Weapons technology

This Nov. 29, 2017, image provided by the North Korean government on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, third from left, and what the North Korean government calls the Hwasong-15 intercontinental ballistic missile, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)
December 01, 2017 - 12:59 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Two days after North Korea test-launched its most powerful missile to date, a clearer picture is emerging of Pyongyang's impressive technological achievement — and what still remains before it can legitimately threaten the continental United States. Many questions remain,...
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November 17, 2017 - 12:59 pm
GENEVA (AP) — A U.N. panel agreed Friday to move ahead with talks to define and possibly set limits on weapons that can kill without human involvement, as human rights groups said governments are moving too slowly to keep up with advances in artificial intelligence that could put computers in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 21, 2017 file photo, the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is escorted into Busan port, South Korea, after completing a joint drill with the South Korean military. The United States and South Korea on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017, started joint naval exercises that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea. The four-day drills that began in waters off South Korea's eastern coast come as President Donald Trump continues a visit to Asia that has been dominated by discussions over the North Korean nuclear threat. (Jo Jung-ho/Yonhap via AP, File)
November 11, 2017 - 12:08 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The United States and South Korea on Saturday started joint naval exercises that will involve three U.S. aircraft carriers in what military officials describe as a clear warning to North Korea. The four-day drills that began in waters off South Korea's eastern coast come...
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U.S.Air Forces Central Commander in Qatar, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, addresses a joint press conference with Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Stephen Wilson, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. Harrigian said that the ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels that targeted the Saudi capital was from Iran and bore "Iranian markings." (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 10, 2017 - 12:12 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran manufactured the ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels toward the Saudi capital and remnants of it bore "Iranian markings," the top U.S. Air Force official in the Mideast said Friday, backing the kingdom's earlier allegations. The comments by Lt...
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The head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks with journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Jafari said Tuesday that the country's supreme leader has limited the range of ballistic missiles it makes to 2,000 kilometers, or 1,240 miles. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
October 31, 2017 - 9:37 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader has restricted the range of ballistic missiles manufactured in the country to 2,000 kilometers (1,240 miles), the head of the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Tuesday, which limits their reach to only regional Mideast targets. The comments by Gen...
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October 17, 2017 - 10:49 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador said Tuesday the country plans to launch many more satellites and accused the United States of trying to block its efforts to help peacefully develop outer space. Kim In Ryong told a U.N. General Assembly committee meeting on "International...
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This Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017 photo provided by the Lubbock County jail shows Hollis Daniels, who was charged with capital murder of a peace officer in the shooting of a campus officer at the school’s police headquarters on Monday. Campus police took Daniels to the police station late Monday after finding evidence of drugs and drug paraphernalia in a room. (Lubbock County jail via AP)
October 10, 2017 - 5:29 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas Tech University student confessed to killing a campus police officer who had been booking him on a drug possession charge, telling detectives he had done "something illogical" and that "he was the one that shot their friend," an investigator said. In an affidavit released...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Russian officials reported the destruction of the country's last remaining artillery projectiles filled with a toxic agent to President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. The work took place at the Kizner facility in the Urals, one of five facilities built in Russia to destroy chemical weapons. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP)
September 28, 2017 - 12:28 pm
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled to Turkey on Thursday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Iraq, Syria and Turkey's decision to purchase a Russian-made missile defense system. Putin's visit comes as Turkey and Russia are deepening ties in a turnaround for...
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People watch a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region. The signs read " South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said North Korea fired a ballistic from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea around 05 o'clock 57min." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 28, 2017 - 10:33 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally that sends a clear message of defiance as...
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People watch a TV screen showing a file footage of North Korea's missile launch, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an especially aggressive test-flight that will rattle an already anxious region. The signs read " South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said North Korea fired a ballistic from its capital Pyongyang toward the sea around 05 o'clock 57min." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 28, 2017 - 9:53 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile from its capital Pyongyang that flew over Japan before plunging into the northern Pacific Ocean, officials said Tuesday, an aggressive test-flight over the territory of a close U.S. ally that sends a clear message of defiance as...
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