring to launder the proceeds obtained as a result of the massive data breach.
Imperial, California - On Friday, a Sheriff Deputy was flagged down in the Salton Sea Beach area in reference to a just occurred stabbing. Victim and witnesses reported the suspect pulled out a knife and forced himself into their residence. The suspect attempted to stab a female however the male victim stepped in and stopped the suspect thus sustaining a wound to the abdomen.
Washington, DC - Today, President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar again failed the people of South Sudan by refusing to make the compromises necessary for peace. We strongly condemn the lack of political leadership to resolve this man-made conflict that has exacted a terrible cost over the past nearly 15 months. Along with the many friends and partners of South Sudan, we continue to work closely with the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in its efforts to bring an end to this senseless conflict.
Jacksonville, Florida - A Florida man was sentenced to seven years and 11 months in federal prison February 26 on five counts of receiving child pornography over the Internet and one count of possessing child pornography. The case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.
Washington, DC - As part of the Obama Administration's commitment to making government information more readily available and useful, and in an effort to help more people discover public lands and waterways near their own communities, the U.S. Department of the Interior, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, announced they will host a developer summit to expand the use of federal information about America's lands and waters.
New York, New York - To mark International Women’s Day and the 20th anniversary of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action on women’s empowerment, UNICEF presents a statistical snapshot of progress and trends for girls and women.