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December 27, 2018 4:30 PM Trump administration puts stop to new flood insurance policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration has decided it cannot authorize new flood insurance policies, citing the partial shutdown of the federal government due to a budget impasse in Congress and potentially putting thousands of home sales in limbo. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), which oversees a federal program that insures 107

December 21, 2018 12:56 AM Tornado damages 80 mobile homes in central Florida

ZEPHYRHILLS, Fla. – A tornado damaged 80 homes in a mobile home park and a 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital after a roof fell on her head after a day of wild weather in central Florida Thursday. Officials in Pasco County, north of Tampa, said 5 homes were deemed unsafe due to major damage, 20 homes have moderate to major damage and 55 homes 92

December 20, 2018 7:12 PM The Latest: Woman injured when roof collapses in storm

A 90-year-old woman was taken to a hospital after a roof fell on her during a heavy rainstorm in central Florida. The Lakeland Ledger reports that Marie Weddle was hit on the head when part of her condominium's roof collapsed Thursday morning. A neighbor told the paper that Weddle was taken to Lakeland Regional Medical Center as a precautionary measure 87

November 13, 2018 12:49 PM China says U.S. controls on semiconductor firm break WTO rules

GENEVA (Reuters) - The U.S. decision to cut off a Chinese state-backed chipmaker from U.S. suppliers amid allegations the firm stole intellectual property breaks World Trade Organization rules and aims to protect a U.S. monopoly, China told a WTO meeting on Tuesday. The meeting took place with the world’s top two economies already locked in a trade dispute 100

October 28, 2018 3:59 PM 6 years after Sandy, stories of the storm have new chapters

In this Nov. 14, 2012 photo, Louise McCarthy places an American flag on a street sign for Irving Walk in the Breezy Point neighborhood of Queens, N.Y. The sign survived a fire that swept through the seaside community during Superstorm Sandy two weeks earlier. Six years later, most residents have stayed. Homes have been restored, and Sandy led to a new ferry 48

September 22, 2018 12:23 PM Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

In this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 photo, Smita Depani, center, stands in the apartment she lived in while surveying the damage with her brother-in-law Jayanti Depani, right, and sister-in-law Puspa Manvar in the Starlite Motel they own which was destroyed in the flooding from Hurricane Florence in Spring Lake, N.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman) SPRING LAKE, N.C. – Hurricane 49

September 18, 2018 4:57 PM Carolinas flood after Florence

Flooded highways have cut off the city of Wilmington and are threatening water supplies in Lumberton, officials say. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, there are about 1,000 road closures, and no safe way in or out of Wilmington. Portions of the I-95 could remain closed all week, said Corey Walters, deputy director of public 49

September 17, 2018 1:12 PM Over 509,000 customers without power in Carolinas after Florence

(Reuters) - More than 509,000 homes and businesses in the U.S. Southeast, mostly in North Carolina and South Carolina, were still without power on Monday after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Friday, power companies said. That was down from a total of 1.8 million customers who had power outages since the storm made landfall. The remnants 45

September 13, 2018 6:35 AM Tropical storm dumps rain on Hawaii while crossing state

A home on Kahekili Highway near the Waihee River Bridge, was evacuated after a flash flood breached the property on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2018, in Maui, Hawaii. Maui County says several homes on Maui are being evacuated because of floodwaters from Tropical Storm Olivia. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) HONOLULU – Heavy rain and winds 45

September 11, 2018 9:55 PM Trump Leans Toward Emmet Flood as Next White House Counsel

Decision on successor for Don McGahn hasn’t yet been finalized WASHINGTON—President Trump is leaning toward Emmet Flood as the next White House counsel, but West Wing officials have urged Mr. Trump not to rush the pick, according to people familiar with the matter. Mr. Trump told associates over the weekend that he wants Mr. Flood, currently serving 43