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  • Flood of Activity on Twitter, Facebook During Hurricane Sandy

    With the lights out smart phones are the only source of information for people left in the dark by Hurricane Sandy, which puts the spotlight on Twitter and Facebook.

  • *Philadelphia 330,000 bpd refinery, biggest on coast, undamaged-source. NEW YORK, Oct 30- The biggest U.S. East Coast refinery in Philadelphia appears to have emerged undamaged from Hurricane Sandy and a smaller nearby plant operated without trouble, sources said on Tuesday as energy firms began assessing the storm's damage.

  • Landry's Restaurant CEO: 'The Consumer Is Spending Money'

    Tilman Fertitta, Chairman & CEO of Landry's Restaurants, discusses the damage left by Hurricane Sandy and whether Atlantic City will be able to rebuild and bring back tourist.

  • Former NJ Gov. Whitman on Climate Change

    Former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, explains why there are some places in the Garden State that should not be built on, and weighs in on changing weather patterns.

  • *Storm forces two-thirds of U.S. East Coast refineries to shut. LONDON, Oct 30- Crude oil was little changed on Tuesday as investors awaited news of the damage by Hurricane Sandy, which lashed the U.S. East Coast, closing refineries and denting demand. Brent crude for December fell 17 cents to $109.27 a barrel by 0934 GMT.

  • Powering Up New Jersey After the Storm

    CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis has the update on widespread power outages.

  • *Storm forces two-thirds of U.S. East Coast refineries to shut. SINGAPORE, Oct 30- Brent crude hovered above $109 a barrel on Tuesday as investors watched for any impact on markets from huge storm Sandy, which crashed ashore on the U.S. East Coast, closing refineries, roads and airports.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 30- London copper rebounded on Tuesday from a near two-month low hit in the prior session, with lower prices spurring some buying, but global growth worries could cap gains in trade dampened by one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States.

  • *Storm forced two-thirds of U.S. East Coast refineries to shut. SINGAPORE, Oct 30- Brent crude slipped to near $109 a barrel on Tuesday as Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, shut East Coast refineries, roads and airports, reducing crude and fuel demand in the world's largest oil consumer.

  • *Exelon Corp declares alert at New Jersey Oyster Creek nuclear plant on storm surge. *Exelon says no threat to public health or safety.

  • *Storm forced two-thirds of U.S. East Coast refineries to shut. SINGAPORE, Oct 30- Brent crude slipped below $109 a barrel on Tuesday as Tropical Cyclone Sandy shut East Coast refineries, roads and airports, reducing crude and fuel demand in the world's largest oil consumer.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. power company Exelon Corp on Monday declared an alert at the 615- MW Oyster Creek nuclear power reactor in New Jersey due to rising ocean water from Hurricane Sandy, a spokesman at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said. An alert is the second lowest of the NRC's four emergency classifications.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- U.S. power company Excelon Corp on Monday declared an alert at the 615- MW Oyster Creek nuclear power reactor in New Jersey due to rising ocean water from Hurricane Sandy, a spokesman at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission said. An alert is the second lowest of the NRC's four emergency classifications.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 30- London copper rebounded on Tuesday from a near two-month low hit the session before with consumers attracted by the lower prices, although global growth worries are likely to cap gains in trade thinned by a hurricane in the United States.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- Wall Street firms were set to open with limited staffing in New York City on Tuesday as stock markets remained closed due to Hurricane Sandy's approach and many New York- based bank employees worked from home.

  • Oct 29- Hurricane Sandy is expected to come ashore at about 8:00 P.M. EDT on the storm-battered northeast U.S. coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday. Sandy was centered about 20 miles south of Atlantic City, New Jersey, the center said.

  • Oct 29- Hurricane Sandy will close U.S. stock markets for a second day on Tuesday, as Wall Street turned its attention to whether markets would be able to resume functioning on the month's final trading day on Wednesday. NYSE Euronext and Nasdaq OMX Group, the largest two U.S. exchange operators, said they intend to reopen Wednesday, conditions permitting.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 29- New York City evacuated neighbors of a partially built, 90- story apartment building after the top of a construction crane collapsed in high winds, prompting fears the entire rig could crash to the ground.

  • *Seven major New York bridges closing; two tunnels closed. *Rail, container ports closed in New York, New Jersey. New York said it would close seven major bridges at 7 p.m. EDT on Monday, including the George Washington Bridge and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- Wall Street firms were set to open with limited staffing in New York City on Tuesday as stock markets remained closed due to Hurricane Sandy's approach and many New York- based bank employees worked from home.