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Gas expert says that for 25 years he has never seen a house that turned to "matchsticks" like today | 1 NEWS NOW

A gas expert says he has never seen such a serious gas explosion during his 25-year career after today's Christchurch event. A gas explosion at a home in Northwood, Christchurch today left a house that struck the ground, 17 others affected and six people injured, some seriously. Master of plumber Martin de Gouw said that in general the New Zealand …

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Aerial footage showing the aftermath of Christchurch gas explosion that completely destroyed a home, damaged more | 1 NEWS NOW

Aerial photos have captured the aftermath of a gas explosion that destroyed a home and "substantially damaged" five others in northern Christchurch today. The home, located on the Marble Court, was reduced to a pile of timber. Marble dish home before the gas explosion. Source: Google Maps Marble dish home after gas explosion. Source: 1 NEWS Five other houses have …

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Japan's arson attack on anime studio is the worst mass death since 2001

An aerial view shows firefighters fighting fires at the site where a man started a fire after spraying a liquid in a three-story studio by Kyoto Animation Co. in Kyoto, western Japan. Kyodo via Reuters A man suspected of burning an animation studio in western Japan, shouting that he had been plagiarized and seemed to have planned the attack, the …

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Could there be an early general election?

Image copyright Getty Images Next week, Boris Johnson or Jeremy Hunt will become the UK's new prime minister. before the October 31 Brexit deadline. However, some MPs say they are willing to trigger one. So, could the UK be back to the polls? Is an election inevitable? There is nothing in law that says Mr Johnson or Mr. Hunt must …

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Turkey's S-400 can give F-35, F-22 circuit a fight in Russia

Turkey's acquisition of Russia's highest S-400 missile defense system has caused a diplomatic split between Ankara, the capital of Turkey and Washington, and led NATO's southernmost member to miss the F-35 squad, but it may actually be fatal for Moscow's plans to take wearing American F-22 and F-35s. Articles about the threat to the F-35 program by the S-400 is …

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US Navy is looking for missing USS Abraham Lincoln sailors in the Arabian Sea

The US Navy conducts search and rescue operations in the Arabian Sea following reports from a missing US marine sailor from USS Abraham Lincoln airline. A "boarding event" was reported aboard Lincoln during the operation in the Arabian Sea on Wednesday, said the Navy's fifth fleet in a statement. "Sailor's name is kept in accordance with US Navy policy" Ahmed …

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Trump Says US Ship Downed Iranian Drone in the Hormuz Strait

ABOARD USS BOXER President Trump said the US Navy pulled down an Iranian drone who moved too close to a US warship on the Hormuz route, hours after Iranian forces said they had taken a foreign tanker, the latest in a series of incidents that have blocked up tension in a vital oil plan. Mr. Trump said the USS Boxer, …

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Yemen has been a Saudi prince war. Now it's his Quagmire.

From the beginning of Saudi Arabia's intervention in Yemen, it was Prince Mohammed's war. Prince Mohammed bin Salman, since 29 and in his third month as a defense member, appeared on official photographs surrounded by generals, poring over maps, inspecting a helicopter and even wearing a pilot's headset while riding on the back of a military transport plan. Four years …

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