Military and defense

Police officers take part in a multi-agency exercise, to test the emergency services' response to a marauding terrorist attack in London, on the river Thames in east London, Sunday March 19, 2017. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 9:42 am
LONDON (AP) — British police in inflatable powerboats stormed a River Thames cruise boat Sunday as part of an exercise simulating the hijacking of a tourist vessel in London. The Metropolitan Police force said Sunday's training exercise involving more than 200 officers was designed to test the...
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Police officers take part in a multi-agency exercise, to test the emergency services' response to a marauding terrorist attack in London, on the river Thames in east London, Sunday March 19, 2017. (Gareth Fuller/PA via AP)
March 19, 2017 - 8:03 am
LONDON (AP) — British police in inflatable powerboats have boarded a River Thames cruise boat as part of an exercise simulating the hijacking of a tourist vessel in London. The Metropolitan Police force says Sunday's training exercise is designed to test the emergency services' response to "a...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The reductions are nearing completion despite President Donald Trump's argument that the treaty...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump's argument that the Obama-era deal gives...
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Proposals for the Homeland Security Department in President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. President Donald Trump's budget proposals on immigration enforcement read like a wish list for his most ardent supporters. The budget requests for the Homeland Security and Justice departments call for billions of dollars for some of Trump's most high-profile and contentious campaign promises, including a $2.6 billion down payment for a border wall he insisted Mexico would pay for. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 18, 2017 - 5:37 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump's promise to build a "...
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An elite police officer patrols with a police dog at the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
March 18, 2017 - 3:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says French soldiers fired three bursts, eight rounds in all, to kill the attacker who took a member...
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March 18, 2017 - 12:28 pm
G20-GLOBAL ECONOMY World powers fail to agree to oppose trade protectionism BADEN-BADEN, Germany (AP) — The world's top economic powers have failed to agree on a joint position explicitly opposing trade protectionism amid pushback from the U.S. government. Finance ministers at the Group of 20...
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Proposals for the Homeland Security Department in President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. President Donald Trump's budget proposals on immigration enforcement read like a wish list for his most ardent supporters. The budget requests for the Homeland Security and Justice departments call for billions of dollars for some of Trump's most high-profile and contentious campaign promises, including a $2.6 billion down payment for a border wall he insisted Mexico would pay for. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 18, 2017 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through, according to a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump's promise to build a "...
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Proposals for the Homeland Security Department in President Donald Trump's first budget are displayed at the Government Printing Office in Washington, Thursday, March, 16, 2017. President Donald Trump's budget proposals on immigration enforcement read like a wish list for his most ardent supporters. The budget requests for the Homeland Security and Justice departments call for billions of dollars for some of Trump's most high-profile and contentious campaign promises, including a $2.6 billion down payment for a border wall he insisted Mexico would pay for. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 18, 2017 - 11:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration wants to build a 30-foot-high border wall that looks good from the north side and is difficult to climb or cut through. The specifications were found in a pair of contract notices posted to a government website further detailing President Donald Trump's...
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Travellers walk on the highway to the Orly airport, south of Paris, Saturday, March, 18, 2017. A man was shot to death Saturday after trying to seize the weapon of a soldier guarding Paris' Orly Airport, prompting a partial evacuation of the terminal, police said. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 18, 2017 - 10:09 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local): 3:00 p.m. A French official connected to the investigation confirms media reports identifying the Orly Airport attacker as Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a...
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