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  1. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1465907/us-officials-not-liable-drone-strikes-citizens-rules-judge
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1459657/us-nuclear-chiefs-fired-over-exam-cheating-scandal
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1449542/investigators-find-safety-flaws-nuclear-waste-dump-new-mexico
  4. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US appeal court orders release of memo justifying drone killings

    Posted Apr 22nd 2014, 11:06pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York Court rules that legal justification for drone strikes cannot be kept secret US ordered to release targeted-killing memo A US federal appeal court ordered ... al-Awlaki in a 2011 drone strike in Yemen. A three-judge panel ruled unanimously in favour The New York Times, saying the government waived its right to secrecy by making repeated public statements ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1494633/us-appeal-court-orders-release-memo-justifying-drone-killings
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Nearly 36,000 runners reclaim Boston Marathon one year after attacks

    Posted Apr 21st 2014, 09:55pm by AFP

    ... carried out the last year attack, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, hid pressure-cooker bombs in their backpacks. “We’ve tried to strike a balance between enhanced security and preserving the family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1493818/nearly-36000-runners-ready-first-boston-marathon-bomb-attack
  6. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1296694/us-nuclear-missile-unit-fails-safety-check
  7. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Secret Service chief cleans house after latest flap over drunken agents

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 10:35pm by WASHPOST

    ... the agency. An accurate assessment of how prevalent this conduct is within the USSS is long overdue." In the Netherlands, three agents responsible for protecting Obama on a trip to a nuclear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1472178/us-secret-service-chief-cleans-house-after-latest-flap-over-drunken
  8. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1422136/truck-fire-scare-nuclear-waste-dump-us-state-new-mexico
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US says 92 nuclear officers tied to cheating scandal

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 03:46am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse The US Air Force said on Thursday that 92 nuclear missile officers are now implicated in a widening scandal over cheating on exams and have been suspended from their duties. In the latest setback for the troubled nuclear mission, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James said she returned from a visit to missile bases convinced the cheating problem was part ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1417742/us-says-92-nuclear-officers-tied-cheating-scandal
  10. News - World - UNITED STATES

    US Air Force suspends 34 nuclear missile launch officers in cheating scandal

    Posted Jan 16th 2014, 11:04pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Washington Thirty-four suspended at Montana launch base over suspicions they collaborated in proficiency tests in the latest storm to hit the US Air Force Nuclear missile officers barred in cheat scandal The US Air Force has suspended 34 officers entrusted with the American nuclear arsenal for allegedly cheating- or tolerating cheating by others- in routine ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1406974/us-air-force-suspends-34-nuclear-missile-launch-officers-cheating-scandal

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