Imperial Valley News
Berkeley, California - When UC Berkeley art professor Chiura Obata was imprisoned in California’s desert as a Japanese American during World War II, his life was deeply disrupted. But the experience had a silver lining for his artwork. As he said later: “If I hadn’t gone to that kind of place, I wouldn’t have realized the beauty that exists in that enormous bleakness.”
Washington, DC - Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom David Saperstein will travel to Thailand and Vietnam, March 24-31.
Washington, DC - The Governments of the United States and Germany held a Cyber Bilateral Meeting in Washington, DC, on March 22-23, 2016.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Obtains $1.1 Billion Judgment Against Predatory For-Profit School Operator
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris today announced that her office has obtained a $1.1 billion judgment against defunct Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (CCI) for their predatory and unlawful practices. While CCI filed for bankruptcy in May 2015, this judgment can help secure further relief for struggling students.
Chinese National Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Hack into U.S. Defense Contractors’ Systems to Steal Sensitive Military Information
Los Angeles, California - A Chinese national pleaded guilty today to participating in a years-long conspiracy to hack into the computer networks of major U.S. defense contractors, steal sensitive military and export-controlled data and send the stolen data to China.
Washington, DC - Today, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates and U.S. Marshals Service Deputy Director David Harlow announced that for the second consecutive year, the U.S. Marshals Service has conducted a high-impact national fugitive apprehension initiative focusing on the country’s most violent offenders. This six-week initiative, called Operation Violence Reduction12 (Operation VR12), resulted in the arrest of 8,075 gang members, sex offenders and other violent criminals.