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  • President Donald Trump headed to Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first natural disaster of his White House tenure, as officials in Houston struggled to manage the massive floodwaters. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and...

  • President Donald Trump headed to Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure, as officials in Houston struggled to manage the massive floodwaters. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations...

  • President Donald Trump headed to Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure, even as the lingering storm pushed floodwaters higher. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and paralyzed...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 29- Heavy rains and flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey threatened more oil refineries along the Louisiana coast after hammering plants in Texas, forcing Exxon Mobil Corp and Citgo Petroleum to consider shutdowns. Between five and 15 inches of rain was expected in south-central Louisiana, the National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.

  • LONDON, Aug 29- Record oil and refined products stocks will cushion potential shortages caused by Hurricane Harvey, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, adding that it could release emergency oil stocks in the event of extended outages. Some crude production and about 2 million barrels per day of refining capacity has been shuttered as Harvey has...

  • President Donald Trump planned to visit Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure, even as the lingering storm pushed floodwaters higher. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and...

  • President Donald Trump planned to visit Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and paralyzed Houston, the fourth most-populous U.S. city.

  • President Donald Trump planned to visit Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to devastating Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure. The slow-moving storm has brought catastrophic flooding to Texas, killed at least nine people, led to mass evacuations and paralyzed Houston, the fourth most-populous U.S. city.

  • President Donald Trump will visit Texas on Tuesday to survey the response to Tropical Storm Harvey, the first major natural disaster of his White House tenure. My administration is coordinating closely with state and local authorities in Texas and Louisiana to save lives, and we thank our first responders and all of those involved in their efforts, Trump told...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. Thousands of National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds stranded in the catastrophic storm that has crippled Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more than 50...

  • *Harvey brings heavy rainfall, flooding to U.S. Gulf coast. SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Flooding from tropical storm Harvey caused ongoing large-scale U.S. refinery outages on Tuesday, while crude prices rose on the back of supply disruptions in Colombia and Libya. Massive floods caused by Harvey forced several refineries to close along the U.S. Gulf Coast, while heavy...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 28- U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass a large aid package for victims of Hurricane Harvey, but specifics of the plan and its price tag are unclear as Congress awaits a funding request from the Trump administration. Historic flooding from Harvey, which came ashore in Texas last week as a powerful Category 4 hurricane and is now a tropical storm, has...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. National Guard troops, police officers, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still stranded in and around Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • *Flooding expected to peak Wednesday or Thursday in Houston. Thousands of National Guard troops, police, rescue workers and civilians raced in helicopters, boats and special high-water trucks to rescue the hundreds of people still believed trapped in Houston, the nation's fourth-largest city. The storm was the most powerful hurricane to strike Texas in more...

  • NEW ORLEANS, Aug 28- Dick Gremillion has watched Houston officials come under fire for deciding not to order an evacuation ahead of the epic flooding that has left hundreds of people in the country's fourth-largest city trapped in their homes. But as the Louisiana parish where he serves as emergency preparedness director faces its own deluge from Tropical...