REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-08-14, 02:52

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.        ...

Town told to evacuate, then stay, after Russian rocket explosion: Here's what we know now

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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...
2019-08-14, 03:13

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 be awarded with top medals....
2019-08-13, 00:00

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......
2019-08-11, 05:52

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-fuelled r...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Two dead in Russian rocket engine explosion; radiation spikes, shipping shut Two people were killed and a nearby city reported a rise in radiation levels when a rocket engine blew up at a testing site in northern Russia on Thursday, forcing authorities to shut down part of a bay in the White Sea to shipping....
2019-08-08, 20:39

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....
2019-08-09, 00:13

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....
2019-08-08, 15:00

Before Hurricane Dorian’s Arrival Comes a Question: Stay or Evacuate? With Hurricane Dorian bearing down, Florida residents are engaged in a complex set of financial, logistical and psychological calculations of whether to evacuate or ride it out at home....
2019-08-31, 03:13

Typhoon Faxai targets Tokyo as more than 100,000 told to evacuate ahead of 'very powerful' storm A powerful typhoon is forecast to make landfall near Tokyo late Sunday, packing winds of up to 134 mph and the threat of heavy rain as more than 100,000 have been told to evacuate....
2019-09-08, 19:39

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...
2019-08-13, 01:39

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...
2019-09-03, 02:26

As many evacuate for Dorian, a 'hurricane bar' caters to those who stay The Hunkerdown Hideaway calls itself "the hurricane bar." There locals who aren't evacuating have gathered during major storms for years.        ...
2019-09-03, 15:00

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...
2019-06-01, 22:39

Israeli warplanes strike in east Gaza after rocket hits town Palestinian witnesses say Israeli warplanes struck a militant site in the east Gaza Strip early Friday, after a rocket launched from Gaza hit a building in southern Israel, escalating tensions along the border just weeks after a cease-fire...
2019-06-14, 02:00

Police sent explosion warnings to residents near SpaceX's South Texas launch site ahead of an experimental rocket flight SpaceX, Elon Musk/Twitter SpaceX plans to try launching and landing a Mars rocket prototype on Monday night in South Texas. Ahead of the launch of the vehicle, called Starhopper, police handed out printed notices to a small residential community nearby, warning of a possible "overpressure event" (i...
2019-08-26, 02:00

London homeowners at two high-rises told to foot £2m bill so flats can survive large explosion Homeowners in two London high-rises have been told they will need to foot an estimated £2 million bill after engineers said their flats might not survive a large explosion....
2019-07-03, 15:39

Rocket fired from inside Syria wounds five in Turkish border town: governor Five people were lightly wounded after one of two rockets thought to be fired from within Syria landed on a house in a Turkish border town on Monday night, the provincial governor's office said....
2019-07-23, 05:52

Missing-mother defendant told to stay away from girlfriend STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut mother of five has been ordered to stay away from his girlfriend. Fotis Dulos and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, are charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution in connection with the May 24 disappearance of Jenn...
2019-06-28, 19:00

Russian agency reveals details of radiation after explosion Russia’s state weather and environment monitoring agency has released new details about a brief spike in radioactivity following a recent explosion at the navy’s testing range...
2019-08-26, 23:52

Gas Explosion at Russian Lab That Holds Ebola and Smallpox Samples A gas explosion has sparked a fire at a Russian bioweapons facility which stores viruses including Ebola, smallpox and Anthrax. The blast occurred on Monday after a gas cylinder exploded during scheduled repair work on the fifth floor of the six-story Russian State Centre for Research on Virology an...
2019-09-17, 18:39

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....
2019-08-09, 02:26

Explosion at Russian centre 'housing deadly viruses' A gas explosion caused a fire at a Russian research centre which is reported to hold one of the world's largest collections of deadly viruses - including Ebola, HIV and smallpox....
2019-09-17, 21:26

Putin says Russian nuclear explosion poses no threat Russian President Vladimir Putin says there is no threat from a deadly explosion at a secretive naval weapons testing range that has raised radiation concerns...
2019-08-19, 21:00

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.        ...
2019-08-26, 20:26

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....
2019-08-05, 22:39

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....
2019-08-08, 19:26

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 ...
2019-06-02, 00:39

India to buy Russian rocket engines for its space program: RIA India plans to buy rocket engines from Russia for its national space program, RIA news agency cited Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov as saying during a visit to New Delhi on Monday....
2019-07-22, 23:52

Russian rocket crash sparks radiation fears A rocket explosion in Russia has sparked reports of a spike in radiation levels and sent residents into panic — even as the Kremlin denies anyone’s in danger. Defense officials have nonetheless shut down fishing, swimming and shipping traffic in a portion of the White Sea. Two people wer...
2019-08-10, 04:39

Town near Area 51 warns people to stay away from planned festival The nearest town to Area 51 has warned people to stay away from a music festival being organised by the man behind a call to arms that saw more than two million people sign up to storm the military base....
2019-08-13, 14:00

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....
2019-08-10, 13:13

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....
2019-08-27, 02:39

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...
2019-08-09, 17:52

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....
2019-08-09, 20:39

Explosion at Russian lab housing smallpox virus somehow hasn’t triggered the apocalypse… yet Scientists studying deadly pathogens have to be extremely careful to ensure troublesome viruses and bacteria don’t somehow make it out of their controlled environments. That means donning lots of protective gear, checking and then re-checking safety systems, and ensuring security is top-notch....
2019-09-17, 22:26

Russian Rocket Gets Hit by Lightning, Continues Hurtling Toward Space Like Nothing Happened A Russian Soyuz-2-1b rocket was struck by lightning yesterday, just seconds after liftoff. Remarkably, the uncrewed rocket continued on its mission as if nothing had happened.Read more......
2019-05-28, 18:01

Russian Co.'s botched rocket test kills 5 staff, injures 3 Five employees of Russia's nuclear corporation Rosatom have died and three have been treated for burns after a liquid-propellant engine exploded during a test....
2019-08-10, 17:52

Miami Dolphins' Raekwon McMillan says ref told him to 'Stay off Tom' Brady during Patriots game A Miami Dolphins linebacker said Wednesday a referee told him to be careful with his hits on New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady during their matchup over the weekend....
2019-09-19, 18:39

The town fighting the climate crisis to stay afloat, one hurricane at at time Fair Bluff has already been hit by two hurricanes – but if another arrives this year, it could become one of the US’s first climate crisis ghost townsThe water slithered up while the people went to sleep. No text alerts. No sirens. Just the Lumber River, the color of black tea, carrying out its slow...
2019-07-21, 11:00

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...
2019-08-13, 20:39

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....
2019-08-13, 23:52

US intel assessment says mysterious Russian explosion was not from testing nuclear-powered missile U.S. intelligence report says that the mysterious explosion off of Russia's northern coast occurred during a recovery mission to salvage the Kremlin's nuclear-powered missile from the ocean floor....
2019-08-29, 18:39

Deadly explosion at Russian test site involved nuclear power source, reports say An explosion at a Russian base that killed at least five people last week involved a small nuclear reactor, state nuclear officials said.        ...
2019-08-12, 21:39

Mysterious Russian Nuclear Explosion Upgraded From Weird to Baffling Amid Evacuation Confusion Russia military officials issued conflicting reports this week about whether residents in areas near a mysterious nuclear explosion must evacuate.Read more......
2019-08-14, 10:26

Russian pharmacies report rise in sales of iodine near site of mysterious military explosion Civilians of two northern Russian cities flocked to pharmacies Friday to purchase large quantities of iodine after a Russian rocket engine mysteriously exploded in the area Thursday....
2019-08-10, 00:52

Russian Strikes Blamed for 27 Deaths in Syrian Town Russian airstrikes on a busy market in northwest Syria killed at least 27 people, according to monitoring groups, one of the deadliest attacks in a monthslong Syrian government military campaign against the opposition’s last stronghold....
2019-07-22, 19:52

Russian Nuclear Agency Rosatom Confirms Radiation Leak Following Rocket Engine Test Russian nuclear agency Rosatom admitted late on Friday that a suspicious cloud of radiation that spread over the Arkhangelsk region was caused by an explosion at one of its facilities, the Guardian reported, involving experiments involving an “isotope power source for a liquid-fuelled rocket engine....
2019-08-11, 04:13

Donald Trump blasts Beto O'Rourke for using a 'phoney name' after being told to stay away from El Paso after mass shooting Donald Trump today launched an extraordinary attack on Beto O'Rourke after the Democrat White House hopeful claimed the president would not be welcome in El Paso — where a suspected white supremacist gunned down 22 people at the weekend....
2019-08-07, 18:26

Rocket Report: Omega rocket blows a nozzle, NASA still wants 2020 SLS launch Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.02 of the Rocket Report! We've got lots of heavy-lift news this week, including reports on potential problems with a test of the Omega rocket's large first stage and a...
2019-05-31, 13:26

Rocket Report: Cause of Vega failure found, China seeks rocket customers Enlarge / The mighty Delta IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich Lawson/United Launch Alliance) Welcome to Edition 2.14 of the Rocket Report! Not a whole lot of big rocket news this week, as the approach of Hurricane Dorian shut down so many operations along the space coast in Florid...
2019-09-06, 23:13

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 rocket muscles up, ULA to conduct reuse test Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 1.49 of the Rocket Report! Another week has come and gone, and we find ourselves in the middle of May. For Houston, where this report originates, this essentially means the beginning of summer. But for those ...
2019-05-21, 14:38

Rocket Report: Catching a falling fairing, where’s China’s biggest rocket? Enlarge / The Electron launch vehicle is ready to soar. (credit: Rocket Lab) Welcome to Edition 2.05 of the Rocket Report! Some interesting news this week, including US military interest in a SpinLaunch concept, as well as a frank admission by some European rocket scientists that reusable boosters...
2019-06-28, 19:26

