SecDef Esper: ‘maybe months of telework’; Contractors seek guidance; Army raises health-protection level worldwide; 2 dozen dead in Kabul attack; And a bit more.

SecDef Esper: ‘maybe months of telework’; Contractors seek guidance; Army raises health-protection level worldwide; 2 dozen dead in Kabul attack; And a bit more. U.S. leaders are preparing for the country’s “largest economic rescue bill in history.” A draft $2 trillion stimulus bill passed its...

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors’ sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14

Judge reduces ex-Blackwater contractors’ sentences for 2007 Iraq shooting that killed 14 A federal judge on Thursday reduced the sentences of three ex-Blackwater security contractors who opened fire at a traffic circle in Baghdad, Iraq, in 2007, killing 14 unarmed civilians and injuring 17 others. U.S. District Judge  Royce Lamberth sentenced Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard...