Chess US Set to Reveal New Nuclear Defense Strategy

Barack Obama is set to announce a new defense strategy that would reduce the circumstances in which the US would be prepared to use nuclear weapons. It would rule out a nuclear response to attacks on the US involving biological, chemical or conventional weapons, t

Chess Travel Watch: Bulgaria Is Bold and Beautiful

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Chess Prison stand-off draws to close

A protest by dissident republican prisoners at Maghaberry prison has ended.Twenty-eight prisoners locked themselves in the dining room of the County Antrim jail after Mass on Easter Sunday morning. The republican prisoners locked themselves into the room at Roe Hou

Chess Peabody raises bid for Macarthur

Peabody Energy, the US coal group, raised its cash offer for Macarthur Coal to A$3.6bn in a new attempt to derail an alternative deal that the Australian group has struck with Noble Group, the Hong Kong-based commodity supplier

Chess Obama to release new nuclear plan

Barack Obama will announce a new strategy reducing cases in which the US would be prepared to use nuclear weapons. Source

Chess ExxonMobil to pay $32m to US government

The world's largest international oil company has agreed to settle claims that it knowingly underpaid royalties owed on natural gas produced from federal and native American leases

Chess Workers die in US mine explosion

Six miners have been killed and more than 20 are missing after an accident at a coal mine in the eastern US.An underground explosion was reported at the Upper Big Branch mine some 30 miles (50 km) south of Charleston, in West Virginia. The accident happened around

Chess L’Aquila marks quake anniversary

The Italian city of L'Aquila is holding a series of events to mark the first anniversary of the earthquake that killed 300 and left 60,000 homeless.The commemorations for Europe's biggest post-war natural disaster include night time vigils and a musical requiem. Th

Chess 5 Reasons Why Start-up Businesses Fail

This is the final blog post in a three part series on start-up success for Small Business Trends. I have talked about life planning, working from home and now the reasons why start-up businesses fail. These are the things that can destroy your entrepreneurial dream

Chess Toyota faces record US $16m fine

The US transport department is asking Toyota to pay a record fine of $16.4m (£10.7m) for holding back information about faulty accelerator pedals.The department says the company failed to notify it about the flaws "in a timely way". The National Hig

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