Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan's Meeting With Iraqi President Dr. Barhim Salih

Washington, DC - On October 14, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met in Baghdad with newly elected President of Iraq, Dr. Barhim Salih. The Deputy Secretary congratulated newly elected President Salih on his election and emphasized the importance of quickly forming a government in a manner that is responsive to the needs of all Iraqis.

Indal Technologies Agrees to Pay $3.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced Monday that Indal Technologies Inc. (Indal) has agreed to pay $3.5 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly sold defective helicopter landing systems designed for U.S. Navy destroyers.  Indal, of Ontario, Canada, is a division within Curtiss-Wright Corporation of Charlotte, North Carolina.

Job Openings Hit Record 7.136 Million in August

Washington, DC - Job openings hit a fresh record in August, indicating companies could face more inflationary pressures ahead with a tight labor market.

Airline ticket prices expected to take off for the holiday season because of fuel costs

West Lafayette, Indiana - High crude oil prices could fuel a jump in ticket prices for people flying during the holiday travel season, according to a Purdue aviation professor.

Deputy Secretary of State Sullivan Travels to Iraq

Washington, DC - Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan travels to Iraq from October 14 through 16 to visit Baghdad and Erbil. While there, he will meet with and congratulate newly elected Iraqi officials Speaker Halbusi, President Salih, and Prime Minister-Designate Mahdi.

Man pleads guilty to falsely impersonating a federal agent

Miami, Florida - A Palm Beach County man pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to falsely impersonating a federal agent during a July cruise to the Bahamas while he was a passenger. The guilty plea resulted from an investigation conducted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Office of Professional Responsibility (ICE-OPR), and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP).