Tempe, Arizona - Ali Naser was off the wrestling grid - an Afghani immigrant, by way of Russia and Uzbekistan, who was wrestling at Fresno City College while his father, Aziz and older brothers, Nasim and Amir (Mo), worked to support a family torn and altered irreparably by the Taliban takeover of his birth nation.

Washington, DC - Since April 2011, Joining Forces has led to the hiring or training of more than 1.4 million veterans and military spouses, ended veteran homelessness in states across the country, and provided 60,000 military-connected students with support and educational opportunities:

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I offer warm congratulations to the people of Panama as you observe the 113th anniversary of your nation’s independence on November 3.

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Governor Doug Ducey: "Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump and my friend Mike Pence on a great and historic victory. This is an exciting moment, and I look forward to working with the new president and administration to expand opportunity for all our citizens. Now is the time for elected leaders to come together, heal the divisions of the past, and work to finally provide Americans some relief from the federal government. I know that I join other governors across the country in standing ready to partner with the new administration and Congress to empower states and citizens, in keeping with the principles of our republic.

Washington, DC - A federal judge has banned a group of debt collectors who pretended to be affiliated with the government from the collection business and ordered them to pay nearly $11 million, after granting the Federal Trade Commission’s request for summary judgment.