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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Consumer watchdog considering repeal of payday lending rule

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has decided to reconsider a key set of rules enacted last year that would have protected consumers against harmful payday lenders.
11 hours 20 min ago

Tillerson warns military action on North Korea unless diplomacy works

After a meeting of U.S. allies on how to beef up the sanctions pressure, Tillerson stressed that the Trump administration seeks a diplomatic resolution in the nuclear standoff, but he said the North has yet to show itself to be a "credible negotiating partner."
11 hours 28 min ago

Norfolk pays $157,500 to settle lawsuit filed by fired military liaison

The city of Norfolk, Va. will pay $157,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by its former military liaison, who claimed he was fired three years ago for raising ethical questions about a federal program meant to help veterans find jobs.
11 hours 51 min ago

UN chief believes war over North Korea nukes is avoidable

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he believes war over North Korea's nuclear weapons is avoidable — but he's worried and "not yet sure that peace is guaranteed."
12 hours 17 min ago

In a rarity, the Air Force temporarily deploys three kinds of bombers to the Pacific

B-52 Stratofortress bombers began arriving Tuesday at Andersen Air Force Base in Guam, temporarily providing the Pentagon with a rarity as tensions with North Korea percolate: three kinds of bombers in the Pacific.
12 hours 50 min ago

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia.
12 hours 57 min ago