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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 discuss the defense sector, including the ...

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector

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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,...
08:48, 06/10/2019

Welcome to Mongolia, Mr. Defense Secretary. Here’s Your Horse. A visit by Mark Esper to Mongolia was the third time an American defense secretary has named a horse in this landlocked ally wedged between China and ...
12:48, 08/08/2019

Jeff Flake offers rare defense of Trump after Jimmy Carter suggests POTUS is 'illegitimate' Outspoken anti-Trump critic Jeff Flake offered a rare defense of President Trump in response to former President Jimmy Carter's remarks suggesting the...
19:12, 06/28/2019

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 secret...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, sto...
11:12, 06/18/2019

U.K.'s May Fires Defense Secretary Over Huawei Leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson, saying he leaked sensitive information surrounding a review into the use ...
14:12, 05/01/2019

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 the...
15:12, 07/09/2019

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would ...
11:36, 06/18/2019

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 thr...
16:24, 05/21/2019

Defense Secretary Esper "anxious" to get to work Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived for his first day of work Wednesday saying he was "anxious" to get his leadership team in place.   ...
13:48, 07/24/2019

UK's May fires defense secretary over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired her defense minister on Wednesday over a leak of discussions in the National Security Council about Chinese t...
13:24, 05/01/2019

Shanahan: honored by Trump's nomination to be defense secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Thursday he was honored by President Donald Trump's plan to nominate him to be defense secretary, after more than four months...
18:36, 05/09/2019

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, Pres...
17:12, 06/18/2019

With an eye on Russia and China, U.S. defense secretary visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is set to meet senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation to deepen ...
18:48, 08/07/2019

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 defen...
17:48, 06/23/2019

Trump to nominate former Boeing executive as defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has served in the role in an acting capacity since the departure of former Pentagon chief Jim MattisDonald Trump will nominate Patric...
00:24, 05/10/2019

Senate confirms Esper as new Secretary of Defense in 90-8 vote The Senate confirmed former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense Tuesday, making him the first permanent Pentagon boss since James Mattis ...
11:12, 07/23/2019

Trump nominates Patrick Shanahan as defense secretary US President Donald Trump has named former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan as his pick to be US defense secretary. Shanahan has been serving in the ...
00:36, 05/10/2019

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, Presiden...
09:48, 07/16/2019

Trump hails new Defense Secretary Mark Esper President Trump took part in the swearing-in ceremony for new Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday — hailing his experience in the military and de...
11:48, 07/25/2019

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 ...
03:12, 05/28/2019

US Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense Secretary The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as the next secretary of defense, nearly seven months after the surprise resignation of Jim Mattis over ...
13:36, 07/23/2019

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become ...
17:24, 07/16/2019

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defens...
10:00, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 2-Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, sto...
12:12, 06/18/2019

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soo...
07:24, 08/03/2019

New Defense secretary: We should be 'very concerned' about Chinese tech getting into US systems "And I think we need to be very concerned about Chinese technology getting into our systems or the systems of our allies. Huawei is the poster child r...
15:24, 07/24/2019

Senate confirms Trump's pick for defense secretary The Senate Tuesday voted overwhelmingly 90 to 8 to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, giving the Pentagon its...
12:00, 07/24/2019

Defense secretary wants to deliver on the goal of outpacing China. Can he do it?  Culminating a career spent across the defense establishment, Mark T. Esper is now responsible for reconciling traditional military interests with the ...
20:24, 08/06/2019

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 ca...
10:36, 06/18/2019

Britain’s May fires defense secretary after Huawei leak Prime Minister Theresa May said she had “compelling evidence” of the unauthorized disclosure. The man she pushed out, Gavin Williamson, denied he was ...
14:36, 05/01/2019

Britain appoints Penny Mordaunt as new defense secretary Britain's government said on Wednesday Penny Mordaunt had been named defense secretary to replace Gavin Williamson, who was sacked over the leak of in...
13:24, 05/01/2019

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 c...
07:24, 06/21/2019

Theresa May's letter to dismissed defense secretary Williamson British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company H...
18:00, 05/01/2019

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”...
07:12, 05/28/2019

US Wants To Quickly Deploy New Missiles In Asia, Says Defense Secretary Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, to counter the rise of China in the region, new US Defense Secretary Mark ...
01:00, 08/04/2019

China's defense minister to speak at key Asia defense forum in Singapore China's defense minister will speak at an Asia defense forum in Singapore, the organizer said on Monday, the first time in eight years that Beijing ha...
08:36, 05/20/2019

Defense Secretary Esper reviewing JEDI cloud contract The award of a major cloud contract was supposed to come as soon as next month. Now it could be delayed further as the head of the Pentagon gives it a...
10:36, 08/02/2019

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 fo...
15:48, 06/18/2019

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 capa...
13:12, 07/15/2019

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 ...
17:12, 06/18/2019

Former defense secretary Gates says it’s not ‘case closed’ on Russian interference On CBS News’s “Face the Nation,” Gates pushed back against Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s call for the country to move on from the Mueller r...
19:48, 05/12/2019

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 Asi...
09:24, 06/01/2019

UK’s fired defense secretary furiously denies Huawei leak LONDON (AP) — Britain’s former defense secretary has ferociously denied allegations that he leaked details from private government discussions a...
05:48, 05/02/2019

Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will rejoin the board of defense company General Dynamics Corp, seven months after quitting his job in the Tr...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Former defense secretary Jim Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former defense secretary Jim Mattis has been elected to the board of General Dynamics, the company announced after a vote on Wednesday, allowing him t...
14:00, 08/08/2019

President Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan for Secretary of Defense (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Thursday said he will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. Shanahan, a form...
14:24, 05/09/2019

