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Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

The Defense Department is rolling out big changes to how it responds when the children of service members sexually assault each other — and the rollout has been uneven. Tens of tho...

Pentagon still struggles with military kid sex assault cases

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Sexual Assault Cases Spike In US Military, Hit New Record: Pentagon The US Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with a ...
20:56, 05/02/2019

Report: Pentagon study reveals sexual assault cases in military are on the rise A study by the Pentagon reveals that cases of sexual assault in the military ranks has increased 38% from 2016 to 2018.     ...
19:00, 05/02/2019

Sexual assault epidemic has Pentagon, military leaders on the defensive SEXUAL ASSAULT SOARS: The Pentagon knew its latest report on sexual assault in the military was very bad news. After years of insisting it was making...
14:28, 05/03/2019

McSally defends keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault cases Sen. Martha McSally on Sunday defended keeping military commanders involved in sexual assault matters and deciding which cases proceed, despite oppos...
00:14, 05/27/2019

Pentagon: Chinese military growing fast to challenge U.S. military superiority Chinese President Xi Jinping has launched icebreakers and civilian research stations in Iceland and Norway that could be precursors for a fleet of nu...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Gillibrand rips into Army general at confirmation hearing as new Pentagon report shows 44% increase in sexual assault Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand berated the Army’s likely next chief of staff at his confirmation hearing today, holding an about-to-be-released Pentagon rep...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Act drafted to combat military sexual assault WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Martha McSally is continuing her push to combat military sexual assault. On Tuesday, May 15th she formally intr...
02:28, 05/16/2019

Reports of sexual assault in the military spike WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says reports of military sexual assaults jumped by 13% last year, but an anonymous survey of service members suggests ...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Amid USS McCain controversy, Pentagon says military will not be politicized The Pentagon has told the White House that the U.S. military will not be politicized, a U.S. official said on Sunday, amid a controversy after offici...
13:42, 06/02/2019

Pentagon informs White House the military must not be politicized Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan informed the White House that the U.S. military must not be politicized, following a move by aides to Presi...
01:00, 06/03/2019

Reports of Sexual Assault in the Military Soar by 50 Percent to More Than 20,000 Fueled by a significant increase in attacks on women in the military ages 17-24, reports of sexual assault in the military soared by 50 percent in 20...
03:56, 05/03/2019

Pentagon tells White House to stop politicizing military SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to ...
12:28, 06/02/2019

Pentagon Tells the White House to Stop Politicizing Military SEOUL, South Korea — The Pentagon has told the White House to stop politicizing the military, amid a furor over a Trump administration order to...
01:14, 06/03/2019

China will build string of military bases around world, says Pentagon Locations could include Middle East, Pakistan, and western Pacific to protect Belt and Road Initiative, report saysThe US Defense Department expects ...
04:56, 05/03/2019

Sexual assaults in U.S. military spike despite Pentagon attempts to crackdown The U.S. Defense Department said on Thursday the estimated number of sexual assaults in the military climbed nearly 38 percent in 2018 compared with ...
22:14, 05/02/2019

Chinese forces are expanding to 'contest US military superiority,' Pentagon says The Pentagon says China’s military remains a growing threat with the goal to “contest” the United States military at greater ranges from mainland Chi...
02:28, 05/03/2019

Sexual Assault In US Military Jumped 13 Per Cent In 2018: Report Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan called for tougher action against sexual assault in the US military Thursday after an annual Pentagon repor...
03:00, 05/03/2019

McSally: 44% increase in sexual assault shows military commanders must do more Unit commanders need to be held responsible for making sure sexual assault cases are processed properly, Sen. Martha McSally said in response to a Pe...
02:14, 05/03/2019

Thai anti-military activist injured in street assault BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai activist opposed to the military’s role in politics says he was assaulted by a group of unknown men, in the latest in a s...
15:14, 06/03/2019

Military sexual assaults rise by 44% among females in ranks: Pentagon report Military sexual assaults reported by its female members rose by 44 percent between 2016 and 2018, according to a new Pentagon report released Thursda...
21:42, 05/02/2019

China is stealing tech to rapidly modernize its military, Pentagon warns China is continuing to modernize its armed forces in order to transform its military into a major global power and using espionage to steal cutting e...
14:00, 05/03/2019

Acting Pentagon chief says no need to restore suspended U.S.-South Korea military drills Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Sunday that for now it was not necessary to resume major joint military exercises with South K...
16:28, 06/02/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
08:14, 05/23/2019

Pentagon: China increasing military strength with aim of being a ‘world-class’ power by 2049 China has embarked on a 30-year program to eclipse the United States as the preeminent military power in the Indo-Pacific region, making significant ...
00:14, 05/04/2019

Pentagon Shifts $1.5 Billion to Border Wall From Afghan War Budget and Other Military Projects The newest shift in money is in addition to the $1 billion that the Defense Department transferred to wall construction in March from the Army’s pers...
05:56, 05/11/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tensio...
00:42, 05/23/2019

For female vets, sex assault in military boosts odds of lasting sexual pain (Reuters Health) - Military women who are sexually assaulted may be at an especially high risk of developing lasting sexual pain, a U.S. study sugges...
00:28, 06/12/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'cred...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Stop politicizing the military, Pentagon tells White House after USS John McCain controversy A U.S. defence official said Patrick Shanahan, Trump's acting defence chief, is considering sending out formal guidance to military units in order to...
22:14, 06/02/2019

Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group has 'predatory approach' - Pentagon official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group which was admonished on Wednesday during a house hearing on its billing practices was ...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Measles cases climb to 880 in US, with most new cases in New York Health officials confirmed another 41 measles cases last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday, bringing the total to 880 ...
18:14, 05/20/2019

Nicolas Maduro tells military to 'be ready' for potential US military action Venezuela's president told the army to 'be ready to defend the homeland' and that he sought their 'active loyalty.' Meanwhile, self-declared presiden...
20:00, 05/05/2019

US increases military pressure on Iran with military moves WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the U.S. is deploying additional military resources to send a message to Iran. White House national security a...
06:00, 05/06/2019

The E.U.’s Far Right Struggles to Govern It’s a big moment for Europe’s most ambitious populists. They hope that elections for the European Parliament will give them the boost th...
17:42, 05/23/2019

Without Venezuela’s oil, Haiti struggles to keep lights on Haitians are struggling to keep the lights on as the Venezuelan government of Nicolás Maduro has been forced to stop sending billions in subsidized o...
06:28, 05/17/2019

GameStop Rises but Struggles to Score Shares of the videogame retailer jumped more than 8% on Monday, on track for its best daily performance since January, after saying it would buy back...
21:28, 06/10/2019

Koepka struggles; holds off Johnson for PGA win Brooks Koepka finished with a 4-over 74 Sunday to win the PGA Championship by two strokes over Dustin Johnson. Koepka claimed his fourth major title ...
01:56, 05/20/2019

She’s Gotta Have It struggles without its source material The first season of She’s Gotta Have It did a pretty good job of staying true to Spike Lee’s 1986 film while giving us a Nola Darling (DeWanda Wise) ...
05:00, 05/25/2019

Social democracy's struggles and successes in Europe Germany's SPD isn't the only party of social democrats currently struggling in Europe. But while some suffer even more, others are ascendant. DW look...
23:42, 06/10/2019

For Trump, a ‘very big event’ in Japan that he struggles to explain The U.S. promoter in chief has avoided details about the historic succession of Emperor Naruhito and appeared most excited about his own role as he h...
21:42, 05/24/2019

Amazon Struggles to Advance in Videogame Industry Amazon.com laid off several dozen employees from its division that develops videogames, as the tech giant has struggled to produce a hit and make inr...
14:28, 06/17/2019

The Bachelorette's Hannah Brown Struggles With One Big Misconception About Her Don't let that one toast and that somewhat disastrous After the Final Rose performance fool you, Hannah Brown knows how to speak her mind. That's t...
04:56, 05/18/2019

At P.G.A. Championship, It’s Thumbs-Up for Phil Mickelson Despite Struggles Mickelson had said on a video that, “As the putts go down, the thumbs are coming up.” He finished six over par on the day but still savored the crowd...
09:14, 05/19/2019

'How can she have HIV?':Pakistan town struggles with surge in infections Doctors in a town in Pakistan are struggling to cope with a surge in patients infected with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, with nearly 700 cases si...
13:56, 05/31/2019

Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez’s job is safe for now despite Washington’s ...
03:42, 05/25/2019

Politicians admit mental health struggles Presidential candidate Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., and Sen. Tina Smith, D-Minn., recently delivered confessions that are rare for members of Congress...
07:00, 06/14/2019

Texas struggles to keep pace as thirst for water intensifies DALLAS (AP) — Texas officials are struggling to ensure that they can sate everyone’s thirst as about 1,000 people arrive each day in a state wh...
19:42, 06/01/2019

Despite Facebook's struggles, one important contingent remains loyal The number of small businesses who buy Facebook ads remains unchanged, meaning the company's struggles and the threat of government regulation h...
19:42, 05/08/2019

AP Exclusive: UN health agency struggles with travel abuses LONDON (AP) — Internal documents obtained by The Associated Press show the World Health Organization spent nearly $192 million on travel last year, w...
14:14, 05/20/2019

| Federer struggles, Djokovic, Nadal cruise in Rome Roger Federer saved two match points to advance to the quarter-finals of the Italian Open as Rafael Nadal and top seed Novak Djokovic raced through i...
08:14, 05/17/2019

James McGirt struggles with emotions at Boxing HOF induction Two-division champion James McGirt was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame, and he struggled with his emotions    ...
02:42, 06/10/2019

Jeurys Familia feeling helpless amid struggles: ‘Nothing I can do’ PHOENIX — Jeurys Familia spent much of Sunday’s pregame of a 7-1 loss to the Diamondbacks staring into a computer screen at his most recent body of w...
06:42, 06/03/2019

Utah family struggles raising intersex child When doctors said her child would be a girl, Amie Schofield chose the name Victoria. Then they said the child would be a boy, so she switched to Vict...
22:28, 06/10/2019

