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Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

Underground transformer fire prompts evacuation of parts of Newark airport in New Jersey

A transformer caught fire underneath a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport Friday morning, forcing officials to evacuate a smoke filled concourse wing and put the airport on backup generators. It’s not clear what sparked the blaze, but it comes on a day when weather-related issues caused power outages for more than 40,000 customers across northern […]

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Four people are killed and 15 hurt as a bus smashes down the stairs of an underground train station in Russia.

Four people are killed and 15 hurt as a bus smashes down the stairs of an underground train station in Russia.

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Horrifying video footage of the incident shows the bus crossing the pavement
 
It then smashes its way down the stairs, taking a number of pedestrians with it

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Russia builds huge underground shelters in Moscow as it prepares for NUCLEAR WAR with West

Russia builds huge underground shelters in Moscow as it prepares for NUCLEAR WAR with West

RUSSIA has built massive nuclear bunkers capable of providing shelter to Moscow’s 12 million people as Vladimir Putin gears up for a devastating nuclear war with the West. The giant bunkers, which were revealed by Russian officials on Friday, are a response to mounting tensions between the Kremlin and Washington over Russia’s intervention in Syria’s […]Source: Russia builds huge underground shelters in Moscow as it prepares for NUCLEAR WAR with West

Russia Building New Underground Nuclear Command Posts

Russia is building large numbers of underground nuclear command bunkers in the latest sign Moscow is moving ahead with a major strategic forces modernization program.

U.S. intelligence officials said construction has been underway for several years on “dozens” of underground bunkers in Moscow and around the country.

Disclosure of the underground command bunkers comes as Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, warned recently that Russia has adopted a nuclear use doctrine he called “alarming.”

“It is clear that Russia is modernizing its strategic forces,” Scaparrotti told a conference sponsored by the U.S. Strategic Command.

“Russian doctrine states that tactical nuclear weapons may be used in a conventional response scenario,” Scaparrotti said on July 27. “This is alarming and it underscores why our country’ nuclear forces and NATO’ continues to be a vital component of our deterrence.”

Mark Schneider, a former Pentagon nuclear policy official, said Russia’ new national security strategy, which was made public in December, discusses increasing civil defenses against nuclear attack, an indication Moscow is preparing for nuclear war.

“Russia is getting ready for a big (more…)