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Texas faces long recovery from Harvey, rising financial toll - New Zealand Herald

Sat, 02/09/2017 - 01:45

Stuff.co.nz

Texas faces long recovery from Harvey, rising financial toll
New Zealand Herald
In nearby Port Arthur, the Coast Guard used baskets and harnesses to pull people out of a neighborhood with chest-deep water. Many residents of second-floor apartments decided to stay. Economists said the storm shut down everything from plastics plants ...
Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwaterStuff.co.nz
Thousands in shelters in wake of stormOtago Daily Times

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Helicopter crash takes lovable prankster, confident dreamer - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 16:15

Helicopter crash takes lovable prankster, confident dreamer
New Zealand Herald
The Coast Guard and other agencies scoured the ocean in the days that followed for the three men and two women. Rescuers turned up pieces of helicopter and helmets over five days of searching. The search covered a vast expanse of ocean between Oahu ...

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Rescuers seek anyone _ alive or dead _ left in floodwaters - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 11:46

Stuff.co.nz

Rescuers seek anyone _ alive or dead _ left in floodwaters
New Zealand Herald
In nearby Port Arthur, the Coast Guard used baskets and harnesses to pull people out of a neighborhood with chest-deep water. Many residents of second-floor apartments decided to stay. Economists said the storm shut down everything from plastics plants ...
Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwaterStuff.co.nz
Thousands in shelters in wake of stormOtago Daily Times

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Huge fine for fishing operator in American Samoa - Radio New Zealand

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 10:38

Radio New Zealand

Huge fine for fishing operator in American Samoa
Radio New Zealand
The company further acceded that the crew regularly failed to accurately record the transfer and disposal of oil waste in the boat's Oil Record Book. The Coast Guard relies on such records to determine whether vessels are illegally dumping oil and ...

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With major roads swamped, photographer flies to Port Arthur - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 09:35

CBS News

With major roads swamped, photographer flies to Port Arthur
New Zealand Herald
"National Guard, Coast Guard, there were a lot of rescue helicopters flying in and out." Going up in his airplane gave Herbert the chance to put his many skills to work: shooting video and still photographs, using pilot skills and looking out for ...
Harvey Weakens Over Louisiana As Houston Copes With Record RainfallNPR
Our heart is breaking for our community... - Jefferson County Sheriff's Office-Texas | FacebookFacebook
Juan Rodríguez on Twitter: "Hundreds of people evacuated #Harvey to the Bob Bower Civic Center in Port Arthur. This ...Twitter
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Blasts at chemical plant as Harvey death toll rises - Radio New Zealand

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 07:03

Radio New Zealand

Blasts at chemical plant as Harvey death toll rises
Radio New Zealand
The Coast Guard was moving rescue workers and equipment from Houston into the Port Arthur and Beaumont areas as calls for help there continued to come in, a spokesman said. The Houston Fire Department will begin a block-by-block effort on Thursday ...

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Navy commander accused in bribery scandal has hearing - New Zealand Herald

Fri, 01/09/2017 - 03:02

Navy commander accused in bribery scandal has hearing
New Zealand Herald
... drinks, and prostitutes from Leonard Francis, otherwise known as "Fat Leonard," in 2012 and 2013. Francis has pleaded guilty to presiding over a conspiracy involving bribes and gifts in exchange for Navy contracts in Southeast Asia. Coast Guard Lt ...

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Officers testify in murder trial of ex-Coast Guardsman - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 16:47

Officers testify in murder trial of ex-Coast Guardsman
New Zealand Herald
Prosecutors say Loya forced his way into a Bourne condominium in February 2015, killed Coast Guard Petty Officer Lisa Trubnikova, and injured her wife, Petty Officer Anna Trubnikova. Loya, of Chesapeake, Virginia, says he was sexually assaulted by one ...

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Shivering girl, 3, found clinging to drowned mum in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters - Stuff.co.nz

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 13:19

Stuff.co.nz

Shivering girl, 3, found clinging to drowned mum in Hurricane Harvey floodwaters
Stuff.co.nz
SUPPLIED. Collette Sulcer died after she was swept away by strong currents in Beaumont, Texas while carrying her three-year-old daughter Jordyn to safety. HANDOUT. An evacuee is rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter from Tropical Storm Harvey flood ...
Texas Mother Dies Saving Her 3-Year-Old Daughter During Hurricane Harvey Flood: 'The Baby Was Clinging to Her'PEOPLE.com

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Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows - New Zealand Herald

Thu, 31/08/2017 - 09:38

Stuff.co.nz

Harvey knocks out more refineries, shifting global oil flows
New Zealand Herald
First, however, the Coast Guard will have to declare the shipping lanes clear, and boat pilots will have to be satisfied it's safe. All four ports in the Houston area remain closed and aren't likely to reopen for several days. " TRAVEL: Houston Mayor ...
Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwaterStuff.co.nz
Thousands in shelters in wake of stormOtago Daily Times

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American Samoa told to reduce government workforce - Radio New Zealand

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 19:57

Radio New Zealand

American Samoa told to reduce government workforce
Radio New Zealand
American Samoa's governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga says it is impractical to ask the territory to reduce the number of government employees. Lolo Matalasi Moliga at his State of the Territory address. Photo: RNZI / Monica Miller. The local government is ...