Google Struggles to Attract Paying Music Subscribers Google’s subscription music services are struggling to grow, almost a year into a revamp of its flagship YouTube Music, according to people with know...
21:42, 05/08/2019

| 'Being Serena, it's a lot to carry': Williams struggles to 800th victory Serena Williams admitted the 'mother, champion, queen, goddess' logo which adorned her Roland Garros outfit was "a lot to carry, but so is being Sere...
10:42, 05/28/2019

Triple amputee Army vet uses surfing to get through struggles: 'It's changed everything for me' Jose Martinez makes a six-hour drive down the Southern California coast to go surfing in San Diego and says even though he has struggled a bit throug...
20:14, 05/22/2019

Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. econom...
06:00, 06/01/2019

Game of Thrones' Struggles in Its Final Season Weren't Exactly New In our review of Game of Thrones season 8, we look back on the final season of the world's greatest TV show as a whole - and where it all went wrong ...
16:14, 05/20/2019

Airbus launches new long-range jet as Boeing struggles Airbus has launched a new long-range jet at the start of the Paris Air Show as main rival Boeing continues to face questions over the crisis for its ...
15:00, 06/17/2019

Ugandan mum of multiple quadruplets struggles to provide for 38 kids Mariam Nabatanzi gave birth to twins a year after she was married off at the age of 12. Five more sets of twins followed - along with four sets of tr...
05:14, 04/29/2019

Schoolgirls for sale: why Tokyo struggles to stop the 'JK business' The persistent practice of paying underage girls for sex-related services, known in Japan as the ‘JK’ business, has seen charities step in where poli...
12:00, 06/15/2019

How Tiger Woods plans to move on from his US Open struggles PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The look on Tiger Woods’ face for the four hours he lumbered around Pebble Beach on Sunday in his U.S. Open final round said i...
04:56, 06/17/2019

The Parental Struggles In 2018’s God Of War Echoed Those Of The People Making It “A lot of this performance is a love letter to my kids and it’s an apology,” says voice actor Christopher Judge in a new in-house documentary about t...
23:42, 05/10/2019

Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7% Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company f...
00:28, 04/30/2019

The long road: Hong Kong's democratic struggles since 1997 On July 1, 1997, Tung Chee-Hwa, the first chief executive of Hong Kong, declared, "For the first time in history, we, the people of Hong Kong, will b...
14:56, 06/12/2019

Japan struggles to convince older people to stop driving A new debate in Japan over the elderly getting behind the wheel has been provoked by a number of recent fatal accidents, including one that claimed t...
21:28, 05/09/2019

Border Patrol struggles with migrant surge, lacks strategy A continuing migrant surge on the southern border has overwhelmed detention facilities and left Border Patrol scrambling to devise strategies about h...
11:42, 05/28/2019

Federer-Nadal, Serena's struggles among French Open takeaways What did we learn over the past two weeks at Roland Garros? The Roger Federer-Rafael Nadal rivalry remains the gold standard, Serena Williams needs a...
16:42, 06/11/2019

"In The Beginning," Good Omens struggles to let its more heavenly elements shine There’s a question that inevitably dogs (or maybe that should be hellhounds?) the production of any TV or cinematic adaptation of a popular book: How...
19:14, 05/31/2019

PRECIOUS-Gold struggles for direction as dollar firms, equities dip Gold price were mostly unchanged on Friday after a steep fall in the previous session, with gains curbed by a firmer dollar and a pullback in global ...
14:56, 05/17/2019

Lego Struggles to Find a Plant-Based Plastic That Clicks Lego has spent the past seven years trying to make its blocks with plastic derived from plants, but finding the material to hit its target is proving...
12:00, 06/12/2019

Tim Tebow hits first Triple-A home run following early season struggles Tim Tebow hit his first homerun Sunday in the top rung of minor league baseball for the Syracuse Mets as he started off the season struggling to find...
19:56, 05/20/2019

Billie Eilish Gets Candid About Her Own Mental Health Struggles in Emotional PSA Billie Eilish is "still trying to learn" how to prioritize her mental health. It's no surprise that the singer is an open book when it comes to her...
10:28, 05/23/2019

Samsung cuts production in China as local struggles continue Samsung has been struggling in the Chinese smartphone market for quite some time. In fact, around six months ago the company shut down one of its fac...
16:28, 06/05/2019

Kushner struggles to answer GOP senators’ questions on his immigration plan In a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser tried to pitch his plan to overhaul legal immigration but failed to w...
03:14, 05/15/2019

For Mother's Day, Trump-supporting moms talk about their struggles, experiences Many American moms have thrown their support behind President Donald Trump -- some publicly -- and have experienced the challenges that come with tha...
00:00, 05/13/2019

Revolution stalled? Bernie Sanders struggles against a double bind. In the 2020 race, some voters question the senator from Vermont’s message, and others the messenger as the campaign strains to attract new supporters...
04:56, 05/30/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro's supporters call for demos After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a family corruption scandal a...
06:56, 05/26/2019

Amid early struggles, Bolsonaro’s supporters call for demos RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — After five months in office, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is battling an uncooperative Congress, street protests, a famil...
09:56, 05/26/2019

Cloudera Struggles Highlight Rapid Rise of Public Cloud Cloudera Inc., an early player in the open-source software framework Hadoop, saw its shares plummet this week on news that Chief Executive Tom Reilly...
20:42, 06/07/2019

Israel moves towards new vote as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israel moved closer towards a new election on Monday as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's efforts to form a government after last month's national ...
21:00, 05/27/2019

Trump's Venezuela struggles draw comparison to Obama's with Syria Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro’s reliance on U.S. adversaries to defy President Trump’s call for his ouster is drawing comparisons to the Syrian...
03:42, 05/05/2019

Padma Lakshmi's Post Captures The Struggles Of Every Indian Daughter Ever In a post shared on Wednesday, Padma Lakshmi captured the struggles of every Indian daughter who has had to learn cooking from her mother, rather tha...
09:28, 05/09/2019

Edwin Diaz’s struggles have Mets bullpen in crisis mode LOS ANGELES — It is not yet panic time, but it’s getting closer for Edwin Diaz and the Mets. Brodie Van Wagenen mortgaged a part of the team’s future...
06:00, 05/31/2019

Prospect of new Israeli vote looms as Netanyahu struggles with coalition  The prime minister’s former defense chief has been holding out, demanding concessions. Meanwhile, opposition lawmakers have begun a filibuster to blo...
19:14, 05/29/2019

Apple's iPhone sales fall 17% in first quarter as flagship product struggles Quarter marked another quarterly decline in profit and revenue as the company struggled to move beyond the iPhoneApple’s iPhone sales fell 17% in the...
15:28, 05/01/2019

City On A Hill struggles to transcend the clichés of the Boston crime genre Three years ago, Seth Meyers skewered the proliferation of Beantown crime thrillers with a fake trailer for Boston Accent that nailed the tropes esta...
17:00, 06/14/2019

'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' struggles at box office with worst debut in franchise's history The 12th and final film in the 19-year-old “X-Men” franchise, the $200 million “Dark Phoenix,” bombed in its opening weekend, earning a franchise low...
03:42, 06/10/2019

Domingo German struggles again as Yankees fall in Didi Gregorius’ return CLEVELAND — Even before Domingo German’s sensational start to the season began to unravel, the Yankees were interested in a rotation upgrade. They en...
05:56, 06/08/2019

Israel faces prospect of new elections as Netanyahu struggles to form government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needs Avigdor Liberman, his former defense minister with whom the Israeli leader has had a tempestuous hist...
21:28, 05/28/2019

Kipchoge strides to fourth London Marathon title, as Farah struggles Imperious Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge led from start to finish to clinch his fourth London Marathon crown on Sunday, with Britain's Mo Farah unable to chal...
19:42, 04/28/2019

Golf: Tiger struggles early at PGA Championship, Koepka shares lead Tiger Woods mixed two double-bogeys with a birdie to sit six shots back of defending champion and early joint leader Brooks Koepka midway through his...
19:14, 05/16/2019

Israel Edges Toward Snap Elections as Netanyahu Struggles to Form Government Israel moved closer to snap polls as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu struggled to form a government from a fractious group of secular and religious...
19:28, 05/28/2019

George Pell appeal: prosecutor struggles to answer judges' questions Christopher Boyce accidentally says victim’s name, which is suppressed, during Thursday’s hearingProsecutor Christopher Boyce struggled through quest...
13:14, 06/06/2019

Haas Formula 1 issues caused by tyre graining phase struggles The Haas Formula 1 car's lack of race pace is caused by the inability to "get out of the graining phase" with its tyres, according to team principal ...
14:28, 05/03/2019

See Jessica Simpson's Super Relatable Mommy Struggles and What She Calls the ''Joy of Postpartum'' When it comes to pregnancy and mommy struggles, Jessica Simpson always keeps it real. #Bless! Since giving birth in late March to her third child, ...
05:56, 05/10/2019

Wall St. struggles to hold on to gains ahead of pivotal trade talks U.S. stocks flitted between gains and losses on Wednesday, as investors assessed the latest developments on trade, ahead of a crucial round of talks ...
20:28, 05/08/2019

As World Makes Gains Against Child Marriage, Nepal Struggles to Catch Up Nepal’s government is moving forward with a campaign to eradicate the practice, but the challenges are daunting, as activists say the marriages are i...
06:00, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 4-Google parent struggles with mobile clicks, YouTube changes, shares down 7 pct Alphabet Inc's Google failed to reap the benefits of a strong economy that bolstered rivals in the first quarter as the leading internet ad company f...
00:56, 04/30/2019

After officiating drama dissipates, Warriors look supreme and James Harden struggles to see The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets played Game 2 without histrionics or major confrontations, turning the focus back to basketball as the ...
12:56, 05/01/2019

Hawaii’s Big Island struggles to recover a year after massive volcanic eruption LEILANI ESTATES, Hawaii — A year after a volcano on Hawaii’s Big Island rained lava and gases in one of its largest and most destructive eruptions in...
00:28, 05/04/2019

The kids aren't alright: Japan struggles to protect its most vulnerable children Miwa Moriya was 6 when social workers told her she was going to a Christmas party, but instead moved her into a group home for about 60 children in a...
05:14, 05/24/2019