Cancer Town: Rev William Barber visits town at heart of Guardian campaign – video The Guardian invited the civil rights leader to the community on the banks of the Mississippi River where the people face the highest risk of cancer due to airborne toxins in the United States. Lending his support to their struggle, he said: 'When you poison the air … it is a form of idolatry. It is...
2019-08-09, 17:52

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 R, Triumph Rocket 3 GT Unveiled New Triumph Rocket 3 is available in two variants, and is powered by a new 2,458 cc triple engine putting out 163 bhp of maximum power and 221 Nm of peak torque....
2019-08-01, 00:52

Russian boat was illegally seized by North Korea: Russian fishing agency Russia's state fishing agency said on Wednesday that a Russian vessel held by North Korean border guards had not been in North Korean waters when it was detained and that Pyongyang's action had been illegal, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-07-24, 18:52

North Korea detains crew of Russian fishing vessel: Russian embassy North Korea is holding 15 Russian and two South Korean crew of a fishing vessel for violating entry regulations, the Russian Embassy in North Korea said on Wednesday....
2019-07-24, 09:00

TPD evacuate businesses for possible explosive device TUCSON — Tucson Police officers discovered a possible explosive while performing a traffic stop in a supermarket parking lot on the city’s south side. While talking to the driver about the traffic violation, an officer spotted the device inside the car  in the parking lot of the El Super...
2019-08-25, 10:39

Bahamians try to evacuate, as aid slowly arrives Residents in heavily damaged areas of the Bahamas are struggling to evacuate as aid vessels slowly arrive to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-07, 05:26

How to Evacuate Safely During Severe Weather The Gulf Coast is bracing itself for what is likely to be Tropical Storm Barry tomorrow, which may turn into a hurricane by Saturday. Louisiana has already declared a state of emergency and this is the sort of weather you don’t want to mess around with. Now is the time to plan how, when and to where...
2019-07-11, 02:26

Russian fighter jet chases off NATO warplane approaching plane carrying Russian Defense Minister over neutral waters A Russian fighter jet reportedly forced a NATO warplane away as it approached a plane carrying the Russian Defense Minister flying above neutral waters in the Baltic Sea, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday....
2019-08-14, 22:26

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders 800,000 to evacuate Japan ordered nearly 800,000 people on the southern island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy rains threatened to trigger landslides and cause other damage....
2019-07-03, 09:26

Arizona residents ordered to evacuate because of wildfire The human-caused Woodbury Fire in Arizona has already scorched 79 square miles of Superstitions Wilderness since June 8, officials say.        ...
2019-06-21, 07:39

Residents evacuate as floodwaters rise in Texas Residents in the Houston area use cars and boats to evacuate as the remnants of Imelda continue to pound the region with heavy rain. (September 19)        ...
2019-09-20, 15:13

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 23:26

Residents in Oklahoma, Arkansas evacuate as flooding persists Officials on Saturday warned some Tulsa residents to prepare to head to higher ground because old levees holding back the swollen Arkansas River are stressed and more rain is expected for the flood-weary region....
2019-05-25, 21:39

Heavy rain in Japan forces over 1 million to evacuate Heavy rain has continued in southern Japan since Friday, killing an elderly woman in a mudslide in Kagoshima. The rain also has flooded dozens of homes....
2019-07-03, 18:26

Heavy Rains Force More Than 1 Million to Evacuate in Japan (TOKYO) — Japanese authorities have directed more than 1 million residents in parts of the southern main island of Kyushu to evacuate to designated shelters as heavy rains batter the region, prompting fears of landslides and widespread flooding. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said Wed...
2019-07-03, 14:13

Japan urges more than 300,000 to evacuate as storm Krosa nears Japan advised more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes on Wednesday and airlines canceled hundreds of scheduled flights as a tropical storm bore down on the archipelago, public broadcaster NHK said....
2019-08-14, 18:39

Wildfire on Canary Islands forces 8,000 people to evacuate An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands forced emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people.       ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

Japan, hit by torrential rains, orders over one million to evacuate Japan ordered more than one million people on the southernmost island of Kyushu to take shelter in evacuation centers and other safe areas on Wednesday as heavy rain threatened to trigger widespread landslides....
2019-07-03, 13:39

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
2019-07-10, 04:13

790,000 in Japan ordered to evacuate as rain threatens mudslides Residents of southwestern Japanese cities Kagoshima, Kirishima and Aira have been ordered to evacuate, warned of life-threatening landslides caused by torrential rains, the cities said Wednesday....
2019-07-03, 13:13

Wildfire on Gran Canaria forces thousands to evacuate More than 700 firefighters are trying to put out a wildfire on the Spanish vacation island of Gran Canaria, where officials say about 5,000 people have been evacuated so far....
2019-08-19, 17:00

Canary Islands authorities evacuate 4,000 as wildfire spreads A wildfire sweeping across Gran Canaria in the Canary Islands led to the evacuation of 4,000 people on Sunday and officials warned tackling the blaze was being complicated by a combination of high temperatures, strong winds and low humidity....
2019-08-18, 17:39

Nearly 600,000 advised to evacuate as storm makes landfall on Japan Heavy rains lashed parts of western Japan on Thursday as tropical storm Krosa made landfall, forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights and trains as authorities advised more than half a million people to evacuate....
2019-08-16, 16:26

Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the threat from Hurricane Dorian....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Massive Hawaii wildfire forces hundreds to evacuate A massive Hawaii brush fire so large it could be seen from outer space triggered the temporary evacuation of nearly 600 people as it tore through about 10,000 acres of old sugar cane fields and dry vegetation, according to new reports. The inferno broke out in Central Maui Thursday morning and quick...
2019-07-12, 20:26

BHP to evacuate non-essential staff from Gulf of Mexico platforms on Saturday Oil producer BHP Group said it plans to evacuate non-essential staff from two U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore platforms ahead of Hurricane Dorian on Saturday....
2019-08-31, 01:13

Floridians evacuate and grumble as Hurricane Dorian slowly nears At a retirement community in central Florida, elderly residents waited for a bus on Monday to take them to a shelter as one of the most monstrous Atlantic hurricanes on record crawled toward the state....
2019-09-02, 21:13

Bahamas urges hundreds to evacuate as hurricane Dorian approaches The strengthening storm was expected to approach Saturday and then move over or near the area late Sunday as it followed a path likely to take it on to Florida's east coast....
2019-08-31, 16:13

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
2019-06-11, 17:52

Hawaii wildfire forces thousands to evacuate Maui towns Brush fire of 1,200 hectares burns out of control through island’s central valleyThousands of people on Maui have been ordered to evacuate two towns in the path of a spreading wildfire, Hawaiian officials and media said.The 1,200 hectare (3,000 acre) brush fire in the island’s central valley was unc...
2019-07-12, 14:39

8,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 8,000 people, authorities said. The blaze has charred around 6,000 hectares (14.800 acres) in just 48...
2019-08-19, 15:13

Carolinas brace for Dorian as coastal areas ordered to evacuate The Carolinas ramped up preparations Tuesday for Hurricane Dorian as the Category 3 storm finally began its anticipated northwesterly move and now threatens to strike at least a glancing blow in the coming days....
2019-09-03, 21:00

9,000 People Forced to Evacuate Over Wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands (LISBON, Portugal) — An out-of-control wildfire in Spain’s Canary Islands was throwing flames 50 meters (160 feet) into the air on Monday, forcing emergency workers to evacuate more than 9,000 people, authorities said. The blaze — described by the local fire department as “a ...
2019-08-19, 18:39

UPDATE 3-Chevron, BHP evacuate workers from Gulf of Mexico due to hurricane Major offshore oil and gas producers on Friday were evacuating non-essential staff from production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico due to the threat from Hurricane Dorian....
2019-08-31, 02:00

South Carolina to evacuate entire coast as Hurricane Dorian closes in South Carolina’s governor has ordered a mandatory evacuation of his state’s entire coast as Hurricane Dorian threatens. Gov. Henry McMaster’s order goes into effect at noon Monday, when state troopers will begin reversing lanes so that people can all head inland on major coastal hi...
2019-09-02, 03:13

Fast-moving wildfire erupts in California, forcing thousands to evacuate Mountain fire races across hundreds of acres in just hours as wildfire season looms large over the stateA fast-moving wildfire that broke out on Thursday in northern California has forced the evacuation of nearly 4,000 residents, racing across at least 600 acres within just a few hours, officials sa...
2019-08-23, 10:26

Chevron joins producers' rush to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms U.S. oil producer Chevron Corp on Tuesday began shutting in and evacuating five production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico, joining a move by major oil companies to prepare for a tropical storm....
2019-07-10, 04:13

Torrential rains in Japan force over 1 million to evacuate southwestern region An onslaught of heavy rain across the southwestern part of Japan has forced more than 1 million people to be evacuated amid fears of landslides and widespread flooding....
2019-07-03, 19:52

California's Tenaja Fire forces 1,200 to evacuate homes as schools close A fast-growing wildfire has ravaged more than 2,000 acres in Southern California in a little more than 24 hours, forcing approximately 1,200 people out of their homes....
2019-09-06, 20:52

Western Japan residents warned to evacuate as heavy rain nears Japan warned of further life-threatening heavy rain on Kyushu, the southwesternmost of the country's main islands, after days of downpours and said people must evacuate....
2019-07-02, 15:26

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base: military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22, 03:13

U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 23:52

Whaley Bridge residents refusing to evacuate put lives at risk, says police chief Derbyshire’s deputy chief constable said there are about 20 properties with residents refusing to leaveA police chief who has been at the forefront of a near disaster in a Derbyshire town has said some residents who refused to leave their homes had put lives at serious risk.About 400 mainly local pe...
2019-08-04, 21:39

