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Namibia Economist
Sanctions bustingbeing signed last July, Iran began to dismantle almost all of its centrifuges,
Sanctions busting
Namibia Economist / Posted 12 hours ago
being signed last July, Iran began to dismantle almost all of its centrifuges, which could be used to enrich uranium to weapons-grade purity, and to move its stockpile of low-enriched uranium out of the country. That work has been speedily... Read more
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USA Today
Samantha Bee enlists David Tennant to read Scottish insults to Trumpto read gloriously offensive tweets from enraged Scottish citizens, calling Tru
Samantha Bee enlists David Tennant to read Scottish insults to Trump
USA Today / Posted 14 hours ago
to read gloriously offensive tweets from enraged Scottish citizens, calling Trump a "ludicrous tangerine ballbag," a "weapons-grade plum" and, more simply, a "numpty." Anyone else learn a new insult today? Read or Share this story:... Read more
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New York Post
Prankster hands out Nazi golf balls at Trump speechNo games!” Most Scots actually voted to remain in the EU, according to the BBC
Prankster hands out Nazi golf balls at Trump speech
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
No games!” Most Scots actually voted to remain in the EU, according to the BBC. British singer Lily Allen tweeted: “@realDonaldTrump Scotland voted IN you moron.” TV presenter Sue Perkins chime in: “Scotland voted Remain, you weapons-grade p... Read more
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Breitbart
White House Admits Uranium at Iranian Facility Probably Tied to WeaponsIf anyone is still keeping score on Barack Obama’s horrible Iranian nuclear dea
White House Admits Uranium at Iranian Facility Probably Tied to Weapons
Breitbart / Posted 6 days ago
If anyone is still keeping score on Barack Obama’s horrible Iranian nuclear deal, the confirmed discovery of weapons-grade uranium particles at the Parchin facility is another major blow. The Wall Street Journal reports that the White House has... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
Obama extends executive orders imposing sanctions on N. Koreathe national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States," citin
Obama extends executive orders imposing sanctions on N. Korea
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 7 days ago
the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States," citing the existence and risk of proliferation of weapons-grade fissile materials as well as its nuclear and missile programs. The measure extended Executive Orders 13466,... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Obama Administration Admits Iran Worked on Nuclear WeaponsThe Obama Administration says two radioactive particles found at Parchin prove
Obama Administration Admits Iran Worked on Nuclear Weapons
The Jewish Press / Posted 8 days ago
The Obama Administration says two radioactive particles found at Parchin prove Iran was working on nuclear weapons, at least in the past. The Parchin military complex Photo Credit: Institute for Science and International Security The Obama... Read more
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CBC.ca
'America's gun' to get its day in court Monday as Sandy Hook victims try to sue maker of AR-15A lawsuit pitting the victims of one of the biggest mass-murders in American hi
'America's gun' to get its day in court Monday as Sandy Hook victims try to sue maker of AR-15
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
A lawsuit pitting the victims of one of the biggest mass-murders in American history against one of its deadliest weapons faces a key test Monday, as a judge will hear evidence to decide whether the makers of the AR-15 rifle can be sued for their... Read more
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Daily Mail
North Korea 'has DOUBLED its nuclear weapons stockpile'North Korea has DOUBLED its nuclear weapons stockpile in the last 18 months, re
North Korea 'has DOUBLED its nuclear weapons stockpile'
Daily Mail / Posted 13 days ago
North Korea has DOUBLED its nuclear weapons stockpile in the last 18 months, research group claims A U.S. research institute estimates it now has 13 to 21 nuclear weapons The Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS)... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Guest column: Washington has ‘never-ending appetite for foreign adventures’to the nuclear agreement with that nation. They believe that the agreement will
Guest column: Washington has ‘never-ending appetite for foreign adventures’
Kinston Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
to the nuclear agreement with that nation. They believe that the agreement will somehow give Iran almost immediate nuclear weapons capability and require the Washington regime to initiate a military confrontation.Exactly how Iran can magically... Read more
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The Manila Times
NKorea may have 21 nukes or moreJune 15, 2016 7:44 pm SEOUL: North Korea may have produced additional six or m
NKorea may have 21 nukes or more
The Manila Times / Posted 13 days ago
June 15, 2016 7:44 pm SEOUL: North Korea may have produced additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank said on... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
North Korea may now have more than 21 nuclear bombs – US think tankNORTH KOREA appears to be in the midst of strengthening its nuclear arsenal, an
North Korea may now have more than 21 nuclear bombs – US think tank
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 days ago
NORTH KOREA appears to be in the midst of strengthening its nuclear arsenal, and may have added six or more nuclear weapons to its cache, said a U.S. think tank on Tuesday. The Institute for Science and International Security, a non-governmental... Read more
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Christian Today
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputNorth Korea under its leader Kim Jong Un is expanding its nuclear weapons capab
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
Christian Today / Posted 13 days ago
