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Yonhap News Agency
New USFK chief takes command with pledge to be 'ready to fight today'said. "I will ensure that we are always ready to fight tonight." Brooks, previ
New USFK chief takes command with pledge to be 'ready to fight today'
Yonhap News Agency / Posted yesterday
said. "I will ensure that we are always ready to fight tonight." Brooks, previously the commanding general of the U.S. Army Pacific, graduated from West Point in 1980 and served with United States Forces Korea in the 1980s. "Carol and I are... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Psst. Slip This Onto Obama's Teleprompter in Hiroshimaof European life. Perhaps I needn't remind you of the value Americans placed on
Psst. Slip This Onto Obama's Teleprompter in Hiroshima
Op-Ed News / Posted yesterday
of European life. Perhaps I needn't remind you of the value Americans placed on Japanese lives during the war. A U.S. Army poll in 1943 found that roughly half of all GIs believed it would be necessary to kill every Japanese person on earth.... Read more
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Newsmax
Sen. Tom Cotton: Purchase of Heavy Water From Iran No Laughing Matterwater, Earnest continued. As for you @PressSec , you're right, I don't know mu
Sen. Tom Cotton: Purchase of Heavy Water From Iran No Laughing Matter
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
water, Earnest continued. As for you @PressSec , you're right, I don't know much about sparkling water. It isn't served in Army, unlike in your ritzy West Wing. — Tom Cotton (@SenTomCotton) April 27, 2016 On Thursday, he told the MSNBC program that... Read more
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IGN
Heroes Rise and Fall in The Dark Knight 3: The Master Race #4This issue revealed that Ray Palmer survived being squished to death after free
Heroes Rise and Fall in The Dark Knight 3: The Master Race #4
IGN / Posted 3 days ago
This issue revealed that Ray Palmer survived being squished to death after freeing the Kandorians but is now trapped at sub-atomic size. This issue also introduced the Dark Knight Universe's Aquaman, who arrived to rescue Carrie Kelly from a losing... Read more
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The Hindu
Security posture: China ‘won’t allow’ a Korean warhave spiked after North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January, fol
Security posture: China ‘won’t allow’ a Korean war
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
have spiked after North Korea conducted its fourth nuclear test in January, followed by tests of missiles that could carry atomic warheads. In a signal to the U.S., President Xi also emphasised that there was no room for outside powers, or... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-onwater from Iran. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year's landmar
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
water from Iran. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year's landmark deal in which Iran agreed to curb its atomic program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanctions relief. Heavy water, formed with a hydrogen isotope, is a key... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear dealIran last Friday. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year’s landma
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
Iran last Friday. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year’s landmark deal in which Iran agreed to curb its atomic program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanctions relief. Heavy water, formed with a hydrogen isotope, is a key... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Dems block spending bill in Iran nuclear deal disputefrom Iran on Friday. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year’s lan
Dems block spending bill in Iran nuclear deal dispute
Daily Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
from Iran on Friday. The sale will help Iran meet the terms of last year’s landmark deal in which Iran agreed to curb its atomic program in exchange for billions of dollars in sanctions relief. Heavy water, formed with a hydrogen isotope, is a key... Read more
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Reuters
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limitsPhoto via Reuters A military truck carries parts of the S300 missile system du
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Photo via Reuters A military truck carries parts of the S300 missile system during a military parade marking National Army Day in Tehran, Iran released by Fars news on April 17, 2016. Farsnews.com/Handout via Iran's President Hassan Rouhani... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limitsof an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircr
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
of an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircraft missile launchers sent by Moscow to mark Army Day. Tehran had cause to celebrate: the Kremlin's decision a year ago to press ahead with the stalled sale of the S-300... Read more
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The Star
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limitsof an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircr
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
The Star / Posted 6 days ago
