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Contracts For June 28, 2017

CONTRACTS NAVY Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being
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Citadel President Rosa to retire next summer after 12 years

After 12 years in charge of South Carolina’s military college, Lt. Gen. John W. Rosa will step down as president of The Citadel next summer.
12 hours 37 min ago

US sets new visa rules for 6 mainly Muslim nations, refugees

The Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.
12 hours 38 min ago

General Officer Announcements

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis announced today that the president has made the following
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Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election. The historically early campaigning comes with clear fundraising benefits, but it has raised red flags. Among them: Government employees have inappropriately crossed over into campaign activities, tax dollars may be subsidizing some aspects of campaign events, and as a constant candidate, the president risks alienating Americans who did not vote for him.
12 hours 49 min ago

Israeli troops kill Palestinian who shot at them, army says

Israel's military says its forces have shot and killed a Palestinian who opened fire on them in the West Bank.
12 hours 55 min ago