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France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day

France’s annual Bastille Day parade became a showcase for defense cooperation in Europe as leaders of other European nations joined President Emmanuel Macron to review their military contingents marching on the Champs-Elysees aven...

France trumpets shared European defense on Bastille Day

Source: washingtonpost.com

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 European Intervention Initiative, a joint military pact created last year, led Sunday’s militar...
17:01, 2019-07-14

France: Bastille Day parade showcases European military cooperation German Chancellor Merkel and other European leaders have highlighted their shared defense potential on Bastille Day amid rifts with the US. Troops from 10 countries participated in the annual Paris parade....
14:17, 2019-07-14

European leaders join Macron for Bastille Day parade European leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel joined French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday for the traditional Bastille Day military parade in Paris, which this year honoured......
18:17, 2019-07-14

France celebrates Bastille Day with parade French President Emmanuel Macron has overseen the annual Bastille Day celebrations which this year showcased European defense cooperation. (July 14)        ...
21:00, 2019-07-15

France: riot police use teargas to disperse Bastille Day protesters Demonstrators try to disrupt parade by dragging barriers into road and setting bins alightFrench riot police fired teargas to disperse masked protesters from the Champs Élysées after the annual Bastille Day military parade ended in Paris on Sunday.A few dozen men — some masked and dressed in black —...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Daryl Impey sprints to Bastille Day victory in Tour de France • Alaphilippe stays in yellow, with no change in GC contenders • Martin, Fuglsang and Mollema angered by TV motorbikesThe 2019 Tour de France reached Brioude, hometown of Romain Bardet, with a career first stage win for South African rider Daryl Impey, of the Mitchelton-Scott team, who proved the mo...
22:34, 2019-07-14

Tour de France: Frenchman Alaphilippe to wear yellow jersey on Bastille Day Belgian breakaway specialist Thomas De Gendt has won the eighth stage of the Tour de France. More importantly for French cycling fans: French rider Julian Alaphilippe is set to wear the yellow jersey on Bastille Day....
21:51, 2019-07-13

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....
20:51, 2019-07-02

German defense chief Ursula von der Leyen elected European Commission head The European Union on Tuesday elected German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen as the first female leader of the European Commission -- and she could also become the first female president of the alliance, as well....
20:34, 2019-07-02

France's Le Pen unveils new far-right European Parliament group France's Marine Le Pen unveiled a new far-right group in the European Parliament on Thursday, uniting eurosceptics from across the continent who aim to devolve power from Brussels back to capitals....
15:00, 2019-06-13

European Vote Reveals an Ever More Divided France The party of Marine Le Pen, the far-right leader who lost decisively to President Emmanuel Macron two years ago, defeated his party in the European Parliament voting....
03:00, 2019-05-28

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 international goals. The Americans face England in Lyon, France, on Tuesday in the semifinals. Here are thre...
02:00, 2019-06-29

France warns new European drone must be competitive on price A next-generation drone being developed by several European nations must be price competitive or the project designed to project European unity and strength in an increasingly uncertain world will flounder, France's defense minister warned on Monday....
16:51, 2019-06-17

France, Germany sign European jet fighter deal France, Germany and Spain agreed Monday to develop a European fighter jet and air combat system, as they bolster efforts to reduce their dependency on the United States....
17:17, 2019-06-17

European heatwave: France hits highest recorded temperature of 45.1°C A heatwave has hit Europe. France has recorded its highest ever temperature at 45.1°C and a wildfire is raging in Spain after a pile of chicken dung caught fire...
17:51, 2019-06-28

Germany, France and Spain sign deal on European fighter jet German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has described the signing as a "big day for the European defense union." The 'Future Combat Air System' is due to be operational by 2040....
18:34, 2019-06-17

European heatwave: Firefighters battle wildfires in France and Spain after temperatures soar to 45C Hundreds of firefighters are battling to contain wildfires in southern France after a stifling heatwave brought record-breaking temperatures to parts of Europe, killing at least three people in Italy....
19:34, 2019-06-29

Le Pen, Farage parties win elections for European Parliament in France and UK, Greens surge in Germany: polls The European Union’s traditional center splintered as the far right and pro-environment Greens of the far left were gaining ground on Sunday after four days of a polarized vote in the hardest-fought European Parliament elections in decades....
05:00, 2019-05-27

Gianni Infantino trumpets ‘new’ Fifa’s vast wealth at unopposed re-election | David Conn Congress hears recitations of body’s eye-watering revenue and how ‘we have turned things round’ since corruption scandalsThe last time football’s world governing body held a one-candidate election for president was eight years ago when the winner, Sepp Blatter, pledged to captain his Fifa “bateau” t...
19:17, 2019-06-05

Bastille Day inspired French civil protest. Here's why. Bastille Day, marked on the 14th of July,celebrates the seizure of justice from tyrannical powers. Here's the run down on Bastille Day's history, and the resistance it inspired long after....
15:34, 2019-07-13

Jet-powered flyboard soars over Paris for Bastille Day parade President Macron uses France’s national day to celebrate European defence cooperationFrance’s annual Bastille Day parade showcased European military cooperation and innovation on Sunday, complete with a French inventor hovering above Paris on a jet-powered flyboard.The former jetskiing champion and ...
22:34, 2019-07-14

"Flying Soldier" Soars Over Paris For Bastille Day Celebrations ''Flying soldier'' and French inventor Frank Zapata enthraled the crowd gathered for Bastille Day celebrations at the Champs Elysees Avenue in Paris on Sunday, by flying his turbine engine-powered......
09:34, 2019-07-15

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-merger between United Technologies and Raytheon....
16:34, 2019-06-11

Japan earns first Group One win in Grand Prix de Paris on Bastille Day • Colt’s Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe odds widely cut to 9-1• Trainer Aidan O’Brien says ‘We were very happy with him’Japan has the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe firmly on his agenda, after an exploratory trip here resulted in victory in the Grand Prix de Paris. Seizing such an important French prize on Ba...
00:34, 2019-07-15

Hundreds of yellow vest protesters clash with police after Bastille Day parade The boulevard in central Paris was reopened to traffic as soon as the parade finished but a few hundred protesters from the grassroots 'yellow vests' movement tried to occupy it....
19:17, 2019-07-14

French police fire tear gas as protests follow Bastille Day parade French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from Paris's Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had reviewed the traditional Bastille Day military......
18:17, 2019-07-14

French Inventor Totes Rifle While Flying Turbine-Powered Flyboard at Bastille Day Celebrations European leaders including French President Emmanuel Macron were treated to a demonstration of the Flyboard Air, a sort of gas turbine-powered jetpack/hoverboard/flying platform originally invented by jetski champ Franky Zapata, during Bastille Day festivities in Paris on Sunday.Read more......
05:34, 2019-07-15

Wolf Blitzer, Kellyanne Conway and members of Congress celebrate Bastille Day at the French ambassador’s house Despite the potential of, um, awkwardness among the diplomatic core and official Washington, elbows were ripe for rubbing at the French ambassador’s residence....
22:51, 2019-07-14

Exit polls show France's far-right on top in EU vote in France Marine Le Pen's far-right Rassemblement National party won the most votes in the European Parliament election in France, two exit polls showed on Sunday, in an upset to the domestic and European ambitions of President Emmanuel Macron....
20:34, 2019-05-26

France and Rwanda: Re-examining France’s role in the genocide A French commission of experts is taking a fresh look at France’s role in the Rwandan genocide twenty five years ago. To come up with a fair assessment of the mutual recriminations will be no easy task....
02:34, 2019-06-07

Best shared web hosting of 2019 Shared website hosting means exactly what it says – you share a server with other users who are running their own websites from that hardware. Every customer gets a portion of that physical server for their own use.The main strength here is that this is a cost-effective solution, and because ...
18:51, 2019-05-21

Asian Startups Scrap Over Shared Scooters Local startups are moving to grab market share as the scooter-sharing industry comes to the Asia-Pacific region, setting up a battle with global players like U.S.-based Lime....
16:00, 2019-06-01

Rocker Hallyday's estate to be shared under French, not U.S., law French rock singer Johnny Hallyday's estate must be shared under French law, a Paris court ruled on Tuesday, overriding a will written in California that excluded his two eldest children, lawyers on both sides said....
17:34, 2019-05-28

Is Twitter Notifying Users When Their Tweets Are Shared in DMs? No. What? Of Course Not. Twitter is a lot of things, but where it consistently excels is as at being a petri dish to watch context collapse in real time. Take, for example, a very obvious joke turned nightmare scenario circulating credulously across the platform today via a celebrity news account.Read more......
10:17, 2019-06-11

Why Mira Sorvino shared her date rape story now Actress Mira Sorvino revealed that she's a survivor of date rape in an attempt to lend her voice to a push for stronger sexual assault laws in New York. She explained the decision while promoting the upcoming action comedy "Stuber." (June 14)        ...
03:00, 2019-06-15

Man who shared New Zealand massacre video gets 21 months in prison WELLINGTON, New Zealand — A Christchurch businessman who shared a video of worshippers being slaughtered at a New Zealand mosque was sentenced on Tuesday to 21 months in prison. Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gu...
05:34, 2019-06-18

