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Refinery Shutdowns from Harvey Rising as Gas Prices Spike

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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Saturday departed from Joint Base Andrews for their second trip to Texas and Louisiana since the storm started. But supplies from distant markets may not arrive soon enough to avert a crunch. The company is instead directing gasoline deliveries to designated stores across all parts of the metro area, QuikTrip spokesman Mike Thornbrugh said. Read More »

Texas drivers rush to fill gas tanks as pump prices rise

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The Gulf is home to almost half of US refining capacity . The average price of a gallon of regular gasoline in Washington and Idaho on Tuesday was $2.95 and $2.74, respectively, according to AAA , and $2.38 nationally. Motiva said Monday that operations at the plant were "stable". The Energy Information Administration ( EIA ) is warning that current prices for diesel and gasoline "do not yet reflect the full effects of Hurricane Harvey " and that the devastation caused by that storm ... Read More »

Shikhar Dhawan to return to India on Sunday

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R Premadasa, the last of India's stops, could be the venue for another historic achievement. A dominant India will look to complete a whitewash of Sri Lanka when the two teams face off in the fifth and final One-day International (ODI), as visitors are now 4-0 ahead in the 5-match ODI series. Read More »

Trump to nominate GOP Rep. Bridenstine as NASA chief

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Rubio, though, said he does not hold the comments against Bridenstine a former Navy pilot who has served as director of Tulsa's Air and Space Museum. The president intends to nominate Rep. Bridenstine to serve as administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Politico quoted Sen. Read More »

Harvey Leads to Higher Prices at the Gas Pump

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Now, gas stations across North Texas are reportedly expected to run out of gas over the Labor Day weekend . "Probably won't make much of an impact just because gas prices are still under $3.00 a gallon and relatively cheap". "People over react to whatever has happened", said Morris Burns, an oil & gas expert. "They're going to try and raise the price, take advantage of the last few drops of gasoline that they have", Mason said. Read More »

Oklahoma National Guard sending more support to Texas

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Saturday, September 2 following their successful support to help victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. So far, the Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard has more than 60 soldiers and airmen deployed to Texas in support of relief efforts. "We want to be sure to say a prayer for their families and thank businesses for allowing their employees to leave and do this job", Phillips said. Friday, approximately 27 personnel from the 38th Infantry Division Mobile Command Group were sent to Texas. Read More »

Nebraska National Guard deploys 44 medics to Texas for Harvey relief

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Another 60 deployed Saturday morning to assist in managing the flow of personnel and resources into hurricane affected areas. "The Iowa National Guard has responded to more than a dozen different domestic response missions since 2005, including Hurricanes Katrina and Gustav, so this is a mission we're very familiar with", he said. Read More »

Red Cross seeking local volunteers

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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. Read More »

Red Cross seeking local volunteers

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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. Read More »

Gas prices up slightly in northern New England

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Harvey, which brought record flooding to the USA oil heartland of Texas and killed at least 35 people, has paralysed at least 4.4 million barrels per day (bpd) of refining capacity , according to company reports and Reuters estimates. However, the impact would be felt globally if refineries in the region were forced to shut down for weeks due to floods. The automobile organization said that is one of the summer's largest one-week price surges. Read More »

U.S. releases 1mn barrels of strategic petroleum reserve

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Refiner Motiva has warned customers along the route of the largest US fuel pipeline to prepare for shortages after Harvey shut refineries and cut supply to the line, said a source at convenience store and gas station chain Circle K, supplied by Motiva. Read More »

Gasoline prices head higher following Hurricane Harvey

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On the first day of September, the average had risen to $2.42. In Pennsylvania, the average price is $2.70 a gallon, and in New Jersey the average is $2.55 a gallon. Gas stations and suppliers alike told Reuters they are working with a limited supply, but some pipelines have resumed operations, including Magellan Midstream Partners' BridgeTex and Longhorn crude oil pipelines. Read More »

Patriots Trade QB Jacoby Brissett to Colts for WR Phillip Dorsett

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With Andrew Luck's status still uncertain for Week 1, the Indianapolis Colts added some insurance at quarterback by reportedly acquiring Jacoby Brissett from the New England Patriots for wide receiver Phillip Dorsett on Saturday. The Patriots selected Brissett with the 91st overall pick in the third round of the 2016 draft out of North Carolina State. All along, Brissett seemed like a safe candidate to make the roster unless another team proposed a trade to the Patriots. Read More »

Harry Kane calls on fans to be patient with England players

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When you come to games like this they put 11 men behind the ball and you've got to make sure your passing is spot on. Yet numerous 3,700 visiting fans had made clear their dissatisfaction during a goalless and sterile first-half display, and plenty more had vacated their seats in the north stand of the arena and departed long before the final whistle. Read More »

