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2006-06-22 19:28:11

By Carol Giacomo and Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea is far along in its preparations for testing a long-range ballistic missile but the United States would not necessarily use its missile defense system to shoot it down, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

2006-06-22 14:02:45

By Carol Giacomo and Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea is far along in its preparations for testing a long-range ballistic missile but the United States would not necessarily use its missile defense system to shoot it down, U.S. officials said on Thursday.

2006-06-21 18:07:38

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States would consider a North Korean missile launch over Japan a clear threat to international peace and security, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said on Wednesday.

2006-06-20 11:43:35

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has activated its ground-based interceptor missile-defense system amid concerns over an expected North Korean missile launch, a U.S. defense official said on Tuesday.

2006-06-20 09:15:45

By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has moved its ground-based interceptor missile defense system from test mode to operational amid concerns over an expected North Korean missile launch, a U.S. defense official said on Tuesday.

2006-06-07 04:54:04

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.S. plans to develop some of its strategic weapons could be destabilizing and dangerous since they could lower the threshold of military response, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

2006-05-23 16:50:01

By Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel has speeded up efforts to develop long-range cruise missiles of a type that could be used should the Jewish state try to strike at Iran's nuclear facilities, security sources said on Tuesday.

2006-04-28 13:27:10

By Mark Heinrich VIENNA (Reuters) - The world's nuclear watchdog said on Friday Iran has flouted a U.N. Security Council call to suspend uranium enrichment and is speeding up the program instead, spurring Western powers to urge tougher U.N. action.

2006-04-27 03:14:40

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Iran has received a first shipment of missiles from North Korea that are capable of reaching Europe, Israel's military intelligence chief was quoted on Thursday as saying.

2006-04-25 12:25:15

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - India's self-imposed moratorium on nuclear weapons testing should assuage doubts U.S. lawmakers may have about passing a civil nuclear deal with the South Asian nation, Indian Minister of Power Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Tuesday.


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Nuclear Fallout
2013-04-01 10:26:30

Nuclear fallout, or just simply fallout, known also as Black Rain, is the residual radioactive material that is propelled into the upper atmosphere after a nuclear black or a nuclear reaction that is conducted in an unshielded facility. It is so called because it "fall out" of the sky after the explosion and the shock wave have passed. It most commonly refers to the radioactive dust and ash that is created when a nuclear weapon explodes, but such dust can also come from a damaged nuclear...

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Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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