Explosions

June 05, 2017 - 5:28 am
BEIJING (AP) — Eight people have been killed and five injured in an explosion and fire at a chemical plant in eastern China's Shandong province. The official Xinhua News Agency said the accident was triggered by an explosion of a liquefied gas tanker in a loading area at the Linyi Jinyu...
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In this photo provided by Jeff Lange, firefighters work at the scene following an explosion and fire at the Didion Milling plant in Cambria, Wis., Thursday, June 1, 2017. Recovery crews searched a mountain of debris on Thursday following a fatal explosion late Wednesday at the corn mill plant, which injured about a dozen people and leveled parts of the sprawling facility in southern Wisconsin, authorities said. (Jeff Lange via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 9:17 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin corn mill that exploded late Wednesday night was reprimanded by federal safety inspectors six years ago for not taking precautions against dust explosions, which are a major hazard in handling grain, records show. The blast at the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria, a...
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June 01, 2017 - 4:56 pm
CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal mill explosion in southern Wisconsin (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials are correcting the number of employees they believe were inside a southern Wisconsin corn mill when the facility exploded late Wednesday night. Columbia County Sheriff Dennis...
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June 01, 2017 - 9:10 am
CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) — Rescue crews are scouring the rubble of a corn mill plant for two employees following an explosion that killed at least one person and injured about a dozen others in southern Wisconsin, authorities said Thursday. Columbia County Sheriff Dennis Richards said during a news...
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An oil tank burns after an explosion at a tank battery owned by Anadarko near the Grand View Estates neighborhood in Weld County on Thursday, May 25, 2017 in Mead, Colo. The fatal oil tank battery fire in northern Colorado appears to be unrelated to a nearby home explosion last month caused by a leaky gas line. (Lewis Geyer/Daily Camera via AP)
May 26, 2017 - 4:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — An oil tank explosion in northern Colorado killed a worker and burned three others, shooting up flames just miles away from an unrelated gas blast last month and prompting fresh questions about safety in one of Colorado's largest industries — oil and gas extraction. The fire flared...
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A woman places flowers at a memorial for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 24, 2017 - 7:54 am
LONDON (AP) — The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what's known about them so far: ___ Teenager Olivia Campbell-Hardy, who went to a school near Manchester, was at the Ariana Grande concert in...
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A woman places flowers at a memorial for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
May 24, 2017 - 6:10 am
LONDON (AP) — The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what's known about them so far: ___ A Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters from the concert were among the dead, according to...
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Fire crews work the scene of a large fire involving a big rig Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in the area of Highway 99 and Applegate Road in Atwater, Calif. (Andrew Kuhn /The Merced Sun-Star via AP)
May 24, 2017 - 6:00 am
ATWATER, Calif. (AP) — The driver of a tanker truck is dead after a series of fiery explosions on a California highway, when his truck burst into flames as it was delivering gasoline. California Fire division chief Mark Lawson told the Modesto Bee that the truck was carrying about 9,000 gallons of...
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Police forensic investigators search the property of Salmon Abedi in connection with the explosion that took place at the Manchester Arena, in Greater Manchester, England, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Official records show that Salmon Abedi was registered as living at the Manchester house raided by armed police investigating Monday night’s deadly concert blast. The electoral register shows that Abedi - named by U.S. officials as the suspect in the suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert - lived at the house in Fallowfield in southern Manchester where police carried out a controlled explosion Tuesday. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)
May 23, 2017 - 3:14 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The man who police say blew himself up in a packed concert arena in Manchester, killing 22 people, did not make a strong impression on his neighbors. Residents of the Manchester suburb of modest brick semi-detached homes where 22-year-old Salman Abedi lived remembered...
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President Donald Trump shakes hands with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after making a joint statement in Jerusalem, Monday, May 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 23, 2017 - 3:36 am
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Testing the waters for Middle East peace, President Donald Trump traveled Tuesday through the barrier ringing biblical Bethlehem to meet with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The White House has downplayed the prospect for a significant breakthrough on the...
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