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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Montenegro welcomes US Senate NATO approval

Montenegro officials on Wednesday welcomed the U.S. Senate's decision to ratify its entry into NATO, calling it a great step for the tiny Balkan nation.
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Denmark arrest 2 men for planning to join Islamic State in Syria

Two men were ordered held in pre-trial custody until April 21 Wednesday on suspicion of violating Denmark's terror laws for planning to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group.
5 hours 27 min ago

US-led maritime exercise boosts capabilities of African navies

An intensive exercise that trains African nations to better protect their waters against pirates, rogue fisherman, human traffickers and other seaborne criminals wraps up Friday in the Gulf of Guinea.
5 hours 37 min ago

Death threats directed at Hispanic contractors offering to build border wall

For the few Hispanic-owned construction firms daring to bid on building a piece of President Donald Trump's border wall receiving death threats and getting profanities and rocks hurled at them is the price of making such business decisions.
5 hours 38 min ago

Bahrain sentences 2 people to death on terror charges

A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed down lengthy sentences to 11 others, including a former lawmaker who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.
5 hours 46 min ago

Syrian police: Bus bombing kills 5 in central city of Homs

A bomb planted on a taxi van carrying university students in the Syrian city of Homs exploded Wednesday, killed at least five people and wounding four, the local police chief told state TV.
5 hours 48 min ago