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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Protesters mark Philippine revolt by condemning killings

Hundreds of left-wing and pro-democracy activists on Saturday marked the anniversary of the 1986 revolt that ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos to warn about what they say are the incumbent president's dictatorial tendencies and condemn his decision to allow Marcos to be buried in a heroes' cemetery.
14 hours 19 min ago

Duterte relies on his childhood hunting buddy to fund drug war

Before his childhood friend Rodrigo Duterte decided to run for president of the Philippines, Carlos “Sonny” Dominguez used to spend his days hunting a white-tailed deer in Idaho and watching episodes of “Narcos” on Netflix. Now, he has a drug war at home to pay for. As Duterte’s finance minister, it’s Dominguez’s job to ensure his old companion can afford to wipe out drug dealers and boost police pay.
14 hours 24 min ago

Tunisia overwhelmed, divided over returning extremists

Tunisia's unhappy distinction as one of the world's primary jihadi exporters is coming home to haunt the country, where young men trained by the Islamic State group have killed tourists, soldiers and even an unfortunate shepherd.
14 hours 36 min ago

BFA earns second straight title by topping Bitburg

After falling behind 15-12 in the third quarter, the Falcons scored the game’s final nine points, shutting down the Barons with a stifling full-court press.
14 hours 53 min ago

Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian town

Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but a top government official promised Friday that everything will be ready for the May 26-27 G-7 summit being held in a stunning Sicilian town overlooking the sea.
14 hours 58 min ago

Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fighting

Several Azerbaijani soldiers have been killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region, Azerbaijan said Saturday as it and neighboring Armenia traded blame for an outbreak of violence.
15 hours 10 min ago