Deputies visit relative of 6 presumed dead in Harvey floods - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 13:41

TIME

Deputies visit relative of 6 presumed dead in Harvey floods
New Zealand Herald
Twice since Sunday, the children's mother went to the site where Samuel Saldivar told deputies the van disappeared, but the Coast Guard wouldn't let people through, Saldivar said. The children's father, her son, who she said is in prison for violating ...
Family of 6 drowned inside van while trying to escape Harvey floodsKHOU

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ExxonMobil refineries damaged in Hurricane Harvey, releasing hazardous pollutants - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 12:53

ExxonMobil refineries damaged in Hurricane Harvey, releasing hazardous pollutants
New Zealand Herald
Amy Graham, a spokeswoman for the Environmental Protection Agency, said that ExxonMobil had filed a report at the National Response Centre operated by the US Coast Guard saying the Baytown refinery would release about 15 pounds of benzene into ...

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Emergency response teams and Coastguard called to retrieve man off fishing trawler FV Rehua - The Nelson Mail

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 12:52

The Nelson Mail

Emergency response teams and Coastguard called to retrieve man off fishing trawler FV Rehua
The Nelson Mail
Emergency response crews and Coastguard Kaikoura were called to retrieve the man from the Sealord trawler FV Rehua at North Bay in Kaikoura about 10am on Wednesday. The 40-year-old was treated by the Primary Response in Medical Emergencies ...

UK husband of woman missing at sea arrested in rare coin theft - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 11:11

The Times

UK husband of woman missing at sea arrested in rare coin theft
New Zealand Herald
The contents of the backpack were not seen by rescuers, but the Coast Guard inventoried the rest of the items on the raft: a suitcase; a backpack; unexpended parachute flares; buoys; 52 litres of water; a homing device, and nine plastic tubes which ...
Aussie sailor accused of gold coin theftOtago Daily Times
NEW: Husband of missing woman arrested on federal coin theft chargesPalm Beach Post
NEW: Husband of missing woman arrested on federal coin theft chargesMyPalmBeachPost

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Weather Channel, news networks, go all in on Harvey coverage - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 10:09

Weather Channel, news networks, go all in on Harvey coverage
New Zealand Herald
The Coast Guard and police then responded. He was so widely criticized online for diverting official attention from more urgent matters, and showing little empathy for people caught in a desperate situation, that he later deleted his tweet. Meanwhile ...

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Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwater - Stuff.co.nz

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 07:07

Stuff.co.nz

Two dams and levee overflow, adding to Houston floodwater
Stuff.co.nz
Brazoria County authorities posted a message on Twitter on Tuesday (Wednesday NZ Time) warning that the levee at Columbia Lakes south of Houston had been breached and telling people to "GET OUT NOW!!!" Brazoria County Judge Matt Sebesta said residents ...
Houston to open more mega-shelters to house flooded familiesNew Zealand Herald

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Drunk boatie demands to be rescued off Northland - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 06:45

Drunk boatie demands to be rescued off Northland
New Zealand Herald
By the time the Tutukaka Coastguard found the man he was 5km east of Sandy Bay and "headed towards the Poor Knight Islands". "He was very belligerent and angry and wanted to be rescued immediately," Burrows said. "This is a very clear illustration of ...

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Houston to open more mega-shelters to house flooded families - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 06:12

Houston to open more mega-shelters to house flooded families
New Zealand Herald
Rescuers meanwhile continued plucking people from inundated Houston neighborhoods. Mayor Sylvester Turner put the number by police at more than 3,000. The Coast Guard said it also had rescued more than 3,000 by boat and air and was taking more ...

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Libya says boats carrying 700 migrants have been intercepted - New Zealand Herald

Wed, 30/08/2017 - 04:25

Libya says boats carrying 700 migrants have been intercepted
New Zealand Herald
Ayoub Qassem says the coast guard of the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli on Tuesday intercepted two boats together carrying 290 migrants. A third vessel with 164 on board was intercepted off the coast of Sebratha. With Italian help, the coast guard ...

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