Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - A shorter life may be the price an organism pays for coping with the natural assaults of daily living, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and their colleagues in Japan. The scientists used fruit flies to examine the relationship between lifespan and signaling proteins that defend the body against environmental stressors, such as bacterial infections and cold temperatures. Since flies and mammals share some of the same molecular pathways, the work may demonstrate how the environment affects longevity in humans.
Joint Statement from DNI Coats, AG Sessions, CIA Director Pompeo, FBI Director Wray, and NSA Director Rogers on FISA Section 702 Reauthorization
Washington, DC - Reauthorizing Section 702 before it expires is vital to keeping the nation safe. Let us be clear: if Congress fails to act, vital intelligence collection on international terrorists and other foreign adversaries will be lost. The country will be less secure.
New York Attorney Sentenced To Over Four And A Half Years In Prison For Obstruction Of Justice And Perjury
San Francisco, California - Joel Zweig, an attorney who resides in New York, was sentenced to 56 months in prison for obstruction of justice and perjury, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett, and U.S. Postal Inspection Service Inspector in Charge Rafael Nuñez. The sentence was handed down yesterday by the Honorable William H. Orrick, U.S. District Judge, following Zweig’s guilty plea to the charges on Tuesday.
Former School District Employee Admits Making over $1 Million in Fraudulent Claims for Replacement Computer Parts and Selling Parts to Customers
San Jose, California - Ferdinand Pasion Arafiles, a/k/a Dennis Arafiles, pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges he defrauded a Bay Area manufacturer and seller of networking equipment and services, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge John F. Bennett. The guilty plea was accepted by the Honorable Edward J. Davila, United States District Judge.
Imperial Valley, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Yuma Sector’s Integrated Targeting Team (ITT) and Special Operations Detachment (SOD) interdicted a Ford Explorer and arrested 8 people connected to an alien smuggling attempt Thursday morning.
Otay Mesa, California - Wednesday afternoon, U.S. Border Patrol agents working near the U.S./Mexico International Border arrested a man who had a previous conviction for child molestation.
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