Explosions

In this photo provided from a frame grab from Tulsa's KOTV/NewsOn6.com, fires burn at an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig near Quinton, Okla., Monday Jan. 22, 2018. Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through a drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. (Christina Goodvoice, KOTV/NewsOn6.com via AP)
January 23, 2018 - 11:45 am
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Gas rig workers missing after fiery explosion in Oklahoma are presumed dead, authorities said Tuesday, and the search for the men has turned to a recovery mission. Pittsburg County Sheriff Chris Morris said it's been a difficult 24 hours for everyone involved since the Monday...
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Smoke billows from the site of a gas well fire near Quinton, Okla., early Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Several people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through the eastern Oklahoma drilling rig, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled onto the ground, an emergency official said. (Kevin Harvison/The McAlester News-Capital via AP)
January 22, 2018 - 2:29 pm
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Five people are missing after a fiery explosion ripped through an eastern Oklahoma drilling rig Monday morning, sending plumes of black smoke into the air and leaving a derrick crumpled on the ground, emergency officials said. Pittsburg County Emergency Manager Director Kevin...
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A huge column of ash shoots up to the sky during the eruption of Mayon volcano Monday, Jan. 22, 2018 as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 340 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' most active volcano erupted Monday prompting the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology to raise the Alert level to 4 from last week's alert level 3. (AP Photo/Earl Recamunda)
January 22, 2018 - 1:56 am
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano exploded thunderously Monday, sending a huge gray column of lava fragments, ash and steam into the sky and prompting authorities to warn that a violent eruption may be imminent. The noontime explosion sent superheated lava, molten...
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Former Massey CEO and West Virginia Republican Senatorial candidate, Don Blankenship, speaks during a town hall to kick off his campaign in Logan, W.Va., Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. Blankenship will face two other Republican candidates in the May 8th primary. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
January 18, 2018 - 8:05 pm
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — An ex-coal company executive who went to prison for charges stemming from the deadliest U.S. mine disaster in four decades kicked off his U.S. Senate bid Thursday evening, telling an audience he backs President Donald President Trump as a real opportunity for West Virginia. Ex-...
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Lava continues to cascade down the slopes of Mayon volcano as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, around 340 kilometers (210 miles) southeast of Manila, Philippines, at dawn Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Glowing red lava was rolling down the slopes of a Philippine volcano as authorities maintain a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. (AP Photo/Earl Recamunda)
January 15, 2018 - 10:07 pm
LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. The lava was quietly flowing in some places but at times Mount Mayon was erupting like a fountain, the Philippine...
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Friends and colleagues of the deceased Iranian seafarers aboard a tanker that sank off the coast of China weep at the headquarters of National Iranian Tanker Company, in Tehran, Iran, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. The burning Iranian tanker listing for days off the coast of China after a collision with another vessel sank Sunday, with an Iranian official saying there was "no hope" of survival for the 29 missing sailors onboard. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
January 14, 2018 - 1:08 pm
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank Sunday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was "no hope" of missing sailors surviving the disaster. The collision and disaster of the Sanchi, which carried 30 Iranians and...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Ford badge in the grill of a pickup truck. Ford Motor Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 11, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia. The death occurred July 1, and Ford said it was notified in December. After some investigation, the company...
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In this image from video run by China's CCTV shows the Panama-registered tanker "Sanchi" is seen ablaze after a collision with a Hong Kong-registered freighter off China's eastern coast, Monday, Jan. 8, 2017. The U.S. Navy has joined the search for 32 crew members missing from the oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a bulk freighter off China's east coast. (CCTV via AP Video)
January 08, 2018 - 8:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — An oil tanker that caught fire after colliding with a freighter off China's east coast is at risk of exploding and sinking, Chinese state media reported Monday, as authorities from three countries struggled to find its 32 missing crew members and contain oil spewing from the blazing...
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Swedish police search the area outside Varby Gard metro station, in Stockholm, near to where two people were injured by some kind of explosion, Sunday Jan. 7, 2018. An unidentified explosive device is reported to have detonated Sunday, injuring at least two people. (Henrik Montgomery / TT via AP)
January 07, 2018 - 9:56 am
HELSINKI (AP) — The Latest on an explosion near a subway in Stockholm (all times local): 3:05 p.m. Swedish national broadcaster SVT says a man has died after he picked up an unidentified object from the ground near a subway station in Stockholm that detonated in his hand. Swedish police could not...
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Swedish police search the area outside Varby Gard metro station, in Stockholm, near to where two people were injured by some kind of explosion, Sunday Jan. 7, 2018. An unidentified explosive device is reported to have detonated Sunday, injuring at least two people. (Henrik Montgomery / TT via AP)
January 07, 2018 - 9:55 am
HELSINKI (AP) — A man in Stockholm picked up an unknown object from the ground that detonated in his hand Sunday, accidently killing himself and injuring his female companion near a subway station, Swedish police said. The blast took place about 11 a.m. just outside the Varby Gard subway station in...
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