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In defense of Hiroto Saikawa

Despite being forced to resign under a cloud of controversy about his own compensation, outgoing CEO Hiroto Saikawa is not the villainous hypocrite m...

In defense of Hiroto Saikawa

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Nissan Takes Another Hit as C.E.O. Hiroto Saikawa Leaves Mr. Saikawa’s departure follows months of speculation about his ability to manage the Japanese carmaker since the ouster of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn....
03:00 2019-09-10

Hiroto Saikawa to resign as head of Nissan Nissan chief executive Hiroto Saikawa will resign effective Sept. 16, the company said Monday after he had been criticized for receiving inappropriate compensation by changing the terms of his perform...
16:34 2019-09-09

Embattled Nissan C.E.O. Hiroto Saikawa to Resign, Carmaker Says Mr. Saikawa’s departure follows months of speculation about his ability to manage the Japanese carmaker since the ouster of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn....
17:00 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa Admits To Being Overpaid: Reports The CEO of crisis-hit Japanese automaker Nissan received more pay than he was entitled to, local media reported Thursday, as the firm reels from the arrest of its former chief for financial......
18:34 2019-09-05

Nissan Chief Hiroto Saikawa Confirms He Was Improperly Overpaid The executive pledged to return the stock-based compensation, which he blamed on an error, putting more scrutiny on the company’s compensation practices....
11:00 2019-09-05

Nissan’s CEO Hiroto Saikawa Resigns After Receiving Dubious Income (YOKOHAMA, Japan) — Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa tendered his resignation Monday after acknowledging that he had received dubious income and vowed to pass the leadership of the Japanese...
17:34 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa expected to resign in wake of overpayment scandal Saikawa’s fate to be discussed by board on Monday after admission that he was overpaid by hundreds of thousands of poundsThe chief executive of Nissan, Hiroto Saikawa, has said he will resign, Japanes...
07:00 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa resigns as chaos continues at Nissan after Carlos Ghosn scandal Nissan's global CEO resigned as the automaker remains entrenched in chaos following the firing of chairman Carlos Ghosn amid an alleged scandal.       ...
18:00 2019-09-09

Nissan Not Considering Asking CEO Saikawa To Resign At The Moment Nissan Motor Co is not considering asking embattled Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa to resign now, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, a day after he admitted to being......
00:00 2019-09-07

Nissan not currently considering asking CEO Saikawa to resign: sources Nissan Motor Co is not currently considering asking embattled CEO Hiroto Saikawa to resign, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, a day after he admitted to being overpaid i...
07:00 2019-09-06

Nissan currently not asking CEO Saikawa to resign, sources tell Reuters Nissan Motor Co is not currently considering asking embattled CEO Hiroto Saikawa to resign, two people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday, a day after he admitted to being overpaid in...
10:00 2019-09-06

Nissan's Saikawa says he wants to 'pass the baton' as soon as possible: Nikkei Nissan Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa said he wanted to "pass the baton" to the next generation as soon as possible, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Monday, as speculation mounted he could announce ...
02:34 2019-09-09

Former Defense Secretary Ash Carter on the state of the defense sector Ash Carter, former U.S. defense secretary during the Obama administration who is currently with Harvard's Belfer Center, joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the defense sector, including the mega-merge...
17:34 2019-06-11

Nissan CEO Saikawa says ready to resign once successor is found Pressure is building for the succession process to be accelerated, and has the support of Renault, Nissan’s biggest investor and partner in the world’s largest auto alliance, Bloomberg reported....
00:34 2019-09-09

Nissan board has no plans to ask CEO Saikawa to resign, report says Nissan's board is expected to discuss potential disciplinary action against CEO Hiroto Saikawa on Monday after he admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures....
05:34 2019-09-07

Nissan To Discuss Saikawa Successors At Meeting On Monday Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss potential successors for Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa at a meeting on Monday, after he privately signaled his readiness to resign, a source with.....
08:00 2019-09-09

Nissan's Saikawa bows to pressure, to quit as CEO on September 16 Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly overpaid and marking further upheaval at a company b...
00:00 2019-09-10

Nissan CEO Saikawa Steps Down, Operating Chief Is Acting Successor Nissan Motor Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa is resigning, ending a term marked by controversy over the arrest of former Chairman Carlos Ghosn and a sharp falloff in profits....
20:00 2019-09-09

Nissan to discuss CEO Saikawa's successors at meeting on Monday: source Nissan Motor Co's nominations committee will discuss potential successors for Hiroto Saikawa at a meeting on Monday, a source said, as pressure deepened on the embattled chief executive after he admi...
10:00 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Saikawa admits receiving improper payment: Jiji Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to improperly receiving stock-related compensation, Jiji news agency reported, in the latest case of financial misconduct among executives at Ja...
06:00 2019-09-05

Departure of Nissan's Saikawa hastened by independent directors - sources The fate of Nissan CEO Hiroto Saikawa was sealed by two external directors who persuaded the board on Monday to oust the company veteran and spare the carmaker more reputational damage after a string ...
01:34 2019-09-13

Nissan to discuss Saikawa resignation, CEO not 'clinging to his chair': source Nissan Motor Co's nominating committee will discuss Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa's resignation and possible successors at a meeting on Monday, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters....
02:34 2019-09-09

Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign: Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told some executives he plans to resign, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday, in what would mark the latest upheaval over governance at the trou...
19:34 2019-09-08

UPDATE 2-Nissan CEO Saikawa tells some executives he plans to resign - Nikkei Nissan Motor Co Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa has told some executives he plans to resign, the Nikkei newspaper reported on Sunday, in what would mark the latest upheaval over governance at the troub...
20:34 2019-09-08

Nissan Chief Executive Saikawa Bows To Pressure, To Quit As CEO On September 16 Nissan Motor Co CEO Hiroto Saikawa will resign on Sept. 16, the automaker said on Monday, bowing to pressure after he admitted to being improperly overpaid and marking further upheaval at a company......
17:34 2019-09-09

Scandal at Nissan deepens as CEO Saikawa resigns after admitting he was improperly overpaid Nissan Motor CEO Hiroto Saikawa is stepping down after an internal company investigation revealed falsified documents that boosted his compensation in 2013 by about $900,000....
19:34 2019-09-09

Nissan probe finds CEO Saikawa, other execs overpaid in compliance failure: source Nissan Motor Co was embroiled in another scandal over executive pay on Thursday after Chief Executive Hiroto Saikawa admitted to being overpaid in violation of internal procedures under a scheme desig...
11:34 2019-09-05

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 Toronto. The more Golden State made fun of it, the ...
18:17 2019-06-05

Al Franken gets the defense he never offered himself A New Yorker piece has provided an opportunity for a debate that was never had in full, with the added benefit of two years of festering resentment from his devoted supporters....
02:34 2019-07-23

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 night against the Toronto Raptors....
00:00 2019-06-02

This Is the Dumbest Defense of Trump You'll Read All Day When a Donald Trump moment has entered legend, and then a National Review writer frowns a bit before deciding to defend him because they’d rather have lower taxes than a country where immigrants weren...
18:34 2019-08-08

Welcome to Mongolia, Mr. Defense Secretary. Here’s Your Horse. A visit by Mark Esper to Mongolia was the third time an American defense secretary has named a horse in this landlocked ally wedged between China and Russia....
16:34 2019-08-08

