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President George W Bush was criticized for his ineffective handling of Hurricane Katrina, which left the Louisiana city of New Orleans so severely devastated by wind and water, that...
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  • Storm Sandy causes severe flooding

    Submitted By: hmtis | over 1 year ago
      "Super-storm" Sandy has cleared into the eastern US coast with storm-drive winds, carrying severe flooding, cutting power and guaranteeing 13 exists. Sandy initiated a record surge of seawater in New York City, flooding subway and way tunnels and ...

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  • Power, transit outages will increase Sandy's costs

      Seattle Post Intelligencer | over 1 year ago
    Widespread power outages and subway shutdowns may wind up making Superstorm Sandy the second most expensive storm in U.S. history, according to the forecasting firm Eqecat...Eqecat said Thursday that the damage from the storm will likely be far worse...
  • The Record: FEMA at the ready

      Wyckoff Suburban News | over 1 year ago
    Sandy hit, and Sandy left, leaving behind a devastating swath of power outages, flooding and destroyed property in her wake. As the massive storm bore down on the East Coast, state and local officials drew on their disaster plans and worked up...
  • Hurricane Sandy: Freeze on politics affects key races for Congress, too

      Christian Science Monitor | over 1 year ago
    The presidential campaigns aren't the only political operations trying to decide what to do after hurricane Sandy swept aside the final-week playbook of this election.
  • Mayor: NYC Marathon a go Sunday

      CNN | over 1 year ago
    A subway station and escalator sit underwater in New York on Tuesday. Much of the New York City skyline sits in darkness Tuesday evening after damage from Superstorm Sandy knocked out power. About 6.9 million customers are without power in 15 states...
  • Obama, Republican Christie tour storm-hit New Jersey

      GMA News | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama and Republican Governor Chris Christie put aside partisan differences on Wednesday to visit storm-swamped parts of New Jersey together and oversee relief efforts after the devastation of the storm Sandy.   Obama and Christie...
  • Obama stops at FEMA, en route to New Jersey

      USA Today | over 1 year ago
    President Obama dropped by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday, en route to his storm inspection tour in New Jersey. "Overnight, the President continued to receive updates from his team on the ongoing recovery efforts, including...
  • DIA airlines restart slowly after Hurricane Sandy

      The Daily Sentinel | over 1 year ago
    Airlines at Denver International Airport are waiting to see which airports will reopen after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast. Airport officials say two major international airports in New York and one in New Jersey are slowly restarting...
  • Obama, FEMA hustle federal disaster relief to Sandy’s aftermath

      GMA News | over 1 year ago
    Obama made another such declaration for Connecticut Tuesday evening.   "This is extraordinary in that generally we do more thorough assessments and it often times will take longer," Fugate told reporters.   Millions of people were left reeling after...
  • Obama and Romney compete NOT to gain political advantage from Sandyi¿½ but ...

      Mail Online UK | over 1 year ago
    The former Massachusetts governor must show respect for the storm's casualties along the East Coast, but he can ill afford to waste a minute of campaign time, with the contest deadlocked. Scroll down for video President Barack Obama talks about the...
  • Editorial: Hurricane Sandy clouds outcome of major election

      Courier & Press | over 1 year ago
    With only a couple days left in the month, the nation got its October Surprise: Hurricane Sandy, a storm that has brought massive amounts of disruptive rains and flooding to the East Coast. As far as the rest of the country is concerned, Sandy might...
  • Hurricane Sandy leaves 50 dead, Barack Obama warns crisis 'not yet over'

      Indian Express | over 1 year ago
    The storm hit the East coast region spanning the Eastern Seaboard from North Carolina to Connecticut, cutting off communication and leaving millions of people shivering without power as thousands were evacuated from flooded neighbourhoods. Among the...
  • Superstorm not yet over: Obama

