Atlantic Ocean - The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) commenced operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations April 8, continuing support to coalition theater security cooperation efforts in the region.

Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump declared that a major disaster exists in the State of Ohio and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by severe storms, flooding, and landslides from February 5 to February 13, 2019.

Fresno, California - Terrence Goldberg, 35, of Brook Park, Minnesota, was sentenced to 16 years in prison, to be followed by 15 years of supervised release for two counts of receipt and distribution of child pornography, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott announced.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission announced its Opinion and Final Order against generic pharmaceutical company Impax Laboratories LLC [a public version of which will be linked to this news release shortly]. The Commission ruled that Impax engaged in an illegal pay-for-delay, or “reverse payment,” settlement to block consumers’ access to a lower-cost generic version of Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc.’s branded extended-release opioid pain reliever Opana ER.

Washington, DC - Wednesday, the Steering Group of the International Competition Network (ICN) unanimously approved a multilateral framework on procedures among antitrust enforcement agencies globally to promote fundamental due process in competition law investigation and enforcement.  The framework is based on the principles of the Antitrust Division’s Multilateral Framework on Procedures (MFP), an initiative that was originally announced by Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim at the Council of Foreign Relations in June of last year.

Washington, DC - Since March 1991, certain Liberian nationals and persons without nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia (collectively, “Liberians”) have been eligible for either Temporary Protected Status (TPS) or Deferred Enforced Departure (DED), allowing them to remain in the United States despite being otherwise removable.