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Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military

The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effective...

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military

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U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wa...
22:24 2019-07-12

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the...
22:12 2019-06-10

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his......
00:12 2019-07-13

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planne...
05:00 2019-07-13

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this afternoon in the House, as the Rules Committee meet...
15:00 2019-07-09

Trump directs Defense Department to develop policy allowing military academy athletes to turn pro upon graduation President Trump on Wednesday told Acting Secretary of Defense Mark Esper to come up with a policy that would allow athletes enrolled in military academies to play professional sports upon graduation....
20:24 2019-06-27

Partisan rancor reigns as Democrats test limits of their power in defense policy bill THE FINAL VOTES: The House is coming down to the wire as it works its way through more than 400 amendments to the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, with some of the most contentious amendments ...
14:36 2019-07-12

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants for...
01:36 2019-07-10

Marathon all-night House Armed Services Committee markup session of defense policy bill resolves few partisan issues STILL AT IT AT 5 A.M.: The House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act began Wednesday morning and was still going strong at 5 a.m. this morning, with the most cont...
21:12 2019-06-13

Moron President Gives Defense Department Four Months To Craft Service Academy Athletics Policy He Himself Axed Having previously bragged about his intention to look into such a thing, our sleazy doofus of a president has taken the first formal step toward instituting a policy that would allow service academy a...
01:24 2019-06-28

Trump orders new policy to allow military-academy athletes to defer service Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to develop a policy to allow athletes from military academies to play pro sports immediately after graduating.       ...
22:12 2019-06-27

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between the two NATO allies....
02:48 2019-05-24

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey’s defense minister says Turkish military personnel are already receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite objections from the United States...
09:12 2019-05-22

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea that were suspended in the last year to support diplom...
13:48 2019-06-02

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the South China Sea as a “toolkit of coercion,” saying ac...
23:12 2019-06-01

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
08:24 2019-05-24

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by dispu...
12:48 2019-06-28

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
05:12 2019-06-12

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in the Senate....
23:48 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
23:36 2019-05-23

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border sp...
08:12 2019-07-10

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
17:24 2019-05-29

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defense bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker...
06:24 2019-05-29

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield nuclear warheads....
21:24 2019-06-13

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for th...
21:36 2019-06-18

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington t...
07:48 2019-05-29

Dems threaten to block defense bill absent Iran debate Democratic opposition to moving forward on defense legislation without an Iran debate is rising in the Senate, raising the prospect that Democrats will block the annual, must-pass policy bill absent ...
19:36 2019-06-27

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John...
06:36 2019-07-01

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representatives, saying it provides less money than he wants fo...
04:36 2019-07-10

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sale of synthetic opioids, pushing to counter growing...
03:48 2019-06-28

Trump’s emergency border wall declaration to fuel partisan fighting in defense bill Democrats and Republicans are also expecting bitter partisan disputes over the nuclear arsenal, the Pentagon’s overall budget, and the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay....
18:48 2019-06-11

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while rejecting a White House plan to avoid spending caps ...
22:48 2019-05-23

China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — China defense minister says military will “resolutely take action” to defend its claims over Taiwan and South China Sea. The post China defense minister says military will...
06:24 2019-06-02

FCC authorizes second wave of rural broadband funding The FCC will authorize $166.8 million to carriers in 22 states to expand broadband access beginning this month. It's the second round of funding this year from the FCC's Connect America fund...
14:24 2019-06-11

House authorizes lawsuits against Barr, McGahn The House Judiciary Committee chairman says his panel will move "as quickly as possible" to seek court enforcement of a subpoena against former White House Counsel Don McGahn. (June 11)   &...
01:36 2019-06-12

U.S. House authorizes court action to enforce Trump subpoenas The Democratically controlled U.S. House of Representatives authorized its congressional committees on Tuesday to sue Trump administration figures who defy subpoenas seeking documents and testimony ab...
02:36 2019-06-12

U.S. House panel authorizes subpoenas for Kushner, other Trump aides The Democratic-led U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to authorize subpoenas for a dozen witnesses including President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner....
19:24 2019-07-11

House Oversight panel authorizes subpoena for Kellyanne Conway The House Oversight and Reform Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for White House counselor Kellyanne Conway after she failed to appear at a hearing centering on her alleged violatio...
19:36 2019-06-27

House Panel Authorizes Subpoenas For 12 People Mentioned in Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, including President Donald Trump̵...
22:12 2019-07-11

House Authorizes Lawsuits to Enforce Subpoenas Against Attorney General Barr and Don McGahn The House has approved a resolution that will make it easier to file lawsuits against the Trump administration when officials defy subpoenas. The legislation passed 229-191, along party lines. It empo...
02:24 2019-06-12

Pompeo authorizes emergency arms sale to Mideast allies in challenge to Congress President Trump authorized arms sales to Middle Eastern allies Friday despite congressional attempts to block recent weapons deals with Saudi Arabia....
05:36 2019-05-25

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merge...
22:01 2019-06-11

Judge authorizes US government to intervene in chicken price-fixing civil case amid criminal probe U.S. District Judge Thomas Durkin in Chicago granted the government's intervention request after the Department of Justice said it had launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegation...
21:12 2019-06-27

After Trump calls off military strike against Iran, the US struck Iranian military computers U.S. military cyber forces launched a strike against Iran after President Donald Trump backed away from plans for a more conventional military strike....
22:24 2019-06-23

Sudan military council says it foiled attempted military coup A top Sudanese general has said the country's ruling military council has foiled a coup attempt. General Jamal Omar in a statement broadcast on state television said 12 officers and four soldiers had ...
04:00 2019-07-12

Sudan military council says it foils attempted military coup Sudan’s ruling military council says it has foiled an attempted military coup just days after the military and a pro-democracy coalition agreed on a joint sovereign council to rule the country during ...
01:36 2019-07-12

Bill Maher joked about Bill Clinton joining Jeffrey Epstein on ‘sex island’ back in 2015 HBO’s “Real Time” host Bill Maher made a crude joke in 2015 implying that former President Bill Clinton knew about Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged sex crimes and would email about joining him on “sex island...
19:24 2019-07-10

TSA changes policy to allow some CBD oil and medications on planes The Transportation Security Administration quietly changed its cannabis policy over the weekend to allow passengers to bring some forms of cannabidiol (CBD) oil, plus an FDA-approved marijuana based d...
23:48 2019-05-28

US African policy's lost 'dynamics' At the US-Africa economic summit, stakeholders from both sides meet to discuss future business. Africa's political elite is represented in large numbers. Interest in the US is not as strong....
15:24 2019-06-17

Trump Says Fed Policy Makers Have Become 'Very Destructive' President Trump said that the Federal Reserve has given China a competitive advantage over the U.S. with its monetary policy, adding that it’s clear some officials haven’t listened to his advice to cu...
14:00 2019-06-11

US policy toward Iran is all stick and no carrot The motorcycle zipped past our taxi as we headed to Tyre in southern Lebanon, veering off the road onto a dirt track leading up into the hills. The passenger on the back of the motorcycle had what app...
12:24 2019-06-15

Bad riders could be banned under new Uber policy Badly behaving Uber passengers can be banned from using the ride-sharing service if their rating score falls below a certain threshold, the company said in a policy update Wednesday....
00:12 2019-05-30

Target implements policy that allows moms to breastfeed ‘wherever’ TODAY – Last week a Texas mom who was breastfeeding her 10-month-old son at a local pool was asked to cover up while she nursed. When she refused, police escorted her from the pool. Stories abou...
02:12 2019-06-20

Will he? Won't he? How Trump's impulses are driving his Iran policy Everything Trump has done in relation to Iran, driven by his duelling impulses, has kept the US on a trajectory towards conflictOrdering airstrikes and then calling them off at the last minute is one ...
01:00 2019-06-22

USA Gymnastics updates Safe Sport Policy After being rocked by a sexual abuse scandal, USA Gymnastics on Wednesday released an updated Safe Sport Policy designed to provide clearer guidelines to protect those involved in the sport....
23:12 2019-06-19

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)        ...
20:24 2019-05-22

