U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

Mar 9, 2016

U.S. gun industry wants looser rules on silencers

The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hit-man image of the gun silencer and re-brand it as a hearing-protection device in a campaign to roll back regulations that date to the 1930s. Industry lobbying has led to more than a ...

Feb 24, 2016

U.S. must deploy anti-ship missile in Asia soon, admiral says

The U.S. should deploy a new anti-ship missile made by Lockheed Martin Corp. as quickly as possible to counter improved Chinese and Russian naval capabilities in Asian waters, the top U.S. Pacific commander said. Lockheed’s air-launched long-range missile is a “great capability we need ...

U.S. Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

Feb 11, 2016

U.S. Senate passes bill to hit North Korea with harsher sanctions

Seeking to derail North Korea’s drive for nuclear weapons, Republican and Democratic senators set aside their partisan differences Wednesday to unanimously pass legislation aimed at starving Pyongyang of the money it needs to build an atomic arsenal. The Senate approved the sanctions bill 96-0 ...