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In defense of Hiroto Saikawa

Despite being forced to resign under a cloud of controversy about his own compensation, outgoing CEO Hiroto Saikawa is not the villainous hypocrite many observers paint him out to be. Here's why. ...

In defense of Hiroto Saikawa

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Hiroto Saikawa to resign as head of Nissan Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will resign effective Sept. 16, the company said Monday after he had been criticized for receiving inappropriat...
03:15 2019-09-11

Nissan Takes Another Hit as C.E.O. Hiroto Saikawa Leaves Mr. Saikawa’s departure follows months of speculation about his ability to manage the Japanese carmaker since the ouster of its former chairman, Carl...
22:45 2019-09-09

Nissan chief Hiroto Saikawa quits following pay revelations Hiroto Saikawa CEO stands down after overpayment revelations in report into misconduct by former chief Carlos Ghosn Hiroto Saikawa has resigned as...
20:45 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa Admits To Being Overpaid: Reports The CEO of crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan received more pay than he was entitled to, local media reported Thursday, as the firm reels from the ...
08:45 2019-09-05

Nissan Chief Hiroto Saikawa Confirms He Was Improperly Overpaid The executive pledged to return the stock-based compensation, which he blamed on an error, putting more scrutiny on the company’s compensation practi...
12:45 2019-09-05

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Resigns After Receiving Dubious Income (YOKOHAMA, Japan) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious inco...
05:45 2019-09-10

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa expected to resign in wake of overpayment scandal Saikawa’s fate to be discussed by board on Monday after admission that he was overpaid by hundreds of thousands of poundsThe chief executive of Nissa...
08:45 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa resigns as chaos continues at Nissan after Carlos Ghosn scandal Nissan's global CEO resigned as the automaker remains entrenched in chaos following the firing of chairman Carlos Ghosn amid an alleged scandal....
16:45 2019-09-09

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to d...
16:45 2019-06-11

Nissan CEO Saikawa Steps Down Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is resigning, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn and a s...
18:15 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Saikawa Resigns Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa will step down effective Sept. 16, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman...
15:45 2019-09-09

Nissan not currently considering asking CEO Saikawa to resign: sources Nissan Motor Co is not currently considering asking embattled CEO Hiroto Saikawa to resign, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on ...
09:45 2019-09-06

Nissan CEO Saikawa to step down on September 16 Nissan Motor Co's embattled chief executive will step down on Sept. 16 and will be temporarily replaced by Chief Operating Officer Yasuhiro Yamauch...
17:45 2019-09-09

Nissan Not Considering Asking CEO Saikawa To Resign At The Moment Nissan Motor Co is not considering asking embattled Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa to resign now, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuter...
10:45 2019-09-07

Nissan's Saikawa says he wants to 'pass the baton' as soon as possible: Nikkei Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said he wanted to "pass the baton" to the next generation as soon as possible, the Nikkei newspaper reported o...
08:45 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Saikawa resigns following corruption allegations The Japanese car manufacturing giant Nissan has announced the resignation of CEO Hiroto Saikawa. His exit comes as company struggles with plunging pr...
21:45 2019-09-09

Nissan's Saikawa bows to pressure, to quit as CEO on September 16 Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly o...
17:45 2019-09-09

Nissan To Discuss Saikawa Successors At Meeting On Monday Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss potential successors for Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at a meeting on Monday, after he privatel...
07:45 2019-09-09

Nissan board has no plans to ask CEO Saikawa to resign, report says Nissan's board is expected to discuss potential disciplinary action against CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday after he admitted to being overpaid in viola...
15:45 2019-09-06

Proxy advisers lob rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa Two leading proxy advisory firms have urged Nissan shareholders to vote against reappointing its chief executive as a director, heaping more pressure...
10:30 2019-06-12

Nissan CEO Saikawa says ready to resign once successor is found Pressure is building for the succession process to be accelerated, and has the support of Renault, Nissan’s biggest investor and partner in the world...
23:15 2019-09-08

Nissan probe finds CEO Saikawa, other executives overpaid: source Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in vi...
08:15 2019-09-05

Departure of Nissan's Saikawa hastened by independent directors - sources The fate of Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa was sealed by two external directors who persuaded the board on Monday to oust the company veteran and spare th...
02:45 2019-09-13

Nissan Ousts CEO Saikawa as Car Maker Seeks to Revive Business Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is resigning, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn and a sharp falloff...
01:15 2019-09-10

Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told some executives he plans to resign, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday, in what would m...
22:45 2019-09-08

Nissan to discuss Saikawa successors at meeting on Monday: source Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss potential successors for Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at a meeting on Monday, after he private...
08:45 2019-09-09

Proxy adviser lobs rare rebuke against Nissan CEO Saikawa A leading proxy advisory firm has urged Nissan shareholders to vote against the reappointment of its chief executive as a director, heaping more pres...
06:30 2019-06-12

Nissan to discuss Saikawa resignation, CEO not 'clinging to his chair': source Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa's resignation and possible successors at a meeting on Monday, a s...
08:45 2019-09-09

Nissan to discuss CEO Saikawa's successors at meeting on Monday: source Nissan Motor Co's nominations committee will discuss potential successors for Hiroto Saikawa at a meeting on Monday, a source said, as pressure deep...
09:45 2019-09-09

Scandal at Nissan deepens as CEO Saikawa resigns after admitting he was improperly overpaid Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is stepping down after an internal company investigation revealed falsified documents that boosted his compensation i...
17:45 2019-09-09

UPDATE 2-Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign - Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told some executives he plans to resign, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday, in what would ma...
03:45 2019-09-09

Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa Bows To Pressure, To Quit As CEO On September 16 Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly ov...
22:15 2019-09-09

Saikawa confirms search for successor amid growing leadership crisis The Nissan CEO who is engulfed in a widening crisis of confidence, said the automaker is searching for his successor as quickly as possible but decli...
13:15 2019-09-09

Al Franken gets the defense he never offered himself A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never really had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resen...
22:00 2019-07-22

Clint Frazier’s bad defense isn’t going away When Clint Frazier was sent down the minors in June, his defense was an issue. Now that he’s back, it seems that’s still the case. Frazier returned t...
06:45 2019-09-03

Warriors making fun of defense they don’t want to see again OAKLAND, Calif. — The Warriors continued goofing on the old-school box-and-one defense the Raptors employed in the final minutes of Game 2 Sunday in ...
13:30 2019-06-05

Defense Won Liverpool The Champions League In the end, all it took for Jürgen Klopp and Liverpool to finally win a final was one more clean sheet. For all the focus on Liverpool’s vaunted fron...
21:15 2019-06-03

Man drowns dog in self-defense in German lake A swimmer at a Bavarian lake pushed a dog under water after it bit his arm and wouldn't let go. The dog's 83-year-old owner may face charges of negli...
21:00 2019-06-07

In Defense of Castlevania 2: Simon’s Quest The original Castlevania was one of the first NES games I played. So when the sequel came out for the NES in December 1988, I knew I had to play it. ...
23:15 2019-06-22

Why Pat Shurmur is upbeat about the Giants’ defense Through all the injuries, a suspended starting wide receiver and everything in between, Pat Shurmur is — as always — unperturbed. So when the Giants ...
09:15 2019-08-18

Warriors want a more aggressive defense in Game 2 Draymond Green put the onus squarely on himself to improve the results for the visiting Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday nigh...
01:30 2019-06-02

This Is the Dumbest Defense of Trump You'll Read All Day When a Donald Trump moment has entered legend, and then a National Review writer frowns a bit before deciding to defend him because they’d rather hav...
03:30 2019-08-09

Fort Kyk-Over-Al and the Dutch Defense of Guyana The Dutch have had a long presence in the Caribbean and Latin America and a form of Dutch is still spoken in parts of the region. ...
11:15 2019-08-24

Former US defense official: We know UFOs are real - here's why that's concerning After a bombshell report detailing near-daily interactions with unidentified flying objects by Navy pilots in 2014 and 2015, former Secretary of Defe...
23:30 2019-05-29

Alec Ogletree: Giants could be ‘top-five’ defense Saturday was the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. It appears the Giants’ defense has skipped over Neil Armstrong’s “one small step” sentime...
05:15 2019-07-25

Welcome to Mongolia, Mr. Defense Secretary. Here’s Your Horse. A visit by Mark Esper to Mongolia was the third time an American defense secretary has named a horse in this landlocked ally wedged between China and...
18:30 2019-08-08

Jets defense becomes clueless without C.J. Mosley With 4:04 left in the third quarter Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium, Jets linebacker C.J. Mosley was sprinting stride for stride in the middle of...
09:45 2019-09-09

