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HOUSTON (Reuters) – One worker is missing and six are injured after an oil production platform operated by a New Orleans company exploded and caught fire in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain late on Sunday, authorities said. The platform is operated by Clovelly Oil Co, confirmed Donald Mackenroth, a Clovelly vice president reached by phone. He said
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(Reuters) – An oil rig exploded in Louisiana’s Lake Pontchartrain late on Sunday and at least six people were injured, authorities told local media. Kenner Police Department spokesman Sergeant Brian McGregor told the Times-Picayune newspaper that there were “a lot of injuries,” with at least six confirmed and more expected. St. Charles Parish said on
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Thousands of firefighters were battling 16 major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, in areas
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Reuters) – Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 35 from the week of fires to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Sixteen major wildfires, some encompassing several smaller merged blazes, have consumed
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(Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan said on Friday that the federal government would provide more funding for Puerto Rico’s long-term rebuilding, although he did not say when that funding would be approved. “This isn’t the last aid package. This is the second in more to come,” Ryan told reporters in San
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WASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Eighteen U.S. states vowed to sue President Donald Trump’s administration on Friday to stop him from scrapping a key component of Obamacare, subsidies to insurers that help millions of low-income people pay medical expenses, even as Trump invited Democratic leaders to negotiate a deal. One day after his administration announced plans
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