Why Pat Shurmur is upbeat about the Giants’ defense Through all the injuries, a suspended starting wide receiver and everything in between, Pat Shurmur is — as always — unperturbed. So when the Giants coach was asked if it was at all concerning his sta...
14:34 2019-08-18

Fort Kyk-Over-Al and the Dutch Defense of Guyana The Dutch have had a long presence in the Caribbean and Latin America and a form of Dutch is still spoken in parts of the region. ...
11:00 2019-08-24

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 front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mané, and Roberto F...
20:34 2019-06-03

Ex-Defense Sec. James Mattis warns US ‘cannot go it alone’ James Mattis said he “did as well as I could, for as long as I could” as President Trump’s first secretary of defense, but added that he resigned over worries about “keeping faith with our allies” — a...
00:00 2019-08-29

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 Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon has argued ...
21:17 2019-05-29

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. Simon’s Quest mixed up the first game’s action-plat...
03:01 2019-06-23

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 negligent bodily harm after the victim was treated for s...
22:34 2019-06-07

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 buys a Russian antiaircraft system....
15:51 2019-06-08

Cavaliers ride Perkins, defense to 30-14 win over Pitt Virginia looks ready to live up to the preseason hype. Bryce Perkins threw for 181 yards and two touchdowns as the Cavaliers began a season filled with high expectations with a 30-14 victory over Pitt...
12:00 2019-09-01

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 happens at a time of fierce tensions between Iran and ...
19:17 2019-06-22

No. 8 Florida ends up relying on defense again in opener Defense has been Florida's identity for a dozen or so years, with the team developing more talent on that side of the ball and watching one successful coordinator after another leave for head coaching...
20:34 2019-08-26

Defense Secretary Esper "anxious" to get to work Secretary of Defense Mark Esper arrived for his first day of work Wednesday saying he was "anxious" to get his leadership team in place.        ...
22:00 2019-07-24

Factbox: Five facts on new UK defense minister Ben Wallace Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson named Ben Wallace as defense minister on Wednesday, a promotion for a man who has only ever been a junior minister....
21:51 2019-07-24

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 spokesman said in statement released by Saudi Press...
04:34 2019-06-11

How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that VMA moment It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking about the incident....
18:34 2019-08-23

Tunisian defense minister Zbidi to run for president Tunisian defense minister Abdelkarim Zbidi submitted his candidacy on Wednesday for an early presidential election expected to take place on Sept. 15....
14:00 2019-08-07

Josh Norman says Redskins defense is ‘much closer than we ever have been before’ Following Thursday night's preseason win, Norman alluded to a safety the team released last year and the one it signed to replace him as factors in the unit's performance....
20:34 2019-08-24

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 the nomination of Army Secretary Mark Esper to become...
21:17 2019-07-09

What Dexter Lawrence wants from scrutinized Giants defense CINCINNATI — One of Giants’ the youngest players not only wants to see more from the team on defense — but he wants to hear more as well. “Just consistency, you know, coming out strong,’’ rookie defen...
04:34 2019-08-22

Russia delivers more air defense equipment to Turkey Russia flew a fresh shipment of advanced air defense equipment to Turkey on Saturday, the Turkish Defence Ministry said, continuing to implement a deal that is likely to trigger U.S. sanctions against...
12:17 2019-07-13

France announces space defense program The French Defense Minister's plan for a space weapons program includes military protection of its satellites, according to an announcement that France will spend another $780 million on space capabil...
19:51 2019-07-31

EU creates directorate for European defense industry A new agency established within the European Commission to deal with Europe's fragmented defense industry will have France's former defense minister in charge....
05:51 2019-09-18

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 what he does best: making people laugh and masking t...
05:00 2019-07-15

Venezuela shreds sloppy US defense early for 3-0 win CINCINNATI (AP) — Sloppy defense and careless goalkeeping sent the United States to another disconcerting loss Sunday, 3-0 to Venezuela in the Americans’ final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gol...
23:17 2019-06-09

Ex-Defense Secretary James Mattis warns US ‘cannot go it alone’ James Mattis said he “did as well as I could, for as long as I could” as President Trump’s first secretary of Defense, but added that he resigned over worries about “keeping faith with our allies” — a...
03:00 2019-08-29

Josh Norman says Redskins’ defense is ‘much closer than we ever have been before’ Following Thursday night's preseason win, Norman alluded to a safety the team released last year and the one it signed to replace him as factors in the unit's performance....
11:00 2019-08-25

Defense is the story in college football’s opening act Football starts for real Saturday night with a pair of college football attractions that will tempt sports bettors across the full range of U.S. time zones. First, No. 8 Florida takes on in-state riva...
23:00 2019-08-24

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 said Friday the 83-year-old owner was walking his dog...
18:34 2019-06-07

Shanahan Withdraws as Defense Secretary Nominee President Trump on Tuesday pulled the nomination of Patrick Shanahan to be the permanent defense secretary, saying on Twitter that Mr. Shanahan would devote more time to his family....
19:34 2019-06-18

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 concerned that the merger will decrease competition in...
20:34 2019-06-10

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....
13:51 2019-06-06

Jets’ offense leaves the defense stunned Highlights from the Jets practice on Thursday: Something good In one of the final 11-on-11 team drills, quarterback Sam Darnold connected with receiver Quincy Enunwa to his left and cornerback Trumain...
06:34 2019-08-02

The Latest: Defense focuses on defendant's odd confession The Latest on the death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Attorneys for a South Carolina father accused of killing his five children are carefully going over his f...
02:17 2019-05-23

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, and Ron Epstein, Bank of America, discuss the dea...
01:34 2019-06-11

Shevchenko's takedown defense will be vital vs. Carmouche UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko has never been taken down in a 125-pound fight, which presents a challenge for Liz Carmouche, who relies heavily on her wrestling....
16:34 2019-08-07

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 judge on the nearly $70 billion deal approved by th...
16:51 2019-06-02

Bayern begins German Cup defense with 3-1 win over Cottbus Bayern Munich began its German Cup defense on Monday with a 3-1 win at former Bundesliga side Energie Cottbus, which was relegated from Germany's third division last season....
15:34 2019-08-13

UA Linebacker Tony Fields pumped up about defense TUCSON – The U of A football team is less than two weeks away from its 2019 season opener against Hawaii on August 24. Here’s more with Linebacker Tony Fields talking about the WildcatR...
07:00 2019-08-13

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 season, was unable to properly imprint the defense in...
17:34 2019-06-06

Sex cult leader’s defense lawyer now wants to be a prosecutor One of the lawyers who has been defending Nxivm sex cult leader Keith Raniere now wants to switch sides — to become a federal prosecutor. The US Attorney’s Office revealed in a letter to B...
21:34 2019-09-05

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 services in support of Blount Island Command, the P...
00:51 2019-06-01

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. Cook's letter defends his legacy at Apple....
16:17 2019-07-02

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 Wednesday, an announcement likely to ratchet up tensio...
01:34 2019-06-13

U.S. says could sanction Turkish defense firms beyond F-35 suppliers Washington is looking at imposing financial sanctions on Turkish firms beyond those that build parts for the Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet, over Ankara's plans to buy a Russian air defense system, ...
19:34 2019-06-17

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 federal prosecutor said on Wednesday on the first ...
05:17 2019-06-13