Cavaliers ride Perkins, defense to 30-14 win over Pitt Virginia looks ready to live up to the preseason hype. Bryce Perkins threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers began a season filled wi...
12:15 2019-09-01

Swimmer says he drowned German shepherd in self-defense BERLIN — Authorities say a swimmer at a Bavarian lake drowned a dog in self-defense after the animal bit his arm and wouldn’t let go. Police sa...
20:45 2019-06-07

Russian prospect could help add depth to Rangers’ defense One of the operable words in rebuilding a team is flexibility. And what helps create flexibility is depth. So as the Rangers continuing juggling a ha...
10:30 2019-06-28

EU creates directorate for European defense industry A new agency established within the European Commission to deal with Europe's fragmented defense industry will have France's former defense minister ...
01:45 2019-09-17

No. 8 Florida ends up relying on defense again in opener Defense has been Florida's identity for a dozen or so years, with the team developing more talent on that side of the ball and watching one successfu...
20:45 2019-08-26

Josh Norman says Redskins’ defense is ‘much closer than we ever have been before’ Following Thursday night's preseason win, Norman alluded to a safety the team released last year and the one it signed to replace him as factors in t...
11:45 2019-08-25

Europe Vows to Spend More on Defense, but U.S. Still Isn’t Happy Washington says it supports allies’ efforts to increase military funding and capacity, but has complained that the plans cut out American contractors...
13:30 2019-06-06

Defense is the story in college football’s opening act Football starts for real Saturday night with a pair of college football attractions that will tempt sports bettors across the full range of U.S. time...
22:45 2019-08-24

Comedy is David Feherty’s ‘self-defense’ from his demons It was the first Monday of April — fittingly the day after April Fool’s — and David Feherty was on a stage at a small theater in North Jersey doing w...
05:00 2019-07-15

Defense in China student's beheading in Illinois says he did it An Illinois man accused of kidnapping and killing a graduate student from China two years ago was obsessed with Ted Bundy and other serial killers, a...
01:30 2019-06-13

Connecticut lawmakers move to ban ‘gay panic defense’ HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Criminal defendants in Connecticut would be barred from claiming as their sole legal defense that they panicked after learning...
04:30 2019-06-05

'He’s No Weinstein': The New Yorker’s Distorted Defense of Al Franken Al Franken, according to a new piece in the New Yorker by Jane Mayer, regrets resigning from his Senate seat at the end of 2017, after many of his fe...
23:45 2019-07-22

The Giants’ young defense is an outright catastrophe ARLINGTON, Texas — You want to blame Eli Manning for Cowboys 35, Giants 17 in Sunday’s season opener at AT&T Stadium? Go ahead. Have at it. But this ...
09:45 2019-09-09

Trump says he is ‘a little bit concerned’ about massive defense merger The morning after defense manufacturer Raytheon merged with United Technologies in a massive all-stock deal, President Trump told CNBC that he is con...
20:30 2019-06-10

Man stabbed with glass bottle after coming to dad’s defense A man rescued his dad from a Fourth of July assault in the Bronx and was stabbed by one of the assailants shortly after the attack on his father, pol...
04:45 2019-07-18

Saudi air defense intercepts two Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted two drones launched by Yemen's Houthis and targeting the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi led coalition ...
05:15 2019-06-11

Bigger and better becoming theme in defense sector, analyst says Dow component United Technologies and Raytheon announced an all-stock merger on Monday. Sheila Kahyaoglu, aerospace and defense analyst for Jefferies...
18:15 2019-06-10

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel'...
17:15 2019-07-17

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss, 3-0 to Venezuela in its final exhibition before the CON...
01:00 2019-06-10

France announces space defense program The French Defense Minister's plan for a space weapons program includes military protection of its satellites, according to an announcement that Fran...
18:00 2019-07-31

U.S. Set to Bar Turkey From F-35 Program Over Russian Defense Gear The Pentagon put Turkey on notice it will cut off Turkish military pilots from training and halt Turkish purchases of the F-35 fighter jet if Ankara ...
17:45 2019-06-08

How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that VMA moment It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking abo...
18:15 2019-08-23

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already purchased S-400 defense systems from Russia and hopes they will be delivered in July, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wed...
00:30 2019-06-13

Defense Secretary Esper "anxious" to get to work Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived for his first day of work Wednesday saying he was "anxious" to get his leadership team in place.   ...
21:45 2019-07-24

Iran executes 'defense contractor' over spying for the CIA Jalal Hajizavar was hanged at a prison near Tehran after documents and spying equipment were found at his home, news agencies reported. The death hap...
19:30 2019-06-22

Frequentis Defense gets $8.4M contract for work on MQ-25 Stingray Frequentis Defense Inc. received an $8.4 million U.S. Navy contract for work on the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned air vehicle, the Defense Department annou...
20:30 2019-07-03

Gary Sanchez’s suspect Yankees defense isn’t going away Cleveland’s Oscar Mercado stole second base twice in the Yankees’ loss on Sunday, with Gary Sanchez behind the plate. The catcher has thrown out just...
11:45 2019-08-20

Iran 'threat' has diminished, says US defense secretary Patrick Shanahan credits US show of forceRemarks appear to be a sign tension is easingThe acting US defence secretary has claimed that the alleged th...
01:00 2019-05-22

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a de...
11:30 2019-07-13

CVS Mounts Defense of Aetna Deal on Two Fronts CVS Health will defend its acquisition of insurer Aetna in high-profile settings as it aims to simultaneously sell skeptical investors and a federal ...
15:30 2019-06-02

UA Linebacker Tony Fields pumped up about defense TUCSON – The U of A football team is less than two weeks away from its 2019 season opener against Hawaii on August 24. Here’s more with L...
06:45 2019-08-14

Pentagon to get its third acting defense secretary of the year Navy Secretary Richard Spencer will assume the role of acting defense secretary this month for as long as it takes the Senate to confirm or reject th...
03:00 2019-07-10

James Bettcher knows he must put his stamp on Giants’ defense There is a difference between what should be done and what can be done. James Bettcher, in his debut as defensive coordinator with the Giants last se...
19:00 2019-06-06

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secre...
23:15 2019-06-18

What Dexter Lawrence wants from scrutinized Giants defense CINCINNATI — One of Giants’ the youngest players not only wants to see more from the team on defense — but he wants to hear more as well. “Just consi...
05:45 2019-08-22

Saudi air defense intercepts five Houthi drones: SPA Saudi Arabia's air defense forces intercepted five drones launched by Yemen's Houthis at Abha airport and the city of Khamis Mushait, a Saudi-led coa...
06:45 2019-06-14

Tim Cook's defense of Jony Ive signals a new era at Apple Apple's CEO Tim Cook responded to a critical Wall Street Journal story about Jony Ive's departure from the company in an email to NBC News....
16:30 2019-07-02

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity...
09:15 2019-06-13

Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump said on Tuesday, adding ...
19:45 2019-06-18

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
03:45 2019-06-01

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
00:30 2019-06-01

Trump says will look to cut defense budget in future: C-Span interview President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would look to cut defense costs in future budgets after ramping up military spending during his first 2-1/2...
18:30 2019-07-31

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
03:30 2019-07-19

Trump to nominate Mark Esper to be next defense secretary President Donald Trump says he will nominate Mark Esper to be the next US defense secretary. Esper, who is currently Army secretary, is scheduled to ...
05:45 2019-06-22

Fantasy football: Week 1 kicker and defense rankings Wil Lutz is the No. 1 rated kicker and the Philadelphia Eagles are the top fantasy football defense/special teams unit for Week 1 of the 2019 NFL sea...
18:45 2019-09-04

Clint Frazier returns to Yankees with new outlook on his defense Clint Frazier didn’t get a hit in his first game back from his exile with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and was pinch hit for in the bottom of the n...
01:45 2019-09-02

UPDATE 2-Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be U.S. defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the U.S. military, President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday, st...
20:30 2019-06-18

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent c...
21:15 2019-06-18

Trump to Officially Nominate Esper as Next Defense Secretary If confirmed, Mr. Esper, who fought in the gulf war before becoming a lobbyist for Raytheon, would join a national security team with his West Point ...
16:30 2019-06-21

Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has bee...
19:45 2019-07-23

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries mu...
13:30 2019-06-29

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known...
14:30 2019-07-24

The rise and fall of Patrick Shanahan, the defense industry's 'Mr. Fix-It' Patrick Shanahan rose to acclaim as the defense industry's "Mr. Fix-It," but a Pentagon facing the threat of war with Iran, missile testing in North ...
04:00 2019-06-19

Patrick Shanahan withdraws from consideration to be defense secretary Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew himself from consideration to be formally nominated to head the Defense Department, Pre...
03:01 2019-06-19

