Washington, DC - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Francisco L. Palmieri will travel to the Dominican Republic November 29-30. He will lead the U.S. delegation for the Caribbean-United States Security Cooperation Dialogue, marking the seventh year of the Caribbean Basin Security Initiative (CBSI).

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission gave final approval to settlements with three companies that deceived consumers by falsely claiming participation in the European Union-United States Privacy Shield framework.

United Kingdom - When temperatures drop below freezing, drivers face the danger of skidding on icy roads.  However, on a recent frigid morning in the U.K. recently, commuters discovered there was more to fear than the ice, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. 

Philippine Sea - The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure en route to Fleet Activities Yokosuka November 28.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a memo to the FBI and ATF directing them to look at several issues as it relates to reporting information to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The memo directs the FBI and ATF to take the following steps: