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  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Business owners who are trying to get back on track after hurricanes Harvey and Irma now face a different sort of challenge: trying to recoup lost income from their insurers. "I think the whole thing is a rip-off," said Thomas Arnold, an optometrist in Sugar Land, Texas. Business interruption policies typically require "direct physical damage" as a...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Business owners who are trying to get back on track after hurricanes Harvey and Irma now face a different sort of challenge: trying to recoup lost income from their insurers. "I think the whole thing is a rip-off," said Thomas Arnold, an optometrist in Sugar Land, Texas. Arnold says he pays $1,083 per month for coverage.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 15- Business owners who are trying to get back on track after hurricanes Harvey and Irma now face a different sort of challenge: trying to recoup lost income from their insurers. "I think the whole thing is a rip-off," said Thomas Arnold, an optometrist in Sugar Land, Texas. Arnold says he pays $1,083 per month for coverage.

  • *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. HOUSTON, Aug 27- Catastrophic flooding triggered by Tropical Storm Harvey inundated Houston on Sunday, forcing residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city to flee their homes in boats or hunker down in anticipation of more days of "unprecedented" rainfall. More than 30 inches of rain had fallen in parts of...

  • *Houston residents told to climb on roof if homes flood. *Storm Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. HOUSTON, Aug 27- Tropical Storm Harvey caused widespread flooding in Houston that inundated homes and submerged highways on Sunday as residents of the fourth most populous U.S. city hunkered down in anticipation of several more days of "...

  • *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 over 1,000 people around Houston as Tropical Storm Harvey hit the region with "unprecedented" rain expected to last for...

  • *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 with "unprecedented" force.

  • *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.

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Flooding and road closures stretched from east Texas into northwestern Florida after Cindy made landfall early on Thursday near the Louisiana- Texas border and weakened to a tropical depression, the National Weather Service said. At least two tornadoes were reported near Birmingham, Alabama, destroying several buildings and injuring at least four people,...

  • June 22- A tropical depression formerly known as Tropical Storm Cindy caused flooding on Thursday in several U.S. southeastern states, spawned a tornado that injured four people in Alabama, and cut 16 percent of Gulf of Mexico oil production. Cindy was a tropical storm when it made landfall near the Louisiana- Texas border about 3 a.m. CT Thursday, then weakened as...