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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 Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (Jun...

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it

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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 acting defense chief calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is denouncing China’s efforts to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts ...
05:30 2019-06-01

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

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

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

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

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

Eddie Gallagher's defense wants case dismissed over Navy misconduct as judge frees SEAL ahead of war crimes trial The defense team of a Navy SEAL accused of murdering an injured teenage ISIS fighter wants the case dismissed due to what it says is gross misconduct...
05:45 2019-06-01

Trial set for ex-Kentucky student charged in boy’s death LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student charged with driving under the influence and reckless hom...
12:00 2019-06-10

Former Texas prison sergeant set for trial in inmate's death A former Texas prison sergeant is slated to stand trial, accused of throwing a handcuffed prisoner onto a concrete floor so viciously that the inmate...
00:45 2019-05-22

Ex-NFL player faces trial in death of girlfriend's child A former pro football player was ordered Wednesday to stand trial on murder and child abuse charges in the death of his girlfriend's 5-year-old daugh...
03:30 2019-05-23

Children killed by dad remembered in his death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors are calling the teachers who taught some of the children who were killed by their father in their South Carolina ho...
17:45 2019-06-07

The Latest: Father won’t testify in death penalty trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 1:50 p.m. The South Carolina father convicte...
20:30 2019-06-12

Jury selection continues in trial of man in scholar’s death CHICAGO (AP) — Jury selection is set to continue in the trial of a former graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a University of Illino...
08:30 2019-06-11

'They’re going to bonfire me': French trial for Briton over film-maker's death Death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier in west Cork in 1996 and protracted, bungled investigation has gripped Ireland After 23 years of trying to clear h...
23:45 2019-05-26

Turkey to push for trial of Egypt government over Mursi death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to try to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the death of former...
17:00 2019-06-19

Ex-pro football player held for murder trial in child death LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 28-year-old former pro football player is headed to trial in state court on murder and 19 felony child abuse and neglect charges i...
22:15 2019-05-22

Defense team for Kellen Winslow II rests its case in rape trial; Winslow declines to testify Defense team for former NFL player Kellen Winslow II has rested its case after two weeks of rape trial. Winslow declined to testify.   ...
01:15 2019-06-04

SEAL testifies on ISIS prisoner's death in Edward Gallagher trial The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher continued Wednesday with shocking testimony: SO1 Dylan Dille testified under prosecuti...
23:30 2019-06-19

Trial Begins For Woman Accused In Murder-For-Hire Death Of UK Grad DALLAS (NBCDFW/LEX 18) – The capital murder trial has begun for the woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill a woman with Kentucky connections...
22:00 2019-06-03

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednes...
22:30 2019-05-29

Trial starts over video deletion related to frat fall death Prosecutors say a former Penn State fraternity brother erased security camera footage from the night a pledge died because he knew it would be damagi...
02:30 2019-05-29

Turkey's Erdogan to push for trial of Egyptian government over Mursi's death Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to make an effort to ensure the Egyptian government is tried in international courts for the deat...
16:00 2019-06-19

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednes...
23:45 2019-05-29

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

Drama in court as SC mother of 5 slain children sobs during ex-husband's death penalty trial A dramatic scene unfolded in a South Carolina courtroom on Monday where a teary-eyed mother testified at the death penalty trial of her ex-husband, w...
15:45 2019-05-21

O.J. Simpson trial 25 years later: brother’s death steered Kim Goldman toward life of service Kim Goldman, sibling of Ron, has turned the agony of the trial into a career in helping troubled teens and crime victims' rights groups.  ...
02:15 2019-06-11

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

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

Nipsey Hussle shooting suspect Eric Holder indicted for death of rapper, heads to trial A grand jury indicted Eric Holder for the shooting death of rapper Nipsey Hussle, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced....
05:30 2019-05-22

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. 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

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

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

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

Trial in slaying in Illinois of scholar from China continues PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois doctoral student charged with slaying a 26-year-old scholar vi...
14:15 2019-06-17

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

Senate backs massive defense bill, targets China, sets Iran vote The U.S. Senate on Thursday passed a $750 billion defense policy bill with provisions that target China on issues from technology transfers to the sa...
03:45 2019-06-28

