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Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

The Pentagon said on Wednesday it would send an additional 1,000 Texas National Guard and 1,100 active duty troops to the border with Mexico, the latest deployment in support of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown....

Pentagon to deploy additional 2,100 troops to U.S.-Mexico border

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Pentagon OKs sending 2,100 additional troops to Mexico border The Trump administration is beefing up troop levels at the U.S.-Mexico border, with the new acting defense secretary, Richard Spencer, on Tuesday approving a Department of Homeland Security request for an additional 2,100. ...
01:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year after President Donald Trump announced Washington was withdrawing from a 2015 nuclear deal....
07:15, 2019-06-18

Mexico to deploy 6,000 troops to border with Guatemala The Mexican government will deploy 6,000 troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday — members of a billion-dollar force originally set up to combat drug-trafficking cartels — as part of a series of “unprecedented steps” meant to stem the massive influx of migrants to the US, the State De...
01:45, 2019-06-09

Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces. The post Pentagon: US to send an additional 1,000 troops to Mideast in response to ‘hostile behavior’ by Iranian forces appeared first on LEX18.co...
00:30, 2019-06-18

Pentagon: 2,100 more troops headed to U.S.-Mexico border in Texas An additional 2,100 troops, including 1,100 active-duty service members and 1,000 Texas National Guard soldiers, will be deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border "in the next several weeks," the Pentagon announced....
20:15, 2019-07-18

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve” its “aesthetic appearance,” the Pentagon claimed Friday the maintenance assignment will also have a deterrent effect since American fo...
03:15, 2019-06-08

Trump says U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter political aggression from Russia....
22:45, 2019-06-12

US may deploy thousands more troops amid Iran tension The Pentagon is considering a request to send thousands more troops to the Middle East as relations worsen, unnamed officials say. Meanwhile, Iran's supreme leader said he foresaw the demise of American civilization....
03:45, 2019-05-23

| Troops deploy as Sudan braces for mass protest Troops deployed Sunday in Sudan's capital ahead of a planned mass protest against the country's ruling generals, amid international calls for restraint to prevent a new crackdown on demonstrators....
20:00, 2019-06-30

U.S. will deploy 1,000 troops to Poland; Warsaw may call them 'Fort Trump' U.S. President Donald Trump pledged to Polish President Andrzej Duda on Wednesday that he will deploy 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland, a step sought by Warsaw to deter potential aggression from Russia....
03:45, 2019-06-13

US to deploy 1,500 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran White House downplays prospect of conflictTrump administration approves $7bn arms sale to Saudi ArabiaThe US will send hundreds of additional troops and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon has said is an escalating campaign by Iran to plan attacks...
06:30, 2019-05-25

U.S. to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were "defensive purposes," citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
01:45, 2019-06-18

The Latest: Trump says additional troops ‘mostly protective’ WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops. He says the troops will have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke ...
19:30, 2019-05-24

US to deploy troops to Saudi Arabia in face of 'credible' regional threats Washington says move will provide ‘an additional deterrent’ in face of ‘emergent’ risksThe United States has authorised the deployment of military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon says, to provide “an additional deterrent” in the face of “emergent, credible threats” in the regio...
05:45, 2019-07-20

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the US blames on Iran. In a statement Monday, Acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the troops were being deployed for “defensive purposes to a...
11:15, 2019-06-18

US to deploy 500 troops to Saudi Arabia amid Iran tensions: report The Trump administration is preparing to send 500 US troops to Saudi Arabia, bolstering the military relationship between the US and the kingdom amid rising tensions with neighboring Iran, a report said Wednesday. The troops will be sent to the Prince Sultan Air Base in the country, which is in a de...
04:15, 2019-07-18

U.S. to Send 1,000 Additional Troops to the Mideast Over Tanker Attacks The Trump administration will send about 1,000 more American troops to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran continue to rise. “I have authorized approximately 1,000 additional troops for defensive purposes to address air, naval, and ground-based threats in the Middle East,&rdq...
05:00, 2019-06-18

US to send 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East, citing 'hostile behavior' Concerns of a confrontation between the two countries have mounted since two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of OmanActing US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East for what he said were “defensive purposes”, c...
03:45, 2019-06-18

Mexico foreign minister says national guard to deploy to southern border Mexico will deploy its national guard to its southern border with Guatemala, the Mexican foreign minister said on Thursday, as part of the country's bid to stem Central American migration that has drawn U.S. President Donald Trump's ire....
02:15, 2019-06-07

Mexico national guard to deploy on southern border from Monday: minister Mexico's National Guard will begin deploying on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala from Monday to contain the flow of migrants headed to the United States, Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Friday....
05:30, 2019-06-08

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high....
06:15, 2019-05-23

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Thursday....
02:45, 2019-06-07

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences against potential Iranian threats....
01:45, 2019-05-23

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle East as one of the ways to bolster protection for American forces there amid tensions with Iran....
20:45, 2019-05-23

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to the Middle East in preparation for potential armed conflict with Iran, according to CNN. The proposal was made by the US Central Command, which manage...
16:15, 2019-05-23

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its forces in the turbulent region amid simmering tensions......
13:30, 2019-05-24

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox News on Friday....
21:15, 2019-05-24

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerThe Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, US ...
04:45, 2019-05-23

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensions with Iran, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Wednesday....
07:00, 2019-05-23

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and Iran....
19:45, 2019-05-24

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will ap...
01:15, 2019-05-23

Pentagon weighs requesting several thousand more troops in Mideast amid Iran tensions: official The Pentagon is slated to request several thousand more U.S. troops be deployed to the Middle East amid escalating tensions with Iran, a senior U.S. defense official told Fox News on Wednesday....
04:00, 2019-05-23

After Trump incidents in Japan, Pentagon tells troops: No 'active partisan political activities' Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan has issued a sharp warning to all troops and civilian defense personnel to refrain from engaging in partisan political activity....
08:30, 2019-06-12

Pentagon approves sending 1,000 more troops to Mideast as US releases new photos of tanker attack linked to Iran U.S. Central Command released new images Monday showing the aftermath of mine attacks against two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, as acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said he had approved a request from CENTCOM to send approximately 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East....
10:30, 2019-06-18

Trump says Mexico may put more troops at the border with U.S. U.S. President Donald Trump, who is trying to stem the flow of mostly Central American migrants seeking to enter the United States from Mexico, said on Wednesday that Mexico may put more troops at the two countries' border....
00:45, 2019-07-25

More Mexican troops arrive at Guatemalan border Mexico deployed more troops to its southern border with Guatemala on Monday amid growing evidence that the heightened military presence was deterring some migrants from trying to cross the border. (June 18)        ...
21:30, 2019-06-18

US troops deployed to Mexico border eligible for medal All U.S. service members deployed along the Mexico border are eligible to receive the Armed Forces Service Medal – a military award which recognizes “significant” military activity without encountering foreign hostile action....
21:30, 2019-08-20

Troops will paint border fence to improve ‘aesthetic appearance’ Active-duty US troops are set to begin painting a year-old stretch of fencing on the Mexican border to “improve the aesthetic appearance” — at the same time tens of thousands of asylum seekers are overwhelming border facilities and personnel. Border Patrol spokesman Carlos Pitones said troops on Fri...
01:15, 2019-06-07

Trump says China is sending troops to Hong Kong border President Trump on Tuesday tweeted out an alert on turmoil in Honk Kong, saying China is massing troops the border. “Our Intelligence has informed us that the Chinese Government is moving troops to the Border with Hong Kong. Everyone should be calm and safe!” the president tweeted, aboard Air Force ...
21:30, 2019-08-13

Israeli troops mistakenly kill Hamas operative on Gaza border Israeli soldiers mistakenly shot a Hamas operative on Thursday who had been trying to prevent Palestinians from approaching the Israel-Gaza border, the Israeli military said....
16:00, 2019-07-11

Texas deploys 1,000 more troops to border after arresting migrants from 52 countries this month The Republican governor of Texas announced Friday the deployment of an additional 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border because, he said, Border Patrol lacks the agents and resources to deal with the number of people being taken into custody....
20:30, 2019-06-21

Trump cites intelligence that China moving troops to Hong Kong border U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, citing U.S. intelligence, said China's government was moving troops to its border with Hong Kong and he urged calm as clashes continued between protesters and authorities in the former British colony....
02:00, 2019-08-14

Donald Trump Confirms China Moving Troops To Hong Kong Border US intelligence has confirmed that China is moving troops to the border with Hong Kong, US President Donald Trump said Tuesday, appealing for calm amid intensifying pro-democracy protests in the......
10:30, 2019-08-14

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halted the administration’s efforts to use $2.5 billion...
07:30, 2019-07-04

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
16:30, 2019-05-25

Texas governor to send 1,000 National Guard troops to border over growing migrant crisis Texas Gov. Greg Abbott states that he will be sending 1,000 National Guard troops to Texas, along the U.S.-Mexican border, in order to tame the fires of the growing migrant crisis....
12:30, 2019-06-22

Dems slam DHS plan to have troops boost border wall's 'aesthetic appearance,' reports say U.S. military personnel will spend the next month painting the border wall, reports said Wednesday. But at least two Democrats spoke out against the plan....
13:15, 2019-06-06

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democrats and its minority Republican members, setting off a series of likely political skirmishes....
14:15, 2019-06-11

Trump says China ‘moving troops’ to Hong Kong border as police clash with protesters President Trump said Tuesday that he's learned the Chinese government is sending its military to the Hong Kong border amid mounting clashes between riot police and pro-democracy protesters....
00:30, 2019-08-14

Border Patrol's secret eyes in the skies: 1,200 active-duty troops lead agents to illegal crossers EL PASO, Texas — More than half of active-duty troops deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border are quietly carrying out their assigned missions as the “eyes and ears“ of Border Patrol as agents focus resources to responding to constant migrant interdictions....
22:30, 2019-06-06

CBP official supports pentagon troop surge at southern border, calls for criminal loopholes to be closed Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Commissioner Robert Perez said he supports sending 1,000 more national guard troops to the U.S. southern border and advocated for closing immigration loopholes to discourage criminal activity. ...
01:00, 2019-07-10

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is done....
17:30, 2019-08-20

Sea Levels Likely To Witness 2-Metre Rise By 2100, Says Study Global sea levels could rise by two metres and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....
00:45, 2019-05-22

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
05:30, 2019-08-20

Sea level rise could hit 2 metres by 2100 - much worse than feared There is a 1 in 20 chance that runaway carbon emissions could result in a 2-metre sea level rise, which would have "profound consequences for humanity"...
15:30, 2019-05-21

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns Plastic pollution found in the world's oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively....
23:00, 2019-08-19

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has suggested that view is woefully incorrect. Instead, sea levels could rise more than double that amount if global temperatures rise more tha...
20:45, 2019-05-21

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
14:45, 2019-05-21

How Businesses Want to Deploy Your Data Companies as diverse as group-fitness chains, life insurers and storytelling platforms are using customer data to improve their services in new ways....
19:15, 2019-06-06

US to deploy new missiles in Asia 'sooner rather than later' The White House has announced fresh plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles after the collapse of the INF Treaty. European officials have warned that the end of the Cold War-era treaty leave the continent at risk....
16:15, 2019-08-03

Putin says U.S. is able to deploy new cruise missile in Europe Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the United States was now in a position to deploy a new land-based cruise missile in Romania and Poland, a scenario he considered a threat that Moscow would need to respond to....
19:15, 2019-08-21

| Solskjaer set to deploy Martial as a centre forward Anthony Martial has revealed that manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asked him to take responsibility for more of Manchester United's goals this season....
17:15, 2019-08-18

GM, Michelin plan to deploy airless tires GM and Michelin are launching a joint research agreement to develop and validate the tire supplier's Unique Puncture-proof Tire System, or Uptis, with plans to introduce the tires on passenger vehicles as early as 2024....
20:15, 2019-06-04

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 Esper said Saturday....
21:45, 2019-08-03

AP Explains: How Yemen's rebels increasingly deploy drones In Yemen, the high-pitched whine of drones has been a part of life for over 15 years, ever since the first U.S. drone strike here targeting al-Qaida in 2002....
18:15, 2019-05-21

New Air Force nuclear-armed ICBMs to deploy by 2029 The Pentagon will have new, upgraded nuclear-armed Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles operational by 2029, launching a new era in nuclear weapons technology -- to include improved targeting, guidance technology and overall resilience against enemy attacks and attempted intercepts....
04:30, 2019-06-21

Oro Valley Police deploy officers at ‘dangerous’ intersection TUCSON – Oro Valley police say there has been an uptick in crashes. So they are doing something about it. Oro Valley Police Department (OVPD) has been deploying officers near Oracle and Magee roads in April and May to increase awareness and reduce collisions. They call these deployments HiVE, ...
04:15, 2019-05-30

LightSail 2 prepares to deploy sails, share new images of Earth LightSail 2, a CubeSat developed by the Planetary Society, is preparing to deploy its solar sails. The miniature satellite, roughly the size of a toaster, will unfurl its sails at approximately 8:22 a.m. ET on Tuesday....
18:30, 2019-07-22

BMW, Daimler Finalise Deal To Deploy Self-Driving Technology In Vehicles BMW and Daimler on Thursday said they had finalised the agreement and that they expected the technology to be deployed in mass-market vehicles from 2024....
10:00, 2019-07-05

Police, soldiers deploy in Zimbabwe's Bulawayo as opposition appeals protest ban Soldiers and police deployed in large numbers in Zimbabwe's second city Bulawayo on Monday to enforce a ban on an anti-government demonstration, as the country's main opposition party challenged that decision in court....
13:00, 2019-08-19

Spanish police to deploy anti-drone system ahead of final MADRID (AP) — Spanish police will use an anti-drone system ahead of Saturday’s Champions League final in Madrid. Authorities said Friday the system is aimed at detecting drone activity near the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, which will host the final between Liverpool and Tottenham. The command ...
15:30, 2019-05-31

Former Missouri governor and SEAL Eric Greitens to deploy to Mideast with Navy Former Missouri governor and former Navy SEAL Eric Greitens says he will deploy with the Navy to the Middle East this year, according to a new report....
18:45, 2019-05-23

Seeking to avoid escalation, ships deploy unarmed guards to navigate Gulf Shipping companies are hiring unarmed security guards for voyages through the Middle East Gulf as an extra safeguard after a wave of attacks in the region, security companies involved said....
14:15, 2019-07-17

Indonesia to Deploy Thousands of Security Personnel to Combat Haze-Causing Fires Indonesia is deploying thousands of security personnel to fight fires after a state of emergency was declared in six provinces, an official from the disaster management agency said Wednesday. Nearly 6,000 military, police and disaster mitigation officers will be dispatched, while aircraft will also ...
13:15, 2019-08-01

Huawei plans to deploy high-speed internet to Canada’s remote regions Telecom giant announces plan amid diplomatic crisis between Canada and China over detention of executive The embattled Chinese telecom giant Huawei has unveiled plans to deploy high-speed wireless internet to dozens of underserved communities in Canada’s remote northern regions.The move – mostly 4G ...
04:00, 2019-07-23

South Africa to deploy army to quell violent crime in Cape Town South Africa will shortly deploy a battalion of soldiers to help police quell a surge in violence in gang-infested parts of Cape Town, a step normally only taken over the Christmas and New Year period when crime spikes in the city's poorer neighborhoods....
14:30, 2019-07-12

Air Force to deploy ground-based lasers in first field test of ‘directed energy’ weapon On Friday, the Air Force announced a $23 million sole-source contract for two of Raytheon’s High Energy Laser Weapons Systems, through which the systems are to be tested for 12 months in an undisclosed “contested environment” outside the continental United States....
02:45, 2019-08-03

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies....
13:00, 2019-07-02

The Latest: FBI investigating claims of additional victims PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the trial of man charged in slaying of Chinese scholar (all times local): 12:06 p.m. An FBI agent says law enforcement continues to investigate claims of additional victims made by a former University of Illinois doctoral student on trial for the slaying of a visiti...
19:45, 2019-06-17

R Kelly pleads not guilty to 11 additional sex charges R Kelly has appeared in court to plead not guilty to 11 charges of sexual abuse, including four counts that carry a maximum prison sentence of 30 years....
12:30, 2019-06-07

U.S. to send additional $250M in military aid to Ukraine Ukraine is to receive $250 million in military aid, some of it for lethal weapons, the U.S. Defense Department announced, bringing total U.S. security assistance to the country to $1.5 billion since 2014....
19:30, 2019-06-19

M Nageswar Rao Dropped As CBI Additional Director, Gets New Posting CBI Additional Director M Nageswar Rao was removed from his position at the premier investigating agency and appointed Director General Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard by the government on......
19:15, 2019-07-05

'This ought to be criminal': Senators demand answers from Trump's Navy nominee on the $13B aircraft carrier that still isn't ready to deploy The Navy's newest aircraft carrier was delivered two years late and $2.5 billion over budget and still has fundamental flaws preventing it from being deployed. Senators grilled President Trump's nominee for Navy chief at his confirmation hearing to find out why....
21:15, 2019-07-31

Germany to make additional payments to Holocaust survivors Hundreds of extra euros per month will go to about 5,000 Holocaust survivors in Israel. More than 200,000 Holocaust survivors are still living in the country....
14:45, 2019-08-16

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons....
05:30, 2019-06-23

Oro Valley man facing additional child pornography charges TUCSON – An Oro Valley man arrested after police say he attached child pornography to a job application is now facing more charges. According to court records, 72-year-old Paul Scalzitti is facing five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor. Police initially arrested Scalzitti after he accid...
10:15, 2019-06-19

Additional rate cut may be necessary if US-China trade war persists, former top Fed official says The rate cut would act as a sort of "cushion" for the U.S. economy as the trade dispute weighs on business and consumer confidence, former Fed official Donald Kohn says....
00:15, 2019-08-02

Trump hails 'very beautiful letter' from Kim and says additional talks likely President did not say when such a meeting will take place while North Korea has been testing missilesPresident Donald Trump has said he had received a “very beautiful letter” from the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, and added that he could have another meeting with him.Speaking to reporters on Fri...
19:15, 2019-08-09

Railways To Go Green, Offer 4 Lakh Additional Berths Per Day By October More than four lakh additional berths will be available to railway passengers every day from October, thanks to a new technology that will allow power generation cars to be replaced with sleeper......
00:30, 2019-07-11

Oil crashes 6% as Trump announces additional tariffs on Chinese imports Oil prices plummeted more than 6% on Thursday, declining for the first time in six days, after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
20:30, 2019-08-01

Fed's Evans Says Trade Headwinds Could Justify Additional Rate Cuts Chicago Fed President Charles Evans said the Federal Reserve would need to provide more stimulus than it did last week if growing trade tensions lead to a sharper pullback in the U.S. economy....
04:00, 2019-08-08

US proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies The list, which includes a range of European foods and liquor, adds to products valued at $21 billion that USTR had identified in April as facing possible tariffs....
01:15, 2019-07-02

Additional police presence at Marana HS after Snapchat threat resurfaces MARANA, Ariz. – Marana Unified School District issued a statement Thursday morning regarding a social media shooting threat. The district said they were contacted by Marana Police Department about a message that “resurfaced” on Snapchat stating “there gonna shoot up the school.” In their statement, ...
14:45, 2019-08-16

Trump to Impose 10% Tariffs on Additional $300 Billion in Chinese Goods President Trump said that the U.S. would impose 10% tariffs on an additional $300 billion in Chinese goods and products beginning on Sept. 1, after trade talks this week failed to yield any significant results....
21:30, 2019-08-01

Fred's closes 129 additional stores and holds clearance sales Discount retailer Fred's said Friday it will close another 129 stores and hold inventory clearance sales as the company works to repay its debt and diversify its product selection....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Nasdaq leases additional 35,500 square feet at Durst tower Leasing momentum continues at the Durst Organization’s One Five One W. 42nd St., formerly Four Times Square. Nasdaq just signed for an additional 35,512 square feet on the 28th floor, bringing its total in the tower to 180,000 square feet. The deal comes with a 3,215-square-foot outdoor terrace — on...
17:45, 2019-05-21

U.S. to launch public hearings on additional China tariffs next week The U.S. Trade Representative's Office on Monday will kick off seven days of testimony from U.S. retailers, manufacturers and other businesses about President Donald Trump's plan to hit another $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with tariffs....
02:30, 2019-06-15

After Court Deadline, CBI Assigns 20 Additional Officers For Unnao Probe The CBI has assigned 20 more officers to conclude probe into the car crash of the Unnao rape survivor, who is battling for life in a hospital since Sunday....
18:45, 2019-08-02

