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Department of Defense identifies 3 Americans killed in Syria bombing

The Department of Defense has identified three of the four Americans killed in Syria on Wednesday.
Tags: Department Of Defense, Syria, Cnn


Feds rush Whittier Narrows Dam fix to prevent breach that would flood 1M residents from Pico Rivera to Long Beach

Because of the potential of massive flooding, the Army Corps of Engineers is rushing to begin a $500-million repair project for Whittier Narrows Dam, classified as the highest priority of any of the 13 “high risk” dams in the country. Nearly three years ago, the Army Corps of Engineers elevated the risk of failure from “high urgency” to “very high urgency” after a re-inspection revealed a greater threat of erosion and breach that would cause massive downstream flooding to one million Southern Ca...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Los Angeles, Department Of Defense, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Army Corps, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Corps, Deborah, Army Corps Of Engineers, Rio Hondo


AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings ~ VIDEO

AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings U.S.A. -( Ammoland.com )- On January 15, just a little before 5 p.m. Senator John Cornyn asked Attorney General nominee William P. Barr about his views on the Second Amendment. The question and answer were recorded as part of C-SPAN coverage of the nomination process. The question and answer, with some more commentary by Senator Cornyn occur from about 4:56:33 to 5:00:04 on the C-SPAN timer.  There is a transcript on t...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Attorney General, China, Court, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Second Amendment, McDonald, AG, Cornyn, Barr


AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings

AG Nominee William Barr on Second Amendment During Confirmation Hearings U.S.A. -( Ammoland.com )- On January 15, just a little before 5 p.m. Senator John Cornyn asked Attorney General nominee William P. Barr about his views on the Second Amendment. The question and answer were recorded as part of C-SPAN coverage of the nomination process. The question and answer, with some more commentary by Senator Cornyn occur from about 4:56:33 to 5:00:04 on the C-SPAN timer.  There is a transcript on t...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Attorney General, China, Court, Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Second Amendment, McDonald, AG, Cornyn, Barr


‘Star Wars’ returns: Trump calls for space-based missile defense

The President has announced that the Defense Department will pursue a space-based missile defense system reminiscent of the one proposed by Reagan in 1983. As with Reagan’s ultimately abortive effort, the technology doesn’t actually exist yet and may not for years to come — but it certainly holds more promise now than 30 years ago. In a speech at the Pentagon reported by the Associated Press, Trump explained that a new missile defense system would “detect and destroy any missile launched against...
Tags: Gadgets, Space, Science, Government, China, Russia, Tech, Department Of Defense, Reagan, Military, United States, Pentagon, Defense Department, Trump, Associated Press Trump


Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody

Yunsong Zhao: Charges Dropped on Obscure Rifle law after Eight Months in Custody U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On September 24, 2018, Yunsong Zhao was vindicated. He had done nothing illegal. The evidence against him was so weak, the judge did not let the case go to trial. He dismissed the case based on lack of evidence. From wsls.com: CHRISTIANSBURG — A judge on Monday dismissed the firearms charge against former Virginia Tech student Yunsong Zhao, saying that he didn’t believe the police officer ...
Tags: Guns, Virginia, America, Department Of Defense, University, United States, Arizona, Gun Laws, Virginia Tech, Zhao, SCC, Montgomery County Circuit Court, Reserve Officer Training Corps, Christiansburg, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten


Deadly IS-claimed suicide attack hits US forces in north Syria

A suicide attack killed four US personnel in northern Syria Wednesday, costing Washington its worst combat losses in the war-torn country since 2014 as it prepares to withdraw. The bombing, claimed by the Islamic State group, comes after US President Donald Trump's shock announcement last month that he was ordering a full troop withdrawal from Syria because the jihadists had been "largely defeated". The Pentagon said "two US servicemembers, one Department of Defense (DoD) civilian and one cont...
Tags: News, Washington, Islamic State, US, Department Of Defense, Syria, Pentagon, Donald Trump


Clarissa Ward: Americans were targeted

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military. CNN's Clarissa Ward reports inside Syria.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Department Of Defense, Cnn, Stories, Clarissa Ward, Manbij


4 Americans killed in Syria attack

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military.
Tags: Isis, News, US, Department Of Defense, Syria, Stories, Manbij


