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UPDATE 3-Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery

An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coast...

UPDATE 3-Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery

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Intensifying storm cut half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, closes coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
21:52 2019-07-11

UPDATE 5-Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
11:26 2019-07-12

Storm Barry cuts half U.S. Gulf Coast oil output, flooding fears close coastal refinery An intensifying tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Thursday cut more than half the region's oil output, with energy companies evacuating staff from nearly 200 offshore facilities and a coastal refinery....
00:26 2019-07-12

UPDATE 1-Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:52 2019-07-11

UPDATE 5-U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
22:00 2019-07-10

Intensifying storm shuts U.S. coastal refinery, adding to energy production losses Threatened flooding from a tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a coastal refinery, pushing oil and gasoline prices higher on Thursday....
16:00 2019-07-11

Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil output cut by 53% ahead of storm - U.S. govt Energy companies have cut crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico by 53.39%, or 1 million barrels per day (bpd), ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Thursday....
21:13 2019-07-11

U.S. oil firms cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico output ahead of storm U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened production....
21:13 2019-07-10

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil output cut by 59% due to storm: government Almost 59 percent, or 1.1 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Friday....
00:39 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry shuts 70% of U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil output Nearly 70% or 1.3 million barrels per day (bpd), of crude oil production in the U.S.-regulated areas of the Gulf of Mexico has been cut because of Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) said on Saturday...
23:00 2019-07-13

Toxic algae that causes rashes, vomiting closes beaches along Mississippi’s Gulf Coast More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shoreline. Officials have also warned people to avoid eating seafood from affected areas....
18:26 2019-07-05

U.S. oil producers shut offshore output as storm forms in Gulf of Mexico Anadarko Petroleum Corp has joined major U.S. oil producers shutting production and withdrawing staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of a storm threatening oil-producing areas....
20:00 2019-07-10

U.S. oil producers shut-in offshore output as storm forms in Gulf of Mexico U.S. oil prices climbed nearly 2.5% on Wednesday as major oil producers shut in production and withdrew staff from offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, as a storm threatened oil-producing areas....
15:52 2019-07-10

Storm likely to churn into hurricane, looms on U.S. Gulf coast A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans is likely to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
13:00 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off U.S. Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:39 2019-07-11

Tropical storm brewing off Gulf Coast, likely to hit Louisiana as hurricane A storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico and aimed at water-logged New Orleans was expected to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday, forecasters said....
15:00 2019-07-11

Gas prices may rise as Tropical Storm Barry barrels toward U.S. Gulf Coast refineries Gas prices are likely to rise slightly in the coming days as Tropical Storm Barry crashes into the Gulf Coast – and supply constraints could pop up.       ...
03:13 2019-07-13

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn the storm could strengthen to a hurricane by the weekend....
19:13 2019-07-10

Gulf Coast put on alert for potential tropical storm to form late week After more than a month of inactivity in the tropical Atlantic basin, there is concern for development in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico with potential impacts to residents and visitors later this week....
18:00 2019-07-07

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, forecast to hit land as hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
17:26 2019-07-10

Tropical depression or storm expected to form along Gulf Coast, could become 'dangerous' hurricane The second storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season is expected to form Wednesday or Thursday along the Gulf Coast.        ...
16:39 2019-07-10

UPDATE 6-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
00:13 2019-07-11

UPDATE 7-U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
02:39 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry lands first blow on coastal Louisiana, New Orleans hunkers down Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans later in the day....
15:39 2019-07-12

Massive explosion at largest gas refinery on the East Coast, triggering fire A fire broke out at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gasoline futures are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Watch The Biggest Oil Refinery on the East Coast Explode Into a Massive Fireball A Philadelphia oil refinery experienced a fire that caused at least three massive explosions in Southwest Philadelphia around 4 a.m. this morning, ABC 6 reports. Thankfully four employees only suffered minor injuries that were able to be treated on-site, and the blaze is still burning though firefig...
00:13 2019-06-22

Oil down for a second day as U.S. Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
03:13 2019-07-16

Oil down as US Gulf of Mexico output returns Oil prices fell for a second day on Tuesday as more production facilities returned to operation in the U.S. Gulf after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend, while Chinese economic data dimmed the outlook for crude demand....
05:26 2019-07-16

Louisiana refinery preps for restart as Storm Barry blows over Phillips 66 was preparing on Sunday to begin a restart on Monday of its southeast Louisiana refinery, which was shut because of the threat of Tropical Storm Barry, the company said....
00:26 2019-07-15

China's first-half pork output falls amid disease outbreak China's pork output fell by less than expected in the first half as the country tackles a devastating disease outbreak, although official data showed conflicting figures on the size of the decline in the hog herd....
07:13 2019-07-15

Gujarat On Alert As Cyclonic Storm Vayu Closes In Gujarat Cyclone Updates: A heavy rainfall warning has been issued in parts of Gujarat in the next few days and Cyclone Vayu is expected to hit Gujarat coast on June 13....
08:26 2019-06-11

Oil falls as U.S. resumes Gulf of Mexico output, boosts shale supplies Oil prices dipped on Tuesday, extending losses from the previous session, as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry and as U.S. shale production is set to rise to a record....
09:26 2019-07-16

Oil steady as U.S resumes Gulf of Mexico output amid signs of further supply Oil prices were steady on Tuesday after falling in the previous session as output in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico resumed after Hurricane Barry swept through over the weekend and as U.S. shale production is expected to rise to a record....
07:13 2019-07-16

Amid swine fever outbreak, China's pork output in the first half of 2019 falls China produced 24.7 million tonnes of pork in the first six months of 2019, down 5.5% from a year earlier, amid a severe epidemic of African swine fever....
09:13 2019-07-15

Oil flat as tropical storm limits output, glut forecasts weigh Oil prices were little changed on Friday as U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude output dropped by more than half from disruptions caused by a tropical storm, but concerns over a global crude surplus in the months ahead limited gains....
00:26 2019-07-13

Mississippi Gulf Coast food and fun Coastal Mississippi is a place to seek out fresh, local cuisine, dive into the region’s history and discover everyday magic in the local towns.       ...
20:52 2019-06-10

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18:39 2019-06-27

More than 260 dead dolphins found on Gulf Coast since February Scientists from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are investigating why bottlenose dolphins are stranding themselves at an unusually high rate in the Northern Gulf of Mexico this year...
22:26 2019-06-15

With Barry bearing down, Gulf Coast braces for up to 24 inches of rain As Barry strengthened Thursday and inched closer to shore, residents in the Gulf states were rushing to prepare ahead of the storm's expected landfall on Saturday....
12:26 2019-07-12

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the US Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it’s been deemed an “unusual mortality event” by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. More than 261 bottlenose dolphins have been stranded in Louisiana, Mississippi, ...
23:39 2019-06-17

NOAA Investigates Surge in Dead Dolphins Along the Gulf Coast Since the beginning of February, over 260 bottlenose dolphin strandings have been documented along the northern Gulf Coast, prompting the declaration of an “unusual mortality event.” The reason for the strandings isn’t entirely clear, but indications point to excessive freshwater from rain—and even ...
01:13 2019-06-15

Shell, Chevron U.S. Gulf Coast refineries monitoring weather Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas coastal refineries operated by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Chevron Corp were monitoring a developing weather disturbance in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico that may produce heavy wind and rain later this week, company spokesmen said on Tuesday....
08:00 2019-07-10

Hundreds of dolphins have died along Gulf Coast since February, scientists say At least 279 animals have been stranded, triple the usual figure, and 98% have died, prompting investigationAt least 279 dolphins have become stranded across much of the US Gulf Coast since the start of February, triple the usual number, and about 98% of them have died, scientists from the National ...
18:26 2019-06-15

Strengthened tropical storm Barry takes aim at Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry took form in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday and headed toward an already water-logged New Orleans, where it was forecast to make landfall as the first Atlantic hurricane of the 2019 season by late Friday or early Saturday....
18:00 2019-07-11

Tropical Storm Barry could become hurricane before smashing Louisiana coast Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening Friday as it makes its way toward the Gulf Coast — and it could intensify to a hurricane just before it makes landfall along the Louisiana coast, forecasters predict. The storm, packing maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour, is relatively slow-moving, hea...
18:52 2019-07-12

Hurricane Barbara strengthens into a Category 2 storm off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara began strengthening rapidly in the Pacific Ocean on Monday and meteorologists expect it become a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
06:52 2019-07-02

UPDATE 1-PBF Energy to buy Shell's Martinez, Calif. oil refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc on Tuesday agreed to pay up to $1 billion for a California oil refinery that Royal Dutch Shell PLC has been trying to sell for at least four years....
00:39 2019-06-12

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
12:13 2019-06-11

NOAA: 279 dolphins dead on Gulf Coast, triple usual number NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Authorities say at least 279 dolphins have stranded across the U.S. Gulf Coast since Feb. 1, triple the usual number. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration scientists say 98% died. They said during a teleconference Friday that they’re investigating whether lingerin...
20:39 2019-06-14

Pioneer Natural sees crude exports rising from U.S. Gulf Coast -CFO Pioneer Natural Resources Co is moving about 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude from the Permian basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast, with about 80 percent of that loaded on ships for export, Chief Financial Officer Rich Dealy said on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

Gulf Coast Faces Flood and Tornado Risks Even As Barry Weakens NEW ORLEANS — Even though Tropical Depression Barry did not unleash catastrophic flooding in Louisiana, many across the Gulf Coast were urged to take heed of tornado and flash-flood warnings Monday as the storm moved north. Barry was downgraded from a tropical storm on Sunday afternoon but con...
19:13 2019-07-15

Barry strengthens into category 1 hurricane; Gulf Coast braces for impact Tropical Storm Barry is making its final approach toward the Gulf Coast on Saturday morning. Residents in the region who weren't put under voluntary evacuation were told to shelter in place....
17:39 2019-07-13

Hundreds of dolphins stranded, wash up dead along US Gulf Coast, officials say Hundreds of dolphins have washed up dead along the U.S. Gulf Coast in recent months — an event so strange it's been deemed an "unusual mortality event" by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration....
14:39 2019-06-16

Tropical Storm Barry expected to become hurricane before hitting Louisiana coast Residents along the Gulf Coast are waking up to power outages as Tropical Storm Barry approaches the coasts of Louisiana and Mississippi with winds gusting to over 80 mph, just short of hurricane strength. The National Weather Service said Barry is expected to become a hurricane before reaching the ...
16:00 2019-07-13

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first Atlantic hurricane of 2019 threatening to bring rain and flooding to New Orleans....
16:39 2019-07-12

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle....
00:26 2019-07-12

Barry becomes a hurricane as Louisiana coast prepares for storm to make landfall: NHC Barry had strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane by Saturday morning, with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph (120 kph), the National Hurricane Center said. Storms become hurricanes when their winds reach 74 mph (120 kph) or higher....
18:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 2-Mexico teases Pemex plan, sticks with $7 bln tax cut and new refinery Mexico will reduce taxes on heavily indebted Pemex by some $7 billion over the next two years, injecting capital for a refinery and higher output, the state-owned oil company reiterated on Tuesday, unveiling parts of a business plan closely watched by investors....
20:26 2019-07-16

UPDATE 1-Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba disclosed it would form a committee to decide the fate of the plant....
01:13 2019-05-29

Tropical depression forecast to form along Gulf Coast this week, could strengthen into hurricane The National Hurricane Center said Tuesday that there's an 80% chance a tropical depression will form this week in the Gulf of Mexico.        ...
19:13 2019-07-09

Hurricane Barry rattles Gulf Coast fishermen already reeling from rough season Gulf Coast commercial fishermen have taken another hit this season after Hurricane Barry hit Louisiana’s and Mississippi’s Gulf Coasts. Heavy wind and rain from the category one storm forced fishermen to dock their commercial vessels for days....
05:13 2019-07-16

More than 260 dolphins found stranded along the Gulf Coast since February. Scientists aren't sure why. More than 260 bottle nose dolphins have been founded stranded along the Northern Gulf of Mexico since Feb. 1, 2019.        ...
00:26 2019-06-17

UPDATE 3-Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
17:00 2019-05-22

Half A Million People Signed Up To Storm Area 51. What If They Show Up? Should everything go according to plan, more than half a million strangers will gather in a remote Nevada town in mid-September, united by a common goal: raid Area 51 in the wee hours of the morning -......
16:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Mexico sticks to $7 bln tax cut in Pemex plan, vows refinery support Mexico will reduce the tax burden of heavily indebted Pemex by some $7 billion over the next two years and inject government capital to build a new refinery and raise output from onshore and shallow water fields, the company reiterated on Tuesday....
16:52 2019-07-16

