Day: September 10, 2017

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma’s path of destruction up Florida’s Gulf Coast on Sunday threatens to disrupt a thriving state tourism industry worth more than $100 billion annually just months ahead of the busy winter travel season. Some of the state’s biggest attractions have announced temporary closures, including amusement park giants Walt Disney World’s
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FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) – Hurricane Irma lost some strength as it pounded southern Florida on Sunday afternoon, but forecasts warned it would remain a powerful storm as it flooded Miami streets and knocked out power to about 2 million homes and businesses. All of southern Florida was feeling the effects of the storm creeping toward
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MONACO (Reuters) – As Hurricane Irma battered Florida on Sunday, the cream of the insurance world — gathered under the Mediterranean sun in Monte Carlo — was assessing the costs of the storm for the global industry. The takeaway so far: Irma and its predecessor Hurricane Harvey, which caused massive flooding in Texas two weeks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Representative Jim Jordan, a leading House conservative, said on Sunday that fellow conservatives are not discussing replacing Speaker Paul Ryan despite unhappiness with the way Republican leaders handled last week’s debt ceiling increase that included no fiscal reforms. Many Republicans are unhappy with the deal President Donald Trump reached last week
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FORT MYERS/MIAMI (Reuters) – Packing 130-mph (210-kph) winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday as it headed towards the state’s Gulf Coast, threatening potentially catastrophic flooding. After wreaking havoc in the Caribbean, the deadly storm was located about 80 miles (125 km) south-southeast of Naples
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MIAMI/FORT MYERS, Fla (Reuters) – Packing 130-mph (210-kph) winds, Hurricane Irma knocked out electricity to more than 1 million Florida homes and businesses on Sunday and threatened the state’s Gulf Coast with potentially catastrophic flooding. The storm, one of the most powerful ever recorded in the Atlantic, passed over the Florida Keys archipelago off the
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Lufthansa’s (LHAG.DE) budget airlines Eurowings and Germanwings have reached an agreement in principle on wages and retirement benefits with German cabin crew union UFO, Eurowings said on Sunday. The outline deal, reached over the weekend, could end a three-year dispute which forced the cancellation of around 400 flights last October, after cabin
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• Թրամփը նամակ է ուղարկել միգրացիոն բարեփոխումների մասին • Ջերի Բրաունը վիտո է դրել տուգանքի վրա • Ամերիկաթուրքական հարաբերությունները վատանում են • Երեւանում բանկ են թալանել • Քալիֆորնիայի օրենսդիր մարմնի անդամները՝ Լեռնային Ղարաբաղում
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FRANKFURT (Reuters) – PSA Group will support newly acquired Opel introducing electric cars but the switch must be profitable for it to be successful, PSA Chief Executive Carlos Tavares told German paper Bild am Sonntag. Politicians and regulators across the globe are promoting electric cars after Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) diesel cheating scandal exposed higher-than-expected pollution levels
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