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    Posted: 7/3/2011 11:16:02 PM EST
    Firefighter Brandon DeLong conducts a burnout operation while battling the Las Conchas fire near Los Alamos, N.M., Friday, July 1, 2011. As firefighters held their ground Friday on the flank of the massive wildfire that burned near the nation's premier nuclear weapons laboratory, officials at the lab and in the surrounding town began planning for the return of thousands of residents and employees who fled the area earlier this week. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
  •  - Fire trucks patrol western area of Los Alamos, New Mexico, a day after evacuation order was issued because of encroaching Las Conchas wildfire

    Fire trucks patrol western area of Los Alamos, New Mexico, a day after evacuation order was issued because of encroaching Las Conchas wildfire

    Posted: 6/28/2011 8:50:42 PM EST
    Fire trucks patrol the western area of Los Alamos, New Mexico, a day after an evacuation order was issued because of the encroaching Las Conchas wildfire, June 28, 2011. New Mexico fire managers scrambled on Tuesday to reinforce crews battling a third day against an out-of-control blaze at the edge of one of the nation's top nuclear weapons production centers. REUTERS/Craig Fritz (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER)
  •  - Smoke from the Las Conchas wildfire envelopes a building at Los Alamos National Laboratory near Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Smoke from the Las Conchas wildfire envelopes a building at Los Alamos National Laboratory near Los Alamos, New Mexico

    Posted: 6/28/2011 8:45:57 PM EST
    Smoke from the Las Conchas wildfire envelopes a building at Los Alamos National Laboratory near Los Alamos, New Mexico June 28, 2011. Los Alamos was evacuated on June 27, 2011. New Mexico fire managers scrambled on Tuesday to reinforce crews battling a third day against the out-of-control blaze at the edge of one of the nation's top nuclear weapons production centers. REUTERS/Craig Fritz (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER BUSINESS ENERGY ENVIRONMENT)
  •  - The Las Conchas wildfire burns in the hills above Los Alamos National Laboratory

    The Las Conchas wildfire burns in the hills above Los Alamos National Laboratory

    Posted: 6/28/2011 8:37:43 PM EST
    The Las Conchas wildfire burns in the hills above Los Alamos National Laboratory near Los Alamos, New Mexico June 28, 2011. Los Alamos was evacuated on June 27, 2011. New Mexico fire managers scrambled on Tuesday to reinforce crews battling a third day against the out-of-control blaze at the edge of one of the nation's top nuclear weapons production centers. REUTERS/Craig Fritz (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENERGY BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 6:56:02 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks with media, during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Ahmadinejad says the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chief has discredited the world body by alleging that Iran may be working on a nuclear weapons program. Ahmadinejad was reacting Tuesday to comments by International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano alleging that some aspects of Iran's nuclear activities could be linked to a weapons program.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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    Posted: 6/8/2011 6:56:02 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to the media, as he arrives for his press conference, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Ahmadinejad says the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chief has discredited the world body by alleging that Iran may be working on a nuclear weapons program. Ahmadinejad was reacting Tuesday to comments by International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano alleging that some aspects of Iran's nuclear activities could be linked to a weapons program.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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    Posted: 6/7/2011 3:41:06 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad speaks with media, during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Ahmadinejad says the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chief has discredited the world body by alleging that Iran may be working on a nuclear weapons program. Ahmadinejad was reacting Tuesday to comments by International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano alleging that some aspects of Iran's nuclear activities could be linked to a weapons program.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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    Posted: 6/7/2011 3:41:06 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad listens to media, during his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Ahmadinejad says the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chief has discredited the world body by alleging that Iran may be working on a nuclear weapons program. Ahmadinejad was reacting Tuesday to comments by International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano alleging that some aspects of Iran's nuclear activities could be linked to a weapons program.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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    Posted: 6/7/2011 3:41:05 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flashes a victory sign, as he arrives for his press conference in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 7, 2011. Ahmadinejad says the U.N. nuclear watchdog agency chief has discredited the world body by alleging that Iran may be working on a nuclear weapons program. Ahmadinejad was reacting Tuesday to comments by International Atomic Energy Agency director Yukiya Amano alleging that some aspects of Iran's nuclear activities could be linked to a weapons program.(AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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    Posted: 6/4/2011 8:16:03 PM EST
    FILE - In this Dec. 30, 1992, file photo U.S. President George H. Bush with Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, left, announces his weekend Black Sea summit with Russian President Boris Yeltsin to sign a treaty requiring the destruction of long-range nuclear weapons in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Eagleburger, the only career U.S. foreign service officer to rise to the position of secretary of state, died Saturday, June 4, 2011. He was 80. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
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    Posted: 5/21/2011 4:25:52 AM EST
    FILE - In this undated file photo released by Korean Central News Agency and distributed by Korea News Service in Tokyo, Nov. 25, 2010, Kim Jong Un, son of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, accompanies his father's visit to the Kangso Mineral Water Processing Factory in Pyongannam Do, North Korea. Kim Jong Un, who made his debut last year as leader-in-waiting, arrived in the city of Tumen in northeast China on Friday, May 20, 2011, the news reports said. The reported trip comes at a time his country is facing food shortages and international pressure to abandon its nuclear weapons programs. (AP Photo/Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service) JAPAN OUT UNTIL 14 DAYS AFTER THE DAY OF TRANSMISSION
  •  - Anti-North Korea protesters wear masks of North Korean leader Kim and former U.S. President Carter during a rally in Seoul

