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Strong U.S. retail sales boost economic outlook

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment. FILE PHOTO: A sign is shown in the window of a retail store in San Francisco, California May 13, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Read More

U.S. retail sales increase solidly in boost to economy

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. retail sales increased more than expected in June, pointing to strong consumer spending, which could help to blunt some of the drag on the economy from weak business investment. FILE PHOTO: A sign is shown in the window of a retail store in San Francisco, California May 13, 2013. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Read More

Barry likely to weaken further by Monday evening: NHC

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Crews clear debris from Highway 23 during Hurricane Barry in Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana, U.S. July 14, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (Reuters) – Tropical depression Barry is expected to weaken further in the next 24 hours, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. The system, located 70 miles (115 km) north of Shreveport, Louisiana with Read More

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time

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(Reuters) – American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co (BA.N) 737 MAX jets. FILE PHOTO: American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX jets sit parked at a facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Read More

Tropical storm Barry likely to become hurricane by Friday or Saturday: NHC

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A view of downtown New Orleans pictured with the Mississippi River as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. July 11, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman (Reuters) – Tropical storm Barry could strengthen into a hurricane by Friday night or early Saturday when the center is near the coast of Louisiana, the U.S. National Read More

NHC issues hurricane warning Louisiana coast ahead of storm Barry

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(Reuters) – The National Hurricane Center (NHC) on Thursday issued a hurricane warning for Tropical Storm Barry for the Louisiana coast from Intracoastal City to Grand Isle. Barry, the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, is located about 90 miles (145 kilometers) south of the mouth of Mississippi River with maximum sustained Read More

Tropical Storm Barry forms in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. hurricane center

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(Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry formed on Thursday with heavy rains expected across the north-central U.S. Gulf Coast, the National Hurricane Center said. Barry, the second named storm of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, was located about 95 miles (150 kilometers) south-southeast of the mouth of the Mississippi River at about 11 a.m. EDT with Read More

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead

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(Reuters) – New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hurricane capable of causing severe inundation of the low-lying U.S. city. The weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to intensify this week into the second Read More

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead

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(Reuters) – Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into a hurricane capable of causing more severe flooding in the low-lying city, officials warned. If a hurricane forms in the coming days and makes landfall close enough Read More

Potential Tropical Cyclone Two forms in Gulf of Mexico: U.S. NHC

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(Reuters) – A tropical cyclone is expected to form by Thursday over the northern Gulf Of Mexico, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said. “The disturbance is forecast to become a tropical depression Thursday morning, a tropical storm Thursday night, and a hurricane on Friday,” the Miami-based weather forecaster said on Wednesday. A Storm Surge Watch Read More