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Albania buys anti-tank Javelin missiles to strengthen army

May. 21, 2022 09:46 AM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's defense minister said Saturday the Western Balkan country has bought anti-tank Javelin missiles to strengthen its defenses. Niko Peleshi said Albania signed a contract with U.S. Lockheed Martin, without specifying the number of missiles, how much...

Artificial intelligence tapped to fight Western wildfires

May. 07, 2022 10:13 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With wildfires becoming bigger and more destructive as the West dries out and heats up, agencies and officials tasked with preventing and battling the blazes could soon have a new tool to add to their arsenal of prescribed burns, pick axes, chain saws and aircraft. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 06, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md.; Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. __ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel. __ CBS’ “Face the Nation" — Oksana Markarova, Ukraine's...

Biden plugs manufacturing initiative at Ohio metal company

May. 06, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday that 3D printing technology would help return factory jobs to the U.S. and reduce inflationary pressures as he traveled to an industrial Midwestern state with a Senate seat in play to make his case for the future of manufacturing. ...

Boeing will move its headquarters to DC area from Chicago

May. 05, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

Boeing Co. said Thursday it will move its headquarters from Chicago to the Washington, D.C., area, where company executives would be closer to key federal government officials. The company said it will use its campus in Arlington, Virginia, as its new headquarters, and it plans to...

Live updates | Ukrainians wait in Mexico City for US entry

May. 03, 2022 22:45 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY — Hundreds of Ukrainian refugees are camping out in Mexico City and waiting for the U.S. government to allow them into the country. About 500 evacuees were waiting Tuesday in large tents under a searing sun on a dusty field on the east side of Mexico’s sprawling...

Norman Mineta, transportation secretary in 9/11 era, dies

May. 03, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Norman Mineta, who broke racial barriers for Asian Americans serving in high-profile government posts and ordered commercial flights grounded after the 9/11 terror attacks as the nation's federal transportation secretary, died Tuesday. He was 90. John...

Biden visits Lockheed plant as weapons stockpile strained

May. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

TROY, Ala. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday credited the assembly line workers at a Javelin missile plant for doing lifesaving work in building the antitank weapons that are being sent to Ukraine to stifle Russia's invasion as he made a pitch for Congress to approve $33 billion so the U.S....

Push to arm Ukraine putting strain on US weapons stockpile

May. 03, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The planes take off almost daily from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware — hulking C-17s loaded up with Javelins, Stingers, howitzers and other material being hustled to Eastern Europe to resupply Ukraine’s military in its fight against Russia. The game-changing...

Live Updates | Explosions in Ukrainian city of Kherson

Apr. 27, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — In the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson, a series of explosions boomed near the television tower late Wednesday and at least temporarily knocked Russian channels off the air, Ukrainian and Russian news organizations reported. The Russian state news agency RIA...