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  • 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...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C./ SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct 9- Hurricane Matthew slammed into North Carolina and Virginia on Sunday, packing a diminished yet still potent punch as it caused major flooding and widespread power outages along the U.S. Now weakened, the most powerful Atlantic storm since 2007 unleashed torrential rains and powerful winds as it churned slowly north after...

  • 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 potent 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 unleashed torrential rains and...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew made landfall on the U.S. coast in 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 in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, soaked coastal Georgia...

  • JACKSONVILLE BEACH, Fla./ CHARLESTON, S.C., Oct 8- H urricane Matthew barreled northward toward the Carolinas on Saturday, packing a diminished yet still-powerful punch after killing almost 900 people in Haiti and causing major flooding and widespread power outages in the U.S. The storm, which left flooding and wind damage in Florida, was soaking coastal Georgia...

  • 'BLESSED' HURRICANE MATTHEW STAYED OFF COAST, DIRECT IMPACT WOULD HAVE BEEN WORSE- FLORIDA GOVERNOR RICK SCOTT.

  • Heavy waves caused by Hurricane Matthew pounds the boat docks at the Sunset Bar and Grill, October 7, 2016 on Cocoa Beach, Florida.

    The storm weakened to a Category 3 hurricane overnight after being blamed for more than 100 deaths in the Caribbean, NBC News reports.

  • Oct 7- About 600,000 Florida homes were without power on Friday due to Hurricane Matthew and more outages were likely, Governor Rick Scott told a news conference, as the storm moved near the state's Atlantic coast on a northward track after killing hundreds of people in Haiti. "We're going to have more outages," Scott said, adding that there was a potential for...

  • Palm trees sway from the winds of Hurricane Matthew, October 7, 2016 on Cocoa Beach, Florida.

    Hurricane Matthew weakened to a Category 3 storm overnight, but the National Hurricane Center said it remained "extremely dangerous."

  • 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. The storm downed power lines and trees and destroyed billboards in Cape Canaveral, reported Jeff...

  • 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 packed gusts of 70 miles per hour and heavy downpours across coastal...

  • *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...