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S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index Inches Up to All-Time High

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Index Inches Up to All-Time High

The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index is a composite of single-family home price indices that is calculated every month; the indices for the nine U.S. The month-over-month percentage increase was 0.9%, down from the April-to-May increase of 1.1%. Among metros, Las Vegas, Nashville, Tenn. and Seattle both saw prices rise by 10 percent or higher year over year, the company said.


Sea Shepherd abandons whale mission over Japan tech

Sea Shepherd abandons whale mission over Japan tech

While Sea Shepherd says it won't actively fight Japanese whaling in the Southern Ocean this year, the group says it will work on a new way to combat worldwide whaling. Sea Shepherd has been down in the Southern Ocean doing what the Australian government has the responsibility to do but have refused to do, and that is upholding global and Australian conservation law.


Indian students marooned in Houston floods

Indian students marooned in Houston floods

In a series of tweets, Swaraj said that every effort is being made to rescue the students. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted that the students were "surrounded by neck-deep water". "We are ensuring that their relatives reach there at the earliest", Swaraj tweeted. So far, two people have died in the most powerful storm to hit the state of Texas in 50 years.


Trump's climate change denial will be tested by Houston's devastation

Trump's climate change denial will be tested by Houston's devastation

Hurricane Harvey (or Tropical Storm Harvey ) swept across Texas this weekend and left a swath of destruction, flooding Houston and forcing 30,000 people to seek shelter. "You issue an evacuation order and put everyone on the highway", Turner said, "you are really asking for a major calamity". Hurricanes Gustav and Ike in 2008, as well as Hurricane Isaac in 2012, all knocked more than 1 million barrels of Gulf oil production offline, according to the EIA.


Trump's climate change denial will be tested by Houston's devastation

Trump's climate change denial will be tested by Houston's devastation

Hurricane Harvey (or Tropical Storm Harvey ) swept across Texas this weekend and left a swath of destruction, flooding Houston and forcing 30,000 people to seek shelter. "You issue an evacuation order and put everyone on the highway", Turner said, "you are really asking for a major calamity". Hurricanes Gustav and Ike in 2008, as well as Hurricane Isaac in 2012, all knocked more than 1 million barrels of Gulf oil production offline, according to the EIA.


Police warn would-be looters to keep out of flooded Houston

Police warn would-be looters to keep out of flooded Houston

The officials did not give the officer's name, but said he had been with the department for more than 30 years. He attempted to escape from his vehicle but was unable to do so. William "Brock" Long, FEMA administrator, told a news conference in Washington Monday that "we need citizens to be involved", because the storm and resulting flooding is greater than the government can handle.