Locals Condemn Expansion of Georgia Nuclear Plant

The Rev. Charles Utley was born in the rural town of Shell Bluff, Ga., in 1947, long before nuclear power facility Plant Vogtle was built, and says people swam in the nearby Savannah River when he was a boy. Today, very few swim, fish or drink from the river because it is one of the most toxic in the United States.

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Firm Denies Flynn Texted Its Director on US Sanctions

An investment firm that once hired Michael Flynn has denied he sent text messages during President Donald Trump’s inauguration indicating U.S. sanctions would be “ripped up” so a nuclear reactor project in the Middle East involving Russian interests could proceed.

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Whistleblower Says Flynn Texted About Nuclear Plan at Inauguration

A whistleblower has told House Democrats that during President Donald Trump’s inauguration speech, national security adviser Michael Flynn texted a former business associate to say a private nuclear reactor plan Flynn had lobbied for would also have his support in the White House.

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Senior Chinese Envoy in North Korea Amid Chill in Ties

The highest-level Chinese envoy to North Korea in two years arrived in the country’s capital on Friday to try to improve relations that have soured over Beijing’s tightening of sanctions and expressions of support for U.S. President Donald Trump’s calls for more pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

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Most Americans Say Trump Is Willing to Strike North Korea

Americans are becoming increasingly concerned with North Korea’s nuclear capabilities and most think President Donald Trump is very willing to take military action, according to a new study released as Trump left the U.S. for an 11-day trip to Asia to meet with leaders and diplomats on that very topic.

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