Massachusetts explosions: Owner of Columbia Gas linked to three prior gas line blasts
CLOSE A series of gas explosions killed a teenager, injured at least 10 other people and ignited fires in at least 39 homes in three communities north of Boston on Thursday. Authorities said Leonel Rondon, 18, died after a chimney fell on his car. (Sept. 14) AP A destroyed home after a series of gas…
‘Uninvited brute’: Florence leaves 7 dead; threatens Carolinas with 15 more inches of rain
CLOSE A neighbor who lived on the same block as a woman and infant who were killed by a falling tree, talks about what he saw and heard as Hurricane Florence pounded Wilmington, North Carolina. (Sept. 14) AP A home for sale sits in high water on W 6th St after Hurricane Florence brought heavy…
Philippines surveys damage as Typhoon Mangkhut slows
Typhoon Mangkhut tore across northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain, killing at least 12 people on Saturday, before heading towards Hong Kong and southern China.  The typhoon victims died mostly in landslides and houses that got pummeled by the storm's fierce winds and rain, according to presidential advisor Francis Tolentino. Among the dead…
Banking royal commission hears an 8-year horror story that should shock us all
Two of the minor figures exposed by the royal commission remained cloaked in darkness in Friday. The names of a case manager and a senior case manager at insurer TAL who, in the words of senior counsel assisting, Rowena Orr, QC, were "on a mission" to stop a nurse from getting payments under her income…
Floyd Mayweather says he will come out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao this year
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Floyd Mayweather says he will come out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao this year Floyd Mayweather claims that he will come out of retirement to fight Manny Pacquiao in December for "another nine figure pay day." Post to Facebook…