Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Michael E. Newman
Washington, DC - For the past three years, an important broker has had its eyes on a prime piece of property that it wants to allocate to multiple tenants to ensure maximum use. However, the “For Lease” sign isn’t on some quiet suburban street, along a beachfront vista, or any physical location at all. It’s posted in front of a small portion of the radio frequency (RF) spectrum that the broker wants two “renters”—the military and the private sector—to jointly occupy for both of their wireless broadband needs.
- Written by Tara Rabin
Washington, DC - When the U.S. Food and Drug Administration first warned Americans in May 2017 that lead tests manufactured by Magellan Diagnostics may provide inaccurate results for some children and adults in the U.S., the agency made a commitment to continue to aggressively investigate the problem. Since then, the FDA has remained in close contact with the lead test manufacturer as well as Becton Dickinson (BD) & Company, the manufacturer of certain blood sample collection tubes often used alongside many lead tests, as part of our effort to determine the cause of the inaccurate results.
- Written by Patrick Nohe - HashedOut
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), along with the State Attorneys General from New York and Massachusetts have launched investigations into Cambridge Analytica and Facebook. The FTC is focusing its efforts on Facebook while the State Attorneys general announced a joint investigation into both Cambridge Analytica and Facebook on Tuesday.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The Department of State and the Government of Jordan today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility south of Amman.
World Water Day: UN report indicates nearly six-billion people may suffer from water shortages by 2050
- Written by Ciara Linnane
Sacramento, California - Residents of Cape Town, South Africa, are bracing for Day Zero. That’s the day that the city of 4 million’s municipal water supply will be cut off for most households and businesses, an unprecedented measure aimed at preserving water after a severe drought that has emptied reservoirs.
FTC and New York Attorney General Settlements Ban Abusive Debt Collectors from the Debt Collection Business and from Buying or Selling Debt
- Written by IVN
New York - The operators of a deceptive and abusive debt collection scheme are banned from the debt collection business and from buying or selling debt under settlements with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York Attorney General’s Office.
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