Micro-reactors As Cheap As Natural Gas Without Air Pollution

This article looks at the mid-2020 timeline for micro-reactors which has strong Department of Defense interest. Nextbigfuture has been interviewing the project lead, Venkat Rao, for what was the Los... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Tags: Department Of Defense, Innovation, Nextbigfuture, Venkat Rao


4 Americans killed in Syria attack. ISIS claims responsibility

ISIS has claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that killed four Americans -- two US service members, a defense contractor and a Department of Defense civilian -- in the Syrian city of Manbij on Wednesday, according to the US military.
Tags: Isis, US, Department Of Defense, Syria, Cnn, Manbij


Julia Roberts Won’t Reprise Her Role in Homecoming Season 2

Julia Roberts Won’t Reprise Her Role in Homecoming Season 2 TVLine reports that Academy Award winner Julia Roberts won’t be reprising her role as Heidi Bergman in the forthcoming second season of Amazon‘s thriller series Homecoming. Roberts will still serve as the show’s executive producer along with showrunner Sam Esmail, that in mind, a possible guest appearance still remains on the table. Further details about the second season’s cast is currently being kept under wraps with no word if the...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, Department Of Defense, Julia Roberts, TV News, Homecoming, Heidi, Roberts, Sam Esmail, Sissy Spacek, Shea Whigham, Julia Roberts Julia Roberts, Sydney Poitier, Jacob Pitts, Heidi Bergman


SIG SAUER TANGO6T Riflescope and Mount Adopted by DoD for Special Operations Forces

SIG SAUER TANGO6T Riflescope and Mount Adopted by DoD for Special Operations Forces Newington, N.H. –-(Ammoland.com)- The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced the selection of the SIG SAUER Electro-Optics TANGO6T 1-6×24 Second Focal Plane (SFP) Riflescope and ALPHA4 Ultralight Mount for use by Special Operations Forces. The TANGO6T 1-6×24 riflescope, selected by DoD is a second focal plane, ruggedized riflescope with a Flat Dark Earth (FDE) anodized aircraft grade aluminum maintube....
Tags: Guns, Germany, Department Of Defense, Gear, Dod, Special Operations, Sig Sauer, BDC, U S Department of Defense DOD, Ron Cohen, Shooting Industry News, Sauer, Riflescopes, SIG SAUER Inc, Special Operations Forces, Andy York


Kirsten Gillibrand discusses 2020 presidential run – live updates

Donald Trump is meeting with a bipartisan congressional group to end the government shutdown as William Barr’s confirmation hearing resumesSign up to the daily US morning briefing 2.15pm GMT White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump has been briefed on the terrorist attack by ISIS in Manbij, Syria. There are reports that U.S. troops may have been caught up in the attack.“The President has been fully briefed and we will continue to monitor the ongoing situation in Syria. For any sp...
Tags: Isis, Republicans, Stephen Colbert, White House, US, Department Of Defense, US news, Syria, Democrats, US politics, US Senate, Donald Trump, Kirsten Gillibrand, Trump, Brunswick, Troy New York


Terry Holcomb, Second Amendment Activist, Prevails against Waller County Tyranny

Terry Holcomb, Second Amendment Activist Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- – In August of 2016, Terry Holcomb, a Second Amendment activist, wrote a letter to Waller County, Texas. The letter asked Waller County to stop breaking the law, according to what had been passed in the 2015 legislature.  Some county officials disagreed with the Texas Attorney General, on what the law meant. So Waller County sued the Second Amendment activist, in an attempt to undercut the Attorney General. This was a direct...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, Court, Department Of Defense, Austin, Arizona, Houston, Second Amendment, Waller County Texas, Court of Appeals, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Holcomb, Waller, Waller County


Boston Mayor Wants to Require Doctors to ask if Patients own Guns

Doctors and Guns Boston, MA -(Ammoland.com)- Boston Mayor Martin Walsh wants to mandate that Doctors teach patients about gun safety. It appears to be another Orwellian definition. Gun safety in these circumstances seems to mean getting rid of guns. There is no mention of using known gun safety experts who have been working on the subject for decades. From bizjournals.com: Involving doctors in gun safety: This act would require medical professionals to ask patients about guns in the home, and...
Tags: Guns, Gross, Boston, Massachusetts, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Gun Rights, Second Amendment, Rudyard Kipling, Walsh, Boston Police, Martin Walsh, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team