Lamar Odom returns to professional basketball after three years following overdose, health struggles Two-time NBA champion Lamar Odom is returning to basketball more than three years after being found unconscious at a Nevada brothel and nearly dying....
15:14, 05/03/2019

Klobuchar struggles with questions on late-term abortions when pressed by Meghan McCain Minnesota Senator and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar struggled to answer questions about late-term abortions when pressed by "T...
23:14, 05/17/2019

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace breaks down in tears discussing struggles on and off track NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace acknowledged going through some tough times before breaking down in tears during a media session at Kansas Speedway. ...
11:56, 05/11/2019

Why Ariana Grande Is "Finally" Able to "Enjoy" Her Tour Amid Mental Health Struggles With Ariana Grande, there's more than meets the eye. The chart-topping singer interacted with her 63 million Twitter followers on Tuesday where she ...
02:56, 06/05/2019

Bandwagon rolls on as more Tories swing behind Boris Johnson... but Sajid Javid struggles Boris Johnson's bandwagon accelerated today as new backer Matt Hancock called round his supporters to get them to swing behind the former foreign sec...
14:14, 06/17/2019

Wall St Week Ahead-Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. econom...
13:28, 05/31/2019

Beyond Meat says it can supply any fast-food chain as Impossible Foods struggles with shortage As rival Impossible Foods deals with supply shortages of its plant-based burgers, Beyond Meat said Thursday that it has the capacity to take on any r...
03:42, 06/07/2019

Tyson Fury opens up about mental health struggles after reaching boxing's pinnacle Tyson Fury is one of boxing’s premier heavyweights but explained he was going through a dark time in his life after winning the unified title in 2015...
15:56, 06/10/2019

Wall Street Weekahead: Struggles of transport stocks transmit caution to market Add this to worries about Wall Street: The index of planes, trains and trucking companies, considered an important stock barometer of the U.S. econom...
03:56, 06/02/2019

Daily on Healthcare, presented by the Alzheimer’s Association: Politicians admit to mental health struggles Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:14, 06/18/2019

Tuskegee Airman recounts experience in World War II and the struggles faced by first African-American pilots Surrounding the 75th anniversary of D-Day, 94-year-old Tuskegee Airman Lt. Col. Harry Stewart appeared on "Fox & Friends" to discuss the significance...
19:56, 06/07/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.  ...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Australia PM struggles to meet tax relief election pledge, central bank urges stimulus Australia's re-elected coalition said on Tuesday it would struggle to deliver tax breaks for tens of millions of voters by July 1, a cornerstone of i...
09:56, 05/21/2019

Global Q1 2019 market reports highlight Samsung and Apple's struggles, Huawei's incredible growth While foldable designs and 5G connectivity are widely expected to eventually bring back growth to the stagnant smartphone market, it shouldn't come a...
14:56, 05/02/2019

Big ideas for the Pentagon, going nowhere Armed Services Committee member Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., wants to slam the revolving door shut on retired military officers and senior Pentago...
10:56, 06/07/2019

The Pentagon Wants Your Thoughts About AI but May Not Listen Some folks in Silicon Valley are vocal about limiting the use of AI in warfare, but the Defense Department is under no obligation to heed any recomme...
18:28, 04/28/2019

Pentagon to put up shelter for at least 7,500 migrants WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been turned...
01:42, 05/23/2019

Pentagon: 'Huawei is too close to the government' U.S. officials have long complained that Chinese intellectual property theft has cost the economy billions in revenue and threatens national security...
20:28, 06/07/2019

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
22:00, 06/10/2019

UPDATE 2-Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 bln F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
23:14, 06/10/2019

300 LeT Terrorists Active In Afghanistan: Pentagon At least 300 fighters from Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), designated a global terror organisation by the US and the UN, are active in war-torn...
07:14, 05/24/2019

Pentagon chief: Iran not just a US problem In response to attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Iran is not just a U.S. pro...
03:56, 06/15/2019

Trump says he did not ask Shanahan to withdraw from Pentagon job U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he did not ask Patrick Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, to withdraw from consideration to be ...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Pentagon plans to put up shelter for at least 7.5K migrants WASHINGTON (AP) – The Pentagon says it will build temporary shelter at the U.S.-Mexican border for at least 7,500 adult migrants who have been ...
13:14, 05/23/2019

| Pentagon assigns another $1.5 bn for border wall The Pentagon says it was diverting another $1.5bn for new barriers to stop illegal immigrants on the US-Mexico border, following the authorisation of...
15:42, 05/11/2019

More than 800 cases of measles in US The number of measles cases in the United States is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly ...
04:28, 05/14/2019

R. Kelly to be arraigned on 11 new sex-assault charges R. Kelly pleaded not guilty in February to 10 related counts of aggravated sexual abuse involving three girls and one woman over roughly 10 years sta...
16:28, 06/06/2019

Buttigieg: Rights and freedom are under assault Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg told a Chicago audience that you're not free in the U.S. if your reproductive health can be criminalized. ...
05:00, 05/17/2019

Cop who said he was sleepwalking during 2014 assault busted yet again An NYPD cop who claimed he was sleepwalking when he broke into a Bronx woman’s apartment and attacked her in 2014 was just busted again —...
01:00, 05/23/2019

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics ...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Trump to nominate Shanahan for top Pentagon post WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will nominate Patrick Shanahan to be his second secretary of defense. The former Boeing executive has been l...
23:42, 05/09/2019

US Stance On Iran ''Deterrence, Not About War'': Pentagon Chief The US defence chief said President Donald Trump's administration was seeking to deter Iran but not start a war, after he briefed members of Congress...
04:00, 05/22/2019

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 ...
23:56, 05/31/2019

Pentagon sending more troops to Southwest border The Pentagon says the acting defense secretary, Patrick Shanahan, has approved a plan to send about 320 more troops to the U.S.-Mexican border to pro...
01:42, 04/30/2019

Pentagon approves 320 more personnel to Mexico border The U.S. military said on Monday it would send about 320 Defense Department personnel to the border with Mexico in roles that would increasingly put ...
05:28, 04/30/2019

Would Be Great for the Pentagon to Hold a Press Conference Right About Now There are a few pressing questions facing the United States military and foreign policy apparatus right now. On Sunday, the Trump administration anno...
22:14, 05/06/2019

The Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena...
16:00, 05/22/2019

Trump leaves Pentagon power vacuum The large number of acting officials has slowed decisions, handicapped the department in policy disputes, and unduly empowered the White House, forme...
12:28, 05/03/2019

Trump Tells Pentagon Chief He Does Not Want War With Iran The president’s statement came during a briefing on the rising tensions with Tehran, and officials said he was firm in saying he did not want a milit...
20:28, 05/16/2019

Pentagon finally admits it investigates UFOs The Pentagon has finally uttered the words it always avoided when discussing the possible existence of UFOs — “unidentified aerial phenomena” — and a...
21:00, 05/22/2019

Pentagon proposing troop reinforcements in Mideast The Pentagon on Thursday will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more troops to the Middle East, in a move to beef up defenses aga...
05:14, 05/24/2019

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a...
03:28, 05/25/2019

Raytheon wins $663 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Raytheon Co was awarded a $663 million contract on Monday to provide Troposcatter battlefield communications equipment, systems engineering and suppo...
00:56, 04/30/2019

KISS frontman gives rare Pentagon briefing As the frontman of KISS, Gene Simmons occupies rarefied air — a rock star who entertains arenas filled with adoring fans. On Thursday, Simmons joined...
04:42, 05/19/2019

Pentagon shifts $1.5B to fund border wall The Pentagon authorized another $1.5 billion to be shifted to building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan...
21:56, 05/10/2019

4 arrested in connection with assault after playoff game Transit police in Massachusetts say four people have been arrested in connection with an assault just hours after the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina...
17:42, 05/15/2019

Assault charges against Montae Nicholson dropped Misdemeanor assault charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson have been dropped. The charges were dropped due to insufficient evidence, accord...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Remy Ma Faces New Charges in Assault Case Reminisce ‘Remy Ma’ Mackie is facing new criminal complaints for allegedly assaulting her Love & Hip Hop: New York co–star, Brittney Taylor....
21:28, 05/26/2019

London bus attack: fifth arrest after homophobic assault Couple say they will not be frightened into hiding their sexuality after the attackA fifth arrest has been made in connection with the homophobic att...
14:56, 06/08/2019

Man Charged With Assault, Robbery, Resisting Arrest LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Lexington man is in jail on robbery, assault and other charges following an incident on Georgetown Street. Authorit...
18:00, 05/26/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its memb...
07:14, 06/05/2019

Gimelstob to resign from ATP board after assault sentence "Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Tennessee leader says he believes sex assault allegations NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A key Republican leader who is next in line to take over the Tennessee House says he believes the women who have accused a Re...
01:42, 05/23/2019

UK man charged with assault over Farage milkshake-throwing LONDON (AP) — British police have charged a 32-year-old man with assault after pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage was hit with a milkshake while camp...
13:14, 05/21/2019

Rammstein singer Til Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal frontman is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him befo...
13:28, 06/12/2019

Hindi Imposition Nothing But An Assault On States: Siddaramaiah Congress leader and ex-chief minister of Karnataka Siddaramaiah Monday strongly opposed the three-language formula in the draft National Education Po...
18:28, 06/03/2019

Teens wanted for robbery and assault in Manhattan Cops are on the hunt for four teens who allegedly robbed two people in Manhattan and attacked one of them, police said Friday. The teens are wanted f...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Mario Batali is being charged with indecent assault Celebrity chef and disgraced talk show host Mario Batali is being charged in relation to accusations of sexually misconduct against him. Per NBC Bost...
06:00, 05/23/2019

Gimelstob says he will resign from ATP board after assault sentence Former player Justin Gimelstob will step down from the ATP board of directors and will not seek re-election after being sentenced following a felony ...
00:14, 05/02/2019

Arizona man sentenced to prison for domestic assault PHOENIX – Federal prosecutors say an Oak Springs, Arizona man is headed to prison in connection with a domestic assault case. Shaun Gui Hale, 3...
09:42, 05/21/2019

BP agent arrested on multiple sex assault charges TUCSON – A Border Patrol agent was taken into custody Tuesday after he allegedly sexually assaulted a woman during a date. According to officia...
13:14, 05/23/2019