New Defense secretary: We should be 'very concerned' about Chinese tech getting into US systems "And I think we need to be very concerned about Chinese technology getting into our systems or the systems of our allies. Huawei is the poster child ...
22:15 2019-07-24

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on th...
22:00 2019-07-22

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sou...
18:30 2019-06-19

J&J Faces Key Test in Defense Against Talc-Safety Lawsuits Johnson & Johnson, still facing thousands of lawsuits over the safety of its signature baby powder after losing several trials, will make a high-stak...
14:45 2019-07-21

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defen...
20:30 2019-07-23

U.S. defense secretary visits London on Friday: ambassador U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit London on Friday for meetings with top British officials, the country's ambassador in London said on Wed...
13:15 2019-09-04

Iran defense minister says no Iranian drone has been downed No Iranian drone has been brought down, the ISNA news agency quoted Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami on Wednesday as saying, after the U.S. milita...
12:15 2019-07-24

Model claims former Afghan defense minister’s son raped her The wealthy son of the former Afghan defense minister stalked and raped a Manhattan fashion model after she rejected him, she charges in a shocking l...
02:30 2019-07-21

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
00:00 2019-07-19

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual pr...
14:00 2019-08-04

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Ye...
02:01 2019-07-16

Lockheed Martin wins $405 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $405 million U.S. defense contract for large diameter rocket motors, associated missile body flight articles ...
02:30 2019-08-07

Cuomo signs legislation outlawing 'gay panic' defense in NY New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation that would bar people who attack or kill a gay person from arguing they panicked over their victim'...
08:30 2019-07-01

Defense secretary wants to deliver on the goal of outpacing China. Can he do it?  Culminating a career spent across the defense establishment, Mark T. Esper is now responsible for reconciling traditional military interests with the...
05:00 2019-08-07

Molinari paired with Scott and DeChambeau for Open defense Francesco Molinari said this year's Open will be "extra special" as he prepares to try and defend the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush, the first time th...
21:00 2019-07-15

Extended scares: in defense of the two-hour-plus horror movie In Midsommar, Ari Aster’s divisive follow-up to Hereditary, scares are drawn out for 140 minutes, allowing for a more effectively nightmarish experie...
11:30 2019-07-01

The Latest: Djokovic starts Wimbledon title defense with win Defending champion Novak Djokovic got right back on track on Centre Court at Wimbledon after an early wobble        ...
17:15 2019-07-01

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday discussions have begun with South Korea, aimed at getting the country to pay more for the cost of maintainin...
16:00 2019-08-07

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongl...
19:45 2019-08-20

Venezuela's Maduro ratifies Padrino as defense minister Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Sunday announced he will maintain Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino in his post, following months of rumors th...
10:00 2019-07-08

With an eye on Russia and China, U.S. defense secretary visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is set to meet senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation to deepen...
03:30 2019-08-08

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanue...
18:15 2019-07-14

Nadal begins Rogers Cup defense, beats Evans Rafael Nadal came back from a 5-2 deficit in a first-set tiebreak to take a 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory over British qualifier Daniel Evans on Wednesday at ...
07:00 2019-08-08

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey despite US warning Turkey's Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the countr...
14:30 2019-07-12

Explainer: What is at stake with Turkey's Russian air defense deal? Turkey took its first deliveries of the Russian S-400 air defense system on Friday, a development likely to trigger U.S. sanctions on Ankara and esca...
16:01 2019-07-12

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intellige...
02:30 2019-08-07

U.S.: Turkey's purchase of Russia air defense system 'disappointing' U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee to become the next secretary of defense called Turkey's decision to buy Russia's S-400 air defense system "disa...
17:45 2019-07-16

The Netherlands Huffed And Puffed Until They Blew Italy’s Defense Down Just because the Netherlands narrowly survived their round of 16 match against Japan thanks to a late penalty didn’t mean that they were out of the w...
19:30 2019-06-30

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defe...
08:00 2019-06-23

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' in defense of Cummings House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Jared Kushner a "slumlord" Thursday as she defended Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and his Baltimore-area district...
02:15 2019-08-02

The Georgia Tech Defense Is Full Of Clout Sharks College football gimmicks are fun. Everyone loves Miami’s turnover chain and touchdown rings; Florida State’s turnover backpack was ... okay, and who...
21:15 2019-08-30

No Questions About U.S. Wars in Defense Chief’s Confirmation Hearing Mark T. Esper spent the hourslong hearing in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee mostly discussing military challenges from Iran, China and ...
03:15 2019-07-17

Dark-alley defense: Tech tools to keep you safe "One of the best gadgets you can have is a doorstop." Douglas White has been in the personal security business for nearly 30 years. He started train...
00:45 2019-08-30

Turkish defense firms set to lose billions after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies helping to build F-35 stealth fighter jets are set to lose work worth billions of dollars after Washington said it was remo...
19:45 2019-07-18

Trump defense secretary nominee says US not seeking war with Iran Confirmation of Mark Esper appeared almost certain at Senate hearing where he received significant Democratic supportDonald Trump’s nominee to become...
23:15 2019-07-16

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, Preside...
19:30 2019-07-16

Fantasy football 2019: Defense and kicker rankings The Jacksonville Jaguars are UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler's top fantasy football defense, while Wil Lutz is the top fantasy football kicker f...
21:15 2019-08-29

Boeing wins $500 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $500 million contract for providing F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to Qatar's air force, the Pentagon said on W...
12:45 2019-08-29

US Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense Secretary The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as the next secretary of defense, nearly seven months after the surprise resignation of Jim Mattis over...
20:00 2019-07-23

Boeing wins $500 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $500 million contract for providing F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to Qatar's air force, the Pentagon said on W...
23:45 2019-08-28

No. 1 Clemson opens defense of title against Georgia Tech Top-ranked Clemson looks to win its 16th straight game and open defense of its second national title in three years when it plays Georgia Tech on Thu...
22:15 2019-08-28

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the...
14:15 2019-08-06

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it wou...
13:15 2019-06-28

US Defense Secretary, On Tour To Mongolia, Gets A Horse As Gift As Defense Secretary Mark Esper shook hands inside the Mongolian Defense Ministry, a 7-year-old horse the color of salted caramel stood just outside ...
19:00 2019-08-08

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along w...
22:15 2019-09-16

Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis Has a Book Coming Out This Summer (NEW YORK) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming out this summer, but he warns that it will not be a “tell-all”...
12:30 2019-05-28

GM defense unit gets new leaders, stays quiet on plans GM has remained in stealth mode a year and a half after re-establishing its defense unit. What is known is that the new leadership team will be respo...
07:15 2019-05-25

In Defense of Justify, Bob Baffert Lets Others Do the Talking for a Change The Hall of Fame trainer declined to comment on a drug test report, but his lawyer said contamination had led to detection of a banned substance in J...
12:45 2019-09-13

Netanyahu’s Defense Treaty with Trump Is a Bad Idea. Just as Well It’s Only a Gimmick First there was the moving of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Then came a recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, followed b...
09:45 2019-09-17

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively so...
17:30 2019-08-03

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist test...
23:15 2019-05-31

DealBook Briefing: Meet the New Defense Industry Giant Uniting the aerospace unit of United Technologies and Raytheon will create a huge maker of jet engines and missiles — and could force more mergers in...
06:15 2019-06-11

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorgan...
13:15 2019-06-11

Eli Manning's former teammates come to his defense following benching for Daniel Jones Two members of the Super Bowl-winning 2007 New York Giants took exception to the way the organization handled making rookie Daniel Jones the starting...
00:45 2019-09-19

Defense chief: U.S. may send more troops to Middle East Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan said the Trump administration is considering sending additional troops to the Middle East to combat risi...
10:15 2019-05-24

Soccer: U.S. women say lawsuit won't distract from title defense U.S. women's national soccer team players said their focus will be on the field when they start their World Cup title defense in Paris next week desp...
22:30 2019-06-08

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two...
20:45 2019-09-14

Trump teases mutual defense pact with Israel President Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Saturday about a potential mutual defense treaty between the two countries — a s...
22:15 2019-09-14

EU understands it has to move on some Brexit issues: UK defense minister The European Union understands that it has to "move on some things" regarding Brexit, Britain's defense minister, who has neither confirmed nor ruled...
10:45 2019-06-05

Lawyer for ‘Unabomber’ Takes Over Defense for Man Accused of Plotting 9/11 The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial...
02:15 2019-09-10

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan has confirmed it has asked to purchase more than 100 U.S. tanks, along with air defense and anti-tank missile systems in...
06:45 2019-06-06

