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New accusations strain Biden defense

Prominent female voices offered their support to former Vice President Joe Biden even as new complaints surfaced against him. | Scott Olson/Getty Images 2020 elections ‘They are putting out the bat signal and trying to solicit as [...]

Defense seeks disclosure of Michael Flynn interviews

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) – Defense lawyers for a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn want the government to disclose more of what it knows about Flynn’s admissions to special Counsel Robert Mueller. Bijan [...]

Defense attorney apologizes to ICE, prosecutor

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – A lawyer who said federal agents and prosecutors kept a man arrested in an O’Neill immigration raid from seeing his attorney now says the accusation was in incorrect result of miscommunication within his office. Lincoln [...]

Trump’s end run on defense spending

President Donald Trump’s administration plans to stuff as much as $ 174 billion of its $ 750 billion request for national defense for the coming fiscal year into a special war fund. | Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images Defense The [...]

The Latest: Defense officials tour sections of border wall

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the Southwest border (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Top defense officials have toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border to see how the military [...]

The Latest: Acting defense chief unsure on border money

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border to get financing of a wall on that border. (all times local): 5:50 p.m. The acting secretary of defense says [...]

U.S. and South Korea Sign Deal on Shared Defense Costs

SEOUL, South Korea — Washington and Seoul on Sunday signed an agreement on how to share the cost of the American military presence in South Korea, resolving a dispute between the allies before President Trump’s meeting this month [...]

Texas defense contractor wants to expand border towers

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) – A Fort Worth defense contractor that monitors part of the U.S.-Mexico border with high-tech surveillance towers wants to expand the technology in more states along the southern border. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram [...]

In Defense of Economic ‘Bigness’

There’s an op-ed in the New York Times that has been getting some buzz over the past few days. It is written by Tim Wu, a law professor at Columbia University, one of the most outspoken advocates for harsher and more intrusive antitrust laws. In [...]

Trump Jumps to the Defense of Saudi Arabia in Khashoggi Case

At their meeting on Tuesday, Mr. Pompeo “thanked the king for his commitment to supporting a thorough, transparent and timely investigation of Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance,” said Heather Nauert, a State Department spokeswoman. Mr. [...]