United States | Special Representative Biegun Travel to the United Kingdom

United States (STL.News) – U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Stephen Biegun will travel to London March 19 to meet with UK, French, and German counterparts to discuss coordinated efforts to advance the final, fully verified denuclearization of North Korea.        

United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon: Reinvigorating Partnerships, Enhancing Bilateral Ties, and Countering Iran

United States (STL.News) – Secretary Pompeo will travel to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon March 19–23. The Secretary will participate in a series of bilateral meetings with high-level officials, attend the U.S.-Kuwait Strategic Dialogue and the recurring trilateral Head of State meeting with Israel, Greece, and the Republic of Cyprus, and engage in public events, including … Continue reading United States | Secretary Pompeo’s Visit to Kuwait, Israel, and Lebanon: Reinvigorating Partnerships, Enhancing Bilateral Ties, and Countering Iran

United States | Keynote Address and Fireside Chat at the Road to GES Heartland Event

United States (STL.News) – SECRETARY POMPEO: Good afternoon, everyone. That voiceover intro is a little much. (Laughter.) I thought I might be walking into a wrestling match or something. (Laughter.) And maybe I am. (Laughter.) Thank you, Alan, for that generous, kind introduction. It’s great always to be introduced by someone who you admire and … Continue reading United States | Keynote Address and Fireside Chat at the Road to GES Heartland Event

United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Visit to Angola

United States (STL.News) – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino: Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met today in Luanda with President João Lourenço and Foreign Minister Manuel Augusto. In these meetings, the Deputy Secretary commended President Lourenço and his government for their efforts to fight corruption and to foster citizen-responsive … Continue reading United States | Deputy Secretary Sullivan’s Visit to Angola

United States | Repression of Human Rights in Nicaragua

United States (STL.News) – The United States condemns the Ortega regime’s continued violence and repression toward the Nicaraguan people, including the arbitrary detention of hundreds of peaceful protestors and violence against independent media on March 16. The United States will continue to urge accountability for those who have demonstrated blatant disregard for human rights and … Continue reading United States | Repression of Human Rights in Nicaragua

SEC News: Justin C. Jeffries Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Atlanta Office

Washington DC (STL.News) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Justin C. Jeffries has been named the Associate Regional Director for enforcement in the Atlanta Regional Office. Mr. Jeffries succeeds Aaron Lipson, who left the agency in December 2018. In his new role, Mr. Jeffries will oversee the Atlanta office’s enforcement efforts in Georgia, … Continue reading SEC News: Justin C. Jeffries Named Associate Regional Director for Enforcement in Atlanta Office

US Department of Homeland Security News: A New DHS for a New Age

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – On March 18, Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen delivered the 2019 State of Homeland Security Address, hosted by the Auburn University McCray Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security and George Washington University. The Secretary offered her assessment of the ever-evolving security landscape, operational challenges, and a look forward at the Department’s forthcoming … Continue reading US Department of Homeland Security News: A New DHS for a New Age

CIA News: CIA Announces New Deputy Chief Operating Officer, John G. Edwards

WASHINGTON DC (STL.News) – The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) today announced the appointment of John G. Edwards as Deputy Chief Operating Officer (D/COO).  John has held a number of enterprise-level leadership positions in his Agency career, serving most recently as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Director of CIA’s Information Technology Enterprise. John is known … Continue reading CIA News: CIA Announces New Deputy Chief Operating Officer, John G. Edwards

Federal Reserve News: FRB announces members of Fraud Definitions Work Group

WASHINGTON (STL.News) – The Federal Reserve today announced the members of its Fraud Definitions Work Group, the latest initiative to advance the Federal Reserve’s strategy for improving the U.S. payment system.  Over the next year, these 22 payments industry leaders and subject matter specialists will work collaboratively with Federal Reserve leaders to formulate recommendations for … Continue reading Federal Reserve News: FRB announces members of Fraud Definitions Work Group

Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt announced his office filed charges in Boone County, Missouri against Kyle McClain of Moberly, Missouri for violating the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act.  The four-count Felony Complaint alleges that McClain fraudulently sold insurance plans to patrons at Boone County food banks under the guise of helping … Continue reading Missouri News: Attorney General Eric Schmitt Files Charges Against Moberly Man, Kyle McClain, for Defrauding Food Bank Patrons

Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

SPRINGFIELD, MO (STL.News) – A Springfield, Missouri man was sentenced in federal court today for enticing a person whom he believed to be a minor (but who was actually an undercover law enforcement officer) to engage in illicit sex. Daniel Rowland, 55, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Brian C. Wimes to 10 years in … Continue reading Missouri News: Springfield Man, Daniel Rowland, Sentenced to 10 Years for Child Sexual Exploitation

United States | Interview With E.J. and Ellen of KMBZ Kansas City’s Morning News

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with us this morning. Mr. Secretary, it’s an honor to speak with you. Good morning. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. It’s great to be with you as well. QUESTION: Mr. Secretary, I’m going to start here at home with our top story, flooding in Missouri and … Continue reading United States | Interview With E.J. and Ellen of KMBZ Kansas City’s Morning News

United States | Interview With Pete Mundo of the Pete Mundo Morning Show, KCMO

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: KCMO 103.7 FM and welcome in Mike Pompeo. Mr. Secretary, really appreciate a few minutes of your time as always. SECRETARY POMPEO: It’s good to be with you. QUESTION: You’re in town – it’s great to be with you as always. You’re in town. I know you’ve got an event … Continue reading United States | Interview With Pete Mundo of the Pete Mundo Morning Show, KCMO

United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Thirty-five minutes past the hour. Welcome in to the Voice of Reason here on a Monday. It’s a beautiful day. I want to get right into it as we have limited time with our next guest, but I’m so excited to have him back on the program as he’s actually … Continue reading United States | Interview With Andy Hooser of The Voice of Reason, KQAM

Oregon News: Madras Man, Dat Quoc Do Found Guilty of Discharging Firearm During Road Rage Altercation on Warm Springs Indian Reservation

PORTLAND, Ore. (STL.News) — On Friday, March 15, 2019, a federal jury found Dat Quoc Do, 28, of Madras, Oregon, guilty of two counts of unlawful use of a weapon for discharging a firearm during a road rage altercation on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation in September 2017. “There is simply no excuse for this … Continue reading Oregon News: Madras Man, Dat Quoc Do Found Guilty of Discharging Firearm During Road Rage Altercation on Warm Springs Indian Reservation

Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. AttoColoradorney Jason R. Dunn Delivers Remarks At Islamic Center Of Boulder In Wake Of New Zealand Massacre

DENVER, Co. (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn and senior staff attended a vigil yesterday for victims of the mass shooting in New Zealand. Please find U.S. Attorney Dunn’s remarks below. Text of U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn’s remarks Good Afternoon. My name is Jason Dunn, and I am the United States Attorney for the District … Continue reading Colorado News: DENVER, U.S. AttoColoradorney Jason R. Dunn Delivers Remarks At Islamic Center Of Boulder In Wake Of New Zealand Massacre

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Erika Romanowski, Former Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice

PITTSBURGH, PA (STL.News) – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was sentenced in federal court for obstruction of justice, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab sentenced Erika Romanowski, 41, to serve one day in prison, followed by six months (180 days) of home detention and three years … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Erika Romanowski, Former Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office Employee Sentenced for Obstruction of Justice

NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

ALBANY, NEW YORK (STL.News) – Nelson Rodriguez, age 39, of Amsterdam, New York, pled guilty today to possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and possession of a firearm by a felon. The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith; Amsterdam Police Chief Gregory J. Culick; and John … Continue reading NEW YORK News: Amsterdam Felon, Nelson Rodriguez Pleads Guilty to Firearms Offenses

Massachusetts News: Salvadoran National, Juan Martinez Sola Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

BOSTON, Ms. (STL.News) – A Salvadoran national was sentenced on Friday, March 15, 2019, in federal court in Boston for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. Juan Martinez Sola, 22, was sentenced by U.S. Senior District Court Judge Mark L. Wolf to time served in prison, approximately 16.5 months, and three years of supervised release. … Continue reading Massachusetts News: Salvadoran National, Juan Martinez Sola Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Firearm and Ammunition

United States | Interview With Nick Vasos and Kim Byrnes of Fox 4 News Mornings

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: Well, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in the metro today for a conference on global entrepreneurship. QUESTION: Yeah. You may remember he’s from Kansas, served as a congressman from the Wichita area. Well, Secretary Pompeo joins us now from the InterContinental Hotel in Kansas City. Good morning. Tell us … Continue reading United States | Interview With Nick Vasos and Kim Byrnes of Fox 4 News Mornings

