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Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Central, South Carolina June 1, 2015.
United States Senator from South Carolina

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  • WASHINGTON— The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing. After high-level talks Thursday and Friday in Washington, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce"...

  • The Department of Energy submitted a document on May 10 to Senate and House of Representative committees saying that the Mixed Oxide project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina would cost about $48 billion more than $7.6 billion already spent on it. "We are currently processing plutonium in South Carolina for shipment... and intend to continue to do so,"...

  • The Department of Energy submitted a document on May 10 to the Senate appropriations committee saying that the Mixed Oxide project at the Savannah River Site in South Carolina would cost about $48 billion more than $7.6 billion already spent on it. "We are currently processing plutonium in South Carolina for shipment... and intend to continue to do so," Energy...

  • WASHINGTON, May 13- The Trump administration plans to kill a project it says would have cost tens of billions of dollars to convert plutonium from Cold War-era nuclear bombs and burn it to generate electricity, according to a document it sent to the Senate last week. The Department of Energy submitted a document on May 10 to the Senate appropriations committee...

  • In Energy Department facilities around the country, there are 54 metric tons of surplus plutonium. The delicate, potentially deadly dismantling of nuclear warheads at Pantex, while little noticed, has grown increasingly urgent to keep the United States from exceeding a limit of 1,550 warheads permitted under a 2010 treaty with Russia. Russia, too, is building...

  • Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook, speaks during a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

    The biggest obstacle to regulating Facebook is a lack of political will, and an unwillingness to identify the problems to fix in the first place, the New York Times reported.

  • *Meeting with Kim Jong Un being planned- Trump on Twitter. *Japan, U.S. continue' maximum pressure' on North- PM Abe. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between leaders from the two countries and could mark a breakthrough in a standoff over the North's nuclear weapons.

  • *Meeting with Kim Jong Un is being planned- Trump on Twitter. *Japan, U.S. continue' maximum pressure' on North- PM Abe. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between the two countries' leaders and could mark a breakthrough in a standoff over the North's nuclear weapons.

  • *Meeting with Kim Jong Un is being planned- Trump on Twitter. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un in what would be the first face-to-face encounter between the two countries' leaders and potentially mark a major breakthrough in nuclear tensions with Pyongyang. Kim has "committed to denuclearisation" and to suspending...

  • *Meeting with Kim Jong Un is being planned- Trump on Twitter. President Donald Trump said he was prepared to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first U.S.- North Korea summit, marking a potentially dramatic breakthrough in nuclear tensions with Pyongyang. Kim has "committed to denuclearisation" and to suspending nuclear and missile tests, South Korea's...

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