Gulf Coast faces life-threatening rains as Barry moves farther inland Tropical Storm Barry was moving slowly northward Sunday over west-central Louisiana, creating live-threatening rains as the primary threat after reaching landfall as a hurricane the day before....
19:13 2019-07-14

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year. The influx of water that has drained into the Mississippi River and is now being diverted into the gulf coast has wreaked havoc on marine life and Mi...
23:26 2019-06-06

Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
19:13 2019-06-18

Tropical Storm forms in Gulf, evacuations underway Clarence Brock has lived in Plaquemines Parish his entire life. He can’t remember how many times he’s evacuated but that doesn’t mean he plans to take a chance with Mother Nature. (July 11)        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

Oil up $2 on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices gained $2 a barrel on Wednesday after U.S. crude inventories shrank more than expected and as major producers evacuated rigs in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of an expected storm....
20:00 2019-07-10

U.S. Gulf of Mexico crude oil production down by 19% on storm shutdowns U.S. Gulf of Mexico offshore crude oil production and natural gas output both remained cut by 19% on Thursday because of shutdowns forced by Tropical Storm Barry, the U.S. government said....
22:52 2019-07-18

Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes Tropical Storm Barry Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To fishermen, Tropical Storm Barry is very bad news....
16:52 2019-07-12

U.S. producers cut a third of Gulf of Mexico production as storm approaches Crude production in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday was cut by nearly a third, or 602,715 barrels per day (bpd), as a storm threatened offshore oil production, according to figures released by a U.S. regulator....
20:39 2019-07-10

Oil majors evacuate U.S. Gulf platform staff before storm Major U.S. oil producers on Tuesday began evacuating and shutting in production at their deepwater Gulf of Mexico platforms in advance of a tropical disturbance expected to become a storm this week....
08:00 2019-07-10

Hurricane warning issued for parts of Louisiana coast ahead of Tropical Storm Barry New Orleans’ improved post-Katrina flood defenses are expected to face an extreme test as Tropical Storm Barry threatens to turn into the first hurricane of the season and blow ashore with torrential rains....
12:26 2019-07-12

Tracking Tropical Storm Barry: Louisiana coast braces for season's first hurricane Barry storm tracks: Where is Barry now?Tropical storm Barry is expected to become a hurricane right before landfall in Louisiana Saturday morning.        ...
15:00 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to close the refinery permanently after a devastating fi...
21:52 2019-06-28

UPDATE 1-Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire -sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refinery's owner announced it would seek to permanently shut it....
21:00 2019-07-03

REFILE- Canadian crude Gulf Coast exports rise as Venezuelan gap is filled -trade sources Heavy crudes have poured into the United States this spring, offsetting the loss of Venezuelan oil and producing a mini-surplus, with Canadian heavy crude this month being exported from the U.S. Gulf Coast....
05:52 2019-06-19

UPDATE 1-Groningen gas output needs to fall faster, regulator says after quake Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, regulator SodM said on Tuesday, after a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the region last week....
15:26 2019-05-28

U.S. oil companies slash Gulf of Mexico production as storm bears down U.S. oil producers on Wednesday cut nearly a third of Gulf of Mexico crude output as what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened offshore oil production and began soaking Louisiana with heavy rains....
23:01 2019-07-10

Oil at six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
12:39 2019-07-11

US briefing: 2020 census, New Orleans storm and Gulf crisis Friday’s top story: Trump backs down on citizenship question. Plus, why Pelosi’s attack on her young, progressive colleagues is dangerous for DemocratsSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walker with today’s essential stories. Continue reading......
13:00 2019-07-12

Tornado torment: The half dozen people responsible for severe storm warnings For the half dozen on-duty meteorologists – and just two or three on overnights – stationed at the Storm Prediction Center in Norman, south of Oklahoma City, the lives of all Americans are in their hands....
22:39 2019-05-31

Now a hurricane, Barry nears Louisiana coast landfall, packing heavy rain in storm path Barry storm track: Where is Barry now? Barry became a hurricane right before its expected landfall in Louisiana Saturday midday.        ...
17:52 2019-07-13

Toxic algae bloom forces Gulf Coast beach closures ahead of 4th of July holiday weekend More than a dozen beaches in Mississippi’s Gulf Coast have been closed ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend after the formation of a toxic algae bloom on the shore line....
23:26 2019-07-04

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reaches land, expected over the weekend....
18:39 2019-07-10

Gulf of Mexico nearly swallows car as Tropical Storm Barry lashes the region An Alabama driver’s car was nearly swallowed by the Gulf of Mexico as Tropical Storm Barry began battering the Gulf Coast on Friday afternoon. Images from Dauphin Island, which is off the southern coast of Alabama near Mobile, show a gray Dodge sedan on the beach, buried up to its wheels in sa...
07:00 2019-07-13

Up to 2 feet of rain to deluge Gulf states as storm brews offshore Residents along the Gulf Coast should begin bracing for heavy rainfall and a storm surge as the formation of a tropical storm -- the second named system of the Atlantic hurricane season -- is possible later this week....
20:13 2019-07-10

Oil hits six-week high on Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions Oil prices hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted tensions in the region....
17:26 2019-07-11

Exxon evacuating workers from Gulf of Mexico platforms as storm nears Exxon Mobil Corp on Wednesday said it has removed non-essential staff from three U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms, but expected a storm forming in the Gulf to have little effect on its oil and gas production....
20:00 2019-07-10

Oil prices jump 4.5% on U.S. crude stocks draw, Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices rose 4.5% a barrel on Wednesday to their highest level in more than a month after U.S. crude inventories shrank and as major producers cut nearly a third of offshore Gulf of Mexico production ahead of an expected storm....
00:52 2019-07-11

Oil hits six-week high as rigs brace for Gulf of Mexico storm Oil futures hit a six-week high on Thursday as oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico were evacuated ahead of a storm, while an incident with a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions in the region....
09:26 2019-07-11

BHP removing offshore workers from two Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of storm BHP Billiton on Tuesday said it began evacuating workers and reducing operations at two offshore platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico as a safety precaution ahead of an approaching storm....
01:13 2019-07-10

UPDATE 3-Canadian oil companies see output cuts easing as rail capacity grows Major Canadian oil companies, which publicly disagreed over the Alberta government’s forced curtailments this year, are in lockstep over how to end the production limits and reinvigorate the battered industry....
23:26 2019-07-09

Oil falls on dim OPEC demand outlook, pares gains from Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices fell on Thursday as OPEC forecast slower demand for its crude next year, with crude futures easing from their highest in more than a month after U.S. producers cut about half of their output in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic hurrica...
00:00 2019-07-12

Shell evacuates staff on U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of approaching storm Royal Dutch Shell Plc on Tuesday evacuated non-essential staff from four oil and gas platforms in the eastern U.S. Gulf of Mexico ahead of an approaching storm....
01:13 2019-07-10

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
07:13 2019-07-12

US oil hits highest in over a month amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Iran tensions U.S. oil futures hit their highest in over a month on Thursday as a potential hurricane threatened crude output in the Gulf of Mexico and as an incident involving a British tanker in the Middle East highlighted ongoing tensions there....
05:52 2019-07-11

Oil steadies on dim OPEC demand outlook, pares gains from Gulf of Mexico storm Oil prices steadied on Thursday as OPEC forecast slower demand for its crude next year, with crude futures easing from their highest in more than a month after U.S. producers cut nearly a third of their output in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of what could be one of the first major storms of the Atlantic...
21:13 2019-07-11

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions continued in the Middle East....
04:26 2019-07-12

Oil lingers near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices hovered near six-week highs on Friday and was on track for a weekly gain as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output because of a tropical storm and as tensions continued to simmer in the Middle East....
09:39 2019-07-12

UPDATE 2-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
17:52 2019-06-29

UPDATE 4-Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
00:39 2019-06-30

Hurricane warning issued in Louisiana as Tropical Storm Barry gains strength in Gulf of Mexico Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.        ...
01:13 2019-07-12

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast. The water is likely to keep rising: The weather pattern is expected to develop into a tropical storm or possibly a hurricane by Friday. The storm cou...
08:39 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-GCC bonds weaker after tankers hit in Gulf of Oman International bonds issued by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) governments weakened on Thursday after two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
13:26 2019-06-13

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast, Ghana add 'living income' cocoa premium to fight poverty Top global cocoa producers Ivory Coast and Ghana have imposed a fixed "living income differential" of $400 a tonne on all cocoa contracts sold by either country for the 2020/21 season, an official letter seen by Reuters shows....
12:00 2019-07-11

UPDATE 1-Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted net return of 24.7% in 1st half of 2019 Andrew Left's Citron Capital posted a net return of 24.7% after fees and expenses in the first half of 2019, according to an investment letter posted on the fund's website Wednesday, but said "it has been an extraordinarily challenging environment to be a short seller."...
21:52 2019-07-17

UPDATE 4-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% of production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
06:39 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the more than nearly 74% production shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
01:00 2019-07-16

UPDATE 3-U.S. Gulf of Mexico oil, gas producers begin restarting after Barry U.S. oil companies on Monday began restoring some of the nearly 74% production that was shut at U.S. Gulf of Mexico platforms ahead of Hurricane Barry, the U.S. offshore drilling regulator said....
02:39 2019-07-16

UPDATE 2-Brazil's Copersucar sees sugar trade flow reaching equilibrium in 2nd half Brazil's Copersucar, the world's largest sugar merchant, expects global trade flow of the sweetener to reach equilibrium between supply and demand in the second half of 2019, which could lead to a price recovery, a top company official said on Thursday....
18:00 2019-05-30

UPDATE 2-'Money to share' - MacKenzie Bezos pledges half her Amazon fortune to charity MacKenzie Bezos, the former wife of Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos, pledged on Tuesday to give half of her $36 billion fortune to charity, following a movement founded by billionaires Warren Buffett and Bill and Melinda Gates....
17:26 2019-05-28

UPDATE 1-Two tankers struck in suspected attacks in Gulf of Oman - sources Two tankers were hit in suspected attacks in the Gulf of Oman and the crew have been evacuated, shipping sources said on Thursday, a month after a similar incident in which four tankers in the region were struck....
10:52 2019-06-13

Fortnite Update 9.20 Patch Notes for June 6th: New Storm Flip Item, bug fixes and more Fortnite Update 9.20 Patch Notes are out today. Keep track of the all new changes for Battle Royale on PS4, Xbox One and the rest of the platforms, here....
09:39 2019-06-06

Watch: Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo goes coast-to-coast for huge slam Milwaukee Bucks star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo rocked the rim with a coast-to-coast dunk against the Toronto Raptors in Game 5 of the NBA Eastern Conference finals....
08:00 2019-05-24

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian west coast a direct hit, to skirt coast A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut....
09:26 2019-06-13

Libya coast guard rescues 290 migrants off eastern coast of Tripoli Libya's coast guard rescued 290 migrants clinging to inflatable rafts on Friday in two operations near the capital Tripoli, a naval forces spokesman said....
08:39 2019-05-24

Scheer says Canada needs coast-to-coast corridor for pipeline construction In a speech laying out his economic vision, the opposition leader says having one dedicated route would make it easier to approve major new energy projects....
14:33 2019-05-21

The new feminist armpit hair revolution: half-statement, half-ornament Female body hair is becoming more visible in popular culture and, while the issue has been around for decades, the new enthusiasm for hirsuteness has a 21st-century twistI am usually late to catch on to shifts in the zeitgeist; this one came to my attention just recently. While watching the HBO show...
07:26 2019-06-24

Half-Human Half-Beasts Love and Lust in Mythology Half-human half-beast creatures are found loving and lusting, warring and whoring in myths and legends of nearly every, if not all, cultures in the world.  ...
04:00 2019-05-28

UPDATE 13-U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion * Attacks occur during Japanese prime minister's Iran trip (Adds details of statement by Iranian mission to United Nations, British foreign secretary)...
03:26 2019-06-14

Coastal preview: Get ready for more chaos and unpredictability Can Miami find a competent quarterback? Will Virginia Tech's defense bounce back? Could Pitt repeat as division champ? We dig into these questions and more in our ACC Coastal team previews....
23:52 2019-07-18