R. Kelly charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Prosecutors in Cook County, Ill., filed 11 new charges related to sexual assault against singer R. Kelly, who could face up to 30 years in prison if ...
22:28, 05/30/2019

R. Kelly has been charged with 11 new counts of sexual assault Disgraced R&B singer R. Kelly has just been charged with 11 brand new counts of sexual assault and sexual abuse, according to the Chicago Tribune...
23:56, 05/30/2019

Trump Steps Up Assault on China's Huawei The Trump administration escalated its battle against Huawei with a pair of actions that threatens to both cut the Chinese telecommunications giant o...
07:56, 05/16/2019

Love & Hip Hop’s Remy Ma Arrested on Assault Charge in NYC Love & Hip Hop reality star Remy Ma is being shown no love by New York City prosecutors, who had her arrested Wednesday on charges she attacked h...
16:14, 05/02/2019

More than 760 reported measles cases in US The number of measles cases reported this year in the United States has climbed to 764, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Ebola cases in DR Congo top 2,000 The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organizations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered a res...
02:28, 06/05/2019

UN says about 25% of Ebola cases could be going undetected GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it may be missing a quarter of all Ebola cases in eastern Congo as violent unrest complicates detect...
16:56, 06/06/2019

Ericsson: Consumers will pay more for 5G and there are use cases Ericsson claims a new report into 5G demonstrates tangible consumer demand to the potential for mobile operators to realise new commercial opportunit...
21:28, 05/07/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease...
18:42, 04/29/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases surpass 1,000 The number of measles cases in the United States surpassed 1,000 Wednesday, a milestone Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar called "troubli...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction WASHINGTON — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects to help ...
10:14, 05/11/2019

India, US Strategic Partnership Significantly Stronger: Pentagon Asserting that the strategic partnership between India and the US has strengthened significantly during the past two decades, the Pentagon on Friday ...
10:28, 06/01/2019

Pentagon: No more punishment for ambush that killed U.S. troops in Niger No further disciplinary action will be taken against soldiers in response to ambushes in Niger two years ago that killed four Green Berets, acting De...
16:56, 06/06/2019

Pentagon plan could send 10,000 troops to the Middle East In a plan that is set to be presented to the White House on Thursday, up to 10,000 more U.S. service members would be deployed to the Middle East as ...
15:14, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than many countries, study says According to the study written by Boston University professor Neta Crawford, the Defense Department is the world's single largest consumer of oi...
23:56, 06/14/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
00:56, 04/30/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.15 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon The U.S. Defense Department awarded Lockheed Martin Corp a $1.15 billion contract for services related to the F-35 Lightning II aircraft, the Pentago...
00:56, 04/30/2019

Pentagon looks for new vendors to replace F-35 parts made in Turkey The Defense Department is seeking new parts suppliers for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter to replace those coming from Turkey should it bu...
22:14, 05/13/2019

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
01:14, 06/15/2019

Boeing wins $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract - Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $5.7 billion U.S. defense contract for post-production requirements for the KC-46 Pegasus aircraft, the Pentagon said on...
01:42, 04/30/2019

Huntington Ingalls wins $687 mln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc's Newport News Shipbuilding division has been awarded a $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford ai...
01:00, 06/13/2019

Shanahan’s nomination comes as the Pentagon chief ‘spins a lot of plates’ SHANAHAN GETS THE JOB: Patrick Shanahan learned yesterday afternoon during a visit to the White House that after serving more than four months as act...
14:28, 05/10/2019

Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base: Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
01:42, 06/11/2019

Pentagon pursues commercial cloud for mobile devices If a US Army infantry unit, engaged in massive mechanized warfare, were suddenly ambushed by a large number of enemy fighters attacking from multiple...
18:28, 05/06/2019

Pentagon agrees first multiyear purchase of F-35 jets, worth $34 bln The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement that would cut the price of the F-35A fighter jet by 8.8% and bring the price of each Lock...
20:28, 06/10/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million border wall contract The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for ...
00:00, 05/16/2019

Pentagon Builds Deterrent Force Against Possible Iranian Attack The Defense Department is deploying an antimissile battery, a limited step taken in part because an intelligence analysis concluded that Iran is tryi...
03:28, 05/11/2019

Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could also pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarine...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Pentagon, North Korea cut off talks for return of US war dead The US Department of Defense has suspended negotiations with North Korea for the repatriation of the remains of American soldiers killed in the Korea...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Trump to Nominate Patrick Shanahan as Pentagon Chief The decision followed a monthlong ethics investigation that found that Mr. Shanahan, a former Boeing executive, had not acted improperly in official ...
00:42, 05/10/2019

Pentagon: US moving Patriot missile battery to Mideast WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the U.S. will move a Patriot missile battery into the Middle East region to counter threats from Iran. The depart...
00:42, 05/11/2019

Congress threatens to ground funding if the Pentagon can't get more F-35 parts Congress is threatening to restrict funding for the Pentagon's acquisition office unless it comes up with a new plan to address the chronic shortage ...
06:00, 06/06/2019

Pentagon shifts another $1.5 billion for Trump’s border wall (CNN) — The Pentagon has diverted an additional $1.5 billion in Defense Department funds from various accounts in order to fund President Donald Trum...
04:28, 05/11/2019

Pentagon investigating whether Navy hid USS McCain from Trump in Japan Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said his chief of staff is investigating reports that the White House ordered the USS John McCain be hidden...
20:28, 05/30/2019

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 Agr...
04:14, 06/18/2019

As Tim Tebow struggles through major slump in Class AAA, 'passion' keeps him in baseball In Class AAA with the Syracuse Mets and experiencing the worst stretch of his pro baseball career, Tim Tebow says his passion for the game drives him...
19:42, 05/10/2019

Tiffany Haddish chokes up detailing emotional, 'very violent' struggles with her mom Comedian Tiffany Haddish got emotional when she opened up about her childhood relationship with her mother in a conversation with David Letterman. &...
18:42, 05/29/2019

Poland demands reaction over assault of ambassador to Israel WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s foreign ministry says it has summoned Israel’s ambassador to the country to explain why the Polish ambassa...
10:56, 05/15/2019

Ellen DeGeneres Recounts Sex Assault By Her Stepfather As A Teen US talkshow queen Ellen DeGeneres has opened up to late night talk show host David Letterman about being sexually assaulted as a teen by her mother's...
05:28, 05/29/2019

How the messaging app ‘bthere’ became a sexual assault prevention tool For the ongoing series, Code Word, we’re exploring if — and how — technology can protect individuals against sexual assault and harassment, and how i...
17:42, 05/21/2019

Pediatrician charged with 65 counts of child sex abuse, assault A 68-year-old Maryland pediatrician is accused of sexually assaulting at least a dozen of his female patients — some of whom were underage — and auth...
00:00, 05/22/2019

The Latest: US Army Rangers recreate D-Day cliff assault LONDON (AP) — The Latest on commemorations of the 75th anniversary of D-Day (all times local): 8:30 a.m. U.S. Army Rangers are climbing the jagged cl...
10:14, 06/05/2019

UK retailer Philip Green denies U.S. assault charges British retailer Philip Green, whose Arcadia Group owns major fashion chains such as TopShop, denied on Friday assault charges that had been filed in...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Assault charges against Redskins’ Montae Nicholson dropped Misdemeanor assault charges against Redskins safety Montae Nicholson have been dropped. The charges were dropped due to insufficient evidence, accord...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Guards repel assault on Libya's biggest oilfield An armed group attacked Libya's largest oilfield but was repelled after clashes with its protection force on Monday, while fighting escalated in east...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Suspect arrested for Queens push-in robbery and sex assault A man has been arrested for a recent Queens push-in robbery, where he and an accomplice allegedly held eight people hostage and sexually abused one o...
07:56, 05/15/2019

UFC fighter’s husband sentenced to probation after she accused him of assault Rachael Ostovich said she wanted to "move forward" and that her daughter needed "to have her father present in her life," while prosecutors had sough...
16:42, 05/17/2019

Kamala Harris wants ban on importing AR-15-style assault weapons NASHUA, N.H. — Kamala Harris wants to ban the importation of AR-15-style assault weapons by executive action if elected president. On Wednesday, the ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Man convicted for attempting to sexually assault victim in home TUCSON – A jury has convicted Lewis William Parks of attempted sexual assault, aggravated assault, kidnapping and burglary. According to the Pi...
15:42, 05/02/2019

Philip Green charged in US with four counts of misdemeanour assault Arcadia mogul accused of repeatedly touching pilates instructor inappropriately Sir Philip Green has been charged with four counts of misdemeanour as...
19:56, 05/31/2019

Pair Wanted For Questioning In Connection To Robbery, Assault LINCOLN COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help finding two people. They are sear...
12:56, 05/03/2019

Tennessee woman accused of lying about jailer sex assault KINGSPORT, Tenn. — A Tennessee woman is accused of lying about being sexually assaulted by a Sullivan County jailer last year. News outlets report 30...
12:00, 05/03/2019

Two Russian soccer internationals sentenced to jail for assault A Moscow court on Wednesday sentenced two Russian international soccer players to prison terms for their involvement in assaults last year in a case ...
20:42, 05/08/2019

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob accused of assault in LA Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob faces a felony assault charge following his Halloween night arrest for allegedly attacking a former fri...
20:42, 05/15/2019

Australian woman stabs man with stiletto in drunken assault A brawling brunette celebrating her 21st birthday sent an innocent man to the hospital when she stabbed him in the head with her stiletto. Birthday g...
01:56, 05/10/2019

Former Clemson baseball player, brother charged in assault Police in South Carolina charged a former Clemson baseball player and his brother in connection with an assault that left a man in critical condition...
19:56, 06/02/2019

Officer captured on video hitting man convicted of assault A former police sergeant in Georgia who was captured on video hitting a man during a traffic stop has been convicted of aggravated assault and batter...
19:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Arizona Senate OKs childhood sex assault bill PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Arizona Gov. Doug...
04:42, 05/28/2019

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his si...
00:14, 06/07/2019

Man charged with murder, assault for Appalachian Trail stabbings A Massachusetts man faces federal murder and assault charges in connection with a stabbing along the Appalachian Trail in Virginia that left one man ...
06:56, 05/15/2019

