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Gas Leak Cited In Explosion In East Harlem; 2 Dead

By Michael Muskal and Tina Susman, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — An explosion that destroyed two buildings in a busy Manhattan neighborhood and killed at least two people was caused by a gas leak, New York Mayor Bill De Blasio said Wednesday, and hours after the explosion, some people remained missing. De Blasio called […]

March 12, 2014

15 Hurt After Reported New York City Explosion

By William Murphy, Newsday NEW YORK — Firefighters were pouring water onto billowing smoke in East Harlem on Wednesday morning after a reported explosion and possible building collapse that injured about 15 people, officials said. A Harlem Hospital spokesman said there was one patient so far in a “condition reported as serious trauma.” “We are […]

March 12, 2014

At Least 8 Killed In South Korea Building Collapse

By Dirk Godder SEOUL, South Korea – At least eight people died and dozens were trapped on Monday after a building in the South Korean city of Gyeongju collapsed, local media reported. Rescue workers were attempting to free around 15 students trapped in the rubble of a resort complex that was hosting an introductory event […]

February 17, 2014