SpiceJet Announces Additional Flights On Select Routes, Details Here The additional flights introduced by the airline will be operational on Patna-Kolkata, Mumbai-Kanpur and Mumbai-Patna routes, the Gurugram-based airline said in a press release. The new services will......
14:30, 2019-05-28

CBOE Holdings Announces Additional Listing on Bats BZX Exchange CHICAGO, March 8, 2017/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today announced its plans to be dually-listed on the Bats BZX Exchange, Inc. and on NASDAQ Global Select Market. Shares of CBOE Holdings common stock have been listed on NASDAQ since the company’s initial public offering ...
03:30, 2019-05-22

Congo rules out using additional trial vaccines to combat Ebola Congo will not permit the use of further experimental vaccines as it combats an Ebola outbreak because doing so risked "confusing the population," the government said on Friday....
17:30, 2019-07-12

Oil slumps 7% as Trump announces additional tariffs on Chinese imports Oil prices plummeted more than 7% on Thursday, with the U.S. benchmark posting its worst day in more than four years, after President Donald Trump said he would impose additional tariffs Chinese imports starting Sept. 1....
23:45, 2019-08-01

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had been closed. Rwanda's Health Ministry later denied the closure....
21:45, 2019-08-01

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
01:45, 2019-07-10

‘Joy, Excitement, and Togetherness at the Border.’ With Three Hot Pink See-Saws, These Architects Turned the U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Into a Playscape A spot of brightness recently emerged amid the the gray desert sand and the dark steel fencing laid across the border of Sunland Park, New Mexico, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: flamingo pink see-saws that cut through the border wall were installed over the weekend, allowing American and Mexican ...
18:00, 2019-07-31

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
21:30, 2019-06-05

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
23:00, 2019-06-08

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
18:30, 2019-06-18

USTR proposes $4 billion in potential additional tariffs over EU aircraft subsidies Just days after reaching a truce in the U.S.-China trade war, the U.S. government on Monday ratcheted up pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircraft subsidies, threatening tariffs on $4 billion of additional EU goods....
02:30, 2019-07-02

CBI Additional Director Nageswar Rao Removed, Posted As Home Guard Chief In a sudden move, the government on Friday removed CBI Additional Director M Nageswar Rao and posted him as a Director General Fire Services, Civil Defence and Home Guard....
19:15, 2019-07-05

Papa John's will spend additional $80 million on franchisee relief and marketing Papa John's said Wednesday that the company will invest an additional $80 million in its domestic franchisees and marketing, as the pizza chain's struggles put pressure on its operators....
23:45, 2019-06-19

NASA Says Additional $20 Billion Needed to Land Humans on the Moon by 2024 NASA needs anywhere from $20 billion to $30 billion on top of the space agency’s current budget to land humans on the moon by 2024, according to a new interview with the NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine.Read more......
15:45, 2019-06-14

Microsoft OneDrive gets a more secure Personal Vault, plus additional storage options Enlarge / Microsoft at a trade show. (credit: Getty Images | Justin Sullivan) Microsoft is launching a new layer of security for users of its OneDrive cloud storage service. OneDrive Personal Vault is a new section of your storage that's accessed through two-step verification, or a "strong authent...
22:30, 2019-06-27

Colombia, Peru seek additional aid to assist with influx of Venezuelan migrants Colombia and Peru have so far received the majority of the estimated over 3 million Venezuelan migrants who have fled their homeland since 2015 as the country's economy has imploded....
02:00, 2019-05-28

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislative amendment seeking additional steps to implement......
12:45, 2019-07-11

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
00:30, 2019-08-18

Cboe Global Markets Announces Additional $150 Million in Share Repurchase Authorization CHICAGO – February 27, 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the company to repurchase up to an additional $150 million of its outstanding common stock, effective...
02:30, 2019-05-22

Trump Threatens Additional China Tariffs if President Xi Jinping Doesn’t Meet With Him (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says if Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) doesn’t meet with him at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Osaka, Japan, this month, additional tariffs will go into effect. But Trump says he expects Xi to attend. Trump made the threat during ...
17:30, 2019-06-10

Airtel Select Prepaid Plans Now Offer 400MB Additional Daily Data Other benefits with all these plans include Airtel TV Premium subscription, device cashback, one year Norton Mobile Security, and free Wynk Music subscription...
16:45, 2019-05-21

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
23:30, 2019-06-21

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has only intensified as the Trump administration rampe...
07:15, 2019-08-04

White House Is Pressing for Additional Options, Including in Cyberspace, to Deter Iranian Attacks American officials are working on clandestine plans to counter Iranian aggression, pushed by the White House to develop options that would not escalate tensions into a full-out conventional war....
04:30, 2019-06-24

CBOE Holdings Files Additional Definitive Materials With Respect To 2013 Annual Meeting CHICAGO, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that the company has filed additional definitive materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to the company's 2013 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In particular, the additional definitive ...
15:30, 2019-05-22

Union Budget 2019: Petrol, Diesel To Be Costlier Thanks To Additional Excise And Road Cess Charges The Finance Minister raised special additional excise duty and road cess on petrol and diesel by Re 1 per litre each, saying lower crude oil prices provide her with an opportunity to review taxes on......
12:00, 2019-07-05

Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. The post Appeals court OKs new Trump administration rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortions. appeared first on LEX18.com....
22:30, 2019-06-20

No Additional Charges for President Trump in Probe On Hush Money Payments Ahead of 2016 Election (NEW YORK) — Court records released Thursday show Donald Trump was aware of efforts to keep a porn star and a Playboy centerfold silent in the days leading up to the 2016 election. But despite Trump’s knowledge of those efforts— and the involvement of several others in his orbit &m...
23:15, 2019-07-18

Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital. The post Police chief: Number of dead in Virginia Beach shooting increases to 12; additional victim died on way to hospital appeared first on LEX18.com....
05:15, 2019-06-01

Boris Johnson's government sets aside additional $2.8B to deal with potential no-deal Brexit fallout The British government headed by newly elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson has set aside an additional £2.1 billion ($2.3 billion) in preparation for a no-deal Brexit....
18:30, 2019-08-01

BBC will consider 'additional steps' in its vetting process of guests following furore over Tory leadership debate The BBC has said it will consider "additional steps" in its vetting process for guests following a debate between Conservative leadership candidates....
19:00, 2019-06-20

Poland to get more US troops, buy F-35s President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda inked a new defense agreement at the White House on Wednesday that will station an additional 1,000 US troops in Poland on a rotational basis...
10:15, 2019-06-13

AP Was There: US troops in high spirits on eve of D-Day This story was first published on June 5, 1944, hours before AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don" landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division....
16:15, 2019-06-02

AP was there: Allied troops land in Normandy on D-Day This story was first published on June 8, 1944, after AP journalist Don Whitehead, who became known by his colleagues as "Beachhead Don," landed on Omaha Beach in Normandy on D-Day with the 1st Infantry Division. His story was delayed by more than a day as the Army's communication system for the war...
20:00, 2019-06-03

U.S. to Send About 500 More Troops to Saudi Arabia The roughly 500 troops are part of a broader tranche of forces sent to the region in recent months after tensions between the U.S. and Iran escalated....
12:30, 2019-07-18

US threatens to withdraw troops from Germany The US says it might pull out some troops from Germany amid rifts over a naval mission in the Persian Gulf and defense spending. The remarks from the US ambassador come ahead of two presidential trips to Europe....
12:15, 2019-08-09

8,000 More Troops Being Sent To Kashmir After Article 370 Scrapped At least 8,000 paramilitary troops have been airlifted to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country today after the centre announced it would scrap Article 370 from the state, which......
13:00, 2019-08-05

Trump to send more troops to Poland The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
14:15, 2019-06-13

Officials: US to send about 1,000 more troops to Poland U.S. officials say the Pentagon expects to send about 1,000 additional troops and a squadron of Reaper drones to Poland to beef up the nation's ability to defend itself amid worries about Russian military activity....
02:15, 2019-06-12

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentagon bureaucrats going to work for the same defense contractors they did official business with on behalf of the government....
07:15, 2019-06-07

UAE draws down troops in Yemen in ‘strategic redeployment’ The United Arab Emirates has drawn down its troop levels in Yemen but remains a key member of the Saudi-led coalition at war with Iran-aligned rebels there...
22:00, 2019-07-08

US calls for German ground troops in Syria A top US diplomat has formally asked Germany to send troops to Syria to help fight the terrorist militia Islamic State. James Jeffrey said allies needed to provide technical support for the Kurdish-led opposition....
13:15, 2019-07-07

Attacker blows himself up after killing 3 troops in Lebanon A lone gunman using a motorcycle fired on police and army vehicles in different parts of the northern city of Tripoli, killing two police officers and a soldier and wounding several others Monday night before blowing himself up later when confronted by troops, Lebanon's army and the state-run Nation...
07:45, 2019-06-04

Trump meets US troops soon after N. Korea meeting President Donald Trump recounted the moment when he stepped across the border at the demilitarized zone into North Korea Sunday. Trump shared the moment as he addressed the US military at an American base south of Seoul, South Korea. (June 30)        ...
06:15, 2019-07-01

The Remains of Three More U.S. Troops Killed in the Korean War Have Been Identified (JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii) — The U.S. military says it has identified the remains of three more Americans killed during the Korean War, even as efforts to recover additional remains have stalled amid souring relations with North Korea. One family has been notified and notificatio...
08:15, 2019-05-29

Trump, Duda Agree on More U.S. Troops in Poland President Trump signed an agreement to send 1,000 additional U.S. troops to Poland while treating his Polish counterpart to a military flyover at the White House as thanks for a commitment to buy F-35 jet fighters....
02:45, 2019-06-13

Trump may move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland President Trump said Wednesday that the US might move 2,000 troops from Germany to Poland — but balked when asked if a new military facility in the Baltic nation should be called “Fort Trump.” “That is all I’d need, Fort Trump. You people would have a field day about that,” Trump said from the White...
23:45, 2019-06-12

Officials: US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster ...
19:30, 2019-05-24

Nuclear changes, more troops heighten US-Iran tensions The Trump administration found itself in the awkward position Monday of demanding that Iran comply with a nuclear accord that the president has derided as the worst deal in history....
07:15, 2019-06-18

Watchdog: IS 'resurging' as U.S. troops leave Syria Five months after losing the last of its territory in Syria and amid a withdrawal of U.S. troops, the Islamic State is "resurging," a Pentagon watchdog said....
09:30, 2019-08-07

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast WASHINGTON — US officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats. The officials say no decision has been made and it’s not clear if the White House will approve sending ...
03:45, 2019-05-23

