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Devastating Nebraska floods threaten to stretch into Southern U.S.

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Emergency officials in Southern U.S. states kept a wary eye on the Missouri and Mississippi rivers as massive flooding that killed four people and caused more than $1 billion in estimated damages to homes, businesses and crops threatened to extend south. Floodwaters resulting from a late-winter storm last week and warming Read More

Rescue teams race to save hundreds trapped by Mozambique cyclone

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MAPUTO/HARARE (Reuters) – Aid workers scrambled to save hundreds trapped by floods around the Mozambican port city of Beira on Wednesday, after a powerful cyclone killed hundreds of people and left a trail of destruction across swathes of southeast Africa. Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique’s port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 kph Read More

'Perfect storm' of tight supply & global demand drives oil prices higher

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Oil prices have risen far higher and faster than most analysts expected, with major banks now changing their forecasts as a perfect storm of factors forms around oil markets. “The latest Brent rally has brought prices to our peak forecast of $67.5/bbl, three months early,” Goldman Sachs wrote in a note. The investment bank said Read More

Flooding will go on in storm-ravaged U.S. Midwest

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(Reuters) – The flooding that devastated the U.S. Midwest is likely to last into next week, as rain and melted snow flow into Kansas, Missouri and Mississippi, the National Weather Service said. FILE PHOTO: A flooded parcel of land along the Platte River is pictured in this aerial photograph at La Platte, south of Omaha, Read More

Indian Air Force seeks ‘fresh replenishments’ of missiles to counter Pakistan’s F-16s – report

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Pakistan’s alleged buildup of F-16 fighters along its frontiers as cross-border tensions rise between the regional rivals. An increasing number of armed sorties along the borders with Pakistan is taking its toll on the shelf life of Indian Air Force (IAF) ammunition. In order to maintain battle readiness and match Pakistan’s air fleet expansion on Read More

Pence arrives in Nebraska as U.S. Midwest reels from historic floods

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Nebraska on Tuesday to survey the devastation unleashed across the U.S. Midwest by floods that have killed four people and caused more than a billion dollars in damage to crops, livestock and roads. The floodwaters have inundated a large swath of farm states Iowa and Read More

Google, Chevron execs say industry must keep up with data transformation, other tech trends

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By Kurt Abraham, Editor-in-Chief on 3/19/2019 At the Norwegian Energy Day on Tuesday, March 19, hosted by the Norwegian Consulate General and several corporate sponsors, speakers from Google and Chevron told the audience that the oil and gas industry needs to do more, and do it faster, to adapt to the digital transformation and other Read More

Trump taps former Delta executive to head aviation regulator

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FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 flight from Los Angeles lands at Reagan National Airport shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded by the United States in Washington, U.S. March 13, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will nominate Read More

Record floods inundate U.S. Midwestern states as Pence arrives

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Catastrophic floods devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday after leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damages, with waters yet to crest in parts of the U.S. Midwest for several days. The floods inundated stretches of the two farm states Read More

U.S. Midwest's catastrophic floods cause widespread damage

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BROWNVILLE, Neb. (Reuters) – Severe flooding caused by rainfall and melting snow devastated farms and towns in Nebraska and Iowa on Tuesday, leaving at least four people dead and causing hundreds of millions of dollars in damage, with waters yet to crest in parts of the region for several days. Flooded Offutt Air Force Base Read More