Nebraska leads $11 million study to develop radiation exposure drugs

Academic and medical researchers at the University of Nebraska are partnering with the Department of Defense to develop drug compounds that protect against and treat radiation exposure.
Tags: Science, Department Of Defense, Nebraska, University of Nebraska


Hundreds More Active-Duty Troops May Be Sent To U.S.-Mexico Border

Military Times: U.S. officials say the Pentagon is finalizing plans that would send hundreds of additional active-duty troops to the U.S.-Mexico border for several more months to support the Department of Homeland Security. The troops would install another 160 miles of concertina wire in Arizona and California. Details are being worked out, but the plan likely would extend the military’s border mission though the end of September. The mission is separate from President Donald Trump’s...
Tags: Navy, California, Mexico, Department Of Defense, Military, Arizona, Army, Marine Corps, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Lawfare, Mexico Border, Congress the senate, FBI BLM ATF


Here's how the government shutdown could affect the race between Amazon and Microsoft for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract (AMZN, MSFT, ORCL, IBM)

The bid for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract, a $10 billion cloud contract with the Pentagon that cloud giants are competing for, might potentially be delayed because of the government shutdown, some analysts say. Since the Department of Defense wasn't closed from the shutdown, there won't be a direct impact on the JEDI race. However, the shutdown could affect government cybersecurity, the ability of companies to obtain government security certifications, and the tim...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Microsoft, Congress, Washington, China, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ibm, Pentagon, Donald Trump, King, Oracle, Forrester, Murphy, Jedi


There's a race for a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract underway. Here's how the government shutdown could affect it (AMZN, MSFT, ORCL, IBM)

The bid for the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract, a $10 billion cloud contract with the Pentagon that cloud giants are competing for, might potentially be delayed because of the government shutdown, some analysts say. Since the Department of Defense wasn't closed from the shutdown, there won't be a direct impact on the JEDI race. However, the shutdown could affect government cybersecurity, the ability of companies to obtain government security certifications, and the tim...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Congress, Washington, Trends, Department Of Defense, Ibm, Pentagon, Donald Trump, King, Oracle, Forrester, Murphy, Jedi, Charles King, Wedbush Securities


Second Amendment Prayer for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Second Amendment Prayer for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- Second Amendment supporters want to see President Trump appoint more originalists and textualists to the Supreme Court.  The most likely Justice to create an opening is Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Justice Ginsburg voted against the Heller decision. She voted against the McDonald decision. Her opinion on the Second Amendment is was clear then, and it is clear now. The Second Amendment should be defined as inconse...
Tags: Justice, Guns, Supreme Court, Court, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Jesus, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Second Amendment, Trump, Ruth, McDonald, Ginsburg, Heller, Gun Rights News


(L)earn-a-Bike

In Harrisonburg, Va., bikes are helping sentenced juveniles find a new path. In Harrisonburg, Virginia, when you’re a juvenile charged with a misdemanor, you end up in the courtroom of Judge David O’Donnell, a district court judge for the 26th Judicial District Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court. Depending on the case, O’Donnell can dole out anything from a verbal reprimand to detention time, but more often than not, his sentencing falls somewhere in the middle. “There’s a mixed b...
Tags: Virginia, Department Of Defense, Sport, Cycling, Biking, Donnell, Harrisonburg Va, Fallujah Iraq, Rockingham County, Ben Bailey, O'Donnell, Eastern Mennonite University, Brenneman, Mennonite Central Committee, Jess Daddio, Harrisonburg Virginia


Harry Reid Says the Federal Government Isn't Doing Enough to Investigate UFOs And We Agree, Goddamnit!

Folks, former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is concerned about UFOs.Read more...
Tags: Science, Senate, Department Of Defense, Aliens, Pentagon, Harry Reid, UFOs, Alien Alloys, We Want To Believe


Supreme Court mulls Honolulu election results, Kauai reaches 50% renewable power, Hawaii lawmaker joins drilling fight as tarballs surface on Big Island beach, whale count scheduled despite federal shutdown, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Humpback whale breach  in Hawaii PC: Kohala Sail & Sea Michael Faughn An annual effort to monitor humpback whale migration numbers in Hawaii will proceed as scheduled despite the shutdown of the federal government, a spokesperson for the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation said Tuesday. Hawaii News Now.The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary's annual Ocean Count will take place January 26 despite the federal government shutdown. KHON2.Mike Gabbard joins other lawmak...
Tags: Travel, Supreme Court, Washington, Department Of Defense, Hawaii, House, Pacific, Griffin, Big Island, Kauai, Maui, Dod, Honolulu, Hawaii County, U S District Court, Legislature


