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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States send wish lists for infrastructure repairs to Trump

With President Donald Trump promising to rebuild crumbling U.S. highways, bridges and buildings, states have begun submitting lists of priority projects in need of funding.
8 hours 42 min ago

UK's Theresa May was briefed on nuclear missile system test

Officials say British Prime Minister Theresa May was told about the June test of Britain's nuclear deterrent system when she took office last year.
8 hours 59 min ago

Yemeni government forces take strategic port of Mokha

Forces allied with the internationally-recognized government of Yemen seized control of a strategic Red Sea port on Monday after waging an assault against Shiite rebels, a top military commander said.
9 hours 10 min ago

Trump moves to pull US out of Pacific-Rim trade deal

President Donald Trump moved to pull the United States out of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact Monday, dealing a quick blow to Barack Obama's legacy as the new chief executive began fulfilling campaign promises in his first full week in office.
9 hours 19 min ago

Trump took Obama’s theme and then connected with the American people

Trump speaks far more often in the second person than Obama, and his simple diction and clipped sentences sound heartfelt compared to Obama’s writerly abstractions.
9 hours 22 min ago

With a silencer, gunfire doesn’t warn of danger

This political push should be recognized for what it is: an effort to provide an extremely small benefit to gun owners that willfully ignores what can happen to others once a bullet leaves a gun barrel.
9 hours 24 min ago