Five U.S. carriers- Delta Air Lines Inc, American Airlines Group Inc, JetBlue Airways Corp, Southwest Airlines Co and United Continental Holdings Inc- said that winter storms had led to more than 78,000 canceled flights among them.» Read More
MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- Countries may face sanctions if they fail to implement new rules aimed at safeguarding the global banking system from another financial crisis, a senior Mexican finance official said.
*US budget uncertainty looms large over Mexico meeting. MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- Finance chiefs of the world's 20 leading economies are ringing alarm bells over the U.S. fiscal cliff and Europe's debt woes at a meeting in Mexico this weekend as they look to push back deficit reduction targets to help boost growth.
By Michelle Nichols and Jeanine Prezioso. NEW YORK, Nov 4- Victims of superstorm Sandy on the East Coast struggled against the cold on Sunday amid fuel shortages and power outages, two days ahead of an election that polls suggest is a dead heat between President Barack Obama and his Republican rival.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- Fuel supplies headed toward disaster zones in the U.S. President Barack Obama, neck-and-neck in opinion polls with Republican rival Mitt Romney three days before the general election, told emergency response officials to cut through government ``red tape'' and work without delay to help ravaged areas return to normal as quickly as possible.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- Fuel supplies headed toward disaster zones in the U.S. The power restorations relit the skyline in Lower Manhattan for the first time in nearly a week and allowed 80 percent of the New York City subway service to resume, but more than a million homes and businesses still lacked power, down from 3.5 million on Friday.
Nov 3- The New York area's energy network remained under strain on Saturday, six days after Hurricane Sandy shut down pipelines, fuel terminals and refineries and left millions without power in the country's most densely populated region.
*Residents sift through wreckage, couches, appliances on sidewalk. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y., Nov 3- Six days after Sandy battered Staten Island's coast, some people are realizing that the massive storm's 20- foot waves and 14- foot surge changed the landscape of their lives for good.
Nov 3- The 16- million-barrel International-Matex Tank Terminals oil terminal in Bayonne, New Jersey has partially re-opened following power losses due to superstorm Sandy, its operator said on Saturday. The fuel terminal, the biggest in the New York Harbor, is still ``coming back online,'' said terminal manager Richard Fisette.
Nov 3- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg lashed out on Saturday at the Long Island- based power company that serves some of New York City's outer neighborhoods for making inadequate progress restoring power to thousands of residents in the dark since superstorm Sandy struck on Monday night.
LONG BEACH, N.Y., Nov 3- Standing in the driveway next to the charred shell of his house on Long Beach, Long Island, with the hood open to his water-logged, brand-new 2012 Subaru Outback, Bill Long heard the words so many in the path of superstorm Sandy have been hoping to hear: ``I'll take care of that.''.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- Kim Bondy was in New Orleans seven years ago when Hurricane Katrina devastated the city, and scores of patients died in flooded hospitals cut off from power.
NEW YORK-- The lights went back on Saturday in lower Manhattan, prompting screams of sweet relief from residents who'd been plunged into darkness for nearly five days by Superstorm Sandy. But nowhere was the scene more confused than at a refueling station in Brooklyn, where the National Guard gave away free gas.
*Speaks on eve of trip to India, Philippines, Hong Kong. Speaking on the eve of a trip to India and other parts of Asia, Harper said in an interview published in Saturday's Postmedia newspapers that Canada as a general rule welcomes foreign investment.
*New York City subway service mostly restored. NEW YORK, Nov 3- Fuel flowed toward disaster victims on Saturday and the lower Manhattan skyline lit up for the first time since superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S.
Nov 3- As Sandy hammered the northeast United States this week killing more than 100 people, contingency plans were washed away and businesses had to improvise as the storm knocked out power to millions and stranded entire communities.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- It is one thing to show up at a friend's apartment and sleep on the couch for a few days after a natural disaster displaces you from your home. ``The city did a great job keeping people and pets together,'' says Richard Gentles, spokesman for Animal Care& Control of New York City, a non-profit contracted by the city to rescue animals and run five shelters.
Northeast while thousands of storm victims in New Jersey and elsewhere remained in the dark and awaiting disaster relief.
*Combined losses could top $6 bln in Europe in 2012-13. PARIS/ DETROIT, Nov 3- Ford Motor Co, which clung to the road with a timely swerve before the 2009 crisis that bankrupted General Motors Co, may now be pulling a similar stunt in Europe.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- While power returned to much of Manhattan and fuel supplies were headed for the disaster zone, residents of some of the hardest-hit areas faced a long wait for electricity and help after superstorm Sandy's devastating strike on the U.S.
NEW YORK, Nov 3- When Jeroen Aerts, a Dutchman tasked with crafting a plan to defend New York City from flooding, first looked at its coastline seven years ago, he was taken aback by how vulnerable it was.