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Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M

A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by C...

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M

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'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful...
15:17, 2019-05-21

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death hap...
00:34, 2019-06-23

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say that joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal coul...
20:00, 2019-06-11

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acqui...
13:51, 2019-06-28

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
02:51, 2019-06-01

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject th...
07:00, 2019-07-10

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford ai...
01:01, 2019-06-13

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
00:01, 2019-06-15

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
23:51, 2019-05-31

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems fo...
11:51, 2019-07-16

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
04:51, 2019-06-01

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
18:51, 2019-06-11

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the ...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented ra...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
15:51, 2019-06-18

Pentagon unveils official portrait of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place ins...
09:17, 2019-06-22

Amazon, Pentagon accused of swampy dealings over $10B contract Amazon is poised to receive a lucrative government contract with the Pentagon, but a competitor is arguing it's nothing more than a prime example of ...
16:34, 2019-06-19

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve&rd...
00:17, 2019-06-08

Pentagon installs third acting defense secretary this year, as Trump formally nominates Esper Richard V. Spencer became acting defense secretary to comply with federal law as Mark T. Esper seeks Senate confirmation to take on the role permanen...
01:34, 2019-07-16

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confir...
01:17, 2019-07-16

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the jo...
04:51, 2019-06-22

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee, Mark Esper Named Acting Pentagon Chief President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would...
21:17, 2019-06-18

Shanahan’s departure leaves Pentagon adrift, with a growing power vacuum and Pompeo as de facto defense secretary SHANAHAN SHOCKER: The question of why Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and not acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan was meeting with top commander...
19:51, 2019-06-19

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant i...
08:34, 2019-05-30

David Price repays Red Sox gamble with Stadium breakthrough The rain presented the Red Sox with an opportunity — one they chose not to accept. Thursday’s postponement gave them the option of pushing back David...
14:51, 2019-06-03

Taxpayers deserve a maximum tax cut in Ohio’s new budget Ohio state lawmakers are on the verge of negotiating final, two-year budget legislation, after the Senate and House both passed competing budget bill...
22:51, 2019-06-28

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to d...
03:34, 2019-06-12

Name Airports After Top Taxpayers In A Decade, Economic Survey Suggests The Economic Survey 2019, a comprehensive report presented to parliament a day before the budget, outlined a number of steps to encourage people to p...
15:51, 2019-07-04

Monarchy cost British taxpayers $85.2 million last year Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year...
23:17, 2019-06-27

New UK nuclear funding model could leave taxpayers liable Ministers are expected to announce plans to bolster nuclear industry this weekThe government will set out plans to resuscitate the UK’s struggling nu...
16:00, 2019-07-14

Taxpayers won't cough up to meet emissions target - poll British taxpayers oppose every option to help fund the government's promise to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a Sky Data poll shows...
20:34, 2019-06-12

NY taxpayers send most money to Washington but receive least funding New York taxpayers are being milked by the feds more than those in any other state. The Empire State residents send more money to Washington and rece...
06:00, 2019-06-09

State GOP chair: Cuomo cares more about criminals than taxpayers ​The chairman of the New York State Republican Party slammed Gov. Cuomo for caring more about criminals than “hard-working” taxpayers. Ni...
23:51, 2019-06-30

Iran says they’ve executed a contractor convicted of spying for the CIA: report Days after the US called off a military strike on Iran, the country’s semi-official media reported Saturday that Iran executed a “defense...
15:51, 2019-06-23

Australia's Telstra planning to cut 10,000 contractor jobs in two years Australia's biggest telecommunications provider Telstra Corp Ltd plans to cut a quarter of its contractors in two years, its CEO said on Tuesday, a r...
08:17, 2019-06-04

Millions of US taxpayers’ money invested in private prison firms At least 20 public worker pension funds have invested in firms profiting from Trump’s immigration policy, including California and New York This stor...
15:17, 2019-07-11

New York contractor says gun-toting restaurateur kidnapped him over unfinished renovations An off-the-books contractor in New York City has claimed that the owner of a Brooklyn restaurant kidnapped him at gunpoint last week and forced him t...
02:34, 2019-05-23

SpaceX Rockets Were Imperiled by Contractor's Falsified Reports, Prosecutors Say An engineer at an upstate New York company who was responsible for ensuring the quality of parts for Elon Musk’s space venture has been charged with ...
05:51, 2019-05-23

