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Lyle Goodman closes the door on a former U.S. Army munitions bunkers, which a developer is re-purposing into a doomsday community for civilians called Vivos xPoint, near Edgemont, South Dakota, USA, May 8, 2018. EPA-EFE/JIM LO SCALZO

At a January press conference in Washington, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved the hands of the so-called "Doomsday Clock" to two minutes before midnight. This is the closest the symbolic clock has been to midnight since 1953.