San Francisco, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. met with Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte in San Francisco to discuss renewable energy and the international fight against climate change.

San Diego, California - A U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander was sentenced today to 40 months in prison for accepting cash, hotel expenses and the services of a prostitute from foreign defense contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA) in exchange for classified U.S. Navy ship and submarine schedules and other internal Navy information.

Santa Ana, California - An Orange County man who coached a Long Beach youth soccer team has been arraigned on a six-count federal indictment that accuses him of possessing and distributing child pornography.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, the United States and 70 other partner States of the Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) met in Washington, DC to recognize the critical role the Initiative has played in countering the spread of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and to discuss how to make it stronger. Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation, chaired the event.

Washington, DC - Why is it your business if identity theft victims can get free personal recovery plans and other help that makes it easier for them to report and recover from identity theft?  Here’s an answer: Because it’s good business – for you, your customers, your employees, and your community.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs is pleased to announce ten finalists for the 2015 Secretary of State’s Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE).