Washington, DC - The Department of State has approved $250,000 in anti-crime funds for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime Global Program on Cybercrime in Africa. This first-of-its-kind funding is a reflection of efforts of the United States to combat transnational crime and cybercrime worldwide.

Topeka, Kansas - A Kentucky man has pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a device for making credit cards, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Washington, DC - NASA will hold a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EST Wednesday, December 12, to discuss the latest findings from NASA's Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers will report on recent observations of a previously unseen population of primitive galaxies that formed more than 13 billion years ago.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Boxing will need more than a legendary fight Saturday (December 8) between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez to regain its popularity in the United States, says a Purdue University sports historian.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Managing a youth sports team is rewarding but it can be complicated.

Washington, DC - As part of the Department of State’s redesign of the official blog of state.gov, Dipnote, Department employees worldwide submitted more than 370 submissions for a new name for the blog. The top suggestions are now being submitted to the public, who will be asked to vote on the final decision.

Washington, DC - David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that Patrick Pinto, 44, of Bohemia, New York, was arrested today on a federal criminal complaint charging him with conspiracy to commit bank bribery while he was an executive of Oxford Collection Agency.

Las Vegas, Nevada - Would you get the same vehicle if you had to do it all over again? That’s the single, revealing question the Consumer Reports National Research Center asked subscribers in its annual Owner-Satisfaction survey and the answer for Chevrolet Volt owners was a resounding “yes.”

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice will hold a joint public workshop on December 10, 2012, to explore the impact of patent assertion entity (PAE) activities on innovation and competition and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy.

Las Vegas, Nevada (NAPSI) - Many Americans who have been out of the workforce for several years are looking for ways to head back to work to supplement the family income.