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Crews start repairing collapsed tunnel at nuclear waste site

Crews start repairing collapsed tunnel at nuclear waste site

Overnight work at the Hanford nuclear reservation near Richland began laying the groundwork to fill a tunnel that collapsed Tuesday. "But while we're doing that we have to keep our eye on the ball to have safety for our employees who work there and - if you have collapsing tunnels that could expose workers, this is a very dramatic concern that we have".



G-7 vows increased steps against cyberattacks, mum on protectionism

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the Trump administration's plans to save and create jobs for American workers during his meetings with G7 finance ministers at their annual meeting in Bari, Italy . According to The AP, "one partner openly pushing back was Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau, who rejected as "baseless" duties the United States of America imposed on some Canadian lumber imports".


Hanford evacuates staff over contamination concerns

Hanford evacuates staff over contamination concerns

The U.S. Department of Energy activated the Hanford Emergency Operations Center at 8:26 a.m. Tuesday morning following a cave-in that created a 20-by-20-foot hole [pictured below] in the roof of the tunnel. While a portion of the tunnel roof did collapse, officials said "there is still no indication of a release of contamination from the hole". The reason behind the incident is still unknown , though Department of Energy spokesman Mark Heeter noted that there has never been a tunnel collapse ...



Trump says 'major help from God' need to win

And he says the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". "In America we don't worship government, we worship God", he said to raucous applause at the graduation at the nation's largest Christian university Saturday (March 13), in Lynchburg, Virginia.



Bring on the 'Gorilla': Eurovision Final Brings Glittery Fun

Watch it live, here! Heavy security is in place in Kiev for the event in the city's International Exhibition Center. Kiev barred Russia's wheelchair-user singer Yuliya Samoilova because she had illegally entered Crimea to perform there after Moscow's disputed 2014 annexation of the peninsula from Ukraine.



Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

And he says the more that people say something can't be done, "the more you should be absolutely determined to prove them wrong". But the future belongs to the dreamers, not to the critics ... He provided critical validation for the twice-divorced NY billionaire among a potentially skeptical but critically important demographic in the Republican primary: evangelical voters.