Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, on March 12 to attend the Egypt Economic Development Conference. While in Sharm el-Sheikh, Secretary Kerry will also meet with President al-Sisi and other senior Egyptian leaders to discuss a range of bilateral and global issues, including Coalition efforts against ISIL, the situation in Libya, and the ongoing crisis in Syria. Other meetings may be added.
Sacramento, California - The UN has declared 2015 as the International Year of Soils. What is soil? Well, it’s simple - minerals derived from weathered rocks; and organic materials derived from living and dead organisms. Soil is also complex - it’s the “skin of the earth” that supports all forms of terrestrial life, including our homes, our food and our oxygen-giving plants.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the ResQCPR System, a system of two devices for first responders to use while performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) on people whose hearts stop beating (cardiac arrest). The devices may improve the patient’s chances of surviving cardiac arrest.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Dutch Data Protection Authority to enhance information sharing and enforcement cooperation on privacy-related matters.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "We ask the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to work cooperatively with us on the investigation into Robert Levinson’s disappearance so we can ensure his safe return.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On International Women’s Day we celebrate the courage and contributions of women and girls around the world.