Brisbane Queensland - Governor Brian Sandoval was joined by the Nevada Delegation today as he signed a Statement of Intent with the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, to advance relations between Nevada and Queensland to strengthen collaboration in the mining sector specifically as well as higher education, water, technology, and innovation.

Las Vegas, Nevada - SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium is prepping for a November 2016 opening with theming beginning at its new Boulevard Mall location. SeaQuest is a unique aquarium experience with feeding and interaction opportunities throughout its exhibits of not only marine life but also exotic birds and reptiles. Mall Owner Roland Sansone stated, "When we purchased this mall, our vision was to create a family entertainment destination.

Washington, DC  - The U.S. Department of State’s Energy Resource Bureau welcomed a delegation from Angola for the third installment of the U.S.-Angola Strategic Energy Dialogue. The Minister of Petroleum of the Republic of Angola, Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos, and the Minister of Energy and Water of the Republic of Angola, Joao Baptista Borges, participated in the discussion co-hosted by the U.S. Department of State’s Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, Amos J Hochstein, and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy, Christopher Smith. The dialogue focused on Angola’s petroleum and power sectors.

Washington, DC - FBI Director James B. Comey has named Aaron Rouse as the special agent in charge of the Las Vegas Division. Mr. Rouse most recently served as section chief in the Counterintelligence Division at FBI Headquarters (FBIHQ).

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.

Las Vegas, Nevada - A former employee of the Las Vegas Valley Water District has been indicted by the federal grand jury on multiple mail fraud charges for her role in a scheme to defraud the public utilities company of over $6.7 million, announced U.S. Attorney Daniel G. Bogden for the District of Nevada.

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.

Rochester, Minnesota - Incidence of head and neck cancers – usually defined as malignancies above the collarbone but outside the brain – are on the rise, according to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS).  The most common is thyroid cancer, with more than 62,000 cases annually.

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