Rafael Benítez says he would have stayed if Newcastle shared his vision Manager left St James’ Park at end of contract last weekBenítez blames ‘those at top of the club’ for his departureRafael Benítez has said he wanted to sign a new contract at Newcastle but did not as he felt the club did not share his vision.The Champions League-winning coach left St James’ Park las...
12:00, 2019-07-01

Aston Martin says it's ready for shared autonomous mobility Aston's chief planning officer says its future model line-up will allow it to be on the front foot with urban mobility solutions Aston Martin and Lagonda are prepared for the possibility of shared, autonomous vehicles becoming a preferred mode of transport in cities, according to its chief planning...
16:17, 2019-07-10

Shared parental leave: a dad's view from the frontline A typical scene: my near-threenager son kicks off when I decline to climb a playground pirate ship with my 10-month-old daughter strapped to me in the sling. She, in turn, awakes from a nap and decides to press eject on a carrot-fuelled lunch. I ascend the Jolly Roger and am sent back down to look f...
10:51, 2019-06-06

EA Will Change Battlefield V Nazi Who Shared Name With Resistance Fighter Battlefield V is changing the name of a purchasable skin for a German soldier after it came to light that the name historically belonged to a real-life German anti-fascist fighter. Oh, and EA wants you to know that he’s totally not a Nazi....
22:51, 2019-06-05

Lyft's low-cost Shared Saver rides come to six more US cities Lyft's frugal Shared Saver option is now available to many more people. The ridesharing service ahs trotted out its most affordable option to six more large US cities, including Atlanta, Las Vegas, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco and Seattle. The......
11:34, 2019-05-24

A Shared Birthday Party for 2 Sporty Foreign Cars The Audi TT, now 20 and an enduring object of desire, and the Datsun 240Z, unveiled 50 years ago, were not particularly powerful, but they’ve had staying power....
12:34, 2019-07-18

16,000 Readers Shared Their Experiences of Being Told to ‘Go Back.’ Here Are Some of Their Stories. After President Trump attacked four congresswomen of color on Twitter, suggesting they "go back" to the places they came from, readers shared experiences of being told the same thing....
19:34, 2019-07-19

Man who shared video of New Zealand mosque shooting gets 21 months in prison Philip Arps earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which a gunman livestreamed as he opened fire on two New Zealand mosques.        ...
21:00, 2019-06-18

Photos of New York teenager's corpse still being shared online: reports Photos of the corpse of a 17-year-old girl with a small social media following in upstate New York who was allegedly killed by a man she’d met recently on Instagram continued to spread online Tuesday, according to reports....
08:34, 2019-07-17

Facebook now shows you who uploaded and shared your information for other advertisers to target you Facebook is showing users more information about advertisers who upload their information, and the companies that are using that information to target ads....
19:17, 2019-07-11

Feelings were divided over U.S. soccer’s shared schedule on Sunday, and so were the results The Women's World Cup final sharing the day with the championships of the men's Gold Cup and Copa America called to mind years of neglect of women's soccer by the sport’s governing bodies....
23:51, 2019-07-08

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23:51, 2019-06-03

Man who shared video of Christchurch shooting sentenced to 21 months in prison Philip Arps had earlier pleaded guilty to two counts of distributing the video, which was livestreamed on Facebook by a gunman on March 15 as he began killing 51 people at two mosques....
11:34, 2019-06-18

The U.S. Shared Nuclear Information With Saudi Arabia After Khashoggi’s Murder The Trump administration authorized the sharing of nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, Reuters reports. Senator Tim Kaine said the first approval — called an 810 authorization — was granted by the Department of En...
08:34, 2019-06-05

Tinder, despite cooperation, says it hasn't shared user data with Russia yet Popular dating app Tinder said on Tuesday it had agreed to be added to a list of entities obliged to hand over user data and messages to Russian law enforcement agencies on demand, but had not divulged anyone's personal information yet....
16:51, 2019-06-04

Bianca Devins’ stepmom blasts creeps who shared her death photos “It is absolutely disgusting that people are sharing, screenshoting the pictures of Bianca’s (tragic) death!! Wtf is wrong with you people!!??” Bianca Devins’ stepmom, Kaleigh Nicole, wrote on Facebook....
23:17, 2019-07-16

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08:00, 2019-07-04

AMD Denies Report That It Improperly Shared Sensitive Processor Tech With China Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) denied on Friday the accuracy of a Wall Street Journal report that alleged its joint venture with Chinese companies gave the latter country access to advanced processor technology that could have military applications, saying that did “everything correctly and transparen...
11:51, 2019-06-30

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23:00, 2019-06-27

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06:01, 2019-06-04

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22:34, 2019-06-27

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07:51, 2019-06-05

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05:34, 2019-06-18

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02:34, 2019-06-20

Philip Arps, man who shared video of New Zealand mosque attack, jailed for 21 months A New Zealand man who shared a livestream of video footage taken of the shooting attacks at two Christchurch mosques will spend nearly two years in jail, a court ruled Tuesday....
23:34, 2019-06-18

Late Tyler Skaggs shared special bond with fellow pitcher from his hometown Conner Greene reflects on the life of Tyler Skaggs and the relationship the Santa Monica High alums and fellow pitchers built.       ...
18:00, 2019-07-02

For Father's Day, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex Shared a Rare Glimpse of Baby Archie We still don’t know if he’s ginger-haired like his father, but royal-watchers were treated to a peek at six-week-old Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor on Sunday, as Prince Harry celebrated his first Father’s Day with a sweet father-son picture posted to the Sussex Royal Instagram account....
17:00, 2019-06-17

In a powerful essay, Meghan McCain shared her 'distressingly common' experience of having a miscarriage John Lamparski/Getty Images. In an essay for the New York Times, Meghan McCain said she recently had a miscarriage. She said she learned of her miscarriage during a photoshoot promoting "The View." "I missed a few days of work. It wasn't many, but given the job I have, it was enough to spark gossip...
03:51, 2019-07-20

US intelligence chiefs shared classified info with tech execs about doing business with China The trade war with China has reached new heights in the past few weeks, as the Trump administration recently announced that US companies will be banned from buying equipment from certain Chinese companies. Huawei’s name wasn’t explicitly mentioned, but it was obviously implied that China...
14:32, 2019-05-21

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23:34, 2019-06-04

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein on Booksmart and their shared Kacey Musgraves obsession Olivia Wilde’s directorial debut, the coming-of-age tale Booksmart, follows best friends and academic overachievers Amy and Molly as they attempt to cram four years of raucous fun into the night before their high school graduation. Ahead of the film’s release this Friday, we sat down with stars Kait...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Julian Assange's Belongings Reportedly Shared With U.S. Authorities, Despite Pending Extradition Hearing WikiLeaks editor in chief Kristinn Hrafnsson has issued a warning that any information recovered by U.S. authorities from Julian Assange’s devices—seized following his expulsion from London’s Ecuadorian embassy in April—is likely to be tampered with, claiming that chain-of-custody procedures have al...
14:00, 2019-05-22

YouTube crackdown blocked history teachers who shared archive videos of Hitler YouTube's crackdown on white supremacy and hate speech has ensnared history teachers who are trying to upload archival footage of Nazi dictator Adolph Hitler. ...
15:51, 2019-06-07

Steph and Seth Curry shared a special moment after the Western Conference finals Stephen Curry and Seth Curry exchanged jerseys and a hug after Steph's Warriors completed the sweep of the Trail Blazers.        ...
18:17, 2019-05-21

Shared ownership by the sea in Sussex: Shoreham flats for priced-out Londoners heading to the coast Prices start at £260k at The Waterfront, a new development of apartments and townhouses built in contemporary-style architecture in Shoreham, West Sussex....
08:34, 2019-06-03

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05:34, 2019-06-05

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republicans “the dumbest group of voters in the co...
07:34, 2019-06-05

UPDATE 4-U.S. shared nuclear power info with Saudi Arabia after Khashoggi killed -senator The Trump administration granted two authorizations to U.S. companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia shortly after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a U.S. senator who saw details of the approvals said on Tuesday....
22:51, 2019-06-04

Hyundai Motor India Seeks Clarity On Electrification Of Shared Mobility Partners Like Ola/Uber Hyundai Motor India is already gearing up with its electrification strategy, however, Government's plans to order taxi aggregators like Uber and Ola to convert 40% of their fleet of cars to electric......
16:51, 2019-06-11

Bianca Devins murder: Instagram under fire over shared images of dead teen's body Alleged killer Brandon Clark’s post with the caption ‘I’m sorry, Bianca’ shared and reposted hundreds of timesSocial media companies have come under fire after images of a murdered teenage girl’s body were posted online and were widely shared on Instagram as well as other sites including Discord and...
08:34, 2019-07-17

Queen Elizabeth tells Trump: shared values unite Britain and United States Queen Elizabeth said on Monday she was confident the values and interests shared by Britain and the United States would continue to unite the two countries....
23:51, 2019-06-03

