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‘NATO solidarity clause is called Article 5, not article F-35’ – French defense minister

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Europe must move away from full dependency on American weapon supplies, the French defense minister stressed, slamming President Donald Trump’s “conditional” approach towards NATO and his European allies. Expressing concern that Trump’s idea of NATO’s solidarity is “conditional on allies buying this or that equipment,” the French Minister of the Armed Forces, Florence Parly, wondered Read More

India’s aircraft carrier & nuclear subs deployment a ‘no-nonsense’ message to China, not Pakistan?

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China is using Pakistan as a tool to contain India, so the redeployment of an aircraft carrier, warships and nuclear-powered submarines to North Arabian Sea is a clear signal to Beijing, rather than Islamabad, analysts told RT. Despite the heated tensions around the Kashmir region, “India does not base its defense preparedness on what Pakistan Read More

Three dead, one missing in devastating floods across U.S. Midwest

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(Reuters) – At least one person was missing on Monday after devastating floods across the U.S. Midwest that killed three others and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in what Nebraska’s governor called a disaster of historic proportions. As floodwaters began to recede in much of the area inundated by the aftermath of Read More

U.S. floods kill three, cut off towns as rivers rise

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(Reuters) – Floodwaters continued to rise in the U.S. Midwest on Monday and were not expected to crest for another 24 hours, forecasters said, after killing three people in Nebraska and Iowa and inundating a U.S. Air Force base. The Missouri River, the longest in North America, has flooded much of Nebraska between Omaha and Read More

Flooded U.S. Air Force base underscores climate risk to security: experts

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Flooding at a U.S. Air Force base in Nebraska that damaged buildings and forced the removal of a plane integral to the nation’s nuclear attack response highlight the risks climate change poses to national security, experts said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: One of many areas near the southeast side of Offutt Air Read More

Nebraska floods inundate military bases, cut off nuclear plant

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a significant portion of a major U.S. Air Force base, while more of region’s residents faced the possibility of evacuation on Monday. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, is seen in this aerial Read More

Isolation, evacuations in U.S. central Plains as floods kill three

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(Reuters) – Flooding that killed three people in Nebraska and Iowa has cut roads to a nuclear power plant and inundated a large portion of a U.S. Air Force base, forcing it to work with a skeleton staff on Monday, while more of region’s residents possibly faced evacuation. Flooded Camp Ashland, Army National Guard facility, Read More

Nebraska nuclear plant still at full power as floodwaters recede

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(Reuters) – Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) said its Cooper nuclear plant in Nebraska continued to operate safely at full power on Monday as the Missouri River floodwater around the plant receded following a late winter storm last week. FILE PHOTO: Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) Cooper nuclear power station is seen in an undated Read More

Nebraska nuclear plant still at full power after preparing for flooding

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(Reuters) – Nebraska Public Power District’s (NPPD) Cooper nuclear plant in Nebraska was still operating at full power early Monday after the company said on Friday it was preparing for possible flooding, according to a report from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). FILE PHOTO: Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) Cooper nuclear power station is Read More

‘A crime against humanity’: Rouhani says Iran will file legal case against US over sanctions

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President Hassan Rouhani announced that Tehran will pursue legal action against US officials who imposed sanctions on Iran, adding that the dispute could be brought before an international court. The Iranian president said that he had ordered the ministries of foreign affairs and justice to “file a legal case in Iranian courts against those in Read More