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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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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Uber revealed it paid hackers to hide a huge data breach last year, a U.S. Navy plane crashed in the Philippine sea and Zimbabwe’s former vice president is due to be sworn in as president on Friday.
Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa to be sworn in as president on Friday
Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as president on Friday marking a new era for a country dominated by Robert Mugabe whose swift downfall this week ended nearly four decades in power.
World stocks ride tech boom to scale new highs in pre-Thanksgiving rally
World shares scaled yet another record high on Wednesday, propelled by a bullish growth and company earnings outlook, as well as investors' unflagging enthusiasm for technology stocks.
Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street, shares fall
Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co were down 6 percent in pre-market trading on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down from the role took investors by surprise.
Search for missing Argentine submarine reaches 'critical phase'
The search for an Argentine navy submarine missing in the South Atlantic for one week reached a "critical phase" on Wednesday as the 44 crew on board could be running low on oxygen, a navy spokesman said.
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