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Hurricane Harvey Has Made Gas Prices Spike Across US

Hurricane Harvey Has Made Gas Prices Spike Across US That's up 3 cents from a day ago, almost a dime from a week ago, 15 cents from a month ago and 19 cents from a year ago, according to AAA . The U.S. While experts worry that most of the Texas refineries could be compromised for weeks, rather than days, there is some good news . Motiva's Port Arthur refinery, the largest in the United States , shut down on Wednesday and will be closed ... [Full Article...]

Roku files for IPO

Roku files for IPO Roku, a significant player in the streaming media market, has revealed that it has filed papers with the SEC for an IPO, and is looking to raise as much as $100 million. That amount of hours also included advertising streamed to viewers. Even though it's much smaller, Roku has emerged as the USA market leader in streaming players, with a 37 percent share during the first three months of this... [Full Article...]

Green Bay Packers release former Manitoba Bison Geoff Gray

Green Bay Packers release former Manitoba Bison Geoff Gray Players released Saturday must pass through waivers, meaning they can be signed to the active roster of another team. "I'm grateful for the opportunity to be a part of Green Bay's camp". Plus, all three rookie running backs, Jamaal Williams, Devante Mays and Aaron Jones played well and deserved to make team. However, Seattle has struggled at Lambeau which is always a tough place to go on the roa... [Full Article...]

India gets a woman-Defence Minister

India gets a woman-Defence Minister He will be assisted with new induct Bhagpat MP Satya Pal Singh. Gadkari's demand was backed by the RSS. She did not disappoint the party leadership. Minister of state for information and broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore was shifted to the sports ministry as minister of state (independent charge). [Full Article...]

Harvey triggers gasoline-price surge just in time for Labor Day

Harvey triggers gasoline-price surge just in time for Labor Day Pump prices were at $2.59 a gallon on Saturday, according to motorists advocacy group AAA , up 3 percent from Friday and 16.7 percent higher on average than a year ago. Plants in the Port Arthur, Beaumont and Houston, Texas areas remain shut, including the nation's largest oil refinery operated by Motiva Enterprises, which has no timeline for its restart. [Full Article...]

QB Osweiler returns to Broncos on one-year deal

QB Osweiler returns to Broncos on one-year deal Just 18 months ago, the idea of Osweiler returning to Denver seemed almost implausible considering the way things ended between the Broncos and their former quarterback. Osweiler's name will never be added to the long list of starting quarterbacks since 1999, but his time in Cleveland may pop up on some future trivia questions. [Full Article...]

Gas prices could continue to increase in Carolinas

Gas prices could continue to increase in Carolinas As Tropical Storm Harvey hit southeast Louisiana on Wednesday, it brought torrential rains that shut the biggest USA refinery, owned by Motiva Enterprises in Port Arthur, Texas, and one nearby held by Total SA. In Dallas, the price is up 18-cents per gallon over the past week to $2.37. Harvey, the strongest storm to hit the US since 2004, is throwing the energy market into disarray, leading to... [Full Article...]

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume

Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) Experiences Heavier than Usual Trading Volume Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. raised its position in Ford Motor by 10.0% in the second quarter. James Investment Research Inc. now owns 820,166 shares of the auto manufacturer's stock valued at $9,547,000 after buying an additional 89,540 shares during the last quarter. [Full Article...]

Gas prices soar 7 cents overnight with Labor Day around the corner

Gas prices soar 7 cents overnight with Labor Day around the corner In some Texas cities, including Dallas, there were long lines at gas stations on Friday. Gasoline prices fell for the first time in nearly two weeks, after rising 25 percent last month, as traders assessed the impact of Tropical Storm Harvey. [Full Article...]

People need to consider flood insurance

People need to consider flood insurance It has been reauthorized 17 times and allowed to lapse just four times since it was created in 1968. "The program is taking in less than it's paying out", said Laura Lightbody , the director of a flood preparedness project at the Pew Charitable Trusts. [Full Article...]