UPDATE 2-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22, 03:00

BHP halts plan to evacuate Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as storm-threat lessens BHP on Saturday canceled a plan to evacuate some workers from two Gulf of Mexico oil platforms as Hurricane Dorian's latest track lessened the threat to its oil production facilities....
2019-08-31, 19:52

UPDATE 4-Iraq, U.S. deny U.S. forces preparing to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base Iraqi and U.S. military spokesmen denied on Saturday U.S. forces were preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff of Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors....
2019-06-22, 20:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-21, 23:52

UPDATE 3-U.S. forces prepare to evacuate contractors from Iraqi base -military sources U.S. forces are preparing to evacuate hundreds of staff working for Lockheed Martin Corp and Sallyport Global from an Iraqi military base where they work as contractors, three Iraqi military sources said on Friday....
2019-06-22, 17:26

Devastating photos show the damage of Typhoon Lekima, which left at least 44 people dead and forced 1 million to evacuate in China Aly Song/Reuters Typhoon Lekima made landfall in China on August 10, resulting in widespread blackouts and some damaged property. Ahead of the Lekima's arrival, 1 million people were evacuated from their homes and hundreds of flights were canceled across major airports in China. The typhoon also t...
2019-08-12, 11:52

Hawaii telescope operators abandon millions of dollars worth of instrumentation, evacuate employees amid Mauna Kea protests The directors of an existing telescope on Hawaii’s Mauna Kea evacuated employees Tuesday amid growing protests that have blocked an access road to the construction site of a second $1.4 billion "Thirty Meter Telescope" (TMT) to be built on the mountain, reports said....
2019-07-18, 15:39

BTS singer RM teams up with Lil Nas X for 'Old Town Road' remix: 'Seoul Town Road' RM from the South Korean boy band BTS and Lil Nas X dropped a new remix of the hit song "Old Town Road" to the surprise of fans.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:39

At least one killed in gas explosion in Ukraine At least one person died and seven were injured after part of an apartment building collapsed in the western Ukrainian town of Drohobych, Ukrainian state emergencies service said on Wednesday....
2019-08-28, 10:26

After playing down Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues playing down Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
2019-06-14, 20:39

After downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ for years, Trump continues downplaying Russian ‘dirt’ Over the past two years, members of the Trump campaign have minimized the impact of Russian election interference, even questioning whether they would call the FBI if offered foreign opposition research again....
2019-06-14, 16:13

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly explosion Authorities have not yet said what caused the explosion that killed seventeen people in central Cairo. The explosion occurred after multiple cars collided outside the National Cancer Institute....
2019-08-05, 03:39

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...
2019-07-15, 21:13

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)        ...
2019-06-22, 03:39

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...
2019-06-21, 01:26

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...
2019-05-27, 17:26

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...
2019-06-20, 14:00

At least 20 dead in explosion outside Cairo hospital Blast occurred around midnight at National Cancer Institute in Egyptian capitalTwenty people have been killed and 47 injured after an explosion outside a cancer hospital in central Cairo.The blast occurred around midnight local time (2300 BST) on a road running alongside the Nile River in an area ou...
2019-08-05, 14:52

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...
2019-08-20, 03:52

'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....
2019-06-12, 22:52

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.        ...
2019-07-06, 23:39

Explosion levels NJ home, no serious injuries A home in northern New Jersey was leveled by an explosion Monday, but the lone person inside the residence escaped serious injury when they were pulled from the burning rubble by an off-duty police officer who lives nearby. (June 17)        ...
2019-06-17, 22:39

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....
2019-08-18, 17:13

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 ...
2019-06-17, 21:52

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....
2019-08-19, 06:26

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......
2019-08-07, 09:13

2020 Triumph Rocket 3: All You Need To Know The 2020 Triumph Rocket 3 has been unveiled in two variants - a roadster called the Rocket 3 R and a touring-oriented variant, named the Rocket 3 GT. Here's all we know about the 2020 Triumph Rocket......
2019-08-01, 11:39

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)        ...
2019-07-06, 23:39

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....
2019-09-04, 21:26

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....
2019-06-24, 00:26

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...
2019-07-18, 05:26

At least 1 dead, 15 injured in California house explosion A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.        ...
2019-07-16, 02:26

‘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...
2019-09-04, 22:13

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....
2019-07-19, 10:26

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....
2019-07-19, 05:39

One killed, eight hospitalized after Maine propane explosion A propane explosion leveled a new building Monday morning in Farmington, Maine. The blast killed one firefighter and sent eight others to hospitals.        ...
2019-09-17, 08:00

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...
2019-06-21, 13:26

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......
2019-08-07, 13:52

Acting FDA chief says regulators don't know much about CBD despite 'explosion of interest' Despite the buzz around CBD, regulators don't know much about the safety of adding the cannabis compound to food, dietary supplements and other consumer products, Acting Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Ned Sharpless said Friday ....
2019-05-31, 14:52

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...
2019-06-05, 04:52

Egypt identifies perpetrator behind Monday's car explosion Egypt's interior ministry said on Thursday it has identified the perpetrator behind a car explosion that blew up outside Cairo's main cancer hospital, killing more than 20 and injuring dozens....
2019-08-08, 22:39

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...
2019-06-17, 22:26

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)        ...
2019-09-14, 07:39

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...
2019-06-06, 03:01

Massive explosion at gas 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 gas refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
2019-06-21, 13:13

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....
2019-06-19, 22:00

Gas explosion badly damages shopping center A powerful gas explosion badly damages shopping center in Maryland but no injuries were immediately reported. (Aug 25)        ...
2019-08-26, 06:00

Explosion on ‘Bond 25’ set causes injury, damage to studio NEW YORK (AP) — An explosion on the set of the new James Bond movie has injured one crew member and damaged a stage at Pinewood Studios. The film’s official Twitter account said the accident Tuesday came from a “controlled explosion.” No one was injured on set but a crew member ou...
2019-06-04, 22:26

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.        ...
2019-08-01, 19:13

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."...
2019-06-13, 00:13

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....
2019-08-26, 06:52

The Latest: 2 dead in semitrailer explosion in Wisconsin The Latest on a fiery semitrailer crash on I-94 in Wisconsin (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Wisconsin authorities say the drivers of two semitrailers are dead after one hit a construction barrier on an interstate and caused a chain reaction that caused explosions and set fire to other vehicles....
2019-06-20, 00:52

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 ...
2019-06-05, 04:52

‘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....
2019-08-01, 01:13

Swedish man arrested over Danish tax agency explosion A Swedish man has been arrested over an explosion at the Danish Tax Agency headquarters in Denmark. An international arrest warrant for another Swedish citizen has also been issued....
2019-08-14, 10:52

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 injured five workers....
2019-06-21, 22:52

Massive gas pipeline explosion in Kentucky kills 1 One person was killed and five others injured when a regional gas pipeline ruptured Thursday, causing a massive explosion and fireball that forced the evacuation of a mobile home park, according to reports. The 30-inch-wide natural gas pipeline in Lincoln County is under pressure, so the rupture at ...
2019-08-01, 17:26

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...
2019-06-17, 18:26

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....
2019-07-02, 19:13

Egypt: Cairo hit by deadly 'terrorist' explosion Authorities have cited a car driving against traffic and colliding with oncoming vehicles as the reason for the explosion. Rescue workers are searching for bodies in the Nile River, fearing some may have fallen in....
2019-08-05, 18:39

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)        ...
2019-07-06, 03:39

Rocket launch seen from the space station Time-lapse of Russian spacecraft Progress MS-10 launching into space. Shot from the International Space Station, you gotta see this view.       ...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Rocket League is dropping lootboxes Rocket League's lootboxes are not long for this world because Epic Games loves you very much. I think it's time you give you gaming stepdad a break.Read More...
2019-08-07, 08:52

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....
2019-08-01, 14:52

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....
2019-06-27, 19:39

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......
2019-08-15, 06:52

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...
2019-06-07, 10:13

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....
2019-08-18, 03:00

What a mysterious explosion tells us about Russia's 'doomsday weapon' An explosion. An abruptly-canceled village evacuation. Five dead nuclear experts. And a few traces of radioactive iodine in the air over the northern Norwegian coastline....
2019-08-17, 22:39

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....
2019-06-27, 18:39

Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion The boss of Netflix says the looming arrival of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain"....
2019-09-20, 15:13

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....
2019-07-16, 11:00

A List of Headlines We Really Didn't Want to Use Regarding the Explosion at the Semen Factory A cattle breeding facility in Australia has experienced an unspeakable tragedy: a massive explosion that resulted in the loss of over 100 vials of bull semen. As Newsweek reports, the fire took over two hours to extinguish in full, and the firefighters battling the blaze were on the lookout for any ...
2019-09-19, 15:26

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...
2019-07-16, 14:00

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....
2019-06-21, 22:00

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)        ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

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)        ...
2019-07-16, 09:13

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....
2019-05-21, 16:13

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......
2019-08-10, 02:52

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...
2019-07-31, 17:52

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....
2019-06-07, 13:13

20 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....
2019-07-06, 21:13

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....
2019-08-26, 01:39

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...
2019-09-10, 02:52

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.        ...
2019-07-19, 20:26

Thousands without power after explosion, fire in downtown Madison Two fires are burning at downtown Madison properties of the Madison Gas and Electric company.        ...
2019-07-19, 17:26

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...
2019-08-13, 00:52

Terror suspects arrested over Lyon 'suitcase explosion' French police have arrested four people after an IED exploded outside a bakery in Lyon, France's third most populous city. Several people were wounded and hospitalized after the attack....
2019-05-27, 17:13

