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U.S. energy sector braces for hurricane season

U.S. energy sector braces for hurricane season

Business
May 25 (UPI) -- While offshore segments were spared, the U.S. energy sector could be in for a rough year with forecasters expecting an above-normal hurricane season. Climate forecasters at the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration, a division of the Commerce Department, predict a 40 percent chance of an average 2018 hurricane season and a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season. There's a 70 percent chance that as many as four hurricanes of category 3 or stronger will come from this year's Atlantic hurricane season. An average hurricane season produces one to three major hurricanes, characterized by winds stronger than 111 miles per hour. "It only takes one storm to devastate a community so now is the time to prepare," Daniel Kaniewski, the acting deputy administration at the...
Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

Gianluigi Buffon will leave Juventus at the end of the season, the goalkeeper confirms

Sports
Gianluigi Buffon has announced his decision to leave Juventus at the end of the season.The 40-year-old's last game for the club will be against Verona on Sunday - his 640th in Serie A. "Gianluigi Buffon has been with us all the way on this long rollercoaster ride of a journey, with its lows and then the return to Paradise. We will be forever grateful for his loyalty," president Andrea Agnelli said in a press conference on Thursday morning. "What we now know is that Wojciech Szczesny will be defending our goal next season, as Gianluigi Buffon and so many champions have done before him." Buffon recently captained the side to a seventh consecutive Serie A title and was widely believed to be retiring, but he clearly feels he still has the legs to continue. "Only sure thing at the mom...
The Racing Club Podcast: Jump season finale & Nicky Henderson interview

The Racing Club Podcast: Jump season finale & Nicky Henderson interview

Sports
The Racing Club Podcast: Jump season finale & Nicky Henderson interviewSaturday, April 28, 2018Lee McKenzie and Rupert Bell look ahead to the national hunt season finale at Sandown Park and speak to Champion Trainer Nicky Henderson.Plus, the Racing Post’s Lee Mottershead looks back at a dramatic week in Ireland at Punchestown Festival.There’s also an extended interview with Champion Jockey Richard Johnson and we reveal the jump horse of the season.The Racing Club is live on talkSPORT2 every Saturday - 8-9am.Let's block ads! (Why?)
Amy Schumer, Tina Fey to host last episodes of 'SNL' Season 43

Amy Schumer, Tina Fey to host last episodes of 'SNL' Season 43

Entertainment
April 18 (UPI) --Amy Schumer and Tina Fey will guest host the final two episodes of Saturday Night Live Season 43, NBC announced Wednesday.Schumer will return May 12 for her second time on the sketch-comedy show when singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves will provide the evening's musical entertainment.SNL alum Fey will return for her sixth time as host for the season finale on May 19, while hip-hop star Nicki Minaj will be the musical guest that night.Actor and rapper Donald Glover was previously announced as the guest host and musical guest for the May 5 episode. This will mark his SNL debut.Let's block ads! (Why?) Entertainment News - UPI.com
Ray Parlour: 'Arsenal have not been good enough this season – If Burnley finish above them, they'll deserve it'

Ray Parlour: 'Arsenal have not been good enough this season – If Burnley finish above them, they'll deserve it'

Sports
Listen back to Ray Parlour on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast below...Tuesday, April 17, 2018Arsenal legend Ray Parlour has told talkSPORT the Gunners have ‘not been good enough’ this season and says Burnley will deserve to finish above them in the Premier League table.Arsene Wenger’s side face missing out on Champions League football for the second successive year as they currently sit sixth in the table, 13 points adrift of the top-four.They still have a chance to qualify if they win the Europe League, but after being drawn against tournament favourites Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals, few expect the north London side to lift the trophy.But as well as finishing well below fourth-placed rivals Tottenham, the Gunners could suffer further embarrassment by ending the season below Se