Police suspect man killed New York girl he met on Instagram and shared photos of her body online A man, 21, found seriously injured near the body of a 17-year-old girl is suspected of killing the teen and posting photos of her body on Instagram, where they'd first met digitally, police said Monday....
06:17, 2019-07-16

Appetizing prospects: Uber founder takes aim at South Korea's shared kitchen market Chef Youm Jung-phil plans to close his restaurant in Seoul's affluent Gangnam district this month, worn down by the rising cost of labor and rent as well as declines in the number of customers eating in....
06:51, 2019-07-10

Rick and Morty's Cast and Crew Shared Clips and a Teeny Bit of Season 4 News at Their SDCC Panel We’ve learned precious little about season four of Rick and Morty, other than its November premiere date, those two very recent image glimpses, and that its planning involved a hell of a lot of Post-It notes. But at yesterday’s San Diego Comic-Con panel, we finally got a peek at what’s to come from ...
22:34, 2019-07-20

Silicon Valley’s answer to the housing crises? Charging $1,200 for a bunk bed in a shared house | Arwa Mahdawi PodShare, a US startup that provides ‘co-living’ accommodation, claims to offer the change the industry needs. In fact, it is part of the problemSilicon Valley has rebranded the bunk bed. It is called a “pod” now – and a startup called PodShare is renting them out in San Francisco and Los Angeles fo...
15:17, 2019-07-09

Inside the Big Little Lies Stars' Unbreakable Sisterhood: Wine-Filled Nights, Shared Secrets and Zero Catfights They just couldn't stay away. After a two-year break, HBO is returning to Monterey, Calif. on Sunday, June 9, for the highly anticipated second season of Big Little Lies, with Reese......
18:00, 2019-06-07

Shared ownership in Chelsea: waterfront flats from £160k in same development as Roman Abramovich's £30m penthouse Prices start at £160k for a 25 per cent share of a flat at Chelsea Waterfront on a shared-equity basis, while two-bedroom flats start at £201,000 and three-bedroom flats at £249,000....
08:17, 2019-07-19

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14:51, 2019-05-21

Mandy Moore shared photos from her Mount Everest 'viewing trek' amid record deaths and overcrowding at landmark Evan Agostini/Invision/AP Mandy Moore teamed up with clothing brand Eddie Bauer for a trekking trip to Mount Everest's base camp as part of their "Why I Hike" campaign. She's also working with The Juniper Fund through Eddie Bauer guide Melissa Reid, who is the organization's co-founder. The "This ...
22:34, 2019-05-25

UrDa Mobility Shared Mobility Firm Announces Foray Into India With eBikeGo Taiwan-based shared mobility firm - UrDa Mobility has announced its foray into India with local partner EBikeGo. The mobility firm is backed by Taiwanese electric scooter maker Ahamani Group and will......
20:00, 2019-06-12

Ten Sovereigns wins in France, Japan wins in France Ten Sovereigns hits the win column impressively in the Darly July Cup at Newmarket in England while Japan travels from Ireland to win the Grand Prix de Paris....
19:17, 2019-07-15

London Zone 3 homes from £150k: new shared-ownership homes part of Cricklewood's £4.5bn revamp of former railway land The £4.5 billion redevelopment in this north-west London neighbourhood is bringing 7,500 homes, three new schools, four parks and a new Thameslink station....
18:34, 2019-07-02

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 more it seems the Warriors don’t want to see it again. The strategy — after Klay Thompson left in th...
14:34, 2019-06-05

Swimmer in Germany says he drowned dog in self defense BERLIN (AP) — 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 alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale when the German Shepherd attacked the 49-year...
15:51, 2019-06-07

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 Firmino, for all the hype surrounding their attacking fullback duo of Andrew Robertson and Trent Alex...
20:17, 2019-06-03

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 that this information is nothing new, and the government needs to do something about it....
20:00, 2019-05-29

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....
22:34, 2019-06-01

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 serious injuries....
00:00, 2019-06-08

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-platforming formula and gave players a Metroidvania-style game with RPG mechanics, revolving around a cu...
19:34, 2019-06-22

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
23:17, 2019-05-22

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....
10:34, 2019-06-09

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 deal....
15:17, 2019-06-10

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 the Defense Department supply chain....
06:17, 2019-06-11

Defense policy bill authorizes more F-35s for U.S. military The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday unveiled a draft $750 billion defense policy bill that would authorize more Lockheed Martin F-35 jets for the United States and effectively end Turkey's partnership in the program if Ankara pursues a plan to buy a Russian missile defense system....
18:34, 2019-05-23

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 state House of Representatives approved legislation Tuesday preventing defendants from using the so...
01:34, 2019-06-05

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 full confession in court as they seek to prove their insanity case....
00:17, 2019-05-23

Turkey says it has already bought Russian S-400 defense systems Turkey has already bought 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 tensions with Washington on the issue....
23:34, 2019-06-12

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 the pain from the laundry list of inner turmoil he lives with on a daily basis.......
07:00, 2019-07-15

Tim Cook's defense of Jony Ive signals a new era at Apple Apple's CEO responded to a critical WSJ story about Jony Ive's departure from the company in an email to NBC News. Cook's letter defends his legacy at Apple....
11:34, 2019-07-03

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....
16:51, 2019-06-06

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 his image. Anyone familiar with his work in Arizona knows it. All those grumpy Giants fans who witn...
17:51, 2019-06-06

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...
12:17, 2019-07-12

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 a NATO ally....
14:00, 2019-07-13

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 President Trump’s second defense secretary....
01:00, 2019-07-10

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 American show of force in the Middle East.“We’ve put on hold the potential for attacks on Americans,” Pa...
21:51, 2019-05-21

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....
20:00, 2019-07-03

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 alongside the lake in Schwarzenbach an der Saale when the German shepherd attacked the 49-year-old ...
18:34, 2019-06-07

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 day of the trial of the sensational case....
03:34, 2019-06-13

Man can reject insanity defense in ex-girlfriend’s slaying JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana judge has ruled a man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and eating parts of her body can reject an insanity defense. Joseph Oberhansley is accused of killing and mutilating 46-year-old Tammy Jo Blanton in Jeffersonville in 2014. He faces trial on Aug. 19. Ob...
05:34, 2019-06-13

Potential pitfalls for Germany's new defense minister For decades Germany's Defense Ministry has been plagued by scandals, from far-right extremists in the ranks to broken military equipment. Can Merkel's heir apparent Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer improve its image?...
17:17, 2019-07-17

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 victims spotted a group of people setting off fireworks near their car near River Avenue and McClellan ...
09:51, 2019-07-18

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:17, 2019-06-01

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 Washington....
19:34, 2019-06-22

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 Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
02:51, 2019-06-01

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 the Justice Department....
17:17, 2019-06-02

Trump says he will likely nominate Esper for defense secretary U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he would likely nominate Mark Esper to be the secretary of defense, hours after he named Esper, the secretary of the Army, to replace Patrick Shanahan as acting defense secretary....
01:17, 2019-06-19

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 the Saudi Press Agency early on Friday....
03:51, 2019-06-14

|MarketsLIVE:European,Asianstocksriseinbusyweekofearnings European shares and US equity futures climbed alongside stocks in Asia at the start of a busy week for Federal Reserve speakers, corporate earnings and economic data....
10:34, 2019-07-15

European Under-21 Championship 2019: All you need to know "The 22nd edition of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship gets underway on Sunday as co-hosts Italy and San Marino greet the best young talent from across the continent."...
22:34, 2019-06-14

No new dawn for far right in European election Support for extremist parties remains limited, with signs of protest voting around single issues. While euroskeptics fared well in several countries, DW research suggests more modest gains for the far-right....
15:51, 2019-05-31

Why You Might Not Want to Buy European Baby Formulas One of a parent’s first major decisions is how—or what—to feed their baby. For those who formula feed, the pressure to find a high-quality product that is as nutritious as possible can be daunting. And that may be why some parents are turning to European brands like HiPP, Holle, Lebenswert and Töpf...
22:51, 2019-06-11

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....
13:51, 2019-05-30

Turkey continues receiving Russian S-400 air defense parts Turkey has continued receiving components of a Russian-made air defense system for a second day, despite Washington’s warnings that it will impose sanctions on the NATO-member country...
10:51, 2019-07-13

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....
16:34, 2019-07-12

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 in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
10:51, 2019-07-19

Doctor says dad who killed kids is insane, defense rests COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The defense has rested in the death penalty trial of a father charged with killing his five children, after a psychiatrist testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the killings. Lawyers defending Timothy Jones Jr. called more than two dozen witnesses , including f...
23:17, 2019-05-31

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 partners in the NATO military alliance....
15:17, 2019-07-12

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 for 68 years....
23:17, 2019-07-15

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 theft of intellectual property....
14:51, 2019-06-01

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 than six months, has said that the US is not seeking war with Iran and needed to “get back on the dip...
01:51, 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....
00:17, 2019-07-17

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 administration silence about the move by the NATO ally....
21:17, 2019-07-16

Saudi vice minister of defense says met with U.N. envoy to Yemen Saudi vice minister of defense Khalid bin Salman stressed Saudi support for a political solution in Yemen in a meeting with U.N. special envoy to Yemen Martin Griffiths on Monday....
01:00, 2019-07-16

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" since then....
07:17, 2019-06-02

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 December over policy disagreements with the commander in chief....
21:34, 2019-07-16

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....
00:34, 2019-06-02

Cisco Systems wins $724 mln 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. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
04:51, 2019-06-18

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 Russian missile defense system....
00:51, 2019-07-19

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 in anti-submarine warfare, the Pentagon said....
06:00, 2019-07-19

Taiwan confirms request for US tanks, air defense systems Taiwan confirms it has submitted a request 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 China-U.S. frictions...
06:34, 2019-06-06

Defense Consolidation Continues as Spending Priorities Shift The biggest aerospace-and-defense merger ever, between United Technologies and Raytheon, caps two years of deal making in an industry that is reorganizing in anticipation of slower growth in Pentagon spending and new priorities....
12:17, 2019-06-11

Trump to nominate Mark Esper as defense secretary President Donald Trump has announced his intention to nominate Mark Esper, secretary of the Army, as the next defense secretary, among other key defense posts....
00:34, 2019-06-23

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 modeled everything from lacy underwear to designer duds, accuses Hamed Wardak of attacking her twice dur...
07:34, 2019-07-21

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 Beech; Editing by David Alexander)...
01:00, 2019-06-15

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       ...
21:17, 2019-06-22

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 predecessor as acting secretary, Patrick Shanahan, left the Pentagon Friday. Shanahan withdrew from c...
05:51, 2019-06-22

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....
23:51, 2019-06-21

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....
16:34, 2019-06-20

Fiers solid, O’s defense falters in Athletics’ 3-2 victory OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics took advantage of Baltimore’s shoddy defense to beat the Orioles 3-2 Monday night. Fiers (7-3) allowed two unearned runs over 6 2/3 innings, getting into the seventh for the seventh time ...
09:51, 2019-06-18

For the industrial Internet of Things, defense in depth is a requirement Enlarge / Sensors, sensors everywhere! (credit: Getty / 7postman) Ars yesterday wrote a big feature on the concept of "Industry 4.0," the fancy-sounding name that describes the ongoing shift in how products are created from raw materials and distributed along the supply chain to customers. What th...
16:17, 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....
13:17, 2019-06-18

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....
09:00, 2019-06-19

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 benefit from his problem-solving skills. Shanahan withdrew from consideration as secretary of defense ...
06:51, 2019-06-19

Patrick Shanahan withdraws as defense secretary nominee Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Tuesday withdrew his nomination to lead the department as a report says the FBI is investigating a domestic violence dispute from nine years ago involving him and his then-wife. A separate report detailed an incident where their son struck his mom with a ...
23:34, 2019-06-18

Defense in China Scholar's death trial: He did it Federal prosecutors detailed the brutal death of a Chinese scholar in opening statements of a federal death-penalty trial for a former University of Illinois graduate student. The defense admits he did it. (June 12)        ...
08:00, 2019-06-13

China criticizes ‘negative content’ in US defense bill BEIJING (AP) — Beijing is criticizing what it calls “negative content” about China in legislation before the U.S. Congress, saying it would further damage relations already roiled by disputes over trade and technology. Foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang on Friday said cooperation in ...
11:51, 2019-06-28

Trump says 'unfair' defense treaty with Japan needs to be changed U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said he told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that a decades-old security treaty between their countries must be changed, reiterating his criticism of the pact as unfair....
15:00, 2019-06-29

No distractions for U.S. team ahead of women's World Cup defense Defending champions the United States are in their own private 'bubble', shutting out any distraction ahead of the women's World Cup starting in France on Friday, and loving it....
16:51, 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 grasscourt season....
16:51, 2019-06-06

Defense Department Works to Develop Software Faster The Pentagon is taking a page from tech companies, pushing its software developers to release code faster and with a sharper focus on users—in this case, members of the armed forces....
19:34, 2019-06-06

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....
00:51, 2019-06-07

Dutch PM to visit Trump for talks on trade, defense Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is visiting U.S. President Donald Trump next week, amid reports that the Netherlands is considering an American request to send a frigate to the Persian Gulf to protect shipping...
12:17, 2019-07-12

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 failed uprising in April....
07:17, 2019-07-08

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 federation....
01:00, 2019-06-09

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....
15:00, 2019-06-10

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 sense of their own taste, they may come to understand certain disparaging critical remarks as cover...
09:34, 2019-07-01

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....
02:34, 2019-07-01

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 the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup. In fact, on paper their Saturday match up with Italy se...
20:00, 2019-06-29

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

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 Journal reports the Air Force Research Laboratory’s $12.8 million Space Control Laboratory wil...
11:17, 2019-06-12

Trump says Shanahan has withdrawn from Defense secretary consideration President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced that he will not nominate acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan to hold the position in a permanent capacity. Army Secretary Mark Esper will become the new acting defense secretary, Trump said....
23:51, 2019-06-18

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...
19:00, 2019-05-23

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 growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:51, 2019-05-24

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....
11:34, 2019-05-24

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 Chaos: Learning to Lead” will be published July 16, Random House announced Tuesday. Co-written w...
13:17, 2019-05-28

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 ruled on a related case told Reuters....
20:17, 2019-05-27

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-powered products....
07:34, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Defense gives jury their side in mailbox case HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a corruption trial against a former Honolulu police chief, his wife and current and former officers (all times local): 3 p.m. The defense attorney representing the wife of a former Honolulu police chief says what happened to money she allegedly stole from her grandmothe...
05:34, 2019-05-23

Footballers say #ThisTimeImVoting in European elections European Union politicians have thanked a small selection of footballers for their efforts in a get out the vote campaign. Kevin Trapp and Eintracht Frankfurt played a large role in a rather muted campaign....
11:51, 2019-05-23

Yankees hold off Red Sox in MLB's first European game The New York Yankees used two separate six-run innings in London to take down the rival Boston Red Sox 17-13 in Major League Baseball's first European game....
01:00, 2019-06-30

European Stocks Gain After U.S. Selloff European stocks posted modest gains, shaking off a downbeat session in Asia that came amid concerns about global growth and followed a selloff in U.S. tech shares....
13:00, 2019-06-04

European regulators demand changes to 737 Max autopilot It's not just American officials who think Boeing's 737 Max software needs more polish. A Bloomberg source said that the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has told Boeing to make five changes to the airliner before it can return to servic......
04:34, 2019-07-08

The factors that will determine MLB’s European future LONDON — The stakes are high at this inaugural London Series. Well, to be more specific, they stand moderately high for the Yankees, higher for the Red Sox and highest of all for Major League Baseball. A couple of hours before the first European regular-season game kicked off Saturday at London Stad...
05:00, 2019-06-30

Temperatures hit new highs in European heatwave Records are usually broken by tenths of a degree, but last week’s heatwave was startlingMuch of Europe endured a searing heatwave last week, as an unprecedented plume of hot air pushed northwards from Africa. Last Friday, France recorded its highest temperature of 45.9C at Gallargues-le-Montueux, in...
23:34, 2019-07-03

The Roadblocks to European Fintech Expansion “The US market is vast. There are a lot of consumers in the US that use outdated technologies, and from that perspective we see huge potential here [in the US],” announced Nicolas Kopp, US CEO of N26, during a panel at Netguru’s Disruption Forum. Over the past few years, the fintec...
19:51, 2019-05-21

How will the far-right AfD party shape the European Parliament? Germany's right-wing populist AfD party will only have limited influence in the European Parliament. But its lawmakers hope to learn from more seasoned populist leaders....
00:34, 2019-06-17

Platts gets first bid for European LNG in its pricing process Pricing agency Platts received on Thursday its first transparent bid for a cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for delivery into Europe, signalling greater openness in pricing LNG globally as well as underscoring the importance of Europe to the LNG trade....
11:17, 2019-06-07

8 key takeaways from the European election results The results of the European elections revealed some unexpected outcomes Monday as the full picture from the world's biggest multi-country vote became clearer....
12:51, 2019-05-27

Hot-air balloons fly at the European Balloon Festival Hot-air balloon pilots participate in the annual European Balloon Festival in Igualada, Spain. The balloon festival is one of the largest in Europe.       ...
20:51, 2019-07-12

Protests mar the opening of the European Parliament Some legislators from right-wing parties, Brexiteers and Catalan independence backers have disrupted the formal opening session of the European parliament...
11:34, 2019-07-02

Who should I vote for in the 2019 European elections? Populist parties look set to make big gains in the European elections – but think twice about voting for them if you care about climate and the environment...
08:17, 2019-05-22

European stocks recover after ECB disappointment European stocks were in recovery mode on Friday after a cautious message from the European Central Bank hit investors' appetite for risk in the previous session, with traders eyeing a U.S. jobs report and U.S. trade tussles with Mexico for fresh direction....
11:17, 2019-06-07

European Parliament: Who is David Sassoli Italian Democratic Party politician and former TV journalist David Sassoli has been elected as president of the European Parliament for the next two-and-a-half years....
16:00, 2019-07-03

USTR Proposes More European Tariffs The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies to the airplane manufacturer Airbus....
05:00, 2019-07-02

