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  • A girl walks on a street damaged in hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016.

    Hurricane Matthew killed more than 800 people in Haiti before it skirted Florida's coast on Friday and plowed northward just off Georgia.

  • *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...

  • Oct 7- Almost 1.2 million homes and businesses were without power late Friday as Hurricane Matthew blasted Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina, electric companies said. The outages are not as high as utilities had forecast and not expected to reach those levels because the storm has already passed most of the heavily populated southern part of...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 7- Smithfield Foods Inc will shutter a North Carolina hog processing facility, the world's largest, on Saturday to protect employees from Hurricane Matthew, a supplier said, as farmers braced for the storm's potential lashing. Matthew has fueled concerns about the safety of livestock and farm workers along the coast from Florida through Georgia...

  • Oct 7- Most oil and gasoline terminals along the Southeastern U.S. coast have been shut as a result of Hurricane Matthew, while Florida's western coast has not been affected as much. Oil and refined products terminals in the Port Everglades area are expected to reopen Friday at about noon, said Ned Bowman, executive director of the Florida Petroleum Marketers...

  • Storm workers are heroes: Southern Co. CEO

    Tom Fanning, Southern Company CEO, discusses the latest efforts to restore power to those affected by Hurricane Matthew.

  • Hurricane Matthew kills at least one couple in Florida

    NECN Chief Meteorologist Matt Noyes reports the latest on the track of Hurricane Matthew.

  • A spokesman said flights had resumed in Miami on Friday morning as the storm moved north. Delta Air Lines Inc canceled 240 flights for Friday, and 80 for Saturday for northeastern Florida, coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Ports in Florida and up the coast, including Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, also suspended operations.

  • Oct 7- Almost 1.1 million homes and businesses were without power Friday afternoon as Hurricane Matthew blasted Florida, Georgia and North and South Carolina, electric companies said. The outages are not as high as utilities had forecast and not expected to reach those levels because the storm has already passed most of the heavily populated southern part of...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 7- Smithfield Foods Inc will shutter its hog processing facility, the world's largest, on Saturday to protect employees in North Carolina from Hurricane Matthew, industry sources said on Friday, as farmers braced for the storm's potential lashing. Matthew has fueled concerns about the safety of livestock and farm workers along the coast from...

  • Oct 7- The U.S. Coast Guard said it had reopened all commercial ports along Florida's west coast on Friday, while hurricane Matthew continued to lash the northeast coast of the state. Matthew was located about 60 miles southeast of Jacksonville Beach in Florida with maximum sustained winds of 115 mph, according to the latest advisory from the National Hurricane...

  • Delta Air Lines Inc canceled 240 flights for Friday, and roughly 80 for Saturday for northeastern Florida, coastal Georgia and South Carolina. Many of the additional cancellations affect Georgia and South Carolina. Ports in Florida and up the coast, including Savannah, Georgia, and Charleston, South Carolina, also suspended operations.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 7- The U.S. National Guard said on Friday that Hurricane Matthew was most likely expected to primarily cause flooding damage as it headed north to North and South Carolina, rather than wind damage, based on the storm's current trajectory.

  • Oct 7- Electricity companies in Florida said Hurricane Matthew knocked out power to almost 800,000 homes and businesses on Friday as the storm blasted the state's east coast. Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida with heavy rain and wind, after killing more than 800 people in Haiti as...

  • Oct 7- Hurricane Matthew is threatening the Atlantic coast from Florida to South Carolina and could deliver tens of billions of dollars in damage, according to experts, after the storm killed 500 people and left thousands homeless in Haiti. CoreLogic, a California- based real estate data firm, estimated the storm could cause up to $189 billion in storm surge...

  • 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...

  • Oct 7- Electricity companies in Florida said Hurricane Matthew knocked out power to almost 600,000 homes and businesses on Friday as the storm blasted the state's east coast. Matthew, the first major hurricane threatening a direct hit on the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida with heavy rain and wind, after killing at least 478 people in Haiti as...

  • 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."

  • NEW YORK, Oct 7- Even with a good salary as a data scientist at a San Francisco technology firm, Yang Guo, 30, knew he couldn't afford a home in the Bay Area, among the priciest U.S. markets. He still wanted to own property in addition to stocks, however, and soon found a way to buy cheap rental houses in faraway cities- and to outsource the associated hassles to HomeUnion, a...