United States | Aruba National Day

United States (STL.News) – On behalf of the Government of the United States, I offer my best wishes to the people of Aruba as you commemorate your National Day on March 18. The United States values the strong ties and exchanges between our nations. We look forward to expanding travel between our two countries and … Continue reading United States | Aruba National Day

United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: 97.9 B98, Lukas and Careth in the Morning. It’s 7:44. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is on with us. Good morning, Secretary – or Mr. Secretary, I should say. I’m being very proper now. SECRETARY POMPEO: Good morning. Thanks for being so formal. It’s great to be back home. It’s … Continue reading United States | Interview With Lukas & Careth in the Morning, B98 FM

United States | Interview With Nick Gosnell of WIBW NewsDay Now

United States (STL.News) – QUESTION: It’s 7:25. On the phone with me this morning, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Good morning, Mr. Secretary. SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. QUESTION: Tell us why you’re in Kansas this week. SECRETARY POMPEO: Nick, it’s great to be with you. It’s great to be back home. I’m here today to … Continue reading United States | Interview With Nick Gosnell of WIBW NewsDay Now

Connecticut News: Nora R. Dannehy Returns to U.S. Attorney’s Office

Connecticut (STL.News) – U.S. Attorney John H. Durham today announced that Nora R. Dannehy has returned to the U.S. Attorney’s Office and will serve as Counsel to the U.S. Attorney. Ms. Dannehy first joined the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Connecticut in 1991 and served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney until April 2008 … Continue reading Connecticut News: Nora R. Dannehy Returns to U.S. Attorney’s Office

Connecticut News: Federal Employee, SCOTT PIERSON Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Connecticut (STL.News) – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that SCOTT PIERSON, 58, of Vernon, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport to one count of receipt of child pornography. According to court documents and statements made in court, in March 2018, the U.S. … Continue reading Connecticut News: Federal Employee, SCOTT PIERSON Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Offense

Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Local Business Settles Claims it Violated Servicemember’s Rights

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  (STL.News) – Lawn Doctor of Stafford-Culpepper, doing business as Beck I, LLC, has agreed to settle claims that the business and its owners violated the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) by suspending and terminating a U.S. Army Reserve soldier following his return from active duty military service. “Military reservists make … Continue reading Virginia News: ALEXANDRIA, Local Business Settles Claims it Violated Servicemember’s Rights

CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer, Royal Metals Group, Chelsea Gless, Its Owner, to Pay More than $2.3 Million for Fraud, Misappropriation in Gold, Silver Scheme

Washington, DC (STL.News) – The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York entered an Order of Default Judgment (“Order”) and Permanent Injunction against Royal Metals Group, LLC (“RMG”), and its member, manager and part owner, Chelsea Gless (“Gless”) of Iowa (collectively, “defendants”) for … Continue reading CFTC News: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer, Royal Metals Group, Chelsea Gless, Its Owner, to Pay More than $2.3 Million for Fraud, Misappropriation in Gold, Silver Scheme

St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

The Department of Health enters into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to operate the city animal shelter ST LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – The City of St. Louis Department of Health has entered into a contract with the Center for Animal Rescue and Enrichment STL (CARE STL) to … Continue reading St Louis News: New Partner Welcomed for Animal Shelter Operations

MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

  ATLANTA/ MARCH 18, 2019 (STL.News) MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking MoistureShield has introduced two new colors of composite decking featuring CoolDeck® technology for spring decking projects! Unveiled last month at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, VIsion with CoolDeck minimizes heat absorption by up to 35% versus traditional capped … Continue reading MoistureShield Introduces New CoolDeck Colors for Vision™ Composite Decking

St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24

ST. LOUIS, MO (STL.News) – Missouri American Water is leveraging the nationwide awareness campaign taking place during the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Fix a Leak Week in order to advance local water conservation goals as well as provide a savings to homeowners, property owners and businesses in the communities it serves. The annual Fix a Leak Week … Continue reading St Louis News: Missouri American Water sets out to save homeowners money on their water bills during the EPA’s Fix a Leak Week, March 18-24