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this c...
11:45 2019-06-06

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in Fran...
17:30 2019-06-06

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda...
17:30 2019-06-06

Adjudicator says any security defense of U.S. auto tariffs at WTO 'very difficult' The United States will find it "very difficult" to defend President's Donald Trump's proposed car tariff against any challenge at the World Trade Org...
13:30 2019-05-28

Facebook Remolds Defense Team as Scrutiny Intensifies Facebook has been revamping the leadership of its defense teams in the face of what is potentially the most serious antitrust threat to the company i...
01:45 2019-06-07

U.S., United Arab Emirates join new defense agreement The United Arab Emirates and the United States have agreed to a new defense cooperation deal during national security adviser John Bolton's visit to ...
00:15 2019-05-31

Accused gym perv’s lawyer uses he’s ‘handsome’ defense at trial Well that’s a novel defense. Lawyers for an Upper West Side gym owner on trial for sexually abusing two clients argued Wednesday that the defendant i...
09:30 2019-05-30

US troops, civilian defense workers get political reminder Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is reminding civilian Defense Department employees and service members not to engage in political acti...
00:45 2019-06-12

Huawei is too close to Chinese government: U.S. defense chief Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday that technology firm Huawei was too close to the Chinese government, adding that Wash...
09:45 2019-06-01

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
12:30 2019-06-15

Judge: Spacey accuser’s phone must be turned over to defense NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge says a phone used by a young man who says Kevin Spacey groped him at a bar must be turned over to the d...
21:45 2019-06-07

SEAL’s lawyer says Navy spied on defense without approval LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for a Navy SEAL accused of murder say documents show prosecutors misled a judge to get approval to track emails sent to de...
02:15 2019-05-22

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of ...
11:45 2019-06-13

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital U...
02:45 2019-09-20

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy...
10:45 2019-06-18

UPDATE 1-Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35...
20:45 2019-05-23

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford ai...
02:15 2019-06-13

US Air Force base in New Mexico gets upgrade for ‘space defense’ ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The U.S. Air Force has begun construction on a facility at Kirtland Air Force Base that officials say will play a role in the pro...
09:15 2019-06-12

Jon Bostic is the voice of a Redskins defense scrambling for answers Washington's linebacker is responsible for making defensive play calls and pre-snap adjustments. Linguistics experts say his voice is up to the task....
00:15 2019-09-20

Chinese defense minister says Tiananmen crackdown was justified Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that the bloody crackdown on protesters around Beijing's Tiananmen Square 30 years ago was the "co...
16:15 2019-06-02

Nexon’s Godzilla Defense Force rampages onto iOS and Android In advance of the film Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Nexon launches Godzilla Defense Force as a free-to-play mobile game on iOS and Android.Read Mo...
15:15 2019-05-23

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic began defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin in the first round on Monda...
12:45 2019-06-18

U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. mil...
23:45 2019-05-23

SAIC wins $950 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Science Applications International Corp has been awarded a $950 million contract to supply a variety of items to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and ...
00:45 2019-09-07

Warriors must crank up defense against relentless Raptors, Kerr says The Golden State Warriors may be one of the NBA's highest scoring teams but their defense must be at a premium if they are to even the NBA Finals wit...
01:30 2019-06-02

Trump jumps to Kavanaugh’s defense amid new sex misconduct claims ​President Trump came to the defense of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new allegation of sexual misconduct surfaced against the Supreme Court just...
20:45 2019-09-15

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems fo...
01:15 2019-07-16

Trump tweets about possible defense treaty days before Israeli elections The timing of Trump's tweet, just days before Israel's election on Tuesday, appeared aimed at buttressing Netanyahu's bid to remain in power by showc...
00:15 2019-09-15

Mom of Bronx HS stabbing victim doesn’t buy suspect’s ‘self defense’ claim The mother of a teen stabbed to death by a classmate inside a Bronx high school classroom said after court Thursday that she doesn’t buy the ki...
03:15 2019-07-12

Proud Boy charged in UES brawl with antifa claims he acted in self-defense The Proud Boy charged for a violent brawl near an Upper East Side Republican club testified Thursday that he pummeled a counter-protester out of fear...
06:30 2019-08-09

Turkey receives first delivery of Russian S-400 missile defense system Turkey on Friday received its first shipment of S-400 missile defense system hardware from Russia, its defense ministry said, raising the potential f...
01:45 2019-07-13

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left par...
22:00 2019-08-08

Former defense secretary Jim Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board One of the last military-industrial conglomerates remaining from the industry’s Reagan-era heyday is trying to remake itself for the information age....
12:30 2019-08-08

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
23:45 2019-05-31

House defense bill's liberal provisions face the ax in the Senate House Democrats passed a major defense policy bill Friday loaded with liberal provisions that sets up a clash with both Democrats and Republicans in ...
10:30 2019-07-13

Mets must fix mind-boggling defense to avoid reliving this nightmare MIAMI — The Mets came into the season with a strong rotation and a weak defense. And it has only gotten worse. For everyone. How a team can be based ...
20:45 2019-07-14

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
00:30 2019-06-01

Pentagon Terminates Troubled $1 Billion Contract For Missile Defense The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design p...
16:15 2019-08-22

Acting Defense Secretary denies he hid USS McCain during Trump visit ​Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan ​torpedoed a report that he was aware of ​a directive to US Navy officials ​that the White House wanted th...
19:30 2019-05-30

Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will rejoin the board of defense company General Dynamics Corp, seven months after quitting his job in the T...
21:00 2019-08-07

U.S. won't 'tiptoe' around China with Asia stability at threat: defense chief The United States will no longer "tiptoe" around Chinese behavior in Asia, with stability in the region at threat on issues ranging from the South Ch...
09:45 2019-06-01

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey after U.S. warns of sanctions The first shipment of Russia’s S-400 air defense missile system arrived at an air base near Ankara, Turkey Friday, the country's defense ministry sai...
14:30 2019-07-12

Esper formally nominated to be defense secretary by White House Mark Esper was formally nominated to the position of defense secretary by the White House on Monday, a role he has been carrying out in an acting cap...
23:30 2019-07-15

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems fo...
02:30 2019-07-16

Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up Huawei has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government in the telecoms equipment maker’s latest bid to fight sanct...
14:30 2019-05-29

U.S. Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by ...
00:00 2019-07-19

Hannity Offers Most Ridiculous Defense of 'Send Her Back' Chant Yet When he’s not moonlighting as President Donald Trump’s personal policy advisor, sentient haircut Sean Hannity finds time to bravely lie with impunity...
00:15 2019-07-20

Cramer calls L3Harris the best defense play to own. Here's when to pull the trigger The merging of L3 Technologies and Harris Corp. "was a brilliant combination that's created the most high-tech operator in the industry," Jim Cr...
09:00 2019-07-25

New German defense minister sees public support wane German Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, has seen her public support dip since she took over as defense minister on We...
21:30 2019-07-20

Turkish Military, Defying U.S., Trains to Use Russian Missile Defense Turkey’s armed forces have begun training to use a Russian missile-defense system that it purchased despite U.S. warnings, deepening a rift between t...
03:15 2019-05-24

UPDATE 2-U.S. defense bill takes aim at China's growing influence The Senate Armed Services Committee unveiled a draft bill on Thursday that targets China on several fronts, from stemming the erosion of the U.S. mil...
22:15 2019-05-23

U.S. Senate committee unveils 2020 defense policy bill The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35...
17:15 2019-05-23

China says South Korea's air defense zone not territorial airspace China's foreign ministry said on Monday that South Korea's air space identification zone is not a territorial airspace and all countries enjoy freedo...
11:45 2019-07-23

UPDATE 2-U.S. Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has bee...
19:45 2019-07-23

Jesse Eisenberg grapples with masculinity in The Art Of Self Defense's hilarious first trailer We dug the hell out of Riley Stearns’ 2015 debut feature Faults, and the rising filmmaker will soon return with a brash follow-up in The Art Of Self ...
01:45 2019-05-23

Senate confirms Mark Esper as Trump’s secretary of defense The Senate on Tuesday confirmed President Trump’s nominee for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, in a bipartisan 90-8 vote. The confirmation ends a re...
20:15 2019-07-23

Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training Turkey's defense minister says its military personnel are receiving training to operate the S-400 missile defense system despite U.S. and NATO object...
14:45 2019-05-22

National-Security Worries Threaten Takeover of U.K. Defense Firm The U.K. halted the $5 billion sale of a British defense firm to an American investor pending further government review, a rare move for a country th...
15:45 2019-09-18

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by ...
23:45 2019-07-18

Turkey says defense firms face temporary losses after F-35 removal Turkish defense companies may face temporary losses after a U.S. decision to remove Ankara from the F-35 fighter jet program but the industry will em...
14:00 2019-07-18

