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CNN
Pyongyang's nuclear program: What do we know?systems to ensure second strike capacity." How much fissile material does Pyon
Pyongyang's nuclear program: What do we know?
CNN / Posted 14 hours ago
systems to ensure second strike capacity." How much fissile material does Pyongyang have? Analysts are asking how much weapons-grade plutonium North Korea still possesses, given the rate at which it has been testing its weapons. "North Korea... Read more
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My EastText
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
My EastText / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KECI Missoula
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KECI Missoula / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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15h
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Korea's nuclear program: What do we know? | News - Home Country improving weap
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KTVZ Bend / Posted 15 hours ago
Korea's nuclear program: What do we know? | News - Home Country improving weapons, delivery systems NK's state-owned Rodong Sinmun Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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15h
News Channel 12 New Bern
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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15h
ABC 7 El Paso
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 15 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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16h
News 8000
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
News 8000 / Posted 16 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to beco
North Korea's nuclear program: What do we know?
KTXS Abilene / Posted 16 hours ago
Despite international condemnation, North Korea has ramped up its quest to become a nuclear power, with weapons tests a very visible sign of leader Kim Jong Un's ambitions. This year alone has seen at least eight signs of either nuclear tests or... Read more
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News 12 Augusta
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuitand by law the federal government was supposed to remove 1 metric ton of pluton
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuit
News 12 Augusta / Posted yesterday
and by law the federal government was supposed to remove 1 metric ton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 million a day. The plant was designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuitton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 mill
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuit
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
ton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 million a day. The plant was designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. Kinnard can be reached at http://twitter.com/MegKinnardAP.... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuitton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 mill
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuit
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted yesterday
ton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 million a day. The plant was designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuitton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 mill
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuit
WBTV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
ton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 million a day. The plant was designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuitton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 mill
Government wants regional group out of nuke fuel lawsuit
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
ton of plutonium from the state by last Jan. 1 or begin paying fines of $1 million a day. The plant was designed to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This... Read more
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The Hill
Iran and heavy water: Five things to knowThe most troubling of those — especially when it comes to Iran — is its potenti
Iran and heavy water: Five things to know
The Hill / Posted 4 days ago
The most troubling of those — especially when it comes to Iran — is its potential for combining with uranium to produce weapons-grade plutonium. “Iran’s reactor was a particular concern because it was clearly optimized to build weapons-grade... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
2016 NFL Draft Grades: Team-by-team ratings, good, bad and uglyalso get starter-level value out of CB Brandon Williams (Round 3) and C Evan Bo
2016 NFL Draft Grades: Team-by-team ratings, good, bad and ugly
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 4 days ago
also get starter-level value out of CB Brandon Williams (Round 3) and C Evan Boehm (Round 4) in the not-too-distant future. Grade: B- Representatives from NFL football teams begin their work during the last day of the 2016 NFL Draft on Saturday,... Read more
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Summit Daily News
Lue: Take a page from the mountain goats (column)and everyone was paying attention. The mosquitoes were unfazed by my natural r
Lue: Take a page from the mountain goats (column)
Summit Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
and everyone was paying attention. The mosquitoes were unfazed by my natural repellent, so I rummaged for the last-ditch, weapons-grade stuff that had melted the ingredient list off its own bottle. But West Nile virus is scary, and raising... Read more
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BC Local News
B.C. woman seeks multi-million award for false allegations of terrorismcountries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father's B.C.-based
B.C. woman seeks multi-million award for false allegations of terrorism
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
countries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father's B.C.-based company was wrongly declared to contain weapons-grade electronics and the Canadian government shared the allegation with the FBI, who began investigating her own... Read more
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Calgary Sun
B.C. woman seeks millions for being wrongly branded as terroristcountries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father's B.C.-based
B.C. woman seeks millions for being wrongly branded as terrorist
Calgary Sun / Posted 7 days ago
countries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father's B.C.-based company was wrongly declared to contain weapons-grade electronics and the Canadian government shared the allegation with the FBI, who began investigating her own... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
B.C. woman seeks $21-million over alleged false terrorism accusationscountries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father’s B.C.-based
B.C. woman seeks $21-million over alleged false terrorism accusations
The Globe and Mail / Posted 7 days ago
countries. The documents say a shipment to China from her father’s B.C.-based company was wrongly declared to contain weapons-grade electronics and the Canadian government shared the allegation with the FBI, who began investigating her own... Read more
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Arkansas Business
