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3 executives not guilty in Fukushima disaster case, Japanese court rules 19.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

A Japanese court on Thursday ruled that three former executives for Tokyo Electric Power Co. were not guilty of professional negligence in the 2011 Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown.

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Meet the nuclear-powered self-driving drone NASA is sending to a moon of Saturn 17.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Almost everyone who learns about the project thinks it sounds "crazy," admits one scientist. But the technology should work.
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Hinkley Point: World's largest crane begins work in Somerset 12.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Standing at 656ft (250m) tall, Big Carl is due to be in the west country for the next four years.
Opinion: Can we please base our climate change discussions on facts? 12.9.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Too often, climate change debates are based on faulty assumptions.

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'Red mercury': why does the myth persist? 12.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
It's a magical healing substance. Or it could create devastating nuclear bombs. Except that red mercury doesn't actually exist.
Robert Reich: Don't Give Up—America Will Bounce Back 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Whenever privilege and power conspire to pull us backward, we eventually rally and move forward.
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The 2020 Dems Have No Serious Plan for Addressing the Single Biggest Source of US Pollution 7.9.2019 Mother Jones
The CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall made it clear that Democrats are encountering a much stronger appetite than ever before from their base for substantive action to address climate change. Even though the baseline for what constitutes a strong climate action plan has changed, there are still rifts among the candidates on the role of […]
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Monticello plant guards reach deal to settle lockout 6.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
The agreement opens the door for security workers at the nuclear power plant in central Minnesota to return to work early next week. Replacement guards have been guarding the facility in the meantime.
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Jay Inslee Won the 2020 Presidential Climate Change Town Hall and Four More Takeaways 5.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Perhaps Washington Governor and 2020 dropout Jay Inslee has Washington D.C. in his future after all. Climate czar has a nice ring to it.
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Pakistan's Envoy to U.S. Says 'World Should Take Notice' to Avoid New Conflict with India over Kashmir 4.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"We are very fearful," Pakistani ambassador to the U.S. Asad Majeed Khan told Newsweek, warning Kashmir is "not just a serious and grave humanitarian crisis, but a danger to peace and security in the region."
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Man Arrested for Cutting Power Lines Says Ariana Grande Ordered Him to Do It 26.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
A Washington state man claimed the "Seven Rings" singer directed him to snip the wires to prevent the KGB from poisoning Americans with nuclear toxins sent through power lines.
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Why nuking hurricanes is a bad idea 26.8.2019 BBC: Science
President Donald Trump reportedly suggested bombing hurricanes before they made landfall.
Russia Will Get More Submarines Next Year Than Any Time Since End of Soviet Union 24.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Russia was set to receive six new submarines in 2020, the most since receiving the same amount in 1992, months after the Soviet Union collapsed.
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Exclusive: In a Devastated Town, Bernie Sanders Explains His Plan for a Climate Change Revolution 24.8.2019 Mother Jones
Bernie Sanders wants the United States to combat climate change like a nation at war. The Democratic presidential candidate detailed his new climate platform on Thursday in Paradise, California, while surrounded by devastation that wouldn’t look out of place on a battlefield. Today Paradise is a ghost of itself after last year’s deadly Camp Fire; […]
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Russia floating nuclear power station to set sail across Arctic 23.8.2019 BBC: World
The world's first such facility faces a long voyage across the Arctic ocean to Russia's far east.
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Russia Is Launching a Floating Nuclear Reactor, Despite Warnings It Could Be 'Chernobyl on Ice' 23.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The 21,000-ton Akademik Lomonosov is being sent to remote Siberian to provide power for local oil platforms.
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The Oligarchy’s Plans for Our Future Keep Getting Dumber 22.8.2019 ConsortiumNews.com
Caitlin Johnstone discards the high-flown dogma around space colonization and challenges readers to accept themselves and life on planet Earth.   By Caitlin Johnstone CaitlinJohnstone.com It’s rare to get a billionaire to share their grand plans for the future, which is…Read more →
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Rick Perry Deletes Instagram Privacy Policy Hoax After Widespread Mockery: 21.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry deleted a bogus Instagram "privacy policy change" after being mocked as an out-of-touch Baby Boomer and Trump administration figure.
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Heavily polluted U.S. weapons sites — including Rocky Flats and Rocky Mountain Arsenal — are now home to wildlife 19.8.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
From a tiny Pacific island to a leafy Indiana forest, a handful of sites where the United States manufactured and tested some of the most lethal weapons known to humankind are now peaceful havens for wildlife.
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Russia Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers to Region Nearest To Alaska 15.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
State media called the operation a training exercise that demonstrated the country's ability to position nuclear arms close to the United States, according to Reuters.
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