Coastal Carolina stays alive with 9-4 win over Florida A&M ATLANTA (AP) — Jake Wright and Parker Chavers each homered to help lead Coastal Carolina to a 9-4 victory Saturday over Florida A&M in an elimination game of the Atlanta regional. Coastal Carolina (36-25-1), the 2016 College World Series champion, built a sizable lead by scoring three runs in both t...
01:26 2019-06-02

US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions. The post US aviation agency says US-registered aircraft barred from parts of Persian Gulf, Gulf of Oman amid Iran tensions appeared first on LEX18.com...
06:26 2019-06-21

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, which is more vulnerable to weather-related phenomena. ...
21:39 2019-07-12

ACC media days wrap with always-uncertain Coastal Division The Atlantic Coast Conference concludes its preseason media days Thursday with a focus on the always unpredictable Coastal Division       ...
13:26 2019-07-18

Tsunamis expected in Japanese coastal regions after earthquake Japan's meteorological agency has issued a tsunami warning after a 6.8 magnitude earthquake was recorded at 10:22 p.m. local time Tuesday (9:22 a.m. ET) off the coast of Yamagata Prefecture in the north of the country....
18:39 2019-06-18

Tropical Storm Barry: Hurricane strength likely when storm hits land; Mississippi River surge downgraded Tropical Storm Barry is expected to reach hurricane strength before it makes landfall early Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service....
09:00 2019-07-13

Tropical Storm Barry: Thousands without power, rescues underway as storm strengthens to 'edge of hurricane status' before landfall Tropical Storm Barry will bring a deluge of rain - up to 20 inches of water - to Louisiana when it makes landfall early Saturday morning and forecasters warn that it could strengthen to a hurricane in the warmer Gulf waters....
15:00 2019-07-13

Ottawa announces $13M for Canada’s coastal habitats on World Oceans Day A $5 million investment to assess the impacts of shipping traffic and climate change in the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert, B.C. was also announced....
00:39 2019-06-09

Protecting U.S. coastal communities from sea level rise will cost $400 billion To protect themselves from the inevitable threat of rising sea levels, coastal communities in the United States will have to shell out more than $400 billion, according to a new report....
21:26 2019-06-21

Manmade Antarctic snowstorm 'could save coastal cities from rising seas' Blowing trillions of tonnes of snow on to ice sheet could halt its collapse, researchers saySpraying trillions of tons of snow over west Antarctica could halt the ice sheet’s collapse and save coastal cities across the world from sea level rise, according to a new study.The colossal geoengineering p...
21:13 2019-07-17

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk by climate change, a government-backed study released on Thursday showed....
01:00 2019-07-05

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, it could stave off global sea rise and protect coastal cities....
21:26 2019-07-18

Earth's oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping coastal cities such as NYC Portions of many U.S. coastal cities could be lost to the sea by the end of the century because of global warming, a study says.        ...
14:33 2019-05-21

PBF to buy Shell's Martinez refinery for up to $1 bln U.S. refiner PBF Energy Inc said on Tuesday its unit has agreed to acquire the Martinez refinery from Equilon Enterprises LLC, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, for as much as $1 billion....
23:39 2019-06-11

No injuries reported at crude oil refinery in Philadelphia PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. Firefighters have contained the blaze at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex, which erupted before 4 a.m. Friday. Residents hea...
13:00 2019-06-21

| Morocco's sole oil refinery battles for survival Three years after it was liquidated for racking up billions of euros worth of debt, Morocco's sole oil refinery and one-time economic flagship is struggling to attract a buyer and survive....
19:13 2019-06-27

How will the Philidelphia oil refinery fire affect gas prices? Patrick DeHaan of GasBuddy says wholesale gas prices are already up 6 to 8 cents, which suggests retail prices may start rising in the next few days.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Turkmen president celebrates birthday with new gas refinery ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan’s president has celebrated his 62nd birthday with the opening of the world’s largest natural gas-to-gasoline refinery, a $1.7 billion project. The facility is intended to diversify the gas-rich Central Asian nation’s hydrocarbon exports as...
16:00 2019-06-29

Official says refinery too unsafe for investigators to enter PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal safety board looking into the fire and explosions at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast says the unit where the blasts happened remains too dangerous to access. Kristen Kulinowski is a leader of the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board. She calls ...
01:52 2019-06-28

Massive explosion at refinery in Philadelphia: reports A massive fireball lit up the night sky in South Philadelphia early Friday in what was apparently an explosion at a local refinery. Early reports gave the location as 31st Street and Passyunk Avenue, not far from the city’s sports complex....
20:13 2019-06-21

Watch: Explosion at gas refinery rocks Philadelphia A large explosion rocked a gas refinery in Philadelphia early Friday -- one of the largest refinery complexes on the East Coast -- and sent gasoline futures up more than 3 percent....
18:01 2019-06-21

The Latest: Philadelphia refinery fire still burning PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the fire at a Philadelphia refinery complex (all times local): 10 a.m. A fire at a refinery complex in Philadelphia is still burning more than six hours after it began. Philadelphia Energy Solutions says it has not determined what caught fire, but it believes it was...
16:39 2019-06-21

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire contained There are no reports of injuries or evacuations after an early morning fire broke out at a 150-year-old refinery complex in Philadelphia. (June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Massive explosion at Philadelphia oil refinery: reports A massive fireball erupted from a 150-year-old oil refinery in south Philadelphia early Friday in an explosion that could be seen from miles away and felt as far as South Jersey, according to reports. The blaze began at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions Refining Complex shortly after 4:20 a.m., acco...
13:52 2019-06-21

What to know about low urine output Low urine output can occur as a result of various causes, including infections, dehydration, and urinary tract blockages. The treatment options will depend on the cause. Learn more about low urine output here....
23:26 2019-06-06

Philadelphia Refinery Rocked by Large Explosion, Fire A large explosion and fire erupted at an oil refinery in south Philadelphia on Friday, officials said, adding there were no significant injuries and the fire was contained. Gasoline prices jumped....
23:52 2019-06-21

European boosts gasoline exports to U.S. after PES refinery fire Gasoline exports from Europe to the U.S. East Coast rose sharply in early July after a fire at a major refinery in Philadelphia left a supply shortage in the densely populated region....
12:13 2019-07-03

Total to move ahead with using palm oil at biodiesel refinery Total is set to start up a biodiesel refinery using palm oil whose planned launch last summer sparked opposition from farmers producing vegetable oil and from environmental activists....
08:26 2019-05-30

Fire at Oil Refinery in South Philadelphia Causes Massive Explosions A massive fire rocked an oil refinery in South Philadelphia early Friday morning, causing explosions that could be felt as far away as New Jersey, according to early news reports. No evacuations have been issued for the area, but those in neighborhoods near the blaze have been ordered to shelter in ...
13:52 2019-06-21

Fire 'like a nuclear bomb' rips through Philadelphia refinery Firefighters were working to bring under control a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc' refinery on Friday that has resulted in damage that could keep the affected unit shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
16:52 2019-06-21

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
18:26 2019-06-21

Philadelphia refinery that suffered huge explosion will shut down The largest refinery on the East Coast is slated to close and be sold after a large explosion and fire almost a week ago devastated the Philadelphia complex....
18:39 2019-06-27

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-11

Mexico's Pemex says new refinery environmentally viable despite risks Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's push to build a new oil refinery involves high risks of flooding and other environmental issues, according to government documents published late on Tuesday, but is described as otherwise viable....
18:13 2019-06-19

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-07-10

Fire rips through Philadelphia refinery, no significant injuries Firefighters are battling a massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions' refinery in Philadelphia, a blaze that has resulted in no significant injuries, the company said on Friday....
15:00 2019-06-21

Crews continue battling Philadelphia refinery fire A fire in a vat of butane at the largest oil refinery on the U.S. East Coast turned the early morning Philadelphia sky a bright orange and yellow and awakened startled residents with explosions that shook homes Friday.(June 21)        ...
03:13 2019-06-22

Citgo Petroleum in talks with Aruba on refinery contract -statement Citgo Petroleum Corp said on Tuesday it is holding talks with the government of Aruba on its oil refinery operating contract, a day after Aruba disclosed it would form a committee to decide the fate of the plant....
22:52 2019-05-28

Video footage captures explosion at Philadelphia-area oil refinery Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery is on fire. The refinery located outside Philadelphia is the longest continuously operating refinery on the East Coast. Gas prices are moving upwards on the news....
17:26 2019-06-21

Unit at Philadelphia refinery completely destroyed in fire: sources The alkylation unit involved in a massive fire on Friday at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery has been completely destroyed, which will hamper the supply of gasoline from the U.S. East Coast's largest refinery, sources familiar with the matter said on Sunday....
02:13 2019-06-24

Massive Fire Breaks Out At Philadelphia Oil Refinery, Triggers Explosions A massive fire erupted at a crude oil refinery in Philadelphia on Friday morning, triggering several explosions and sending flames high into the sky. Philadelphia...
06:26 2019-06-22

Heavy rains limit operations at Oklahoma refinery, oil pipeline Heavy rains and storms slamming the central United States forced the closure of a HollyFrontier Corp refinery in Oklahoma and a portion of Tallgrass Energy LP's crude oil pipeline on Thursday....
06:52 2019-05-24

Oil prices rise on drop in US crude stocks, refinery outage Oil prices rose on Wednesday, buoyed by an outage at a major refinery on the U.S. East Coast and industry data that showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected....
19:00 2019-06-27

Massive Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
07:52 2019-06-22

Refinery fire hikes gas prices just as travelers hit the road for the Fourth The loss of the largest refinery on the East Coast two weeks ago due to an explosion that rocked the Philadelphia area continues to drive fuel prices up as the region is forced to replace lost gasoline supplies, indefinitely, from as far away as India....
08:13 2019-07-04

Mexico doubles down on refinery, vows deeper Pemex tax breaks Mexico will recapitalize state oil company Pemex and reduce its tax burden to help build a new refinery and raise production from onshore and shallow water fields, CEO Octavio Romero said on Tuesday in a presentation of a business plan. Romero vowed to raise Pemex production within three years, and ...
15:52 2019-07-16

Site For Saudi Aramco, Abu Dhabi National Oil Refinery Identified The 1.2 million barrels per day refinery and associated petrochemical project is seen as a game changer - offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia and ADNOC's need to secure......
18:26 2019-06-19

Billowing fire, explosions at oil refinery shake South Philadelphia A billowing fire and series of explosions at a South Philadelphia oil-refining complex, the largest on the Eastern Seaboard, shook homes as far away as southern New Jersey Friday morning. The blaze started in a vat of butane, which exploded and prompted other explosions as the flames engulfed fuel ...
05:00 2019-06-22

German refinery halts Russian oil imports over contamination - Handelsblatt The PCK refinery in eastern Germany has halted imports of Russian oil via the Druzhba pipeline after once again finding "slightly elevated" levels of organic chlorides, the refinery's owner Shell told Handelsblatt newspaper on Friday....
20:52 2019-07-05

Ford to end Fusion output in 2020 The automaker is discontinuing the unpopular Fusion Sport for the 2020 model year and will simplify the midsize sedan's lineup by offering more popular SE, SEL, and Titanium models in the final year of output....
22:39 2019-06-05

Groningen gas output should be cut more quickly, says minister Production at the Groningen gas field in the Netherlands should be reduced at a faster pace following a 3.4 magnitude earthquake in the northern Dutch region on Wednesday, Economic Affairs Minister Eric Wiebes said....
18:26 2019-05-22

BYD launches electric bus output at 2nd N.A. plant BYD Co., China’s largest electrified vehicle maker, opened its second North American electric bus assembly plant, in Newmarket, Ontario. The 45,000-square-foot factory will first focus on assembling buses for the Toronto Transit Commission, Canada’s largest transit operator, BYD said. ...
05:13 2019-07-02

Infrastructure Output Rises 2.6% In April Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors such as coal, crude oil and electricity, accounts for nearly 40 per cent of country's industrial output....
16:00 2019-05-31

World’s top steelmaker to cut output further in Europe LONDON (AP) — The world’s largest steel maker, ArcelorMittal, has announced further cuts to production at several plants in Europe due to weak demand and high imports to the bloc. The Luxembourg-based company said it would reduce steelmaking operations at plants in France and Germany and exten...
15:00 2019-05-29

