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The Fukushima Cleanup Is Progressing, But at a Painstaking Pace

(Gizmodo)  Earlier this year, remotely piloted robots transmitted what officials believe was a direct view of melted radioactive fuel inside Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant’s destroyed reactors—a major discovery, but one that took a long and painful six years to achieve. In the meantime, the program to clean up the destroyed reactors has seen numerous setbacks and […]

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Collapse at North Korea nuclear test site ‘leaves 200 dead’ – The Telegraph

(The Telegraph)  As many as 200 North Korean labourers have been killed after a mine shaft being dug at the regime’s nuclear test site collapsed, according to Japan’s Asahi TV. Sources in North Korea told the news channel that a tunnel being excavated by around 100 workers at the Punggye-ri test site collapsed earlier this […]

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FBI informant in Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery cleared to testify before Congress | TheHill

(The Hill)  The Justice Department on Wednesday night released a former FBI informant from a confidentiality agreement, allowing him to testify before Congress about what he witnessed while undercover about the Russian nuclear industry’s efforts to win favorable decisions during the Obama administration. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores confirmed to The Hill a deal had been […]

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EXCLUSIVE: US Preparing to Put Nuclear Bombers Back on 24-Hour Alert – Defense One

(Defense One)  BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. —  The U.S. Air Force is preparing to put nuclear-armed bombers back on 24-hour ready alert, a status not seen since the Cold War ended in 1991.That means the long-dormant concrete pads at the ends of this base’s 11,000-foot runway — dubbed the “Christmas tree” for their angular markings — could once again find several […]

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Senate Judiciary opens probe into Obama-era Russian nuclear bribery case | TheHill

(The Hill)  The Senate Judiciary Committee has launched a probe into a Russian nuclear bribery case, demanding several federal agencies disclose whether they knew the FBI had uncovered the corruption before the Obama administration in 2010 approved a controversial uranium deal with Moscow. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), the committee chairman, on Wednesday raised the issue in public […]

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North Korea mountain used as nuclear test site at risk of collapsing – Fox News

(Fox News) A mountain in North Korea believed to have served as the site of five of the rogue regime’s nuclear tests — including Sunday’s supposed hydrogen bomb explosion — is at risk of collapsing and leaking radiation into the region, a Chinese scientist said Monday. Researchers at the University of Science and Technology of […]

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Humiliated: Missile EXPLODES on launchpad a day after Kim Jong Un boasted North Korea is ‘ready for war’

  (CitizensOutpost) In seemingly dramatic fashion, The Sun has reported that North Korea’s latest missile test fails within seconds of launching, turning into a heaping fireball: US military chiefs confirmed Kim’s rocket had erupted into a ball of flames moments after take-off. US commander Dave Benham said: “US Pacific Command detected what we assess was […]