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48 min ago | ABC News
Mourners have gathered for the funeral of Bianka O'Brien and her one-year-old son, Jude, killed in a building explosion and fire in Rozelle, Sydney a fortnight ago. In a statement released shortly after the death of his wife and son, John O'Brien said Bianka was the love of his life and that Jude was the perfect child.
5 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News
BOYLE HEIGHTS >> A worker delivering propane to an industrial customer in Boyle Heights today was critically burned in a “flashover” explosion. Paramedics sent to Ekco Metals in the 1700 block South Perrino Place about 11:50 a.m. took the man to a hospital with burns over most of his body, Brian Humphrey of the Los Angeles Fire Department said.
9 hrs ago | Korea Herald
One Marine Corps recruit was killed and two others were injured on Tuesday when a hand grenade exploded during a training session in the southeastern port city of Pohang, military officials said. The accident took place at around 10:20 a.m. at the drill camp of the South Korean Marine Corps when a hand grenade suddenly exploded, severing the hand of one Marine recruit with shrapnel while wounding another recruit and one instructor, they said.
13 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald
A powerful explosion killed five Egyptian police conscripts and an officer near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula early Tuesday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of a local al-Qaida-inspired group, Egyptian security officials said. The Interior Ministry and a security official said the bomb was hidden deep under the asphalt of a highway, in an area called Wadi Halfa, where a joint police and army force was passing early in the morning.
17 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
The Philippines' most active volcano belched out huge lava fragments that rolled about a kilometer down its slope in an ongoing gentle eruption, prompting authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said Tuesday. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert level for Mount Mayon, warning that a "hazardous eruption" is possible within weeks.
21 hrs ago | Evening Sun
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a roadside bomb has killed five police conscripts and an officer and injured two others near the border town of Rafah in the restive Sinai Peninsula. A security official says the Tuesday explosion hit a special police car assigned to detect explosive devices that failed to detect the bomb because it was hidden deep underground.
An Athens man faces drug charges as well as a count of arson following the explosion of a meth lab. The charges stem from a fire at the home of Carter's parents on the 100 block of Suffield Street on Aug. 21. Investigators said Carter had a meth lab in operation when it blew up, starting a fire.
Four senior officials with Pacific Gas & Electric Co. and the state commission regulating it were removed or resigned over emails released Monday showing the utility and state regulators appeared to negotiate which judge would be assigned to hear one of the utility's rate cases.
Raghda Yaqub was just days away from marriage, but a bombing in east Baghdad meant the 24-year-old Iraqi was buried wearing her wedding dress instead. "Last Thursday was her engagement, and this Thursday we buried her," the young woman's weeping mother Sana says at her home, where she and other family members are receiving condolences.
A crew from NestlA© Purina is assessing damage from a grain-dust explosion that injured four contract workers at the company's plant in Flagstaff, Arizona. Flames from welding equipment sparked the explosion late Sunday afternoon, blowing out metal doors at the front of the seven-story grain elevator.
Police officials say the first attack happened Monday afternoon when a roadside bomb explosion hit a patrol of anti-militant fighters, known as Sahwa, in the town of Madain, just south of Baghdad, killing three fighters and one civilian. The Sahwa are made up of Sunni militiamen who joined U.S. troops in the fight against al-Qaida during the height of Iraq's insurgency in 2007 and 2008.
This is the eighth in a series on the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe based on the accounts of people who struggled to contain the crisis in its early stages. Job titles and ages are as of March 2011.
Ipswich is the worst place in the East for householders keeping potentially dangerous gas boilers and appliances in their homes, according to new safety figures. A staggering number of homes in Ipswich - almost 270 - have been found to be at risk from gas explosion or fires because of the unsafe equipment.
13 2014, Miss America Parade, Atlantic City Boardwalk. . Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers uses an umbrella during the rain at New York Ave., Saturday, Sept.
A photo from the Flagstaff Fire Department's Facebook page shows what appears to be a loading dock door blown off its frame. Four people were injured, according to Flagstaff fire Capt.
The deadly steam boiler explosion in 1854 at the Fales & Gray Car Works in Hartford wasn't caused by a leaky old boiler but a new one that had been in operation for only about a month. The blast led to the establishment of Hartford Hospital, the first hospital in the city.
A 92-year-old man with a cache of explosives he was using to build bombs at his home in a ghost town, was apparently killed when one detonated, according to the Chaffee County Sheriff's Office. Friends of Edwin Bartheld found his body in a crawl-space of his Turret home, after they hadn't heard from him for more than a week, a sheriff's department release said.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:23 pm
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