National security

National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 27, 2018 - 6:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump cast into doubt a key component of his upcoming trip to an international summit in Argentina as he suggested Tuesday he may cancel his planned sit-down with Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia's seizure of three Ukrainian naval ships last weekend...
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National security adviser John Bolton speaks to reporters during the daily press briefing in the Brady press briefing room at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 27, 2018 - 4:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser says he did not listen to an audio recording of the killing of a Saudi journalist because he doesn't speak Arabic. John Bolton says that because he doesn't speak Arabic, he doesn't expect he would "learn any more" from listening...
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November 23, 2018 - 4:59 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — France's anti-terrorism forces in Mali have killed at least 30 al-Qaida-linked extremists in central Mali, including the possible death of a chief jihadi leader, France's armed forces ministry said Friday. The ministry said in a statement that the attack overnight Thursday into...
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FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2009, file photo, then-CIA Director Michael Hayden gestures during a news conference at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va. Hayden has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke. A statement released Nov. 23, 2018, by Hayden’s family says he is “receiving expert medical care.” Hayden, a retired Air Force general, led the CIA under President George W. Bush from 2006 to 2009. He was also director of the National Security Agency from 1999 to 2005.(AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez, File)
November 23, 2018 - 4:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director Michael Hayden has been hospitalized after suffering a stroke earlier this week. A statement released Friday by Hayden's family says he is "receiving expert medical care." Hayden, who is 73 and a retired Air Force general, led the CIA under President George W...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 26, 2017 file photo, people stand next to tributes placed in St Ann's Square in central Manchester, England, after Monday's bombing. A major British parliamentary report found Thursday Nov. 22, 2018, that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)
November 22, 2018 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — A major British parliamentary report found Thursday that shortcomings by security services led to missed opportunities to possibly prevent last year's lethal extremist attack at Manchester Arena. The Intelligence and Security Committee, which investigated five terror attacks that took...
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November 22, 2018 - 4:35 am
LONDON (AP) — British counterterrorism police have arrested a 48-year-old man in connection to the discovery of two apparent explosive devices found in northwest London. Police said the man was arrested Thursday morning in north London on suspicion of violating the Explosive Substances Act. Police...
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In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo a man acting as a terrorist shoots a mock victim during an anti-terror exercise at the Cologne-Bonn-airport in Cologne, western Germany. About 1 000 police and rescue staff trained how to react on a terror attack in the so far biggest exercise on a German airport. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)
November 21, 2018 - 3:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police have conducted a large-scale anti-terror drill at Cologne-Bonn airport, in the west of the country, amid ongoing concerns about the threat posed by Islamic extremists. Some 1,000 officers took part in the exercise early Wednesday, which took into account insight from...
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November 15, 2018 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon is reducing its counterterrorism forces in Africa and studying whether to make similar moves elsewhere in the world as part of a broad effort to shift American military focus toward what it calls threats from Russia and China. The planned 10 percent cut from U.S...
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FILE - In this May 23, 2018 file photo, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen speaks during a roundtable on immigration policy with President Donald Trump at Morrelly Homeland Security Center, in Bethpage, N.Y. President Donald Trump has soured on Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and she is expected to leave her job as soon as this week. That’s according to two people who spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
November 15, 2018 - 12:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kirstjen Nielsen's eventual replacement at the Department of Homeland Security may end up a better fit personally for President Donald Trump. But that doesn't mean the administration will have it any easier trying to get around immigration law and court challenges that thwart the...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2018 file photo, Andy Kim, the Democratic candidate in the U.S. Congressional District 3 race, speaks during a debate against Republican candidate Tom MacArthur, in Newark, N.J. Kim, the Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama, has defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. MacArthur in New Jersey’s 3rd District. Kim upset MacArthur in the hotly contested southern New Jersey district, widening the Democrats’ edge in the House. The U.S. House historian’s database shows he’s the first Asian-American elected from New Jersey. Kim has never run for or served in elected office before. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
November 14, 2018 - 3:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic former national security aide to Barack Obama Andy Kim defeated two-term Republican incumbent Rep. Tom MacArthur in New Jersey's 3rd District, leaving the GOP with just one House seat in the next Congress. Kim upset MacArthur in the hotly contested southern New...
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