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Obama, you're no Ronald Reagan

By Cal Thomas
Posted

Iran | At his press conference last Wednesday, our president of self-regard again linked himself with Ronald Reagan, seeking to equate his supposed success in…

Defense budget bill in limbo over funding cut fight

By Katlyn Babyak
Posted

Politics | WASHINGTON—In a fast-paced world with ever-increasing technological innovations, virtual attacks are becoming more common. Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas,

David R. Shedd: Snakes and scorpions

By Gordon Middleton
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Q&A | Examining the future of America’s national security in a changing world

Lawmakers call for OPM director to resign amid data breach scandal

By Abby Reese
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National Security | WASHINGTON—Lawmakers reprimanded the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on Tuesday for lacking adequate security measures to prevent one of the…

China’s big hack attack

By Cal Thomas
Posted

National Security | Upon hearing of the massive data breach of employee information from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM)—allegedly by hackers working for the Chinese…

Midday Roundup: U.S. suspects China in federal employee data hack

By Lynde Langdon
Posted

Newsworthy | Personal information. The Chinese government responded today to allegations it hacked into U.S. computers and stole information about 4 million federal…

NSA snooping finds few friends on Capitol Hill

By Jim Henry
Posted

National Security | Congress will again take up the re-authorization of the Patriot Act next week. The Senate failed to reach an agreement on the measure Friday after contentious…

Midday Roundup: California crews work to clean oiled beaches, wildlife

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Befouled beaches. Clean-up crews in Santa Barbara, Calif., are working to minimize the damage of as many as 105,000 gallons of crude oil that leaked from an…

Midday Roundup: Amtrak engineer doesn’t remember crash

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Drawing a blank. The engineer of a derailed Amtrak train suffered a concussion and can’t remember what happened when the train crashed Tuesday night near…

Military exercises evoke Cold-War tension in Eastern Europe

By Michael Cochrane
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Europe | Hundreds of U.S. military combat vehicles and dozens of fighter aircraft have been arriving in the tiny Baltic nations of Estonia, Latvia and…

Midday Roundup: NSA gate-crashers stole car, took wrong turn

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Lapse in judgment. The two men who crashed through the front gate of the National Security Agency (NSA) Monday had stolen a car after a wild night in a hotel,

Midday Roundup: Terrorists kill 17 foreigners in attack on Tunisian museum

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Tunisian terror. Militants in Tunisia stormed a museum in the North African nation’s capital today, killing 19 people. Seventeen of the victims were foreign…

 
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