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April 14, 2021

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U.S. expresses support for Japan’s release of Fukushima nuclear plant water

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The storage tanks for treated water are seen at the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Okuma town, Fukushima prefecture, Japan March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Sakura Murakami TOKYO (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday said Japan “appears to have adopted an approach in accordance with globally accepted......

DARPA awards nuclear spacecraft contracts to Lockheed Martin, Bezos’ Blue Origin and General Atomics

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here An artist’s rendering of a DRACO spacecraft. DARPA The Pentagon’s research and development arm on Monday awarded a trio of companies with contracts to build and demonstrate a nuclear-based propulsion system on a spacecraft in orbit by 2025. General Atomics,......

U.S. was not involved in Iran nuclear site incident: White House

Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States was not involved in any attack on Iran’s key Natanz nuclear site and has no comment on speculation about the cause of the incident, the White House said on Monday. Reporting by Nandita Bose and Trevor Hunnicutt Source – For more click here To......

Iran nuclear attack: Mystery surrounds nuclear sabotage at Natanz

BBC
Last summer, a previously unknown group calling itself the Homeland Tigers said it was behind a blast which affected a building above ground at Natanz (most of the sensitive work is underground). Statements were sent to the BBC, as well as others, claiming the group were disaffected Iranians and promising......

Iran has identified person who caused power outage at Natanz nuclear site – report

Reuters
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Monday it had identified the person who disrupted flow of power at the Natanz nuclear facility that led to electricity outage in the site, Iran’s Nournews website quoted intelligence sources as saying. “The person has been identified … Necessary measures are being taken to......

Blackout Strikes Natanz Nuclear Facility and Iran Calls It Sabotage

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here The Natanz nuclear facility in Iran mysteriously lost power on Sunday in what Iranian officials called an act of sabotage, a development that comes amid new negotiations aimed at salvaging the nuclear deal repudiated by the Trump administration......

Iran nuclear: ‘Terrorist act’ at underground Natanz facility

BBC
Ron Ben-Yishai, a defence analyst at the Ynet news website, said that with Iran progressing towards nuclear weapons capability it was “reasonable to assume that the problem… might not have been caused by an accident, but by deliberate sabotage intended to slow the nuclear race accelerated by the negotiations with......

Talks over Iran nuclear deal to resume next week as US questions Tehran’s ‘seriousness’

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The indirect talks will resume in Vienna next week to continue the process of figuring out the steps that the United States and Iran each need to take to get back into compliance with the agreement, which the Trump......

U.N. atomic watchdog reports new Iranian breach of nuclear deal

Reuters
By Francois Murphy, John Irish VIENNA/PARIS (Reuters) – The U.N. atomic watchdog on Friday flagged a new breach by Iran of its nuclear deal with major powers on the day those powers met to revive the agreement, a report by the agency seen by Reuters showed, likely raising tensions with......

Chinese envoy says Iran talks to resume next week

Reuters
FILE PHOTO: The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria, March 1, 2021. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner/File Photo/File Photo VIENNA (Reuters) – China’s envoy to the Iran nuclear talks said on Friday all sides had agreed to reconvene next week to carry out......

Michigan Man Arrested After Allegedly Driving to Perry Nuclear Power Plant and Claiming to Have a Bomb

ClevelandScene
Thursday, April 8, 2021 Michigan Man Arrested After Allegedly Driving to Perry Nuclear Power Plant and Claiming to Have a Bomb Posted By Vince Grzegorek vgrzegorek@clevescene.com> on Thu, Apr 8, 2021 at 10:52 AM click to enlarge Photo via Wikimedia Commons Yesterday evening’s alarming initial news that the FBI, local......

No Credible Bomb Threat at Nuclear Power Plant

ClevelandScene
Wednesday, April 7, 2021 No Credible Bomb Threat at Nuclear Power Plant Posted By Sam Allard on Wed, Apr 7, 2021 at 11:24 PM click to enlarge Photo via Wikimedia Commons The Cleveland FBI reported Wednesday night that they were assisting local law enforcement, including the Lake County Bomb Squad,......

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