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  • Putin vows to further strengthen Russian military Thursday, 25 Jun 2015 | 7:57 AM ET

    MOSCOW— Russia needs a mighty military to fend off threats near its borders, President Vladimir Putin said Thursday, in a stance that reflects soaring tensions with the West over the crisis in Ukraine. Relations between Russia and the West have sunk to post-Cold War lows after Moscow's 2014 annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula and its support for a...

  • Tech company finds stolen government log-ins all over Web Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 12:52 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— A CIA- backed technology company has found logins and passwords for 47 government agencies strewn across the Web— available for hackers, spies and thieves. Recorded Future, a social media data mining firm backed by the CIA's venture capital arm, says in a report that login credentials for nearly every federal agency have been posted on open Internet...

  • Navy celebrates once-secret sub now on display in museum Wednesday, 24 Jun 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    GROTON, Conn.— A once-secret submarine in U.S. military research and expeditions is being celebrated for its advanced technology, exploration of the ocean floor and role as a workhorse. The nuclear-powered NR-1 launched in 1969, the same year the U.S. put a man on the moon, and was taken out of service in 2008. It is now on display, minus some of its parts, at Submarine...

  • PARIS— French prime minister: US must act fast to repair damage from NSA spying revelations.

  • New Boeing CEO on strong dollar Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 5:36 PM ET
    New Boeing CEO on strong dollar

    Incoming Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, discusses the impact of the strong dollar on the business.

  • Crafted Boeing strategy together: McNerney Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 5:32 PM ET
    W. James McNerney and Dennis Muilenburg of Boeing

    Incoming Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, and outgoing CEO James McNerney, join CNBC's Phil LeBeau on the phone, to discuss the announcement.

  • Boeing leadership change 'generational shift': McNerney

    Incoming Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg, and outgoing CEO James McNerney, join CNBC's Phil LeBeau on the phone, to discuss the announcement.

  • Smooth transition for Boeing: Sonnenfeld Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 5:17 PM ET
    Smooth transition for Boeing: Sonnenfeld

    Discussing James McNerney stepping down from CEO, with Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, Yale School of Management. McNerney will remain Boeing Chairman, and Dennis Muilenburg will become Boeing's CEO.

  • Boeing gets new CEO Tuesday, 23 Jun 2015 | 5:12 PM ET
    Boeing gets new CEO

    Dennis Muilenburg will become Boeing's CEO on July 1. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.

  • WASHINGTON— The United States began annual security talks with China on Monday, and an official said it plans to raise directly the breach of a federal government server that resulted in the theft of personnel and security clearance records of millions of employees and contractors. China has openly denied involvement in the break-in. The U.S. has publicly...

  • The judges of the Investigatory Powers Tribunal ruled Monday that GCHQ kept intercepted data from The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights and The Legal Resources Center of South Africa for longer than allowed. It is requiring GCHQ, which stands for Government Communications Headquarters and is the British counterpart of the U.S. National Security...

  • Jill Hruby will take over next month as president and director of Sandia National Laboratories, one of the most high-profile positions in U.S. science with responsibilities that cover nuclear weapons, energy and environmental technology. Her appointment also makes her the first woman to lead any of the nation's three national security labs, Sandia, Los...

  • *Bill Gates urges UK not to cut back overseas aid. *Defence minister says outlook darker, eyes Russia threat. LONDON, June 21- British finance minister George Osborne has said he will press ahead with hefty cuts to welfare in a budget statement next month, a day after tens of thousands of people marched against austerity in central London.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- The United States has sued a Texas- based subsidiary of global defense company BAE Systems Plc for overcharging the U.S. Army in a contract to build 20,000 military trucks, the Department of Justice said on Friday. BAE Systems Inc, the U.S. unit of London- based BAE Systems Plc, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

  • Malaysian hijacked oil tanker rescued, pirates flee Friday, 19 Jun 2015 | 12:03 AM ET

    Navy chief Abdul Aziz Jaafar said the eight pirates, believed to be Indonesians, abandoned the MT Orkim Harmony late Thursday. The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency said earlier that the ship was detected in waters off southern Vietnam late Wednesday and had been repainted black from blue. Abdul Aziz also tweeted pictures of the tanker, showing some...

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 19- The hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony has been released by pirates, who fled in the ship's rescue boat, Malaysian navy and maritime officials said on Friday. The Orkim Harmony, hijacked on June 11 off the Malaysian coast by pirates reportedly armed with pistols and machetes, was now being escorted by the navy to Malaysia's Kuantan Port.

  • KUALA LUMPUR, June 19- The hijacked oil tanker Orkim Harmony is being shadowed by a Malaysian naval ship and has been redirected east to Indonesia's Natuna Island, and should arrive on Saturday, the Malaysian navy and media said on Friday. State news agency Bernama quoted navy official Rear Admiral Azhari Abdul Rashid as saying the hijackers, reportedly armed...

  • NEW YORK, June 18- Richard Zabel, the top deputy to Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, is leaving the Justice Department to become general counsel at the hedge fund Elliott Management, according to an internal Elliott memo seen by Reuters on Thursday. Attorney in Manhattan since 2011, helping to oversee a broad-based crackdown on insider trading,...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- The U.S. Senate passed an annual defense policy bill on Thursday that authorizes some $600 billion in defense spending for the 2016 fiscal year and starts reforms that could help curb costs over the long run. The White House has threatened to veto the measure over issues including a Republican-led plan to use $38 billion in special war funds...

  • WASHINGTON, June 18- The White House on Thursday said President Barack Obama's advisers would recommend a veto of a U.S. Senate bill to fund the Department of Defense if lawmakers pass it, saying it uses gimmicks to get around budget caps.

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