Washington, DC - Today, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Director Jim Carroll urged the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to continue forward with concrete governance reforms, which Carroll, along with the United States Anti-Doping Agency and a coalition of governments and international athletes, called for at a White House summit in October 2018.

Singapore - The ASEAN Defense Ministers’ Meeting-Plus Maritime Security Field Training Exercise 2019, finished in Singapore May 13, following multilateral training in the South China Sea.

Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph J. Simons and Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Justice Department’s Antitrust Division will participate in the 18th annual International Competition Network (ICN) conference in Cartagena, Colombia, May 15-17, 2019. At the conference, antitrust officials and private sector antitrust experts from around the world, as well as representatives of intergovernmental organizations, will discuss key competition issues and recent ICN work.

Boulder, Colorado - On October 23, 2015, workers discovered a massive natural-gas leak at California’s Aliso Canyon storage facility in Los Angeles County. Over the course of the next several months, the storage facility leaked approximately 100,000 tons of odorized natural gas into nearby neighborhoods, sickening and displacing thousands of people. The cleanup that followed cost the owners of the storage facility more than $1 billion, and the California state legislature sought to prevent future occurrences by passing regulations that required storage facility operators to check wellheads every day for leaks.

San Diego, California - Nine students from Barbados, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Suriname, and Taiwan graduated from the International Maritime Intelligence Course (IMIC) at Information Warfare Training Command (IWTC) San Diego, May 3.

Washington, DC - The bedding company, Mattress Firm, is offering students not-so-strenuous internships this summer.