Washington, DC - Memorandum on Reforming Developing-Country Status in the World Trade Organization:

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump will welcome President Khaltmaagiin Battulga of Mongolia to the White House on July 31, 2019. The visit will focus on deepening cooperation between the United States and Mongolia to strengthen security and promote prosperity for both our countries.

Naples, Italy - Guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 22, after completing a four-month patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra Monday announced a nationwide settlement against Equifax resolving allegations that the credit reporting agency improperly exposed the personal information of 147 million consumers, including 15 million Californians, after a massive data breach in 2017. The breach occurred after Equifax failed to apply a critical software fix and implement security measures that would have protected and encrypted consumers’ data. Data exposed by the breach included names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses, and in some instances, driver’s license numbers.

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized Better Buildings Alliance (BBA) partner Gundersen Health System at their Sparta Clinic in Sparta, Wisconsin for impressive portfolio-wide energy efficiency advances. As part of its Envision Sustainability Program, Gundersen is pursuing energy efficiency through low-energy design standards coupled with renewable energy. Since 2008, Gundersen has saved more than $11 million dollars through energy efficiency upgrades and Gundersen’s Sparta Clinic uses less than 50% of the energy that the average clinic uses today.

Pacific Ocean - The hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) Medical Treatment Facility held a change of command ceremony while underway, July 20.