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 coalition spokesman said in a statement released by th...
06:00 2019-06-14

'He’s No Weinstein': The New Yorker’s Distorted Defense of Al Franken Al Franken, according to a new piece in the New Yorker by Jane Mayer, regrets resigning from his Senate seat at the end of 2017, after many of his fellow Democratic senators called for him to step dow...
05:51 2019-07-23

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 announced....
20:01 2019-07-03

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 threat from Iran has receded as the result of an Amer...
19:51 2019-05-21

Russian S-400 defense systems arrive in Turkey Turkey’s Defense Ministry says the first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, a development that could move the country closer to U.S. sanctions...
10:17 2019-07-12

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 about their victim’s sexual orientation. The...
02:17 2019-06-05

Gary Sanchez’s suspect Yankees defense isn’t going away Cleveland’s Oscar Mercado stole second base twice in the Yankees’ loss on Sunday, with Gary Sanchez behind the plate. The catcher has thrown out just 19 percent of potential base-stealers this season,...
06:34 2019-08-20

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, police said Wednesday. The fracas started when the vic...
05:00 2019-07-18

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's heir apparent Annegret Kramp Karrenbauer improve ...
15:34 2019-07-17

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 services in support of Blount Island Command, the P...
06:51 2019-06-01

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 in its 15-year history....
00:17 2019-06-07

With an eye on Russia and China, U.S. defense secretary visits Mongolia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper is set to meet senior Mongolian leaders on Thursday in a rare visit to the strategically important nation to deepen ties, as the Pentagon seeks to implement its strat...
02:00 2019-08-08

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 Korea, and aggressive behavior from Russia won't be...
07:00 2019-06-19

Sixteen companies chosen for $17.1B defense intelligence contract The Pentagon on Monday awarded a $17.1 billion contract to 16 companies who will bid on task orders to assist the DIA in providing military intelligence to warfighters, defense planners and policy mak...
23:00 2019-08-06

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, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beec...
00:01 2019-06-15

Trump says talks with South Korea under way over defense costs President Donald Trump said on Wednesday discussions have begun with South Korea, aimed at getting the country to pay more for the cost of maintaining U.S. troops in the region to guard against any th...
14:00 2019-08-07

US Defense Secretary, On Tour To Mongolia, Gets A Horse As Gift As Defense Secretary Mark Esper shook hands inside the Mongolian Defense Ministry, a 7-year-old horse the color of salted caramel stood just outside the building, his long tail swaying over the......
23:34 2019-08-08

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 escalate tensions between Turkey and its Western partne...
16:00 2019-07-12

Lockheed Martin wins $405 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $405 million U.S. defense contract for large diameter rocket motors, associated missile body flight articles and support equipment for Army Intermediate Range C...
03:34 2019-08-07

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, President Donald Trump announced....
00:51 2019-06-19

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 Monday....
16:51 2019-06-18

Florida parking lot shooter wants sheriff as defense witness TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Attorneys for a Florida man accused of fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a dispute over a parking space want to call the local sheriff as an expert witness. The Tampa Bay...
15:51 2019-06-18

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

Nadal begins Rogers Cup defense, beats Evans Rafael Nadal came back from a 5-2 deficit in a first-set tiebreak to take a 7-6 (6), 6-4 victory over British qualifier Daniel Evans on Wednesday at the Rogers Cup in Montreal....
05:00 2019-08-08

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 capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the ...
19:34 2019-06-18

The Latest: Indiana AG’s office plans vigorous defense INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the allegations of groping made against Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The Indiana attorney general’s office says it will vig...
23:34 2019-06-18

US defense will face greater challenges in knockout round Much of the attention on the United States rightly goes to its prolific offense, especially after that 13-goal game to open the Women's World Cup       ...
21:34 2019-06-22

Senate confirms Trump's pick for defense secretary The Senate Tuesday voted overwhelmingly 90 to 8 to confirm President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of defense, Mark Esper, giving the Pentagon its first permanent chief since James Mattis stepped ...
18:34 2019-07-24

Kramp-Karrenbauer sworn in as German defense minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer used her inauguration speech to reinforce her committment to increasing military spending. AKK, as she is informally known, remains favorite to succeed Angela Merkel as Germ...
14:01 2019-07-24

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 woods yet with the tough obstacles ahead of them in ...
19:51 2019-06-29

Senate confirms Esper as Trump's next secretary of defense The Senate confirmed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper in a bipartisan vote Tuesday, officially making him President Trump's second secretary of defense....
00:17 2019-07-24

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 removing Turkey from the program over its purchase of a...
19:51 2019-07-18

Russian defense chief says there are survivors of navy fire Russia’s defense minister says some crewmembers have survived a deadly fire that killed 14 on one of the Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles...
14:00 2019-07-03

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 to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used i...
00:17 2019-07-19

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 the tournament has been played on Northern Irish soil...
22:34 2019-07-15

Senate confirms former lobbyist Esper as secretary of defense The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed Army Secretary Mark Esper to be secretary of defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent top official....
20:51 2019-07-23

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 to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used i...
01:34 2019-07-19

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING — Beijing on Friday criticized “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trad...
16:00 2019-06-28

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 experienceAs a movie-watcher develops a more clearly honed...
10:51 2019-07-01

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 lawsuit. Sarah Goolden, a stunning blonde who’s mode...
02:51 2019-07-21

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-stakes attempt to head off future losses in a courtroom...
15:51 2019-07-21

Senate confirms Esper as new Secretary of Defense in 90-8 vote The Senate confirmed former Army Lt. Col. Mark Esper as Secretary of Defense Tuesday, making him the first permanent Pentagon boss since James Mattis resigned last December....
20:00 2019-07-23

C.J. Mosley tasked with becoming center of Jets defense and culture As the Jets get close to training camp, I am examining the roster and giving you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not including...
20:34 2019-07-22

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's sexuality....
02:17 2019-07-01

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 that top military brass would be replaced after a fai...
08:34 2019-07-08

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 the first permanent US defence secretary in more t...
06:34 2019-07-17

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 Russia....
01:00 2019-07-17

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-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how ...
16:17 2019-06-19

What about the 30-50 feral hogs? Man's defense of assault weapons goes viral A Twitter user’s loaded question has been widely mocked, but there’s actually more to it than many have assumedAs the gun control debate rages in the US in the wake of a weekend of devastating mass sh...
11:00 2019-08-06

Spacey accuser can't find phone defense wants, 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 over to the defense....
22:17 2019-06-19

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 Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
02:17 2019-07-16

China destabilizing Indo-Pacific: U.S. Defense Secretary China is destabilizing the Indo-Pacific, U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Sunday, charging Beijing with predatory economics, intellectual property theft and "weaponizing the global commons"....
17:17 2019-08-04

US Wants To Quickly Deploy New Missiles In Asia, Says Defense Secretary Washington wants to quickly deploy new intermediate-range missiles in Asia, to counter the rise of China in the region, new US Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Saturday....
04:34 2019-08-04

U.S. Defense Secretary says he favors placing missiles in Asia U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Saturday that he was in favor of placing ground-launched, intermediate-range missiles in Asia relatively soon, a day after the United States withdrew from a l...
15:00 2019-08-03

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 country closer to U.S. sanctions....
12:51 2019-07-12

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 classmate, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo....
17:17 2019-06-21

