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  • Kate Moss wears tuxedo suit to launch Topshop collection

    Kate Moss wears tuxedo suit to launch Topshop collection
    Kate Moss fittingly wore a tuxedo suit from her new Topshop collection to the official launch celebration in London on Tuesday.  A huge crowd turned out for the occasion. [Daily Mail] Meanwhile the bridal gown designed by John Galliano for Moss' 2011...
  • Defense firms see shares rise after Pentagon budget plan is detailed

    Defense firms see shares rise after Pentagon budget plan is detailed
    Major U.S. weapon makers watched their shares tick upward in trading Monday after the announcement of the Pentagon’s budget plan. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel outlined details on the fiscal 2015 budget request, which shielded large, big-ticket...
  • Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies

    Instead of mothballing Navy ships, give them to our allies
    A bitter debate has raged in the Pentagon for several months about the wisdom of taking the nuclear aircraft carrier George Washington out of service to save money. The Washington, at 24 years old a relatively young vessel, is due for a costly refit, a...
  • Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption

    Chuck Hagel's nuclear exemption
    The headlines on the Pentagon budget unveiled by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel this week were all about austerity: the smallest U.S. Army since 1940; fewer aircraft, ships and armored vehicles; even some modest belt-tightening on future military pay and...
  • Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on

    Chuck Hagel: The Asia pivot is still on
    Russian troops are massing menacingly on Ukraine's eastern border. The civil war in Syria is still raging, and 33,000 American troops fight on in Afghanistan. So where is Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel headed this week? To Hawaii — for a meeting with...
  • John Kerry meets with Russian foreign minister on Ukraine crisis

    John Kerry meets with Russian foreign minister on Ukraine crisis
    Secretary of State John Kerry said late on Sunday he and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, discussed suggestions for de-escalating the Ukraine crisis during four hours of talks in Paris. Kerry told a news conference that the United States made...
  • U.S. slams Syria for failing to meet chemical weapons commitments

    U.S. slams Syria for failing to meet chemical weapons commitments
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Thursday slammed Syria for failing to fulfill its pledges to surrender its most dangerous chemical weapons for destruction and voiced concern that the entire project could now be in jeopardy. In a statement...
  • Ukraine crisis: U.S. to send F-16 fighters to Poland

    Ukraine crisis: U.S. to send F-16 fighters to Poland
    WASHINGTON—The Pentagon will send a dozen F-16 fighters and 300 troops to Poland to reinforce U.S. commitment to defending its allies in Eastern Europe as thousands of Russian forces appeared to tighten their grip on parts of Ukraine, officials said...
  • Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head

    Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers nominated as NSA head
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama has nominated Navy Vice Adm. Michael S. Rogers, a 30-year Navy veteran, to head the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command, officials said Thursday. If confirmed by the Senate, Rogers will take over an intelligence...
  • Deputy Defense secretary nominated during 'very challenging time'

    WASHINGTON -- Robert O. Work, a retired Marine and former Navy official, was nominated Friday to be deputy Defense secretary, a key job as the Pentagon faces budget cuts and ethics troubles. If confirmed by the Senate, Work would focus on day-to-day...
  • Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor

    Obama awards Medal of Honor to 24 veterans, cites 'unimaginable' valor
    WASHINGTON - It took decades, congressional legislation and a review of thousands of war records, but two dozen veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday from President Obama at an emotional White House ceremony....
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....