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Super Typhoon Expected To Hit Japan And South Korea

09/14/2012 11:00 PM

A violent super typhoon moving north in the Pacific is expected to pass close to east Japan before making its way to South Korea over the weekend. According to the Joint Typhoon Warning Center, Typ...

 

Volcan de Fuego Eruption Prompts Thousands To Flee

09/14/2012 09:55 PM

Guatemala's "Volcan de Fuego," or Fire Volcano, began spewing ash and lava Thursday morning, prompting thousands of residents to flee nearly 20 communities situated at the base of the 12,346 foot v...

 

Karachi Factory Fire Prompts Officials To Open Murder Investigation

09/14/2012 01:44 AM

A deadly factory fire in Karachi has prompted Pakistani officials to open a murder investigation into factory owners and government workers who failed to enforce proper safety regulations. The fire...

 

Factory Fire Kills 289 People In Karachi

09/13/2012 02:04 AM

Pakistani officials say firefighters are still trying to put out a deadly blaze that engulfed a garment factory overnight in Karachi. Karachi Commissioner Roshan Ali Shaikh told reporters that fire...

 

US Ambassador, 3 Embassy Employees Killed In Lydia

09/12/2012 11:10 PM

Libyan protesters attacked the US Embassy in Benghazi late Tuesday with guns and rocket propelled grenades, killing four consulate workers as they tried to flee the area. The White House identified...

 

Taliban Attacks Bagram Airfield, 3 Killed

09/12/2012 01:25 AM

Three people were killed and several others were wounded Monday when Taliban militants fired at a United States base in eastern Afghanistan. The dead have been identified as Afghan intelligence age...

 

Another Hit For International Commercial Television with the Launch of New DermaWand US Hispanic Infomercial

09/11/2012 07:50 AM

 

Top Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula Leader Killed In Yemen

09/11/2012 03:23 AM

A top leader of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula is believed to have been killed in an air raid in southern Yemen. Officials with Yemen’s Defense Ministry say Said al-Shihri, the second in command...

 

Migrant Boat Sinks off Turkey, 60 Dead

09/07/2012 03:38 AM

Turkish officials say an overloaded migrant boat sank just 160 feet off the coast of Menderes township on Thursday, leaving at least 60 people dead. The intended destination of the boat is unknown....

 

French Alps Shooting: Girl Found Unharmed Amid Bodies

09/07/2012 01:52 AM

A 4-year-old girl was found unharmed amid three dead bodies inside a BMW parked outside the town of Chevaline, French Alps on Wednesday. The child went unnoticed because she quietly hid under lugga...

 

Earthquake Hits Off Costa Rica, Tsunami Warnings Issued

09/05/2012 11:05 PM

Tsunami warnings were issued for Costa Rica and nearby countries following a powerful, 7.6 magnitude earthquake Wednesday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey initially reported a 7.9 magnitude trem...

 

Godmother Of Cocaine Griselda Blanco Killed In Shooting

09/05/2012 12:33 AM

Griselda Blanco, a former Colombian drug lord who is considered a pioneer of the large scale trafficking of cocaine into the United States in the 70s, was shot and killed Monday in the Belen area o...

 

Earthquake Causes Major Damage In Philippines, Tsunami Warning Canceled

08/31/2012 11:35 PM

A strong earthquake off the east coast of the Philippines prompted tsunami warnings to be issued for the Philippines, Palau, Taiwan, Japan, Papua New Guinea, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and ...

 

Canadian Police: Dismembered Remains Are Those Of Missing Mom

08/22/2012 01:29 AM

Canadian police have identified dismembered human remains discovered in two waterways over the past week as those of 41-year-old single mom Hua Guang Liu. Liu, the former owner of a Scarborough spa...

 

34 Strikers Killed By Police In Shooting At South African Mine

08/18/2012 01:54 AM

A weeklong strike at a South African platinum mine turned deadly Thursday when police opened fire on 3,000 protestors. Thirty-four strikers were killed in the shooting and at least 78 others were w...

 

Taliban Claims Responsibility For Deadly Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

08/17/2012 04:02 AM

Although the Taliban has claimed responsibility for a deadly helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan, officials with NATO’s International Security Assistance Force say the cause of the crash remai...

 

World Hydrogen Demand to Exceed $43 Billion in 2016

08/15/2012 10:00 AM

Global demand for hydrogen is projected to increase over 4 percent annually through 2016 to 286 billion cubic meters valued at $43.2 billion.

 

Global Cast Polymer Demand to Reach 252 Million Square Meters

08/15/2012 07:35 AM

Global demand for cast polymers is forecast to rise 7.9 percent annually to 252 million square meters in 2016.

 

World Demand for Specialty Silicas to Grow 5.6 Percent Per Year Through 2016

08/15/2012 05:15 AM

World demand for specialty silicas -- which include precipitated silica, fumed silica, silica gel, and silica sol -- will grow at a healthy 5.6 percent annual pace to 2.8 million metric tons in 2016.

 

World Bearing Demand to Reach $96 Billion in 2016

08/14/2012 11:00 PM

Global demand for bearings is projected to grow 7.8 percent annually to $96 billion in 2016.

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