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Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others

Authorities are investigating the cause of a house explosion in Des Moines, Iowa, that also damaged other homes in the area. (Sept. 13)        ...

Explosion destroys Iowa house, damages others

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Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker Authorities say a gas explosion destroyed a Southern California home and killed a gas company worker on Monday. More than a dozen others were injured in the blast in Murrieta. (July 15)        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Midtown fire destroys local business and damages others shops nearby TUCSON – The fire was so massive, witnesses could see the smoke throughout the city of Tucson. It took fire crews about an hour to get the flames under control. Heavy smoke and flames showing from the roof as crews arrived on the scene. It engulfed a building located in The Lost Barrio Histori...
06:26 2019-06-01

Man Over-Inflates a Tire and the Subsequent Explosion Destroys His Car If you’ve ever wondered how violently a tire can explode if it’s way, way over-inflated, one Russian man decided to give it a shot. He placed a wheel and tire in an old Russian sedan, rigged up some copper tubing between the pump and the wheel, and began inflating. The results are surprisingly viole...
23:52 2019-07-17

Explosion damages University of Nevada dormitory A utilities explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno caused the partial collapse of a dormitory building and at least minor injuries, authorities said. (July 5)        ...
04:13 2019-07-06

Gas explosion badly damages shopping center A powerful gas explosion badly damages shopping center in Maryland but no injuries were immediately reported. (Aug 25)        ...
01:52 2019-08-26

Amazon may have to pay damages for house fire caused by faulty hoverboard, court says A federal appellate court says Amazon may have to shell out damages for a fire that destroyed the $1 million home of a Nashville family.       ...
16:26 2019-07-09

New Jersey house obliterated in explosion NEW JERSEY (WNBC) – A home somehow exploded in New Jersey Monday, generating a plume of smoke visible from Manhattan as firefighters battled a raging blaze on the ground. Firefighters were called to the scene of the blast on Abbott Avenue in Ridgefield around 11:30 a.m. There was no immediate ...
22:13 2019-06-17

Woman dies in house explosion in North Carolina A woman was found dead in the remains of a home leveled by a fire and explosion in Charlotte, North Carolina. (July 3)        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

Prayer vigil held following fatal Indiana house explosion JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of people gathered for a prayer vigil after a weekend explosion of a southern Indiana house that killed one person. Michael O’Brien, who was among those Wednesday at Jeffersonville’s First Christian Church, says it “could have happened to any of u...
14:39 2019-05-23

Democrats to pour into Iowa for biggest event yet in 2020 White House race Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates will swarm Iowa this weekend for the biggest political gathering of the 2020 election cycle so far, as the White House race picks up steam ahead of debates and a key fundraising deadline at the end of the month....
12:13 2019-06-07

At least 1 dead, 15 injured — including 3 firefighters — in California house explosion A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.        ...
07:26 2019-07-16

Photos: Best signs on ESPN's 'College GameDay' for Iowa State-Iowa football game in Ames "Amesday" lived up to the hype as ESPN's "College GameDay" crew hit Iowa State for the in-state matchup against Iowa. Fans' signs didn't disappoint.       ...
00:00 2019-09-15

Turkish government destroys more than 300,000 books Regime says it is cracking down on anything linked to Fethullah Gülen, the Muslim cleric it blames for 2016’s attempted coupMore than 300,000 books have been removed from Turkish schools and libraries and destroyed since the attempted coup of 2016, according to Turkey’s ministry of education.Turkey’...
21:26 2019-08-06

Highlights: Nadal destroys Maden "Eleven-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal coasted through to the third round with a confident straight-sets dismissal of German qualifier Yannick Maden 6-1 6-2 6-4."...
18:13 2019-05-29

Travis d’Arnaud destroys Yankees all by himself If the Mets had regrets about cutting Travis d’Arnaud loose earlier this year, the Yankees no doubt wish he was still in Queens, as well, after the ex-Met dominated them Monday, finishing them off with a go-ahead, three-run homer off Aroldis Chapman in the top of the ninth. The home run, d’Arnaud’s ...
09:52 2019-07-16

Japan gov’t to pay damages to kin over leprosy isolation Japan’s government says it will abide by a court ruling ordering it to compensate former leprosy patients’ families over a lengthy segregation policy that severed family ties and caused long-lasting prejudice...
16:01 2019-07-09

Official: Likely tornado destroys motel in Oklahoma EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service says a likely tornado has destroyed a motel and caused other damage in the Oklahoma City area. Meteorologist Rick Smith in Norman says the suspected twister hit El Reno on Saturday night as a powerful storm system rolled through the state. Smith say...
09:26 2019-05-26

Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon The Israeli military says it has finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country's northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found....
00:52 2019-06-04

Oil rises after US Navy destroys Iranian drone Oil prices rose more than 1% on Friday after the U.S. Navy destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz, a major chokepoint for global crude flows, again raising tensions in the Middle East....
06:39 2019-07-19

EF3 Tornado destroys Ohio apartment complex Aerial footage shows widespread devastation at an apartment complex in Dayton, Ohio where an EF3 tornado struck. (May 28)        ...
02:01 2019-05-29

Court: NFL’s Bucs not entitled to damages from BP spill NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers is not entitled to damages from BP for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill. At issue were the accounting practices the team used to argue that the 2010 spill caused the team’s revenues to fall. The ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Severe weather damages Missouri speedway A strong storm system damaged the grandstands and buildings at a Missouri speedway and caused the postponement of an upcoming event. (May 21)        ...
00:13 2019-05-22

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
04:39 2019-06-01

Rockcastle Co. Flooding Damages Park, Businesses ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– Across Brodhead, residents felt the effects of Thursday’s high floodwaters. “Actually got a text from our niece saying, ‘hey, the water is actually up to the doors of the church’ and so that was our really first big warning,” said ...
00:52 2019-06-08

Watch: Bear breaks into car in Colorado, destroys interior Police in Colorado are warning residents and visitors to lock the doors of their unattended vehicles after a bear broke into a car and shredded the interior....
20:00 2019-08-07

A’s closer Liam Hendriks destroys Warriors: ‘Treated us like s–t’ Oakland A’s closer Liam Hendriks blasted the neighboring Warriors for treating the baseball club “like s–t,” and is thrilled Steph Curry and Co. are moving to a newly built arena in downtown San Francisco for the coming season. “When the Warriors sucked and the A’s were good, the A’s would giv...
02:26 2019-08-29

Gregg Popovich destroys ‘arrogant’ Team USA critics BEIJING — Their final game at the World Cup had been over for several minutes, and every member of the U.S. team and coaching staff were still lingering together on the court. They were ready to go home. They just weren’t ready to go their separate ways. For USA Basketball, summer ended Saturd...
18:39 2019-09-14

Fire destroys massive Texas mansion, 2 hurt Authorities say a fire that destroyed a 10,000-square-foot mansion near Houston and injured two construction workers. Officials say more than 60 firefighters and medical personnel responded Thursday to the fire. (June 14)        ...
14:39 2019-06-14

New Navy air-to-ground missile destroys air defenses from 120 miles The Navy is fast-tracking a new air-to-ground missile engineered to destroy enemy air defenses from farther distances than existing weapons and succeed in hitting radar systems after they are shut down by adversaries....
15:00 2019-07-11

How a new antibiotic destroys extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis Enlarge / A security guard mans the gate January 23, 2008 of the ward of extreme drug resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB), a near-untreatable strain of the disease, at the Brooklyn Infectious Disease Hospital in Cape Town. The hospital is trying to take extra security measures to ensure patients with XD...
05:52 2019-08-17

Fire destroys 115-year-old former luxury hotel in Dallas DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say an early-morning fire has destroyed a vacant 115-year-old former luxury hotel just south of downtown Dallas. Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans says nobody was hurt in Tuesday’s blaze at what used to be the Ambassador Hotel. Evans says the caretaker was in a...
16:39 2019-05-28

Mudslide swamps Washington neighborhood, destroys 3 homes A heavy thunderstorm on Saturday in central Washington state spawned flash flooding and a mudslide in one community that left several homes uninhabitable....
00:26 2019-08-13

Bangladesh slum fire destroys thousands of homes The huge blaze razed around 2,000 tin shacks in a crowded Dhaka slum, making at least 3,000 people homeless. Fires are frequent — and many a time deadly — in the Bangladeshi capital due to lax safety measures....
16:52 2019-08-18

Secret IRS Memo Destroys Trump's Tax Return Excuses A confidential memo written by the IRS last year says that the agency must immediately turn over Trump’s tax returns to Congress if they are requested, unless the president invokes executive privilege, according to a new report from the Washington Post. The memo, which was never released, contradic...
10:52 2019-05-22

Clinical Djokovic destroys Goffin to reach semis Top seed Novak Djokovic recovered from an edgy start to deliver a devastating display that crushed the spirit of 21st-seeded Belgian David Goffin in straight sets on Wednesday and sent the defending champion surging into the Wimbledon semi-finals....
17:13 2019-07-10

Gennady Golovkin destroys Steve Rolls in four, then looks toward Canelo Golovkin knocks out unheralded Canadian in fourth roundKazakh targets third meeting with Canelo for next fightNow that he has taken care of his return to the ring in typical Triple G fashion, Gennady Golovkin can look ahead.Well aware of the lesson Anthony Joshua learned in the same Madison Square G...
11:26 2019-06-09

Bayer Monsanto damages reduced to $25.27 million by US judge The US judge said the punitive damages component of the original $80 million award was too high. The German company is still facing lawsuits from more than 13,400 plaintiffs over glyphosate-based weed-killer Roundup....
00:52 2019-07-16

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches Officials say a moderately strong earthquake struck in the southern Philippines as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers and damaging several houses, two churches, a public market and a fire station...
14:39 2019-07-13

Nigeria misses chance to transform lives – and must pay $9bn damages UK court ruling over aborted project means country will have to pay one-fifth of its foreign reserves to gas supply companyNigeria’s government stands accused of letting down its 201 million residents by failing to complete a gas supply and production agreement that would have transformed their live...
10:26 2019-08-24

Tornado hits Luxembourg, injuring 19, damages 100 homes A tornado has hit Luxembourg injuring 19 people, two of them severely, and leaving a path of destruction that made up to 100 homes inhabitable, while a lightning strike in southern Germany has injured 15 soccer players as storms hit across northern Europe...
14:00 2019-08-10

Unusually wet spring delays California crops, damages others LOS ANGELES (AP) — California growers are frustrated by an unusually wet spring that has delayed the planting of crops like rice and damaged others including strawberries and wine grapes. Rice grower Kurt Richter said Tuesday that storms forced him to wait weeks to start seeding his land in Colusa C...
00:39 2019-05-22

Judge to determine damages against neo-Nazi website operator A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday for the amount of monetary damages a Muslim-American radio host can recover against a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him of terrorism....
13:13 2019-06-12

Fire damages north side storage facility TUCSON –Crews responded to a storage unit fire early Thursday morning. Northwest Fire District units were dispatched to the 6900 block of N. Camino Martin, near Interstate 10 and Ina Road. Fire officials say 32 storage units were involved, 14 of them had fire damages and 18 had smoke damage. Storag...
16:52 2019-06-06

Brazil's Vale to pay damages over deadly mining dam collapse Over 240 people were killed in January when a dam collapsed at a mine, releasing a wave of toxic sludge on a rural community. Brazilian mining giant Vale has now been handed its first conviction over the disaster....
16:26 2019-07-10

Crash damages power pole, causes road closure Google Maps TUCSON – A two-vehicle collision is causing traffic restrictions Thursday morning. Pima County Sheriff’s Department says one of the vehicles involved crashed into a power pole near W. Bopp Road and S. Tucson Estates Parkway at about 5 a.m. A driver was transported to the hospital with ...
16:52 2019-07-18

Play of the Day: Furious Zverev destroys racket - 'love the emotion!' "Eurosport favourites Barbara Schett and Alex Corretja give their expert verdicts on the best and most entertaining moments of day three at Roland Garros."...
22:13 2019-05-28

Driver dodges death after runaway truck wheel destroys his car A motorist cheated death in England this week, escaping with only minor injuries after a detached truck wheel tore through his car’s windshield and roof, police said. The Lancashire Road Police called the driver “the luckiest person in the world right now” in a tweet that included startling ph...
18:53 2019-05-23

