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October 15, 2017 3:17 PM Ophelia, strongest eastern Atlantic hurricane on record, roars toward Ireland

On Saturday, Hurricane Ophelia accomplished the unthinkable, attaining Category 3 strength farther east than any storm in recorded history. Racing north into colder waters, the storm has since weakened to Category 1, but it is set to hammer Ireland and the northern United Kingdom with damaging winds and torrential rain on Monday as a former hurricane 19

October 14, 2017 8:02 PM Death toll rises to 35 as firefighters face strong winds in historic Northern California blazes

Fire officials said Saturday that wind gusts up to 45 mph across Northern California could further spread the massive blazes that have been ravaging the region for almost a week. Strong winds kicked up overnight in the central Napa Valley region, Cal Fire fire protection deputy director Dave Teter said at a news conference Saturday afternoon. As expected 20

October 12, 2017 8:42 PM Viacom and AT&T fall while Southwest Airlines rises

Reports said the entertainment company hasn't been able to resolve a contract dispute with cable company Charter. The company said it expects to lose DirecTV video subscribers in the third quarter. Retailers slumped Thursday after women's clothing company J. Jill slashes its third-quarter forecast. The domestic carrier said it plans to start making flights 22

October 12, 2017 2:45 PM What Matters in Hollywood Today

We are just one week removed from the initial New York Times story that exposed Harvey Weinstein's decades of alleged sexual misconduct. Just nine days ago, Weinstein told THR in advance of the Times report that, "The story sounds so good, I want to buy the movie rights." And last weekend, Lorne Michaels said SNL didn't include any jabs at Weinstein 33

October 11, 2017 11:41 PM California’s Wildfires: Why Have They Been So Destructive?

All of this is happening in a region where more people are building homes tucked into forests. There were 22 major fires burning in the state on Wednesday, and the specific cause of each fire will be investigated, according to Thom Porter, Southern California region chief at the state’s fire agency. In general, the vast majority of wildfires are caused 57

October 10, 2017 3:15 PM IMF Raises Global Economic Outlook for This Year and 2018

The International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook report forecasts growth of 3.6% this year and 3.7% next year The world economy’s acceleration so far this year has been stronger than earlier estimates, with an upswing under way across nearly all the world’s major economies, the International Monetary Fund said ahead of a meeting of the world’s 24

October 9, 2017 8:50 PM GE and Medtronic decline while Ericsson and Seagate rise

The company said its chief financial officer will leave and named a Trian Fund representative to its board. The medical device maker said Hurricane Maria will reduce its quarterly earnings by $250 million. Investors worried about the company's ability to make its Model 3 sedan after a Wall Street Journal report Friday. Reuters reported that the consumer 24

October 9, 2017 1:52 AM Rain could impact Astros-Red Sox ALDS Game 4

Houston Astros pitcher James Hoyt runs across the tarp during a brief rainshower before the start of the ALDS Game 3 at Fenway Park, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Boston . ( Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle ) A guard stands in the rain on the field during a brief rainshower before the start of the ALDS Game 3 at Fenway Park, Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017, in Boston 31

October 6, 2017 12:12 AM U.S. Shale Juggernaut Shows Signs of Fatigue

Forecasts that abundant American oil can permanently meet global needs may be ‘myth,’ company leaders warn American shale drillers, which defied expectations and upended traditional oil markets by increasing production in the face of lower prices, are finally showing signs of slowing down. The number of rigs currently drilling for oil in the U.S., typically 18

October 4, 2017 10:45 PM N.Y. Cashless Tolls May Have Crimped Revenue and Traffic Volume

Traffic through July fell 0.6% and revenue grew just 0.6%, missing forecast targets, an MTA consultant found The quick rollout of cashless tolling across many of New York’s major bridges and tunnels may have helped to depress traffic volume and toll revenue this year, a consultant to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority has found. New York Gov. Andrew 6