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Devika Krishna Kumar

U.S. Midland crude firms, Cushing weakens ahead of pipeline startup

3:56pm EDT

NEW YORK The upcoming startup of an expanded crude pipeline from the Permian Basin to Cushing, Oklahoma has rapidly strengthened oil prices in West Texas while weighing on futures as traders expect stockpiles to rise in Cushing, the delivery point for the benchmark contract.

After hurricane, fate of sea turtle nests uncertain on Florida coast

Oct 17 2018

ALLIGATOR POINT, Fla. When Hurricane Michael struck Florida's Panhandle, it swept away nests of threatened baby loggerhead sea turtles hatching along its sandy beaches, already damaged by previous storms and erosion.

Oil up; Iran, Saudi supply worries offset U.S. supply growth

Oct 16 2018

NEW YORK Oil prices edged up in cautious trade on Tuesday as expectations of higher U.S. shale output and inventories vied with worries that crude supply from the Middle East could be disrupted by looming U.S. sanctions on Iran and growing tensions with top exporter Saudi Arabia.

'Old Florida' town known for healing springs faces recovery task

Oct 12 2018

PANACEA, Florida Panacea, on the Florida Panhandle, takes its cure-all name from the area's natural springs. The tiny beachside town known for its oysters and crabs will need some of that mystique as it recovers from Hurricane Michael.

'Old Florida' town known for healing springs faces recovery task

Oct 12 2018

PANACEA, Florida Panacea, on the Florida Panhandle, takes its cure-all name from the area's natural springs. The tiny beachside town known for its oysters and crabs will need some of that mystique as it recovers from Hurricane Michael.

UPDATE 5-Officials expect more dead as rescuers probe Florida hurricane debris

Oct 12 2018

PORT ST. JOE, Fla., Oct 12 Rescuers used heavy equipment and search dogs on Friday to look for people trapped or killed in the Florida Panhandle towns devastated by Hurricane Michael, amid expectations the death toll of 12 from the powerful storm will climb.

Rescuers comb rubble of Florida beach communities for hurricane survivors

Oct 12 2018

PORT ST. JOE, Fla., Oct 12 Rescuers will pick through the rubble of ravaged beach communities searching for survivors on Friday after Michael, one of the most powerful hurricanes in U.S. history, slammed into the Florida Panhandle, killing at least seven people.

Rescuers, Army personnel search for Hurricane Michael survivors

Oct 11 2018

PORT ST. JOE, Fla. Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of ravaged beach communities on Thursday after Michael, one of the most powerful hurricanes in U.S. history, slammed into the Florida Panhandle, causing widespread flooding and killing at least seven people. | Video

UPDATE 13-Rescuers, Army personnel search for Hurricane Michael survivors

Oct 11 2018

PORT ST. JOE, Fla., Oct 11 Rescuers searched for survivors in the rubble of ravaged beach communities on Thursday after Michael, one of the most powerful hurricanes in U.S. history, slammed into the Florida Panhandle, causing widespread flooding and killing at least seven people.

Rescuers look for survivors after Michael obliterates Florida beach town

Oct 11 2018

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. Search-and-rescue workers scoured a stark scene of devastation on Thursday looking for hundreds of people who defied evacuation orders in Mexico Beach, Florida, "Ground Zero" of Hurricane Michael's onslaught.

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