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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Cat litter linked to radiation leak at nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:02pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Albuquerque Cat litter linked to nuclear leak in New Mexico The Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico packed 57 barrels of nuclear waste with a type of kitty litter believed to have caused a radiation leak at the US government's troubled nuclear waste dump, posing a potentially "imminent" and "substantial" threat to public ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US nuclear missile unit fails safety check

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Failure follows low grade for another nuclear missile unit that prompted deputy commander to complain that 'rot' had set in Nuclear missile unit fails safety check In another embarrassing stumble by the US nuclear missile force, an air force unit in charge of a third of all the nuclear weapons on American soil has failed a key safety ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama to take on foreign policy critics in address this week

    Posted May 26th 2014, 06:03am by AP

    ... to pull back on a military strike in Syria and his inability to stop Russia from annexing territory from Ukraine. In a world where no one will lead except America, he has abdicated... leadership Aaron David Miller A White House official said Obama would specifically address both situations and the status of ongoing nuclear negotiations with Iran. He is also expected to discuss how he ...

  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Stomach bug strikes down Maryland food safety conference

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Stomach bug hits food safety meeting A US food safety summit in Maryland earlier this month has become a cautionary tale after more than 100 attendees came down with suspected food poisoning. Most of those affected complained of diarrhoea, the Mar ...

  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US nuclear chiefs fired over exam cheating scandal

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington US nuclear chiefs fired over exam cheating scandal The US Air Force has fired nine nuclear commanders and will discipline dozens of junior officers at a nuclear missile base after an exam cheating scandal. A 10th commander, the senior officer at the base, resigned and will retire from the Air Force. Air Force officials called the discipline ...

  6. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US officials 'not liable' for drone strikes on citizens, rules judge

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:39am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US officials 'not liable' for drone strikes on citizens A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the US government by the families of three ... Petraeus and two others. "The question presented is whether federal officials can be held personally liable for their roles in drone strikes abroad that [target] US citizens," Collyer ...

  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Investigators find safety flaws at nuclear waste dump in New Mexico

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 05:54am by AP

    ... Associated Press in Albuquerque Safety flaws cited at nuclear waste dump United States government investigators have uncovered a series of shortcomings in safety training, emergency response and oversight at a troubled nuclear waste dump where a truck caught fire and 17 workers were recently contaminated by a radiation leak. A report on the investigation into the first ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama warns against ‘aggression’ in South China Sea during key address

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:59pm by AP

    ... China and Russia- that aim to strip the Islamic republic of its nuclear capabilities. While Obama said the odds of reaching an agreement were still long, he also said a diplomatic breakthrough ...

  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Ability to respond to cyberattacks hampered, US officials say

    Posted May 20th 2014, 10:12pm by Reuters

    ... the same day that the US government charged five Chinese military officers with hacking into American nuclear, metal and solar companies to steal trade secrets. These are the first criminal hacking ...

  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Truck fire scare at nuclear waste dump in US state of New Mexico

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 09:27pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Carlsbad Fire scare at nuclear waste dump Emergency crews battled a fire at a New Mexico site where the US government seals away its low-grade nuclear waste, including ... geological nuclear repository in the United States. It takes waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory and defence projects, and buries it in rooms cut from underground salt beds. Officials said ...




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