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3 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

PG&E Ceo Anthony Earley says utility won't be bankrupted by fines from pipeline explosion

PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, the utility's top executive said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, Jerry Brown, US Governors

7 hrs ago | Times Herald

China mine disasters point to poor safety record

BEIJING a?? Rescuers sought Wednesday to reach 36 coal miners trapped underground after two separate fatal incidents.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Ferguson, MO

11 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

Chinese police arrest three for deadly auto parts factory blast

Chinese police have arrested three people in connection with an explosion at an auto parts plant that killed 75 people in China's worst industrial accident in a year, state media said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: China, Asia, World News

15 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock

West Lubbock fire caused by explosion

The Lubbock Fire Marshal's Office is now saying a 2-alarm fire at a home in West Lubbock Tuesday was caused by an explosion and will be investigated as arson.

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Related Topix: Fire, Lubbock, TX

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CNews

Charges laid in townhouse explosion

Families forced from their homes by an explosion in a drug lab are drawing comfort from charges against a London man, a community worker says.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Santa Cruz Sentinel

PG&E target of new federal grand jury probe

Federal court sources said Tuesday that a new grand jury probe of PG&E is underway.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy, Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo County, CA, San Bruno, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

KRON 4

World War II Bomb Found near Frankfurt Airport

A World War II bomb found Tuesday next to a highway near Frankfurt airport was disposed of in a controlled explosion, causing some disruption to flight operations.

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Daily Herald

Investigators release Quebec train disaster report

The weak safety culture of a now-defunct railway company and poor government oversight were among the many factors that led to an oil train explosion that killed 47 people in Quebec last year, Canada's Transportation Safety Board said in a new report released Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, North Dakota Government, North Dakota, Canada

WSJV-TV South Bend

Malfunction blamed for Indianapolis plant blast

No injuries were reported from the explosion about 2 a.m. Tuesday at MidAmerica Extrusions on the city's east side.

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Brandon Sun

Rescuers try to reach 27 workers trapped in Chinese coal mine after gas explosion

Twelve other miners were lifted out of the privately owned mine in Huainan city in Anhui province after the blast, one of whom suffered burns, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

NewsOK.com

Blast in China coal mine traps 29 miners

Chinese state media say rescuers are trying to reach 29 miners trapped in a coal mine after a gas explosion.

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Related Topix: China, World News,

Bangkok Post

Blasts injure 4 from teacher safety...

In Yala, the blast occurred in Than To district yesterday morning when an eight-man teacher protection unit from Task Force 33 was patrolling a local road near Buathong village.

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Related Topix: Thailand, World News

KUOW-FM Seattle

No Criminal Charges In Deadly Tesoro Refinery Explosion

Lew Janz of Anacortes was one of seven Tesoro workers killed by an April 2010 explosion at a refinery in Anacortes, Washington.

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Related Topix: Anacortes, WA, Criminal Defense Law

NewsOK.com

PG&E pleads not guilty to charges in gas blast

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.

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Related Topix: Pacific Gas and Electric, Energy

WATE-TV Knoxville

A buyer's market at gun bazaar in Kurdish town

New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

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Related Topix: Prison, Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

KHOU-TV Houston

Photos: Explosion at Harris County homePhotos: Explosion at Harris...

An explosion and fire were reported at a home in northwest Harris County early Monday.

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CBS Local

Man Suspected Of Miami Explosion Has Record Of Gas Theft

The man that Miami Police have identified who is suspected of causing an explosion at a gas station on Friday has previously been arrested for stealing gasoline.

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Related Topix: Boca Raton, FL

ABC News

Fire Commissioner joins the grieving in Cobar following hotel fire

The Commissioner of Fire and Rescue New South Wales is in Cobar where he says he will continue to provide support to the family of a firefighter who died during yesterday's hotel blaze.

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Related Topix: Fire

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Local10.com

Man accused of causing west Miami explosion has record of gas theft

MORE ON THE GAS STATION BLAST THAT SENT A MAN TO THE HOSPITAL AND THEN TO JAIL. TONIGHT HE IS OUT ON BOND.

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CBS 3 Springfield

Driver hurt in explosion at upstate NY drag strip

A 34-year-old drag-race driver has been airlifted to a hospital after his car's engine exploded in the pit area of a drag strip near the Massachusetts border.

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Related Topix: East Hartford, CT, Hartford, CT, Holyoke, MA, Springfield, MA

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