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 was in a gang,” defense attorney Kyle Watters told jurors at Bronx Supreme Court on Tuesday. “It wa...
04:51, 2019-06-12

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

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....
02:34, 2019-06-12

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 Democratic-led investigations in the U.S. Congress....
14:51, 2019-05-28

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. Government witness Richard Guerci, formerly of the IRS, testified that the liquor scion had deposited ...
01:00, 2019-06-12

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 SXSW breakout is one of this writer’s favorite films of 2019 thus far, its clever blend of quirky ...
04:34, 2019-05-23

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 Thursday night, when he insisted the MAGA chuds chanting “send her back” at the mere mention of Rep....
16:51, 2019-07-19

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 stabbing. Abel Cedeno, 19, had just insisted on the witness stand that he remembers being bullied a...
15:17, 2019-07-12

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 of coercion.”...
15:17, 2019-06-01

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....
22:17, 2019-07-12

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 said on Friday. (Reporting by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by Eric Beech)...
02:51, 2019-06-01

In swipe at China, U.S. defense chief warns of Asia instability Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan suggested on Saturday that China was responsible for a range of destabilizing activities in Asia, stirring already heightened tensions between the world's two largest economies....
03:17, 2019-06-01

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 growing Chinese influence around the world....
01:01, 2019-05-24

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....
16:34, 2019-07-12

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 threatened on issues ranging from the South China Sea to Taiwan, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Saturday....
14:51, 2019-06-01

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....
19:51, 2019-07-12

Bernie Sanders to Deliver Defense of His Democratic Socialist Philosophy Mr. Sanders, who is being portrayed as too extreme by President Trump and Republicans, will present his brand of socialism through a framework of economic justice....
19:34, 2019-06-12

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 said on Friday....
23:51, 2019-05-31

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       ...
23:17, 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....
21:17, 2019-06-11

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 spending and new priorities....
20:51, 2019-06-11

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) last year....
11:00, 2019-07-17

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....
10:51, 2019-06-04

Thousands of Sudanese march toward defense ministry in Khartoum: witness Thousands of Sudanese protesters marched toward the defense ministry in Khartoum on Sunday, demanding that the ruling military hand over power to civilians, as security forces fired shots in the air, a Reuters witness said....
19:17, 2019-06-30

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 jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
02:51, 2019-06-08

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 defense....
16:51, 2019-06-04

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 top official....
00:01, 2019-07-19

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; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
00:00, 2019-06-08

Russian defense chief goes to Arctic base after navy fire Russia’s defense minister has arrived at an Arctic navy base to oversee the investigation into a fire on one of Russian navy’s deep-sea research submersibles that has left 14 crewmen dead...
12:00, 2019-07-03

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 jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
22:51, 2019-06-07

U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
22:51, 2019-07-17

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....
18:51, 2019-07-02

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 Cabinet...
10:17, 2019-07-17

Russian CEO who oversees Kremlin's defense industry says S-500 'will enter service very soon' Russia claims the ground-based missile system is capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft as well as stealth warplanes F-22 and F-35....
22:51, 2019-07-03

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 three years ago....
01:51, 2019-06-11

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 its military presence in Asia....
07:17, 2019-06-02

Acting defense chief: Major drills with SKorea still on hold Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan says so far he sees no need to restore large-scale military exercises with South Korea that have been curtailed over the past year as a diplomatic olive branch to North Korea...
13:17, 2019-06-02

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....
20:34, 2019-06-10

Raytheon, United Technologies merger creates defense powerhouse Untied Technologies and Raytheon announced a "merger of equals" Sunday that would form a combined company with revenues of $74 billion and a valuation of $166 billion....
16:51, 2019-06-10

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....
21:34, 2019-06-02

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 hegemony."...
09:51, 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 game in an 8-5 loss in The Bronx. With the weather worsening late in the game, as rain. thunder......
15:17, 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....
18:51, 2019-06-03

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 client just couldn’t get along, disgraced film producer Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team...
19:00, 2019-07-11

Kellen Winslow II decides not to testify in his own defense at rape trial Former NFL player Kellen Winslow II said in court that he will not testify in his own defense at his rape trial. He has pleaded not guilty.        ...
20:51, 2019-06-03

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 Clinton who is the poster child for un-secure cyber use. The same woman who allowed her password to...
04:51, 2019-06-06

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....
20:17, 2019-06-18

Cilic begins Queen's Club title defense with win Marin Cilic begins defense of his title at the Queen's Club grass-court event with a 6-1, 7-6 (5) win over Christian Garin        ...
03:34, 2019-06-19

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 objections from Washington, sources told Reuters....
00:00, 2019-05-29

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 chapter in our family's life and reopen wounds we have worked years to heal."...
03:00, 2019-06-19

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 Hill as well as a defense industry lobbyist. Trump on Tuesday said Mark Esper, his current Army secret...
02:34, 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 Alexander; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
00:00, 2019-06-08

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. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan....
13:17, 2019-05-30

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 was hanged last week in a prison near Tehran. The report said Hajzavar admitted in court that he wa...
23:34, 2019-06-22

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....
04:51, 2019-05-24

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....
19:01, 2019-06-22

McConnell would prefer confirmed defense secretary given Iran tensions U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday it would be better to have a Senate-confirmed defense secretary than someone serving in just an acting capacity given tensions between the United States and Iran....
01:17, 2019-06-19

Huawei asks U.S. court to declare defense bill 'unconstitutional' China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, according to a court filing in the United States, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest attempt to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
05:17, 2019-05-29

Chile begins Copa America title defense with win over Japan SAO PAULO (AP) — Two-time defending champion Chile opened its Copa America campaign with a 4-0 win over guest Japan on Monday, with Eduardo Vargas scoring a pair of goals to become Chile’s all-time leading scorer in the South American competition. Erick Pulgar and Alexis Sanchez also scored fo...
05:00, 2019-06-18

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 spending fight.The Democratic caucus’ most prominent liberals, Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wis.) and Pramila Ja...
02:17, 2019-07-10

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....
00:51, 2019-05-25

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...
16:17, 2019-05-29

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 bloody domestic violence incidents in 2010 and 2011. “It is unfortunate that a painful and deeply ...
21:34, 2019-06-18

Exclusive: NATO aims to make space new frontier in defense NATO aims to recognize space as a domain of warfare this year, four senior diplomats said, partly to show U.S. President Donald Trump that the alliance is relevant and adapting to new threats after he signed off on the creation of a U.S. Space Force....
13:51, 2019-06-21

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....
00:34, 2019-07-16

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....
01:34, 2019-06-18

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-boggling. But that’s the Mets and that’s how this team has been built. Some potential deals didn’t......
16:51, 2019-07-14

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 technology....
10:34, 2019-05-22

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....
22:34, 2019-06-13

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

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....
03:17, 2019-06-20

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....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Defense seek to hold newspaper shooting trial in 2 phases ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Lawyers for a man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper are asking for his trial to be held in two parts, to determine guilt or innocence separately from whether his mental state made him not criminally responsible. Jarrod Ramos’ attorneys made the requ...
23:17, 2019-06-10

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....
02:17, 2019-06-20

Bayern begins German Cup defense at 4th tier Energie Cottbus Bayern Munich's German Cup defense will begin at fourth-division Energie Cottbus in August while beaten finalist Leipzig faces a trip to second-division Osnabrück       ...
20:17, 2019-06-15

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a speech broadcast live on state television....
09:17, 2019-07-08

U.S. cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from F-35 program: Turkish defense official The United States cannot unilaterally remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program as the partnership agreement does not allow it, Turkey's head of Defense Industries Directorate said on Friday....
12:17, 2019-06-21

Political Risks Loom Over European Markets Fears of a global economic slowdown and trade tensions have weighed on markets in recent days. Investors in Europe have an added dimension of worry: political risk....
13:34, 2019-05-24

The Slow European Dissolve: Social Mood and the EU There may be no more dramatic example of social mood pushing around politics anywhere in the world today than in Europe. Mood created the EU and it now threatens to tear it apart. In this special report, European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer explains how events in Europe have expressed a ...
16:51, 2019-05-21

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
05:17, 2019-05-29

Germans to choose from 41 parties in European elections A total of 41 lists in Germany have been approved for the European parliamentary elections, according to public broadcaster ARD. They include, among others, a pro-spiritual and a pro-love party....
15:34, 2019-05-21

Expensive spectrum puts European 5G at risk The UK’s infamous auction of 3G spectrum in 2000 had lasting ramifications for the mobile industry. Intense competition between BT Cellnet, One2One, Orange, Three, and Vodafone resulted in an astonishing £22 billion spent on licences for airwaves that would power new mobile services.But ...
22:51, 2019-06-18

European Parliament begins voting for new president With many MEPs voicing their disapproval over the nominations for the bloc's top four posts, it remains to be seen whether lawmakers will follow the recommendation of EU leaders when picking the assembly's next speaker....
11:00, 2019-07-03

European elections: Winners and losers across the continent Europe is seeing a major political shift as the traditional centre-left and centre-right parties were edged out by populist, environmentalist and far-right parties in the European Parliament elections. ...
11:01, 2019-05-27

