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'Terror' bomber strikes NY subway, three hurt

New York - A man carrying a pipe bomb strapped to his body detonated it in a crowded New York subway passageway during the morning rush hour Monday, seriously injuring himself but only lightly injuring three others.

Indian power plant explosion kills at least 16: police

Lucknow - An explosion at an Indian power plant Wednesday killed at least 16 workers and seriously burned dozens of others, police said.

12 wounded in bomb attack on Turkish police bus: reports

Istanbul - A bomb attack targeting a police bus rocked the southern Turkish city of Mersin on the Mediterranean coast Tuesday, leaving at least 12 people wounded, local media reported.

China gives Tianjin ex-mayor 12 years for graft

Bejing - An official who was mayor of a northern Chinese city when a massive chemical explosion killed at least 165 people was Monday sentenced to 12 years in prison for graft, state media said.

Chemical plant in Crosby, Texas is expected to explode

Crosby - The potential for an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in Crosby, Texas shut down because of flooding from Hurricane Harvey has grown. This has prompted a mandatory evacuation of all employees and anyone within a 1.5-mile radius of the plant.

Colombia: Final death toll put at 13 in mine explosion

Estanzuela - Colombian authorities on Sunday put the final death toll at 13 in an explosion Friday at an illegal coal mine in the center of the country.

Eight dead, five missing after Colombia mine blast

Estanzuela - Rescuers scrambled Saturday to find five people still missing after an explosion at an illegal coal mine in central Colombia left at least eight people dead.

Brussels train station attack: what we know

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot dead a suspected bomber who set off an explosion in one of the busiest train stations in Brussels on Tuesday.Here is what we know so far about the incident, the latest in a wave of attacks to hit European cities:- What happened?

Brussels train station attack: what we know

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot dead a suspected bomber who set off a small explosion in one of the busiest train stations in Brussels on Tuesday.

Brussels train station 'terrorist' bomber shot dead

Brussels - Belgian soldiers shot and killed a suspected "terrorist" bomber after an explosion rocked a central Brussels train station Tuesday in the latest attack to hit Europe.

Colombia hunts 'terrorists' behind deadly mall bombing

Estanzuela - Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as authorities scrambled to find out who was behind the carnage.

Colombia hunts 'terrorists' behind deadly mall bombing

Estanzuela - Colombia's leaders and main rebel groups pledged Sunday that a mall bombing that killed three women would not disrupt the country's peace process, even as authorities scrambled to find out who was behind the carnage.

Three killed in blast at upscale Bogota mall

Estanzuela - Three people including a young Frenchwoman were killed and nine wounded Saturday when an explosion rocked an upscale mall in Bogota, as Colombia's only active guerrilla group condemned the blast.

China kindergarten blast kills 7, injures dozens

Bejing - An explosion rocked a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, killing at least seven people and injuring dozens, authorities said, as state media published images showing bloodied and unconscious victims.

Trump offers help as London grapples with attacks

Washington - President Donald Trump offered US help Saturday to Britain in response to twin attacks in London that killed six people, after a van plowed into pedestrians and assailants stabbed others.

The remains of hundreds of huge methane domes found on sea floor

Huge craters on the floor of the Arctic Ocean are the remains of collapsed methane domes that exploded at the end of the last Ice Age, some 12,000 years ago as the glaciers retreated. But even now, methane gas is still seeping out of the seafloor.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

World leaders condemn Manchester concert attack

Paris - World leaders expressed shock and horror on Tuesday after the suicide bombing in Manchester, noerthwest England which killed at least 22 people, including children.

Colombia shipyard blasts kill six: officials

Estanzuela - Explosions at a shipyard in Colombia killed at least six people, including one on the premises of a US company, and injured 23 others on Wednesday, officials said.

Badly burned New Hampshire man thanks Siri for saving his life

Wilmot - A man who was badly injured in an explosion is crediting the iPhone app Siri for saving his life. His hands were too badly burned to be able to dial 911 for assistance.

Mexico village farewells dead from fireworks blast

San Isidro - Screams and tears burst forth in this Mexican village on Wednesday when small white coffins arrived for the bodies of nearly a dozen children killed in an accidental fireworks warehouse explosion two days before.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Mexico fireworks blast kills 14, 11 of them children

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse killed 14 people, all but three of them children, in a poor Mexican village as it celebrated a religious festival.

Blast at Mexico fireworks warehouse kills at least 14

Puebla - An explosion at a fireworks warehouse in Mexico has killed at least 14 people and wounded 22 in the second such tragedy in a matter of months.

37 injured in blast at chemical recycling plant in Spain

Madrid - Several explosions ripped through a recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid on Thursday, injuring 37 people, three of them seriously, and forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, officials said.

Blast at Spanish chemical recycling plant injures 30

Madrid - At least 30 people were injured Thursday, three of them seriously, in an explosion at recycling site for hazardous chemical waste near Madrid, forcing the evacuation of nearby schools, authorities said.

Five people killed as building collapses in Poland

Varsovia - At least five people were killed including two children when an apartment building collapsed in Poland on Saturday, possibly due to a gas explosion, according to officials.

Taliban suicide blast targeting census team kills five in Pakistan

Lahore - At least five people were killed and up to 18 wounded in a Taliban suicide blast that targeted a census team in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore Wednesday, officials said.
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Fire boat response crews battle the blazing remnants of the off shore oil rig Deepwater Horizon April 21, 2010. A Coast Guard MH-65C dolphin rescue helicopter and crew document the fire aboard the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, while searching for survivors.
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Smoke continues to billow from behind rows of burnt out Volkswagen cars the second morning after a series of explosions at a chemical warehouse hit the Chinese city of Tianjin on August 14, 2015
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People stand in front of a hospital as they wait for news from her relatives after a coal mine explosion in the Turkish province of Manisa, on May 14, 2014
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Firefighters extinguish a fire from a building at the site of an explosion in the Haret Hreik area, in the southern suburbs of the Lebanese capital Beirut January 21, 2014. The explosion rocked Beirut's southern suburbs hitting a Hezbollah stronghold
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ASHES: Photo from 2010 shows the aftermath of an underground pipe explosion that killed eight and destroyed 38 homes in the city of San Bruno, Calif.
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A policeman stands guard by damaged firetrucks after gas explosions in southern Kaohsiung on August 1, 2014
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Those two New York buildings where eight people died in an explosion were served by a very old gas main -- 127 years old to be exact. It's the latest incident in what experts warn is a dangerous trend plaguing the nation's oldest cities: natural gas leaks and aging infrastructure. March 17, 2014.
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At least 200 people have been injured in a fire at an amusement park outside Taiwan's capital, Taipei. A spokesman for the fire service said it was believed colored powder being sprayed on to a crowd had ignited.
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A 7 year old girl living in Astana, Kazakhstan, has received serious burns and injuries to her legs after her Samsung Galaxy S2 in her pocket exploded.
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An explosion has been reported at a chemical plant in Zibo, China's eastern province of Shandong.
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