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  • Japan says it's looking at all possible ways to free hostages

    Japan says it's looking at all possible ways to free hostages
    Japan said Thursday it was considering all possible ways to gain the release of two hostages held by the Islamic State group, as two people with contacts there offered to try to negotiate. The Islamic State group, in a video message seen Tuesday, said...
  • Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector

    Defense contractors see opportunity in cybersecurity sector
    After a year that saw destructive cyberattacks on major U.S. companies, President Obama's call to stiffen America's digital defenses could help bolster the bottom lines of top defense and aerospace contractors facing cutbacks in Pentagon spending. In...
  • 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...
  • Budget would cut operating hours for military commissaries

    Budget would cut operating hours for military commissaries
    For the second year in a row, the Pentagon is proposing to cut funding for commissaries, a popular shopping option for the military community. The proposed changes would mean fewer operating days and hours, but most stores should stay open five or...
  • Reader feedback Feb. 4: Phoebus principal, proposed defense budget

    Phoebus principal to take Bethel coaching position In a move rarely if ever seen in Peninsula District football, William Beverley will leave his job as principal at Phoebus and take the head coaching job at Bethel, Hampton City Schools announced Monday....
  • ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen

    ACLU, military women's group sue Defense Department for Naval Academy records on female midshipmen
    Advocates for military women are suing the Department of Defense for information about how the Naval Academy and the other military service academies recruit female students — part of a campaign, they say, to expose ongoing gender bias at the...
  • Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget

    Connecticut Has Much To Gain From Obama's Defense Budget
    President Barack Obama delivered a gift to Connecticut's defense industry Monday by calling for the production of more planes, helicopters and submarines built in the state. His proposed $585.3 billion defense budget for fiscal 2016 is larger than the...
  • How Obama wants to spend Americans' money next year: an agency-by-agency look

    Sure, $4 trillion sounds like a lot. But it goes fast when your budget stretches from aging highways to medical care to space travel and more. Here's an agency-by-agency look at how President Barack Obama would spend Americans' money in the 2016...
  • Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation

    Obama's budget includes windfall for L.A. transportation
    The budget proposal unveiled by President Obama on Monday earmarks more than $1 billion for California transportation and construction projects, including $330 million that Los Angeles officials called crucial to extending the Purple Line from the Mid-...