      Zee News | over 1 year ago
    41 Washington: Describing the crisis triggered by superstorm Sandy as "heartbreaking" for the entire nation, US President Barack Obama Tuesday warned the storm was "not yet over". "This storm is not yet over," Obama said during his trip to the...
  • How To Track Delayed Fed Ex, UPS Mail

      KION | over 1 year ago
    Central coast mail deliveries going out to the east coast are impacted by Super Storm Sandy, officials said...The good news Central coast mail deliveries going out to the east coast are impacted by Super Storm Sandy, officials said. Updated: Tuesday,...
  • Race Is Back on After Storm Hiatus

      Asian Wall Street Journal | over 1 year ago
    Mega-storm Sandy's march of destruction claimed at least 43 lives and left more than eight million people without electricity by late Tuesday, in one of the largest storms ever to strike the East Coast. As the ruinous force of Sandy begins to...
  • Hurricane Sandy response: Officials get good marks, so far

      The Christian Science Monitor | over 1 year ago
    Officials get good marks, so far Amid the damage caused by hurricane Sandy, local, state, and federal officials are at this early stage largely united in the opinion that everyone did everything they could.  Boston Though it is too early to make...
  • Keeping Sandy's Economic Impact In Perspective

      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
    When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast on Monday, the fragile U.S. economy was just sitting there, stuck in a sluggish-growth mode. Now, as the massive cleanup begins, business owners, workers and investors are wondering what impact the...
  • Barack Obama Asks For Red Cross Donations: 'The Storm Is Not Yet Over'

      Perez Hilton | over 1 year ago
    Here's something both Barack Obama and Mitt Romney can agree on. Hurricane Sandy has devastated parts of the East Coast and the Red Cross needs all the donations it can get for disaster relief! The politicians are calling on every American to help...
  • More flights cancelled because of Hurricane Sandy

      Daily News & Analysis | over 1 year ago
    Several more flights to the US were cancelled on Tuesday, continuing to affect air passengers from the city and across the country. Tuesday's cancellation were among the 5,500-odd flights that were cancelled because of superstorm Sandy, along the US...
  • Q&A: Could Sandy postpone the election?

      Kansas City Star | over 1 year ago
    Plus, it would wreak havoc on state and local elections scheduled for the same day.It's more likely that states will extend voting hours or relocate polling places that are damaged or without power.Elections have been postponed in the past, but not...
  • 25 Incredible TwitPics of Hurricane Sandy's Devastation

      College Candy | over 1 year ago
    Incredible TwitPics of Hurricane Sandy's Devastation For the past few days our nation has watched Hurricane Sandy wreak havoc on the East Coast, especially when it touched down last night in the Northeast region. This hurricane has been known as...
  • Sandy's force hits European airlines

      The Courier-Mail | over 1 year ago
    Sandy, which hammered New York on Tuesday, has had an economic impact well beyond its already impressive physical size, with European stock and oil markets, airlines and insurance companies all affected by the storm. "When New York is closed, there...
  • Superstorm Sandy could boost hiring

      BNET | over 1 year ago
    Sandy response and relief Indeed, Sandy is already providing at least a temporary boost in employment. The advance warnings about the storm gave utility companies time to start hiring crews from subcontractors to help restore power and telephone...
  • Sandy vs. Katrina: differences in their impact on gas and oil

      Christian Science Monitor | over 1 year ago
    differences in their impact on gas and oil Compared to Hurricane Katrina, Hurricane Sandy's impact on oil and gas markets will be much more localized and temporary, Rapier writes...I thought it might be of interest to note the differences in...
  • Hurricane Sandy: US braced for gigantic cost of the storm

      Daily News & Analysis | over 1 year ago
    Hurricane Sandy threatens to cause significant damage to the US economy, with some experts warning that its impact could even be bad enough to slow America's economic growth this quarter. As the storm approached New York, the world's financial...
  • Citizen Dave: Sandy, the decider

