Washington, DC - In an Initial Decision announced today, the Federal Trade Commission’s Chief Administrative Law Judge (ALJ), D. Michael Chappell, ruled that plastics additive manufacturer ECM Biofilms, Inc. violated the FTC Act by deceptively claiming, and providing others with the means to claim, that plastics treated with ECM additives (ECM Plastics) would completely biodegrade in a landfill within nine months to five years, and that tests proved this claim.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "This National Security Strategy is a blueprint to leverage America's leadership in a more complicated world than many people would have ever imagined.

Washington, DC - After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders resolving complaints that PaymentsMD, LLC and its former CEO, Michael C. Hughes, violated consumers’ privacy by collecting personal medical information without their consent.

Cincinnati, Ohio - U.S. Customs and Border Protection interdicted nearly 700 shipments of counterfeit merchandise valued at $12 million as part of a Super Bowl XLIX focused operation conducted on January 26-29 at the DHL facility in Cincinnati.

Washington, DC - "So much for a bi-partisan end game for President Obama's presidency.  His proposed 2016 Federal Budget shows his determination to leave office as head of a socialist nation.  It ignores the state of the economy and his part in digging the hole the country is in and dismisses the Islamic terrorist threat," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Pensacola, Florida - A California man was sentenced in a Pensacola federal courtroom Wednesday to 25 years of imprisonment and ten years of supervision upon release for conspiracy to traffic methamphetamine. This case was investigated by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office, the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office, the Pensacola Police Department and the State Attorney’s Office for the 1st Judicial Circuit.