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Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Each year in the United States, nearly 16,000 kids are diagnosed with cancer. And on any given day, as many as 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease. Beyond its debilitating symptoms, the death rate for Alzheimer’s is on the rise.
Washington, DC - Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton made the following statement in response to today’s order from Judge Emmet G. Sullivan regarding the recently “lost” emails of Lois Lerner and other IRS officials, which were the subject of longstanding Judicial Watch Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests and lawsuit (Judicial Watch v. IRS (No. 1:13-cv-1559)):
Ocala, Florida - United States Attorney A. Lee Bentley, III announces the return by a grand jury of a three-count indictment charging Pedro Luis Infantes (47) and his son, Luis Rafael Infantes (21), both of Ocala, with the theft of government property, interstate transportation of stolen property and making a false statement to a federal agency. If convicted on all counts, Pedro Luis Infantes faces a maximum penalty of 25 years in federal prison. His son faces a maximum of 20 years in federal prison.
Pasadena, California - Seven rare, microscopic interstellar dust particles that date to the beginnings of the solar system are among the samples collected by scientists who have been studying the payload from NASA's Stardust spacecraft since its return to Earth in 2006. If confirmed, these particles would be the first samples of contemporary interstellar dust.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education announced today the award of almost $4 million in grants to higher education institutions to prepare graduate students for leadership positions in special education, early intervention and related services.
Yuma, Arizona - On August 5, 2014, at approximately 1:00 PM, Yuma County Sheriff’s Office Investigators responded to a report of a deceased person in the citrus groves near Avenue 3½ E and Highway 80. The body had been discovered by Yuma Police Department Officers who were in the area searching for a missing person that had been reported to their agency.
Washington, DC - "Today, Iraqis took another major step forward in uniting their country. We commend Prime Minister Maliki for his decision to support Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi in his efforts to form a new government in line with the Iraqi constitution.
Yuma, Arizona - The Yuma Police Department has been awarded a grant from the Arizona Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The grant, in the amount of $63,000, was used to purchase a three- dimensional laser scanner from Faro Technologies. The system will be used to assist investigators on major collision scenes.