Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bn: Swiss Re estimate

Insured losses from hurricanes, Mexico quakes $95 bn: Swiss Re estimate

Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday. ...
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Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered eastern Caribbean

Hurricane Maria threatens storm-battered eastern Caribbean

Hurricane Maria barrelled towards the storm-battered eastern Caribbean and was expected to strengthen on Monday as it churned along a path similar to that of megastorm Irma earlier in the month. The new storm, which the US National Hurricane Center warned coul...
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Trump to visit hurricane-hit Florida as agents probe nursing home deaths

Trump to visit hurricane-hit Florida as agents probe nursing home deaths

President Donald Trump is to visit storm-ravaged Florida on Thursday as authorities investigate the deaths of eight residents of a nursing home that lost power when Hurricane Irma whipped through the region. ...
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Six dead at Florida nursing home without power since storm

Six dead at Florida nursing home without power since storm

Six residents of a Florida nursing home which has been without power since Hurricane Irma have died and more than 100 have been evacuated, officials said Wednesday. ...
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Hurricane Irma: Philippines to bring back over 200 Filipinos from Caribbean

Hurricane Irma: Philippines to bring back over 200 Filipinos from Caribbean

The Philippine government on Wednesday said that plans are underway to bring back more than 200 Filipinos from several Islands in the Caribbean that were devastated by Hurricane Irma. The post Hurricane Irma: Philippines to bring back over 200 Filipinos from C...
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The Big 5: Operation Python Dance 2 not targeted at Kanu; Osinbajo says “future of oil is declining”; and other top stories

The Big 5: Operation Python Dance 2 not targeted at Kanu; Osinbajo says “future of oil is declining”; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: In response to the alleged attack on... Read » The Big 5: Operation Python Dance 2 not targeted at Kanu; Osinbajo says “future of oil is declining”; and other top stories on YNaija ...
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Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north

Millions without power in Florida as deadly Irma ploughs north

Millions of Florida residents were without power Tuesday as the remnants of Hurricane Irma spun northwest into the US mainland, drenching the region and causing rivers to overflow. ...
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Why Irma wasn’t as catastrophic in Florida as feared

Why Irma wasn’t as catastrophic in Florida as feared

Hurricane Irma was supposed to be a monster storm, immense and record-breaking in size as it charged toward Florida packing a punch that could a state that is home to some 20 million people. But as the sun rose Monday, floodwaters in Florida quickly receded, a...
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Cuba counts the cost of deadly Hurricane Irma

Cuba counts the cost of deadly Hurricane Irma

Cuba emerged from a 72-hour thrashing by Hurricane Irma on Monday with three-quarters of the population without power, as the country began the task of restoring basic infrastructure and services. ...
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Hurricane Irma weakens to tropical storm in Florida

Irma weakened early Monday to a tropical storm as it continued on a northward path through Florida, the National Hurricane Center said. However, it was still producing “some wind gusts to near hurricane force.” As of 8 am (1200 GMT), Irma was about...
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