AmmoLand News Quoted in the New York Times, on Second Amendment

Second Amendment U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- My words seldom appear in the New York Times. It is interesting when they do. It shows, to use a phrase of the Left “we are making progress.”  This occurrence was from the article published on Ammoland about the Third Circuit failing to protect Second Amendment rights.  From nytimes.com: The 49-year-old Judge Bibas, a former law professor, won plaudits for his dissenting opinion. “It is easy to see why President Trump chose to appoint him,” said an art...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Court, Department Of Defense, Yale, New York Times, Arizona, Kennedy, Progressive, Second Amendment, Trump, Thomas, Linda Greenhouse, Third Circuit


Ammoland Quoted in the New York Times, on Second Amendment

Second Amendment U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- My words seldom appear in the New York Times. It is interesting when they do. It shows, to use a phrase of the Left “we are making progress”.  This occurrence was from the article published on Ammoland about the Third Circuit failing to protect Second Amendment rights.  From nytimes.com: The 49-year-old Judge Bibas, a former law professor, won plaudits for his dissenting opinion. “It is easy to see why President Trump chose to appoint him,” said an art...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, Court, Department Of Defense, Yale, New York Times, Arizona, Kennedy, Progressive, Second Amendment, Trump, Thomas, Linda Greenhouse, Third Circuit


Miku watches your baby (and your baby’s heartbeat) while you relax

Using technology that sounds like it comes straight out of Predator, Miku is a new baby monitor that watches and senses your baby’s vitals in real time. The system not only broadcasts a secure feed of your baby’s sleep time but it also analyzes the heart rate and breathing without wearables. The system uses military technology to sense the baby’s vitals and it will store video even if the Wi-Fi goes out. The Miku Baby Monitor uses patent-pending AI and machine learning technology called SensorFu...
Tags: TC, Gadgets, Internet Of Things, Technology, Wi-fi, Tech, Department Of Defense, Ceo, Smartphones, Artificial Intelligence, Computing, White, Real-time, Wearable Devices, Miku, Baby Monitor


Secrecy News for 01/07/19

SECRECY NEWS from the FAS Project on Government Secrecy Volume 2019, Issue No. 1 January 7, 2019 Secrecy News Blog: https://fas.org/blogs/secrecy/ TRUMP SAYS DOD IG REPORTS SHOULD BE "PRIVATE" DEFENSE PRIMERS, AND MORE FROM CRS TRUMP SAYS DOD IG REPORTS SHOULD BE "PRIVATE" The recurring dispute over the appropriate degree of secrecy in the Department of Defense arose in a new form last week when President Trump said that certain audits and investigations that are perform...
Tags: News, Congress, China, Defense, US, Department Of Defense, Dhs, United States, Pentagon, States, Smith, Focus, US Army, Adam Smith, Trump, Dod


General Jim Mattis: An American Patriot

Opinion General Jim Mattis USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- General Jim Mattis has served his country for his entire life. He is one of the most important and respected military leaders of the last half-century. He also has the distinction of being the only person I know who has been fired by both Presidents Obama and Trump. In both cases, it was to the administration’s – and the country’s – detriment. However, in both cases, General Mattis also knew his duty was to the United States. That made him fe...
Tags: Guns, Obama, Washington, Iraq, Defense, America, Department Of Defense, Afghanistan, Marine, United States, Middle East, Marine Corps, John Mccain, Republican Party, George W Bush, Kuwait


The Diminishing Of The Western Militaries

Beginning with the UK: … last year it launched its ‘Belonging’ recruitment campaign, which assured would-be soldiers that the army is an emotionally correct outfit that provides psychological validation to its recruits. One ad showed a tearful soldier in a jungle opening a letter from a loved one, while his comrades offered him a cup of tea. [ … ] And yet instead of learning from the failures of the ‘Belonging’ campaign, the army has decided to go even further down the road of presenting itself ...
Tags: UK, Department Of Defense, Colombia, Britain, Military, Marine Corps, Abc News, Justice Department, Corps, U S Marine Corps, United States Embassy, Special Forces Group, Army Green Berets, Parris Island South Carolina, Eglin Air Force Base Florida, Daniel Gould