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Hurricane Harvey Has Made Gas Prices Spike Across US

Hurricane Harvey Has Made Gas Prices Spike Across US

The national average has increased 10 cents in a week to $2.45 per gallon. "Capitalism can be pretty cruel", he said . The Colonial pipeline, which transports huge amounts of fuel from the gulf coast to NY, was out of service in the Texas refining hubs of Houston and Port Arthur.


Nigeria thrash reigning African champions Cameroon 4-0

Nigeria thrash reigning African champions Cameroon 4-0

In what seemed like a movie, the Eagles blew away the much fancied Cameroon side who were banking on their African Championship and FIFA Confederations Cup experience to get their first win of the campaign. Mikel scored the second goal in the 41st minute as he converted the goal from a corner kick played by Victor Moses . The Indomitable Lions came out strong from the start of the first and second half, and put up a lot of efforts but just couldn't stop the Eagles from flying.


Two West Nile cases, one death confirmed in Northwest Georgia

Two West Nile cases, one death confirmed in Northwest Georgia

Another sample of mosquitoes has tested positive for West Nile Virus in Clark County, according to newsgathering partner WAVE 3 News. In Georgia, there have been at least 20 WNV cases so far this year with at least three West Nile-related deaths.


New Report Finds Progress to Prevent Obesity at Risk

New Report Finds Progress to Prevent Obesity at Risk

The highest adult obesity rate was almost 38 percent in West Virginia. The Mountain State is not alone in its increases - adult obesity rates now exceed 35 percent in five states, 30 percent in 25 states and 25 percent in 46 states. John Auerbach, Trust for America's Health president and CEO, said the Mountain State also experiences inequities based on poverty and educational levels.


Florida governor takes 2 more murder cases from prosecutor

Florida governor takes 2 more murder cases from prosecutor

In a lawsuit Ayala filed with the State Supreme Court, she alleged that Scott was overstepping his authority and limiting her discretion as an attorney. Scott's spokesman, John Tupps, said the governor does not plan to reinstate any cases to Ayala, at least for now. The cases Scott reassigned included that of Loyd, who allegedly murdered his pregnant ex-girlfriend and Orlando Police Lt.


Mother Dies Saving her Toddler, Swept Away in Harvey Flood

Mother Dies Saving her Toddler, Swept Away in Harvey Flood

A police and fire-rescue team in a boat caught up to them a half-mile downstream from Sucler's vehicle, according to Penisson. Two Beaumont police officers and two fire-rescue divers in a rubber boat spotted the mother floating with the child, who was holding onto her mother.