Raikkonen: Vettel penalty 'odd' given F1's 'let them race' policy Kimi Raikkonen finds it "odd" that situations such as the Sebastian Vettel penalty controversy can arise when the FIA has been pushing a 'let them race' stance in Formula 1...
11:00 2019-06-21

Will the EU's carrot-and-stick policy for Pakistan work? The EU wants to promote trade, regional peace and democracy by tightening its strategic engagement with Pakistan. But does Brussels need to reset its priorities as Islamabad drifts toward authoritaria...
01:12 2019-07-16

ECB's policy message well understood by market: Visco Investors have understood the European Central Bank's latest policy message "very well", ECB policymaker Ignazio Visco said on Sunday when asked about a rise in the euro despite the possibility of new...
17:12 2019-06-09

Don't let oil prices drive Iran policy, Mr. President Iran's escalation of hostility in the Gulf of Oman is a dangerous situation. Targeting civilian oil and chemical tankers, Iran is threatening free passage of a critical global trade route....
10:24 2019-06-15

Hurricane travel insurance: When should you buy it and what kind of policy do you need? Don't wait until a storm is on its way to buy insurance. And remember: the insurance company – not you – decides when the policy kicks in.       ...
03:12 2019-07-16

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
08:24 2019-06-05

Europe's Recovery Hinges on Fiscal Policy Will Germany, the lynchpin of the eurozone economy, take the lead with fiscal stimulus by raising spending and cutting taxes to bolster Europe's recovery?...
21:00 2019-06-27

YouTube says its policy on 'instructional' hacking videos isn't new This week Kody Kinzie, co-founder of the ethical hacker group Hacker Interchange, reported that its YouTube channel had received a strike for breaking one of its rules. Which rule? A ban against "Inst...
10:24 2019-07-06

How does Labour plan to pay for its energy nationalisation policy? Taking back control from private shareholders will cost a Labour government billionsThe Labour Party has announced plans to take back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders, as ...
14:33 2019-05-21

China says Tiananmen crackdown was 'correct' policy Defence minister Wei Fenghe dismisses criticism that the incident was not handled properlyChina has defended the bloody Tiananmen crackdown on student protesters in a rare public acknowledgement of th...
16:12 2019-06-02

Wall St. moves higher; Fed policy meeting eyed Wall Street's main indexes climbed higher on Monday, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq leading the pack, as investors awaited a crucial Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to lay the groundwork for an i...
19:24 2019-06-17

EU migrant policy: Lawyers call it a crime against humanity Human rights lawyers are accusing the European Union of committing crimes against humanity in its treatment of migrants who hope to cross the Mediterranean from Libya...
18:48 2019-06-03

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind gl...
07:24 2019-06-17

AFN chief says Canadians are divided on pipelines, energy policy Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde ended his two year boycott of the annual premiers meeting, but says he will keep pushing for a regular Indigenous voice at the table....
14:00 2019-07-10

WFE Open Letter to Global Financial Policy Makers Following the General Assembly of the World Federation of Exchanges in Milan on 13 and 14 October, the WFE wrote an open letter to global financial policy makers about the role exchanges can play in t...
01:48 2019-05-23

Fed could signal a policy shift toward future rate cuts WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve seems poised to pivot from keeping interest rates steady to holding out the option of cutting rates if it were to decide that the economic expansion needs support...
06:48 2019-06-19

Zuckerberg says developing deepfake video policy is ‘really important’ Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips....
23:01 2019-06-27

Honesty is majority policy in lost wallet experiment Public also more likely to return wallet containing larger sum of money, global study findsHere’s a moral dilemma: you find a wallet stuffed with bank notes. Do you pocket the cash or track down the o...
20:48 2019-06-20

Trump burnishes foreign policy at election rally Kicking off his 2020 presidential re-election campaign, President Donald Trump ran through a litany of foreign policy achievements from his first two years in office. (June 19)    ...
14:24 2019-06-19

Is your insurance policy good enough? Here's a checklist to review Folks commonly see insurance as a once-and-done purchase. But you need to review your policies to make sure you have enough coverage.        ...
14:24 2019-06-02

What To Expect From Shaktikanta Das-Led Monetary Policy Committee Today The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, will conclude its second bi-monthly review of the current financial year today. While many analysts expect the six-member panel.....
07:12 2019-06-06

Twitter's new policy is aimed squarely at Donald Trump Many Twitter users have been complaining about several tweets disseminated by President Donald Trump. These Twitter members say that if they sent out tweets with the same insults and language used by ...
10:24 2019-06-28

Rex Tillerson Says Jared Kushner Conducted Foreign Policy Without Him (WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson cited an awkward encounter with President Donald Trump’s son-in-law in a restaurant as an example of diplomacy being conducted behind...
06:48 2019-06-28

Monetary policy: Argentina takes its bitter medicine Another financial crisis has rocked the country. As it slips into what could be a deep recession, time is running out to achieve the recovery that could create the conditions for a pro-market candidat...
20:12 2019-05-21

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
14:36 2019-06-18

Huawei Warns US Hurting Itself With Tough Tech Policy Mika Lauhde, Huawei's vice-president for cyber-security and privacy, told The Associated Press that he hopes for a "positive resolution" of the standoff with the US government....
18:24 2019-06-06

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn Fears that predicted influx of climate deniers would obstruct action on environmentAn influx of climate-denying far-right MEPs could pose a “toxic” threat to EU climate policy after the European elect...
22:00 2019-05-21

Myanmar: UN threatens to withdraw aid over 'policy of apartheid' against Rohingya Exclusive: Body says it will withhold support ‘beyond life-saving assistance’ in internally displaced persons camps The United Nations in Myanmar has warned it will withdraw support in Rakhine state t...
09:12 2019-06-17

Zuckerberg says company ‘evaluating’ deepfake video policy SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle “deepfake” videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield fa...
23:01 2019-06-27

Modi promotes ‘neighborhood first’ policy in Sri Lanka visit Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has paid a visit to Sri Lanka as part of his first overseas tour since being reelected this spring, emphasizing India’s “neighborhood first” policy...
13:48 2019-06-09

Modi promotes neighborhood-first policy in Sri Lanka visit COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has arrived in Sri Lanka for a brief visit as part of his first overseas tour since reelection that emphasizes India’s “neighb...
09:24 2019-06-09

European trade policy seen going greener after EU parliament vote The rise of the Greens, the "Greta effect" of a young Swedish climate activist and the entry of French President Emmanuel Macron's party into the European Parliament are likely to result in a more def...
02:36 2019-05-28

Trump arrives in Japan with his Asia policy in tatters Shinzo Abe's long game is paying off. Only a year ago, the Japanese Prime Minister was looking like the odd one out as US President Donald Trump cozied up to China's Xi Jinping and North Korean leader...
10:36 2019-05-24

China’s Evolving Toolkit to Manage Monetary Policy China’s monetary policy is in flux, as the central bank tries to weed out risky lending while ensuring money keeps flowing into the economy. To achieve those sometimes competing goals, the People’s Ba...
14:36 2019-06-07

US abortion policy is 'extremist hate' and 'torture', says UN commissioner Trump administration’s ban on terminations is a crisis directed at women, warns Kate GilmoreThe US policy on abortion is a form of extremist hate that amounts to the torture of women, the UN deputy hi...
09:48 2019-06-04

US STOCKS-Futures subdued as Fed policy meeting looms U.S. stock index futures treaded water on Monday, after the main indexes ended the previous week slightly higher, as focus shifted to a pivotal Federal Reserve meeting that could lay the groundwork fo...
15:00 2019-06-17

U.S. Fed policy-makers debate merit of a repo facility Federal Reserve officials argued the pros and cons of a possible policy tool that allows banks to borrow from the U.S. central bank using Treasuries and other securities as collateral, minutes of the ...
01:01 2019-07-11

Airbnb is the latest company to set a strict dating policy If you work at Airbnb and want to date a co-worker, you get just one shot to ask them out. “You can only ask another employee on a date once and it can’t be someone in your chain of management, so not...
21:00 2019-07-01

