Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "In December 2014, as a critical component of establishing a new direction for U.S.–Cuba relations, the President directed the State Department to launch a review of Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism and provide a report to him within six months. Last week, the State Department submitted a report to the White House recommending, based on the facts and the statutory standard, that President Obama rescind Cuba’s designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism."
Washington, DC - Have you heard about our latest robocalls challenges? The FTC is participating in this year’s National Day of Civic Hacking and wants you to DetectaRobo on June 6! The agency is also headed back to DEF CON this year for Robocalls: Humanity Strikes Back. Submissions – and your chance at the $25,000 top prize – are due on June 15. Check out the contest links above for more information about them including official rules.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring April 12 through 19, 2015, as California Library Week in the State of California.
Washington, DC - Today, the United States and the European Union held the thirteenth U.S.–EU Information Society Dialogue in Brussels, Belgium, to discuss issues related to information and communication technology (ICT) and the digital economy.
Washington, DC - The Appendix to Diplomatic Correspondence of 1865 is a unique volume in the Foreign Relations series. Unlike the rest of the series, this volume was not produced to tell the story of U.S. foreign policy. Instead, it embodied the grief and shattered hopes expressed by foreign governments, civic groups, opinion leaders, religious organizations, professional societies, and ordinary laborers, both at home and abroad, upon learning of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination on the evening of April 14, 1865.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the creation of the California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine to better understand disease through advanced computing and spur public-private collaboration throughout the state.