Google Very Angry After Contractor Leaks Over a Thousand Assistant Recordings Just in case you were holding out any hope that Google didn’t let humans listen voice recordings from Google Home and Google Assistant, stop doing th...
18:00, 2019-07-12

Hack of U.S. Border Control Contractor Is Way Bigger Than the Government Is Letting On Even as Homeland Security officials attempted to downplay the impact of a security intrusion that reached deep into the network of a federal surveil...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Nirmala Sitharaman Quotes Tamil Poem In Budget Speech, Thanks Taxpayers Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Friday quoted Tamil classic "Purananooru", and drew inspiration from it to assert that the NDA government was for...
09:17, 2019-07-06

City Council hits up taxpayers to fund 2021 mayoral campaigns The City Council rewrote local campaign laws Thursday in a move critics claim was done to boost the mayoral campaign of Speaker Corey Johnson while h...
07:34, 2019-06-14

Black family fires contractor who showed up to job with Confederate flag: video An independent contractor was fired by a black couple in Georgia after he pulled up to their house Saturday with a Confederate flag attached to the b...
13:51, 2019-07-03

5 Lobster Tails and a $560 Bottle of Wine, at Taxpayers’ Expense, Give Macron a Headache After a photo was publicized showing France’s ecology minister enjoying a lavish meal at taxpayer expense, President Emmanuel Macron was confronted w...
01:51, 2019-07-12

End fossil fuel subsidies, and stop using taxpayers’ money to destroy the world: Guterres “We need to tax pollution, not people”, and “end subsidies for fossil fuels,” Secretary-General António Guterres told the World Summit of the R20 Coa...
18:51, 2019-05-28

Homeland Security Exhibits Ignorance, Incompetence in Handling of Surveillance Contractor Breach At a Homeland Security hearing this week that largely focused on the unsolved mystery of whether it’s illegal to use face recognition software on U.S...
04:34, 2019-07-12

Mallinckrodt paid 'kickbacks' to keep drug price high, and stuck taxpayers with bill, DOJ lawsuit says The pharmaceutical company responsible for one of the largest drug price increases in US history "knowingly paid illegal kickbacks" as part of an ela...
00:34, 2019-06-06

Mackenzie Lueck disappearance: Suspect wanted secret room with hooks on its wall built in home, contractor reveals A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University...
20:51, 2019-06-28

Fox News Exclusive: Suspect in Mackenzie Lueck slaying wanted secret room with wall hooks built, contractor claims A handyman in Utah told Fox News exclusively on Friday that the person of interest that police have identified in the search for a missing University...
02:34, 2019-06-29

Contractor Shows Up at Black Couple’s House With Confederate Flag, Shockingly Gets Fired: ‘I Didn’t Know the Flag Offended, Y’all’ In my 38 years of life, I’ve owned Tonka Trucks, college degrees, and poor credit, but a golf cart sounds like an unexpected headache waiting to happ...
19:51, 2019-07-03

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentago...
09:51, 2019-06-07

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security...
19:17, 2019-06-07

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn...
01:51, 2019-05-24

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. pro...
08:17, 2019-06-15

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been ...
03:34, 2019-05-23

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be ...
01:17, 2019-06-19

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
22:17, 2019-05-24

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress...
04:34, 2019-05-22

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking a...
19:51, 2019-06-27

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses aga...
02:51, 2019-05-24

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and a...
20:17, 2019-05-22

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as...
19:51, 2019-06-19

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is gra...
23:34, 2019-06-21

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milit...
13:34, 2019-05-22

Pentagon releases IDs of 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon has announced the identities of two soldiers killed in combat in Afghanistan. Killed on Wednesday in Uruzgan province ...
18:51, 2019-06-27

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily c...
01:17, 2019-07-16

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollo...
06:51, 2019-06-12

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, r...
09:34, 2019-06-20

Pentagon to Set Up Marketplace Linking Suppliers With Trusted Investors The Pentagon plans to mandate stronger cyber defenses for its suppliers and help bolster the balance sheet of some financially struggling vendors ami...
20:17, 2019-06-17

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
11:51, 2019-07-13

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mountin...
15:34, 2019-07-07

