Armenian president set to win re-election: exit poll
YEREVAN (Reuters) – Armenian President Serzh Sarksyan will secure a new five-year term in a election on Monday, an exit poll showed after a vote overshadowed by a lack of serious opposition and an attempt to kill a minor candidate. The exit poll by Baltic Surveys/The Gallup Organization, reported by Armenian television, put Sarksyan on 58 percent of votes cast. His nearest rival, U.S.-born Raffi Hovannisian, trailed on 32 percent. …
Raytheon says aces missile-detection tests in U.S
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Raytheon Co system built into big blimp-like balloons has demonstrated capabilities that could make it easier to detect and track certain enemy ballistic missiles, the company and the U.S. Army’s manager of the program said.
Report: Assange sees legal defense in politics
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A news website says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange regards his bid to become an Australian senator as a defense against potential criminal prosecution in the United States and Britain.
ADL, AJC call on Hagel to clarify Israel remarks
US Jewish groups urge further review of Hagel’s record in light of 2007 remarks on US-Israel ties, just ahead of senate vote.