    Anti-North Korea protesters wear masks of North Korean leader Kim and former U.S. President Carter during a rally in Seoul

    Posted: 4/28/2011 2:41:49 AM EST
    Anti-North Korea protesters wearing masks of North Korean leader Kim Jong-il (R) and former U.S. President Jimmy Carter perform during a rally denouncing pro-North Korea activists, including Carter, whom the protesters say is pro-North Korea, in front of the Integrated Government Complex in Seoul April 28, 2011. Reclusive North Korea has refused to make major concessions in talks with Carter, insisting Washington provide some kind of security guarantee in return for giving up its nuclear weapons programme, the former leader said in a blog. The banner reads, "Carter looks away on North Korea's suppression of human rights! Return your Nobel Prize!" REUTERS/Truth Leem (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - Mueller, Swiss federal investigating magistrate speaks during a news conference on the preliminary investigation of the case ?Tinner? in Bern

    Mueller, Swiss federal investigating magistrate speaks during a news conference on the preliminary investigation of the case ?Tinner? in Bern

    Posted: 12/23/2010 6:24:42 AM EST
    Andreas Mueller, Swiss federal investigating magistrate speaks during a news conference on the preliminary investigation of the case ?Tinner? in Bern December 23, 2010. Muller recommended that father Friedrich and brothers Urs and Marco Tinner face trial for allegedly supplying a Pakistan-based network with nuclear weapons technology. REUTERS/Michael Buholzer (SWITZERLAND - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
  •  - Flags are seen flying on the roof of the Ministry of Defence headquarters with heavy cloud behind at Whitehall in central London

    Flags are seen flying on the roof of the Ministry of Defence headquarters with heavy cloud behind at Whitehall in central London

    Posted: 10/19/2010 12:20:24 PM EST
    Flags are seen flying on the roof of the Ministry of Defence headquarters with heavy cloud behind at Whitehall in central London October 19, 2010. Britain will delay spending on replacing its Trident submarine-based nuclear weapons system as part of sweeping cuts to the defence budget to help curb a record deficit, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Toby Melville (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS)
  •  - Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Posted: 5/3/2010 5:17:50 PM EST
    Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs Stephen Smith addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at the United Nations Headquarters, in New York, May 3, 2010. The objective of the treaty, which took effect in 1970, is to halt the spread of nuclear weapons-making capability, guarantee the right of all members to develop nuclear energy for peaceful ends and -- for the original five nuclear weapons powers -- to phase out their arsenals. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs Maxime Verhagen addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York

    Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs Maxime Verhagen addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference in New York

    Posted: 5/3/2010 4:49:31 PM EST
    Netherlands Minister for Foreign Affairs Maxime Verhagen addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, May 3, 2010. The objective of the treaty, which took effect in 1970, is to halt the spread of nuclear weapons-making capability, guarantee the right of all members to develop nuclear energy for peaceful ends and -- for the original five nuclear weapons powers -- to phase out their arsenals. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Posted: 5/3/2010 3:53:35 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, May 3, 2010. The objective of the treaty, which took effect in 1970, is to halt the spread of nuclear weapons-making capability, guarantee the right of all members to develop nuclear energy for peaceful ends and -- for the original five nuclear weapons powers -- to phase out their arsenals. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to applauding conference members addressing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to applauding conference members addressing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Posted: 5/3/2010 12:49:38 PM EST
    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to applauding conference members addressing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, May 3, 2010. The objective of the treaty, which took effect in 1970, is to halt the spread of nuclear weapons-making capability, guarantee the right of all members to develop nuclear energy for peaceful ends and -- for the original five nuclear weapons powers -- to phase out their arsenals. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York

    Posted: 5/3/2010 11:18:55 AM EST
    IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano addresses the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference, at United Nations Headquarters, in New York, May 3, 2010. The objective of the treaty, which took effect in 1970, is to halt the spread of nuclear weapons-making capability, guarantee the right of all members to develop nuclear energy for peaceful ends and -- for the original five nuclear weapons powers -- to phase out their arsenals. REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  •  - Demonstrators walk across 6th Avenue during an anti nuclear weapons protest rally and march in New York

    Demonstrators walk across 6th Avenue during an anti nuclear weapons protest rally and march in New York

    Posted: 5/2/2010 7:52:37 PM EST
    Demonstrators walk across 6th Avenue during an anti-nuclear weapons protest rally and march in New York May 2, 2010. On the eve of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference at the UN, more than ten thousand nuclear abolitionists from the U.S., Japan, Europe and other nations rallied, marched and joined a peace festival at the UN.REUTERS/Chip East (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)