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4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Arson link in fatal Taser explosion?

About an hour and a half before the March 15, 2012, explosion, Border Patrol agents and firefighters were sent to a small signpost near the Interstate 8 checkpoint that had been set on fire, according to the report, released Friday.


8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Official: gas explosion injures 3 in Istanbul

A gas explosion in a five-story building in Istanbul injured at least three people on Saturday, the city's governor said.


Related Topix: World News

9 hrs ago | Science Daily

Out of an hours-long explosion, a stand-in for the first stars

Astronomers analyzing a long-lasting blast of high-energy light observed in 2013 report finding features strikingly similar to those expected from an explosion from the universe's earliest stars.


Related Topix: Astronomy, Science, Science / Technology, Space

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Payvand News of Iran

Fatal explosion kills two Iranian miners

An explosion in a red granite mine in Northeastern Ardakan has killed two miners and injured three others.


Related Topix: Iran, World News,

The Jersey Journal

Johnson Matthey explosion in West Deptford caused no fire, official says

WEST DEPTFORD TWP. - A small explosion at the Johnson Matthey plant on Nolte Drive did not cause a fire, plant General Manager Robert Bullen-Smith announced Friday.


Related Topix: Mining, Johnson Matthey, Deptford, NJ, West Deptford, NJ, OSHA, Environmental Law, Law

Denver Westword

Danielle Cordova charged in hash oil explosion she blames on mystery cook

Were Danielle Cordova, Matt Ackerman and Paul Mannaioni responsible for a hash-oil explosion that seriously burned all three of them? Or were they merely bystanders who were too badly hurt to escape along with several others seen fleeing from the fiery scene? The Denver District Attorney's Office has charged the trio in the blast.


Contra Costa Times

California Public Utilities Commission OKs safety policy amid storm of criticism

After years of scathing criticism over failures to make sure PG&E natural gas pipelines don't blow up and passengers can get out of burning limousines, a state agency on Thursday adopted a "safety-first" policy.


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

1 injured in south Jersey chemical plant blast

Plant general manager Robert Bullen-Smith says a process line in a chemical production area broke and a spill occurred.


ABC News

NHTSA to Investigate Fatal Truck Tank Explosion

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will probe a fatal, truck explosion that happened last spring when a forklift pierced the vehicle's natural gas fuel tank.


Related Topix: Howard, WI

WKXW-FM Trenton

Lebanese rockets hit Israel in offensive's 4th day

The attack on the gas station in Ashdod looked to be the most serious attack in Israel in the four days of fighting that has seen Israel deliver a heavy blow to Gaza's Hamas leaders.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Lebanon, IN,

Brandon Sun

Gas explosion in Turkey: 1 killed, 25 injured

The state-run Anadolu Agency said the explosion occurred in a bakery on the ground floor of a five-story building in the city of Denizli.


Thu Jul 10, 2014

CBS Local

3 Charged After Hash Oil Explosion In Denver

Denver prosecutors have charged three people suspected of causing an explosion at a warehouse while trying to extract hash oil from marijuana.


KLFY-TV Lafayette

2 arrested after meth lab explosion

Lafayette Metro Narcotics Task Force was notified by the Lafayette Fire Department Haz-Mat Unit on Wednesday of a fire that was the result of meth lab explosion.


Related Topix: Lafayette, LA, Fire


"Baby Bou Bou" back in Wisconsin after surviving flash bang explosion

Deputies threw a flash bang into a baby's play pen. A little more than two months ago he was caught in the middle of a full scale police raid that injured him so badly doctors had to put him into a coma.


KHOU-TV Houston

Worker hurt in Texas storage tank explosion

The Robertson County Sheriff's Office says the blast happened around midday Wednesday near New Baden , about 100 miles northeast of Austin.


Related Topix: Robertson County, TX, New-Baden, TX

Manawatu Evening Standard

Explosion spelled demise of P lab

An alleged Auckland drug ring was discovered after a methamphetamine laboratory blew up forcing a meth cook to go to hospital, claiming he had spilt "hot oil" on his legs, prosecutors say.


Related Topix: Drugs

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