Afghan capital Kabul rocked by powerful explosion The blast rattled windows in the Afghan capital and smoke was seen billowing in an area near the US Embassy. "Dozens" of people were reportedly injured in the explosion, which took place during rush hour....
2019-07-01, 08:00

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...
2019-07-01, 09:52

Fuel tanker explosion kills scores in Tanzania At least 60 dead and 70 injured by blast as people siphoned petrol from crashed tankerAt least 60 people have been killed and 70 injured after a fuel tanker exploded in Tanzania after a collision.The tanker burst into flames as crowds gathered to siphon petrol from the vehicle in Morogoro, about 125...
2019-08-10, 17:00

'Mass Explosion' of Bull Semen After Fire at Genetics Lab A fire in an Australian genetics laboratory has caused 100 cryogenic cylinders containing bull semen to explode, destroying thousands of dollars worth of semen stock, according to Australian news outlets.Read more......
2019-09-17, 20:39

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...
2019-05-29, 16:39

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....
2019-08-01, 16:39

China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest step forward in its ambitious space program....
2019-06-05, 10:26

Wernher von Braun - the rocket engineer of the powerful The moon landing in 1969 would not have been possible without this German rocket pioneer. In his past, however, von Braun had built a "miracle weapon" for Hitler's Germany that led to thousands of deaths....
2019-07-17, 18:00

Four rocket companies are competing for Air Force funding, and it is war Enlarge / Jeff Bezos (right), the founder of Blue Origin and Amazon.com, and Tory Bruno, CEO of United Launch Alliance, display the BE-4 rocket engine during a press conference in 2014. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) Monday marked the deadline for four US rocket companies to submit bids for Ai...
2019-08-13, 08:52

China launches first rocket from mobile platform at sea BEIJING — China on Wednesday launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space. The Long March 11 rocket blasted off from a launch pad aboard a commercial ship in the Yellow Sea off the ...
2019-06-05, 19:13

Rocket League Is Ditching Loot Boxes Psyonix announced in a blog today that its car soccer game Rocket League will be leaving loot boxes behind in a move aimed at “creating the best possible experience for our players all over the world.”...
2019-08-07, 04:13

'Rocket League' is mining the '80s for nostalgia-tinted DLC Rocket League fans, it's time to slap on your aviators, grab a hoverboard and fire up your favorite '80s playlist for a Radical Summer. Psyonix is tapping into the decade's pop culture tentpoles for the game's biggest event to date, lasting all summe......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets by catching them with a helicopter SpaceX won't be the only company reusing its rockets for payload deliveries. Rocket Lab has unveiled plans to recover the first stage of its Electron vehicle. The strategy's first phase will have Rocket Lab recovering the stage from the ocean and r......
2019-08-07, 02:00

Rocket hits US Embassy in Afghanistan on 9/11 anniversary AP Photo/Cara Anna KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States, but officials at the compound declared all-clear about an hour later and reported no injuries. A plume of smoke rose...
2019-09-11, 21:52

China launches a rocket from a ship for the first time China has joined the US and Russia as the only nations to have successfully launched a rocket at sea. The National Space Administration's Long March 11 took off from a launchpad on a ship in the Yellow Sea today. The rocket carried five commercial sa......
2019-06-05, 23:39

Britain's rocket man takes to the skies Britain's very own rocket man tests his jetpack suit off the coast of Portsmouth. Former Royal Marine Richard Browning can fly at more than 30 mph.        ...
2019-08-03, 08:13

M-156 rocket accidentally launched 60 miles NE of Tucson TUCSON – An investigation is underway after a single M-156 rocket was launched unintentionally during a routine training mission Thursday morning. According to Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, an A-10C Thunderbolt II assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron from the 355th Wing reportedly launched a...
2019-09-06, 04:13

Here’s why Rocket Lab changed its mind on reusable launch Enlarge / Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck speaks during the opening of the new Rocket Lab factory on October 12, 2018, in Auckland, New Zealand. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images) On Tuesday, the US-based company Rocket Lab announced that it had begun to explore the possibility of reusing its smallsat l...
2019-08-08, 04:13

India’s Chandrayaan-2 rocket launch is a success India finally launched its pioneering Chandrayaan-2 successfully today. The country’s space agency, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), launched a moon rover with GSLV MK-III, India’s most powerful rocket, at 2.43 PM IST.  #ISRO#GSLVMkIII-M1 lifts-off from Sriharikota carrying #Chandrayaan2 O...
2019-07-22, 13:52

NASA’s large SLS rocket unlikely to fly before at least late 2021 Enlarge / NASA Administrator James Bridenstine testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on July 17, 2019. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images) As recently as last month, both NASA planning documents and officials with Boeing said the space agency was still working ...
2019-07-17, 23:00

Rocket attack on Iraqi oil facility injures 3 A rocket attack on oil facilities in Basra, Iraq, early Wednesday injured three workers, marking a continued escalation of incidents connected with the Middle East oil industry....
2019-06-19, 18:26

Arianespace's Vega rocket fails for the first time A rocket carrying an observation satellite into space developed an "anomaly" and failed minutes after takeoff from South America. European launch company Arianespace apologized for losing the payload....
2019-07-11, 10:00

SpaceX rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat program were launched into orbit from California on Wednesday aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (June 12)        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

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....
2019-08-01, 20:13

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 ...
2019-06-05, 02:13

Explosion in Iraq near Shiite mosque kills 3, wounds dozens 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...
2019-08-24, 11:39

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....
2019-08-16, 12:26

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....
2019-06-19, 07:01

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....
2019-08-30, 23:39

UPDATE 4-Gas explosion in rural Kentucky kills one, ignites homes A gas line explosion shortly after midnight 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....
2019-08-01, 17:13

Dominic Smith sets off Mets bat explosion in surprise sweep 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 part of that equation Wednesday by coming off the bench in the seventh inning and lofting a ball to rig...
2019-07-18, 02:39

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....
2019-08-11, 00:13

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....
2019-08-31, 02:26

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....
2019-07-23, 21:13

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 was four to 16 times above natural background levels....
2019-08-13, 17:13

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....
2019-08-26, 19:39

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...
2019-08-20, 14:39

Nearby nuclear sensors went silent after Russia's mystery explosion Earlier this month, a rocket test explosion in Russia resulted in the deaths of five people and a radiation leak that affected nearby towns. Now, the operator of a global network of radioactive particle sensors says that sites closest to the explosio......
2019-08-20, 16:26

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...
2019-08-31, 11:00

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....
2019-06-19, 01:26

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....
2019-08-12, 12:13

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....
2019-06-21, 16:01

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...
2019-07-06, 13:52

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....
2019-07-16, 02:39

Investigation finds natural gas caused fatal house explosion JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Fire investigators have determined the explosion of a southern Indiana house that killed one person was caused by natural gas. Fifty-year-old William Phillips was killed when a home exploded Sunday in Jeffersonville, north of Louisville, Kentucky. His wife, Janet Phillips...
2019-05-22, 15:39

There was a flaming semen explosion at the bull fuck factory today We tried to think of another way to phrase it. We stared at the computer screen for a good and long while, hoping to think up a properly tactful, objective, mature way to cover this morning’s headline. But this is the best we could do, because apparently God really has abandoned His creations....
2019-09-17, 23:13

19 Dead, 30 Injured In Car Explosion In Cairo: Egypt Health Ministry Nineteen people died and 30 were injured in an explosion resulting from a car crash in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early this morning.There was no official statement indicating that......
2019-08-05, 11:39

Two labs in the world keep a live smallpox sample. The one in Russia just had an explosion A gas cylinder exploded in a lab at a Russian biological research center that holds several deadly viruses including smallpox and Ebola.        ...
2019-09-18, 12:13

Seventeen dead in car explosion in central Cairo: health ministry Seventeen people have died and 32 have been injured in an explosion outside Egypt's National Cancer Institute in central Cairo, Egypt's health ministry said early on Monday....
2019-08-05, 07:00

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.        ...
2019-07-06, 03:39

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.        ...
2019-07-06, 00:39

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....
2019-06-28, 13:39

Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon PARIS (AP) — French police are hunting a suspect following an explosion that wounded 13 people in a busy pedestrian street Friday in the city of Lyon. Police issued an appeal for witnesses Saturday with a photo of a man with a bike caught on video surveillance. They describe the suspect, wearing lig...
2019-05-25, 12:39

UPDATE 2-Netflix chief says 'The Crown' will look a bargain after streaming explosion Netflix Chief Executive Reed Hastings said on Friday the entrance of Apple, Disney and NBC to the global streaming market will push content costs to levels that make its epic drama about the British Royal family "look like a bargain"....
2019-09-20, 20:26

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......
2019-07-16, 07:00

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....
2019-07-16, 09:13

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....
2019-08-07, 13:52

Danish police arrest one Swedish man and issues warrant for another after explosion Danish police said on Wednesday they had arrested a 22-year old Swedish man and issued an international warrant for a 23-year old Swede, both suspected of being behind an explosion outside the Danish Tax Agency's office in Copenhagen last week....
2019-08-14, 10:00

'Massive explosion' at Florida shopping plaza leaves 21 injured Blast demolished building, leaving behind only metal frameWitness: ‘It was almost like the world was ending. It was nuts’A vacant pizza restaurant exploded on Saturday in a thundering roar at a south Florida shopping plaza, injuring more than 20 people as large chunks of concrete flew through the ai...
2019-07-06, 23:26

Crews respond to package explosion at Phoenix post office PHOENIX (AP) – Phoenix police and Fire Department hazardous materials crews have responded to a post office where authorities say a package reportedly exploded Saturday, exposing three workers to an unknown chemical. Fire Capt. Danny Gile says personnel are investigating the substance and that...
2019-09-22, 03:52