of an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircraft missile launchers sent by Moscow to mark Army Day. Tehran had cause to celebrate: the Kremlin's decision a year ago to press ahead with the stalled sale of the S-300... Read more
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Swissinfo
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limitsof an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircr
Iran and Russia move closer but their alliance has limits
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
of an advanced Russian air defence system this month, it paraded the anti-aircraft missile launchers sent by Moscow to mark Army Day. Tehran had cause to celebrate: the Kremlin's decision a year ago to press ahead with the stalled sale of the S-300... Read more
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International Business Times
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Facts, figures and stats on the world's worst nuclear disaster reactor made by the-then Soviet Union. Following the disaster in 1986, around
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Facts, figures and stats on the world's worst nuclear disaster
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
reactor made by the-then Soviet Union. Following the disaster in 1986, around 350,000 "liquidators" – made up of the army, plant staff, fire services and more – were initially involved in the clean-up operation after the accident, according... Read more
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Island Packet
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 yearsstarted shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What ha
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 years
Island Packet / Posted 6 days ago
started shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What happened?” “Have you seen it?” “Is that the army?” But the adults didn’t know much more. It was a fire at the nuclear plant. Someone used the word “avariya,” meaning... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells how and why the U.S. built and used atomic bombsWashington. Nice people, pleasant wineries. At no point did I think, "Wait! We
Manhattan Project National Historical Park tells how and why the U.S. built and used atomic bombs
Los Angeles Times / Posted 6 days ago
Washington. Nice people, pleasant wineries. At no point did I think, "Wait! We're only two hours from the cradle of the atomic bomb!" But now that I've spent a few days nosing around the Hanford Site of the new Manhattan Project National... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 yearsstarted shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What ha
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 years
The News & Observer / Posted 7 days ago
started shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What happened?” “Have you seen it?” “Is that the army?” But the adults didn’t know much more. It was a fire at the nuclear plant. Someone used the word “avariya,” meaning... Read more
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Swissinfo
Radioactivity still shows up in Switzerlandat me and federal officials who wanted as many readings as I could get.” Using
Radioactivity still shows up in Switzerland
Swissinfo / Posted 7 days ago
at me and federal officials who wanted as many readings as I could get.” Using a truck borrowed from the Swiss army, the young scientist travelled through every valley in Ticino, the southern region of Switzerland most affected. The... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 yearsstarted shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What ha
Ruined Chernobyl nuclear plant will remain a threat for 3,000 years
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
started shouting questions to those milling about on the street below. “What happened?” “Have you seen it?” “Is that the army?” But the adults didn’t know much more. It was a fire at the nuclear plant. Someone used the word “avariya,” meaning... Read more
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Perth Now
Sombre reflection at dawn serviceswar at the infamous Changi prison and worked as slave labour on the Burma railw
Sombre reflection at dawn services
Perth Now / Posted 7 days ago
war at the infamous Changi prison and worked as slave labour on the Burma railway line. He was in Nagasaki when the second atomic bomb was dropped, but his life was saved because he was working underground in a coal mine, once again as slave... Read more
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The Washington Times
R. JAMES WOOLSEY, PETER VINCENT PRY: Obama wrong on North Korea’s nuclear intentionsthat threat, as he said last October. Technologically, “miniaturizing” a nucle
R. JAMES WOOLSEY, PETER VINCENT PRY: Obama wrong on North Korea’s nuclear intentions
The Washington Times / Posted 7 days ago
that threat, as he said last October. Technologically, “miniaturizing” a nuclear warhead is much easier than developing an atomic bomb or a multi-stage missile for orbiting satellites — as North Korea has already done. Ever since the USSR orbited... Read more
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examiner.com
Questions linger; Obama may apologize to Japan for US saving millions of livesthe question that just won't go away - will Barack Obama formally apologize to
Questions linger; Obama may apologize to Japan for US saving millions of lives
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
