Trump flirts with flashy military parade long eschewed by US

WASHINGTON (AP) — For generations, as America's authoritarian rivals strutted their tanks, troops and jets through main thoroughfares in dramatic displays of strength, the United States watched from afar, but did not emulate.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Russian hackers hunt hi-tech secrets, exploiting US weakness


WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian cyberspies pursuing the secrets of military drones and other sensitive U.S. defense technology tricked key contract workers into exposing their email to theft, an Associated Press investigation has found.

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  • Written by BY JEFF DONN, DESMOND BUTLER and RAPHAEL SATTER , Associated Press

6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan


HUALIEN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed and 76 could not be contacted following the quake.

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  • Written by By TAIJING WU , Associated Press

Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020


WASHINGTON (AP) — The railroad industry is playing down expectations that a safety technology that could have prevented recent deadly train crashes will be in operation across the United States by the end of the year.


  • Written by By JOAN LOWY , Associated Press