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  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 26- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast as a Category 4 storm on Friday, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The storm is expected to move slowly over the...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm, bringing life-threatening winds and the likelihood of catastrophic flooding as the most powerful storm in over a decade hit the mainland United States. Fueled by the warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Harvey became the first Category 4 hurricane to wallop...

  • Aug 26- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said late Friday it had lifted some gasoline requirements for Texas to address potential shortages resulting from Hurricane Harvey.

  • *Category 4 hurricane hits Texas coast Friday night. CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 130 miles per hour, the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The hurricane made landfall northeast of Corpus Christi around 10 p.m. CDT, bringing with it a...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast on Friday as a Category 4 storm with winds of up to 130 miles per hour, the most powerful storm in over a decade to hit the mainland United States. The hurricane made landfall between Port Aransas and Port O'Connor around 10 p.m. CDT and is expected to dump over 3 feet of rain along the Texas...

  • LOS ANGELES, Aug 25- President Donald Trump on Friday signed a disaster proclamation for the state of Texas as Hurricane Harvey began to move onto the coast.

  • PRESIDENT TRUMP SIGNS DISASTER PROCLAMATION AS HURRICANE HARVEY NEARS LANDFALL IN TEXAS.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- The eye of Hurricane Harvey began to push onto the Texas coast on Friday bringing with it winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana...

  • Carnival Corp said that three of its ships were unable to return Galveston as scheduled and that two of them would be forced to divert instead to New Orleans, where they would pick up fresh supplies. "Given the severity and projected path of the storm along with potential challenges guests may encounter attempting to travel back to Galveston independently, we...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- The eye of Hurricane Harvey began to push onto the Texas coast on Friday bringing with it winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana...

  • President Donald Trump signed an executive order that prohibits dealings in new debt from the Venezuelan government or its state oil company on Friday in an effort to halt financing that the White House said fuels President Nicolas Maduro's "dictatorship." Maduro, who has frequently blamed the United States for waging an "economic war" on Venezuela, said the...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana bracing for...

  • Hurricane Harvey was approaching the city on Friday with winds of up to 130 miles an hour, the National Weather Service said. The National Weather Service said the storm surge around the city, which is less than 7 feet above sea level, could be between 6 feet and 13 feet when Hurricane Harvey arrives. "Corpus Christi has benefited from the shale boom and is likely to...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 156 miles per hour and 13- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with cities from northern Mexico to Louisiana bracing for...

  • 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...

  • Following are the deadliest hurricanes to make landfall in the United States since 1851, the earliest year for which the National Weather Service keeps such data:. It killed at least 8,000 people, according to the National Weather Service. An estimated 2,500 people died, but the figure could be as high as 3,000, according to the National Weather Service.

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey was hours away from lashing the Texas coast on Friday with winds of up to 125 miles per hour and 12- foot ocean surges as the most powerful storm in over a decade bore down on the mainland United States. Harvey strengthened to a powerful Category 4 hurricane with flood warnings in effect for Louisiana and northern...

  • Aug 25- The destruction that heavy rain and floods from Hurricane Harvey could inflict on Texas would add to the pile of debt owed by a federal flood insurance program that is due to expire in September, advocacy groups said. Most of it covered claims from Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Superstorm Sandy in 2012, and floods in 2016, the programs third most severe...

  • CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Aug 25- Hurricane Harvey moved closer to the Texas coast on Friday and residents were warned to take shelter from 125 mile-per-hour winds and 12- foot ocean surges when the most powerful storm in over a decade slams the mainland United States. The storm was expected to hit land near Corpus Christi, Texas, around 9 p.m. CDT then stall and dump...