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3 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people on Saturday as the Iraqi government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

7 hrs ago | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Experimental SpaceX rocket self-detonates

A small rung on a long ladder to Mars broke on Friday, when a rocket test in Texas ended in a midair ball of fire.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Space, Entomology, Science, NASA

9 hrs ago | Click2Houston

Explosion kills employee at NW Houston industrial complex

An explosion Friday at an industrial complex on Houston's northwest side killed a worker.


Related Topix: Houston, TX, Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Homes in Bradford evacuated over gas blast fears

A PREGNANT woman, children and homeowners were evacuated from their homes in Bradford due to fears of a major gas explosion early today.


Related Topix: West Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Weather

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators.


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

Dallas Morning News

Rocket explodes during test flight at Central Texas site; no injuries

An unmanned SpaceX rocket exploded shortly after launch on a test flight at the company's Central Texas development site.


Four are injured in pipeline fire near Lindsay

Four workers were injured in a fire Thursday afternoon while a crew was performing maintenance on a natural gas pipeline in Garvin County.


Related Topix: Lindsay, OK, Garvin County, OK

My FOX Chicago

Iraq militants kill 64 in attack on Sunni mosque

A suicide bomber and several gunmen attacked a Sunni mosque in a volatile province outside Baghdad during Friday prayers, killing at least 64 people and wounding more than 60, officials said.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Young man killed in 'tyre explosion' on family farm

The death of 38-year-old TJ McDonagh comes almost 12 years to the day when his brother died in a motorcycle accident in 2002.


Denver Post

June explosion that destroyed Thornton house determined to be suicide

Authorities responded to the scene of a house fire following an explosion in Thornton Thursday afternoon, June 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Thornton, CO, Fire

Thu Aug 21, 2014


Investigators probe Manorhaven marina explosion that killed boat owner Bob Hogan

A boat refueling at a Manorhaven marina went up in flames after it exploded, killing one man, forcing another to jump into the water and burning a dock worker who got the drifting, fiery vessel away from shore.


Related Topix: Manorhaven, NY, Nassau County, NY, Fire


Sewer blast launches manhole covers; 1 injury

Officials in a small town in southwestern Illinois town are trying to figure out what caused a sewer explosion that sent manhole covers flying so high they damaged power lines.


Related Topix: Sauget, IL

Oxford Mail

Unexploded shells discovered in scrapyard

They were discovered in a container at the LC Hughes scrap metal yard in London Road, Bicester, by John Clayton who was collecting scrap for a charity challenge.



One dead, one injured after boat explosion in New York

Reuters noted that police have said the explosion happened Wednesday at the Manhasset Bay Marina in Port Washington while the boat was refueling.


Related Topix: Reuters, Port Washington, NY, Startups, Publishing, Media, IGN Entertainment, Ottaway Newspapers

Batley Today

Explosion halts wedding party in Dewsbury

An explosion and fire in a Dewsbury town centre restaurant halted a wedding party last night as more than 200 people were evacuated.


Related Topix: Fire

The Baltimore Sun

Petrobras worker dies from burns in refinery explosion

A worker severely burned in an accident at a Petrobras refinery in the Brazilian city of Manaus died of his injuries on Wednesday, union officials representing workers at the company said.


Related Topix: South America, World News, Brazil,

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WNDU-TV South Bend

Trial moved to South Bend for suspect in Indy home blast that killed 2

The trial of one defendant in a deadly Indianapolis house explosion has been moved to South Bend because of the intense publicity given the case.


Related Topix: South Bend, IN

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.


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

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: China, Asia, World News