Slovakia inks deal to buy 14 F-16s from US Lockheed Martin
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia is to buy 14 F-16 military jets from Lockheed Martin as it seeks to replace Soviet-era jets.
Slovak Defense Minister Peter Gajdos signed the contract on Wednesday with Lockheed Martin vice president of international business development Ana Wugofski.
The F-16 Block 70/72 fighter jets are meant to replace the obsolete Soviet-made MiG-29 jets that Slovakia's air force has used.
Senators demand explanation for unspent funds to counter Russian propaganda
A bipartisan group of lawmakers on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has demanded an explanation for why tens of millions in federal funds allocated to battle Russian disinformation and propaganda has gone unspent.
ANSONIA-As Rapp’s Paradise Inn it was a popular site for weddings, showers and funeral respites.
As John J. Sullivan’s it was known for its happy hour and horseshoe bar.
Now the Nocerino family has big plans for the fire-damaged vacant structure after buying it last month.
US senators seek to close Haiti orphanage amid abuse claims
MIAMI (AP) — Ten members of the U.S. Senate have asked the State Department to pressure the Haitian government into closing an orphanage where several children being adopted by American families have been victims of alleged sexual abuse.
The letter said "multiple" children at the Foyer Notre Dame de la Nativite orphanage on the outskirts of Port-au-Prince tested positive for the sexually transmitted infection chlamydia and reported that they had been victims of abuse.