Imperial Valley News
Ontario, California - Matt Clare scored a hat trick and Kraig Chiles added two goals with an assist as the U.S. National Arena Soccer Team opened up the WMF Arena Soccer World Cup 2015 with a clinical 10-1 victory over Kazakhstan in Group A play. Evan McNeley added a goal and assist for Team USA (1-0), who scored the final nine goals unanswered to begin their week-long quest for the first-ever WMF World Cup.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a suspected drug smuggler Sunday after discovering packages of methamphetamine hidden in a backpack.
New York - A former senior derivatives trader at the London desk for Coöperatieve Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A. (Rabobank) pleaded guilty today in U.S. federal court for his role in a scheme to manipulate the U.S. Dollar (USD) and Yen London InterBank Offered Rate (LIBOR), a benchmark interest rate.
Washington, DC - Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company has agreed to pay $44 million to settle allegations under the False Claims Act that it knowingly issued insurance policies that were ineligible under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) federal crop insurance program and falsified documents, the Justice Department announced today. Fireman’s Fund, an Allianz SE subsidiary headquartered in Novato, California, provides personal and commercial property insurance throughout the United States.
Huntsville, Alabama - Nearly 100 high school and college teams from around the world will race against each other during NASA’s Human Exploration Rover Challenge April 17-18 at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. Participating teams are from 15 states and Puerto Rico, as well as international teams from Mexico, Germany, India and Russia.
President Obama Announces Over $240 Million in New STEM Commitments at the 2015 White House Science Fair
Washington, DC - President Obama will host the 2015 White House Science Fair today to celebrate the student winners of a broad range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competitions from across the country.