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20 injured following explosion at Texas chemical plant (VIDEO)

By ethan / May 19, 2018

One person is missing and 20 people have been injured following an explosion at a chemical plant near Houston, Texas. The blast, which was followed by a roaring fire, took place at the Kuraray America Eval factory in Pasadena before 11am on Saturday morning. Firefighters rushed to the scene and quickly tackled the blaze, but […]

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‘Zero real evidence’ Assad behind chemical attack – US congressman

By ethan / April 19, 2018

US government officials offered “zero real evidence” that the Syrian government was behind the alleged chemical attack in Douma, relying instead on information circulating online, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Kentucky) said. In their briefing to Congress, the director of national intelligence and the secretaries of defense and state reference “info circulating online,” Massie tweeted on Thursday, […]

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Mattis: Still no evidence on Syria chemical attack, but I believe there was one

By ethan / April 12, 2018

US Secretary of Defense James Mattis reiterated that the Pentagon still has no independent evidence to confirm that there was a chemical weapons attack in Syria last week, but said he personally believes there was one. “I believe there was a chemical attack. We are looking for the actual evidence,” the secretary told lawmakers on […]

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Fire and explosions rock Texas chemical plant

By ethan / March 16, 2018

A blaze has erupted at a Texas chemical plant along with a series of powerful blasts. One person is missing following the incident and believed to be buried under the wreckage. The fire at the Tri-Chem Industries Plant, which manufactures products like soap and acid, erupted at the building along with a series of violent […]

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Boris Johnson could back western strikes on Assad over chemical weapons claims

By ethan / February 26, 2018

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has hinted he could back strikes against the government of Syria’s Bashar Assad over alleged chemical attacks, saying that he hopes the West would not “stand idly by” if the claims were proved. Johnson was responding to an urgent question in Parliament on the situation in Syria and the ongoing […]

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Monsanto's new chemical halted after causing rashes

By ethan / November 2, 2017

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 12:57 The largest producer of genetically-modified seeds and the notorious Roundup weedkiller Monsanto has stopped the launch of a chemical designed to be applied to crop seeds. Multiple reports show the new chemical causes rashes on people. The product, called NemaStrike, is supposed to protect crops from worms. It has […]

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State Department admits Al-Nusra affiliate using chemical weapons in Syria

By ethan / October 20, 2017

The US Department of State admitted that militants linked to Al-Nusra Front are carrying out terrorist attacks using chemical weapons in Syria. The US military previously said it was concerned with the use of chemical agents by Islamic State. The assertion was made in the latest Syria travel warning issued by the State Department on […]

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Russia calls on US to expedite destruction of its chemical weapons

By ethan / October 18, 2017

Published time: 18 Oct, 2017 10:13 A senior Russian diplomat has urged the US and other nations to follow Russia’s example and decommission their chemical arsenals. Read more “We have inherited the world’s largest arsenal of such weapons of mass destruction, and we carried out a plan for its elimination in good faith,” said Vladimir […]

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