Dad of college student stabbed to death in Clapham says killer was 'smirking' during trial The father of a college student who was stabbed to death in south London has spoken of his shock at his son's killer's lack of remorse during his tri...
22:01 2019-06-23

Death toll from China earthquakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled som...
05:15 2019-06-18

Death toll from China quakes rises to 11 The death toll from two strong earthquakes in China rose to 11 on Tuesday, with 122 people injured, state media said, adding that rescuers pulled som...
02:45 2019-06-18

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

China flood death toll hits 61, 350,000 evacuated: ministry As many as 61 people have been killed and 356,000 evacuated from their homes as heavy rain and floods swept through large parts of southern and centr...
06:45 2019-06-14

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called...
01:15 2019-07-09

China chides Mike Pompeo after he calls on them to reveal Tiananmen Square death toll China admonished comments made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about the 30th anniversary of the bloody crackdown on the Tiananmen Square protest, ...
15:15 2019-06-04

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmothe...
01:00 2019-07-07

Elton John: 'I'm sick to death of politicians, I'm sick to death of Brexit' – video Musician says Brexit has made him ashamed of the UK. Speaking in Verona on his last world tour, Farewell Yellow Brick Road, John tells fans: 'I am a ...
16:30 2019-05-31

Tiger Woods on wrongful death lawsuit: 'We're all very sad' over employee's death Tiger Woods expressed condolences over 24-year-old bartender's death Tuesday, a day after Woods was hit with wrongful death lawsuit.  ...
03:15 2019-05-22

China's premier tells foreign CEOs China will commit to reform, opening up China will maintain its long-standing commitment to reform and opening up, Premier Li Keqiang told a group of visiting foreign chief executives on Th...
06:30 2019-06-20

Taiwan urges China to 'repent' for Tiananmen, China paper says event is merely history China must "sincerely repent" for the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago, Taiwan said o...
00:30 2019-06-04

Tesla prices China-made Model 3 at 328,000 yuan as China plan accelerates U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said on Friday it would price its China-made Model 3 vehicles from 328,000 yuan ($47,529), as it pushes pr...
03:45 2019-05-31

China hopes to ensure U.S.-China meeting a success: foreign ministry China's foreign ministry said on Friday it hopes the United States will meet China halfway and ensure their meeting is a success, when asked about ta...
10:45 2019-06-28

Sieren's China: Controlled carnage coming for China's electric car market While Germany is finally creating the necessary infrastructure for e-mobility, China has started putting the breaks on state subsidies for electric c...
16:30 2019-06-30

China tests anti-ship missile in South China Sea, Pentagon says China has test-fired at least one anti-ship missile in recent days in the area around the contested Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Unite...
09:30 2019-07-03

China rejects U.S. accusations of running missile tests in South China Sea The Pentagon said on Tuesday the missile launch was "disturbing" and contrary to Chinese pledges that it would not militarize the strategic waterway....
23:45 2019-07-05

US-China trade spat: China's Asian neighbors see record investments More and more companies are relocating their factories from China amid trade tensions between Washington and Beijing, a UN report shows. Is China's "...
21:30 2019-06-12

China rebuffs Shanahan’s rebuke over military outposts in South China Sea SHANAHAN DENOUNCES CHINA’S ‘TOOLKIT OF COERCION’: Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan went to Singapore with the intent of laying down a marker...
15:45 2019-06-03

REFILE-China's premier tells foreign CEOs China will commit to reform, opening up China will maintain its long-standing commitment to reform and opening up, Premier Li Keqiang told a group of visiting foreign chief executives on Th...
09:00 2019-06-20

Here's how an American photographer got the famous 'Tank man' image during China's Tiananmen protests, and why he says China should 'just come clean on what happened' Associated Press Jeff Widener arrived in Beijing in mid-1989 to help cover the growing student-led pro-democracy protests in the country. While ther...
03:45 2019-06-04

As Canada-China relations worsen, a Trudeau cabinet minister sends cheery tweets from China The Trudeau Liberals are defending a cabinet minister's business promotion trip to China while China has two Canadians -- including a business operat...
02:30 2019-07-04

China denies U.S. accusations of South China Sea missile tests China's Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South Chi...
19:15 2019-07-05

