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  • NEW YORK, Nov 7- Facebook said on Monday it would partner with 50 broadcast stations, print and online publications for an Election Day live video blitz, as the social media company aims to build on the momentum of its popular Facebook Live video streaming service. While Facebook is not selling ads on the Election Day livestreams, it could generate more visits to...

  • NEW YORK, Nov 4- Global equity markets slipped on Friday on investor fears about the outcome of Tuesday's U.S. presidential election, while oil prices fell on worries about surging inventories and whether OPEC members will adhere to planned production limits. A dismal outing for Asian and European share indexes weighed on MSCI's 47- country "All World" index,...

  • Nov 4- The S&P 500 ended lower on Friday for a ninth straight day, the longest losing streak for the benchmark index in more than 35 years, as investors stayed on edge ahead of an uncertain U.S. election. Investors have been unnerved by signs of a tightening presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. "Investors are uncertain...

  • The regulated utilities unit serves Florida, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana and North and South Carolina in the Southeastern and Midwest regions of the United States. The company, which has been cutting its exposure to volatile power prices in wholesale markets, agreed in October to sell its businesses in Brazil, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, El Salvador and...

  • Nov 2- Gasoline prices at the pump in some southeastern U.S. states inched up on Wednesday, two days after a fatal blast in Alabama shut Colonial Pipeline Co's main gasoline line, crucial to fuel supplies on the East Coast. Retail gas prices in Georgia, one of the worst-hit states during September's outage, climbed about 3 cents to $2.19 a gallon on Wednesday,...

  • *Volvo to make stretched S90 sedans in China. SHANGHAI, Nov 2- Swedish car maker Volvo announced on Wednesday moves deepening cooperation with its Chinese parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co- a tie-up that's shaping up to show that China can make a success of buying consumer brands. Volvo's global chief executive Hakan Samuelsson and Geely Chairman Li Shufu...

  • *Volvo to make stretched S90 sedans in China. SHANGHAI, Nov 2- Swedish carmaker Volvo announced on Wednesday a series of moves deepening cooperation with its Chinese parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co- a tie-up that's shaping up to show that China can make a success of buying consumer brands. "We're going to be making China a global manufacturing and export for...

  • *Volvo to make stretched S90 sedans in China. SHANGHAI, Nov 2- Swedish carmaker Volvo is expected to announce later on Wednesday a series of moves deepening cooperation with its Chinese parent Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co- a tie-up that's shaping up to show that China can make a success of buying consumer brands. "We're going to be making China a global...

  • But tweaking the North American Free Trade Agreement, as Hillary Clinton has pledged to do, or ripping it up, as Donald Trump demands, may do nothing to help companies like Element Electronics Corp, which owns America's last television factory. Winnsboro, South Carolina- based Element, and the television industry more broadly, offer a window into the complexity of...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 13- U.S. coal freight volumes, in decline for close to two years, will fall further, though the slowing pace of drop should ease the shock to U.S. railroads, the top executive of No. 3 U.S. railroad CSX Corp said on Thursday. "If we had to make our best guess today, there will be another decline in coal but it will be much less on a percentage basis and obviously much...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • LUMBERTON, N.C./ KINSTON, N.C., Oct 11- Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew has displaced several thousand people in North Carolina, and authorities were helping more evacuate on Tuesday as swollen rivers threatened a wide swath of the state. Governor Pat McCrory warned of "extremely dangerous" conditions in the coming days in central and eastern North...

  • That compared with 660,000 on Tuesday morning and a high of around 2.2 million Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the fiercest Atlantic storm since 2007, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing around 1,000 people in Haiti as it swept north...

  • That compared with 660,000 on Tuesday morning and a high of around 2.2 million Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the fiercest Atlantic storm since 2007, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing around 1,000 people in Haiti as it swept north...

  • That was down from 714,000 Monday night and a high of around 2.2 million Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing around 1,000 people in...

  • That was down from 714,000 Monday night and a high of around 2.2 million Sunday morning when the storm was still battering the North and South Carolina coasts. Matthew, the first major hurricane to hit the United States in more than 10 years, lashed Florida, Georgia, North and South Carolina and Virginia with heavy rain and wind, after killing around 1,000 people in...

  • Residents and rescue teams navigate floodwaters on October 10, 2016 in Lumberton, North Carolina.

    Hundreds of people were rescued by boat and helicopter as floodwaters inundated North Carolina towns on Monday in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.

  • 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...

  • 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...