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  • Blast in Beirut neighborhood reportedly kills at least three people

    Blast in Beirut neighborhood reportedly kills at least three people
    CAIRO -- An explosion Thursday tore through a residential neighborhood in Beirut’s southern suburbs, less than a week after a huge car bomb hit the city’s commercial center. Early reports on Thursday's blast indicated that at least three...
  • Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four

    Lebanon blast in Hezbollah-controlled area kills at least four
    AMMAN, Jordan -- Lebanon's capital was rocked again Thursday by what appeared to be a sectarian car bombing that tore through a stronghold of the Shiite Muslim group Hezbollah, killing at least four people. More than 70  were wounded. The explosion ...
  • Blast this weekend

    Blast this weekend
    Missouri Comets (5-2) at Blast (5-2) Friday at Baltimore Arena, 7:35 p.m. Pennsylvania Roar (0-9) at Blast (5-2) Saturday at Baltimore Arena, 7:35 p.m. Video: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheBaltimoreBlast Outlook: The Blast enters the 2014...
  • Body found after Minnesota apartment explosion and fire

    At least one person may have been killed when an explosion ignited a blaze that destroyed an apartment building in Minneapolis, officials said Thursday. Minneapolis Fire Department officials said they found a body in the rubble on Thursday afternoon and...
  • North Dakota blast prompts review of oil train safety

    A federal safety alert Thursday warned that crude oil flowing out of new fields in North Dakota may be more flammable than expected, a caution that comes several days after a train carrying about 3.5 million gallons of the same oil crashed in the state...
  • Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope

    Putin arrives in Sochi to inspect Olympic venues, test ski slope
    MOSCOW -- Russian President Vladimir Putin arrived Friday in Sochi, where he intends to inspect the venues for the upcoming Winter Olympics, his spokesman said. “In the coming days, the president will examine in detail all the [five] venues of the...
  • Enfield's Powder Hollow Holds Ruins Of Gunpowder Factory

    Enfield's Powder Hollow Holds Ruins Of Gunpowder Factory
    A night of heavy rain had swelled the Scantic River, where workers from the Hazard Powder Co. had gathered along the banks. A series of gates along a labyrinth of canals snaking through Powder Hollow were opened, and water pulsed through to power the...
  • Czech police probing fatal explosion find arms at Palestinian Embassy

    Czech police investigating the fatal New Year's Day explosion at the Palestinian Authority Embassy in Prague found unregistered weapons at the mission, government officials reported Thursday. The discovery of an undisclosed number and type of arms has...
  • Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program

    Lawyer in bar bomb plot wants info on federal surveillance program
    The lawyer for a west suburban man charged with plotting to set off a bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar asked a federal judge today to force prosecutors to reveal whether the investigation was sparked by a massive government surveillance program....
  • Possible explosive substance left at LAFD Station 39, police say

    Possible explosive substance left at LAFD Station 39, police say
    A suspect was taken into custody after allegedly leaving a possible explosive substance at a fire station in Van Nuys, Los Angeles police said Tuesday night.  The suspect was seen leaving Station 39 in the 14000 block of Sylvan Street about 8:30 p.m.,...
  • 1943 Sunpapers Christmas Show profiles

    Sgt. James Albright - Frederick, Md. James Albright received a Purple Heart for wounds he received during the invasion of France in June 1944.  After the war he worked at Fort Detrick in Frederick for more than 30 years.  He died at age 70 in 1986....