U.S. Tried to Stop China Acquiring World-Class Chips. China Got Them Anyway. Advanced Micro Devices revived its fortunes when it decided to help Chinese partners develop computer-chip technology. The deal sparked a battle with...
19:15 2019-06-27

China says U.S. actions on Taiwan, South China Sea threaten stability The United States' actions on Taiwan and the South China Sea are hardly conducive to maintaining stability in the region, a senior Chinese military o...
14:00 2019-06-01

China announces South China Sea military training exercises BEIJING (AP) — China has closed off an area of the South China Sea this week for military training. The China Maritime Safety Administration says dri...
10:15 2019-06-02

Trump Could Raise Tariffs on China. Here’s How China Could Respond. Beijing could match what the United States does, and its options include upping the ante in untraditional ways. But most of its choices come with dra...
17:30 2019-05-21

China's Hikvision says takes cybersecurity seriously: China Daily China's Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co Ltd takes cybersecurity seriously and abides by applicable laws and rules wherever it operates, the ...
15:15 2019-05-23

China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met Top Chinese and U.S. officials will resume trade talks in accordance with the wishes of their leaders, but China hopes the United States will create ...
13:30 2019-06-20

China says US-China trade teams in contact ahead of G20 BEIJING (AP) — China says its trade negotiators are talking to their U.S. counterparts on how to resolve disputes ahead of an expected meeting betwee...
10:45 2019-06-24

China denies Philippines' allegations of 'hit and run' in South China Sea China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pr...
14:00 2019-06-15

The Latest: Shanahan calls out China over South China Sea U.S. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is describing China’s actions to steal technology from other nations and militarize man-made outposts ...
05:30 2019-06-01

In jab at U.S., China vice president says world cannot shut China out China and the rest of the world must co-exist, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan said on Monday, in an indirect jab at the United States with which ...
10:00 2019-07-08

Vietnam, China embroiled in South China Sea standoff Vietnamese and Chinese ships have been embroiled in a weeks-long standoff near an offshore oil block in disputed waters of the South China Sea, which...
10:15 2019-07-17

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

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

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

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

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

US concerned over China’s ‘interference’ in South China Sea The U.S. says it’s concerned by reports of China’s interference with oil and gas activities in the disputed waters of the South China Sea, where Viet...
09:30 2019-07-21

Shanahan to call out China over South China Sea SINGAPORE (AP) — Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says he will call out China’s bad behavior in a speech Saturday, including what he t...
15:45 2019-05-31

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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 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

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

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

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

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

Every 5G trial live in the UK right now It has been a long time coming, but 5G has finally landed in the UK, with the first network just switched on and the first wave of 5G handsets hittin...
16:45 2019-06-02

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why a rooster is on trial in France A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an usual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rural ...
20:30 2019-07-04

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain na...
18:45 2019-05-26

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

UK and South Korea team up for 5G trial A UK-led consortium is to trial 5G-powered ‘infotainment’ services in Scotland and South Korea as part of the latest government-funded ...
14:45 2019-07-17

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ kicked out of his own trial A Manhattan judge booted accused daddy killer Tommy Gilbert Jr. from his own murder trial after a lengthy outburst directed toward the jury Monday mo...
01:01 2019-06-04

CES 2020 will allow sex tech on a trial basis At least one sex tech product caused a stir at CES last year. As you might remember, the company Lora DiCarlo had a Robotics Innovation Award for its...
00:45 2019-07-17

Robert Kraft Trial Is Postponed Judge Leonard Hanser agreed Tuesday to postpone the trial indefinitely while prosecutors appeal his decision blocking their use of secretly shot vide...
04:30 2019-05-22

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

'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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Apple CEO Cook says he doesn't see China targeting Apple in U.S.-China trade dispute Apple Inc Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said China has not targeted the company as a result of the U.S.-China trade dispute and he does not antici...
01:45 2019-06-05

Defendant takes stand in humanitarian aid trial TUCSON – Scott Warren, a volunteer for the humanitarian aid group No More Deaths, took the stand Thursday in his federal trial. Warren faces th...
08:30 2019-06-07

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and ...
16:45 2019-07-15

Jurors to begin deliberations in Nxivm trial Jurors in the trial of accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere will begin mulling his fate Wednesday. The deliberations follow a seven-week trial in wh...
18:15 2019-06-19

