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  • GOP considers short-term Homeland Security funding Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 8:28 AM ET
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) walks from his office in the U.S. Capitol to the Senate chamber to open debate on a funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security February 23, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    As the deadline looms for a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, the Senate looks to a short-term extension.

  • Obama: US security funding lapse will hit economy Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:27 AM ET

    President Barack Obama warned on Monday that a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would hurt the U.S. economy.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate's top Republican shifted tactics Tuesday to try to free up stalled legislation to fund the Department of Homeland Security in advance of a Friday midnight deadline. "But... we can't do that until we fully fund the Department of Homeland Security. Tuesday's developments did little to clear up the impasse over immigration that is...

  • Barbara Lee and John Fleming are highly dubious at best about President Barack Obama's requests for enhanced powers to make trade deals and to deploy the U.S. military. Ideological chasms usually separate Democrat Lee of California— one of Congress' proudest liberals— and Republican Fleming of Louisiana, among its staunchest conservatives.

  • President Barack Obama warned on Monday that a partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would suspend pay for more than 100,000 border patrol, port inspection and airport security agents. Homeland Security spending authority will expire at midnight on Friday unless Congress approves new funding. A new $39.7 billion budget for the...

  • NEW YORK— The Palestine Liberation Organization and the Palestinian Authority backed a series of terrorist attacks in the early 2000 s in Israel that killed or wounded Americans, a U.S. jury found Monday in awarding hundreds of millions of dollars in damages at a high-stakes civil trial. The case has been viewed as the most notable attempts by American victims...

  • Cramer: Goldman will regret bet against Boeing CEO Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 10:12 AM ET
    Jim McNerney, president and CEO of The Boeing Company on Mad Money.

    CNBC's Jim Cramer explains why investors should not bet against James McNerney, Boeing's CEO.

  • ABU DHABI, Feb 23- Russia's military budget may shrink by around 10 percent in 2015, the chief executive of state-owned defence conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. Russia denies it has troops in eastern Ukraine. However, even favoured "power ministries" are beginning to feel the pressure of Russia's economic crisis and Sergei Chemezov-- a key ally of Putin and...

  • ABU DHABI, Feb 23- Sanctions imposed on Russia have had an impact on its defence industry, with the country planning to substitute all its current imports with home-made options by 2017, the chief executive of state-owned defence conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. "Sanctions have given us a kick to produce our own," Sergei Chemezov told a news conference on the...

  • ABU DHABI, Feb 23- Russia's military budget may shrink by around 10 percent in 2015, the chief executive of state-owned defense conglomerate Rostec said on Monday. "It could shrink a bit, within 10 percent, but a decision is not yet made," Sergei Chemezov told a news conference on the sidelines of a defense conference in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab...

  • WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama warned the nation's governors Monday that a looming shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security would have a direct impact on their states' economies, as well as on security throughout the U.S. Obama was hosting the governors at the White House days before the agency's $40 billion budget is set to run out because of a...

  • WASHINGTON— Days from a Homeland Security Department shutdown, Senate Republicans sought a way out Monday by splitting President Barack Obama's contested immigration measures from the agency's funding bill. It was far from certain whether it would win any Democratic support, and House conservatives remain firmly opposed to any funding bill for the...

  • PARIS, Feb 23- Gemalto said on Monday its initial investigations into a report that U.S. and British spies had hacked it systems showed its products were secure and it thus did not expect a significant financial prejudice. Gemalto's shares fell sharply on Friday after news website Intercept reported a hack by the U.S. National Security Agency and Britain's...

  • *Middle East always has "great interest" in Kalashnikov products. ABU DHABI, Feb 22- Russian firearms maker Kalashnikov Concern aims to concentrate on its markets in the Middle East and Africa and diversify its product range to offset the impact of Western sanctions, its chief executive said on Sunday. After that we had more sales of military weapons in new markets...

  • DUGWAY PROVING GROUND, Utah— A unique chamber designed to improve the nation's readiness against biological warfare has debuted at a U.S. Army facility in Utah. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday for the system, which represents a $39 million investment for the Department of Defense. Ronald Fizer, told the Deseret News.

  • WASHINGTON— Several Republican governors are urging GOP congressional leaders to stand firm next week in opposing legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security if it doesn't also overturn President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration. Governors in both parties meeting in Washington this weekend warned of economic and security...

  • DEPT OF HOMELAND SECURITY ADVISES LENOVO CUSTOMERS TO UNINSTALL' SUPERFISH' SOFTWARE, SAYS MAKES PCS VULNERABLE TO ATTACK.

  • MOSCOW, Feb 20- Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday other countries should not have the illusion that they can attain military superiority over Russia, Interfax reported. "No one should have the illusion that they can gain military superiority over Russia, put any kind of pressure on it. We will always have an adequate answer for any such adventures, "...

  • RUSSIA'S PUTIN SAYS NO ONE SHOULD HAVE ILLUSION THEY CAN GAIN MILITARY SUPERIORITY OVER RUSSIA- INTERFAX.

  • But firefighters, police officers and, according to some media reports, spies are now being squeezed by Russia's economic crisis, losing jobs and perks as the Finance Ministry cuts spending to build up resources for what could be years of Western sanctions. For workers who specialised early to take up what were seen as jobs for life, the cuts at the Emergencies...

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