Imperial Valley News Center
Department of State To Host Ministerial on Information Sharing to Counter Foreign Terrorist Fighters
Washington, DC - On February 18, on the margins of the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE), the Department of State will host – in conjunction with the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security - a Ministerial-level event focused on improving the use and sharing of information to counter the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs).
Washington, DC - Representatives of the Government of the United States and the Government of the Republic of Turkey met on February 12, 2015, for the eleventh U.S.-Turkey Economic Partnership Commission (EPC) meeting. The EPC is a key component of our joint efforts to strengthen the economic partnership between the United States and Turkey, as outlined in the U.S.-Turkey Framework for Strategic Economic and Commercial Cooperation. The meeting reflects our continued commitment to enhance trade and investment between our two countries.
Islamabad, Pakistan - Today, the first Women’s Entrepreneurial Centers of Resources, Education, Access, and Training for Economic Empowerment (WECREATE) Center opened in Islamabad, Pakistan. U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Richard Olson, Department of State Special Representative for Commercial and Business Affairs Scott Nathan, and U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Catherine Russell gave remarks, along with Pakistan’s Additional Secretary for the Ministry of Commerce Robina Ather to commemorate this milestone at a ribbon cutting ceremony.
Sacramento, California - DWR Director Mark Cowin and USBR Mid-Pacific Regional Director David Murillo respond to storm flow questions at a recent California State Board of Food and Agriculture meeting.
Washington, DC - It was a new era for shoppers in the 1960s. Suburbs, malls and grocery stores boomed. Esso “put a tiger in your tank.” And unscrupulous marketers came up with some new tricks. It turns out that a “jumbo pound” weighed, you guessed it – one pound. Into the fray entered the Fair Packaging and Labeling Act (FPLA), signed into law in 1966.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted approval to Lenvima (lenvatinib) to treat patients with progressive, differentiated thyroid cancer (DTC) whose disease progressed despite receiving radioactive iodine therapy (radioactive iodine refractory disease).
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