WASHINGTON - Of all weapons in the U.S. nuclear arsenal, the ICBM is the one most likely to cause accidental nuclear war, arms-control specialists say. Some officials have begun calling for the elimination of ICBMs.
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Apple says illegal student labor discovered at iPhone X plant
Smartphone maker Apple Inc and its biggest manufacturing partner on Wednesday said that a small number of students were discovered working overtime in its Chinese factory, violating local labor laws.
HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street
Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise.
Exclusive: SAP says top Gulf executives out; source says Iran compliance at issue
SAP faces fresh questions about its sales practices in emerging markets after executives in charge of its business dealings with Iran have resigned or been put on administrative leave recently, the German business software said on Wednesday.
Lyft wins permit to test self-driving cars in California
U.S. ride-hailing firm Lyft has secured a permit to test autonomous vehicles in California, taking it one step further in the race with several other companies to bring self-driving cars to the masses.
Crude price jump helps Wall Street offset tech losses
Wall Street indexes treaded water, staying near record levels, in late morning trading on Wednesday as technology and energy stocks battled for influence and investors awaited the minutes of the Federal Reserve's latest policy meeting.
U.S. Navy plane crashes in Philippine Sea, three missing
A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said.
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