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take ove...
15:00, 2019-07-10

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as ten...
05:17, 2019-06-21

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday ...
11:17, 2019-06-01

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where position...
01:51, 2019-07-09

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the ne...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it bu...
15:51, 2019-05-21

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
06:34, 2019-06-06

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oi...
23:17, 2019-06-14

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to...
17:17, 2019-07-12

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting De...
00:51, 2019-06-07

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
04:00, 2019-05-23

Pentagon confirms weighing more troops for Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presi...
04:34, 2019-06-03

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait,...
23:34, 2019-06-28

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after offici...
17:00, 2019-06-02

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
22:34, 2019-05-30

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battlin...
04:00, 2019-07-10

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
18:00, 2019-05-25

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter pr...
23:17, 2019-06-07

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sid...
22:51, 2019-07-09

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it...
04:34, 2019-07-03

Nuclear weapons: experts alarmed by new Pentagon 'war-fighting' doctrine US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’The Pentagon believes ...
00:34, 2019-06-20

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism...
01:17, 2019-07-06

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic t...
13:17, 2019-07-03

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his fami...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
22:34, 2019-05-24

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if t...
23:34, 2019-07-12

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed...
17:51, 2019-06-13

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into m...
01:34, 2019-07-12

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on e...
00:17, 2019-06-23

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
01:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an a...
17:51, 2019-07-12

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
21:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heighten...
19:51, 2019-05-23

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 ...
01:51, 2019-06-11

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into m...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to...
16:51, 2019-06-02

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming gree...
06:17, 2019-06-13

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's n...
22:00, 2019-06-12

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in...
02:17, 2019-07-15

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a s...
12:17, 2019-06-30

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.R...
01:17, 2019-07-16

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain durin...
00:17, 2019-06-04

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to ...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense m...
04:17, 2019-06-20

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that mul...
13:51, 2019-07-03

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America w...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U....
20:00, 2019-07-15

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerUS officials say the Pentagon wil...
02:17, 2019-05-23

US military drone shot down by Iranian missile in international airspace, Pentagon says An Iranian surface-to-air missile shot down a U.S. military surveillance drone in international airspace over the Strait of Hormuz Thursday morning, ...
14:00, 2019-06-20

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fig...
16:17, 2019-06-11

Judge Clears Way for Amazon and Microsoft to Compete for Giant Pentagon Contract Oracle had alleged that Amazon and the Defense Department biased the $10 billion JEDI contract in Amazon’s favor, but was unable to change the Pentag...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they nee...
20:17, 2019-06-06

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, ...
03:00, 2019-06-16

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border ...
01:34, 2019-05-26

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommuni...
21:17, 2019-07-10

Donald Trump's July 4 Celebration Cost Military $1.2 Million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of US Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washing...
02:17, 2019-07-10

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to...
15:51, 2019-05-23

Trump's joint chiefs nominee weighs in on Pentagon leadership crisis President Trump's nominee for chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff weighed in on the Pentagon's leadership woes, telling the Senate that the militar...
19:34, 2019-07-11

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon offic...
13:34, 2019-05-24

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
06:34, 2019-05-24

The Pentagon says it only spent $1.2 million on Trump's July 4th blowout, but it's not clear where that number came from U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Ian Cotter/ The Pentagon says the cost of military support for President Donald Trump's J...
10:01, 2019-07-10

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pe...
01:34, 2019-06-11

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided thr...
07:34, 2019-07-04

Trump's July Fourth celebration cost military at least $1.2 million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of U.S. Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washi...
09:17, 2019-07-10

Pentagon Ends Review of Deadly Niger Ambush, Again Blaming Junior Officers Military leaders have struggled over how to apportion blame over the deaths of four American soldiers amid family members’ demands to hold more senio...
06:34, 2019-06-06

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and ...
20:17, 2019-05-24

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South K...
15:34, 2019-06-02

Pentagon briefing drought nears 1-year mark amid Iran tension Celebrities such as Gene Simmons and Gerard Butler have showed up in the briefing room, but Pentagon spokespeople haven't briefed on camera since May...
00:17, 2019-05-30

Trump plans to nominate Mark Esper to be Pentagon chief: White House U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he intends to nominate Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, the White House said in a sta...
06:51, 2019-06-22

