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2 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin

Halliburton reaches $1B Gulf oil spill settlement

Halliburton's agreement to pay more than $1 billion to settle numerous claims involving the 2010 BP Gulf of Mexico oil spill could be a way for the company and victims of the spill to avoid years of costly litigation - if all the pieces fall into place.


Related Topix: Oil Spill

6 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

California regulatory judges issue $1.4B penalty against PG&E for deadly 2010 gas line blast

California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday - the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state - for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighbourhood.


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

9 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

PG&E fined $1.4 billion for deadly San Bruno explosion

The California Public Utilities Commission today announced the figure reached by two administrative law judges against Pacific Gas & Electric Co., saying it would be the largest safety-related penalty it had ever imposed.


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

13 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Coroner: 1 person dies in Illinois house explosion

The LaSalle County Coroner's Office confirmed the death following the explosion late Monday in southwest Streator.


Related Topix: Streator, IL

17 hrs ago |

Officials: Egypt bombing kills 11 police officers

The bomb appeared to have been detonated by remote control and it went off as the police vehicle was driving through the village of el-Wefaq near the Egyptian border with the Gaza Strip, security officials said.


Related Topix: Mohamed Morsi

17 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

Attacks kill 3 Afghan policemen, 4 soldiers

A suicide car bombing killed three policemen in the eastern Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, the spokesman for the provincial governor.


Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News

21 hrs ago | ABC News

Paris Suburb Building Blast Death Toll Reaches 8

The death toll in the partial collapse of a four-story apartment building in a Paris suburb has risen to eight after emergency crews pulled the bodies of a man and a woman from the rubble.


Mon Sep 01, 2014

This Is Staffordshire

WW1: 'Tunneller John Chadwick told of explosion that sent the...

DEEP underground in the black of a tunnel leading towards the German defences Sergeant John Chadwick held his breath and listened carefully.


Related Topix: Fire

The St. Petersburg Times

Fewer Russians Blame Authorities for Deaths in Beslan Attack

The mother of one of the victims of the Beslan school hostage crisis by the grave of her daughter.


Related Topix: Russia, World News

The China Post

Search for survivors after six die in Paris explosion

Rescue workers searched throughout the night for two people missing after an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, killing six and reducing half a residential block to rubble.



One killed, 3 hurt in Bohol grenade explosion

ONE man was killed while three others were wounded when a grenade was thrown at a cafeteria in the public market of Barangay Poblacion in the northern town of Trinidad, Bohol past 4 p.m. PO1 Matan Auxtero of Trinidad Police Station identified the fatality as Nestor Bernales.


Evening Sun

5 injured in Maryland boat explosion

Two people were arrested on suspicion of felony theft after police said one of them swallowed a stolen ring in an attempt to hide it.


WDTN-TV Dayton

Explosion rocks Richmond neighborhood

Indiana State Police are investigating an explosion and fire inside a house in the 2300 block of West 16th Street.


Hispanically Speaking

Hundreds Evacuated From Central Mexico After Pipe Explosion

At least 500 industrial workers were evacuated following an explosion in a gas pipeline in San Miguel Xoxtla, a town in the central Mexican state of Puebla, but no one was injured in the blast, emergency management officials said.


Related Topix: Mexico, World News

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Daily Echo

UPDATED: Major fire sparks explosions that rock city

More than 25 firefighters from across the city have been called into action after flames engulfed the building in Marchwood at about 7.30pm.


Related Topix: Fire, Hampshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Kent County, England,

CBS News

Blast kills 1 on Mexican border

Police in Piedras Negras say that an apparently accidental explosion in a customs building on Mexico's border with the U.S. has killed one woman and injured five other people.


Related Topix: Mexico, North America, World News

Four dead in Paris suburb building explosion

Two children and two women were killed on Sunday when an explosion ripped through an apartment building outside Paris, reducing half a residential block to rubble, emergency services said.


Related Topix: France, World News

South Wales Argus

A man and woman have died following an explosion at a lakeside wedding celebration.

It is thought the two casualties may be firework technicians who had been booked to stage an evening display at a luxury property in Ecclerigg, Cumbria, off the shore of Lake Windermere.


Related Topix: Wedding, Fire


Child killed as explosion hits building in Paris suburb

A child is killed after an explosion rocks a four-story building in a northeastern suburb of Paris.


Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bonfire explosion injures partygoers

An explosion put as many as six people in hospital last night when a large steel grass roller blew up after it was put on a Mosgiel bonfire.