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
Obama clinches vote to secure Iran deal - Brisbane Times Obama scores victory on Iran deal - CNN 09/2/2015 - 12:32 pm | View Link
There Are No Perfect Nuclear Deals - Nuclear Threat Initiative ... the present effective economic sanctions will be continued by Russia, China, India and other ... of Directors of the non-profit Nuclear Threat 08/31/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Link
An Urgent Appeal for Action to the Heads of Government: The UN ... - Executive Intelligence Review ... the modernization of tactical nuclear weapons ... also for Central and South America—a perspective for which Russia, China, India, Iran, ... 08/31/2015 - 12:30 pm | View Link
Asian imports of Iran oil fall slightly in July - Japan Today Iran oil contracts model to be finalised in weeks - minister - Reuters Africa 08/31/2015 - 6:29 am | View Link
The Only Iran Deal Alternative Worth Considering - Rand 31 Senators Back Iran Deal, 3 Short to Sustain Veto - NewsMax.com 08/30/2015 - 2:09 pm | View Link
Wind power surges past nuclear in China, India, Brazil and South Africa Nuclear power is often cited as a more rapid option to reduce emissions than renewables such as wind energy. But recent experience shows just how quickly wind energy is overtaking China in four of the fastest growing energy markets in the world – China ... 03/15/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Watch Out, China: India Is Building 6 Nuclear Attack Submarines The Indian government will be launching a major naval expansion soon that will include the indigenous construction of seven stealth frigates and six nuclear powered attack submarines. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s cabinet approved plans to build ... 02/18/2015 - 5:32 am | View Link
Pre-empting China, India inks nuclear pact with Sri Lanka In a sign of a closer strategic partnership between Sri Lanka’s new government and India, President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded a civil nuclear cooperation agreement on Monday, which is Sri Lanka’s first nuclear ... 02/16/2015 - 11:37 am | View Link
Russian Submarine The Amur 1650 To Be Given To China, India’s Nuclear Energy Welcomed By Russia A new Russian submarine design called the Amur 1650 is going to be sold to China, with Vladimir Putin hoping that Russia’s economic recession may be averted partially by making deals with the Chinese. Russia also publicly welcomed the expansion of India ... 10/18/2014 - 1:33 pm | View Link
Nuclear Security Initiative Ignored By Russia, China, India, Pakistan 35 countries attending the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit pledged to an initiative backed by the U.S. and South Korea that promotes transparency of nuclear resources to prevent nuclear terrorism, with the conspicuous absence of some of the world's largest ... 03/25/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
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Status of World Nuclear Forces More than two decades after the Cold War ended, the world’s combined inventory of nuclear warheads remains at a very high level: approximately 15,700. Of these ... 09/1/2015 - 6:31 pm | View Website
Nuclear weapon A nuclear weapon is an explosive device that derives its destructive force from nuclear reactions, either fission (fission bomb) or a combination of fission and ... 09/1/2015 - 7:54 am | View Website
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Minimal deterrence In nuclear strategy, minimal deterrence (also called minimum deterrence) is an application of deterrence theory in which a state possesses no more nuclear weapons ... 09/1/2015 - 2:04 am | View Website
ABC moved quickly to land one of the three men who foiled a terror attack on a Paris-bound train last month for the 21st season cast of "Dancing With the Stars."
The cast is rounded out by "Spy Kids" actress Alexa PenaVega and her actor-husband, Carlos; singer Andy Grammer; singer Chaka Khan; 15-year-old online star Hayes Grier; "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member Kim Zolciak Biermann; former Backstreet Boy Nick Carter; reality star Tamar Braxton; and Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza.
"Investors should expect more volatility to come in this market," said Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist for Janney Montgomery Scott.
The Shanghai composite index opened more than 4 percent lower, but turned positive by midday and eventually ended the day down only 0.2 percent.
The volatile trading led some analysts to suspect Beijing was intervening to support share prices heading into a two-day holiday.
A private survey showed that U.
Denali, the Alaska mountain formerly known Mount McKinley, is now officially 10 feet shorter, measuring 20,310 feet at its highest point, the U. S. Geological Survey announced Wednesday.
The climb to gather the data began June 15 and involved one climber from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and three climbers from the private survey company CompassData Inc., USGS spokesman Mark Newell said.
The change comes just days after the Obama administration announced its decision to bestow the traditional Alaska Native name to the mountain on the eve of president's visit to Alaska this week.
TIME5 Reasons You Should Download a Taxi-Hailing AppTIMENew York City Taxi Fares Rise Spencer Platt—Getty Images A taxi driver pauses in his vehicle on September 4, 2012 in New York City. Regular cabs are a great option even in the Age of Uber. For people who live in cities like San Francisco and New York,