New missile defense tech destroys incoming nukes faster If a nuclear-armed enemy Intercontinental Ballistic Missile were speeding its way through space towards a heavily populated U.S. target, commanders in charge of defending the homeland would at most have a mere 20-to-30 minutes to destroy the incoming weapon....
18:00 2019-08-02

Jay Onrait destroys Chris Broussard: ‘Biggest f–king fraud’ Kawhi Leonard kept his move to the Clippers under wraps until the last possible second. And those who claimed to know otherwise were quickly proven wrong, chief among them Chris Broussard. Broussard, who works for FS1, has a history of questionable reporting and added to it here, repeatedly saying L...
21:52 2019-07-10

10,000 People Left Homeless After Fire Destroys Slum In Bangladesh At least 10,000 people are homeless after a massive fire swept through a crowded slum in the Bangladesh capital and destroyed thousands of shanties, officials said Sunday....
22:26 2019-08-18

French Police Team Destroys Virus That Hit Nearly 1 Million Computers A police team in France has destroyed a computer hacking network that affected more than 850,000 computers around the world. Following a tip, the French cybercrime fighting team, C3N, found and destroyed the pirate server, located in the Paris area. The server controlled a network of computers infec...
22:52 2019-08-28

German doctor acquitted in transplant scandal gets €1 million in damages Instead of spending almost a year in custody, the surgeon could have taken up a lucrative position in Jordan. But after his acquital in an organ donor scandal, the doctor is set for a huge compensation payout....
18:52 2019-09-13

Dieselgate damages: civil case against Volkswagen starts in spring Dieselgate scandal broke four years ago – and still rumbles on Motorists affected by emissions scandal seek ‘hundreds of millions’ of pounds in court battle A high court battle to decide if Volkswagen must pay out hundreds of millions of pounds in compensation to owners of cars affected by Diesel...
01:52 2019-07-25

Rare tornado hits Luxembourg, injuring 19, damages 100 homes A tornado has hit Luxembourg injuring 19 people, two of them severely, and leaving a path of destruction that made up to 100 homes inhabitable, while a lightning strike in southern Germany has injured 15 soccer players as storms hit across northern Europe...
20:26 2019-08-10

Indonesian earthquake measuring 7.3 damages homes, causes mass exodus Indonesia, home to more than 260 million people, is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to its location along the Pacific ``Ring of Fire.'' A powerful Indian Ocean quake and tsunami in 2004 killed a total of 230,000 people in a dozen countries, most of them in Indonesia....
17:39 2019-07-14

Nevada Wildfire Jumps Highway, Damages Power Lines (KSNV/NBC News) Crews worked overnight to contain a brush fire burning on the outskirts of Laughlin, Nevada. The fire had burned more than 100 acres Sunday and was threatening several structures. It also damaged power lines, cutting electricity to several homes and businesses. More than 500 visitors...
04:00 2019-08-20

New Zealand's highest court rejects Eminem damages appeal New Zealand's top court on Tuesday rejected an appeal by U.S. rapper Eminem against a lower court ruling that reduced the damages a political party was ordered to pay for using music similar to his 2002 hit "Lose Yourself" in a TV commercial....
14:33 2019-05-21

Amazon signs 'Damages,' 'Bloodline' co-creator to an exclusive deal If you're a fan of dimly lit shows about terrible criminals, then keep your eyes on Amazon Prime. The streamer announced it has signed Glenn Kessler to an overall TV & film deal. As Deadline reports, he'll be working on TV series and films for Am......
02:26 2019-05-24

Monsoon storm damages historic building in Ajo, residents displaced AJO, Ariz. – After monsoon storms rolled through Southern Arizona, residents in Ajo are cleaning up the mess it left behind. The historic Curley School, which is now a residence, had its roof collapse on Wednesday. At first, it seemed like a normal monsoon to Ajo resident, Bevin Lybarger. R...
09:01 2019-08-02

Carlos Ghosn sues Nissan-Mitsubishi for millions in damages Former Alliance chairman launches £13.5m lawsuit after he was ousted on charges of financial misconduct Carlos Ghosn is reported to have launched a lawsuit against Nissan and Mitsubishi after he was removed as chairman of the Alliance last year on charges of financial misconduct. Dutch newspaper NR...
12:39 2019-07-23

Coalition destroys missiles fired by Houthis at Saudi Arabia: spokesman A Saudi-led coalition fighting Yemen's Houthis intercepted and destroyed six ballistic missiles fired by the Iran-aligned group targeting civilians in Jizan, southwest of the kingdom, Saudi state news agency SPA said on Sunday....
23:00 2019-08-25

Massive fire destroys Straight and Narrow rehab facility in New Jersey A massive fire decimated a drug and alcohol rehabilitation facility in New Jersey Saturday morning — sending plumes of smoke into the air as it burned. The five-alarm blaze broke out at the Straight and Narrow facility on Straight Street in Paterson, according to Catholic Charities, which oper...
01:52 2019-08-25

Fire destroys barn at popular Amish country produce stand STRASBURG, Pa. (AP) — A barn fire in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Amish country sent up a plume of smoke visible for miles and required a hazardous materials team to respond to runoff into a stream. LNP newspaper reported the Wednesday night blaze in Strasburg occurred on the si...
19:00 2019-05-30

Artist destroys hand, mind by drawing for 24 hours straight without lifting his pen Perhaps taking note of all us cretins who spent our high school math classes drawing ever-expanding spirals in our notebooks, a professional artist has just completed the more constructive, less grade-endangering version of a classic doodle by drawing a single line for 24 entire hours....
20:13 2019-08-12

Queensland bushfire destroys home as emergency crews brace for challenging day Conditions could be catastrophic, with strong winds and high temperaturesA fast-moving blaze had destroyed a house in far north Queensland as firefighters in the state’s south brace for dire fire conditions.Water-bombing aircraft are on standby with severe to extreme fire warnings issued for souther...
06:00 2019-09-06

Massive London fire destroys at least 20 apartments; 100 firefighters rush to scene A massive fire destroyed some 20 apartments in the Barking area of London on Sunday afternoon, as about 100 firefighters in 15 engines rushed to the scene....
23:39 2019-06-09

Canada gondola hit by vandal facing 'millions' in damages, up to 20 cabins need to be replaced A popular tourist attraction in Canada that saw gondola cars came crash to the ground over the weekend after someone apparently cut the cable is facing millions of damages as dozens of cabins needs to be replaced. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

U.S. Supreme Court to mull punitive damages against Sudan over embassy bombings The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a bid to reinstate $4.3 billion in punitive damages against Sudan in a lawsuit accusing it of complicity in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed 224 people....
18:52 2019-06-28

Street Fighter Alpha Expert Destroys The Game's Cooperative Battle Mode By Himself Desk, one of the most creative and technically gifted combo video creators in the fighting game community, has outdone himself with his latest project. Controlling both Ryu and Ken in Street Fighter Alpha’s Dramatic Battle mode, using one hand for each character, he beats the snot out of devilish di...
03:39 2019-07-24

Serena Williams destroys Wang Qiang in 44 minutes, 6-1, 6-0 to reach US Open semifinals Serena Williams' game was untouchable as she advanced to the US Open semifinals by obliterating Wang Qiang in straight sets.        ...
05:13 2019-09-04

Aaron Boone destroys All-Star Game voters for Gleyber Torres snub After Gleyber Torres was overlooked for the AL All-Star team Wednesday, when Tampa Bay’s Brandon Lowe and Boston’s Xander Bogaerts were named as injury replacements, Aaron Boone didn’t hide his displeasure. “I think it’s a joke he’s not on that team,’’ Boone said before the Yankees faced the Mets at...
03:13 2019-07-04

Brazil Judge Holds Mining Company Liable for Damages of Deadly Dam Breach The ruling represented the first time the mining giant Vale has been formally held responsible for a disaster that unleashed a wave of toxic mud and killed at least 247 people....
18:52 2019-07-10

Bayer welcomes judge's call for reduced damages in $2 billion glyphosate case Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its glyphosate-based weed killer had caused their cancer....
17:52 2019-07-19

Epstein’s new trust fund may make it harder for accusers to collect damages: experts The discovery of the will with its newly created 1953 Trust, named after the year of his birth, instantly raised suspicions he did it to hide money from the many women who say he sexually abused them when they were teenagers....
00:39 2019-08-22

Strong earthquake sets off fires, damages desert city east of Los Angeles A powerful earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck Southern California near the city of Ridgecrest, about 113 miles (175 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-04

Judge advises $14m in damages to Jewish woman targeted by neo-Nazi ‘troll storm’ Daily Stormer publisher incited his readers to contact Tanya Gersh, who received threatening emails, texts and voicemailsThe publisher of a neo-Nazi website, who organized a “troll storm” to target a Jewish woman and her family with months of abusive messages, should have to pay more than $14m in da...
08:52 2019-07-16

Israel Folau lodges claim seeking $10m damages and reinstatement by Rugby Australia Sacked Wallabies star files claim to Federal CourtFolau claims unfair dismissal and also wants apology Israel Folau has begun legal action against his former employers Rugby Australia and the NSW Waratahs for unfair dismissal. The decision comes after the former Wallaby and RA failed to reach an agr...
00:52 2019-08-01

Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
22:52 2019-07-09

Jury Finds Oberlin College Libeled a Bakery and Awards $11 Million in Damages The verdict raised questions about the responsibility of colleges to police students’ speech and behavior, as well as broader First Amendment issues....
16:13 2019-06-10

Oklahoma judge finds J&J liable in opioid epidemic, orders $572 million damages An Oklahoma judge on Monday found Johnson & Johnson liable for fueling an opioid epidemic in the state by deceptively marketing painkillers, and ordered the drugmaker to pay damages of $572 million....
23:13 2019-08-26

Brian Banks biopic puts spotlight on false rape allegations and the lives it destroys A promising high school football star, Brian Banks lost 11 years of his life after being wrongfully accused of rape by a fellow Long Beach Poly student in 2002 and persuaded to plead no contest in a California court at just 17 years old....
22:52 2019-08-09

California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015. The post California utility PG&E agrees to pay $1 billion to local governments for wildfire damages dating to 2015 appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:52 2019-06-18

UPDATE 2-Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
03:00 2019-07-10

UPDATE 1-Brazil court convicts miner Vale for damages caused by deadly dam rupture A Brazilian state judge on Tuesday convicted mining company Vale SA for damages caused by the deadly rupture of a tailings dam in January that killed at least 240 people....
23:26 2019-07-09

J&J ordered to pay $300 million in punitive damages in talc baby powder case. Vows to appeal Johnson & Johnson must pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who blamed her rare asbestos-related cancer on the company's talc-based products....
20:13 2019-05-31

Brazilian Coach Gleefully Shit-Talks Giannis Antetokounmpo After Anderson Varejão Destroys Greece A Brazilian team of Guys—led by Anderson Varejão and Leandro Barbosa—took down the reigning MVP in the group stage of the FIBA World Cup in China on Tuesday, and winning head coach Aleksandar Petrovic will never let the Greek Freak hear the end of it....
10:52 2019-09-04

Monsoon destroys Rohingya shelters, sparking record UN emergency food agency response in Bangladesh Unusually heavy monsoon rains have inundated shelters in refugee camps in southern Bangladesh creating “havoc”, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday, as it launched its biggest emergency response of the year for displaced Rohingya families....
21:39 2019-09-13

Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage EL RENO, Okla. (AP) — Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage. The post Mayor says 2 people confirmed dead after likely tornado roars through Oklahoma town and destroys hotel, causes damage appeared first on LEX18.com....
14:52 2019-05-26

Marlon Wayans destroys haters for dissing daughter in Pride post: 'Love her for her' The celebrity wrote a touching social media tribute to his daughter. When shamers criticized his daughter or his parenting, he let them have it.        ...
21:39 2019-06-06

What’s Pimpin’, Pippen? NBA Great Scottie Pippen’s Suing a 5-Year-Old and Her Parents in Dispute Over Damages to His $10,000,000 Mansion It’s a damn shame when you put up folks in your home and they — literally — piss all over it. That’s the charge NBA great Scottie Pippen is making in a lawsuit he’s filed against lawyer-turned-standup comic Lindsay Glazer Woloshin and her family — including her 5-year-old — whom he accuses of trashi...
05:39 2019-06-01

