Stories tagged: Weapons administration
SATURDAY, OCT. 12, 2013, 5:04 A.M.
Mortar shells hit near inspectors’ hotel in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — Two mortar shells hit Syria’s capital Saturday near a hotel where international chemical inspectors and United Nations staff are staying, state media and a hotel guest said. …
SATURDAY, SEPT. 14, 2013, 3:19 P.M.
Syria weapons deal averts U.S. military move for now
GENEVA (AP) — A diplomatic breakthrough Saturday on securing and destroying Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile averted the threat of U.S. military action for the moment and could swing momentum toward …
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 2013, 12:13 A.M.
Air Force sidelines 17 ICBM officers
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force stripped an unprecedented 17 officers of their authority to control — and, if necessary, launch — nuclear missiles after a string of unpublicized failings, …
THURSDAY, MARCH 7, 2013, 2:03 A.M.
Furious over sanctions, N. Korea vows to nuke US
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday vowed to launch a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States, amplifying its threatening rhetoric hours ahead of a vote by …
FRIDAY, FEB. 15, 2013, 7:53 A.M.
VIDEO: Meteor explodes over Russia, 1,000 injured
MOSCOW — A meteor streaked across the sky and exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains with the power of an atomic bomb Friday, its sonic blasts shattering countless windows and injuring …
MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012, 2:49 P.M.
Obama hails Nunn, Lugar efforts to secure nukes
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hailing two decades of efforts to help the former Soviet Union secure nuclear weapons stockpiles, President Barack Obama said Monday that the world must continue to stand …
MONDAY, DEC. 3, 2012, 5:32 A.M.
Official: Syria moving chemical weapons components
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. and allied intelligence have detected Syrian movement of chemical weapons components in recent days, a senior U.S. defense official said Monday, as the Obama administration strongly …