Los Angeles, California - Three East Los Angeles men have agreed to plead guilty to federal civil rights and racketeering charges for participating in the 2014 firebombing of African-American residences inside the Ramona Gardens Housing Development.

New Delhi, India - The United States, India, and Japan held the 9th Trilateral Meeting at Assistant Secretary/Joint Secretary/Director General-level in New Delhi on April 4, 2018, to hold consultations on regional and global issues of mutual interest.

Washington, DC - Randall Fox, one-time captain of the fishing vessel Native Sun, was found guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle of discharging oily waste directly into the ocean, a felony violation of the Act to Prevent Pollution from Ships. The jury deliberated 5 hours following a three-day trial before U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour. Randall Fox faces a maximum of six years in prison and a criminal fine of up to $250,000.

Washington, DC - Jerry Guilbert, Chief of Programs for the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs:

Washington, DC - As a display of our enduring friendship and important bilateral partnership, U.S. Ambassador Luis E. Arreaga broke ground today on the new U.S. Embassy facility in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

San Diego, California - San Diego State women’s soccer head coach Mike Friesen has signed a five-year contract extension that will keep the 2017 Mountain West champion on Montezuma Mesa through the 2022 campaign.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia.  King Salman thanked the President for hosting Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House.  President Trump expressed solidarity with Saudi Arabia following the Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC)-enabled Houthi ballistic missile attacks against civilian targets in Saudi Arabia on March 25.