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  • What is Congress doing about cyberthreats and hackers?

    The recent disclosures that hackers had made off with nude celebrity photos stored on Apple's iCloud and credit card information collected by Home Depot were just the latest in a seemingly endless series of headline-grabbing data thefts. But the timing...
  • U.S. Senators, Local Police Review Fed Programs That Distribute Military Gear

    NEW HAVEN — In a meeting with police officials about federal programs that provide them with military gear, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal supported adding restrictions and accountability measures including requirements that law enforcement agencies...
  • Charles Lane: The US needs to get serious about its defense spending

    In the run-up to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit, much has been made of the fact that the United States is one of just a handful of the 28 member states that spends more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense along...
  • NATO agrees cyber attack could trigger military response

    NATO agrees cyber attack could trigger military response
    NATO leaders agreed on Friday that a large-scale cyber attack on a member country could be considered an attack on the entire U.S.-led alliance, potentially triggering a military response. The decision marks an expansion of the organisation's remit,...
  • Vietnam Vet Hopes New Pentagon Guidelines Help Him And Others Gain Benefits

    Conley Monk, a Vietnam War veteran who has been fighting for decades to have his military discharge status upgraded, expressed hope Friday that new Pentagon guidelines will help him and other Vietnam Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder finally...
  • Putin demands Kiev open 'statehood' talks with eastern Ukraine

    Russian President Vladimir Putin demanded Sunday that the Ukrainian government cease battling separatists in the country’s east and immediately begin negotiations on the breakaway region’s “statehood,” according to Russian news...
  • Ukraine crisis may solve NATO's 'identity crisis'

    World leaders, diplomats and experts have often fretted about the future of NATO and whether the end of its mission in Afghanistan would also be the end of its relevance. But as 60 leaders, including President Obama, converge on Cardiff, Wales, this...
  • North Korea Condemns U.K. TV Series as 'Despicable Burlesque'

    LONDON -- The government of North Korea has condemned a TV political thriller about the country that has been commissioned by U.K. public broadcaster Channel 4. The series, "Opposite Number," centers on a British nuclear scientist who is taken prisoner...
  • Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground

    Ukraine port city near Russia fears it will become next battleground
    With pro-Russia separatists once again gaining ground in the bloody conflict for control of Ukraine's eastern industrial heartland, a sense of panic has overcome this port city on the shores of the Sea of Azov. Late last week, Ukraine said as many as 1,...
  • Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner

    Navy and Newport News Shipbuilding poised to honor John Warner
    Newport News Shipbuilding will christen the Navy's newest submarine Saturday in a ceremony that will more than mark a construction milestone. It will celebrate the legacy of retired U.S. Sen. John Warner, one of Virginia's most venerated leaders. Warner...
  • Russia says Putin conquer quote on Ukraine 'was taken out of context'

    Ukrainian security officials on Tuesday accused Russia of sending more troops and weaponry into eastern Ukraine as Russian President Vladimir Putin's reported boast that he could conquer Kiev in two weeks appeared to signal Kremlin indifference to...