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by f...
14:12, 07/18/2019

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Trump’s secretary of defense The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, in a bipartisan 90-8 vote. The confirmation ends a rec...
13:48, 07/23/2019

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 ...
14:24, 06/18/2019

Donald Trump to nominate Patrick Shanahan to be defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to the role permanently, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders ...
14:36, 05/09/2019

Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, b...
18:36, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump picks ex-Boeing executive Shanahan as defense secretary President Donald Trump plans to nominate Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing Co executive, as his defense secretary, the White House said on Thursday, b...
15:36, 05/09/2019

Trump to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan as defense secretary, White House says White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders on Thursday said President Trump intends to nominate Patrick M. Shanahan to become the U.S. secretary of def...
14:24, 05/09/2019

UK sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over Huawei leaks (updated) UK Prime Minister Theresa May fired the country's Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson today over his role in a recent Huawei leak. Last week, we l...
16:36, 05/01/2019

Mark Esper sworn in as US defense secretary after record-long vacancy The former army veteran and lobbyist will face brewing tensions with Iran and leadership turmoil at the PentagonMark Esper, an army veteran and former...
21:36, 07/23/2019

Elizabeth Warren Got Into a Huge Fight With Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s numbers in presidential polling have been on the up and up since a solid debate performance last month. But on Tuesday morning...
22:48, 07/16/2019

Trump attends Defense Secretary Mark Esper's welcoming ceremony President Donald Trump attended a welcoming ceremony Thursday at the Pentagon for Mark Esper, who was sworn in as the new defense secretary days ago....
17:12, 07/25/2019

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 insi...
02:12, 06/22/2019

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 r...
00:48, 05/30/2019

What Is a Leak? U.K. Defense Secretary’s Firing in Huawei Case Is in a Murky Zone The government says Gavin Williamson committed a grievous security breach. He says he did no such thing. The way the British news media work, both are...
01:24, 05/03/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan cleared in ethics probe Acting defense secretary Patrick Shanahan has been cleared by the Pentagon's inspector general after an investigation into possible ethics violations ...
06:24, 04/28/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking to the media sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese tel...
12:36, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Fires British Defense Secretary After Huawei Leak Investigation (LONDON) — British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Ch...
12:36, 05/01/2019

British PM Theresa May sacks Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over 5G leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson over leaked information about the government's decision to grant Chinese t...
16:24, 05/01/2019

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 ann...
20:00, 06/18/2019

UPDATE 2-Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejoined the board of General Dynamics Corp on Wednesday, seven months after quitting his job in the Trump ad...
12:48, 08/07/2019

Watch live: Defense Secretary appointee Mark Esper confirmation hearing The Senate armed services committee will open a confirmation hearing Tuesday for defense secretary appointee Mark Esper, who hopes to fill the post th...
10:00, 07/16/2019

Japan's Suga: PM Abe and U.S. defense secretary didn't discuss U.S.-proposed maritime force Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper did not have any particular exchange on the U.S.-proposed maritime coalition ...
22:48, 08/06/2019

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 resolut...
20:12, 05/29/2019

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 famil...
22:24, 06/18/2019

Pentagon will not award JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of t...
10:36, 08/12/2019

U.S. defense secretary visits South Korea as region faces myriad challenges U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will meet with senior South Korean leaders on Friday, amid a series of regional challenges ranging from tensions bet...
20:24, 08/08/2019

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 tensions...
00:00, 06/22/2019

First naval officer to be UK defense secretary promises to hang Horatio Nelson portrait in her office A plucky new defense minister, the first serving naval officer and first female to hold the post, could be a boost for long-declining British sea powe...
09:48, 05/08/2019

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary M...
20:24, 07/11/2019

Mark Esper begins third week on the job, with time running out on his tenure as acting defense secretary ESPER’S UNCERTAIN JULY: Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper begins his third week on the job with a giant question mark hanging over his head. The Pen...
06:48, 07/08/2019

Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper sends first memo to troops as Pentagon boss On his first day on the job as the new acting secretary of defense, Mark Esper on Monday sent a memorandum to all Pentagon employees, laying out the D...
23:12, 06/24/2019

Pentagon to delay awarding JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of t...
11:36, 08/09/2019

Theresa May sacks British defense secretary Gavin Williamson over leak of Huawei 5G discussions U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fired the Defense Secretary on Wednesday after concluding that he was involved in leaking details about a possible dea...
15:24, 05/01/2019

Trump picks acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing exec, to be secretary of Defense President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, to formally take over the top spot a...
13:24, 05/09/2019

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 job...
18:36, 06/21/2019

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 confirma...
20:36, 07/15/2019

British Prime Minister Theresa May fires Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson after Huawei leak "The Prime Minister's decision has been informed by his conduct surrounding an investigation into the circumstances of the unauthorised disclosur...
10:36, 05/01/2019

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 commanders...
02:12, 06/20/2019

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 for...
14:12, 06/22/2019

Ex-defense secretary James Mattis says upcoming book will not be a Trump 'tell-all' Ex-Defense SecretaryJim Mattis says that “Call Sign Chaos: Learning to Lead," due July 16, will not be a "tell-all" about the Trump White House...
09:36, 05/28/2019

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agenc...
16:12, 06/30/2019

New York mob boss slaying a result of gunman's 'deep state' obsession, defense attorney says The brazen March murder of a New York Mafia boss was reportedly driven by the young gunman’s delusional obsession with online right-wing conspiracy th...
10:36, 07/22/2019

