Con-way Freight Employee Receives Department of Defense Award


Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc. (NYSE:CNW), announced today that Dana Boles, service center manager of its Dallas service center, was presented with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award. Boles was nominated for the award by Con-way Freight Driver Sales Representative and U.S. Army Reserve Specialist Jaron Mullins to recognize the ongoing support Boles and Con-way Freight has provided him since joining the company and Read more [...]

Video in South Carolina police shooting makes building a defense that much harder


Unlike other videos in the last year that have shown a law officer shooting an unarmed suspect, the shaky smartphone footage that went viral this week leaves little to the imagination. And that, legal experts say, will leave attorneys for Michael T. Slager to build their defense on what…
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Al-Qaida benefiting from chaos of Yemen fighting, defense secretary says


An al-Qaida affiliate that intends to attack the U.S. and its allies is making “gains on the ground” amid the rebellion in Yemen, according to Defense Secretary Ashton Carter. The group, known as al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula or AQAP, has capitalized on the collapse of Yemen’s government and is among several “warring parties” jostling for control of the impoverished country, Carter told reporters Wednesday in Tokyo. “AQAP is a group that we’re very concerned about,” Carter said. Read more [...]

Etan Patz’s mom testifies about suspect defense hints is real killer


The mother of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old boy who vanished on his way to school more than 35 years ago, retook the witness stand Tuesday in the case of her son’s accused killer as the lengthy trial neared its end and prosecutors began presenting witnesses to rebut the defense’s case.
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Ferocious Defense Has Duke Looking Like a Legit NCAA Title Threat


HOUSTON — Two months ago, Miami (Florida) point guard Angel Rodriguez told a national television audience that he was confident his team could beat the Duke Blue Devils because of the way "they play."  What Rodriguez really meant was the way they defend.  The Blue Devils were exposed by North Carolina State and Miami for two straight losses in January. They couldn't stop penetration. They couldn't guard ball screens. Their defense had more holes than swiss cheese.  It might just Read more [...]

Honeywell And Tata Power SED Signs Landmark Agreement For India’s Defense Industry


Honeywell Aerospace signed a licensing agreement with Tata Power’s Strategic Engineering Division (SED), enabling it to produce Honeywell’s Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator, or “TALIN” in India.  This Honeywell-patented technology enables vehicles and artillery to navigate very precisely, even where GPS satellite guidance is not available, to increase troop safety and maximize mission success. Aligning with the Indian Government’s objective of organically Read more [...]

What Brandon Browner Brings to the New England Patriots Defense


It took until Week 5 for New England Patriots defensive coordinator Matt Patricia to unleash the man-coverage beast lying dormant in the heart of Darrelle Revis. One would think that Brandon Browner—who spent the first four weeks on suspension—will be able to show off his strengths in a more truncated timeline. Via Shalise Manza-Young of the Boston Globe, some of Browner's fellow defensive backs weighed in on his impending arrival in the defensive backfield: “Having Brandon out Read more [...]