National security

March 20, 2017 - 4:51 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate hearings begin this morning for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the man President Donald Trump wants to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died more than a year ago. Gorsuch is a...
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March 20, 2017 - 4:02 am
SENATE-SUPREME COURT NEW: Senate hearings get underway on Trump Supreme Court pick WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate hearings begin this morning for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, the man President Donald Trump wants to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who died more than a year ago. Gorsuch is...
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March 20, 2017 - 12:43 am
WHITE HOUSE-SUSPICIOUS CAR Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who drove to a security checkpoint near the White House in a car that was deemed suspicious has been detained by the U.S. Secret Service. Media outlets reported Sunday that the suspect has...
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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 - 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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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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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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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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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 - 9:29 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): 2:25 p.m. French President Francois Hollande says investigators will determine whether the Orly Airport attacker "had a terrorist plot behind...
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