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Bitzero to buy old North Dakota missile site for data center

Jul. 25, 2022 18:05 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A crypto mining company plans to redevelop a northeastern North Dakota anti-ballistic missile site abandoned in the 1970s into data center that may be used for the mining of bitcoin and other digital currencies, Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday. Bitzero...

Russia steps up attacks across Ukraine's north, east, south

Jul. 16, 2022 15:19 PM EDT

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian forces fired missiles and shells at cities and towns across Ukraine on Saturday after Russia's military announced it was stepping up its onslaught against its neighbor. Ukraine reported at least 17 more civilians killed. Russian Defense Minister...

Israel strikes Gaza target in response to rocket fire

Jul. 16, 2022 06:22 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military attacked what it said was a Hamas military site in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in response to a pair of rocket attacks overnight. The exchange that took place hours after U.S. President Joe Biden concluded a visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories....

Work begins on last chemical weapons stockpile in Kentucky

Jul. 07, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP) — Work has begun on eliminating the last chemical weapons stockpile stored at an Army depot in Kentucky. The Blue Grass Army Depot's stockpile of decades-old M55 rockets containing GB nerve agent makes up about half of the 523 tons of weapons that were originally...

Biden juggles principles, pragmatism in stance on autocrats

Jun. 11, 2022 10:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As a candidate for president, Joe Biden was not shy about calling out dictators and authoritarian leaders as he anchored his foreign policy in the idea that the world is in a battle between democracy and autocracy. But Biden's governing approach as president has...

3 US companies sanctioned over blueprints sent to China

Jun. 08, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration on Wednesday accused three U.S. companies of sending to China blueprints and technical drawings for satellite and rocket technology and other defense prototypes. The Commerce Department leveled the allegations as it blocked the three...

Biden: SKorean chip plant a model for deeper ties to Asia

May. 20, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

PYEONGTAEK, South Korea (AP) — President Joe Biden opened his trip to Asia on Friday by touring a South Korean computer chip factory that will be the model for a plant in Texas, holding it out as an illustration of how deeper ties with the Indo Pacific can fuel technological innovation and foster...