The US still keeps hundreds of nuclear weapons on hair-trigger alert — here"s what it means and why it"s a huge risk

Shutterstock Since the Cold War, the US has kept an estimated 900 nuclear weapons on "hair-trigger alert," meaning the president could decide to launch them in just a few minutes. The .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

"Dangerous Nuclear Schemes" - Are American Missiles On Hair-Trigger Alert?

Authored by Peter Huessy via The Gatestone Institute, The proposed policies, if adopted by the new leaders.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 18th, 2019

North Korea disarming runs a huge risk — loose nukes and nuclear scientists

Reuters Kim Jong Un has signaled that he's eager to talk about denuclearizing, but because North Korea's nuclear weapons are so secretive, it will be hard to know if he reports them all. This could lead to loose nuclear weapons in No.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 24th, 2018

A new Russian video may show a "doomsday machine" able to trigger 300-foot tsunamis — but nuclear weapons experts question why you"d ever build one

Paramount / "Deep Impact" Russian President Vladimir Putin said in early 2018 that Russia was developing a nuclear-powered torpedo that carries a "massive" nuclear weapon. New videos posted to the Russian Ministry .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 24th, 2018

US to decide best site option for nuclear weapons production

The federal agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile is expected this week to release a report on the best site option for the United States as it looks to ramp up production of the plutonium cores that trigger nuclear warheads......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2018

Hair-Trigger Markets

Hair-Trigger Markets.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaMar 17th, 2019

Hair-Trigger Markets

Authored by Adam Taggart via, Bull market liftoff? Or bear rally rollover? Stocks are at an inflection point. A.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 16th, 2019

Mechanics Bank nearly triples in size with huge deal

The deal means that Walnut Creek-based Mechanics Bank will have much greater lending capacity and the ability to spread the fixed cost of technology over larger operations......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

When is wood not really wood?

Wood has been used as a building material for structures, tools, and weapons for hundreds of thousands of years. And while it is a natural resource, wood has undergone many changes as a materia.....»»

Category: realestateSource: bdcnetworkMar 12th, 2019

Experts Warn Against Trump’s 11.8% Spending Increase On Nuclear Weapons

WASHINGTON, DC — Earlier today, the White House released its $4.7 trillion budget plan, which would increase spending on nuclear weapons by $12.4 billion, an 11.8% increase over fiscal year 2019. The budget includes a specific.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMar 11th, 2019

NKorea’s Denuclearization Must Not Be Incremental

FLASH’: “All or nothing at all” The US State Department’s special envoy for NKorea says The Trump Administration will not budge from insisting that NKorea fully rid itself of nuclear weapons before the US mak.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 11th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: North Korea is dodging sanctions, U.N. report finds

North Korea has punched a hole in the web of United Nations sanctions intended to pressure Pyongyang to give up its nuclear-weapons programs and long-ra.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 11th, 2019

“We Do Not Have Any Illusions on NKorea”

FLASH: Reports from commercial satellite images reveal that NKorea is rebuilding nuclear weapons testing site. President Trump’s NSA John Bolton knows the score, knows the mistakes of prior administration.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 10th, 2019

23andMe eyes millions of more users with new report on diabetes

23andMe is adding a report to its health and ancestry DNA test for type 2 diabetes. That's a huge market opportunity as 1 in 3 people are at risk for developing the disease. More than 30 million people in the U.S. alone have diabetes......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMar 10th, 2019

Berlin backs Deutsche Bank merger despite risk of shortfall: sources

Berlin is so worried about the health of Deutsche Bank that it pushed for a merger with rival Commerzbank even though it could open up a huge financial shortfall, a German official told Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 10th, 2019

U.S. Should Accept North Korea With Some Nuclear Weapons, Panetta Says

Leon Panetta said the goal of talks with N.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 28th, 2019

Market Snapshot: Dow, S&P 500 set for 3-day skid as Wall Street awaits fourth-quarter GDP

U.S. stock-index futures on Thursday head lower after President Donald Trump said talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un aimed at reducing that communist country’s nuclear weapons broke down abruptly......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 28th, 2019

The New York Post: U.S. reportedly drops key demand in North Korea nuclear negotiations

The U.S. is dropping its demand for North Korea to hand over a full accounting of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs, according to a report Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 27th, 2019

Denuclearization Means Economic Growth for NKorea

FLASH: President Trump says Vietnam, the site of his 2nd round of nuclear talks with Chairman Kim, is thriving economically and that NKorea could, too, if it would give up its .....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 27th, 2019

India"s Military On High Alert, Stands Ready For "Possible Retaliatory Action" From Pakistan

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's response to Tuesday's dramatic escalation with nuclear armed rival India was to direct his armed forces and the public to .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 26th, 2019

India And Pakistan Rattle Their Nuclear Sabres

Authored by Eric Margolis, While Americans were obsessing over a third-rate actor’s fake claims of a racial assault, old foes India and Pakistan were rattling their nuclear weapons in a very dangerous crisis over.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeFeb 26th, 2019