At trial, babysitters describe doting but strict dad COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Several women who babysat for a South Carolina father charged with killing his five children say he was a doting dad who demand...
23:15 2019-05-29

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' trial set Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed blood-testing startup Theranos, will go to trial August 4, 2020, a federal judge ruled Friday in San Jose, Califo...
07:30 2019-07-01

German man on trial for New Year car rampage that injured 14 BERLIN (AP) — A German man has gone on trial accused of attempted murder for driving his car into crowds on New Year’s Day, injuring 14 people....
18:15 2019-06-07

AP Explains: Corruption trial against Argentina's Fernández Former Argentine President Cristina Fernández and her current presidential running mate Alberto Fernández launch their campaign Saturday with a polit...
10:30 2019-05-25

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it o...
06:45 2019-05-29

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
05:45 2019-05-29

Trial Date Set In Reckless Homicide Case LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A trial date has been set for a former University of Kentucky student accused in a fatal collision with a four-year-ol...
21:45 2019-06-07

Ousted Sudan president to be sent for trial soon, prosecutor says Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir will stand trial soon on corruption charges and 41 former officials from his government are being investigat...
19:30 2019-06-15

Trial begins in Chinese scholar slaying Opening statements are set for a federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing ...
00:15 2019-06-13

Pimps of Thai transexuals on trial in Germany The four Thai women and a German man have been charged with forced prostitution, people trafficking, and exploitation. Prosecutors say the gang took ...
23:15 2019-05-21

Judge denies El Chapo’s motion for a new trial Convicted Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman will not be getting a new trial, a judge ruled Wednesday. Lawyers for the kingpin f...
23:30 2019-07-03

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes to go on trial next July SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Elizabeth Holmes will go on trial next summer to face criminal fraud charges for allegedly defrauding investors, doctors and ...
20:45 2019-06-29

Mallinckrodt Halts Lou Gehrig's Disease Trial Drugmaker Mallinckrodt PLC said it is ending a midstage clinical trial looking at a possible treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzi...
08:15 2019-07-17

CVS Begins Trial for Home-Dialysis Device CVS is making a move into kidney care, launching a clinical trial for a home-dialysis device. The company is working to capitalize on a Trump adminis...
16:15 2019-07-17

Why is Germany putting an Afghan man on trial for war crimes? An Afghan man is facing charges of war crimes at a Munich court. He isn't a German citizen, nor were his alleged crimes committed in Germany. So why ...
20:15 2019-07-05

New date set for Navy SEAL murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Navy court has postponed the trial of a Navy SEAL accused of murder in the 2017 death of an Islamic State prisoner under his care ...
03:00 2019-06-07

The murder trial of Thomas Gilbert Jr. all came down to a can of Coke He was cooked by a Coke. Jurors in the murder trial of pampered Princeton grad Thomas Gilbert Jr. said their guilty verdict eventually turned on a ca...
05:30 2019-06-29

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed a half-hour w...
00:00 2019-06-06

CFK sits through dramatic allegations of corruption in first trial Fernández de Kirchner spent much of the session liaising with her lawyer and occasionally checking her phone as the court read out a series of dramat...
14:45 2019-05-22

Alabama man on trial in stabbing, burning of landlord Jurors are deliberating in the murder trial of a man accused of beating his wheelchair-using landlord with a bat, stabbing him with an ice pick and b...
15:45 2019-06-14

Man on trial in killings arrested through genetic genealogy A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won't challenge the new inve...
04:30 2019-06-13

As Christchurch Case Continues, the Internet Goes on Trial Brenton Tarrant appeared in court Friday, pleading not guilty to 51 murder charges, reigniting questions about how to keep hate and violence from spr...
06:30 2019-06-14

Trial of Turkish US consulate employee adjourned ISTANBUL (AP) — A court in Istanbul has ruled to keep a Turkish employee of the U.S. Consulate in custody pending the outcome of his trial on espiona...
13:15 2019-06-28

Appeals Court Upholds Ruling Blocking Trump From Using Defense Funds for Border Wall The divided three-judge panel in the Ninth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s decision that Mr. Trump didn’t have the authority to reallocate the mo...
04:45 2019-07-04

