Vice President Joe Biden’s Meeting with the President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic

Belgrade - The Vice President met with President of the Republic of Serbia Tomislav Nikolic in Belgrade today. The leaders agreed on the critical importance to regional stability of continuing to strengthen Serbia's relationship with its neighbors.

Assistant Secretary Frank A. Rose To Travel to Argentina, Chile, and Colombia

Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance Frank A. Rose will travel to South America to discuss arms control, space security, and other issues of mutual interest from August 18 to August 25

FTC Announces Agenda for Sept. 7 Event on Ransomware

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission has announced the agenda for its September 7 event looking at ransomware, which is one of the most challenging cybersecurity problems affecting consumers and businesses. Hackers use ransomware to gain access to consumer and business computers and encrypt files including photos, documents and other critical data, demanding a ransom in exchange for the key needed to decrypt the files.

US Service Members, Lebanese Armed Forces Participate in Exercise Resolute Response 16

Jounieh, Lebanon - U.S. service members are participating in Exercise Resolute Response (RR) 16 with Lebanese armed forces (LAF) at Jounieh Naval Base, Lebanon, August 8-17.

Eight Individuals Charged in Multimillion-Dollar Compounding Pharmacy Fraud Scheme

Miami, Florida - Eight Florida residents were charged in an indictment that was unsealed today for their alleged participation in a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving prescription compounding  pharmacies located in the Tampa Bay, Florida, area and in Miami.