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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Japan public TV sends mistaken North Korean missile alert

Japan's public broadcaster mistakenly sent an alert Tuesday warning citizens of a North Korean missile launch and urging them to seek immediate shelter, then minutes later corrected it, days after a similar error in Hawaii.
17 hours 31 min ago

Afghan province awards Trump bravery medal after tough talk on Pakistan

Hundreds of Afghans in Logar province pitched in to recognize President Donald Trump with a gold medal for bravery after his administration suspended aid to Pakistan.
18 hours 10 min ago

Germany: Number of asylum-seekers drop but still 'too high'

The number of asylum-seekers arriving in Germany dropped significantly to some 186,000 last year, but the country's interior minister said Tuesday he still considers that figure "much too high."
19 hours 14 min ago

Sheep set off security sensors at US military site in Romania, leading to legal wrangling

The Romanian defense ministry and a local shepherd are locked in a battle over a sheep shelter near Deveselu.
19 hours 35 min ago

Danish man charged with killing reporter on his submarine

Inventor Peter Madsen was charged Tuesday with killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall during a trip on his private submarine, with prosecutors saying he either cut her throat or strangled her before dismembering her body and dumping it into the sea.
19 hours 51 min ago

New US Embassy opens in London

The new U.S. Embassy in London, criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and poorly located, opened its doors to the public Tuesday for the first time.
20 hours 33 min ago