CBP Finds Asian Gypsy Moth, Egg Masses on Vessel

Houston, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agriculture specialists from the Houston Seaport found two dead female Asian Gypsy Moths (AGMs) and 20 Asian Gypsy moth egg masses on the superstructure of an international vessel.

CBP Intercepts 40 Unpermitted Incubated Chick-Hatching Eggs

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) now knows the answer to the long-asked question about whether the chicken or the egg came first. Hint: it’s not the unpermitted foreign egg.

70 UCSD Student-Athletes Earn CCAA Academic Awards

La Jolla, California - The University of California San Diego had 70 scholar-athletes named 2018-19 California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) All-Academic recipients. The conference announced its honorees on Tuesday morning.

U.S. Delegation Attends the 31st Pacific Islands Forum

Tuvalu, Polynesia - A high-level U.S. government delegation comprised of senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration will attend the 31st Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders Session with Forum Dialogue Partners on August 16, 2019 in Tuvalu. The delegation will be led by Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt.

"Feel the Burn" Bernie Sanders satire

Washington, DC - Bernie Sanders candidate for president satired by Vultures BuzzScrap
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Micronesian Government Official Sentenced to Prison for Role in Money Laundering Scheme Involving FCPA Violations

Honolulu, Hawaii - A Micronesian government official was sentenced to 18 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release Monday for his participation in a money laundering scheme involving bribes made to corruptly secure engineering and project management contracts from the government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), in violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), announced Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and Special Agent in Charge Eli S. Miranda of the FBI’s Honolulu Field Office.