Rammstein singer Till Lindemann under investigation for assault The heavy metal front man is accused of beating a 54-year-old man from Hamburg in a hotel bar. Witnesses have said that the man was insulting him bef...
10:28, 06/13/2019

North Carolina: Where ‘No’ Doesn’t Mean ‘No’ When It Comes to Rape and Sexual Assault In this era of #MeToo and laws forcing women to have their rapists’ babies, a North Carolina bill that would have made it illegal to continue having ...
05:56, 05/18/2019

Hayne in court again in relation to alleged sexual assault NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — Rugby league star Jarryd Hayne has faced court after police laid a second charge in relation to the alleged aggravated se...
05:28, 05/15/2019

Rapper Common alleges childhood sexual assault Oscar-winner says he recalled the traumatic memory while working with Laura Dern on the film The TaleCommon, the Oscar-winning rapper, actor and acti...
15:42, 05/08/2019

U.S. records 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new cases of measles in the week ended May 31, taking the total cases for the year to 981 in the worst outbreak since 1...
17:42, 06/03/2019

U.S. recorded 75 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 75 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year so far to 839, the worst outbreak since 1994, federal ...
15:56, 05/13/2019

| Ebola cases in DRC break 2 000 mark DR Congo's health ministry said that it had recorded more than 2 000 cases of Ebola, two-thirds of which had been fatal, since the disease broke out ...
17:00, 06/04/2019

US measles cases surpass 1,000 this year The number of cases of measles in the United States this year has surpassed 1,000, the US Department of Health and Human Services said Wednesday. The...
00:56, 06/06/2019

CDC Says Measles Cases in U.S. Have Now Reached Over 1,000 So Far in 2019 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday that 1,001 cases of measles have been reported so far in the U.S. throughout 2019.Re...
08:56, 06/06/2019

One in four Ebola cases undetected in Congo: WHO Roughly a quarter of Ebola infections in eastern Congo are estimated to be going undetected or found too late, a World Health Organization (WHO) expe...
19:42, 06/06/2019

Uganda: Three new Ebola cases confirmed The Ministry of Health said it had three more suspected cases of the disease and the number of people who may have come into contact with the virus j...
10:00, 06/14/2019

CDC: Flu season wraps up as a few cases linger The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its last weekly influenza report Friday, and flu activity remained similarly low to last week...
22:42, 05/24/2019

U.S. recorded 60 new measles cases last week The United States recorded 60 new measles cases last week, taking confirmed cases for the year to 940, the worst outbreak since 1994 and since measle...
16:42, 05/27/2019

Two more cases of Ebola confirmed in Uganda: WHO Two more cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Uganda after a five-year-old boy died of the disease, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday....
14:28, 06/12/2019

Tucson seeing surge in Hepatitis A cases PHOENIX (AP) – Health officials say Arizona is seeing a surge in hepatitis A cases, mostly in the Tucson area but also in metro Phoenix. The ou...
01:56, 05/06/2019

Aid group: 80% of new Ebola cases were not known contacts GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is making progress in tracking new Ebola cases in eastern Congo but Doctors Without Borders asser...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the ...
04:42, 06/06/2019

Almost 2,000 Ebola cases confirmed in DR Congo Almost 2,000 cases of Ebola have been reported in the Democratic Republic of Congo, as the central African nation struggles with the second largest o...
10:56, 06/10/2019

Mindy Kaling opens up about early 'Office' struggles, unplanned motherhood Mindy Kaling mined memories of working on 'The Office' while writing her first screenplay, 'Late Night,' which hits theaters this...
21:56, 06/04/2019

Pentagon eyes longer-term support on U.S.-Mexico border Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan made his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday as the Pentagon looks to develop a longer-t...
20:00, 05/11/2019

Courts weigh Trump’s plan to tap Pentagon for border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured unde...
07:42, 05/17/2019

Courts weigh Trump's plan to tap Pentagon for border wall President Donald Trump is moving fast to spend billions of dollars to build a wall on the Mexican border with money secured under his declaration of ...
09:28, 05/17/2019

Pentagon says Iran’s Revolutionary Guards responsible for oil tanker attacks American military officials said Friday that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Ar...
22:56, 05/25/2019

Gene Simmons of KISS visits White House, Pentagon Gene Simmons of the band KISS visited the White House on Thursday — but it wasn’t clear if the wrinkled rocker was meeting with President Trump. “Jus...
00:28, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Turkish F-35 pilots no longer flying at U.S. base -Pentagon Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets has come to a faster-than-expected halt at a U.S. air base in Arizona, U.S. officials said on Monday...
03:28, 06/11/2019

Pentagon publicly rebukes top British general on Iran threat The U.S. military gave a top British general a public tongue-lashing Tuesday after he told reporters at the Pentagon that Iran does not pose a threat...
03:28, 05/16/2019

Lockheed Martin wins $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp has been awarded a $1.8 billion U.S. defense contract for design and development of the F-35 Lightning II fighter aircraft, the ...
01:42, 06/08/2019

Pentagon-Lockheed Martin agreement set to drive F-35 sticker price below $80M The Pentagon and Lockheed Martin have reached a “handshake agreement” that will bring the price of a basic model F-35 joint strike fighter below $80 ...
23:42, 06/10/2019

Pentagon accuses Iran's Revolutionary Guards over tanker attacks The U.S. military on Friday accused Iran's Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) of being directly responsible for attacks on tankers off the United Arab Emira...
22:14, 05/24/2019

| Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump The acting Pentagon chief has confirmed that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain durin...
19:00, 06/03/2019

Defense contractor the Pentagon accused of 'gouging our taxpayers' repays $16M A defense contractor accused of overcharging the Pentagon for mission-critical parts has agreed to repay the government $16 million after its executi...
02:14, 05/25/2019

Warren urges reducing defense contractor influence at Pentagon Taking aim at what she calls “the coziness between defense lobbyists, Congress, and the Pentagon,” presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Th...
17:00, 05/16/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 bln U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and o...
01:28, 05/18/2019

Turkey: Pentagon threat to remove F-35 program not in spirit of alliance The Pentagon's threat to remove Turkey from the F-35 program is not in line with the spirit of the two nation's alliance, the Middle East country's n...
19:28, 06/12/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
00:00, 06/01/2019

Pentagon Reallocates $1.5 Billion of Funds to Pay for Border Wall Construction (WASHINGTON) — The Pentagon is shifting $1.5 billion in funds originally targeted for support of the Afghan security forces and other projects ...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Shanahan pulls out of Pentagon job as reports emerge of family violence Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan abandoned his quest for the top Pentagon job on Tuesday as reports emerged of domestic violence in his fami...
23:28, 06/18/2019

Trump’s Pentagon pick is Army veteran, defense lobbyist WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for new Defense Secretary is an Army veteran who served in the first Iraq war and also has expe...
22:28, 06/18/2019

United Technologies wins $3.24 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon United Technologies Corp's Pratt and Whitney Engines has been awarded the $3.24 billion modification to a U.S. defense contract for the production an...
23:56, 05/31/2019

Shanahan drops bid to lead Pentagon, citing 'painful' past After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination ever went to the Sena...
21:56, 06/18/2019

Shanahan Steps Down At Pentagon To Avoid ‘Painful’ Family Scrutiny WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of unexplained delays, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan stepped down Tuesday before his formal nomination eve...
21:14, 06/18/2019

Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense offi...
21:00, 05/10/2019

Cisco Systems wins $724 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Cisco Systems Inc has been awarded a U.S. defense contract with a ceiling of $724 million for Cisco Smart Net Total Care Joint Enterprise License Agr...
02:00, 06/18/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defence...
02:00, 05/23/2019

Hundreds more troops heading to Southwest border, Pentagon announces Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a Department of Homeland Security request to send approximately 320 troops to provide addition...
02:56, 04/30/2019

Pentagon ground tests fighter-jet launched hypersonic weapon Traveling at 5-times the speed of sound, skipping off the boundary of the upper atmosphere and descending upon enemy targets with unprecedented speed...
15:42, 06/13/2019

Pentagon, White House to Discuss Plan for More Mideast Troops Top Pentagon leaders will meet with White House officials to discuss sending several thousand additional U.S. troops to the Middle East amid heighten...
19:56, 05/23/2019

Pentagon confirms it is weighing sending more troops to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan on Thursday confirmed that the Pentagon was considering sending additional U.S. troops to the Middle E...
21:56, 05/23/2019

The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds Pentagon released 59m metric tons of carbon dioxide and other warming gases in 2017, research showsThe United States creates more planet-warming gree...
07:14, 06/13/2019

Pentagon to send more troops to Mexico border, some in contact with migrants The Pentagon said on Friday that it expected to send about 300 additional troops to the border with Mexico including roughly 100 cooks who would hand...
18:14, 04/28/2019

Top Pentagon brass meet to discuss security crisis in Venezuela U.S. national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday morning to discuss the ongoing crisis in Venezuela as the United States prepares for its ...
03:28, 05/04/2019

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 reorgan...
14:42, 06/11/2019

Pentagon awards $646 million contract for border wall in Arizona The U.S. Defense Department said on Wednesday it had awarded a $646 million contract to a construction company to design and build a replacement for ...
00:28, 05/16/2019

Pentagon Steps Up Dispute With Turkey Over Weapons Purchase From Moscow The Trump administration is pressing Turkey to drop plans to buy a Russian antiaircraft system, threatening to end cooperation on the F-35 fighter pr...
22:42, 06/07/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East 18 The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mo...
15:28, 05/08/2019

Northrop Grumman wins $958 million U.S. defense contract, Pentagon says Northrop Grumman Systems Corp, a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corp, won a $958 million contract on Friday to produce 30 ground-air task-oriented ra...
01:42, 06/08/2019

Pentagon Survey Finds a Surge in Sexual Assaults in the Ranks Troops in all branches of the military, and especially women, are suffering more unwanted sexual contacts and are less likely to report them, the sur...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Stanford sexual assault survivor to publish book about her ordeal Publisher promises the as yet untitled work by ‘Emily Doe’ will reclaim her story and ‘change the way we talk about sexual assault forever’The anonym...
13:00, 06/06/2019

