Imperial Valley News
FTC Approves Final Order Barring Company from Making Unsubstantiated Claims Related to Products’ “Brain Training” Capabilities
Washington, DC - Following a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final consent order barring Focus Education, the company that sold the Jungle Rangers “brain training” game, from making unsupported claims regarding Jungle Rangers’ ability to permanently improve children’s cognitive abilities, school performance, and behavior, including for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
West Lafayette, Indiana - Homeowners can make their yards not only more attractive but their homes more energy-efficient by planting the right trees in the right place, a Purdue Extension urban forestry specialist says.
United States Seeks Extradition of Former Salvadoran Military Officer to Spain to Face Charges for Participation in 1989 Jesuit Massacre
Washington, DC - The Department of Justice filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of North Carolina today seeking the arrest and extradition of a former colonel in the Salvadoran army to face charges in Spain related to the murder of five Spanish Jesuit priests in El Salvador in 1989.
Washington, DC - Homeland Security Secretary Jeh C. Johnson: "I congratulate all of the individuals recognized as D.C.’s Top 50 Women in Technology for 2015 by FedScoop, including three distinguished leaders here at the Department of Homeland Security: National Protection and Programs Directorate Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Dr. Phyllis Schneck, Deputy Chief Information Officer Margie Graves and Executive Director of the Information Sharing Environment Office Donna Roy.
Ice Busts Imperial Valley Brole, North Side Centro, West Side Centro, South Side Centro and Pilgrim Street gangs
El Centro, California - In California’s Imperial Valley, HSI special agents arrested 28 individuals, including 10 documented gang members of the Brole, North Side Centro, West Side Centro, South Side Centro and Pilgrim Street gangs as part of Operation ‘Project Wildfire’.
Washington, DC - Nearly 1,000 gang members and associates from 239 different gangs were arrested in 282 cities across the U.S. during Project Wildfire, a six-week operation led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). The operation targeted transnational criminal gangs and others associated with transnational criminal activity.