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executi...
03:00 2019-05-25

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 mln from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company...
09:15 2019-08-06

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso shoo...
00:15 2019-08-06

Britain to investigate $5 billion U.S. takeover of defense firm Cobham Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, pot...
15:15 2019-09-18

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. The Merkel-ally has struggled to connect with the public since ta...
08:15 2019-07-17

New German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer out to win over military She has only been in the role one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to take her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag...
06:45 2019-07-24

Acting Defense Chief Says He Wouldn’t Have Hidden McCain Ship The acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, who is facing a tough Senate confirmation battle, told reporters that “our business is to run military operat...
16:30 2019-05-31

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypers...
02:15 2019-08-03

For battles with Congress, Trump reshapes legal defense team President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing wi...
12:45 2019-05-28

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders i...
22:30 2019-08-02

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected ...
22:15 2019-07-17

Defense Secretary Esper reviewing JEDI cloud contract The award of a major cloud contract was supposed to come as soon as next month. Now it could be delayed further as the head of the Pentagon gives it ...
23:45 2019-08-01

Murder suspect can use dead wife’s life insurance to pay for his defense A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife will be allowed to pay for his pricey private defense attorney — using money he got from her life insura...
22:30 2019-07-23

4 Questions Hovering Over Deal to Create a Giant Defense Contractor Raytheon and United Technologies say joining forces will be good for America. But President Trump and antitrust experts worry that the deal could red...
22:30 2019-06-11

U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
01:15 2019-06-08

U.S. starts withdrawing Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
22:45 2019-06-07

Defense attorneys slam ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz as a gang kid Lawyers for the gangbangers accused of slaughtering an innocent teen outside a Bronx bodega last summer insisted in their closing arguments that the ...
07:01 2019-06-12

Liberty Defense uses 3D radar imaging and AI to detect concealed weapons To address gun crime, Liberty Defense is bringing to market radar imaging technology that leverages AI and deep learning to identify concealed weapon...
13:30 2019-06-19

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of eco...
19:15 2019-06-12

Crystal Dunn, USWNT defense answered the call against France The United States advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, with a 2-1 win over host France. Megan Rapinoe netted her fourth and fifth g...
03:15 2019-06-29

'Fast healer' Osaka ready for U.S. Open title defense Naomi Osaka's knee injury suffered in the lead-up to her U.S. Open title defense has improved and the Japanese does not expect it to limit her perfor...
18:45 2019-08-24

Shanahan would 'welcome the opportunity to be Secretary of Defense, but not at the expense of being a good father' Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan says he's withdrawn from contention to become the permanent Pentagon chief because he does not want to f...
04:00 2019-06-19

U.S. House committee rejects low-yield nukes in defense bill The House Armed Services Committee rejected two Republican amendments in defense appropriations for additional funding and deployment of low-yield n...
20:30 2019-06-13

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civ...
19:30 2019-06-30

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports...
03:15 2019-06-19

Drew Brees' former teammate comes to his defense over backlash from Bible video Veteran NFL tight end Benjamin Watson said Monday the backlash his former teammate Drew Brees received for his involvement with a Christian group was...
21:45 2019-09-09

General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partia...
02:45 2019-08-24

Phone of Kevin Spacey accuser sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn...
23:30 2019-06-19

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented ra...
01:45 2019-06-08

Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman gives $14M to Nxivm defense fund Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman coughed up more than $14 million to fund the defense of Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, herself and other accused ...
03:45 2019-06-12

Woman claims she killed roommate while practicing burglary defense A Las Vegas woman fatally shot her roommate at close range — and told cops they were simulating how they’d react if a “burglar came into the ho...
20:45 2019-09-02

Kevin Spacey accuser's phone sought by defense is missing An attorney for a man who has accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a Nantucket bar says the man cannot find a cellphone he has been ordered to turn...
02:15 2019-06-20

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or in...
02:15 2019-06-11

Thompson, Aztecs defense lead San Diego St. past Weber St. Tariq Thompson had an interception and a pass breakup in the closing minutes to help San Diego State beat Weber State 6-0 in the season opener for bo...
11:15 2019-09-01

U.S. women’s soccer team opens World Cup defense with something to prove After early Group F matches against Thailand and Chile, the Americans are expected to face their first stiff test of the World Cup against Sweden, wh...
00:15 2019-06-11

Turkey prepares to buy Russian air defense system; U.S. considers sanctions The United States is considering economic and military sanctions against Turkey if it proceeds with buying a Russian air defense system, officials sa...
00:30 2019-06-20

Raytheon, United Technologies merger to create defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $1...
20:15 2019-06-10

U.S. Defense Chief Calls Discussing Afghanistan Withdrawal 'Premature' The top-ranking U.S. military officer said it was premature to discuss a withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, in his first public comments...
09:15 2019-08-29

Iran executes ex-defense ministry official on charges of spying for US Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligenc...
02:15 2019-06-23

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse United Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $1...
18:30 2019-06-10

NFL roundup: Patriots begin title defense with rout of Steelers Seemingly ageless Tom Brady passed for 341 yards and three touchdowns Sunday as the New England Patriots toppled the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers 33-...
15:45 2019-09-09

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the ...
01:45 2019-06-08

Hillary Clinton quite the ironic choice for Cyber Defense Summit Put this in the “you got to be kidding” department. There’s something called the Cyber Defense Summit being held in October in Washington. The keynot...
05:30 2019-06-06

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin    &#...
03:00 2019-06-19

Who is Mark Esper, Trump’s new acting secretary of defense pick? Army Secretary Dr. Mark Esper was named as the new acting secretary of defense by President Trump on Tuesday after Patrick Shanahan withdrew his nomi...
21:45 2019-06-18

Capital One buys defense-industrial investment bank KippsDeSanto The financial services company announced Monday that it has acquired KippsDeSanto, a Virginia-based investment bank focused on the aerospace and defe...
05:45 2019-08-20

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Mo...
10:00 2019-07-08

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curta...
13:30 2019-06-02

Iran state TV: Ex-Defense Ministry staffer hanged for spying TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV says authorities have executed a former staff member of the Defense Ministry who was convicted of spying fo...
23:30 2019-06-22

Progressives seek concessions from Pelosi over massive defense bill House Democratic leaders eager to pass a massive $733 billion defense bill this week must first win over frustrated progressives who are still stingi...
01:15 2019-07-10

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas sc...
03:30 2019-06-18

U.S. Will Face China's Behavior in Asia Directly, Defense Secretary Says In his first major public appearance in Asia, acting Defense Secretary Pat Shanahan said the U.S. would no longer “ignore Chinese behavior” in the As...
12:45 2019-06-01

California boat fire to put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability by invoking a 19th...
21:15 2019-09-06

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan Shanahan asserted that the Indo-Pacific region was a "priority theatre" where the US would support partner nati...
10:01 2019-06-01

NATO completes Aegis defense system upgrade in Romania NATO announced the completion of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in Romania on Friday, and a THAAD system temporarily stationed ther...
05:00 2019-08-10

Harvey Weinstein recasts his defense team yet again as trial looms Lawyer Jose Baez says he and his client can’t get along as he asks judge’s permission to leave the case in latest defectionWith one lawyer bolting am...
17:00 2019-07-11

General Electric adds to defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co intensified its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors questioned it about an unusual research report alle...
21:15 2019-08-19

In a Blow to Maduro, Russia Withdraws Key Defense Support to Venezuela Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and e...
20:15 2019-06-02

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes F-22 a...
22:30 2019-07-03

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox On a night the Yankees made a costly mistake on the basepaths and Clint Frazier looked completely lost in right field, not even Boston’s shaky bullpe...
14:15 2019-06-03

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the allian...
17:45 2019-06-04

Bills' defense refuses to flinch in face of adversity The Buffalo Bills' defense didn't flinch this time in face of adversity by recalling dreadful memories of last year's season-opening m...
02:45 2019-09-10

Brandon Copeland suspension adds one more concern for Jets’ defense It had been a pretty tranquil training camp for the Jets until adversity decided to visit Florham Park. Suddenly, with the regular-season opener a li...
05:45 2019-08-22

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.  &#...
20:45 2019-06-03

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has expe...
01:45 2019-06-19

Russian Defense Ministry says 14 sailors killed in submarine fire A fire on one of the Russian navy's deep-sea submersibles killed 14 sailors, the Russian Defense Ministry said Tuesday without giving the cause ...
00:15 2019-07-03

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in...
23:15 2019-06-18

Moon Jae-in, U.S. defense chief concur on North Korea sanctions South Korean President Moon Jae-in and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan agreed Monday that North Korea sanctions should remain in place...
16:00 2019-06-03

