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  • *Could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, strengthened as it barreled toward the southeastern United States on Thursday after killing at least 140 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. That made it a Category 4 hurricane and it was likely to remain so as...

  • 1.5 Florida residents asked to evacuate

    The Weather Channel's Dr. Greg Postel and CNBC's Morgan Brennan look ahead at Florida's preparation for Hurricane Matthew, as well as its potential impact.

  • An aerial view of Mar-a-Lago, the estate of Donald Trump, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    Hurricane Matthew is now expected to make landfall around Palm Beach, Florida, home to some of the most expensive real estate on the planet.

  • Workers install window shutters at an oceanfront home in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew in Garden City Beach, S.C., U.S. Oct. 5, 2016.

    Just figuring for water damage, CoreLogic says the damage from Hurricane Matthew to homes along the coast could be extensive.

  • *Could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, strengthened as it barreled toward the southeastern United States on Thursday after killing at least 69 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. That made it an "extremely dangerous" Category 4 hurricane and it was...

  • Ted Houston and his dog Kermit visit the beach as Hurricane Matthew approaches the area on October 6, 2016 in Palm Beach, United States. The hurricane is expected to make landfall sometime this evening or early in the morning as a category 4 storm.

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan reports the latest on Hurricane Matthew and how 1.5 million Florida residents have been asked to evacuate.

  • *Landfall expected in Florida late on Thursday. JUPITER, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, barreled toward the southeastern United States on Thursday after killing at least 69 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. Roads in Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina were jammed and gas stations and...

  • Miami Beach Mayor: Flooding a major concern from Matthew

    Miami Beach Mayor Philip Levine discusses how Florida is preparing for Hurricane Matthew and the severity of the storm.

  • JUPITER, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, slammed into the Bahamas on Thursday and intensified as it barreled toward the southeastern United States after killing at least 39 people, mostly in southern Haiti, on its northward march. Matthew, which displaced thousands of people in Haiti, smashing homes and inundating...

  • The storm's potential in Florida to disrupt gasoline supply is prompting many to find gas stations are out of fuel.

  • Hurricane Matthew triggers Fla. evacuations

    Approximately 1.5 million Florida residents are being urged to leave their homes as Hurricane Matthew takes aim at the Sunshine State, reports CNBC's Morgan Brennan.

  • Florida, South Carolina prepare for Hurricane Matthew

    NBC's Blake McCoy reports the latest details surrounding Hurricane Matthew, including a rush in Florida to get supplies ahead of the storm.

  • A woman protects herself from the rain with plastic after hurricane Matthew, in Port-au-Prince, on October 4, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew was nearing the Bahamas, regaining some of the strength it had lost after swiping Cuba and leaving a trail of destruction in Haiti.

  • Hurricane Matthew predicted to be Cat 4

    NBC News' Miguel Almaguer is following the storm's path as it prepares to brush by the East Coast and evacuations begin in Florida.

  • Southeast US bracing for Hurricane Matthew

    The storm could approach Florida late Thursday and move up into Georgia and the Carolina's over the weekend.

  • Oct 4- U.S. defense contractor Harris Corp has launched the sale of parts of its Critical Networks division, according to people familiar with the matter, its first divestiture move after striking a deal with activist hedge fund Jana Partners. The asset sale, which could fetch more than $1 billion, comes after Harris, a major supplier of U.S. Army radios, signed an...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- A decade after JPMorgan Chase& Co said with great fanfare that it would make life easier for customers by putting its cash machines into Duane Reade drug stores in New York City and Walgreens stores in Florida, the big bank is retreating. The new message is the public start of a withdrawal that stems from an agreement the largest U.S. bank by assets made...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 3- A decade after JPMorgan Chase& Co said with great fanfare that it would make life easier for customers by putting its cash machines into Duane Reade drug stores in New York City and Walgreens stores in Florida, the big bank is retreating. The new message is the public start of a withdrawal that stems from an agreement the largest U.S. bank by assets made...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear GEICO General Insurance Co's appeal of a ruling that the No. 2 auto insurer in the United States must pay overtime wages to its claims investigators after the company had sought to exempt them. GEICO had challenged a 2015 decision by the Richmond, Virginia- based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that...

  • *Matthew is strongest Caribbean cyclone in 9 years. LES CAYES, Haiti/ KINGSTON, Oct 2- Haiti and Jamaica urged residents in vulnerable coastal areas to evacuate and Cuba suspended flights on Sunday as bands of rain from Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm to menace Caribbean nations since 2007, drenched the Jamaican capital. Matthew's slow-moving center was...