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  • Sept 13- Csx Corp said on Wednesday it has resumed normal train operations into Waycross and Savannah, in Georgia, and limited service into Jacksonville, Florida, where it has also reopened intermodal facilities. The No. 3 U.S. railroad also said engineering crews worked through the night to restore service in Georgia, South Carolina and Alabama but that...

  • NEW YORK— Texas and Florida are usually the biggest markets for ReelSonar's fishing devices and apps. Though ReelSonar is based in Seattle, thousands of miles from the damage, it's feeling an impact from the storms. His products are also sold in hundreds of sporting goods and camping stores in Texas and Florida.

  • A picture taken on June 9, 2016 shows Amazon warehouse in Paris, part of the new service 'Prime Now'.

    The 1 million square-foot warehouse is of an effort to boost its presence in Mexico's nascent e-commerce industry.

  • Expected to be completed next year, the facility would triple Amazon's distribution space in Mexico, home to around 120 million potential customers. Amazon's Mexico push comes amid talks to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement, which could benefit the Seattle- based retailer if the United States persuades Mexico to raise a $50 limit on the value of...

  • NEW YORK— Target is stocking its stores and warehouses with even more extra staff this holiday shopping season, hoping to win customers with easy-to-find goods and fast service. Having the extra staff "will make shopping at Target even easier and more fun during one of the busiest times of the year," said Janna Potts, the company's chief stores officer.

  • WASHINGTON— Senators on Wednesday rolled out competing plans for the nation's health care system, with a group of GOP senators making a last, long-shot effort to undo Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act and independent Sen. Lindsey Graham, R- S.C., and Bill Cassidy, R- La., proposed legislation that would do away with many of the subsidies and mandates of the 2010 law and...

  • Sept 12- FedEx Corp said on Tuesday it has resumed flights into airports, including in Miami, that were closed due to Hurricane Irma and that have since been re-opened.

  • The No. 3 U.S. railroad said customers should still expect delays for traffic moving into and out of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina due to power outages linked to Hurricane Irma. CSX said it expects to resume rail service to Tampa on Wednesday night, while its route from Jacksonville to Orlando was still being evaluated with no timetable for...

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Radiant Logistics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $517,000 in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Radiant Logistics shares have risen 39 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Sept 12- Despite the widespread flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Irma, Florida airports, seaports and toll roads will maintain their credit worthiness thanks to cash on hand and steady revenue streams, Moody's investor service said on Tuesday. Moody's has identified 20 transportation infrastructure debt-issuers- with roughly $20 billion in...

  • Sept 12- Norfolk Southern Corp said on Tuesday some rail routes closed by Hurricane Irma were being restored to service as it was safe to do so, and has started to run trains accordingly. Norfolk Southern has opened origin facility gates for shipments destined to Charleston, South Carolina, though gates remained closed to traffic destined for Jacksonville,...

  • REDMOND, Wash.— Nintendo says the retro version of one of its iconic video game platforms will return to store shelves next year. The Classic Edition includes 30 games like "Super Mario Bros." Washington- based Nintendo said Tuesday that high demand has prompted the company to extend shipping of its upcoming retro version of the 16- bit Super NES into next year.

  • Sept 12- FedEx is assessing the full effect of Hurricane Irma on facilities and operations and is hopeful it can resume service this week in safely accessible areas, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.

  • *About 7.3 million in Florida, other states without power. FLORIDA CITY/ MARCO ISLAND, Fla., Sept 11- S torm-shocked Floridians returned to their shattered homes on Monday as the remnants of once-powerful Hurricane Irma pushed inland, leaving well over half of residents without power and flooding cities in the state's northeastern corner. Especially hard hit was...

  • Sept 11- Norfolk Southern Corp said on Monday it was inspecting track for damages and removing fallen trees along rail lines leading to ports in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina due to the impact of the weakened Hurricane Irma.

  • *About 7.3 million in Florida, other states without power. Authorities said the storm had killed 39 people in the Caribbean and one in Florida, a man found dead in a pickup truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds on the Florida Keys over the weekend. With sustained winds of up to 60 mph, Irma had crossed into Georgia and was located about 47 miles northeast of the...

  • LAS VEGAS— A Russian cybercriminal identified as a leader of a $50 million identity theft and credit card fraud ring has pleaded guilty in Atlanta to helping to steal millions of debit card numbers and swiftly loot accounts in cities around the world, federal authorities said. Roman Valeryevich Seleznev pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit bank...

  • Authorities said the storm had killed 38 people in the Caribbean and one in Florida, a man found dead in a pickup truck that had crashed into a tree in high winds on the Florida Keys over the weekend. With sustained winds of up to 60 mph, Irma had crossed into Georgia and was situated about 47 miles northeast of the Florida state capital Tallahassee, the National...

  • View of damages caused by the 8.2 magnitude earthquake that hit Mexico's Pacific coast, in Juchitan de Zaragoza, state of Oaxaca on September 8, 2017.

    Mexico has withdrawn its offer to aid victims of Hurricane Harvey in Texas because ofa massive earthquake that struck late last week.

  • *More than 6 million in Florida, other states without power. *Fresh flooding in northeastern Florida cities. With sustained winds of up to 65 miles per hour, Irma was located about 70 miles east of the Florida state capital Tallahassee and headed toward the Georgia border, the National Hurricane Center said at 11 a.m. ET.