Spy 101: China 'encourages' its students in US to steal defense and trade secrets Several foreign nations, notably China, push students flooded into U.S. colleges and universities to steal trade and defense secrets “whenever the op...
13:45 2019-08-21

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
23:30 2019-06-17

UPDATE 4-General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research repor...
02:15 2019-08-20

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North K...
12:15 2019-09-20

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban,...
20:15 2019-09-08

Mark Esper sworn in as US defense secretary after record-long vacancy The former army veteran and lobbyist will face brewing tensions with Iran and leadership turmoil at the PentagonMark Esper, an army veteran and forme...
14:00 2019-07-24

Gardner Minshew and Jaguars' defense stand tall in win over Tennessee Titans Jaguars back-up quarterback throws two TDs in 20-7 victoryJacksonville end a four-game losing streak to division rivalsMinshew Mania is gaining momen...
10:15 2019-09-20

U.S. teen claims he stabbed Italian police officer in defense, judge says One of two American teenagers arrested for murder said he knifed an Italian officer because he was afraid he was being strangled, a judge said. ...
18:00 2019-07-31

Defense secretary signs off on spending $3.6B to build 175 miles of border wall Defense Secretary Mark Esper has signed off on spending $3.6 billion in Defense Department construction funds for 175 miles of wall on the southern b...
02:15 2019-09-04

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spend...
08:45 2019-08-23

Trump floats possible defense treaty days ahead of Israeli elections President appears to try to boost Netanyahu before tight pollPM looks forward to meeting at United Nations in New YorkDonald Trump said on Saturday h...
23:15 2019-09-14

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final d...
00:45 2019-08-22

UPDATE 1-Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejoined the board of defense company General Dynamics Corp on Wednesday, seven months after quitting his jo...
21:30 2019-08-07

UPDATE 2-Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejoined the board of General Dynamics Corp on Wednesday, seven months after quitting his job in the Trump a...
22:00 2019-08-07

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitor...
06:15 2019-08-20

Defense optional? Cerrone vs. Gaethje a battle of high-paced strikers Justin Gaethje and Donald Cerrone are two of the most prolific strikers in the UFC. A fight between them is going to be action-packed, but who has th...
04:15 2019-09-12

Knee injury puts Osaka's U.S. Open title defense in doubt World number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from t...
15:45 2019-08-17

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the co...
01:45 2019-08-15

Florida gun owner who claimed self-defense convicted in 'Stand Your Ground' case In a case that brought national attention to Florida’s  "Stahnd Your Ground" gun law, a jury on Friday night convicted a licensed gun owner on mansla...
13:45 2019-08-24

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company...
11:00 2019-08-06

Jeffrey Epstein faces ‘a million pages’ of evidence: defense lawyer Prosecutors have 1 million pages of evidence against Jeffrey Epstein, his lawyer revealed in court Monday – without shedding any new light on t...
19:15 2019-07-31

VA, Defense Department announce milestone in electronic health records storage The departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs announced the transfer of 78 billion health records for 23.5 million veterans this week, a milestone ...
23:30 2019-07-31

The debt and spending deal includes $738 billion for defense, and the Pentagon has 'no complaints' Defense officials are rooting for the Senate to pass a massive $1.37 trillion two-year spending package this week, a measure that bumps up the Pentag...
00:15 2019-08-01

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super la...
20:45 2019-08-27

Buttigieg plans to task Defense Department with fighting climate change Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a sweeping plan to fight climate change on Wednesday, calling the issue "the security chall...
14:45 2019-09-04

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after sev...
01:30 2019-08-04

Spend more on defense or we move troops to Poland, U.S. envoy tells Germany An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the Un...
00:00 2019-08-10

Eagles LB Kamu Grugier-Hill injures leg; could be major loss on defense The Eagles suffered a potentially serious injury in training camp when linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill sustained a Grade 3 MCL sprain in his left knee. ...
00:30 2019-08-05

Japan defense minister: Not aware of any Iran involvement in Saudi attacks Japan has not seen any intelligence that shows Iran was involved in the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities, Japan's new defense chief sai...
09:15 2019-09-18

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its r...
23:00 2019-08-09

Turkey says U.S. tone and approach not befitting partnership spirit: defense ministry Turkey has repeated its discomfort to the United States over the tone and approach of a letter sent by Washington, saying it was not befitting the al...
14:00 2019-06-18

Defense rests in war crimes trial of U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader Defense lawyers in the murder trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL rested their case on Friday after three days of testimony contesting accusations that the pla...
08:15 2019-06-29

Cuomo signs bill at Pride Parade banning ‘gay panic’ defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday signed a law banning the so-called “gay panic” defense in New York State, saying it “ends the justifica...
21:30 2019-06-30

EURO Under-21: Germany title defense falls at final hurdle against Spain Germany's Under-21s were unable to defend their European title as Spain exacted their revenge for the loss in 2017. La Roja were crowned European cha...
00:45 2019-07-01

Hillary Clinton will give keynote speech at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company Fi...
02:45 2019-05-31

Fotis Dulos’ sister comes to his defense as wife Jennifer remains missing The sister of Fotis Dulos — the Connecticut real estate developer charged in connection with his wife’s disappearance — claims he wants to see ...
17:30 2019-07-02

Hillary Clinton to serve as keynote speaker at cyber defense summit Former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will serve as a keynote speaker at the Cyber Defense Summit 2019, the cybersecurity company Fi...
23:45 2019-05-30

Putin meets with defense minister after deadly Russian submarine incident Russian President Vladimir Putin pulled out of an event on Tuesday to meet with his defense minister after a deadly incident involving a secretive Ru...
01:45 2019-07-03

UFOs pose ‘vital national security issue’: ex-defense official A former top US defense official believes UFOs pose a “vital national security issue” — and says America isn’t the only country that’s been grappling...
16:15 2019-05-30

NATO Considers Missile Defense Upgrade, Risking Further Tensions With Russia Some alliance officials think the move is needed to counter Russia’s new cruise missiles, but it could be “a point of no return with the Russians,” o...
13:15 2019-07-05

AAR Defense Systems & Logistics awarded contract for Afghan Air Force C-130s AAR Defense Systems and Logistics received a $209.9 million contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's C-130 planes, the Pentagon ...
21:45 2019-07-05

Acting Defense Chief Tries to Cool Hostilities with China as Trade War Heats Up Patrick Shanahan, acting U.S. defense secretary, and his Chinese counterpart will both attempt to win over Asian nations this weekend at a security c...
21:15 2019-05-31

Jesse Eisenberg learns The Art Of Self-Defense in an arch, funny karate satire When Jesse Eisenberg was younger, the comparisons between his performance style and Woody Allen’s were unavoidable: neurotic overthinking, a hesitan...
20:30 2019-07-08

US Panel Seeks Additional Steps To Enhance Defense Ties With India Reflecting the strong bi-partisan support in the US Congress to boost Indo-US defence ties, a powerful congressional committee has passed a legislati...
09:45 2019-07-11

It's clear that Trump 'doesn't want a war with Iran,' acting US Defense Secretary Shanahan says "When the president says he doesn't want a war with Iran, I think that is pretty clear," acting U.S. Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan told ...
09:30 2019-05-30

NBA Finals: Draymond Green gets defensive on defense, chats Boogie and the Klaw Golden State's Draymond Green came to media day to play, saying: ''If you don't have the mindset that you're the best ever, ...
08:30 2019-05-30

Health of Tunisian president improves significantly, he calls defense minister The health of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has improved significantly and he has called the defense minister about the situation in the count...
15:30 2019-06-28

Defense contractor consolidation a security concern: U.S. Air Force acquisition head The number of major U.S. defense contractors has shrunk to the point of becoming a national security concern, according to the U.S. Air Force's acqui...
12:15 2019-06-28

Elizabeth Warren Shames Joe Biden and Gives an Electrifying Defense of Abortion Rights Former Vice President Joe Biden has been incredibly disappointing when it comes to repealing the Hyde Amendment, the 1977 law that bars the governmen...
22:00 2019-06-06

Schumer urges Senate to add election security measures to defense bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Tuesday for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow for votes on election security amendments to ...
22:45 2019-06-18

Shanahan Out of Running to Be Defense Secretary After Account of Domestic Incident Surfaces Patrick Shanahan, President Donald Trump’s acting secretary of Defense, withdrew his name from consideration to officially run the Pentagon, Trump an...
04:30 2019-06-19

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week abo...
21:30 2019-06-12

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it...
00:30 2019-06-20

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacem...
02:45 2019-06-11

Space Force back in House version of defense policy bill Democrats and Republicans on the House Armed Services Committee have agreed on a slimmed-down version of President Trump's Space Force and plan to ad...
23:45 2019-06-10

