Homeland Security

DHS Announces Expanded Criteria for MPP-Enrolled Individuals Who Are Eligible for Processing into the United States

As part of our continued effort to restore safe, orderly, and humane processing at the Southwest Border, DHS will expand the pool of MPP-enrolled individuals who are eligible for processing into the United States. Beginning June 23, 2021, DHS will…

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Current Employment Statistics Latest Numbers

Change in Total Nonfarm Payroll Employment: +559,000(p) in May 2021 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Hourly Earnings for All Employees: +$0.15(p) in May 2021 Historical Data Change in Total Private Average Weekly Hours for All Employees: unchanged in…

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Court Issues Administrative Order (2021-7) COVID-19 Pandemic Order Update

Chief Judge Julie Robinson issued Administrative Order 2021-07, COVID-19 Pandemic Order Update.  As authorized by the CARES Act, the Court finds that emergency conditions continue to exist throughout the district and it will continue to authorize the use of video…

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Greece: EUR 330 million EIB backing to PPC to upgrade electricity distribution, roll-out smart meters and increase renewable energy

New investment to upgrade thousands of kilometres of power distribution lines and increase use of smart meters essential for future expansion of renewable energy use in Greece will be supported by EUR 330 million of new financing from the European…

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Italy: Post-COVID recovery – EIB and Intesa Sanpaolo join forces to unlock liquidity of €18 billion supporting the industrial supply chains

This agreement will help to unlock more than €18 billion in new funding for small and medium-sized Italian businesses to meet the challenge of recovery post-COVID-19. That is the impact of the agreement signed between the European Investment Bank (EIB)…

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Homeland Security

Readout of Secretary Mayorkas’s Trip to Portugal

WASHINGTON – On June 21-22, 2021, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas traveled to Portugal to represent the United States alongside the Department of Justice at the biannual U.S.-EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Ministerial. Secretary Mayorkas met bilaterally with European Commission Vice President Margaritis Schinas, European Commissioner Ylva Johansson, European…

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NASA

NASA Extends Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System Mission

NASA has awarded a contract to the University of Michigan for the Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite System (CYGNSS) for mission operations and closeout.

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NASA to Air Northrop Grumman Cygnus Departure from Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to depart the International Space Station Tuesday, June 29, more than four months after delivering nearly 8,000 pounds of supplies, scientific investigations, commercial products, hardware, and other cargo to the orbital laboratory.

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Maryland Lottery

Carroll County Woman Claims VaxCash Prize

Wins $40,000 prize from June 11 drawing An anonymous Carroll County woman claimed his $40,000 prize from the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion at Lottery Headquarters on June 22. The winner, who was selected in the June 11 drawing, became eligible…

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Pennsylvania Man Finds Lottery Luck in Maryland

Powerball delivers $50,000 win for cross-border player A resident of Shrewsbury, Pa., visited Maryland Lottery Headquarters on June 22 to claim the biggest win of his life. The insurance agent said he has been playing lottery games for years in…

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Five Things You Can Do on the Water to Take the “Search” Out of Search and Rescue

“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation…

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Bethesda Resident Claims $40,000 VaxCash Prize

Retiree who enjoys painting received unexpected VaxCash call during online art class An anonymous Montgomery County woman is the latest winner to claim a $40,000 prize in the $2 Million VaxCash Promotion. Selected in the June 15 drawing, the Bethesda…

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Portugal: EIB guarantee of €113 million to CGD to support faster economic recovery of Portuguese companies from COVID-19

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is joining forces with Caixa Geral de Depósitos S.A. (CGD) to support the liquidity and investment needs of Portuguese companies affected by the economic crisis caused by the pandemic. To this end, the EIB will…

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Homeland Security

Joint EU-US statement following the EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting

On 22 June 2021, the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the European Union hosted the EU-U.S. Ministerial Meeting on Justice and Home Affairs in Lisbon. The United States was represented by the Secretary for Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas,…

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The Rappahannock River at Carter’s Wharf is Rich with History and Wildlife

The Rappahannock River at Carter’s Wharf is spectacular, even if you don’t bring a boat. Just driving in on Carter’s Wharf Road is dramatic, as it dives down a steep ravine to the water. Park, get out, look around, and…

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NASA

NASA to Air Third Spacewalk to Install New Station Solar Arrays

Two astronauts will venture outside the International Space Station Friday, June 25, for a third spacewalk to continue power system upgrades that are already increasing output and proving the technology that will enable NASA’s future Gateway lunar outpost.

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Dovel Technologies Notice of Data Breach to Consumers

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Amgen Notice of Data Breach to Consumers

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NASA Selects Engineering Services Contractor

NASA has awarded Aerodyne-SGT Engineering Services LLC (ASES) of Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a contract to provide engineering services for spaceflight and ground systems.

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