Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
Golez: Here's a look at how the China-India geostrategic situation is unfolding. I see this as a flashpoint around five to ten years from now: "And yet, a strong streak of realism has ensured that China’s post-Civil War leadership retained a crystal clear vision of their aims: Hegemony in Asia, acquisition of nuclear weapons and the incorporation of Tibet into the People’s Republic. 04/24/2017 - 2:16 pm | View Link
Xi urges restraint on N Korea in call to Trump BEIJING — President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart, Mr Xi Jinping, discussed growing tensions over North Korea’s advancing nuclear arms programme, with Mr Xi urging the American leader to show restraint despite signs that the North may be ... 04/24/2017 - 9:03 am | View Link
Those who provoke war must assume responsibility: China It is expected that the country may carry out a new nuclear test as USS Carl Vinson, a US aircraft carrier with a navy strike group on board, is sailing in waters near the Korean Peninsula. Wang also noted that China is always firmly opposed to any action ... 04/13/2017 - 10:25 pm | View Link
Is there a China hand behind Pakistan's Kulbhushan Jadhav death sentence? Suddenly, India is faced with a situation where it is up against two nuclear-armed neighbours, in the east as well as the west, both waiting for an opportunity to heap "consequences" on India for their own reasons - China over the Dalai Lama issue and ... 04/12/2017 - 7:51 pm | View Link
China Lashes Out at India for Arranging Dalai Lama Visit His visit last week to a remote monastery was compounded by the fact that it took place in Arunachal Pradesh, which China also claims. The nuclear-armed neighbors' forces have faced off for decades and at times clashed over a long mountainous border. 04/12/2017 - 12:06 am | View Link
List of states with nuclear weapons The following is a list of states that have admitted the possession of nuclear weapons or are presumed to possess them, the approximate number of warheads under their ... 04/23/2017 - 3:48 am | View Website
Nuclear energy facts | Our energy Nuclear energy is non-renewable energy source. Read some interesting facts about nuclear energy: Nuclear energy is energy that is released either by splitting atomic ... 04/23/2017 - 12:56 am | View Website
The Nuclear Weapon Archive The most comprehensive guide to nuclear weapons on the Internet 04/22/2017 - 9:07 pm | View Website
The Nuclear Threat | NTI While it has been more than twenty years since the end of the Cold War, the existence of thousands of nuclear weapons continues to pose a serious global threat. 04/22/2017 - 10:59 am | View Website
FAQ | Nuclear Darkness & Nuclear Famine FAQ. Why should we worry about nuclear weapons? What makes them so important? The nuclear arsenals now available for immediate use by the US and Russia have the ... 04/22/2017 - 7:38 am | View Website
In an interview with Reuters, President Trump warned of a "major" conflict ahead with North Korea. But at the U. N. the next day, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for negotiations and asked other countries to apply diplomatic pressure. Margaret Brennan reports on the administration's strategy.
California prison officials must provide for free undergarments that flatten the chest of transgender inmates at women's prisons and give transgender inmates at men's prisons access to bracelets, earrings, hair brushes and hair clips, a federal judge said Friday.
Corrections officials allow transgender female inmates in men's prisons to have sandals, t-shirts and walking shoes.
Corrections officials also allow transgender male inmates at women's prisons to buy undergarments known as binders or compressions tops.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday urged the United Nations Security Council to impose new economic sanctions on North Korea, warning of a “catastrophic” outcome if the world fails to block Pyongyang’s rush to develop a nuclear warhead that it can put atop a long-range missile. In his debut
A Canadian man who led the 2012 heist of millions of dollars worth of maple syrup received an eight-year prison sentence and multi-million dollar fine on Friday.
Richard Vallières was fined $9.4 million, and will have to serve six additional years in prison if he does not pay it, for the theft of $18.7 million worth of maple syrup, the CBC reports.
(SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said.
The test will be condemned by outsiders as yet another step in the North’s push for a nuclear-tipped missile that can strike the U.