Here's How Sun Damages Our Skin: Follow These 5 Diet Tips For Glowing Skin In a recent study published in the journal ' Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials', the mechanism through which sun's ultraviolet radiation damages our skin has been discovered by the......
19:52 2019-08-24

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572M in damages over opioid crisis Johnson & Johnson will be forced to pay more than a half-billion dollars in damages after an Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled the drug maker accountable for fueling the state’s opioid epidemic, according to a report. The pharmaceutical giant will be forced to pay the state of Oklahoma $572 milli...
00:00 2019-08-27

UFC's Macy Chiasson 'lost everything' after deadly crane collapse destroys Dallas apartment UFC fighter Macy Chiasson lived two floors below a woman who was killed after a construction crane collapsed onto her Dallas apartment building.       ...
15:52 2019-06-12

They Like Joe Biden in Iowa. For Now. (Many Voters Are Still Looking.) Interviews across Iowa indicate Mr. Biden’s early lead comes from familiarity, nostalgia for the Obama years and strategic calculations about who can win, not just from enthusiasm for his vision....
03:26 2019-06-14

This weekend, Iowa's the place to be If you're running for president, chances are you're in Iowa this weekend. And that's not just because of the Iowa State Fair (though that is a major draw). ...
07:52 2019-08-11

Joe Biden airs first TV ad in Iowa Joe Biden is airing the first TV ad of his 2020 presidential campaign in Iowa Tuesday as part of a six-figure television and digital ad purchase in the first-in-the-nation caucus state....
17:26 2019-08-20

A newbie's guide to cycling across Iowa It's called RAGBRAI (for The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa). Find out what a newbie learned on the world's longest, largest and oldest recreational bicycle touring event....
14:52 2019-08-03

Josef Newgarden flourishes at Iowa yet again IndyCar: Josef NewGarden led 245 laps en route to his second victory at Iowa and fourth victory of the season.        ...
18:39 2019-07-21

‘I Live This Every Day’: Portraits of Pride in Iowa Eight months before the all-important Iowa caucuses, revelers came to the state’s capital to celebrate Pride — and to hear presidential candidates speak about issues that matter to them....
12:39 2019-06-14

These 3 Cities Are Key for 2020 Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
00:13 2019-08-14

How Trump (and Iowa) Changed How You Fuel Your Car Ethanol, the intoxicating alcohol found in beer, wine and liquor, has been powering automobiles in the U.S. since the era of the Model T more than a century ago. Since the 1970s, when oil became more expensive and subject to international disputes -- and as worries rose about the environmental damag...
21:13 2019-06-11

Washed Away: Floods end Iowa town BARLETT, Iowa – Bartlett, Iowa has been fighting the flood battle since March and now it appears the town isn’t likely to survive the aftermath of the onslaught. Homes in Bartlett were under water for weeks on end. Now, the signs of destruction are found all throughout the town of some 50 peop...
10:52 2019-08-07

Trump uses ethanol against Biden in Iowa President Trump accused Joe Biden Tuesday in Iowa of restricting the sale of corn ethanol during his time as vice president, saying that he harmed farmers and made the nation less energy secure....
06:52 2019-06-12

These 3 Cities Are Destinations for Democrats. They’re Not in Iowa. Senator Cory Booker detoured from early-voting states to hold rallies this month in Detroit, Philadelphia and Milwaukee, where turnout will be essential to Democrats winning back key states in 2020....
18:00 2019-08-13

IS claims responsibility for Bangladesh explosion DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — A global monitoring group says the Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for an explosion targeting a police van in Bangladesh’s capital. Police said Sunday night’s explosion in Dhaka’s Malibagh area left three people injured, including a police of...
15:26 2019-05-27

Possible gas explosion in Florida leaves at least 20 injured Several people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in the South Florida shopping plaza Saturday, according to police.        ...
23:39 2019-07-06

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky, kills one A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
12:39 2019-08-01

Apple is investigating an iPhone 6 explosion Smartphone battery explosions happen from time to time, and the most recent case involves an iPhone 6 unit that exploded in the hands of an 11-year-old girl. The device did not cause any injuries, but did burn through a blanket, and gave a good scare to those involved. Apple is already investigating...
17:13 2019-07-15

At Least 34 Wounded As Explosion Rocks Kabul At least 34 people were wounded when a large explosion rocked Kabul on Wednesday morning, sending a massive plume of smoke over the capital and shattering windows far from the blast site, officials......
09:00 2019-08-07

79 Injured in Explosion at Russian TNT Plant MOSCOW — Russia’s health ministry says 79 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. An investigation is underway but the cause of the blast has not been determined. The mi...
03:00 2019-06-02

Explosion at Russian TNT plant injures 38, some seriously MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s emergencies ministry says 38 people have been injured in an explosion in a plant manufacturing TNT. The blast took place Saturday in Dzerzhinsk, 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. The ministry said four of the injured were in se...
16:13 2019-06-01

The city created by the Chernobyl explosion For one city in the Ukraine, the Chernobyl explosion in 1986 was an act of creation. Find out how the nuclear disaster gave birth to Slavutych and what a traveler will find there today....
20:39 2019-08-17

Explosion of trades before NBA draft even begins The draft hasn’t yet begun. The deals already have. The Pelicans added to their Anthony Davis draft haul by sending the No. 4 overall pick acquired from the Lakers to the Hawks in exchange for the eighth, 17th and 35th picks, according to ESPN. The Pelicans are also sending Solomon Hill — owed...
02:39 2019-06-21

Italy: 3 killed in apparent gas explosion MILAN (AP) — Italian firefighters say three people were killed by an explosion in an apartment building that appears to have been caused by a gas leak. The explosion Thursday morning in the northeastern city of Gorizia near the Slovenian border completely leveled the building, leaving just outside w...
14:00 2019-06-20

Massive explosion at Philly plant A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia burned for more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was mostly propane. (21 June)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Beer recalled due to ‘risk of explosion’ A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of its beers because it was “at risk for explosion.” The brewery took to social media to announce that anyone with bottles of the beer should either “refrigerate or carefully dispose of them.” Apparently, one of the ingredients used in the drink causes pressure to co...
10:13 2019-08-20

'An explosion of joy': U.S. defend World Cup celebrations U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe on Wednesday defended her under-fire team mates' exuberant celebrations during their record 13-0 World Cup victory over Thailand in Reims....
22:13 2019-06-12

At least 63 dead in explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
21:13 2019-08-18

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
02:39 2019-08-08

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
22:39 2019-08-06

Strait of Hormuz latest: US 'destroys' Iranian drone after it comes within 'threatening distance' of warship A US warship has destroyed an Iranian drone that came with "threatening distance" in the Strait of Hormuz amid heightened tensions between the two countries....
01:13 2019-07-19

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
20:13 2019-08-26

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter as part of its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation....
22:13 2019-08-26

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
20:39 2019-08-26

Hinchcliffe "shocked" about IndyCar run without podium before Iowa Schmidt Peterson Motorsport's driver James Hinchcliffe says it is "kind of shocking" that it took him 12 IndyCar races to secure a podium in 2019, after finishing third at Iowa...
13:13 2019-07-23

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppings littering the grass. The farmer strolling next...
15:52 2019-09-12

Yankees, White Sox to play in Iowa next season “If you build it, they will come.” Major League Baseball has announced that the Yankees and White Sox will play a game at the site of the “Field of Dreams” field in Iowa on Aug. 13, 2020. According to renderings, an 8,000 seat ballpark will be constructed adjacent to the fie...
18:13 2019-08-08

De Blasio: New York blackout ‘handled well’ though he was away in Iowa Outage left about 72,000 Manhattan residents without powerMayor running ‘quixotic' campaign for Democratic nominationNew York City mayor Bill de Blasio has brushed off criticism that he was in Iowa campaigning for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday when a blackout left some 72,000 Ma...
21:39 2019-07-14

Democrats descend on Iowa — with renewed anxiety Democrats urgently want to defeat President Trump, and Joe Biden — for now — is their top choice. But with his age and his gaffes, there’s a nagging concern about whether he’s up to the job....
19:00 2019-08-10

Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament. Cam Chick had four RBIs for the Huskers (30-20), who finished off the Hawkeyes (31-23) in eight innings with the run rule. Fisher (7-3) es...
23:52 2019-05-24

2020 Democrats will be tripping over each other in Iowa this weekend The race to the Iowa caucuses, now less than eight months away, gets its unofficial kick-off this weekend as nearly 20 Democratic primary candidates swarm the state, holding dozens of rallies before gathering in Cedar Rapids on Sunday to take turns pitching a crowd of state party officials, activist...
05:52 2019-06-09

Trump digs at Biden at Iowa stop President Donald Trump and his 2020 Democratic rival Joe Biden are getting in some digs at each other during separate campaign speeches in Iowa. (June 11)        ...
08:00 2019-06-12

Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament with a 3-0 victory on Friday night. Wilson had an RBI single in the third inning and an RBI double in the ninth inning for the fourth-seeded Gophers (28-26), who advanced to m...
08:26 2019-05-25

Hinchcliffe: Low sun in Iowa IndyCar race could be "very dangerous" Last year's Iowa winner James Hinchcliffe says low sun in this weekend's IndyCar race at the oval could prove "dangerous", and that he is "disappointed" with the start time...
15:52 2019-07-19

Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with a hip injury, one that could put his senior season in jeopardy        ...
22:13 2019-05-21

New Yorkers take out billboards in Iowa to get de Blasio’s attention DETROIT, Mich. — They can’t get his attention back home, so a group of Billionaires’ Row residents is taking their battle with Mayor Bill de Blasio over a homeless shelter planned for their block someplace where the presidential wannabe might actually notice: Iowa. “Hey, Bill...
22:00 2019-07-31

Harris in Iowa, discusses Trump and other topics Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris campaigned in West Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday. She criticized President Donald Trump's planned Fourth of July celebration and discussed topics including healthcare and busing. (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Iowa’s Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season in jeopardy. The Hawkeyes say Bohannon, who suffered the previously undisclosed injury early in 2018-19, will undergo surgery Wednesday in Iowa City. Bohannon ranked third o...
21:01 2019-05-21

Caucuses in Iowa Won’t Include Absentee Participation, D.N.C. Says Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but committee leaders concluded that such a system would not be secure. They are giving the state, and Nevada, waivers from new party rules....
22:13 2019-08-30

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley: Farmers don't want aid, they want trade Farmers hurt by the ongoing U.S.-China trade war would rather have their markets back than the latest bailout from the Trump administration, says GOP Sen. Chuck Grassley....
23:13 2019-05-23

Hog Blog: Iowa State Fair Edition Well you know what they say folks: politics is all about getting down there and rollin’ in the mud. You know who knows all about that? Hogs. Here at Splinter, we’re committed to delivering all the timeliest hogs that’re fit to print. And here they are, from the Iowa State fair....
20:13 2019-08-14

Democrats Descend on Iowa for a Chance to Break Through Nineteen presidential candidates visited the state this weekend, talking to voters and trying to grab a moment to distinguish themselves in a historically crowded field....
02:26 2019-06-10

In Iowa, Biden lays out his case against Trump Former Vice President Joe Biden, in the battleground state of Iowa, unleashes verbal attacks against President Donald Trump that felt more appropriate for the final weeks before Election Day than 17 months before voters go to the polls. (June 12)        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Iowa Democrats vow alternative to virtual caucus The chair of the Iowa Democratic Party says it will make alternate plans after the Democratic National Committee head announced his opposition to plans for telephone caucus voting. (August 30)        ...
06:39 2019-08-31

De Blasio is no one’s choice for president in Iowa: poll Mayor de Blasio didn’t even register in a new Iowa poll that shows former Vice President Biden’s support slipping but Pete Buttigieg surging among the field of Democratic presidential hopefuls in Iowa. De Blasio, who’s been in Iowa campaigning over the weekend, and Wayne Messam, th...
19:00 2019-06-09

Malliotakis trolls de Blasio while he’s campaigning in Iowa ​Republican Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis ​trolled Mayor de Blasio as he spent the weekend campaigning in Iowa instead of attending the Puerto Rican Day Parade in Manhattan on Sunday. She retweeted a photo from NY1 correspondent Gloria Pazmino showing Hizzoner and his wife, Chirlane McCray, stand...
02:52 2019-06-10

