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New charges filed against SF paramedic arrested in Excelsior explosion

New charges were filed Tuesday against a San Francisco Fire Department paramedic…

 

State-linked Saudi news websites reported an explosion has gone off outside the Prophet's Mosque, one of Islam's holiest sites in the city of Medina on Monday, the same day that two suicide bombers struck different cities in Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/ Hadi Mizban)

Explosion near one of Islam’s holiest sites in Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — An explosion went off outside one of…

 

An Egyptian journalist holds a candle and a poster supporting EgyptAir during a candlelight vigil for the victims of EgyptAir flight 804 in front of the Journalists' Syndicate in Cairo, Egypt, on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)

Forensic expert suggests explosion downed EgyptAir jet

CAIRO — Body parts recovered from the crash of EgyptAir Flight 804…

 

Firefighters work at a scene of fire from an explosion in Ankara on Wednesday. (IHA via AP)

Explosion in Ankara kills at least 28, wounds 61 others

ANKARA, Turkey — A car bomb went off in the Turkish capital…

Firefighters work at a scene of fire from an explosion in Ankara on Wednesday. (IHA via AP)
This undated photo released Aug. 25 on a social media site used by Islamic State militants, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows smoke from the detonation of the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra. (Islamic State social media account via AP)

Activists say IS damages ancient temple in Syria’s Palmyra

BEIRUT — Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple,…

This undated photo released Aug. 25 on a social media site used by Islamic State militants, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows smoke from the detonation of the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra. (Islamic State social media account via AP)
A man talks into a mobile phone after a large explosion rocked a central Bangkok intersection on Monday, during the evening rush hour, killing a number of people and injuring others. (Photo via AP Video)

Rush-hour Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18, hurts 117

BANGKOK — A bomb exploded Monday within a central Bangkok shrine that…

A man talks into a mobile phone after a large explosion rocked a central Bangkok intersection on Monday, during the evening rush hour, killing a number of people and injuring others. (Photo via AP Video)
The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday. The rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart shortly after liftoff. (John Raoux/AP)

Now comes the SpaceX rocket whodunit: A complex mystery

WASHINGTON — A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now…

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Dragon spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Sunday. The rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart shortly after liftoff. (John Raoux/AP)
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Blast hits Southern California refinery

An explosion rocked an Exxon Mobil refinery on Wednesday morning, triggering a…

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Oil train with safety upgrades derails and explodes in West Virginia

Fires were still burning more than a day after an oil train…

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Minor explosion at Amgen sends 2 to hospital

Two Amgen Inc. employees were transported to a hospital this afternoon after…

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Copper theft seen as source of UC Berkeley outage

Power was restored to most of the University of California, Berkeley, on…

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AP Photo/John RaouxFirefighters walk through an area of exploded propane cylinders in the aftermath of an explosion and fire at a propane gas company

Massive explosions rock central Florida gas plant

TAVARES, Fla. — After hearing two explosions, maintenance worker Gene Williams looked…

AP Photo/John RaouxFirefighters walk through an area of exploded propane cylinders in the aftermath of an explosion and fire at a propane gas company
AP Photo/Ryan MeadorThis photo provided by Ryan Meador shows an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in the Ascension Parish town of Geismar La.

1 dead, 77 hurt in La. plant explosion

GEISMAR, La. -- A ground-rattling explosion Thursday at a chemical plant in…

AP Photo/Ryan MeadorThis photo provided by Ryan Meador shows an explosion at The Williams Companies Inc. plant in the Ascension Parish town of Geismar La.

Manhole boom reportedly not a blast

A boom followed by a flash and smoke from a Financial District…