Energy policy

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, spent nuclear fuel rods are stored in a storage pool at the Rokkasho nuclear fuel reprocessing plant, run by Japan Nuclear Fuel Ltd. in Rokasho village in Aomori Prefecture, northern Japan. Japan’s nuclear policy-setting body adopted an annual paper, Thursday, July 5, 2018, calling for stricter management on its fuel recycling program to reduce plutonium stockpile in response to escalating pressure from Washington as the U.S. tries to push forward North Korean pledge toward denuclearization. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)
July 05, 2018 - 7:42 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japan's nuclear policy-setting body on Thursday endorsed a call for stricter management of its fuel recycling program to reduce its plutonium stockpile. The annual "nuclear white paper" approved by the Atomic Energy Commission is an apparent response to intensifying pressure from...
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June 26, 2018 - 6:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation introduced Tuesday calls for stringent congressional oversight of U.S. nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and any deal President Donald Trump strikes with Kim Jong Un. It comes two weeks after Trump met Kim at a historic summit in Singapore that yielded a...
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks during a media conference prior to an EU-Western Balkans summit at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia, Bulgaria, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Heads of State of the EU and Western Balkan countries will attend a dinner on Wednesday and meet for a summit at Sofia's National Palace of Culture on Thursday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
May 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious Wednesday as EU leaders met to count the likely economic damage U.S. policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal. In a striking rhetorical assault on the...
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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif smiles as he speaks to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Monday, May 14, 2018. Lavrov calls on participants in Iran nuclear deal to cooperate in defending legitimate interests. (Maxim Shemetov/Pool Photo via AP)
May 15, 2018 - 4:19 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini as the Europeans seek to keep the Iran nuclear agreement. Zarif said little to reporters Tuesday but suggested he wanted to discuss the deaths of dozens of Palestinians...
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President Donald Trump stops to speak to members of the media as he arrives for Easter services with first lady Melania Trump at Episcopal Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Fla., Sunday, April 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 02, 2018 - 8:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is calling for new border wall and immigration legislation, tweeting that moving to the "nuclear option" in the Senate is only way to muscle such a measure through Congress...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a news conference at the State Department in Washington, Tuesday, March 13, 2018. President Donald Trump fired Tillerson and said he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace him, in a major staff reshuffle just as Trump dives into high-stakes talks with North Korea. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 13, 2018 - 6:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rex Tillerson spent just over a year as America's chief diplomat. But he'll continue to benefit from an arrangement he crafted with his former employer, energy giant Exxon Mobil, that could generate millions of dollars in tax savings. Tillerson was Exxon's chief executive officer...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump stops to answer a reporter's question after greeting military personnel during a visit to the Pentagon. Watching is Vice President Mike Pence. With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. The plan, not yet approved by President Donald Trump, is intended to make nuclear conflict less likely, but critics argue it would do the opposite. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 13, 2018 - 8:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — With Russia in mind, the Trump administration is aiming to develop new nuclear firepower that it says will make it easier to deter threats to European allies. That plan isn't yet approved by President Donald Trump. It's intended to make nuclear conflict less likely. Critics argue...
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House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas, talks to reporters at the Capitol after Republicans signed the conference committee report to advance the GOP tax bill, in Washington, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 16, 2017 - 3:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republicans' tax package would boost traditional forms of energy such as oil and gas while also supporting renewable energy such as wind and solar power — and even extend a hand to buyers of electric cars. An agreement by House and Senate negotiators would open Alaska's Arctic...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, traffic crowds a road in Moscow, Russia after a sunset as smoke billows from a power plant in background. The COP 23 Fiji UN Climate Change Conference is taking place in Bonn, Germany. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
November 10, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on a global climate conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 7:35 p.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he will urge leaders at climate talks in Bonn to respond to the latest alarming data by further cutting emissions, helping countries respond to...
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September 13, 2017 - 11:39 am
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former New Mexico Sen. Pete V. Domenici, a Republican who became a power broker in the Senate for his work on the federal budget and energy policy over more than 30 years, died Wednesday. He was 85. Domenici died Wednesday morning at the University of New Mexico Hospital in...
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