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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7- U.S. federal legislation may be needed to require social media companies to disclose more about how their platforms are used for political advertising, a senior Democratic lawmaker said on Thursday, amid new concerns about Russia's alleged efforts to influence the 2016 election. Senator Mark Warner said Congress may need to update laws in...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 6- Gasoline stations around Florida struggled to keep up with demand from customers anxious to fill tanks as Hurricane Irma approached, with some locations running out of supply on Wednesday. Some convenience stores are out of fuel as delivery trucks wait three to four hours to get cargoes from Port Everglades, the main supply source for the...

  • The Transportation Department notified United of its decision in a May 12 letter made public on Wednesday by passenger advocacy group Flyers Rights. Paul Hudson, president of Flyers Rights, said for "the Department of Transportation to conclude that United Airlines' conduct did not warrant an enforcement action is a dereliction of duty.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 6- Vuzix Corp, a maker of computer smart glasses used in industry, said on Wednesday it is venturing into a new market with a system that helps restore vision to U.S. military veterans who lost sight in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. David Godbold, national director of the Wounded Warrior Program, a charity that has started offering the glasses to...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 6- The U.S. Transportation Department told United Continental Holdings Inc it would not face fines after a 69- year-old passenger was dragged from a flight at Chicagos OHare International Airport after he refused to give up his seat to make room for a crew member, a official confirmed Wednesday. The Transportation Department notified United...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. retail gasoline prices climbed on Tuesday, even as oil refineries rumbled back into service after Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations along the Texas coast. The average gasoline price was $2.648, 30.2 cents higher than a month ago, according to motorist advocacy group AAA. Research company IIR said an estimated 3.67 million barrels a day...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. retail gasoline prices climbed on Tuesday, even as oil refineries rumbled back into service after Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations along the Texas coast. The average gasoline price was $2.648, 30.2 cents higher than a month ago, according to motorist advocacy group AAA. The Department of Energy had loaned more than 5 million barrels of...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- U.S. retail gasoline prices climbed Tuesday, even as oil refineries rumbled back into service after Hurricane Harvey disrupted operations along the Texas coast. The average gasoline price was $2.648, 30.2 cents higher than a month ago, according to motorist advocacy group AAA. Damages have been estimated as high as $180 billion.

  • Port operations across the U.S. Gulf Coast oil and gas hub were resuming, although many still had restrictions on vessel draft, according to U.S. Coast Guard updates. Harvey dumped as much as 50 inches of rain over Texas and Louisiana, forcing officials to close or restrict operations at ports from Corpus Christi, Texas, to Lake Charles, Louisiana.

  • Harvey dumped as much as 50 inches of rain over Texas and Louisiana, forcing officials to close or restrict operations at ports from Corpus Christi, Texas, to Lake Charles, Louisiana. Alberto Hernandez, a watch supervisor at the U.S. Coast Guard, said on Monday there were ships exiting and entering the Houston Ship Channel, which links the Port of Houston, the busiest...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 3- Two key fuel pipelines were set to start up on Monday after certain segments in Texas were shut because of Hurricane Harvey, helping alleviate concerns about rising retail prices and the domestic distribution of gasoline and distillates. Colonial Pipeline Co, the biggest U.S. fuel system, said on Sunday it planned to reopen the main distillate...

  • HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 3- Colonial Pipeline Co, the biggest U.S. fuel system, delayed reopening a segment of its system in Texas that was shut due to Hurricane Harvey, increasing worries about rising retail prices and the domestic distribution of gasoline and distillates. The company, which had originally scheduled a Sunday restart for the segment going from...

  • NEW YORK/ HOUSTON, Sept 3- Colonial Pipeline Co, the biggest U.S. fuel system, delayed reopening a segment of its system in Texas that was shut due to Hurricane Harvey, increasing worries about rising retail prices and the domestic distribution of gasoline and distillates. The company, which had originally scheduled a Sunday restart for the segment going from...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 3- U.S. gasoline prices continued to rise on Sunday amid fears of shortages, despite the restart of several key refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast that had been crippled by Hurricane Harvey. On Sunday, average retail prices rose again, to $2.621 a gallon, with weekly increases hitting 18 percent in Georgia and 19 percent in South Carolina, according to...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 2- A number of key Texas refineries worked to reopen or resume normal operations on Saturday, a week after Hurricane Harvey knocked out nearly one quarter of the U.S. refining capacity and sent gasoline prices to two-year highs. While much of the region's refining infrastructure still remained offline from Harvey, which made landfall as a Category...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 2- U.S. Gulf Coast refineries and fuel distribution terminals started to reopen on Saturday, a week after Tropical Storm Harvey knocked out nearly 25 percent of the nation's refining capacity and sent gasoline prices spiking. The announcements come after Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Friday it would restart its 157,500 bpd refinery in Corpus...

  • *Europe, Asia traders rush to reroute cargoes to Americas. HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 1- Retail U.S. gasoline prices surged to two-year highs on Friday and global shipping routes were scrambled, even as some U.S. oil refineries began restarting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Northeast and Midwest were shut or severely curtailed, prompting shortages and dramatic...

  • *Europe, Asia traders rush to reroute cargoes to Americas. HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 1- Retail U.S. gasoline prices surged to two-year highs on Friday and global shipping routes were scrambled, even as some U.S. oil refineries began restarting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Northeast and Midwest were shut or severely curtailed, prompting shortages and dramatic...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 1- William Dudley, a tough-talking U.S. regulator who heads the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, violated a code of conduct by failing to disclose that his half-sister worked at Wells Fargo& Co, according to an investigation into potential conflicts of interest. Yet the investigation into Dudley's emails and text messages could heighten concerns...

  • *Europe, Asia traders rush to reroute cargoes to Americas. HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 1- Retail U.S. gasoline prices surged to two-year highs on Friday and global shipping routes were scrambled, even as some of the nation's oil refineries began restarting in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Northeast and Midwest were shut or severely curtailed, prompting shortages and...