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11 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

New Miss America: Red cup talent was from movie

13 2014, Miss America Parade, Atlantic City Boardwalk. . Miss Arizona Alexa Rogers uses an umbrella during the rain at New York Ave., Saturday, Sept.


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1 hr ago |

FD: 4 hurt in explosion at Flagstaff plant

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.


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2 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

How A Deadly Factory Explosion In 1854 Fueled The Creation Of Hartford's First Hospital

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.


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6 hrs ago | Canon City Daily Record Newspaper

92-year-old Chaffee man making bombs appears to have died in explosion

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.


10 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Second woman dies after Marion explosion, house fire

MARION >> A second woman injured in an explosion and house fire in Marion on Aug. 28 has passed away, according to a hospital spokesperson on Sunday. Naja N. George, 23, was taken to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore after police responded to the fire on Aug. 28 and died from her injuries Friday evening.


Related Topix: Medicine, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Pennsylvania, Opinion

14 hrs ago | The Washington Post

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

A spokesman for the U.N. mission in Mali says one peacekeeper is dead and four others have been wounded near the volatile northern town of Kidal. Olivier Salgado told The Associated Press on Sunday that a U.N. vehicle struck a land mine earlier in the days near Aguel'hoc, killing a Chadian soldier.


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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Rights group calls for probe into Iraqi airstrike

BAGHDAD: An international rights group called Sunday for an investigation into an Iraqi airstrike on a school housing displaced families that killed 31 civilians, including 24 children, a day after the country's new prime minister ordered the army to stop shelling militant-held populated areas to minimize civilian casualties. New York-based Human Rights Watch said in a statement that the Sept.


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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Fresh charges framed against Hannan, 13 Huji men

This Prothom Alo photo taken on April 14, 2001 shows the horrific aftermath of an explosion killing ten people and injuring many others at the Ramna Batamul in Dhaka during the celebration of Bangla new year Pahela Boishakh. A Dhaka court today framed fresh charges against top Huji leader Mufti Abdul Hannan and 13 others in a case filed for blasting bombs during Pahela Baishakh celebrations at Ramna Batamul in 2001 that killed 10 people and injured many.


Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Nation

four dead in Quetta blast

A bomb explosion on a busy road killed four people including a Frontier Corps man and wounded at least 25 others here on Saturday morning, security officials said. According to police, the blast was intended to target a vehicle of a paramilitary force and occurred near Habib Bank Chowk at Sariab link road of the provincial metropolis.


WTMJ-AM Milwaukee

Explosion levels home in Genoa; owner unhurt

An early-morning explosion has leveled a Genoa-area home, spraying debris onto a highway and damaging a former fish market. A La Crosse Tribune report says the owner is a fisherman who was in the driveway when the house blew up Friday morning.


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Man killed in Golden explosion

According to Tishomingo County Coroner Mack Wilemon, Chester Marsh, 46, died about 3 p.m. in an explosion at Parkers Tire store. He said Marsh was mounting a tractor tire on a rim when the inner tube burst and caused an explosion.


Related Topix: Golden, MS, Tishomingo County, MS

The Nation

Woman hurt in cell phone battery explosion

A woman received burn injuries when a cell phone battery exploded. According to our reports, 27-year-old Sonia, a resident of Manzoor colony, was listening to music on her cell phone when the battery exploded after three hours of continuous use.



Pakistan arrests scores of opposition activists

Pakistani police officers examine wreckage of a car at the site of a bomb explosion in Quetta, Pakistan, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014.


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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Ex-UCD chemist pleads no contest to charges in apartment explosion

Former UC Davis chemist David Snyder pleaded no contest Friday to 17 explosives and weapons charges connected to the January 2013 blast that tore through his Davis apartment. Snyder could face three years in Yolo County jail, his attorney Linda Parisi said.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Davis, CA, UC Davis

Fri Sep 12, 2014

University blaze under control

Photo taken from the Twitter feed of @Anas_Abdalla of a fire at a building which is part of the University of Nottingham campus A "significant" blaze which has destroyed a multi-million pound university chemistry building has been brought under control, firefighters have said. Around 60 firefighters were on scene at the height of the fire, after being called to the University of Nottingham campus shortly after 8.30pm last night.


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Denver Post

Man injured in Denver food truck explosion near Bluebird Theater

A man was injured when a fire broke out on a food truck near the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Friday night, a fire official said. The fire happened about 8:30 p.m. on the 3200 block of East Colfax Avenue.


Waikato Times

Huntly mine explosion 'never forgotten'

Stan Alder with the canary that is part of the exhibition on the Ralph and Glen Afton mining disasters at Waikato Coalfields Museum in Huntly. Photo: Peter Drury Huntly Lions' members Maurice Gerrand, left, and Bryce Mounsey, with the model poppet-head and memorial plaque which will be unveiled today.



Explosions at massive Connecticut factory fire

Firefighters battled a massive factory fire in Bridgeport, Connecticut that caused several explosions and prompted hundreds of evacuations. Linda So reports.


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Explosion destroys house in Vernon County

An explosion destroyed a house and car on a residential property along Highway 35 between Genoa and Stoddard in Vernon County. Shelby firefighters told News 8 no one was injured in the explosion, which happened before 7 a.m. on Friday.


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This is South Wales

Bomb squad carries out controlled explosion on 'harmless'...

Experts from the Royal Logistic Corps bomb disposal team attended Ty Glas House on Ashbourn Way in Llanishen, after the discovery was reported to police. The bomb disposal team made the package safe by controlled explosion, although investigations have since confirmed that it was harmless.