Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - As part of the President’s upcoming travel to the United Kingdom, First Lady Michelle Obama will join President Obama for a private lunch hosted by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh at Windsor Castle on April 22. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will host the President and First Lady for a private dinner at Kensington Palace that evening.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama spoke today by phone with President Vladimir Putin of Russia to share his concern over the status of the Cessation of Hostilities in Syria between the Syrian regime and its allies on the one hand and the armed opposition on the other. President Obama stressed the importance of pressing the Syrian regime to halt its offensive attacks against the opposition.
Durham, North Carolina - A modern twist on an old technology could soon help detect rogue methane leaks, hidden explosives and much more. A Duke University team is using software to dramatically improve the performance of chemical-sniffing mass spectrometers.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bills:
Washington, DC - Today, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland will travel to Nicosia, Cyprus, where she will meet with officials of the Cypriot Government to discuss further advancing U.S.-Cypriot relations, as well as regional issues. She will also meet with Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot leaders to convey continued U.S. support for a fair and lasting settlement of the Cyprus problem through the process facilitated by the UN Secretary-General’s Good Offices Mission. In addition, the Assistant Secretary will meet with UN Special Advisor Espen Barth Eide.
Sacramento, California - As the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in United States v. Texas, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement in support of President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration: