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Everett Herald
McCain sees potential trouble ahead for Boeing KC-46 tankerPublished: Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 11:01 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain cr
McCain sees potential trouble ahead for Boeing KC-46 tanker
Everett Herald / Posted 4 minutes ago
Published: Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 11:01 a.m. U.S. Sen. John McCain criticized the Air Force's handling of the KC-46 aerial refueling tanker development program, which Boeing is... Read more
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The Manila Times
Briefing on security: Dealing with China (2)September 3, 2015 12:02 am Fourth in a series covering national concerns: Last
Briefing on security: Dealing with China (2)
The Manila Times / Posted an hour ago
September 3, 2015 12:02 am Fourth in a series covering national concerns: Last part of article on territorial frictions Part 1 of this article presented two strategies in dealing with China: cooperation... Read more
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Charleston Regional Business Journal
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SCBy Liz Segrist Department of Defense officials are surveying the Navy brig in
Charleston Regional Business Journal | Charleston, SC
Charleston Regional Business Journal / Posted 2 hours ago
By Liz Segrist Department of Defense officials are surveying the Navy brig in Hanahan today as a potential relocation site for terror detainees currently located in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s spokesman Sean Conner. The... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
World War II anniversary: For Lowndes native, cemetery contrasts with tumult of warAbout two years ago, the "Travel" section of The New York Times included a list
World War II anniversary: For Lowndes native, cemetery contrasts with tumult of war
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 2 hours ago
About two years ago, the "Travel" section of The New York Times included a list of things to see in Hawaii. One recommendation was "the U.S.S. Missouri, an American battleship." The wording implied there's nothing special about a battleship today and... Read more
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Independent
War with Isis: US launches secret drone campaign against senior militants in SyriaThe CIA and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) are flying drones over
War with Isis: US launches secret drone campaign against senior militants in Syria
Independent / Posted 4 hours ago
The CIA and the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) are flying drones over Syria in a collaboration responsible for several recent strikes against senior Isis operatives, the officials said. Among those killed was a British militant thought to be... Read more
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The Monroe Evening News
Carter, in folksy talks, describes U.S. military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes U.S. military of future
The Monroe Evening News / Posted 5 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Business Insider
The Pentagon mistakenly sent Anthrax to 50 states and 9 foreign countriesDeputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has repeatedly said the scandal over the mili
The Pentagon mistakenly sent Anthrax to 50 states and 9 foreign countries
Business Insider / Posted 5 hours ago
Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work has repeatedly said the scandal over the military's mistaken shipment of live anthrax spores around the nation and the world would get worse -- and he was right. The number of labs that received live anthrax has... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Pentagon looks at Hanahan Naval Brig for Guantanamo Bay prisoners WednesdayPentagon officials are moving forward with plans to visit the Naval Brig in Han
Pentagon looks at Hanahan Naval Brig for Guantanamo Bay prisoners Wednesday
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 8 hours ago
Pentagon officials are moving forward with plans to visit the Naval Brig in Hanahan to assess whether it's suitable to house Guantanamo Bay prisoners. The Defense Department says the team will be on site Wednesday and Thursday. Officials conducted... Read more
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Washington Post
Government awards $133 million contract to help hack victims, pledging better customer serviceA map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen. (Reuter
Government awards $133 million contract to help hack victims, pledging better customer service
Washington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen. (Reuters/Edgar Su) The Defense Department will start late this month to notify 21.5 million people whose background investigation files were hacked by the Chinese that they can... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Millions Affected By The U.S. Government Hack Haven't Been Told YetWASHINGTON — The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million f
Millions Affected By The U.S. Government Hack Haven't Been Told Yet
The Huffington Post / Posted 9 hours ago
WASHINGTON — The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The agency whose data was hacked,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Millions hit by personal data hack still not told US said they believe the hackers were based in China and probably connected t
Millions hit by personal data hack still not told
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
US said they believe the hackers were based in China and probably connected to the Chinese government. FILE: US said they believe the hackers were based in China and probably connected to the... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
AP News in Brief at 7Man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana charge is freed in Missouri
AP News in Brief at 7
New Jersey Herald / Posted 15 hours ago
Man sentenced to life without parole for marijuana charge is freed in Missouri after 20 years JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - A man sentenced to life without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Bad Day for Nuclear Iran Deal OpponentsOn Tuesday, Three Reps and two Senators announced their support for the Nuclear
Bad Day for Nuclear Iran Deal Opponents
The Jewish Press / Posted 16 hours ago
On Tuesday, Three Reps and two Senators announced their support for the Nuclear Iran Deal. One More Senator in support will dash opponents' hope. By mid-afternoon on Tuesday, Sept. 1, three members of the U.S. House of Representatives announced they... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Post hack, White House picks new company for ID protectionWASHINGTON (CNN) -- The 21.5 million current and former federal employees who h
Post hack, White House picks new company for ID protection
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 17 hours ago
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The 21.5 million current and former federal employees who had their sensitive personal information accessed by Chinese hackers will have a new suite of protections from ID Experts, the Office of Personnel Management announced... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
OPM awards $133 million ID protection contractThe Office of Personnel Management and the Defense Department have awarded a $1
OPM awards $133 million ID protection contract
Federal Computer Week / Posted 18 hours ago
The Office of Personnel Management and the Defense Department have awarded a $133 million contract to Identity Theft Guard Solutions LLC for identity theft protection services for the 21.5 million current and former federal employees, contractors and... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 18 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Reuters
Millions hit by personal data hack still have not been toldThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management building in Washington June 5, 2015. W
Millions hit by personal data hack still have not been told
Reuters / Posted 19 hours ago
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management building in Washington June 5, 2015. WASHINGTON The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable techSecretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with members of the media after deliveri
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable tech
Computer World Australia / Posted 19 hours ago
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with members of the media after delivering remarks at the National Full Scale Aerodynamics Complex in Moffett Field, Calif., Aug. 28, 2015. Credit: Adrian Cadiz/DOD The US Department of Defense is teaming with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Millions hit by US personal data hack still have not been toldWASHINGTON: The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million fe
Millions hit by US personal data hack still have not been told
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON: The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three months ago, officials acknowledged on Tuesday. The agency whose data was hacked,... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
Millions hit by personal data hack still have not been toldThe U.S. Office of Personnel Management building in Washington June 5, 2015. W
Millions hit by personal data hack still have not been told
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 20 hours ago
The U.S. Office of Personnel Management building in Washington June 5, 2015. WASHINGTON The U.S. government has not yet notified any of the 21.5 million federal employees and contractors whose security clearance data was hacked more than three... Read more
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Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) � Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) � Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Pentagon to survey S. Carolina brig for Guantanamo detaineesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Pentagon team is coming to South Carolina this week to
Pentagon to survey S. Carolina brig for Guantanamo detainees
New Jersey Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - A Pentagon team is coming to South Carolina this week to evaluate whether the Navy brig near Charleston could be suitable to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, officials said Tuesday. A small team will... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
New Jersey Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter used a speech and a wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites Tuesday to press his agenda for change in the military, signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Salon.com
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is using a speech and wide-rangi
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Salon.com / Posted 22 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is using a speech and wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites to press his agenda for change in the military. And he’s signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women... Read more
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Daily Herald
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of futureWASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter is using a speech and wide-ranging e
Carter, in folksy talks, describes US military of future
Daily Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter is using a speech and wide-ranging exchange with troops on social media sites to press his agenda for change in the military. And he's signaling his early support for expanded maternity leave, women serving... Read more
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Daily Press
Tidewater defense firms win August contractsThe Defense Department awarded work to several Hampton Roads defense contractor
Tidewater defense firms win August contracts
Daily Press / Posted 22 hours ago
The Defense Department awarded work to several Hampton Roads defense contractors in August that included a major submarine overhaul, ship repairs and dredging. Topping the list was a $57.8 million contract awarded to Newport News Shipbuilding for... Read more
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ABC News 4 Charleston
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detaineesBy MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detainees
ABC News 4 Charleston / Posted 22 hours ago
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detaineesBy MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detainees
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 22 hours ago
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with... Read more
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WWAY 3 Wilmington
Defense Department surveying SC brig for detaineesBy MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – Pentagon officials are co
Defense Department surveying SC brig for detainees
WWAY 3 Wilmington / Posted 22 hours ago
By MEG KINNARD Associated Press COLUMBIA, SC (AP) – Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detaineesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detainees
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 23 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with knowledge of the issue said Defense... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detaineesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detainees
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 23 hours ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with knowledge of the issue said Defense... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detaineesCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week
Defense Department surveying S. Carolina brig for detainees
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Pentagon officials are coming to South Carolina this week to see if a Naval Brig near Charleston would be suitable to house detainees from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. A congressional official with knowledge of the issue said Defense... Read more
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Denver Post
Pentagon funding new high-tech ventureMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Denver Post / Posted yesterday
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and... Read more
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Daily Press
Program helps Virginia defense firms diversifyLooking to expand overseas, one Hampton Roads defense contractor had a few thin
Program helps Virginia defense firms diversify
Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Looking to expand overseas, one Hampton Roads defense contractor had a few things going for it. Prevailance Inc. of Virginia Beach already did business with NATO, which gave it international exposure. Its engineers and analysts provide services that... Read more
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Federal Computer Week
News in Brief: DOD seeks funds for OPM hack response, WH mulls China sanctions and FAA releases a drone-safety appDOD seeks funds for OPM response, WH mulls China sanctions and more Pentagon r
News in Brief: DOD seeks funds for OPM hack response, WH mulls China sanctions and FAA releases a drone-safety app
Federal Computer Week / Posted yesterday
DOD seeks funds for OPM response, WH mulls China sanctions and more Pentagon requests $132 million for OPM cleanup The Defense Department has asked Congress to reallocate $132 million of its fiscal 2015 appropriations for identity monitoring... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
West Point law professor who called for attacks on 'Islamic holy sites' resignsA law professor who published an inflammatory article urging attacks on law pro
West Point law professor who called for attacks on 'Islamic holy sites' resigns
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
A law professor who published an inflammatory article urging attacks on law professors and “Islamic holy sites” and who has been dogged by accusations of misrepresenting his academic and military credentials has resigned from the US Military Academy... Read more
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CNET
US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheftThe Obama administration is developing a range of "unprecedented" economic sanc
US may hit China with sanctions over alleged cybertheft
CNET / Posted 2 days ago
The Obama administration is developing a range of "unprecedented" economic sanctions against China over online espionage, the Washington Post is reporting, citing several administration officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity. In... Read more
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The Washington Times
A-10 vs. F-35: Air Force to test combat jets in head-to-head showdownThe F-35 Joint Strike Fighter stands to be the most sophisticated jet in the Ai
A-10 vs. F-35: Air Force to test combat jets in head-to-head showdown
The Washington Times / Posted 2 days ago
The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter stands to be the most sophisticated jet in the Air Force’s arsenal once ready for combat — but the Pentagon wants to first see how the state-of-the-art aircraft performs against its old standby, the A-10 “Warthog.” Top... Read more
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The Atlantic
A Battle of the Fighter JetsIf you’re the Pentagon, how do you choose between an aging, but dependable, fig
A Battle of the Fighter Jets
The Atlantic / Posted 2 days ago
If you’re the Pentagon, how do you choose between an aging, but dependable, fighter jet and a brand new aircraft that you’re not quite sure is up to the job? You have them fight it out, naturally. That’s essentially what the Air Force said it would... Read more
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CIO
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable techSecretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with members of the media after deliveri
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable tech
CIO / Posted 2 days ago
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter speaks with members of the media after delivering remarks at the National Full Scale Aerodynamics Complex in Moffett Field, Calif., Aug. 28, 2015. Credit: Adrian Cadiz/DOD The US Department of Defense is teaming with... Read more
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Computer World Australia
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable techThe US Department of Defense is teaming with Apple, Boeing, Harvard University
Apple to work with US defence department on developing wearable tech
Computer World Australia / Posted 2 days ago
The US Department of Defense is teaming with Apple, Boeing, Harvard University and other organizations to develop flexible electronics and sensors that could be placed in uniforms or inside ships and aircraft. Under the plan, a consortium called the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
'Bad discharges' distress veteransVeterans whose behavior got them kicked out of the military have dramatically h
'Bad discharges' distress veterans
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 3 days ago
Veterans whose behavior got them kicked out of the military have dramatically higher rates of homelessness than those who left under normal circumstances, according to a new study by researchers from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Among VA... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
A soldier changes gender: From Edward to Jennifer, with stops in Gitmo, Iraq and Afghanistan [video]Edward Long was a career Army National Guardsman, a fiery sergeant major who gu
A soldier changes gender: From Edward to Jennifer, with stops in Gitmo, Iraq and Afghanistan [video]
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
Edward Long was a career Army National Guardsman, a fiery sergeant major who guarded suspected terrorists in overseas prisons and guided young soldiers through brutal 12-hour days in some of the most dangerous places on Earth. A model commander,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terrorAn assistant professor in the law department of the US Military Academy at West
West Point professor calls on US military to target legal critics of war on terror
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 4 days ago
An assistant professor in the law department of the US Military Academy at West Point has argued that legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a “treasonous” fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants. In a lengthy... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Family to bury GI after 45 yearsForty-five years after he was declared missing, the remains of a soldier killed
Family to bury GI after 45 years
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Forty-five years after he was declared missing, the remains of a soldier killed in the Vietnam War will be buried today in Mountain View, not far from his family's old homestead in rural Stone County. The remains of Army Maj. Dale Richardson were... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Not much news hereThis happened decades ago. In another state. The commander of our National Guar
Not much news here
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
This happened decades ago. In another state. The commander of our National Guard outfit said, hey you, aren't you a reporter in real life? Real life meant when we weren't in uniform on the weekends. And yes, ma'am, we worked for a newspaper in real... Read more
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Denver Post
Pentagon funding new high-tech ventureMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Friday that t
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Denver Post / Posted 4 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Apple, Stanford, Defense Department among investors in flexible electronics initiativeMOUNTAIN VIEW >> If government, academic and industry leaders have their way, S
Apple, Stanford, Defense Department among investors in flexible electronics initiative
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW >> If government, academic and industry leaders have their way, Silicon Valley will soon become ground zero for a new kind of technology — flexible electronics. The technology, which has been years in development, allows sensors and... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Pentagon funding new high-tech ventureMOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that
Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) - Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics and sensors that can flex and stretch and could be built into clothing or the skins of ships and... Read more
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