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NATO Bolsters Patrols in Response to Ukraine Tension

Anders Fogh Rasmussen, the head of the alliance, emphasized that the move was designed to be a deterrent rather than preparation for conflict.

nytimes.com (1 day ago)

Scottish referendum: the removal of Trident

Workers and service personnel from Faslane Naval Base consider what would happen if Britain's Trident nuclear deterrent left Scotland

telegraph.co.uk (2 days ago)

Defence chiefs go on attack over Nats’ ‘no nuclear’ policy

ALEX Salmond’s plan to scrap Trident after Scottish independence would put the UK’s nuclear deterrent in jeopardy, senior defence figures have warned.

dailyexpress.co.uk (3 days ago)

Alex Salmond's Trident plan 'would put UK nuclear deterrent in jeopardy'

Alex Salmond's Trident plan 'would put UK nuclear deterrent in jeopardy'

First Minister warned by senior ex-defence chiefs that scrapping Trident will endanger jobs and cast 'dark shadow' over relations with allies

telegraph.co.uk (3 days ago)

So About That Hawk The Vatican Hired To Protect Those Doves...

So About That Hawk The Vatican Hired To Protect Those Doves...

Has the Vatican enlisted the help of a hawk to protect the pope’s cherished doves? After two of its peace doves were fatally attacked by a seagull and a crow above St. Peter's square on Jan. 26, the Vatican apparently decided it was time to enlist the help of a bird of prey. Officials reportedly said they hope the...

huffingtonpost.com (7 days ago)

Lack of match practice no deterrent for Iran

Lack of match practice no deterrent for Iran

Playing in a World Cup group containing Argentina, Nigeria and Bosnia was always going to be difficult, even before Iran's lack of warm-up games factored into the equation.

yahoo.com (7 days ago)

Better days ahead

The rain is expected to give way to hints of sun this afternoon, with temperatures possibly surpassing the 60-degree mark. Pictured, the rain and fog are no deterrent for a fisherman on Long Pond in Rutland. The next few days will bring a good dose of sun, with the calling for temperatures near 70 early next week.

telegram.com (9 days ago)

U.S. To Trim Deployed Nuke Missile Force Under U.S.-Russia Treaty

U.S. To Trim Deployed Nuke Missile Force Under U.S.-Russia Treaty

WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The resulting launch-ready total of 400 Minuteman 3...

huffingtonpost.com (9 days ago)

20 Years After the Genocide in Rwanda: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

20 Years After the Genocide in Rwanda: Lessons Learned and Unlearned

Today in the Central African Republic, government and community leaders are struggling to help the country find the path of peace. On Monday in Kigali, I will join the people of Rwanda in commemorating the 20th anniversary of the genocide, the reverberations of which are still being felt across an arc of uncertainty...

huffingtonpost.com (10 days ago)

Campaign cost seen as deterrent to Sacramento County supervisor races

Sacramento County supervisors are paid about $100,000 a year, almost twice the salary of a Sacramento City Council member, and manage a $2billion annual budget that is more than double the city’s budget.

sacbee.com (12 days ago)

Markets Trump Tanks -- The Number One Lesson From Ukraine

Markets Trump Tanks -- The Number One Lesson From Ukraine

Carl Von Clausewitz the Prussian military theorist of the 1800s famously stated that, "War is the continuation of Politik by other means." Although his word 'politik' has been translated as either policy or politics over the years, Clausewitz's statement has been a key principle taught and debated in war colleges...

huffingtonpost.com (15 days ago)

Markets trump Tanks - The Number One Lesson from Ukraine

Markets trump Tanks - The Number One Lesson from Ukraine

Carl Von Clausewitz the Prussian military theorist of the 1800s famously stated that, "War is the continuation of Politik by other means." Although his word 'politik' has been translated as either policy or politics over the years, Clausewitz's statement has been a key principle taught and debated in war colleges...

huffingtonpost.com (15 days ago)

UK general warns politicians are gambling with Britain's security by slashing Army troops

UK general warns politicians are gambling with Britain's security by slashing Army troops

General Sir Richard Shirreff said the defence budget must be protected as a deterrent against further aggression from Vladimir Putin's Russia

dailymail.co.uk (18 days ago)

China defends death penalty after report

China has defended using the death penalty as a deterrent following criticism from Amnesty International.

businessspectator.com.au (21 days ago)

Golden Gate Bridge, Long a Suicide Magnet, May Get Safety Nets

In late May, the directors of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District are expected to vote to use toll money, as well as state and federal funds to create a $66 million stainless-steel net system -- a “suicide system deterrent project” -- that will hang 20 feet below the sidewalk.

yahoo.com (21 days ago)

Military Cuts Render NATO Less Formidable as Deterrent to Russia

Military Cuts Render NATO Less Formidable as Deterrent to Russia

President Obama and European leaders have pledged that Russia would not be allowed to run roughshod, but the military reality tells a different story.

