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17 photos show Hurricane Florence's devastating flooding from the sky

17 photos show Hurricane Florence's devastating flooding from the sky

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Hurricane Florence has broken rainfall records since it made landfall late last week, dumping more than 35 inches of water in some areas of North Carolina. Since hurricanes are...
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Most U.S. states lack reserves to weather next recession: S&P

1 day ago   |   Reuters

While U.S. states' financial health has strengthened in 2018 compared with last year, fewer than half have enough financial reserves to weather the first year of a moderate...
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Hurricane Delays President Trump's Emergency Text Message Test. Here's When You'll Get It

1 day ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

President's Donald Trump's planned test of a new federal system for sending text messages to tens of millions of American's has been delayed two weeks due to the severe weather...
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Along Washington riverfront, business owners begin cleanup following Florence

Along Washington riverfront, business owners begin cleanup following Florence

1 day ago   |   WRAL

In Washington, the Pamlico River left its watermark on the riverfront. Even heavy sandbags couldn't keep Hurricane Florence's 3 to 4 feet of floodwaters out of nearby businesses.
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Immokalee residents, leaders rebuilding year post-hurricane

2 days ago   |   Miami Herald

Debbie Coe sat on a stack of weathered garden pavers and looked out at the dirt plot that used to belong to her Immokalee trailer home. "This is the hardest...
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Cathay Cancels 400 Flights as Airlines Brace for Super Typhoon Mangkhut

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. canceled more than 400 flights over the next three days and warned of "serious disruptions" for air travelers as Super Typhoon Mangkhut approaches...
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You'll Probably Receive a Text From Donald Trump on Sept. 20. Here's Why

3 days ago   |   Fortune

Get ready to receive a text message from President Donald Trump on Sept. 20. But it won't be a political message or attack on one of his perceived enemies-or at least, it's not...
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'So dramatic!': Weather Channel reporter braces himself during Florence as two men casually stroll by in viral clip

'So dramatic!': Weather Channel reporter braces himself during Florence as two men casually stroll by in viral clip

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A clip of a Weather Channel reporter intensely bracing himself as two men strolled past has gone viral on Twitter. The user who posted it said, "So dramatic! Dude from the...
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Hurricane Florence is bringing torrential rain, wind, and 6-foot floods to the Carolinas. Here's how you can donate to relief efforts

Hurricane Florence is bringing torrential rain, wind, and 6-foot floods to the Carolinas. Here's how you can donate to relief efforts

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Hurricane Florence is sweeping the Carolinas, with some models anticipating more than 50 inches of rain and 80 mph winds in certain areas. The National Hurricane Center 's...
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12 fall treats you need to try at Disney World

12 fall treats you need to try at Disney World

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

Caramel, pumpkins, and apples - oh my. Fall is in the air, even in sunny Walt Disney World. Although the Florida weather may not let you whip out your flannel and boots quite...
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There are growing calls for Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, to testify on...

There are growing calls for Kavanaugh's friend, Mark Judge, to testify on sexual assault allegations

There are growing calls for Mark Judge to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee as it considers allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett... Read more ...

The first 'Captain Marvel' trailer introduces Brie Larson as the Marvel...

The first 'Captain Marvel' trailer introduces Brie Larson as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's newest superhero, and she punches an old lady

The first trailer for "Captain Marvel" debuted Tuesday on Good Morning America. The trailer sets up a young Nick Fury's first meeting with Carol Danvers, a.k.a. Captain Marvel... Read more ...

A 27-year-old was arrested after being accused of rubbing his bare butt on...

A 27-year-old was arrested after being accused of rubbing his bare butt on produce at a grocery store and putting the food back on the shelves

Michael Dwayne Johnson, 27, was arrested in Manassas, Virginia, on Saturday and charged with indecent exposure and destruction of property. His arrest came after an employee at... Read more ...

Tesla plunges after report says US has launched a criminal probe over Elon...

Tesla plunges after report says US has launched a criminal probe over Elon Musk's statements

Tesla is now facing a criminal inquiry over CEO Elon Musk's go-private tweets, Bloomberg News reported Tuesday. Shares of the electric-car company sharply fell as much as 6%... Read more ...

Hurricane Florence flooding has caused colonies of dangerous fire ants to...

Hurricane Florence flooding has caused colonies of dangerous fire ants to form floating 'rafts'

Fire ant "rafts" have been spotted in the Carolinas following the flooding from Hurricane Florence. Colonies of the ants survive massive flooding by banding together and... Read more ...

The first tourist to fly around the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship bought...

The first tourist to fly around the moon on SpaceX's new rocket ship bought all the seats for artists - and Elon Musk said it restored his faith in humanity

On Monday, Elon Musk announced the first passenger for SpaceX's first tourist flight around the moon: Japanese billionaire and art collector Yusaku Maezawa. Maezawa bought all... Read more ...

These 14 states could see 'extremely significant damage' from Trump's trade wars

These 14 states could see 'extremely significant damage' from Trump's trade wars

President Donald Trump announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese imports Monday, prompting Beijing to impose retaliatory taxes on $60 billion worth of American... Read more ...

Spokeswoman for group supporting Kavanaugh says sexual assault allegations...

Spokeswoman for group supporting Kavanaugh says sexual assault allegations could have been 'rough horseplay'

The chief counsel for a conservative judicial group backing Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination described the sexual assault allegations made by Christine Blasey Ford... Read more ...

Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault are expected to...

Brett Kavanaugh and the woman accusing him of sexual assault are expected to testify in a public hearing on Monday

The Senate Judiciary Committee will conduct a public hearing with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused Kavanaugh of... Read more ...

Brewers Christian Yelich hit for historic cycle thanks to teammate's hustle...

Brewers Christian Yelich hit for historic cycle thanks to teammate's hustle in a blowout

Brewers star and NL MVP hopeful Christian Yelich hit for the cycle Monday night against the Reds, making him the fifth player in MLB history to do it twice in a season and the... Read more ...