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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Race to find survivors after ‘nightmare’ Texas blast

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 10:26am by Agence France-Presse in West, Texas

    ... funds available. “This tragedy has most likely hit every family, it has touched practically everyone in that town,” Perry said. Police sergeant W. Patrick Swanton of nearby Waco said the tragedy ... by anti-government extremists killed 168 people, including 19 children, and injured hundreds more. Friday is also the 20th anniversary of a deadly confrontation in Waco between federal authorities ...

  2. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hundreds injured in deadly blast at Texas fertiliser plant

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 11:08am by AFP

    ... the blast to a “nuclear bomb”. Smoke and a strong burnt smell lingered in the air hours after the blast in the small town of West, near Waco, and officials expressed fears that toxic fumes could ... three dead. The death toll “is estimated anywhere from five to 15 at this point,” while three area hospitals had treated more than 160 people with varying injuries, Waco police sergeant ...

  3. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Hunt for survivors after 15 killed in blast at Texas fertiliser plant

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... in the air hours after the blast in the small town of West. The tragic incident began with a smaller fire at the plant, the West Fertiliser Co, just off a highway about 32 kilometres north of Waco ... Waco police sergeant William Swanton warned that the death toll could rise further. "There are homes levelled, businesses levelled, there is massive devastation in the downtown West ...

  4. News - World - NATURE

    Whale's earwax provides a hormonal and chemical biography

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by MCT

    ... they can reveal a lot about the waters they pass through, says study co-author Sascha Usenko, an analytical environmental chemist at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. "These types of marine ...

  5. Taxpayers funding cult school

    Posted Aug 04th 2004, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... 'This isn't Waco. We are just people,' a school spokesman told The Australian newspaper. ...

  6. Channel hop

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... one. No no, not George W., either. David Koresh. In Seconds from Disaster: Waco Cult (Thursday, 10pm), National Geographic recounts one of America's longest sieges. After a 51-day ... cable-television show. The moral of the story? Don't keep meek and impressionable humans as pets- especially if you live in Waco. ...

  7. News - World - NATURE

    Crazy ant invades the US South

    Posted May 20th 2013, 12:00am by CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

    ... is entirely due to their hitchhiking skills. A few ants clambering aboard at a truck stop in Waco, Texas, may soon find themselves starting a colony in Covington, Georgia. They thrive best in warmer, ...

  8. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Oklahoma tornado ranked in second place on power scale

    Posted May 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... May 22, 2011, in Joplin, Missouri. 143 deaths. April 24, 1908, in Amite, Louisiana, and Purvis, Mississippi. 116 deaths. June 8, 1953, in Flint, Michigan. 114 deaths. May 11, 1953 in Waco ...

  9. News - World

    Arson not ruled out in fire that caused West, Texas, blast

    Posted May 17th 2013, 09:02am by Reuters in West, Texas

    ... for possession of pipe bomb components. He was indicted by a federal grand jury in Waco on Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to the charge on Wednesday, federal prosecutors said. “At this time, we won’t ...

  10. What's On

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Urbtix. Monday, February 28 On this day 1993: The siege at Waco, Texas, began after four federal agents were killed while trying to arrest Branch Davidian sect leader David Koresh 1912: Albert ...




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