ISIS is 're-surging', Pentagon says ISIS is "re-surging" in Syria less than five months after President Donald Trump declared the terror group's caliphate there had been 100% defeated, according to a new Pentagon inspector general's report on the fight against ISIS....
09:00, 2019-08-07

Why The Pentagon Wouldn’t Even Want Greenland Late last week, America’s attention was successfully diverted from unsettling economic news by the latest shiny bauble: news that President Donald Trump has discussed the idea of buying Greenland. The fact that Greenland was never for sale aside, owning Greenland would not be all that useful to the ...
19:15, 2019-08-21

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request, and i...
05:00, 2019-05-23

40,000 Troops Deployed To Guard Route For Amarnath Yatra Security arrangements for the forthcoming annual Amarnath Yatra in Jammu and Kashmir have been scaled up, with authorities deciding to issue a ''barcode''-enabled authority slip to pilgrims to keep a......
02:45, 2019-05-30

New Zealand plans to withdraw all Iraq troops by next June WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand says it will withdraw all of its troops from Iraq by next June. The South Pacific nation has a small contingent of 95 so-called noncombat personnel deployed at the Taji Military Complex northwest of Baghdad, where they are tasked with training Iraqi securit...
07:30, 2019-06-10

Trump worries Afghanistan could become 'lab for terrorists' if U.S. troops leave President Trump said in an exclusive interview with Tucker Carlson that he worries withdrawing U.S. troops from Afghanistan could lead to the country being used as a base to attack the United States. ...
17:30, 2019-07-02

Beijing suggests it could mobilize troops in Hong Kong if necessary China's defense ministry on Wednesday indicated that the People's Liberation Army could be deployed in Hong Kong as protests continue in the semi-autonomous city....
16:30, 2019-07-24

US To Cut Thousands Of Troops From Afghanistan In Taliban "Peace" Deal The Trump administration is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan in exchange for concessions from the Taliban, including a cease-fire and a renunciation of al-Qaida, as part of......
05:45, 2019-08-02

Trump Claims He Banned Trans Troops Because 'Drugs' President Donald Trump started winding down his less-than-thrilling state visit to the United Kingdom on Wednesday with a sit-down interview with one of England’s worst global exports, Piers Morgan. Over the course of the more than half-hour conversation, aired on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Trump c...
17:30, 2019-06-05

The Army’s Failure to Train and Equip Troops in Afghanistan The recent deaths of U.S. service members in Afghanistan are part of a larger issue resulting from the Pentagon’s struggle to contend with multiple wars and new global threats at once....
17:00, 2019-07-19

Trump Sending About 1,500 Troops to Mideast in 'Protective Role' President Trump said he is sending about 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East, part of a deployment sought by military officials as they move to counter what they have described as new threats from Iran and its allies....
04:45, 2019-05-25

US official: Bad spending oversight hampers Afghan troops KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A U.S. watchdog says lack of coordinated oversight of America’s spending in Afghanistan has led to a waste of funds and hampered training and development of the country’s security forces. Washington’s Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction, or...
11:15, 2019-06-21

| Russia, China warn US over sending 1 000 new troops to the Gulf The US is "pumping up tensions" and could open "Pandora's box" in the Middle East after announcing it will deploy 1 000 more troops to the already volatile region, Russia and China have said....
09:30, 2019-06-19

Egypt: Troops kill 14 militants day after IS attack in Sinai Egypt says security forces killed 14 militants while pursuing attackers behind an assault on a police checkpoint in northern Sinai that authorities said left eight policemen dead....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Kabul suicide attack slightly wounds four US troops Four U.S. troops suffered minor injuries when a suicide car bomber targeted their convoy in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul Friday, the U.S. military confirms....
01:45, 2019-06-01

Iran says it won't wage war, U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday Iran would not wage war against any nation, sounding a note of restraint after the United States announced more troop deployments to the Middle East....
12:45, 2019-06-18

| Egypt's Sinai: At least 47 fighters, 5 troops killed in battle Forty-seven fighters and five Egyptian soldiers were killed during Egypt's ongoing military offensive in the restive Sinai Peninsula, where it is fighting Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant....
14:32, 2019-05-21

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political activity while on the job. The warning comes after the Navy was engulfed in controversy over White House pressure to keep the USS John S....
00:15, 2019-06-12

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
23:01, 2019-05-24

Canadian man gets 26 years for aiding in murder of US troops in Iraq A Canadian man who aided in the 2009 murder of five American soldiers in Iraq was sentenced to 26 years in jail by a Brooklyn federal judge Tuesday — despite objections from the victims’ families. Several of the slain soldiers’ grief-stricken relatives appeared in court to demand that Faruq Khalil M...
06:45, 2019-06-19

Trump Sends 1,500 Troops to Middle East Because We're Not Going to War With Iran President Trump proclaimed earlier this month that he wasn’t going to war with Iran. Then, in less than fortnight, Trump is now sending some 1,500 troops to the Middle East after a series of barroom-style confrontations about who can end what and when....
23:45, 2019-05-24

US Preparing To Send More Troops To Middle East: Report The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two US officials......
07:30, 2019-06-18

Trump doubts U.S. needs to send more troops to Middle East President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not think additional U.S. troops are needed in the Middle East to counter Iran, casting doubt on a Pentagon plan to bolster forces in the region....
23:45, 2019-05-23

Donations needed for troops in care package drive TUCSON – For many people, there is no better way to lift ones spirit than receiving a big ol’ box in the mail. This is no different for troops deployed across the world. To help remind the members of the U.S. Armed Forces how much the community cares for them, Arizona Transportation Buil...
02:15, 2019-05-31

Trump, Duda announce movement of 1,000 U.S. troops to Poland President Donald Trump and Polish President Andrzej Duda celebrated a new military cooperation agreement Wednesday with a flyover of U.S. F-35 fighter jets at the White House in Washington, D.C....
23:45, 2019-06-12

Syria: Germany rejects US demand for ground troops US representatives had requested Germany increase their military presence in Syria as the US plans to move its own troops out of Syria in the near future....
22:45, 2019-07-08

UK to send 250 troops to Mali for dangerous peacekeeping mission The UK is to send 250 troops to Mali in the biggest peace-keeping deployment since Bosnia and potentially the most dangerous mission for British forces since Afghanistan....
02:15, 2019-07-22

| ISIS 'resurging' in Syria as US pulls troops: watchdog The Islamic State jihadist group is 'resurging' in Syria even as the United States withdrew troops, and is solidifying its insurgent capabilities in neighbouring Iraq, a Defence Department watchdog says....
01:30, 2019-08-09

U.S. authorizes deployment of troops, resources to Saudi Arabia The acting U.S. defense secretary has authorized the deployment of U.S. military personnel and resources to Saudi Arabia, the Pentagon said on Friday, adding the move would provide "an additional deterrent" in the face of "emergent, credible threats."...
11:45, 2019-07-20

Gunmen kill 2 Pakistani troops deployed for Eid in southwest Pakistan's military says suspected militants have opened fire on a paramilitary vehicle patrolling in the town of Hernai in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing two troops before fleeing....
15:30, 2019-06-06

Is a US-led war with Iran on the horizon as troops head to Saudi Arabia? The US is sending troops to Saudi Arabia amid concerns that it is preparing for a war with Iran. It will be the first deployment of American forces in the kingdom since the US toppling of Saddam Hussein's Iraqi regime....
06:00, 2019-07-21

Britain to send 250 troops to U.N. peacekeeping mission in Mali Britain will deploy 250 troops to Mali to aid a United Nations peacekeeping mission protecting an unstable peace, the British government announced on Monday....
04:30, 2019-07-23

More US troops suffering heatstroke because of climate change: report At least 17 US troops have died of heat exposure during training since 2008, while a rising number of military members have fallen ill because of torrid temps over the same period, according to a new report. Those who died are among the most extreme examples of how rising temperatures from climate c...
01:00, 2019-07-24

Syrian troops take village deep within last rebel stronghold Syrian government forces have captured a village deep within the last rebel stronghold in the northwest province of Idlib, after intense clashes with militants....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Iran Prepared to Defend Itself After U.S. Sends Troops to Region Iran would be prepared to respond to a possible confrontation with the U.S. after the Trump administration dispatched troops to the region and arranged the sale of billions of dollars in weapons to its Arab allies....
17:45, 2019-05-26

Angela Merkel inspects NATO troops in Germany The German military has put on a major display for the chancellor to show off its NATO commitment. Speaking to soldiers, Angela Merkel underlined the importance of showing the alliance was ready to defend its territory....
22:30, 2019-05-21

Poland Wants ‘Fort Trump.’ The President Said He May Send Some Troops (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump says he is considering moving about 2,000 additional U.S. troops into Poland from Germany or elsewhere in Europe. But Trump cautioned during an Oval Office meeting Wednesday with Polish President Andrzej Duda that a final decision has not been made. Trump ...
21:30, 2019-06-12

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 rising tensions with Iran....
07:45, 2019-05-24

Serbian troops placed on alert after Kosovo police arrests BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbia has ordered its troops to full alert after reports that Kosovo police entered Serb-populated regions of the former Serbian province. Serbia’s state TV said Tuesday that Kosovo’s special police “burst into” northern Kosovo and made several arrest...
10:45, 2019-05-28

IAF: Troops deployed to crash site of missing AN-32 aircraft A day after the wreckage of a missing Indian Air Force plane was spotted in a remote mountainous region near the Chinese border, India said a rescue operation was underway to search for survivors....
13:15, 2019-06-12

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn Afghanistan, a pentagon report has said....
00:30, 2019-05-24

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security....
19:15, 2019-06-07

TransDigm to repay $16 mln for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
22:00, 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 bln F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
00:00, 2019-06-11

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. problem. He said the U.S. goal is to "build international consensus to this international problem." (June 14)        ...
01:30, 2019-06-15

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fighter jet, shaving a year from the time frame in which each aircraft will cost less than $80 million, a Pentagon official said on Monday....
01:45, 2019-06-11

It’s Esper’s Pentagon now. Job one is getting more civilians in top posts CONFIRMED!: There will likely be a little extra spring in his step as Mark Esper ascends the stairs at the Pentagon’s River Entrance around 7:30 this morning. Esper coasted to easy confirmation on a strong bipartisan 90-8 vote on the Senate floor just after noon yesterday....
13:30, 2019-07-24

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody. The Pentagon announced Wednesday that the Department of Homeland Security made the request,...
05:00, 2019-05-23

