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  • North Dakota, Pennsylvania and West Virginia each gained one. Arkansas, Colorado and Louisiana were down one rig each. California, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah and Wyoming were all unchanged.

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 21 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake. As Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, bore down on Florida,...

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastatingly high winds, killing 19 people and leaving catastrophic destruction in its wake.

  • *'Go now,' Florida gov. tells people in vulnerable areas. *Gas hard to find in parts of Florida. HAVANA, Sept 8- Hurricane Irma menaced Cuba and the Bahamas on Friday as it drove toward Florida after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing 19 people and leaving a swathe of catastrophic destruction.

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 8- H urricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday after lashing the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, killing 19 people and leaving a swathe of catastrophic destruction. Irma was about 450 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, early Friday after...

  • Police escort a convoy of buses carrying tourists evacuated from Caibarien, Villa Clara province in central Cuba, 330 km east of Havana, where the hurricane is expected to hit.

    Hurricane Irma is among the most powerful Atlantic storms in half a century.

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 8- H urricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday as it lashed the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, leaving behind 14 deaths and a swathe of catastrophic destruction. Irma was about 495 miles southeast of Miami, Florida, early on Friday, after soaking...

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 8- H urricane Irma, one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, drove toward Florida on Friday as it lashed the Caribbean with devastating winds and torrential rain, leaving behind 14 deaths and a swathe of catastrophic destruction. Irma was about 55 miles south of Great Inagua Island early on Friday, after soaking...

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 7- The eye of Hurricane Irma grazed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday, rattling buildings after it smashed a string of Caribbean islands as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killing 14 people on its way to Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm the size of France has ravaged small...

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 7- The eye of Hurricane Irma grazed the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday shaking buildings after it smashed a string of Caribbean islands as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killing 14 people on its way to Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm the size of France has ravaged small...

  • PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos, Sept 7- R esidents of the Turks and Caicos Islands on Thursday hunkered down for Hurricane Irma, which has smashed through a string of Caribbean islands as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century, killing at least 14 people en route to Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm the size of France has...

  • *A portion of barrels moved to Caribbean due to Harvey now locked. HOUSTON, Sept 7- Monster Hurricane Irma has shut down oil terminals across the northern Caribbean, worsening a fuel supply crunch in Latin America which is struggling to meet demand since Hurricane Harvey disrupted shipments from the U.S. Gulf Coast last month. The Caribbean has the capacity to...

  • CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti, Sept 7- The "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Irma raged offshore vulnerable Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at the Turks and Caicos islands and Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm has smashed...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 7- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields fell to 10- month lows on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims data and worries about the impact of hurricanes Irma and Harvey on the world's largest economy stoked safe-haven demand for government debt. Rates were further pressured overall by declines in German government bonds after the European Central Bank...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 7- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields fell to 10- month lows on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims data and worries about the impact of hurricanes Irma and Harvey on the world's largest economy stoked safe-haven demand for government debt. Rates were further pressured overall by declines in German government bonds after the European Central Bank...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 7- U.S. long-dated Treasury yields fell to 10- month lows on Thursday as U.S. jobless claims data and worries about the impact of hurricanes Irma and Harvey on the world's largest economy stoked safe-haven demand for government debt. Rates were further pressured overall by declines in German government bonds after the European Central Bank...

  • CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti, Sept 7- Hurricane Irma barreled toward vulnerable Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm has smashed through several small islands in the northeast Caribbean...

  • CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti, Sept 7- Hurricane Irma barreled toward vulnerable Haiti on Thursday after devastating a string of Caribbean islands and killing at least 10 people as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century took aim at Florida. With winds of around 185 miles per hour, the storm has smashed through several small islands in the northeast Caribbean...

  • *Hurricane Irma hits Caribbean, heads for Florida at weekend. *Hurricane Jose heads for the Caribbean from Atlantic. Reflecting the impact of Harvey which hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 25, the EIA said U.S. oil refinery utilization rates slumped 16.9 percentage points to 79.7 percent last week, the lowest rate since 2010..

  • *Senate passes disaster aid, fiscal package; sends to House. WASHINGTON, Sept 7- President Donald Trump embraced the idea on Thursday of ending the need for periodic raises of the ceiling on U.S. debt by Congress, again siding with Democrats a day after stunning fellow Republicans by striking a deal with the opposition party on the debt limit and federal spending.