04/14/14 05:31 AM
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's nuclear chief has raised concerns for the fate of the country's only running atomic power plant amid talks with the West about a final deal to curb Tehran's controversial nuclear program, a newspaper reported on Monday. The government-run daily "Iran" quoted Ali...
04/13/14 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States' ambassador to the United Nations says talks about Iran's nuclear program are continuing undisturbed by Washington's decision to block Tehran's ambassador to the diplomatic body. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power on Sunday told ABC's "This Week" that Iran's...
04/10/14 07:01 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The two-star Air Force general fired last fall as commander of the nuclear missile corps because of alcohol-fueled misbehavior will retire in June at a lower rank, the Air Force said Thursday. Maj. Gen. Michael Carey was commander of 20th Air Force, with responsibility for...
04/10/14 12:46 PM
ROTA, Spain (AP) — If Syria can remove all its ingredients for making poison gas and nerve agent from the country by the end of the month, an ambitious June 30 deadline for destroying the chemicals should be met, a spokesman for the world's chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday. It remains...
04/09/14 03:45 PM
VIENNA (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday his country and six world powers are in "50 to 60 percent agreement" on the shape of a deal meant to crimp any potential Iranian attempt to build nuclear arms in exchange for an end to crippling economic sanctions. Speaking for the six, EU...
By J.D. Gordon | 04/09/14 08:49 AM
In a speech to Russia's parliament while formally annexing Crimea from Ukraine, Vladimir Putin cited history to legitimize his decision for “reunification.”
04/08/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. will keep its current force of 450 land-based nuclear missiles but remove 50 from their launch silos as part of a plan to bring the U.S. into compliance with a 2011 U.S.-Russia arms control treaty, the Pentagon said Tuesday. The resulting launch-ready total of 400...
04/08/14 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States could impose economic sanctions if Iran and Russia move forward with a reported oil-for-goods contract, Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday, discussing with a Senate panel an emerging threat to talks designed to finalize a nuclear deal with Iran. The...
04/08/14 06:15 AM
VIENNA (AP) — Negotiators for Iran and six world powers on Tuesday focused for the first time on the concrete shape of a deal meant to result in long-term curbs on Tehran's nuclear program. With less than three months to go before an informal July deadline, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamad...
By Associated Press | 04/05/14 03:47 PM
Service leaders took an assessment last year of the nuclear Air Force as an encouraging thumbs-up. Yet, in the months that followed, signs emerged that the nuclear missile corps was suffering from breakdowns in discipline, morale, training and leadership.
03/28/14 06:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A basic contradiction lies at the root of an exam-cheating scandal that decimated the ranks of an Air Force nuclear missile group, investigators say: Commanders were demanding perfection in testing and ethics but also tacitly condoned rule-bending or even willfully ignored...
By Charles Hoskinson | 03/28/14 02:47 PM
President Obama on Friday called on Russia to withdraw its troops from the border with Ukraine, saying Moscow's behavior "is not how international law and international norms are observed in the 21st century." “Well, on this I think he’s been willing to show a deeply held grievance about...
03/27/14 05:51 PM
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By Mona Charen | 03/27/14 04:48 PM
In the Netherlands this week, President Obama confessed a fear: "I continue to be much more concerned, when it comes to our security, with the prospect of a nuclear weapon going off in Manhattan."
By Robert Burns | 03/27/14 01:26 PM
The Air Force is firing nine mid-level commanders and disciplining dozens of junior officers at a nuclear missile base in response to an exam-cheating scandal that spanned a far longer period than originally reported.
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