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  • *Woman killed, flooding widespread in Houston. *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people around Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 25- U.S. small-cap stocks, highly sensitive to the fate of President Donald Trump's policy ambitions, may face more selling pressure, leaving small-cap investors scrambling for quality names and more resilient sectors. Denis Villere III, portfolio manager at Villere& Co in New Orleans, LA. Smaller companies are "much more at risk than the large and more...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Emergency crews raced to pull people from cars and homes as flood waters rose across southeast Texas on Sunday, rescuing more than 1,000 people in the Houston area as Tropical Storm Harvey pounded the region.

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. HOUSTON, Texas, Aug 27- Rescue crews raced against rising floodwaters early on Sunday to pull hundreds of stranded residents from their homes and cars in southeast Texas as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit the state in more than 50 years, roared inland. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. The storm has killed at least two people and Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said on Twitter early on Sunday the death toll could rise, with his deputies responding to reports of a deceased woman and child inside a submerged vehicle on Interstate 10 near Houston. The second confirmed fatality from Tropical Storm Harvey...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. The second confirmed fatality from Tropical Storm Harvey came on Saturday evening as a woman attempted to drive through flooded streets on Houston's west side, said Sergeant Colin Howard of the Houston police department. Authorities have urged residents to stay off the streets of Houston and other southeast Texas cities...

  • *Woman killed in flooding in Houston. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 27- A second person was killed on Saturday as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years, roared inland, knocking out power to more than 200,000 people and threatening catastrophic flooding. Authorities have urged residents to stay off the streets of Houston and other southeast Texas...

  • Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- A second person was killed on Saturday as Harvey, the most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years, roared inland, knocking out power to more than 230,000 people and threatening catastrophic flooding. Harvey slammed into Texas late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers...

  • Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain and affecting heavily...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. It has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland,...

  • Gulf of Mexico waiting to dock at Galveston port. "We talk daily with the cruise ship operators as well as the city of Galveston and the Galveston Port Authority in order to try to identify opportunities to be able to get these cruise ships in," said Kevin Oditt, commander of the Coast Guard sector Houston- Galveston. The Coast Guard unit in Corpus Christi, Texas...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. One person died in a house fire in the town of Rockport, 30 miles north of the city of Corpus Christi, as Harvey...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years has killed at least one person and is now threatening catastrophic flooding as it lumbers inland and dumps torrential rains, authorities said on Saturday. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late...

  • ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years dumped torrential rain as it moved inland on Saturday, threatening widespread floods across the U.S. state and possibly in the city of Houston. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to lash Texas for days, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain after battering the coast when it came ashore on...

  • *Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour winds. Texas utility companies said just under a quarter of a...

  • *Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour winds. Texas utility companies said nearly a quarter...

  • Texas state coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour winds. Harvey is the strongest storm to hit Texas, the center of the U.S. oil and...

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey moved slowly but powerfully across Texas on Saturday, downgraded to a Category 2 storm, but only after hammering the coast with life-threatening winds and the prospect of catastrophic flooding. Harvey was downgraded to a Category 2 hurricane by the National...