’10 times larger than Hiroshima’: How North Korea’s huge nuclear blast caused a mountain to collapse
Using sophisticated technology, scientists have compiled detailed radar data to show the devastating impact of North Korea’s largest underground nuclear test. The test took place beneath Mt. Mantap in the northern part of the country on Sept. 3, 2017, causing the mountain to collapse.
FENNIMORE – Emergency management officials in southwestern Wisconsin are investigating whether storm damage near Fennimore was caused by a tornado. A barn and machine shed were destroyed as a storm passed through the area early Wednesday afternoon. Several other buildings were damaged, with debris scattered through a field.
In what is being called the most momentous foreign policy move of Donald Trump’s presidency, the president announced on May 8, 2018 that he’s withdrawing the United States from its historic 2015 nuclear accord with Iran.
PARIS – Army wife Angela Ricketts was soaking in a bubble bath in her Colorado home, leafing through a memoir, when a message appeared on her iPhone from hackers threatening to slaughter her family. “Dear Angela!” the Facebook message read. “Bloody Valentine’s Day!”
Technology Editor Read bio Technology Editor Read bio A new RAND report says ideas like mutually assured destruction and minimal deterrence strategy offer a lot less assurance in the age of intelligent software. Artificial intelligence could destabilize the delicate balance of nuclear deterrence, inching the world closer to catastrophe, according to a working group of experts convened by RAND.
The United States has announced plans to re-establish the Second Fleet in the northern Atlantic Ocean following the publication of the country’s new National Defense Strategy, “which makes it clear that we’re back in an era of great power competition” with, among other threats, Russia, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson said Friday.
Nearly 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their volcano-side homes after Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano erupted Thursday, sending red molten lava to chew its way through forest land and bubble up on paved streets. Volcano officials couldn’t predict how long the eruption could last, prompting Hawaii’s Gov.
Wednesday may be the most active day for severe weather in the Plains and Midwest. Tornadoes, damaging winds, and large hail are all threats. Thursday, another round of storms will strike from the Mississippi Valley to Texas. A few severe storms may also spread to the Northeast Thursday and Friday.
At least 18 tornadoes were reported across Kansas, Nebraska and Oklahoma on Tuesday. Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather news, video, and analysis from ABC News. More severe weather is expected in the region today, potentially affecting tens of millions of Americans.
A Russian fighter jet buzzed a U.S. military spy plane in the Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, two defense officials told Fox News. The Russian Su-27 jet performed a “safe” but “unprofessional” intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 surveillance plane while flying in international airspace over the Baltic Sea.