The real US defense budget is even bigger than you think — here's a dollar-by-dollar tour of the national security state Reuters The Trump administration's most recent budget includes $750 billion for the Pentagon. That near-record sum is only part of the US national-se...
13:36, 05/15/2019

US Treasury Secretary Says Amazon 'Destroyed' Retail Sector US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he supported the Justice Department's efforts to look into Amazon because the tech giant has "destroyed...
11:48, 07/25/2019

"Imminent Crisis" In Shadow Banking Sector: Corporate Affairs Secretary In recent months, the country's financial system has been grappling with multiple woes in the wake of the turmoil at diversified IL&FS group as well a...
04:48, 05/12/2019

In Defense of Riding Shotgun A handy piece of advice to remember during track days is that no one will remember you driving slowly, but they will remember if you crash....
08:48, 05/16/2019

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 T...
09:00, 06/05/2019

Al Franken gets the defense he never offered himself A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment fr...
17:24, 07/22/2019

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 night...
00:00, 06/02/2019

Research indicates the only defense against killer AI is not developing it A recent analysis on the future of warfare indicates that countries that continue to develop AI for military use risk losing control of the battlefiel...
15:24, 05/20/2019

The Raptors' Defense Was Outrageous In The Clutch The Sixers hit their last field goal in the half-court—a long, and-one leaner by J.J. Redick—with 3:29 remaining in Game 7. Then the Raptors put the c...
12:00, 05/13/2019

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 front...
11:48, 06/03/2019

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. S...
20:12, 06/22/2019

This Is the Dumbest Defense of Trump You'll Read All Day When a Donald Trump moment has entered legend, and then a National Review writer frowns a bit before deciding to defend him because they’d rather have...
09:36, 08/08/2019

Alec Ogletree: Giants could be ‘top-five’ defense Saturday was the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It appears the Giants’ defense has skipped over Neil Armstrong’s “one small step” sentimen...
22:24, 07/24/2019

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — 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. Polic...
06:24, 06/07/2019

US warns EU over €13-billion defense spending The US has warned the European Union that plans to boost defense cooperation within the EU could undo decades of trans-Atlantic cooperation and damage...
06:00, 05/15/2019

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 neglig...
12:00, 06/07/2019

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 Defen...
07:12, 05/29/2019

Why Pat Shurmur is upbeat about the Giants’ defense Through all the injuries, a suspended starting wide receiver and everything in between, Pat Shurmur is — as always — unperturbed. So when the Giants c...
12:12, 08/18/2019

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior m...
15:48, 07/24/2019

UA Linebacker Tony Fields pumped up about defense TUCSON – The U of A football team is less than two weeks away from its 2019 season opener against Hawaii on August 24. Here’s more with Li...
21:36, 08/12/2019

In defense of women's and mothers' choice to work In a recent piece in the New York Times, the Washington Examiner's Helen Andrews argued that the American family is in crisis. “[B]y making it easier ...
00:36, 05/16/2019

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 b...
18:24, 06/08/2019

Chiefs hopeful that rebuilt defense comes together quickly The Kansas City Chiefs have a new defensive coordinator, scheme and personnel on that side of the ball, and they are hopeful everything will come toge...
11:48, 07/30/2019

Everything You Need to Know About the U.S.-Japan Defense Treaty Irking Trump A longstanding defense treaty between the U.S. and Japan is the latest international agreement to attract the ire of President Donald Trump. He is sai...
01:12, 06/25/2019

Tunisian defense minister Zbidi to run for president Tunisian defense minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy on Wednesday for an early presidential election expected to take place on Sept. 15....
05:36, 08/07/2019

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 sea...
09:12, 06/06/2019

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 ...
17:36, 06/04/2019

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition s...
22:00, 06/10/2019

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 s...
15:00, 05/31/2019

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 s...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Seth Meyers to Trump: 'That's not a defense, that's a confession' Late-night hosts discussed the latest sexual assault allegation against Trump and the crisis of children at the US-Mexico border Late-night hosts disc...
17:24, 06/26/2019

No U.S. intelligence gap on Venezuela, acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed any concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded ...
11:12, 05/03/2019

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 han...
01:48, 06/28/2019

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....
05:00, 06/06/2019

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 j...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity ...
23:48, 06/12/2019

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, poli...
19:24, 07/17/2019

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 ...
00:00, 06/13/2019

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. ...
07:24, 07/02/2019

'He’s No Weinstein': The New Yorker’s Distorted Defense of Al Franken Al Franken, according to a new piece in the New Yorker by Jane Mayer, regrets resigning from his Senate seat at the end of 2017, after many of his fel...
19:48, 07/22/2019

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 wh...
18:24, 07/14/2019

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 announ...
09:24, 07/03/2019

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss, 3-0 to Venezuela in its final exhibition before the CONC...
16:12, 06/09/2019

France announces space defense program The French Defense Minister's plan for a space weapons program includes military protection of its satellites, according to an announcement that Franc...
03:24, 07/27/2019

Why I (Still) Love Tech: In Defense of a Difficult Industry Technology is just another human creation—like religion or government or sports or money. It's not perfect, and it never will be. But it's still a mir...
03:12, 05/14/2019

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 sai...
08:36, 06/07/2019

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades, Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel'...
18:24, 07/17/2019

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 of...
19:12, 06/27/2019

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 happ...
11:12, 06/22/2019

U.S. banking on experience in women's World Cup defense The United States will be counting on experience as they look to defend their women's World Cup crown in France with coach Jill Ellis announcing a squ...
17:48, 05/02/2019

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 conc...
11:48, 06/10/2019

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 dea...
04:36, 07/13/2019

Renewable energy sector hails New York state's new climate plan Investors, developers and users of renewable energy at an industry conference in New York this week were buzzing about the state's ambitious plan http...
11:24, 06/20/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on ...
22:48, 04/29/2019