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
09:51, 2019-05-23

Shanahan drops out of contention to lead Pentagon, as Trump taps Army secretary President Trump abruptly announced Tuesday that acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing from consideration to lead the Pentagon and ...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
04:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East...
02:34, 2019-05-23

Pentagon seeks laser-armed space drones to attack enemy ICBMs Laser-armed drones operating in space may soon sense, track, target and ultimately incinerate enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles flying above ...
15:34, 2019-06-17

Pentagon faces a month of disruption as Esper transition keeps top leaders in temporary jobs THE TRANSITION PLAN: The nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to be the next secretary of defense is forcing the Pentagon into a convoluted transi...
13:34, 2019-07-10

Pentagon condemns ‘irresponsible and reckless’ actions, after Russian warship nearly collides with US cruiser The Pentagon said Friday it will file a formal démarche protesting the actions of the Russian navy, after one of its destroyers nearly collided with ...
10:17, 2019-06-08

Another high-level Pentagon nominee caught in the mire of sexual misconduct allegations CONFIRMATION CHAOS: The fate of another senior Pentagon official has been thrown into question after a former military aide to Air Force Gen. John Hy...
15:34, 2019-07-11

Pentagon postpones press briefing on Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday it had indefinitely postponed a press briefing on Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system...
07:51, 2019-07-13

Adam Smith plays weak hand as he argues for $17 billion cut to Trump’s Pentagon budget GET IT DONE: If House Armed Services Chairman Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wash., had one message in his two public appearances Monday, it’s that he’s “absolut...
21:17, 2019-06-11

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to...
02:51, 2019-06-03

Pentagon releases map disputing claim US drone violated Iranian airspace; Iran’s version is very different The Pentagon released a map Thursday pointing out that the U.S. drone shot down by Iran was over International waters and not over Iran, contrary to ...
05:17, 2019-06-21

With new Pentagon chief Mark Esper, Pompeo gains an ally in West Point classmate In selecting Army Secretary Mark Esper to succeed Patrick Shanahan as acting secretary of defense, President Trump has picked a combat veteran whose ...
22:51, 2019-06-18

Pentagon to stop training Turkish pilots on F-35s as dispute over purchase of Russian system escalates Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said the U.S. will block the sale of 100 aircraft to Turkey if Ankara proceeds with the purchase of the air...
03:34, 2019-06-08

As Shanahan heads to Asia, Iran tensions threaten Pentagon's 'great power' focus As acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan heads to Asia on Tuesday to deliver a major policy speech on the region, increasing tensions with I...
07:51, 2019-05-29

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces. The pos...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
18:17, 2019-05-24

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan politica...
00:51, 2019-06-12

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the co...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as actin...
03:51, 2019-06-18

U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say Pentagon will present plans to White House to send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast amid Iran tension. The post U....
02:17, 2019-05-23

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of...
21:34, 2019-07-12

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in ...
10:51, 2019-06-05

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. ...
19:01, 2019-06-22

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negli...
00:34, 2019-06-08

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted fron...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday nigh...
02:51, 2019-06-02

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defe...
16:34, 2019-05-29

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a de...
13:34, 2019-07-13

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wed...
00:51, 2019-06-13

Russian prospect could help add depth to Rangers’ defense One of the operable words in rebuilding a team is flexibility. And what helps create flexibility is depth. So as the Rangers continuing juggling a ha...
11:17, 2019-06-28

German defense minister resigns to pursue EU’s top job German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who is running to become the new president of the European Union’s powerful executive says she will ste...
17:51, 2019-07-15

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara ...
22:17, 2019-06-08

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal ...
14:34, 2019-06-02

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing w...
03:34, 2019-07-15

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is con...
20:51, 2019-06-10

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35...
20:17, 2019-05-23

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies...
21:01, 2019-06-10

Trump says to talk trade, defense with Japanese PM Abe at G20 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will discuss trade with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at their talks on the sidelines of a Group o...
04:51, 2019-06-28

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killi...
02:34, 2019-05-23

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coa...
09:01, 2019-06-14

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a...
01:17, 2019-06-13

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police sa...
18:51, 2019-06-07

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning...
23:51, 2019-06-04

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secre...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged th...
21:51, 2019-05-21

