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  • 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...

  • *Rebels attack oil pipeline in Colombia. *Operations in Libya still impacted by pipeline blockade. 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.

  • *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...

  • A policeman equipped with a Glock revolver, handcuffs and a radio on his belt patrols a street in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

    Two people were killed and four hospitalized Monday after a shooting at a library in Clovis city, New Mexico, the city's fire chief said.

  • *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...

  • *Rebels attack oil pipeline in Colombia. *Operations in Libya still impacted by pipeline blockade. SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Heavy rains from tropical storm Harvey caused large-scale U.S. refinery outages, pushing up gasoline prices, while crude prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday on the back of supply disruptions in Colombia and Libya.

  • *Rebels attack oil pipeline in Colombia. *Operations in Libya still impacted by pipeline blockade. SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Heavy rains from tropical storm Harvey caused large-scale U.S. refinery outages, pushing up gasoline prices, while crude prices rose in early Asian trade on Tuesday on the back of supply disruptions in Colombia and Libya.

  • *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...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- U.S. stock futures and Asian share markets tumbled on Tuesday, while the yen jumped to four-month highs against the dollar after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, setting up a tense start to trading for markets in the region. North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific waters off the...

  • *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...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- The dollar slumped to a four-month low against the yen early on Tuesday after North Korea fired a missile that passed over northern Japan, the latest act of provocation by Pyongyang that has ramped up tensions in the region over the past month. The yen tends to benefit during times of geopolitical or financial stress as Japan is the worlds biggest...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives opening remarks at the Large-Bank Directors Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Key Areas of Focus of Supervisory Reform" at the Large-Bank Directors...

  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 29 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans gives opening remarks at the Large-Bank Directors Conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago 1500 GMT. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 30 CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Board Governor Jerome Powell speaks on "Key Areas of Focus of Supervisory Reform" at the Large-Bank Directors...

  • *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...

  • TOKYO, Aug 29- U.S. stock futures fell almost one percent and the yen jumped to four-month highs against the dollar in early Asian trade on Tuesday after North Korea fired a missile over northern Japan, setting up a tense start to trading for markets in the region. North Korea fired a missile early on Tuesday that flew over Japan and landed in the Pacific waters off...

  • *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...