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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

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

A million pension checks risk huge cuts without this fix

About 120 pension plans, covering about 1.3 million people, are underfunded by $48.9 billion and could fail if a solut.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday3 hr. 46 min. ago

Ukraine Wants Nuclear Weapons: Will The West Bow To The Regime In Kiev?

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic C.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 14th, 2018

Cloudy headlights pose huge safety risk, AAA study finds

Clouded or yel.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayDec 11th, 2018

Exclusive: Tech firm to add hundreds of jobs Downtown

A darling of the American agtech industry is expected to announce a huge expansion in Memphis......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 7th, 2018

Fed"s Bullard says "real risk" of yield curve inverting this month

Recent market developments and an expected Federal Reserve interest rate increase means there is a "real risk" of the yield curve inverting this month, St. Louis Federal Reserve bank president James Bullard said on Friday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 7th, 2018

"We"ll Do It Too": Putin Threatens Arms Race If US Nixes Nuclear Treaty

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the Kremlin would "respond appropriately" if the United States pulls out of the Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty that prohibits intermediate and shorter-range nucl.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 5th, 2018

Learning From Your Mistakes

At times like this, slowing the investment process down can play a huge role in risk mitigation.Related Stocks: TSX:CG,.....»»

Category: blogSource: gurufocusDec 3rd, 2018

Iran Defends Missile Program After Pompeo Alleges It Carried Out Test

Iran defended its missile program after allegations the regime was violating a U.N. resolution by continuing to develop weapons capable of carrying nuclear warheads......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 3rd, 2018

Outside the Box: Chinese biotech stocks hit by a double whammy, which means it’s time to buy

The decline in biotech stocks is more about investors fleeing a high-beta group in a risk-off environment......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 30th, 2018

Chinese biotech stocks hit by a double whammy, which means it’s time to buy

The decline in biotech stocks is more about investors fleeing a high-beta group in a risk-off environment......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralNov 30th, 2018

Texas A&M engineering experts to advise Pantex nuclear plant

The Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station will provide technical advice and workforce training at the nation's top site for assembly, disassembly and maintenance of nuclear weapons......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 29th, 2018

Deutsche Bank Out With Top Consumer ‘Risk Off’ Picks for 2019

These seven top stocks make sense for nervous investors that would like to stay in the game but don’t want to get mauled by a huge sell-off......»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 29th, 2018

Why Donald Trump wants to withdraw US from nuclear weapons treaty

Why Donald Trump wants to withdraw US from nuclear weapons treaty.....»»

Category: videosSource: videonewsindexNov 16th, 2018

Ebola Outbreak "Worst In Congo"s History" As Hundreds Dead; Risk Of Spread To Uganda "Very High" 

The most recent Ebola outbreak spreading through the Democratic Republic of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 15th, 2018

Running on Empty? Kim Jong Un"s struggle to fuel his economy

Twenty-plus years after North Korean leader Kim Jong Il almost bargained nuclear weapons away for a pair of nuclear reactors, his son Kim Jong Un still has a nation plagued by chronic blackouts......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 11th, 2018

Report: Google News may be costing you a fortune

Many Google News users are reportedly complaining that the app is costing them hundreds by burning through huge amounts of data when open in the backgro.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 25th, 2018

Nuclear Weapons

Half a century after world powers agreed to thwart the spread of nuclear weapons and reduce their own arsenals, both those projects are under strain. Under the 1968 Non-Proliferation Treaty, only five nations — China, France, Russia, the U.K. an.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostOct 24th, 2018