Mark Esper begins third week on the job, with time running out on his tenure as acting defense secretary ESPER’S UNCERTAIN JULY: Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper begins his third week on the job with a giant question mark hanging over his head. The Pe...
17:15 2019-07-08

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

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

Partisan rancor reigns as Democrats test limits of their power in defense policy bill THE FINAL VOTES: The House is coming down to the wire as it works its way through more than 400 amendments to the 2020 National Defense Authorization...
18:45 2019-07-12

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

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

Algeria security forces to be 'strict' with infiltration of protest marches: defense ministry statement Algeria's army chief of staff on Wednesday warned that security forces will be "strict" in preventing attempts to infiltrate protest marches demandin...
17:45 2019-06-19

Justin Bieber Comes to Scooter Braun's Defense After Taylor Swift Slams Him for Owning Her Music It looks like there's some "Bad Blood" between Taylor Swift and Justin Bieber. On Sunday morning, the "ME!" singer revealed the "sad" news that musi...
05:15 2019-07-01

Senate sets quick hearing to act ‘expeditiously’ on Mark Esper's nomination to be defense secretary The Senate Armed Services Committee has scheduled a Tuesday confirmation hearing to “act expeditiously to consider” the nomination of Army Secretary ...
06:15 2019-07-12

Kevin Spacey evidence missing? Accuser can't find phone he needs to hand over to defense, lawyer says 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...
12:00 2019-06-20

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

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

Man convicted in road rage attack wore blackface, delivered racist defense in court Mark Char, an Oahu, Hawaii resident, was found guilty of 3 counts of attempted murder after he stabbed three individuals in a March road rage attack....
22:15 2019-07-02

Syria air defense thwart missiles on the outskirts of Damascus and Homs: state news agency Syria air defense forces thwarted missile attacks targeting the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus and the city of Homs, Syrian state news agen...
06:45 2019-07-01

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

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

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

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmaker to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel t...
18:15 2019-05-28

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits Across France, activists have been taking down portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” to fight climate c...
14:30 2019-05-28

Undocumented LA mom on trial, accused of mistreating sorely malnourished son An undocumented Los Angeles woman is on trial for murder and child abuse – her malnourished 11-year-old son was found dead weighing 34 pounds in a cl...
06:15 2019-06-19

Jury deliberations to continue in trial of border activist TUCSON – After about eleven and a half hours of deliberation, a jury in federal court said they were unable to reach a verdict in the trial of ...
16:45 2019-06-11

Arizona border activist going on trial for helping migrants PHOENIX (AP) — A border activist charged with helping a pair of migrants with water, food and lodging is set to go on trial in U.S. court in Arizona....
18:45 2019-05-28

Man caught at St. Pat’s with gas cans found mentally unfit for trial Now even his prosecutors agree: the former Lehman College philosophy adjunct professor accused of entering St. Patrick’s Cathedral carrying can...
03:15 2019-07-12

Second militant convicted in trial over 2012 Benghazi attack A jury in Washington, D.C., convicted a second militant involved in the 2012 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the de...
02:01 2019-06-14

US Navy SEAL Acquitted Of Most Serious Charges In War Crimes Trial A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts e...
01:45 2019-07-03

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    ...
21:15 2019-05-28

8 more to face trial over murder of ‘Junior’ Guzman-Feliz Now that the first five have been convicted, eight more gangbangers will face trial after the summer for the machete-and-knife mistaken-identity murd...
10:15 2019-06-18

The First Murder Case to Use Family Tree Forensics Goes to Trial A 32-year-old murder case has its first arrest after police turn to genetic genealogy. The technique's legality is now getting scrutiny in the courtr...
20:45 2019-06-10

Vigil at start of trial for German man who killed ex-wife BERLIN (AP) — Women’s rights activists in Germany have staged a vigil for a woman slain by her ex-husband last year amid anger that he isn̵...
15:30 2019-05-21

October trial set in Michigan school stabbing of rival An October trial is scheduled for a young woman accused of fatally stabbing a classmate at their Detroit-area school in an alleged dispute over a boy...
15:45 2019-06-11

Accusers urge judge to hold Epstein until trial Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he...
22:15 2019-07-15