England all but out of European Under-21 finals after defeat to Romania • Group C: England U21 2-4 Romania U21• Aidy Boothroyd: ‘They will have to carry me out’One by one England’s players fell to the ground at the realisation their European Championship campaign had come to a humiliatingly abrupt end. A suitable image for a tournament floored by late collapses, first F...
01:00, 2019-06-22

Change UK European Election results: Where did it all go wrong? Change UK MPs could be questioning the directions of their careers today, an expert warned after the group failed to make a mark in the European elections....
09:51, 2019-05-27

European shares dip as trade war fears weigh European shares edged lower on Wednesday as concerns over a protracted U.S.-China trade war again worried investors, while a drop in the pound propped up London's blue-chip index....
09:51, 2019-05-22

Five reasons why European stocks could see a rough end to the year Overly optimistic expectations about trade tensions and monetary stimulus coupled with Brexit and Italy's spending plans could shake European stocks, four analysts have told CNBC....
15:51, 2019-07-17

Four takeaways from the European elections – video explainer In the UK, the Conservatives and Labour have been decimated over their stance on Brexit, with Nigel Farage's Brexit party and pro-remain parties emerging as the big winners. With votes still being counted across Europe, voters have boosted Greens and far-right groups, leaving centrists diminishedEu...
20:17, 2019-05-28

Bats Launching New Regional European Indices LONDON – 6 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it will expand its European index franchise with the planned launch of 18 new regional European benchmark indices, which include the Bats Eurozone 50, B...
21:34, 2019-05-21

European Elections Will Gauge the Power of Populism A new scandal in Austria that led to the collapse of the coalition government there served as a reminder that Russia has deep ties to many populist parties....
16:51, 2019-05-21

Hot-air balloons soar at the European Balloon Festival Hot-air balloon pilots participate in the annual European Balloon Festival in Igualada, Spain. The balloon festival is one of the largest in Europe.       ...
00:34, 2019-07-12

Far-right parties form new group in European Parliament A group of 73 lawmakers from far-right groups across Europe wants to devolve power back to EU member states, curb immigration and stop the spread of Islam. Italy's League and France's National Rally are at its head....
05:00, 2019-06-14

Who is Ursula von der Leyen, the new European Commission president? German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, a member of Merkel's conservatives, has been confirmed president of the EU Commission. But just who is she? DW profiles the Brussels-born doctor and her time in Berlin....
22:00, 2019-07-16

Opinion: The EU's future and the European Parliament vote Will the elections for the European Parliament really determine the future of the EU? DW's Felix Steiner urges voters to remain calm and exercise their constitutional rights....
15:51, 2019-05-25

Populists Seek to Break the European Union From Within Not long ago, nationalist movements were advocating a departure from the European Union. Now they seeking seats in Parliament, promising an insurgency from within....
14:34, 2019-05-25

The Latest: Slovak far-right could reach European Parliament A far-right party in Slovakia that openly admires the country’s wartime Nazi puppet state could win seats in the European Parliament for the first time...
10:34, 2019-05-25

Kroos out of Germany squad for European qualifiers BERLIN (AP) — Germany will be without Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos for its upcoming European Championship qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia. Germany coach Joachim Loew left both of his Spain-based players – Kroos and Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen – out of his squad...
15:51, 2019-05-22

What to Watch For in the European Parliament Election Results More than 400 million Europeans are eligible to vote in an election that will measure the strength of populists — and of supporters of the European Union....
16:00, 2019-05-26

EU citizens in UK denied vote in European elections Rights groups have condemned the chaos, saying UK authorities have failed to guarantee the vote. Britons in the EU's 27 other countries also experienced irregularities, including postal votes "gone missing."...
02:51, 2019-05-24

European Markets Feel the World's Pain With its trade-dependent companies and weak banks, the eurozone is feeling the effects of intensifying concerns about global trade and a slowdown in the Chinese economy....
21:34, 2019-05-31

Premier League should be wary of European hype Many see Saturday’s all-English Champions League final as the start of a new era of Premier League dominance in European competitions. One look at the all-German 2013 final shows that might not be the case....
15:51, 2019-05-31

A Guide to Our Coverage of the European Parliament Elections Citizens of the European Union’s 28 member nations go to the polls this week to elect their next transnational Parliament. Here’s a guide to our coverage....
10:17, 2019-05-24

New Bats European Benchmark Indices Now Live LONDON – 19 June 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced it has gone live with 18 new regional European benchmark indices, including the Bats Eurozone 50, Bats Nordic 40 and Bats Europe All Companies....
21:34, 2019-05-21

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
15:51, 2019-05-25

European Parliament opens with show of defiance The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
16:00, 2019-07-02

Weber won't be next European Commission president: report German conservative politician Manfred Weber will not be the next president of the European Commission, according to a German newspaper. EU leaders have been wrangling for weeks over who should get the top job....
06:34, 2019-06-29

CRH to sell European distribution arm to Blackstone in $1.9 bln deal Irish cement maker CRH said on Tuesday it has agreed to sell its European distribution arm to private equity funds managed by Blackstone Group Inc for an enterprise value of about 1.64 billion euros ($1.85 billion)....
08:51, 2019-07-16

Warren slams Trump's defense nominee, citing ethics concerns Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's nominee Mark Esper should not be confirmed as U.S. defense secretary because of ethical concerns related to his former job at defense contractor Raytheon Co....
19:00, 2019-07-16

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister tweeted....
08:34, 2019-06-21

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 benefit of his children.” Rena Dulos came to her brother’s defense in a prepared statement se...
22:00, 2019-07-02

U.S. defense chief tries to rally NATO allies on Iran as tensions simmer Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper appealed to NATO allies on Thursday to publicly denounce Iran's hostile actions and consider participating in a still-evolving plan to better safeguard strategic waterways around the Strait of Hormuz....
19:00, 2019-06-27

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....
01:00, 2019-07-16

Pentagon removing Turkey from F-35 program after its purchase of Russian missile defense The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
21:51, 2019-07-17

Kevin Spacey's accuser says his cellphone sought by defense is missing Kevin Spacey says his accuser's phone will show he's not guilty of groping. The accuser says he hasn't seen the phone since giving it to cops in 2017.        ...
00:17, 2019-06-20

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 president is simply following in the footsteps of his Democratic predecessor....
17:51, 2019-07-14

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 organizations like Planned Parenthood. Biden voted for the amendment when it originally passed, and today ...
16:01, 2019-06-06

Baker Mayfield’s defense of Odell Beckham tears down Giants and their fans As if Odell Beckham Jr. can’t talk himself into enough controversies. Baker Mayfield offered a defense of Beckham during an in-depth ESPN piece on the Browns quarterback, and in doing so, appeared to take a dig at the Giants franchise as well as their loyal fans. “He’s here to work, and he wan...
22:51, 2019-07-17

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....
05:17, 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-U.S. removing Turkey from F-35 program after its Russian missile defense purchase The United States said on Wednesday that it was removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program, a move that had been long threatened and expected after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defense system last week....
00:17, 2019-07-18

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....
05:01, 2019-07-18

The Latest: Acting Defense boss steps down amid Iran tension WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s decision to step down (all times local): 8 p.m. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan is citing a “painful” family situation as he steps down from the position before his formal nomination has even been...
02:34, 2019-06-19

Huawei executive goes viral as Chinese rally to tech giant’s defense Among Weibo’s trending topics Wednesday was John Suffolk, Huawei’s global cyber-security chief, who parried parliamentarians’ questions this week about whether Huawei posed a security threat....
21:17, 2019-06-12

Defense remains a mystery for attack-minded US before Spain World Cup test A weakened Sweden team did not provide the test many expected for the US defenders. And Spain will be looking to exploit any weaknesses in the last 16Alyssa Naeher isn’t exactly one to talk about herself. That’s why a reporter thought Carli Lloyd could fill in the gaps: what should the world know ab...
00:17, 2019-06-24

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 the Senate to consider the amendments come amid bipartisan acknowledgement of Russian interference in ...
23:51, 2019-06-18

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 to the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bucks will have to stave off e...
09:34, 2019-05-24

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....
04:34, 2019-07-17

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....
23:17, 2019-06-18

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 said on Sunday....
07:00, 2019-07-15

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 military to the National Defense Authorization Act this week....
22:51, 2019-06-10

Kipnis’ triple, Naquin’s defense lead Indians past Tigers CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking triple in the eighth inning, right fielder Tyler Naquin made a game-saving play in the ninth, and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 7-6 win over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. Kipnis’ triple — which was initially ruled a home run, a call t...
05:34, 2019-06-22

Elizabeth Warren Got Into a Huge Fight With Trump's Defense Secretary Pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s numbers in presidential polling have been on the up and up since a solid debate performance last month. But on Tuesday morning, her attention was locked in on Mark Esper and his confirmation hearing to be Donald Trump’s pick to head the Department of Defense....
23:00, 2019-07-16

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 ever merger....
05:17, 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, has been raped."...
20:00, 2019-06-08

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 ever merger....
04:17, 2019-06-10

