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Rescuers Seek Survivors of Taiwan Blasts That Left 27 Dead

Rescue workers continue searching for missing victims of gas explosions that killed dozens and injured hundreds in southern Taiwan's Kaohsiung City.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

T.J. McNamara: Dark imagery contrasts with heroic factor

Two venues are showing exhibitions in more traditional styles than current trends in contemporary art.

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Autoblog

Dashcam video of Taiwan's gas-triggered street explosions hits the web

Dashcam video has brought us some fantastic images over the years, but it recorded true tragedy overnight on July 31 in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

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The Independent

Taiwan explosions: Kaohsiung homes declared safe after gas blasts killed 26

Five explosions ripped through four streets starting at around midnight on Thursday, catapulting cars into the air and blasting cement rubble at passers-by Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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The Island Packet

10 Things to Know for Today

A destroyed fire truck is seen overturned in the rubble after massive gas explosions in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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FireHouse.com

Four Firefighters Among 25 Killed in Taiwan Blast

Vehicles are left lie in a destroyed street following multiple explosions from an underground gas leak in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, early Friday, Aug. 1, 2014.

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KFVS12

Taiwan gas explosion caught on camera

The explosions were so powerful that some vehicles were thrown on to rooftops three to four stories high.

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KFVS12

Taiwan gas explosion caught on camera

The explosions were so powerful that some vehicles were thrown on to rooftops three to four stories high.

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CNN

Dozens dead in Taiwan gas blasts

A downtown district of the southern Taiwanese city of Kaohsiung was ripped apart just before midnight Thursday by a series of explosions that killed at least 25 people and injured hundreds more, state news agency CNA reported.

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WTEN-TV Albany

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.

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KWQC-TV Davenport

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

Taiwan gas pipeline blasts kill 25, injure 267

With a host of reports this week pointing to a healthier U.S. economy, analysts expect Friday's monthly jobs report to send a similar message.

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Channelnewsasia.com

GE222 black boxes show no distress call before crash in Taiwan

Taiwanese authorities said Friday that black boxes from the TransAsia Airways flight that crashed last week, killing 48 people, showed no distress call was recorded before the plane plunged into houses after an aborted landing.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTVC

Gas blasts kill dozens in Taiwanese port

At least 24 people have been killed and more than 270 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city of Kaohsiung.

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Cybercast News Service

Gas blasts kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwanese port

At least 24 people were killed and 271 injured when several underground gas explosions ripped through Taiwan's second-largest city, hurling concrete and cars through the air and blasting trenches in the streets, authorities said Friday, as a search for the cause began.

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Thanh Nein News

Taiwan gas explosion kills 22 in southern city of Kaohsiung

Explosions caused by leaked gas in Taiwan's second-largest city killed at least 22 people and injured about 270 late yesterday, the National Fire Agency said.

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Chicago Tribune

Gas blast in Taiwan kills 24, injures 271, topples buildings

An explosion caused by a gas leak killed 24 people and injured 271 in Taiwan's second city on Friday, sending flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, setting entire blocks ablaze and reducing small shops to rubble.

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Yahoo!

Gas explosions kill 24, injure 271 in Taiwan

A series of gas explosions on the streets of a southern Taiwanese city killed more than a dozen people and injured scores more Thursday night.

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KBMT

At least 22 dead, 270 hurt in Taiwan gas explosions

The death toll is rising in Taiwan in a series of explosions triggered by underground gas leaks in the southern city of Kaohsiung, according to state-run news agency CNA.

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WALB-TV Albany

Gas explosions kill 22, injure 270 in Taiwan

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