The Elizabeth Holmes Theranos trial will start next summer After the scandal, the book, the podcasts and the documentary, the Theranos debacle is finally going to court -- in 2020. U.S. District Court Judge E...
09:15 2019-06-29

New drug relieves acute migraine in clinical trial The results of a large phase III trial show that the novel drug rimegepant can relieve pain and other symptoms of acute migraine with minimal side ef...
23:15 2019-07-12

Closing arguments next in trial of ex-Michigan State dean LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Closing arguments are scheduled in the trial of a former medical school dean who had oversight of now-imprisoned former sports ...
08:30 2019-06-11

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of murder in war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader accused of war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other charges except for ...
03:30 2019-07-03

District attorney says Meek Mill should get new trial, judge PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The district attorney of Philadelphia is calling for a new trial for rapper Meek Mill before a new judge. The brief submitted Wed...
22:15 2019-05-22

Philadelphia D.A. says Meek Mill should get a new trial because judge has been biased Philadelphia's district attorney says the former judge who sentenced Meek Mill abused her discretion and has been biased against the rapper. &#...
01:15 2019-05-23

Closing arguments given in rape trial of Kellen Winslow Jr. VISTA, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys for former NFL player Kellen Winslow Jr. say five women who accused him of rape and lewd conduct invented the allegati...
04:30 2019-06-05

Deliberations to resume in trial of Arizona border activist TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Jurors are expected to resume deliberations in the trial of a border activist in Arizona accused of harboring immigrants who cam...
04:15 2019-06-11

Factbox: Oklahoma becomes first U.S. state to take drugmakers to trial over opioids Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial on Tuesday in a multi-billion dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the drugmaker of helping fuel t...
12:30 2019-05-28

U.S. Navy SEAL acquitted of all but one charge in war crimes trial Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing wit...
03:30 2019-07-03

Trial begins against Istanbul head of opposition party ISTANBUL (AP) — The trial against the leader of an opposition party in Istanbul on numerous charges, including insulting the country’s presiden...
13:15 2019-06-28

N.C.A.A. Basketball Trial: Guilty Verdicts on Bribery Conspiracy A prospective agent and a former shoe company consultant were found not guilty on multiple charges, but were convicted of conspiring to funnel money ...
14:37 2019-05-21

Trial begins for mom accused of sedating, hiding son in closet LOS ANGELES (KNBC) – As a preliminary hearing began Monday for a mother charged with killing her 11-year-old son after keeping him sedated and ...
02:15 2019-06-19

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for ...
19:15 2019-07-15

Fraud trial abandoned because expert witness had no expertise Past carbon credit convictions may be unsafe after Andrew Ager found to be unqualifiedThe safety of convictions secured in more than 20 fraud trials ...
06:30 2019-05-30

Financier Epstein to remain jailed until sex trafficking trial American financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars while he awaits trial on charges of sex trafficking dozens of underage girls, a U.S. judge...
03:30 2019-07-19

Navy SEAL's trial for war crimes begins in San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a U.S. Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and s...
03:45 2019-06-18

Gatwick hosts UK's first airport reusable coffee cup trial Customers buying coffee from South Terminal Starbucks will be able to borrow free refillable cup The UK’s first airport reusable coffee cup trial get...
01:15 2019-06-10

Court rejects bid to move trial over Confederate monument NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An appeals court has rejected a request by a Louisiana defendant to have his trial moved from a courthouse with a Confederate monu...
16:45 2019-06-12

Trial Of Juvenile In Kathua Rape Case From Today A juvenile justice board has framed charges against a minor in the case of gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old nomadic girl in Kathua and has fi...
22:30 2019-07-14

Closing arguments at trial of self-improvement group founder NEW YORK (AP) — A secret society billed as a “sisterhood” that would empower women instead was a scam used to put them under the control ...
23:15 2019-06-17

'El Chapo' loses bid for new trial in U.S. drug trafficking case A U.S. judge on Wednesday rejected Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's bid for a new trial, finding that misconduct by jurors during the Mexican crime lord's...
13:00 2019-07-04

Egypt opens new international airport for trial period Egypt has opened a new international airport on a one-month trial basis to service the city which will become the country's new capital from mid-2020...
00:30 2019-07-11

