Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Congress has a chance to stop one of the worst examples of corporate favoritism and big government distortion of the free market. The Export-Impact Bank’s authority expires at the end of September. In a Memo for the Movement signed by ACRU President, Susan Carleson, the Conservative Action Project explains why Congress should reject a forthcoming bid by Senate liberals to keep alive this corruption-inducing agency.
Cupertino, California - Apple Watch™, Apple’s most personal device yet, will be available for preview and pre-order on Friday, April 10. Customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US can try on and experience Apple Watch at their local Apple Store® or at Galeries Lafayette in Paris, Isetan in Tokyo, Selfridges in London, and select Apple Authorized Resellers in Japan and China.
Two Cardiovascular Disease Testing Laboratories to Pay $48.5 Million to Settle Claims of Paying Kickbacks and Conducting Unnecessary Testing
Washington, DC - Cardiovascular testing disease laboratories Health Diagnostics Laboratory Inc. (HDL), of Richmond, Virginia, and Singulex Inc., of Alameda, California, have agreed to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act by paying remuneration to physicians in exchange for patient referrals and billing federal health care programs for medically unnecessary testing, the Department of Justice announced today.
San Juan, Puerto Rico - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) special agents, working jointly with Puerto Rico Crimes Against Children Task Force (PRCACTF) officers, arrested Tuesday and Wednesday 12 people for crimes involving the sexual exploitation of children. The operation, dubbed Friend Zone, is the largest enforcement operation ever held in Puerto Rico targeting predators who possess, produce or distribute sexually explicit images of minors.
Washington, DC - Today Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the award of over $9 million to expand and accelerate wood energy and other wood product markets. The federal funds will leverage $22 million in investments from partners, resulting in a total investment of $31 million in 23 states.
Department of Energy Awards $200 Million for Next- Generation Supercomputer at Argonne National Laboratory
Argonne, Illinois - Today, U.S. Department of Energy Under Secretary for Science and Energy Lynn Orr announced two new High Performance Computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing. The announcement was made alongside leaders from Argonne National Laboratory and industry partners at Chicago’s tech start-up hub, 1871.