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Don't forget Puerto Rico

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said three to four military planes would fly supplies to the island daily, carrying water, food, generators and temporary shelters. Numerous volunteers that were with her also have not been able to talk with th...

McSorley: Lions look to 'keep elevating' as Big Ten play looms

The Irish have higher-touted blockers on their offensive line , which could be the key to this game. Likely not, though if they aren't careful, Iowa will be the sneaky team to jump up make the upset happen. Penn State had been on the other end of...

US Federal Reserve to start unwinding $4.2tn stimulus from October

Interest rates will be the active policy tool moving forward, and it will take another economic tsunami for the Fed to halt or reverse the policy, Yellen indicated during her press conference following the announcement. "Higher prices for gasoline ...

Prudence, politics force Fed to begin shedding USA bonds

The Australian dollar fell 0.25 per cent to $0.8012. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 1 point to 2,508. Meanwhile, the yield on the two-year U.S. The Philippine and Taiwanese central banks also make rates decisions later in the day. A...

The Slow and Steady Fed

She met several months ago with President Donald Trump, who spoke favorably of her afterward. "In my view, they need to normalize policy", he said. Yellen was nominated in October 2013 for the post, which requires Senate confirmation. And now, they...

Miami Dolphins under vast pressure today vs. Chargers

Therefore, this will be our first look at Jay Cutler in a Dolphins uni. Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn was a little more diplomatic when asked about Cutler. That's a definite concern against a Miami offense with Jay Cutler at the helm. ...

India hints at cryptocurrency, China to shut Bitcoin exchanges

However, CNY deposits are suspended , effective immediately, preventing traders from profiting off of arbitrage. Many people in the cryptocurrency community viewed this as a possible turning point, hoping the exchanges would be able to convince ...

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People need to consider flood insurance

For reinsurance companies, Fitch expects that the insured loss from the storm will fall within primary players retention levels under catastrophe programs, with perhaps a small p...

Tropical disturbance brushes NC coast, heading out to sea

Heavy rain is expected to be the main hazard. Monday: Rain and thunderstorms linger in Florida and spread into eastern North Carolina and eastern Virginia. There is a 10- to 20...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

Tropical storm warning posted for part of North Carolina

The storm system that could become Irma was expected to track up the mid-Atlantic coast Tuesday before moving out to sea Wednesday . We'll see a nice mix of sun and clouds. It is ...

Disturbance To Pelt North Carolina Coast With Rain, Gusty Wind

A weather system off Africa that's being monitored by the National Hurricane Center is likely to develop as it approaches the eastern Atlantic Ocean, forecasters said Tuesday. Fo...

A Tropical Storm is Developing Northeast of Jacksonville

As always, there's the chance we could see a very unsafe storm come our way before the season is over - remember, Hugo, the Historic Floods of 2015 and Hurricane Matthew all occur...

Coastal Storm Bringing Rain & Wind to NC Coast

Harvey brought catastrophic flooding to Texas . As of this writing, rain is already spreading northward through the Garden State, with heavier rain expected later on. Sunday n...

Lee jailed for 5 years in bribery case

Lee had been spearheading the country's biggest conglomerate with 350 trillion won ($310.1 billion) in assets as its father and chairman Lee Kun-hee has fallen into a coma in 2014 ...

Floyd Mayweather to Fight Conor McGregor in Lighter Gloves

One point articulated by Marnell, which every other commission member echoed, is that referee selection is the most important factor in fighter health and safety, particularly in a...

Reliance Disruption: Jio Launches A Zero Priced Feature Phone

In addition to Reliance Jio , Bharti Airtel, Idea Cellular, Vodafone, Reliance Communications, and BSNL are looking for enhancing their mobile Internet reach. It comes with an A...

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Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Venus Williams vs Jelena Ostapenko

Williams became the oldest woman to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinal since 1994 with a rock-solid performance on Centre Court. Williams will next face either second-seeded Sim...

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

June job growth was a healthy 222000 . . . but we can do better

The US economy added 222,000 jobs in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics . Even with 2,000 jobs added this past month, the legal industry has seen a lot of cuts to...

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

Why Amazon Bought Whole Foods

The question for many other grocery stores might wonder if they're perishable. In working toward becoming an industry leader in staple industries such as food & beverage, Amazon...

Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

That House bill was widely criticized for letting states seek waivers from insurance protections for people with pre-existing conditions. In other words, Senate Republican leadersh...

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Whole Foods customers react to $13.7 billion Amazon merger

Charlie O'Shea, a Moody's lead retail analyst, told the Associated Press news agency that the deal could be "transformative, not just for food retail, but for retail in general"....

Oil hits the lowest since November as over-supply glut continues

USA inventories fell less than forecast last week, keeping supplies more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average, according to data from the Energy Information Admi...

Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

Djokovic and Nadal matches postponed because of rain

He was still struggling with the effects of an elbow injury that halted his U.S. hard-court spring causing him to withdraw from his more favoured Miami. It was hard conditions. ...

Senate GOP aiming for vote this month on health legislation

Any later than that and they'll be in an election year where a thorny major tax reform bill becomes even harder to pass politically. Later Tuesday, Trump will have dinner wit...

May Jobs Report: 138000 More On Payrolls; Unemployment Dips Slightly

The unemployment rate hit a 16-year low in May but the pace of hiring slowed as the economy added 138,000 jobs - well below expectations. Economists say the main reason is that t...