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  • Soldiers get $92M in debt relief under settlement Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    Deceptive practices by Rome Finance Co., more recently doing business as Colfax Capital Corp. and Culver Capital LLC, based in California and Georgia, included failing to accurately disclose charges and interest rates, New York's Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Tuesday.

  • Israel's Gaza trap: Here's the real problem Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET
    Shlomo Ben Ami

    Assuming Israel gets the quiet it wants, what does it intend to do with Gaza?, asks former Israeli foreign minister Shlomo Ben Ami.

  • BEIJING, July 29- Military drills have become a new headache for China Eastern Airlines Corp and other Chinese carriers, causing hundreds of flight delays and cancellations just as they are grappling with a sharp decline in earnings.

  • Study: Embargo wouldn't hurt Russia Sunday, 27 Jul 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    LONDON— An arms embargo against Russia would be little more than symbolic because Russia is largely self-sufficient in supplying its armed forces, a report argued Sunday.

  • Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 12:15 AM ET

    ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE— Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday.

  • Navy secretary says combat ship costs will decline Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 10:26 PM ET

    ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE— Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday.

  • Senior US Homeland Security cyber official to retire Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:06 AM ET
    Director of Homeland Security Department's National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center Larry Zelvin testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on protecting consumer information, in Washington.

    Larry Zelvin, the Homeland Security head who helped secure banks from cyberattacks and erect defenses after the Target breach, is retiring.

  • Obama sends team to Texas for guard deployment Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:05 AM ET

    The team will assess whether a National Guard deployment would help to handle the immigration crisis at the Mexican border.

  • BOSTON, July 23- Larry Zelvin, the head of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's center for countering cyber threats, is retiring next month after a government career of nearly 30 years during which he advised U.S. businesses on fighting hostile hackers.

  • Global instability will help these stocks: Analyst Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 3:01 PM ET

    Global conflicts are going to sustain defense spending by governments, which will benefit defense contractors, one analyst said.

  • *General Dynamics, Northrop beat profit estimates. *General Dynamics reports higher aerospace orders. July 23- U.S. weapons makers General Dynamics Corp and Northrop Grumman Corp raised their 2014 profit forecasts as cost cutting allowed them to improve profitability even as defense spending by the U.S. government remained low.

  • Despite sanctions call, UK approves arms to Russia Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 5:33 AM ET

    LONDON— Britain is still authorizing the export of arms and military equipment to Russia despite the government's call for tough sanctions over Moscow's arming of separatist rebels in Ukraine, a group of lawmakers said in a report Wednesday.

  • *Kiev says 41,000 Russian troops grouped nearby border with Ukraine. KIEV, July 22- Ukraine's parliament approved a presidential decree on Tuesday to call up more military reserves and men under 50 to fight rebels in eastern Ukraine and defend the border against a concentration of troops in Russia.

  • Military exercises delay flights throughout China Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 5:31 AM ET

    BEIJING— China's airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee said military exercises are the reason.

  • Lawmaker: Texas sending 1,000 troops to border Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 12:12 PM ET
    Texas Governor Rick Perry

    A state lawmaker says Texas Gov. Rick Perry plans to deploy as many as 1,000 National Guard troops to bolster security along the Mexico border.

  • Kenya military Twitter account hacked Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 8:40 AM ET

    NAIROBI, Kenya— The Twitter account run by Kenya's military was taken over by hackers claiming to be from the international activist collective Anonymous, a military spokesman said Monday. No internal military systems were infiltrated when the Kenya Defense Forces' Twitter account was hacked early Monday, Col.

  • Groeneveld said the Navy was still reviewing lessons learned from the exercise, which took place aboard the USS Carl Vinson off the coast of southern California. The exercise could help Navy officials make the case for adding EA-18G Growlers to the five planes now slated to go on each of the Navy's 11 aircraft carriers in coming years.

  • BANGKOK, July 18- Thailand's military government has postponed for one year an auction for fourth-generation mobile phone bandwidth, potentially causing billions of dollars of lost investment and sales in a sector that accounts for a tenth of the economy.

  • *Ukraine official says rebels "will not dance on corpses". *Ukraine wants Russian officers punished. KIEV, July 17- Ukraine's state security chief accused two Russian military intelligence officers of involvement with pro-Russian rebels in the downing of a Malaysian airliner on Thursday, releasing chilling testimony of what he called an "inhuman crime."

  • KIEV, July 17- Ukraine's state security chief accused two Russian military intelligence officers of involvement in the downing of a Malaysian passenger plane in eastern Ukraine on Thursday and said they must be punished for their "crime".

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