North Korea's New Weapon Likely to Better Evade Missile Defense The short-range missiles tested by North Korea could strike much of South Korea and may be able to carry a nuclear warhead, providing Pyongyang with e...
08:48, 05/10/2019

Lillard stays cold vs. Warriors' 'wall of defense' Damian Lillard's struggles continued in Saturday's Game 3, in which he missed 13 of his 18 shots from the field and scored 19 points in a 110-99 loss ...
01:12, 05/19/2019

Jackson, Ravens' defense combine for 29-0 win over Jaguars Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives in three possessions, and the Baltimore Ravens' defense throttled Jacksonville Jaguars backup quarterba...
23:12, 08/08/2019

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 with...
00:00, 06/02/2019

U.S. tops world in defense spending; Russia falls out of top 5 The United States spent more than any other country on defense in 2018, but Russia fell out of the top five for the first time in nearly 15 years, the...
12:36, 04/29/2019

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 Orga...
12:36, 05/27/2019

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 I...
03:48, 06/13/2019

Man accused of wife’s murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him again...
10:00, 06/25/2019

Man Charged With Killing 5 in Annapolis Newsroom Uses Insanity Defense Jarrod W. Ramos’s lawyers said in a court filing that a mental disorder either prevented him from appreciating the criminality of his conduct or from ...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Man accused of newspaper attack takes up an insanity defense Attorneys for the man accused of killing five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, are nearing a deadline to change his ple...
16:36, 04/29/2019

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. mili...
17:24, 05/23/2019

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 ...
12:48, 06/10/2019

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's...
17:24, 06/30/2019

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 escal...
07:36, 07/12/2019

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 "cor...
05:36, 06/02/2019

The Latest: Djokovic starts Wimbledon title defense with win WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest at Wimbledon (all times local): 3:20 p.m. After an early wobble, defending champion Novak Djokovic got right back...
08:00, 07/01/2019

Teen accused of killing Italian cop claims it was self-defense One of the American teens accused of killing a cop in Rome is now claiming he acted in self-defense when he stabbed his victim 11 times — with a 7-inc...
15:00, 07/29/2019

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activ...
16:48, 06/11/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
16:00, 07/18/2019

Trump told U.S. defense chief: no war with Iran: N.Y. Times U.S. President Donald Trump has told his acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, he does not want to go to war with Iran, the New York Times repor...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. militar...
03:48, 07/24/2019

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known,...
07:48, 07/24/2019

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 prop...
23:12, 06/11/2019

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 respon...
23:48, 05/24/2019

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to def...
17:00, 05/21/2019

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 the...
06:36, 06/18/2019

Koepka back at Nelson after 3 major wins, before a defense Koepka has won three majors since he last played at Byron Nelson, and returns week before defending PGA Championship       ...
19:36, 05/08/2019

Iran unveils 'upgraded missile defense system' Iran unveiled on Saturday what authorities said was a locally upgraded missile defense system with a range of 400 km (250 miles) and able to defend ag...
00:48, 08/10/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to...
20:00, 07/18/2019

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 Franc...
10:48, 06/06/2019

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 ca...
03:24, 06/06/2019

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 country...
11:00, 07/12/2019

Venezuela’s opposition-led congress to debate defense pact CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela’s return to a regional defe...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Congress to question TransDigm over defense profits exceeding 1,000% Executives for TransDigm Group Inc will testify before a Congressional committee on Wednesday after a Pentagon-endorsed investigation found the aircra...
10:00, 05/15/2019

Venezuela's opposition-led congress to debate defense pact Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress plans to discuss a proposal for Venezuela's return to a regional defense agreement that dates from the Cold...
09:24, 05/07/2019

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disap...
09:24, 07/16/2019

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 experien...
01:00, 07/01/2019

Goldman names new head of activism defense team Goldman Sachs on Monday named a new head of its activism defense group after the partner leading it left the investment bank to work for hedge fund El...
11:00, 08/12/2019

Senate candidate Brig. Gen. Bolduc swats down AOC's defense of the VA Retired Brig. Gen. Donald Bolduc, 57, who announced his Senate candidacy in New Hampshire, said he knows a thing or two about the problems that plague...
20:24, 06/25/2019

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 san...
01:00, 07/13/2019

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday discussions have begun with South Korea, aimed at getting the country to pay more for the cost of maintaining...
05:36, 08/07/2019

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 risin...
13:48, 05/24/2019

Tunisian defense minister Zbidi submits bid to run for president Tunisian Defence Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy for a presidential election on Sept. 15 as an independent on Wednesday and said he ...
06:00, 08/07/2019

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-soun...
16:36, 06/19/2019

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 woul...
04:12, 06/28/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon ...
16:12, 06/24/2019

UK PM May fires defense minister Williamson over Huawei leak British Prime Minister Theresa May fired Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson on Wednesday over the leak of information about Chinese telecoms company H...
13:24, 05/01/2019

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 mus...
05:00, 06/29/2019

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defe...
23:48, 08/15/2019

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendan...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' in defense of Cummings House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Jared Kushner a "slumlord" Thursday as she defended Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and his Baltimore-area district ...
19:48, 08/01/2019

Defense seeks to shift blame for warehouse fire A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 co...
02:36, 05/01/2019

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder, will make a high-stakes attempt to head off future...
10:00, 07/21/2019

Defense says deaths of Auburn broadcaster, wife not a crime An attorney for a teenager charged in the traffic deaths of Auburn University's sports announcer and his wife is denying that any crime occurred ...
09:12, 07/04/2019