      Isthmus | over 1 year ago
    On the other hand, it creates both opportunity and peril for Obama, and much of that is not in his control. \n\n If the response seems to go well, it pretty much seals the deal, especially in the swing states of Ohio and New Hampshire that are...
  • Sandy’s winds ease in central NC, but snow continues in mountains

      The News & Observer | over 1 year ago
    Do not use profanity, hate speech, threats, personal abuse, images, internet links or any device to draw undue attention...As superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge...
  • U.S. refiners to assess damage as Sandy moves inland

      Reuters | over 1 year ago
    Topics People walk on an empty street at Exchange Place in New Jersey, October 29, 2012. Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, battered the densely populated East Coast, shutting down transportation, forcing...
  • East Coast Travelers Stranded In Monterey

      KION | over 1 year ago
    The National Hurricane Center is officially referring to Sandy as a Post Tropical Cyclone, since it no longer has tropical characteristics. New York -- The National Hurricane Center is officially referring to Sandy as a Post Tropical Cyclone, since...
  • Superstorm Sandy hammers US, at least 13 dead

      The Hindustan Times | over 1 year ago
    Toronto police said a Canadian woman was killed by flying debris. At least five people were killed by the storm in New York state, including a 30-year-old man crushed by a fallen tree in the New York City borough of Queens, a spokesman for Governor...
  • A big storm requires big government

      War In Context | over 1 year ago
    The center is the war room of the Federal Emergency Management Agency , where officials gather to decide where rescuers should go, where drinking water should be shipped, and how to assist hospitals that have to evacuate. Disaster coordination is one...
  • PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy hammers US East Coast

      Rediff | over 1 year ago
    T he centre of Sandy is expected to make landfall along or just south of the southern New Jersey coast this evening or tonight," the hurricane centre's warning said. Flooding began to hit the Long Island area of New York City. "We anticipate that...
  • Obama - The latest on Hurricane Sandy

      Scoop | over 1 year ago
    We also want to make sure you have the latest guidance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. If you don't live in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy, please pass this along to anyone you know who does...Follow the direction of local...
  • NewsWatch: Hurricane Sandy's full wrath yet to come

      MarketWatch | over 1 year ago
    New York braces for 11-foot tidal surge Winds pick up strength, with storm landfall seen later Monday. New York officials brace for a surge of up to 11 feet of seawater that could inflict damage to the city's transportation infrastructure...Power...
  • Gold and Stock Markets Closed for Hurricane Sandy, Reports Certified Gold ...

      PRWeb | over 1 year ago
    October 29, 2012 The perfect storm is on the verge of striking the East coast, causing closures of the gold and stock markets along with thousands of evacuations and delayed flights. Hurricane Sandy, dubbed “Frankenstorm” is a 900 mile super-storm...
  • Hurricane Sandy lashes U.S. east coast

      GMA News | over 1 year ago
    Hurricane Sandy, one of the biggest storms ever to hit the United States, battered the densely populated East Coast on Monday, shutting down transportation, forcing evacuations in flood-prone areas and interrupting the presidential election campaign.
  • Waters, winds rise as Sandy closes in on coast

      The Journal Gazette | over 1 year ago
    Breed Associated Press AP High winds blow sea foam onto Jeanette's Pier in Nags Head, N.C., on Sunday. AP Storm surge hits a small tree as winds from Hurricane Sandy reach Seaside Park in Bridgeport, Conn., on Monday...A strengthening Hurricane Sandy...
  • President Obama Halts Campaign to Respond to Hurricane Emergency

      Epoch Times | over 1 year ago
    President Barack Obama returns to the West Wing of the White House before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Oct. 29, in Washington, DC. Barack Obama warned the public to heed emergency instructions from state and local authorities, describing...
  • Hurricane Sandy starts punching East Coast

