UIEvolution Announces Release of Breakthrough 3D Augmented Reality App 

July 24, 2014

Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 UIEvolution, Inc., a global connected screen solutions company specializing in highly scalable mobile products and services, announces today the release of a 3D augmented reality application called Shatter Isle, representing a breakthrough for AR experiences. Shatter Isle uses Qualcomm® Vuforia™, a software platform that enables apps to see and connect digital experiences to physical products. UIEvolution developed Shatter Isle to demonstrate the many possibilities of the next generation of augmented reality (AR), recognizing and …click to read more…

Watchdog Warns Kyiv Of War Crimes Over Grads Use

July 24, 2014

By RFE/RL Human Rights Watch (HRW) has urged Ukraine to stop using unguided rockets which it said have killed at least 16 civilians in several recent attacks. The rights watchdog said that both Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists have used Grads — unguided rockets fired in salvos and sprayed across a wide area — in the conflict in eastern Ukraine. HRW warned that using such weapons in populated areas could …click to read more…

$80 Million Judgment Entered Against BNP Paribas for False Claims to the U.S. Department of Agriculture

July 24, 2014

The Department of Justice announced today that an $80 million False Claims Act judgment was entered against BNP Paribas for submitting false claims for payment guarantees issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).  BNP Paribas is a global financial institution headquartered in Paris.         “We will not tolerate the misuse of taxpayer funded programs designed to help American businesses,” said Assistant Attorney General for the Justice Department’s Civil …click to read more…

Washington D.C. Decriminalizes Marijuana 

July 24, 2014

Denver, CO (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 In a recent report by CBS News, the district capital of the United States has officially put an end to criminal penalties associated with possession of small amounts of marijuana. The legislation marks a new era for marijuana reform in Washington DC, giving it one of the most tolerant marijuana laws in America. The new law replaces criminal penalties for possession of one ounce …click to read more…

Gaggle by Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 07/24/14

July 24, 2014

The White House Office of the Press Secretary Private Residence Los Angeles, California  10:33 A.M. PDT MR. SCHULTZ:  Thank you all for joining us.  I’ll just have a brief announcement at the top that the President later today will deliver remarks at the Los Angeles Trade Technical College, where he will again call for our nation to rally around economic patriotism that says rather than protecting wasteful tax loopholes for …click to read more…

Optometric Professionals Team with Hollywood for Second Installment of… 

July 24, 2014

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Entertainment Industries Council (EIC) have teamed with entertainment industry-leading artists from the TV series American Horror Story on a first-of-its-kind Decorative Contact Lens Campaign to bring the dramatic realities of illegal and unsafe lens use to the forefront. The public service campaign, which has already reached tens-of-thousands, is now releasing …click to read more…

Cambodian Opposition Leader Set to Join Parliament

July 24, 2014

Opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) leader Sam Rainsy has applied to become a member of parliament following an agreement with Prime Minister Hun Sen to end the party’s boycott of the legislature in return for key electoral reforms, party officials said Thursday. CNRP officials said the party’s lawmakers who were elected in the July 2013 elections but have boycotted parliament over poll irregularities would take their seats in the …click to read more…

Admitted Gang Member Sentenced for Federal Rackerteering Charges

July 24, 2014

Armando Jose Velasquez, aka “Money,” 27, of East Chicago, Indiana, was sentenced today to serve 305 months in prison on federal racketeering charges relating to a Dec. 3, 2011, attempted murder. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney David A. Capp for the Northern District of Indiana made the announcement.   The sentence was imposed today by U.S. District Court Chief Judge …click to read more…

State Department: U.S.-India Relations Under the Modi Government

July 24, 2014

Chairman Chabot, Ranking Member Faleomavaega, thank you for inviting me to testify today. It is an honor to appear before this Committee, and I am pleased to speak alongside my friend and colleague, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Global Markets, Arun Kumar. In the interest of time, I will summarize my statement and ask that my full testimony be submitted for the record. There is no better time than now …click to read more…

Former Chief Executive Officer of Lufthansa Subsidiary BizJet Pleads Guilty to Foreign Bribery Charges

July 24, 2014

The former president and chief executive officer of BizJet International Sales and Support Inc., a U.S.-based subsidiary of Lufthansa Technik AG with headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma, that provides aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, pleaded guilty today for his participation in a scheme to pay bribes to foreign government officials. Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr., of the …click to read more…

U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection (CA)

July 24, 2014

  U.S. EPA requires Rancho LPG to comply with safety measures for community protection Release Date: 07/24/2014Contact Information: Nahal Mogharabi, 213-244-1815, mogharabi.nahal@epa.gov LOS ANGELES–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced that Rancho LPG has resolved its noncompliance with risk management plan regulations. The violations were discovered during an EPA investigation of the San Pedro, Calif. facility, which began in April 2010. The facility has addressed the violations and now adheres …click to read more…