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Flames and smoke emerge from the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex in Philadelphia, Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
June 21, 2019 - 2:00 pm
By MATT ROURKE, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fire and explosions at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast sent a massive fireball into the sky and shook nearby homes before dawn Friday, though authorities reported only a few minor injuries. The blaze broke out at the Philadelphia...
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February 04, 2019 - 11:22 am
WILSON, N.C. (AP) — Dozens of athletes from a Virginia college were able to evacuate a charter bus before it exploded in North Carolina. News outlets cite a statement from Wilson County Emergency Management that says 41 track and field athletes from Hampton University were traveling home on...
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January 12, 2019 - 7:30 am
By ANGELA CHARLTON and SYLVIE CORBET , Associated Press PARIS (AP) — A powerful explosion and fire apparently caused by a gas leak at a Paris bakery Saturday injured 36 people, including 12 in critical condition, blasted out windows and overturned cars, French authorities said. Firefighters pulled...
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August 06, 2018 - 1:57 pm
By COLLEEN BARRY , Associated Press MILAN (AP) — A tanker truck carrying flammable material exploded Monday after rear-ending a stopped truck on a crowded highway near the northern Italian city of Bologna, killing at least two people, injuring up to 70 and causing part of the raised expressway to...
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May 25, 2018 - 5:02 pm
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) - Federal authorities say a 40-year-old military veteran has been arrested in connection with two explosive devices found in southeast Texas in recent weeks. A probable cause affidavit says investigators found bomb components and mailing materials linked Jonathan Matthew Torres...
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May 17, 2018 - 12:41 pm
By MICHAEL BALSAMO and AMANDA LEE MYERS , Associated Press . ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — A business acquaintance of the woman killed in a Southern California office building explosion has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an unregistered destructive device, the FBI said Thursday. The arrest...
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May 03, 2018 - 11:29 am
By DAVE COLLINS , Associated Press NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman's call to police to report domestic violence led to a standoff and explosion in a barn behind her home that left one person dead and nine officers injured, officials said Thursday. The officers were being treated for...
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