Man Sentenced for Trafficking Protected Turtles

Washington, DC - David Sommers, 64, of Levittown, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to six months imprisonment, three years of supervised release including six months of home detention, and to pay $250,000 in restitution for trafficking protected turtles.

President Donald J. Trump Approves Florida Emergency Declaration

Washington, DC - Friday, President Donald J. Trump declared that an emergency exists in the State of Florida and ordered Federal assistance to supplement State, tribal, and local response efforts due to the emergency conditions resulting from Hurricane Dorian beginning on August 28, 2019, and continuing.

SNMG1 Carries Out Maritime Express 2019

Atlantic Ocean - Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) continued conducting operations under the overarching Maritime Express construct during the group’s second semester deployment.

Space Commerce Workshop

Boulder, Colorado - Register for a September 12th (NIST Boulder) for a workshop on identifying the key technology and measurement barriers to deploying and safely operating commercial space technology.

An Important Message About Child Abuse

San Diego, California - San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan had an important message this week for more than 2,000 employees of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego. See what it was in this video.

Attorney General Becerra Files Brief in Lawsuit Challenging Diversion of Funding Toward Construction of a Border Wall

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with New Mexico Attorney General Hector Balderas, filed an appellate brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the states’ challenge to President Trump’s unlawful diversion of funding to construct a border wall.