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 take over as acting defense secretary Sunday. His p...
04:17 2019-06-22

Pelosi calls Kushner a 'slumlord' in defense of Cummings House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called Jared Kushner a "slumlord" Thursday as she defended Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings and his Baltimore-area district following days of attacks from President Trump. ...
01:17 2019-08-02

Trump says will look to cut defense budget in future: C-Span interview President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would look to cut defense costs in future budgets after ramping up military spending during his first 2-1/2 years in office....
20:34 2019-07-31

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 defense posts....
01:34 2019-06-23

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 "disappointing," in remarks that break days of administr...
17:51 2019-07-16

Mark Esper indicates he’ll be a defense secretary in the mold of Jim Mattis Defense secretary nominee Mark Esper told senators at his confirmation hearing that his views are very much in line with those of Jim Mattis, President Trump’s first defense secretary, who resigned in...
18:51 2019-07-16

New Defense secretary: We should be 'very concerned' about Chinese tech getting into US systems "And I think we need to be very concerned about Chinese technology getting into our systems or the systems of our allies. Huawei is the poster child right now for that," Mark Esper says....
21:51 2019-07-24

UK's Mordaunt quits as defense minister, will not be in PM Johnson's cabinet Britain's Defense Secretary Penny Mordaunt is leaving the role and will not serve in new Prime Minister Boris Johnson's team of senior ministers, she said on Wednesday....
18:51 2019-07-24

US Senate Confirms Mark Esper As New Defense Secretary The US Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mark Esper as the next secretary of defense, nearly seven months after the surprise resignation of Jim Mattis over policy differences with President Donald Trump....
19:51 2019-07-23

BAE Systems wins $495 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon BAE Systems has been awarded a $495 million U.S. defense contract for receiver/processors and high band receivers in support of the ALR-56C Digital Upgrade, the Pentagon said on Thursday....
23:51 2019-09-19

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 the Middle Eastern nation....
19:17 2019-05-30

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the killings....
00:51 2019-06-01

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 Washington was concerned about cyber attacks and the th...
06:00 2019-06-01

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 with the Toronto Raptors, coach Steve Kerr says....
00:00 2019-06-02

SAIC wins $950 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Science Applications International Corp has been awarded a $950 million contract to supply a variety of items to the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporti...
04:34 2019-09-07

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 "correct" decision, citing the country's "stability" s...
07:17 2019-06-02

Fantasy football: Week 1 kicker and defense rankings Wil Lutz is the No. 1 rated kicker and the Philadelphia Eagles are the top fantasy football defense/special teams unit for Week 1 of the 2019 NFL season, according to UPI senior sports writer Alex But...
19:34 2019-09-04

U.S. defense secretary visits London on Friday: ambassador U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper will visit London on Friday for meetings with top British officials, the country's ambassador in London said on Wednesday....
15:34 2019-09-04

Leidos wins $445 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Leidos Holdings Inc has been awarded a $445 million contract for U.S. Air Force information technology services, the Pentagon said on Tuesday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
03:00 2019-09-04

Clint Frazier is OK after hitting wall, but bad defense is back When Clint Frazier was sent down to the minors in June, his defense was a primary reason why. Now that he’s back, it seems that’s still the case. In Monday’s 7-0 loss to the Rangers, Frazier was back ...
12:00 2019-09-03

Djokovic's U.S. Open title defense derailed by injury Novak Djokovic's U.S. Open title defense came unstuck on Sunday when a nagging shoulder injury forced the world number one to retire from his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka, prompting a chor...
21:00 2019-09-02

Athletics: Van Niekerk rules out World Championship defense World record holder Wayde van Niekerk said he would not defend his 400-metres title at this month's World Championships in Doha as he has yet to recover from a knee injury....
21:00 2019-09-02

U.S. backs Israel's right to self-defense in Lebanon border tensions The U.S. government voiced concern on Sunday about growing tensions on the Israeli-Lebanese border, underscoring its support for Israel and warning Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah to refrain from acti...
06:00 2019-09-02

The Georgia Tech Defense Is Full Of Clout Sharks College football gimmicks are fun. Everyone loves Miami’s turnover chain and touchdown rings; Florida State’s turnover backpack was ... okay, and who could forget Kennesaw State’s wonderful turnover p...
22:00 2019-08-30

Fantasy football 2019: Defense and kicker rankings The Jacksonville Jaguars are UPI senior sports writer Alex Butler's top fantasy football defense, while Wil Lutz is the top fantasy football kicker for 2019. Check here for the rest of the top kickers...
22:34 2019-08-29

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 a major potential arms sale that could worsen fric...
07:34 2019-06-06

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 is so good-looking he wouldn’t need to force himself...
10:51 2019-05-30

Jon Bostic is the voice of a Redskins defense scrambling for answers Washington's linebacker is responsible for making defensive play calls and pre-snap adjustments. Linguistics experts say his voice is up to the task....
05:17 2019-09-20

Lawyer for ‘Unabomber’ Takes Over Defense for Man Accused of Plotting 9/11 The legal team defending Khalid Shaikh Mohammed was reshaped less than two weeks after the military court set a January 2021 start date for the trial....
04:00 2019-09-10

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 defense attorneys and a journalist. Attorney Tim Parl...
03:00 2019-05-22

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 More...
20:34 2019-05-23

Attack on Saudi Arabia 'unprecedented': U.S. defense secretary U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Monday the recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities was "unprecedented" and the United States, along with its allies, was working to defend the "internat...
00:51 2019-09-17

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. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
22:51 2019-05-23

Netanyahu’s Defense Treaty with Trump Is a Bad Idea. Just as Well It’s Only a Gimmick First there was the moving of the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem. Then came a recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, followed by a qualified U.S. statement that Israel has the ri...
21:51 2019-09-16

Why Janoris Jenkins was right to call out putrid Giants defense Good for Janoris Jenkins. Yes, he was agitated. Yes, he was frustrated. Yes, he admitted he was angry. Yes, he called out the lack of a pass rush. Yes, his heated comments after yet another loss appro...
18:51 2019-09-16

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 rising tensions with Iran....
18:34 2019-05-24

Defense helps Youngstown State beat Duquesne 34-14 Nathan Mays threw for 131 yards and ran for 63 yards and a score and the defense played a major role in Youngstown State's 34-14 win over Duquesne       ...
01:00 2019-09-15

Trump teases mutual defense pact with Israel President Trump is exploring an expanded military alliance with Israel — days ahead of a crucial re-election bid for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Trump announced the possible pact in a pai...
23:00 2019-09-14

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 responsible for launching several hydrogen fuel cell-pow...
09:51 2019-05-25

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 Organization, a veteran trade adjudicator who has rule...
18:00 2019-05-27

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the ...
22:00 2019-09-14

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” about President Donald Trump. “Call Sign Ch...
12:51 2019-05-28

Ex-defense secretary Jim Mattis has book coming this summer NEW YORK (AP) — Former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis has a book coming, but he warns it will not be a “tell-all” about President Donald Trump. Random House announced Tuesday that “...
13:00 2019-05-28

In Defense of Justify, Bob Baffert Lets Others Do the Talking for a Change The Hall of Fame trainer declined to comment on a drug test report, but his lawyer said contamination had led to detection of a banned substance in Justify weeks before he began his run to the 2018 Tr...
01:34 2019-09-14