Analysts Issue Schlumberger NV Price Target at $85.83

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Tradewinds Capital Management boosted its position in stocks of Schlumberger N.V.by 29.8% in the Q1. The stock of Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) earned "Neutral" rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, September 16. "(HBI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 11, 2017" published on August 10, 2017, Fool.com published: "The High Points From Hanesbrands Inc.'s Q2 2017 Report" on August 08, 2017. Read More »

Why we join Muslims to celebrate Eid-el Kabir- Catholics

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Adewoye said the personnel would be deployed to the praying grounds during the Friday's Eid-El-Kabir prayers and would patrol all access roads and all parts of the state for security before, during, and after the Sallah. Buhari went on to share the lessons he wanted all Nigerians to imbibe from the Islamic commemoration, thus, "On the joyous occasion of this year's Eid-el-Kabir celebration, I appeal to all Nigerians to rise against the odds, keep our prejudices aside and strengthen the bonds ... Read More »

Charles informs locals how to help Hurricane Harvey victims

Donors can designate their donation to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts by choosing that option when donating on redcross.org or on 1- 800- RED CROSS. Mexico's Red Cross has also sent an envoy of trucks and volunteers with supplies and a willingness to help out in and around Houston, per Reuters. Read More »

Manufacturing Expands on Employment Gains, ISM Says

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A reading above 50% indicates expansion and below 50% contraction. Fiore said respondents anticipate "energy impacts seen throughout the United States", and other negative effects for the next three months, including on material deliveries and higher prices. Read More »

USA stocks rise after figures show stronger consumer spending

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Wall Street closed up yesterday: The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.3 per cent to close at 21,948, the S&P 500 added 0.6 per cent to close at 2,472 and the NASDAQ shone, rising nearly 1 per cent to close at 6,429. Volume was 7.7 million versus the daily average of 3 million shares. Precious metals miner Randgold Resources has led the way, climbing 12 per cent this month as geopolitical jitters resulting from tensions between North Korea and the United States have propped up ... Read More »

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. (PANW) Earns "Buy" Rating from Northland Securities

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Nisa Investment Advisors LLC increased its position in shares of Palo Alto Networks by 1,900.0% in the first quarter. Mogy Joel R Inv Counsel owns 0.54% invested in Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) for 23,748 shares. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 1,172,176 shares of the network technology company's stock valued at $8,760,000 after buying an additional 1,163,306 shares during the period. Read More »

Trump warns 'all options' on table after N. Korea missile launch

It should also phase the deployment of such capabilities and commitments in ways that are responsive to each new step of the North Koran nuclear and missile buildup, while both working closely and openly with South Korea and Japan and repeatedly stating that it will not seek regime change in North Korea or to displace China's interests. Read More »

EPS for Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co (HPE) Expected At $0.26

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The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, November 9 by Citigroup. Among 12 analysts covering Commercial Metals ( NYSE:CMC ), 5 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Insiders own 0.87% of the company's stock. (NASDAQ:CA) jumped 0.76% to hit $33.18. Oregon Employees Retirement Fund reported 39,238 shares stake. 47,545 were reported by Dnb Asset Mngmt As. Read More »

Jimmy Choo (LON:CHOO) Analyst Target Prices

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About shares traded. Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE:TFX) has risen 24.36% since September 1, 2016 and is uptrending. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an outperform recommendation and fixed a GBX 2,600 ($33.63) target price on the stock of Diageo in a study note published on early Thur, Aug 10th. Read More »

Strong data boosts yields, dollar

A currency trader walks by the screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. Market participants are also focused on a busy week of data this week, culminating in Friday's employment report for August. The big event though is likely to be Friday's USA nonfarm payrolls report for August which could determine the pace of rate hikes from the Federal Reserve this year. Read More »

Police Warn of Creepy Clown Sightings Due to IT's Release

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Moody, who as Sparky the Firefighter Clown teaches safety practices to thousands of grade schoolers in Des Moines, Iowa, says children by instinct are leery of clowns, just as they are leery of Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. "Don't kill the messengers for the message", he tweeted in April. "It's not a clown and has nothing to do with pro clowning". She claimed that Pennywise-the movie's iconic killer clown-fueled people's collective fear of the clowning profession, but insisted the ... Read More »

Scrappage schemes 'need to offer more'

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With the Hyundai scrappage and emission reduction scheme, drivers can enjoy a discount on a new vehicle when they trade in a auto registered before 31 December 2009. Available immediately at all Kia dealers, the scheme guarantees the scrappage bonus on Kia's latest small cars when any old auto is traded in for destruction. Read More »