Weapons administration

British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Rycroft and other supporting countries were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2017 - 6:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it's time to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons...
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March 26, 2017 - 7:19 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran said Sunday it has imposed sanctions on 15 American companies over their alleged support for Israel, terrorism and repression in the region. A Foreign Ministry statement carried by the state-run IRNA news agency said the companies are barred from any agreements with Iranian...
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In this photo provided by South Korean Defense Ministry, a U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber, right, and South Korean fighter jets conduct a joint training exercises over the Korean Peninsula Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. (South Korean Defense Ministry via AP)
March 22, 2017 - 5:45 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. The reported launch failure comes as the North angrily reacts to ongoing...
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Visitors walk by a TV screen showing a news program with a file footage of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Seoul Train Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The Korean letters read: "Launch a missile." (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
March 22, 2017 - 3:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday as the United States sent a supersonic bomber streaking over ally South Korea in a show of force against the North, officials said. The reported launch failure comes as the North angrily reacts to ongoing...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 1:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch ended in failure on Wednesday, the U.S. and South Korean militaries said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily reacting to...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 1:09 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have ended in a failure on Wednesday, South Korean defense officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily...
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Workers set up a fence around the PAC-3 Patriot missile unit deployed against North Korea's missile firing at the Defense Ministry in Tokyo, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. North Korea's latest missile launch Wednesday appears to have ended in a failure. That's what South Korean defense officials say, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 22, 2017 - 12:57 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea's latest missile launch appeared to have ended in a failure on Wednesday, South Korean defense officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure comes as the North is angrily...
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March 21, 2017 - 11:21 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A latest missile launch by North Korea on Wednesday appeared to have ended in a failure, South Korean defense officials said, three days after the North claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development program. The reported launch failure come as U.S. and South...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The reductions are nearing completion despite President Donald Trump's argument that the treaty...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2014, file photo shows a mockup of a Minuteman 3 nuclear missile used for training by missile maintenance crews at F. E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of long-range nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia, The Associated Press has learned. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump’s argument that the deal gave Moscow an unfair advantage in strategic nuclear firepower. (AP Photo/Robert Burns, File)
March 19, 2017 - 7:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Air Force is quietly shrinking its deployed force of land-based nuclear missiles as part of a holdover Obama administration plan to comply with an arms control treaty with Russia. The plan is proceeding despite President Donald Trump's argument that the Obama-era deal gives...
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