Imperial Valley News
Newark, New Jersey - A Bergen County man admitted on Wednesday to his role in conspiring to sell seven firearms believed to have been stolen and smuggled out of Iraq after once belonging to the family of Saddam Hussein. The guilty plea follows an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today issued the following statement in advance of the first anniversary of the 2014 Farm Bill, which was signed into law by President Obama on February 7, 2014:
Washington, DC - NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft returned its first new images of Pluto on Wednesday, as the probe closes in on the dwarf planet. Although still just a dot along with its largest moon, Charon, the images come on the 109th birthday of Clyde Tombaugh, who discovered the distant icy world in 1930.
U.S. Departments of Education and Treasury Continue Raising Awareness of Income-Driven Repayment Options for Federal Student Loans
Washington, DC - The U.S. Treasury Department and the U.S. Department of Education will continue working with tax preparers during the 2015 tax filing season to increase federal student loan borrowers' awareness of income-driven repayment plans. This year, two of the largest tax preparers in the country, H&R Block and Intuit, Inc., are using their online tax preparation tools to share information about repayment options, including the President's Pay As You Earn (PAYE) plan and the Department of Education's Repayment Estimator with student loan borrowers.
Washington, DC - Through its Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program, DARPA has been developing new concepts and architectures to get small satellites into orbit more economically on short notice.
Mountain View, California - Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a $1 billion share repurchase program.