Imperial Valley News Center
Operators of Scheme That Targeted Hispanic Consumers Are Banned From Telemarketing Under Settlement with FTC
Washington, DC - Cream Group, Inc., which operates as Oro Marketing, and its mastermind Sami Charchian have agreed to a permanent ban on telemarketing to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they targeted Spanish-speaking women with false promises that they could make money reselling brand-name goods, such as Gucci and Ralph Lauren.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Researchers have demonstrated a new way to enhance the emission of single photons by using "hyperbolic metamaterials," a step toward creating devices in work aimed at developing quantum computers and communications technologies.
Washington, DC - The Department of State has designated Maulana Fazlullah, also known as Mullah Fazlullah, as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist under Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, which targets terrorists and those providing support to terrorists or acts of terrorism. The consequences of these designations include a prohibition against U.S. persons engaging in transactions with Fazlullah, and the freezing of all property and interests of Fazlullah that are in the United States, or come within the United States or the possession or control of U.S. persons.
Washington, DC - January 14 at 1:00 pm Eastern Time, the ALERT Project and Government Accountability Project will co-host a webinar to help members of the media develop a thorough understanding of upcoming policy changes and the impacts of oil, dispersant, dispersant-like solvents used in fracking fluids and tar sand diluents. The webinar will give an overview of the National Contingency Plan for oil spill response; the rulemaking process; and the effects of oil, dispersants, and dispersant-like solvents on human health, wildlife, and the environment.
Washington, DC - Pakistan Adviser to the Prime Minister on National Security and Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met in Islamabad on January 13, 2015, for the fifth Ministerial level Pakistan-U.S. Strategic Dialogue. The last Ministerial level session of the Strategic Dialogue was held in Washington on 27 January 2014.
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