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Navy nuclear engineer from Annapolis charged with trying to pass submarine secrets

In this Friday, July 30, 2004, file photo, the U.S.S. Virginia returns to the Electric Boat Shipyard in Groton, Connecticut, after its first sea trials. A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent, the Justice Department said Oct. 10, 2021. (AP Photo/Jack Sauer, File)

WASHINGTON — A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned ...

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Gun background checks smash records amid pandemic fears

Background checks required to buy firearms have spiked to record numbers in the past month, fueled by a run on guns from Americans worried about their safety during the coronavirus crisis. According to figures from the FBI, 3.7 million background ...

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