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  • Death toll in New York City gas explosion climbs to eight

    Death toll in New York City gas explosion climbs to eight

    Rescue workers using dogs and thermal-detection gear to search rubble for more victims of a gas explosion found an eighth body on Thursday while investigators tried to pinpoint the leak and determine whether it had anything to do with the city's agin...

  • Seventh person dies after New York blast, building collapse: police

    Seventh person dies after New York blast, building collapse: police

    The death toll from an explosion that collapsed two New York apartment buildings after an apparent gas leak rose to seven on Thursday, and the number of injured is close to 60, police said.

  • Gas blast destroys two New York buildings; six people dead

    Gas blast destroys two New York buildings; six people dead

    A gas leak triggered an earthshaking explosion that flattened two apartment buildings on Wednesday, killing at least six people, injuring more than 60 and leaving four others missing.

  • Two New York buildings collapse in explosion, 1 dead

    Two New York buildings collapse in explosion, 1 dead

    An explosion has leveled two New York City apartment buildings, killing one person and injuring 15 others. A utility company says a resident in a nearby building reported smelling gas shortly before the explosion.

  • New York City building explosion injures 10: fire department

    At least 10 people were injured when part of a five-story building containing businesses and residences in Manhattan's Chinatown district collapsed after an explosion, fire officials said on Thursday.

  • Several hurt in gas explosion in university in US

    Several people were injured in a gas explosion on Tuesday at a university in Nyack, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) north of New York, police and local media said.

  • Superstorm Sandy leaves deadly chaos in New York

    Superstorm Sandy leaves deadly chaos in New York

    Superstorm Sandy hurled crippling floods onto New York streets on Monday, provoking a power plant explosion that blacked out much of Manhattan and leaving widespread storm devastation.

  • Watch fireball on New York skyline

    Watch fireball on New York skyline

    As Superstorm Sandy made landfall along the eastern seaboard in the US, there were reports of an explosion at a substation in Manhattan. At least 660,000 people in New York had lost power because of the explosion and a planned power shut-down.

  • Foreign media on Israeli car explosion in Delhi

    Foreign media on Israeli car explosion in Delhi

    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has blamed Iran and Hezbollah for the bombings that targeted Israeli Embassy personnel in New Delhi and Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. "In the past few months we have witnessed several attempts to attack Is...

  • 7 killed in explosion near PM's office in Oslo

    7 killed in explosion near PM's office in Oslo

    A loud explosion has shattered windows at the government headquarters in Oslo which includes the prime minister's office, injuring several people. Norwegian news agency NTB says the prime minister is safe.

  • Belarus: 2 killed as explosion hits subway station

    Belarus: 2 killed as explosion hits subway station

    An explosion tore through a subway station near the office of the authoritarian president of Belarus during evening rush hour on Monday, killing at least two people and wounding numerous others, according to news agencies.The cause of the blast at the station in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, was no...

  • Spent fuel rods in Japanese nuclear reactors a long-term risk

    Spent fuel rods in Japanese nuclear reactors a long-term risk

    Even as workers race to prevent the radioactive cores of the damaged nuclear reactors in Japan from melting down, concerns are growing that nearby pools holding spent fuel rods could pose an even greater danger. The pools, which sit on the top level of the reactor buildings and keep spent fuel subme...

  • Japan radiation levels rise after explosion

    Japan radiation levels rise after explosion

    Japan's nuclear crisis verged toward catastrophe on Tuesday after an explosion damaged the vessel containing the nuclear core at one reactor and a fire at another spewed large amounts of radioactive material into the air, according to statements from Japanese government and industry officials.In a b...

  • Survivors return to confront all that was lost

    Survivors return to confront all that was lost

    One couple rode out the tsunami on top of an irrigation tower, crammed in with three other people. A man had to abandon his car in a field and run for it. Another couple simply got lucky, riding out the torrents in their house, one of the few in a swath of destruction that inexplicably held together...

  • Another explosion at Fukushima nuclear power plant

    Another explosion at Fukushima nuclear power plant

    As the scale of Japan's nuclear crisis begins to come to light, experts in Japan and the United States say the country is now facing a cascade of accumulating problems that suggest that radioactive releases of steam from the crippled plants could go on for weeks or even months. The emergency floodin...

  • Why big airports are difficult to secure

    Why big airports are difficult to secure

    How do you fully secure something as big and sprawling as an international airport against a terrorist bombing like the one on Monday at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow?You cannot, security experts I spoke with on Monday say. Airports are by definition public places requiring relatively free access. Th...

  • Qantas A380 crew lauded for saving doomed aircraft

    Qantas A380 crew lauded for saving doomed aircraft

    A report by Australian aviation investigators on Friday provided fresh insight on the challenges faced by a Qantas A380 jet that experienced a mid-air engine explosion last month, describing in vivid detail the damage sustained to the plane's wing and fuel systems and lauding the crew's calm and pro...

  • Three airlines halt A380 flights over engine explosion

    Three airlines halt A380 flights over engine explosion

    Three airlines suspended flights of Airbus A380 superjumbo jetliners on Thursday after an engine on a Qantas plane blew apart shortly after takeoff from Singapore.Debris fell on an Indonesian island, and the plane, with more than 450 people aboard, spent 90 tense minutes circling with its three rema...

  • Offshore oil platform in Gulf of Mexico explodes

    An offshore oil platform exploded in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday morning, injuring one worker, the United States Coast Guard said. The platform, which was owned by the Houston-based Mariner Energy, was floating in relatively shallow waters 340 feet deep to the west of where a drilling rig leased ...

  • Defusing India's population time bomb

    Defusing India's population time bomb

    Sunita Laxman Jadhav is a door-to-door saleswoman who sells waiting. She sweeps along muddy village lanes in her nurse's white sari, calling on newly married couples with an unblushing proposition: Wait two years before getting pregnant, and the government will thank you.Mothers and grandmothers bro...

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