Nuclear weapons manufacturing

FILE - In this June 27, 2008, file photo from television, the 60-foot-tall cooling tower, which was later dismantled, is seen at the main Yongbyon nuclear reactor complex in Yongbyon, North Korea. Increased activity at the Yongbyon North Korean nuclear site has once again caught the attention of analysts and renewed concerns about the complexities of denuclearization talks as President Donald Trump prepares for a summit with Kim Jong Un. (AP Photo/APTN, File)
March 28, 2018 - 9:10 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Increased activity at a North Korean nuclear site has once again caught the attention of analysts and renewed concerns about the complexities of denuclearization talks as President Donald Trump prepares for a summit with Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks. Satellite imagery taken last...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017 file photo, signs are posted by the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Benton County, in Richland, Wash. The U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017 that workers at Hanford have started injecting grout into a partially collapsed tunnel that contains radioactive wastes left over from the production of nuclear weapons. (AP Photo/Manuel Valdes, File)
October 04, 2017 - 3:13 pm
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Workers at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation have started injecting grout into a partially collapsed tunnel that contains radioactive wastes left over from the production of nuclear weapons, the U.S. Department of Energy said Wednesday. The grout is intended to improve the...
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September 27, 2017 - 11:23 am
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An advisory board does not like plans to ship uranium from Germany into South Carolina. The Post and Courier of Charleston reported the Savannah River Site Citizen Advisory Board voted 10-9 against a plan to take the uranium into Joint Base Charleston and then ship it by...
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A man walks by a TV screen showing a local news program with a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump threatening Pyongyang "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" and the North's military claiming Wednesday it was examining its plans for attacking Guam. The letters read " North Korea, Denouncing the U.N. Security Council's sanctions." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 09, 2017 - 1:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 1 a.m. Elected officials in Guam are reassuring constituents that the U.S. territory is safe following North Korea's claim that it is examining its plan for "making an enveloping fire" around the...
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A man walks by a TV screen showing a local news program with a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. North Korea and the United States traded escalating threats, with President Donald Trump threatening Pyongyang "with fire and fury like the world has never seen" and the North's military claiming Wednesday it was examining its plans for attacking Guam. The letters read " North Korea, Denouncing the U.N. Security Council's sanctions." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 09, 2017 - 12:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 12:20 a.m. A nuclear expert who has repeatedly visited North Korea's nuclear facilities says he doubts the country is yet capable of attacking the U.S. territory of Guam with medium- to long-range missiles...
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President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea during a briefing on the opioid crisis, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 08, 2017 - 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 10 p.m. Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says North Korea is reckless, provocative, dangerous and a threat to peace. Turnbull's comments on Wednesday come after North Korea said it is examining...
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FILE - This file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. The strongest U.N. sanctions in a generation may still prove no match for North Korea’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions. Even in diplomatic triumph, the Trump administration is gambling that it has enough time to test if economic pressure can get Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian government to end its missile advances and atomic weapons tests (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 9:25 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 9 p.m. Security and defense officials on Guam say there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Islands after North Korea said it was examining its operational plans for attack...
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FILE - This file photo distributed by the North Korean government shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile, ICBM, in North Korea's northwest, Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this photo. The strongest U.N. sanctions in a generation may still prove no match for North Korea’s relentless nuclear weapons ambitions. Even in diplomatic triumph, the Trump administration is gambling that it has enough time to test if economic pressure can get Kim Jong Un’s totalitarian government to end its missile advances and atomic weapons tests (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 7:40 p.m. North Korea says it is examining its operational plans for attacking Guam to contain U.S. bases there. The army said in a statement distributed Wednesday by the state-run news agency that it is...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. A U.S. official says American intelligence agencies have assessed that North Korea has developed a nuclear warhead that could be fitted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. The official says the Defense Intelligence Agency assessment, first reported by The Washington Post on Aug. 8, says North Korea has made a miniaturized nuclear warhead, but that it would still have to hurdle other technical issues before it could successfully deliver such a weapon. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 4:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned North Korea that it could face "fire and fury" after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence believes Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington's alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's...
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FILE - In this July 28, 2017, file photo distributed by the North Korean government on Saturday, July 29, 2017, shows what was said to be the launch of a Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile at an undisclosed location in North Korea. A U.S. official says American intelligence agencies have assessed that North Korea has developed a nuclear warhead that could be fitted onto an intercontinental ballistic missile. The official says the Defense Intelligence Agency assessment, first reported by The Washington Post on Aug. 8, says North Korea has made a miniaturized nuclear warhead, but that it would still have to hurdle other technical issues before it could successfully deliver such a weapon. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
August 08, 2017 - 4:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump blasted North Korea after a new report Tuesday said U.S. intelligence has assessed that Pyongyang has successfully produced a nuclear warhead that can fit inside its missiles. Washington's alarm over North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's pursuit of a nuclear...
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