• Sat, 13 Oct 2018 15:31
    Hurricane Michael death toll hits 17
    The death toll from Hurricane Michael has risen to at least 17 with fears it would continue to climb Saturday as search-and-rescue teams scour the debris of the Florida town that bore the brunt of the monster storm.
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  • Sat, 06 Oct 2018 07:31
    US unemployment falls to 48-year low in September
    The US jobless rate tumbled in September to its lowest level since December 1969, even as job creation slowed, likely due in part to Hurricane Florence, the government reported Friday.
    business
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 12:44
    Florence turns deadly, unleashing torrential floods on Carolinas
    A woman and her baby were killed when a tree fell on their house and several more storm-related deaths were reported Friday as Hurricane Florence slammed into the Carolinas, dousing the eastern United States with torrential rain.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 16:30
    US coast battered by wind, rain as Hurricane Florence closes in
    Wilmington, United States - Hurricane Florence battered the Carolinas early Friday with howling winds, life-threatening storm surges and torrential rains as it edged closer to the coast in what officials warned is a "once in a lifetime" event.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 08:16
    'Catastrophic' Florence buffets US east coast
    The outer edge of Hurricane Florence began buffeting the Carolinas with wind and rain on Thursday as forecasters warned the monster storm would trigger life-threatening flooding as it assaults the US east coast.
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  • Tue, 11 Sep 2018 06:54
    Over a million told to flee as Hurricane Florence stalks US East Coast
    More than a million people were ordered Monday to evacuate the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful Category 4 storm packing winds of 140 miles (220 kilometers) per hour bore down on the East Coast of the United States.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 08:12
    Hurricane warnings as US Gulf Coast braces for Gordon
    Tropical Storm Gordon gained strength as it moved steadily toward the US Gulf Coast Tuesday, on track to make landfall just east of New Orleans with hurricane force winds.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 07:00
    Trump declares emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
    Hurricane Lane drenched Hawaii Thursday ahead of its arrival in the island state, prompting US President Donald Trump to declare a state of emergency as landslides and flash flooding left roads blocked.
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  • Thu, 01 Feb 2018 01:00
    Infrastructure – meeting climate goals while unlocking productivity
    LAST YEAR will be remembered for the succession of weather-linked disasters that hit communities and economies around the globe. There was Hurricane Harvey in the US, Typhoon Hato in southern China, and Ophelia in Ireland and the UK. Wildfires raged in California, Spain and Portugal. Flooding wrought devastation in India, Bangladesh and Nepal.
    Economy
  • Thu, 14 Dec 2017 09:59
    Trending searches: hurricane, bitcoin and sex scandal
    Hurricane Irma, bitcoin, sex scandal and royal romance made up some of the hot topics explored this year at internet giant Google.
    Tech
  • Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:06
    Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal and Spain
    At least 36 people have died in fires ravaging forests in northern and central Portugal over the past 24 hours, rescuers said Monday, after three people were killed in Spain in blazes sparked by arsonists and fanned by Hurricane Ophelia.
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  • Sat, 14 Oct 2017 01:00
    Back to fundamentals after Hurricane Harvey, Kurdish referendum
    AT THE S&P Global Platts Asia Pacific Petroleum Conference in Singapore in late September, analysts vigorously debated if the oil market was nearing the end of the “lower for longer” phase and views were mixed. Global crude benchmark prices had rallied by almost 9 per cent in September offering oil producers a glimmer of hope that prices may have bottomed out.
    Economy
  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:19
    Wall Street stocks end at fresh records as US car sales jump
    NEW YORK - Wall Street stocks finished at records again Tuesday as a surge in automobile sales following US hurricanes kept the bull market alive.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 07:11
    Cost of climate disasters to reach half of US growth in a decade: report
    WASHINGTON - Economic losses from severe storms, hurricanes, floods, drought and wildfires are projected to reach at least $360 billion a year in the next decade in America, about half of annual US growth, according to a report out Wednesday.
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  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 09:35
    J.Lo. donates $1 mln to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico
    NEW YORK - Pop star and actress Jennifer Lopez on Sunday offered $1 million for Puerto Rico as she helped launch an effort by New York state to support the hurricane-battered US island.
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