A storm system moved toward the Gulf of Mexico oil spill area Saturday, forcing response crews to head inland for safety and halting work to permanently plug the ruptured BP well.Bonnie weakened to a tropical depression but was expected to regain strength, US forecasters said.At 0900 GMT, the National Hurricane Center reported that Bonnie was over the eastern Gulf of Mexico, where warm waters were helping the system regain strength on its northwest path towards oil spill response operations.
Chris Hondros/Getty Images(Reuters) - Tropical Depression Bonnie dissipated on Monday after drenching the Carolinas and Virginia with rain and whipping up strong winds that ruined the holiday weekend plans of many beachgoers.
A few days ago I saw a report that the IMF was breaking off negotiations with Hungary regarding a debt package. I knew what was next: a weakening currency and more downgrades. The downgrades came in spades.
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MEXICO CITY (AP) — The holiday season has been a little less merry for car owners in Mexico as gasoline shortages in many parts of the country have forced grumbling customers to contend with hours-long lines.