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Harvey knocks out more refineries

A gas station submerged under flood waters from Tropical Storm Harvey is seen in Rose City, Texas, U.S., on August 31, 2017. Traders from Europe to Asia were scrambling to fix fuel cargoes to the United States, with price reporting agency Argus registering a record monthly trade volume of European gasoline barges. Read More »

Largest Oil Refinery in US Shutdown by Harvey

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FEMA has said it would need volunteers for the next couple of years. Harvey's outer storm bands reached the New Orleans area yesterday, dropping around 3.5 inches at Lakefront Airport in New Orleans East through 7 a.m. The pump station is along the river and draws water from it as a main source for the city's water system. "Many have lost power, in the best case have made it to a roof". Read More »

Oil prices likely to get a boost from stock draws, demand growth

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Outages in the USA will lead to "windfall profits" for European refiners as gaps demand gaps are filled, JBC said. In the USA equity market , the Dow and the S&P were little changed in late morning trading as losses in insurance and oil stocks were offset by gains in shares of health and home improvement retail chains as investors assessed the impact of the storm. Read More »

Best's Special Report: Texas Insurers Expected to Withstand Losses from Hurricane Harvey

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But that doesn't mean FEMA won't be affected. If you are looking to donate to victim's of Harvey , you still have time. Daniel Watson was the spokesman for FEMA in 2013, the last time the government shut down. The NFIP required that homes that were more than 50 percent damaged by Sandy be elevated to base flood elevation, which varies throughout the city from 8 to 17 feet above sea level. Read More »

A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville

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As always, there's the chance we could see a very unsafe storm come our way before the season is over - remember, Hugo, the Historic Floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew all occurred in October. During the latter part of the week, the tropical feature will head out to sea over the North Atlantic . Wednesday is expected to be mostly sunny. Read More »

Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast

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Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday night: Heavy rain and gusty winds are possible from South Florida into coastal Georgia and the southern coast of SC. The wording may seem elaborate, but it means that this disturbance could become a tropical storm very soon. Read More »

New Brand—Endless Opportunities

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Samsung heir sentenced to five years in jail

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Mr. During that time, Samsung's business has been booming. Four former and incumbent Samsung Group executives, who stood trial along with Lee, were also jailed . 450 applications were received for the 30 seats in the public gallery of the court to witness the "trial of the century", something which the South Korean media billed. Read More »

An 'excellent set of GCSE results' from Barry Comprehensive School

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Mr Williams said students at Malton School have performed well in the first year of this new system with 64% achieving the new "basics" measure of a 4 or about in both English and maths. Beth James with two grade 9, one grade 8, three A*s, three As and one B. At Bromley High, 11pc of entries in this year's reformed GCSEs achieved the rare Super A** [new GCSE super grade]. Read More »

State Health Officials Urge Eye Safety During Eclipse

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As Popular Mechanics noted, total solar eclipses will likely be commonplace for many, many generations of humanity to come. "Pets cue on our behavior so much, so if you're out with your dog watching the eclipse and freaking out, your dog is probably not reacting to the eclipse , it's reacting to how you're behaving, " San Filippo said. Read More »

State Health Officials Urge Eye Safety During Eclipse

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As Popular Mechanics noted, total solar eclipses will likely be commonplace for many, many generations of humanity to come. "Pets cue on our behavior so much, so if you're out with your dog watching the eclipse and freaking out, your dog is probably not reacting to the eclipse , it's reacting to how you're behaving, " San Filippo said. Read More »

Fifteen people in critical condition after Barcelona attack

Spain's king and prime minister joined thousands of mourners at Barcelona's Plaza de Cataluna. The document also said the other three were born in Morocco and have Spanish residency. A police officer was also lightly injured in the counter-terror operation. "Today he is between the hands of God and the police". Five of the town's youths were shot dead by police after ramming pedestrians and killing one in a vehicle and then emerging brandishing machetes and knives. Read More »

White House: Rumors of Gary Cohn's resignation '100% false'

