Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by World Bank
New York - The World Bank is nudging up its 2015 forecast for crude oil prices from $53 in April to $57 per barrel after oil prices rose 17 percent in the Apr-Jun quarter, according to the Bank’s latest Commodity Markets Outlook, a quarterly update on the state of the international commodity markets.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) today released the 2015 Firearms Commerce in the United States Annual Statistical Update. The report presents data drawn from a number of ATF records in one comprehensive document. The report also provides comparative data from as far back as 1986 for context, analyses of firearms manufacturing trends over the years, and a broader picture of the state of firearms commerce in the United States today.
- Written by PBS
New York - PBS programs received 57 nominations for the 36th Annual News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, the most earned by any organization. The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) announced the nominees on July 22, 2015. The awards honor programming distributed during the 2014 calendar year.
- Written by National Park Service
Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming - On Tuesday, a large boulder dislodged and rolled over the arm of a hiker/climber, causing severe injury to his limb and prompting a helicopter-assisted rescue by Grand Teton National Park rangers. Tucker Zibilich, 26, of Jackson, Wyoming and his partner were on their descent after making a day trek to the Upper Saddle of the Grand Teton, elevation 13,285 feet, when he was injured by the boulder.
- Written by Consumer Reports
Washington, DC - Attorneys General from 45 states around the country called on the major phone companies today to provide their customers with effective tools to help stop the flood of unwanted robocalls. The effort comes just weeks after the Federal Communications Commission made clear that phone companies can and should offer such tools and as nearly 330,000 Americans have joined Consumers Union’s End Robocalls campaign calling on them to do so.
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - On November 20, 2014, President Obama took action within his authority to reform our broken immigration system. The President announced a package of administrative actions to enhance border security; prioritize the deportation of immigrants who are enforcement priorities; and modernize our legal immigration system to support high-skilled workers, entrepreneurs, students, and families.
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