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Congress’ newest subcommittee is focusing on cyber troops and JEDI

The first-ever chairman of the Cyber, Innovative Technologies and Information Systems Subcommittee, Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), said the panel will pursue…

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Appeals court turns back Oracle’s latest challenge to JEDI contract

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed entirely with a lower court that had previously rejected Oracle’s JEDI challenge.

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In this Aug. 13, 2019, photo, Dr. Jasmine Saavedra, left, a pediatrician at Esperanza Health Centers in Chicago, hands newborn Alondra Marquez to her mother, Esthela Nuñez, right, after examination. Doctors and public health experts warn of poor health outcomes and rising costs they say will come from sweeping changes that would deny green cards to many immigrants who use Medicaid, as well as food stamps and other forms of public assistance. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky)

OPM sheds more light on new paid parental leave for feds

In today’s Federal Newscast, federal employees are learning a little more about the paid parental leave program.

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(AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)FILE -  In this Sept. 18, 2009, file, photo, A soldier from the U.S. Army's 118th Military Police Co., based at Fort Bragg, N.C., respond to shots fired at a combat outpost in the Jalrez Valley in Afghanistan's Wardak Province.  Moscow and Washington are intertwined in a complex and bloody history in Afghanistan, with both suffering thousands of dead and wounded in conflicts lasting for years. Now both superpowers are linked again over Afghanistan, with intelligence reports indicating Russia secretly offered bounties to the Taliban to kill American troops there. But analysts suggest that the two adversaries actually have more in common, especially when it comes to what they want to see in a postwar Afghanistan: a stable country that does not serve as a base for extremists to export terrorism. Both countries also are aligned in their opposition to militants from the Islamic State group.(AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)

Army can’t wait for JEDI, so it’s building enterprise cloud services of its own

Army leaders say the services they’re building now are “cloud agnostic,” and can be moved to a DoD-wide enterprise cloud when and if one comes to pass.

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