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2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Taiwan Gas Explosion

A series of explosions caused by a gas leak killed 25 people and injured 267 in Taiwan's second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting ablaze entire blocks and reducing small shops to rubble.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou, Canterbury, CT

7 hrs ago | Concord Monitor

Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

Flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak in the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News

11 hrs ago | KFVS12

Taiwan gas explosion caught on camera

The explosions were so powerful that some vehicles were thrown on to rooftops three to four stories high.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, Gay/Lesbian

15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Explosion flattens security headquarters in eastern Libyan city

Witnesses say a strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Libya's restive city of Benghazi, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the city.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News

15 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Explosion flattens security headquarters in eastern Libyan city

A strong explosion ripped through the main police building in Benghazi early Friday, nearly flattening it, days after Islamic militias overran army barracks and claimed control of the eastern Libyan city.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, World News,

17 hrs ago | India.com

Raipur blast: Five labourers killed in a factory accident

Raipur, Aug 1: Five labourers were killed in an explosion inside a factory manufacturing electrical fuses at a village near here in the wee hours today.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News, Fire

RTE.ie

15 killed in Taiwan gas explosions

At least 15 people have been confirmed dead in a series of gas explosions in the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung.

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Related Topix: Southeast Asia, World News, Taiwan, China, Asia

680News

Gas leakage explosions kill 15 people, injure 228 in Taiwan city of Kaohsiung

Flames from an explosion from an underground gas leak in the streets of Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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Related Topix: Taiwan, Southeast Asia, World News, Fire

Contra Costa Times

PG&E shares plunge as investors ponder new criminal charges over San Bruno explosion

PG&E shares plunged on Thursday, battered by investors forced to ponder the potential consequences that the utility faces in the wake of a new federal indictment on criminal charges, including obstruction of justice accusations, related to a fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno.

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

Fleetwood Today

Gran's fear after explosion

A grandmother today told how she believes sheer luck prevented her grandson from being seriously injured after her new cooker blew up.

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CBC News

Valcartier explosion that killed 6 cadets remembered

A cadet honour guard stands by a new memorial that marks the spot where six teenaged cadets were killed by a grenade in 1974.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Inside Bay Area

PG&E calls criminal charges against agency 'unwarranted,' says it didn't break the law

Just hours after PG&E was indicted by a federal grand jury on criminal charges, among them obstruction of justice, the agency released a statement calling the charges "unwarranted."

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

KMVT Twin Falls

Obstruction Charges Filed Against Power Company In Fatal Explosion

A federal grand jury has charged a California power company with obstructing an NTSB investigation of a deadly pipeline explosion.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Blasts strike U.N. shelter, shopping area in Gaza

Israeli tank shells on Wednesday struck a crowded United Nations school used by Gazans seeking refuge from fighting, officials said.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

Palestinians gather outside a classroom at the Abu Hussein U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, hit by an Israeli strike earlier, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories,

News24

.com | Suicide bombers attack 2 mosques in Nigeria

Suicide bombers attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state late on Tuesday, killing at least six people and injuring several others, witnesses told AFP.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News

Tri-cityherald.com

Egyptian media: 3 militants die in car explosion

The report quotes unnamed security officials as saying the three suspects were carrying an explosive device in their car and likely detonated it by mistake.

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Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi, Muslim Brotherhood

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Red Bluff Daily News

PG&E charged with obstruction over San Bruno blast

Pacific Gas & Electric was charged Tuesday with lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that killed eight people and leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.

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

Brandon Sun

Pacific Gas & Electric charged with obstruction in connection with fatal San Bruno explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that levelled a suburban Northern California neighbourhood in 2010.

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Related Topix: Energy, Pacific Gas and Electric

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