Iran media reports battery explosion on sub kills 3

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian media are reporting three staff in the country's defense industries have been killed in an explosion in a submarine under construction in the country's south. ...

Video shows Chinese-made electric scooter explode in ball of fire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Video surfaced on July 29 showing a father and daughter narrowly avoiding severe injury or death seconds before their electric scooter explodes into a ball of fire in their hou...

Kansas man sues vape shop for e-cigarette battery explosion

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A man is suing a Wichita vaping shop after he says a spare battery for his e-cigarette exploded in his pants pocket. Daniel Anderson filed a lawsuit Feb. 6 in Se...

iPhone battery explodes after Chinese man bites it

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday (Jan. 19), while looking for a new replacement battery for his iPhone at an electronics store in China, a Chinese man inexplicably decided to bite into one of the b...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup - July 28

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The top stories this week included Taoist gods protest against burning restrictions, Chinese bombers pass through Taiwan airspace, 60 percent of handmade drinks contain ex...

First battery explosion reported on Taiwan train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A power bank battery exploded on a Puyuma express train traveling on the east coast of Taiwan Monday, causing an emergency stop for evacuation, according to the Taiwan Rai...

HTC phone 'explodes' in Indian woman's hand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An Indian woman, who is currently studying in France, claims that her HTC 10 Desire Pro smartphone suddenly ignited and burned her hand and caused an eye infection. In an i...

Woman burned after headphones explode on flight to Australia

SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian woman suffered burns to her face after her battery-operated headphones exploded during a flight from Beijing to Melbourne, Australian air safety investigators said Wednesda...