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

Gas explosion in New Zealand's Christchurch injures several people New Zealand emergency services evacuated residents near what they said was a suspected gas explosion in the South Island city of Christchurch on Friday that left a house on fire and several people injured....
02:39 2019-07-19

Explosion on Bond 25 set injures crew member Outside of 007 Stage also damaged by what producers called a ‘controlled explosion’An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie at Pinewood Studios has injured a crew member and damaged a stage.The “controlled explosion” damaged the outside of the famous 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios, Bucking...
07:26 2019-06-05

‘It’s Like an Explosion’: The Pain of a Foul Tip to the Catcher’s Mask Catchers are vulnerable to head trauma from balls glancing off hitters’ bats and into their masks, but, unlike in other sports, they must leave the game for good or deal with the effects....
20:26 2019-07-31

Megan Rapinoe: USA soccer's 'only crime was explosion of joy' Soccer star Megan Rapinoe responded to criticism about the United States Women's National Team running up the score on Thailand at the World Cup by saying the team's only crime was an "explosion of joy."...
22:26 2019-06-12

Nigeria oil tanker explosion kills at least 50 people At least 50 people died, and 101 people were injured after they rushed to scoop fuel from an overturned tanker and the vehicle exploded in central Nigeria, officials said Tuesday....
19:26 2019-07-02

Explosion levels New Jersey home; 1 injured RIDGEFIELD, N.J. (AP) — An explosion has leveled a home in northern New Jersey, injuring the lone person inside who was pulled from the burning rubble by an off-duty police officer. Heavy flames and a large plume of smoke were visible as the two-story home quickly crumbled to the ground after the Mo...
23:00 2019-06-17

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 2, wounds 10 Police and health officials say a powerful bomb has exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital, killing two people and injuring another 10...
06:39 2019-07-19

12 firefighters injured in fireworks explosion in New Mexico ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A dozen firefighters were injured in an explosion at a fireworks storage area in eastern New Mexico. State police and officials with the city of Roswell say the blast happened around noon Wednesday at the Roswell International Air Center as firefighters were boxing fireworks for...
01:52 2019-06-06

At least 38 people injured in Russian factory explosion Four people are in a serious condition after blast in DzerzhinskAt least thirty-eight people have been injured in an explosion in a plant in Russia.The blast took place on Saturday at the Kristall explosives factory in Dzerzhinsk, 250 miles (400km) east of Moscow. The cause has not been determined. ...
17:52 2019-06-01

Powerful Explosion Rocks Tax Office In Copenhagen Danish police said today they were investigating a powerful explosion that rocked the country's tax agency in Copenhagen hours earlier, causing severe damage to the building's exterior but no......
12:52 2019-08-07

Twenty dead in explosion outside Cairo hospital A midnight explosion following a car crash outside a hospital in central Cairo has left 20 people dead and 47 injured, the health and interior ministries said on Monday....
16:26 2019-08-05

"Need To Have Greater Discussion On Population Explosion": PM Modi In his sixth Independence Day address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged the nation to start a discussion about what he called "jansankhya visphot (population explosion)"....
06:13 2019-08-15

India fireworks factory explosion kills 21 An explosion at a fireworks factory has claimed the lives of 21 people with the death toll expected to rise. The blast is being investigated; local authorities say it's too early to determine the cause....
07:00 2019-09-05

Plate tectonics may have triggered Cambrian explosion New research suggests the dramatic increase in biodiversity known as the Cambrian explosion was triggered by a massive shift in global plate tectonics....
22:39 2019-06-19

One dead after ruptured gas pipeline causes explosion in Kentucky A regional gas pipeline ruptured, causing an explosion near a trailer park that killed one on August 1, 2019. Police and fire officials continued to scan the area for more victims.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

The Latest: Controlled car explosion after Dallas shooting DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on an exchange of gunfire outside the federal courthouse in downtown Dallas (all times local): 10:45 a.m. A bomb squad has conducted a controlled explosion of the vehicle associated with a person who was shot while exchanging gunfire with federal officers outside a Dallas co...
18:39 2019-06-17

‘Dog poop bomber’ gets probation for crappy explosion This guy doesn’t let his friends dump on him. A Portland, Oregon man was sentenced to only three months probation Tuesday after using a powerful “poop bomb” on a friend that he says did him wrong. Robb Alexander Stout, 49, told a Multnomah County Circuit Court judge that he impro...
22:00 2019-09-04

Car Bomb Explosion in Cairo Kills at Least 20 People A powerful car-bomb explosion outside a hospital in Egypt’s capital killed at least 20 people and injured dozens more, Egyptian authorities said Monday, in the deadliest terrorist attack in Cairo in more than two years....
20:13 2019-08-05

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports A massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia early Friday in an explosion that could be seen from miles away and felt as far as South Jersey, according to reports. The blaze began at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex shortly after 4:20 a.m., acco...
13:52 2019-06-21

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline futures up more than 3 percent....
18:01 2019-06-21

Crew member injured in explosion on Bond 25 set Less than a month after production of Bond 25 had to be delayed when Daniel Craig injured his ankle during filming, a crew member has suffered a “minor injury” from a “controlled explosion” on the set of the still-unnamed sequel. That announcement came from the series’ official Twitter account (via ...
00:13 2019-06-05

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
20:13 2019-06-21

Explosion outside Kabul University kills 6, wounds 27 A powerful bomb exploded outside the gates of Kabul University in the Afghan capital on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding 27, according to police and health officials....
13:00 2019-07-19

Gas explosion levels Maryland shopping mall A natural gas explosion tore through a Maryland shopping center Sunday, leaving the building all but destroyed though no one was injured in the incident, authorities said....
01:39 2019-08-27

Explosion at Florida shopping plaza injures 20 Twenty people were injured after a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a South Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police. (July 6)        ...
23:39 2019-07-06

New concerns after e-cigarette explosion breaks 17-year-old’s jaw _____ A 17-year-old was using an e-cigarette when it suddenly blew up in his face. The force of the blow was so powerful that it broke his jaw bone. The explosion could be linked to lithium batteries overheating inside the vape device....
21:13 2019-06-23

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

College towns: Some of the best in the US include Athens, Ga., and Ames, Iowa 24/7 Wall St. used census data to identify 30 of the best college towns in the U.S., with enrolled residents and those with degrees among the factors.        ...
16:39 2019-09-07

Mississippi River dropping below flood stage along Iowa OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Mississippi River is dropping below flood stage along many of Iowa’s riverfront cities after nearly three months of record highs caused by melting snow and torrential rain. The National Weather Service says the river dropped below flood stage at Guttenberg, Iowa, early T...
17:13 2019-06-13

Democratic candidates are close behind Joe Biden in a new Iowa poll Dustin Chambers/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is leading the Democratic field in the crucial early caucus state of Iowa, according to a new poll. Closely trailing Biden are Sens. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg not far be...
23:39 2019-06-09

Biden still leads in 2020 Iowa poll, three others fight for second Former Vice President Joe Biden still leads the Democratic pack of presidential contenders in a poll of Iowa voters released on Saturday, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg in a tight battle for second place....
05:52 2019-06-09

Iowa official who played in NFL faces gun, alcohol charges FOREST CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former NFL defensive lineman who is now a county supervisor in Iowa faces misdemeanor charges after police say he showed up drunk and armed with a pistol at a daytime board meeting. The Mason City Globe-Gazette reports that police were called to the Winnebago County Courth...
00:39 2019-05-23

Trump and Biden trade blows while campaigning in Iowa President Trump and Joe Biden traded blows on Tuesday as they stumped in the key battleground state of Iowa — with the commander in chief calling the ex-veep “a dummy” and Biden mocking Trump’s name-calling as childish. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean look, Joe never got more than 1% until ...
07:52 2019-06-12

Joe Biden’s Campaign Downplays Expectations for Iowa and New Hampshire Advisers to Democratic front-runner Joe Biden are lowering expectations for his prospects in Iowa and New Hampshire, telling reporters Tuesday that the campaign does not have to win the key early nominating contests and is focused on Super Tuesday states that cast ballots in March and beyond. The co...
06:13 2019-09-04

A bizarre Iowa roadside attraction may become a victim of its own popularity (KWWL) An Iowa roadside attraction has been slowly gaining attention over the last few years, and now it may be at risk of shutting down because of its own popularity. The Hula Hoop Tree is located just outside Amber, along County Home Road 23. “It’s beautiful and whimsical,” says Georgia Sack, an e...
18:26 2019-09-11

Democrats in Iowa Offer Plans to Combat Gun Violence In the wake of the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential candidates on Saturday emphasized the urgent need to confront gun violence in America....
19:26 2019-08-10

Biden in his element in Iowa – is he still the Democrat most likely to beat Trump? The former vice-president’s folksy charm went down well at the state fair – but critics say the party needs a bolder 2020 candidateJoe Biden hardly seemed to be sweating.He was standing on a small wooden stage at the Iowa state fair, a large crowd around him, no shade in sight. He wore a dark polo a...
12:13 2019-08-10

Biden remains the Democrat to beat despite Iowa fumble Biden's rivals remain confident that his fumbles, like the one in Iowa this week, eventually will catch up to him, undermining his electability argument....
16:00 2019-08-10

Iowa 'miracle baby' born weighing 13 ounces The parents rushed to Blank Children’s Hospital where Jaden was born via emergency C-section, reportedly swinging his arms and screaming despite his young gestational age....
19:26 2019-07-31

Why Bernie Sanders Stood Out at the Iowa State Fair Most candidates go to the fair to establish human connections with voters. Mr. Sanders’s approach underscored how his campaign is focused primarily on championing ideas....
23:39 2019-08-12

Men Hired to Test Iowa Courthouse Security Arrested After They Did the Job Too Well Law enforcement arrested two men who broke into Iowa’s Dallas County Courthouse this week, despite their insistence that they had been hired to do so by the state court administration.Read more......
11:26 2019-09-14

Steve King Was Brutally Rejected By Trump in Iowa Extremely racist Congressman Steve King was apparently not allowed to ride on Air Force One with President Trump during his campaign visit to Iowa this week, two GOP officials told CNN....
08:52 2019-06-12

Planning a trip to Iowa this summer? Here are 101 things to do while you're there Find Des Moines' and Iowa's best tourist attractions, fun things to do, vacation ideas, free activities and places to see around Iowa this summer.       ...
20:01 2019-06-27

Iowa Official, 66, Says His Love of Tupac Wasn’t What Got Him Fired Jerry Foxhoven, the former director of the state’s Department of Human Services, was removed days after he sent an email celebrating the rapper to 4,300 employees....
00:13 2019-07-18

Steve King Narrowly Won in Iowa in 2018. Now His Challenger Will Run Again. Mr. King, who has a history of racist remarks, has been elected to the House nine times, but J.D. Scholten came within 10,000 votes of toppling him in 2018....
13:39 2019-08-05

Kamala Harris, in a Pivot, Makes Her Play for Iowa After months of putting the state on the back-burner, Ms. Harris has stepped up her presence in Iowa, spending more days there in recent weeks than she did through June....
14:39 2019-08-11

NYC high schoolers follow de Blasio to Iowa to question him Mayor Bill de Blasio, who’s repeatedly ditched the city since launching his quixotic presidential run, may hate hanging around New Yorkers. But some of them are so mad at him, they’re willing to track the derelict mayor all the way to Iowa. At a breakfast meet-and-greet in tiny Hiawatha, two New Yor...
05:26 2019-06-09

In Iowa, Biden slams Trump on trade, China Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:52 2019-06-11

Biden plans scathing address about Trump as both men appear in Iowa The former vice president will say that the president “doesn’t get the basics” about the impact of his trade war with China on farmers, according to prepared remarks....
15:39 2019-06-11

73rd Independence Day Live: Population Explosion Is A Problem, Says PM Independence Day Updates: Wearing a white kurta and his customary safaa, this time mustard, red and green, PM Modi spoke before a large gathering of ministers, diplomats and schoolchildren at the......
06:13 2019-08-15

Erdogan says car explosion in Turkey kills three, may be terrorism-related A car exploded in southeast Turkey near the border with Syria on Friday, killing three Syrian people, President Tayyip Erdogan said, adding that initial findings showed the blast may be terrorism-related....
15:13 2019-07-05