Tim Cook's defense of Jony Ive signals a new era at Apple Apple's CEO Tim Cook responded to a critical Wall Street Journal story about Jony Ive's departure from the company in an email to NBC News....
16:51, 2019-07-02

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors...
13:34, 2019-06-06

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last se...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Frequentis Defense gets $8.4M contract for work on MQ-25 Stingray Frequentis Defense Inc. received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle, the Defense Department annou...
21:17, 2019-07-03

China tests anti-ship missile in South China Sea, Pentagon says China has test-fired at least one anti-ship missile in recent days in the area around the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Unite...
15:00, 2019-07-03

Pentagon says China missile test in South China Sea 'disturbing' The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would no...
23:17, 2019-07-02

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North ...
08:51, 2019-06-19

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of ...
06:51, 2019-06-13

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy...
08:17, 2019-06-18

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent c...
02:00, 2019-06-19

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan confirms it has submitted a request to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in a major poten...
07:01, 2019-06-06

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, Pre...
01:51, 2019-06-19

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "co...
08:17, 2019-06-02

Erdogan says Turkey will receive Russian defense system 'very soon' President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that Turkey would take delivery of a Russian S-400 missile defense system "very soon" after telling Russian ...
23:01, 2019-06-18

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda...
16:01, 2019-06-06

Spacey accuser can't find phone defense wants, lawyer says An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn...
21:51, 2019-06-19

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monda...
13:34, 2019-06-18

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call th...
17:17, 2019-06-18

Judge: Spacey accuser’s phone must be turned over to defense NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge says a phone used by a young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a bar must be turned over to the d...
21:00, 2019-06-07

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point ...
18:51, 2019-06-21

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
03:00, 2019-06-07

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to ...
04:00, 2019-06-22

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week desp...
04:01, 2019-06-09

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in...
14:34, 2019-06-10

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sou...
06:51, 2019-06-20

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
12:34, 2019-06-11

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in Fran...
19:34, 2019-06-06

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this c...
16:51, 2019-06-06

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domes...
23:51, 2019-06-18

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage...
01:34, 2019-06-12

Kamala Harris' defense on varying healthcare answers: There's a 'their' there Kamala Harris claims she misunderstood the question Thursday when she seemingly re-endorsed the idea of forcing Americans off their private insurance...
21:00, 2019-06-28

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries mu...
16:34, 2019-06-29

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the countr...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read Mo...
05:34, 2019-05-24

The Latest: SEAL’s trial delayed; defense wants new judge SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing into efforts by military prosecutors to track emails sent to lawyers representing a Navy SEAL accused ...
02:17, 2019-05-23

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
17:51, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Erdogan says Russian defense missiles on track OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 12:30 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoga...
06:00, 2019-06-29

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to ...
14:17, 2019-05-30

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35...
20:34, 2019-05-23

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. mil...
23:17, 2019-05-23

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it wou...
11:01, 2019-06-28

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all”...
13:34, 2019-05-28

Ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis has book coming this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming, but he warns it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald...
12:00, 2019-05-28

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Org...
19:17, 2019-05-27

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risi...
09:51, 2019-05-24

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the w...
20:01, 2019-06-29

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be respo...
10:51, 2019-05-25

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist test...
23:00, 2019-05-31

Cuomo signs legislation outlawing 'gay panic' defense in NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that would bar people who attack or kill a gay person from arguing they panicked over their victim'...
04:34, 2019-07-01

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defe...
00:00, 2019-06-23

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals wit...
02:51, 2019-06-02

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experie...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Molinari paired with Scott and DeChambeau for Open defense Francesco Molinari said this year's Open will be "extra special" as he prepares to try and defend the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush, the first time th...
21:34, 2019-07-15

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Ye...
03:17, 2019-07-16

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Wash...
05:51, 2019-06-01

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the pro...
11:51, 2019-06-12

Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose sa...
11:17, 2019-07-13

Crystal Dunn, USWNT defense answered the call against France The United States advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, with a 2-1 win over host France. Megan Rapinoe netted her fourth and fifth g...
07:17, 2019-06-29

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stingi...
04:00, 2019-07-10

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports...
23:51, 2019-06-18

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing wi...
13:51, 2019-05-28

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defense bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes F-22 a...
22:34, 2019-07-03

