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    Iowa lawmakers are close to passing a law that would allow children to use handguns
    Feb26

    Iowa lawmakers are close to passing a law that would allow children to use handguns

    Reuters/Pavel RebrovOne of Iowa’s legislative bodies has passed a bill to allow children to handle handguns. The state’s House of Representatives voted Tuesday to pass a bill that would permit children under age 14 to use “a pistol, revolver or the ammunition” while under direct parental supervision. The bill — which was...

    Two Years After Uprising, Ukraine Still Battling Corruption
    Feb26

    Two Years After Uprising, Ukraine Still Battling Corruption

    Two years after the Ukraine’s Euromaidan, the mass uprising that toppled the Russia-backed regime in 2013 and brought a pro-Western government to power, the country is still battling the corruption that the Euromaidan sought to purge. Last week, Ukraine’s government barely survived a no-confidence vote in parliament, triggered by the...

    The Air Force could be costing the US jobs
    Feb26

    The Air Force could be costing the US jobs

    via U.S. Air ForceUS Air Force personnel failed to comply with Depression Era congressional laws that require them to give preferential treatment to American-made products in one-third of contracts reviewed by the Defense Department’s top internal watchdog. The Pentagon’s inspector general appraised 54 contracts valued at over $19...

    UN agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings
    Feb26

    UN agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings

    MONTREAL: The UN’s aviation agency wants to cut the time it takes to issue warnings about credible threats to aircraft on a website it launched after the 2014 downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. The International Civil Aviation Organization is reviewing its nearly year-old...

    Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution
    Feb26

    Ally of Ukrainian president accused of meddling in prosecution

    KIEV: An ally of Ukraine’s president has been accused by a former Ukrainian prosecutor of interfering in law enforcement. A representative of Ihor Kononenko, a business partner of President Petro Poroshenko and member of parliament of his… …read more Source: The News...

    US government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage
    Feb26

    US government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage

    A December power outage in Ukraine affecting 225,000 customers was the result of a cyber attack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. government officially recognised the blackout as caused by a malicious hack. …read more Source: Channel...

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage
    Feb26

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A December power outage in Ukraine affecting 225,000 customers was the result of a cyber attack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. government officially recognized the blackout as caused by a malicious hack. …read more Source:...

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage
    Feb26

    U.S. government concludes cyber attack caused Ukraine power outage

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A December power outage in Ukraine affecting 225,000 customers was the result of a cyber attack, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Thursday, marking the first time the U.S. government officially recognised the blackout as caused by a malicious hack. …read more Source: The...

    U.N. agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings: sources
    Feb26

    U.N. agency wants speedier aircraft threat warnings: sources

    MONTREAL (Reuters) – The U.N.’s aviation agency wants to cut the time it takes to issue warnings about credible threats to aircraft on a website it launched after the 2014 downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Latvian FM: Substantial NATO Presence Needed in Baltics
    Feb26

    Latvian FM: Substantial NATO Presence Needed in Baltics

    Latvia’s foreign minister says NATO needs to increase its presence in the Baltic region, given Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and continued support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. Edgars Rinkēvičs told VOA’s Russian service that the Western military alliance’s decisions and measures in support of collective...