Imperial Valley News
New York, New York - The former information technology manager for Liberty Reserve, a company that operated one of the world’s most widely used digital currency services, was sentenced Friday to 36 months in prison for conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business.
Pharmacist Sentenced to Federal Prison for Attempting to Weaponize Deadly Toxins and Possessing Narcotics Manufacturing Equipment
Washington, DC - A licensed pharmacist was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for attempting to weaponize the lethal toxins ricin and abrin and for possessing a prohibited flask intending to use it to manufacture illegal narcotics, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman for the District of New Jersey announced.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States condemns ISIL’s vicious murder of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto. We extend our sincere and heartfelt condolences to his wife, his family, and his loved ones, as well as to the people of Japan.
Washington, DC - Slavery is illegal in every part of the world. Yet the slave trade has not been relegated to the ash heap of history.
Vandenberg Air Force Base, California - NASA successfully launched its first Earth satellite designed to collect global observations of the vital soil moisture hidden just beneath our feet.
Davis, California - Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering students at the University of California, Davis will have a rare opportunity to speak with Expedition 42 crew members currently aboard the International Space Station (ISS) at 12:45 p.m. EST (9:45 a.m. PST) Thursday, February 5. The 20-minute Earth-to-space call will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.