'Very difficult' to cut Groningen gas output below 12 bcm -gov't spokesman Cutting gas production in Groningen to below 12 billion cubic metres (bcm) by October 2020 will be very difficult, a spokesman for the Dutch government said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-05-28

Explainer: Philadelphia refinery blast puts new spotlight on toxic chemical Massive explosions that engulfed a Philadelphia refinery in flames on Friday has renewed concerns about the oil industry's use of a highly toxic chemical to make high-octane gasoline at plants in densely populated areas....
19:26 2019-06-21

Philadelphia refinery workers plan for uncertain future after jobs go up in smoke At Erin Pub, a classic Irish neighborhood bar in Norwood, Pennsylvania, dozens of Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's unionized employees crammed around the bar on Wednesday night, toasting to their friendships after learning that day of plans to close the refinery permanently after a devastating fi...
17:13 2019-06-28

Fire, explosions at Philadelphia oil refinery caused by butane vat; no injuries reported It’s the second fire at the refinery in one month, following a June 10 fire in which no injuries were reported.        ...
22:13 2019-06-21

Philadelphia refinery seeks to sell oil stocks, equipment after fire: sources The Philadelphia refinery ravaged by a massive fire two weeks ago has begun offering to sell off its stocks of oil and some equipment, according to four people familiar with the matter, after the refinery's owner announced it would seek to permanently shut it....
22:13 2019-07-03

Harris County plans lawsuit against Valero for Houston refinery pollution Harris County in Texas plans to sue Valero Energy Corp for pollution from its Houston refinery, the head of the county's environmental law department said on Friday....
05:00 2019-06-29

OPEC Agrees to Keep Output-Cut Pact Into 2020 OPEC agreed to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, the cartel’s officials said, but the new pact comes at the expense of deepening geopolitical fractures between members of the group....
06:00 2019-07-02

Russia to consider extending oil output cut with OPEC: deputy PM Russia will carefully consider extending its oil output reduction agreement with the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and other producers, Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Anton Siluanov told Reuters on Wednesday....
12:00 2019-05-29

OPEC Reaches Consensus on Oil Output-Cut Pact OPEC reached a consensus to roll over its production cuts and extend them into the first quarter of 2020, but the new pact comes at the expense of geopolitical fractures that are deepening between members of the group....
18:26 2019-07-01

U.S. manufacturing output climbs for second month in June U.S. manufacturing output accelerated in June, climbing for the second straight month, thanks in large part to increased production of motor vehicles and parts....
16:52 2019-07-16

Exclusive: Pemex study details 'severe' air quality impact from Mexican refinery A flagship refinery planned by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador would have a "severe" impact on air quality and emissions could spread to nearby towns, according to an environmental study produced by state oil company Pemex and reviewed by Reuters....
20:26 2019-06-27

HollyFrontier halts operations at Tulsa, Oklahoma refinery as rain hits region HollyFrontier on Thursday said it is temporarily shutting operations at its 155,300-barrel-per-day Tulsa, Oklahoma, refinery as a precaution due to high water, the latest headache due to bad weather in the region....
06:52 2019-05-24

Canada closes embassy in Venezuela Canada announced Sunday that it has temporarily closed its embassy in Venezuela, blaming President Nicolas Maduro for limiting its abilities to function in the destabilized country....
07:13 2019-06-03

Rupee Closes Lower At 69.65 Against Dollar At the interbank foreign exchange, the domestic currency opened at 69.40 a dollar and gained further strength to touch a high of 69.38 during the day...
15:13 2019-06-10

Dutch regulator wants Groningen gas output cut faster than planned Production at the Groningen natural gas field in the Netherlands needs to be cut faster than planned, the Dutch gas sector regulator SodM said on Tuesday....
15:26 2019-05-28

ArcelorMittal takes the knife to European steel output again ArcelorMittal underlined the problems facing the European steel industry when it cut production for the second time this month, blaming weak demand and high imports....
12:52 2019-05-29

UK car manufacturing output drops for 12th consecutive month Latest SMMT figures show that the UK produced over 21,000 less cars in May than in April UK car production fell for a 12th consecutive month in May, with industry bosses blaming a 15.5% year-on-year decline on the continued impact of earlier UK factory shutdowns, along with falling global and domes...
11:26 2019-06-28

PlayStation CEO confirms PS5 backwards compatibility, SSD and 4K/120Hz output Sony PlayStation may not be a part of next week’s E3 2019 video game convention, but that won’t stop the company from making waves. In a recent interview, PlayStation’s new CEO Jim Ryan gave even more details about the company’s next home console, the PS5. In an inte...
23:13 2019-06-05

US-China trade war to cost $455bn in lost output, says IMF Christine Lagarde says world must avoid the ‘self-inflicted wounds’ of a tit-for-tat wrangle The International Monetary Fund has called for a speedy end to the deepening trade war between the United States and China after calculating that the tit-for-tat tariffs will cost $455bn (£357.5bn) in lost o...
17:52 2019-06-05

GM investing $150M to boost HD pickup output in Mich. GM said the investment in the Flint, Mich., plant will "enhance the plant's conveyors and other tooling to increase production capacity." The work is expected to be completed in the first half of 2020....
20:52 2019-06-12

Russian oil output up at 11.15 million bpd in June, still within deal quota Russian oil production rose to 11.15 million barrels per day (bpd) in June from 11.11 million bpd in May, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday, although it was still within output levels agreed in a global supply deal with OPEC....
13:26 2019-07-01

Southern Alberta waste refinery turning trash into ‘high-grade, low-cost’ biodiesel Cielo said when the refineries are built -- which is expected to be by late 2020 -- each one will produce about 2,000 litres of renewable fuel per hour. ...
06:26 2019-07-12

Rupee Closes Higher At 69.26 Against Dollar: 10 Things To Know Rupee rose for second day in a row against the US dollar on hopes of rate cut from the Reserve Bank of India. The home unit climbed 44 paise or 0.6 per cent to end at 69.26 against the greenback, news......
16:52 2019-06-03

Domenica Vacca closes flagship NYC store Designer Domenica Vacca has found himself in a very unfashionable place: on the curb. After a months-long legal battle with his landlord in Manhattan, Vacca closed his 3-year-old flagship store at 15 W. 55th St. over the holiday weekend. A sign in the front window of the swanky store, which sold $3,...
08:52 2019-05-30

Sephora closes US stores for diversity training Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday morning to host "inclusion workshops" for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California....
16:52 2019-06-05

IBM closes $34 billion Red Hat acquisition: Now it's time to deliver Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer programs and multi-cloud deployments....
23:26 2019-07-09

Barty closes in on No. 1 spot with victory over Venus "French Open champion Ashleigh Barty warmed up for Wimbledon with a comfortable 6-4 6-3 win over Venus Williams to reach the semi-finals of the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham on Friday."...
21:52 2019-06-21

Sephora closes stores for diversity training NEW YORK (AP) — Sephora is closing its U.S. stores for an hour to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The beauty retailer said the training had been in devel...
13:52 2019-06-05

US closes facility that detained migrant who later died HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. border agents have temporarily closed their primary facility for processing migrants in South Texas one day after authorities say a 16-year-old died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility. In a statement released late Tuesday, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said i...
08:00 2019-05-22

AEW closes Double or Nothing with surprise that puts WWE on notice The hype was warranted and pro wrestling may never be the same. All Elite Wrestling delivered on the boasts it would be a viable alternative to WWE. Cody Rhodes even took a symbolic shot at the company and the night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas ended with the trump card of Jon Moxley......
08:26 2019-05-26

RPT-U.S. ethanol plants expected to cut output on poor margins, oversupply U.S. ethanol plants are expected to sharply curtail production in the weeks ahead as steep Midwest corn prices and the U.S.-China trade war have led to weak margins and oversupply, industry sources said....
14:13 2019-07-19

Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
23:52 2019-06-18

Oil prices rise on Iran tensions, OPEC output cuts Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally....
22:52 2019-07-05

FACTBOX: From Audi to Toyota, duties could upend Mexico output Vehicles and auto parts comprised Mexico's biggest export item to the United States in 2018, totalling $93.3 billion, and President Trump's move to impose escalating tariffs on the country's goods would have an immediate impact on automakers and suppliers....
13:00 2019-05-31

Airbus moves staff to help secure Hamburg jet output: sources Airbus is mobilizing staff from outside Germany to assist with a tricky production ramp-up of A321 passenger jets at its plant in Hamburg, industry sources said....
22:52 2019-05-28

Experiments show dramatic increase in solar cell output In any conventional silicon-based solar cell, there is an absolute limit on overall efficiency, based partly on the fact that each photon of light can only knock loose a single electron, even if that photon carried twice the energy needed to do so. But now, researchers have demonstrated a method for...
20:26 2019-07-03

Tesla CEO Elon Musk predicts record output, sales in 2Q MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is assuring the company’s shareholders that the electric car maker is on pace to set manufacturing and sales records during its current quarter after a disappointing start this year. The forecast made Tuesday at Tesla’s annual meeting prov...
01:52 2019-06-12

Hot weather could force EDF to halt output at Golfech nuclear plant French utility EDF may have to shut down electricity generation at its 2,600 megawatt (MW) Golfech nuclear power plant in the south of France from Tuesday July 23 because of high temperatures forecast on the Garonne river....
07:26 2019-07-20

Acacia's Q2 production jumps 19% on higher output from Tanzania mine Acacia Mining on Monday reported a 19% jump in gold production for the second quarter as output from its Tanzania mine improved, adding pressure on majority shareholder Barrick Gold to revise its buyout proposal....
09:13 2019-07-08

Saudis to Back OPEC Output Cuts, Despite Tanker Attacks Saudi Arabia is set to push for OPEC to cut oil output in the second half of the year, as signs of slowing global demand for crude outweigh threats of war and worries about supply disruptions in the Middle East....
11:26 2019-06-18

CFM erases jet engine output delay, cautious on rate increases CFM International has caught up with delays in deliveries of its LEAP jet engine after keeping its assembly lines running at high speed while the Boeing 737 MAX remains grounded, the French-American engine maker said on Saturday....
15:52 2019-06-15

In push to raise coffee output, Colombia's south may hold key Colombia's isolated south could be crucial to the country's push to expand coffee production by nearly 30 percent despite low global prices, its growers federation says, as farmers seek to ramp up productivity amid security improvements....
18:26 2019-05-22

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
08:26 2019-05-23

Russia's Rosneft says it cuts oil output as Transneft curbs intake Russian largest oil producer Rosneft said on Tuesday its oil production had declined due to a decision by oil pipeline monopoly Transneft to reduce intake of oil due to a contaminated oil issue....
14:00 2019-07-09

Venezuela closes border with Brazil, Colombian crossings may be next Nicolas Maduro will close Venezuela's border with Brazil, as tensions over foreign aid deliveries rise. The embattled President also is considering closing the border with Colombia -- a move that would seal off most of Venezuela's inland periphery....
00:52 2019-06-22

Arsenio Hall Closes Deal for Coming to America 2 Arsenio Hall will reprise his role in the funniest buddy comedy since the groundbreaking hit Moses and Aaron’s Egyptian Adventure when he rejoins Eddie Murphy in the highly-anticipated movie, Coming to America 2....
23:52 2019-07-20

Israel closes Gaza’s waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military has taken the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip’s offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen, in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days...
01:13 2019-06-13

Tehran closes 547 restaurants for breaking 'Islamic principles’ Iranian police close venues for crimes ranging from ‘playing illegal music’ to ‘debauchery’Iranian police have shut down 547 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles”, the capital’s police chief said Saturday.“The owners of restaurants and cafes in which Islamic principl...
04:39 2019-06-09

Green Fields School closes after filing for bankruptcy TUCSON – After preparing young Tucsonans for college for about nine decades, Green Fields School announced Tuesday that the education institution has closed its doors for good. The college preparatory school located at 6000 N. Camino De La Tierra has been educating students from kindergarten t...
23:00 2019-07-09

Ford closes UK plant amid Brexit chaos Ford has announced plans to close an engine plant in Wales, dealing yet another blow to a UK industry that is being ravaged by weak car sales and uncertainty over Brexit....
22:52 2019-06-06

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
03:00 2019-05-28

Allianz closes on acquisition at New York's 30 Hudson Yards Allianz SE said on Friday it closed its acquisition of a stake in New York's second-tallest office tower for 342 million euro ($384 million) and an undisclosed amount of debt, increasing its footprint in the city's fashionable Hudson Yards....
23:39 2019-06-14

