Explosions

May 12, 2017 - 9:41 am
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — An employee has died after an explosion at a North Carolina golf course. Wilkes County Chief Deputy Sheriff David Carson says the fire was reported early Thursday at the Countryside Golf Course in Elkin. Investigators say 64-year-old Gary Jordan died when a fire started in a...
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May 12, 2017 - 9:23 am
ELKIN, N.C. (AP) — An employee has died after an explosion at a North Carolina golf course. Wilkes County Chief Deputy Sheriff David Carson says the fire was reported early Thursday at the Countryside Golf Course in Elkin. Investigators say 64-year-old Gary Jordan died when a fire started in a...
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Italian policeman inspect the site where an explosive device blasted off near a post office in Rome, Friday, May 12, 2017. The blast occurred in the morning during business hours in the parking area near a side entrance to the post office caused no injuries but damaged a vehicle. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 6:50 am
ROME (AP) — A rudimentary explosive device exploded between parked vehicles outside a post office in Rome on Friday, causing no injuries but damaging a car, police said. A preliminary investigation indicated that the blast likely was "a demonstrative act, showing that it could be done," but...
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May 09, 2017 - 7:03 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing 11 children and three adults, authorities said Tuesday. National Civil Protection Coordinator Luis Felipe Puente said 25 others were injured in Monday...
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May 09, 2017 - 11:06 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — An errant firecracker landed on a cache of fireworks and touched off a powerful explosion at a home in central Mexico, killing at least 12 people and injuring 30 more, authorities said Tuesday. The Puebla state government reported that five children were among the fatal victims...
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May 09, 2017 - 3:54 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block a first-of-its-kind requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:41 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans used a late-night filibuster Monday to block the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers provide the locations of all their gas lines. Democrats who rule the House were planning to pass the bill before midnight, their deadline to get it to the...
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May 09, 2017 - 2:23 am
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans have successfully blocked the nation's first requirement that oil and gas producers to provide the locations of all their gas lines. The 28 Republicans successfully filibustered the bill late Monday. The House had a midnight deadline to pass the bill in time to...
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In this photo released by an official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, center, addresses coal miners during his visit to the site of a deadly mine explosion in Zemestanyourt mine, near Azadshar, northern Iran, Sunday, May 7, 2017. Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
May 07, 2017 - 9:58 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Angry coal miners besieged a car carrying Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday after he visited the site of a deadly mine explosion, a rare protest targeting the nation's top elected official as he campaigns for re-election. Soot-covered miners, enraged over the disaster...
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In this picture released by the Tasnim News Agency, miners and rescue personnel carry an injured mine worker after a coal mine explosion, near Azadshahr in northern Iran, Wednesday, May, 3, 2017. Iranian state media said Wednesday that a large explosion struck the coal mine, trapping dozens of miners and killing at least two. Ambulances, helicopters and other rescue vehicles raced to the scene on Wednesday in Golestan province as authorities worked to determine the scale of the emergency. (AP Photo/Tasnim News Agency, Mostafa Hassanzadeh)
May 04, 2017 - 9:59 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A coal mine explosion that struck northern Iran killed at least 35 people, semi-official news agencies reported Thursday, as rescuers worked a second day to reach those trapped inside after the blast. The Fars, Mehr and Tasnim news agencies all carried similar reports Thursday...
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