Nuclear weapons

March 21, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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March 21, 2017 - 5:59 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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FILE - In this March 6, 2017 file photo, a visitor walks by the TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile firing, at Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea. The U.S. military expects another North Korean missile launch in the next several days, American defense officials said Tuesday, March 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
March 21, 2017 - 5:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military expects another North Korean missile launch in the next several days, American defense officials said Tuesday. The officials said the U.S. has increased its surveillance over the isolated, communist country and has seen a North Korean missile launcher moving...
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March 21, 2017 - 2:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says it's exploring new diplomatic, security and economic measures in response to the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs. White House press secretary Sean Spicer says the U.S. is coordinating with allies. North Korea on Saturday...
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A man watches a TV news program showing an image, published in North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper, of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the country's Sohae launch site, at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, March 19, 2017. North Korea has conducted a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine that leader Kim Jong Un is calling a revolutionary breakthrough for the country's space program. The letters read " New type engine." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 20, 2017 - 12:38 pm
TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is not frightened by U.S. threats of possible pre-emptive military action to halt its nuclear and missile buildup. A spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry slammed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure,...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The reductions are nearing completion despite President Donald Trump's argument that the treaty...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump's argument that the Obama-era deal gives...
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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, right, gestures while shaking hands with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson before a bilateral meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse in Beijing, China, Saturday, March 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, Pool)
March 18, 2017 - 3:13 am
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Beijing on Saturday for his first face-to-face talks with Chinese leaders expected to focus on North Korea's nuclear program, trade and South China Sea territorial disputes. Tillerson's visit followed his remarks in South Korea on...
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March 17, 2017 - 8:01 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s. Vintage rolls of film collected from high-security vaults across the country show some of...
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March 17, 2017 - 6:40 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — From the deserts of southern New Mexico and Nevada to islands in the Pacific Ocean, the U.S. government conducted dozens of nuclear weapons tests from the 1940s until the early 1960s. Some of the blasts sent incredible mushroom clouds into the sky and massive fireballs...
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