• Oil Prices Drop On Demand Worries After US Hurricanes
Oil Prices Drop On Demand Worries After US Hurricanes

Gold is retreating as the safe-haven demand fades. London Brent crude for November delivery was up 30 cents, or 0.6 percent, at $54.08, having settled down 1.3 percent. Hurricanes have shaken energy markets, with Irma shutting fuel stations and ports across Florida and Harvey strangling refineries in the nation's energy hub.

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  • Residents rescue manatees stranded by Irma
Residents rescue manatees stranded by Irma

Several people posted photos of the animals that were stuck on the shore Sunday during an usually low tide created just before the hurricane made its way up the Florida coast and slammed into the Sarasota region. "One wasn't moving, the other was breathing and had water in its eyes". He gave the manatees water to help, he wrote. "We're not ...

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  • Google appeals record European Union fine over 'unfair' shopping searches
Google appeals record European Union fine over 'unfair' shopping searches

Google has filed a legal appeal against a record-breaking fine handed down by the European Commission this summer for anti-competitive behavior relating to the operation of its product search comparison service, now known as Google Shopping.

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  • Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar
Trump speaks with leaders of Saudi Arabia, UAE and Qatar

Trump followed, "Well that is a problem we will get resolved and I'm very, very honored and happy to know that you have problems with the media also". It recently restored full diplomatic ties to Iran, with which it shares a massive offshore natural gas field that makes its citizens among the world's wealthiest.

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  • Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds
Crane collapses in Miami from Hurricane Irma winds

Authorities expressed concern earlier in the week as 25 cranes still stood in Miami during Irma. The tower cranes are "designed to withstand winds up to 145 miles per hour, not a Category 5 Hurricane ", the city said in a news release this week.

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  • Trump Says He Will Visit Florida
Trump Says He Will Visit Florida "Soon"

President Donald Trump meets with congressional leaders: House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi in the Oval Office of the White House i...

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  • David Johnson questionable to return from wrist injury vs. Lions
David Johnson questionable to return from wrist injury vs. Lions

Golladay was one of the heroes in the Lions' 35-23 win over the Arizona Cardinals in their season opener. Arizona may have one of the more balanced rosters in the NFC, though they know their window is closing with some of the older players on their team.

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  • Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico
Tropical Storm Katia Weakens As It Enters Mexico

According to the forecast, Hurricane Katia has sustained winds of 180 kph and can reach gusts of 200 kph, although it is expected to downgrade into a tropical storm on its path west and enter into Mexican territory. The quake, the strongest to strike the country in more than 80 years, killed at least 61 people. Officials in Veracruz say Katia cou...

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  • Second-half transformation not enough as Huskers fall in Oregon
Second-half transformation not enough as Huskers fall in Oregon

Much of the game was dominated by Oregon. On the second play of the half, Lee hit Pierson-El for a 34-yard pass to get the Huskers into OR territory. Freeman was injured early in the Nebraska game a year ago. Nebraska stayed with the Ducks through the start of the second quarter, pulling within 21-14 with 13:26 to go in the half.

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  • Cubs, Brewers set to meet at Wrigley Field
Cubs, Brewers set to meet at Wrigley Field

Jimmy Nelson is eight strikeouts shy of becoming the first Brewers pitcher with at least 200 strikeouts in a single season since Yovani Gallardo in 2012 (204). Considering the Brewers were being built to win in another year or two more so than right now, they can't afford to be down a man at any position for the stretch run.

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  • House paves the way for self-driving cars
House paves the way for self-driving cars

Under the new law, test cars will not be required to have steering wheels or pedals - something all state traffic laws require at the moment. Latta is chairman of the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee that developed the legislation .

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  • Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico
Katia now third hurricane in tropics; forms in SW Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Irma is not the only show in town. "Isolated maximum amounts of 25 inches are possible in northern Veracruz and eastern Hidalgo, Puebla, and San Luis Potosi", the Hurricane Center warned . Roughly 10 of these smaller islands - such as St. Martin , Antigua and Barbuda, and St. Kitts and Nevis - were pounded by hurricane conditions. T...

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  • Pope Francis Starts Five Day Trip to Colombia
Pope Francis Starts Five Day Trip to Colombia

But many Colombians are furious that the 2016 peace deal with the government granted fighters amnesty and some will be rewarded with seats in Congress. He said the root of all social ills, including wars, is inequality and asked all Colombians to look in the eyes of the poorest of the nation and understand their needs.

