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Top U.S. Nuclear Lab Loses Keys, Reviews Security

A top U.S. nuclear weapons research laboratory that boasts some of the tightest security on Earth is reviewing security procedures after it lost a set of keys, the lab said on Wednesday. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory said in a statement posted on its Internet site that officials learned a set of keys was missing on April 17. The discovery came a week after retired FBI agent William Cleveland Jr. resigned as the lab’s head of counter intelligence. In response to a question, a lab spokesman said there was no connection between Cleveland’s departure and the keys going missing. He left after admitting to a long extramarital affair with Chinese-American businesswoman Katrina Leung, who has been charged with taking classified documents from the briefcase of her FBI handler, James Smith, who was also her lover. She was not charged with espionage although officials have called her a double agent. Officials at the lab, located east of San Francisco in Livermore, California, said the missing keys would not allow outsiders access to sensitive areas because they have different types of locks, alarms, key cards and other security measures. Full Story

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