Tariff deal gives momentum to ‘Remain-in-Mexico’ policy SAN DIEGO (AP) — A centerpiece of the U.S.-Mexico deal on immigration calls for rapid expansion of a new policy that makes Central American asylum seekers wait in Mexico while their cases wind through...
22:48 2019-06-11

EU's Tusk queried in Poland over his past policy as premier Top European Union official Donald Tusk is being questioned by a panel in his native Poland that is investigating cases of large-scale tax evasion during the time when he was the country's prime minis...
14:12 2019-06-17

Association of tech professionals reverses policy on Huawei BEIJING (AP) — The world’s largest association of technology professionals has reversed a decision that would have excluded employees of Chinese tech giant Huawei and its affiliates from some ed...
12:00 2019-06-03

Global Stocks Edge Up Amid Questions on Fed Policy Rising oil prices helped support global stocks, while investors mulled the chances of a U.S. interest-rate cut amid worries trade tensions would drag on global growth....
13:24 2019-06-13

Coulthard: "I broke the policy" in DJR Penske Supercars clash Fabian Coulthard has admitted he was at fault for the collision with Supercars championship leading DJR Team Penske team-mate Scott McLaughlin on lap one of the Winton opener...
13:48 2019-05-25

Warren's new U.S. immigration policy would end border crossing as a crime Democratic U.S. presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Thursday announced a broad immigration policy that would decriminalize undocumented border crossing and end the use of privately run detention ...
18:12 2019-07-11

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the ...
10:36 2019-06-05

Naked protestors redress Facebook’s prude nudity policy Yesterday, the National Coalition Against Censorship (NCAC) announced that Facebook will reconsider its nudity guidelines, which currently bans photographic nudity, and more controversially, “female n...
16:12 2019-06-06

HHS moves to roll back Obama-era transgender health policy The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care on Friday, a move LGBT groups fear will result in some Americans being denied need...
21:36 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-Morgan Stanley CEO slams US trade policy, regulations The United States is edging dangerously close to a "full-blown" trade war with China, and its regulators impose overly punitive financial regulations, Morgan Stanley Chief Executive Officer James Gorm...
21:24 2019-06-11

Uber chief executive laments U.S. trade policy for lackluster IPO Uber Technologies Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said on Tuesday the company's initial public offering last month was hurt by U.S. trade tensions even as he downplayed recent volatility in the stoc...
21:24 2019-06-11

Stocks Waver as Investors Weigh Trade Against Monetary Policy U.S. equity markets flipped between slight gains and losses as investors balanced fears of rising trade tensions and hopes that policy makers will bolster markets with fresh stimulus measures....
21:12 2019-06-11

ICE’s social media monitoring policy for migrants prompts concern TUCSON -The federal government is monitoring migrants in a new way. It has caused some concern for one local immigration attorney who spoke with News 4 Tucson. Immigration Attorney Maurice Goldman sai...
23:01 2019-06-27

After heat-related death, summer utility policy to be reviewed PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from sh...
16:12 2019-06-20

New Twitter policy targets 'dehumanizing' posts about religious groups Twitter has introduced new rules to crack down on hate speech against religious groups. Under the changes, the social network said it would delete offensive posts that compare communities to "maggots"...
00:00 2019-07-10

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00:48 2019-05-28

Fed chief Jerome Powell hints at possible rate cut at next policy meeting Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday began the first of two days of testimony in Congress, where he hinted the Fed is eyeing an interest rate cut at its next policy meeting this month....
22:48 2019-07-10

Blackstone strategist: Market is too dovish on Fed policy, will lead to up to 15% correction The chief investment strategist at Blackstone said market expectations for Federal Reserve policy are too dovish and that could lead to a 10-15% correction....
04:12 2019-07-10

LIC Jeevan Labh Policy: Premium, Eligibility, Sum Assured, Details Here LIC insurance policy: LIC Jeevan Labh policy comes under three different policy/premium paying terms these are 16 years policy term and 10 years premium paying term, 21 years policy term and 15 years....
17:00 2019-06-10

Elizabeth Warren's Policy Ideas Dominated the First Democratic Debate Although she didn't talk the most on stage, the Massachusetts senator's bold positions drove the conversation at the first Democratic presidential debate....
04:12 2019-06-28

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the pop...
22:12 2019-07-11

Corbyn ally admits Brexit policy has 'damaged' Labour Labour's Brexit policy has "damaged" its electoral standing and the party should now discuss whether to revoke Article 50 if it wins the next election, according to an ally of Jeremy Corbyn on Labour'...
16:36 2019-07-07

How the Democratic Candidates Responded to a Health Care Policy Survey When the 2020 Democrats were asked the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the field was revealed. Here are full responses from 19 candidates....
12:48 2019-06-23

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as ...
11:24 2019-06-18

Trump Expected to Pick Ken Cuccinelli for Immigration Policy Role The job’s duties and title are still being decided, but Ken Cuccinelli, an immigration hard-liner, is expected to work through the Department of Homeland Security....
18:36 2019-05-21

Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy -cenbank chief Brazil still requires stimulative monetary policy, central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Wednesday, adding that the economy may have contracted in the first quarter but it will soon get b...
16:00 2019-05-22

Mexico president mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year Andrés Manuel López Obrador is marking the anniversary of winning Mexico’s presidency, amid an administration that mixes left, conservative policy in 1st year...
01:00 2019-07-02

Patagonia distances itself from tech bros with new branded vest policy The American outdoor company is becoming more selective about who gets its gearIf you’ve ever spotted a young American banker in the wild, you’ll be familiar with the traditional markings of the male ...
20:00 2019-06-13

New U.S. asylum policy does not make Mexico 'safe third country': minister Mexico Foreign Minister Marcel Ebrard said on Monday that a new U.S. measure to sharply limit asylum claims did not in effect make Mexico a "safe third country," adding that the Mexican Congress would...
22:36 2019-07-15

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nuclear program....
05:36 2019-05-30

Southern EU leaders seek united policy front at meeting ROME (AP) — The leaders of southern European nations have gathered in Malta to build a united front on key economic and political issues ahead of next week’s European Council meeting. Key Europe...
19:48 2019-06-14

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer work with them unless they drop their investigatio...
21:00 2019-05-22

‘A category one insurrection’: Some U.S. embassies still hoisting rainbow flags, despite new policy Since the State Department began rejecting all embassy requests to fly rainbow flags outside the mission buildings during Gay Pride Month, some U.S. diplomats have been finding ways to defy, or at lea...
02:12 2019-06-10

Climate change risk should be part of monetary policy: ECB's Villeroy Central banks should take into account climate change risks not only as part of ensuring financial stability but also when setting monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on ...
21:24 2019-06-13

Google’s new policy update cracks down on misleading anti-abortion ads This week, Google announced its plans to crack down on misleading advertisements from anti-abortion groups that present themselves as abortion clinics online. Google updated its “Healthcare and medici...
14:36 2019-05-22

Government To Continue With Zero Terror Policy, Amit Shah Said: Sources Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government will continue with the policy of zero tolerance against terror, which brought the BJP back in power with a thumping majority in the recently held national......
22:24 2019-06-03

Here's how advisors can recommend a life insurance policy in their client's best interest If you're making life insurance and annuity recommendations in the Empire State, you'll soon be required to act in your client's best interest. What you should know about this new rule....
14:48 2019-06-18

MLB examining netting policy after Cubs fan hospitalized by foul ball HOUSTON — Major League Baseball said Thursday it will keep examining its policy on protective netting at stadiums a day after a young fan was struck by a foul ball and hospitalized. The girl was hit d...
23:48 2019-05-30

U.S. gig workers get support from private companies, but public policy lags As the gig economy matures and embraces more of the U.S. workforce, workers are taking freelance jobs seriously. It's time our public policy did too.Read More...
09:12 2019-06-03

Teens stand in cage outside U.N. building to protest U.S. immigration policy Teenagers stood inside a metal cage outside U.N. headquarters in Geneva on Monday to punctuate a protest by American and Mexican activists demanding that migrant children in U.S. custody be reunited w...
01:12 2019-06-18