Explosion Rocks Diplomatic District Of Kabul, Dozens Injured A powerful explosion rocked Kabul early Monday, targeting an area of the Afghan capital housing military and government buildings, although it was not immediately clear if there were any casualties....
2019-07-01, 09:26

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...
2019-05-27, 14:13

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. ...
2019-07-16, 20:26

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...
2019-07-07, 00:52

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...
2019-07-16, 18:39

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...
2019-07-07, 00:52

Rocket Strikes at Site of Foreign Oil Firms in Iraq A rocket hit a compound in southern Iraq used by Exxon Mobil and other international oil firms, heightening fears among Iraqi officials that tensions between the U.S. and Iran would spill into their country....
2019-06-20, 03:26

SpaceX Said to Be Eyeing Florida for Mars Rocket Launch Elon Musk's SpaceX is expanding its facilities in Florida to make room for the space company's forthcoming super heavy-lift launch vehicle dubbed Starship, according to a draft of the plans seen by......
2019-08-03, 15:26

Japan just sent a privately-funded rocket into space for the first time ever SpaceX is already a household name around the globe, but there’s no shortage of other startups vying for their slice of the private spaceflight pie. Companies like the Jeff Bezos-led Blue Origin are doing some pretty impressive things, and a relatively new startup out of Japan just hit a big m...
2019-05-21, 17:00

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
2019-06-14, 16:26

| Explosive find | Cocaine in rocket transport ship A stash of cocaine has been found in a ship used to transport rocket elements to and from the European spaceport at Kourou in French Guiana, South America, officials announced....
2019-09-20, 20:00

NASA’s about to test a safer rocket fuel for the first time ever The fuel that powers most spacecraft today is incredibly toxic to living organisms. That’s normally not a big issue when you’re sending something into space, but it can still pose some risks if a mishap results in a spacecraft crashing back down to Earth. It’s also a major obstacle...
2019-06-12, 10:26

First Images Of India's "Bahubali" Rocket That Will Launch Chandrayaan-2 The first images of India's heaviest rocket, referred to as "Baahubali", have been released by the ISRO just days before it ferries India's Chandrayaan-2 into space....
2019-07-10, 18:13

Rocket Lab plans reusable booster for satellite launches Small-satellite launch firm Rocket Lab announced on Tuesday a plan to recover the core booster of its Electron rocket using a helicopter, a bold cost-saving concept that, if successful, would make it the second company after Elon Musk's SpaceX to reuse an orbital-class rocket booster....
2019-08-07, 06:26

Second rocket launch device recovered this week at airport Authorities discovered a second military-grade launch tube this week in passenger luggage at Baltimore Washington International Airport. The inert rocket launch tube, said to be free of any explosives, was recovered from the baggage of a United States Air Force sergeant who arrived at BWI on a milit...
2019-08-01, 20:39

Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test was a success Virgin Orbit's first rocket drop test has gone off without a hitch. The company's Boeing 747 launch aircraft (Cosmic Girl) successfully dropped a dummy LauncherOne rocket from its wing above the Mojave Desert, bringing it one step closer to launching......
2019-07-11, 04:13

First private mission to the moon is launched on SpaceX rocket The moon has only ever been visited by government superpowers, but a small Israeli non-profit called SpaceIL is about to change that with its lunar lander...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Team Rocket is now prepared to fight Pokémon Go trainers We hope you're prepared for trouble, because you can now fight Team Rocket grunts in Pokémon Go. Niantic has started rolling out the update it promised a week ago, adding dark-colored PokéStops with the Team Rocket logo at various locat......
2019-07-23, 14:52

SpaceX Recovered Its First Rocket Fairing. Let’s Crunch the Numbers! SpaceX recovered its first fairing last week after a Falcon Heavy launch. Here's how to estimate the challenge faced by Ms. Tree, the retrieval boat....
2019-07-02, 18:13

China launches rocket from Yellow Sea platform for first time Blast-off makes China the third country after US and Russia to master sea launch technologyChina has launched a rocket from a mobile platform at sea for the first time, sending five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space.The Long March 11 rocket blasted of...
2019-06-05, 20:52

Rocket fire hits complex near U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan An explosion and thick smoke were seen early Wednesday near the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan, on the day the United States remembered the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks 18 years ago....
2019-09-12, 01:52

China launches 1st rocket from mobile platform in Yellow Sea China has for the first time launched a rocket from a mobile platform in the Yellow Sea, sending a five commercial satellites and two others containing experimental technology into space...
2019-06-05, 13:52

The SLS rocket may have curbed development of on-orbit refueling for a decade Enlarge / The Space Launch System (SLS) rocket’s liquid oxygen tank structural test article was manufactured and stacked in June 2019 at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. (credit: NASA) Nearly a decade ago, when Congress directed NASA to build a large rocket based upon space shuttl...
2019-08-01, 18:26

Kremlin says it is winning arms race against U.S. despite rocket accident The Kremlin boasted on Tuesday it was winning the race to develop new cutting edge nuclear weapons despite a mysterious rocket accident last week in northern Russia that caused a temporary spike in radiation levels....
2019-08-13, 23:52

Intense work being done on rocket to set up moon base: NASA Crews are working around the clock at a NASA rocket factory, intent on meeting a new fall 2020 deadline to test launch a mega-rocket designed to propel astronauts to the moon and beyond....
2019-06-29, 09:26

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its El...
2019-08-17, 10:13

On Tuesday, Orion will fly 55 seconds before violently escaping from its rocket Orion and its solid rocket on the launch pad Monday morning at Cape Canaveral Air Force Base. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] Nearly five years have passed since NASA first launched its Orion sp...
2019-07-01, 17:39

Warframe wants to send a player to space (rocket not included) Digital Extremes, creators of the runaway hit third-person shooter Warframe, revealed this weekend that it’s running a contest to send one of its devoted players to space — well, sort of. What it’s really offering is a pretty sweet payday, but it’ll be up to the winner if that money goes towards a t...
2019-07-09, 04:52

Rocket attack at major oil base in Iraq – two injured A ROCKET exploded on the site of major oil companies, including US giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's city of Basra this morning, wounding two Iraqi workers....
2019-06-19, 18:13

Russia rocket accident likely had two explosions, Norway monitor says An explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the likely source of a spike in radiation, Norway's nuclear test-ban monitor said on Friday....
2019-08-23, 18:00

Watch SpaceX catch its rocket fairing in a massive net After a number of delays due to hardware issues as well as bad weather, SpaceX finally managed to send the AMOS-17 communications satellite into Earth orbit last night. The mission went well, with the SpaceX Falcon 9 completing its third mission, but due to the nature of this particular launch, it w...
2019-08-08, 01:26

Benjamin Netanyahu Rally Cut Short After Rocket Alert Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashdod late Tuesday, public television reported....
2019-09-11, 06:00

Behind the scenes at Earth’s most beautiful rocket launch site Enlarge / Whatever angle you'd prefer, New Zealand offers some pretty good views... (credit: Trevor Mahlmann) MAHIA PENINSULA, New Zealand—Not a blade of grass longer than the rest, a red “Remove Before Flight” tag unchecked, or a single Kiwi (be it bird or engineer) out of place: Rocket Lab’s Lau...
2019-08-25, 18:26

Putin says no risk of increased radiation after rocket blast Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday there was no risk of increased radiation levels after a blast at a military site in northern Russia on Aug. 8 that killed at least five people....
2019-08-19, 19:00

Vega rocket crashes into the ocean off French Guiana A European Vega launcher failed just minutes after launch, crashing into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of French Guiana and destroying a surveillance satellite....
2019-07-11, 17:00

Where will the world’s first autonomous rocket factory be built? Mississippi Enlarge / An artist's concept of what the interior of Relativity Space's Mississippi rocket factory may look like in a few years. (credit: Relativity Space) Relativity Space has signed an agreement with NASA to convert a large industrial building in southern Mississippi into what may become the wo...
2019-06-11, 19:26

SpaceX Launched a Massive Rocket With 24 Satellites On Board CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX launched its heftiest rocket with 24 research satellites Tuesday, a middle-of-the-night rideshare featuring a deep space atomic clock, solar sail, a clean and green rocket fuel testbed, and even human ashes. It was the third flight of a Falcon Heavy rocket, but th...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Excitement as rocket set for launch on moon landing anniversary The early bird catches the rocket, so alarms were set for 3.30am and a convoy of coaches set off from the city of Baikonur in Kazakhstan before sunrise....
2019-07-18, 22:26

Russia says five killed in mysterious rocket test accident: RIA Russia's state nuclear agency Rosatom said early on Saturday that five of its staff members had been killed in an accident during tests on a military site in northern Russia, the RIA news agency reported....
2019-08-10, 01:39

NASA put a man on the moon. Now, the Smithsonian is putting a rocket on the Mall In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, thousands of Americans will have a chance to experience the rocket launch.        ...
2019-07-15, 20:00

TSA seizes rocket launcher in Baltimore — for second time this week Military equipment was seized at Baltimore Washington International Airport on Thursday -- the second such seizure in days -- after it was brought back on a military flight by a US Air Force sergeant who kept it as a keepsake....
2019-08-02, 01:26

US downplays rocket attack amid Iran war fears Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s team is not hurrying to blame Iran for an explosion near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, despite alarm that the regime will attack American forces in Iraq....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Teamsters protest Rocket Mortgage Classic for better wages A union leader says seven employees at the Detroit Golf Club are willing to strike at the start of the Rocket Mortgage Classic if they don't get a new contract        ...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Air Force jet accidentally fires rocket into the Arizona desert A jet that fired a rocket over the Arizona desert near Tucson on Thursday morning did so by accident, the Air Force said, acknowledging the potentially calamitous mishap and confirming the rocket landed in an "uninhabited area."...
2019-09-06, 20:52

