One dead in French nuclear blast

The Local 12 Sep 2011

The French government sought to play down fears of a radioactive leak after the explosion Monday at a nuclear site in the south of France in which at least one person died.

France’s state nuclear regulator had said earlier that there was a risk of a leak after the blast […]

Pfc. Naser Abdo and father share penchant for minor children

AWOL Soldier Is Charged

The Associated Press via The New York Times 7/29/2011

WACO, Texas (AP) — Coolly defiant, Pfc. Naser Abdo shouted “Nidal Hasan Fort Hood 2009!” as he was led out of the courtroom Friday, an apparent homage to the suspect in the worst mass shooting ever on a U.S. military installation. He […]

Divesting in America: PIMCO Dumps U.S. Treasury Bonds from Portfolio

15 March 2011

CAJ note: Last week we published the PIMCO information in our post, “It will never be any easier or cheaper to fix this problem than it is right now…”

PJTV Front Page with Allen Barton 3/14/2011

PIMCO [Pacific Investment Management Co.] is the world’s largest bond fund. PIMCO’s Bill Gross recently announced […]

Westinghouse Statement Regarding Issuance of Conditional Loan Guarantees for New Nuclear Construction


The following statement is attributable to Dr. Aris S. Candris, President and CEO of Westinghouse Electric Company.

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 16 /PRNewswire/ — Westinghouse and its consortium team member The Shaw Group (NYSE: SHAW), are under contract to provide two of Westinghouse AP1000™ nuclear power plants at Southern’s Vogtle site in Georgia. The […]

Japan Market Boosted By Traders, Nuclear Shares

Myra P. Saefong MarketWatch Pulse Fox Business 2/16/2010

TOKYO — Japanese shares climbed Wednesday morning in Tokyo, with shares of major trading houses and nuclear-power-related stocks leading the advance. The Nikkei 225 Average added 1.4% to 10,171.83, and the Topix tacked on 1.2% to 895.77. Among the trading houses, Mitsui & Co. was up 3.4% […]

Nuclear engineer from Cern lab arrested for al-Qaeda links

by Adam Sage The Times [UK] 10 October 2009

Fears that al-Qaeda is planning an attack on the nuclear industry in Europe were renewed yesterday after French secret agents arrested a physicist working at an atomic research centre.

The 32-year-old man, who was detained with his brother, 25, is suspected of providing a list of […]