Egypt explosion injures tourists near Giza pyramids At least 14 people were injured in an explosion that targeted a tourist bus carrying 25 South African citizens, Egypt's state-run Ahram daily reported....
14:52 2019-05-21

Twenty hurt in gas explosion at Florida shopping plaza Vacant pizza restaurant in Plantation explodesWitness: ‘It was almost like the world was ending. It was crazy’Twenty people were injured when a vacant pizza restaurant exploded in a south Florida shopping plaza on Saturday, according to police.The blast sent debris flying along a busy road in Planta...
22:00 2019-07-06

Meet a 500-million-year old minibeast from the Cambrian explosion More than half a billion years ago, this predator cruised the seas in what is now Yunnan, China. The remarkable fossil is on display in a new exhibition...
18:00 2019-07-31

Russians killed in rocket explosion were working on ‘new weapons’ The head of the Russian nuclear agency said Monday that the five scientists killed last week in a rocket explosion at a missile test range had been developing “new weapons,” according to a report. The accident occurred Thursday during tests on a liquid propellant rocket engine at an arctic naval ran...
21:26 2019-08-12

NASA captures images of 11,000-year-old star explosion NASA has released a stunning image showing the remnants of a massive ancient supernova. Light from the original star’s explosion took around 11,000 years to reach Earth – in the late 17th century. Experts believe astronomers may have spotted it at the time. But only now has NASA been able to c...
00:26 2019-09-10

Thousands without power after explosion, fire in downtown Madison Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
17:52 2019-07-19

Titanium fire caused capsule explosion - SpaceX SpaceX and NASA believe a titanium fire was the reason a launchpad test of its Crew Dragon vehicle - intended to one day fly astronauts to the International Space Station - ended in flames....
17:00 2019-07-16

Dozens possibly dead after explosion at Afghanistan wedding Afghanistan officials believe dozens are dead after an explosion rocked a crowded wedding hall west of the country's capital of Kabul Saturday evening....
03:00 2019-08-18

No sign radiation from a missile explosion has spread beyond Russia An explosion at a Russian missile testing range led to local spikes in radiation, but it doesn’t seem to have spread to Europe as it did during the Chernobyl incident...
21:00 2019-08-12

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in Norway. These are the fingerprints of what appears to have been Russia's latest failed bid to test its so-called 'Skyfall' missile....
08:13 2019-08-17

Thousands without power after explosion, fire at Madison Gas and Electric Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Terror suspects arrested over Lyon 'suitcase explosion' French police have arrested two men after an IED exploded outside a bakery in Lyon, France's third most populous city. Several people were wounded and hospitalized after the attack....
14:26 2019-05-27

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia complex....
18:39 2019-06-27

Mysterious Explosion That Left 33-Foot Crater In Field May Have Been... A 33-foot wide, 13-foot gouge into the earth that began in the 1940s with an Allied sortie and ended Sunday morning in a massive blast in a barley field in central Germany....
18:39 2019-06-27

21 people injured in explosion at Florida shopping plaza The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping centre in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale in Broward County. The blast sent large pieces of debris about about 91 metres across the street....
01:00 2019-07-07

Natural gas explosion levels California home, killing 1 A thunderous natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California, killing a gas worker and injuring more than a dozen other people on Monday, authorities said. The house in Murrieta, about 70 miles north of San Diego, exploded soon after 12 p.m. local time as crews from a gas company were wo...
09:39 2019-07-16

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing over the city. At least 65 people were injured in the explosion, which took place during rush hour....
15:00 2019-07-01

Lebanon warns against Israeli aggression after drone explosion Lebanon warned against Israeli aggression on Sunday after three people were killed in an airstrike in Syria and an apparently botched drone strike in Beirut....
07:52 2019-08-26

Sweden: Several injured after explosion at apartment buildings in Linkoping An explosion at two apartment buildings in the Swedish city of Linkoping has left several injured. The blast shattered windows and destroyed balconies....
14:39 2019-06-07

Sweden: Explosion tears through apartment buildings in Linkoping Swedish police said an explosion has ripped through adjacent apartment buildings in the city of Linkoping injuring at least 19 people. The blast shattered windows and destroyed balconies....
11:52 2019-06-07

Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
16:39 2019-08-01

5 Russian nuclear scientists buried after rocket explosion The five engineers were killed in an explosion while they were testing "a nuclear isotope power source" for a rocket. They have been hailed as "national heroes" and will be posthumously awarded with top medals....
04:26 2019-08-13

Powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital Kabul KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A powerful explosion has rocked the Afghan capital, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. The explosion early Monday occurred as the streets in the capital were packed with morning commuters. Officials and polic...
07:39 2019-07-01

The mysterious SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion is still being investigated SpaceX has been on a real hot streak as of late, with many successful missions and firsts, like the successful docking of its Crew Dragon capsule to the International Space Station. A small speed bump in that otherwise smooth road came in late April when a test of the Crew Dragon resulted in an expl...
22:00 2019-05-29

15 wounded after powerful explosion rocks Afghan capital KABUL, Afghanistan — A powerful explosion rocked the Afghan capital early Monday, rattling windows and sending smoke billowing from Kabul’s downtown area near the U.S. Embassy. At least 15 people have been wounded, said ambulance worker Ahmad Zahir. The explosion occurred as the streets in the...
07:39 2019-07-01

1 dead after gas line explosion, fire in central Kentucky One person was killed and others were injured early Thursday when a gas line rupture caused an explosion and fire in central Kentucky, authorities said....
22:00 2019-08-01

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding there were no significant injuries and the fire was contained. Gasoline prices jumped....
23:52 2019-06-21

Russian radiation spike after missile explosion kills two A RUSSIAN missile test that killed two and injured six others after a horror explosion resulted in a spike in radiation, according to its defence ministry....
18:13 2019-08-08

Iguana Explosion: Lizards invade south Florida Experts say a mild winter is causing the iguana population in South Florida to explode. “We are in South Florida so let’s be real, we are not going to get rid of all the iguanas, all we can hope to do is control and prevent them from coming back,” says Iguana Busters owner Steve Kavashansky. Kavasha...
03:52 2019-06-07

Radiation Levels Spike Following Mysterious Explosion in Russia A Russian city reportedly observed a rise in radiation levels after an explosion at a nearby military testing site, which left at least two dead. Read more......
00:26 2019-08-10

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's nominating contest....
04:00 2019-08-09

Scott Parel shoots 66, opens 5-shot lead in Iowa DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Scott Parel shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to extend his lead to five strokes in the PGA Tour Champions’ Principal Charity Classic. Parel had a 15-under 129 total at Wakonda Club to break the tournament 36-hole record of 13 under set a year ago by eventual winner Tom Leh...
01:26 2019-06-02

Iowa dad hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter — who was being mauled by a dog. Deputies with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office were called to a Fort Madison home near the Old Iowa State Prison at around 10:31 a.m. over report...
06:39 2019-06-05

De Blasio to ditch Puerto Rican Day parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to ditch his own city’s National Puerto Rican Day Parade — so he can campaign in corn country as part of his long-shot 2020 presidential campaign. The 62nd annual procession up Fifth Avenue — billed as “America’s largest cultural celebration&#...
23:39 2019-06-06

Chastain takes NASCAR Truck race at Iowa Speedway NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ross Chastain cruised to a win in the NASCAR Truck Series race on Sunday at Iowa Speedway, his second victory of 2019. Chastain led the final 141 laps to clinch his second win in four races — but his first since he switched his championship aspirations from the Xfinity Series to ...
20:39 2019-06-16

Andrew Yang qualifies for September debates with new Iowa poll Businessman Andrew Yang notched his fourth qualifying poll on Thursday, meaning he has now met the threshold to participate in the third Democratic primary debate in September....
16:26 2019-08-09

Iowa governor OK after chest pains prompt trip to hospital DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds was taken to a hospital after experiencing chest pains but has returned to work at the Capitol. The governor’s office released a statement saying Reynolds noticed chest pains early Thursday and was taken to a hospital emergency room “out of ...
23:13 2019-06-06

At Iowa’s Wing Ding Dinner, Democrats Assail G.O.P. on Gun Control Nearly all of the 2020 Democratic candidates gave speeches at the annual event, and while many joked about the size of the field, most sought to contrast themselves with President Trump....
03:13 2019-08-10

Klobuchar’s mental health policy inspires Iowa endorsement DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar’s (KLOH’-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa’s four black legislators and the mother of a son with developmental and mental disorde...
14:13 2019-06-06

De Blasio campaign event in Iowa draws roughly 15 attendees Mayor Bill de Blasio pitched his presidential dreams to a crowd of about 15 likely Democratic voters at an event Sunday morning in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. With more than enough empty space to accommodate his 6-foot-5 frame, the quixotic candidate took the floor at Parlor City Pub to a smattering of appl...
22:00 2019-08-11

Oliver Martin approved for immediate eligibility at Iowa after transfer from Michigan Oliver Martin is eligible to play this season after the Iowa receiver was granted a waiver from the NCAA following his transfer from Michigan.       ...
22:00 2019-08-28

18 Candidates. 72 Hours. A Hectic Weekend at the Iowa State Fair. Democratic presidential candidates descended on Des Moines to meet prized Iowa caucus voters, spend time with their families and, of course, eat some food on a stick....
11:52 2019-08-12

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 14%. Californi...
22:26 2019-06-10

Democratic candidates set for key 'soapbox' moments at Iowa State Fair Six months ahead of the Democratic Iowa caucuses, the first key vote in next year's presidential primary campaign, most of the party's challengers will appear at the state's fair in the coming days, beginning Thursday....
03:39 2019-08-09

President Trump and Joe Biden Will Overlap in Iowa After Months of Jabbing Each Other (DES MOINES, Iowa) — After months of jabbing each other from afar, President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden will overlap Tuesday in Iowa, a state that’s critical to their political futures. For Biden, a convincing win in next year’s caucuses would cement him as the Democratic ...
19:52 2019-06-11

Fearing Hackers, D.N.C. Plans to Cancel Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
07:00 2019-08-30

Fearing Hackers, D.N.C. Plans to Block Iowa’s ‘Virtual’ Caucuses Iowa Democrats wanted to allow some caucusgoers to vote by phone next year, but Democratic National Committee leaders are said to have concluded that such a system would not be secure....
08:52 2019-08-30

Joe Biden leads in Iowa as Warren picks up steam: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden’s maintaining his lead in Iowa, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren is gaining while Sen. Bernie Sanders’ support plummets, according to a poll released on Thursday. Biden attracted 28 percent of support among voters who will take part in the Iowa caucuses in Februa...
18:39 2019-08-08

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in which Branstad is accused of discrimination against a gay former state worker’s compensation commissioner. Branstad and two former staffers were sued...
00:52 2019-06-08

Biden leads in Iowa, but Warren is closing the gap, new poll finds The survey, released Thursday, shows the former vice president winning the support of 28 percent of likely 2020 Iowa Democratic caucus voters, while Warren takes 19 percent....
20:39 2019-08-08

Iowa man charged after backing over child with lawnmower while intoxicated, police say Tanner J. Miller, who was driving the lawnmower at the child's home when he backed over the child, was charged with operating while intoxicated.        ...
18:00 2019-06-07

DNC set to block Iowa 'virtual' caucuses over concerns of election hacking The Democratic National Committee is set to block a plan by Iowa Democrats to create "virtual" caucuses for the 2020 Democratic presidential race over concerns of election hacking....
21:26 2019-08-30

DNC to recommend scrapping Iowa, Nevada virtual caucus plans DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Democratic National Committee will recommend scrapping state plans to offer virtual, telephone-based caucuses in 2020 due to security concerns, sources tell The Associated Press....
21:26 2019-08-30

Biden slams Trump on trade, China during Iowa speech Speaking in Iowa hours ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump, Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden ripped the Republican president's trade policies, saying that farmers were being caught in the crossfire between the United States and China....
23:26 2019-06-11

Joe Biden makes his presidential pitch at Iowa State Fair Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as he greeted residents. He shared a handshake and.....
01:00 2019-08-09

Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products....
21:52 2019-08-16

2020 presidential hopefuls flock to Iowa State Fair It’s a fried-food mecca — and political minefield. The Iowa State Fair kicked off Thursday and a roster of 2020 presidential hopefuls will rotate through the event that’s served up make-or-break moments for past candidates alongside artery-clogging delights like “slaughterhou...
01:00 2019-08-09

