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Foxconn founder: 'Still a chance' to buy Toshiba chip arm 22.6.2017 AP Business
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) -- The chairman of Foxconn says there is "still a chance" the Taiwanese electronics giant might be able to buy Toshiba's memory chip business despite the Japanese company's choice of another bidder as its preferred buyer....
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Foxconn founder: ‘Still a chance’ to buy Toshiba chip arm 22.6.2017 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The chairman of Foxconn says there is “still a chance” the Taiwanese electronics giant might be able to buy Toshiba’s memory chip business despite the Japanese company’s choice of another bidder as its preferred buyer. Terry Gou, whose company is best known as the assembler of Apple’s iPhones and other electronics, […]
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Scrutiny intensifies over safety at US nuclear weapons lab 21.6.2017 Seattle Times: Local

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The safety record at the U.S. laboratory that created the atomic bomb is facing intensifying criticism as work ramps up to produce a key component for the nation’s nuclear weapons cache. A series published this week by the Center for Public Integrity cites numerous internal reports and other documents outlining federal […]
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The Energy 202: Perry invokes Fukushima in reviving Yucca nuclear waste fight 21.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: Perry invokes Fukushima in reviving Yucca nuclear waste fight
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Queen's Speech summary: Bill-by-bill at a glance 21.6.2017 BBC: Business
A bill-by-bill guide to the proposed legislation in the 2017 Queen's Speech.
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House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel 20.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • Two top House Democrats are questioning whether Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to federal security clearance investigators, a potential omission that could add to the legal jeopardy President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser faces over the truthfulness of his statements to authorities and on government documents. The lawmakers — Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Rep. Eliot Engel, D-N.Y. — said in a letter released Monday that they believe...
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Democrats seeking documents related to Michael Flynn's undisclosed foreign travel 20.6.2017 LA Times: Commentary
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House Dems question Flynn disclosures of Middle East travel 20.6.2017 Seattle Times: Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two top House Democrats are questioning whether Michael Flynn failed to report a 2015 trip to the Middle East to federal security clearance investigators, a potential omission that could add to the legal jeopardy President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser faces over the truthfulness of his statements to authorities and on […]
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Navy finds $500 million for 2nd littoral combat ship in ‘18 19.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
The U.S. Navy has found $500 million to buy a second Littoral Combat Ship in next year’s budget after scrounging that was required because the vessel was left out of the Trump administration’s proposed budget sent to Congress last month. About $325 million will be freed up because the Navy has delayed the overhaul of an aircraft carrier that involves refueling its two nuclear power cores, according to officials who asked not to be identified before the White House will send the proposed budget a...
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The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era 19.6.2017 Washington Post
The Energy 202: California scores its first big environmental victory of the Trump era
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Clean energy doesn’t make us sick 19.6.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Clean energy doesn’t make us sick
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Safety lapses undermine nuclear warhead work at Los Alamos 19.6.2017 Washington Post
Safety lapses undermine nuclear warhead work at Los Alamos
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Should Utah charter schools be allowed to seize land? 18.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
When construction began on a new American Preparatory Academy in January, the charter school lacked required permits from the Utah Board of Education, according to newly obtained school board emails. The project timeline and American Prep’s ongoing and unprecedented quest to seize private land through eminent domain drew sharp critiques from some school board members, expressed in email chains during March and April with subject lines like “APA train wreck in Draper.” Beyond the plight of a sin...
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Who, if anyone, wields power to condemn land for Utah charter schools? 18.6.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
When construction began on a new American Preparatory Academy in January, the charter school lacked required permits from the Utah Board of Education, according to newly obtained school board emails. The project timeline and American Prep’s ongoing and unprecedented quest to seize private land through eminent domain drew sharp critiques from some school board members, expressed in email chains during March and April with subject lines like “APA train wreck in Draper.” Beyond the plight of a sin...
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Speak easy: Once Upon a Future 18.6.2017 Eye – The Indian Express
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'Little sunfish' robot to swim in to Fukushima reactor 16.6.2017 BBC: Technology
It'll be a tough journey - previous robots sent in to the ruined nuclear reactor didn't make it back.
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Federal energy official warns of more mishaps at Hanford 16.6.2017 Seattle Times: Top stories

Following back-to-back emergency evacuations in May and June, the top Energy Department official at Hanford talked about the challenges ahead as funding lags behind the estimated cleanup cost of $100 billion.
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APNewsBreak: Official says more Hanford nuke mishaps likely 15.6.2017 AP Washington
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) -- Future accidental radiation releases at the largest U.S. site of waste from nuclear weapons production are likely following back-to-back emergency evacuations of workers in May and June because aging infrastructure is breaking down, the top Energy Department official at the site told The Associated Press....
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Lithuania: Belarusian nuclear plant is threat to safety 15.6.2017 Washington Post: World
Lithuania says a nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus is a threat to the Baltic republic.
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Swimming robot to probe damage at Japan nuclear plant 15.6.2017 AP Business
YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) -- A Japanese industrial group has unveiled a swimming robot designed be used underwater to probe damage from meltdowns at the Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear plant after the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami....
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