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause ...
20:51, 2019-07-02

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomi...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanct...
14:51, 2019-05-29

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynot...
03:51, 2019-06-06

Russian defense chief goes to Arctic base after navy fire Russia’s defense minister has arrived at an Arctic navy base to oversee the investigation into a fire on one of Russian navy’s deep-sea research subm...
11:51, 2019-07-03

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
05:34, 2019-07-13

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign ...
12:51, 2019-07-01

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to f...
23:34, 2019-06-18

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to p...
00:34, 2019-05-29

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
13:51, 2019-06-01

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, wh...
23:51, 2019-06-10

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential f...
22:51, 2019-07-12

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO object...
09:17, 2019-05-22

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked def...
00:17, 2019-06-12

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based ...
20:34, 2019-07-14

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the ...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused ...
04:51, 2019-06-12

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesd...
05:34, 2019-06-12

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting cap...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Bernie Sanders Delivers Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, presented his brand of socialism through a framework of econom...
21:17, 2019-06-12

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
00:51, 2019-06-14

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self ...
00:17, 2019-05-23

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $1...
03:51, 2019-06-11

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas sc...
03:51, 2019-06-18

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting am...
15:17, 2019-07-11

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry sai...
18:51, 2019-07-12

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the ki...
02:17, 2019-07-12

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus BERLIN (AP) — Bayern Munich’s German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a ...
21:51, 2019-06-15

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between t...
01:51, 2019-05-24

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $1...
19:01, 2019-06-10

Dutch leader to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American reque...
12:51, 2019-07-12

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to...
22:34, 2019-06-10

The Latest: Defense attorney: Client killed visiting scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and kil...
21:00, 2019-06-12

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 program: Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head o...
11:51, 2019-06-21

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapon...
17:34, 2019-06-19

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn...
03:51, 2019-06-20

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between...
13:17, 2019-05-30

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted th...
18:00, 2019-05-30

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
19:51, 2019-06-02

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
05:51, 2019-06-01

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox It took the Red Sox five games with the Yankees to finally get a win against their rivals, an 8-5 victory Sunday night in The Bronx. But it was hardl...
06:00, 2019-06-03

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.  &#...
00:00, 2019-06-04

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
18:34, 2019-06-20

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creati...
08:17, 2019-06-03

Phone of Kevin Spacey accuser sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn...
23:00, 2019-06-19

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place...
16:51, 2019-06-03

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operat...
20:01, 2019-05-31

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head...
11:00, 2019-06-21

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin    &#...
06:34, 2019-06-19

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying fo...
22:17, 2019-06-22

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in...
01:17, 2019-06-19

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South ...
16:34, 2019-06-02

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 mis...
09:00, 2019-06-04

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civ...
16:51, 2019-06-30

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligenc...
21:34, 2019-06-22

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal....
19:17, 2019-06-20

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanaha...
06:17, 2019-06-01

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the allian...
17:34, 2019-06-04

UPDATE 1-U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 programme -Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet programme as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head...
11:00, 2019-06-21

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
21:17, 2019-06-10

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselv...
13:00, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
09:34, 2019-06-08

Health of Tunisian president improves significantly, he calls defense minister The health of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has improved significantly and he has called the defense minister about the situation in the count...
14:34, 2019-06-28

UPDATE 4-United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 bln aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $12...
03:34, 2019-06-10

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, ...
15:34, 2019-05-31

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister...
08:17, 2019-06-21

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New Y...
06:34, 2019-06-11

U.S. defense chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South Korea tha...
14:34, 2019-06-02

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations agains...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Kipnis’ triple, Naquin’s defense lead Indians past Tigers CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Naquin made a game-saving play in the ninth, and the...
05:17, 2019-06-22

Turkey awaits ninth delivery for Russian S-400 missile defense system Deliveries of Russia's S-400 defense system to Turkey -- which started Friday and continued Monday -- could cause a permanent rift between the United...
22:51, 2019-07-15

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week abo...
23:51, 2019-06-12

Putin meets with defense minister after deadly Russian submarine incident Russian President Vladimir Putin pulled out of an event on Tuesday to meet with his defense minister after a deadly incident involving a secretive Ru...
00:00, 2019-07-03