Watt criticizes Texans defense after opening loss J.J. Watt says Houston's defense deserves blame for letting second-half leads slip away in the Texans season opening loss in New Orleans       ...
09:34 2019-09-10

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 case, members of the armed forces....
11:17 2019-06-06

Halep stays positive as title defense crumbles Simona Halep tried to look on the positive side after losing in the French Open quarter-finals on Thursday, saying her shock 6-2 6-4 defeat to Amanda Anisimova gave her more time to prepare for the gr...
16:17 2019-06-06

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 di...
05:51 2019-06-13

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 despite their high-profile lawsuit against their soccer...
22:34 2019-06-08

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 activity while on the job....
00:17 2019-06-12

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 the industry....
14:17 2019-06-10

Florida man using ‘stand your ground’ defense convicted of manslaughter A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside...
11:34 2019-08-24

Iran unveils 'upgraded missile defense system' Iran unveiled on Saturday what authorities said was a locally upgraded missile defense system with a range of 400 km (250 miles) and able to defend against cruise and ballistic missiles and drones....
12:34 2019-08-10

Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen's playlist for the army The new president of the European Commission's musical wishes are the German army's command. As a military tattoo honors the outgoing minister of defense, here's what the three songs she picked reveal...
12:34 2019-08-16

Australia says it will join U.S.-led defense effort in Strait of Hormuz Australia will join the United States in a coalition of countries protecting oil tankers and cargo ships from threats posed by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wedne...
04:34 2019-08-21

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 proposed “space defense.” The Albuquerque ...
09:00 2019-06-12

German defense minister AKK tours Iraq and Jordan Germany’s Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is touring the Middle East to meet German troops based there. The minister has come out strongly in favor of continuing Germany's military mission...
01:00 2019-08-21

Boeing wins $500 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $500 million contract for providing F-15QA aircrew and maintenance training to Qatar's air force, the Pentagon said on Wednesday....
02:34 2019-08-29

Jackson, Ravens' defense combine for 29-0 win over Jaguars Lamar Jackson directed two scoring drives in three possessions, and the Baltimore Ravens' defense throttled Jacksonville Jaguars backup quarterback Gardner Minshew in a 29-0 preseason victory &#...
07:00 2019-08-09

Dark-alley defense: Tech tools to keep you safe "One of the best gadgets you can have is a doorstop." Douglas White has been in the personal security business for nearly 30 years. He started training in martial arts 24 years ago, and he's bee...
20:34 2019-08-29

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 defense. The actor’s lawyer told the judge at ...
21:34 2019-06-07

No. 1 Clemson opens defense of title against Georgia Tech Top-ranked Clemson looks to win its 16th straight game and open defense of its second national title in three years when it plays Georgia Tech on Thursday night       ...
22:00 2019-08-28

Capital One buys defense-industrial investment bank KippsDeSanto The financial services company announced Monday that it has acquired KippsDeSanto, a Virginia-based investment bank focused on the aerospace and defense markets, for an undisclosed sum....
05:00 2019-08-20

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 far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent ...
23:34 2019-07-18

Germany: leader of Merkel party takes over defense ministry The new leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is taking over Germany’s defense ministry in a risky but potentially rewarding move, reversing her previous insistence that she wouldn’t join the Cab...
09:51 2019-07-17

Trump jumps to Kavanaugh’s defense amid new sex misconduct claims ​President Trump came to the defense of Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new allegation of sexual misconduct surfaced against the Supreme Court justice — and suggested the Justice Department sh...
19:34 2019-09-15

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 the Senate....
00:34 2019-07-13

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 began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian miss...
02:17 2019-07-18

Senate expected to confirm Trump's second Secretary of Defense next week The U.S. Senate is due to vote next week to confirm Mark Esper as President Donald Trump's second Secretary of Defense, ending the longest period by far that the Pentagon has been without a permanent ...
03:34 2019-07-19

Former defense secretary Jim Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board One of the last military-industrial conglomerates remaining from the industry’s Reagan-era heyday is trying to remake itself for the information age....
04:00 2019-08-08

General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power p...
23:34 2019-08-19

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 taking over as head of the Christian Democrats (CDU) ...
08:17 2019-07-17

Gutsy Frank Reich, Colts defense hold off Titans for win Colts overcome inconsistent quarterback play from Jacoby Brissett, more missed kicks by Adam Vinatieri to pick up victory.       ...
00:34 2019-09-16

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 capacity since last month....
22:17 2019-07-15

China to 'fight at all costs' for 'reunification' with Taiwan: defense minister China will fight anyone who tries to interfere in its "reunification" with Taiwan, Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday in a combative speech peppered with threats against the United States over...
07:17 2019-06-02

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 for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
02:00 2019-07-16

National-Security Worries Threaten U.S. Takeover of U.K. Defense Firm The U.K. halted the $5 billion sale of a British defense firm to an American investor pending further government review, a rare move for a country that hasn’t typically intervened in big, cross-border...
13:51 2019-09-18

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 for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
02:17 2019-07-16

National-Security Worries Threaten Takeover of U.K. Defense Firm The U.K. halted the $5 billion sale of a British defense firm to an American investor pending further government review, a rare move for a country that hasn’t typically intervened in big, cross-border...
16:17 2019-09-18

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 on pitching yet not fix its defense is mind-bogglin...
18:17 2019-07-14

NATO completes Aegis defense system upgrade in Romania NATO announced the completion of upgrades to its ballistic missile defense system in Romania on Friday, and a THAAD system temporarily stationed there during the upgrade will now be redeployed....
23:00 2019-08-09

Britain to investigate $5 billion U.S. takeover of defense firm Cobham Britain will investigate the national security impact of the purchase of defense company Cobham by U.S. private equity firm Advent International, potentially delaying or even blocking the $5 billion d...
18:17 2019-09-18

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 for the U.S. to remove Turkey from the F-35 program....
04:17 2019-07-13

German Defense Minister Wins Vote for European Union's Top Job European Parliament lawmakers approved German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen for the European Union’s top job, but by a razor-thin margin that could deepen the task she faces in reviving a bloc...
21:00 2019-07-16

German Defense Ministry admits huge spending on consultants External consultancy cost Germany’s Defense Ministry almost as much as all 13 other ministries put together in recent months. The opposition Left party says advisers treat the military as an "El Dorad...
21:34 2019-08-08

Spy 101: China 'encourages' its students in US to steal defense and trade secrets Several foreign nations, notably China, push students flooded into U.S. colleges and universities to steal trade and defense secrets “whenever the opportunity presents itself,” according to a new repo...
17:34 2019-08-20

New German Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer out to win over military She has only been in office one week. Now Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is set to take her official oath as defense minister in front of the Bundestag. Germany's soldiers, as ever, remain skeptical....
02:17 2019-07-24

Libya's U.N.-backed government steps up defense spending as war drags on Libya's internationally recognized government has allocated 40 million Libyan dinars ($28.5 million) for its defense ministry, it said on Tuesday, stepping up spending to fend off an eastern offensive...
21:34 2019-08-06

Dyson's defense helps Diamondbacks hold off Giants, 6-4 Arizona outfielder Jarrod Dyson made a pair of stellar defensive plays in the sixth inning after Eduardo Escobar scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch, and the Diamondbacks held on to beat the San F...
10:00 2019-08-27

