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Fears of terrorism could delay Port Canaveral project
IT'S NOT CLEAR IF THE CRIMES ARE RECORDED. NO ARRESTS HAVE BEEN MADE. A HUGE PROJECT TO BRING JOBS AND BUSINESS TO PORT CANAVERAL IS ALSO BRINGING FEARS OF TERRORISM.
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Alaska Journal of Commerce
Icebreakers top US Arctic needs during House testimony
The challenges behind melding the Arctic needs of the State of Alaska and federal agencies were exemplified during a July 23 House subcommittee meeting.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Growing American Shipping Bill Introduced by Garamendi
Congressman John Garamendi , Ranking Member of the House Transportation and Infrastructure's Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee, informs ot the introduction of H.R. 5270, the 'Growing American Shipping Act', to strengthen the U.S. maritime industry.
Rep. Hunter Calls for Probe Into UAE Deal to Run Port Canaveral
Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter wants the Obama administration to investigate a Middle East-based company that has just signed a long-term contract to manage a leading U.S. port.
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The cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost twice what they did last year, the stateA s insurance commissioner said.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Middle Eastern firm's deal tomanage U.S. cargo portraises security concerns
For the first time in U.S. history, a Middle Eastern-based firm is poised to manage a strategic U.S. port on Florida's Atlantic coast, rekindling national security concerns inside Congress.
Legislation to make insurance easier for recreational boating industry passes House
Legislation passed on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by the U.S. House of Representatives will bring a rare benefit to improve insurance coverage at lower cost to companies and their workers in the recreational boating industry.
Anchorage Daily News
AK Beat: Congress skeptical of Coast Guard's polar icebreaker plans
Coast Guard icebreaker plans get skeptical audience in Congress: How important is the Arctic to the U.S. Coast Guard? Some Republican lawmakers expressed their doubts in a House subcommittee meeting last week, reports naval publication Seapower Magazine .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Questions Remain About U.S. Intel and Airline Warnings Before MH17 Downing
In the weeks before Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, U.S. intelligence agencies were tracking a steady buildup of heavy weapons in the region, including tanks and rocket launchers flowing across the border from Russia and into the hands of Moscow-backed separatists.
House Subcommittee Hearing Highlights "Dismal State" of U.S. Icebreaking Capability
At the July 23, 2014, hearing of the House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation on "Implementing U.S. Policy in the Arctic" the committee chairman, Rep. Duncan Hunter , opened the proceedings by holding up a graphic of the icebreaker fleets of the world - which depicts nearly 40 Russian icebreakers - and then commented on the ... (more)
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Obama administration sending military advisers to Ukraine within weeks
On Tuesday this week, the Washington Times reported that a spokesperson for the US Department of Defense confirmed plans to put Pentagon advisers in Ukraine.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
NewsMother of war hero facing deportation
Jennifer Moreno with her mother Maria Cordova at Jennifer's graduation ceremony during which she obtained her BSN.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Army intelligence system pulled from key test
Army officials have withdrawn their intelligence network from a major testing exercise this fall because of software glitches, in the latest setback for the troubled system.
The Wall Street Journal
Lawmaker Asks Why U.S. Didn't Warn Airlines of Ukraine Threat
A Republican lawmaker is pressing the Obama administration for an explanation about why the Federal Aviation Administration didn't warn airlines about the presence of SA-11 anti-aircraft missiles in eastern Ukraine.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Political Empire: California Republicans rally around Chabot
Congressmen, including House Majority Leader-elect Kevin McCarthy , R-Bakersfield, are scheduled to attend a fundraiser for Chabot on Thursday in Washington, DC.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Issa asking Obama give illegal alien child ridden San Diego relief
The multitudes of migrant children from Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador here in San Diego communities illegally nee to start their removal process immediately, Rep. Darrell Issa has told President Obama.
St. Petersburg Times
Long delays for Medals of Honor draw criticism
When President Barack Obama drapes the Medal of Honor around the neck of Army Staff Sgt.
Marine Corps Times
Hunter: Bring in Mattis, OIF vets to advise on Iraq
Gen. James N. Mattis, Commander, U.S. Central Command, speaks to the crew of USS George H.W. Bush during an all hands call.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
US Hearing to Review Arctic Policy
The Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, chaired by Rep. Duncan Hunter , will hold a hearing next week to review U.S. policy in the Arctic and how the agencies with the largest presence in the Arctic intend to implement such policy.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon
Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners, ship and boat builders, naval architects and marine engineers.