Kipnis’ triple, Naquin’s defense lead Indians past Tigers CLEVELAND (AP) — Tyler Naquin started Cleveland’s comeback with a home run and ended Detroit’s with a game-saving defensive play. Naquin ...
07:00 2019-06-22

United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 billion aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $12...
07:30 2019-06-10

Pentagon unveils official portrait of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place ins...
12:30 2019-06-22

UPDATE 4-United Technologies, Raytheon to create $120 bln aerospace and defense giant United Technologies Corp agreed on Sunday to combine its aerospace business with U.S. contractor Raytheon Co and create a new company worth about $12...
04:30 2019-06-10

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 1...
22:15 2019-06-23

Alleged Neymar rape: Lawyer launches impassioned defense of accuser The lawyer for the model Najila Trindade, who accused Brazilian footballer Neymar of rape and assault, defended his client in an interview with CNN, ...
18:45 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a pl...
01:45 2019-06-08

U.S. defense chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating i...
19:30 2019-06-27

Cuomo prods legislators to pass surrogacy law, repeal gay panic defense Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a challenge to Albany pols on Monday: they can’t call themselves progressives unless they pass two bills lifting New Y...
04:15 2019-06-11

Kellyanne Conway points to 'Deporter in Chief' Obama in defense of ICE raids While the Trump administration is taking heat from Democrats as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is set to begin deportation operations acros...
16:15 2019-07-14

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defe...
01:30 2019-07-15

Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet's Edge In Game 5 Upset The Milwaukee Bucks, the best team of the 2018–19 regular season and by far the best team through the first two rounds of the playoffs, find themselv...
07:15 2019-05-24

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal...
02:30 2019-07-20

Indictment: Defense contractor Darryl Varnum threatened Florida lawmaker Federal authorities have arrested and charged a Defense Department contractor with threatening a Florida congresswoman over a childhood vaccination b...
17:30 2019-07-19

Baker Mayfield bashes Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw shade at New York Giants fans as he came to the defense of his new teammate Odell Beckham Jr. ...
20:15 2019-07-18

Turkey awaits ninth delivery for Russian S-400 missile defense system Deliveries of Russia's S-400 defense system to Turkey -- which started Friday and continued Monday -- could cause a permanent rift between the United...
21:01 2019-07-15

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment make...
12:30 2019-05-29

Trump’s nominee for defense secretary lays out priorities at confirmation hearing Army Secretary Mark Esper is expected to face questions about time as a defense lobbyist, and his plan for dealing with Turkey’s purchase of antiairc...
17:15 2019-07-16

Iran foreign minister says country 'had no choice' but to build missiles for defense Iran’s foreign minister said Wednesday that his country must manufacture missiles for defensive purposes, days after he appeared to suggest the weapo...
05:45 2019-07-18

UPDATE 4-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move long threatened and expected after Ankara b...
04:30 2019-07-18

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as defense secretar...
19:15 2019-07-16

Elizabeth Warren Got Into a Huge Fight With Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s numbers in presidential polling have been on the up and up since a solid debate performance last month. But on Tuesday mornin...
00:45 2019-07-17

Baker Mayfield’s defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans As if Odell Beckham Jr. can’t talk himself into enough controversies. Baker Mayfield offered a defense of Beckham during an in-depth ESPN piece...
20:15 2019-07-17

Path to power or poisoned chalice: Merkel protegee takes defense job Chancellor Angela Merkel's protegee, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, took over as defense minister on Wednesday, entering the cabinet in a move likely to...
16:30 2019-07-17

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Kramp-Karrenbauer, named German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the head of Angela Merkel's conservative CDU party, has replaced Ursula von der Leyen as defense minister. The announceme...
12:15 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-Lockheed awarded $1.48 bln Saudi missile defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal...
07:30 2019-07-20

Germany's von der Leyen to resign as defense minister regardless of European Parliament vote The European Union's conservative nominee to head the executive Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, said on Monday she would step down as German defens...
18:15 2019-07-15

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey for Russian defense purchase U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
05:15 2019-07-15

Leader of Merkel's CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, to become German defense minister Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel's likely successor, is to become defense minister. Though seen as Merkel's protege, she has struggled to connect wit...
23:15 2019-07-16

Japan defense minister calls for improved ties with South Korea Japan's defense minister is calling for improved relations with South Korea, despite political friction and recent anti-Korean remarks from Japanese ...
19:15 2019-05-21

South Africa's Former President Offers Fiery Defense in Corruption Probe Former South African President Jacob Zuma forcefully defended himself at a corruption inquiry, denouncing more than two decades of allegations agains...
19:15 2019-07-15

India-Russia's New Payment Plan For Massive Defense Deals: Report India and Russia have agreed on a new payment method through their national currencies for multi-billion-dollar defense deals, in a bid to avoid risk...
17:45 2019-07-15

Bernie Sanders just made a brilliant defense of democratic socialism | Bhaskar Sunkara In a speech yesterday, the 2020 contender’s message was crystal clear: ‘Political freedom in the absence of economic freedom is not real freedom’In a...
21:45 2019-06-13

Report: Moran cleared of misconduct, but violated Defense Department email policy Investigators said in a report released Wednesday that retired Adm. Bill Moran violated Pentagon policy by using his personal email for work but that...
02:15 2019-08-29

Eddie Gallagher defense expects war crimes case against Navy SEAL to be thrown out The lead defense attorney representing Special Warfare Chief Eddie Gallagher, a Navy SEAL accused of war crimes, is increasingly hopeful the judge ov...
21:15 2019-06-07

Iran's Elite Defense Force Finds New Funding Sources as Tension Rises With U.S. Iran’s top paramilitary force is maintaining support for armed groups in the Middle East and finding new sources of funding, defying U.S. efforts to ...
00:15 2019-06-17

Raptors coach Nick Nurse explains team using gimmicky box-and-one defense vs. Warriors Nick Nurse employed an unusual defense used most in elementary and high schools and rarely in the NBA: a box-and-one defense designed to limit a star...
03:15 2019-06-05

Trump Pushes Allies on Trade and Defense Spending at the G20 Summit Before Meeting Putin (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump opened his most consequential trip of the year by plunging into a series of high-stakes meetings at an ...
05:15 2019-06-28

Japan's foreign minister Kono may move to defense in cabinet shuffle: Sankei Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono is being considered for the role of defense minister when Prime Minister Shinzo Abe reshuffles his cabinet next we...
08:45 2019-09-08

Donald Trump pulls F-35 sale from Turkey after Russian missile defense purchase President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States will not sell Turkey any F-35 jets after the Middle Eastern country purchased a Russian mis...
10:15 2019-07-17

Trump questions Japan defense pact, says if US is attacked, 'they can watch on a Sony television' President Trump questions the fairness of Washington's longstanding defense pact with Japan just as he is about to head there for the G-20 summi...
19:45 2019-06-27

Venezuela rejoins regional defense treaty but Guaido warns it's no 'magic' solution Venezuela's National Assembly approved a law returning the OPEC nation to a regional defense treaty on Tuesday, but opposition leader Juan Guaido sou...
01:30 2019-07-24

Defense intel chief says Iran doesn't want war despite tanker seizures in Strait of Hormuz The military's intelligence chief said Iran does not want war with the U.S. despite its seizure of British tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, escalatin...
03:45 2019-07-20

Colombia’s Congress Debates Censuring Defense Minister Over Army Kill Orders Orders to “double the results” of missions against guerrilla and criminal groups sent a chill down the Colombian military’s ranks, and prompted debat...
04:45 2019-06-11

Navy SEAL's murder trial delayed over defense claims of prosecutor misconduct A judge in the court-martial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with war crimes in Iraq said on Wednesday the trial would start at least a few days lat...
07:15 2019-05-23

Donald Trump Nominates Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense: White House Donald Trump has nominated Mark Esper to be the US Secretary of Defense, the White House said late Friday, as Washington navigates a spike in tension...
10:00 2019-06-22

Baker Mayfield trashes New York Giants fans in defense of Odell Beckham Jr Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield has become one of the most outspoken NFL players in less than two full seasons in the league and took dow...
01:45 2019-07-19

Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case: report One of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein in his rape trial due to begin in September has asked a judge to let him drop the former movie produ...
19:45 2019-06-18

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful...
17:15 2019-05-21

Border wall, Iran, Space Force among hurdles for $700 billion U.S. defense bill Disputes between U.S. Republicans and Democrats over President Donald Trump's proposed border wall, Space Force and his ability to launch a war with ...
06:15 2019-09-20

North Korea launches two short-range ballistic missiles, US defense officials say North Korea launched two short-range ballistic missiles on Thursday, the day before former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper is to head to Asia on his first o...
00:45 2019-08-02

