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  • 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...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The U.S. dollar gained on Thursday against a basket of currencies, hitting its highest level in more than two months and pressuring gold prices, as strong labor market data gave support to a possible U.S. interest rate hike later this year. Oil prices continued to climb, with U.S. crude breaking through $50, spurred by an informal meeting among 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...

  • *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...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 6- The U.S. dollar gained on Thursday against a basket of currencies, hitting its strongest level in more than two months and pressuring gold prices, as strong labor market data gave support to a possible U.S. interest rate hike later this year. Oil prices continued to climb, with U.S. crude breaking through $50, helped by news of an informal meeting among...

  • *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 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...

  • Workers install window shutters at an oceanfront home in anticipation of Hurricane Matthew in Garden City Beach, S.C., U.S. Oct. 5, 2016.

    Just figuring for water damage, CoreLogic says the damage from Hurricane Matthew to homes along the coast could be extensive.

  • *Wall St flat, Europe equities slip. NEW YORK, Oct 6- The U.S. dollar strengthened on Thursday, pressuring gold prices, as strong labor market data gave support to a possible hike in U.S. interest rates later this year. The U.S. currency rose to its highest against the yen in a month, and pinned sterling firmly to a three-decade low on worries about Britain's exit from the...

  • *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...

  • Southeast US bracing for Hurricane Matthew

    The storm could approach Florida late Thursday and move up into Georgia and the Carolina's over the weekend.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- U.S. hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp and two of its Atlanta- area units will pay more than $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals, the Justice Department said on Monday. The clinics received bribes and kickbacks from the...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- U.S. lawmakers called for Wells Fargo& Co chief John Stumpf to resign on Thursday and a top House Democrat demanded the bank be broken because it is too big to manage. Stumpf's second trip to Capitol Hill on Thursday went no better than his first as lawmakers from both parties angrily rebuked his handling of sales abuses and said the bank...

  • WASHINGTON/ NEW YORK, Sept 29- Wells Fargo& Co chief John Stumpf's second trip to Capitol Hill on Thursday went no better than his first as lawmakers from both parties angrily rebuked him for the handling of sales abuses and said the bank has damaged customer trust as well as the broader banking system. Representative Mick Mulvaney, a South Carolina Republican,...

  • Police talk with students in the wake of a separate shooting incident at High Point High School in Beltway, MD.

    A 14-year-old South Carolina boy shot and killed his father then drove to a school playground where he wounded students and a teacher.

  • Caution tape, market

    Two children and a female teacher were injured in a shooting at a South Carolina school Wednesday.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 22- The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week to a two-month low, pointing to labor market strength that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates by December. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits declined 8,000 to a seasonally adjusted 252,000 for the week ended...