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GAO recommends Congress not fund any littoral combat ships in FY2017 (access required)

Confronted with concerns that its lightweight Littoral Combat Ship may not survive combat, the U.S. Navy promised a better-armed version that’s more like a frigate. It would still fall short, congressional auditors say. “While the Navy’s proposed frigate will offer ...

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Uber settlement attacked by drivers saying lawyer sold out (access required)

The lawyer who struck a $100 million deal with Uber Technologies Inc. is being accused of greed by some of the drivers covered by the accord who want her bumped. “She has single-handedly stuck a knife in the back of ...

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Decision time arrives for controversy-shy Supreme Court (access required)

The U.S. Supreme Court has managed to steer away from controversy in the three months since Justice Antonin Scalia’s death. That’s about to get harder. The court is opening the last phase of its nine-month term, a six-week stretch that ...

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Md. energy firm gets notice of default over late financials (access required)

A unit of Bethesda-based TerraForm Global Inc. has 90 days to issue its delinquent annual report or it could face demands to pay off hundreds of millions in debt six years early, partly because bankrupt parent SunEdison Inc. hasn’t filed its ...

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FBI has sights on larger battle over encryption after Apple feud (access required)

After buying a software tool to access a dead terrorist’s encrypted iPhone, the FBI is exploring how to make broader use of the hack while bracing for a larger battle involving encrypted text messages, e-mails and other data, Director James ...

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Garland stepped aside in 66 cases because of financial holdings (access required)

WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland disqualified himself for financial reasons from 66 cases that came before him as an appellate judge, stepping aside in clashes involving climate change and mutual funds. Garland disclosed the recusals in a ...

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