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 1...
23:17, 2019-06-23

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defe...
19:51, 2019-07-14

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations acros...
17:00, 2019-07-14

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Cent...
16:51, 2019-06-22

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
07:17, 2019-06-03

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security c...
21:17, 2019-05-31

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $12...
03:34, 2019-06-10

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump an...
00:00, 2019-06-19

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to ...
19:00, 2019-06-18

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a t...
16:17, 2019-05-27

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it...
00:34, 2019-06-20

AAR Defense Systems & Logistics awarded contract for Afghan Air Force C-130s AAR Defense Systems and Logistics received a $209.9 million contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's C-130 planes, the Pentagon ...
23:00, 2019-07-05

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” o...
09:34, 2019-07-05

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told ...
12:51, 2019-05-30

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the governmen...
18:51, 2019-06-06

Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader Defense lawyers in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL rested their case on Friday after three days of testimony contesting accusations that the pla...
15:34, 2019-06-29

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment make...
08:34, 2019-05-29

Cuomo signs bill at Pride parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justifica...
23:51, 2019-06-30

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European cha...
00:17, 2019-07-01

Jesse Eisenberg learns The Art Of Self-Defense in an arch, funny karate satire When Jesse Eisenberg was younger, the comparisons between his performance style and Woody Allen’s were unavoidable: neurotic overthinking, a hesitan...
20:17, 2019-07-08

Turkey says U.S. tone and approach not befitting partnership spirit: defense ministry Turkey has repeated its discomfort to the United States over the tone and approach of a letter sent by Washington, saying it was not befitting the al...
14:34, 2019-06-18

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company Fi...
01:17, 2019-05-31

NBA Finals: Draymond Green gets defensive on defense, chats Boogie and the Klaw Golden State's Draymond Green came to media day to play, saying: ''If you don't have the mindset that you're the best ever, ...
04:17, 2019-05-30

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislati...
10:17, 2019-07-11

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company Fi...
22:51, 2019-05-30

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, ...
18:34, 2019-06-08

UFOs pose ‘vital national security issue’: ex-defense official A former top US defense official believes UFOs pose a “vital national security issue” — and says America isn’t the only country that’s been grappling...
18:00, 2019-05-30

Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Quits As Reports Emerge Of Family Violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his fami...
03:01, 2019-06-19

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days lat...
14:51, 2019-05-23

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star...
06:00, 2019-06-05

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tension...
08:51, 2019-06-22

Trump announces departure of acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan – live President to address rally in Orlando, FloridaSupreme court decision awaited on census citizenship questionSign up for the US briefing and get a new ...
20:51, 2019-06-18

Tennis: Halep to start French Open title defense with no extra pressure Most defending champions would start a grand slam with added pressure but Simona Halep declared she would kick off her French Open campaign knowing t...
18:51, 2019-05-24

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days - media Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said the first delivery of the Russian S-400 missile defense system would take place within 10 days, Turkish media r...
09:17, 2019-07-01

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to ...
01:51, 2019-06-17

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the So...
01:51, 2019-06-02

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representati...
09:17, 2019-07-10

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned...
00:51, 2019-05-30

Acting defense secretary breaks with Trump on North Korea missile launches Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launches violate a United Nations Security Council resolu...
00:51, 2019-05-30

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she c...
21:34, 2019-07-02

U.S. House passes $733-billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733-billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
02:51, 2019-07-13

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie produ...
18:34, 2019-06-18

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summi...
14:34, 2019-06-28

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an ...
10:17, 2019-06-28

Trump’s dislike of McCain put defense officials in a tough spot even before they hid the warship bearing his name Before President Trump headed to Japan last week, the White House had very precise ideas of how that trip was supposed to look. Or, more specifically...
16:51, 2019-05-31

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debat...
06:51, 2019-06-11

E.U. Nominates Germany’s Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, for President of European Commission The nomination, along with the naming of Christine Lagarde as head of the European Central Bank, would put women in some of the most important Europe...
22:00, 2019-07-02

Eddie Gallagher defense expects war crimes case against Navy SEAL to be thrown out The lead defense attorney representing Special Operations Chief Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes, is increasingly hopeful the judge...
10:17, 2019-06-08

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday a...
09:00, 2019-07-12

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
14:01, 2019-07-09

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
21:34, 2019-07-12