Helena, Montana - A prestigious national award from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces (OCDETF) Program was presented Thursday to members of an international drug enforcement operation team.

Kansas City, Missouri - A man from India, living in Nevada, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to his role in one of the largest software piracy schemes ever prosecuted by the federal government.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) and the Ladies Auxiliary of the MOPH are pleased to announce that their National Convention will be held this year in Las Vegas, Nevada at the JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort and Spa during the week of 4 - 8 August 2015.

Dresden, Germany - Governor Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Delegation traveled to Germany to strengthen the State’s bilateral trade partnership with Germany by drawing attention to Nevada’s emerging focus in technology commercialization and advanced manufacturing workforce development. While in Germany, Governor Sandoval participated in a Workforce Development Roundtable which concluded with the signing of a Letter of Intent between the State of Nevada and the State of Saxony, City of Leipzig, to create an exchange program for highly-skilled interns in advanced manufacturing.

Washington, DC - Several Department of State and USAID officials will provide remarks at the Presidential Summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, August 3-5, at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington. The three-day Summit will bring together 500 of sub-Saharan Africa’s most promising young leaders to meet with President Obama and leading U.S. entrepreneurs, government officials, and civil society representatives.

Durham, North Carolina - Sudden cardiac arrest kills an estimated 200,000 people a year in the United States, but many of those lives could be saved if ordinary bystanders simply performed CPR, a new study led by Duke Medicine shows.

Montreal, Quebec - Sunice announced today that John Furnish has joined the company to develop and manage the "Special Markets / Promotional" business within North America. John Furnish comes to Sunice with a wealth of experience within the "Special Markets / Promotional" apparel industry having spent over 20 years in the business with companies including; Guru Sportswear, The Promotional Specialists, GEAR For Sports and Reebok.

London, United Kingdom - Governor Brian Sandoval worked to strengthen the ties between the State of Nevada and the United Kingdom in discussions with government officials and business leaders today in London. With over $170 million in exports to Nevada in 2014, the United Kingdom is the State’s eighth largest trading partner.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The total U.S. hosiery market, which includes sheer hosiery, tights, and socks, grew 3 percent to $7.3 billion in the 12 months ending May 2015; the age group experiencing the most growth, Millennials (ages 18-34), saw sales increase by 12 percent over the same time period, according to global information company, The NPD Group.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The premier chefs organization, American Culinary Federation (ACF), Chefs Las Vegas Chapter, in association with the Nevada Barbeque Association, will present the inaugural BBQ competition “What Happens in Vegas…Is Smokin’” on September 25 – 26, 2015.  On September 27, 2015, there will be an open invitational rib cook-off and rib tasting for “Bragging Rights” – Best Ribs in Vegas.  These events will be held at the Sports Center of Las Vegas, 121 East Sunset Road, Las Vegas, Nevada 89119 and are open to both professional and amateur BBQ competitors.