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This Kid's About To Get An Explosive Lesson In Using Fireworks Over A Manhole
Methane gas was trapped inside the manhole.
Boy, 2, Found Dead Inside 110-Meter-Deep Well In Spain After 13-Day Search
Rescue efforts had been ongoing since Julen Rosello fell down the borehole in Totalan near Malaga on Jan. 13.
Up To 117 Migrants Feared Dead After Overloaded Dinghy Sinks In Mediterranean
Those missing off the coast of Libya include 10 women and two children, including a two-month-old baby.
Yahoo News Photo Staff
Death Toll In Nairobi Hotel Complex Attack Rises To 21
By Christopher Torchia, AP
Gunfire continued into Wednesday morning, and dozens of trapped people were rescued overnight.
Black Box From Lion Air Jet That Crashed In Java Sea 2 Months Ago Found
The Boeing 737 plunged into the Java Sea in October, claiming 189 lives.
Indonesia Widens Danger Zone Around Anak Krakatau Volcano Following Tsunami
By Syawalluwin Zain and Niniek Karmani, AP
The island volcano's alert status has been raised to the second-highest level after a tsunami killed at least 430 people.
The Canadian Press
Indonesia Tsunami Survivors Remain Jittery As Deaths Hit 429
By Niniek Karmini, AP
Unlike other tsunamis that have hit disaster-prone Indonesia following large earthquakes, Saturday’s big waves blasted ashore at night without warning.
At Least 222 Dead After Tsunami Sweeps Indonesia Beach
By NINIEK KARMINI, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra on Saturday.
Antara Foto Agency / Reuters
Indonesia Tsunami: At Least 62 Killed, Hundreds Injured
By Ali Kotarumalos, AP
Waves hit the coast around the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra.
Rare Tornado In Washington State Causes 'Catastrophic' Damage
By Lisa Baumann, AP
There were no immediate reports of injuries.
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U.S. Military Ends Search For 5 Missing Marines After Crash Off Japan Coast
The crew of a KC-130 Hercules refueling plane were officially declared deceased.
6 Dead And Dozens Injured Following Stampede At Italian Nightclub
By Philip Pullella and Crispian Balmer, Reuters
A walkway leading out of the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo collapsed, causing dozens of people to fall into a trench below.
Search Underway After 2 US Warplanes Crash Off Japan Coast; 1 Rescued, 6 Missing
By Mari Yamaguchi, AP
The U.S. Marines said the midair collision happened during a regular training.
December Tornado Outbreak Hits Central U.S., Leaving At Least 1 Dead
By MICHAEL TARM, Associated Press
At least 12 tornadoes were reported in Illinois on Saturday.
Number Of Missing In California's Deadly Camp Fire Falls Below 250
The historic wildfire has killed at least 85 people and destroyed nearly 14,000 homes.
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California Camp Fire Death Toll Up To 84 As Rain Brings Risk Of Mudslides
After the deadliest wildfire in state history, a downpour in the same area heightened the possibility of mudslides.
Massive 14-Year Oil Spill Ordered To Be Cleaned As Leaks Continue
An estimated 150 million gallons of oil is believed to have leaked from Taylor Energy's damaged Gulf Coast platform.
Omar Sobhani / Reuters
More Than 50 Killed By Suicide Bomber In Afghanistan Capital
By Abdul Qadir Sediqi and Hamid Shalizi, Reuters
More than 80 other people had been injured in the Kabul attack, according to a spokesman for the Interior Ministry.
(AP Photo/Noah Berger, Pool)
Camp Fire Toll Remains Unclear With Nearly 1,000 People Still Listed As Missing
Seventy-seven people have been confirmed dead in California’s most destructive wildfire in history.
Argentina Finds Missing Sub One Year Later But Lacks Resources To Surface It
By AP Staff, The Associated Press
Officials are figuring out what to do about the sub, which had 44 people on board.
Divers Recover Lion Air Plane's Flight Recorder At The Bottom Of The Sea
Authorities hope the information on the black box will explain what caused the 2-month-old plane to crash earlier this week, killing all 189 people on board.
Lion Air Plane Crash Site Searched; Rescue Workers May Have Found Fuselage
By Cindy Silviana and Ed Davies, Reuters
The 22-meter long object was discovered in waters about 32 meters deep, and a sonar is being used to identify it.
Edgar Su / Reuters
Rescue Teams Search Lion Air Plane Crash Site For Victims, Debris
By Niniek Karmini and Stephen Wright, AP
The National Search and Rescue Agency said that 10 intact bodies, as well as body parts, have been recovered.
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Wormhole? Nazi-Marked Plane Crashes Onto California Freeway, Bursts Into Flames
No one was injured in the metaphor.
Terrifying Video Shows Out-Of-Control Escalator That Injured At Least 20
The accident occurred at a Rome metro station, as people were thrown atop one another.
Dozens Injured After Floor Collapses During Party Near Clemson University
Video shows people violently falling into the basement as they danced inside of a condominium's clubhouse near the South Carolina school.
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