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Toshiba settles fight with Western Digital that imperiled a major deal 14.12.2017 SFGate: Business & Technology
TOKYO — Toshiba has cleared one of the last remaining hurdles to a planned sale of its microchip subsidiary and moved a step away from the financial brink. The struggling Japanese conglomerate said Wednesday that it had settled a legal dispute with Western Digital, the San Jose data storage company, that threatened to block the microchip deal. Toshiba is counting on the sale to bring in about $14 billion in much-needed cash after its losses on nuclear power projects in the United States left its finances in tatters. Toshiba and Western Digital said Wednesday that they had agreed to withdraw a cluster of lawsuits and arbitration claims over the deal that they had filed against each other.
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Mailbag: Alabama Senate Race, Uranium One Deal 13.12.2017 FactCheck

This week, we feature emails readers sent to us regarding the Alabama Senate race and the Obama administration deal allowing a Russian nuclear energy agency to acquire a controlling stake in Uranium One, a Canadian-based company with mining stakes in the Western United States.

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The Energy 202: Roy Moore is seen as extreme by many Republicans. But not on climate change. 12.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
In terms of the environment, Moore is just part of the pack.
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Former Flynn associate denies allegation of Inauguration Day communication 12.12.2017 Washington Post: Politics
An official with a company that former national security adviser Michael T. Flynn advised on a proposal to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East denied that Flynn communicated with the firm’s...
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The Energy 202: Ryan Zinke rebuffed for retweet 11.12.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Ryan Zinke rebuffed for retweet
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Can Nukes Be Used for Good? 8.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
On Dec. 2, 1942, scientists carried out the first successful nuclear chain reaction, leading to the development of nuclear weapons. Seventy-five years later, here’s a look at a few ways the U.S. government has tried to find positive uses for “peaceful nuclear explosions.”
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The Energy 202: Trump has backed away from regulating methane. Now industry says it will reduce emissions itself. 7.12.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Trump has backed away from regulating methane. Now industry says it will reduce emissions itself.
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Whistleblower: Flynn Said Russia Sanctions Would Be 'Ripped Up' 7.12.2017 Wall St. Journal: Policy
Former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty last week to lying to the FBI about his conversation with a Russian diplomat, told an American businessman that U.S. sanctions on Russia would be “ripped up” under the Trump administration, a whistleblower told a congressman.
Happy Hour Roundup 7.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Happy Hour Roundup
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Flynn Business Associate Hoped to Get Sessions to Support Russia-Related Nuclear Project 7.12.2017 Mother Jones
On Wednesday afternoon, Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) released a letter noting that his staff has spoken with a “whistleblower” who says that on the day Donald Trump was inaugurated as president, Michael Flynn, who was about to become national security adviser, was texting with a former business associate named Alex Copson to tell him that […]
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Flynn promised Russia sanctions were to be 'ripped up,' top House Democrat says 7.12.2017 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Sanctions on Russia were to be "ripped up" early in the Trump administration, then-national security adviser Mike Flynn said on Inauguration Day, according to new information released Wednesday.
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The U.S. has lost its lead in lasers 7.12.2017 Washington Post
The U.S. has lost its lead in lasers
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Flynn told former business associate that Russia sanctions would be ‘ripped up,’ according to congressional witness 7.12.2017 Washington Post
During President Trump’s inaugural address, the new national security adviser allegedly sent a text that a plan to build nuclear power plants in the Middle East in partnership with Russian interests was “good to go.” 
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Bangladesh’s Rooppur N-project: Russia may leverage Indian assistance in manpower training 6.12.2017 India – The Indian Express
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Russian strategic bombers visit Indonesia in military show 6.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The Russian military says its strategic bombers have flown to Indonesia, a visit that showcases Russia’s military power.
Georgia regulatory staff calls the last U.S. nuclear construction project “uneconomic” 6.12.2017 Washington Post
Georgia regulatory staff calls the last U.S. nuclear construction project “uneconomic”
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The Latest: UAE denies claim of Yemen missile attack 3.12.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on Yemen rebels claiming they launched a missile at an under-construction nuclear plant in the United Arab Emirates (all times local):
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Yemen’s Houthi group says fires missile toward Abu Dhabi nuclear reactor 3.12.2017 Hindu: International
The claim comes as the United Arab Emirates, which is part of the Saudi-led coalition, celebrates its National Day.
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Is Russia covering up a nuclear accident? 2.12.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
A mysterious radiation cloud is a disturbing echo of Chernobyl.
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Report: US agency holding nuke bombs grapples with oversight 2.12.2017 AP Washington
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The U.S. Department of Energy has its share of challenges as it conducts some of the world's most high-tech research, maintains a stockpile of nuclear weapons and cleans up after decades of bomb-making....
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