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August 21, 2017 - 4:24 pm
ROME (AP) — A 3.6-magnitude earthquake rattled the Italian resort island of Ischia at the peak of tourist season Monday, collapsing some buildings, cutting electricity and sending panicked residents and tourists into the streets. Doctors reported that about 20 people suffered slight injuries, but...
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Paramilitary policemen carry boxes of supplies past a section of road blocked by a landslide after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful earthquake that killed several people and injured hundreds more. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 10, 2017 - 12:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 20 people and injured 431. The Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth under the Chinese Academy...
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Paramilitary policemen carry boxes of supplies past a section of road blocked by a landslide after an earthquake in Jiuzhaigou county in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. Stranded tourists and residents struggled Wednesday to clear roads and cope with power cuts caused by a powerful earthquake that killed several people and injured hundreds more. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 09, 2017 - 10:29 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese monitors say they've detected multiple landslides but no major building collapses following a powerful earthquake in the country's mountainous southwest that killed at least 19 people. The official Xinhua News Agency said the Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth...
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August 07, 2017 - 12:43 pm
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a blast near parked fruit trucks has wounded ten people, collapsed the roof of small school building and destroyed a truck in the eastern city of Lahore. Senior police officer Adil Memon says Monday that the blast is being investigated. He said the...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 04, 2017 - 8:14 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Workers may have been moving a gas meter when an explosion tore through a Minneapolis school building this week, killing two people and injuring at least nine others, according to federal investigators. A team from the National Transportation Safety Board arrived in Minneapolis...
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Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 4:03 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two people (all times local): 4 p.m. The family of an assistant soccer coach who was injured in an explosion at a Minneapolis school says he is in critical but stable condition. The family of Bryan...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 10:22 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board were sent to a Minneapolis school Thursday to look into an apparent natural gas explosion and partial building collapse that killed two people and injured at least nine, including one critically. The explosion at...
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Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 9:42 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two, injured others (all times local): 9:40 a.m. One man who was injured in an explosion and partial building collapse at a Minneapolis school remains in critical condition. Minnehaha Academy says Bryan...
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Emergency workers respond to an explosion at Minnehaha Academy in Minneapolis Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Assistant Fire Chief Bryan Tyner said it appears the explosion may have been caused by a ruptured gas line, but that the investigation is ongoing. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 8:09 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the partial school building collapse in Minneapolis that killed two, injured others (all times local): 7 a.m. Hundreds of people packed a campus chapel to pray and comfort each other at the Minneapolis school where two people were killed and more than a-half dozen...
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Emergency personnel move away as a gas fire continues to burn following an explosion at Minnehaha Academy Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Minneapolis. Several people are unaccounted for after an explosion and partial building collapse Wednesday at a Minneapolis school, fire officials said. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 6:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An explosion at a school in Minneapolis killed two people, injured several others and reduced part of a building to rubble, fire officials said. City Fire Chief John Fruetel said the body of the second person killed in the blast was recovered around 8 p.m. Wednesday at the...
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