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  • Alice Barber gets emotional as she surveys the damage caused by Hurricane Irma to her trailer home in Immokalee, Fla., on Sept. 11, 2017.

    Some residents who fled Hurricane Irma are slowly returning to find their homes and neighborhoods destroyed.

  • Visitors watch a performance at the Cinderella Castle at the Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park in Orlando, Florida, U.S., on Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017. The Walt Disney Co. Magic Kingdom park reopened to a smaller-than-usual crowd after closing for two days and suffering minor storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

    Walt Disney World theme parks have reopened in Orlando, but many other destinations affected by Irma and other storms remain off-limits to visitors.

  • Kayak CEO: Airfare queries spiked 400% ahead of Irma

    Kayak CEO Steve Hafner discusses the impact on the travel and tourism industries from Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

  • Walt Disney World theme parks and Universal Orlando Resort have reopened in Orlando after Hurricane Irma hit Florida, while the Salvador Dali Museum in St. Petersburg planned to reopen Wednesday. More than 7 million Americans visited the Caribbean last year, trailing only Europe as a top destination, according to the U.S. Commerce Department.

  • **FRANKFURT- Executive board member of ECB Peter Praet speaks in Frankfurt- 1700 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest...

  • **FRANKFURT- Executive board member of ECB Peter Praet speaks in Frankfurt- 1700 GMT. LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest...

  • Chairman and CEO of the Royal Caribbean Cruises company, Richard Fain.

    Richard Fain, Royal Caribbean chairman and CEO, discusses resuming cruises and how he is contributing to the islands and Florida region battered by Hurricane Irma.

  • *Market looking ahead to China data on industrial output. *China commodity imports suggest rally may be fading. "The move from $6,000 to $7,000 in a month cannot be explained by fundamentals, which haven't changed and which at this time of the year are normally, seasonally weak," said Julius Baer analyst Carsten Menke.

  • Olga Teakell, on right, and her family clean her mobile home after it was damaged by Hurricane Irma in Naples, Florida, September 11, 2017.

    Between charities and crowdfunding sites, there's no shortage of ways to support storm victims.

  • FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida began allowing some residents to return to their homes hammered by Hurricane Irma on Tuesday, but officials warned that it would take a long time to repair the damage wrought by high winds and pounding surf, particularly in the Keys archipelago. Irma, which had rampaged through the Caribbean as one of the most...

  • *Parts of Florida Keys to re-open to residents. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 12- Florida allowed some residents to return to their shuttered homes and reopened several airports on Tuesday after Hurricane Irma's pounding winds and storm surges ripped through the state, prompting the evacuation of 6.5 million people. Local authorities told around 90,000...

  • *Market looking ahead to China data on industrial output. *China commodity imports suggest rally may be fading. "The move from $6,000 to $7,000 in a month cannot be explained by fundamentals, which haven't changed and which at this time of the year are normally, seasonally weak," said Julius Baer analyst Carsten Menke.

  • It caused record flooding in parts of Florida after it left a path of deadly destruction on several Caribbean islands. The U.S. aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln has arrived off Florida's east coast and two amphibious assault ships will arrive on Tuesday to help in the Keys, where Irma first made landfall on Sunday as a Category 4 hurricane.

  • *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from Orlando and Jacksonville into coastal Georgia and South...

  • *Irma downgraded to tropical storm, heads into Georgia. *Over 7.4 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving more than half of all state residents without power and city streets underwater from...

  • **LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT. **LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest monetary policy report.- 1330 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • **LONDON- British Finance Minister Philip Hammond speaks at the inaugural annual dinner of UK Finance, formerly known as the British Bankers' Association- 1900 GMT. **LONDON- Swedish Deputy Central Bank Governor Henry Ohlsson gives a speech in order to present the Riksbank's latest monetary policy report.- 1330 GMT. TALLINN- European Central Bank Executive Board...

  • *About 7.3 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to their shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of once-powerful Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving well over half of residents without power and flooding cities in the state's northeastern corner. Especially hard hit was...

  • *About 7.3 million in Florida, other states without power. Authorities said the storm had killed 39 people in the Caribbean and one in Florida, a man found dead in a pickup truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds on the Florida Keys over the weekend. With sustained winds of up to 60 mph, Irma had crossed into Georgia and was located about 47 miles northeast of the...

  • Authorities said the storm had killed 38 people in the Caribbean and one in Florida, a man found dead in a pickup truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds on the Florida Keys over the weekend. With sustained winds of up to 60 mph, Irma had crossed into Georgia and was situated about 47 miles northeast of the Florida state capital Tallahassee, the National...