16 People Charged In Bangladesh After Girl Burned To Death After Assault Sixteen people, including a head teacher of an Islamic seminary, were charged in Bangladesh today with the murder of a 19-year-old girl, who was burn...
19:00, 05/29/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were targe...
06:42, 06/14/2019

Football coach Bob Higgins guilty of 45 counts of indecent assault Former Southampton and Peterborough coach convicted of offences against 23 boysA former football coach who helped launch the careers of a string of h...
17:56, 05/23/2019

Adam Lanza’s shrink pleads guilty to sex assault on patient The psychiatrist for Adam Lanza, the man who gunned down 26 people at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School in 2012, has admitted sexually assau...
07:42, 06/02/2019

Records shed new light on Sir Philip Green assault accusations PIMA COUNTY- New court records are shedding light on the accusations made against British billionaire businessman Sir Philip Green. Green is facing f...
19:28, 06/06/2019

North Carolina Steps Toward Changing Sexual Assault Laws RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors in North Carolina can have a tough time proving a rape case if the victim is drunk. That’s because it is not i...
21:00, 05/05/2019

Japanese tourist, husband charged in Hawaii sex assault case A Japanese tourist and her husband lured another visitor from Japan to their Waikiki hotel room and sexually assaulted her, according to court docume...
22:28, 05/07/2019

German court convicts Iranian, 3 Afghans over mass assault BERLIN (AP) — A court in Bavaria has convicted an Iranian and three Afghan men over their drunken assault of passers-by that prompted a public outcry...
16:14, 05/10/2019

Claptrap voice actor accuses Gearbox CEO of assault, underpayment Enlarge / Claptrap, unsurprisingly, finds himself in trouble in a scene from the Borderlands series. The voice of Borderlands' Claptrap, David Edd...
20:14, 05/07/2019

Woman sues boxer Adrien Broner over assault claim in bar CLEVELAND — An Ohio woman has sued former world champion boxer Adrien Broner, saying he sexually assaulted her at a Cleveland nightclub in June 2018....
10:42, 06/05/2019

Top NYPD detective calls subway assault video ‘sickening’ New York City’s top detective on Wednesday called newly released video of a man being savagely beaten on a subway train “sickening,” as he revealed n...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Biden education plan would boost teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed at boo...
00:14, 05/29/2019

Biden education plan would boost U.S. teacher pay, ban assault weapons Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday released an education plan aimed a...
03:56, 05/29/2019

Syrian rebels say goal of Russia's Idlib assault is to take highways Syrian rebels backed by Turkey said on Monday that Moscow and its Syrian government ally were trying to wrest control of two major highways in their ...
04:14, 05/06/2019

MLB notebook: Phils' Herrera arrested on domestic assault charge Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night and charged with simple assault after a domestic incident at an Atlantic Ci...
06:00, 05/29/2019

Panel: Governor’s staff botched sex assault claim response TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel investigating Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of a sexual assault claim made by one state worke...
18:14, 06/05/2019

Idlib casualties mount as assault leaves aid efforts in the balance Increased airstrikes and shelling by Syrian regime claim lives of an estimated 40 civilians in 48 hours The recent escalation in the Syrian regime bo...
18:14, 05/29/2019

Colts knew LB Okereke faced sexual assault accusation Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard admitted Wednesday that he knew linebacker Bobby Okereke faced a sexual assault allegation in 2015 a...
09:42, 06/06/2019

Mario Batali to face assault charge on groping accusation BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is set to appear in court on a criminal charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston resta...
10:42, 05/24/2019

Brock Turner’s rape victim writing memoir about her assault The woman sexually assaulted by a former Stanford University swimmer is writing a memoir about her harrowing experience. The nonfiction book “w...
22:00, 06/06/2019

‘It’s Like the Wild West’: Sexual Assault Victims Struggle in K-12 Schools While college campuses have become the battleground for Title IX debates, the mishandling of sexual assault cases in primary and secondary schools re...
20:14, 05/11/2019

New Wave of Student Activism Presses Colleges on Sexual Assault Student protesters across the country demanding action on issues related to sexual misconduct have focused on their schools, using similar tactics an...
21:42, 06/09/2019

'Exterminator of the future': Brazil's Bolsonaro denounced for environmental assault Activist and politician Marina Silva warns Brazil’s rainforest protections being destroyed but vows ‘we can’t let that happen’Jair Bolsonaro is trans...
17:42, 05/09/2019

Justin Gimelstob says he will quit ATP player council after assault case American entered no contest plea to assaulting friend last yearFormer player had been at centre of argument over ATP’s futureJustin Gimelstob, who en...
17:00, 05/01/2019

Court rejects new sex assault trial for prep school grad CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire Supreme Court has rejected a new trial over ineffective counsel for a prep school graduate convicted in 2015 o...
15:28, 06/07/2019

Texas Officer In Critical Condition After Alleged Assault By Ky. Transient SOUR LAKE, Texas (CNN)– A man who seriously injured a Texas police officer Monday night is facing several charges. Officials say this man is a ...
13:00, 05/30/2019

Is India the frontline in big tech’s assault on democracy? | John Harris Social media such as WhatsApp may enable voters, but encrypted messaging polarises them and blocks public scrutinyIn 10 days’ time, two political dra...
08:14, 05/13/2019

Police: Toddler girl dies after assault at Virginia hotel RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Police in Virginia say a 17-month-old girl has died after being assaulted at a Richmond hotel. The girl’s mother, Aija Bro...
09:42, 05/15/2019

As assault grinds on, Tripoli lawmakers reject offensive by UAE ally Lawmakers loyal to Libya's U.N.-backed government on Thursday denounced an attack on Tripoli by an ally of the United Arab Emirates and defended thei...
19:14, 05/02/2019

BJP's Diamond Harbour Candidate Alleges Assault By Trinamool Workers Nilanjan Roy, the BJP's Lok Sabha election candidate from Diamond Harbour in West Bengal, was attacked by a group of men as he headed out to campaign...
06:56, 05/05/2019

Chef Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge Mario Batali pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.    ...
17:56, 05/24/2019

Uncle accused in girl’s death charged with sexual assault SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors have filed new sexual assault charges against a Utah man accused in the death of his 5-year-old niece. Authorities ...
01:28, 06/06/2019

Adrien Broner Sued Over 2018 Sexual Assault Incident, No, Not That One, Another One Welterweight boxer and all-around shitheel Adrien Broner is being sued in Ohio by a woman he sexually assaulted in a club in Cleveland in June 2018. ...
02:42, 06/05/2019

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Sexual Assault Case UPDATE: In a Boston courtroom today, Mario Batali pleaded not guilty to a charge that he allegedly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant i...
16:42, 05/24/2019

New diabetes cases fall as obesity rises The number of new diabetes cases among U.S. adults keeps falling, even as obesity rates climb, and health officials aren't sure why. (May 28) &...
00:14, 05/29/2019

U.S. measles cases in 2019 highest since 1992 The United States recorded 971 cases of measles in the first five months of 2019, surpassing the total for any year since 1992, which was before the ...
05:42, 05/31/2019

This is how many cancer cases are linked to unhealthy diet An apple a day might keep cancer away. More than 80,000 cancer cases in the US were linked to poor diet, or around 5 percent, according to a study pu...
23:42, 05/23/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total und...
19:28, 05/17/2019

CDC: U.S. measles cases have more than doubled 2018's total Seventy-five new measles cases have turned up in the United States, federal health officials said Monday -- piling onto a record number for the year,...
03:56, 05/14/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Three cases of rat lungworm disease confirmed in Hawaii Health officials have now confirmed a total of three cases of rat lungworm disease in travelers who spent time in Hawaii. A report from the Hawaii De...
16:00, 05/28/2019

HIV Cases Rising In West Virginia County HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A cluster of HIV cases in Cabell County reflects a shift in how the disease is being transmitted, West Virginia health offic...
17:42, 05/27/2019

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest week, mostly in New York state, bringing the nationwide total to 839 cases...
22:14, 05/13/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederi...
07:42, 05/17/2019

U.S. measles cases increase to 25-year high Measles cases in the United States rose to 880 last week, to the highest level in 25 years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said ...
01:14, 05/21/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a ...
06:56, 05/17/2019

Sleep apnea and cancer: Is there a link, and in what cases? New research analyzing a large dataset suggests there may be a link between sleep apnea and the likelihood of developing cancer, especially in women...
22:56, 05/21/2019

43 more measles cases confirmed in NYC since late April The city Health Department announced Tuesday that the number of measles cases in the city has hit 466 since the outbreak began in October. That’...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Health officials say NYC measles cases reach 466 NEW YORK (AP) — The number of measles cases in New York City has reached 466 since the outbreak began in October. The city’s health department ...
01:00, 05/08/2019

Infantino says FIFA scandals gone, despite corruption cases Ahead of his re-election as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino says he has banished scandals and corruption from the soccer body despite losing members...
12:14, 06/05/2019

DRC set to exceed 2,000 Ebola cases in second largest outbreak ever Violence by armed groups and community mistrust hamper attempts to halt epidemicAid agencies in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are set to annou...
03:42, 06/04/2019

Congo registers record of 27 new Ebola cases in one day Democratic Republic of Congo registered a one-day record of 27 new confirmed Ebola cases on Sunday, raising last week's number of cases to 126, the b...
00:28, 04/30/2019

Confirmed measles cases rise to 981, most in 27 years The number of confirmed measles cases has risen to 981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday, a new high since last week’s ...
23:56, 06/03/2019

Ex-NYPD cop who testified in bribery cases gets 4 months A federal judge in Manhattan sentenced the former head of NYPD’s gun licensing division, who took part in a wide-ranging bribery scandal and ended up...
07:00, 06/13/2019

45% Rise In Number Of Tuberculosis Cases In Rajasthan Rajasthan has seen a 45 per cent increase in the number of tuberculosis (TB) cases in the last one year after the Centre made it a notifiable disease...
18:28, 06/03/2019

Religious superiors to get training on nun abuse cases The head of the international umbrella group of nuns says religious sisters are increasingly speaking out about sexual and other forms of abuse by cl...
15:56, 05/02/2019

Beyond Bitcoin: Here are some of the new use cases for distributed ledger technology BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn ...
06:28, 05/08/2019

