Nuclear power plant accidents

FILE - This October 1970 file photo shows Richard Pyle. Pyle, an Associated Press reporter whose career spanned a half-century of war, catastrophe and other indelible stories has died in New York, Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. Richard Pyle was 83. (AP Photo/File)
September 28, 2017 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Journalist Richard Pyle, whose long and accomplished Associated Press career spanned the globe and a half-century of crisis, war, catastrophe and indelible moments in news reporting, died Thursday at age 83. He died at a hospital of respiratory failure due to lung fibrosis and...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2017 file photo, a photographer takes a photo before a press conference at the Toshiba Corp.'s headquarters in Tokyo. Toshiba and a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity signed a deal Thursday for the sale of the Japanese electronics company's computer memory chip business, a move long opposed by Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
September 28, 2017 - 5:36 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba and a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity signed a deal Thursday for the sale of the Japanese electronics company's computer memory chip business, a move long opposed by Toshiba's U.S. joint venture partner Western Digital. The consortium includes Apple Inc. and Dell...
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In this photo taken Aug. 28, 2017 a blister of iodide tablets is pictured in the hands of a member of the Vitr family in Aachen, Germany. German border region is preparing to hand out potassium iodide tablets to residents who want them in case of an accident at a nuclear power plant in Belgium that has caused friction between the two countries. (Rainer Jensen/dpa via AP)
August 31, 2017 - 8:56 am
BERLIN (AP) — A German border region is preparing to hand out potassium iodide tablets to residents who want them in case of an accident at a nuclear power plant in Belgium that has caused friction between the two countries. Local officials in the Aachen area received permission from the regional...
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FILE - In this Jan. 24, 2016 file photo, actor Jared Harris poses at the premiere of "Certain Women" during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Harris will star as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in the upcoming miniseries, “Chernobyl”. Filming will begin in Lithuania in spring of 2018. (Photo by Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 7:21 pm
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — HBO says production will begin next year on a miniseries about the Chernobyl nuclear disaster. The five-part series will star Jared Harris as a Soviet scientist tapped by the Kremlin to investigate the accident. The series will dramatize the events of the 1986 Ukrainian...
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This May 26, 2017 photo shows Japanese electronics and energy giant Toshiba Corp. headquarters in Tokyo. Toshiba has delayed its deadline for reaching an agreement on selling its lucrative computer memory chip business. The company said Wednesday, June 28, negotiations were continuing on a 2 trillion yen ($18 billion) deal with a consortium led by a Japanese government-backed fund. Tokyo-based Toshiba had hoped to have an agreement in time for Wednesday's shareholders meeting, being held in a city east of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 28, 2017 - 4:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it is suing its joint venture partner Western Digital over the U.S. company's opposition to a plan to sell the Japanese electronics and energy giant's memory chip unit. Toshiba said in a statement that it was seeking a permanent injunction and 120 billion...
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In this Thursday, June 15, 2017, photo, the logo of Toshiba Corp., Japan's electronics and energy company, is seen on a worker's jacket in Yokosuka, near Tokyo. Tokyo-based Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for bankruptcy protection in March, said Friday it received an extension until Aug. 10 to give its earnings report for the fiscal year that ended in March. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)
June 23, 2017 - 5:12 am
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted. Tokyo-based Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for bankruptcy...
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June 23, 2017 - 5:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese electronics and nuclear company Toshiba Corp. has until Aug. 10 to get auditors to sign off on its earnings statements, or else it faces the risk of getting delisted. Tokyo-based Toshiba, whose U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. filed for bankruptcy...
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June 10, 2017 - 4:15 am
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese nuclear and electronics company Toshiba Corp. will pay $3.68 billion toward the construction of two reactors in Georgia by its U.S. unit Westinghouse, which has filed for bankruptcy protection. Tokyo-based Toshiba said Saturday the payment, under agreement with...
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June 10, 2017 - 3:37 am
TOKYO (AP) — Money-losing Japanese nuclear and electronics company Toshiba Corp. will pay $3.68 billion toward the construction of two reactors in Georgia by its U.S. unit Westinghouse, which has filed for bankruptcy protection. Tokyo-based Toshiba said Saturday the payment, under agreement with...
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May 30, 2017 - 9:20 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The owner of Three Mile Island, site of the United States' worst commercial nuclear power accident, says it will shut down the plant in 2019 without a financial rescue from Pennsylvania. Exelon Corp. said Monday's announcement comes after five years of losses on the power...
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