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult their campaigns in the pivotal state....
06:52 2019-08-10

Kansas adds Iowa guard Moss as graduate transfer Kansas adds Iowa sharpshooter Isaiah Moss as graduate transfer, strengthening backcourt and providing 3-point threat that Jayhawks had been lacking on their roster       ...
21:52 2019-06-10

Kamala Harris nabs endorsement from Iowa power couple The influential Iowa political couple Sue and Bob Dvorsky announced their endorsement on Saturday of California Sen. Kamala Harris for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination....
07:52 2019-08-11

Bernie Sanders walks in Iowa Fourth of July parade Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders walked in West Des Moines, Iowa's Fourth of July parade on Wednesday. (July 4)        ...
14:26 2019-07-04

Scott Parel shoots 9-under 63, takes 2-stroke lead in Iowa Scott Parel matched the course record with a 9-under 63 to take a two-shot lead in the PGA Tour Champions' Principal Charity Classic        ...
00:26 2019-06-01

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A secretary at Iowa’s school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says demanded payments to keep quiet about the transaction. Disciplinary and unemployment records show that Kelly Reed lost her 19-...
19:26 2019-05-24

Iowa Supreme Court says crude oil pipeline legally permitted The Iowa Supreme Court on Friday said the Dakota Access crude oil pipeline was legally permitted in the state, dealing a blow to a group of landowners and environmentalists challenging the operation....
17:52 2019-05-31

Iowa executive was not sacked for loving Tupac Shakur, says governor Kim Reynolds says a ‘number of factors’ were behind the dismissal of state human services chief Jerry FoxhovenThe governor of Iowa has denied firing a senior executive because he sent emails to staff praising Tupac Shakur and exhorting them to listen to the late rapper’s lyrics.Kim Reynolds’s decisi...
05:26 2019-07-19

Tupac-Obsessed Iowa Public Servant Resigns In Mystery The Iowa Department for Human Services provides services to the poor, children, senior citizens, and people with mental illness, addictions, or disabilities. Jerry Foxhoven, a retired law professor, was appointed to head up the agency in 2017, and until he was ousted last month, he added another dir...
00:00 2019-07-18

Afghan official: Taliban explosion kills 2 police, civilian Afghan officials say a confrontation with the Taliban in eastern Ghazni province has killed two members of the security forces and a civilian passer-by....
15:39 2019-05-22

U.S. Officials Suspect New Nuclear Missile in Explosion That Killed 7 Russians Intelligence officials suspect that the explosion involved a prototype of a nuclear-propelled cruise missile that President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia has boasted can reach any corner of the earth....
11:26 2019-08-12

Trump says the US wasn't involved in apparent launch pad explosion in Iran A U.S. defense official told CNBC that the picture tweeted by Trump, which appeared to be a snapshot of a physical copy of the satellite image, was included in a Friday intelligence briefing....
02:13 2019-08-31

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Three people injured in explosion at University of Nevada-Reno dorm Emergency crews are responding to an incident at Argenta Hall, a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno.        ...
01:26 2019-07-06

95 Wounded As Explosion Rocks Kabul, Taliban Claim Responsibility Ninety-five people were wounded when a Taliban car bomb detonated in Kabul on Wednesday, sending a massive plume of smoke over the capital and shattering windows far from the blast site....
12:52 2019-08-07

Officials: Radiation from Russia explosion '4-16 times' natural levels Russian officials said Tuesday radiation levels at a military test site involved in an explosion last week were four to 16 times above natural background levels....
20:52 2019-08-13

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens BAGHDAD — Iraqi security officials say a motorcycle rigged with explosives went off near a Shiite mosque south of the capital Baghdad, killing three people and wounding 34. The officials said Saturday that the blast occurred the previous evening on a commercial street in the village of Mussayyib. Th...
21:26 2019-08-24

Eight people injured in explosion at University of Nevada, Reno dorm Emergency crews are responding to an incident at Argenta Hall, a dormitory at the University of Nevada, Reno.        ...
04:13 2019-07-06

UPDATE 3-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
13:13 2019-08-01

Russian agency says radioactive isotopes were found after mysterious explosion The Aug. 8 explosion on a platform in the White Sea off Nyonoksa caused a reported brief spike in radiation in nearby Severodvinsk.        ...
21:26 2019-08-26

Multiple injuries reported in gas explosion at Florida shopping center An explosion at a Florida shopping center injured more than 20 people, two of them seriously, and damaged several buildings Saturday morning. The blast at a vacant pizza restaurant undergoing renovations demolished a sizeable portion of the one-story strip mall about 30 miles north of Miami, leaving...
23:52 2019-07-06

Gas explosion levels part of a building in Maryland shopping center A gas explosion in Maryland destroyed part of a building in shopping center on Sunday morning, local fire departments report, in an incident that affected businesses and residents miles away....
10:39 2019-08-26

Decaying tanker near Yemeni coast threatens 'catastrophic explosion' An abandoned tanker loaded with oil is threatening a major environmental disaster near the coast of Yemen, the United Nations has said, amid expert warnings of a "catastrophic" explosion....
23:26 2019-07-23

Natural gas explosion at California home kills worker, injures 15 others A gas company worker was killed and more than a dozen people were hurt after a natural gas explosion leveled a home in Southern California on Monday, according to officials. ...
00:13 2019-07-17

A Leaky Component Caused the SpaceX Crew Dragon Explosion The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be “increasingly difficult” to reach....
23:39 2019-07-15

8 were injured in an explosion at a University of Nevada, Reno dorm building Raymond Floyd/AP A mechanical failure caused an explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno, injuring eight people and causing the partial collapse of a mostly empty dormitory building. Two people were taken to a hospital and quickly released and six others were treated for injuries at the s...
14:13 2019-07-06

SpaceX Says a Faulty Valve Triggered Crew Dragon Explosion Investigators looking into the cause of the SpaceX Crew Dragon explosion back in April are now blaming a faulty valve for the anomaly, which allowed leaking fuel to come into contact with titanium. Officials with SpaceX say they’ve already got a fix, but it’s still not clear when the company will be...
18:26 2019-07-16

Multiple injured after explosion causes partial dorm collapse in Nevada A mechanical failure caused an explosion Friday at the University of Nevada, Reno, injuring eight people and causing the partial collapse of a mostly empty dormitory building, authorities said. Photos posted to social media showed extensive damage spanning multiple floors of Argenta Hall. Windows we...
07:52 2019-07-06

Russia nuclear agency says 5 dead in missile test explosion Russia's nuclear agency said Saturday that five of its employees were killed earlier this week when a rocket engine exploded during a missile test at a military base in the far northern Arkhangelsk region....
00:26 2019-08-12

Massive explosion at Russian military depot sparks evacuation Thousands of locals have been moved to safety after the blast at an ammunition warehouse. Authorities have declared a state of emergency in the Siberian Krasnoyarsk region....
05:52 2019-08-06

French Police Have Arrested Two Suspects Over the Lyon Explosion That Wounded 13 (PARIS) — French police have arrested two suspects following a blast in the city of Lyon that wounded 13 people last week, French authorities said on Monday. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner announced the first arrest on Twitter, a development later confirmed by Paris prosecutors, who han...
12:13 2019-05-27

Genoa bridge demolished in dramatic explosion, 10 months after collapse The remains of Genoa's Morandi Bridge were blown up in a controlled explosion on Friday, nearly a year after the structure collapsed in a disaster that killed 43 people....
14:13 2019-06-28

DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
01:52 2019-06-19

Russian rocket test explosion leads to radiation leak Russia's military technology push has unfortunately produced deadly consequences. The country's Rosatom has confirmed that five people have died and three injured after an explosion on August 8th while testing an isotopic power source for a rocket's......
08:39 2019-08-11

Russia says it doesn’t have to share radiation data after deadly explosion MOSCOW — The Russian foreign ministry has responded to reports that several of its radiation monitoring stations went silent shortly after a deadly explosion at a missile range by saying it is not obliged to share data with other nations. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov told the Interfax news...
15:00 2019-08-20

Trump denies US involvement with failed Iranian missile explosion President Trump on Friday denied that the US had anything to do with a failed Iranian rocket launch — and he wished Tehran luck at finding out what went wrong. “The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Sem...
03:00 2019-08-31

Explosion at Russian missile test site kills 2 people The deadly explosion is the second within a week at a Russian military site. There are conflicting reports about a short-term spike in radiation around the base....
16:39 2019-08-08

SpaceX blames faulty valve for Dragon spacecraft explosion The failed part caused a propellant leak during an engine test in April, according to a “preliminary” finding. The company said the investigation is continuing....
06:13 2019-07-16

Iran taunts Trump with selfie over rocket explosion tweet Iran’s IT minister fired back at President Trump’s allegation that a rocket exploded on a test site in northern Iran — by tweeting a selfie with Tehran’s prized satellite fully intact. “Me and Nahid I right now, Good Morning Donald Trump!” Information and Communications...
21:13 2019-08-31

Iran acknowledges explosion of space-bound rocket for first time Iran admitted for the first time Monday that a rocket exploded at the nation’s Imam Khomeini Space Center — a mishap that President Trump insisted last week was not caused by US involvement. Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei confirmed that finding Monday, attributing the costly explosion...
08:39 2019-09-03

Massive explosion at Russian bomb-making factory injures 79 A massive explosion at a bomb-making plant in Russia has injured 79 people and damaged 180 homes in the city of Dzerzhinsk. Officials said the factory was used to make and store bombs and other explosive devices for the Russian military. The facility, JSC Kristall Research Institute, was completely ...
23:13 2019-06-01

UPDATE 3-DCP Midstream shuts natgas pipeline in Oklahoma after explosion DCP Midstream temporarily shut a natural gas pipeline it owns and operates in Grady County, Oklahoma, after an explosion on Tuesday was caused by work by another company, said a DCP spokeswoman....
10:00 2019-06-19

Couple joins suit against Boeing over deadly engine explosion A married couple from Louisiana has joined the lawsuit against Southwest Airlines and Boeing over the deadly engine explosion that sucked a passenger halfway out of a jumbo jet window in April 2018. Tyler and Alex Albin — both med school graduates about to begin their careers — had been ...
01:26 2019-06-05

Dominic Smith’s blast sets off Mets explosion in win over Twins MINNEAPOLIS — These are the kind of games the Mets figured on winning all season: Keep it close with solid pitching early and then seize control with a big swing. Dominic Smith provided the second half of that equation Wednesday by coming off the bench in the seventh inning and lofting a ball ...
23:52 2019-07-17

UPDATE 5-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
20:13 2019-08-01

SpaceX blames Crew Dragon explosion on an oxidizer leak Months after the incident, SpaceX has an explanation for why its Crew Dragon capsule was destroyed during a test. The private spaceflight firm has determined that a "leaking component" allowed liquid oxidizer (specifically nitrogen tetroxide) to ent......
03:39 2019-07-16

Trump Denies U.S. Responsibility in Iranian Missile Base Explosion The president’s tweet, which included a high-resolution satellite image of the damage, was unusual because Iran had neither acknowledged the accident nor blamed the United States....
03:26 2019-08-31

Norway detects radioactive iodine days after explosion in Russia The Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority on Thursday said "tiny amounts of radioactive iodine" had been detected at an air-filter station, one week after a mystery-shrouded explosion at a Russian military test range....
17:26 2019-08-16

Joe Biden’s lead slips in Democratic field, Iowa poll shows Biden polled at 24%, Bernie Sanders is second with 16%, ahead of Elizabeth Warren with 15% and Pete Buttigieg, with 14%On the heels of a major Iowa poll which showed a big slip in his big lead over the Democratic field, Joe Biden was conspicuous by his absence from the guest list of a big party even...
17:01 2019-06-09

Why Matt Campbell is in no rush to leave Iowa State even as his stock rises Iowa State's Matt Campbell is one of the nation's up-and-coming coach. And yet, unlike so many, he's in no rush to leave. So why is that?       ...
18:52 2019-09-12

Trump calls Biden a ‘loser’ ahead of dueling Iowa speeches President Trump unleashed a furious attack on Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden on Tuesday — hours before they were scheduled to deliver dueling speeches in the key battleground state of Iowa. “I heard Biden was a loser. I mean, look, Joe never got more than 1 percent until Obama took him off the tra...
23:13 2019-06-11

