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    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered
    Apr27

    31 Years Later, Chernobyl Disaster Remembered

    Thirty-one years ago this week, the world eyes focused on the Ukrainian city of Chornobyl, where the world’s worst nuclear accident was contaminating large swaths of what was then called the Soviet Union. …read more Source: Voice of...

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement
    Apr27

    Watch: Maxine Waters goes full conspiracy theorist on Jason Chaffetz’s retirement announcement

    California Democratic Rep. Maxine Waters shared a puzzling conspiracy theory Tuesday involving ties between Russia and Utah Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz, who recently announced that not only will he not seek re-election but he may also leave his seat early. MSNBC’s “All In” host Chris Hayes asked Waters what she believes is the reason...

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home
    Apr26

    China launches its 1st aircraft carrier built at home

    BEIJING — China’s first domestically built aircraft carrier slipped into the sea for the first time on Wednesday, after days of publicity celebrating the impending launch as a milestone in President Xi Jinping’s drive to extend China’s military reach far beyond its shores. Senior military and government officials watched as a...

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck
    Apr26

    China’s Future Aircraft Carrier Force Could Be a Financial Train Wreck

    SINGAPORE—China’s launch of its first homegrown aircraft carrier on Wednesday could be the beginning of a financial train wreck, according to carrier design and construction specialists. Unless seriously revised, China’s plans for its future carrier force could become a major financial difficulty for the country. The resources poured...

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary
    Apr26

    Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus. Wednesday was the 31st anniversary of the explosion and fire at the nuclear plant in neighboring Ukraine. …read more...

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster
    Apr26

    Ukraine marks 31st anniversary of Chernobyl nuclear disaster

    …read more Source: USA...

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions
    Apr26

    Cardin less concerned Trump will ease Russia sanctions

    The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says he’s no longer worried President Donald Trump will notch a quick deal with Russia to undo sanctions it faces for aggression in Ukraine. Sen. Ben Cardin introduced a bill in February with Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) making it harder for Trump to...

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence
    Apr26

    China Launches New Aircraft Carrier, Bolstering Naval Presence

    The Chinese navy on Wednesday launched its new aircraft carrier as Beijing continues to grow and modernize its maritime forces. The ship, which currently does not have a name, is China’s first domestically built and second overall carrier, the BBC reported. It is not expected to be operational until 2020 and will carry China’s...

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension
    Apr26

    China Launches First Home-Built Aircraft Carrier Amid South China Sea Tension

    By Michael Martina BEIJING (Reuters) – China launched its first domestically built aircraft carrier on Wednesday amid rising tension over North Korea and worries about Beijing’s assertiveness in the SouthChina Sea. State media has quoted military experts as saying the carrier, China‘s second and built in the northeastern port of Dalian, is...

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier
    Apr26

    China just unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier

    China has unveiled its first homemade aircraft carrier. It’s the country’s second aircraft carrier in total after buying a carrier from Ukraine in 1998. …read more Source: Business...