The Big Challenge for Policy Makers: Policing American Tech Giants Free services are good for consumers. Monopolies tend to be bad for them. The big tech platforms have elements of both and that’s vexing global policy makers as they struggle to police America’s digit...
14:12 2019-06-03

Supreme Court strikes down Obama-era Medicare policy change The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday a change by the Obama administration about how Medicare reimbursements are made to hospitals should be reversed because the government didn't follow proper procedur...
19:24 2019-06-03

Potential Fed Nominee Would Seek Shake-Up of Interest-Rate Policy Economist Judy Shelton, a potential Trump nominee to the Federal Reserve, said in an interview that she would bring a “different perspective” to the central bank and press for a change in how it sets ...
22:48 2019-05-21

Insurgent Democrats, Many of Them Women, Worry a New Party Policy Will Block Them Democratic primary challengers are often female, young and nonwhite. Many fear a recent move by House Democratic leaders will prevent them from being elected....
14:00 2019-06-02

High school athletes file complaint over transgender policy HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Three Connecticut girls who ran high school track have filed a federal discrimination complaint, saying a statewide policy that forced them to compete against transgender athlet...
23:36 2019-06-18

SNC-Lavalin could avoid ban from federal contracts due to delay in policy update An internal federal document obtained by The Canadian Press shows the Liberal government was planning to announce a long-studied revision to its so-called "integrity regime" in early February....
19:24 2019-06-01

Top Court To Hear Case Against LIC For "Duping" 5 Crore Policy Holders A non-profit organization engaged in promoting financial literacy has moved the Supreme Court, alleging cheating, especially of senior citizens, by the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) through its......
03:00 2019-07-05

Rupee Moves Lower To 69.45 Against Dollar Ahead Of RBI Policy Outcome The rupee opened weak at 69.41 at the interbank forex market and declined to 69.45, down 19 paise compared with the previous close. Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) remained net sellers in the....
07:12 2019-06-06

Google changes policy to block misleading ads for anti-abortion groups A certification process would require organizations to identify themselves as either providing or not providing abortionsGoogle changed its advertising policy this week, after facing scrutiny for prov...
14:48 2019-05-21

Sea-Watch rescuers slam 'shameful' German, EU refugee policy The humanitarian NGO has accused the EU of deliberately allowing tense standoffs over migrants at Mediterranean ports to deter ships from rescuing people. Sea-Watch captain Carola Rackete is under hou...
19:12 2019-07-02

Elizabeth Warren says she'd reverse policy on indicting presidents – live The Senator and 2020 Democratic candidate says she’d push legislation to make it so that a sitting president may be charged with a crimeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.44pm BST...
17:00 2019-05-31

Venezuelan migrants face tougher border policy in Peru Peru is the latest South American country to tighten its border policy for Venezuelans as a migration crisis continues. Migrants desperately tried to cross the border before the deadline....
19:12 2019-06-15

Emerging Markets Cut Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulat...
09:00 2019-06-15

PS4 Warning: Why was Sony PlayStation taken to court in Australia over PS Store Policy? Sony Europe is being taken to court over allegations it refused to refund customers that purchased games deemed faulty on the PlayStation Store - here's what that means for you....
12:48 2019-06-17

| Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy Olympic star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalising female athletes who took time off to have a child....
07:12 2019-05-23

Knopf Fires High-Profile Editor Over Policy Breach The publishing house dismissed Gary Fisketjon, a longtime editor who worked with such literary stars as Raymond Carver, Annie Dillard and Cormac McCarthy....
15:48 2019-05-21

Experts think Trump policy on China counterproductive: draft letter Scores of Asia specialists, including former U.S. diplomats and military officers, want President Donald Trump to rethink policies that "treat China as an enemy," warning the approach could hurt U.S. ...
00:12 2019-06-30

White House does not need a 'strongman,' Hickenlooper says in 2020 policy speech Former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday said there is an "authoritarian mentality" in the White House and the United States does not need its own "strongman," as he delivered the first ...
14:33 2019-05-21

YouTube Clarifies Harassment Policy by Flailing Around Like a Big, Dumb Noodle Less than 24 hours after determining that far-right buffoon Steven Crowder’s anti-gay harassment of Vox journalist Carlos Maza was basically fine, YouTube has reversed course—or, more accurately, has ...
01:12 2019-06-06

Trump’s Racist Tweets Came After He Faced Setbacks on Immigration Policy President Donald Trump has faced several setbacks on his immigration agenda in recent weeks. The Supreme Court blocked an effort to ask respondents if they are U.S. citizens in the 2020 Census. Massiv...
01:48 2019-07-16

Can a Small-Town Mayor Run as the Foreign Policy Candidate in 2020? Pete Buttigieg typically campaigns in shirtsleeves. But on Tuesday, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., wore a jacket and tie. The change in wardrobe signaled a dramatic shift in approach, as the Democrati...
23:12 2019-06-12

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for s...
21:36 2019-06-07

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night against the Toronto Raptors....
05:12 2019-06-02

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued ...
20:12 2019-05-29

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, and Roberto F...
09:48 2019-06-04

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-plat...
19:24 2019-06-22

Chinese defense minister says war with U.S. would be a disaster Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disputed South China Sea, but said conflict or war betw...
04:24 2019-06-02

Emerging Markets Cut Interest Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy Central banks in emerging markets around the world are cutting interest rates, with Russia the latest example, as expectations of easier money in the U.S. gives developing markets the room to stimulat...
17:24 2019-06-14

Pompeo launches commission to ground foreign policy in US founding principles Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday unveiled the formation of a commission aimed at grounding future foreign policy discussions in America's founding principles. ...
22:12 2019-07-08

Huawei to invest $3.1 billion in Italy but calls for fair policy on 5G: country CEO China's Huawei Technologies said it would invest $3.1 billion in Italy over the next three years, as the Chinese telecoms giant called on Rome to ensure the "transparent, efficient and fair" use of it...
19:12 2019-07-15

North Korea urges U.S. to change 'hostile policy' on eve of summit anniversary North Korean state media called on the United States on Tuesday to "withdraw its hostile policy" towards Pyongyang or agreements made at a landmark summit in Singapore a year ago might become "a blank...
08:36 2019-06-11

Civil Rights Groups Mostly Unimpressed by New Twitter Policy Against 'Dehumanizing' Language Civil rights organizations were, somehow, both pleased and exasperated with Twitter on Tuesday after the social network announced the latest update to its rules against “hateful conduct,” a change cha...
02:36 2019-07-10

Trump is no friend to Britain: time to give him and his foreign policy the heave-ho The US’s disruptive America First approach is not one Britain can support any longerAs usual, Mike Pompeo was brutally frank. Speaking in London last month, the US secretary of state warned that futur...
20:12 2019-06-01

Veterans walk out of meeting with Ocasio-Cortez after she bashes US foreign policy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bashed US foreign policy during a private meeting with Bronx community leaders, prompting two military veterans to storm out. “She knocks the country, she knocks the pres...
19:00 2019-06-01

The Trump administration is repealing an Obama-era policy of policing for-profit colleges The U.S. Education Department is rescinding an Obama-era rule that aimed to police ineffective for-profit colleges.       ...
01:24 2019-06-29

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the rol...
00:12 2019-07-09

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abort...
18:12 2019-07-08

Veterans walk out on Ocasio-Cortez after she bashes Trump, US foreign policy Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez bashed US foreign policy during a private meeting with Bronx community leaders, prompting two military veterans to storm out....
08:00 2019-06-02

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what is by one measure the country's lowest-income city...
14:33 2019-05-21

Asia stocks rise as policy tweaks boost China markets Asian stocks gained on Tuesday, led by Chinese shares after Beijing eased financing rules to boost local government spending on public works, and bolstered by investor relief following a U.S. decision...
08:36 2019-06-11

Ticketing policy has totally backfired, says Croft as Djokovic-Thiem resumes "French Open organisers have left a \u0027sour taste\u0027 by preventing ticket holders from seeing the conclusion of Novak Djokovic\u0027s semi-final clash with Dominic Thiem, according to Eurosport ...
14:36 2019-06-08