IBM Closes Its Red Hat Purchase, a Deal With High Stakes for Rometty IBM has closed its roughly $34 billion acquisition of open-source software company Red Hat, an unprecedented deal for the 108-year-old tech giant that will help define Chief Executive Ginni Rometty’s legacy....
16:26 2019-07-09

Oil Closes Higher After Dipping Into Bear-Market Territory Oil prices dipped into bear-market territory before recovering, as economic data have come in weaker than expected and trade tensions between the U.S. and China continue....
21:39 2019-06-04

Microsoft closes its 'specialty stores' in mall kiosks Microsoft has closed its remaining specialty stores, or in-mall kiosks, and appears to be consolidating its retail presence around full-fledged brick-and-mortar stores....
22:39 2019-06-04

Mariano Rivera closes out Hall of Fame parade like only he could COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — One Hall of Famer after another was introduced onto the stage, each more impressive than the next. Legendary pitchers, all-around superstars, record-breaking home run hitters and wizards in the field. Greg Maddux followed by Ken Griffey Jr., then Hank Aaron and Ozzie Smith. None ...
04:39 2019-07-22

State TV: Iran closes down 2 cryptocurrency mining farms TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state TV is reporting that authorities have shut down two cryptocurrency mining operations in the central part of the country. The Thursday report said the mining “farms” had 1,000 machines that were consuming about 1 megawatt of electric power per hour. ...
22:39 2019-06-27

Luxury online reseller The RealReal closes up more than 40% in debut Shares of U.S. online luxury reseller The RealReal Inc closed up more 40% in their debut on Friday, giving it a market capitalization of around $2.4 billion and signaling investor appetite for listings of consumer companies....
23:13 2019-06-28

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat to boost cloud business International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc , as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
03:26 2019-07-10

Dean & DeLuca Closes Stores as Debts Pile Up The luxury food chain, which has closed locations in New York and California and let shelves in remaining stores grow bare, has stopped paying many of its vendors....
06:13 2019-07-11

Osaka stunned in Birmingham as Barty closes on No 1 spot "Naomi Osaka’s reign as world number one is under threat after she fell in straight sets to Yulia Putintseva at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham."...
23:00 2019-06-20

Austria closes country roads to German travelers Tyrol province will restrict access to country roads, which travelers use to avoid traffic and tolls. The move was the latest escalation between Germany's state of Bavaria and Austria over cross-border transportation....
04:52 2019-06-21

Road closes when bee boxes fall off university truck PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Traffic was disrupted in a Washington state city when boxes holding thousands of bees fell off a truck. The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the boxes fell off a Washington State University truck on Thursday morning in Pullman. Pullman police took a call on the accident shortl...
23:00 2019-05-26

Golden Pin Lanes officially closes after 59 years on Friday TUCSON – From embarrassing first dates to exciting birthday parties, Tucsonans have been bowling into Golden Pin Lanes for nearly 60 years, collecting smiles and good memories along the way. But at 10 p.m. Friday, June 21, the midtown hangout spot will close its doors for good. “It has b...
05:39 2019-06-21

Israel closes Gaza's waters to Palestinian fishermen The Israeli military says it is taking the rare step of closing the Gaza Strip's offshore waters to Palestinian fishermen until further notice in response to incendiaries launched into Israel in recent days....
00:52 2019-06-13

| Sudan closes Al-Jazeera office in Khartoum - channel Sudan has closed the Khartoum office of Qatari broadcaster Al-Jazeera, the station said on its website, adding that its staff members' work permits had also been withdrawn....
16:52 2019-05-31

TransferWise closes $292 mln secondary funding round at $3.5 bln valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
08:13 2019-05-22

Slide Temporarily Closes KY 1274 In Menifee County FLEMINGSBURG, Ky. (LEX 18) — A rockfall has temporarily closed KY 1274 in Menifee County about a mile and a half from the Rowan County line. Kentucky Department of Highways crews are working to remove the debris. The road is expected to reopen once debris has been cleared, likely later today or toni...
17:13 2019-06-17

Serena Williams could play twice as Wimbledon Week 1 closes Serena Williams might have to play two matches on Day 6 at Wimbledon _ one in singles, one in mixed doubles        ...
10:00 2019-07-06

Turquoise Valley Disc Golf closes its doors BISBEE, Ariz. – The Turquoise Valley Disc Golf announced on Facebook Tuesday that the course will be closing down effective immediately. According to TVDG, the current owner and developer, Joseph Lewis, without noticed shut the doors to the place. A sign posted on the gates of Turquoise Valley...
18:52 2019-06-05

Sephora Closes All U.S. Stores for 1-Hour ‘Inclusion Workshop’ (NEW YORK) — Sephora closed all of its U.S. stores for an hour Wednesday to host “inclusion workshops” for its 16,000 employees, just over a month after R&B star SZA said she had security called on her while shopping at a store in California. The beauty retailer said the training h...
17:52 2019-06-05

World food prices rise in May, cereal output forecast falls: U.N. FAO World food prices rose for a fifth consecutive month in May after bad weather pushed up the prices of cheese and maize, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday....
11:39 2019-06-06

Russia agrees with Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC+ oil output deal Russia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with OPEC on reducing oil output, Russian President Vladimir Putin said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising U.S. supplies and a slowing global economy....
06:00 2019-06-30

Russia's Novak says all producers favor nine-month oil output deal extension Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said on Monday that all OPEC and non-OPEC countries favored extending their global oil output deal by nine months under the same terms agreed in December....
14:26 2019-07-01

Dutch prosecutors investigate whether small gas fields exceed output limits Dutch prosecutors said on Friday they were investigating whether producers at some of the country's small gas fields had exceeded the amount they were licensed to produce....
19:52 2019-07-12

Quake won't immediately change Groningen gas output plans: government spokesman A 3.4 magnitude earthquake that hit the northern Dutch region of Groningen on Wednesday will not immediately alter current plans for gas production there, a government spokesman said....
12:13 2019-05-22

UK construction output 'drops like a stone' as Brexit bites - business live British builders have suffered their worst monthly decline as heightened political and economic uncertainty hurts the economyBreaking: UK builders suffer plunging outputPMI falls to just 43.1, weakest in a decadeHousebuilding, commercial and civil construction all shrinkingPolitical uncertainty blam...
15:52 2019-07-02

Albemarle details efforts to boost its Chilean lithium output by 30 percent Albemarle Corp on Tuesday detailed a process it believes will increase its Chilean lithium output by nearly a third and said it is working to reduce the affect of precipitation on its evaporation ponds....
00:39 2019-06-12

Samsung Electronics to cut China phone output as market share sinks South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Wednesday it plans to cut production at a smartphone plant in China, as competition from domestic rivals squeezes its share of the world's biggest smartphone market to less than a paltry 1%....
14:52 2019-06-05

Anglo American's second-quarter output rises 2%, on track to hit 2019 targets Anglo American on Thursday posted a 2% rise in second quarter output and reaffirmed full-year production targets, boosted by a restart of operations at its Brazilian iron ore mine and higher volumes of coking coal....
12:26 2019-07-18

Oil steady as fate of output pact unclear, U.S.-China trade war lingers Oil prices steadied on Monday as major producers Saudi Arabia and Russia had yet to agree on extending an output-cutting deal and U.S.-China trade tensions continued to threaten demand for crude....
15:01 2019-06-10

China says African swine fever cases slowing; pig output returning The number of fresh outbreaks of African swine fever in China has dropped this year and pig production is slowly returning to normal, its vice agriculture minister said, amid suspicions that the full extent of the disease is not being reported....
10:13 2019-07-04

Control of armyworm crucial for China's grain output targets: ministry The prevention and control of armyworm is crucial to China's ability to hit annual grain output targets and maintain economic and social stability, the agriculture ministry said on Friday....
17:00 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-Court ruling sends Guyana to new elections, as first oil output looms A regional court on Tuesday upheld the Guyanese Parliament's December no-confidence vote in the government, meaning the South American country will face new elections just as its nascent oil industry appears set to transform the economy....
00:00 2019-06-19

Pfizer, Sanofi, to boost South African Biovac's vaccine output South Africa's Biovac Institute will start local production of Sanofi's Hexaxim vaccine next year and Pfizer's anti-pneumonia Prevnar 13 vaccine in 2021, boosting supply of life-saving drugs in its main market, its CEO said....
19:00 2019-07-02

PSA: Consumer version of BBM closes today; get one year of BBMe for free You can shed a tear if you'd like because a tweet from the official BBM Twitter account reminds us that today the consumer version of BlackBerry Messenger shuts down. As we told you when the date was announced last month, those using BBM can start using the enterprise version of BBM (BBMe) for 12 mo...
22:39 2019-05-31

As Trump closes US doors to migrants, Latin Americans look to Europe Venezuelans are behind only Syrians in terms of asylum applications in Europe while those from Central Americans are up 4,000% in a decadeIn contrast to many congregations in western Europe, attendance is on the up at Notre-Dame aux Riches Claires, an imposing baroque red-brick church on a cobbled r...
16:39 2019-07-10

Crash closes gate at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base TUCSON – Davis-Monthan Air Force Base’s gate at Craycroft Road has been shut down after a car crashed into one of the gate’s barricades Monday afternoon. According to DM officials, the gate has been closed for both inbound and outbound in connection to the crash. Authorities have n...
00:13 2019-07-16

Toxic algae bloom closes dozens of Mississippi beaches Blooms of toxic algae, also known as cyanobacteria and caused by weeks of heavy rain, have become so dangerous in Mississippi that the state’s environmental department shut down all mainland beaches. NBC’s Morgan Chesky reports for TODAY. Mississippi closed all mainland beaches on the state’s...
20:13 2019-07-10

As Cyclone Vayu Closes In, Gujarat Authorities Get Disaster Ready Gujarat Cyclone Vayu to hit the state coast on June 13. The Chief Minister said that the entire coastline, starting from Kutch to south Gujarat, has been put on "high alert"....
13:26 2019-06-11

Woods closes on upbeat note, no happy birthday for Mickelson Tiger Woods made another awful start before turning on the afterburners to shoot two-under 69 in the final round at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach on Sunday....
06:52 2019-06-17

Amazon closes down its shopping-focused Instagram rival Spark Amazon Spark, the e-commerce giant's social network, has seemingly shut down after only a couple of years. If you don't even know what it is, we don't blame you. You can think of it as Amazon's version of Instagram, except it focuses on shopping disc......
02:00 2019-06-16

Kimbrel closes out debut with Rizzo’s help, Cubs beat Braves CHICAGO (AP) — Craig Kimbrel dodged trouble for a save in his season debut when new teammate Anthony Rizzo dived into first base for the final out, and the Chicago Cubs rallied from five runs down to beat the Atlanta Braves 9-7 on Thursday. Called up from Triple-A earlier in the day, Kimbrel struck ...
01:52 2019-06-28

LEX 18 Traffic Tracker: Gas Leak Closes Outbound Tates Creek LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Outbound Tates Creek Road is shut down at Dove Run Road due to a gas leak at Malabu Drive. All outbound traffic is being diverted to Dove Run Road. Our crews are repairing a damaged line on Tates Creek Road, Lex. Outbound lane starting @ Malibu closed. Please avoid th...
18:39 2019-06-06

Frackers Scrounge for Cash as Wall Street Closes Doors The companies behind the U.S. fracking boom are turning to asset sales, drilling partnerships and other alternative financing to supplement their cash flow....
21:13 2019-06-07

Oregon Senate closes due to ‘possible militia threat’ after Republican walkout The Oregon state Senate closed Saturday after a “possible militia threat” from a right-wing group -- amid a broader drama over a walkout by Republican lawmakers over looming climate change legislation....
20:26 2019-06-22

Michelisz closes in on WTCR leader Guerrieri after Vila Real win Norbert Michliesz eased to a lights-to-flag victory in the opening World Touring Car Cup race at Vila Real to carve into Esteban Guerrieri's championship lead...
19:26 2019-07-06

California beach closes after Mexico sewage flows north SAN DIEGO (AP) — The entire shoreline of a Southern California city is closed to swimmers after sewage-contaminated runoff flowed into California from Mexico’s Tijuana River. The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the San Diego County Department of Environment Health issued the order Sunday, expa...
11:39 2019-05-28

Fred's closes 129 additional stores and holds clearance sales Discount retailer Fred's said Friday it will close another 129 stores and hold inventory clearance sales as the company works to repay its debt and diversify its product selection....
17:00 2019-07-12

