US Ports May Be Open to Cyberthreats

According to a report written by Cmdr. Joseph Kramek, who serves in the Coast Guard Office of Congressional Affairs, US ports are wide open to a cyberattack. Read more »

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Official says Taliban attack kills 2 police

Provincial chief police, Mohammad Mustafa Mayar, said police repelled the attackers, who struck early Sunday, killing 20 Taliban.
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Uber, Lyft have not made deal for rides at Fort Drum

The lack of formal guidelines can cause some challenges for ride sharing drivers, in the form of lengthy security checks.
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In North Korea, a generation gap grows behind the propaganda

On sidewalks where everyone once dressed in drab Maoist conformity, there are young women in not-quite miniskirts and teenage boys with baseball caps cocked sideways, K-pop style.
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Iraqis say they foiled Islamic State plan to attack revered shrines

IS plan was to launch a series of suicide attacks in Karbala and Najaf that house the shrines as well as the home of Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
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Army commences preseason practice

The Black Knights were ready to get back on the field to prepare for their 2017 season opener against Fordham on Sept. 1.
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US gives surveillance planes to Philippines to help defeat Islamic militants

The Philippine Air Force received two new Cessna 208B Grand Caravan intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance planes during a ceremony Thursday at Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.
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