In Congress, Tom Cotton at Center of Dispute Over Water Buys From Iranwith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
In Congress, Tom Cotton at Center of Dispute Over Water Buys From Iran
Arkansas Business / Posted 7 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Georgia detains five suspected of selling uraniumthe uranium, nor where the group had acquired it. World leaders have been conc
Georgia detains five suspected of selling uranium
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 7 days ago
the uranium, nor where the group had acquired it. World leaders have been concerned about the security of Soviet nuclear weapons since the Soviet Union's demise in 1991. Concern has also grown that radical groups are seeking material with which... Read more
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The Star
Georgia detains five suspected of selling uraniumthe uranium, nor where the group had acquired it. World leaders have been conc
Georgia detains five suspected of selling uranium
The Star / Posted 7 days ago
the uranium, nor where the group had acquired it. World leaders have been concerned about the security of Soviet nuclear weapons since the Soviet Union's demise in 1991. Concern has also grown that radical groups are seeking material with which... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-onmarket. Heavy water is not radioactive but has research and medical applicatio
Spending bill stalls over Cotton's add-on
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
market. Heavy water is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and also can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor but... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending billwith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending bill
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 8 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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The Columbian
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending billwith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
Fight over Iran nuclear deal threatens Senate spending bill
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear dealwith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
Dems block spending bill in dispute over Iran nuclear deal
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 8 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Bluffton Today
Federal government: Dismiss S.C.’s nuke fuel project lawsuitthe Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of
Federal government: Dismiss S.C.’s nuke fuel project lawsuit
Bluffton Today / Posted 9 days ago
the Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of dollars over budget. It was intended to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel to help the United States fulfill an agreement with Russia to... Read more
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Island Packet
Federal government: Dismiss nuke fuel project lawsuitthe Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of
Federal government: Dismiss nuke fuel project lawsuit
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
the Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of dollars over budget. It was intended to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel to help the United States fulfill an agreement with Russia to... Read more
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ABC News
Federal Government: Dismiss Nuke Fuel Project Lawsuitthe Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of
Federal Government: Dismiss Nuke Fuel Project Lawsuit
ABC News / Posted 9 days ago
the Savannah River Site along the South Carolina-Georgia border is billions of dollars over budget. It was intended to turn weapons-grade plutonium into commercial nuclear reactor fuel to help the United States fulfill an agreement with Russia to... Read more
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Charleston City Paper
City makes way for plan to finish I-526; Haley in D.C. over GitmoSavannah River Site and Russian leaders hoping the U.S. makes good on a nonprol
City makes way for plan to finish I-526; Haley in D.C. over Gitmo
Charleston City Paper / Posted 9 days ago
Savannah River Site and Russian leaders hoping the U.S. makes good on a nonproliferation commitment to handle disposal of weapons-grade plutonium, the two parties are unlikely allies in the push to fund the project. Source: McClatchy State Sen.... Read more
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Island Packet
SC delegation, Putin agree: Obama’s MOX shutdown would breach treatyis part of a 2000 nonproliferation agreement with Russia that calls for the two
SC delegation, Putin agree: Obama’s MOX shutdown would breach treaty
Island Packet / Posted 9 days ago
is part of a 2000 nonproliferation agreement with Russia that calls for the two countries to dispose of 34 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium. After years of cost overruns and chronic delays, the Obama administration effectively scrapped the... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
US buys Iranian heavy water as part of nuke dealwith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
US buys Iranian heavy water as part of nuke deal
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted 11 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Central Chronicle
US to buy 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water to fulfill nuclear deal termswith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
US to buy 32 metric tons of Iranian heavy water to fulfill nuclear deal terms
Central Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
U.S. will buy nuclear components from Iranthe official told CNN. A chief component of the Iran nuclear deal stipulates t
U.S. will buy nuclear components from Iran
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 12 days ago
the official told CNN. A chief component of the Iran nuclear deal stipulates that Iran reduce its stockpile of nuclear weapons. The deal, reached last year, allows for Iran to reach billions of dollars in sanctions relief in exchange for... Read more
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ABC News
Kerry: US Won't Block Foreign Business Deals Under Nuke Dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US Won't Block Foreign Business Deals Under Nuke Deal
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Denver Post
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
Denver Post / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Kerry: U.S. won't bar Iran foreign dealswith a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applic
Kerry: U.S. won't bar Iran foreign deals
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can also be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
Hawaii News Now / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke dealformed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical
Kerry: US won't block foreign business deals under nuke deal
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 12 days ago
formed with a hydrogen isotope, is not radioactive but has research and medical applications and can be used to produce weapons-grade plutonium. Under the nuclear deal, Iran is allowed to use heavy water in its modified Arak nuclear reactor, but... Read more
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