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 jet program that includes immediately halting any new training for Turkish pilots on the advanced airc...
00:00, 2019-06-08

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 more frequent competitions to benefit smaller companies....
10:34, 2019-06-28

Pentagon unveils official portrait of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense Before leaving as acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan made sure former Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis' Pentagon portrait was put in place inside the Defense Department's headquarters....
08:51, 2019-06-22

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 Hancock on Bill A2707 in the thick of the Pride march in Manhattan as members from the LGBTQ cheere...
00:17, 2019-07-01

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....
14:00, 2019-07-17

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....
23:51, 2019-06-30

Health of Tunisian president improves significantly, he calls defense minister The health of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has improved significantly and he has called the defense minister about the situation in the country, the presidency said on Friday....
15:51, 2019-06-28

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 defense minister Tobias Ellwood said on Sunday....
12:17, 2019-06-16

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 reported on Saturday....
16:34, 2019-06-22

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 captive and shot innocent civilians....
11:17, 2019-06-29

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....
22:51, 2019-05-30

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 threaten to push it out of global markets....
16:34, 2019-05-29

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....
20:34, 2019-05-31

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

Dutch state partially liable for Srebrenica deaths: defense ministry The Dutch government on Friday said it accepted the Dutch state was partially liable for the deaths in 1995 of 350 Muslim males who were expelled from a U.N. base and killed by attacking Bosnian Serb forces....
15:17, 2019-07-19

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....
03:17, 2019-07-20

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.''        ...
03:51, 2019-05-30

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....
15:34, 2019-05-21

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....
17:34, 2019-07-19

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....
02:51, 2019-07-03

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....
07:51, 2019-05-30

Huawei challenges legality of U.S. defense bill as sanctions fight ramps up China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd has filed a motion for summary judgment in its lawsuit against the U.S. government, in the telecoms equipment maker's latest bid to fight sanctions from Washington that threaten to push it out of global markets....
09:51, 2019-05-29

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 to announce that Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will be a featured keynote at...
02:34, 2019-05-31

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....
01:34, 2019-07-20

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 wisecracks in between his nervous stammers. Inevitably, he did appear as an Allen surrogate, but as Eisenbe...
21:51, 2019-07-08

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....
23:34, 2019-07-05

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....
09:51, 2019-06-03

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....
10:17, 2019-07-05

China, U.S. defense chiefs hold talks at Asia security summit Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe and acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan held talks on Friday at an Asia security summit in Singapore, amid heightened tensions between the two countries over trade and security....
14:17, 2019-05-31

European Voters Give Boost to Skeptics, Greens Voters in the European Union shook up the political establishment in elections for the European Parliament, ushering in a period of uncertainty just as the continent is trying to assert itself against the U.S. and China....
22:17, 2019-05-26

Juncker lashes out at 'stupid nationalists' on eve of European elections European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker criticized "stupid nationalists" ahead of elections in which euroskeptic politicians are expected to make big gains in the European Parliament....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Germany: Leading politicians call for a 'European Islam' Everyday measures are key to preserving the European way life, say Germany's health minister and the premier of Schleswig-Holstein state. Jens Spahn and Daniel Günther want a faith that shares the continent's values....
11:51, 2019-05-23

MEPs create biggest far-right group in European parliament ID’s influence doubtful, however, after falling short in aim to become third-biggest blocMarine Le Pen and Matteo Salvini’s MEPs have joined forces with anti-immigration parties across Europe to create the biggest far-right group in the European parliament.Despite promises to become “a thorn in the ...
19:51, 2019-06-13

Growth of unprotected sex pushes up European syphilis rates A reduced fear among gay and bisexual men of catching HIV has led to riskier sex and higher rates of syphilis, a new report says. The disease can cause severe health complications if left untreated....
19:34, 2019-07-12

European pilots say FAA, Boeing moving too fast toward lifting 737 Max ban The comments came as U.S. regulators hosted aviation authorities from around the world in Texas to discuss the process for returning the aircraft to the skies....
08:17, 2019-05-24

European heatwave eases up as death toll hits 7 Most of the fires that had broken out Spain in recent days were stabilized, but firefighters were struggling to control a blaze in the central provinces of Toledo and Madrid that had burned more than 20 sq km since Friday....
06:17, 2019-07-01

Amazon won't have to offer a phone helpline in the European Union Don't go looking for a customer support phone number for Amazon in Europe -- you probably won't find one. The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that Amazon isn't obligated to provide a phone helpline to customers in the region, reject......
18:34, 2019-07-10

Two European countries could be the big winners from the US-China trade war, Barclays says France and Germany could be the biggest beneficiaries in an escalation in trade tariffs between the U.S. and China, Barclays economists have projected....
10:51, 2019-06-18

EU's Tusk urges European Parliament to confirm von der Leyen The outgoing chairman of European Union national leaders on Thursday urged the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the bloc's executive after some in the assembly criticized her nomination....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Banking gains prod European shares higher Deutsche Bank and HSBC-led gains in banking stocks pushed European stock markets marginally higher on Monday, while a fall in airline shares after a profit warning from Germany's Lufthansa kept gains in check....
09:51, 2019-06-17

European nations, Russia back new government in Moldova Five European nations have joined NATO in appealing for "calm and restraint" in Moldova, where a court installed an interim president who immediately dissolved parliament and rival governments are fighting for control....
07:51, 2019-06-11

Germany's 'Die Partei' takes satire to the European parliament After lampooning Germany's traditional parties in the EU elections, the satirical party "Die Partei" is sending two representatives to Brussels. But when things get serious, where do the jokes end and the politics start?...
00:00, 2019-06-08

U.K.'s Main Parties Suffer a European Election Drubbing British voters delivered stunning blows to the country’s two main political parties in European elections, underlining the growing polarization over the effort to leave the European Union but signaling no obvious way out of the Brexit deadlock....
18:17, 2019-05-27

What is the longest gap between a league title win and European glory? | The Knowledge Plus: long-serving kit manufacturers, football on the big screen (part IIII) and clubs that compete in the most different sports“This season’s Champions League final will be contested by two teams who have gone a combined 87 years without a domestic league trophy,” notes Paul Hawkins. “What’s the lo...
16:00, 2019-05-22

England and Germany ‘will block European Super League’ • German Football League president says new solution needed• ‘If you make a pyramid like the ECA, we would destroy the clubs’Combined opposition from the Premier League and Bundesliga will block the plans developed by the European Club Association for a new “super league” in 2024, the German Footbal...
21:34, 2019-06-04

Microsoft Opens First European Store in London's West End Microsoft will open its first European retail store in London on Thursday, showcasing technology ranging from Xbox games and Surface tablets to augmented reality and LinkedIn masterclasses....
15:34, 2019-07-11

Bezuidenhout wins at Valderrama for 1st European Tour title SOTOGRANDE, Spain (AP) — Christiaan Bezuidenhout of South Africa won the Andalucía Valderrama Masters for his first European Tour title on Sunday. Bezuidenhout shot an even-par 71 to finish at 10 under for the tournament, six strokes ahead of Jon Rahm and four other players. The 25-year-old South Af...
22:34, 2019-06-30

Thailand wins GolfSixes event on European Tour Thailand won a nearest-the-pin play-off against England to lift the trophy at the GolfSixes in Portugal on Saturday       ...
22:17, 2019-06-08

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Phone roaming charges are a good place to start....
23:17, 2019-05-22

Russia 'targeted 2014 European Parliament election' Evidence of Kremlin efforts to use social media to target the 2014 European Parliament elections have been uncovered by researchers at Cardiff University....
03:34, 2019-05-24

EU survey: European anti-Semitism has gotten worse in last 5 years Discrimination and anti-Semitism continues to be a significant problem for young European Jews and the situation could be getting worse, a new report by the European Union says....
19:51, 2019-07-05

EU summit: Merkel, Macron at odds over top European Commission job Ahead of a summit to discuss EU election results, the French and German leaders have disagreed over how to choose the next European Commission president. Emmanuel Macron has said the process should not be automatic....
09:34, 2019-05-28

Europol smashes major European crime gang In an operation code named "Icebreaker," European authorities announced that they had dismantled a large criminal group. Police across five countries seized cash, diamonds, jewelry and luxury vehicles....
13:51, 2019-05-22

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
19:34, 2019-05-29

Liverpool beats Tottenham 2-0 to win sixth European title No tears of pain this time, Mohamed Salah needed only 108 seconds to banish his Champions League final heartbreak        ...
00:34, 2019-06-02

Comcast to double spending at Sky on European original programs Comcast Corp will more than double its investment in European original programming and start an in-house studio at its European unit Sky after Sky's success with the mini-series "Chernobyl," the company said on Wednesday....
20:17, 2019-06-12

EU's Tusk asks European Parliament to approve von der Leyen European Council President Donald Tusk on Thursday asked the European Parliament to approve Germany's Ursula von der Leyen as the next head of the European Commission....
13:34, 2019-07-04

Tom Hanks walks red carpet for Toy Story 4 European premiere Hollywood star Tom Hanks took to the red carpet for the European premiere of Toy Story 4, saying making the final instalment of the series transported him back in time....
02:00, 2019-06-17

