Stories tagged: defense
UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
A federal judge has dismissed allegations that bidding for a $10 billion cloud computing contract with the Pentagon was rigged to favor Amazon.
Fri., July 12, 2019
Amazon and Microsoft are battling it out over a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first “war cloud” computing system. But Amazon’s early hopes of a shock-and-awe …
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Raytheon and United Technologies will join to create a massive aerospace and defense company in a sector that is already rapidly consolidating.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:14 p.m.
The Trump administration will roll out a new strategy Thursday for a more aggressive space-based missile defense system to protect against existing threats from North Korea and Iran and counter …
Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 9:52 a.m.
The sooner-than-expected departure of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis shifts the focus to President Donald Trump’s appointment of an acting Pentagon chief and plans for a permanent replacement.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 6:06 p.m.
North Carolina’s student section serenaded Gonzaga in the final minute with the time-honored taunt “Same as last time.” They were half right. The Tar Heels did get the better of …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 1:08 p.m.
Federal prosecutors are challenging how defense lawyers are being paid in the case against a self-improvement organization accused of branding female followers.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
When Eastern Washington linebacker Ketner Kupp ran back a 95-yard interception return in the closing minutes of the Eagles’ 42-21 dispatching of Nicholls State on Saturday, it was a familiar …
Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 1:35 p.m.
The latest Gonzaga rewind addresses Perkins’ ridiculous stat line, the impact of the defense and the good and bad of the Zags’ final few minutes.
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 11, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Everything is a work in progress this early in the college basketball season.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Ex-Cal Poly coach Eti Ena’s defensive ends step up to slow Mustang rushing attack
Just three years removed from his stint as a Cal Poly assistant, Ena knew the chore the Eagles’ defensive line would have in stopping the Mustangs’ triple-option offense, an old-school …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Nnamdi Oguayo’s mere presence seemed to uplift the Cougars, who’ve been confronted with adversity on the defensive line all preseason – first when highly-touted nose tackle Pono Lolohea left the …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 7:30 a.m.
French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United States and could …
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 8 a.m.
Two women on trial for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader’s half brother were told Thursday to make their defense after the judge found evidence of a “well-planned …
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018, 11 a.m.
Paul Manafort’s defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman’s tax evasion and fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.
Thu., July 12, 2018, 7:39 a.m.
In a chaotic 28 hours at NATO, President Donald Trump disparaged longtime allies, cast doubt on his commitment to the mutual-defense organization and sent the 29-member pact into frenzied emergency …
Mon., June 18, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
The Senate on Monday approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military and would block a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE …
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Google has pledged that it will not use artificial intelligence in applications related to weapons, surveillance that violates international norms or that works in ways that go against human rights.
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Jurors at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments that portrayed the comedian both as a calculating predator who’s finally …
Mon., April 23, 2018, 12:16 p.m.
Bill Cosby opted not to testify in his sexual assault retrial as his lawyers rested their case Monday, setting the stage for closing arguments and jury deliberations.
UPDATED: Tue., April 3, 2018, 8:40 p.m.
The judge in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge boost Tuesday, ruling his lawyers can call a witness who says the accuser talked about framing …
Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 5:44 p.m.
Seattle didn’t make the playoffs, but its defense essentially did.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
Gonzaga’s impressive 64-game streak of holding opponents under 50 percent shooting from the field ended against Villanova in Madison Square Garden.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Gonzaga had a big night offensively in Sunday’s 97-70 road victory over Washington.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 4, 2017, 10:12 a.m.
There’s a long tradition of presidents defending their first ladies, and it’s now President Donald Trump’s turn.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
A military judge on Thursday began deliberating the punishment for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl after defense attorneys asked for no prison time while prosecutors sought more than a decade behind …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 12:59 p.m.
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s difficult childhood and washout from Coast Guard boot camp stoked serious psychiatric disorders that helped spur him to walk off his remote post in Afghanistan in …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017
Americans should balance the pain of taxes with gains from government. If people want big government, they should pay for it. If they dislike higher taxes, they should cut government.
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
Northrop Grumman is buying Orbital ATK for about $7.8 billion, with a backdrop of rising global tensions accelerating big deals in the defense sector.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
The Pentagon and other security agencies’ outsize consumption of federal research money would grow further under Republican plans, while nondefense research spending would drop, sometimes dramatically, a new congressional report …