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Explosions Engulf Florida Propane Plant
Fifteen people were not immediately accounted for following multiple explosions and a fire at a propane tank refilling plant in central Florida, said John Harrell, a spokesman for the Lake County Sheriff's office. But by 2:00a.m., all of the plant's employees were accounted for. Read more...
Ravaged site is now being treated as a “crime scene” as the railway says someone shut down a locomotive keeping the brakes on. Read more...
Casualties feared after a train carrying crude oil derailed in the Quebec town of Lac-Megantic early Saturday, sparking explosions and sending massive flames through the air. The fire has prompted an evacuation, forcing at least 1,000 residents from their homes. Read more...
Taliban militants attacked key buildings near Afghanistan's presidential palace and the U.S. CIA headquarters in Kabul, a brazen assault that could derail attempts for peace talks to end 12 years of war. Read more...
Seven Taliban insurgents including suicide bombers attacked the main airport in the Afghan capital, Kabul, early on Monday, with explosions and gunfire heard near an area that also houses major foreign military bases. Read more...

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Video posted online by Syrian opposition activists appears to show the moment one in a series of deadly explosions struck the campus of Aleppo University on Tuesday as students were taking exams. The clip begins with a view of smoke rising Read more...
Map of major natural gas and oil pipelines in the United States. Hazardous liquid lines in red, gas transmission lines in blue. Source: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. By Lena Groeger, ProPublica At 6:11 p.m. on Read more...
It was a Bloody Sunday, indeed for Iraqis as bombs and small arms attacks claimed at least 75 lives and left another 285 wounded in a series of attacks that targeted the country’s security forces. The onslaught by insurgents struck a dozen Read more...
Update: An update from the interior ministry now says that "At least 55 people were killed and 372 wounded in the blasts." Twin explosions rocked Damascus on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and injuring 170, according to Syrian Read more...
I'm not sure how many more of these miners have to die before someone from Massey Energy finally goes to jail, but it's been over a year now and no one's been prosecuted yet. From Democracy Now -- Massey Energy Guilty: West Virginia Probe Read more...