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be defense secretary....
22:30, 2019-06-18

Russia's Putin orders troops to help fight Siberia wildfires Russia's military will join the combat against wildfires raging in Siberia as they rip through several remote regions, Kremlin officials said. The fires are affecting Arctic snow, a climate expert told DW....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already there, officials said Friday....
20:15, 2019-05-24

Why Is Trump Sending More Troops and Firepower to the Middle East? That’s Classified The Trump Administration has spent the past month ringing alarm bells over what it has called “troubling, escalatory and dangerous” behavior by Iran. Yet government officials have shown very little evidence to the American public about that supposed threat. The Pentagon said Friday addit...
04:15, 2019-05-25

U.S. to send troops to Saudi Arabia amid tensions with Iran Senior American defense officials said some U.S. troops and Patriot air defense missile systems have already arrived at Prince Sultan Air Base, south of Riyadh....
07:45, 2019-07-20

Iraqi troops moves to smash last remnants of Islamic State A military operation is underway to clear out the last traces of the Islamic State from Iraq. Iraq’s military said Saturday its troops launched an operation aimed at eliminating the terror group in areas around Baghdad. It was the second phase of an operation dubbed “Will to Victory,” which started ...
01:15, 2019-07-21

India troops kill top Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida, officials said on Friday, as authorities restricted internet access and enforced a curfew to prevent anti-India protests. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight aft...
13:45, 2019-05-24

'The Kraken unleashed': how Trump's shock troops attack US democracy An army of supporters amplify the president’s wildest claims, encouraging his conspiracy-minded tendencies Donald Trump once declared: “I alone can fix it.” He never made the claim: “I alone can break it.” When it comes to softening up institutions, eroding norms and chipping away at the foundations...
09:15, 2019-06-01

Sudan troops besiege protest camp, five reported killed KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, witnesses and protest organizers said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area. KHARTOUM, Sudan — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in...
11:30, 2019-06-03

Five Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudanese security forces have moved against a protest sit-in camp in the capital Monday, besieging the site and setting fire to tents, witnesses and protest leaders said. Machine gun fire and explosions were heard and smoke rose from the area. Protest organizers said at lea...
13:15, 2019-06-03

UAE Says Reducing Troops In War-Torn Yemen, Moving To "Peace Plan" The United Arab Emirates said on Monday it was reducing the number of troops in war-torn Yemen and moving from a "military-first" strategy to a "peace-first" plan....
15:30, 2019-07-08

Indonesia sends more troops to quell fresh Papua unrest Indonesia has deployed additional troops to the restive province of West Papua amid spreading violence and protests there over the past several days. A separatist movement has simmered in the region for decades....
04:30, 2019-08-22

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops were under consideration....
00:30, 2019-05-24

At Least 30 Reported Dead After Sudanese Troops Attack Protest Camp (KHARTOUM, Sudan) — Sudan’s ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital early Monday, unleashing furious volleys of gunfire, burning down tents and killing at least 30 people, witnesses and ...
21:15, 2019-06-03

India troops kill Kashmir militant linked to al-Qaida SRINAGAR, India — Government forces in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a top militant commander linked to al-Qaida in the disputed region, officials said on Friday. Zakir Musa was killed Thursday evening in a gunfight after police and soldiers launched a counterinsurgency operation in the southern ...
11:15, 2019-05-24

Shanahan disputes reports US might send 10,000 more troops to counter Iran He didn’t call it “fake news,” but acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters at the Pentagon that their sources “aren’t feeding you right information.”...
08:45, 2019-05-24

Tension between Iran, U.S. has implications for Canadian troops in Iraq: analysts The escalating tensions in the Persian Gulf between Iran and the United States have implications for the future safety of Canadian troops in Iraq, analysts suggested Monday....
05:15, 2019-07-09

Syrian army besieges insurgents and Turkish troops in Hama A Syrian opposition war monitor and pro-government activists say government forces marching from different directions in southern parts of Idlib province have met, laying siege to several rebel-held towns and villages as well as a Turkish army post...
20:15, 2019-08-21

Paramilitary Troops Perform Yoga In Difficult Terrains. See Pics Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) troops on the occasion of International Yoga Day on Friday performed yoga in some of the most difficult terrains in the country....
09:15, 2019-06-21

Trump says he is worried about terrorist attacks if U.S. troops leave Afghanistan President Donald Trump said he wants to pull U.S. troops out of Afghanistan but is concerned that without an American military presence, the country could be used as a base for terrorist attacks on the United States....
08:15, 2019-07-02

Don't take our troops for granted, France warns West African states West African states fighting Islamist militancy in the region should not take France's military presence for granted because Paris will not be there forever, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday....
22:30, 2019-05-28

Serbian Troops on Full Alert After Kosovo Police Arrests (BELGRADE, Serbia) — Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed police in northern Kosovo entered Serb-populated Mitrovica, firing tear gas and arresting nearly two dozen people. It was the latest flare-up in long-simmering tensions between Serbia and its former province, ...
16:30, 2019-05-28

Admiral McRaven recalls talk with troops before Bin Laden raid: 'Just do your job' As a team of U.S. navy seals prepared to take down the mastermind behind the Sept. 11 attacks, Admiral William McRaven had some frank words for his troops....
23:15, 2019-05-25

Mortar attack on Iraqi base home to US troops; no casualties BAGHDAD (AP) — The Iraqi military says three mortar shells have hit an air base just north of Baghdad where American trainers are present, causing a small fire but no casualties. The military statement says the attack on Balad air base occurred early Saturday. The attack comes amid rising tension in...
11:00, 2019-06-15

Three French troops killed in Guiana gold-mining raid The soldiers died from toxic fumes while trying to blow up an illegal gold mining installation underground. France has deployed hundreds of troops to French Guiana's remote jungle to clamp down on the criminal activity....
15:00, 2019-07-18

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were defensive purposes, citing concerns about a threat from Iran....
02:30, 2019-06-18

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for attacks on oil tankers last week, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Monday, speaking on condition of anonymity....
01:45, 2019-06-18

Troops, Jails, 'Mobile' Judges: How Centre Prepped For J&K Announcement Eleven days ago, the Home Ministry gave officials in Jammu and Kashmir a deadline - August 5, 2019. By this date, they were required to flood the state with paramilitary forces to tackle any fallout......
13:00, 2019-08-05

Withdrawal of US troops in Syria strengthened ISIS resurgence, DOD watchdog says Syrian forces backed by the United States are struggling to contain ISIS following President Donald Trump's partial withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country, a Defense Department watchdog warned...
17:00, 2019-08-08

Serbia orders troops to ready after Kosovo raids, clashes Serbia put its troops on alert near the border with Kosovo on Tuesday after Kosovar authorities arrested more than 20 people in raids in a Serb-dominated region, officials said....
02:45, 2019-05-29

Syria violence kills dozens of troops and civilians in north Syrian opposition activists say government airstrikes and intense shelling on rebel-held areas in northwest Syria have claimed the lives of dozens of people....
18:30, 2019-06-15

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en route to Japan WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has greeted U.S. troops in Alaska while on his way to a state visit in Japan. Trump shook hands and signed caps for the service members on the tarmac at Joint Base Elmendo...
04:30, 2019-05-25

Troops let Muslims walk to mosques in Indian-ruled Kashmir Troops in India-ruled Kashmir allowed Muslims to walk to mosques alone or in pairs and pray for Eid al-Adha during security lockdown that still forced most people indoors on the Islamic holy day...
11:30, 2019-08-12

Sudan Troops Move to Crush Pro-Democracy Camp, Killing 30 Sudan's ruling military moved to crush the protest movement opposing its grip on power as security forces overran the main sit-in site in the capital Monday, unleashing furious volleys of gunfire, burning down tents and killing at least 30 people, witnesses and protest leaders said....
01:15, 2019-06-04

Trump to discuss Taliban talks, withdrawing troops from Afghanistan U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday was to meet U.S. top advisers about negotiations with the Taliban and the potential for a political settlement, a senior administration official said....
21:15, 2019-08-16

Troops lock down Kashmir as India votes to strip its status Indian lawmakers passed a bill that strips statehood from the Indian-administered portion of Kashmir, which archrival Pakistan warned could lead to war...
04:15, 2019-08-07

Send in the troops: Congo raises the stakes on illegal mining A Congolese army officer arrived in the village of Kafwaya in June and warned residents not to trespass on a major Chinese copper and cobalt mine next door. As night fell about a week later, the soldiers moved in....
11:15, 2019-07-17

4 dead in Kabul, Afghanistan car bomb attack; U.S. troops injured At least four people were killed and several were injured Friday, including U.S. service members, after a car loaded with explosives was detonated in the Afghan capital, authorities said....
14:45, 2019-05-31

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
19:15, 2019-05-26

4 Afghans Killed, 4 US Troops Wounded In Kabul Suicide Blast At least four Afghans were killed and four US troops lightly wounded when a car bomber attacked a US military convoy in Kabul on Friday, officials said....
12:45, 2019-05-31

U.S. airstrikes, chaotic firefight between allies kill 6 Afghan troops The deadly incident followed several other accidental U.S. bombings. Combat has intensified as peace talks have faltered and the Taliban has launched a “spring offensive.”...
17:30, 2019-06-13

Rising NATO superstar Poland to host more American troops, buy US F-35s When President Trump meets Poland’s President Andrzej Duda at the White House Wednesday, the president will have what one senior administration official called “a significant announcement” on a “new facet in the military-to-military relationship” between the two NATO allies....
22:45, 2019-06-11

Syrian troops regain control of village they lost to rebels DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media say government forces have regained control of a northwestern village, just days after losing it to militants. State TV says troops captured Kfar Nabudah on Sunday from militants, including members of al-Qaida-linked Hayat Tahrir al-Sham group. Government fo...
13:45, 2019-05-26

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of Block 4 upgrades, integration of nuclear weapons and deployment costs....
03:00, 2019-08-06

Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. Yes, Richard Spencer is now temporarily in charge of the Pentagon. No, not that Richard Spencer, though you could be forgiven for being momentarily confused given how things are going. Per Chris Geidner, the acting SecDef is Wall Street banker Richard Spencer, “not the white supremacist neo-Nazi who...
10:15, 2019-07-16

Senators briefed by Pentagon on reported UFO sightings Three US senators were reportedly briefed by the Pentagon on Wednesday about recent reports detailing UFO sightings by Navy pilots. The revelation, reported by Politico, comes days after President Trump disclosed that he too had been briefed on the “unidentified aerial phenomenon” encounters. The in...
07:45, 2019-06-20

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats, U.S. officials said....
02:15, 2019-05-24

The Pentagon is Without a Chief as the U.S. Faces Many Global Threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary.The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, an unusual and controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the nearly two-decade-old war ...
18:45, 2019-06-21

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of thousands of military kids live and go to school on U.S. bases worldwide. An Associated Press investigation last year showe...
06:45, 2019-06-12

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a military clash....
20:15, 2019-05-21

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them....
20:45, 2019-05-22

The Pentagon has a laser that identifies people by their heartbeat Biometric identification has become part of everyday life. We've got facial recognition in airports, cars that can be unlocked just by looking at them, technology that detects a person's unique way of walking, and of course the ubiquitous fingerprint......
19:30, 2019-06-27

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a difficult time for the Pentagon to be without a permanent U.S. defense secretary. The Trump administration is grappling with an escalating crisis with Iran, a controversial deployment of troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the war in Afghanistan and stalled talks with No...
08:00, 2019-06-21

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress....
05:45, 2019-05-22

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 services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
02:00, 2019-06-01

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
02:30, 2019-06-01

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become President Trump’s second defense secretary....
04:15, 2019-07-10

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
23:15, 2019-05-24

Marine killed in action in Iraq is ID’d by Pentagon The Marine who died Saturday in Iraq’s Nineveh province while assisting the country’s security forces was identified as Gunnery Sgt. Scott A. Koppenhafer, a 35-year-old from Mancos, Colo., the Pentagon said....
20:45, 2019-08-12

Pentagon to send $250M in weapons to Ukraine The Department of Defense plans to send $250 million in military equipment to Ukraine to assist in building up the country's military capabilities as it continues to counter Russian-backed forces in its eastern provinces....
00:30, 2019-06-20

Pentagon testing mass surveillance balloons across the US Exclusive: the high-altitude balloons promise a cheap monitoring platform that could follow multiple cars and boats for extended periodsThe US military is conducting wide-area surveillance tests across six midwest states using experimental high-altitude balloons, documents filed with the Federal Com...
16:45, 2019-08-02

Amazon, Microsoft wage war over the Pentagon's 'war cloud' Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first "war cloud" computing system. But Amazon's early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory may be slipping away....
01:00, 2019-07-10

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and admits that it still investigates reports of them. In a statement provided exclusively to The Post, a Department of Defense spokesman said a...
18:00, 2019-05-22

Former lobbyist Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Army Secretary Mark Esper was sworn in as U.S. secretary of defense on Tuesday, hours after being confirmed by the Senate in a strong bipartisan vote that ended the longest period by far the Pentagon had been without a permanent top official....
03:45, 2019-07-24

Mark Esper sworn in as Pentagon chief Mark Esper was sworn in as secretary of defense Tuesday after being confirmed by the Senate, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
05:15, 2019-07-24

Trump’s Pentagon choice fights to win over the doubters Pat Shanahan’s critics call him a weak link on the president's team but the acting defense secretary says he knows how to deal with the unexpected. 'You have to know how to hit a curveball.'...
02:45, 2019-06-15

Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance security in the region: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the Kingdom to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
11:45, 2019-07-20

Papua New Guinea troops secure scene of brutal highlands massacre Papua New Guinea troops secured the scene of a brutal massacre in the remote interior of the southwestern Pacific country, authorities said, after villagers buried the dead and a search for the killers began....
11:00, 2019-07-12

Saudi King Approves Hosting US Troops In Bid To Boost Regional Security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
04:30, 2019-07-20

Saudi king approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security: SPA Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency (SPA) reported on Friday....
11:45, 2019-07-20

China's Army Signals It Will Keep Hong Kong-Based Troops In Barrack The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs - an apparent signal that they will stay in their......
22:15, 2019-07-09

Exclusive: China's PLA signals it will keep Hong Kong-based troops in barracks The Chinese military commander responsible for Hong Kong has assured a Pentagon official that Chinese troops will not interfere in the city's affairs – an apparent signal that they will stay in their barracks amid renewed political upheaval....
19:15, 2019-07-09

French troops in Mali anti-jihadist campaign mired in mud and mistrust The French soldiers seeking out jihadists in central Mali's savannahs were prepared for the sandstorms, the thunderstorms, the lack of anything resembling a road and the need to tow vehicles whose wheels kept getting stuck in floodplains....
07:30, 2019-08-13

US may withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox News Thursday. One official warned the withdrawal would be subject to the completion of any agreement. So far, no such deal has been finalized. “While...
07:30, 2019-08-02

One dead, dozens hurt as Indian troops fire during Kashmir protests Indian troops fired live rounds during protests at two places in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Wednesday, killing one person and injuring at least 50, police and an eyewitness said....
21:45, 2019-05-29

Iran to Breach Limits of Nuclear Pact, as U.S. to Send More Troops to Mideast Iran said it would exceed limits on its enriched-uranium stockpiles before the end of this month, days after the U.S. accused Tehran of orchestrating a second set of attacks on tankers near a vital global-shipping route....
09:45, 2019-06-18

Trump reportedly agrees to send more troops to Gulf to deter Iran, just not 10K MORE TROOPS AFTER ALL: President Trump seemed disinclined to send any more troops to the Persian Gulf region to counter Iran just before he got a briefing on the security situation from his acting defense secretary at the White House yesterday afternoon....
22:45, 2019-05-24

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
00:45, 2019-05-25

Navy probing troops’ unofficial ‘Make Aircrew Great Again’ patches The Navy is reviewing whether service members violated Defense Department policy by wearing unofficial uniform patches with the words “Make Aircrew Great Again” when President Trump visited their ship in Japan. The phrase on the patches — featuring a finger-pointing cartoon likeness of the president...
16:15, 2019-05-29

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 required NATO defense spending. ...
11:45, 2019-08-10

Honey, I shrunk the MRE: Troops say the Army's new tiny meals could yield big benefits Army scientists have developed a method to shrink down a soldier's portable rations to one-third their normal size, which troops say could yield big benefits....
08:00, 2019-08-10

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of......
05:30, 2019-05-25

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to international peace," state media reported....
11:15, 2019-05-25

Indonesia riots: Six dead as protesters clash with troops over election results At least six people have been killed and 200 injured in riots in Jakarta as protests over Indonesia's newly announced election result spilled into violence....
17:30, 2019-05-22

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations....
22:00, 2019-05-26

Indian troops lock down its only Muslim-majority state, Pakistan warns of war Since India and Pakistan obtained independence from British rule, the neighbors have fought two wars over Kashmir.        ...
06:45, 2019-08-07

No casualties reported after Iraq air base home to U.S. troops hit by mortar shells The attack comes amid rising tensions in the Middle East between the United States and Iran, which ratcheted up on Thursday after suspected attacks on two oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Iran has denied involvement....
19:15, 2019-06-15

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Amid rising tensions with Iran, the Trump administration has notified Congress that it plans to dispatch 1,500 troops to the Middle East. US officials said members of Congress were notified after a White House meeting Thursday to discuss the Pentagon’s proposals to boost the military presence in the...
19:15, 2019-05-24

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he prepared to meet Pentagon officials to discuss it later in the day....
23:45, 2019-05-23

China reportedly signs secret deal to station troops in Cambodia Wall Street Journal says US officials have seen pact but Cambodian PM denies moveChina has signed a secret deal to allow its military troops to be stationed at a naval base in Cambodia, according to reports.The Wall Street Journal, citing US officials who had seen a pact drawn up between the two cou...
17:15, 2019-07-22

Ukraine troops hold target practice in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In the course of filming in Pripyat, DW reporters learned that the Ukrainian national guard holds target practice in the radioactively contaminated city. Why there, and how dangerous is it?...
07:45, 2019-08-01

President Trump Said Revolutionary War Troops ‘Took Over the Airports’ in His Fourth of July Speech President Trump made a bit of a historical blunder during his Fourth of July “Salute to America” speech Thursday when he said that the Continental Army “took over the airports” from the British during the American Revolutionary War in the 1770s. During his hour-long speech at...
15:30, 2019-07-05

Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions U.S. officials say the Trump administration has notified Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran....
22:00, 2019-05-24

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force presence in the Middle East....
18:45, 2019-05-24

Indonesia riots: six dead after protesters clash with troops over election result Mobs set fire to vehicles in Jakarta after supporters of Prabowo Subianto, who lost the vote, took to the streetsSix people are dead and more than 200 are injured, according to Jakarta’s governor, after mobs clashed with security forces and set fire to a police dormitory and vehicles in the Indonesi...
09:45, 2019-05-22

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Friday amid heightened tensions with Iran. Trump said the troops would have a “mostly protective” role. He spoke to reporters on the White Hous...
19:15, 2019-05-24

U.S. Plans More Troops for Mideast, Eyes Quick Arms Sales to Allies There The Trump administration is planning to send several thousand additional troops to the Middle East and is moving toward a decision to rush billions of dollars in weapons to allies in the region, according to officials and people familiar with the plans....
06:30, 2019-05-24

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 produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
07:45, 2019-07-19

Pentagon unveils Jim Mattis' secretary of defense portrait Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
04:00, 2019-06-22

The Latest: Trump to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Pentagon leadership (all times local): 8:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next U.S. defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His predecessor as act...
07:15, 2019-06-22

Pentagon funding German university research: Report The Pentagon reportedly funds projects ranging from finding a substitute to a common military explosive to tracking whales. Some of the research has dual commericial and military use....
01:00, 2019-06-23

US Against Any Country Purchasing Russia's S-400 Defence System: Pentagon The US is keen to make its defence partnership with India stronger, the Pentagon has said, but made it clear that it is against any country purchasing military equipment, including the S-400 missile......
13:00, 2019-07-18

What Is the S-400? The Russian Missile System in Turkey That Irks the Pentagon Turkey’s purchase of the S-400 missile defense system could give Russian technicians access to technology in U.S. warplanes that Turkey wants to buy....
08:00, 2019-07-13

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning....
21:01, 2019-07-12

Trump: Shanahan Out At Pentagon, Esper Now Acting Secretary WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination to lead the Pentagon. The abrupt announcement came in a tweet from the president, who said Shanahan had done “a wonderful job” but would step aside to “devote mo...
20:30, 2019-06-18

