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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Navy plans more promotions, bonuses for sailors as service expands

Sailors can expect more promotions and re-enlistment bonuses as the service starts growing again, according to the Navy’s personnel chief.
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Navy to increase tour lengths for sailors assigned to Japan

The Navy wants sailors to spend as much time on their overseas assignments as they would at a stateside duty station, the service’s personnel chief said.
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2 Koreas talk about Olympic cooperation ahead of IOC meeting

The two Koreas are meeting Wednesday for the third time in less than 10 days to continue their discussions on Olympics cooperation, days ahead of talks with the IOC on North Korean participation in the upcoming Winter Games in the South.
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Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

Hard-line conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant.
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One Camp Pendleton Marine killed in stabbing, another is in custody

One Marine is in custody and another is dead following a Tuesday morning fight between students at Camp Pendleton’s School of Infantry.
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Jaguars 'threw a tantrum' when Marrone started making changes

Jacksonville's locker room was abuzz late last season. Four guys played table tennis while others crowded around a small table for dominoes. Two 80-inch televisions were tuned to a sports highlight show, and music blared from one corner of the room.
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