By Associated Press | 11/14/13 10:02 AM
BETHESDA, Md. — Lockheed Martin is cutting 4,000 jobs, about 3.5 percent of its workforce, as the defense contractor continues to look for ways to lower costs amid reduced government spending.
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:43 PM
Tarek Mehanna’s conviction for conspiring to help al-Qaeda by translating a manual titled “39 Ways to Serve and Participate in Jihad” was upheld by a federal appeals court. Mehanna’s 17 1/2-year prison term also was justified, the three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals in...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 05:21 PM
U.S. Transportation Security Administration efforts costing $200 million a year to spot potential terrorists by observing behavior are ineffective and lawmakers should limit funding, the Government Accountability Office said. TSA’s techniques couldn’t be validated in a review of 400...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:40 PM
Two militant groups believed to be responsible for the deaths of thousands of people in northeast and central Nigeria have been designated as foreign terrorist organizations, the State Department said Wednesday.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:27 PM
The Air Force will more carefully screen future candidates for nuclear commander positions as a result of the recent firing of the two-star general overseeing land-based nuclear missiles, the general in charge of the service said Wednesday.
11/13/13 10:34 AM
(online.wsj.com) The Navy faces mounting Pentagon pressure to cut back plans for the Littoral Combat Ship, a concept that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says "represents the future of the Navy."
11/13/13 10:10 AM
Iran, which plans to have enough nuclear reactors to generate 20,000 megawatts of electricity, hopes the construction of another Russian-built power plant can start after March, said the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization. “We hope to witness the construction of our country’s second...
By Alicia A. Caldwell | 11/13/13 10:00 AM
President Obama's pick to be the Homeland Security secretary said Wednesday that filling key leadership vacancies and improving morale is more critical currently than the department's core counterterrorism mission.
By Raphael Satter | 11/13/13 09:56 AM
LONDON — A specialist unit of Britain's biggest police force is pursuing a criminal investigation following the leak of classified intelligence material to the Guardian newspaper, a senior officer said in a letter published Tuesday, a sign of the pressure being applied to the paper and its...
By Byron York | 12/08/13
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