the question that just won't go away - will Barack Obama formally apologize to Japan for the United States deploying two atomic weapons during WWII? As reported by the Daily Times of Lahore, Pakistan on Apr. 23, 2016, Tokyo and Washington, DC are... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islandsas saying that “demand is pretty strong” for the floating power stations. In J
Floating nuke plants planned for China’s man-made islands
The Seattle Times / Posted 8 days ago
as saying that “demand is pretty strong” for the floating power stations. In January, Xu Dazhe, director of the China Atomic Energy Authority, said China was planning to develop floating nuclear energy plants, saying they “must undergo a... Read more
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Herald Sun
We will remember themwants Melburnians to remember fallen AFD members this ANZAC Day. As dawn break
We will remember them
Herald Sun / Posted 8 days ago
wants Melburnians to remember fallen AFD members this ANZAC Day. As dawn breaks, Stabback, 95, will remember his army comrades from the 2/10th Field Company unit at Highett commemorations. The unit of 320 men spent 3.5 years as PoWs in... Read more
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The Examiner
Author Michael S. Neiberg wins Truman Book Awardin Soviet-occupied Eastern Europe. They again demanded Japan’s complete surrend
Author Michael S. Neiberg wins Truman Book Award
The Examiner / Posted 9 days ago
in Soviet-occupied Eastern Europe. They again demanded Japan’s complete surrender, which came weeks later after the two atomic bombings.Many Americans held their breaths, wondering if Truman could hold his own with Churchill and Stalin, though... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Lone WWII veteran experiences memorial for first timea new addition to the flight this year, and 16 Korean War veterans. Stationed
Lone WWII veteran experiences memorial for first time
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
a new addition to the flight this year, and 16 Korean War veterans. Stationed in Sendai, Japan, Cooper served as an Army private first class in 1946-47 during the U.S. occupation of Japan. During the group’s first stop at the Smithsonian... Read more
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International Business Times
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Meet the liquidators who helped clean up the world's biggest nuclear disaster It has been estimated that the Chernobyl disaster released 400 times more radio
Chernobyl 30th anniversary: Meet the liquidators who helped clean up the world's biggest nuclear disaster
International Business Times / Posted 9 days ago
It has been estimated that the Chernobyl disaster released 400 times more radioactive material into the atmosphere than the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. Moscow withheld the truth about the disaster for three days. Soviet authorities drafted... Read more
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Boston Globe
Chris Evans is making (Captain) America great againCaptain America is not hip. In the 1940s, he was an Army corporal who only turn
Chris Evans is making (Captain) America great again
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
Captain America is not hip. In the 1940s, he was an Army corporal who only turned into Captain America once he got off KP duty. Then he’d go fight Nazis, dragging a child mascot along, seemingly untroubled that while he had a shield, young Bucky... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Do Black and African Lives Matter On the International Stage?since 1994? By SAVO HELETA. Twenty-two years ago, 800,000 Tutsis and many Hutu
Do Black and African Lives Matter On the International Stage?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
since 1994? By SAVO HELETA. Twenty-two years ago, 800,000 Tutsis and many Hutus were brutally slaughtered by the Hutu army and extremists in Rwanda in only 100 days. Philip Gourevitch wrote in his book on the Rwandan genocide that: "The dead... Read more
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Salon.com
Enough with the Hillary cult: Her admirers ignore reality, dream of worshipping a queenuse of drones when we aren’t discussing the morals of the way we conduct war an
Enough with the Hillary cult: Her admirers ignore reality, dream of worshipping a queen
Salon.com / Posted 11 days ago
use of drones when we aren’t discussing the morals of the way we conduct war and our foreign policy in general. I’m an Army veteran by the way. No combat, but I did have to face questions civilians don’t. I am very appreciative of your letter.... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Game of Thrones: how to win – by the British army and other expertsthe medieval world, just as it is in the show. Of course, no one has the power
Game of Thrones: how to win – by the British army and other experts
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
the medieval world, just as it is in the show. Of course, no one has the power to raise the dead and add them to their own army, so there is that. In those circumstances, to win a lasting victory, what a leader really needs is credibility. And... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Do Black and African lives matter on the international stage?Twenty-two years ago, 800,000 Tutsis and many Hutus were brutally slaughtered b
Do Black and African lives matter on the international stage?
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
Twenty-two years ago, 800,000 Tutsis and many Hutus were brutally slaughtered by the Hutu army and extremists in Rwanda in only 100 days. Philip Gourevitch wrote in his book on the Rwandan genocide that: “The dead of Rwanda accumulated at nearly... Read more
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chroniclelive
Meet 20 North Easterners who have changed the worldEast, by the First World War she had such knowledge and influence in the region
Meet 20 North Easterners who have changed the world
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
East, by the First World War she had such knowledge and influence in the region that she was drafted into the British Army as its only female political officer. When the Ottoman Empire fell, the League of Nations had Britain build a new Iraqi... Read more
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International Business Times
Cybersecurity is the greatest threat since atom bomb says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak he said, is causing as much fear and panic as the Cold War hysteria during his
Cybersecurity is the greatest threat since atom bomb says Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak
International Business Times / Posted 12 days ago
he said, is causing as much fear and panic as the Cold War hysteria during his childhood. "We used to fear the atomic bomb when I was young, and you used to come home from school and sirens would go off for a test on every corner,"... Read more
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Reuters
North Korea foreign earnings may be hit after a new nuclear testNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the ballistic rocket launch drill of th
North Korea foreign earnings may be hit after a new nuclear test
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the ballistic rocket launch drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) at an unknown location, in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Syrian refugees sheltered by Pope Francis describe 'miracle' journeyof their teenage sons, 18-year-old Rashid and 15-year-old Abdelmajid, fearing t
Syrian refugees sheltered by Pope Francis describe 'miracle' journey
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 12 days ago
of their teenage sons, 18-year-old Rashid and 15-year-old Abdelmajid, fearing they would be forced to join the Syrian army and kill -- or be killed. While Ramy described meeting the pope as a miracle and an unbelievable moment, it was tinged... Read more
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Newsmax
Chernobyl 30 Years Later: 'Extreme Tourism' Flourishes1,000 tourists per week go through security and radiation checkpoints before wa
Chernobyl 30 Years Later: 'Extreme Tourism' Flourishes
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
1,000 tourists per week go through security and radiation checkpoints before walking through abandoned sites. "Guides in army fatigues use their Geiger counters to summon the visitors to radiation hot-spots so they may record their brush with... Read more
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Newsmax
Chernobyl Disaster 30 Years On: 'Extreme Tourism' Flourishes1,000 tourists per week go through security and radiation checkpoints before wa
Chernobyl Disaster 30 Years On: 'Extreme Tourism' Flourishes
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
1,000 tourists per week go through security and radiation checkpoints before walking through abandoned sites. "Guides in army fatigues use their Geiger counters to summon the visitors to radiation hot-spots so they may record their brush with... Read more
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Deseret News
Syrian refugees sheltered by Pope Francis describe 'miracle' journeyof their teenage sons, 18-year-old Rashid and 15-year-old Abdelmajid, fearing t
Syrian refugees sheltered by Pope Francis describe 'miracle' journey
Deseret News / Posted 13 days ago
of their teenage sons, 18-year-old Rashid and 15-year-old Abdelmajid, fearing they would be forced to join the Syrian army and kill — or be killed. While Ramy described meeting the pope as a miracle and an unbelievable moment, it was tinged... Read more
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The Hindu
Poppies that take you highall their trips are also entirely self-funded. Some of their most enthusiastic
Poppies that take you high
The Hindu / Posted 14 days ago
all their trips are also entirely self-funded. Some of their most enthusiastic contributors are Prashant Awale from Bhabha Atomic Research Centre and Dinesh Valke who send in pictures of flowers from the Sahayadri mountain ranges. The team... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Story of cities #24: how Hiroshima rose from the ashes of nuclear destructionreminders of the devastation that greeted survivors after the US B-29 bomber En
Story of cities #24: how Hiroshima rose from the ashes of nuclear destruction
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 14 days ago
reminders of the devastation that greeted survivors after the US B-29 bomber Enola Gay released Little Boy, a 16-kilotonne atomic bomb, over Hiroshima at 8.15am on 6 August 1945. Humans destroyed Hiroshima, but humans also rebuilt it Less than a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Reporters’ NotebookPIONEERS – A history of the Linde Air Products site in the Town of Tonawanda du
