Las Vegas, Nevada - 5G is envisioned as a wireless network that will deliver speeds of 20 Gbps, offer extremely low latency and connect billions of devices. In fact, most experts believe 5G will be the perfect backbone for the Internet of Things because it will bring together many disparate networks into one unified framework that combines shortrange communications such as RFID and Bluetooth with cellular technology and incorporates small cells and heterogeneous networks. In addition, 5G will likely use new spectrum in the high-frequency millimeter wave and microwave bands.

Washington, DC - The United States filed a civil injunction suit seeking to bar James Tarpey, a Montana-based attorney, Project Philanthropy, Inc. (a District of Columbia corporation which does business as Donate for a Cause) and Timeshare Closings, Inc. (a Colorado corporation which does business as Resort Closings, Inc.) from promoting an allegedly abusive timeshare donation scheme, the Justice Department announced today.  The United States also filed suit against three of Tarpey’s associates – Ron Broyles of California, Curt Thor of Washington and Suzanne Crowson of Montana – all of whom, according to the complaint, assisted Tarpey in facilitating the timeshare donation scheme.

Lake Tahoe, California - While hitting the slopes at Lake Tahoe this winter, scientists from the UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center are encouraging people to hit the beach, too - and record what they see there on the “Citizen Science Tahoe” mobile app.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Sandoval’s recent discussions with regard to refugee relocation and resettlement processes and reviews with local and national leaders.

Hollywood, California - Founder of the Naughty Lifestyle Empire, Sienna Sinclaire has been nominated as “Sexpert of the Year” by adult industry leader XBIZ.

Washington, DC - Today, the White House hosted a call with a bipartisan group of 34 governors from across the country to provide information about existing refugee admissions policies and security screening measures.  White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough led the call and was joined by Alejandro Mayorkas, Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; Simon Henshaw, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration; Mark Giuliano, Deputy Director of the FBI; and representatives from the National Counterterrorism Center and the Department of Health and Human Services.

Baltimore, Maryland - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers arrested a Jamaican woman for allegedly smuggling more than four ounces of cocaine inside her body to Baltimore Washington International Airport on November 11.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval released the following statement today in response to questions about refugee resettlement programs.

Washington, DC - USDA Rural Utilities Service Administrator Brandon McBride today announced that nearly six million Americans who live and work in rural areas now have access to new or improved high-speed internet service, thanks to USDA funding provided in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

Las Vegas, Nevada - According to new U.S. Geological Survey research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, springs and marshes in the desert outside Las Vegas expanded and contracted dramatically in response to past episodes of abrupt climate change, even disappearing altogether for centuries at a time when conditions became too warm. This new record, gleaned from dirt and rocks exposed in the desert just outside the city limits, provides an unprecedented look into how climate change can affect fragile desert ecosystems in the American Southwest.