World Mar 16, 2018

Trump pardons sailor who invoked 'Clinton defense' in trial

U.S. President Donald Trump pardoned a former Navy sailor who served a year in prison for taking sensitive pictures of the reactor inside a nuclear submarine, according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. Trump repeatedly invoked the sailor, Kristian Saucier, during his presidential ...

Evacuation rules revised for nuclear vessel accidents

National / Science & Health Nov 20, 2015

Evacuation rules revised for nuclear vessel accidents

The government on Friday lowered the threshold for evacuating residents during accidents on nuclear vessels, bringing it in line with accidents at atomic power plants. Under the new rules, residents will begin evacuating when radiation exceeds 5 microsieverts per hour in areas near nuclear-powered aircraft ...