Iowa hoops lands guard Evelyn, Valparaiso grad transfer Valparaiso graduate transfer Bakari Evelyn has signed with Iowa; Jordan Bohannon's status is unclear after offseason hip surgery       ...
19:26 2019-07-11

'Bringing love into politics': Marianne Williamson finds a foothold in Iowa The university town of Fairfield is a hub of transcendental meditation, progressive politics – and Williamson supportersMarianne Williamson is the longest of long shots.After an at-times surreal performance in the first Democratic primary debate, the self-help author turned presidential candidate ha...
22:26 2019-09-04

Biden to slam Trump as 'existential threat' during dueling Iowa stops In what could be a preview of next year’s general election campaign for the White House, both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will go head to head on Tuesday as they each make stops in Iowa, the state that kicks off the presidential caucus and primary calendar....
18:39 2019-06-11

Scary Iowa river rescue caught on police body camera Police in Iowa have released dramatic video showing officers rescuing two people from the turbulent waters of the Des Moines River.        ...
23:39 2019-08-01

De Blasio gets 0 percent in Iowa State Fair ‘corn kernel’ poll DES MOINES, Iowa — There’s not even a kernel of hope for Mayor Bill de Blasio in this decidedly unscientific Iowa State Fair poll. Even after his food- and game-filled Sunday at the fair — where he gave a 20-minute pitch to voters at the famed Political Soapbox — the New York...
20:39 2019-08-12

Iowa town’s police chief accused of lying about hours worked DUNKERTON, Iowa (AP) — The police chief of a small eastern Iowa town has been placed on paid leave while facing accusations that she misreported the hours she’d been working. Black Hawk County court records say Katherine “Kate” Krieger, of Jesup, is charged with theft, felonious mi...
19:52 2019-06-27

De Blasio wins stuffed pig, scarfs down corn dog at Iowa State Fair President Bill de Blasio? When pigs fly! Hizzoner’s visited the Iowa State Fair as part of his quixotic bid for the White House Sunday, where he scarfed down high-fat foods and played carnival games — scoring himself a stuffed swine in Skee-Ball. “This is a harbinger of things to come,” said de Blas...
02:13 2019-08-12

Democrats woo Iowa party activists at feisty festival as race kicks off Nearly every Democrat vying to take on President Donald Trump in 2020 made their pitch to Iowa's most plugged-in Democrats on Sunday, looking to set themselves apart from the sprawling field of candidates in the midst of a swirling carnival of activists and campaign volunteers....
22:26 2019-06-10

Photos: Democratic presidential hopefuls address gun safety forum in Iowa Democratic presidential hopefuls took aim at President Donald Trump and the gun lobby Saturday at a "gun safety" forum in Iowa that was organized in the wake of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio....
23:00 2019-08-10

Body found behind cooler at Iowa supermarket was employee who went missing 10 years ago Authorities on Monday said they have identified the man as Larry Ely Murillo-Moncada who was reported missing in November of 2009.        ...
10:13 2019-07-23

Iowa father hailed a hero after he dies while saving daughter, 5, from dog attack An Iowa man died over the weekend after police say he was fatally injured while saving the life of his 5-year-old daughter who had been mauled by a dog....
23:13 2019-06-04

Iowa prof says 'I am Antifa'; once posted desire to bash Trump with baseball bat A college professor in Iowa openly declared his support for the violent far-left Antifa movement after coming under fire for inflammatory social media posts that included the desire to bash President Trump with a baseball bat....
12:39 2019-08-23

De Blasio defends skipping Puerto Rican Day Parade to campaign in Iowa Mayor Bill de Blasio defended his decision to put his presidential aspirations ahead of his mayoral duties by stumping in Iowa Sunday instead of marching in National Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue. “When you’re running for president of United States this is always a challenge, t...
18:00 2019-06-07

In rural Iowa feud, sheriff won't honor small town's arrests An unusual circumstance let a speeding drunk driver avoid a trip to jail after her recent arrest in this small eastern Iowa town: the sheriff isn't honoring arrests made in Durant....
19:00 2019-06-13

His NFL dreams fell apart. So former Iowa star Drew Ott is building a new life on the farm In 2015, former Iowa Hawkeyes football star Drew Ott was "on top of the world." Gruesome injuries killed his NFL dream, so now he's adjusting to new reality as a farmer.        ...
00:01 2019-05-26

Iowa GOP chairman: Steve King rape and incest comments are 'outrageous' The chairman of the Iowa Republican Party condemned comments made by Rep. Steve King about the effect that rape and incest has had on the global population....
10:39 2019-08-17

Penske's Newgarden extends points' lead with win in delayed Iowa race Championship leader Josef Newgarden won the heavily delayed IndyCar Iowa 300, beating a hard-charging Scott Dixon in what was a dominant display by Team Penske...
10:01 2019-07-21

UPDATE 1-Republican Iowa senator says Trump EPA 'screwed us' with biofuel waivers Iowa's Republican Senator Chuck Grassley said the Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency has "screwed" the U.S. ethanol industry and farmers by granting waivers to 31 small petroleum refineries, effectively exempting them from an obligation to use more ethanol in their products....
03:52 2019-08-17

Iowa Democratic Party Scraps Plan to Allow Virtual Voting in Caucuses The Iowa Democratic Party said it would drop its plans to allow virtual voting in the state’s presidential caucuses after the party’s national committee raised security concerns....
19:26 2019-08-31

Kirsten Gillibrand bartends at Iowa gay hotspot in honor of Pride Month Will sling drinks for votes. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand took her booze-fueled White House run to the next level with a turn behind the taps Friday night at a gay bar in Des Moines, Iowa. Taking a cue from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Gillibrand hopped behind the bar at Blazing Saddle to serve thirsty...
19:26 2019-06-08

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a sign of how far the pressing issue of reducing green...
19:00 2019-08-13

‘Sesame Street’ butter sculptures at Iowa fair This year, the Iowa State Fair’s iconic “butter cow” was joined by a few friends visiting from Sesame Street.       ...
18:00 2019-08-13

In Iowa Donald Trump talks energy, Joe Biden criticizes tariffs President Donald Trump and 2020 Democratic challenger Joe Biden stumped on opposite ends of Iowa on Tuesday, both making tariffs a focus of their remarks....
01:26 2019-06-12

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
03:13 2019-06-09

Chip Ganassi's Dixon confused by "bizarre" Iowa Indycar handling Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon said the behaviour of his Indycar through the Iowa weekend was bizarre as he fought back from two laps down to finish second in the race...
16:26 2019-07-22

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Moines, Iowa. Biden, the Democratic front-runner for...
09:39 2019-07-16

A beloved HS coach was murdered 10 years ago. Emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town In 2009, Iowa HS football coach Ed Thomas was murdered by one of his former players. Ten years later, emotions are still raw in his tiny Iowa town.       ...
20:39 2019-06-22

Beto O’Rourke introduced as ‘blank slate’ at Iowa campaign stop Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke found out on Friday that there is truth to the old adage “with friends like these, who needs enemies?” after a supporter introduced him as a “blank slate” at a campaign stop in Iowa....
21:39 2019-06-08

| WATCH | Russia nuclear agency says five dead in missile test explosion Russia's nuclear agency has said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site has killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
14:26 2019-08-10

Jurors see haunting video of 2015 East Village explosion aftermath Prosecutors played haunting video Tuesday of the devastating aftermath of the 2015 East Village gas explosion that killed two and leveled three buildings. The footage was taken 4.5 years ago, one day after the March 26 blast that prosecutors say originated in the basement of 121 Second Ave. from an ...
23:52 2019-09-10

Radiation leak during explosion 'triggered by Russian 6,000mph hypersonic missile' A RADIATION leak during a military accident may have been triggered by a launcher test for Vladimir Putin’s lethal 6,000mph Zircon hypersonic missile....
17:13 2019-08-09

Kentucky pipeline explosion leaves at least 1 person dead, 5 more injured, officials say At least one person is dead and five others have been hospitalized after a massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky on Thursday morning that caused a “tremendous amount of damage” and forced the evacuations of more than 75 residents....
17:13 2019-08-01

Russian nuclear agency ups death toll in missile test explosion The Defense Ministry initially released a lower death toll for the accident on Thursday. Details remain sparse, and it is unclear whether or not radiation was released as a result of the explosion....
13:13 2019-08-10

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near military explosion Chemists in two northern cities sell more tablets after radiation levels spiked for a short timePharmacies in two northern Russia cities have reported increased sales of iodine, a chemical used to limit the effects from radiation exposure, after a mysterious explosion at a military testing site caus...
22:26 2019-08-09

Russian nuclear agency confirms role in rocket test explosion Rosatom says five staff died in accident that caused radiation levels to spike in ArkhangelskRussia’s nuclear energy agency has said an explosion that caused radiation levels to spike in the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an accident during a test of an “isotope power source for a liquid-fueled ro...
12:13 2019-08-10

REFILE-UPDATE 3-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion early on Thursday in a residential community in rural Kentucky sent up a ball of flame that could be seen for miles, killing one person and setting several houses on fire, a local sheriff said....
16:39 2019-08-01

Russia resumes sharing radiation data following missile explosion, says they're not obliged to do so Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday....
21:00 2019-08-20

French explosion: Number of injured rises to 13 as police search for suspect France's counter-terrorism prosecutor, Remy Heitz, said an investigation has been opened for "attempted murderer in relation with a terrorist undertaking" and "criminal terrorist association."...
16:26 2019-05-25

NASA Boss Says 'No Doubt' SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the ISS from US soil later this year....
18:26 2019-06-18

NASA boss says 'no doubt' SpaceX explosion delays flight program The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space agency's chief said on Tuesday....
17:13 2019-06-18

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Suspect in Lyon explosion claims ties to Islamic State group PARIS (AP) — A man arrested for a bombing outside a bakery in Lyon, France, that injured 13 people has told investigators that he had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. A judicial official said Thursday that the suspect claimed to have acted in the name of IS. The group has not issued a ...
19:00 2019-05-30

Town told to evacuate, then stay, after Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now An explosion at a Russian military site in the White Sea is shrouded in mystery. Nearby Nyonoksa had an evacuation cancelled. Here's what we know.        ...
02:13 2019-08-14

Village near Russian missile explosion ordered to evacuate — then told to stay put Residents of the Russian village of Nyonoksa, which borders the site of Thursday’s nuclear-powered missile explosion, were ordered to evacuate — and then abruptly told not to, according to a report. On Thursday night, a missile containing nuclear material exploded on a barge floating in the Wh...
05:00 2019-08-14

Russia says radiation levels spiked in area around weapons test explosion Radiation levels near the site of a deadly explosion of an apparent nuclear-powered missile being tested in Russia spiked by up to 16 times above normal, according to the country’s weather service. The Thursday blast on the coast of the White Sea in Nyonska killed five scientists with Russia’s...
17:52 2019-08-14

Explosion in East Chicago injures 3 at chemical tank cleaning business An official says an explosion at a chemical tank cleaning business in northwestern Indiana injured three workers.        ...
20:39 2019-08-14

Evacuation of village near explosion of nuclear cruise-missile engine called off Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty Images) In the wake of an apparent explosion of the nuclear-powered engine of an experimental cruise missile, the Russian government has reportedly evacuated residents of a nearby village. According to local media, residents of Nyonoska, the site of a Russian...
23:52 2019-08-14

Stunning picture shows dead star racing away from a massive explosion A speedy pulsar moving 1100 kilometres per second is racing away from the supernova explosion that created it in this image taken by the Very Large Array radio telescope...
14:33 2019-05-21

Exclusive: Checks to be ordered after 2017 Airbus A380 engine explosion Investigators probing an engine explosion on an Air France A380 in 2017 are studying a possible manufacturing flaw with a key part in a move likely to trigger checks on dozens of Airbus superjumbos worldwide, people familiar with the matter said....
17:52 2019-08-21

Ontario neighborhood rocked by gas explosion after drunk driver crashed into home A woman driving drunk lost control and drove into a house, igniting a massive gas explosion and fire that devastated a neighborhood in Ontario, Canada, authorities said....
23:00 2019-08-16

UPDATE 2-DCP Midstream shuts pipeline in Grady County, Oklahoma after explosion A natural gas pipeline owned and operated by DCP Midstream in Grady County, Oklahoma, was temporarily shut after an explosion on Tuesday, according to a company spokeswoman....
05:52 2019-06-19

