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DHS: ‘Russian Government Actors’ Targeting U.S. Nuclear Cyber Sphere

WASHINGTON, DC — American authorities have determined that cyber-criminals are actively targeting the U.S. government and private businesses “in the energy, nuclear, water, aviation, and critical manufacturing sectors” on behalf of Russia, a top Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official told lawmakers on Tuesday.

Crewmen of the U.S. aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt prepare their aircraft Tuesday, April 10,2018 in international waters off South China Sea. The aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) is sailing through the disputed South China Sea in the latest display of America's military might after China built a string of islands …

Nuclear-Powered USS Roosevelt Sails Through South China Sea

The USS Theodore Roosevelt, a nuclear-powered super-carrier known by crew-members as the “Big Stick,” sailed through the disputed South China Sea this week, marking the latest display of America’s naval muscle in defiance of Beijing’s territorial claims in the region.

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German Region to Hand Out Iodine Over Belgium Nuclear Fears

BERLIN (AP) — A German border region is preparing to hand out potassium iodide tablets to residents who want them in case of an accident at a nuclear power plant in Belgium that has caused friction between the two countries.

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Swiss Vote to Ditch Nuclear Power In Favour Of Renewables

BERN (AP) – Swiss voters are supporting a referendum to withdraw the country from nuclear power in favour of renewable energy. A projection from Sunday’s referendum shows a majority of cantons (states) voted for the plan. Under Switzerland’s direct democracy system,

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‘Several Injured’ After ‘Explosion’ At French Nuclear Plant

Several workers at a French Nuclear plant Flamanville had to be treated for smoke inhalation Thursday after an explosion and fire in the turbine hall. The plant, which is presently undergoing a major building project due to complete in 2018,

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani answers a question during press conference in New York on September 26, 2014. Rouhani said Friday that talks with international powers on Tehran's nuclear program must move forward more quickly, saying limited progress had been made in recent days.

Iran Nuclear-Powered Ships Plan Takes Shape

Iran discussed its plans for nuclear-powered ships with UN nuclear chief Yukiyo Amano on Sunday, saying it would present details within three months, local media reported.

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Britain Approves Controversial Chinese Funded Nuclear Plant

Britain gave the go-ahead on Thursday for a $24 billion (18.1 billion pounds) nuclear power plant, ending weeks of uncertainty that strained ties with China and France and put a question mark over Prime Minister Theresa May’s investment policy.

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Russia to Help Iran Build Two Nuclear Power Plants

The head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, Ali Akbar Salehi, announced on Wednesday that construction would soon begin on two new nuclear power plants, with assistance from Russia.

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Report: U.S. Agreed to ‘Secret’ Exemptions for Iran After Nuclear Deal

WASHINGTON – The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a report.

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San Onofre to Become Beachfront Nuclear Dump Site

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) is about to be America’s first beachfront nuclear dump site, with ratepayers having already funded $4.4 billion to tear down the plant’s 3 nuclear power reactors.

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Iran Says It Could Restart Nuclear Program If Needed

Iran’s president said the Islamic Republic could restore elements of its nuclear program that were halted under its landmark deal if world powers that signed the agreement don’t live up to their end of the bargain.

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California to Close Last Nuclear Power Plant by 2025

The Pacific Gas and Electric Company, joined by labor and environmental interests, announced that it will close the Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant by 2025 — long before the end of its useful life, and despite ongoing state power shortages.

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Greenpeace Exploits Cancer Sufferers Diagnosis to Attack Nuclear Energy

Greenpeace campaigners have jumped on the cancer diagnosis of a worker at the Fukushima nuclear power plant as proof that nuclear power isn’t safe, issuing statements describing his diagnosis as a “massive blow” to the industry. But cancer specialists have

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Surprise! Iran to Build Two New Nuclear Facilities

An Iranian nuclear official announced on Thursday that the country plans to build two new nuclear power plants in the country’s southeast, just two weeks after a nuclear deal was signed between world powers (United States, UK, France, China, Russia) and the Ayatollah’s regime in Tehran.