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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The future of esports is here as the Overwatch League debuts

In the Burbank, Calif., soundstage where Johnny Carson and Jay Leno spent four decades filming “The Tonight Show,” a former Washington State computer science student named Seagull is pursuing a South Korean teenager with a very big gun. Their characters’ exploits inside "Overwatch," the wildly popular multiplayer game not yet two years old, flicker above their heads on an enormous high-definition screen.
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Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office.
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New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in London

The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time.
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Pope begs forgiveness for 'irreparable' harm from sex abuse by priests

Pope Francis dove head first into the sex abuse scandal that has devastated the Catholic Church's credibility in Chile, apologizing Tuesday for the "irreparable damage" to victims, but also acknowledging the "pain" of priests who have been held collectively responsible for the crimes of a few.
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Contracts For Jan. 16, 2018

CONTRACTS NAVY BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California (N00024-16-D-4419);
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Iran adds to criticism of US-trained Kurdish force in Syria

Iran added its voice to criticism of a U.S. plan to form a new border security force in Syria, saying Tuesday that it will cause more instability and "add flames" to the war-torn country.
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