"No Doubt" SpaceX Explosion Delays Flight Programme: NASA Chief The explosion that destroyed a SpaceX astronaut taxi in April "no doubt" delays NASA's drive to return Americans to the International Space Station from U.S. soil later this year, the U.S. space......
20:39 2019-06-18

Hydrogen Station Explosion Halts Fuel Cell Sales in Norway A hydrogen refueling station in Sandvika, Norway exploded Monday, sending two people to the hospital with minor injuries, closing down two highways and causing both Toyota and Hyundai to halt sales of fuel cell vehicles in the country....
20:13 2019-06-12

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion Russians vented their anger online and to local officials about the absence of reliable information after the explosion of a small nuclear reactor at a military test site last week....
00:52 2019-08-13

An Explosion in Philadelphia Could Make Your Fourth of July Road Trip a Lot More Expensive A fire at the largest refinery on the U.S. East Coast sent gasoline prices soaring, threatening to raise pump prices from Delaware to Maine just as American drivers get set to head off on vacation. Futures jumped 3.9%, the most in more than three months after an explosion and fire Friday at the Phil...
19:52 2019-06-27

Florida mall explosion injures roughly 20; Plantation authorities investigating Plantation, Florida, fire officials say the shopping center blast may be have been a gas explosion. One person has life-threatening injuries.        ...
20:13 2019-07-06

Russian agency detects radioactive isotopes near missile explosion site Radioactive isotopes have been detected in samples near the Russian military base where a missile testing accident killed five scientists and injured several others....
22:13 2019-08-26

Shopping center explosion in Plantation, Florida, leaves over a dozen injured _____ A gas explosion rocked a shopping center on Saturday in South Florida leaving 15 to 20 people injured, two of them seriously, a fire official said. The explosion happened around 11:30 a.m. at The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, a suburb in Broward County, north of Miami. Video from...
22:26 2019-07-06

SpaceX Dragon capsule explosion blamed on titanium valve failure SpaceX announced Monday that the explosion of its Crew Dragon space capsule during an April test in Florida was due to the failure of a titanium valve....
03:52 2019-07-16

Men arrested breaking into Iowa courthouse claim they were hired to test alarm system Iowa court officials have denied authorizing an overnight courthouse burglary after the arrest of two cybersecurity experts who said they were hired to break into the building....
21:39 2019-09-13

A nurse was beaten unconscious. Now, more workers attacked at Iowa mental health facility At least four state employees in two weeks have been injured in violent patient outbursts at the Independence Mental Health Institute.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Iowa judge tosses lawsuit challenging ban on using Medicaid for transition-related surgeries Lawsuit challenged an Iowa law that denies mandatory Medicaid coverage to transgender Iowans for transition-related care.        ...
00:00 2019-07-20

Check the scope: Pen-testers nabbed, jailed in Iowa courthouse break-in attempt Enlarge / The Dallas County, Iowa courthouse, the site of a penetration test gone spectacularly wrong. (credit: By Iowahwyman - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0) Two security contractors were arrested in Adel, Iowa on September 11 as they attempted to gain access to the Dallas County Courthouse. The two are...
03:39 2019-09-14

New Yorkers protest de Blasio with fake dollar bills at Iowa State Fair DES MOINES, IOWA — Mayor de Blasio continues to stand out among the presidential candidates – wherever he goes, he usually attracts more protesters than supporters. A group of protesters blanketed the Iowa State Fair with thousands of dollar “Bills” — fake currency shaming Hizzoner for b...
09:00 2019-08-11

With de Blasio campaigning in Iowa, Cuomo and ‘Mayor Johnson’ rush to restore power Mayor de Blasio was in an auto workers' union hall in Waterloo, Iowa -- campaigning for president -- when the lights went out in a 60-block swath of Manhattan....
06:52 2019-07-14

Democratic National Committee opposes Iowa, Nevada vote-by-phone plans Democratic National Committee officials on Friday rejected plans to let people participate in Iowa's and Nevada's early caucuses by phone because of security concerns, drawing fire from at least one candidate for leaving voters out of the party's presidential contest....
04:39 2019-08-31

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
16:00 2019-08-13

Democratic 2020 candidates pitch Iowa party leaders on how to beat Trump Nineteen Democratic presidential candidates delivered rapid-fire sales pitches to Iowa party leaders on Sunday, touting their ability to energize voters, win the White House and deliver on longtime party goals such as universal healthcare....
02:13 2019-06-10

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
18:26 2019-07-17

Kamala Harris confronted by upset Iowa resident: 'Leave our health care alone' 2020 presidential primary candidate Kamala Harris was confronted on Monday by an upset Iowa resident over the California senator’s plan to overhaul the health care system in the United States....
01:13 2019-08-13

Man who admitted to fatally stabbing Iowa State golfer sentenced to life in prison Collin Richards, who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing Iowa State University golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena, has been sentenced to life in prison.       ...
20:26 2019-08-23

President Trump and Biden Furiously Trade Barbs in Overlapping Iowa Events MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa — President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden spent Tuesday trading insults — sometimes in real-time — as they stumped across Iowa in split screen moments that could preview a ferocious fight ahead if the two men face off for the presidency next year. Biden i...
08:13 2019-06-12

'Tariff Man' Trump heads to Iowa, a state scarred by his trade war ahead of 2020 Trump's trip to Iowa shows an effort to contain the damage from tariffs ahead of the 2020 election — especially as Democratic presidential candidates swarm the state....
02:39 2019-06-12

Reports: Democratic Party rejects plan for phone-in votes in Iowa caucuses The Democratic Party has decided to refuse a proposal for "virtual caucuses" in the early primary voting states of Iowa and Nevada -- which would've allowed voters to phone in absentee ballots....
19:00 2019-08-30

NOBODY PANIC Cory Booker Found Vegan Fare at the Iowa State Fair I absolutely love fairs: winning blue ribbons (for quilting, yes, I am cool), screaming on rides, seeing very cheap concerts, sunburns, frozen lemonades melting down your arm, and most of all, eating the grossest food on the planet. It’s absolute heaven....
22:00 2019-08-11

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
00:13 2019-06-07

De Blasio, wife Chirlane McCray share a smooch at Iowa political forum “I am so excited to be here. I also have to share something personal with you. A few weeks ago I had the joy of celebrating my 25th wedding anniversary,” de Blasio began​ in Cedar Rapids​....
06:00 2019-06-10

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare, climate at Iowa State Fair Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
06:26 2019-08-09

Downtown Burlington, Iowa, inundated as flood wall fails along Mississippi River Downtown Burlington, Iowa, was overrun with water after a barrier along the Mississippi River failed Saturday.        ...
08:26 2019-06-02

First-round pick Danny Hultzen not giving up on big-league dreams with Iowa Cubs Danny Hultzen, the No. 2 pick in 2011, once seemed to be on the fast track to majors, but Class AAA struggles and shoulder injuries derailed him.       ...
15:52 2019-07-07

Iowa strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle to make $800,000 in base salary Iowa football assistants were due a 10% raise after a Top 25 finish in the poll. That brings strength coach Chris Doyle to an annual salary of $800,000.       ...
01:26 2019-08-02

Biden, Bullock discuss guns, healthcare climate in Iowa soapbox speeches Former Vice President Joe Biden and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock delivered "soapbox" speeches at the Iowa State Fair on Thursday, focusing on gun control, healthcare and climate change....
03:39 2019-08-09

ACLU suing over Iowa's decision to allow restrictions on taxpayer funding of gender surgeries Iowa was "cruel" and violated its state constitution by allowing government officials to withhold Meidicaid funds for surgeries for individuals with gender dysphora, The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said on Friday. ...
21:13 2019-06-01

Ford's 2020 Explorer and Escape expected to lead explosion of new car models Ford is launching a long line of new car models, starting with the Escape and Explorer in 2020. Ford could see a $2 billion profit with this move.       ...
17:39 2019-06-13

Radiation briefly spikes in Russian city after rocket engine explosion: TASS A short-term spike in radiation levels was recorded in a northern Russian city after a rocket engine exploded at a military testing site on Thursday, TASS news agency cited a spokeswoman for city authorities in Severodvinsk as saying....
15:00 2019-08-08

| Congresswomen denounce Trump | Gas explosion: WATCH the top world news videos for today 'Do not take the bait': Congresswomen denounce Trump's attack | Gas explosion destroys house, kills utility worker; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
17:26 2019-07-16

| Trump chants | Deadly explosion: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump speaks on 'send her back' chant, Democratic debates | Deadly pipeline explosion in Kentucky; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
08:13 2019-08-02

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries LYON, France (AP) — French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries. The post French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries appeared first on LEX18.com....
19:26 2019-05-24

U.S. believes Russian explosion was connected with cruise missile program: senior official The United States believes last week's deadly explosion in Russia was associated with the Kremlin's hypersonic cruise missile program, a senior Trump administration official said on Tuesday....
00:39 2019-08-14

James Bond film set rocked by stunt explosion that injures one crew member The set of the 25th James Bond film starring Daniel Craig was hit by an explosion when a stunt went wrong, injuring one crew member.        ...
01:52 2019-06-05

Explosion At Arctic Missile Testing Site Kills 5: Russia Nuclear Agency Russia's nuclear agency on Saturday said an explosion at an Arctic missile testing site had killed five of its staff after the military had put the toll at two....
23:00 2019-08-10

Radiation levels at Russian test site spiked up to 16 times above normal after explosion A mysterious explosion in northern Russia caused radiation levels to spike up to 16 times above normal, the state weather agency said Tuesday amid reports that evacuations have been ordered in the village not far from the blast site and medics who treated the initial victims have been ordered back t...
20:26 2019-08-13

Astronomers find white dwarf merger that may spawn future fiery explosion Astronomers have discovered a rare celestial object. Scientists suggest the fiery orb was created when two dead white dwarfs merged and become reanimated....
18:00 2019-05-21

Padres, Rockies combine for record-setting scoring explosion in four-game series The Coors Field series between NL West rivals breaks a 90-year-old MLB record with 92 runs scored in the four-game set.       ...
03:39 2019-06-17

Rocket engine explosion at Russian military base kills 2, injures 4, officials say A rocket engine explosion at a Russian military facility killed at least two and injured four others during a test on Thursday, Defense Ministry officials said....
08:26 2019-08-09

US intel assessment says mysterious Russian explosion was not from testing nuclear-powered missile U.S. intelligence says the explosion off Russia's northern coast occurred during a mission to recover a nuclear-powered missile from the ocean floor....
22:52 2019-08-29

Russia nuclear missile explosion caused 2 workers to die of radiation sickness, report says A mysterious and deadly explosion earlier this month at a naval weapons testing range in northwestern Russia resulted in the deaths of two workers due to radiation sickness, not traumatic injuries, as officials previously indicated, according to a report from an independent newspaper on Wednesday....
18:26 2019-08-22

'Accidents happen,' says Kremlin as it breaks silence on suspected nuclear missile explosion The Kremlin broke its silence Tuesday on the apparent explosion of a nuclear-powered cruise missile during a test, saying that accidents "happen" but that Russia remained "far ahead" in the development of advanced weaponry....
04:13 2019-08-14

NZ defense force use controlled explosion to defuse hazardous chemical at biotech site New Zealand's defense force conducted a controlled explosion at a South Dunedin site owned by biotechnology company Blis Technologies Ltd on Friday after being called to deal with a hazardous chemical incident, said authorities....
06:00 2019-07-12

Boeing suspends test for new 777X aircraft following cargo door explosion: report Boeing had to stop running load tests on its new 777X aircraft following reports of a faulty cargo door, officials said. “During final load testing on the 777X static test airplane, the team encountered an issue that required suspension of the test,” Boeing spokesman Paul Bergman explained in a stat...
08:52 2019-09-08

Iowa State's Matt Campbell addressed the inevitable NFL question at Big 12 Media Days Iowa State progress is Matt Campbell talking about football, and not uniform color and entrance music. Interest in NFL and college football jobs looms       ...
02:00 2019-07-17

Field of Dreams: From outfield windows to camera angles, how MLB will create baseball magic in Iowa Here's the details on how the temporary baseball stadium will come together near the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa.       ...
03:26 2019-08-18