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Still, many CEOs turned against Trump this week, quitting his business advisory councils over what they viewed as his weak handling of the violence in Charlottesville last weekend and his contentious comments that followed on Tuesday. Mnuchin, also Jewish, was described by the New York Times as having "stood by uncomfortably" while the president carried water for a crowd of protesters who'd chanted "Jews will not replace us" during their rally. Read More »

JD(U) formally joins BJP-led NDA

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After almost two decades of coalition, Kumar pulled out of NDA in 2013 when the BJP chose Modi as its prime ministerial candidate for the 2014 general elections. At the party meet, Nitish dared the rebels to gather numbers for a split or be prepared to face music. Loyalists of Sharad Yadav, who has spoken out against Nitish's decision to join hands with the BJP, are also organising a programme, " Jan Adalat " at SK Memorial hall. Read More »

Preparing For Saturday, Boston Refuses To Be The Next Charlottesville

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Boston Mayor Marty Walsh takes a call in his City Hall office. "Free speech is definitely something I stand for". "In return they must respect our city". In Hot Springs, Arkansas, a pro-Confederate rally was planned for Saturday amid heightened security concerns following the clashes in Virginia, according to CNN affiliate KATV. Read More »

Trump Tweets Debunked Pershing Reference After Barcelona Attack

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And as expected we were right. " Study what General Pershing of the United States did to terrorists when caught", Trump wrote . President Trump has often used the Pershing anecdote to discuss ways to battle Islamic jihadism, saying that the four-star commander executed Muslim insurgents with bullets dipped in pig's blood during the Philippine-American War from 1899 to 1902. Read More »

Seadrill Partners LLC Common Un (NYSE:SDLP) Trading Volume Significantly Higher

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The current consensus recommendation provided by covering analysts is 3.50. The difference of 52 week low value as well as 52 week high value and the current price of the stock suggests the next move of the shares. Tightening the gaze, stock performance for the last 5 trading days is -2.91%. This performance is snap pessimistic view of last week. They now have a Dollars 7 price target on the stock. Read More »

Vishal Sikka quits as Infosys CEO, Board attacks Narayana Murthy

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Pravin Rao , now chief operating officer, will become interim CEO, India's second largest software services exporter said in a statement . The board has begun the search for Sikka's replacement. "The continuous misalignment of views between founders, the board and the MD has led to this resignation". The board also said it would not offer Murthy a formal role in determining the company's corporate governance unless shareholders want it. Read More »

Merck CEO quits Trump advisory panel

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The president followed up later in the day, tweeting that Merck "is a leader in higher & higher drug prices while at the same time taking jobs out of the U.S. The backlash against President Trump continues after this past weekend's events in Virginia. Trump did not attack those executives by name as he had with Frazier, but said on Twitter Tuesday morning that those leaving the White House group were "grandstanding" and that he had many other people who would participate on the council ... Read More »

S&P 500 and Dow Jones lose patience with President Trump

I think the media plays it up too much, and we gotta help crush it, you know, uh, help crush it more. "And I have no doubt about it". "These last few weeks of August; there are lot of people on vacation, so markets are not almost as liquid as they usually are", said Michael Matousek, head trader at U.S. Read More »

Gary Cohn 'disgusted' and 'upset' by Trump's Charlottesville comments

According to a Bloomberg report , an unnamed White House official stated that while Cohn was upset over the president's remarks, he was not that upset to resign his position as director of the National Economic Council . "Gary brings experience in how financial markets work and fail, through good times and stressful times", said Erik Gordon, a law professor at the University of MI in Ann Arbor. Read More »

Spanish police shoot five after second vehicle attack

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TV3 reported the house blast, in the village of Alcanar Platja, also injured seven people, including some foreigners from France , Italy and Morocco. local time (11 a.m. EDT) on Thursday. "The alleged terrorists in Cambrils had an axe and knives in the vehicle as well as fake explosive belts stuck to their bodies", police in Catalonia tweeted . Read More »