North Korea under its leader Kim Jong Un is expanding its nuclear weapons capabilities. North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a US... Read more
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dna
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tankNorth Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over th
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank
dna / Posted 13 days ago
North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank has said. The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) based... Read more
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The Hindu
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: U.S. think-tankEstimate based on the amounts of weapons-grade plutonium and highly enriched ur
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: U.S. think-tank
The Hindu / Posted 13 days ago
Estimate based on the amounts of weapons-grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium Pyongyang is believed to have produced. North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total... Read more
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Business Standard India
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tankNorth Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over th
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank
Business Standard India / Posted 13 days ago
North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank has said. The Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) based... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tankSEOUL: North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
SEOUL: North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank said on Tuesday. The Institute for Science and International Security... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tankSEOUL: North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more: US think tank
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
SEOUL: North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank said Tuesday (Jun 15). The Institute for Science and International... Read more
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CNBC
NKorea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputthis exercise, despite not being comprehensive, shows that North Korea could be
NKorea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
CNBC / Posted 14 days ago
this exercise, despite not being comprehensive, shows that North Korea could be significantly increasing its nuclear weapons capabilities," the report said, adding that most of the increase could be attributed to the production of... Read more
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Inquirier.net
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more — US think tankin Northeast Asia, estimates say. AP SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea may have
North Korea may have 21 nukes or more — US think tank
Inquirier.net / Posted 14 days ago
in Northeast Asia, estimates say. AP SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea may have produced an additional six or more nuclear weapons over the past 18 months, possibly bringing its total arsenal to more than 21 bombs, a US think tank said... Read more
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Daily Mirror
North Korea could have DOUBLED its nuclear stockpile in the last yearNorth Korea could have doubled its stockpile of nuclear weapons in the last 18
North Korea could have DOUBLED its nuclear stockpile in the last year
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
North Korea could have doubled its stockpile of nuclear weapons in the last 18 months, a US research institute has claimed. Kim Jong-un may have added six or more weapons by significantly expanding the Stalinist nation's nuclear weapons production,... Read more
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The Financial Express
North Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping nuclear bomb outputInstitute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year tha
North Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping nuclear bomb output
The Financial Express / Posted 14 days ago
Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year that North Korea had 10 to 16 nuclear weapons at the end of 2014 (Reuters) North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could... Read more
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Newsmax
N.Korea May Be 'Significantly' Upping Nuclear Bomb OutputInstitute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year tha
N.Korea May Be 'Significantly' Upping Nuclear Bomb Output
Newsmax / Posted 14 days ago
Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) estimated last year that North Korea had 10 to 16 nuclear weapons at the end of 2014. It based that conclusion on an analysis of the country's production of weapons-grade uranium and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Report: North Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping nuclear bomb outputKorean leader Kim Jong-Un in May 2016. Picture: AFP. WASHINGTON - North Korea
Report: North Korea may be ‘significantly’ upping nuclear bomb output
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in May 2016. Picture: AFP. WASHINGTON - North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a US research institute... Read more
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The Huffington Post
North Korea 'Significantly' Upping Nuclear Bomb OutputNorth Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and c
North Korea 'Significantly' Upping Nuclear Bomb Output
The Huffington Post / Posted 14 days ago
North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday. The Washington-based Institute for Science and... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputWASHINGTON: North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons prod
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON: North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday. The Washington-based Institute for... Read more
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The Star
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputWASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear w
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
The Star / Posted 14 days ago
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute said on Tuesday. The Washington-based... Read more
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Reuters
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputCentral News Agency (KCNA) on June 10, 2016. KCNA/ via WASHINGTON North Korea
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
Reuters / Posted 14 days ago
Central News Agency (KCNA) on June 10, 2016. KCNA/ via WASHINGTON North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb outputDavid Brunnstrom and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea may be
North Korea may be 'significantly' upping nuclear bomb output
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
David Brunnstrom and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea may be significantly expanding its nuclear weapons production and could have added six or more weapons to its stockpile in the last 18 months, a U.S. research institute... Read more
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dna
India's NSG membership: The Beijing bottleneckWestern countries made it difficult for Pakistan to acquire materials and techn
India's NSG membership: The Beijing bottleneck
dna / Posted 16 days ago
Western countries made it difficult for Pakistan to acquire materials and technology from elsewhere. The Pakistani nuclear weapons programme is essentially an extension of the Chinese one. Despite being a member of the NPT, China has supplied... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
NA expressed concern at US support for India bid to NSGestablished the National Command and Control Authority. She said the Indo-US n
NA expressed concern at US support for India bid to NSG
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
established the National Command and Control Authority. She said the Indo-US nuclear deal, especially India’s enhanced weapons grade fissile stockpiles, and India’s development of a missile defence capability directly impacted Pakistan’s... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Cyber war: We started it, and the rest of the world is catching upreactor at Natanz. The clever code shattered thousands of centrifuges and added
Cyber war: We started it, and the rest of the world is catching up
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
reactor at Natanz. The clever code shattered thousands of centrifuges and added years of headaches to the Iranian bid for weapons-grade uranium. As the first cyberoperation to disrupt real-world infrastructure, Olympic Games was the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Nuclear power may yet ease our clean energy-hungry livesthe 1950s until the 1970s. Efforts to construct working plants were shelved bec
Nuclear power may yet ease our clean energy-hungry lives
Inquirier.net / Posted 18 days ago
the 1950s until the 1970s. Efforts to construct working plants were shelved because the technology could not easily produce weapons-grade nuclear material to arm the US during the cold war, something that currently designed power plants can... Read more
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Zero Hedge
US Says North Korea Has Restarted Production Of Plutonium FuelState Department, North Korea has restarted production of plutonium fuel, indic
US Says North Korea Has Restarted Production Of Plutonium Fuel
Zero Hedge / Posted 19 days ago
State Department, North Korea has restarted production of plutonium fuel, indicating that it intends to pursue its nuclear weapons program in defiance of international standards, and tougher UN sanctions that were backed by China in March. The... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. views N.K. with 'great concern' amid reports of reprocessing: State Departmentits Yongbyon nuclear complex and took it to the reprocessing facility to produc
U.S. views N.K. with 'great concern' amid reports of reprocessing: State Department
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 20 days ago
its Yongbyon nuclear complex and took it to the reprocessing facility to produce the element that can be used for nuclear weapons. "We have been very clear that we view North Korea's rhetoric and actions with great concern. We continue to pursue... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
U.S. views N.K. with 'great concern' amid reports of reprocessing: State Departmentits Yongbyon nuclear complex and took it to the reprocessing facility to produc
U.S. views N.K. with 'great concern' amid reports of reprocessing: State Department
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 20 days ago
its Yongbyon nuclear complex and took it to the reprocessing facility to produce the element that can be used for nuclear weapons. "We have been very clear that we view North Korea's rhetoric and actions with great concern. We continue to pursue... Read more
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Newsmax
North Korea Plutonium Restart Prelude to Nuke Weapons Workof plutonium fuel, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday, sho
North Korea Plutonium Restart Prelude to Nuke Weapons Work
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons program in defiance of international sanctions, reported Reuters. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N.... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
N Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US officialKorea announced at a rare congress of its ruling Workers' Party last month that
N Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US official
Bdnews24.com / Posted 20 days ago
Korea announced at a rare congress of its ruling Workers' Party last month that it would strengthen its defensive nuclear weapons capability. It had already declared itself "a responsible nuclear weapons state" and disavowed the use of nuclear... Read more
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dna
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US officialof plutonium fuel, a senior US State Department official said on Tuesday, showi
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US official
dna / Posted 20 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior US State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons program in defiance of international sanctions. The US assessment came a day after the UN nuclear watchdog said it... Read more