Turkey fires central bank governor as policy differences deepen Turkey on Saturday fired its central bank governor and replaced him with the bank's deputy governor, a presidential decree published on the official gazette showed....
16:00 2019-07-06

Fed's Rosengren: Trade war is a 'prominent downside risk' and another reason for policy patience The escalating trade war between China and the U.S. could increase pressure on the overall economy, according to Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren....
23:24 2019-05-21

Track Star Allyson Felix Criticises Nike Maternity Policy Allyson Felix, who gave birth to a baby girl in December, said she had decided to start a family last year despite anxiety over negotiations concerning the renewal of her Nike sponsorship deal that......
06:12 2019-05-23

FBI facial recognition accuracy and policy still fall short, GAO tells Congress The FBI's facial recognition system was called to task today by the GAO and Congress. The TSA was also critiqued for its airport pilot program.Read More...
21:48 2019-06-04

Biden, in Foreign Policy Speech, to Urge Summit Promoting Democracy The address in New York City will take aim at President Trump’s judgment in foreign affairs while also trying to lift Mr. Biden above the Democratic primary fray....
18:24 2019-07-11

USA Gymnastics revamps Safe Sport policy amid abuse scandal USA Gymnastics is overhauling its Safe Sport policy in hopes of providing better protection for athletes and clearer guidelines for coaches, parents, trainers and club owners on what constitutes abuse...
19:48 2019-06-19

Theresa May makes veiled attack on Boris Johnson's Brexit policy PM says Britain must leave EU with ‘a good deal’ in apparent rebuke to ‘do or die’ commentTheresa May has made a thinly veiled attack on Boris Johnson’s “do or die” approach to leaving the EU on 31 Oc...
23:48 2019-06-30

Democrats Urge Pompeo to End Policy Used to Deny Citizenship to Children of Gay Couples Nearly 100 Democratic members of Congress, including several presidential hopefuls, signed letters calling for an end to the State Department policy....
01:12 2019-06-07

Anti-abortion clinics that try to trick women face new Google ad policy Enlarge / MONTGOMERY, Ala. - MAY 19, 2019: A protestor dressed as a character from the Hulu TV show The Handmaid's Tale, based on the best-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, walks back to her car after...
01:24 2019-05-23

Italy’s Salvini calls for ‘tough response’ to UN after it criticizes migrant policy Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini is calling for a “tough response” to the United Nations, and hinting that Italy may reassess its contributions after the body after it criticized Italy’s p...
00:00 2019-05-30

Joe Biden's team alters climate policy plan after plagiarism allegations Some passages appeared to borrow from others without citationBiden campaign says citations were ‘inadvertently’ left out Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign has amended his climate policy pla...
16:00 2019-06-05

Global stocks lifted by hopes for monetary policy, U.S.-China trade Global stocks rallied on Tuesday and benchmark government bond yields tumbled after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi hinted at economic stimulus, with equities getting an extra boost from ...
02:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 2-YouTube bans Holocaust denial videos in policy reversal YouTube said on Wednesday it would remove videos that deny the Holocaust, school shootings and other "well-documented violent events," a major reversal in policy as it fights criticism that it provide...
21:48 2019-06-05

Nike Called Out By Three Olympians Over Punitive Sponsorship Policy For Pregnant Athletes American 800-meter specialist Alysia Montaño has won six national championships, but she may be most famous for running the 2014 race while eight months pregnant with her daughter. Montaño, a 2012 Oly...
02:24 2019-05-24

Trump’s tweets attacking Democratic congresswomen don’t violate policy, Twitter says In an email to Global News Monday evening, a spokesperson for Twitter said Trump's tweets do not violate the policy, but did not offer further comment....
03:12 2019-07-16

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven ...
18:36 2019-06-06

Nancy Pelosi's Drug Price Compromise Is Bad Policy and Worse Politics Mere weeks ago, we brought you the news that progressive House Democrats were joyful that Democratic leadership was not “wedded” to a terrible drug pricing proposal that would appoint an arbitrator to...
18:24 2019-05-24

Saudi Arabia and Russia among 37 states backing China's Xinjiang policy Saudi Arabia, Russia and 35 other states have written to the United Nations supporting China's policies in its western region of Xinjiang, according to a copy of the letter seen by Reuters on Friday, ...
19:24 2019-07-12

White House defends migrant detention policy as criticism mounts President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday pushed back against mounting criticism of its migrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the Department of Homeland Security's inte...
23:12 2019-07-02

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate To Lowest In 9 Years, Eases Policy Stance The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously for a rate cut. It also switched to an accommodative bias from a neutral stance adopted in February....
10:12 2019-06-06

Austria passes smoking ban, snuffing out fallen government's flagship policy Parliament on Tuesday passed a ban on smoking in Austria's bars and restaurants, extinguishing a flagship policy of the recently collapsed right-wing government which had scrapped the measure after it...
19:00 2019-07-02

Climate policy: German advisers recommend CO2 pricing as 'central instrument' A council of economic experts advising the government says the German government should put a price on CO2 emissions. It would be 'economically efficient' and should be a key part of climate policy, a...
12:12 2019-07-12

Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company exe...
05:24 2019-06-14

Tulsi Gabbard knocks ‘war hawks’ and stands by her foreign policy views The U.S. representative from Hawaii, a Democratic presidential candidate, forcefully defended her foreign policy positions on Thursday at a Washington Post Live event....
02:12 2019-06-14

EPA moves to relax policy that applied stricter emissions rules to polluters The Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule Tuesday that eases limits on hazardous air pollutants emitted by factories, plants, or other types of facilities considered "major" polluters....
23:48 2019-06-27

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, according to research....
16:48 2019-07-02

Larry Kudlow: Huawei policy now part of trade talks with Beijing White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow confirmed Friday that the U.S. policy towards Chinese telecom giant Huawei would be a factor in the upcoming trade talks with Beijing....
23:36 2019-07-05

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss, 3-0 to Venezuela in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup       ...
23:12 2019-06-09

Russian prospect could help add depth to Rangers’ defense One of the operable words in rebuilding a team is flexibility. And what helps create flexibility is depth. So as the Rangers continuing juggling a handful of scenarios in the lead-up to Monday’s start...
14:48 2019-06-28

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the P...
09:00 2019-06-01

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning about their victim’s sexual orientation. The...
23:48 2019-06-04

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors....
14:24 2019-06-06

Frequentis Defense gets $8.4M contract for work on MQ-25 Stingray Frequentis Defense Inc. received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle, the Defense Department announced....
21:36 2019-07-03

Trump says to talk trade, defense with Japanese PM Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group of 20 (G20) summit in Osaka, western Japan, as Washi...
03:36 2019-06-28

Tim Cook's defense of Jony Ive signals a new era at Apple Apple's CEO Tim Cook responded to a critical Wall Street Journal story about Jony Ive's departure from the company in an email to NBC News. Cook's letter defends his legacy at Apple....
16:36 2019-07-02

Swimmer says he drowned German Shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog...
17:48 2019-06-07

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the P...
01:24 2019-06-01

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in...
16:48 2019-06-06

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
17:48 2019-06-08

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death happens at a time of fierce tensions between Iran and ...
20:24 2019-06-22

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said in a statement released by th...
07:01 2019-06-14

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as ac...
06:00 2019-06-19

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
20:00 2019-06-18

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensions ...
22:36 2019-06-12

U.S. Air Force opens cyber defense facility The U.S. Air Force's newest cyber defense facility, at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is designed for learning about current and emerging cyber threats....
19:12 2019-07-15

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become...
21:12 2019-07-09

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged threat from Iran has receded as the result of an Amer...
20:00 2019-05-21

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is concerned that the merger will decrease competition in...
03:24 2019-06-11

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing what he does best: making people laugh and masking t...
03:12 2019-07-15

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his f...
02:24 2019-05-23

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal judge on the nearly $70 billion deal approved by th...
15:12 2019-06-02

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the dea...
15:36 2019-06-10

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger U.S. sanctions against...
11:48 2019-07-13

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing ...
07:12 2019-06-13

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first ...
07:36 2019-06-13

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump recently has made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, as Mr. Trump continues to press the central bank to reduce interest rates....
05:24 2019-07-06

