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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Stuttgart stays perfect by rallying past Lakenheath

Quarterback Chris Magalona ran for a 54-yard score and completed nine passes for 119 yards and a 30-yard touchdown pass to Sabriel Ashley.
4 hours 36 min ago

Istanbul police detain 36 suspected Islamic State militants

Turkey's official news agency says Istanbul police have detained 36 people as alleged members of the Islamic State group.
4 hours 41 min ago

German plane hijacked to Somalia in 1977 brought back home

A Lufthansa passenger jet that was hijacked to Somalia 40 years ago at the height of a far-left militant group's campaign against West German authorities has returned home.
4 hours 53 min ago

Ramstein bounces back to stay in playoff race

Gevaughn Bracy led the Royals offensively with 216 yards and two touchdowns on 15 carries.
4 hours 56 min ago

Russia: Relations with US poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

Russia's foreign minister said Friday the downturn in relations with the United States began with the Obama administration's "small-hearted" and "revengeful" actions and has plummeted further because of "Russo-phobic hysteria."
4 hours 59 min ago

San Francisco unveils memorial to WWII 'comfort women'

Yongsoo Lee was abducted from her Korean homeland at 15 and forced into working in brothels servicing Japanese soldiers during WWII. Now 89, Lee spoke at the dedication of the latest of dozens of statues put up around the world, commemorating the ordeal of thousands of women like her.
5 hours 6 min ago