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NEW YORK/ SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov 1- Rescuers searched flooded homes for survivors, drivers lined up for hours to get scarce gasoline and millions remained without power on Thursday as New York City and nearby towns struggled to recover from one of the biggest storms to hit the United States.
*At least 93 dead, cost estimated at up to $50 billion. NEW YORK/ SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov 1- Rescuers searched flooded homes for survivors, drivers lined up for hours to get scarce gasoline and millions remained without power on Thursday as New York City and nearby towns struggled to recover from one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States.
Nov 1- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Thursday endorsed President Barack Obama for a second term, citing the importance of his record on climate change, particularly in the aftermath of the devastating blow dealt to the New York area by storm Sandy.
*U.S. government to pay New Jersey emergency power costs. Nov 1- Rescuers searched flooded streets and swamped houses for survivors, drivers lined up for hours to get scarce gasoline and millions remained without power on Thursday as New York City and nearby coastal towns struggled to recover from one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States.
NEW YORK, Nov 1- New Yorkers awoke to the rumble of subway trains for the first time in four days on Thursday and the death toll continued to rise from the former hurricane Sandy, one the biggest and most devastating storms ever to hit the United States.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details on recovery efforts in New Jersey.
*New Jersey Senators asked for more federal money. NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, Oct 31- New York state on Wednesday asked the U.S. federal government to pay all the costs of cleaning up and repairing damage from massive storm Sandy that tore through the Northeast this week and crippled New York City.
NEW YORK, Oct 31- Massive storm Sandy could slow growth in the already weak U.S. economy to as little as 1 percent in the fourth quarter. A large chunk of property that was damaged as the storm raged through New Jersey, New York and beyond will be rebuilt or repaired, ranging from power plants and subway systems to beachfront towns hammered as Sandy struck the shore.
*EPA allows selling of ULSD with more than 15 ppm sulfur. NEW YORK, Oct 31- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday granted New Jersey a temporary waiver on Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel requirements to help counter a shortfall in fuel supplies in parts of the state following Hurricane Sandy.
President Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have just finished touring the devastations from Sandy in New Jersey, and remark on the steps to recovery.
No one's calling it a "campaign" event. But the presidential campaign took an unexpected tack Wednesday as President Barack Obama flew in a helicopter — with Republican nemesis Chris Christie — to inspect storm damage in battered New Jersey.
Northeast recovers from Hurricane Sandy, the following is a list of transportation service updates for New York, New Jersey and the District of Columbia:.
President Obama is about to emerge from Air Force 1 to meet New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and tour the devastation in the wake of Sandy; and Joseph Tanious, J.P. Morgan Funds, offers insight on the trading day.
RALEIGH, N.C.-- High-profile North Carolina Republicans are benefiting from a marked fundraising advantage over Democratic rivals entering the fall campaign's final days, led by gubernatorial candidate Pat McCrory.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports from Atlantic City that while most of the big casinos plan to reopen tomorrow, it will be difficult to get back to business as usual amid the devastation of Sandy. (3:44)
Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region struggled to return to the rhythms of daily life on Wednesday, while facing the reality of a prolonged and daunting period of recovery.
The President will travel to New Jersey to view the storm damage area. CNBC's John Harwood reports on whether Sandy will impact the election.
Markets and airports reopened in New York and New Jersey on Wednesday, with President Barack Obama due to arrive in the region to see the worst of the damage for himself.
*JFK, LaGuardia and Newark airports are closed until further notice, according to the Port Authority. *US Airways Group Inc is not operating in New York, Washington, Philadelphia, Boston and several other Northeast airports on Tuesday. *American Airlines has flights scheduled into Richmond, Virginia, several Ohio airports, Pittsburgh and Boston on Tuesday.
*New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Boston in its path. Sandy, expected to come ashore late on Monday, could deliver a harsh blow to major cities including New York, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore and Boston. Its center was forecast to strike the New York- New Jersey area and then move inland toward Philadelphia and the rest of Pennsylvania.