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Fire and sparklers shot out from the ground, lasers weaved together across the ceiling and firecrackers boomed in the back of the building.
India’s Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in New Delhi ahead of last month’s Hindu Diwali festival to try to curb air pollution in the notoriously smoggy city.
Why would the Obama-Clinton administration let Russia have even a firecracker’s worth of American uranium?
The pollutants breached the 1000 microgram mark in the Indian capital and shot up nearly 10 times above the normal level in the early hours of Monday, mostly owing to bursting of millions of firecrackers, according to a weather scientist.
Voices heard off-camera ask whether the rapid-fire gunshots are firecrackers or fireworks.
Anderson quarterback Jay Volpenhein is still hotter than a firecracker.
An Oregon fire that has consumed 13,000 hectares, for instance, is thought to have been started by teens tossing firecrackers.
In 2001, a 23-year-old man tossed a lit firecracker into the club's century-old barn.
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