Washington, DC - Yesterday, the Foreign Ministers of Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Thailand, the Deputy Prime Minister of Viet Nam, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar, the Secretary of State of the United States, and the Secretary-General of ASEAN met in Manila for the 10th Lower Mekong Initiative (LMI) Ministerial Meeting. The Ministers of the Mekong countries welcomed Secretary Tillerson’s chairmanship of the Lower Mekong Initiative.

Washington, DC - Savvy business people are on the lookout for ways to minimize their companies’ risk of a data breach. Many businesses consult the FTC’s complaints and orders, each of which includes a detailed description of the conduct alleged to have violated the FTC Act. Perhaps it was a broken promise about the care the company said it would take when handling consumers’ sensitive data. In other cases, it might be a pattern of failures which, when taken together, led to the theft and misuse of customers’ confidential information.

Washington, DC - "If Bernie Sanders and his crew were serious about putting an end to poverty in America, they'd be promoting income inequality, not condemning it," according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Washington, DC - Baxter International Inc. and Claris Lifesciences Limited have agreed to divest two types of pharmaceutical products to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Baxter’s proposed $625 million acquisition of Claris’ injectable drugs business is anticompetitive.

Washington, DC - The Navy will commission its newest aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a 10 a.m. EDT ceremony Saturday, July 22, at Naval Station Norfolk.

Washington, DC - "AFT president Randi Weingarten’s characterization of education reform parents and advocates as racists akin to the southern segregationists of the past, is not just ill-advised hyperbole, it is a deeply offensive, highly inflammatory insult to all the parents and people – of all races, backgrounds, and regions – who have worked to bring options, opportunities, and reforms to an education system that has failed them for generations.