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Disney's 'Starbright Holidays' features LED-lit dancing drones

Florida's Disney World is offering up a new type of holiday entertainment this year that is sure to create a lot of excitement with children and adults alike. "Starbright Holidays" will feature 300 LED-lit dancing drones in the night sky.

Two dead, 24 hurt in Philippine fireworks blaze

Bocaue - A blaze ripped through a group of fireworks shops in the Philippines Wednesday, killing two people and leaving 24 others injured, officials said.

Two dead, 24 hurt in Philippine fireworks blaze

Bocaue - A blaze ripped through a group of fireworks shops in the Philippines Wednesday, killing two people and leaving 24 others injured, officials said.

Two dead, 24 hurt in Philippine fireworks blaze

Bocaue - A blaze ripped through a group of fireworks shops in the Philippines Wednesday, killing two people and leaving 24 others injured, officials said.

German refugee shelters ban New Year's Eve fireworks

Berlin - Many refugee shelters in Germany have banned firecrackers and pyrotechnics on New Year's Eve for safety reasons and to protect asylum seekers from reliving the trauma of wars they fled.

Death toll in Spain fireworks factory explosion rises to six

Madrid - The death toll from an explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain rose to six after police found a body in the ruins of the plant, local authorities said Tuesday.

Five dead in explosion at Spain fireworks factory

Madrid - At least five people died and another six were injured on Monday in an explosion at a fireworks factory in northeastern Spain, local authorities said.

'Just a prank' says couple after setting homeless man on fire

Albuquerque - An Albuquerque, New Mexico couple are now in custody after allegedly setting a homeless native American man on fire by throwing lit fireworks on July 11, 2015.

Op-Ed: Amari Brown: Fireworks for some, mourning for others

Chicago - They already tried banning the sale guns and it was deemed unconstitutional. What's Chicago to do in the wake of yet another child murder?

Secrets of fireworks revealed

Many people enjoy firework displays: loud bangs and bursts of spectacular color. But what makes fireworks so colorful? A scientist explains how and why.

Man dies after trying to shoot firework off the top of his head

Calais - A young man in Calais, Maine was drinking with his friends and celebrating the Fourth of July Saturday night when he decided to launch a firework off the top of his head. The firework exploded, fatally injuring him.

Christmas on the Square Holiday Light Up in Edmonton Special

Edmonton - The annual Christmas on the Square Holiday Light Up took place on November 15 in Edmonton's Sir Winston Churchill Square.

Exploding fireworks store shuts down highway, starts brush fires

Pioneer - A fireworks supermarket in Tennessee exploded Sunday evening, shooting fireworks onto the nearby highway and causing small brush fires.

American Apparel mistakes Challenger disaster photo for fireworks

American Apparel has apologized for a photo posted on its Tumblr account that an employee thought was of fireworks. It was actually a photo of the Challenger disaster in 1986.

Authorities seize more than 2,500 pounds of illegal fireworks

Pittsburg - Last Thursday law enforcement officials arrested three people and they seized illegal fireworks in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Run! 'Osama' has a sparkler!

A new document from the Department of Homeland Security discusses the potential misuse of fireworks that are readily available for not only the average Independence Day fanatic but dangerous terrorists as well!

102nd Canada Day celebration for Greenfield Park, Quebec Special

Greenfield Park - The City of Greenfield Park, Quebec Canada Day celebrations were a success including the Firework's show that went on despite the rainfall that started minutes before the fireworks were launched.

Extreme pollution doesn’t deter Chinese celebrations

Beijing - Record breaking levels of air pollution in China haven’t stopped people from buying and setting off thousands of fireworks for the Chinese New Year’s week-long festivities.

The world celebrates the dawning of a New Year

People around the world turned out in cities and towns, in fields, on beaches, water fronts and city blocks, all to ring out the old and welcome the arrival of 2013, a year many hope proves to be better than 2012.

Video: Fireworks around the world celebrate the entry of 2013

As the world turned, bringing 2013 to each country, fireworks lit the sky in incredible displays. Despite austerity, many major cities represented in the video offered pyrotechnic extravaganzas. Let us hope for peace and prosperity in the new year.

Spectacular video of Sydney's New Year fireworks

Sydney - While many of us are still waiting for the New Year to start, Sydney is already living in 2013. They held a spectacular firework extravaganza to mark the event.

