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  • A Life of Listing Grievances, and Then a Final Homicidal Explosion

    A Life of Listing Grievances, and Then a Final Homicidal Explosion

    For two years after losing yet another television job, Vester Lee Flanagan II lived in a nondescript apartment across the street from WDBJ Channel 7, the station that had fired him. He worked in modest jobs at several insurance companies nearby. As thoughts of murder and revenge were swirling around his brain, he did his best to keep them out of si...

  • Explosions Rock U.S. Army Storage Depot Near Tokyo

    Explosions Rock U.S. Army Storage Depot Near Tokyo

    Explosions of still-undetermined origin rocked a United States Army storage depot early Monday near Tokyo, the Pentagon said. No injuries were reported.

  • Gas Line Explosion at New York High School Injures 3

    Gas Line Explosion at New York High School Injures 3

    A gas line explosion during construction work at a high school in the US has injured three people and severely damaged the school building, authorities said.

  • At Least 20 Die in Bombing at Popular Bangkok Shrine

    At Least 20 Die in Bombing at Popular Bangkok Shrine

    A bomb placed inside a Bangkok religious shrine frequented by tourists exploded Monday evening, killing at least 20 people, hurling body parts onto the pavement, shattering building windows and creating panic in one of the city's most popular districts.

  • Body Found at Site of Collapsed New York Buildings

    Body Found at Site of Collapsed New York Buildings

    New York police recovered a body Sunday from the rubble of a Manhattan site rocked by a massive gas explosion.

  • 2 Missing, 25 Hurt After New York Building Collapse

    2 Missing, 25 Hurt After New York Building Collapse

    Two people were missing on Friday after an explosion brought down three buildings and damaged a fourth property in New York's popular East Village, injuring 25 people, city officials said.

  • Major Blaze Rips Through New York Building

    Major Blaze Rips Through New York Building

    A major blaze tore through a commercial and residential block in New York's East Village on Thursday following a building collapse and possible explosion, the fire department said.

  • 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 aging gas and water mains, some from the 1800s.

  • 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 Israeli citizens and Jews in a number of places - Azerbaijan, Thailand and others," Mr Netanyahu said ...

  • 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 not immediately clear.Several witnesses told The Ass...

  • 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 submerged in water, have lost their cooling systems and...

  • 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 brief address to the nation at 11 am Tokyo time, Pr...

  • 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. They began streaming back to this stricken rice ...

  • 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 flooding of two stricken reactors with seawater and the r...

  • 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. The experts have long contended that serious holes i...

  • 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 professionalism in bringing the crippled jet with 469...

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