Supreme Court leaves in place Pennsylvania policy supporting transgender students The court declined to review a lower-court ruling that upheld a school district policy letting transgender students use restrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identities....
19:12 2019-05-28

Costa Rica education minister resigns under Evangelical fire for LGBTQ policy Costa Rica's education minister Edgar Mora resigned on Monday following protests against policies including his support for gender-neutral bathrooms, in a sign the cultural issues that dominated last ...
04:48 2019-07-02

Brazil central bank says reducing reserve requirements is an active policy tool Brazil's central bank said on Thursday that reducing banks' reserve requirements is an active policy tool aimed at improving market efficiency, but there is no estimate of how much it will yield or ho...
00:48 2019-06-28

Supreme Court declines to hear challenge to transgender restroom policy in Pennsylvania The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a legal challenge to a Pennsylvania school district's policy that allows transgender students to use whichever restroom they identify with....
23:00 2019-05-28

Israeli tycoon hired Black Cube to influence tax policy, TV investigation reports Idan Ofer allegedly hired firm in 2014 but Black Cube denies ever meetingAn Israeli investigative TV show reported on Thursday that one of the country’s richest men hired Israeli intelligence firm Bla...
11:36 2019-06-07

Twitter to start flagging public figures' tweets it says violate policy, won't remove them Twitter announced Thursday that it would start flagging and reducing the reach of public figures' tweets that violate the social network's rules, but added that it would not remove such tweets due to ...
00:48 2019-06-28

UN expert: Canada's toxic waste policy shows disdain for Indigenous rights Special rapporteur Baskut Tuncak urges Canada to engage with groups who live near toxic sites and respect basic human rightsCanada’s handling of toxic chemicals and industrial waste shows a “blatant d...
12:48 2019-06-07

Asia shares up on policy easing hopes, yuan slips on PBOC signals Asian shares were slightly higher on Friday on expectations global central banks will soon embark on an easing cycle in the face of international trade frictions and fears of a world recession....
11:24 2019-06-07

Rafael Benítez presses Mike Ashley to change Newcastle’s transfer policy • Benítez’s contract talks hinge on his freedom in transfer market• Manager wants to secure Rondón and has been linked to MataAfter seven days of negotiations Rafael Benítez and Mike Ashley are still ...
20:12 2019-05-22

Trump White House Reportedly Debating Encryption Policy Behind Closed Doors The latest chapter of a largely behind-the-scenes encryption fight unfolded on Wednesday when Trump administration officials held a National Security Council meeting focused on the challenges and bene...
03:12 2019-06-28

Sinclair Weatherman Allegedly Fired After Criticizing Bullshit Storm Code Policy Less than a week after an Illinois meteorologist working at a Sinclair Broadcast Group station criticized a corporate policy on-air, a job was listed for a replacement weatherperson, leaving viewers ...
22:12 2019-06-12

Why grisly UN report on Khashoggi murder will not change Trump policy toward Saudi Arabia The Trump administration was mum on UN report, which found "credible evidence" high-level officials in Saudi Arabia were involved in Khashoggi's death.        ...
00:12 2019-06-20

Oil gains amid U.S.-China trade deal hopes, ECB talk of easing policy Oil prices extended gains into a second session on Wednesday, buoyed by rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and potential economic stimulus from the European Central Bank (ECB)....
09:24 2019-06-19

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a speech at the CUNY Graduate Center on Thursday. Tha...
07:24 2019-07-12

Trump's trade policy is a hot mess of conflicting goals – with few winners | Jeffrey Frankel Tariffs war with China has hurt almost every segment of the US economy Earlier this month, the US President, Donald Trump, suddenly revealed that a trade agreement between the US and China was not imm...
17:12 2019-05-23

Biden unveils education plan, his first major policy proposal as a 2020 candidate The plan would help teachers tackle debt, triple funding for districts with a high proportion of low-income students and boost the number of health professionals in schools....
05:48 2019-05-29

Democrat presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke outlines LGBTQ policy proposal Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Dona...
12:48 2019-06-12

Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a 'good place' He said he will be watching current conditions, in particular the trade war and the inverted yield curve in the bond market, for clues about where the Fed should go next....
21:48 2019-06-04

Biden rips 'chest-thumping' Trump as he spells out his foreign policy vision Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted Republican President Trump on Thursday, as the current front-runner for the Democratic nomination spelled out his vision for a sweeping overhaul of U.S. foreign...
23:00 2019-07-11

European stocks are jumping as traders bet on loose Fed policy, while US markets break for the 4th of July Ritzau Scanpix Denmark/Reuters US markets are closed for the July 4 holiday. European stocks rose on Wednesday as disappointing US employment and commercial data fueled anticipation of looser moneta...
22:36 2019-07-04

NFL labor talks could include 18-game season, more playoff teams, new marijuana policy As discussions between the league and players' union heat up, some owners appear willing to compromise on marijuana policy and the commissioner’s disciplinary authority....
06:24 2019-05-30

Trump's U.K. state visit turns from pomp and pageantry to foreign policy President Trump is spending three days in Britain celebrating the 'special relationship' between Britain and the United States.        ...
14:00 2019-06-04

Supreme court allows Pennsylvania's trans-friendly bathroom policy to go ahead – live Decision leaves in place appeals court ruling that school district could allow transgender students the choice of which facilities to useSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.07pm BS...
18:24 2019-05-28

Foreign investors hope India dials back policy shocks after Modi win Foreign companies in India have welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election victory for the political stability it brings, but now they need to see him soften a protectionist stance adopted in th...
12:36 2019-05-24

Campaign coverage should pay less attention to policy proposals, more to candidates' views on executive actions Campaign coverage is often criticized for focusing too much on personality and silly controversies, and not enough on policy. Though I am sympathetic to this view point, I also believe that policy rep...
03:12 2019-06-22

USA's formidable women's team is no accident. It's a product of public policy | Moira Donegan Thank title IX for the dominance of our female sports stars. The law has nurtured several generations of women and girlsOn Sunday, USA will play the final of the Women’s World Cup against the Netherla...
17:24 2019-07-06

RPT-FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company exe...
14:12 2019-06-14

Colts OT Antonio Garcia suspended for violating NFL performance-enhancing drug policy A former third-round pick by the New England Patriots in 2017, Antonio Garcia spent the second half of last season on the Indianapolis practice squad.       ...
07:12 2019-06-11

Presidential hopeful Booker vows to end 'moral vandalism' of Trump immigration policy Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker would "virtually eliminate immigration detention" if elected, his campaign said on Tuesday, including ending the use of for-profit detention facilities an...
23:24 2019-07-02

Millions of Transactions Scraped in Latest Demonstration of Venmo's Absurd Privacy Policy Last year, nearly 210 million Venmo transactions were downloaded by a Berlin-based researcher, leading many privacy experts to question the PayPal-owned company’s claim that its users prefer to be soc...
22:24 2019-06-17

Europe’s Greens Hope E.U. Election Triumph Will Be Turning Point for Climate Policy Green Party politicians struggle to pinpoint the exact moment when it became clear they were making history in the European Union’s parliament elections. Hopes stirred when Irish exit polls show...
21:00 2019-05-28

Morgan Stanley predicts 'maximum nicotine' policy could cut tobacco profits in half Profits for major U.S. tobacco companies could be cut in half if the FDA adopts a "maximum nicotine" rule within the next 15 years, according to analysts at Morgan Stanley....
19:36 2019-06-17

Pricier grills but cheaper meat: how Trump's trade policy plays on July 4 U.S. consumers likely paid more for grills to cook their Independence Day hot dogs and burgers this year because of the U.S.-China trade war, but they will find some consolation in less costly meat fo...
04:12 2019-07-04

Asylum officers union: Trump migration policy goes against nation's 'moral fabric' A union representing U.S. asylum officers has asked a federal court to end the Trump administration's policy of forcing migrants to wait in Mexico while the United States decides their asylum cases....
19:36 2019-06-27