Reporters’ Notebook
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
PIONEERS – A history of the Linde Air Products site in the Town of Tonawanda during the early days of the U.S. atomic energy program and its involvement in processing uranium for the Manhattan Project will be the topic of a free... Read more
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USA Today
Chernobyl: Timeline of a nuclear nightmaredebris lands on the roof of reactor No. 3. An engineer inspects the damage of
Chernobyl: Timeline of a nuclear nightmare
USA Today / Posted 14 days ago
debris lands on the roof of reactor No. 3. An engineer inspects the damage of the machine room at reactor two of the atomic power plant in Chernobyl, Russia, on October 13, 1986.(Photo: AP) Meanwhile, the engineer responsible for the night... Read more
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Breitbart
Iran Daily: U.S. Conspiracy to Push Us into Recognizing Israelnever upholds any treaty or accords, but [Iran] nevertheless agreed to negotiat
Iran Daily: U.S. Conspiracy to Push Us into Recognizing Israel
Breitbart / Posted 14 days ago
never upholds any treaty or accords, but [Iran] nevertheless agreed to negotiate,” the article explains. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), according to Resalet, declared that in ten years of inspections it had observed no violations in... Read more
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Salon.com
She’ll make Iran, Syria worse: What the media won’t tell you about our foreign policy — and how hawkish Hillary will pour the kerosenesummer. They have ample reason to walk away. Remember “implementation day,” la
She’ll make Iran, Syria worse: What the media won’t tell you about our foreign policy — and how hawkish Hillary will pour the kerosene
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
summer. They have ample reason to walk away. Remember “implementation day,” last Jan. 16? That was when the International Atomic Energy Agency certified that Iran had met all the conditions stipulated in the accord it signed with the U.S. and five... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Preparations in ‘final stages’ for N. Korea nuclear test A surge in activity at North Korea’s atomic test site suggests preparations f
Preparations in ‘final stages’ for N. Korea nuclear test
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 days ago
A surge in activity at North Korea’s atomic test site suggests preparations for a fifth nuclear test are in their final stages, possibly before a key political event in early May, South Korean... Read more
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The Buffalo News
At age 18, a bricklayer gets catapulted into battles in the Pacificof other Americans soon boarded troop ships to sail for invasion of Japan. But
At age 18, a bricklayer gets catapulted into battles in the Pacific
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
of other Americans soon boarded troop ships to sail for invasion of Japan. But while on the way, the world’s first two atomic bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, ending the war in August 1945. “I was scared to hell about invading... Read more
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Zero Hedge
One Man Asks Why Was Tritium Found At 9/11 Ground Zerowho conducted an independent investigation.Micro-nukes exist and have for a lon
One Man Asks Why Was Tritium Found At 9/11 Ground Zero
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
who conducted an independent investigation.Micro-nukes exist and have for a long time According to Wikipedia: The Special Atomic Demolition Munition (SADM) was a family of man-portable nuclear weapons fielded by the US military in the 1960s, but... Read more
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Reuters
After missile failure, higher possibility of North Korea nuclear testNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the ballistic rocket launch drill of th
After missile failure, higher possibility of North Korea nuclear test
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watches the ballistic rocket launch drill of the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army (KPA) at an unknown location, in this undated file photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in... Read more
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SkyHi Daily News
Hamilton: Words matterIn this Atomic Age, which presidential candidate has temperament to be Commande
Hamilton: Words matter
SkyHi Daily News / Posted 17 days ago
In this Atomic Age, which presidential candidate has temperament to be Commander-in-Chief? In a world of fingers hovering near nuclear triggers, rash words, taken seriously, could plunge the entire planet into nuclear winter. In the world of... Read more
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The New Yorker
HiroshimaA hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb. Survivors wonder why
Hiroshima
The New Yorker / Posted 17 days ago
A hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb. Survivors wonder why they lived when so many others died.Credit Photograph from Rolls Press / Popperfoto via Getty I—A Noiseless Flash At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on... Read more
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