Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump met with U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr., and his wife, Mary Kaye Huntsman, to wish them well as they return to Moscow to represent the United States and work toward improving our relationship with Russia.

Las Vegas, Nevada - The Clark County Medical Society is working closely with the Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD), Nevada State Medical Association (NSMA), the Nevada Psychiatric Association (NPA), and the area hospitals to determine what the needs are in our community and what the next steps will be following last night's tragic events. We are heartbroken by the tragic, senseless attack on our city that occurred last night during the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival. On behalf of the Clark County Medical Society (CCMS), our Board of Trustees and our Membership - we extend our deepest and most sincere sympathies and condolences to the family and friends of the victims and those still fighting for their lives after last night's tragic events.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. issued the following statement today regarding the mass shooting last night in Las Vegas, Nevada: "Our prayers and deepest sympathies are with the families and loved ones of those killed and injured in last night's tragic and senseless shooting and we stand with the people of Nevada in this difficult time."

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing 3,446 checks totaling more than $830,000 to people who lost money to Centro Natural Corp and Sumore LLC, a telemarketing scheme whose operators were banned from debt collection and telemarketing under a settlement with the FTC.

Washington, DC - Belmont Sausage Co., an Elk Grove Village, Ill. establishment, is recalling an undetermined amount of smoked turkey products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products contain milk, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Carson City, Nevada - Governor Brian Sandoval today announced he had accepted the Graduate Medical Education (GME) Task Force recommendations for distribution of the $10 million approved in the Governor’s executive budget during the 2015 legislative session. Within four years, this funding is expected to create 304 new GME positions across Nevada which will help ensure more of Nevada’s medical students will remain in the Silver State to practice medicine.

Washington, DC - Acting Under Secretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Bruce Wharton will travel to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, December 11–12, to lead the U.S. Delegation attending the 4th High Level Dialogue with the African Union Commission, which will take place on December 12.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will invest up to $7 million in grants for projects designed to expand wood products and wood energy markets that support sustainable forest management, especially in areas with high wildfire risks. These grants are available through the U.S. Forest Service's Wood Innovations Program.

Washington, DC - Vice President Joe Biden: "Any minute spent with John Glenn was a blessing. Because for all his heroism that history will remember—in war, in space, in public life—you felt something deeper. You felt his capacity to love—the country he inspired, the people of Ohio he served. And most especially, love for his Annie, a hero in her own right, and together, they forged a true partnership that bore the weight of fame and responsibility with the humility and sense of duty that defined them as the greatest of America’s greatest generation.

Washington, DC - Understanding the hazards of space weather on crewed and robotic missions is vital to informing plans for NASA’s Journey to Mars and other missions into our solar system, and beyond. Veteran NASA astronaut John Grunsfeld and solar experts will discuss that and more during a panel discussion at 1 p.m. EDT, Tuesday, October 25.