Judge declines new trial for Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman A federal judge in New York denied Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's appeal for a new trial Wednesday, citing a "mountain range of evi...
09:45 2019-07-04

16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protests The trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the al...
10:30 2019-06-24

US Navy SEAL's Trial For War Crimes Begins In San Diego Jury selection began on Monday in the trial of a US Navy SEAL platoon leader court-martialed on charges of murdering a wounded Iraqi prisoner and sho...
11:45 2019-06-18

Starbucks launches reusable cups trial at UK airport LONDON (AP) — Starbucks and environmental charity Hubbub are launching a trial program to lend passengers at Britain’s Gatwick Airport reusable...
16:45 2019-06-10

Navy SEAL Goes on Trial in Troubled War-Crimes Case The prosecution of Edward Gallagher, a decorated SEAL platoon leader accused of shooting civilians and murdering a wounded captive, has been roiled b...
18:30 2019-06-17

Corruption trial against CFK set for delay after Supreme Court ruling The so-called "Vialidad" (Road Works) cases centres on alleged irregularities in the granting of tenders for five public works projects in Santa Cruz...
18:15 2019-05-21

Judge blocks Kraft-related spa video from trial In yet another blow to prosecutors, the judge presiding over the case against operators of the Florida day spa at the center of a prostitution sting ...
17:15 2019-05-21

Trial set for ex-driver accused of abusing disabled girl OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a former Mississippi bus driver accused of sitting on and threatening to kill a disabled ch...
16:15 2019-06-17

CFK calls corruption trial 'a smokescreen' as she prepares to sit in the dock Former president lashes out in anger ahead of lunchtime court date. Unidad Ciudadana leader faces allegations she favoured businessman Lázaro Baez in...
18:15 2019-05-21

Depression: Esketamine trial leaves 'more questions than answers' A clinical trial for intranasal esketamine found it effective and safe for severe depression, leading to an FDA approval. But is this the end of the ...
17:30 2019-05-23

It Looks Like Meek Mill May Get a New Trial: 'We Are One Step Closer to Justice' Meek Mill, born Robert Rihmeek Williams, has spent the last 11 years of his life hounded by a drug and gun conviction that stole his freedom and serv...
23:30 2019-07-17

Judge Chides Qualcomm Executives Over FTC Trial Testimony This week’s court ruling against Qualcomm was more than a business setback: It came with a stinging rebuke of the chip giant’s leaders from the feder...
18:30 2019-05-23

The Latest: Possible jurors questioned for Navy SEAL's trial The Latest on the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care (all times local): 2:15 p.m. Prospective ...
00:45 2019-06-18

Missing Chinese scholar’s parents arrive in US for trial URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The parents of a visiting University of Illinois scholar who disappeared two years ago have arrived in Illinois from China for th...
17:45 2019-05-29

Washington man on trial in 1987 killing of Canadian couple SEATTLE (AP) — A man charged in the 1987 murders of a young Canadian couple is facing trial in Washington state this week, but the case won’t c...
22:30 2019-06-12

| Turkey sentences 24 to life in 'coup ringleaders' trial A Turkish court gave life sentences to 24 people including senior military officers in one of the biggest trials over the 2016 failed bid to overthro...
20:45 2019-06-20

France's Sarkozy loses bid to avoid corruption trial Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Wednesday lost his final bid to avoid standing trial on charges of corruption and influence peddling, his ...
17:45 2019-06-19

Maurice the rooster in the dock in divisive French trial A rooster called Maurice was Thursday put on trial in western France, in an unusual case that has come to symbolize the divide between urban and rura...
22:15 2019-07-04

Lawyers in a Murder Trial Clash Over a DNA Forensics Method The first trial in which genetic genealogy helped identify a suspect is now underway, and the two sides are sparring over the limits of the new techn...
03:00 2019-06-18

ASU researcher launches cancer ‘vaccine’ trial in dogs PHOENIX- A researcher at Arizona State University is using dogs to test his preventative cancer “vaccine.” Stephen Johnston, director of ...
19:45 2019-05-21

Trial Of 4 Suspects In MH17 Downing To Start In March NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2...
16:45 2019-06-19

