Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - During his first day in Sydney, Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval joined with Dr. Bo Bernhard, Executive Director of the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Alex Blaszczynski of the University of Sydney to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalize a research collaboration between the University of Nevada, Las Vegas International Gaming Institute and the University of Sydney, Gambling Treatment Clinic & Research Unit.

Berkeley, California - Watching the delegates at the national Democratic Convention shouting “Bernie or bust” got me thinking about what the “bust” part of that phrase meant. Had those delegates really thought about what a Trump presidency would mean for them? Had they thought about what it would mean for those without the resources to become delegates?

New York - A New York surgeon who practiced at hospitals in Brooklyn and Long Island, New York, was convicted last night for submitting millions of dollars in false and fraudulent claims to Medicare.

Washington, DC - A Tampa, Florida, man pleaded guilty today to helping funnel $80,000 in campaign contributions from a foreign source to the joint fundraising committee of the President of the United States during the 2012 presidential election and to making a false declaration before the grand jury, announced Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division and U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman of the District of New Jersey.

Washington, DC - Statement by Secretary Johnson on the Security for the Democratic National Convention:

Washington, DC - As Secretary of Homeland Security, I am often asked “who’s responsible within the federal government for cybersecurity? Who in the government do I contact in the event of a cyber incident?”

Washington, DC - The 10th Annual Mid-Atlantic Anti-Money Laundering Conference concluded yesterday after two days of panels and presentations devoted to financial crime, including virtual currency, human trafficking, cyber intrusion, shell corporations and terrorist financing. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) co-hosted the event with the U.S. Secret Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Internal Revenue Service.

New York - A father and son were convicted Friday for their involvement in a transnational cocaine trafficking operation stretching from Italy, to Queens and to Costa Rica.  The conviction stems from a joint investigation by U.S. Immigration and Custom’s Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigation (HSI), the FBI and the Italian National Police (INP).

Chicago, Illinois - Two federal indictments unsealed in Chicago Tuesday charged 34 members of the Latin Kings street gang with participating in a criminal organization that assaults and attempts to murder its rivals and violently protects its territories in the city and suburbs.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - Over the next 25 years, the number of passengers flying through U.S. airport hubs is expected to skyrocket by almost 70 percent, to more than 900 million passengers per year. This projected boom in commercial fliers will almost certainly add new planes to an already packed airspac