Wall Street closes at record highs before Fourth of July Fourth of July fireworks went off early on Wall Street as signs of a slowing economy gave traders reason to hope for more handouts from the Federal Reserve. All three of the US stock indices hit record highs in Wednesday’s shortened trading session with the Dow Jones industrial average posting its f...
22:39 2019-07-03

Almodovar and dark comedy 'Parasite' in spotlight as Cannes closes An introspective turn by Spanish director Pedro Almodovar with a movie about an filmmaker, and a darkly humorous South Korean thriller are among the movies sparking awards buzz at Cannes in an unusually crowded field of runners and riders this year....
12:26 2019-05-25

Kaapo Kakko closes out Rangers prospect camp with a flourish Rangers prospect camp came to a conclusion with Friday’s scrimmage at Chelsea Piers Connecticut in Stamford, Conn., with Kaapo Kakko helping to put a bow on it by scoring from in front against Igor Shesterkin. It marked the first goal of the week’s three scrimmages — divided into five-on-five, follo...
10:00 2019-06-29

Flu outbreak closes migrant center near border in McAllen, Texas An outbreak of influenza has led U.S. immigration officials to temporarily close and quarantine a processing center at the border in Texas, authorities said....
17:39 2019-05-22

Universal water park closes early, workers taken to hospital ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Volcano Bay water park at Universal Orlando Resort closed early Sunday and at least four workers were taken to hospitals for what theme park officials say were “technical issues.” Workers and some guests complained that they felt like they were being electrically...
21:52 2019-06-03

China churns out record daily steel output in June - Reuters calculation China's daily crude steel output rose to record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as anti-pollution production curbs pushed whole-month production slightly lower, official data showed on Monday....
07:13 2019-07-15

China's June coal imports fall as local miners boost output China's June coal imports fell 1.4% from May to 27.1 million tonnes, official data showed on Friday, as local miners boosted output to ensure adequate supply ahead of summer....
17:00 2019-07-12

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan - sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
23:39 2019-06-11

Russia, Saudi Arabia Reach Oil Output Agreement Ahead of OPEC Talks Russia and Saudi Arabia have agreed to extend a major oil output-cutting deal by six to nine months to help support the market, Russian President Vladimir Putin said after meeting Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman....
16:13 2019-06-30

China refiners curb fuel output after massive new plants stoke glut China's fuel producers are making extended curbs to their output in the third quarter after supply from mammoth new refineries stoked an already-sizeable glut, potentially dragging on crude oil demand from the world's biggest importer of the commodity....
11:13 2019-07-08

Russia and Saudi Arabia agree to extend deal with Opec to curb oil output Vladimir Putin says deal due to expire on Sunday will be extended by six to nine monthsRussia has agreed with Saudi Arabia to extend by six to nine months a deal with Opec on reducing oil output, the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, said, as oil prices come under renewed pressure from rising US su...
07:39 2019-06-30

GM expected to invest $150 million to boost truck output in Flint, Michigan: sources General Motors Co is expected to announce on Wednesday it is investing about $150 million at its Flint Assembly in Michigan to boost production of heavy duty trucks, sources briefed on the matter said....
02:52 2019-06-12

China June aluminum output climbs to daily record - Reuters calculations China's daily aluminum output hit record levels in June, according to Reuters calculations, even as total production for the whole of the month fell slightly according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics on Monday....
07:13 2019-07-15

India's battered Congress party closes ranks after election setback The head of India's main opposition Congress party, Rahul Gandhi, offered to quit on Saturday after a crushing election defeat but senior party officials rejected his offer and called instead for a major internal shake-up....
17:00 2019-05-25

Rishikesh's 'Lakshman Jhula' Closes As Experts Warn Of Excess Load Lakshman Jhula, the iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga in Uttarakhand's Rishikesh, was closed to traffic Friday as experts feel it cannot sustain more load, officials said....
17:00 2019-07-12

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
17:39 2019-05-21

TransferWise closes $292 million secondary funding round at $3.5 billion valuation Money transfer startup TransferWise has closed a $292 million secondary funding round which doubles its valuation to $3.5 billion, the company said on Wednesday....
06:26 2019-05-22

Emergency Landing By United Flight Briefly Closes Newark Airport In US A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
04:13 2019-06-30

Blue Point closes out Royal Ascot with a regal performance for Godolphin Blue Point held on Saturday to close out Royal Ascot 2019 with a victory in the Diamond Jubilee Stakes, completing a sweep of the meeting's two Group 1 sprints and a stellar day for Sheik Mohammed's Godolphin...
11:26 2019-06-23

Google officially closes 'Dragonfly,' its controversial Chinese search project Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated......
12:00 2019-07-17

TRAFFIC: Car hits power pole, closes south side intersection TUCSON – A south side intersection is closed after a vehicle struck a power pole Wednesday afternoon. According to Sgt. Pete Dugan, northbound 12th Avenue is shut down from Nebraska to Wyoming streets. Tucson Electric Power crews are on-scene. TRAFFIC ALERT Northbound 12th Ave is shut down from N...
22:26 2019-06-12

Emergency landing by United flight briefly closes Newark Airport A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing and blew out two tires at New Jersey's Newark Airport on Saturday, causing the airport briefly to suspend flights, officials said....
20:26 2019-06-29

James Holzhauer’s Jeopardy! Winnings Hit $2 Million as He Closes In on Ken Jennings’ Record (Bloomberg) — “Jeopardy!” contestant James Holzhauer is closing in on a record $2.5 million haul set 15 years ago. Holzhauer, a professional sports gambler from Las Vegas, topped $2 million in winnings on Friday’s episode of the quiz show, notching his 27th straight win. By c...
20:39 2019-05-25

Migrant holding center in Texas temporarily closes after teen’s death US border agents temporarily closed a processing center in South Texas after a 16-year-old Guatemala boy who had been detained at the facility died after being diagnosed with the flu. Customs and Border Protection said in a statement late Tuesday that it would stop holding migrants at the center in ...
15:26 2019-05-22

Sephora closes all US stores for diversity training after racial profiling allegation Beauty chain acts after singer SZA says security was called on her, but many experts are sceptical of such training’s effectivenessThe beauty chain Sephora is closing its US stores for an hour on Wednesday morning to hold diversity training for the company’s 16,000 employees, three weeks after R&B s...
20:13 2019-06-05

Google Officially Closes Its Chinese Search Engine Project: Report Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned....
17:52 2019-07-17

China's top steelmaking city Tangshan extends output curbs in June: local media China's top steelmaking city of Tangshan extended production restrictions on heavy industry to end-June, local government-backed media reported on Wednesday, as the smog-prone city aims to improve its air quality....
06:13 2019-06-05

Instant view: OPEC's nine-month oil output curb boosts price outlook, shale OPEC ministers on Monday agreed to extend the oil producers' group supply cuts until early 2020 to prop up crude prices and offset the risk of a market glut amid growing U.S. output and a weakening global economy....
01:13 2019-07-02

South Korea steelmaker POSCO may push 'green' output with up to $169 million in new funds: executive South Korean steelmaker POSCO may invest up to 200 billion won ($169 million), on top of a previously announced 1 trillion won, to meet tighter environmental rules on production amid a clampdown on pollution, an executive said on Monday....
14:00 2019-06-03

China June coal output hits record high as miners ramp up ahead of summer China's coal output rose in June from the previous month to a record high, official data showed on Monday, as miners ramped up production to ensure supply ahead of peak summer demand for electricity....
07:13 2019-07-15

Exclusive: Pentagon races to track U.S. rare earths output amid China trade dispute The Pentagon is rapidly assessing the United States' rare earths capability in a race to secure stable supply of the specialized material amid the country's trade conflict with China, which controls the rare earths industry, according to a government document seen by Reuters....
19:39 2019-07-12

Microsoft closes fiscal 2019 with revenue spikes driven by cloud services Enlarge / Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, speaks at the Microsoft Annual Shareholders Meeting in Bellevue, Washington, on November 30, 2016. (credit: Jason Redmond / Getty Images) Microsoft has reported its financial results for the final quarter of the 2019 fiscal year. The tech giant saw notab...
01:39 2019-07-19

Top UN sustainable development forum closes with galvanized effort toward ‘empowerment, inclusiveness and equality’ In closing the High-level Segment of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) on Friday, President Inga Rhonda King assured participants that the session had contributed significantly to advancing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. ...
02:52 2019-07-20

US closes Texas processing center amid flu outbreak after teen migrant's death U.S. border agents temporarily closed a main processing center for migrants in southern Texas Tuesday, one day after authorities said a 16-year-old from Guatemala died after being diagnosed with the flu at the facility....
11:39 2019-05-22

Our Riverdale podcast closes the curtains on a crazy season with character superlatives and a call from mom School’s out for summer on Riverdale, but Dial M For Maple returns to the halls fo Riverdale High for one final look at the show’s wildest season yet. Hosts Marah and Cameron revisit the season’s highs and lows—including that insane speech about “the epic highs and lows of high school football”—and ...
19:52 2019-06-06

US STOCKS SNAPSHOT-Wall Street closes shortened session at record highs U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with each of the major indexes closing at a record high, as expectations grew that the Federal Reserve would take a more dovish turn as a raft of data provided more evidence of a slowing economy....
21:00 2019-07-03

Madonna closes World Pride performance with message about gun control using police imagery Madonna closed her World Pride performance in New York City over the weekend with a message about gun control in the U.S. as she thanked her fans in the LGBTQ community for their continued support. ...
16:26 2019-07-01

RuPaul’s Drag Race closes a mixed season with a solid, satisfying finale After starting strong, with an engaging group of queens and lots of potential in the air, season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race petered out in its closing episodes. To make up for its underwhelming late-season lip-syncs and controversial eliminations, the season needed to deliver with the finale. While th...
09:26 2019-05-31

Mold discovery at Seattle Children’s Hospital closes operating rooms, officials say Seattle Children’s Hospital closed several operating rooms and is contacting the families of about 3,000 children who’ve had recent procedures after a common type of mold was detected in the facility over the weekend, officials said....
18:26 2019-05-22

Iran closes hundreds of restaurants for 'illegal music and debauchery,' other violations of 'Islamic principles' Iranian police shut down more than 500 restaurants and cafes in Tehran for not observing “Islamic principles” including modesty, the capital city's police chief announced Saturday....
03:39 2019-06-10

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asia shares cautious in case Powell closes rate door Asian shares turned mixed on Wednesday while rising Treasury yields lifted the dollar as markets wondered if the world's most powerful central banker would confirm or confound expectations for U.S. policy easing this month....
06:13 2019-07-10

TRAFFIC ALERT: serious collision involving pedestrian closes northbound Oracle Road at Magee TUCSON – Northbound Oracle Road is closed at Magee road due to a pedestrian being struck. The victim is in stable condition and was not in a marked crosswalk. The driver involved stayed on the scene and is cooperating with investigators. According to Oro Valley Police Department, traffic diver...
12:26 2019-06-20

Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight Josh Warrington isn't entertaining Shakur Stevenson's attempts to draw him into an IBF title fight, and Dillian Whyte gets WBC assurance The post Boxing News at Five: Warrington has “nothing to gain” from fighting Stevenson, Whyte closes in on WBC title fight appeared first on Boxing News....
20:13 2019-07-17

Waterloo delays: Passengers face major disruption after lineside fire closes nine platforms Commuters are facing travel chaos on some of the country's busiest routes after a lineside fire forced the closure of nine platforms at London Waterloo station....
18:01 2019-07-17

Massive fire Philadelphia refinery fire threatens facility's future A massive fire at Philadelphia Energy Solutions Inc's oil refinery on Friday damaged the largest U.S. East Coast plant to the point that it could remain shut for an extended period, according to Philadelphia city officials and company sources....
22:26 2019-06-21

Universal's Volcano Bay water park briefly closes after visitors report electric shocks Universal Studios' Volcano Bay water park at closed early on Sunday due to a technical issue that left guests complaining about electric shocks.        ...
20:26 2019-06-04

Tory leadership race: Gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt closes slightly after first full week of campaigning The gap between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt has narrowed slightly at the end of the first full week of campaigning in the battle for the keys to 10 Downing Street, an exclusive poll reveals today....
19:00 2019-06-27

Mandatory update coming to Windows 7, 2008 to kill off weak update hashes Enlarge Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 users will imminently have to deploy a mandatory patch if they want to continue updating their systems, as spotted by Mary Jo Foley. Currently, Microsoft's Windows updates use two different hashing algorithms to enable Windows to detect tampering or modif...
15:00 2019-05-21

