San Francisco, California - The Federal Trade Commission hosted the semi-annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum in San Francisco on June 25-26, where members discussed global privacy trends, exchanged ideas about how they approach privacy protection in their own countries, and sought opportunities for cooperation on education and enforcement activities across the Asia Pacific region.

Washington, DC - The governments of France, Italy, the United Kingdom, and the United States are deeply concerned about the announcement that the Ras Lanuf and Sidra oil fields and facilities will be transferred to the control of an entity other than the legitimate National Oil Corporation. Libya’s oil facilities, production, and revenues belong to the Libyan people.

Los Angeles, California - People’s Sausage Co., a Los Angeles, establishment, is recalling approximately 13,554 pounds of jerky and meat stick products that were produced without an approved voluntary grant of inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Monday.

San Diego, California - Civilian employers from across the U.S. received a unique opportunity to witness the capabilities of the Navy Reserve firsthand, during the 2018 Navy Employer Recognition Event (NERE) in San Diego, June 22.

Pacific Ocean - 3, 2, 1... "Beep." As the timer begins all you hear are his shallow breaths, sweat begins to form on his brow and his shoes grip the non-skid. It's time to give it all he has, ignore the pain and push until his body demands rest. This is just another day in the life of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 97's Command Master Chief Jesse Cook.

Sacramento, California - Generations of farmers have relied on knowledge and family expertise to grow food, but the sector is set for a surge of disruption at the hands of made−in−Canada artificial intelligence−powered systems.