Nuclear

Iran nuclear chief says uranium stockpile reaches 950 tons

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran's nuclear agency says the country's effort to acquire uranium has resulted in a stockpile of as much as 950 tons.<p>Ali Akbar Salehi, head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization, tells state TV on Wednesday that Iran has imported some 400 tons of the stuff since the …

South Asia

Inside America’s Aging Nuclear Missile Submarines

America's nuclear deterrent is aging, with a half-dozen replacement programs on the horizon. But the young men and women who serve, Gen. John Hyten …

Nuclear Weapons

‘No First Use’ and Nuclear Weapons

Nearly all nuclear weapon states, as a matter of policy, remain ready to use their weapons without having first suffered a nuclear attack.<p>Introduction<p>…

Geopolitics

Trump Says 'Nuclear Warming' Is Biggest Problem

President Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity that “nuclear warming” is the biggest issue the United States is facing.<p>Said Trump: “I know President …

United States

A visual history of America’s love affair with nuclear weapons

25 cards<p>Declassified videos show the most powerful country on earth using the most powerful weapon humanity has ever known.

Nuclear Weapons

Iran 'preparing' to enrich if nuclear deal fails: official

TEHRAN (AFP) -<p>Iran is ready to boost its uranium enrichment to higher levels if talks fail with Europe on salvaging the nuclear deal, a top official said Tuesday.<p>"We have of course adopted some measures in order to prepare the ground for eventually increasing the level of enrichment if it is needed …

South Asia

Trump says he, Putin discussed North Korea, curbing global nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he discussed North Korea's nuclear weapons program with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their meeting on Monday, and that the two leaders also discussed reducing nuclear weapons worldwide.<p>Trump, speaking to reporters at the White House on …

North Korea

Peace Talk Between Nuclear Superpowers Offends America's A**holes And Morons- Caitlin Johnstone

(Image by Kremlin.ru [CC BY 4.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons) Permission Details DMCA<p>from Caitlin Johnstone - This …

Liberal View

Declassified Nuclear Test Footage

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory finished digitizing recently-declassified footage of atmospheric nuclear tests from the height of the Cold …

Cold War

UK must take lead on nuclear weapons | Letters

As your article on nuclear weapons states (All you wanted to know about nuclear war but were too afraid to ask, 16 July), the use of a nuclear weapons is now more likely than at any time since the cold war. Billions are being spent on modernising superpower nuclear arsenals. The old “deterrence” …

World News

US-Japan nuclear pact extended despite concern over Tokyo’s plutonium stockpile

A nuclear pact between Japan and the United States has automatically been extended, despite growing international concern over Tokyo’s stockpile of plutonium.<p>Japan has reportedly amassed enough plutonium to make 6,000 atomic bombs, prompting fears that the growing stockpile is vulnerable to …

North Korea

Rocky Flats Lawsuit: Activists Ask Judge To Keep Public Off Former Nuclear Weapons Plant

<b>DENVER (AP)</b> — Environmentalists and community activists are trying to persuade a judge that the public might not be safe on a Colorado wildlife …

Forests

Putin showed a threatening video of nukes hitting Florida — and an outraged Trump snapped on him

US President Donald Trump reportedly became outraged after Russian President Vladimir Putin showed a video of nuclear weapons hitting Florida before his reelection in March.<p>During Putin's reelection campaign, where Russian authorities didn't allow meaningful opposition to run, he took to heavily …

Military

Russia prepared to extend nuclear treaty, Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview broadcast on Monday that he told U.S. President Donald Trump that Russia is prepared to extend …

Russia

European Governments Explore Financial Channels for Iran

The French, British and German governments aim to keep the Iranian nuclear deal alive by providing financial conduits<p>BRUSSELS—The French, British and German governments have told Iran they are exploring activating accounts for the Iranian central bank with their national central banks in a bid to …

Trump Administration

Fluor contracts for Naval Nuclear Laboratory

The U.S. Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command and the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration have jointly awarded contracts …

Business

Case for Saving Nuclear Not the Case for Saving Coal

Coal and nuclear power have been yoked together for decades. Nuclear power and nuclear science have both paid the price for this double harness. Now …

Home Construction

Report: Pompeo asked North Korean regime about nuclear activities

SEOUL, July 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo directly asked Pyongyang at a recent meeting on denuclearization whether North Korea …

North Korea

U.S. Policy Toward Iran

November 21, 2014 Iran Nuclear Negotiations<p>Leaders from the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) and Iran policy scholars briefed congressional …

Middle East

Bechtel to Perform Innovation Research for Small Modular Nuclear Plant Project

RESTON, Va., July 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Bechtel, a global leader in engineering, procurement, construction, and project management, today announced it will join researchers from reactor designer GE Hitachi, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Exelon Power Generation Company as …

Nuclear Energy

Mock emergency planned to test procedures at nuclear plant

Safety officials are planning to stage a mock emergency at Dominion Energy's Louisa County nuclear power plant to test emergency procedures onsite …

News (U.S.)

US nuclear materials stolen last year are still missing

<b>A new report claims that nuclear materials stolen from US Department of Energy (DOE) employees last year in Texas are still missing.</b><p>The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) reports that plutonium and cesium were stolen from the officials' car when they stayed overnight at a hotel.<p>Authorities have not …

Nuclear Energy

These Newly Released Nuclear Test Videos Are Horrific And Beautiful At The Same Time

New high definition videos of America's nuclear tests offer a unique perspective on the terror and the ominous beauty of nuclear detonations.<p>Youtube …

Military

Israel reveals nuclear documents its spies stole from Iran

Earlier this year, Israel spies stole a stack of documents from Iran, which Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used as part of his push to …

News

Inside Israel’s Raid to Seize Nuclear Documents in Iran

Agents infiltrated Tehran warehouse, extracted trove including partial warhead designs, officials say<p>TEL AVIV—Israeli agents covertly extracted documents detailing Iran’s nuclear program in a dramatic 6½-hour operation in Tehran in January, removing a trove of materials that included partial …

Tel Aviv

Journalist Wielding "Nuclear Weapons Ban" Sign Forcibly Ejected From Trump-Putin Presser

Just moments before Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump began their joint press conference after meeting one-on-one in …

Liberal View

'The Atomic Age': How The Era Of Nuclear Anxiety Affects Us Today

July 16 is the anniversary of the first successful atomic bomb test.<p>From 1945 to 1992, the United States officially conducted 1,054 nuclear tests. …

Nuclear Energy

What is Wes Nelson from Love Island 2018's job, what does a nuclear systems design engineer do and what's the average salary?

LOVE Island's Wes Nelson is a nuclear systems design engineer.<p>But what is his salary and what does the job actually involve?<p>What is Wes from Love …

Love Island

Letter: Coal must go, but don't rule out nuclear too hastily

I think Tuesday's editorial "Propping up coal, nuclear would be needless, destructive" was a bit too fast dismissing nuclear energy.<p>I totally agree …

Natural Gas

Trump-Putin summit could be a last stand for nuclear arms control

At his press conference at the NATO meeting in Brussels, President Trump said he would discuss with Vladimir Putin both Russia's violations of the …

U.S. Politics