Nuclear Sub On Fire: Pence, Putin in Emergency Meetings

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Reports from early Tuesday afternoon (EDT) show 14 sailors dead after a Russian nuclear sub caught fire. Russian media detailed that inhaling combustion products led to the deaths of those 14 aboard the vessel.

Thankfully, the remaining passengers were able to put out the fire on the boat, which media has reported was somewhere off of Russia’s northern coast. But shortly after, both Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence have seen their scheduled events canceled suddenly, both rushing to their respective capital cities for meetings.

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