SpaceX tests prototype rocket that could pave way to Mars SpaceX has successfully tested a prototype rocket that could help pave the way for trips to Mars and the moon, sending it to its highest altitude yet during a practice launch in Texas....
2019-08-28, 14:52

NASA’s SLS rocket is finally taking shape, well behind schedule NASA fully intends to send humans back to the Moon sooner rather than later. Despite funding woes, the agency is still doing its best to hold true to a 2024 deadline set forth by the Trump administration, and things are slowly beginning to come together. In a new blog post, NASA celebrates a signifi...
2019-09-21, 05:52

SpaceX finally caught one of its rocket’s nose cones SpaceX has never been shy about its failures. It’s famously poked fun at itself over its near-misses and setbacks over the years, and it’s typically very transparent whenever it comes up short. In recent months, its inability to successfully catch and recover the nose cone fairings of it...
2019-06-27, 18:52

Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon Hezbollah terrorists based in Lebanon unleashed a barrage of missiles into Israel on Sunday, destroying an ambulance and prompting return fire, according to reports. The explosive exchange near the northern Israeli town of Avivim was confirmed to The Jerusalem Post by Israel Defense Forces spokesman...
2019-09-02, 01:26

UAE Spy Satellite Crashes Into Atlantic Ocean After Rocket Failure The United Arab Emirates lost a spy satellite after a failed rocket launch from the South American country of French Guiana late Wednesday. It’s still unclear what caused the failure, which became evident about two minutes after liftoff. Read more......
2019-07-11, 17:26

Chandrayaan-2 May Launch Next Week, Rocket Glitch Rectified Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose Monday flight with Chandrayaan-2 spacecraft was called off one hour before its......
2019-07-18, 00:52

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....
2019-08-17, 16:39

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....
2019-06-21, 16:01

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....
2019-07-16, 01:52

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....
2019-06-12, 21:52

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....
2019-06-18, 10:52

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....
2019-08-20, 17:52

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....
2019-08-21, 16:39

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....
2019-06-19, 01:13

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....
2019-08-13, 00:52

"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......
2019-06-18, 15:00

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 ...
2019-05-30, 17:52

Dust cloud sparked explosion in primitive life on Earth, say scientists Smashing of monster asteroid half a billion years ago thought to have caused mini ice ageAn enormous dust cloud that swept through the ancient solar system sent Earth into a mini ice age that sparked an explosion in primitive life on the planet, scientists say.The space dust was created when a monst...
2019-09-19, 05:52

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....
2019-08-01, 16:13

Massive semen explosion after cattle-breeding farm catches fire It was a sexplosion —and not the good kind. A fire at a cattle-breeding facility caused 100 canisters full of sperm to explode, blanketing the lab and forcing firefighters to dodge “projectiles” filled with valuable cattle semen. The Yarram Herd Services building, located in the Gippsland region of ...
2019-09-18, 01:52

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....
2019-06-18, 14:13

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...
2019-07-06, 23:13

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.        ...
2019-07-06, 20:39

Maine building explosion leaves 1 firefighter dead, at least 6 injured, official says A firefighter was dead and at least six people were injured in an explosion Monday morning at a newly-built Maine building that provides support for people with disabilities, officials said....
2019-09-16, 17:13

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...
2019-06-27, 21:00

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...
2019-05-21, 15:01

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...
2019-08-15, 03:13

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.        ...
2019-08-15, 06:00

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."...
2019-05-25, 16:00

| 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....
2019-08-10, 17:52

What a Deadly Nuclear Explosion In Russia Tells Us About the World’s New Arms Race News of the nuclear explosion at a military base in the far north of Russia trickled out slowly. First came the bulletins on state media of at least two people killed in a mysterious accident. Then came news of a spike in radiation in the area, and footage reportedly showing doctors in hazmat suits ...
2019-08-15, 00:26

Suspected woman suicide bomber killed in Philippines explosion: army A woman suspected of being a suicide bomber was killed in an explosion near a military detachment in the southern Philippines on Sunday, but there were no other casualties, the army said....
2019-09-08, 19:13

Chinese state agency to launch rocket for commercial use in August A Chinese government space agency is expected to launch its first rocket meant for commercial use in August, putting pressure on other domestic rocket firms to develop their own launch vehicles ahead of an expected commercial satellite boom....
2019-08-01, 14:26

Russia’s Soyuz rocket got nailed by lightning shortly after launch When planning for a rocket launch there are many things that have to be taken into account, and one of the biggest factors is always the weather. Launches are delayed frequently due to uncooperative weather conditions such as brisk high-level winds and storms, but sometimes Mother Nature can throw a...
2019-06-01, 11:00

‘Pokemon Go’ adds Team Rocket, better battles, and more in massive update One of the knocks on Pokemon Go when it launched, and one of the reasons many players lost interest, was its lack of traditional gameplay elements. There simply wasn’t much to do in terms of actual interaction outside of swiping on the screen to throw a Poke Ball or tapping on the screen to ba...
2019-07-16, 19:52

Chinese rocket startup puts satellites into orbit for first time A rocket developed by iSpace put satellites into orbit after a launch from a state facility in northwestern China on Thursday, marking the first successful orbital launch by a privately funded Chinese firm....
2019-07-25, 09:52

Rocket blast reported near US embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into 9/11 anniversary A huge rocket blast was reported near the US embassy in Afghanistan early Wednesday local time — just minutes into the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, officials said. The incident happened just after midnight, and forced employees to take cover inside. “An explosion caused by a rocket has occ...
2019-09-11, 11:26

| WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from foggy California Three satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's Earth-monitoring Radarsat programme have been launched into orbit from California aboard a reused SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket....
2019-06-13, 12:39

Rocket Report: Russia to build 11 more Protons, Boeing wants EUS funding Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.15 of the Rocket Report! We're back after traveling last week, and the newsletter is packed with information about all manner of rockets. Perhaps the most surprising tidbit this...
2019-09-20, 23:39

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air Force "wrongly awarded" contracts to Blue Origin, Northrop......
2019-05-23, 00:39

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with Jupiter. The scenario may one day come true. In fiv...
2019-05-21, 14:38

North Korea says it tested crucial new rocket launch system North Korea said leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance its ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
2019-08-01, 05:13

Rocket Mortgage Classic: How Nate Lashley went from third alternate to leader Tying his own best round of the weekend at 9-under, Nate Lashley gained a 6-stroke lead going into the final day of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
2019-06-30, 04:00

Forget Rocket League, Roller Champions is the new best PVP sports game You have to give Rocket League a lot of credit – it pioneered a new wave of action sports games. Riding that wave is Roller Champions, a new free-to-play game from Ubisoft that blends the best of Rocket League with roller derby and it’s outstanding.The basic premise of the game is...
2019-06-14, 08:13

The latest 'Fortnite' Nerf guns include a rocket launcher Hasbro isn't done riding the Fortnite bandwagon now that its themed Nerf guns are here in earnest. The toy maker is launching five new blasters on September 1st, and they might scratch your itch if you're looking for either heavy firepower or someth......
2019-06-18, 13:39

College Rocket-Builders Fly High, Even as Launch Falls a Bit Short Operation Space—made up of college students who hadn’t met—got together in New Mexico over the weekend to launch rockets on which they collaborated. While the results were mixed, the students were thrilled....
2019-06-03, 12:52

Houthi rebels injure 26 with rocket attack on Saudi airport Iranian-backed Houthi rebels launched a rocket attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport on Wednesday, injuring 26 civilians, officials said....
2019-06-12, 17:52

Nate Lashley shoots 67 to keep Rocket Mortgage Classic lead DETROIT (AP) — Nate Lashley shot a 5-under 67 on Friday to top the Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard for the second straight day. Lashley had a 14-under 130 total at Detroit Golf Club. Cameron Champ was a stroke back after a 65. He played the front nine in 8-under 28, matching the lowest nine-hole...
2019-06-29, 01:26

Bored Teenagers Built a Rocket to Launch Into Space---'It's Truly a Miracle' This week, a group of college kids will see if their crazy attempt to send a rocket into space on their own succeeds. The rollicking mission was run by amateurs on a shoestring budget with bootstrapped materials....
2019-05-30, 01:00

Israel answers rocket attack by striking Hamas targets Israel Defense Forces struck several targets inside a Hamas military compound in Gaza late Wednesday in retaliation for rocket fire a day earlier, authorities said....
2019-09-12, 15:52

Apollo 11: CEO of rocket maker ULA recalls watching Moon landing on TV as a kid On July 20, 1969, United Launch Alliance CEO Tory Bruno was just short of his 8th birthday, living on his family’s ranch in the mountains of California near Lake Tahoe....
2019-07-15, 21:52

Stephen Colbert on Ben Carson: ‘Not a rocket scientist, only a brain surgeon’ Late-night hosts poked fun at the housing secretary’s Oreo error and the possibility of Trump’s case being seen by Merrick GarlandLate-night hosts focused on Donald Trump’s latest failure in court and the prospect of one of his cases being seen by the former supreme court nominee Merrick Garland. Co...
2019-05-22, 19:52

Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-18, 00:00

Chinese space startup revs up for reusable rocket race Chinese startup LinkSpace on Saturday completed its third test of a reusable rocket in five months, stepping up the pace in China's race to develop a technology key to cheap space launches in an expected global boom in satellite deployment....
2019-08-10, 14:13

Russia tests new Soyuz rocket by sending a humanoid robot to the ISS Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, has just launched a new Soyuz booster on a trip to the ISS. Unlike other Soyuz flights that blast off to bring astronauts to the space station, this trip has no humans on board. It does, however, have a passenger: a......
2019-08-22, 15:39

