Nuclear power generation

Toshiba Corp., Chairman and CEO Nobuaki Kurumatani speaks during an interview at the company's headquarters in Tokyo, Tuesday, April 3, 2018. Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
April 03, 2018 - 5:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Nobuaki Kurumatani, the outsider tapped to lead scandal-tarnished Japanese electronics company Toshiba Corp., is promising a turnaround in five years by reshaping its operations and boosting profitability. Kurumatani, the first outsider to be appointed chief executive at Toshiba in...
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, in full military combat uniform, waves from a helicopter as he visits Turkish troops at Ogulpinar border gate with Syria, near Reyhanli, Hatay, Turkey, Sunday, April 1 2018. (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP)
April 02, 2018 - 6:54 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Ties between Russia and Turkey are growing closer than ever, as Russia runs into widespread diplomatic fallout from the poisoned spy scandal and Turkey's relations with its Western allies worsens over human rights issues and its military operations against Kurdish militia in...
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This photo released by the Israel Defense Forces shows what was believed to be a nuclear reactor site that was destroyed by Israel, in the Deir el-Zour region, 450 kilometers (about 300 miles) northwest of Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday that it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory. (IDF via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 4:17 am
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The Israeli military confirmed Wednesday it carried out the 2007 airstrike in Syria that destroyed what was believed to be a nuclear reactor, lifting the veil of secrecy over one of its most daring and mysterious operations in recent memory. Although Israel was widely...
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at a House Appropriations subcommittee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 16, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian government hacking operation aimed at the U.S. power grid did not compromise operations at any of the nation's power plants, federal regulators and the industry said Friday. Corporate networks at some of the 99 nuclear power plants licensed by the Nuclear Regulatory...
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A mourner prays for the victims of the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami during a special memorial event in Tokyo Sunday, March 11, 2018. Japan on Sunday marked the seventh anniversary of the 2011 tsunami that killed more than 18,000 people and left a devastated coastline along the country's northeast that has still not been fully rebuilt. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
March 11, 2018 - 9:59 am
TOKYO (AP) — They bowed their heads, hands clasped or palms firmly pressed together. They stood in grassy areas or roadsides overlooking the choppy sea. In Japan's capital, they lit candles and offered flowers. Some dabbed at tears. Japanese marked the seventh anniversary Sunday of a tsunami that...
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French President Emmanuel Macron waves to media as he shakes hand with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi before their meeting in New Delhi, India, Saturday, March 10, 2018. Macron who is on a four-day state visit is expected to hold talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and co-chair the Founding Conference of the International Solar Alliance. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)
March 10, 2018 - 7:04 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — India and France pledged Saturday to work together to ensure freedom of navigation in the Indian Ocean and signed an agreement to expedite construction of a major nuclear power plant in India by a French company. After talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in New Delhi,...
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March 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — A new report says mistakes and mismanagement are to blame for the exposure of workers to radioactive particles at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington state. Contractor CH2M Hill Plateau Remediation Co. on Thursday released its evaluation of what went wrong in...
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February 21, 2018 - 11:11 am
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) — A federal agency is seeking a $145,000 fine for safety violations by employees at the Plant Vogtle nuclear plant in Georgia. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said in a news release Wednesday that investigators found at least 13 system operators on multiple occasions failed...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2015, file photo, Colt Killian, left, and Rob Cox manipulate radioactive material remotely behind a protective barrier at the Hot Fuel Examination Facility at the Idaho National Laboratory near Idaho Falls, Idaho. A federal judge says the U.S. Department of Energy doesn't need to make public documents involving spent commercial nuclear fuel shipments to eastern Idaho sought by former Idaho Gov. Cecil Andrus. (AP Photo/Keith Ridler, File)
February 07, 2018 - 6:40 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — U.S. officials don't have to provide details about proposed shipments of extremely radioactive spent commercial nuclear fuel to the country's top government nuclear research laboratory in Idaho, a federal court has ruled. The ruling was a major setback to a lawsuit filed by...
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February 02, 2018 - 10:51 am
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The oldest nuclear power plant in the United States will shut down in October, more than a year ahead of schedule. Chicago-based Exelon Generation says the Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township, New Jersey, will close this fall. It had a deadline of Dec. 31, 2019, under...
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