Video of Iran shooting down US drone released by Pentagon The smoke trail of a U.S. drone that was shot out of the sky over Strait of Hormuz can be seen in a video released by the Pentagon on Thursday as tensions escalated over what military officials described as an "unprovoked attack."...
22:15, 2019-06-20

GAO report: Pentagon spent nearly $1B on improper travel payments The Department of Defense incorrectly distributed nearly a billion dollars in travel fees over a three- year period, a General Accounting Office report said....
02:45, 2019-08-17

Lockheed Martin wins $405 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $405 million U.S. defense contract for large diameter rocket motors, associated missile body flight articles and support equipment for Army Intermediate Range Conventional Prompt Strike Weapon System flight test demonstrations, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. (R...
01:45, 2019-08-07

US Approves Possible $8 Billion Fighter Jet Sale To Taiwan: Pentagon The US State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
04:45, 2019-08-21

The Pentagon Has a Device That Can Use a Laser to Identify Someone Based On Their Heartbeat Walking around the world anonymously is becoming increasingly more difficult as surveillance tech is developed to identify us by our faces, our gait, and now, our heartbeat.Read more......
13:00, 2019-06-29

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday, as the United States winds down Ankara's involvement in the program over Turkey's plans to buy a Russian air defense system....
05:45, 2019-06-11

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden or obscured from view during President Donald Trump's visit to Japan....
19:15, 2019-05-30

House bill targets illicit use of Pentagon networks Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday in the House seeks to stop the use of Department of Defense computer networks for sharing child pornography....
01:00, 2019-07-03

Amazon, Pentagon accused of swampy dealings over $10B contract Amazon is poised to receive a lucrative government contract with the Pentagon, but a competitor is arguing it's nothing more than a prime example of D.C. swamp politics. ...
16:45, 2019-06-19

Senate committee backs Hyten for Pentagon post The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday backed General John Hyten to be the second-highest ranking U.S. military official, a day after he denied sexual assault allegations against him....
23:45, 2019-07-31

Navy searches for its next chief amid upheaval at the Pentagon The sudden retirement of Adm. William Moran, who was already confirmed by the Senate to be the next chief of naval operations and was set to take over Aug. 1, has set off a scramble to find a new CNO....
00:30, 2019-07-11

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday told the Congress that both countries recognise the......
10:30, 2019-06-01

Pentagon's Cloud Project Under Fire as Award Nears The Pentagon plans to award a long-awaited cloud-computing contract next month, but the huge program—expected to cost up to $10 billion—faces mounting complications from congressional scrutiny and a court challenge....
16:45, 2019-07-07

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after officials directed the United States Navy to keep the USS John S. McCain out of sight during a recent speech by President Donald Trump in Japan. ...
13:15, 2019-06-02

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to President Trump to obscure the USS John S. McCain from Trump's view during a presidential visit to Japan....
18:45, 2019-06-02

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Pentagon chief The Senate confirmed Mark Esper to be secretary of defense Tuesday, filling a Cabinet role that's been vacant since James Mattis' departure nearly seven months ago....
22:45, 2019-07-23

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oil.       ...
01:45, 2019-06-15

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it buy a defense system from Russia....
17:00, 2019-05-21

Pentagon nominee focuses on China despite Mideast tensions Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan arrived Wednesday in Asia on a high-profile weeklong trip that is intended to reinforce that China is the administration’s main foreign policy priority...
18:15, 2019-05-29

UPDATE 1-Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
20:45, 2019-07-18

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage of spare parts for the F-35 joint strike fighter....
05:00, 2019-06-06

US Says China Destabilising Indo-Pacific: Pentagon Chief The United States says China is destabilising the Indo-Pacific, US Defence Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponising......
12:15, 2019-08-04

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after getting complaints from other tech companies....
22:45, 2019-07-18

Pentagon chief says in favor of 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 soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a landmark arms control treaty....
12:45, 2019-08-03

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Amazon Web Services....
02:45, 2019-07-19

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lockheed Martin Co aircraft below $80 million dollars a year earlier than expected, a Pentagon official said in a statement on Monday....
20:15, 2019-06-10

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 produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
04:45, 2019-07-19

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, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
02:30, 2019-06-15

Shakeup in U.S. Navy leadership adds to Pentagon churn A surprise shakeup in the U.S. Navy's leadership this week added to some of the biggest churn in memory at top levels of the Pentagon, where positions ranging from the secretary of defense to the heads of military branches have seen jolting turnover....
01:45, 2019-07-09

Trump to send more troops to Poland, protect Germany with Nord Stream sanctions The US and Polish presidents agreed that the US would deploy 1,000 additional US troops. Military hardware and LNG sales were agreed, and Trump mooted Nord Stream 2 sanctions to protect Germany from Russia....
05:15, 2019-06-13

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, which U.S. officials blamed on Iran....
06:30, 2019-06-18

Battle flag carried by black Union troops hits auction block DENVER, Pa. (AP) — A hand-painted flag carried into battle by a black Union regiment during the Civil War is going up for auction in Pennsylvania. Morphy Auctions will sell off the piece of history June 13. Pre-bidding is underway online . It’s one of 11 such flags painted by African American ...
07:30, 2019-06-10

Florida executives get less than year in prison for selling subpar body armor for troops Two executives at a Florida-based security products firm were sentenced to less than a year in prison last week after being convicted of selling sub-par body armor to the U.S. government, which was used by American troops. ...
12:30, 2019-06-22

Hong Kong’s Last British Governor Says China Sending in Troops Would Be ‘Appalling Error’ Mass demonstrations have pushed the Chinese-ruled territory of Hong Kong into its most serious crisis in decades. The international airport has been at a standstill since Monday, while an increasing number of shops have been shuttered and thoroughfares blockaded. In 1997, Hong Kong returned to Chine...
18:00, 2019-08-13

US preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of proposed Taliban deal The Pentagon is preparing to withdraw thousands of troops from Afghanistan as part of a proposed peace deal with the Taliban, U.S. officials told Fox News Thursday....
04:00, 2019-08-02

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against U.S. forces, detected by U.S. intelligence streams, from Iran and its proxy groups....
02:15, 2019-05-24

Former Miss Iraq and linguist for US troops still under rape, death threats after advocacy for Israel It was an occasion that should have been marked by excitement, smiles, unification – and a little hairspray. But the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant in Las Vegas spiraled into death threats, rape threats and international outrage for Miss Iraq’s Sarah Adnan – the country’s first representative in 45 year...
03:15, 2019-07-09

Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops. The post Philippine military says Dutch hostage has been killed by Muslim militants during gunbattle with troops appeared first on LEX18.com....
10:45, 2019-05-31

Saudi king reportedly approves hosting U.S. troops to enhance regional security Saudi Arabia's King Salman approved hosting U.S. forces in the country to boost regional security and stability, the state news agency reported Friday....
12:30, 2019-07-20

Iran guards post video of troops rappelling onto British-flagged tanker Iran's Revolutionary Guards posted a video online on Saturday showing speedboats pulling up alongside the detained British-flagged tanker Stena Impero and troops wearing ski masks and carrying machine guns rappelling to its deck from a helicopter....
22:45, 2019-07-20

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran as it accused the country's Revolutionary Guards of direct responsibility for this month's tanker attacks....
01:15, 2019-05-25

Deal with Taliban that would bring US troops home just the first step of two-stage plan to end war in Afghanistan THE BEGINNING OF THE END?: The United States is reportedly close to announcing a deal with the Taliban under which it would withdraw thousands of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in return for an end to hostilities, a renunciation of al Qaeda, and, most important, a pledge to negotiate a final peace wit...
17:45, 2019-08-02

Pentagon sees high risk of ‘unintended conflict’ with Iran U.S. military officials see a high risk of “unintended conflict” with Iran due to rising tensions in the Persian Gulf, according to top Pentagon official....
22:15, 2019-07-20

Pentagon proposes $2.2B arms sale to Taiwan, slighting China The State Department is proposing the sale of $2.2 billion in arms to Taiwan, including 108 Abrams tanks and 250 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, sidestepping protests from China....
20:45, 2019-07-09

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his family, plunging the leadership of the U.S. military into new uncertainty just as tensions with Iran are rising....
00:30, 2019-06-19

Lockheed Martin Gets $1.48 Billion Saudi Missile Contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defence system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
04:30, 2019-07-20

Amazon and Microsoft battle for $10bn 'war cloud' contract with Pentagon Project would allow the US military to use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning and fighting capabilitiesAmazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10bn opportunity to build the US military its first “war cloud” computing system. But Amazon’s early hopes of a shock-and-awe victory ...
04:15, 2019-07-10

‘Talking lasers’ that beam messages to our ears in the works: Pentagon Hold on to your tinfoil hats, because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing lasers that can talk. Huh? Weapons researchers at the Department of Defense have been working on less deadly means of warfare, including this laser we...
02:15, 2019-08-01

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 experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
03:45, 2019-06-19

In Pentagon Contract Fight, Amazon Has Foes in High Places The decision to delay a $10 billion computing contract for which Amazon was the favorite reflected both opposition from President Trump and an aggressive campaign by an industry rival....
01:15, 2019-08-03

U.S. Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies....
02:00, 2019-08-03

What’s really behind the spread of Lyme disease? Clue: it’s not the Pentagon | Peter Beaumont After my tick bite I realised that the climate crisis was a more likely culprit than any conspiracy theory about weaponisationThe first indication I’d picked up a tick-borne disease three years ago was the excruciating arthritic pain in my feet as I hobbled to a dinner party at a neighbour’s house i...
15:30, 2019-07-19

Democratic senator warns of Trump involvement in Pentagon contract U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Friday raised concerns over the Pentagon's decision to put on hold a $10 billion cloud computing contract after President Donald Trump said his administration was examining Amazon.com Inc's bid following complaints from other tech companies....
03:00, 2019-08-03

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 million a plane, the lowest price tag in the long history of the most expensive weapons program ever....
02:45, 2019-06-11

Pentagon says US can defend against Russian and Chinese missile threats — if it's willing to invest The Pentagon's chief of research and engineering says the military is capable of defending against missile attacks from China and Russia — should the country choose to invest in the necessary systems....
03:00, 2019-08-14

F-35 fighter jet program 'plagued' by troubles, U.S. senator tells Pentagon U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley asked newly confirmed Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday about cost overruns and technical issues that have "plagued" the Pentagon's high-priced F-35 fighter jet program....
05:30, 2019-08-02

Pentagon Calls China’s South Sea Missile Test ‘Truly Disturbing’ The U.S. denounced as “coercive acts” Chinese anti-ship missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, underscoring continued strategic tensions between the two Pacific powers even as they restart trade talks. China fired at least one missile into the sea over the weekend and was expecte...
14:30, 2019-07-03

