Imperial Valley News Center
Orlando, Florida - May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke.
Rochester, Minnesota - With spring and summer arriving, the air becomes warmer; the sun gets brighter; and outdoor activities are more frequent. Naturally, your skin’s exposure to the sun increases during this time of year, which results in a greater risk of skin damage, including the development of skin cancer. The good news is that most skin cancers can be preventable.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Frequent hand-washing is one of the best ways to avoid getting sick and spreading illness. Hand-washing requires only soap and water or an alcohol-based hand sanitizer - a cleanser that doesn't require water.
Former CEO of Investment Firm with Main Office in Spain to Pay $8 Million as Part of Agreement to Resolve Criminal Allegations
Los Angeles, California - The former chief executive officer of Absolute Capital Holdings Ltd., which had its primary office in Palma on the Spanish island of Majorca, has entered into an agreement with federal prosecutors in which he will forfeit $8 million that federal prosecutors contend was derived from a fraud scheme conducted by fugitive hedge fund manager Florian Homm, who is accused of overseeing a stock manipulation scheme that caused investors to lose approximately $200 million.
North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Using Force Against Muslim Woman to Obstruct Her Free Exercise of Religion on an Airplane
Albuquerque, New Mexico - Gill Parker Payne, 37, of Gastonia, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today in the District of New Mexico to one count of using force or threat of force to intentionally obstruct a Muslim woman, identified as K.A., in the free exercise of her religious beliefs.
Justice Department Settles Civil Contempt Claim against ASCAP for Entering into 150 Exclusive Contracts with Songwriters and Music Publishers
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Thursday that the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) has agreed to pay $1.75 million and reform certain practices to settle allegations that ASCAP violated a court-ordered consent decree designed to prevent anticompetitive effects arising from its collective licensing of music performance rights.