Proud Boy charged in UES brawl with antifa claims he acted in self-defense The Proud Boy charged for a violent brawl near an Upper East Side Republican club testified Thursday that he pummeled a counter-protester out of fear for his own safety. “I had to protect me and my fr...
04:34 2019-08-09

Shootings Spur Debate on Extremism and Guns, With Trump on Defense Mr. Trump’s usual methods of deflection sputtered as he faced new criticism and scrutiny for the plain echoes of his own rhetoric in the El Paso gunman’s anti-immigrant manifesto....
11:00 2019-08-06

Bill de Blasio’s flimsy defense in the Eric Garner case De Blasio blamed the federal government for a years-long delay in disciplinary proceedings for the police officer who choked Eric Garner. But this defense doesn't add up....
13:51 2019-08-05

U.S. Defense Chief Calls Discussing Afghanistan Withdrawal 'Premature' The top-ranking U.S. military officer said it was premature to discuss a withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, in his first public comments about the ongoing peace talks to end the country’s...
04:00 2019-08-29

Antoine Bethea’s wisdom is putting its stamp on the Giants defense He has done it all, seen it all and heard it all. If it has happened on the football field, it is not news or new to Antoine Bethea. There are elder statesmen throughout the NFL and then there are the...
09:34 2019-09-02

Cramer calls L3Harris the best defense play to own. Here's when to pull the trigger The merging of L3 Technologies and Harris Corp. "was a brilliant combination that's created the most high-tech operator in the industry," Jim Cramer says....
01:01 2019-07-25

U.S. forces strike Syrian al Qaeda facility: Defense Department U.S. forces struck an al Qaeda facility north of Idlib in Syria on Saturday in an attack aimed at the organization's leadership, U.S. Central Command, part of the Department of Defense, said....
19:00 2019-08-31

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in charge of defending the homeland would at most ha...
08:34 2019-08-03

In conversations with investors, defense firms double down on hypersonic weapons Large defense manufacturers including Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman are seeking to profit from a growing arms race in hypersonic weaponry....
02:17 2019-08-03

Reinforced attack is no remedy for Monaco's problem defense Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim made smart transfer moves in acquiring free-scoring forward Wissam Ben Yedder from Sevilla and striker Islam Slimani from Leicester, but defense remains a problem for the ...
10:00 2019-08-26

Murder suspect can use dead wife’s life insurance to pay for his defense A Colorado man accused of murdering his wife will be allowed to pay for his pricey private defense attorney — using money he got from her life insurance policy, the state’s Supreme Court has ruled. In...
23:34 2019-07-23

California boat fire to put spotlight on Titanic's legal defense The company that owns a scuba dive boat that caught fire and sank off California, killing 34 people, has sought to avoid liability by invoking a 19th-century law that has shielded vessel owners from c...
10:34 2019-09-07

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—something he did with gusto on his Fox News show ...
15:34 2019-07-19

Turkish foreign minister discusses defense, Syria with Pompeo Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the Russian S-400 missile defense system and the U.S. F-35 fighter jet program, a foreign ...
14:51 2019-07-20

Former Defense Secretary Mattis rejoins General Dynamics board Former U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis rejoined the board of General Dynamics Corp on Wednesday, seven months after quitting his job in the Trump administration over disagreements about foreign pol...
01:00 2019-08-08

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 Wednesday, an opinion poll showed on Saturday....
18:34 2019-07-20

Trump tweets about possible defense treaty days before Israeli elections The timing of Trump's tweet, just days before Israel's election on Tuesday, appeared aimed at buttressing Netanyahu's bid to remain in power by showcasing his close ties to Trump....
21:34 2019-09-14

Antonio Brown agent’s questionable defense against rape allegations " I myself am a father. I have two children, two daughters, that I love very much, along with my wife. I wouldn't be doing this interview if I didn't believe Antonio," Drew Rosenhaus said We...
21:00 2019-09-12

Brandon Copeland suspension adds one more concern for Jets’ defense It had been a pretty tranquil training camp for the Jets until adversity decided to visit Florham Park. Suddenly, with the regular-season opener a little more than two weeks away, the Jets defense has...
04:34 2019-08-22

Pentagon Terminates Troubled $1 Billion Contract For Missile Defense The Pentagon announced Wednesday that it is terminating a troubled billion-dollar program to develop a ballistic missile interceptor, citing design problems....
11:00 2019-08-22

'Fast healer' Osaka ready for U.S. Open title defense Naomi Osaka's knee injury suffered in the lead-up to her U.S. Open title defense has improved and the Japanese does not expect it to limit her performance in the year's final Grand Slam....
22:34 2019-08-23

Drew Brees' former teammate comes to his defense over backlash from Bible video Veteran NFL tight end Benjamin Watson said Monday the backlash his former teammate Drew Brees received for his involvement with a Christian group was unfair....
01:00 2019-09-10

General Dynamics wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon General Dynamics Corp has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for expeditionary sea base ships, the Pentagon said on Friday. The vessels are partially submersible logistics platforms for large-scale...
07:00 2019-08-24

NFL roundup: Patriots begin title defense with rout of Steelers Seemingly ageless Tom Brady passed for 341 yards and three touchdowns Sunday as the New England Patriots toppled the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers 33-3....
13:00 2019-09-09

Defense Secretary Esper reviewing JEDI cloud contract The award of a major cloud contract was supposed to come as soon as next month. Now it could be delayed further as the head of the Pentagon gives it a review....
17:00 2019-08-02

Bernie Sanders Delivers Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, presented his brand of socialism through a framework of economic rights....
00:34 2019-06-13

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 Agreement II, the Pentagon said on Monday....
02:34 2019-06-18

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 sanctions.Read More...
17:34 2019-05-29

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. military advantage against Beijing to countering the g...
21:51 2019-05-23

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, which ousted the United States from the Olympics thre...
00:51 2019-06-11

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 $166 billion....
22:34 2019-06-10

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 $166 billion....
17:51 2019-06-10

U.S. may suspend training Turkish pilots over Russia defense deal The United States is seriously considering suspending training for Turkish pilots on advanced F-35 fighter jets as Ankara moves ahead with plans to purchase a Russian missile defense system despite ob...
23:51 2019-05-28

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims that the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes like the F-22 and the F-35....
21:17 2019-07-03

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 the USS John S. McCain “out of sight” dur...
18:01 2019-05-30

Patrick Shanahan Withdraws Nomination as Defense Secretary and Steps Down Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has decided to pull out from the nomination process to become full-time Defense Secretary amid news reports that he, his ex-wife and son were involved in dome...
21:51 2019-06-18

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 of the blaze or saying if there were survivors....
22:51 2019-07-02

Erdogan says he does not expect U.S. sanctions after Russian missile defense purchase The U.S. has strongly objected to Turkey’s purchase of the Russian system, but the Turkish president tells foreign journalists that it’s a done deal. ...
19:17 2019-06-20

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 experience as a national security adviser on Capitol Hi...
23:34 2019-06-18

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 over to the defense....
14:34 2019-06-20

U.S. 'playing with fire' on Taiwan, China says ahead of defense meeting The United States is "playing with fire" with its support for self-ruled Taiwan, China said on Thursday, in angry comments ahead of a meeting between Defence Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defens...
14:17 2019-05-30