U.S. intelligence on Venezuela 'very good,' acting defense chief says Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan dismissed concerns about a potential intelligence failure on Venezuela like the one that preceded the ...
20:24, 05/03/2019

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 ...
10:48, 06/06/2019

Nadal begins Rogers Cup defense, beats Evans Rafael Nadal came back from a 5-2 deficit in a first-set tiebreak to take a 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory over British qualifier Daniel Evans on Wednesday at t...
22:24, 08/07/2019

Defense upholds Oakland warehouse operator as family man A defense attorney is expected to counter a prosecutor's emotional opening statement by attempting to deflect blame from his client charged with 36 co...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Hungary far-right party forms uniformed ‘self-defense’ group BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A far-right party in Hungary says it is forming a uniformed “self-defense group” in the spirit of the Hungarian G...
07:36, 05/14/2019

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 t...
07:12, 05/30/2019

US says Taiwan defense spending to rise with China threat America’s top representative in Taiwan says Washington expects the island to continue increasing its defense spending as security threats to the U.S. ...
03:48, 08/15/2019

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligen...
12:00, 08/06/2019

Blues defense fuels offense in 4-2 Game 2 win over Sharks After the San Jose Sharks relied on a usual suspect to tie the game, the St. Louis Blues took back momentum with a tiebreaking goal from a most unlike...
08:36, 05/14/2019

Jamal Adams’ swagger at the heart of the Jets’ defense Jamal Adams has been the Jets’ top dawg, one of their only dawgs, during his first two trying seasons. And following 5-11 and 4-12 campaigns, he is le...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Investors Play Offense With Defense-Focused Stocks The U.S. may have held off on an airstrike against Iran in favor of sanctions, but U.S. stock investors are decidedly choosing aerospace and defense....
21:24, 06/24/2019

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 in...
15:48, 06/06/2019

Pentagon warns EU against blocking U.S. companies from defense pact A new European military pact risks shutting American companies out of defense contracts and undermining NATO, the United States has told the European ...
09:24, 05/14/2019

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking la...
19:36, 07/20/2019

Trump says will look to cut defense budget in future: C-Span interview President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would look to cut defense costs in future budgets after ramping up military spending during his first 2-1/2 ...
04:36, 07/31/2019

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 Washi...
00:24, 06/01/2019

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 K...
21:12, 06/18/2019

Defense to question investigator in case against Navy SEAL SAN DIEGO (AP) — Defense lawyers for a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes are expected to grill the lead investigator in the case. Gallagher&...
00:36, 06/25/2019

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanuel...
09:24, 07/14/2019

China says it is only taking actions in self defense in U.S. trade dispute China's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday the United States was defining the two countries' dispute over trade as a trade war, and China was only tak...
02:00, 05/15/2019

EU understands it has to move on some Brexit issues: UK defense minister The European Union understands that it has to "move on some things" regarding Brexit, Britain's defense minister, who has neither confirmed nor ruled ...
02:00, 06/05/2019

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 Mor...
08:36, 05/23/2019

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indian...
13:12, 06/18/2019

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark. T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and ...
14:36, 07/16/2019

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the ...
02:48, 08/06/2019

Defense: Solitary unjust for ex-CIA employee awaiting trial NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say a New York judge should order a former CIA employee removed from solitary confinement because it was imposed unjus...
19:48, 05/10/2019

Venezuela's Maduro appears with defense minister after uprising Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro appeared in a state television broadcast on Tuesday night together with Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino, his fir...
19:12, 04/30/2019

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, th...
18:00, 06/14/2019

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 wo...
10:00, 06/29/2019

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in ...
21:36, 06/05/2019

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 despi...
23:36, 06/08/2019

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    ...
13:00, 06/20/2019

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 Chi...
00:24, 06/01/2019

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 fo...
14:24, 07/12/2019

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 K...
04:36, 06/02/2019

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left part...
10:00, 08/08/2019

Defense chief's border visit will highlight Trump priority Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what President Donald Trump calls a nation...
04:48, 05/11/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
19:36, 05/17/2019

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 weapons...
04:12, 06/19/2019

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, ste...
14:00, 08/06/2019

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 t...
13:12, 07/12/2019

Trump says he does not blame Turkey for buying Russian air defense system U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he does not blame Turkey for buying a Russian missile defense system, which prompted his administration to ...
16:36, 07/26/2019

Cramer calls L3Harris the best defense play to own. Here's when to pull the trigger The merging of L3 Technologies and Harris Corp. "was a brilliant combination that's created the most high-tech operator in the industry," Jim Cra...
16:12, 07/24/2019

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 creatin...
23:12, 06/02/2019

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 ...
09:48, 05/30/2019

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso shoot...
15:12, 08/05/2019

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the i...
22:12, 06/02/2019

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 ...
20:48, 05/28/2019

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 and...
15:00, 05/31/2019

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 pu...
15:36, 05/28/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at th...
15:36, 07/25/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's l...
08:24, 05/29/2019

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 ec...
14:12, 06/02/2019

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 and...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Siemens unit wins $829 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Siemens Government Technologies Inc, a unit of Siemens AG, has been awarded an $829 million contract for energy savings and performance measures at th...
19:48, 07/25/2019

Proud Boy charged in UES brawl with antifa claims he acted in self-defense The Proud Boy charged for a violent brawl near an Upper East Side Republican club testified Thursday that he pummeled a counter-protester out of fear ...
07:12, 08/09/2019

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 sai...
01:36, 06/20/2019

Harvey Weinstein approved by judge to recast defense team With one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn't get along, a judge on Thursday approved a request to r...
10:24, 07/11/2019

