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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • *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...

  • Officials issued a state of emergency for parts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas for the Category 4 hurricane that by Thursday afternoon had already taken the lives of 140 people, mostly in Haiti. Though forecasters like senior meteorologist Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc said damage to Florida's sugar and citrus crops would likely be limited,...

  • 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...

  • Officials issued a state of emergency for parts of Florida, Georgia and the Carolinas for the Category 4 hurricane that by Thursday afternoon had already taken the lives of 140 people, mostly in Haiti. Though forecasters like senior meteorologist Drew Lerner of World Weather Inc said damage to Florida's sugar and citrus crops would likely be limited,...

  • Roads in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina were jammed on Thursday, while gas stations and food stores ran out of supplies as the Category 4 hurricane, which could be the deadliest storm in decades, approached. Three Kinder Morgan terminals in South Carolina were closed as of Thursday morning, along with two Florida terminals.

  • *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...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The Southeast United States is expected to be hit with fuel shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew, as the storm barrels toward one of the largest energy-consuming regions in the country. Roads in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina were jammed on Thursday, while gas stations and food stores ran out of supplies as the...

  • 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...