Washington Post
Texas city loses drinking water amid Harvey flooding, chemicals ignite at plant
Washington Post
CROSBY, Tex. — The remnants of Hurricane Harvey carried its wrath up the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, but not before hammering the Gulf Coast with more punishing cloudbursts and growing threats that included reports of “pops” and “chemical reactions
Harvey Live Updates: Blasts at Plant in Crosby, Texas, Underscore Worries About Storm DamageNew York Times
Texas Explosions Show Chemical Industry Pushed to Its LimitsBloomberg
Chemical Fire Burns At Flooded Arkema Plant In Crosby, TexasNPR
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Los Angeles Times
US orders Russia to close more diplomatic offices in escalating dispute
Los Angeles Times
Responding to a Russian government demand to drastically slash American diplomatic staff in Russia, the Trump administration on Thursday ordered Moscow to close three of its consular offices in the United States. Russia will be required to close its …
US retaliates against Russia by forcing diplomatic closuresPolitico
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USA TODAY
Hurricane Harvey flood claims will hit insurance program as Congress struggles to fix it
USA TODAY
The National Flood Insurance Program has faced criticism for years that it provided lousy customer service while compiling $25 billion in debts that federal managers concede policyholders will never be able to repay. Now Hurricane Harvey’s record
Rescuing the living, recovering the dead: storm Harvey moves on, but ravaging floods left behindLos Angeles Times
Harvey threats loom for Texas as Houston floodwaters recede — live updatesCBS News
Firefighters begin block-by-block search of tens of thousands of Houston homes flooded by Hurricane HarveyBusiness Insider
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CNN
Harvey aftermath: More chemical fires possible as city loses clean water
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(CNN) Flood-stricken southeast Texas struggled Thursday with a new series of blows that left a city without running water, the operators of a flood-damaged chemical plant warning of additional fires and at least one hospital unable to care for its
Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingersWashington Post
Harvey Live Updates: Blasts at Plant in Crosby, Texas, Underscore Worries About Storm DamageNew York Times
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Politico
US retaliates against Russia by forcing diplomatic closures
Politico
The State Department is forcing the Russian government to vacate three diplomatic compounds in the U.S. by this Saturday — retribution for the Kremlin’s order that the U.S. reduce its staff in Russia by more than 750 people. In a sharply worded
US retaliates against Russia, orders closure of consulate, annexesReuters
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New York Times
Harvey Live Updates: Blasts at Plant in Crosby, Texas, Underscore Worries About Storm Damage
New York Times
An apartment complex in the eastern neighborhood of Northshore in Houston on Thursday. Credit Barbara Davidson for The New York Times. A series of small explosions shook a chemical plant northeast of Houston on Thursday and more blasts were …
Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingersWashington Post
Harvey aftermath: More chemical fires possible as city loses clean waterCNN
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New York Times
In Retaliation, US Orders Russia to Close Consulate in San Francisco
New York Times
The State Department ordered the Russian Consulate in San Francisco to close. Credit Josh Edelson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Thursday ordered Russia to close its consulate in San Francisco …
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Trump orders Russia to shutter San Francisco consulate, two annexesThe Hill
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Syracuse.com
Two new tropical threats are taking shape in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic Ocean
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As Harvey moves away from the Gulf Coast, a new storm is brewing in the Atlantic and forecasters are monitoring the potential for yet another storm in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Irma is expected to become a formidable cyclone, and its path puts the …
Irma is moving across the Atlantic as a Category 2 hurricaneBusiness Insider
Hurricane Irma Packing 100 MPH Winds as It Gains Strength in AtlanticNBCNews.com
Rapidly intensifying storm becomes ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Irma with winds of 100 mphSun Sentinel
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Washington Post
Chemicals ignite at flooded plant in Texas as Harvey’s devastation lingers
Washington Post
CROSBY, Tex. — The remnants of Hurricane Harvey carried its wrath up the Mississippi Delta on Thursday, but not before hammering the Gulf Coast with more punishing cloudbursts and growing threats that included reports of “pops” and “chemical reactions
Harvey Live Updates: In Crosby, Texas, Blasts at a Chemical Plant and More Are FearedNew York Times
Fire Rages At Texas Chemical FactoryHuffPost
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Miami Herald
Fast-forming Hurricane Irma could be Cat 3 storm by Thursday night
Miami Herald
Tropical Storm Irma jumped to a strong Cat 2 hurricane Thursday morning as it continued to rapidly gain power. After intensifying overnight, Irma quickly strengthened through the morning in the east Atlantic and could become a major Cat 3 storm as
Irma Rapidly Intensifies into 100 mph Category 2 Atlantic HurricaneThe Weather Channel
Rapidly intensifying storm becomes ‘extremely dangerous’ Hurricane Irma with winds of 100 mphSun Sentinel
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