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  • Internet privacy service Tor warns users it was attacked

    BOSTON Reuters - Tor, the prominent system for protecting Internet privacy, said on Wednesday many of its users trying to reach hidden sites might have been identified by government-funded researchers. In a note on the nonprofit's website, Tor Project...
  • Langley job cuts: More clarity coming soon

    Langley job cuts: More clarity coming soon
    Within 30 days, the Air Force should provide specifics about the depth of job cuts at Langley Air Force Base, allowing local leaders to determine the extent of the economic damage. Meanwhile, the Air Force has agreed to consider Langley for a new center...
  • Whistleblower alerted L-3 to accounting misconduct

    Whistleblower alerted L-3 to accounting misconduct
    (Reuters) - An employee complaint exposed accounting misconduct at L-3 Communications Holdings Inc, according to people familiar with the matter, prompting the aerospace and defense supplier to fire four people, revise two years of earnings statements and...
  • U.S. defends supplying Israel ammunition during Gaza conflict

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Thursday called on Israel to do more to protect civilians in its military offensive in Gaza and condemned an Israeli strike on a U.N.-run school, even as it defended moves to resupply its close ally with...
  • Obama, Europe's leaders hit Russia with stiff sanctions

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama and European leaders on Tuesday slapped their toughest sanctions yet on Russia's energy, arms and finance sectors to protests Russian involvement in Ukraine. But the measures stopped short of steps that might inflict...
  • Lost in Afghanistan: US can't track weapons it sends

    WASHINGTON The Pentagon has shipped Afghan security forces tens of thousands of excessive AK-47 assault rifles and other weapons since 2004 and many have gone missing, raising concerns that they've fallen into the hands of Taliban or other insurgents....
  • Teen's body discovered on U.S. military plane at base in Germany

    Teen's body discovered on U.S. military plane at base in Germany
    The body of a teen stowaway was found in the wheel well of a U.S. military plane in Germany on Sunday night, military officials said. The victim, described as an "adolescent black male, possibly of African origins," was found during a routine inspection...
  • Adolescent stow-away found dead on U.S. military plane

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military has found the body of an adolescent male trapped in a compartment above the landing gear of a C-130 aircraft following a trip to Africa, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. The Pentagon said the body was found at...
  • Democrats see 2 congressional primaries in Central Florida

    Democrats see 2 congressional primaries in Central Florida
    Three Democrats are battling in the August 26 primary for the chance to face Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Dan Webster this fall, and another Democrat is taking on Democratic incumbent U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson in the primary. District 10 Webster of...
  • Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?

    Army boat seeks second career as ... dinner cruiser?
    An Army boat is on the auction block at Fort Eustis, and it's a real fixer-upper. The successful buyer might want to invest in engines, shafts, propeller screws and a radio. This particular model comes without those accessories. A few rust spots might...
  • Israel's 'Iron Dome' makers were hit by hackers, expert says

    VIENNA (Reuters) - Three Israeli defense contractors behind the Iron Dome missile shield and related systems were robbed of hundreds of documents by hackers linked to the Chinese government starting in 2011, a U.S.-based computer forensics expert said...