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  • June 20- Tropical Storm Cindy, the third named storm of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, has formed over the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. The system is located about 265 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour, the Miami- based weather forecaster said. Cindy is expected to...

  • June 20- Oil traders from Texas to Louisiana braced on Tuesday for supply disruptions as a potential tropical storm developing in the U.S. The Louisiana Offshore Oil Port, the largest privately owned crude storage terminal in the United States, suspended vessel offloading operations early on Tuesday morning ahead of the storm, but said it expected no...

  • June 20- U.S. stocks extended their losses in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, slipping from record levels, as a sharp drop in oil prices squeezed energy stocks and a rebound in technology shares faded out. Oil prices nosedived to seven-month lows after news of increases in supply by several key producers, a trend that has undermined attempts by OPEC and other...

  • June 20- A weather system in the Gulf of Mexico has a 90 percent chance of becoming a tropical storm in the next day or two, threatening energy infrastructure as it advances toward Texas and Louisiana, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday. Currently located about 265 miles south of Morgan City, Louisiana, the weather system is expected to approach the...

  • June 20- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Tuesday, slipping from record levels, as a sharp drop in oil prices squeezed energy stocks and a rebound in tech stocks petered out. Oil prices nosedived to seven-month lows after news of increases in supply by several key producers, a trend that has undermined attempts by OPEC and other producers to support the...

  • June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court has sided with business interests in a series of cases in its current term, which began in October and is due to end next week. In 19 business-related cases that the U.S. Chamber of Commerce participated in by filing briefs backing companies, the lobbying group was on the winning side in 13 of them, with two yet to be decided.

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- A man killed in a crash last year while using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite repeated automated warnings not to do so, a U.S. government report said on Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board released 500 pages of findings into the May 2016...

  • WASHINGTON, June 19- A man killed in a crash last year while using the semi-autonomous driving system on his Tesla Model S sedan kept his hands off the wheel for extended periods of time despite repeated automated warnings not to do so, a U.S. government report said on Monday. The National Transportation Safety Board released 500 pages of findings into the May 2016...

  • President Donald Trump's speech on Cuba was a "grotesque spectacle," but the island's government will continue working towards better relations with the majority of Americans who back detente, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday. Trump announced a partial rollback of the normalization of relations with Cuba on Friday in Miami, the...

  • President Donald Trump's speech on Cuba was a "grotesque spectacle," but the island's government will continue working towards better relations with the majority of Americans who back detente, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Monday. Trump announced a partial rollback of the normalization of relations with Cuba on Friday in Miami, the...

  • At a closed-door meeting last month, Arizona State University ecologist Leah Gerber presented a plan to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials that would use a mathematical formula to direct government money away from endangered and threatened species she calls "over-funded failures" and toward plants and animals that can more easily be saved.

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • LONDON, June 19- Some sovereign investors are reducing their exposure to fossil fuels or seeking clean alternatives to protect their portfolios from rising environmental risk. Norway's $900 billion sovereign wealth fund-- itself financed by oil sales-- and the New Zealand Super Fund are among those adjusting investments in anticipation of tougher...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a...

  • WASHINGTON, June 16- President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, U.S. and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal financial disclosure form released late on Friday by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics. He had roughly $20 million in income from his new marquee Washington hotel, which opened just down the...

  • MIAMI, June 16- President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans traveling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean islands military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana. Laying out his new Cuba policy in a speech in Miami, Trump signed a...