Explosions

January 03, 2017 - 11:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is probing the dangers of exploding batteries in e-cigarettes, following dozens of reports of devices that have combusted, overheated or caught fire and sometimes injured users. The agency announced a two-day public meeting for April,...
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This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Syrian army soldiers flash the victory sign near their tank in the Sukkari neighborhood, east Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Dec 23, 2016. Syrian rebels outside Aleppo on Friday shelled a neighborhood in the northern city, killing three people in the first bombardment since government forces took control of the whole city after opposition fighters in the eastern parts withdrew, state TV reported. (SANA via AP)
December 24, 2016 - 5:11 am
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state TV says an explosion rocked eastern Aleppo as some residents were returning to their homes after the government assumed full control of the city earlier this week. It says the explosion on Saturday was caused by a device left inside a school by Syrian rebels, who withdrew...
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U.S. Attorney Robert Capers, back center, listens as SEC Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney, right, discuss charges in an indictment against Platinum Partners hedge fund chief investment officer Mark Nordlicht and six others in a $1 billion fraud case, Monday Dec. 19, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
December 19, 2016 - 3:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund executives were charged Monday in a $1 billion fraud case linked to an oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico that killed three workers and injured several others. Mark Nordlicht, a founder and chief investment officer of Platinum Partners, and six other defendants were...
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December 19, 2016 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Hedge fund executives were charged Monday in a $1 billion fraud case linked to a deadly oil rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico. Officials with Platinum Partners were to appear in federal court in Brooklyn to face charges that they lied to investors about the performance of a fund...
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A vehicle involved in a crash sits on the fast lane of Highway Interstate 80 after an accident during a snowfall, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016, in Lodi, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
December 17, 2016 - 11:12 am
A blast of cold air caused rain and wet roads to freeze across the Eastern U.S., triggering airport delays in the nation's capital and major traffic pileups in Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina. Authorities say two people were killed in a chain-reaction accident in Baltimore involving a tanker...
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