Warren pledges to reverse Justice policy that prevents indicting sitting presidents The Democratic presidential candidate said she would also push Congress to make changes to the law that make clear a president can be charged with obstruction of justice....
20:36 2019-05-31

Labour frontbencher Barry Gardiner denies second referendum is official Brexit policy A senior Labour frontbencher has denied the party's official stance on Brexit is to push for a second referendum despite a host of senior colleagues backing a new public vote....
00:36 2019-06-10

Doctors, lawyers say new border agency policy risks ‘criminalization’ of asylum seekers A new national policy on uniforms was adopted internally last year after the CBSA began moving what it deems "higher-risk immigration detainees'' from provincial jails, into one of the agency's three...
01:00 2019-07-15

FOCUS-Google policy head retools team for global lobbying push Alphabet Inc's Google is trying to plug a surge of public scrutiny around the world by overhauling how its policy office operates, with increased emphasis on having policy staffers and top company exe...
03:12 2019-06-14

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
02:36 2019-07-16

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused of murder (all times local): 2:45 p.m. A judge has ...
01:01 2019-05-23

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pac...
15:00 2019-06-29

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't be...
04:24 2019-06-19

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he di...
07:36 2019-06-13

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the th...
05:24 2019-06-01

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the woods yet with the tough obstacles ahead of them in ...
20:00 2019-06-29

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partne...
15:36 2019-07-12

U.S. defense chief says China threatens Asia's stability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world'...
05:24 2019-06-01

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself...
06:48 2019-05-30

The Latest: Erdogan says Russian defense missiles on track OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he expects the scheduled delivery of Russian...
07:12 2019-06-29

Russian defense chief says there are survivors of navy fire Russia’s defense minister says some crewmembers have survived a deadly fire that killed 14 on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles...
12:48 2019-07-03

Molinari paired with Scott and DeChambeau for Open defense Francesco Molinari said this year's Open will be "extra special" as he prepares to try and defend the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush, the first time the tournament has been played on Northern Irish soil...
00:12 2019-07-16

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions....
19:24 2019-07-12

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to the Middle Eastern nation....
16:00 2019-05-30

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving ...
23:48 2019-06-18

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, President Donald Trump announced....
20:36 2019-06-18

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the ...
19:36 2019-06-18

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday....
15:00 2019-06-18

The Latest: Djokovic starts Wimbledon title defense with win Defending champion Novak Djokovic got right back on track on Centre Court at Wimbledon after an early wobble        ...
17:48 2019-07-01

Erdogan says Turkey will receive Russian defense system 'very soon' President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would take delivery of a Russian S-400 missile defense system "very soon" after telling Russian President Vladimir Putin there was "no turning back...
00:12 2019-06-19

Cuomo signs legislation outlawing 'gay panic' defense in NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that would bar people who attack or kill a gay person from arguing they panicked over their victim's sexuality....
14:00 2019-07-01

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" s...
10:36 2019-06-02

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reporting ...
01:00 2019-06-18

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experienceAs a movie-watcher develops a more clearly honed...
09:36 2019-07-01

Defense says deaths of Auburn broadcaster, wife not a crime An attorney for a teenager charged in the traffic deaths of Auburn University's sports announcer and his wife is denying that any crime occurred       ...
21:00 2019-07-04

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
05:12 2019-06-02

Cilic begins Queen’s Club title defense with win LONDON (AP) — Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen’s Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monday. Cilic, a Wimbledon finalist ...
21:12 2019-06-17

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beec...
01:24 2019-06-15

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general’s office says it will vig...
23:36 2019-06-18

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how ...
16:12 2019-06-19

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
02:48 2019-06-22

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque ...
08:00 2019-06-12

ASEAN defense ministers discuss security proposals Defense ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations have met in the Thai capital to discuss issues including border controls, terrorism and illegal fishing...
10:00 2019-07-11

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in the industry....
16:24 2019-06-10

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job....
02:24 2019-06-12

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of ...
23:24 2019-05-31

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat rising tensions with Iran....
10:36 2019-05-24

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Ch...
12:36 2019-05-28

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer...
22:48 2019-06-08

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point classmate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
17:24 2019-06-21

Ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis has book coming this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming, but he warns it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. Random House announced Tuesday that “...
11:36 2019-05-28

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
11:00 2019-07-08

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-pow...
08:24 2019-05-25

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has rule...
02:36 2019-05-28

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His p...
03:36 2019-06-22

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda Anisimova gave her more time to prepare for the gr...
17:24 2019-06-06

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
17:24 2019-06-06

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company in its 15-year history....
23:48 2019-06-06

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
23:36 2019-06-23

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major potential arms sale that could worsen frictions between Washingt...
08:48 2019-06-06

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
11:12 2019-06-06

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read More...
15:36 2019-05-23

Girls say Connecticut’s transgender athlete policy violates Title IX, file federal complaint The complaint says that the policy, which allows athletes to compete in sports corresponding with their gender identity, has put the girls at a competitive disadvantage and harmed their chances of ear...
02:48 2019-06-20

President Trump orders new policy for service academy graduates pursuing professional sports Trump signed a presidential memorandum giving the Pentagon 120 days to come up with a new policy that would allow service academy grads to defer their five-year military service obligations and play p...
18:48 2019-06-27

Oregon State Police Are Searching for Republican Lawmakers Afraid of Voting on Climate Policy Democrats hold supermajorities in both houses of Oregon’s legislature and the governorship. That means that they can pass basically whatever the hell they want unless, of course, Republican legislator...
19:48 2019-06-21

After death of Sun City woman, Arizona Corporation Commission to review summer utility policy PHOENIX — The Arizona Corporation Commission will hold an emergency rule-making session Thursday at 10 a.m. in Phoenix. The commissioners plan to talk about preventing electric companies from sh...
13:36 2019-06-20

Former acting ICE boss: Judge's ruling on Trump detention policy will worsen immigration crisis The federal judge who brought a temporary halt to a Trump administration policy that held asylum-seekers in detention while their cases are pending will make the immigration crisis worse, according to...
09:48 2019-07-03

2020 Democrats flock to McDonald's strikes as workers push for raise, harassment policy changes Harris will rally with McDonald's workers in Las Vegas, while Buttigieg, O'Rourke and Booker will join with striking workers in South Carolina....
19:48 2019-06-14

U.S. sanctions policy threatens Middle East security: Iran deputy foreign minister Washington's sanctions policy threatens the security of the Middle East, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Monday, according to a statement on the ministry's website....
15:36 2019-05-27

The troubling overlap between Jared Kushner's business interests and US foreign policy | Mohamad Bazzi A congressional inquiry has raised the possibility that Kushner supported a blockade of a US ally as payback because it would not fund his family’s businessIn May 2017, two of Donald Trump’s senior ad...
10:24 2019-07-08

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for as...
00:48 2019-06-29

Amidst high trade tensions and policy uncertainty, UN cuts economic growth forecast Against a backdrop of unresolved trade tensions, high international policy uncertainty and softening business confidence, the UN on Tuesday announced a broad-based slowdown in the global economy and c...
00:48 2019-05-22

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside...
22:48 2019-05-30

We’ve updated our June 8 story about publisher Xseed’s game-crediting policy with a lengthy statemen We’ve updated our June 8 story about publisher Xseed’s game-crediting policy with a lengthy statement from company VP Ken Berry. He notes that the small but growing company’s policy has been for credi...
04:00 2019-06-22

Policy analyst on falling birth rates: Rhetoric from the left contributing to 'change in norms' In response to new statistics revealing the United States has its lowest birth rate in 32 years, Independent Women's Forum senior policy analyst Patrice Onwuka has condemned actions by the political l...
17:48 2019-05-21

Pelosi slams Trump on Mexico: 'Threats and temper tantrums are no way to negotiate foreign policy' Pelosi said Trump had undermined America's leadership role by "recklessly threatening to impose tariffs on our close friend and neighbor to the south."...
23:48 2019-06-10

Federal judge blocks Trump admin policy keeping asylum seekers locked up U.S. District Judge Marsha Pechman ruled Tuesday that people who are detained after entering the country illegally to seek protection are entitled to bond hearings....
05:36 2019-07-03

