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  • Boeing plans 2,000 job cuts in defense work

    In the latest drain of high-paying Boeing jobs out of Washington state, the jet maker's defense division said Monday it will shift about 2,000 jobs, mostly in engineering, out of the region by 2017. Some workers with critical skills will be offered...
  • Pact with Afghanistan [Editorial]

    Pact with Afghanistan  [Editorial]
    The signing of a long-delayed bilateral security agreement between the U.S. and Afghanistan today means the U.S. won't again find itself in the same situation it faced two years ago in Iraq, where the failure to reach a similar accord precipitated the...
  • Oshkosh Corp. cutting hundreds of positions in its defense division

    MILWAUKEE Still feeling the effects of defense spending cuts and the winding down of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Oshkosh Corp. says it plans to eliminate another 250 to 300 production jobs and 70 salaried positions in its military vehicle division....
  • Supreme Court ruling on Wisconsin voter ID law has implications for Texas

    AUSTIN, Texas An unexpected U.S. Supreme Court order setting aside a voter ID law in Wisconsin could spell trouble for Texas as it tries to appeal a federal judge's ruling striking down Texas' own photo-identification requirement. Texas Attorney...
  • U.S. says high chance of Islamic State reprisal attacks

    U.S. says high chance of Islamic State reprisal attacks
    The United States said on Friday that it sees a higher chance of reprisal attacks on members of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State militant group since they began airstrikes against the fighters last month. In a periodic update of its...
  • U.S. Air Force probed for scrapping costly planes bought for Afghans

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. government watchdog agency is asking the Air Force to explain why it destroyed 16 aircraft initially bought for the Afghan air force and turn them into $32,000 of scrap metal instead of finding other ways to salvage nearly...
  • Oshkosh cuts jobs citing lower U.S. defense spending

    (Reuters) - Specialty truckmaker Oshkosh Corp said it would cut its defense segment workforce by about 250 to 300 hourly positions, as it continues to grapple with lower U.S. defense spending and reductions in military production. The company said it...
  • Notes and notables

    Love and marriage The U.S. Supreme Court decided not to decide — and it was a momentous decision. On Monday, to the surprise of many, the high court chose not to hear the same-sex marriage dispute. In taking a pass, the court let stand four...
  • U.S. troops take on invisible enemy in Liberia Ebola mission

    ROBERTS INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Liberia (Reuters) - Marine pilot Captain Chris Legere has dropped troops into combat in Afghanistan and flown into Libya to evacuate U.S. embassy staff, but now he faces an enemy both silent and invisible: Ebola. Legere is...
  • White House denies considering executive action to close Guantanamo

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Thursday denied a report that President Barack Obama is putting together options for executive action to close the controversial U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in defiance of congressional wishes....
  • Turkey to support training, equipping Syrian opposition: U.S.

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Turkey has agreed to support the training and equipping of moderate opposition groups in Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Friday, saying a U.S. military planning team would visit Ankara next week to further talks on the...