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  • With 'Mission 120', BJP to Fight Odisha Elections Alone, Says Amit Shah
With 'Mission 120', BJP to Fight Odisha Elections Alone, Says Amit Shah

Bhubaneswar: BJP National President Amit Shah this morning visited the Lingaraj Temple here on the second day of his three-day visit to Odisha and paid obeisance to the deities. "Works of around Rs 4 lakh crore have been declared by the Centre for Odisha". The Union ministers are also accompanying him on his 110-day nationwide tour which Shah ...

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  • Florida sheriff's statement on shelters criticized by ACLU
Florida sheriff's statement on shelters criticized by ACLU

Judd said police will be on duty at shelters checking the identities of everyone who comes in. 'We hope it actually leads to more people turning themselves in, ' the spokeswoman, Carrie Horstman, told the paper. Or, say, undocumented immigrants, of whom there are 450,000 living just in South Florida. The practices of law enforcement officia...

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  • US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package
US House votes for Hurricane Harvey relief package

Trump, after meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday at the White House, told reporters on Air Force One that the deal with Democrats would be "very good". Ivanka Trump's visit to the Oval Office of the White House during a meeting between her father and the Republican leaders "visibly annoyed" the GOPers, an aide says .

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  • Bell Pottinger on the market as clients leave in droves
Bell Pottinger on the market as clients leave in droves

British clients were similarly rushing to dump the firm yesterday, with HSBC , St James's Place , the wealth manager, DS Smith , the packaging group, and Carillion , the construction group, all in the process of severing ties. "The view of the PRCA board was that Bell Pottinger's actions were deliberately meant to create exactly the result they...

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  • USA lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package
USA lawmakers approve major Hurricane Harvey aid package

The US Congress has passed a 7.9 billion dollar (£6bn) aid package to help victims of Hurricane Harvey . Conservatives in the House and Senate, including Texas U.S. "That will strand the aid that we need", he said. Beyond the dissent among the conservative House members, however, the plan lacks broad support or opposition in part because lawma...

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  • Mamata Banerjee joins journalists to slam killing of Gauri Lankesh
Mamata Banerjee joins journalists to slam killing of Gauri Lankesh

Margherita Journalists Association has condemned the barbaric killing of Bangalore-based senior journalist Gauri Lankesh on Tuesday night by unidentified assailants. Police have recovered closed-circuit television footage from her residence, where they also reportedly found four bullet cartridges. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said the "series of...

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  • Gas price hike comes as Texans hit the road for Labor Day
Gas price hike comes as Texans hit the road for Labor Day

But why is gas 37 cents a gallon more than last week in MA, where the only effect Harvey had was a few hours of heavy rain this past Sunday? Tuesday's rate outpaced the national average of $2.64 per gallon, up from $2.37 last week and $2.20 previous year.

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  • Sonia, Rahul condemn killing of Gauri Lankesh
Sonia, Rahul condemn killing of Gauri Lankesh

Police said, either the assailants were following her or they were already inside her house. Gauri Lankesh was the editor of Kannada weekly magazine Lankesh Patrike and she was talking to her assistant Santish about the publishing of the next issue of the magazine.

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  • Trump's DACA Decision Puts Dreamers' Future In The Hands Of Congress
Trump's DACA Decision Puts Dreamers' Future In The Hands Of Congress

Manchin's office did not respond to a request for comment Tuesday on Trump's decision to end DACA. Washington , Sep 6 (IANS) US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has been rescinded, potentially putting 800,000 illegal immigrants at the danger of deportation.

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  • 6 hikers rescued after 140 trapped by wildfires
6 hikers rescued after 140 trapped by wildfires

Officials said it was human-caused and apparently started by misuse of fireworks. Interstate 84 from Troutdale to Hood River, Oregon , remains closed. Smoke from the wildfires has drifted west, degrading air quality throughout Camas and Washougal, and dropping ash in many areas throughout the Portland/Vancouver metro region.

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  • Forecasters Call Hurricane Irma 'Potentially Catastrophic'
Forecasters Call Hurricane Irma 'Potentially Catastrophic'

The hurricane could reach Puerto Rico as early as Wednesday afternoon before making its way toward the continental US. Hurricane Irma remains a major Category 5 hurricane with winds at 185 miles per hour as of 11 p.m. Girardin said inhabitants of Saint-Martin and Saint-Barthelemy should prepare themselves for high winds, surging sea lev...

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  • Kentucky Receives Six Votes In ESPN Coaches Poll
Kentucky Receives Six Votes In ESPN Coaches Poll

The biggest movers of the week were the Seminoles, who dropped six spots to No. 9 and Florida , who fell 8 positions down to No. 24. Florida, with 10 suspended players, struggled mightily in the second half against MI. There are three games this coming weekend featuring two ranked teams squaring off: No. 5 Oklahoma travels to No. 2 Ohio Sta...

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