Defense: Chinese scholar’s killer offered to locate body CHICAGO (AP) — Lawyers for a former University of Illinois doctoral student convicted of killing a scholar from China says he offered after his arrest...
10:48, 06/26/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and ot...
04:48, 05/18/2019

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 operati...
10:36, 05/31/2019

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 of...
03:24, 06/21/2019

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 ami...
10:00, 07/11/2019

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 Intelligence...
11:48, 06/22/2019

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 go...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Former top FBI lawyer on defense as IG probe on surveillance abuse nears close Former FBI counsel James Baker, speaking Friday at a rare public appearance, defended the FBI’s controversial surveillance of a former Trump aide duri...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Defense chief’s border visit will highlight Trump priority WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting head of the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan, is making his second trip to the U.S.-Mexican border to highlight what the Trump ...
05:48, 05/11/2019

Saudi Vice Minister of Defense says Houthis are Iranian 'tool' Saudi Arabia's Vice Minister of Defense Khalid bin Salman said in a tweet on Thursday that the Houthi attacks against Aramco's facilities showed that ...
03:24, 05/16/2019

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 wit...
04:48, 05/28/2019

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system...
08:00, 07/20/2019

Fired UK defense minister Williamson denies Huawei leak Fired by British Prime Minister Theresa May as defense secretary on Wednesday, Gavin Williamson denied leaking information about Chinese telecoms comp...
13:24, 05/01/2019

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 th...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims that the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes li...
12:36, 07/03/2019

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 1...
07:24, 06/12/2019

Lack of defense will make Iaquinta-Cerrone must-watch on Saturday When Al Iaquinta squares off with Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone on Saturday night, he'll be in for a test against one of the most versatile offensive fighte...
16:48, 04/30/2019

A$AP Rocky Testifies That He Acted in Self Defense at Assault Trial in Sweden Rapper A$AP Rocky took the stand in Sweden Thursday to testify that he acted in self-defense after pleading not guilty to assault charges. The New Yor...
07:48, 08/01/2019

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 nu...
09:36, 06/13/2019

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hyperso...
18:12, 08/02/2019

Hannity Offers Most Ridiculous Defense of 'Send Her Back' Chant Yet When he’s not moonlighting as President Donald Trump’s personal policy advisor, sentient haircut Sean Hannity finds time to bravely lie with impunity—...
07:12, 07/19/2019

China says South Korea's air defense zone not territorial airspace China's foreign ministry said on Monday that South Korea's air space identification zone is not a territorial airspace and all countries enjoy freedom...
00:48, 07/23/2019

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, whi...
15:48, 06/10/2019

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases 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 determine guilt or inn...
15:24, 06/10/2019

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 miss...
01:48, 06/04/2019

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 stingin...
23:48, 07/09/2019

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 $16...
12:24, 06/10/2019

Defense attorneys asks for legal pause over lack of funding Attorneys for a man accused of killing his girlfriend, her family and his parents in Louisiana this January have asked for a pause in the prosecution ...
02:22, 04/30/2019

Turkish soldier killed by YPG in northern Syria: defense ministry One Turkish soldier was killed and three were slightly wounded in northern Syria on Tuesday during an attack by the Kurdish YPG militia, Turkey's Defe...
06:00, 04/30/2019

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus Bayern Munich's German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-d...
11:48, 06/15/2019

UK police will not probe sacked defense minister over Huawei leak British police will not investigate the sacked defense minister, Gavin Williamson, after a senior officer said the information that was leaked about C...
12:48, 05/04/2019

UK police say will not investigate Huawei leak that felled defense minister British police said they will not probe a leak of information about Chinese telecoms company Huawei that cost Gavin Williamson his job as defense mini...
06:36, 05/04/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer: filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case accusing the Chinese co...
16:48, 05/02/2019

U.S. starts withdrawing 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 pla...
14:00, 06/07/2019

Africa Cup of Nations 2019: Cameroon start title defense with a win Five time champions and current title holders Cameroon got their 2019 tournament off to a winning start. Under the coaching instruction of two legends...
13:12, 06/25/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since tak...
02:00, 07/17/2019

Huge crowds join sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry: witness Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined a sit-in outside Sudan's defense ministry on Thursday to press the ruling military council to hand over to ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in...
13:24, 08/02/2019

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on Wed...
11:48, 07/20/2019

UK defense chief fired over Huawei leaks, denies involvement British Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson has been fired after an investigation into leaks from a secret government meeting about Chinese telecoms fi...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Yankees CF Aaron Hicks play defense for 1st time in 2 months New York Yankees center fielder Aaron Hicks played in the outfield for the first time Thursday since being sidelined in early March by a strained left...
18:36, 05/02/2019

The Defense Department Wants to Criminalize Sexual Harassment in the Military (Finally) In a memo sent to subordinates Wednesday and released publicly today, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for sexual harassment to be cr...
19:36, 05/02/2019

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 keynote...
20:12, 06/05/2019

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 P...
04:12, 06/08/2019

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 rad...
04:12, 06/08/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has exper...
13:12, 06/18/2019

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill 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 ...
07:48, 05/23/2019

Serbia’s defense chief crows about Russian military allies BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia’s defense minister says live-ammunition drills being held with Russian and Belarusian troops show that Serbia has...
10:24, 06/24/2019

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her ...
01:24, 07/17/2019

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 D...
16:12, 05/22/2019

Murder suspect can use dead wife’s life insurance to pay for his defense A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife will be allowed to pay for his pricey private defense attorney — using money he got from her life insuran...
13:48, 07/23/2019

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 said...
11:00, 07/12/2019

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 objecti...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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 reorgani...
11:36, 06/11/2019