Blue Origin challenges Pentagon’s plan on satellite launches Blue Origin, the space venture founded by Jeff Bezos, on Monday challenged a Pentagon program that would award just two companies contracts worth hundreds of millions of dollars to fly national security satellites to space....
06:30, 2019-08-13

Mark Esper Takes Over At Pentagon As Tensions With Iran Flare Trump's new pick for Pentagon chief Mark Esper takes over as acting defense secretary on Monday -- and will quickly find himself in the hot seat on everything from tensions with Iran to Washington's......
02:30, 2019-06-23

Pentagon Says Chinese Missile Launch In South China Sea "Disturbing" The Pentagon said on Tuesday a recent Chinese missile launch in the disputed South China Sea was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the disputed waterway....
11:15, 2019-07-03

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed, emerging hypersonic weapons promise to massively reshape offensive combat tactics....
20:45, 2019-06-13

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 delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday....
23:45, 2019-05-31

The Pentagon’s new heartbeat detection laser could save us from our surveillance horror The Pentagon last week unveiled a long-range laser device capable of detecting a person’s unique heart-signature. It was designed to thwart terrorism, but could lead to the Holy Grail of civilian surveillance: an ethical, non-invasive method of conducting biometric identification from afar. Science ...
22:15, 2019-07-05

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.The ...
04:30, 2019-06-13

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 delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
02:00, 2019-06-01

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late Sen. John McCain hidden from view during a presidential visit. A defense official said Acting Defense Secretary P...
13:45, 2019-06-02

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executives were grilled by Congress last week....
00:45, 2019-05-25

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to have the Navy ship named for the late U.S. Sen. John McCain hidden from view during President Donald Trump’s recent visit to Japan. A U.S. defen...
05:15, 2019-06-03

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Senate, citing a "painful" family situation that would hurt his children and reopen "wounds we have worked years to heal."...
22:30, 2019-06-18

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's national defense minister said this week....
20:15, 2019-06-12

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan....
19:00, 2019-06-03

Pak Is China's "Vassal", Imran Khan Xi's "Jester": Ex-Pentagon Official An ex-Pentagon official, Michael Rubin, warned the United States against falling prey to Pakistan's latest bid to revive relations, stating that the South Asian country's Prime Minister Imran Khan did......
16:45, 2019-07-23

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as domestic violence reports emerge Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday he had withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military as reports of domestic violence in his family surfaced, stoking uncertainty about the leadership of the Pentagon as tensions with Iran rise....
22:30, 2019-06-18

L3 Technologies unit wins $500 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon L3 Communications Integrated Systems LP, a unit of L3 Technologies Inc, has been awarded a $500 million contract for avionics upgrade for 176 C-130H aircraft operated by the U.S. Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editi...
00:45, 2019-06-05

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 the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
03:15, 2019-07-16

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in its bid to secure the deal and a loss to competitor Oracle Corp....
22:45, 2019-07-12

Trump Says He May Intervene in Huge Pentagon Contract Sought by Amazon The company, long a target of President Trump, is seen as the leading competitor for a $10 billion cloud computing contract that the president said he was “getting tremendous complaints about.”...
03:01, 2019-07-19

Pentagon to brief on response to Russian missile system delivery to Turkey The Pentagon said on Friday that senior defense officials would hold a press briefing on the Pentagon's response to Turkey accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system....
18:00, 2019-07-12

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 radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
13:15, 2019-06-08

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
05:15, 2019-06-18

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 Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
13:15, 2019-06-08

Pentagon Ordered to Tell Congress If It Weaponized Ticks And Released Them Into the Public Some members of the United States House are concerned the Pentagon may have unleashed disease-infected ticks that caused the spread of Lyme disease.Read more......
10:15, 2019-07-16

The Navy Created the Pentagon's First Climate Task Force—Now It’s Dead In a move that fails to surprise anyone, the U.S. Navy has killed its Task Force Climate Change. This happened back in March but remained mostly a rumor until E&E News reported the news Wednesday.Read more......
17:30, 2019-08-08

Pentagon study: Russia outgunning U.S. in race for global influence A divided America is failing to counter Moscow's efforts to undermine democracy and cast doubt on U.S. alliances, says the report, which warns of a surge in 'political warfare.'...
13:15, 2019-06-30

Pentagon chief to speak with Turkish counterpart, position on F-35 unchanged Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Friday that the United States had not changed its position on Turkey's role in the F-35 program if they accepted a Russian missile defense system and he would be speaking with his Turkish counterpart later in the day....
19:30, 2019-07-12

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emirates earlier this month....
15:15, 2019-05-25

Trump's Pentagon pick says won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would always give his best advice, regardless of pressure....
22:30, 2019-07-11

Trump's Pentagon pick says he won't be bullied into making 'stupid decisions' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become his top uniformed military adviser told Congress on Thursday that he would not be "intimidated into making stupid decisions," saying he would always give his best advice, regardless of pressure....
01:45, 2019-07-12

Amazon's $10 Billion Pentagon Contract Being Closely Looked At: Trump U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defence Department after getting complaints from other......
07:00, 2019-07-19

Two Democratic senators question Pentagon delay on cloud contract Two Democratic senators asked U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Monday if "outside" influence caused him to delay awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract, after President Donald Trump suggested Amazon.com Inc should not win it....
00:45, 2019-08-06

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 the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
03:15, 2019-07-16

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter program....
23:30, 2019-06-07

With an eye on Russia, China and a horse, Pentagon chief visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper met senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation as the Pentagon seeks to implement its strategy of focusing on countering China and Russia....
10:30, 2019-08-08

Trump mulls proposal to beef up US troops in Middle East, as tensions with Iran flare The Pentagon on Thursday presented proposals to the White House at a meeting on sending military reinforcements to the Middle East to beef up defenses against Iran, Fox News has learned....
02:30, 2019-05-24

Trump meets with top advisers about withdrawing troops from Afghanistan in potential peace deal with Taliban President Trump met with his top Cabinet officials on Friday afternoon to discuss negotiations with the Taliban that would lead to the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan....
22:30, 2019-08-17

D-Day landings: archive images show Allied troops storm the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War Fascinating archive images show Allied troops storming the beaches of Normandy during the Second World War ahead of the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings....
11:45, 2019-06-02

US Open champ Gary Woodland on his patriotic gear: Our troops sacrifice so much so I can play a game Gary Woodland knows how special it is to win a major golf tournament and Tuesday he expressed his thankfulness to the U.S. men and women who serve at home and abroad to protect America’s freedoms....
18:00, 2019-06-18

General orders ethics review of special forces community after criminal allegations against troops The head of the U.S. Special Operations Command is ordering a top-to-bottom study of the military's special forces community amid a rash of incidents for alleged misconduct that has shined a light on the normally secretive world of America's elite fighting forces. ...
12:00, 2019-08-13

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 Pentagon's spending power to $738 billion....
21:00, 2019-07-31

Gen. John Hyten, nominee for No. 2 Pentagon post, denies sex assault accusation Air Force Gen. John Hyten denied accusations Tuesday he forcibly kissed a female colonel and pressed himself against her, charges that have drawn controversy for his nomination to be vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs....
00:15, 2019-08-01

Pentagon reviewing 'war cloud' contract after Trump claims Amazon favoritism Trump has criticized bid process for the cloud-computing contract as potentially biased toward AmazonThe US department of defense says the defense secretary, Mark Esper, is reviewing the bid process for the military’s $10bn cloud-computing contract.Donald Trump has criticized the process, citing com...
03:30, 2019-08-02

Pentagon calls missile test in South China Sea ‘disturbing,’ report says The Pentagon on Tuesday said China’s decision to test-fire missiles in the South China Sea was “disturbing” and a U.S. official told Reuters that multiple anti-ship ballistic missiles employed in the test....
10:30, 2019-07-03

UPDATE 2-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
07:00, 2019-08-21

China's spending ability has the Pentagon eager to develop hypersonics as the US tries to catch up The United States does not have a defense against hypersonic weapons, which can travel at least five times the speed of sound, or a little more than a mile per second....
00:00, 2019-08-21

U.S. Commander Scott Miller: Pentagon not scaling back Afghan operations The commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan denied reports Tuesday that the Pentagon is scaling down operations in the war-torn Middle Eastern nation....
18:30, 2019-08-13

U.S. Senate panel approves Trump’s Pentagon pick despite sex misconduct allegations Gen. John Hyten flatly denied the allegations during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this week, and an Air Force investigation found no evidence to support the accusations....
14:30, 2019-08-01

'We've got to stick up for ourselves': Obama's Pentagon chief agrees with Trump on Huawei blacklist Ash Carter, defense secretary under President Barack Obama, praised the Trump administration's blacklist of certain products from Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei over national security concerns....
00:30, 2019-07-11

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters Friday....
22:15, 2019-06-14

Commandos’ Behavior Prompts Pentagon Review of Special Operations Culture As reports of drug use, violence and other misconduct have multiplied, the head of Special Operations Command said recent episodes “threaten the trust placed in us.”...
02:00, 2019-08-13

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon office in charge of adapting existing weapons to new uses, people familiar with the plans said....
20:45, 2019-05-24

Pentagon silent on Turkey as Congress urges retaliation for Russian missile buy STILL WAITING: The Pentagon on Friday appeared poised to bring the hammer down on Turkey after the NATO ally announced that — in clear defiance of U.S. warnings — it had accepted the first delivery of components of the Russian S-400 air defense system....
18:45, 2019-07-15

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017. “I...
21:15, 2019-06-13

Incoming Pentagon chief will attend NATO meeting in Brussels next week U.S. Army Secretary Mark Esper, who becomes the acting defense secretary on Monday, will travel to Brussels next week for a meeting of NATO defense ministers, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
02:30, 2019-06-20

Donald Trump's July 4 Celebration Cost Military $1.2 Million: Pentagon The Pentagon said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's celebration of US Independence Day, which included bringing tanks and equipment to Washington, cost the military at least $1.2 million......
06:15, 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-State Dept approves possible $8 bln fighter jet sale to Taiwan -Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress....
11:30, 2019-08-21

Pentagon tests missile previously banned under US-Russia arms treaty The Pentagon announced Monday that the military conducted a test over the weekend of a type of missile that previously had been banned for the last 30 years under a treaty between the United States and Russia....
03:30, 2019-08-20