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  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- A housing crisis loomed in New York City as victims of superstorm Sandy struggled on Sunday against near-freezing temperatures and officials fretted that displaced voters would not be able to cast ballots in Tuesday's presidential election. Mayor Michael Bloomberg said 30,000 to 40,000 people in New York City alone would need housing.

  • *India re-examining all investment deals due to Vodafone spat.

  • 'Wreck-It Ralph' crushes box office competitors Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 5:09 PM ET

    The tally for ``Wreck-It-Ralph, which featured the voices of John C. Reilly and Jane Lynch, hammered the Denzel Washington film'' Flight, `` which generated ticket sales of $25 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters, according to studio estimates. Walt Disney Co released'' Wreck-It Ralph. ``'' Flight`` was distributed by Paramount Pictures, a unit of Viacom Inc.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Some 1.9 million homes and businesses in the Northeast were still without power on Sunday morning, down from 2.5 million the previous afternoon, the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Electricity Delivery& Energy Reliability said in a report. New Jersey and New York accounted for almost 90 percent of the remaining outages.

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 4- Finance chiefs of the world's 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.

  • *Debt crises in Europe and U.S. could hit markets. With debt crises in Europe and the United States pressuring stocks and threatening another severe market downturn, analysts say one or more of the insurers could cut profit targets when they start reporting results on Wednesday.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Regardless of the results of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, the next four years will be a tough act to follow from Wall Street's standpoint. ``The market might like the fact of an Obama win since it would mean less uncertainty,'' said Ryan Detrick, senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research, in Cincinnati.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Tens of thousands of people affected by superstorm Sandy could soon need housing as cold weather descends on the state of New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Sunday.

  • *Two more deaths in New Jersey, one from hypothermia. By Michelle Nichols and Robin Respaut.

  • VANCOUVER, Nov 4- In this era of pipelines spanning thousands of miles, the idea of shipping crude across North America in railway cars might seem a quaint throwback to the oil pioneering days of the West.

  • *Burundi praised on reforms, seeks more donor support. BUJUMBURA, Nov 4- The central African nation of Burundi may be winning plaudits for its economic reforms and relative peace after nearly two decades of civil war, but shopowners like Niyonzima Alimasi have little to cheer.

  • RPT-G20 flags U.S. fiscal cliff, Europe's debt woes Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 11:59 AM ET

    *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.

  • *Greece facing votes on austerity and labour measures, budget. ATHENS, Nov 4- Talk of Greece exiting the euro will end after critical votes in parliament this week on new austerity measures, labour reforms and the 2013 budget, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Sunday.

  • Russian developer bets on "Manhattan sur Seine" Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 9:56 AM ET

    *Hermitage Plaza towers designed by UK architect Foster. PARIS, Nov 4- For Paris, a city whose priciest apartments boast mansard roofs and wrought-iron balconies, it's an audacious bet: a pair of shimmering, largely residential, luxury towers that might look more at home in Dubai or Shanghai.

  • Reform votes to end talk of Greek euro exit-PM Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 9:54 AM ET

    ATHENS, Nov 4- Talk of Greece exiting the euro will end after critical votes in parliament this week on new austerity measures and the 2013 budget, Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said on Sunday.

  • Morocco's king keeps strong hand despite reforms Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 9:47 AM ET

    RABAT, Nov 4- Unlike other Arab leaders challenged on the streets early last year, King Mohammed VI swiftly reformed Morocco's constitution, held an election and let an Islamist party lead the government.

  • 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.

  • G20 flags U.S. fiscal cliff, Europe's debt woes Sunday, 4 Nov 2012 | 5:15 AM ET

    *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.