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  1. Volvo Cars plans U.S. plant expansion, doubling investment: sourceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 19 | Reuters

    Volvo Cars is doubling investment in its first U.S. plant under construction to add a second production line at a total cost of $1 billion, a source with knowledge of the plans said, as the carmaker heads for a fourth straight year of record sales. The move to raise capacity even before completion of the plant in Charleston, South Carolina will ultimately add 2,500 workers to the 2,000 already being recruited by the Swedish carmaker ahead of its 2018 opening, the source told Reuters.

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  2. U.S. trucking firms predict tight capacity as loads head to storm zonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 14 | Reuters

    Major trucking and logistics firms like XPO Logisitcs Inc, Daseke Inc and United Parcel Service Inc said capacity will shrink due to a rush of construction and repair shipments to big-box retailers and households across the storm-crippled U.S. Southeast, as analysts warned of higher shipping prices. The demand for lumber, generators, cleaning supplies and appliances for households and home improvement retailers such as Lowe's and Home Depot in Florida, Georgia, Alabama and the Carolinas as a result of damages from Hurricane Irma will fill trailers and containers not already claimed by shipments for the holiday shopping season.

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  3. Norfolk Southern resumes limited trains service in Irma-hit areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Reuters

    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. Even so, the No.

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  4. Rare total solar eclipse spreads wonder across United StatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Reuters

    As millions of awestruck Americans cast their gaze skyward on Monday at the extraordinary sight of a total solar eclipse, one Connecticut man had his eyes set firmly on a different prize. Joseph Fleming, 43, went down on one knee in the darkness near the harbor in Charleston, South Carolina, and asked Nicole Durham to marry him.

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  5. Confederate battle flag sales boom after Charlottesville clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Reuters

    Demand for Confederate flags at Chris Ackerman's Civil War memorabilia shop in Pennsylvania has surged since violence at a white nationalist rally in Virginia this month reignited the United States' debate over race and the legacy of slavery. The trend has been similar for other sellers of the Confederate battle flag, retailers report.

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  6. Charleston gunman shot; hostage rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Reuters

    A disgruntled employee who fatally shot one person and held another hostage on Thursday at a restaurant in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, was shot by police, the city's mayor said. Rough Cut .

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  7. Gunman shot at Charleston, S.C., restaurant; hostage rescuedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Reuters

    A disgruntled employee who fatally shot one person and held another hostage on Thursday at a restaurant in downtown Charleston, South Carolina, was shot by police, the city's mayor said. Witnesses said the gunman brandished a pistol and said "There's a new boss in town" as he entered Virginia's On King in the heart of the city's commercial district, while about 15 to 20 people were having lunch.

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  8. Police investigate reports of gunman at South Carolina restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | Reuters

    A witness says she saw a body being carried away while police in Charleston, South Carolina, investigate an active shooter situation at a restaurant in the city's downtown shopping district. Rough Cut .

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  9. After solar eclipse, Americans' eyes seem mostly none the worseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Reuters

    Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals reporting zero cases of damaged vision so far. One man showed up at a New York City hospital on Tuesday with a damaged retina after acting on the mistaken belief he could safely stare at an eclipse through a hole punched in a garbage bag.

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  10. Oregon's total solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Eclipse-watchers in Depoe bay, Oregon cheered wildly on Monday, as the moon blocked out the Sun in the first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in the United States in nearly a century began. Rough Cut .

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  11. Businesses cash in on eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Millions have traveled to spots along the eclipse route in the U.S. As Fred Katayama reports, some hotels are nearly all full, and stocks tend to rise in the year after a total eclipse. It's business' moment in the sun.

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  12. Aboard USS Yorktown, eclipse watchers ready for big eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Eclipse enthusiasts gather aboard the USS Yorktown in Charleston, South Carolina, readying for a ''once in a lifetime'' experience when the moon's shadow passes directly in front of the sun. Rough Cut .

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  13. UPDATE 1-Millions of Americans hoping for clear sky while awaiting total solar eclipseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2017 | Reuters

    Millions of Americans equipped with protective glasses are taking positions along a ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in nearly a century. After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon's shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but a halo-like solar corona, will draw one of the largest audiences in human history, experts say, when those watching via social and broadcast media are included.

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  14. Millions of Americans await awe-inspiring total solar eclipseRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2017 | Reuters

    Millions of Americans armed with protective glasses are taking positions along a slender ribbon of land cutting diagonally across the United States to marvel at the first total solar eclipse to unfold from coast to coast in nearly a century. After weeks of anticipation, the sight of the moon's shadow passing directly in front of the sun, blotting out all but the halo-like solar corona, will draw one of the largest audiences in human history, experts say.

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  15. Solar eclipse to be streamed live for first time, from balloonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Reuters

    Next week's solar eclipse will be streamed live online for the first time, from the vantage point of helium-filled balloons across the United States, providing the public with sky-high views as the moon blocks the sun. A team of researchers from Montana State University has partnered with NASA to participate in the Space Grant Ballooning Project to send more than 50 high-altitude balloons 80,000 feet up to capture the solar eclipse as it crosses the country on Aug. 21. "We'll see the variations from coast to coast to see what the eclipse does over landscapes," Cassandra Runyon, director of the South Carolina Space Grant Consortium, said excitedly at a test launch on Thursday.

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  16. Investors bullish on financials ahead of bank earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2017 | Reuters

    Over the last seven trading days, investors have more than doubled the amount of cash invested in a key financial sector fund, in a bet that second-quarter bank earnings will be robust. Big U.S. banks start reporting quarterly results on Friday and according to data from State Street, the Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund , which tracks the S&P 500 Financials sector .SPSY, has pulled in a net $662 million of inflows, bringing the year-to-date inflows to nearly $1.5 billion.

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  17. Greystar fund to acquire Monogram in $3 billion dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | Reuters

    A new fund led by Greystar Real Estate Partners, the largest operator of apartments in the United States, will acquire luxury U.S. apartment developer Monogram Residential Trust Inc ( Monogram's shareholders will receive $12 per share in cash in the deal, representing a 22 percent premium to the company's closing price July 3. Plano, Texas-based Monogram owns, operates and develops luxury apartment communities in coastal and urban markets including southern Florida and Boston.

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  18. UPDATE 1-Britain's Lloyds bank says it has stopped trading Qatari riyalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Reuters

    Britain's Lloyds Banking Group said on Friday that it has stopped trading Qatari riyals and that the currency is no longer available for sale or buy-back at its high-street banks. A spokeswoman for the bank said a "third-party supplier" that carries out its foreign exchange service had ceased trading in the currency from June 21. "This currency is no longer available for sale or buy-back across our high street banks including Lloyds Bank, Bank of Scotland and Halifax," the spokeswoman said.

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  19. UPDATE 1-China Vanke's largest shareholder says will not interfere in operationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Reuters

    HONG KONG, June 30 China Vanke Co's largest shareholder, Shenzhen Metro Group, said it would not interfere in the property developer's operations, allaying concerns the company would become less market driven under the control of the state-run firm. The subway operator's control over China's second largest property developer was affirmed this month after it raised its stake to 29.38 percent, ending a bitter struggle for boardroom control by surpassing financial conglomerate Baoneng Group that had sought to oust Vanke's management.

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  20. Euro zone inflation eases less than expected, core measure upRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | Reuters

    FILE PHOTO:A woman wears a home-made dress featuring imitation 100 and 500 euro notes as she walks in Bordeaux, southwestern France, November 7, 2014. Euro zone inflation eased in June because of more moderate energy price rises, but the slowdown was less than expected by markets and the core measure of price growth the ECB keenly watches increased by more than anticipated.

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