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Diane Craft

U.S. sets record as coronavirus cases top 5 million

Aug 09 2020

The United States set a record for coronavirus cases on Saturday, with more than 5 million people now infected, according to a Reuters tally, as the country's top infectious diseases official offered hope earlier this week that an effective vaccine might be available by year-end.

Florida records 9,300 new coronavirus cases, blows past New York

Jul 27 2020

Florida on Sunday became the second state after California to overtake New York, the worst-hit state at the start of the U.S. novel coronavirus outbreak, according to a Reuters tally. | Video

CORRECTED-Florida records 9,300 new coronavirus cases, blows past New York

Jul 26 2020

July 26 Florida on Sunday became the second state after California to overtake New York, the worst-hit state at the start of the U.S. novel coronavirus outbreak, according to a Reuters tally.

U.S. records over 1,100 COVID-19 deaths for third straight day

Jul 23 2020

The United States recorded more than 1,100 deaths from COVID-19 for the third day in a row on Thursday, as the outbreak strained hospitals in California, Florida and Texas, according to a Reuters tally.

U.S. records over 1,000 COVID-19 deaths for third straight day

Jul 23 2020

July 23 The United States recorded more than 1,000 deaths from COVID-19 for the third day in a row on Thursday, as the outbreak strained hospitals in California, Florida and Texas, according to a Reuters tally.

Hurricane treats Hawaii surfers to a taste of the perfect wave

Aug 25 2018

KAILUA, Hawaii Will Rozier could not sleep on Thursday night, not because wind and rain from Hurricane Lane was lashing his Hawaii home, but because he was anxious to surf the huge waves rolling into one of his favorite beaches on the Big Island.

Hurricane treats Hawaii surfers to a taste of the perfect wave

Aug 25 2018

KAILUA, Hawaii Will Rozier could not sleep on Thursday night, not because wind and rain from Hurricane Lane was lashing his Hawaii home, but because he was anxious to surf the huge waves rolling into one of his favourite beaches on the Big Island.

BP agrees to pay $175 mln to settle claims with shareholders

Jun 03 2016

BP Plc agreed on Thursday to pay $175 million to shareholders who brought a class-action lawsuit that accused the oil company of misleading them by understating the severity of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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