Tag Archives: Defense

Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says

Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says

Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says Who Was ‘El Padrino,’ Godfather to Drug Cartel? Mexico’s Defense Chief, U.S. Says MEXICO CITY — American law enforcement agents were listening in as Mexican cartel members chattered on a wiretap, talking about a powerful, shadowy figure known as El Padrino, or The Godfather. Agents had been …

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Turkey Moves Closer to Activating Its Russian Air Defense System

Turkey Moves Closer to Activating Its Russian Air Defense System

Turkey Moves Closer to Activating Its Russian Air Defense System Turkey Moves Closer to Activating Its Russian Air Defense System ISTANBUL — Turkey fired a missile as a test of its Russian-made air defense system on Friday, a United States official confirmed, a move that breaks an agreement with the Trump administration and risks the imposition of sanctions by Congress. …

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Mexico’s Former Defense Minister Is Arrested in Los Angeles

Mexico’s Former Defense Minister Is Arrested in Los Angeles

Mexico’s Former Defense Minister Is Arrested in Los Angeles Mexico’s Former Defense Minister Is Arrested in Los Angeles MEXICO CITY — A former Mexican defense minister was arrested on Thursday night after arriving at Los Angeles International Airport with his family, according to the Mexican government. He is the first high-ranking military official to be taken into custody in the …

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Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon

Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon

Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon Indonesian Defense Chief, Accused of Rights Abuses, Will Visit Pentagon BANGKOK — For two decades, Prabowo Subianto, a former Indonesian general, was a pariah in international affairs. Mr. Prabowo, once a son-in-law of the dictator Suharto, who died in 1998, and a past commander of Indonesia’s feared special forces, was …

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Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry

Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry

Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry Saudi King Fires 2 Royals in Defense Corruption Inquiry CAIRO — King Salman of Saudi Arabia fired two members of the royal family and referred them, along with four military officers, for investigation into corruption at the defense ministry, according to a royal decree issued early on Tuesday and carried by …

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Comey hits out at Trump for appointing ‘personal defense lawyer’ as Attorney General | The Independent

Comey hits out at Trump for appointing ‘personal defense lawyer’ as Attorney General | The Independent

Comey hits out at Trump for appointing ‘personal defense lawyer’ as Attorney General | The Independent Comey hits out at Trump for appointing ‘personal defense lawyer’ as Attorney General | The Independent In an op-ed, published on Tuesday in The Washington Post, Mr Comey wrote that the President and Mr Barr, the current Attorney General, are continually harming the impartiality …

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Belarus Protests Eclipse Rally in Defense of Defiant Leader

Belarus Protests Eclipse Rally in Defense of Defiant Leader

Belarus Protests Eclipse Rally in Defense of Defiant Leader Belarus Protests Eclipse Rally in Defense of Defiant Leader MINSK, Belarus — Minutes after President Aleksandr G. Lukashenko of Belarus vowed to stand firm against protesters he reviled as “rats,” “trash” and “bandits,” antigovernment demonstrators staged their biggest protest yet on Sunday to oppose a fraud-tainted presidential election a week earlier. …

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North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry

North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry North Korean Hacking Group Attacks Israeli Defense Industry TEL AVIV — Israel claimed Wednesday that it had thwarted a cyberattack by a North Korea-linked hacking group on its classified defense industry. The Defense Ministry said the attack was deflected “in real time” and that there was no “harm or disruption” to its …

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Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense in Privacy Suits

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense in Privacy Suits

Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense in Privacy Suits Facial Recognition Start-Up Mounts a First Amendment Defense in Privacy Suits Floyd Abrams, one of the most prominent First Amendment lawyers in the country, has a new client: the facial recognition company Clearview AI. Litigation against the start-up “has the potential of leading to a major decision about the …

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‘Perry Mason’ Season 1 Finale Recap: The Defense Rests

‘Perry Mason’ Season 1 Finale Recap: The Defense Rests

‘Perry Mason’ Season 1 Finale Recap: The Defense Rests ‘Perry Mason’ Season 1 Finale Recap: The Defense Rests Season 1, Episode 8: ‘Chapter Eight’ It’s all connected. This is Perry Mason’s argument as he takes on his star witness (and a hostile one at that), Sgt. Ennis, in court. It beggars belief that an accountant like George Gannon could have …

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