Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "All countries share responsibility to confront nuclear proliferation. All countries benefit if nuclear weapons do not spread to additional countries. All countries also profit when there is smart, continuous action in the direction of nuclear disarmament. And all countries gain from cooperation on the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.
Washington, DC - A direct marketing company selling “as-seen-on-TV” type products such as Snuggies and the Magic Mesh door cover has agreed to pay $7.5 million to the Federal Trade Commission for consumer restitution to settle FTC charges in connection with its deceptive “buy-one-get-one-free” promotions.
Manhattan, New York - TEDxManhattan ‘Changing the Way We Eat,’ organized by Change Food, brings together thought leaders to discuss how we can create a healthy, sustainable food system that is just for all.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Fans wanted to see a Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao match-up for years and a Purdue University American sports historian vets just how this fight will be remembered in history.
Washington, DC - Enact a flat tax immediately. Make Americans' lives simpler. Throw out the tax code. Let poor families pay zero. Middle class families could pay 10% to 15% and high-income people could pay about 20%. Obviously the dollar amounts and percentages can be changed in either direction, the concept is what is important. Why have we made filing and paying our taxes such a nightmare? If we simplified the tax structure in this nation we could easily eliminate more than half of the Internal Revenue Service.
Sacramento, California - On Monday evening, a federal jury found Rachel Siders, 39, of Roseville, guilty of bank fraud, making a false loan application, and committing aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Siders’ week-long trial was held before United States District Judge John A. Mendez.