Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Border Scope
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Highway 86 checkpoint Monday stopped two methamphetamine smuggling attempts, finding packages hidden in a passenger car and in the toilet of a commercial passenger bus on Monday.
- Written by ICE
McAllen, Texas - A Mexican man, living illegally in Laredo, was convicted Tuesday for possessing a firearm in violation of federal law, announced U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson, Southern District of Texas.
- Written by IVN
Huntsville, Alabama - Thanks to a new moon, this week’s Perseid meteor shower is expected to be one of the best in years, and NASA Television will bring viewers a front row seat.
- Written by World Bank
New Delhi, India - The Government of India, the Governments of Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, and West Bengal and the World Bank Board today signed a US$ 308.40 million credit agreement in support of the second phase of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Program (NCRMP). During this phase, the Project will help India reduce vulnerability to cyclone and other hydro-meteorological hazards of coastal communities in the states of Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, and West Bengal.
- Written by PRP
Purchase, New York - MasterCard today announced that its 2015 Masters of Code™ global hackathon series will continue its search for the best coders in the world in San Francisco on August 22–23. San Francisco is the seventh stop on this intense, 12-city global hackathon tour to find the master artisans of our day: coders.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the recent terrorist attack in the northeastern Nigerian state of Borno. The attack reportedly took the lives of more than 40 people and injured dozens more in a crowded market in the town of Sabon Gari. While no individual or group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack, it took place in an area where hundreds of people have been killed in recent weeks by suspected members of the terrorist group Boko Haram.
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