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  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct 11- Launch pads and equipment at the Kennedy Space Center mostly escaped damage as Hurricane Matthew swept along Florida's east coast, the director of the NASA facility said on Tuesday, but last week's storm still caused millions of dollars in damages. The damage allowed rain to flood equipment and furnishings, Kennedy Space Center...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Authorities in North Carolina helped residents evacuate on Tuesday as floodwaters inundated some towns and threatened others in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, which killed 14 people in the state. Governor Pat McCrory, who announced the new death toll, warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the next 72 hours in central and eastern...

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  • Residents and rescue teams navigate floodwaters on October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina.

    Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 23, with nearly half in North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 23, with nearly half in North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C., Oct 10- Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, and officials warned that life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days. In the United States, the number of fatalities rose to at least 22, with nearly half in North...

  • UNITED NATIONS, Oct 10- A "massive response" is needed to help Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Matthew and the United Nations is mobilizing on all fronts to help get the recovery under way, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon said on Monday. The United Nations appealed for $119 million on Monday to bring life-saving assistance to 750,000 people in southwestern Haiti,...

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 10- Floodwaters left hundreds of people stranded in their homes and on rooftops in North Carolina early on Monday, and officials warned life-threatening flooding from swollen rivers would continue for days after Hurricane Matthew ravaged the southeastern United States. In the United States, the death toll rose to at least 21 people...

  • A view of a collapsed roof at a gas station after Hurricane Matthew passes through on October 7, 2016 in Daytona Beach, Florida.

    The Weather Channel's Jim Cantore reports on the devastation left in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

  • CAROLINA BEACH, N.C., Oct 9- Emergency crews in boats rescued hundreds of people from floodwaters and plucked others from rooftops by helicopter in North Carolina as former hurricane Matthew flooded much of the U.S. President Barack Obama declared a state of emergency in Georgia and Florida, freeing up federal money to help the states repair damaged...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Matthew passed over Myrtle Beach, South...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 people in Haiti, 10 in United States. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most...

  • *Hurricane kills at least 877 in Haiti. CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 8- Hurricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew slammed into South Carolina on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages as it skirted Florida and Georgia. The most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 left flooding and wind damage in...