New measles cases down amid vaccine push The city is gaining ground in its battle against the measles outbreak gripping Brooklyn’s Orthodox Jewish community, health officials said Tuesday — ...
23:00, 06/11/2019

The best PC case 2019: top cases for your desktop computer If you’re setting out to build one of the best PCs you can muster, it’s tempting to channel all of your energy into finding the best pr...
20:28, 05/09/2019

US Could Send More Troops To Mideast Amid Iran Tensions: Pentagon Chief The United States said Thursday it was considering deploying more troops to the Middle East as it looks for ways to enhance the protection of its for...
07:14, 05/24/2019

Lockheed Martin's Sikorsky wins $1.1 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon Sikorsky, a unit of Lockheed Martin Corp, has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for 12 CH-53K King Stallion helicopters, including logistics and o...
01:00, 05/18/2019

Venezuela opposition's envoy to U.S. meets Pentagon, State Department officials The Venezuelan opposition's envoy to the United States said he met Pentagon and State Department officials in Washington on Monday to discuss "all as...
22:28, 05/20/2019

Even the Pentagon Thinks Trump's Anti-Trans Troop Explanation Is Nonsense President Donald Trump recently defended his decision to ban trans people from serving in the U.S. military by explaining that the fact that they nee...
19:56, 06/06/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because o...
01:42, 05/07/2019

Pentagon awards $787M for border wall construction in California, Arizona The Pentagon has awarded more than $787 million combined in two contracts for border wall construction and replacement projects in California and Ari...
23:42, 05/16/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 more troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between the countries continue to simmerUS officials say the Pentagon wil...
02:42, 05/23/2019

Pentagon eyes expanding DARPA future warfare research office The U.S. Department of Defense is close to expanding its legendary future warfare and technology agency DARPA by combining it with the Pentagon offic...
13:42, 05/24/2019

Patrick Shanahan: Pentagon planning for possible reinforcements if situation with Iran ‘deteriorates' The Pentagon is planning for the possible deployment of additional U.S. forces to the Persian Gulf region in the event the threat from Iran worsens, ...
05:42, 06/15/2019

High-level Pentagon meeting on Venezuela includes discussion of US intervention President Trump’s top national security officials met at the Pentagon Friday to discuss military options in response to the political crisis in Venez...
04:14, 05/04/2019

Pentagon, Lockheed agree to 'historic' $34B F-35 deal, lowest per-plane cost yet Lockheed Martin and the Pentagon have reached a "handshake agreement" on a $34 billion contract to produce three future lots of F-35 Lightning II fig...
17:14, 06/11/2019

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send 1,500 more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send roughly 2,000 more troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials ...
19:56, 05/24/2019

Elizabeth Warren Thinks the Pentagon’s Relationship With Lobbyists Is Corrupt. Here’s Her Plan to Fix It Sen. Elizabeth Warren will announce a plan Thursday to limit the influence of lobbyists and contractors on the Department of Defense, according to so...
15:42, 05/16/2019

Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractor...
14:14, 05/16/2019

The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds The Pentagon pumps out more greenhouse gases than Portugal or Sweden, according to a new study. In findings released Wednesday, researchers from Brow...
20:56, 06/13/2019

UPDATE 1-Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group had 'predatory approach' - official Aircraft component maker and Pentagon supplier TransDigm Group, admonished on Wednesday during a hearing on its billing practices, had a "predatory a...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Lockheed Martin unit wins $542 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin Corp's Sikorsky Aircraft Corp has won a $542 million modification to a U.S. defense contract for the presidential helicopter replacem...
03:28, 06/11/2019

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border ...
15:56, 05/25/2019

Pentagon disputes Biden's assessment of China, says country is a 'strategic competitor' A top Pentagon official on Friday disagreed with Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s claim on the campaign trail that China isn’t really a ...
21:56, 05/03/2019

Pentagon Reportedly Thinking of Sending Thousands of Troops Near Iran For, Uh, Reasons This week, Pentagon officials are scheduled to brief Donald Trump’s national security team on a plan to send as many as 5,000 more American troops to...
15:42, 05/23/2019

Pentagon in talks with industry on United Technologies and Raytheon merger: statement Pentagon leadership is engaging with industry leadership to understand the implications of the United Technologies Corp merger with Raytheon Co, a Pe...
00:00, 06/11/2019

Venezuela's Guaido seeks U.S. Pentagon cooperation to solve political crisis Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido said on Saturday he has asked his envoy to the United States to meet with Pentagon officials to "cooperate" ...
21:42, 05/11/2019

Pentagon suspends efforts to recover troop remains from North Korea The Pentagon has suspended talks with North Korea about recovering more remains of missing American soldiers from the  Korean War — one of the key pl...
20:28, 05/08/2019

With Esper, Pentagon inherits an army veteran long focused on China In the opinion of Army Secretary Mark Esper, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the U.S. military, Washington was late to recognize that America w...
01:42, 06/19/2019

Pentagon to transfer $1.5 billion to border wall from Afghan forces, other areas Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved the transfer of $1.5 billion to build more than 80 miles of barriers on the border with M...
19:28, 05/10/2019

U.S. State Department approves possible sale of Apache helicopters to Qatar: Pentagon The U.S. State Department has approved a possible $3 billion sale of Apache attack helicopters to Qatar, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said...
06:42, 05/10/2019

Pentagon Has Redirected Money to Build 256 Miles of Border Barriers, Shanahan Says Patrick M. Shanahan, the acting defense secretary, said 63 miles of barriers could be built over six months, as immigration officials reported a surg...
04:56, 05/09/2019

Philip Green, U.K. Fashion Mogul, Charged With Assault in U.S. in Groping Case The Top Shop owner faces four counts of misdemeanor assault in Arizona after a Pilates instructor accused him of unwanted groping and sexually inappr...
16:00, 06/01/2019

The Latest: Woman claims 2008 sexual assault by UCLA doctor LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a retired UCLA gynecologist who is charged with sexually abusing two patients (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Los Ang...
01:00, 06/12/2019

2 Swarthmore College frat houses in Pennsylvania disband over sex assault documents The only two fraternities at Swarthmore College in southeast Pennsylvania have disbanded over backlash from internal documents that revealed jokes ab...
17:56, 05/01/2019

Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in Boston BOSTON (AP) — Celebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restauran...
04:56, 05/23/2019

US Tourist Eyeing $2 Million Compensation, "Holes" In Assault Claim: Cops The attack in the Dominican Republic that a Delaware woman described was brutal: Being strangled and beaten. Getting dragged down concrete stairs. Wo...
05:28, 06/07/2019

Ellen DeGeneres recounts assault by her stepfather in David Letterman interview Ellen DeGeneres revisits abuse she experienced as a teenager in an upcoming episode of David Letterman's Netflix show, "My Next Guest Needs No Introd...
23:56, 05/28/2019

10,000 bogus claims: Trump’s assault on the truth reaches an unthinkable milestone One of the ways Trump has rewritten the political playbook: He has made a substantial portion of the country believe that, as long as you agree on po...
00:00, 04/30/2019

'Idlib is a bargaining chip': civilians brace as Assad air assault escalates Renewed regime attacks have killed hundreds in the Syrian opposition’s last strongholdInstead of looking forward to the pre-dawn Ramadan meal of suho...
09:42, 05/23/2019

German-Made Assault Rifle Found After Maoist Encounter In Chhattisgarh Encounter between security forces and Maoists in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district led to the killing of two militants and the recovery of a foreign-mad...
13:00, 06/15/2019

Phil Murphy’s office botched staffer’s sex assault claim: panel The New Jersey governor’s office was more concerned with “avoiding negative publicity” than taking proper steps to investigate a sexual a...
02:42, 06/06/2019

TripAdvisor Is Launching New Tools To Spot Sexual Assault and Misconduct Allegations Two years ago, an expose revealed that TripAdvisor had removed reviews detailing robbery, sexual assault, and rape because they were either flagged a...
00:42, 05/15/2019

Brock Turner sex-assault victim plans memoir for September release The woman who was sexually assaulted by then Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner after she passed out outside an on-campus fraternity house part...
15:42, 06/06/2019

Person of interest in Detroit serial killings charged in sexual assault DeAngelo Kenneth Martin is the person of interest in the killings of three women. Now he is charged in the rape of a fourth woman who survived. ...
18:14, 06/11/2019

R&B Singer R. Kelly pleads not guilty to new felony sexual assault counts Singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty to 11 new felony counts of sexual assault and abuse at a Chicago court hearing on Thursday, after prosecutors expa...
20:28, 06/06/2019

Biden's education plan pledges to 'defeat' the NRA, support assault weapons ban Former Vice President Joe Biden pledged on Tuesday to "defeat the National Rifle Association (NRA)" as part of his 2020 campaign promise to fight for...
04:28, 05/29/2019

Himachal Court Quashes Sexual Assault Complaint Against Actor Jeetendra The Himachal Pradesh High Court has quashed a complaint against veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra, alleging that he sexually assaulted his cousin 48 ...
07:14, 05/22/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is mov...
03:14, 05/11/2019

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-ye...
07:42, 06/13/2019

Bill Cosby drops defamation case against sexual assault accusers Spokesman said Cosby dropped the case against seven women ‘to focus on other matters’Disgraced actor and comedian Bill Cosby has dropped his counters...
01:28, 06/01/2019

Kevin Spacey in surprise appearance at sexual assault case hearing Spacey, 59, accused of groping young man in Nantucket barActor pleaded not guilty to indecent assault and battery chargeWearing a gray suit and glass...
16:56, 06/03/2019

17-month-old girl dies after sexual assault at Virginia hotel: police RICHMOND, Va. — Police in Virginia say a 17-month-old girl has died after being assaulted at a Richmond hotel. The girl’s mother, Aija Brown, t...
23:14, 05/15/2019

NYPD declined to reinstate cop cleared in sex assault case: court docs A former NYPD deputy inspector cleared of sexually assaulting a fellow cop says the pressure to plead guilty in the case was so intense, he checked h...
03:14, 06/09/2019

