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2 hrs ago | PNW Local News

North Bend's huge explosion ruled accidental, clean-up can begin

Natural gas was a factor in an April 25 explosion that destroyed three buildings on North Bend Way, but it was an accident, according to a report coming from the King County Fire Investigation Unit.


Related Topix: King County, WA

Wed Jul 09, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

PG&E discovers training flaws for pipeline workers

PG&E said Wednesday it has discovered flaws in the training for hundreds of employees who fuse together plastic pipes used to deliver natural gas to customers, the latest stumble for the utility as it faces the prospect of a big fine and new criminal charges over a fatal explosion in San Bruno.


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

Driver involved in 2013 Interstate 81 tanker explosion pleads guilty to traffic citations

The driver of a tractor-trailer that overturned and exploded on an Interstate 81 overpass in Susquehanna Township last year pleaded guilty Wednesday to several traffic citations.


The Leaf-Chronicle

Taiwan diplomat fears China-Japan maritime 'explosion'

China's territorial dispute with Japan over a chain of uninhabited islands in the East China sea could lead to an "explosive" confrontation, Taiwan's top diplomat in the United States warned Wednesday.


Related Topix: Taiwan, World News


Koch-Funded Texas Gubernatorial Candidate Limits Public Chemical Disclosure After Deadly Explosion

Shortly after the anniversary of the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion that killed 15 people, wounded 226, and upended a large portion of the small town of West, Texas, the U.S. Chemical Safety Board said the incident was preventable and that it resulted from the failure of a company to take the necessary steps to avert it.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, West, TX, Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Liberal Political News

CBS Local

3 Injured In Explosion At Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

"While doing repairs to an outside power supply at the end of the pier, two employees, and one volunteer who was nearby, received minor injuries today," said Intrepid spokesman Luke Sacks.


Lancashire Evening Post

Red scar explosion caused by pressurised container

The mystery surrounding a loud bang heard by residents in the Red Scar area of Preston has been put down to a "run of the mill" explosion in an industrial steel machine.


Tue Jul 08, 2014

KFOR-AM Lincoln

David City Man Pleads No Contest to July 4 Explosion Charges

A 63-year-old David City man has made a deal with prosecutors and been convicted of seven counts stemming from a pipe bomb explosion that seriously injured a teenage relative on Independence Day last year.



ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad blasts

The Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has claimed responsibility for recent suicide bombings in the capital that killed nearly two-dozen people, according to SITE Intelligence, which monitors terrorist groups.


Related Topix: Iraq, World News, Middle East, Terrorism

Lightning hits 3rd North Dakota saltwater facility

A lightning strike Monday sparked a fire and explosion that destroyed the third North Dakota saltwater disposal facility in recent weeks, sending thick black smoke billowing into the sky and leaving the smell of oil in the air.


Related Topix: Fire, Alexander, ND, McKenzie County, ND, Mountrail County, ND


Israel thwarts Hamas sea attack, missiles fired at Tel Aviv; Palestinian death toll rises

Fighting between Israel and Hamas continues to escalate, with the Israeli military launching what could be a long-term offensive in the Gaza Strip today and Hamas firing a missile at Tel Aviv and trying to attack by sea.


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


Court examines charges in 2010 BP disaster deaths

A federal appeals court is set to decide whether to reinstate some of the charges against two BP employees in a manslaughter case arising from the death of 11 workers in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.



9 dead, dozens injured in bloody holiday weekend in Chicago

The Fourth of July holiday weekend brought an explosion of gunfire to Chicago, with more than 50 people shot and nine killed, authorities said on Monday.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

WFTV Orlando

Explosion, fire at Duke Energy plant in Polk County

Crews from multiple agencies responded around 3 p.m. after receiving reports of an explosion at the facility on County Road 555 in Fort Meade.


Related Topix: Fort Meade, FL

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Oklahoma City firefighters target of fireworks

The fire crew was in northeast Oklahoma City early Sunday when they say rocket-type fireworks were shot at them from a nearby apartment complex.


Related Topix: Fire


Lebanon charges 28 with planning suicide attacks

Twenty-eight people have been charged with planning to carry out suicide bomb attacks and belonging to the militant group Islamic State, Lebanon's state news agency said on Monday.


Related Topix: Middle East, Lebanon, World News,

New law requires prompt action on gas leaks

The law for the first time creates a uniform, three-tiered classification system for gas leaks.


Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

Stars and Stripes

3 bridges blown up in Ukraine to block rebel city

Three bridges on key roads leading into the Ukrainian city of Donetsk were blown up Monday - an apparent attempt to slow down any possible assault by government forces on the rebel-held stronghold.


WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Iraqi forces tighten grip, ring Baghdad

A commercial airliner roars overhead as one of the thousands of fighters who have taken up arms to protect the Iraqi capital digs into a position a few miles from Baghdad International Airport.


Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News,

Doncaster Free Press

Airmen killed in plane explosion above Doncaster school honoured

Two airmen who died when their plane smashed into a school playground 60 years ago have been honoured at the unveiling of a memorial.


Related Topix: Aircraft, English Electric Aircraft, English Electric Canberra, Military Aircraft