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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Egypt opens military base says largest in region

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has inaugurated a military base in the country's northwest to protect facilities and projects in coastal cities.
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Korean War soldier missing 66 years to get Illinois burial

The remains of a Harrisburg soldier missing in action 66 years are coming home for burial.
23 hours 11 min ago

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.
23 hours 29 min ago

Vet groups urge House to reject plan to fix VA's budget gap

Eight major veterans' organizations on Saturday urged Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs as the House moved quickly to address a budget shortfall that threatened medical care for thousands of patients.
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Coast Guard: Missile test could occur as early as next week

The U.S. Coast Guard says a launch from the Kodiak Island rocket complex in Alaska will occur as soon as next week.
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SD woman sentenced for stealing from veterans

A Rapid City woman who pleaded guilty to stealing money from military veterans has been sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to repay at least $45,000.
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