Abortion activist accuses Biden of assault in viral encounter: 'I thought he was going to hit me' A left-wing activist has accused Joe Biden of attempting to physically assault her after an event in Iowa on Tuesday, alleging that the former vice p...
00:14, 06/13/2019

Chinese tech firm Huawei says it has long prepared for an assault by America A battle was “inevitable,” the founder of Huawei said while shrugging off any suggestion that Washington would be able to stifle his company’s global...
00:28, 05/22/2019

Mario Batali faces criminal charges for alleged assault in Boston Chef who faced multiple sexual misconduct accusations is charged with indecent assault and battery for allegedly groping a womanThe celebrity chef Ma...
17:56, 05/23/2019

NRL player Jack de Belin faces two new charges over alleged sexual assault Dragons player has pleaded not guilty to one charge relating to alleged rape of 19-year-old woman in December St George Illawarra Dragons NRL player ...
09:00, 05/29/2019

BJP Urges Action Against Assault On Dilip Ghosh, Himanta Biswa Sarma A BJP delegation approached the Election Commission (EC) today to demand stringent action against those who attacked the convoy of Assam Minister Him...
13:56, 05/08/2019

Former tennis player Justin Gimelstob sentenced after pleading no contest to assault Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017.     &...
21:42, 04/28/2019

Alabama to ban abortion, including for rape and incest cases Governor Key Ivey signed off on the abortion ban in Alabama, setting the stage for a battle that could end up in the US Supreme Court. Several states...
07:00, 05/16/2019

Student convicted of campus attack accused in 2 more cases A student who remains enrolled at West Virginia's Marshall University despite a conviction for a 2016 attack against a female student is facing charg...
23:42, 06/11/2019

Adani Group To Withdraw Defamation Cases Against "The Wire" The Adani Group is set to withdraw all defamation suits filed against news portal thewire.in and its editors in an Ahmedabad court for articles again...
19:42, 05/22/2019

Algerian army chief says big corruption cases to be revealed Algeria's army chief of staff said on Tuesday several big corruption cases would come to light in a crackdown on systemic graft, private channel Enna...
15:28, 04/30/2019

10 most urgent cases of journalists under threat: June 2019 Journalists serve the public by speaking truth to power, a pursuit which puts some reporters in peril. Here's a list of the 10 most urgent cases for ...
16:14, 06/03/2019

Measles outbreak spreads to Oklahoma as U.S. reports 41 new cases The worst measles outbreak in the United States in 25 years has spread to Oklahoma, federal health officials said on Monday as they reported 41 new c...
18:56, 05/20/2019

U.S. health officials report 41 new cases of measles last week The United States recorded 41 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 981 in the worst outbreak of the disease sinc...
21:00, 06/03/2019

Five cases of mumps diagnosed in New Jersey jail outbreak A quarantine means no new inmates will be accepted until the outbreak is over. Visitors and attorneys will not have direct access to inmates.  ...
01:00, 06/13/2019

U.S. measles cases hit highest level since eradication in 2000 The United States has confirmed 695 measles cases so far this year, the highest level since the country declared it had eliminated the virus in 2000,...
18:14, 04/28/2019

CDC confirms 981 measles cases in U.S., now highest count since 1992 The 981 U.S. measles cases reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Monday is an increase by 41 from the previous report last we...
20:56, 06/03/2019

CDC: Backyard poultry-related salmonella cases cross 200 Since May, 227 additional people have reported contracting salmonella from pet chickens, pulling the up the total number of cases to 279, according t...
01:28, 06/15/2019

10 'most urgent' global press freedom cases, May 2019 Deutsche Welle, as part of the One Free Press Coalition, is using its global reach to spotlight journalists under attack around the world. From Tanza...
17:14, 05/03/2019

Measles cases in the U.S. just hit a 25-year high thanks to anti-vaxxers The United States just hit a major milestone, but not the kind that anyone should be proud of. With over 700 confirmed cases of the measles so far in...
12:00, 05/02/2019

US measles outbreak now worst since 1994 after 60 new cases reported The disease was eliminated in 2000, but public health officials blame the resurgence on misinformation about vaccinesThe US recorded 60 new measles c...
21:42, 05/27/2019

Ebola outbreak in Congo reaches over 2,000 confirmed cases International health officials are warning against the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history as more than 2,000 cases have been reported in east...
20:28, 06/05/2019

Deloitte’s tips on coming up with viable blockchain use cases Today at TNW2019 in Amsterdam, consulting giant Deloitte shared some tips on how to use blockchain to streamline your business operations – and find ...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Nitrate in tap water may cause 12,500 annual cancer cases, study says Nitrate pollution has polluted drinking water around the United States, which may lead to more than 12,500 cases of cancer each year, a new study say...
23:14, 06/11/2019

Dozens of Chicago cold killing cases reopened A computer algorithm has helped reopen dozens of Chicago cold cases by finding similarities in the slayings of more than 50 women. (May 30)  &#...
12:00, 05/30/2019

| Congo Ebola cases hit record for most reported in single day Health experts are expressing growing alarm about the number of people sickened with the Ebola virus who are never reaching treatment centres, allowi...
11:42, 05/01/2019

ADHS: Confirmed cases of hepatitis A rises to 339 since November TUCSON – Arizona is one of the states currently experiencing a large outbreak of hepatitis A, according to Arizona Department of Health Services. In ...
08:28, 06/05/2019

The Latest: 2 new Ebola virus cases confirmed in Uganda KASINDI, Congo (AP) — The Latest on the Ebola outbreak in Africa (all times local): 1:25 p.m. The World Health Organization says two more cases of Eb...
12:42, 06/12/2019

New Ebola cases in Uganda raise fears of further spread Uganda announced two more cases of Ebola on Wednesday - confirmation of the first spread of a deadly outbreak beyond the borders of Democratic Republ...
14:28, 06/12/2019

U.S. records 22 new measles cases, bringing year's total to 1,044 The United States recorded 22 new measles cases last week, bringing the year's total number of cases to 1,044 in the worst outbreak of the disease si...
19:14, 06/17/2019

U.S. measles outbreak soars to 839, with 75 new cases according to latest CDC report The number of measles cases reported in the U.S. has risen to 839, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That’s up ...
21:56, 05/13/2019

Two HIV Cases Linked to Spa That Gave Trendy 'Vampire Facials' The so-called vampire facials that have been touted by celebrities for ostensible rejuvenation benefits have been linked to two cases of HIV in New M...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Two More Ebola Cases Diagnosed in Uganda as First Victim, 5, Dies Fears grew that the year-old outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo could spread further in what one expert called a “truly frightening phase.”...
17:42, 06/12/2019

Police Cases Filed Against 119 For "Abusing" Pinarayi Vijayan So Far Police cases were filed against as many as 119 people for allegedly abusing Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on social media over the last thre...
18:42, 06/12/2019

Kentucky, West Virginia Leading U.S. In New Hepatitis C Cases LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– As the number of hepatitis A cases across the state appears to be leveling off, a new problem has presented itself, he...
01:28, 05/17/2019

U.S. reports 60 new measles cases in worst outbreak since 1994 The most widespread U.S. measles outbreak in a quarter-century has infected 60 new patients in the last week, raising the total number of confirmed c...
17:28, 05/06/2019

Measles cases in U.S. reach 940, highest count since 1994 The number of measles cases in the United States hit 940 last week, the highest number reported since 1994, the Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
22:42, 05/28/2019

Top 10 golfers of all time: The Post’s experts make their cases As Tiger Woods moves closer to Jack Nicklaus’ record 18 majors, The Post’s golf writers make their picks for the 10 greatest golfers of all time: Mar...
03:56, 05/15/2019

These Are the 10 ‘Most Urgent’ Cases of Threats to Press Freedom Around the World A freelance reporter missing in Tanzania, a newspaper editor facing censorship in South Sudan and two journalists detained in Nicaragua are all among...
16:42, 05/01/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecuto...
19:00, 05/26/2019

U.S. records 75 new measles cases, 9.8% increase, as outbreak grows The United States recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the last week, totaling 839 cases in the country's worst outbreak of the virus since 1994, ...
17:14, 05/13/2019

Measles spreads to another state, with half of the U.S. now reporting new cases With new reports of measles popping up on a daily basis it was all but inevitable that this day would come, and here we are: Half of all U.S. states ...
05:14, 05/23/2019

Lawsuit challenges Maryland ban on broadcasting court cases COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Several journalists and community organizers in Baltimore have sued to challenge a Maryland law’s ban on broadcasting ...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Court hears 2 cases against Trump’s border wall SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – Arguments have concluded in a federal courtroom in California where billions of dollars that would allow President Donald ...
04:00, 05/19/2019

Ebola Cases in Congo Have Hit a Record for Most Reported in a Single Day (BUTEMBO, Congo) — The woman spent more than a week at home sick before family members tried to take her to an Ebola treatment center in easter...
06:00, 05/01/2019

U.S. hellscape status secured as KISS’ Gene Simmons takes over Pentagon podium Official press briefings at the White House and the Pentagon used to happen on a consistent basis, at times even daily. But that was before the Trump...
23:42, 05/17/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and ...
22:56, 05/24/2019

Trump Taps Acting Pentagon Chief Patrick Shanahan As Defense Secretary US President Donald Trump plans to nominate acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan as his next secretary of defense, the White House announced Thursd...
02:42, 05/10/2019

Pentagon seeks to use funds to transport, lodge Taliban members in search of ceasefires The Pentagon said on Thursday that it had asked Congress for the authority to help fund lodging and transportation for Taliban members who were inter...
00:14, 05/17/2019

UPDATE 1-Democrat Warren targets Pentagon contractors, calls industry corrupt U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a Democrat seeking her party's presidential nomination, on Thursday called for new rules governing Pentagon contractor...
18:42, 05/16/2019

Pentagon stops program to retrieve remains from Korean War after North Korea goes silent Attempts by the Pentagon to retrieve remains of U.S. troops from North Korea have stopped due to a lack of communication from Pyongyang, U.S. officia...
19:14, 05/09/2019

'Like taking candy from a baby': Pentagon accuses defense contractor of 'gouging our taxpayers' Congress took aim at a key defense contractor Wednesday for what the Pentagon's acquisition chief called "gouging our taxpayers" using "a disgraceful...
03:00, 05/17/2019