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Indonesia Church Rocked by Explosion on Palm Sunday

Indonesia Church Rocked by Explosion on Palm Sunday

Indonesia Church Rocked by Explosion on Palm Sunday Indonesia Church Rocked by Explosion on Palm Sunday An explosion shook a Roman Catholic cathedral compound in the eastern Indonesian city of Makassar on Sunday morning, shattering the calm of Palm Sunday, a holy day for Christians. The blast took place around 10:20 a.m. at the gate to the Sacred Heart of …

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Three critically injured after movie set explosion sparks wildfire near LA

<p>Three critically injured after movie set explosion sparks wildfire near LA</p>

Three critically injured after movie set explosion sparks wildfire near LA Three critically injured after movie set explosion sparks wildfire near LA Three people were critically injured after a reported “pyrotechnic malfunction” caused an explosion on a movie set caused a small brush fire in Santa Clarita, a city north of Los Angeles. “An active brush fire has been reported …

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Chinese Miners Pulled to Surface 2 Weeks After Underground Explosion

Chinese Miners Pulled to Surface 2 Weeks After Underground Explosion

Chinese Miners Pulled to Surface 2 Weeks After Underground Explosion Chinese Miners Pulled to Surface 2 Weeks After Underground Explosion HONG KONG — Two weeks after an explosion left a group of miners trapped 2,000 feet below ground in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong, at least nine were found alive and lifted to the surface on Sunday, a bright …

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Madrid Explosion Leaves at Least 2 Dead

Madrid Explosion Leaves at Least 2 Dead

Madrid Explosion Leaves at Least 2 Dead Madrid Explosion Leaves at Least 2 Dead An explosion tore through a building in central Madrid on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead and six more wounded, the Spanish government said, as rescuers scrambled to treat the injured. The mayor of Madrid, José Luis Martínez-Almeida, told local news outlets that the explosion …

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Explosion at Virginia Strip Mall Injures at Least Three

Explosion at Virginia Strip Mall Injures at Least Three

Explosion at Virginia Strip Mall Injures at Least Three Explosion at Virginia Strip Mall Injures at Least Three At least three people were transported to hospitals, two of them with serious injuries, after an explosion and fire on Saturday morning at a strip mall in Harrisonburg, Va., the authorities said. The cause of the explosion was unknown but was under …

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Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Missing

Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Missing

Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Missing Pipeline Explosion in Corpus Christi Leaves 2 Dead and 2 Missing A submerged pipeline that exploded and a fire on board a dredging vessel on Friday left two crew members dead and two others missing in Corpus Christi, Texas, the U.S. Coast Guard said. The bodies of two crew …

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After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon’s Whole Cabinet Resigned. Now What?

After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon’s Whole Cabinet Resigned. Now What?

After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon’s Whole Cabinet Resigned. Now What? After the Beirut Explosion, Lebanon’s Whole Cabinet Resigned. Now What? Days after an enormous explosion tore through the city of Beirut, leaving at least 171 people dead and thousands injured, Lebanon’s cabinet resigned on Monday, acknowledging widespread anger over government inaction and mismanagement. But members of the opposition, activists who …

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Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage

Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They're United in Rage

Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage Beirut Explosion Hit 3 Disparate Neighborhoods. Now They’re United in Rage “Tell the world that we need aid, not money, but nuclear bombs to drop on these politicians!” she screamed. She insulted them one by one, until her granddaughter, Melissa Fakhri, 20, mentioned a Christian warlord-turned-party leader her grandmother …

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After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over

After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon's Anger Boils Over

After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over After Beirut Explosion, Protests Erupt as Lebanon’s Anger Boils Over BEIRUT, Lebanon — Clashes between demonstrators and security forces raged near Lebanon’s Parliament on Saturday at a protest fueled by the vast public anger over the death and destruction caused by a huge explosion in Beirut’s port this week. Many …

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Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It.

Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It.

Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It. Ship Blamed in Beirut Explosion Hasn’t Sailed in 7 Years. We Found It. On Nov. 21, 2013, at 11:27 a.m., a leaky ship arrived in Beirut’s port. It never left, and its volatile cargo would lead to tragedy in the city almost seven years later. The Rhosus …

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