Germany's Merkel defends talk of 'European champions' German Chancellor Angela Merkel is defending her government's advocacy of creating "European champions" in business in the face of sharp criticism from the country's main industry lobby group....
12:34, 2019-06-04

| Bezuidenhout closing in on maiden European title in Spain South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout holds a commanding five-shot lead over Spain's Jon Rahm heading into the final round of the Andalucia Masters....
09:00, 2019-06-30

Nissan, Volvo and FCA lead European sales decline European car sales dropped 7.9% in June, led by bigger declines for Nissan , Volvo and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) , according to industry data published on Wednesday....
12:17, 2019-07-17

Liverpool chases 6th European Cup, Tottenham seeks 1st title MADRID (AP) — Liverpool is looking to become European champion for a sixth time and Tottenham is chasing glory for the first time in the Champions League final on Saturday. Tens of thousands of English fans are descending on Madrid for the week’s second all-English final in a European competit...
16:00, 2019-06-01

Brilliant Pat McCormack wins European Games gold GB’s star man Pat McCormack is targeting Tokyo 2020 after European Games triumph, Mark Staniforth reports from Minsk The post Brilliant Pat McCormack wins European Games gold appeared first on Boxing News....
03:34, 2019-06-30

Germany's von der Leyen voted new European Commission president German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen had faced an uphill battle as a compromise candidate. She won by a slim majority, with 383 out of 747 votes....
19:51, 2019-07-16

European shares flat after mixed corporate results European shares were flat in early trading on Wednesday as investors parsed through a mixed bag of corporate results, with rising Brexit uncertainty and trade tensions limiting the gains....
11:51, 2019-07-17

Don’t Cross the Kobolds: Mischievous Spirits of European Folklore In ancient folklore, the kobold is a small, pointy-eared, goblin-like creature with a short-temper and a mischievous spirit. While generally described as well-intentioned, angering a kobold is said to be a dangerous mistake. They are described as spirits that dwell among the living, and can sometime...
19:51, 2019-06-02

Bats Launches New Benchmark Indices for Ten European Markets LONDON – 4 April 2017 – Bats Europe (Bats), a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today announced the launch of new benchmark indices for ten additional European markets. Bats now offers real-time, high-quality and low-cost alternatives to those provided ...
21:34, 2019-05-21

Hungary's Fidesz might join new grouping in European parliament: PM Hungary's Fidesz party could join a new grouping in the European parliament if staying in the center-right European People's Party (EPP) does not line up with national interests, Prime Minister Viktor Orban told state radio on Friday....
09:17, 2019-05-31

Macron and Merkel at odds over EU top jobs after European elections German backing of MEP Manfred Weber to replace Juncker has met with resistance from FranceParis and Berlin appear on a collision course over the replacement of Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European commission after poor results for the centre-right in the European elections damaged Angela...
02:51, 2019-05-28

The cheapest European city you can fly to, based on which US state you live in Shutterstock / pisaphotography Travel-booking company Kayak has determined the cheapest European cities to fly to from each US state based on the median price of round-trip flights. Reykjavík, Iceland, is the least expensive European city to fly to from many states. Pennsylvania is the only...
23:17, 2019-05-23

Will faltering EU growth play a role in the European elections? Economic growth is still weak and unevenly spread across the 28-nation European Union, while job creation is only just beginning to improve. Will Europe's lackluster economy have an impact on the upcoming elections?...
15:34, 2019-05-21

Madrid set to become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid is set to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician who views 3am traffic jams as part of the city’s cultural ...
14:34, 2019-05-31

The Quick Read About… the New President-elect of the European Commission What Happened This Week: Europe has a new president! Sort of. Germany’s former defense minister Ursula Von der Leyen became the new president-elect of the European Commission (EC) this week following a close vote in the European Parliament. Why It Matters: Whoever leads the European Commission...
23:00, 2019-07-19

Stocks Edge Higher in Wake of European Elections Global stocks gained after voters in European parliamentary elections showed broad but more fragmented support for pro-EU parties, while populist factions gained less ground than expected....
11:00, 2019-05-27

European NATO members to boost spending this year The European members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization will increase defense spending for the fourth consecutive year amid calls by President Donald Trump for the allies to spend more of their budgets on defense....
20:17, 2019-06-27

Phil Foden: desire key for England in European U21 Championships Aged 19, the Manchester City midfielder already has a full trophy cabinet and that is without the giant fish he caughtA trophy cabinet takes pride of place in the kitchen of Phil Foden’s family home. It must be some kitchen. Must be some trophy cabinet, too, though it may not be around much longer s...
23:51, 2019-06-16

Factbox: Activist investor Elliott's top European holdings U.S. activist hedge fund Elliott Management announced on Thursday it had taken a 2.1% stake in German agrichemicals and pharma company Bayer Here are some of New York-headquartered Elliott's top holdings in Europe (in alphabetical order):...
19:51, 2019-06-27

The Latest: European Central Bank gives economy more support VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank’s monetary policy meeting (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The European Central Bank has taken action to support the economy in the 19 countries that use the euro, responding to fears about global trade conflicts. The ECB said Thurs...
14:00, 2019-06-06

Qualcomm Is Fined Again by European Regulators for Antitrust Behavior The $272 million fine is for blocking a rival chip maker from the market. It is the second time in two years that E.U. authorities have penalized Qualcomm....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Spain U21 2-1 Germany U21: European Championship final – as it happened Goals from Fabián Ruiz and Dani Olmo secured a fifth Under-21 title for Spain, who gained revenge on Germany for the 2017 finalReport: Spain secure Euros glory 9.52pm BST The trophy is lifted and Spain can celebrate. Report to follow from Ben Fisher... Related: Classy Spain sink Germany to lift Euro...
05:17, 2019-07-01

IMF's Christine Lagarde nominated for top job at European Central Bank The European Union Council officially nominated on Tuesday Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, to become the next president of the European Central Bank....
19:34, 2019-07-02

European Parliament opens with stalemate over leadership posts The European Parliament opened its new session Tuesday with a bit of controversy as leaders find themselves in a stalemate on who should lead the alliance....
19:17, 2019-07-02

Microsoft to open first European store in central London Firm shows commitment to UK with shop, which features a gaming lounge and AR devicesMicrosoft is opening its first European store on Oxford Street, in London, featuring a McLaren Senna car customised as an Xbox driving simulator, a gaming lounge and a community education centre where children can le...
18:34, 2019-07-10

GB boxers guarantee a magnificent seven medals at European Games The European Games reach the semi-final stage in Minsk The post GB boxers guarantee a magnificent seven medals at European Games appeared first on Boxing News....
19:51, 2019-06-27

UK near bottom of European bathing waters league table Just 63% of Britain’s beaches meet most stringent water quality standardThe UK has one of the lowest proportions of top quality bathing water in Europe, according to research by the European Environment Agency.Just 63.2% of Britain’s beaches met the most stringent water quality standards needed to b...
13:51, 2019-06-06

European migration stories told one object at a time Europe wouldn't exist without migration, says the director of a German virtual migration museum. From "guest-worker" recruitment signs to audio cassettes from Turkey, the museum's archive is a treasure trove of stories....
15:34, 2019-05-21

New Prime Minister Won't Change Brexit, Says European Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman......
17:17, 2019-06-11

The European Space Agency just updated its massive galaxy map Back in early 2018, the European Space Agency released the second phase of Milky Way mapping data collected by the agency’s Gaia satellite. With a variety of tools that allow scientists and even casual space fans to browse an immense amount of data, it was a very big deal in for both professio...
03:34, 2019-07-18

Ford to Slash Jobs as Part of European Shake-Up Ford detailed plans to close factories in Europe and cut 12,000 jobs, or more than 20% of the company’s workforce there, an effort to focus on technologies that are reshaping the auto industry....
21:17, 2019-06-27

European elections expose polarized British public Support for Labour and the Conservatives has collapsed, with the Brexit Party and pro-Remain parties coming out on top. So where does this leave the UK? Samira Shackle reports from London....
17:17, 2019-05-27

How Deutsche Bank’s Woes Infect All European Lenders Europe has too many banks making too little money. The continent’s big lenders appear to lurch from crisis to crisis, burning through chief executives and seemingly endless resets of strategy. The flailing is particularly dramatic when compared with American rivals. A decade ago, Europe’s top five b...
16:51, 2019-07-08

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday...
00:51, 2019-05-25

European powers warn on Iran nuclear deal Germany, France and Britain have called for "responsible" action to reduce tensions between Tehran and the United States. Iran has breached the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal by raising limits on uranium enrichment....
23:17, 2019-07-14

European elections: sex and religion dominate campaigning in Poland War of words over LGBT rights, perceived threats to traditional values and clerical child abuseCampaigning in Poland for the European elections has descended into a war of words over religion, sex and morality after a documentary on clerical abuse raised questions about the government’s ties to the ...
06:51, 2019-05-22

European court rejects Catalan separatists' suit The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a suit brought by Catalan separatist lawmakers claiming that Spain's top court violated their rights when it ruled to suspend a regional parliamentary session to declare independence in 2017....
22:17, 2019-05-28