nytimes.com (21 days ago)

Renewed effort would increase cockfighting penalties

Though cockfighting is illegal in Tennessee, lawmakers said the standard $50 penalty for spectators provides little deterrent and has made the state a magnet for those involved in the practice.

knoxnews.com (21 days ago)

Obama concerned not all NATO members ‘chipping in’ for Russia deterrent

At a news conference in Belgium, President Obama said he is concerned not all NATO members are "chipping in" toward the cost of a collective defense and deterrent against Russia. "The situation in Ukraine reminds us that our freedom isn’t free, and we’ve got to be willing to pay for the assets, the personnel, the...

washingtonpost.com (22 days ago)

China to have nuclear missiles on subs soon: US admiral

China to have nuclear missiles on subs soon: US admiral

China for the first time will likely have subs equipped with long-range nuclear missiles later this year, part of an increasingly potent submarine fleet, a top US officer said Tuesday, The head of US Pacific Command, Admiral Samuel Locklear, said the latest class of Chinese subs would be armed with a new ballistic...

yahoo.com (23 days ago)

U.S., European pact on Russia brings little clarity to showdown

U.S., European pact on Russia brings little clarity to showdown

Brian Hughes The suspension of Russia from the Group of Eight nations Monday and the threat of future sanctions on major sectors of the Russian economy did little to answer one critical question: What happens if Russian President Vladimir Putin maintains the status-quo in Crimea? The White House on Monday trumpeted...

washingtonexaminer.com (23 days ago)

US, European pact on Russia brings little clarity to showdown

US, European pact on Russia brings little clarity to showdown

Brian Hughes The suspension of Russia from the Group of Eight nations Monday and the threat of future sanctions on major sectors of the Russian economy did little to answer one critical question: What happens if Russian President Vladimir Putin maintains the status-quo in Crimea? The White House on Monday trumpeted...

washingtonexaminer.com (23 days ago)

Japan, Belgium and Italy reduce their stockpiles of nuclear material

Japan, Belgium and Italy reduce their stockpiles of nuclear material

Japan announced today that it would hand over hundreds of kilogrammes of weapons-grade plutonium and uranium to the United States for dilution and disposal, at the start of a global summit aimed at reducing the threat of nuclear terrorism. Belgium and Italy also announced agreements with the US on the removal of...

guardian.co.uk (24 days ago)

Spokane coffee stand baristas packing extra shot on hip - Thu, 20 Mar 2014 PST

Krystal Cogswell wears a holstered pistol on her hip while pulling espresso at Jitterz Java in northwest Spokane. “I figure if they can see it, maybe it will be a deterrent,” the 24-year-old said.

spokesman.com (28 days ago)

Tonawanda Coke fined $12.5 million, company executive gets prison in pollution case

A federal judge today ordered Tonawanda Coke to pay a $12.5 million fine and sentenced a company executive to a year and a day in prison as punishments for environmental crimes at the company’s River Road plant.The judge also fined company executive Mark L. Kamholz $20,000 for his role in the company’s criminal...

buffalonews.com (29 days ago)

Tanzania jails Chinese ivory smuggler for 20 years

Tanzania jails Chinese ivory smuggler for 20 years

A court in Tanzania jailed on Wednesday a Chinese ivory smuggler for 20 years amid a crackdown to stem a surge in poaching. Yu Bo, 45, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of 81 elephant tusks and the skins of two pangolins, which are also known as scaly anteaters, lawyers said. "The accused was convicted on his...

yahoo.com (29 days ago)

Google settles its seven-year YouTube copyright battle with Viacom

Google settles its seven-year YouTube copyright battle with Viacom

Viacom sued Google and YouTube way back in 2007 for allegedly ignoring copyright infringement, and losing the lawsuit in 2010 was no deterrent -- the media giant won an appeal two years later. However, that longstanding animosity is now water under the bridge: the two companies have just reached a settlement. The...

yahoo.com (30 days ago)

Hotbed of College Hoops Rest in Heartland

Sparse populations, shallow recruiting pools no deterrent for teams from America's breadbasket

abcnews.com (1 month ago)

Australians love tough policies – as long as they're not aimed at us | Jane Caro

Jane Caro: Both the carbon tax and offshore detention are are deterrent-based measures – but one is far harsher than the other. Guess which one voters like best?Jane Caro

guardian.co.uk (1 month ago)

Super Bowl someday? NFL panel visits Twin Cities to offer advice on landing the big game

The cold shouldn’t be a deterrent, say league and local officials.

startribune.com (1 month and 3 days ago)

Why Zogenix (ZGNX) Is Down Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) --Zogenix continues to drop today after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) submitted a bill to have the company's hydrocodone painkiller Zohydro removed from the market. Zogenix has been in the senator's sights for months and the submission of the bill had been expected for some time.Zogenix's week has...

thestreet.com (1 month and 3 days ago)

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