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September 13, 2018 6:29 PM Florence to approach the Carolinas coast later Thursday: NHC

(Reuters) - The center of Florence is expected to approach the coasts of North and South Carolina later on Thursday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. Heavy rainbands along with tropical storm-force winds are spreading across the outer banks and coastal southeastern North Carolina, the NHC said on Thursday. The hurricane is located about 49

September 13, 2018 6:22 PM House Speaker Ryan doesn't dispute Puerto Rico death toll

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Thursday he had “no reason” to dispute Puerto Rico’s official death toll of 3,000 from last year’s Hurricane Maria, speaking after his fellow Republican President Donald Trump accused Democrats of inflating the death toll to make the president look bad. “Casualties don’t make a person look bad,” Ryan told reporters 45

September 13, 2018 2:57 PM FEMA's Brock Long mistakes Hurricane Florence for Hurricane Floyd in briefing

Police enforce a mandatory evacuation in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina. Jonathan Serrie reports. FEMA Administrator Brock Long is giving news conferences like it's 1999. Long, speaking at a Thursday morning briefing about Hurricane Florence's impending arrival in the Carolinas, had another system on his mind: 1999's Hurricane Floyd. “Before we get started 54

September 13, 2018 11:45 AM Hurricane Florence: Airports, airlines prepare for storm as thousands of flights delayed or canceled

As Hurricane Florence charges toward the Carolinas, airlines are issuing warnings about thousands of flights experiencing delays or cancellations, and giving out waivers to affected travelers. The Category 2 storm, which was downgraded from a Category 4 but will affect millions in the Southeast, is expected to bring storm surges, flash flooding, heavy 91

September 13, 2018 6:35 AM Tropical storm dumps rain on Hawaii while crossing state

A home on Kahekili Highway near the Waihee River Bridge, was evacuated after a flash flood breached the property on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 12, 2018, in Maui, Hawaii. Maui County says several homes on Maui are being evacuated because of floodwaters from Tropical Storm Olivia. (Cindy Ellen Russell/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP) HONOLULU – Heavy rain and winds 50

September 13, 2018 6:18 AM Hurricane Florence moving toward coast of North, South Carolina: NHC

(Reuters) - Hurricane Florence is moving closer to the coast of North and South Carolina, where it is expected to bring a life-threatening storm surge, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said on Thursday. The center of Florence, a Category 2 hurricane, will approach the coasts of North and South Carolina on Thursday, the NHC said, adding that it was expected 50

September 13, 2018 4:35 AM Slaves' descendants have long history of enduring hurricanes

FILE - In this May 16, 2013, file photo, a utility pole stands in the middle of a marsh at sunset on Sapelo Island, Ga., a Gullah-Geechee community. A tight-knit community of slave descendants on the South Carolina coast is used to riding out big storms, from a storm that killed an estimated 2,000 people in 1893 to Tropical Storm Irma last year. (AP Photo/David 62

September 12, 2018 7:59 PM Brent reaches $80 a barrel after fall in U.S. crude stocks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil futures rose on Wednesday, with Brent reaching $80 a barrel, after a larger-than-expected drop in U.S. crude inventories and as U.S. sanctions on Iran added to concerns over global oil supply. Benchmark Brent crude LCOc1 futures rose 68 cents to settle at $79.74 a barrel. The global benchmark earlier reached $80.13 a barrel 62

September 12, 2018 7:51 PM Hurricane Florence continues to shuffle football schedule

The looming arrival of Hurricane Florence led to more shuffling off the college football schedule on Wednesday. With the Category 4 storm approaching Virginia and the Carolinas, more than 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate, and a number of games in the area have been postponed. On Wednesday, Richmond moved its scheduled home game against 72

September 12, 2018 3:33 PM Approaching Hurricane Florence snarls travel

Marnie Hunter, CNN • Updated 12th September 2018 It's going to be a very tough week for travel as Hurricane Florence bears down on the East Coast of the United States. The powerful storm is expected to make landfall in the Carolinas this weekend, and more than a million people are under mandatory evacuation orders in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia 59