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2008-10-04 09:00:03

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan | Two suspected U.S. missile strikes Friday on villages close to the border with Afghanistan killed at least 19 people, most of them militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said. American forces recently ramped up cross-border operations against Taliban and al-Qaida militants in Pakistan's border zone with Afghanistan - a region considered a likely hiding place for Osama bin Laden. Two missiles believed to have been fired from U.S. unmanned drones launched...

2008-10-04 03:00:16

By Bunnell, Stephen At a July 8 summit in Hokkaido, Japan, the heads of government of the Group of Eight (G-8), a forum of the largest economies worldwide, continued discussions on expanding their current nonproliferation partnership from a focus on the former Soviet Union to a more global approach. They also took note of the program's achievements to date in the former Soviet Union as well as remaining projects there. In a statement released after the summit, the leaders acknowledged the...

2008-09-28 12:00:28

We, the American people, own a large stock of weapons-grade plutonium. Twenty-pound blocks of plutonium is worth more than gold. We could pay off all of our government's debts and store the plutonium in Fort Knox alongside the gold that is currently owned by foreign governments. W.L. Haynes West Valley City (c) 2008 Deseret News (Salt Lake City). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-09-27 18:00:24

DIRECTORS of a Merseyside company have become the first to be prosecuted under the Chemical Weapons Act. Colin Stott and Simon Knowles, directors of Organic Intermediates Limited in Knowsley Business Park, Kirkby, have become the first to be fined under the act after breaching rules designed to halt the spread of weapons of mass destruction. Liverpool magistrates heard the pair failed on several occasions to notify the authorities their company produced more than a tonne of a chemical...

2008-09-13 03:00:23

Seven years after the Sept. 11 attacks, the federal government has made only limited progress toward preventing a catastrophic nuclear, biological or chemical attack on U.S. soil and combating the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction abroad, according to a report card to be issued today by 22 former U.S. officials. The bipartisan Partnership for a Secure America gave the United States an overall grade of C. The government received three D's, eight C's and seven B's in areas such as...

2008-09-09 09:05:00

By Brett J. Blackledge and Eileen Sullivan Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The United States remains "dangerously vulnerable" to chemical, biological and nuclear attacks seven years after 9/11, a forthcoming independent study concludes. And a House Democrats' report says the Bush administration has missed one opportunity after another to improve the nation's security. The recent political rupture between Russia and the U.S. only makes matters worse, said Lee Hamilton, the former Indiana...

2008-09-08 12:00:36

Titan Energy Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: TEWI), a leader in the manufacturing, marketing and servicing of energy generation products and services, announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire RB Grove, Inc., an established 50 year provider of power generation equipment and service in southern Florida. Combined with the agreement announced last month to acquire CJ's Sales and Service in northern Florida, this new agreement gives Titan Energy a sales and service territory...

2008-09-08 12:00:05

Trident Space & Defense (formerly a division of TRW) will be exhibiting its Electronic Components for Space alongside its Triton Series of ruggedized Solid State Drives (SSDs) at the AIAA Space 2008 Conference and Exposition to be held September 9-11 at the San Diego Convention Center. Space 2008 will be attended by leaders from all elements of the space community, including key government and business decision makers, providing an unparalleled forum for exchange and dialogue and is...

2008-09-04 12:00:28

Titan Energy Worldwide (OTCBB: TEWI) announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Titan Energy Systems (TESI), has reported that new bookings for equipment sales in the month of August are the highest on record for the company since its acquisition in 2006. TESI reported new bookings of $923,613 for the month of August compared to $696,000 recorded for the previous highest month. John Tastad, CEO of Titan Energy Worldwide, stated, "2008 bookings of new equipment through August have...

2008-09-03 09:00:39

Titan Energy Worldwide, Inc. (OTCBB: TEWI) announced today that its subsidiary, Titan Energy Systems, has been awarded a contract to supply a 750kW modular power system (MPS) to Windsor Plaza, a new 140,000 sq ft mixed-use retail/office development scheduled for completion in December 2008 located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Titan Energy Systems is a full line sales and service provider of power generation equipment with headquarters in Minnetonka, Minnesota and satellite offices in Nebraska...


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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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