Denver man accused of wife's murder can use her life insurance to pay for defense A Denver man accused of killing his wife can use more than $500,000 received from her life insurance policy to pay for the lawyers defending him again...
08:12, 06/25/2019

Nxivm defense quotes ‘Mockingbird,’ Churchill in bombastic opening A defense attorney for Nxivm cult leader Keith Raniere quoted “To Kill a Mockingbird” and compared himself to Winston Churchill on Tuesday during his ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Pompeo meets India PM Modi for talks on trade, defense U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday for talks on trade and defense issues that have strained tie...
01:12, 06/26/2019

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 o...
13:48, 07/02/2019

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 executiv...
17:24, 05/24/2019

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected a...
15:24, 07/17/2019

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.  ...
12:00, 06/03/2019

Army looks to missile defense to counter new threats from Russia, China The United States has not had to worry about an enemy attacking with fighter aircrafts, drones, or advanced artillery for nearly 20 years. That won't ...
09:48, 05/08/2019

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 for...
19:36, 07/15/2019

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 Tuesda...
20:24, 06/11/2019

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of econ...
10:24, 06/12/2019

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could redu...
15:00, 06/11/2019

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox On a night the Yankees made a costly mistake on the basepaths and Clint Frazier looked completely lost in right field, not even Boston’s shaky bullpen...
01:24, 06/03/2019

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 defe...
14:12, 06/11/2019

NATO completes Aegis defense system upgrade in Romania NATO announced the completion of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in Romania on Friday, and a THAAD system temporarily stationed there...
22:24, 08/09/2019

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....
07:00, 06/03/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $562 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $562 million contract for sales of Army tactical guided missiles to Bahrain, Poland and Romania, the Pentagon ...
08:12, 06/25/2019

UK defense minister Gavin Williamson sacked over Huawei leak Defense Secretary Gavin Williamson was let go after allegedly leaking information from a national security meeting about Huawei's involvement in the U...
11:48, 05/01/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a ...
17:24, 04/28/2019

Defense asks to move trial in Kentucky school shooting BENTON, Ky. (AP) — A defense attorney representing a teenager accused of killing two classmates during a shooting at a Kentucky school has asked that ...
09:00, 05/07/2019

Bill de Blasio’s flimsy defense in the Eric Garner case De Blasio blamed the federal government for a years-long delay in disciplinary proceedings for the police officer who choked Eric Garner. But this def...
04:00, 08/05/2019

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 s...
07:24, 06/12/2019

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 kil...
18:12, 07/11/2019

New German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer out to win over military She has only been in office one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is taking her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. German...
15:36, 07/23/2019

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's l...
07:48, 05/29/2019

U.S. teen claims he stabbed Italian police officer in defense, judge says One of two American teenagers arrested for murder said he knifed an Italian officer because he was afraid he was being strangled, a judge said.  ...
08:36, 07/30/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. starts withdrawing 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 pla...
13:36, 06/07/2019

Japan denies report of Trump remarks on decades-old defense pact Japan has moved to swiftly deny a press report suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump is considering withdrawing from the 1951 U.S.-Japan security tre...
14:48, 06/25/2019

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 Yo...
14:24, 06/10/2019

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 abou...
15:24, 06/12/2019

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 add...
13:12, 06/10/2019

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 countr...
06:48, 06/28/2019

Pentagon removing Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian missile defense The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected a...
13:24, 07/17/2019

Knee injury puts Osaka's U.S. Open title defense in doubt World number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from th...
02:12, 08/17/2019

Trump pledges veto of House defense bill, wants more military spending U.S. President Donald Trump's administration said on Tuesday he would veto a $733 billion defense bill being considered by the House of Representative...
16:00, 07/09/2019

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle g...
22:00, 07/14/2019

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 a...
23:48, 07/05/2019

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replaceme...
20:24, 06/10/2019

Iran foreign minister says country 'had no choice' but to build missiles for defense Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country must manufacture missiles for defensive purposes, days after he appeared to suggest the weapon...
14:24, 07/17/2019

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 $121...
21:12, 06/09/2019

Baker Mayfield’s defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans As if Odell Beckham Jr. can’t talk himself into enough controversies. Baker Mayfield offered a defense of Beckham during an in-depth ESPN piece ...
16:24, 07/17/2019

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 maker...
01:48, 05/29/2019

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr.  ...
00:48, 07/19/2019

An American tourist is accused of killing a hotel worker in Anguilla. He says it was self-defense A vacationing Connecticut man is accused of killing a worker at a resort on the eastern Caribbean island of Anguilla, according to local authorities....
05:51, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan president shakes up defense forces, says attack warnings went unheeded Sri Lanka’s president has demanded that the defense secretary and national police chief resign after the Easter Sunday suicide bombings.  ...
05:53, 04/28/2019

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentago...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Kipnis’ triple, Naquin’s defense lead Indians past Tigers CLEVELAND (AP) — Tyler Naquin started Cleveland’s comeback with a home run and ended Detroit’s with a game-saving defensive play. Naquin m...
21:24, 06/21/2019

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 $121...
20:48, 06/09/2019

VA, Defense Department announce milestone in electronic health records storage The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs announced the transfer of 78 billion health records for 23.5 million veterans this week, a milestone i...
13:24, 07/31/2019

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, c...
14:36, 06/08/2019

Treasury Department: Venezuela's defense, security sectors could face sanctions The Treasury Department named two companies subject to sanctions on Friday, adding that Venezuela's defense and security sectors also could face simi...
12:24, 05/10/2019

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 hesitant...
12:36, 07/08/2019

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination bi...
14:12, 07/19/2019

