HOUSTON, Oct 13- About 13 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production remains offline in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said on Friday. That equals about 220,000 barrels per day in production that is offline, according to BSEE.
HANOI, Oct 13- At least 54 people died and 39 went missing as destructive floods battered northern and central Vietnam this week, the disaster prevention agency said on Friday. The floods that hit Vietnam this week starting on Monday are the worst in years, state-run Vietnam Television quoted agriculture minister Nguyen Xuan Cuong as saying.
WASHINGTON, Oct 12- Senator Marco Rubio said on Thursday he has urged U.S. President Donald Trump to create a high-level task force to provide ideas and advice for helping Puerto Rico to rebuild after Hurricane Maria, and that the president was receptive to the idea. Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico three weeks ago, killing at least 43 people and leaving...
WASHINGTON, Oct 12- The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved $36.5 billion in emergency relief for hurricane-hit Puerto Rico and other areas that have suffered recent disasters. In addition to the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, which is recovering from devastation wreaked by Hurricane Maria, the bill will also provide funds for the storm-struck...
U.S. HOUSE PASSES $36.5 BILLION DISASTER AID BILL FOR HURRICANES, WILDFIRES.
HOUSTON, Oct 12- About 20 percent of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil production is offline in the aftermath of Hurricane Nate, the U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement said on Thursday. That equals about 344,000 barrels per day in production that is offline, according to BSEE.
Here’s what would be the best way to financially help Puerto Rico, says Ike Brannon, the president of Capital Policy Analytics and a fellow at the Cato Institute.
Fifty-five percent of American voters say Trump has not done enough to help Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, a Quinnipiac poll says.
Press secretary Sarah Sanders is scheduled to provide press with the White House briefing.
Experts say recent disasters underscore the need for consumers to safeguard key financial papers. Here's how to store them.
WASHINGTON, Oct 12- President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against federal aid for Puerto Rico as the House of Representatives prepared to weigh $36.5 billion in emergency relief for the U.S. territory and other hurricane-hit areas as well as fire-ravaged California. Trump, in several early Twitter posts, however, criticized Puerto Rico for "a total...
WASHINGTON, Oct 12- President Donald Trump on Thursday pushed back against federal aid for Puerto Rico as the U.S. House of Representatives prepared to weigh $36.5 billion in emergency relief for the U.S. territory and other hurricane-hit areas as well as fire-ravaged California. Trump, in several Twitter posts early on Thursday, however, criticized Puerto...
*Floods in north, central Vietnam kill 46. HANOI, Oct 12- Heavy rain in northern and central Vietnam triggered floods and landslides that killed 46 people and 33 people were missing in the worst such disaster in years, the search and rescue committee said on Thursday. Vietnam often suffers destructive storms and floods due to its long coastline.
Officials are now saying more than 23 people have died and more than 3,500 structures destroyed. Firefighters continue to battle high winds and contain the nearly two dozen blazes spanning eight counties.
Firefighters facing a resurgence of high winds struggled to halt wildfires that have killed at least 23 people.
WASHINGTON, Oct 12- The U.S. House of Representatives is expected on Thursday to approve $36.5 billion in emergency relief for hurricane-hit areas such as Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as California, struck by devastating wildfires. Of that, $4.9 billion is earmarked for loans to local governments to ensure that the cash-strapped...
At least five wineries in northern California have sustained total or very significant losses.
CNBC's Aditi Roy reports California wildfires have burned at least five wineries in the area.
CNBC's Aditi Roy reports on California wildfires affecting hotels and wineries in the devastated areas.
*Pipes at 20 reactors may not be earthquake-proof- EDF. EDF says work ongoing to reinforce pipes. PARIS, Oct 11- French utility EDF is repairing pumping station pipes at 20 nuclear reactors after discovering they might not be strong enough to withstand earthquakes, posing a risk to cooling systems, it said on Wednesday.