Washington Monument turned into Saturn V rocket for Apollo anniversary The Washington Monument looked more like Kennedy Space Center this weekend, when a life-size projection of the Saturn V rocket that carried the first astronauts to the moon lit up the sky-scraping memorial. The display was part of show Friday and Saturday nights depicting highlights from the histori...
2019-07-22, 00:39

Kim Jong Un Oversaw 'Multiple Rocket Launcher' Test: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again supervised the test-firing of a "newly developed" weapon, state media reported Sunday -- further muddying the waters for any resumption of denuclearisation talks...
2019-08-25, 04:26

North Korea confirms another test of rocket launcher system North Korea says leader Kim Jong Un supervised another test-firing of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance the country’s ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there...
2019-08-03, 07:52

North Korea tests new ‘super-large’ rocket launcher North Korea said Sunday that leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test-firing of a “newly developed super-large multiple rocket launcher,” another demonstration of the North’s expanding weapons arsenal apparently aimed at increasing its leverage ahead of a possible resumption of nuclear talks with the ...
2019-08-25, 20:52

N. Korea says it tested new super-large multiple rocket launcher North Korea said Sunday that it successfully tested a "new" super-large multiple rocket launch system the previous day under the guidance of leader Kim Jong-un....
2019-08-26, 01:39

Syrian TV: Israeli rocket strike kills a soldier, injures 1 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says an Israeli rocket attack has struck the country’s south, killing one soldier and injuring another. The Monday report was carried on the Syrian state TV al-Ikhbariya and said one military vehicle was also damaged. It said the rocket landed in Tal a...
2019-05-27, 21:13

North Korea Confirms Second Test of a Multiple Rocket Launcher (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un observed the test-launch of a super-large multiple rocket launcher, the latest in a series of weapons tests performed amid stalled diplomacy over the North’s nuclear program. Tuesday’s rocket launcher test was mad...
2019-09-11, 05:39

First-round recap of the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley holds a one-shot lead after shooting a 63 in the first round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
2019-06-28, 17:26

Virgin Orbit preps the LauncherOne rocket for its first drop test Virgin Orbit has gotten the thumbs up to conduct the LauncherOne system's first drop test, and it can happen "in the very near future." The Virgin Group's launch services company has successfully completed its final captive carry flight test, almost......
2019-07-10, 12:01

The Rocket That Took Humans to the Moon Will Be Projected on the Washington Monument Next Week The 50th anniversary of the Moon landing is coming up on July 20 and there are events being held all around Washington D.C. to celebrate. One of the coolest events will be at the Washington Monument, where a full-scale, 363-foot Saturn V rocket will be digitally projected on the landmark as a 17-min...
2019-07-10, 14:52

Ten killed in Israeli airstrikes in Syria in reply to rocket attack Israel launches airstrikes in response to rocket fire targeting Golan HeightsIsrael has carried out airstrikes in Syria in response to rare rocket fire from the neighbouring country. A war monitor reported that 10 people were killed, including Syrian soldiers and foreign fighters.Israel’s army said ...
2019-06-02, 14:13

Atlas V rocket launches Air force satellite at dawn in Florida Florida's Space Coast shook with an early morning liftoff Thursday as the U.S. Air Force launched the fifth satellite in a new communications network....
2019-08-08, 13:00

After historic rocket launch, Chinese startup to ramp up missions Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives told Reuters....
2019-07-31, 21:00

NASA's method of paying for its giant rocket belongs in the Apollo era Contracts that leave NASA meeting all the extra development costs for its Space Launch System make no sense when firms like SpaceX offer fixed-price flights...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Vector’s CEO departs, rocket company pausing its operations [Updated] Enlarge / In May 2018, Vector launched a full-scale prototype of the Vector-R rocket on a short flight. (credit: Vector) Saturday a.m. Update: Multiple former employees of the rocket company Vector in both California and Arizona have told Ars they were let go on Friday. Late Friday night, the comp...
2019-08-10, 19:39

Elton John review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Rocketman biopic is keen to demonstrate, Elton John’s life has been defined by excess – too much drink...
2019-06-10, 12:52

Nate Lashley shoots 63 to take Rocket Mortgage Classic lead Nate Lashley birdied the final three holes and five of the last six for a 9-under 63 and the first-round lead in the Rocket Mortgage Classic, the PGA Tour's first event in Detroit        ...
2019-06-28, 03:26

Netherlands reach first World Cup final with extra-time rocket A long-range strike from Jackie Groenen sent European Champions the Netherlands into their first women's World Cup final as they edged Sweden 1-0 after extra time in their last-four clash on Wednesday....
2019-07-04, 03:13

N. Korea says it tested super-large multiple rocket launcher North Korea said Wednesday that it tested a "super-large" multiple rocket launcher the previous day, but stopped short of declaring the test as a success....
2019-09-11, 10:13

Russia sends robot into space to test out new booster rocket Russia has sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station as part of tests on a new rocket that is expected to replace the current vehicle....
2019-08-23, 12:26

Chandrayaan-2 Successfully Launched Aboard GSLV-Mk III Rocket: ISRO At exactly 2.43pm IST, the Rs. 375 crore GSLV-Mk III rocket began its ascent into space from the second launch pad at the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota....
2019-07-22, 16:26

Staff evacuated as rocket strikes near foreign oil firms in Iraq A rocket hit a site in southern Iraq used by foreign oil companies on Wednesday, including U.S. energy giant ExxonMobil, wounding three people and threatening to further escalate U.S.-Iran tensions in the region....
2019-06-19, 14:00

Bernie Taupin: ‘Rocket Man’ lyrics aren’t a David Bowie rip-off Bernie Taupin is the ultimate songwriting wingman, penning the words that Elton John would set to music for such golden-era gems as “Honky Cat,” “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road” and “Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me.” But the 69-year-old lyricist would like to set the record straight about the inspiration...
2019-05-31, 07:00

This video of a SpaceX rocket fairing returning to Earth is mesmerizing It took SpaceX several tries to catch one of its rocket nosecones during an actual mission, but it finally accomplished that feat late last month when one half of the Falcon Heavy’s nosecone safely landed aboard the company’s barge. It was a huge step towards making fairing recovery (and...
2019-07-04, 23:52

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. [credit: United Launch Alliance ] On Thursday morning, United Launch Alliance's Delta IV Medium rocket took flig...
2019-08-23, 00:26

Final Delta IV medium rocket carries GPS satellite into orbit The newest of the nation's GPS satellites was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., on Thursday morning. The launch was the last for a United Launch Alliance Delta IV medium rocket....
2019-08-22, 19:39

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra A rocket landed at the headquarters for several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding two Iraqi workers, police said....
2019-06-19, 10:52

North Korea's Kim Jong Un inspected new rocket system again: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again on Friday inspected the test firing of a "newly-developed large-caliber multiple launch guided rocket system", North Korean state media reported early on Saturday....
2019-08-03, 06:52

This Weekend's Rocket League Tournament Will Set The Stage For The World Championship With a $100,000 prize pool at stake, this weekend’s big Rocket League tournament in Dallas will give some of the game’s biggest teams one last chance to test one another before next month’s World Championship....
2019-06-01, 12:26

Israel strikes Gaza after militants fired rocket overnight JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it has struck a Hamas tunnel in the Gaza Strip, after militants fired a rocket into southern Israel overnight. Thursday’s army statement says fighter jets targeting “underground infrastructure in a Hamas military compound” in Gaza after ai...
2019-06-13, 08:39

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, Starlink satellites into orbit CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX, the private rocket company of high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, launched the first batch of 60 small satellites into low-Earth orbit on Thursday for Musk’s new Starlink internet service. A Falcon 9 rocket carrying the satellites blasted off from Cape Canave...
2019-05-24, 14:13

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has flown its first commercial flight The Falcon Heavy rocket’s maiden flight was last February, but now it has launched a satellite for a paying customer for the first time, which is a big step for SpaceX...
2019-05-21, 15:01

India launches rocket to far side of moon - just days after aborted take-off India's space agency has launched an unmanned spacecraft to the far side of the moon just a week after aborting the mission due to a technical problem....
2019-07-22, 16:26

SpaceX Heavy rocket booster explodes after missing platform SpaceX launched its Falcon Heavy rocket carrying 24 satellites early Tuesday in Florida — but while the two side boosters landed safely back at Cape Canaveral, the new core booster missed a floating platform and erupted in a fireball. “Center core RUD. It was a long shot,” SpaceX CEO Elon Musk...
2019-06-27, 20:13

| Rocket fire hits Libya airport, breaking Eid truce Rocket fire hit the Libyan capital's sole functioning airport Sunday, violating a temporary truce between the unity government and forces loyal to strongman Khalifa Haftar, airport authorities said....
2019-08-12, 10:13

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.       ...
2019-06-17, 03:52

Asteroid dust may have triggered massive explosion of life on Earth 466 million years ago Nearly half a billion years ago, there was a huge explosion of species development on Earth, causing the biodiversity of animals to increase dramatically -- but the true cause of that event has remained a mystery....
2019-09-19, 07:00

'A war zone': Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 8 others, levels building in Maine A firefighter was killed and eight others were injured when a powerful propane explosion destroyed a new building Monday in Farmington, Maine.        ...
2019-09-17, 08:00

Some Russians don't believe assurances that an explosion at a disease research lab didn't release any hazardous material Google Maps/Business Insider A gas explosion hit a research center storing pathogens like anthrax, Ebola, and smallpox in Koltsovo, Russia, on Monday. Officials immediately said there was no danger to the public after the accident. But some Russians aren't buying the official reassurances because a...
2019-09-18, 00:39

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.        ...
2019-06-05, 02:26

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....
2019-05-24, 19:01

Ohio House Explosion Investigated as Hate Crime After Racist Graffiti Is Found After the home of an interracial couple was destroyed in an explosion early Wednesday, investigators found hateful graffiti spray-painted on the couple’s garage....
2019-08-08, 05:52

