Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission, jointly with the New York State Office of the Attorney General, has filed complaints aimed at shutting down two particularly egregious and abusive debt collection operations centered in Buffalo, New York that target consumers nationwide. According to the complaints, the separate enterprises used threats and abusive language, including false threats that consumers would be arrested, to collect more than $45 million in supposed debts.
The Truth about Car Recalls: Consumer Reports Investigates the Record-Breaking 2014 and What It Means For Drivers
- Written by IVN
Imperial, California - In 2014, 62 million U.S. vehicles were recalled, an all-time record. Some of those recalls have been tied to serious injuries or deaths, which might have Americans concerned about the safety of their vehicles. A new investigation by Consumer Reports sheds light on these recalls, and what it all means for drivers. The report includes an exclusive interview with Mark Rosekind, the new chief of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
- Written by Glenn Mollette
Washington, DC - Faith has been a major part of my life for a long time. Belief in God, the Bible and church involvement go way back for me. There is so much about all of it that has shaped and impacted every fiber of my life. A faith relationship with God is peaceful, hopeful, helpful, positive and life changing in so many ways. I've written a lot about faith in articles, books and public messages.
- Written by Danielle Nierenberg and Sarah Small
Washington, DC - Food Tank is highlighting stories of hope, innovation, and success in creating a better food system. From women’s land access in Chad and urban green spaces in Australia to chefs in the United Kingdom and the United States implementing local, sustainable food sourcing there are thousands of innovations giving us hope about the future of food.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - Today, the President directed the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) to establish the Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center (CTIIC). The CTIIC will be a national intelligence center focused on “connecting the dots” regarding malicious foreign cyber threats to the nation and cyber incidents affecting U.S. national interests, and on providing all-source analysis of threats to U.S. policymakers. The CTIIC will also assist relevant departments and agencies in their efforts to identify, investigate, and mitigate those threats.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The United States is deeply concerned by today’s decision by a Russian court to continue the detention of Ukrainian Member of Parliament Nadiya Savchenko to May 13. Ms. Savchenko has been on a hunger strike for 75 days to protest being held hostage by Russian authorities. The United States deplores her continued ill-treatment and is deeply concerned by reports of her deteriorating health.
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