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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Deadly shooting ends friendships forged in neo-Nazi group

Two young men are dead and two others are in jail. Now authorities are left to answer this question: Was Atomwaffen Division, an obscure neo-Nazi group, plotting violent acts or were the four young men merely posers?
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US sanctions Chinese and Russian entities for conducting business with North Korea

As part of a broad effort to isolate North Korea, the Treasury Department on Tuesday placed sanctions on Chinese and Russian individuals and firms it said had conducted business with the country in ways that advanced its missile and nuclear weapons program.
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Poland to boost defenses by training student volunteers

Poland has been making efforts to increase its defense capabilities amid security concerns raised in the region by Russia's military activity. Poland's latest defense project aims to put some 10,000 volunteers through theoretical and practical training this academic year.
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German police seize thousands of ecstasy tablets shaped like Trump's head

Officers said they found about 5,000 of the orange, Trump-shaped ecstasy tablets along with a large, but unspecified quantity of cash while checking an Austrian-registered car on the A30 highway on Saturday in Osnabrueck in northwestern Germany.
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US paratrooper found dead on base in Italy is identified

The U.S. Army soldier assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade found dead in his barracks on Caserma Ederle Saturday has been identified as Pfc. Andrew Young, 21, from Dallas, Oregon.
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Mattis in Baghdad says militants are 'on the run'

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis arrived in Baghdad hours after President Donald Trump outlined a fresh approach to the stalemated war in Afghanistan. Mattis said he is confident that U.S.-backed Iraqi forces will finish off ISIS militants clinging to strongholds that are shrinking in size and number.
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