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  • CHICAGO, Oct 7- Disruptions to air travel, manufacturing, supply chains and retail stores spread on Friday as Hurricane Matthew worked its way up Florida's Atlantic coast, leaving people and goods stranded and plants idled. Delta Air Lines Inc said it had canceled 240 flights for Friday, and roughly 80 for Saturday for northeastern Florida, coastal Georgia and...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 7- The first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years lashed Florida on Friday with heavy rains and winds after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean. Hurricane Matthew was packing gusts of 70 miles...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 7- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida on Friday with heavy rains and winds after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean. Although the hurricane was downgraded...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 7- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida on Friday with heavy rains and winds after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean. Winds gusts of up to 60 miles per hour and...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 6- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, closed in on Florida on Thursday after killing at least 339 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean. Hurricane conditions were expected in parts of Florida...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 6- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, closed in on Florida on Thursday after killing at least 283 people in Haiti on its destructive march north through the Caribbean. Hurricane conditions were expected in parts of Florida...

  • ORLANDO, Fla./ MIAMI, Oct 6- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 265 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti. Matthew's sustained winds later dropped to 130 mph, but it was likely to remain a Category 4 on the five-step...

  • ORLANDO/ MIAMI, Fla., Oct 6- Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 140 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti. The storm was likely to remain a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity as it...

  • A monitor shows cancelled flights in and out of the Palm Beach International airport in the afternoon as Hurricane Matthew advances, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016, in West Palm Beach, Fla.

    Hurricane Matthew snarled travel plans as it strengthened into a Category 4 storm on Thursday.

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the strongest storm poised for U.S. landfall in more than 10 years, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for Florida after killing at least 140 people in the Caribbean, mostly in Haiti. The storm was likely to remain a Category 4 on the five-step Saffir-Simpson...

  • Atlanta- based Delta Airlines said 130 flights were canceled on Thursday after the airline halted operations at southern Florida airports including Miami. A further 150 will be canceled on Friday as Florida airports further north such as Orlando are affected. A spokeswoman for Chicago- based United Airlines said the company canceled 180 flights from...

  • Atlanta- based Delta Airlines said 130 flights were canceled on Thursday after the airline halted operations at southern Florida airports including Miami. A further 150 will be canceled on Friday as Florida airports further north such as Orlando are affected. A spokeswoman for Chicago- based United Airlines said the company canceled 180 flights from...

  • *Storm could hit Florida directly or brush coast. JUPITER/ ORLANDO, Fla., Oct 6- Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in nearly a decade, blasted the Bahamas on Thursday as it headed for the southeastern United States after killing at least 140 people, mostly in Haiti, on its deadly northward march. The hurricane was likely to remain a Category 4 storm on the...

  • COCOA VILLAGE, Fla., Oct 6- Mike Ryan packed his wife, daughter, three grandchildren, two dogs and three cats into a minivan and waved as they drove off on Thursday, leaving him behind to spend the night in his coastal Florida pub. Ryan decided to stay put and guard his business despite warnings from officials from Florida to North Carolina for residents of coastal...

  • *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...

  • Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

    Walt Disney World told CNBC that it will close its Orlando parks at 5 p.m., ET, Thursday; it will stay closed all day Friday.

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • *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...

  • 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...