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Eye Witness News
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombsof plutonium fuel, a senior US State Department official said on Tuesday, showi
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs
Eye Witness News / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior US State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons programme in defiance of international sanctions. The US assessment came a day after the UN nuclear watchdog said it... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs - U.S. officialof plutonium fuel, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday, sho
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs - U.S. official
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons programme in defiance of international sanctions. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N. nuclear watchdog... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
N. Korea has begun nuclear reprocessing for plutonium production: reportJune 7 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has begun reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to pro
N. Korea has begun nuclear reprocessing for plutonium production: report
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 21 days ago
June 7 (Yonhap) -- North Korea has begun reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to produce plutonium that can be used for nuclear weapons, a senior U.S. State Department official was quoted as saying Tuesday. "They take the spent fuel from the 5 megawatt... Read more
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Swissinfo
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: U.S. officialof plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: U.S. official
Swissinfo / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons programme in defiance of international sanctions. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N. nuclear watchdog... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Exclusive: North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear...in reactivating its plutonium reprocessing, the official said. There is little
Exclusive: North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear...
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
in reactivating its plutonium reprocessing, the official said. There is little proven knowledge about the quantities of weapons-grade uranium or plutonium that North Korea possesses, or its ability to produce either, though plutonium from spent... Read more
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Times of Malta
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs -U.S. officialin reactivating its plutonium reprocessing, the official said. There is little
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs -U.S. official
Times of Malta / Posted 21 days ago
in reactivating its plutonium reprocessing, the official said. There is little proven knowledge about the quantities of weapons-grade uranium or plutonium that North Korea possesses, or its ability to produce either, though plutonium from spent... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US officialof plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: US official
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons programme in defiance of international sanctions. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N. nuclear watchdog... Read more
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The Star
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: U.S. officialof plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs: U.S. official
The Star / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons programme in defiance of international sanctions. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N. nuclear watchdog... Read more
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Reuters
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs - U.S. officialof plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing
North Korea restarts plutonium production for nuclear bombs - U.S. official
Reuters / Posted 21 days ago
of plutonium fuel, a senior State Department official said on Tuesday, showing that it plans to pursue its nuclear weapons program in defiance of international sanctions. The U.S. assessment came a day after the U.N. nuclear watchdog said... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Congress faces leadership test, tight timeframeoff its excess heavy water, a non-radioactive component used in a type of nucle
Congress faces leadership test, tight timeframe
The Arizona Republic / Posted 21 days ago
off its excess heavy water, a non-radioactive component used in a type of nuclear reactor that can also be used to make weapons-grade plutonium. The House adopted an amendment from New York Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney upholding... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
North Korea's Yongbyon plutonium plant back online, say nuclear inspectors2015 that its Yongbyon reactor was operating and that it was working to improve
North Korea's Yongbyon plutonium plant back online, say nuclear inspectors
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 21 days ago
2015 that its Yongbyon reactor was operating and that it was working to improve the “quality and quantity” of its nuclear weapons. It has since carried out what is widely believed to have been a nuclear test. The International Atomic Energy... Read more
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Yonhap News Agency
IAEA: N. Korea could have stated nuclear reprocessingGENEVA, June 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korea could have started reprocessing spent nu
IAEA: N. Korea could have stated nuclear reprocessing
Yonhap News Agency / Posted 22 days ago
GENEVA, June 6 (Yonhap) -- North Korea could have started reprocessing spent nuclear fuel to harvest plutonium for nuclear weapons, the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday. "The DPRK (North Korea) resumed the activities of five megawatt... Read more
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