World War Z Game Update: July 2019 FREE Six Skulls update and more coming this week Co-op shooter World War Z is getting a big update this week, and publisher Focus Home Interactive has promised that there's plenty to come in the next few months....
14:39 2019-07-02

Anthem Update Patch Notes 1.2.0 Today: New Freeplay Update, Cataclysm news coming tomorrow EA and Bioware have pushed out the first Anthem update in weeks - and we're expecting some more news to come tomorrow, too. Here's what you need to know....
20:13 2019-05-29

Jeff Bezos closes out Prime Day by standing on top of Amazon's massive glass spheres wearing climbing ropes and a hard hat Ted S. Warren/AP Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos climbed Amazon's spheres, a group of three cylindrical glass-enclosed structures at the company's headquarters in Seattle. The billionaire founder of Amazon posted a photo of himself to Instagram standing at the top of one of the spheres while wearing climbing...
18:52 2019-07-17

China June industrial output up 6.3% year-on-year, beats forecasts, retail sales up 9.8% China's industrial output grew 6.3% in June from a year earlier, official data showed on Monday, picking up from May's 17-year low and handily beating market expectations....
07:13 2019-07-15

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri closes in on Juventus move as Eden Hazard's Real Madrid transfer dream is delayed Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri hopes to be appointed Juventus manager this week, but Eden Hazard's wish to secure a dream move to Real Madrid before tomorrow have been dashed....
13:26 2019-06-03

Strong earthquake off coast of El Salvador SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities said a small tsunami was possible, but there were no immediate reports of serious damage or injuries. “...
13:39 2019-05-30

Turquoise Coast is the next seaside hotspot The clear waters and sandy beaches of the Turquoise Coast -- or the Turkish Riviera -- are a quieter and less expensive option to other Mediterranean destinations. From Bodrum to Antalaya, find out where to go and what to do....
20:39 2019-07-05

Blast-hit tankers to be assessed off UAE coast The two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran are being assessed off the coast off the United Arab Emirates before their cargos are unloaded, the ships' operators said on Sunday....
16:39 2019-06-16

Sea-Eye rescues 44 migrants off Libya's coast A German rescue boat has picked up 44 people that were stranded off the Libyan coast. The rescue comes a day after the same boat handed over 65 migrants to Malta....
01:13 2019-07-09

Abercrombie & Fitch CEO says smaller stores are the future (as it closes 3 of its largest stores) While Abercrombie & Fitch is planning to close three more of its flagship retail locations, it's opening additional smaller-format stores in a bid to keep traffic growing....
21:26 2019-05-29

Spoiler alert: 'NCIS' closes Season 16 with huge guest shocker Spoiler alert: 'NCIS' closed its 16th season with a surprise that should make many of the CBS drama's viewers happy.        ...
05:13 2019-05-22

Hurricane Barbara forms well off coast of Mexico Hurricane Barbara formed Monday in the Pacific Ocean and meteorologists expect it to strengthen into a major storm as it tracks in the general direction of Hawaii....
04:13 2019-07-02

Barry now a hurricane as it looms off the coast of Louisiana “We have a hurricane!” Ken Graham, director of the National Hurricane Center declared Saturday, upgrading Barry from a tropical storm as it slowly plodded along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana. The large storm is moving at just 6 miles per hour, and is expected to gradually edge closer to th...
20:52 2019-07-13

The Latest: Damaged oil tanker arrives off UAE coast DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 10:45 a.m. The Norwegian-owned oil tanker Front Altair, which caught fire after being apparently attacked last week in the Gulf of Oman, has arrived off the coast of the United Arab Emirates. The shi...
11:00 2019-06-16

Great Brittany: exploring the Emerald Coast With its belle époque resorts, long empty beaches and medieval castles, the Emerald Coast is big on laid-back charm – and perfect for a family adventureWe’re sitting on an empty beach, a wide sweep of white sand overlooking the emerald sea, and we can’t quite believe we have it all to ourselves. Had...
08:52 2019-07-13

UN says migrant boat capsized off Libya's coast The U.N. migration agency says a boat carrying dozens of Europe-bound migrants has capsized off Libya's Mediterranean coast, as the search for survivors continues....
17:26 2019-06-02

More Than 80 Migrants Feared Drowned Off Tunisia Coast Dozens of African migrants are feared to have drowned after their boat capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting of for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said on Thursday....
22:26 2019-07-04

| Ivory Coast on alert after Cup of Nations upsets Coach Ibrahim Kamara said his Ivory Coast side would be on their guard going into Monday's last-16 encounter with Mali after a string of surprise results at AFCON....
19:01 2019-07-07

6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coast ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska’s western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space. The North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement that its early warning sy...
21:01 2019-05-21

Turkey draws EU ire over oil drilling off Cyprus' coast Turkey has sent a second ship to search for oil and natural gas in maritime waters that Cyprus claims as its own. The move is set to draw a sharp EU rebuke, though Cyprus has already acted against the first vessel....
02:00 2019-06-21

The Latest: Cyclone forecast to jog away from Indian coast The Latest on Cyclone Vayu (all times local): ___ 12:30 p.m. Authorities say a very severe cyclone appears to have changed course and is less likely to touch India's western coast than was previously forecast....
11:00 2019-06-13

1.5-metre jellyfish spotted off coast of Cornwall Divers stayed close to giant animal for an hour before it swam awayA giant barrel jellyfish has been spotted off the coast of Cornwall by divers.“I’ve never seen one that big,” said Lizzie Daly, a biologist who saw the creature near Falmouth. “We had seen a few smaller jellyfish at a beautiful reef ...
16:52 2019-07-15

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while diving near Falmouth. Barrel jellyfish are the biggest species of jellyfish found in British waters Continue reading......
00:52 2019-07-17

22 ancient amphoras found off Albanian coast TIRANA, Albania — A joint Albanian-American underwater archaeology project says it has found amphoras that are at least 2,500 years old off the Albanian coast, which might yield an ancient shipwreck. The research vessel Hercules of the RPM Nautical Foundation said Friday they had found 22 containers...
12:26 2019-07-12

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Outer Hebrides.Researchers at Oxford and Aberde...
06:00 2019-06-10

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
00:26 2019-06-11

U.S. Coast Guard seized over $569 million in drugs from May to July Vice President Mike Pence called the seizure of more than 39,000 pounds of cocaine and 933 pounds of marijuana worth a combined $569 million by the U.S. Coast Guard "historic."...
09:39 2019-07-12

Frontline oil tanker struck by torpedo off UAE coast - Tradewinds An oil tanker owned by Norway's Frontline has been struck by a torpedo off the coast of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, shipping newspaper Tradewinds reported on Thursday, citing unnamed industry sources....
10:52 2019-06-13

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes off southern Alaska coast HOMER, Alaska (AP) — A magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck off the coast of southern Alaska, but no damage has been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit around 1:50 a.m. Monday southwest of the Kenai Peninsula at a depth of 40 miles (65 kilometers). A dispatcher with the Homer Police ...
19:00 2019-05-27

Once Threatened, Sea Turtle Nests Thrive Along the Georgia Coast Longstanding efforts to protect the nests of loggerhead sea turtles have been paying off, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in conservation....
10:39 2019-06-13

At least two migrants die, 25 missing in boat accident off Libyan coast At least two migrants died and around 25 others were missing after their inflatable boat capsized off the western Libyan coast, a spokesman for the coastguard said on Sunday....
02:26 2019-06-03

Strong earthquake hits off coast of El Salvador, tsunami possible SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador — A strong earthquake hit off the coast of El Salvador early Thursday, sending frightened residents running out of their homes in the predawn hours. Authorities say a tsunami is possible. The U.S. Geological Survey reported the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 6.6. Its ...
12:39 2019-05-30

Ivory Coast cocoa grind up 7.3 pct through June - exporters ABIDJAN, July 10 (Reuters) - *Ivory Coast cocoa grinders had processed 407,000 tonnes of beans by the end of June, data from exporters' association GEPEX showed on Wednesday. *This is up from 379,000 tonnes during same period last season. *Grinders processed 45,000 tonnes of beans in June, up from 4...
13:52 2019-07-10

Canada reapproves contentious Pacific coast pipeline TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s federal government has once again approved the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion that would nearly triple the flow of oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Pacific Coast. The approval Tuesday comes 10 months after the Federal Court of Appeal halted the proje...
23:52 2019-06-18

Boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsizes off Tunisian coast A boat carrying more than 70 migrants capsized off the coast of Tunisia after setting off for Europe from Libya, a government source and the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
19:52 2019-07-04

Man swimming off Hawaii coast killed in shark attack A 65-year-old man swimming off the coast of Maui on Saturday morning is now dead after an encounter with a shark. Thomas Smiley, who CNN reports was from California, was approximately 60 yards from Kaanapali Beach at the time. He was brought back ashore and CPR was performed but the man ultimately d...
17:52 2019-05-28

Snag $4.99 bus seats during the East Coast debut of FlixBus FlixBus will offer $4.99 seats during its East Coast debut with routes connecting New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.        ...
22:39 2019-05-29

| Zaha strikes as Ivory Coast reach Cup of Nations last 16 Wilfried Zaha scored on his first start at this year's Africa Cup of Nations as Ivory Coast clinched a place in the last 16 with victory over Namibia....
21:39 2019-07-01

At least 26 dead after fishing boat capsizes off Honduran coast At least 26 people died after a lobster-fishing boat capsized off the Atlantic coast of Honduras during poor weather conditions, an armed forces spokesman said on Wednesday, in one of the country's worst-ever accidents at sea....
04:26 2019-07-04

At least 8 migrants dead after boat flips off Turkish coast At least eight people died when a boat carrying migrants capsized off Turkey's southwestern Aegean coast Monday, authorities said, adding that nearly three dozen were rescued....
17:26 2019-06-17

USGS: Magnitude-6.5 earthquake hits Chile’s coast SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A powerful magnitude-6.5 earthquake has shaken Chile’s Pacific coast but there were no immediate reports of major damages or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake struck at 7:19 p.m. local time Thursday at a depth of 10 kilometers and its epicenter was 79.9...
03:00 2019-06-14

‘Big Little Lies’ tourism is killing California’s pristine coast Big Sur has a big little problem. The dreamy coastal city set on a precarious cliffside has survived massive mudslides, heavy rains and fires, but it may not be able to overcome a deluge of Renattas, Bonnies, Madelines, Celestes and Janes. Fans of HBO’s “Big Little Lies,” a show about wealthy women ...
20:39 2019-07-11

Morocco progresses at African Cup after beating Ivory Coast CAIRO (AP) — Morocco beat Ivory Coast 1-0 to qualify for the last 16 from the African Cup of Nations’ so-called group of death and give coach Herve Renard another victory over his former team on Friday. Youssef En-Nesyri slotted home for the only goal in the first half having been set up by a ...
22:39 2019-06-28

Turkish sailors kidnapped by pirates off Nigeria's coast Ten Turkish sailors were abducted from their ship by armed men off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, the co-partner of the shipping company, Ahmet Paksoy, told CNN on Tuesday....
08:26 2019-07-17

Barry strengthens to a hurricane as it heads toward the Louisiana coast _____ Barry strengthened from a tropical storm to a category 1 hurricane Saturday morning with maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it bears down on the Louisiana coast. The slow-moving storm in the Gulf of Mexico was expected to make landfall during the day, bringing strong winds and heavy rain tha...
19:00 2019-07-13

The West Coast is running out of space to put dead whales PORTLAND, Ore. — So many gray whales are washing up on the U.S. West Coast that the federal agency that deals with the rotting carcasses is running out of places to put them while they decompose. NOAA Fisheries is asking those with private, isolated beachfront property to “host” a rottin...
08:00 2019-06-21

‘Iceberg alley’ photos along Canada’s coast are very cool Remarkable images show gigantic icebergs as they pass by Canada’s Cape Bonavista. The area off the coast of Newfoundland and Labrador is dubbed “iceberg alley” on account of the colossal bergs that float by every spring. “Our Cape Bonavista Lighthouse looks pretty small in comparison to this huge ic...
19:00 2019-05-21

Coast Guard siezes alledged drug sub in Pacific The U.S. Coast Guard says a cutter interdicted a submarine suspected of smuggling drugs in the Pacific Ocean. A video shows Coast Guard officers boarding the submarine and ordering those inside to open the hatch. (June 18)        ...
11:52 2019-07-12

‘Flip or Flop’ star goes solo in ‘Christina on the Coast’ Christina Anstead says she has “so much going on right now” — and that’s not an understatement. The “Flip or Flop” star, who announced in March that she’s expecting a child with her second husband, Ant Anstead (she’s due in September), has been filming three shows simultaneously — including “Christi...
18:26 2019-05-21

In Portugal, a man braves dangerous cliffs to clean-up the coast Every week, carrying a large bag to collect marine litter, sea-lover Miguel Lacerda climbs up and down dangerous 140-metre-high cliffs, dedicating himself to cleaning up Portugal's rocky coast....
17:00 2019-05-24

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast - operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
16:26 2019-06-16

Marlin jumps into boat, seriously injuring two men off NSW north coast 100kg fish lands in brothers’ five-metre vessel north of Coffs Harbour, slicing man’s arm openA large marlin weighing up to 100kg jumped into a small boat off the New South Wales coast, seriously injuring two brothers, with one of them suffering a fracture when his arm was sliced open.The marlin bre...
12:13 2019-05-23

Blast-hit Japanese tanker anchors off UAE coast: operator One of two oil tankers crippled in attacks in the Gulf of Oman last week that Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran is now anchored off the coast of the United Arab Emirates with crew on board, the ship's operator said on Sunday....
11:52 2019-06-16

Morocco v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations – live! Africa Cup of Nations updates from the Group D matchWarda returns to Egypt squad after intervention of playersAnd you can email Paul here or tweet him here 6.46pm BST 45 min: Kodjia gets a lecture and stern finger-wagging from the referee after giving Saïss’ shirt a sneaky tug before throwing himsel...
19:52 2019-06-28

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits California near Pacific Coast SCOTIA, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 5.5 earthquake has hit near the Pacific coast of Northern California. The agency says the earthquake struck at 8:53 p.m. at a spot 17.3 miles (27.9 kilometers) southwest of Scotia, a town of 850 people. The earthquake had a depth of 5...
08:00 2019-06-23

Wreck of last slave ship from Africa ID’d off Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala.— Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday. A statement by the Alabama Historical Commission said remains of the Gulf...
01:52 2019-05-23

Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Alabama historical officials say researchers have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States. A statement issued Wednesday by the Alabama Historical Commission says remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda have been identif...
00:39 2019-05-23

Fit mom, 51, says men think she's hotter than women half her age The personal trainer and holistic health practitioner admits she used to lack confidence and feel uncomfortable in her own skin before discovering a love for fitness....
19:13 2019-05-29

Staying mainly dry through the first half of the weekend TUCSON –  Another dry, sunny and hot day in Southern Arizona. The trend for storms south and east of Tucson continues today with a better chance for the rest of us by the end of the weekend! Today: Most stay dry, sunny and hot today. High: 104° Tonight: Partly cloudy and warm. Low: 79° Tomor...
14:39 2019-07-19

8 first-half sales tales Cooling compact crossovers, Chevy’s long skid, the Korean rebound and other stories behind the U.S. industry’s slow, steady first-half sales decline....
11:00 2019-07-07

Let's See How Much Fun We Can Squeeze Out Of The Last Half Hour Of E3 Yes, E3 2019 ended three weeks ago. However, in my nightmares, I’m still there, slamming energy drinks and binge-sitting in every gamer chair my eyes can see. As long as my neck still hurts from the flight back, I cannot refrain from scraping the bottom of the E3 barrel. Watch me try and fail to die...
09:00 2019-07-04

One thing every MLB team needs to do in the second half As baseball's second half gets underway, a look at something that every team should try doing over the final three months of the season.       ...
14:39 2019-07-12

US fighter jets intercept Russian bombers off Alaskan coast US warplanes intercepted four Russian bombers and two jet fighters in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on Monday, the North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement Tuesday. The Russian planes — Tupolev Tu-95 bombers and Su-35 fighters — were intercepted by US F-22 fighte...
21:39 2019-05-21

Space Rockets Spark Property Boom on Florida Coast Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk are racing to send people into outer space and eventually to the moon and Mars. They are already improving the fortunes of a coastal Florida city that is home to their budding space ambitions....
16:52 2019-05-21

Police stop 4 kids who drove SUV 600 miles down Aussie coast Police say four children aged 10 to 14 packed fishing rods in a parent’s SUV, left a farewell note then drove 600 miles down the Australian east coast before they were stopped the next day...
06:39 2019-07-15

Sportwatch: Melbourne v West Coast, Sea Eagles v Eels and more – live! Updates from around Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email or tweet @meganmaurice 7.53am BST NRL: Half-time at Brookvale and Manly are in control of the match, leading Parramatta 26-12. With five tries in the first half, the home team are looking strong and Daly Cherry-Evans is very happy with his ...
09:00 2019-07-21

India’s west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches VERAVAL, India (AP) — Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India’s western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that’s expected to make landfall as the year’s second major storm. The India Meteorological Department says Cyclone Vayu, named after the Hindi word ...
08:26 2019-06-13

Libyan coast guard says it rescued 80 Europe-bound migrants Libya's coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying 80 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country's Mediterranean coast....
19:00 2019-06-05

India's west coast hunkers down as Cyclone Vayu approaches Authorities have evacuated nearly 300,000 people from India's western coastline ahead of a very severe cyclone that's expected to make landfall as the year's second major storm....
07:26 2019-06-13

Spend the summer at these secret East Coast beach towns See shells, not crowds. Every year from Memorial Day to Labor Day, countless New Yorkers flock to the Kiawahs and Kennebunkports of the Eastern seaboard. They diligently check these la-di-da locales off their list, curtsying to their inner prep schooler. But you, dear reader, know better. This summe...
03:01 2019-05-22

Sportwatch: AFL Carlton v Gold Coast, NRL Knights v Roosters and more – live! Updates from across Australia and beyondAny thoughts? Email Richard or tweet @rrjparkin 7.57am BST They huffed and puffed that final quarter, the Suns, but they never got any closer than that three-quarter-time mark of 18 behind.Four wins in six for Carlton, and back-to-back wins for the first time ...
09:00 2019-07-20

The US Coast Guard Caught This Cocaine-Smuggling Semi-Submersible The U.S. Coast Guard today announced that the Coast Guard Cutter Munro would offload thirty-nine thousand pounds of cocaine in San Diego with Vice President Pence presiding. The copious amounts of powdered narcotic had been taken in 14 separate seizures, including a particularly large haul in mid-Ju...
05:52 2019-07-12

Researchers Discover Giant Freshwater Aquifer off U.S. East Coast In a welcome bit of news as water shortages hit major cities worldwide, scientists have discovered an enormous low-salinity aquifer off the U.S. East Coast. The researchers say it could indicate other such aquifers trapped beneath the salty seas in ocean sediments across the planet.Read more......
05:26 2019-06-22

Whidbey Island, west coast answer to Martha's Vineyard Although Whidbey Island is only about 30 miles from Seattle, it feels much farther away. Find out the best things to do at this idyllic Washingston state escape....
15:52 2019-05-23

Mississippi River closed at St. Louis due to flooding: U.S. Coast Guard The U.S. Coast Guard said it has closed the Mississippi River near St. Louis to boat and barge traffic on Thursday for the second time this month due to high water and strong currents on the major shipping waterway....
06:52 2019-05-24

India to evacuate thousands as cyclone nears west coast Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat....
06:26 2019-06-12

Italian coast guard brings ashore migrants on Lampedusa An Italian coast guard vessel has safely landed 55 migrants on the island of Lampdusa after rescuing them from nearby waters. However, Rome has also refused entry to a ship that rescued migrants in distress off Libya....
05:39 2019-07-05

Watch: Beachgoers Help Save Pod Of Pilot Whales On US East Coast Dozens of beachgoers and lifeguards battled to help a pod of pilot whales back into deeper waters after coming too close to the shore of the US state of Georgia earlier this week, although authorities......
14:26 2019-07-18

Libyan coast guard intercepts some 100 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted a boat carrying nearly 100 Europe-bound migrants, including women and children, off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Tuesday that the rubber vessel had 92 African and Bengali migrants, includ...
14:52 2019-06-04

Tunisia recovers 14 migrants' bodies after dozens drowned off coast Tunisia's Coast Guard recovered on Saturday the bodies of 14 African migrants who drowned when their boat carrying more than 80 people sank after setting off for Europe from neighboring Libya, the Tunisian Red Crescent said....
02:26 2019-07-07

U.S. urges Turkey to halt drilling operations off Cyprus coast The U.S. State Department on Tuesday urged Turkish authorities to halt energy drilling operations off the Cypriot coast in the Mediterranean, a day after Cyprus protested a Turkish ship dropping anchor there....
03:39 2019-07-10

Evidence of a Gigantic Impact Crater Found Off Scottish Coast Some 1.2 billion years ago, an asteroid measuring over 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) wide smashed into northwest Scotland. Trouble is, scientists aren’t sure exactly where the meteorite struck, as traces of the crater are long gone. With new research, however, scientists are starting to hone in on the imp...
21:39 2019-06-10

2 found dead after migrant boat capsizes off Libyan coast: UN The International Organization for Migration said the boat was carrying over 95 migrants and floundered off the coast of the western town of Garaboli, 60 kilometres east of the capital, Tripoli....
20:01 2019-06-02

Second Turkish drillship arrives off coast of Cyprus: shipping data A second Turkish drillship, which is expected to begin drilling for oil and natural gas near Cyprus this week, arrived off the Mediterranean island's northeastern coast on Monday, Refinitiv Eikon shipping data showed....
11:26 2019-07-08

Coast Guard seizes 40,000 pounds of drugs on high seas CORONADO, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has offloaded tons of cocaine and marijuana seized from boats and even a semi-submarine in the Pacific. Vice President Mike Pence was on hand Thursday as 39,000 pounds (17,690 kilograms) of cocaine and 933 pounds (423 kilograms) of marijuana were taken of...
08:52 2019-07-12

20 people missing from migrant boat rescued off Spanish coast Spanish rescue services are searching for at least 20 people missing from a migrant boat found adrift in the Mediterranean after a passenger ferry rescued 27 people still aboard on Wednesday....
01:13 2019-06-20

Mali v Ivory Coast: Africa Cup of Nations 2019 last 16 – live! Live updates from the 5pm BST kick-off in SuezMadagascar dream goes on while Algeria storm throughDrop Simon an email | Tweet @Simon_Burnton 5.44pm BST 42 mins: A drop of the shoulder from Djenepo, who then feeds Marega. The Porto forward shoots from a tight angle, finding only the side netting. 5.4...
18:52 2019-07-08

Gold Coast Titans sack coach Garth Brennan Brennan axed after just 12 wins from 40 matchesAssistants Craig Hodges and Luke Burt will take over as interim coachesGold Coast have sacked coach Garth Brennan, two days after a 24-2 defeat to Penrith left the club rooted to the bottom of the NRL ladder. Brennan’s future was in doubt with the findi...
12:00 2019-07-14

Thousands of volunteers remove plastic from northern Spanish coast Thousands of volunteers plucked plastic and other waste products from the rocks and beaches along Spain's Basque coast on Saturday, while divers took to the sea to clear garbage from the water as part of World Oceans Day....
18:39 2019-06-08

| Ivory Coast 'babes' bank on sharpshooter Pepe against Bafana Ivory Coast coach Ibrahim Kamara sees Nicolas Pepe as one the young stars who can banish the memories of a disastrous Africa Cup of Nations title defence two years ago....
12:26 2019-06-23

Libyan coast guard intercepts 22 Europe-bound migrants BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libya’s coast guard says it has intercepted some two dozen Europe-bound migrants off the country’s Mediterranean coast. Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that a wooden boat carrying at least 22 African migrants, all of them men, was intercepted Friday north of t...
20:52 2019-06-08

Canada's Trudeau to invest C$15.7 billion in coast guard overhaul Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said Canada would spend an estimated C$15.7 billion ($11.7 billion) to renew its coast guard fleet and that it would partner with a new shipyard to complete the project....
00:39 2019-05-23

Nearly 200 Europe-bound migrants intercepted at sea by Libya’s coast guard Spokesman Ayoub Gassim said Saturday that five rubber boats carrying 199 migrants were intercepted over the past several days near the capital, Tripoli....
18:00 2019-06-22

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
21:00 2019-06-14