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World 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

New Orleans evacuation delayed by shooting, chaos

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Authorities suspended an evacuation of New Orleans on Thursday after a reported shooting at a military helicopter and U.S. President George W. Bush urged

World 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Looters rampage in New Orleans, survivors flee

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Looters rampaged through flooded streets and survivors scrambled to get out on Thursday as shell-shocked officials tried to regain control of the historic jazz city reduced to ruin by Hurricane Katrina.

World 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

New Orleans evacuation slows as shooting, chaos erupt

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Gunshots and mayhem hampered the evacuation of flooded New Orleans on Thursday and more troops were ordered in to assist and control crowds of desperate survivors trying to escape Hurricane Katrina's destruction.

World 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

New Orleans evacuation delayed by shooting, chaos

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Authorities suspended an evacuation of New Orleans on Thursday after a reported shooting at a military helicopter and U.S. President George W. Bush urged

World 01 Sep 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Survivors evacuate New Orleans as looting rages

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Survivors were evacuating the shattered city of New Orleans on Thursday as authorities confronted growing lawlessness and desperation days after Hurricane Katrina blasted the U.S. Gulf Coast.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Netanyahu bids to oust Sharon after Gaza pullout

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's bitter rival, Benjamin Netanyahu, launched a bid on Tuesday to topple him as Likud party leader in a power struggle sparked by the evacuation of Gaza settlers.

World 31 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Netanyahu bids to oust Sharon after Gaza pullout

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's bitter rival, Benjamin Netanyahu, launched a bid on Tuesday to topple him as Likud party leader in a power struggle sparked by the evacuation of Gaza settlers.

World 30 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Katrina slams U.S. Gulf Coast, oil rigs adrift

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina ripped into the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday, stranding people on rooftops as it pummeled the historic jazz city New Orleans with 100 mph (160 kph) winds and swamped Mississippi resort towns and lowlands with a crushing surge of seawater.

World 30 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

At least 50 reported dead from Hurricane Katrina

BILOXI, Miss. (Reuters) - At least 50 people were reported dead in Mississippi while Louisiana officials scrambled on Tuesday to rescue hundreds stranded by high waters after Hurricane Katrina cut a deadly swath through the U.S. Gulf coast.

World 30 Aug 2005 | 12:00 AM Premium

Katrina slams U.S. Gulf Coast, oil rigs adrift

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Hurricane Katrina ripped into the U.S. Gulf Coast on Monday, stranding people on rooftops as it pummeled the historic jazz city New Orleans with 100 mph (160 kph) winds and swamped Mississippi resort towns and lowlands with a crushing surge of seawater.