      United Press International | over 1 year ago
    A man walks by a closed New York Stock Exchange in a rain coat on Wall Street as Hurricane Sandy approaches New York City on October 29, 2012. The worst of the storm in New York is expected to occur between 3 p.m...Oct. 29 (UPI) -- Strong winds...
  • Obama And Romney Respond To Sandy With Election (And Katrina) In Mind

      National Public Radio | over 1 year ago
    Thanks to Hurricane Sandy, the week before Election Day is certainly not turning out the way anyone expected, especially the presidential candidates. President Obama and Mitt Romney found themselves ditching their schedules for the start of the week...
  • Hurricane Sandy batters United States East Coast

      The Hindustan Times | over 1 year ago
    Storm-driven waves crashed ashore and flooded seafront communities across a swathe of the eastern United States on Monday as Hurricane Sandy barreled towards land. Officials warned that the threat to life and property was "unprecedented" and ordered...
  • Hurricane Sandy is a crisis and opportunity for Obama, Romney

      Los Angeles Times | over 1 year ago
    The giant storm that will power through the East Coast on Monday night and into the week presents both a crisis and an opportunity for the two men entering the last week of their fight for the White House .   President Obama canceled an appearance...
  • 6 ways Sandy could influence the election

      Seattle Post Intelligencer | over 1 year ago
    Obama, because it blunts Romney's perceived momentum...Romney, because it disrupts the vital Obama ground game and could actually reduce voting of all varieties...If you look closely at the polls, Mittmentum had largely dissipated while East Coast...
  • At its outset, Hurricane Sandy a political wash for candidates in state, ...

      Boston Globe | over 1 year ago
    And while it gives President Obama a chance to show his abilities as commander in chief just as voters are deciding whether to give him a second term, it also gives Mitt Romney an unfettered opportunity to campaign in swing states that have been...
  • THE RACE: Storm disrupts campaigning on both sides

      SF Gate | over 1 year ago
    The "October Surprise" turned out to be a monster storm that is forcing President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney to overhaul campaign plans. The political calculus for Hurricane Sandy is a delicate balancing act for both. Obama, who returned...
  • Hurricane Sandy: 'Frankenstorm' Heads For New York

      Sky News | over 1 year ago
    New York has called up 1,000 extra troops from the National Guard as "superstorm" Hurricane Sandy bears down on the city. Heavy rain and strong winds have started lashing the northeast of the US, with the public safety director of Atlantic City...
  • Hurricane Sandy highlights how Obama and Romney respond to disasters

      Washington Post | over 1 year ago
    The Washington Post Hurricane Sandy is expected to bring historic rainfall and billions of dollars in damage and provide a stark contrast in how President Obama and Mitt Romney respond to such disasters. President Obama campaigned four years ago on a...
  • Sandy's Coup de Gras for Obama

      Canadian Free Press | over 1 year ago
    Hurricane Sandy will do throughout the Northeast and wide swatches to the West...All of which is bad newsactually more bad newsfor President Obama who, insanely campaigning, flew to Orlando, Florida on Sunday and then immediately flew back to...
  • Hurricane Sandy strengthens as it turns toward US coast

      DAWN | over 1 year ago
    The storm, which threatens 50 million people in the eastern third of the US, is expected to bring days of rain, high winds and possibly heavy snow. Hurricane Sandy strengthened as it turned toward the US East Coast on Monday, bringing major cities...
  • Sandy strengthens, nears US coast

      News 24 | over 1 year ago
    Hurricane Sandy, the monster storm bearing down on the US East Coast, strengthened on Monday after hundreds of thousands moved to higher ground, public transport shut down and the US stock market suffered its first weather-related closure in 27 years.
  • A deadly hurricane hitting America's east coast affecting 60 million people

      Asian Tribune | over 1 year ago
    22 — editor Hurricane Sandy a deadly hrricane now closing on the east coast of the United States could potentially be the biggest storm that could impact the nation in 2012. Already, local, state, and federal governments have mobilized throughout the...


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