President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen amidst tragedy.» Read More
MOORE, Okla.-- With its single-story design and cinder-block walls, Plaza Towers Elementary School may have seemed sturdy when it was built a couple of generations ago. Unlike several other schools in the Oklahoma City area, Plaza Towers had no "safe room" in which students and teachers could seek protection from a twister.
PERTH, May 23- U.S. crude futures prices dropped to around $94 a barrel on Thursday after data showing U.S. gasoline supplies rose and on concerns that the U.S. July oil futures contract fell 26 cents to $94.02 a barrel by 0035 GMT. *Brent also dropped 26 cents to $102.34 a barrel.
President Obama will meet with families affected by the Tornado in Oklahoma on Sunday. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) shares his appreciation for the leadership in his state that has risen amidst tragedy.
NEW YORK, May 22- Oil prices fell on Wednesday as a rise in U.S. gasoline inventories prompted selling, then crude extended losses in late trading after minutes from a Federal Reserve policy meeting sent U.S. stock markets down. Brent crude futures fell $1.31 to settle at $102.60, after shedding nearly a dollar in the previous session.
NEW YORK, May 22- Brent crude extended losses in late trading on Wednesday to settle below $103 a barrel, after minutes from the Federal Reserve sent U.S. stock markets down and compounded earlier oil weakness stemming from a rise in U.S. gasoline inventories.
TULSA, Okla.-- Aaon Inc. declared a three-for-two stock split Wednesday, which will be paid out by the air conditioning and heating equipment company in July as a dividend. Shareholders of record on June 14 will receive their dividend on July 2.
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NEW YORK-- A Susquehanna Financial Group analyst on Wednesday raised his rating on Chesapeake Energy Corp. to "Positive" from "Neutral," saying that the stock should get a boost from both higher oil and gas prices and its new CEO. Earlier this week, the Oklahoma City- based oil and gas company named Lawler, an Anadarko Petroleum executive, as its new leader.
CNBC's Jane Wells takes a look at the clean-up and recovery efforts in the aftermath of a deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City area.
Monster. That's what they're calling the tornado that barreled through the Oklahoma City area. Here are heartbreaking scenes.
SEOUL/ BEIJING- North Korea sent one of its top military officials as a "special envoy" from its leader Kim Jong- un to Beijing on Wednesday, accompanied by a high-powered delegation in what appeared to be a bid to mend frayed relations with its most important ally.
Once the dust settles and the victims have been accounted for, Moore, Okla., will begin the gargantuan task of rebuilding itself. It's a task that will take billions of dollars in federal and state aid, insurance claims and charitable donations, the CSM reports.
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NBC's Erika Gonzalez reports on the aftermath of the Oklahoma tragedy. Meanwhile Sen. Marco Rubio, (R-FL), shares his views on the IRS scandal in Washington.
NEW YORK, May 21- Crude prices fell on Tuesday, led lower by a sharp drop in U.S. gasoline futures as traders bet the market would be well supplied this summer, and as an industry report showed rising fuel stockpiles in the world's largest oil consumer.
MOORE, Oklahoma, May 21- The damage from Monday's tornado in a suburb of Oklahoma City is likely to exceed that caused by the 2011 twister in Joplin, Missouri, that killed 158 people, Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John Doak said.
Officials are almost sure the recovery of the missing is almost finished, and many are pulling together to help Oklahoma after the devastating tornado ripped through killing at least 24 people, reports CNBC's Jane Wells.
Weather Channel's Mike Seidel reports there was a hail threat in Oklahoma today, and shares an update on the aftermath from the tornado.
NEW YORK, May 21- Crude oil futures ended lower on Tuesday, falling early as the dollar strengthened, then paring losses as the greenback weakened after a Federal Reserve official said he did not believe the U.S. central bank should pull back on its quantitative easing program.
*Hot weather last week stressed Kansas wheat. CHICAGO, May 21- Tornadoes, high winds, rain and hail that cut a swath across the midsection of the United States on Sunday and Monday did only minimal harm to the winter wheat crop in top producers Kansas and Oklahoma, agricultural experts said. I'm in Phillips County now, in northwest Kansas, and the crop looks terrible.