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US VP Cheney assures Azerbaijan of U.S 'interest' - Seattle Times

By germanifa01 - September 3rd, 2008, 11:13, Category: General

U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney assured Azerbaijan on Wednesday of America's "abiding interest" in the region's stability. It was the first stop on a tour of three ex-Soviet republics that are wary of Russia's intentions after its war with Georgia last month. Russia was watching the trip with more info

   Sept. 3: As the U.S. prepares for three more storms looming in the Atlantic, many are asking about the cause of all the violent weather. NBC’s Don Teague reports. SAINT-MARC, Haiti - A day after sending Haitian families scrambling onto rooftops to avoid flooding, Tropical Storm Hanna was more info

A 19-square-mile ice shelf in Canada's northern Arctic has broken away from Ellesmere Island, surprising scientists who say the floating ice shelf is another dramatic indication of how warmer temperatures are changing the polar frontier. A 19-square-mile ice shelf in Canada's northern Arctic has more info

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - President George W. Bush heads to storm-battered Louisiana on Wednesday to survey damage from Hurricane Gustav as tens of thousands who fled New Orleans prepare to return to a "dark and hot" city struggling to restore power and maintain basic services. The visit by Bush, who more info

Sept. 3 (Bloomberg) -- Crude oil fell as Royal Dutch Shell Plc and ConocoPhillips said that Hurricane Gustav caused no damage to platforms in the Gulf of Mexico. Exxon Mobil Corp. said workers are returning to offshore platforms that weren't in the direct path of Gustav. Oil fell 5.9 percent this more info