Imperial Valley News
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Settlements Totaling $4.95 Million with LG, Hitachi, Panasonic, Toshiba and Samsung Over Price-Fixing Scheme
San Francisco, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced a preliminary approval of settlements resolving allegations that LG, Hitachi, Panasonic, Toshiba, and Samsung, companies all based in Japan or Korea, fixed prices on critical components of televisions and computer monitors from 1995 to 2007. Those critical components, known as Cathode Ray Tubes or CRTs, were used to display images on computer monitors and televisions screens before they were replaced by flat screens. The court has approved the settlement pending valid objections submitted within 60 days.
Sacramento, California - Members of the California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) living in Riverside County, California, have recently reported that individuals posing as CalPERS employees are attempting to engage with members at their place of residence. This is to alert CalPERS members in the Riverside County area to be cautious and to prevent them from being victimized.
Washington, DC - Today, President Barack Obama granted commutation of sentence to 61 individuals:
Washington, DC - Today Secretary Kerry met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Shoukry, and they discussed a range of regional and bilateral issues, including Libya and Syria.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met today in Washington with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues. Secretary Kerry commended Azerbaijan’s role in European energy security as a leader in developing the Southern Gas Corridor. He expressed U.S. support for Azerbaijan’s efforts to become a regional trade hub.
Washington, DC - The United States-Nigeria Bi-National Commission (BNC) met on March 30, 2016, in Washington, D.C. The BNC was co-chaired by Geoffrey Onyeama, Honorable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Antony Blinken, Deputy Secretary of State, United States of America. U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice provided opening remarks, and Secretary of State John Kerry met the group and hosted a working lunch.