Weapons of mass destruction

March 03, 2018 - 8:30 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that a top military commander says Iran will negotiate over its missile program if the U.S. and Europe dismantle their nuclear programs. The Saturday report quotes armed forces spokesman Gen.Masoud Jazayeri as saying "The...
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March 02, 2018 - 11:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has determined that North Korea used chemical weapons, an apparent reference to the killing of leader Kim Jong Un's half-brother last year. The State Department did not provide justification for the finding publicized Friday. But it comes nearly one year after...
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television on Thursday, March 1, 2018, a computer simulation shows a Russian nuclear-powered underwater drone being released by a submarine. President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday that Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons, claiming they can't be intercepted by enemy. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 8:48 am
MOSCOW (AP) — In just one day, the suggestions have been pouring in: "Kraken" for a new underwater drone capable of blasting coastlines with a powerful nuclear explosion. "Balalaika" for a futuristic nuclear-powered cruise missile capable of circling the globe. Russians are showering the Defense...
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In this video grab provided by RU-RTR Russian television via AP television on Thursday, March 1, 2018, a computer simulation shows a Russian nuclear-powered underwater drone being released by a submarine. President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday that Russia has developed a range of new nuclear weapons, claiming they can't be intercepted by enemy. (RU-RTR Russian Television via AP)
March 02, 2018 - 7:54 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russians are showering the Defense Ministry with proposed names for new nuclear weapons, relishing the online contest announced by President Vladimir Putin in his state-of-the-nation address. Many of the entries Friday reflected dark humor. Someone suggested calling the missile...
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In this March 1, 2018, photo, a conservative activist with a card showing a portrait of South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, attends a ceremony to celebrate the March First Independence Movement Day, the anniversary of the 1919 uprising against Japanese colonial rule, in Seoul, South Korea. Moon plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue between the rivals that Seoul hopes will eventually include discussions over disarming the North of nuclear weapons. The signs read: " Constitutional reform plot." (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
March 01, 2018 - 8:18 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue between the rivals that Seoul hopes will eventually include discussions over disarming the North of nuclear weapons. Seoul's presidential office said...
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March 01, 2018 - 8:01 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to send a special envoy to North Korea soon to set up more meaningful dialogue between the rivals that Seoul hopes will eventually include discussions over disarming the North of nuclear weapons. Seoul's presidential office said...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 3:17 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — After announcing Russia had developed new nuclear weapons, President Vladimir Putin on Thursday invited the nation to offer names for some of them — apparently not worried by Britain's red-faced experience doing the same thing. In 2016, the most popular choice in an online competition...
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March 01, 2018 - 12:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pentagon spokeswoman Dana White says the Defense Department isn't surprised by Russian President Vladimir Putin's claims of new nuclear weapons. She says the U.S. military is prepared to defend the nation. Putin said that Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 9:36 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin declared Thursday, claiming a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 7:29 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has tested an array of new strategic nuclear weapons that can't be intercepted, President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday, marking a technological breakthrough that could dramatically increase Russia's military capability, boost the Kremlin's global position and also raise...
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