Imperial Valley News Center
San Francisco, California - Two former federal agents have been charged with wire fraud, money laundering and related offenses for stealing digital currency during their investigation of the Silk Road, an underground black market that allowed users to conduct illegal transactions over the Internet.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the award of $31 million in loans and grants for organizations in 12 states to promote rural economic development.
Washington, DC - For the first time, researchers have used national data to determine the incidence of the four major molecular subtypes of breast cancer by age, race/ethnicity, poverty level, and several other factors. These four subtypes respond differently to treatment and have different survival rates.
Reclamation Releases Final Environmental Documents on Cawelo Water District and North Kern Water Storage District Calloway Canal Lining Project
Sacramento, California - The Bureau of Reclamation has released final environmental documents for a proposed canal lining project that will be partially funded with CALFED Water Use Efficiency Project Grants.
White House Press Secretary on the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and President Obama’s Travel to Africa
Washington, DC - The Government of Kenya has agreed to co-host the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) this July. Organized annually since 2009, the GES has emerged as a global platform connecting emerging entrepreneurs with leaders from business, international organizations, and governments looking to support them. This will be the first time the GES will take place in sub-Saharan Africa.
Washington, DC - The United States is concerned by reports that the Government of Burma has filed criminal charges against peaceful protesters engaged in campaign activities advocating reform of the National Education Law. We call for the immediate, unconditional release of all individuals being detained in the country as a result of exercising their right to peacefully assemble.