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September 16, 2019 - 4:21 pm
By ROBERT F. BUKATY and DAVID SHARP Associated Press FARMINGTON, Maine (AP) — A fierce propane explosion leveled a recently opened nonprofit center after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring six other people, including fellow...
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September 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By CARA ANNA Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the...
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September 03, 2019 - 2:50 pm
By MATTHEW LEE AP Diplomatic Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed sanctions Tuesday on Iran's space agency for the first time, accusing it of developing ballistic missiles under the cover of a civilian program to launch satellites into orbit. The sanctions announced by the...
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September 02, 2019 - 9:43 am
By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL Associated Press TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran acknowledged for the first time on Monday that a rocket at its Imam Khomeini Space Center exploded after satellite photos showed the blast last week, with an official saying a technical malfunction during a test caused the...
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August 29, 2019 - 2:10 pm
By JON GAMBRELL Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A rocket at an Iranian space center that was to conduct a satellite launch criticized by the U.S. apparently exploded on its launch pad Thursday, satellite images show, suggesting the Islamic Republic suffered its third failed...
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August 20, 2019 - 2:18 pm
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV Associated Press MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, an nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, while an American expert said the fact that...
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August 01, 2019 - 2:08 pm
JUNCTION CITY, Ky. (AP) — A regional gas pipeline ruptured early Thursday in Kentucky, causing a massive explosion that killed one person, hospitalized five others, destroyed railroad tracks and forced the evacuation of a nearby mobile home park, authorities said. Some structures were completely...
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July 26, 2019 - 2:23 pm
Chesterfield County, VA _ Chesterfield Fire Lieutenant Jason Elmore says there were no injuries today when an explosion and two-alarm fire at a meat warehouse in the county. Crews were called 5:40 a.m. to Fiorucci Foods in the 1800 block of Ruffin Mill Road for a report of a fire. They arrived to...
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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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