Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the interim report of the Joint Investigation Team on the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Teresa and I join countless friends and admirers around the world in expressing our deep sorrow at the passing of Israeli leader Shimon Peres. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and with the people of Israel as we mourn the loss of one of the world's greatest statesmen.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Wind turbines are known to kill large birds, such as golden eagles, that live nearby. Now there is evidence that birds from up to hundreds of miles away make up a significant portion of the raptors that are killed at these wind energy fields.
Washington, DC - The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO), Adm. John Richardson and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Steven Giordano will speak to Sailors and Navy civilians at Naval Station Norfolk, Thursday, September 29 at 3 p.m. (EST).
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes today’s verdict at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the case against Ahmad Al Faqi Al Mahdi, a member of the violent extremist group Ansar al-Dine. Al Faqi, who surrendered to the ICC in 2015 by Nigerien authorities and pled guilty to one charge of war crimes related to intentionally directing attacks against Muslim shrines and mausoleums in Timbuktu, was sentenced to 9 years of imprisonment.
Washington, DC - U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Jonathan Pershing will travel to Paris, France, September 27–30, to attend the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) meetings with the Environment Policy Committee at the Ministerial level, and to meet with counterparts and officials from non-governmental organizations.