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Body pulled from charred rubble after explosion tears through NJ home

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (PIX11) — A man’s body was pulled Wednesday from charred rubble left behind after an East Brunswick home exploded and burst into flames, authorities said. 120 more words

New Jersey

Five Workers Killed Crane Accident In Turkey | Crane News

Five workers killed crane accident in Turkey when Negligence at construction sites continued to take its toll only a week after the deadly elevator collapse at the construction site of a luxurious tower in Istanbul that cost the life of 10 workers, as five more workers fell victims to labor accidents across Turkey on Sept. 324 more words

Crane Accidents

Football Season and Its Discontents

The Wichita Wingnuts baseball team has concluded its season as champions of the American Association, our New York Yankees are unlikely to earn even one of those socialistic one-game playoff spots that we hate, and being normal red-blooded American males we now turn our sporting attention to football. 1,107 more words


Nine Eleven

September 11, 2001
2977 people from 62 countries lost their lives.

I remember that day vividly. I was here in Turkey on that day, on vacation, being some time before emigrating.  50 more words

My Opinion

Pakistan flood/rain fatalities rise to 231

Pakistan flood/rain fatalities rise to 231

ISLAMABAD: At least 231 people have been officially reported killed by the flash floods in Pakistan, Samaa reported.

According to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the volume of rainfall had rendered contingency plans useless.

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Contingency Plans

Injured Crane Driver Forgot to Stow His Loader Bashing Bridge

Injured crane driver forgot to stow his loader yesterday near Murten (Morat) Switzerland after he struck a bridge on the A1 highway to the west of Berne. 93 more words

Crane Accidents

LAFD Offers Free Smoke Alarms To Reduce Deadly House Fires

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Mayor Eric Garcetti Monday announced new Los Angeles Fire Department initiatives to reduce residential fire fatalities, including the availability of free smoke alarms at LA fire stations. 184 more words