Photo Essay: Inside Sydney’s New Year’s Eve firework celebrations Special

Sydney - With only about three days to go before Sydney’s New Year’s Eve firework celebrations the media were given a sneak preview behind the scenes.

Video: Fireworks explosion during Spain festival injures 28

Elche - A rogue firework set off thousands of others in a church bell tower in Elche, Spain during a town festival on Monday, injuring 28 people.

Fireworks mark the end of London 2012 Olympics (video)

London - The London 2012 Olympics closed on Sunday with an impressive firework display which beautifully lit up the sky above the city. Music filled the stadium and the Olympic flag was handed on to Rio de Janeiro.

Video: UFO seen amid fireworks at Olympics 2012 opening ceremony

London - At the Olympics opening ceremony watched by an estimated one billion people, several sharp-eyed viewers saw a UFO in the night sky amid the fireworks. The UFO was the typical flying saucer with the "egg-yolk bulge" in the middle.

Barcelona's Merce Festival: A Photo Essay Special

Barcelona - Eight meter high human pyramids, getting showered with fireworks, a parade of five meter tall giants, public art and the best music Spain has to offer, what is there not to love about Barcelona’s Merce Festival.

San Pedro celebrates 4th of July Special

San Pedro - In a bit of belated Independence Day news, the town of San Pedro, CA held its annual fireworks show at Cabrillo Beach in honor of the 4th of July holiday.

San Diego fireworks go off all at once, over in seconds [VIDEO]

San Diego - Yesterday the city of San Diego was all set to have their annual Fourth of July fireworks show, but a glitch caused all of the fireworks scheduled for the 18-minute show to ignite all at once.

Video: Fireworks light the sky in Washington, DC on July 4

Washington - The sky was lit by a magnificent firework display last night over Washington, DC, as the country celebrated Independence Day.

Oregon town cancels fireworks due to effect on sea birds

Depoe Bay - Officials in an Oregon town have canceled its annual fireworks show out of concern the pyrotechnics will scare the protected sea birds roosting in the area.
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General pictures of animals, camping, and food.
General pictures of animals  camping  and food.
General pictures of animals, camping, and food.
Christmas on the Square on November 15 in Edmonton.
Christmas on the Square on November 15 in Edmonton.
Screenshot of footage taken as a fireworks factory exploded in Russia during April 2012
Screenshot of footage taken as a fireworks factory exploded in Russia during April 2012
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Shot with a Canon SD10. Possibly the first of the SD line of cameras. A little luck and lots of shot...
Shot with a Canon SD10. Possibly the first of the SD line of cameras. A little luck and lots of shots made this picture possible.
San Pedro fireworks show
San Pedro fireworks show
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General pictures of animals, camping, and food.
Firefighters work to put out a fire after a fireworks supermarket explodes.
Firefighters work to put out a fire after a fireworks supermarket explodes.
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Cabalgata de Reyes Magos, Jaén, Spain - Fireworks
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4th of July fireworks seen from Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro  CA.
4th of July fireworks seen from Cabrillo Beach in San Pedro, CA.
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General pictures of animals, camping, and food.
Fireworks display in Adelaide  Australia.
Fireworks display in Adelaide, Australia.
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5 145 fans were treated to a post-game fireworks display  following Arizona s 16-0 win over Coppin S...
5,145 fans were treated to a post-game fireworks display, following Arizona's 16-0 win over Coppin State.
Fireworks shown on a barge moored at White Bay  Rozelle with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the backgr...
Fireworks shown on a barge moored at White Bay, Rozelle with the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the background.
Fire crackers on sale for the New Year celebration in Lagos
Fire crackers on sale for the New Year celebration in Lagos
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General pictures of animals, camping, and food.
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Fireworks at Xinzha & Xinchang Lu
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Joshua Benavidez  age 31  and Irene Enriquez  age 31  are both in custody in Albuquerque  N.M. after...
Joshua Benavidez, age 31, and Irene Enriquez, age 31, are both in custody in Albuquerque, N.M. after setting fire to a homeless man.
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Fireworks over the Washington Monument in Washington D.C.
Fireworks over the Washington Monument in Washington D.C.
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Fireworks on the Thames, New Year 2011-12.

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