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Obama, world leaders urge action on nuclear security, terror

President Barack Obama and other world leaders meet during the opening plenary session of the Nuclear Security Summit, Friday, April 1, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders declared progress in safeguarding nuclear materials sought by terrorists and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledged the task was far from finished. Closing out a nuclear security summit on Friday, Obama warned of a persistent and harrowing threat: terrorists getting their hands on a nuclear bomb. He urged fellow leaders not to be ...

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Algeria’s In Amenas gas plant returning to normal after attack

Joachim Dagenborg and Lamine Chikhi | Reuters OSLO/ALGIERS – A major gas plant in Algeria where 40 employees were killed by Islamist militants last year is returning to normal operations following a big step up in security, one of the plant’s operators said on Monday. Norway’s Statoil said the In Amenas plant, which accounted for about 11.5 percent of Algeria’s ...

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