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....
2019-05-22, 02:00

'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....
2019-08-13, 16:00

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....
2019-08-22, 22:00

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...
2019-09-08, 11:00

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....
2019-07-12, 03:52

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.       ...
2019-06-13, 19:39

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....
2019-08-10, 12:00

| 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....
2019-07-16, 11:26

| 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....
2019-08-02, 22:13

The Man Who Told America the Truth About D-Day Ernie Pyle’s dispatches offered comfort to readers back home. Then the Normandy landings — 75 years ago this week — changed his perspective on the war’s costs....
2019-06-05, 14:52

Shopping centre giant Intu's shares rocket on buyout speculation Shares in shopping centre giant Intu surged by as much as 22% on Monday, on speculation that it could be the buyout target of a private equity company....
2019-09-10, 06:26

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and a rocket attack in Iraq. Vice Admiral Michael Gilday says the U.S. has a high degree of confidence that Iran’s Revolutionary Guard was responsib...
2019-05-24, 23:52

SpaceX just aced a critical Air Force test of its Falcon Heavy rocket All sorts of stuff happened during Tuesday morning's launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket from Kennedy Space Center. [credit: Trevor Mahlmann ] On Tuesday afternoon—a little more than 12 hours...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Rocket Report: Chinese firm first to orbit, Starhopper makes its big leap Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.08 of the Rocket Report! This week's report comes from Brownsville, Texas, where we came to see if SpaceX's Starhopper can actually hop into the sky 20 meters. (Spoiler alert, it did!) Also, there's loads o...
2019-07-31, 20:26

The 2019 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 Feels Like a Rocket Assembled by the Lowest Bidder Lately in the world of fast Chevrolets, it’s the long-awaited but still mysterious mid-engine Corvette that’s captured everyone’s attention. While there’s still a ton we don’t know, it’s slated to be the true exotic-killer the ‘Vette was always meant to be. But where does that leave the current king...
2019-09-02, 11:39

Russia To Share Rocket Engine Technology With India, Says ISRO Chairman India and Russia are discussing a wide range of cooperation in the space sector with the latter's offer of its semi-cryogenic engine technology and critical components for India's human space capsule,......
2019-08-25, 22:00

Roller Champions hands-on premiere: Ubisoft’s fun, F2P answer to Rocket League Say hello to Ubisoft's latest free-to-play game, Roller Champions, which is now live on the UPlay game launcher for Windows PCs. Play its E3 demo for completely free (no microtransactions) between now and June 14. If you like Rocket League at all, we recommend giving the freebie a shot. ...
2019-06-11, 06:39

North Korea Says It Tested a Crucial New Multiple Rocket Launcher System (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea said Thursday leader Kim Jong Un supervised test firings of a new multiple rocket launcher system that could potentially enhance its ability to strike targets in South Korea and U.S. military bases there. The report by North Korea’s official Korean Cent...
2019-08-01, 04:39

Russia indicates rocket engine exploded in test of mini nuclear reactor Test failure symptomatic of wider escalation of US-Russia nuclear tensions, expert saysRussian scientists have indicated that they were working on miniaturised sources of nuclear energy when a rocket engine exploded last week, increasing scrutiny of the possibility that the accident occurred while t...
2019-08-12, 19:52

NASA Administrator to Discuss Status of Rocket for First Artemis Lunar Mission Media are invited to accompany NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine Thursday, Aug. 15, on his visit to the agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, where engineers are preparing to add the final section to the core stage of the rocket that will power NASA’s Artemis 1 lunar mission....
2019-08-09, 02:26

Two dead and radiation spike reported after Russia rocket test blast Portion of White Sea closed to civilian ships for a month after explosion in ArkhangelskTwo people have been killed and radiation levels reportedly spiked after a rocket engine exploded during a test in northern Russia, prompting authorities to close a portion of the White Sea to civilian ships for ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Inner Circle: Behind the scenes at PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit The inaugural PGA Tour stop in Detroit has a purse of $7.3 million and has attracted big names such as Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Bubba Watson.        ...
2019-06-27, 20:39

Europe says SpaceX “dominating” launch, vows to develop Falcon 9-like rocket The first concept proposed by RETALT is a Falcon 9 clone. [credit: RETALT ] This month, the European Commission revealed a new three-year project to develop technologies needed for two propo...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Rocket Report: Falcon 9 beats Pegasus on price, Vega has its first failure Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.07 of the Rocket Report! On this most historic of rocket-launch weeks, we have news about the next mission to the Moon—India's soft lander and small rover—as well as delays with...
2019-07-19, 13:39

Trump Tweets Crazy Spy Photo of Failed Iranian Rocket Launch President Donald Trump tweeted an extremely high-resolution photo showing the aftermath of a failed rocket launch in Iran on Thursday, raising all kinds of questions about whether the president had given away U.S. intelligence capabilities....
2019-09-01, 08:00

ISRO's Heavy Rocket 'Baahubali' Gearing Up for Moon Mission on Monday India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', and its passenger Chandrayaan-2 are being readied up....
2019-07-11, 14:26

Watch a SpaceX rocket cut through fog to deliver trio of Canadian satellites into orbit Bad weather can be a death sentence for a scheduled rocket launch, but SpaceX didn’t mind a bit of fog getting in the way on Wednesday as it launched its Falcon 9 rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The vehicle successfully delivered three Canadian radar satellites into orbit....
2019-06-14, 00:00

Rocket Report: SpaceX nets another boat, Air Force competition heats up Enlarge / A Falcon 9 rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base. (credit: Aurich Lawson/SpaceX) Welcome to Edition 2.11 of the Rocket Report! As always, there is lots going on in the world of lift. This week saw a flurry of activity surrounding the US Air Force's competition for launch contrac...
2019-08-16, 16:52

Chinese Startup iSpace Plans Up To 8 Commercial Rocket Launches Next Year Beijing-based startup iSpace is planning up to eight commercial rocket launches next year, after last week becoming China's first privately funded firm to put a satellite into orbit, its executives......
2019-07-31, 18:52

| WATCH | North Korea fires 'super large' rocket launcher North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a fresh test of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" system, state media said - the latest in a series of provocations by Pyongyang....
2019-09-11, 22:13

Rocket hits site of foreign oil firms in Iraq's Basra, three hurt A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq's southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq's military said....
2019-06-19, 09:13

| Netanyahu quits Israel election rally as rocket alert sounds Sirens warning of rocket fire from Gaza cut short an election rally by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the southern city of Ashkelon late Tuesday, public television reported....
2019-09-11, 22:13

North Korea confirms it tested a multiple rocket launcher for 2nd time Tuesday's rocket launcher test was made hours after North Korea said it was willing to resume nuclear negotiations with the United States in late September....
2019-09-11, 23:52

North Korea Again Tests 'Super-Large' Rocket Launcher: Report North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has supervised a fresh test of a "super-large multiple rocket launcher" system, state media said Wednesday -- the latest in a series of provocations by Pyongyang....
2019-09-11, 14:39

Secret NASA plans for Moon base and 37 rocket launches revealed NASA's official plans to build a permanent base on the Moon have leaked online, revealing how and when astronauts will return to the rocky world for the first time in 50 years....
2019-05-22, 14:52

| Jihadist rocket fire kills 12 civilians in Syria: state media Rocket fire has killed 12 civilians in a regime-held village in northwestern Syria, state news agency SANA has said blaming former al-Qaeda affiliate Hayat Tahrir al-Sham for the attack....
2019-06-18, 01:00

Elon Musk's SpaceX Sues US Air Force Over Rocket-Building Contracts Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the US Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be......
2019-05-23, 04:26

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts -filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
2019-05-23, 00:52

Musk's SpaceX sues U.S. Air Force over rocket-building contracts: filings Billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX accused the U.S. Air Force of breaking contracting rules when it awarded money to three rocket makers but passed on Musk's rival bid, and said the tender should be reopened, according to a court filing unsealed on Wednesday....
2019-05-22, 23:26

Nate Lashley caps off his incredible week to win Rocket Mortgage Classic Nate Lashley was the last man in the Rocket Mortgage Classic field, but led wire-to-wire for his first PGA Tour win.       ...
2019-07-01, 01:13

U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland misses cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson, the No. 2 player in the world, were sent home early at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
2019-06-29, 07:00

UPDATE 1-Insurance costs rocket for U.S. IPOs as twitchy investors take to courts Companies going public in the United States face insurance costs that have increased as much as 200% in the last three years to cover their executives against lawsuits alleging they misled investors....
2019-06-17, 23:52

Rocket Report: Falcon Heavy ready to fly, Stratolaunch plane put up for sale Enlarge / The Rocket Report is published weekly. (credit: Arianespace) Welcome to Edition 2.04 of the Rocket Report! We've got some up-to-the-minute news this week, with updated launch dates for NASA's commercial crew missions, BE-7 rocket engine tests, and a Falcon Heavy flight early next week. T...
2019-06-21, 13:52

Firefly opens first Alpha rocket launch to academic and educational payloads Enlarge / Firefly performed a full-duration firing of its rocket's second stage in April, 2019. (credit: Edwards Media) One of the questions facing any company as it brings a new rocket to market is what to put on top of the booster. After all, things can sometimes go all explodey with inaugural f...
2019-06-17, 21:26

Israel strikes Gaza after rocket sirens force Netanyahu off stage Israeli aircraft struck in Gaza on Wednesday hours after rockets from the Palestinian enclave triggered sirens that forced Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election rally in Israel....
2019-09-11, 06:52

Rocket launcher found in Baltimore airport checked luggage for second time, TSA says A second rocket launcher was recovered Thursday at Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) Thurgood Marshall Airport.        ...
2019-08-01, 20:26