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The Bogus ‘Humanitarian’ War on Serbia 24.8.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
NATO’s war on Serbia in 1999 was the template for other “humanitarian” wars – in Iraq, Libya and now Syria – but it wasn’t “news” when the Serbian leader was cleared, notes John Pilger. By John Pilger The exoneration of…Read more →
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China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy 24.8.2016 Washington Post: World
On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.
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China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy 24.8.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology. The Hualong One, developed by two state-owned companies, is one multibillion-dollar facet of the Communist Party’s […]
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Nothing shady about the deal on closing the San Onofre nuclear plant 23.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: The Times failed to recognize key provisions of the San Onofre nuclear plant closure settlement and mischaracterized events leading to the agreement. (“A tainted settlement on San Onofre closing costs,” editorial, Aug. 17)

The settlement ensures customers are not paying for Mitsubishi...

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The overhaul of California's energy regulator begins to move forward 23.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary
Essential Politics: Drug companies spend millions to oppose price cap on prescriptions, Assembly OKs new regulations for charter buses Aug. 22, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: The state Assembly...
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Nuclear accident in New Mexico ranks among the costliest in U.S. history 22.8.2016 LA Times: Nation

When a drum containing radioactive waste blew up in an underground nuclear dump in New Mexico two years ago, the Energy Department rushed to quell concerns in the Carlsbad desert community and quickly reported progress on resuming operations.

The early federal statements gave no hint that the blast...

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Nuclear war: Trump’s choice could be reflected in the buildup to World War I 20.8.2016 Seattle Times: Opinion

When considering how a President Trump would react in possession of the nuclear button, one must recall the actions of Kaiser Wilhelm in August, 1914, when it was clearly within his power to halt the march toward war. He instead ordered the conflagration of World War I to begin, proclaiming, “Sie haben mir das Schwert […]
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Now, Biden says U.S. wrote Japan’s Constitution 18.8.2016 Hindu: News
Remark has been perceived in the Asian country as arrogant and insensitive.
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Biden’s remark on Japan constitution raises eyebrows 18.8.2016 Seattle Times: Nation & World

TOKYO (AP) — A recent remark by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden that America wrote Japan’s Constitution is raising eyebrows in Japan. A popular front-page column in the national Asahi newspaper said this week that the comment “was unprecedented in its insensitivity” and “could even be considered arrogant.” Biden attacked Republican candidate Donald Trump on […]
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A tainted settlement on San Onofre closing costs 17.8.2016 LA Times: Commentary

After the San Onofre nuclear plant shut down unexpectedly in early 2012, regulators approved a deal dividing up the $4.7 billion in closing costs.

The terms of the settlement were worked out by Southern California Edison, which owns 78% of the plant, in negotiation with San Diego Gas & Electric,...

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Did physicists discover a previously unknown fifth force of nature? 17.8.2016 LA Times: Science

A tiny, unseen force could potentially alter our basic understanding of the universe -- if it really exists. Theoretical physicists at UC Irvine say they’ve found evidence for a fifth fundamental force of nature, carried by a particle that until now has gone totally unnoticed.

If supported by the...

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America is no longer guaranteed military victory. These weapons could change that. 17.8.2016 Washington Post
America is no longer guaranteed military victory. These weapons could change that.
Would you trust Trump to handle nukes? Republican Senators won't say. 17.8.2016 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Would you trust Trump to handle nukes? Republican Senators won't say.
The Fine Line Between Countering Security Threats And Racial Profiling 16.8.2016 NPR: Morning Edition
A U.S. nuclear engineer is accused of spying for China. Chinese economic espionage costs the U.S. billions each year. The case raises questions about whether Chinese-Americans are unfairly targeted.
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Pakistan offers India pact on non-testing of n-weapons 16.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad, Aug 16 : Pakistan on Tuesday offered India a bilateral arrangement on "non-testing of nuclear weapons".
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Super Soaker 16.8.2016 BBC: Technology
Lonnie Johnson had an illustrious career as a nuclear engineer working on the Galileo space programme and the stealth bomber - but he is best known for creating a water pistol
UK’s May reassures China after nuclear power plant delay 16.8.2016 Seattle Times: Business & Technology

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is attempting to allay disquiet about her surprise delay to a Chinese-backed nuclear power plant by reassuring China’s leader that Britain wants strong relations with Beijing. Foreign Office Minister Alok Sharma delivered a letter from May to President Xi Jinping during a visit to Beijing. May’s office did […]
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British minister in China amid tension over n-plant 16.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Beijing, Aug 16 : British Minister for Asia Alok Sharma is on an official visit to China amid bilateral tensions owing to the UK's decision to delay a nuclear power plant project with Chinese investment, officials said on Tuesday.
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UN combats spread of cattle disease in Europe through early-detection training 16.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 15 :The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) today started a programme to train European laboratory staff on how to use nuclear-derived techniques to detect lumpy skin disease - a highly infectious cowpox virus spreading across the continent.
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Call to withdraw US nukes from Turkey over fears of 'hostile forces' 15.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
Ankara, Aug 15 : A US think tank has called for the withdrawal of nuclear arms from Turkey's Incirlik Air Base, saying the country is in disorder and is too close to the Syria conflict zone.
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