Gas prices going up; refineries respond to Harvey havoc

Gas prices going up; refineries respond to Harvey havoc Edward Markey on Thursday said retail gas prices had risen 6 cents per gallon since last week. That has decreased the production of United States gasoline by millions of barrels. AAA said prices could reach the highest level of the year. On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a waiver requirement for low volatility conventional gasoline and reformulated gasoline in 12 ... [Full Article...]

India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Live Streaming, Toss, Squad

India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI Match Live Streaming, Toss, Squad The visitors completed a humiliating 3-0 whitewash against the hosts in the recently-concluded Test series before taking an unassailable 4-0 lead in the 5-match ODI series. The islanders will once again be led by Upul Tharanga having served out a two match ban for slow over rate. In his absence, Chamara Kapugedera stood as the skipper in the third ODI, but was then ruled out of the series with a... [Full Article...]

Gas prices increase, some stations run out in Tennessee Valley

Gas prices increase, some stations run out in Tennessee Valley In Miami alone, the average price of gas Friday was $2.54 compared to $2.32 a week ago, according to the American Automobile Association. Gas prices in OR, already pushed higher in the lead-up to last month's solar eclipse, have climbed a few cents more leading into Labor Day weekend . [Full Article...]

Trump's pick for NASA's new leader sparks mixed reactions

Trump's pick for NASA's new leader sparks mixed reactions Jim Bridenstine , who now serves on the Science, Space and Technology Committee, famously called for former President Barack Obama to apologize for allocating funding to climate change research. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) has just been nominated as the next head of NASA, and the left is already beside themselves with outrage. U.S. Senators Bill Nelson (D-FL) (L) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) hol... [Full Article...]

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas

Gov. Hutchinson authorizes the deployment of 1500 National Guardsmen to Texas The soldiers will mostly work search-and-rescue missions, spokesman Lt. The deployment is in response to an emergency management assistance compact request from Texas to Nebraska. The Nebraska National Guard has also rescued 44 animals. Gen. Anthony German, the Adjutant General for the New York National Guard. Christianson, the helicopter pilot, said Texans have been extremely appreciative of al... [Full Article...]

Guardsmen to Help with Harvey

Guardsmen to Help with Harvey Arkansas Guardsmen are scheduled to deploy on Saturday, Sept. 2. The pararescue personnel began operations on Monday, August 28 with rescue teams deployed in the three helicopters and three boat rescue teams operating in the Houston and Katy, Texas areas. [Full Article...]

Red Cross seeking local volunteers

Red Cross seeking local volunteers Brenda Brouillette, the Red Cross' regional mass care manager, said just under 40 volunteers attended Saturday's training, which included sessions on disaster services , basic food safety and orientations on the organization's response efforts in Texas, as well as its work locally, among other things. [Full Article...]

Gas prices to rise in Georgia

Gas prices to rise in Georgia We will not run out". The Explorer Pipeline, which hauls fuel from the US Gulf Coast to the Midwest, targeted a restart of its main lines on Sunday and Monday. In Europe, benchmark gasoline margins jumped to a two-year high of almost $20 per barrel. And higher prices are starting to lure more fuel from overseas. [Full Article...]

North Korea tensions: United States shoots down medium-range ballistic missile in Hawaii test

North Korea tensions: United States shoots down medium-range ballistic missile in Hawaii test The launch, it added, was timed to mark the 107th anniversary of the "disgraceful" Japan-Korea treaty of 1910, under which Tokyo colonized the Korean Peninsula. "We will continue developing ballistic missile defence technologies to stay ahead of the threat as it evolves", MDA Director Lieutenant General Sam Greaves said in a statement. [Full Article...]

Gas prices on the rise in Alabama as result of Hurricane Harvey

Gas prices on the rise in Alabama as result of Hurricane Harvey Gas prices are rising more dramatically in other parts of the country than in OR because of strong demand for Labor Day travel and reduced fuel supplies following Hurricane Harvey , according to the report. That said, the disaster has also restricted oil supply from the Eagle Ford region, which could partially offset the impact of lower demand for oil. [Full Article...]


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