Explosions

Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 4:13 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Authorities say one person is dead and another is missing after a natural gas explosion at a college prep school in Minneapolis. Fire Chief John Fruetel says the body was...
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Former Minnehaha Academy employees Elizabeth Van Pilsum, left, and Rick Olson, center, react after an explosion at the school Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis.Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at the Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 02, 2017 - 3:32 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Authorities say seven adults are hospitalized following a gas explosion that leveled part of a school in Minneapolis. Hennepin County Medical Center says three patients...
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July 25, 2017 - 7:33 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An explosive device damaged a door at the headquarters of Mexico's Roman Catholic Council of Bishops early Tuesday, church officials said, but there were no injuries. In a statement the council said the homemade device was left outside the building in Mexico City around 2 a.m...
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July 12, 2017 - 4:43 am
BERLIN (AP) — Police in Germany say 12 firefighters and one police officer have been injured when a yacht exploded in a port in the west German town of Minden. The German news agency dpa reported that the firefighters were on the yacht to extinguish a smoldering fire early Wednesday, when the boat...
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This Sunday, June 25, 2017, photo shows TK Holdings Inc. in Auburn Hills, Mich. Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn’t in a crash. Honda says a man died in June 2016 when an inflator ruptured while he was working on the inside of a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer. It wasn’t clear what the man was doing, but Honda says the inflator ruptured and spewed shrapnel. It’s the 12th U.S. death from the faulty inflators and 17th worldwide. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
July 10, 2017 - 8:15 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Another person has been killed in the U.S. by an exploding Takata air bag inflator, but this death wasn't the result of a crash. Ramon V. Kuffo, 81, of Hialeah, Florida, was working inside a 2001 Honda Accord using a hammer when the air bag inflator ruptured, on June 18, 2016. A...
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June 30, 2017 - 1:12 pm
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An apparent ignition malfunction at a Pennsylvania fireworks company caused at least one explosion that badly injured a worker, the owner said Friday. John Kemps, owner and president of Celebration Fireworks said an electric match might have worked improperly, causing the...
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June 30, 2017 - 10:21 am
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — An apparent ignition malfunction a fire at a Pennsylvania fireworks company caused at least one explosion that badly injured a worker, the owner said Friday. John Kemps, owner and president of Celebration Fireworks said an electric match might have worked improperly, causing...
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FILE - This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
June 20, 2017 - 12:05 am
DETROIT (AP) — A bankruptcy filing by Japanese air bag maker Takata will leave little money for dozens of people who sued the company over deaths and injuries caused by its exploding air bag inflators, according to outside legal experts and lawyers suing the company. Takata Corp. and its U.S...
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In this Wednesday, May 17, 2017 photo Russian police officers guard as fans arrive for a soccer match at Otkrytie Arena, stadium of Spartak Moscow soccer club, where Confederations Cup matches will be played, in Moscow, Russia. Terrorists, hooligans and anti-corruption protesters are among the main concerns for the Russian security forces during the Confederations Cup soccer tournament running from Saturday June 17 until Sunday July 2. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
June 15, 2017 - 8:38 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Terrorists, hooligans and anti-corruption protesters. Those are the main concerns for the Russian security forces ahead of the Confederations Cup. A week which began with at least 1,750 people reported arrested in protests across the country on Monday will end with the first games of...
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June 15, 2017 - 7:58 am
BEIJING (AP) — An explosion struck the entrance to a kindergarten in eastern China on Thursday, police said. State media said there were casualties, and videos purportedly from the scene and posted on social media showed children and adults lying on the ground, some bleeding. Police officials said...
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