Speaker Pelosi Slams President Trump for Mexican Foreign Policy ‘Temper Tantrum’ President Donald Trump’s deal with Mexico to get help on the border in exchange for withdrawing the threat of U.S. import tariffs got a quick thumbs-down from Nancy Pelosi. The House Speaker rel...
01:36 2019-06-09

Sony faces Australian Government lawsuit for 'illegal' PlayStation Store refund policy The nature of refunds on digital marketplaces has been an ongoing area of contention for some time now, as their global availability has lead them to, on occasion, come up against the local law of cer...
08:36 2019-05-29

Pompeo painted Huawei as long-term national security threat, says policy expert American Enterprise Institute's James Pethokoukis and Capital Alpha Managing Director James Lucier join "Squawk Box" to discuss Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's latest comments on the state ...
15:48 2019-05-23

Fed Chairman Jerome Powell's Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing President Trump’s relentless public criticism of the man he picked to run the Federal Reserve, Jerome Powell, isn’t broadly shared by lawmakers who confirmed the central bank leader to his post last y...
16:48 2019-07-09

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress Lawmakers are planning several moves to restrain the president’s options when it comes to challenging Iran militarily and arming Tehran’s regional enemies....
02:36 2019-06-15

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in t...
06:48 2019-06-01

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:12 2019-06-18

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse Untied Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" Sunday that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
16:24 2019-06-10

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit...
06:12 2019-06-02

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück. Saturday’s...
19:36 2019-06-15

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
03:48 2019-07-03

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Pa...
08:36 2019-06-01

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year a...
12:48 2019-06-02

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying for the CIA. The Saturday report says Jalal Hajizavar...
22:12 2019-06-22

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency....
19:48 2019-06-22

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, which ousted the United States from the Olympics thre...
22:00 2019-06-10

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon ...
01:24 2019-06-01

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon ...
01:36 2019-06-01

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state ma...
00:24 2019-06-11

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
00:36 2019-06-08

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David A...
00:36 2019-06-08

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
11:48 2019-06-21

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked defense in the NFL      ...
22:36 2019-06-11

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign of tension in the region with Russia....
15:36 2019-07-01

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapons.Read More...
14:12 2019-06-19

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Go...
03:00 2019-06-12

Crystal Dunn, USWNT defense answered the call against France The United States advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, with a 2-1 win over host France. Megan Rapinoe netted her fourth and fifth goals of the tournament, bringing her to 49 internat...
01:36 2019-06-29

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to force his three children to "relive a traumatic chap...
01:24 2019-06-19

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on ...
17:48 2019-06-04

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
19:48 2019-06-20

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the 15-year-old aspiring cop was a gang member. “Junior...
09:12 2019-06-12

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the...
06:00 2019-06-19

Bernie Sanders Delivers Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, presented his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
20:48 2019-06-12

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials said....
02:00 2019-06-20

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
01:24 2019-06-20

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary...
03:48 2019-06-06

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say that joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could reduce competition....
19:36 2019-06-11

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he...
13:24 2019-06-21

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
21:36 2019-06-02

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox It took the Red Sox five games with the Yankees to finally get a win against their rivals, an 8-5 victory Sunday night in The Bronx. But it was hardly easy, as the Yankees scored three times in the ei...
05:12 2019-06-03

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the ...
07:36 2019-06-03

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its ...
10:24 2019-06-03

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary after a rocky six-month tenure at the Pentagon. President Donald Tru...
20:00 2019-06-18

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon ...
14:00 2019-06-11

Phone of Kevin Spacey accuser sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn over to the defense....
23:00 2019-06-19

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
21:48 2019-06-07

Putin to meet Russian defense minister after death of sailors: RIA Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu soon, RIA quoted the Kremlin as saying on Tuesday, after 14 sailors on board a deep water research sub were killed in a fire w...
19:00 2019-07-02

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place....
18:12 2019-06-03

Russia says to deliver missile defense system to Turkey in July Russia plans to deliver its S-400 missile defense systems to Turkey in July, the Kremlin said on Tuesday, amid concerns that the delivery will further harm already strained Turkish-U.S. relations....
17:24 2019-06-11

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hi...
23:36 2019-06-18

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin        ...
23:48 2019-06-18

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
23:36 2019-06-03

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
01:36 2019-06-11

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to firm’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried lawmakers’ questions about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
02:00 2019-06-13

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his cl...
16:00 2019-07-11

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self Defense, which just received its first trailer. The...
06:00 2019-05-23

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
01:00 2019-07-16

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential for the U.S. to remove Turkey from the F-35 program....
21:36 2019-07-12

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite ob...
02:36 2019-05-29

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defens...
18:12 2019-05-30

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
23:36 2019-07-15

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television...
11:00 2019-07-08

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
01:12 2019-05-25

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted the USS John S. McCain “out of sight” dur...
19:36 2019-05-30

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry said....
19:24 2019-07-12

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting capacity since last month....
01:48 2019-07-16

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the killer’s claim that he can’t remember the...
07:24 2019-07-12

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based on pitching yet not fix its defense is mind-bogglin...
19:12 2019-07-14

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes F-22 and F-35....
00:36 2019-07-04

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operations and not become politicized.”...
16:48 2019-05-31

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democ...
14:12 2019-05-28

UPDATE 2-European shares lifted to 12-month high by Italy, looser monetary policy forecasts European shares closed at their highest in more than a year on Thursday as Italian stocks surged on relief that Rome had avoided European Union disciplinary action and rising expectations of looser mo...
20:48 2019-07-04

Phillies Outfielder Odubel Herrera Suspended For Remainder Of MLB Season For Violating Domestic Violence Policy Days after prosecutors dropped domestic violence charges against Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera, Major League Baseball announced that Herrera has been suspended for 85 games....
03:12 2019-07-06

Save coal, lose youth vote? Far-right German party faces climate policy revolt A youth wing of Germany's far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) has called on the party to rethink its climate scepticism, which includes defending the coal industry, after a poor showing among youn...
23:24 2019-05-29

Important Policy Change: The Philadelphia Phillies Have Announced That The Phillie Phanatic Will Now Crawl Around On All Fours Like The Beast He Is Get excited, baseball fans, because it looks like one of the most iconic mascots in sports history is about to get an update: The Philadelphia Phillies have announced that, moving forward, the Phillie...
16:00 2019-07-02

Donald Trump’s reckless Iran policy casts doubt on the US as global leader | David Wearing Washington’s European allies need to ask themselves whether the US government has become a dangerous liabilityIrrespective of whether Iran is responsible for the recent attacks on Gulf shipping, the c...
13:48 2019-06-19

Schumer: Trump entering North Korea to meet with Kim 'one of the worst few days in American foreign policy' Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Monday hit President Donald Trump over his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday, calling it "one of the worst few days in American foreign pol...
16:00 2019-07-02

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New York’s ban on surrogacy contracts and repealin...
00:24 2019-06-11

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it to cops in 2017.       &...
06:24 2019-06-20

Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader Defense lawyers in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL rested their case on Friday after three days of testimony contesting accusations that the platoon leader had fatally stabbed a wounded Iraqi cap...
07:01 2019-06-29

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ev...
04:48 2019-06-10

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump announced on Tuesday....
20:00 2019-06-18

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 16Alyssa Naeher isn’t exactly one to talk about hers...
22:48 2019-06-23

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations across the country, Kellyanne Conway claims that the pre...
18:24 2019-07-14

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company FireEye announced on Thursday....
23:48 2019-05-30

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defense cooperation. Flags of the 10 countries of the E...
16:36 2019-07-14

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency repor...
16:36 2019-06-22

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
10:24 2019-06-03

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European champions for a fifth time following a 2-1 win....
00:48 2019-07-01

UPDATE 1-U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
11:48 2019-06-21

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss t...
09:24 2019-05-24

NBA Finals: Draymond Green gets defensive on defense, chats Boogie and the Klaw Golden State's Draymond Green came to media day to play, saying: ''If you don't have the mindset that you're the best ever, you failed already.''    ...
01:12 2019-05-30

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
07:36 2019-05-30