Florida gun owner who claimed self-defense convicted in case that put 'Stand Your Ground' in spotlight In a case that brought national attention to Florida’s  "Stand Your Ground" gun law, a jury on Friday night convicted a licensed gun owner on manslau...
01:45 2019-08-25

Acting defense chief rips China over tech theft, military outposts Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan denounced China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts in the So...
00:15 2019-06-02

E.U. Nominates Germany’s Defense Minister, Ursula von der Leyen, for President of European Commission The nomination, along with the naming of Christine Lagarde as head of the European Central Bank, would put women in some of the most important Europe...
21:15 2019-07-02

Japan's Suga: PM Abe and U.S. defense secretary didn't discuss U.S.-proposed maritime force Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper did not have any particular exchange on the U.S.-proposed maritime coalition...
07:30 2019-08-07

US House Passes $733 Billion Defense Policy Bill As Trump Threatens Veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
23:30 2019-07-12

House Democrats set the stage for a $17 billion showdown with Senate over defense policy bill DEVIL IN THE DETAILS: The tough work of nailing down the final provisions of the annual defense policy bill known as the NDAA begins in earnest this ...
03:00 2019-07-10

Trump threatens veto of House defense bill over spending levels, wall U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday threatened he would veto a massive defense bill being considered by the House of Representati...
10:30 2019-07-10

No. 1 Novak Djokovic begins Western & Southern Open title defense in win over Sam Querrey Novak Djokovic began his Western & Southern Open title defense with a win over Sam Querrey in straight set Tuesday night on Center Court   ...
20:45 2019-08-14

Angela Merkel ignores NATO defense pledge, snubbing US demands to spend more GDP The leader of Germany, Europe’s wealthiest country, has once again rejected U.S. requests to keep a promise to spend 2 percent of its GDP on defense ...
19:45 2019-08-14

President Trump Supports Israel Defense Treaty Ahead of Israeli Election (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump gave a boost Saturday to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu days before he faces his fiercest poli...
10:15 2019-09-15

Pentagon will not award JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of ...
17:45 2019-08-11

Russia probably conducting nuclear tests in violation of treaty, says defense intelligence chief Russia is likely conducting explosive nuclear tests in violation of an international arms treaty, the chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency warned...
06:15 2019-05-30

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday a...
07:45 2019-07-12

Russian Missile Defense System Begins Arriving in Turkey Despite Warnings From Washington (ANKARA, Turkey) — The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, movi...
11:45 2019-07-12

U.S. House passes $733 billion defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto The U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including pr...
20:45 2019-07-12

Tennis: Halep to start French Open title defense with no extra pressure Most defending champions would start a grand slam with added pressure but Simona Halep declared she would kick off her French Open campaign knowing t...
16:30 2019-05-24

British media slams Meghan and Harry’s jet-set lifestyle as celebrities spring to their defense For a couple who have expressed concerns over climate change, many people on social media, along with the tabloid press, have accused them of being h...
17:15 2019-08-20

Turkey's Erdogan: Russian missile defense system to arrive in 10 days: media Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan said Russian S-400 defenses would begin arriving within 10 days, Turkish media reported, setting the clock ticking ...
13:30 2019-07-01

Defense Department freaks out Twitter with cryptic tweet, ‘Stranger Things’ reference The defense department’s technology wing asked the Twitterverse for help in finding privately owned underground space for testing purposes R...
00:15 2019-08-30

Japan's defense minister says South Korean decision to end intelligence pact regrettable Japanese Minister of Defence Takeshi Iwaya said on Friday South Korea's decision to end an intelligence-sharing pact between the East Asian neighbors...
03:45 2019-08-23

Washington woman charged with murdering husband claims self-defense: 'I thought he was going to kill me' A Washington woman is claiming self-defense after she shot and killed her husband in their family home over the weekend, during an argument in which ...
01:45 2019-09-19

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she c...
20:45 2019-07-02

Ellen DeGeneres and More Celebs Speak Out in Defense of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Ellen DeGeneres is joining Elton John in defending Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. On Monday, the iconic "Rocket Man" singer took to social media to...
02:45 2019-08-20

Saudi state defense firm pens deal with South Africa's Paramount Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and South Africa's Paramount Group have signed a collaboration agreement as part of the Gulf kingdom's effor...
19:30 2019-07-03

Democrat Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday clashed with Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. defense se...
00:30 2019-07-17

Saudi Arabia shows attack site damage as Iran pledges tough defense Saudi Arabia on Friday took media to inspect oil facilities hit by attacks that Washington and Riyadh blame on Iran, showing melted pipes and burnt e...
15:15 2019-09-20

Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale remains on defense after scrutiny over financial ties The Trump campaign is fending off questions about recent actions and comments from campaign manager Brad Parscale amid a torrent of criticism over th...
03:45 2019-09-10

Ex-University of Illinois doctoral student killed visiting Chinese scholar, defense admits The defense attorney's for the former University of Illinois doctoral student admitted to the jury Wednesday that their client brutally beat and kill...
00:45 2019-06-13

Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher sues former lawyers and veteran legal defense fund Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, acquitted of murder in July, is suing his former lawyers and a veterans legal defense fund, alleging they intentionally de...
01:45 2019-09-17

Defense optional? Justin Cerrone vs. Donald Gaethje a battle of high-paced strikers Justin Gaethje and Donald Cerrone are two of the most prolific strikers in the UFC. A fight between them is going to be action-packed, but who has th...
21:15 2019-09-10

Australia’s ‘Egg Boy,’ Who Assaulted a Senator, Is Giving Legal Defense Funds to Mosque Shooting Victims Teenage protester Will Connolly, dubbed “egg boy” after video of him smashing an egg on the head of an Australian senator went viral, ann...
13:45 2019-05-29

Huawei executive becomes unlikely social media star as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday, alongside a South Korean pop idol and a difficult-to-summarize story involving two frogs, was John Suffolk, ...
03:15 2019-06-13

Trump says he discussed a mutual defense treaty with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Trump's call comes only three days before Israel's election. Netanyahu faces a tough re-election bid after a more than 13-year tenure as Is...
06:15 2019-09-16

The Pentagon’s Defense to Criticism of Troops Painting the Border Wall: It’s ‘Anti-Climb’ Paint Days after the Department of Homeland Security told Congress it needed U.S. troops to paint the southern border wall with Mexico to “improve&rd...
09:15 2019-06-08

Border troops, nuclear strategy and Space Force among flashpoints in House defense proposal The House Committee on Armed Service's proposal for next year's defense budget covers sharp policy disagreements between the panel's majority Democra...
17:30 2019-06-11

Partisan divide marks defense budget battle in House Armed Services Committee BATTLELINES DRAWN: The House Armed Services Committee continues the work of nailing down just what will be funded in this year’s National Defense Aut...
16:30 2019-06-05

President Trump Offers Support for Saudi Self-Defense in Call With Prince Mohammed Bin Salman President Donald Trump offered U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s self-defense in a call on Saturday with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, ...
10:15 2019-09-15

Malcolm Gladwell Goes On Bill Simmons's Podcast To Dust Off The Oldest, Dumbest Defense Of Joe Paterno There’s no good reason to consider Malcolm Gladwell a serious writer or thinker anymore, thanks in large part to the things Gladwell continues to wri...
00:45 2019-09-19

Trump, Defense boss Shanahan both deny link to USS John S. McCain ‘out of sight’ directive A mystery continues to surround a reported U.S. military email that called for the USS John S. McCain to be “out of sight” during President Trump’s r...
10:30 2019-05-30

Raytheon, United Technologies May Merge, Forming One of World's Biggest Defense and Aerospace Firms Sometimes, when two major military contractors love money very much, they get together and reverse-mitosis into one larger military contractor.Read m...
22:30 2019-06-09

Trump discusses potential US-Israel defense treaty with Netanyahu days before Israeli elections President Trump tweeted on Saturday that he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by phone to talk about a potential defense treaty be...
06:45 2019-09-15

Failure to pass defense budget would be 'reckless,' says Trump's pick to head Joint Chiefs Failure to pass a defense budget would have catastrophic effects on the military's efforts to modernize and shift focus from counterterrorism to grea...
06:15 2019-07-12

Defense Secretary nominee Esper grilled over contractor ties in heated confirmation hearing Mark Esper, who took over the role of Acting Secretary of Defense after former Acting Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down in June, faced tense mo...
00:45 2019-07-17

Pentagon to delay awarding JEDI cloud contract until new Defense secretary completes review The Pentagon will not award a lucrative multi-year cloud-computing contract until newly appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper completes a series of ...
21:00 2019-08-09