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after seve...
22:12, 08/03/2019

UPDATE 4-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara be...
20:00, 07/17/2019

Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg U.S. President Donald Trump has recently spoken privately about withdrawing from the defense treaty with Japan as he is of the view that the postwar p...
08:12, 06/25/2019

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 acquis...
03:36, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed awarded $1.48 bln Saudi missile defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal ...
16:00, 07/19/2019

Germany informs NATO of huge defense budget increase: report Germany is set to significantly raise its defense spending, according to a news report. It would be the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War...
06:00, 05/17/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announcemen...
18:24, 07/17/2019

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, y...
16:00, 05/29/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal ...
17:36, 07/19/2019

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 defen...
11:12, 07/14/2019

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 ...
20:24, 06/19/2019

Defense seeks pause in Navy SEAL case while probing spying SAN DIEGO (AP) — Attorneys for a Navy officer who supervised a SEAL accused of killing an Islamic State prisoner have demanded prosecutors stop monito...
17:24, 05/15/2019

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 across...
07:24, 07/14/2019

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 ...
03:24, 06/21/2019

Boston’s ‘Giannis Rules’ defense leaves Antetokounmpo flummoxed in Game 1 The Boston Celtics held Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo in check with a comprehensive defensive strategy aimed at exploiting his lack of a ...
17:24, 04/28/2019

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 that...
05:36, 06/02/2019

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spendi...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASS A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the B...
10:12, 08/13/2019

Justice Department seeks removal of Huawei’s lead defense lawyer The department asserts that the former deputy attorney general has a conflict of interest in the fraud and sanctions violation case against the Chines...
00:48, 05/11/2019

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the con...
23:00, 08/13/2019

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisi...
11:48, 07/12/2019

India-Russia's New Payment Plan For Massive Defense Deals: Report India and Russia have agreed on a new payment method through their national currencies for multi-billion-dollar defense deals, in a bid to avoid risks...
09:36, 07/15/2019

Fotis Dulos’ sister comes to his defense as wife Jennifer remains missing The sister of Fotis Dulos — the Connecticut real-estate developer charged in connection with his wife’s disappearance — claims he wa...
07:12, 07/02/2019

Vladimir Putin promises to uphold Russia's defense at Victory Day parade Russia put on a display Thursday of its full military might -- with 13,000 troops, rows of tanks, aircraft and nuclear weapons for the annual Victory ...
14:00, 05/09/2019

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect with...
18:12, 07/16/2019

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 l...
10:36, 05/20/2019

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 justificat...
12:00, 06/30/2019

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 a...
13:36, 06/18/2019

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 cham...
19:36, 06/30/2019

Pompeo vows cooperation with India but trade, defense issues unresolved U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought to reduce heightened trade tension with India on Wednesday, promising a renewed focus on negotiating better...
06:00, 06/26/2019

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 themselve...
04:48, 05/24/2019

Defense ministry calls on North Korea to halt raising tensions South Korea's defense ministry called on North Korea Tuesday to stop escalating military tensions on the Korean peninsula, expressing concern over Pyo...
00:36, 05/07/2019

Gaza's Homemade Rockets Still Test Israel's Sophisticated Defense System The impoverished Gaza Strip has long been under strict Israeli border controls, including tight restrictions on anything that might be considered "dua...
00:24, 05/07/2019

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 16...
16:48, 06/23/2019

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as defense secretary...
10:12, 07/16/2019

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company ...
00:24, 08/06/2019

Bundesliga Bulletin: Bayern close in on sixth straight title defense There's a four-point difference in the title race with six to play for after Dortmund's downfall edged Bayern closer to glory. Elsewhere, the race for...
16:24, 05/05/2019

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 against...
19:24, 07/15/2019

Iraqi parliament votes in defense, interior, justice ministers: lawmakers The education portfolio is the only one yet to be filled in Iraq's government after lawmakers on Monday voted in Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's nom...
05:48, 06/24/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer -filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify the lead defense lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese com...
13:36, 05/02/2019

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 ec...
23:12, 06/02/2019

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 Rus...
15:36, 07/02/2019

U.S. prosecutors seek to disqualify Huawei defense lawyer - court filing U.S. prosecutors on Thursday filed a motion to disqualify a lead lawyer for Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from the case against the Chinese company for a...
13:36, 05/02/2019

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, a...
05:24, 05/31/2019

Naomi Campbell comes to Gucci’s defense after brand’s 'blackface' sweater controversy Naomi Campbell came to Gucci’s defense on Wednesday months after the brand faced a slew of criticism and ultimately apologized for selling a sweater t...
07:48, 05/09/2019

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 plat...
22:24, 06/28/2019

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,” on...
00:12, 07/05/2019

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 co...
11:12, 05/31/2019

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 Fir...
19:12, 05/30/2019

Captain Fantastic: Britain’s new defense chief and top spy both served in Scottish regiment Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed former Scots Guards officer Ben Wallace defense secretary, making him the latest member of the storied unit...
11:12, 07/26/2019

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 ...
16:48, 07/15/2019

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its re...
16:48, 08/09/2019

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 government...
08:48, 06/06/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected a...
13:24, 07/17/2019

India, U.S. nearing industrial security pact for defense tech transfers India and the United States are closing in on an industrial security agreement that will allow the transfer of defense technology, sources said on Mon...
08:48, 06/24/2019

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. Centr...
07:36, 06/22/2019

Basketball: Blazers' Lillard left in limbo by Warriors’ wall of defense Portland leading scorer Damian Lillard has had a difficult time with a hovering Golden State defense and, with his team facing elimination from the NB...
13:48, 05/19/2019