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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Robert Wilkie is confirmed for DOD post by unanimous consent

Robert Wilkie has been unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate as the next undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness.
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Russia must be more tolerant, candidate says

A celebrity Russian TV host who intends to run for president in next March's election said Friday that she hopes to make the nations' tightly-controlled political system more inclusive and democratic.
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Violence in Greece breaks out after annual US Embassy march

Hundreds of youths attacked police in Greece's two largest cities on Friday, hurling rocks, flares and gas bombs, following a large, peaceful march to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against Greece's former military dictatorship. At least two people were injured.
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World War II veteran Harold Tor dies; helped free 2,000 prisoners in raid

Harold Tor lost part of his left arm in the Philippines in World War II, but never lost his spirit or his zest for life.
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Security Council considers 30-day extension on Syria experts

The U.N. Security Council discussed a 30-day extension to the mandate of the expert body charged with determining responsibility for chemical weapons attacks in Syria on Friday after rival U.S. and Russian resolutions were defeated.
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Rev. Robert Fuehrer, former Navy chaplain, was known for compassionate touch

The Rev. Robert Fuehrer's down-to-earth approach served him well, whether he sought to inspire members of his flock at the First Presbyterian Church of Jeannette or to comfort fellow military servicemembers.
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