Harvey Weinstein sued by German actress for alleged rape

Wed, 22 Aug 2018 - 03:03 GMT

A German actress has filed a lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein alleging the disgraced movie mogul raped her in 2006 at the Cannes Film Festival.

U.S. factory activity index eases off 13-1/2-year high

Wed, 01 Nov 2017 - 04:20 GMT

A measure of U.S. factory activity retreated from a 13-1/2-year high in October.

Recent hurricanes take toll on quarterly earnings

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 12:23 GMT

After raging over the southern United States and Puerto Rico, remnants of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are now dampening U.S. corporate profits.

U.S. jobless claims hit 44-1/2-year low; mid-Atlantic factories humming

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 05:37 GMT

The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits dropped to its lowest level in more than 44-1/2 years last week.

U.S. housing starts hit one-year low in September

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 02:44 GMT

U.S. homebuilding fell to a one-year low in September as Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupted the construction of single-family homes in the South.

U.S. industrial output rises slightly as hurricanes impact lingers

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 04:40 GMT

U.S. industrial production rebounded modestly in September as the lingering effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma hobbled activity at factories.

Today in History – Hollywood icon James Stewart stars in Harvey

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 - 12:36 GMT

October 13 marks the anniversary of the release of 1950’s Harvey, which features beloved Hollywood icon James Stewart in an oddball comedy/drama about a man who sees a talking rabbit.

Weinstein threatens to sue New York Times over harassment story

Fri, 06 Oct 2017 - 08:31 GMT

Harvey Weinstein threatened to sue the New York Times after it reported that he had been the target.

U.S. jobless claims fall; hurricanes still affecting data

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 01:39 GMT

U.S. jobless claims fell last week, but the near-term outlook for the labor market was muddied by the continuing impact of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

Hurricane Harvey slams U.S. retail sales, industrial output

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 - 11:15 GMT

U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fell in August and industrial output recorded its biggest drop since 2009 as Hurricane Harvey disrupted activity.

Jose strengthens into dangerous Category 3 hurricane

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 - 10:30 GMT

Jose strengthened on Thursday into a dangerous Category 3 hurricane on the five-step Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale.

US House of Representatives approves Harvey emergency relief

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 - 05:53 GMT

The US House of Representatives Wednesday approved in a nearly unanimous vote a $7.85-billion package of emergency aid for victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Houston lifts curfew for most of city imposed after Harvey hit

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 - 10:20 GMT

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner on Tuesday lifted a curfew for most of the city that was imposed after storm Harvey hit.

Brent crude oil falls after North Korea nuclear test

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 08:36 GMT

Brent crude futures LCOc1, the international benchmark for oil prices, fell by around 1 percent from their last close.

About 5.5% U.S. Gulf oil output still shut after Harvey

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 04:30 GMT

About 5.5 percent of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico's oil production, or 96,000 barrels of daily output, remained shut on Sunday after Hurricane Harvey.

Houston mosques open doors to shelter Harvey evacuees

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:00 GMT

As flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey drives thousands of people from their homes, more and more houses of worship are opening their doors to evacuees

Texas governor says state has enough gasoline to meet demand

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 08:18 GMT

Texas Governor Greg Abbott said on Friday that the state will not run out of gasoline after Tropical Storm Harvey flooded much of the Gulf Coast.

As oil prices weather storm, OPEC looks for long-term boost from Harvey

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:44 GMT

For veteran OPEC officials, Hurricane Harvey’s impact on global oil markets is one of the strangest things they have seen.

Volunteers help rescue survivors from Harvey floodwaters

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Healthcare worker Jeremy Sparkman cut short his vacation in the Ozark Mountains. Horse wrangler Chris Pustejovksy collected money and supplies and led a convoy down from Fort Worth.

At least $23 billion of property affected by Hurricane Harvey

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 - 10:08 GMT

At least $23 billion worth of property has been affected by flooding from Hurricane Harvey just in parts of Texas’ Harris and Galveston counties.