Chicago trial begins for man accused of shooting ATF agent CHICAGO (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a man charged with assaulting a U.S. Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent mistook the victim as a r...
01:15 2019-06-12

Illinois man set for trial in missing Chinese scholar case CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Illinois graduate student is set to stand trial in the 2017 disappearance and suspected killing of a visiting s...
22:45 2019-06-02

Jury deliberations begin in ‘branded women’ trial NEW YORK (AP) — A jury has begun deliberating at the trial of the former leader of an upstate New York self-help group that prosecutors say branded w...
16:45 2019-06-19

Prosecutor could decide on seventh trial in Mississippi case JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi prosecutor who has tried the same man six times in a death penalty case now will decide whether to seek a seventh...
15:15 2019-06-22

Closing arguments to be held in border activist’s trial TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Attorneys are scheduled to deliver closing statements on Friday in the criminal trial against a humanitarian aid volunteer who s...
09:15 2019-06-07

What Jeffrey Epstein could face heading into trafficking trial The arrest of infamous multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein has prompted much speculation — not the least of which is what steps his attorneys will take ...
18:30 2019-07-12

Trial of Catalan Independence Leaders Ends in Spain The Spanish Supreme Court on Wednesday closed the trial of 12 leaders of the Catalan independence movement accused of staging a rebellion during thei...
00:15 2019-06-13

Michigan doctor faces trial over misdiagnosing epilepsy DETROIT (AP) — A doctor accused of intentionally misdiagnosing epilepsy in children is facing the first of what could be many malpractice trials in t...
18:15 2019-06-02

Kevin Spacey's accuser must turn over phone to defense team, Nantucket judge rules The man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him when he was 18 must turn over his phone to the actor's defense team by June 21, a judge ruled Fr...
05:45 2019-06-08

Sheriff's deputy charged with neglect in Florida school shooting has strong defense: legal experts A sheriff's deputy charged with failing to protect students during a mass shooting in a Parkland, Florida high school has a simple defense, some lega...
06:15 2019-06-06

Trump sends Senate secretary of defense nomination, triggering a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon President Trump sent the Senate his nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become defense secretary, just one day before Esper's scheduled confir...
00:30 2019-07-16

Suicide bomber kills six at Afghan defense university; Moscow talks fail to deliver ceasefire The attack came after three days of Afghan talks in Moscow ended without any significant progress in ending the war or even the hoped-for announcemen...
17:30 2019-05-30

A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending CAIRO (AP) — A defense lawyer says Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo, with family attending. The post A defense ...
10:45 2019-06-18

Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Iss Deadspin Raptors Defense Pushes Bucks To The Toilet’s Edge In Game 5 Upset | Jezebel A Judge Has Issued a Protective Order Against Hayden Panettiere’...
17:15 2019-05-24

Trump to nominate acting Pentagon chief Mark Esper for Defense secretary after Shanahan withdrawal Trump announced his intention to pick Esper for Defense secretary after acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan withdrew from consideration for the jo...
05:00 2019-06-22

Moron President Gives Defense Department Four Months To Craft Service Academy Athletics Policy He Himself Axed Having previously bragged about his intention to look into such a thing, our sleazy doofus of a president has taken the first formal step toward inst...
19:15 2019-06-27

Jeff Flake offers rare defense of Trump after Jimmy Carter suggests POTUS is 'illegitimate' Outspoken anti-Trump critic Jeff Flake offered a rare defense of President Trump in response to former President Jimmy Carter's remarks suggesting th...
04:30 2019-06-29

Senate’s $750B defense bill endorses Trump’s Space Force but rejects his budget gimmick The Senate Armed Services Committee released its version of next year's defense budget, which embraces President Trump's Space Force proposal while r...
20:30 2019-05-23

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee, Mark Esper Named Acting Pentagon Chief President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would...
21:15 2019-06-18

U.S. Navy SEAL spared jail but demoted after war crimes trial A U.S. Navy SEAL platoon commander acquitted of murdering a captured Islamic State fighter but convicted of unlawfully posing for photos with his dea...
13:00 2019-07-04

Turkish court hands down life sentences in coup trial Turkey’s state-run news agency says a court in Ankara has sentenced several people accused of being the ringleaders of the 2016 failed military coup ...
10:45 2019-06-20