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  • MANCHESTER, N.H., Oct 28- A stronger-than-expected U.S. economic report on Friday came at a good time for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, although Republican contender Donald Trump's campaign blasted the numbers as "dismal." The Commerce Department reported that the economy grew at a 2.9 percent annual rate in the third quarter, its fastest...

  • America's lobster craze sends prices soaring

    Industry experts say wholesale live lobster prices in August reached the highest level in a decade.

  • Oct 13- Verizon Communications Inc said on Thursday it plans to close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York, as the No. 1 wireless company trims head count and reorganizes operations in a saturated wireless market. The consolidation involves Verizon call centers near Rochester and Orangeburg, New York; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska;...

  • Oct 13- Verizon Communications Inc plans to close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York, the No. 1 U.S. wireless company said on Thursday. The consolidation involves Verizon call centers near Rochester and Orangeburg, New York; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meriden, Connecticut; and Rancho Cordoba, California, the...

  • Oct 13- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless company, said on Thursday it would close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York. The consolidation involves Verizon call centers near Rochester and Orangeburg, New York; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meriden, Connecticut; and Rancho Cordoba, California, the...

  • Oct 13- Verizon Communications Inc, the No. 1 U.S. wireless company, said on Thursday it would close call centers in five states, including its home state of New York. The consolidation of Verizon's call centers would affect about 3,200 workers near Rochester and New York City; Bangor, Maine; Lincoln, Nebraska; Wallingford and Meridan, Connecticut; and Rancho Cordoba,...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. JACKSONVILLE, Fla./ PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Oct 8- H urricane Matthew's winds diminished on Saturday as it headed towards the Carolinas after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the southeastern United States. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast, where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the...

  • PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast where it caused major flooding and widespread power outages. The number of deaths in Haiti, the poorest country in the Americas, jumped to at least 877 on Friday...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast and causing major flooding and widespread power outages. Atlantic coast from Florida northward through Georgia and...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and displaced tens of thousands in Haiti before plowing northward on Saturday just off the southeast U.S. coast and causing major flooding and widespread power outages. Atlantic coast from Florida northward through Georgia and...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before plowing northward on Saturday over waters just off the U.S. southeast, where it caused flooding and widespread power outages. Matthew triggered mass...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 877 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed almost 900 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 842 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • *Death toll rises to at least 842 in Haiti. PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti/ DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct 7- H urricane Matthew killed more than 800 people and left tens of thousands homeless in Haiti earlier this week before it skirted Florida's Atlantic coast on Friday and plowed northward over waters just off Georgia. Matthew triggered mass evacuations along the U.S. coast from...

  • CHICAGO, Sept 23- When Mylan NV recruited food allergy bloggers to learn about its campaign to get allergic shock antidotes into schools, many were eager to join the maker of the EpiPens they carry in purses and stash in book bags to protect their children against potentially lethal attacks. During the same period, the company was marking up its EpiPen to more than...

  • Sept 22- Wells Fargo& Co Chief Executive John Stumpf, under fire over problematic sales tactics, resigned from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco's advisory council on Thursday. "John made a personal decision to resign as the Twelfth District's representative to the Federal Advisory Council. Maine Senator Angus King, a political independent, wrote a...

  • *Suspect had traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan. ELIZABETH, N.J./ WASHINGTON, Sept 20- The father of the Afghan-born man arrested after weekend bombings in New York and New Jersey reported concerns about his son to the FBI in 2014, but officials took no action after reviewing the complaint, the father and law enforcement officials said on Tuesday.

  • *Suspect had traveled to Afghanistan, Pakistan. LINDEN, N.J., Sept 20- U.S. investigators sought clues on Tuesday to why an Afghan-born naturalized American citizen might have planted bombs in New York City and New Jersey over the weekend, including whether he had accomplices or was radicalized overseas. Rahami was suspected in weekend bombings, including a blast...