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  • The country is vulnerable without CISPA

    The country is vulnerable without CISPA
    The uninterrupted operation of our nation's infrastructure is vital to our physical and economic security and our lives. It monitors generators producing power; controls valves that allow gas or oil to flow from well to refinery to pump; manages air,...
  • Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news

    Harris Corp. mum on HQ location after merger news
    An announcement of a $4 billion merger raised questions Friday about the future location of Melbourne-based Harris Corporation’s headquarters. One of Central Florida’s biggest public companies, Harris expects savings from consolidating...
  • Ukraine says more Russian troops crossed border; fighting escalates

    Ukraine's president on Wednesday accused Russia of moving additional troops and military hardware into his country, a charge the Moscow quickly denied amid intense fighting in eastern Ukraine. Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland,...
  • Huntington Ingalls shuffles D.C. lobbying team

    Huntington Ingalls Industries today announced two leadership changes to its government relations team. William Ebbs is now vice president, federal policy, and Andrew Hicks has been promoted to vice president, legislative affairs. Both will report to...
  • FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million

    FIDF Solidarity Gala raises $2.5 million
    A record number of 750 community leaders, politicians and supporters came together for the Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF) Palm Beach/Broward Region's 12th annual Solidarity Gala Dinner on Sunday, Jan. 11 at the Boca West Country Club in...
  • Casinos, failure, and Webster: Letters

    Casinos, failure, and Webster: Letters
    Casinos no panacea Geoff Freeman's guest column on casinos made me feel like I was in a time warp ("Casino gaming creates jobs and supports small businesses," Orlando Sentinel, Thursday). I supported the Atlantic City casinos in the '70's. I...
  • Defense contractor pleads guilty to bribes involving prostitutes, Kobe beef, Spanish suckling pigs

    Defense contractor pleads guilty to bribes involving prostitutes, Kobe beef, Spanish suckling pigs
    A Malaysian defense contractor pleaded guilty Thursday to a corruption scandal of epic proportions, admitting that he bribed "scores" of U.S. Navy officials with $500,000 in cash, six figures' worth of sex from prostitutes, lavish hotel stays, spa...
  • GOP's cuts to IRS budget will tax our patience

    GOP's cuts to IRS budget will tax our patience
    Republican Sen. Ted Cruz, speaking this week at a conservative policy summit, presented what he called the "single most important tax reform" America could make: abolishing the Internal Revenue Service. That probably won't happen any time soon. But...
  • NATO creates rapid-reaction force to protect Eastern Europe

    An interim force of German, Norwegian and Dutch troops stands ready to respond to any security threat from the east, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg told reporters in Berlin on Wednesday. The new "high-readiness spearhead force" is in place...
  • Help hold the fort

    These are uncertain times at Fort Eustis in Newport News. An Army planning document released last year calls for deep cuts in personnel should federal austerity measures return to the Defense Department budget. The base could lose thousands of jobs,...
  • Afghan president reveals Cabinet nominations, ending long delay

    Afghan president reveals Cabinet nominations, ending long delay
    After more than 100 days in office, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s administration on Monday unveiled its long awaited list of Cabinet nominations. The 25 names include new leaders for the four most influential ministries -- defense, the interior,...