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Idaho school can't find small bit of weapons-grade plutonium

May 5, 2018

Idaho school can't find small bit of weapons-grade plutonium

A small amount of radioactive, weapons-grade plutonium about the size of a quarter is missing from an Idaho university that was using it for research, leading federal officials on Friday to propose an $8,500 fine. The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said Idaho State University can't ...

French strike brings second day of rail chaos

/ Apr 5, 2018

French strike brings second day of rail chaos

Millions of French commuters suffered a second day of travel chaos on Wednesday as striking rail workers locked horns with President Emmanuel Macron's government in a dispute over reforming the state-owned SNCF railways. Commuters in and around Paris pushed their way onto the few trains ...

French student protests add to Macron's rail strike woes

/ Apr 4, 2018

French student protests add to Macron's rail strike woes

Growing protests at French universities on Wednesday added to pressure on President Emmanuel Macron over his sweeping reform agenda, as rail workers pressed on with rolling strikes that are causing havoc for millions of travelers. Train drivers and other railway staff waged a second day ...