Defense Contractors Join Forces as Pentagon Spending Slows The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon ...
19:51 2019-06-11

E.U. Names Germany’s Defense Minister President of European Commission European Union leaders nominated Ursula von der Leyen, Germany’s defense minister, for arguably the most powerful position in Brussels: president of the European Commission....
20:17 2019-07-02

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 executives were grilled by Congress last week....
01:34 2019-05-25

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 with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democ...
13:51 2019-05-28

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 nomination....
21:01 2019-06-18

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 Intelligence Agency....
02:51 2019-06-23

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 for the CIA. The Saturday report says Jalal Hajizavar...
23:17 2019-06-22

The Latest: Defense attorney: Client killed visiting scholar PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — The Latest on the federal death-penalty trial of a former University of Illinois graduate student charged with kidnapping and killing a visiting Chinese scholar(all times local): 1...
20:17 2019-06-12

Crystal Dunn, USWNT defense answered the call against France The United States advanced to the semifinals of the World Cup on Friday, with a 2-1 win over host France. Megan Rapinoe netted her fourth and fifth goals of the tournament, bringing her to 49 internat...
01:17 2019-06-29

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 nuclear warheads....
18:17 2019-06-13

Bill O'Reilly extols Jon Stewart for emotional defense of 9/11 responders Former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly praised comedian Jon Stewart for his impassioned defense of 9/11 first responders at a congressional hearing Tuesday....
03:17 2019-06-12

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 sex cult cohorts, Brooklyn jurors heard Tuesday. Go...
02:34 2019-06-12

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 the two NATO allies....
04:34 2019-05-24

Secondary is primary focus for Ravens' defense this season During a busy offseason, the Baltimore Ravens put a high priority on fortifying a secondary that last season played a huge role on the top-ranked defense in the NFL      ...
23:34 2019-06-11

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 reduce competition....
21:51 2019-06-11

Sweden to boost Gotland air defense amid Russia tensions Sweden's military said on Monday it would deploy an updated ground-to-air missile defense system on the Baltic Sea island of Gotland in another sign of tension in the region with Russia....
15:17 2019-07-01

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 operations and not become politicized.”...
17:34 2019-05-31

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 Defense, which just received its first trailer. The...
03:34 2019-05-23

UK defense minister thanks Royal Navy for upholding international law: Twitter British defense minister Penny Mordaunt said on Thursday the Royal Navy had upheld international law by helping a merchant oil tanker pass through the Strait of Hormuz....
14:17 2019-07-11

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister's threats Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister's renewed threat to use force to assert China's claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the region and seeking to "expand its ...
10:51 2019-06-03

There is no choice but to spend more on defense, Trump tells NATO allies U.S. President Donald Trump said NATO allies had no choice but to increase their military spending, repeating his demand that all those in the alliance meet the target of spending 2% of GDP a year on ...
16:51 2019-06-04

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 amid public backlash and another saying he and his cl...
15:00 2019-07-11

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 15-year-old aspiring cop was a gang member. “Junior...
05:51 2019-06-12

Harvey Weinstein approved by judge to recast defense team With one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn't get along, a judge on Thursday approved a request to recast Harvey Weinstein's defense team yet again, t...
19:17 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.        ...
22:51 2019-06-03

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....
16:51 2019-06-03

US defense chief condemns China's action in Indo-Pacific The head of the US Defense Department criticized China's behavior in the Indo-Pacific, saying it erodes other countries' sovereignty. Patrick Shanahan said the US would not ignore China's actions in t...
08:00 2019-06-01

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 killer’s claim that he can’t remember the...
03:34 2019-07-12

Taiwan lashes back at Chinese defense minister’s threats TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is lashing out at the Chinese defense minister’s renewed threat to use force to assert China’s claim to the island, accusing Beijing of creating unease in the ...
11:17 2019-06-03

Terrible defense, base running doom Yankees’ bid to sweep Sox On a night the Yankees made a costly mistake on the basepaths and Clint Frazier looked completely lost in right field, not even Boston’s shaky bullpen was capable of getting the home team back in the ...
08:51 2019-06-03

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 economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
22:17 2019-06-02

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 Asia-Pacific region, calling its activity a “tool kit...
01:51 2019-06-02

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 said....
12:51 2019-07-12

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 stinging from their loss on last month’s bitter border sp...
05:51 2019-07-10

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        ...
04:00 2019-06-19

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 plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
21:51 2019-06-07

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 said....
02:51 2019-06-20

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 weapons.Read More...
15:34 2019-06-19

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 keynote speaker? Hillary Clinton. That’s the same Hillary...
04:51 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 objections to Ankara's decision to purchase the Russian t...
09:51 2019-05-22

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 over to the defense....
03:51 2019-06-20

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 and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon ...
00:51 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 China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Pa...
06:00 2019-06-01

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 and delivery of 233 propulsion systems, the Pentagon ...
06:51 2019-06-01

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 force his three children to "relive a traumatic chap...
07:00 2019-06-19

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented radar units, the Pentagon said. (Reporting by David A...
03:17 2019-06-08

Erdogan says Turkey committed to Russian missile defense deal President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday it was out of the question for Turkey to take a step back from its deal with Moscow to buy Russian S-400 missile defense systems....
09:51 2019-06-04

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 Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; ...
03:17 2019-06-08

Backing Stewart, junior defense minister Ellwood says Johnson needs to be tested Boris Johnson, the frontrunner to replace Prime Minister Theresa May, should be tested in the leadership contest and the person to challenge him is international aid minister Rory Stewart, junior defe...
11:17 2019-06-16

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, you failed already.''    ...
05:51 2019-05-30

Cyber defense firm Cybereason raises $200 million from Japan's Softbank U.S.-Israeli cyber security provider Cybereason said on Tuesday it raised $200 million from Japan's Softbank and its affiliates, bringing the company closer to an initial public offering....
19:00 2019-08-06

Spend more on defense or we move troops to Poland, U.S. envoy tells Germany An envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Friday that Chancellor Angela Merkel's unwillingness to boost defense spending might give the United States no choice but to move American troops s...
19:34 2019-08-09

Italian Leonardo's U.S. defense unit grows as military orders rise -CEO Leonardo SpA's U.S. defense unit is growing significantly as the American military budget increases and the return on sales should increase, Chief Executive Officer Alessandro Profumo said on Wednesda...
22:17 2019-05-29

UPDATE 4-Huawei challenges U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a legal motion seeking to declare a U.S. defense law unconstitutional, in the telecom equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that ...
16:34 2019-05-29

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 announced on Tuesday....
22:17 2019-06-18

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 reporters traveling with him to Indonesia....
10:34 2019-05-30

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 bill....
16:34 2019-07-19

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 a must-pass defense bill. Schumer’s requests for th...
20:00 2019-06-18

US threatens to pull troops from Germany if no increase in NATO defense spending The U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell has suggested the United States should pull thousands of troops if the country does not increase its required NATO defense spending. ...
17:00 2019-08-10

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 about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
22:51 2019-06-12

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 $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ev...
04:51 2019-06-10

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 $121 billion, in what would be the sector's biggest ev...
03:51 2019-06-10

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, calling her a victim "who, until proven otherwise, ...
20:17 2019-06-08

