As U.S.-backed forces bear down on the de facto capital of the Islamic State group, the militants have taken their strategy of hiding behind civilians further than ever before, effectively using the entire population of Raqqa as human shields.
Pentagon spokesman Air Force Maj. Ben Sakrisson said Monday that Rishikof “is currently going through the designation process, and that process may conclude in the coming weeks. At that time, he will begin working as the full-time Convening Authority.”
A policy research group in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party will propose that Japan arm itself with offensive weapons for the first time since World War II, according to a party member.
Stuart Teshima, the former chief financial officer of Epsilon Systems Solutions, was also ordered to continue paying off restitution to the firm’s insurance company, which covered the losses. He still has about half, or $470,500, to go.
Carl Clark was recognized six decades after his bravery during World War II with a medal of honor that had been denied because he was black. He was serving as a Steward First Class aboard the USS Aaron Ward when Japanese kamikazes attacked the destroyer near Okinawa in May 1945.
Former Senator Jim Webb declined Tuesday to accept an award as a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, citing pressure from a "small but vociferous group" of female alumni who are angry about past statements he made that women aren't suited for combat and shouldn't attend the academy.
House Republicans freed Internet service providers of protections that limited what companies could do with information such as customer browsing habits, app usage history, location data and Social Security numbers. The rules had also required providers to strengthen safeguards for customer data against hackers and thieves.
The servicemen were killed in the Battle of Tarawa in 1943 and buried as unknowns at a national cemetery in Honolulu after the war. More than 990 U.S. Marines and 30 U.S. sailors were killed in the three-day battle. About 550 are still unidentified.
Protesters gathered Tuesday in northeast Paris for a second day of demonstrations over the fatal shooting of a Chinese man in his apartment, and police launched an internal investigation into a death that took on diplomatic implications.
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial has long been the inspiration for Andrew Brennan to establish a national memorial to honor the men and women who served in the ongoing Global War on Terror, which he envisions as a place for veterans to gather and remember their friends and for others to learn about the war’s costs.
Lockheed Martin’s experience in taming President Trump on the F-35 stealth fighter jet doesn't just give a revealing look at the White House, it offers a high-profile window into the modus operandi of Marillyn Hewson, who’s led the sprawling corporation since the start of 2013.
Patrick Cronin, a widely respected Asia analyst who had been selected to run a Pentagon-funded think tank, turned down the position under pressure because he had signed a letter last year opposing President Donald Trump's candidacy, according to U.S. officials and others familiar with the matter.
A Russian billionaire who is close to President Vladimir Putin says he is willing to take part in congressional hearings to discuss his dealings with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort.
Former secretary of defense Ash Carter will join the Harvard Kennedy School, teaching students and serving as director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, the university announced Tuesday.