UPDATE 2-U.S. starts 'unwinding' Turkey from F-35 program over Russia defense deal The United States on Friday raised the stakes in its standoff with Turkey over Ankara's deal to acquire a Russian air defense system, laying out a plan to remove the NATO ally from the F-35 fighter je...
03:17 2019-06-08

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 FireEye announced on Thursday....
22:34 2019-05-30

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 FireEye announced on Thursday. “We are pleased ...
01:17 2019-05-31

Tokyo: North Korea aims to ‘break through’ Japan’s defense zone Japan released more information on the North Korean missile that was launched on Saturday, when Pyongyang tested what it has described as a "super large multiple rocket launcher."...
17:00 2019-08-28

Former Defense Secretary Mattis: Trust Is Key Issue in Taliban Peace Talks (WASHINGTON) — Former Defense Secretary James Mattis says that when it comes to trying to negotiate an Afghanistan peace deal with the Taliban, the key question is whether they can be trusted. M...
00:34 2019-09-09

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 conference in Singapore....
20:51 2019-05-31

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 government from funding abortions through Medicaid or organi...
19:51 2019-06-06

Buttigieg plans to task Defense Department with fighting climate change Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a sweeping plan to fight climate change on Wednesday, calling the issue "the security challenge of our time" and tasking the Department of Def...
18:34 2019-09-04

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 York’s ban on surrogacy contracts and repealin...
05:00 2019-06-11

Former Danish Prime Minister Responds to Trump’s Attacks on Defense Spending (COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — A former Danish prime minister on Thursday lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying defense willingness is not just about t...
09:34 2019-08-23

Russian jet chases NATO plane away from defense minister's aircraft: TASS A Russian fighter jet saw off a NATO warplane after it approached a plane carrying Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu over neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the TASS news agency reported on Tuesda...
18:34 2019-08-13

Merkel promises to meet defense spending target amid U.S. criticism German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she was taking Berlin's commitment toward its NATO allies seriously to further increase defense spending toward the agreed target....
20:34 2019-08-13

Defense inspector general to investigate Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract A spokeswoman for the Defense Department inspector general said the office has assembled a team to look into a host of allegations surrounding the contract....
00:34 2019-08-14

Knee injury puts Osaka's U.S. Open title defense in doubt World number one Naomi Osaka will "probably" defend her U.S. Open title, even if it means defying her doctor's orders, she said after retiring from the Cincinnati Masters with a knee injury on Friday....
10:00 2019-08-17

UPDATE 3-General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power p...
00:00 2019-08-20

UPDATE 4-General Electric fortifies defense against charges of bogus accounting General Electric Co reinforced its defense of its accounting practices on Monday after investors asked more questions about an unusual research report last week that accused the jet engine and power p...
04:00 2019-08-20

China plans to use information to 'dominate in the future,' says defense intelligence chief China's government plans to leverage the growing data industry and cutting-edge technologies as part of its strategy to get an edge on its competitors, according to the Department of Defense's intelli...
04:34 2019-08-20

German defense minister meets Islamic State victims in Iraq Germany's defense minister has met with female victims from the Yazidi minority group in northern Iraq. It is the German minister's third and final day of her inaugural tour of the Middle East....
22:00 2019-08-21

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 add their version of the proposed sixth branch of the...
07:17 2019-06-11

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 replacement program, the Pentagon said on Monday. (Reportin...
05:17 2019-06-11

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 with unexplained sightings. Christopher Mell...
15:17 2019-05-30

Russia withdraws key defense advisers support to Maduro, seen as major setback Russia has withdrawn key defense advisers from Venezuela, an embarrassment for President Nicolás Maduro as Moscow weighs the leader’s political and economic resilience against growing U.S. pressure....
10:51 2019-06-03

U.S. House passes $733 bln defense policy bill after Trump threatens veto U.S. House of Representatives approved a $733 billion defense policy bill on Friday, defying President Donald Trump's veto threat by including provisions like a clampdown on funding for his planned wa...
21:34 2019-07-12

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 weapons could be up for negotiations....
23:17 2019-07-17

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.       ...
20:34 2019-07-18

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 Russian submarine....
22:51 2019-07-02

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 “Jennifer return safe and sound for the benef...
20:51 2019-07-02

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 to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:34 2019-07-20

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 to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:51 2019-07-20

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 champions for a fifth time following a 2-1 win....
05:51 2019-07-01

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 themselves in the deepest of caca following a 105–99 loss t...
08:34 2019-05-24

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 justification of homophobia.” Cuomo scribbled his John...
01:51 2019-07-01

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 platoon leader had fatally stabbed a wounded Iraqi cap...
09:51 2019-06-29

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 acquisition head, who said his service needed to have mo...
10:00 2019-06-28

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 announcement came as a suprise to many in Berlin....
15:01 2019-07-17

Lewandowski offers full-throated Trump defense at 'impeachment hearing' Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski launched an all-out defense of his former boss during his testimony before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday afternoon, adopting many of Presiden...
19:51 2019-09-17

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,” one expert said....
09:17 2019-07-05

AAR Defense Systems & Logistics awarded contract for Afghan Air Force C-130s AAR Defense Systems and Logistics received a $209.9 million contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's C-130 planes, the Pentagon announced....
05:34 2019-07-06

Gardner Minshew and Jaguars' defense stand tall in win over Tennessee Titans Jaguars back-up quarterback throws two TDs in 20-7 victoryJacksonville end a four-game losing streak to division rivalsMinshew Mania is gaining momentum.Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and ...
12:51 2019-09-20

South Korea vows to beef up defense against North Korean cyberthreats Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo vowed Friday to bolster the country's cyber operations to combat the growing threats in cyberspace posed by North Korea and other entities....
09:51 2019-09-20

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 across the country, Kellyanne Conway claims that the pre...
18:17 2019-07-14

France’s Annual Bastille Day Parade Showcases European Defense Cooperation (PARIS) — French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen France’s annual Bastille Day celebration, which this year showcases European defense cooperation. Flags of the 10 countries of the E...
23:17 2019-07-14

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 ground" in the dispute, President Tayyip Erdogan sa...
05:00 2019-07-15

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 lawmakers....
17:17 2019-05-21

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 States and Turkey, observers said....
04:34 2019-07-16

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 secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former...
19:17 2019-07-16

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 against him as a smear....
23:34 2019-07-15

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 morning, her attention was locked in on Mark Esper and hi...
22:51 2019-07-16

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 with the public....
00:00 2019-07-17

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 hesitant speaking style, a habit of slipping nerdy wisecra...
01:34 2019-07-09

Mark Esper sworn in as US defense secretary after record-long vacancy The former army veteran and lobbyist will face brewing tensions with Iran and leadership turmoil at the PentagonMark Esper, an army veteran and former defense industry lobbyist, was sworn in as the US...
05:17 2019-07-24

Exclusive: Idlib government chief urges defense against Assad attack Russian-backed Syrian government forces will be able to advance all the way to the Turkish border if they pierce rebel defenses in the northwest, a top opposition official said, urging Turkey to do mo...
19:34 2019-05-27

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 made a diving catch in right field to start an incr...
08:51 2019-06-22

Iran executes ex-employee of defense ministry on charges of spying for U.S.: agency Iran executed a former contract employee for the aerospace organization of the defense ministry in recent days on charges of spying for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, the IRIB news agency repor...
19:51 2019-06-22