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'You better pray:' More flooding in Carolinas a week after Florence9/22/2018 12:28:14 AM Residents of Georgetown County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean, were preparing on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.Duke shuts natgas plant due to Florence floods, coal ash leak feared9/22/2018 12:28:14 AM Duke Energy Corp said it shut down a North Carolina natural gas plant due to flooding as the deluge of water continued in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people.Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate9/22/2018 12:24:11 AM U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, trying furiously to beat back a high-profile challenge from Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke, repeatedly accused his opponent of being out of step with the Texas electorate as the two candidates faced off in a debate just six weeks before critical congressional elections.Trump questions Kavanaugh's accuser, says opponents want to 'destroy' Supreme Court nominee9/22/2018 12:01:44 AM U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday sought to cast doubt on the woman who has accused his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, saying if the attack was "as bad as she says," it would have been immediately reported to police.Senate panel to vote on Kavanaugh on Monday unless deal reached with accuser9/21/2018 11:41:33 PM The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday if no deal was reached by 10 p.m. EDT Friday (0200 GMT Saturday) on how Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, would testify, the panel's chairman said.Harsh climate: The struggle to track global sea level rise9/21/2018 10:19:18 PM A loud rumble jolted climate scientist David Holland just before he went to sleep inside his fiberglass bear-resistant dome, set up next to a frozen fjord in Greenland. He scrambled outside into the sunlit night at about 11 p.m.Keystone XL pipeline route would not harm environment: State Department9/21/2018 9:46:15 PM The U.S. State Department on Friday issued an environmental assessment of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude pipeline that concluded it would not harm water or wildlife, clearing a hurdle for the project that has been pending for a decade.Exclusive: Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document9/21/2018 9:43:24 PM Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters.Dow hits new closing high ahead of index reshuffle9/21/2018 9:39:57 PM Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries.As new iPhones go on sale, studies reveal chips from Intel and Toshiba9/21/2018 9:16:47 PM Apple Inc's latest iPhones hit stores around the world on Friday, featuring components made by Intel Corp and Toshiba among others, according to two firms that cracked open the iPhone Xs and Xs Max models.Receding trade fears propel stocks to six-month peak9/21/2018 8:57:59 PM The U.S. dollar rebounded and world shares hit a six-month high on Friday after China's moves to boost domestic consumption bolstered a rally driven by investor bets that the latest U.S.-China trade dispute was unlikely to dent global growth.Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes: letter9/21/2018 8:34:53 PM Walmart Inc said that it may hike prices of products if the Trump administration imposes a tariff on Chinese imports, according to a letter the company wrote to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer two weeks ago and seen by Reuters on Thursday.Virtual or real? Fashion world split over digital supermodels9/21/2018 8:21:59 PM The three women gazing into the camera in an advert for French luxury label Balmain look like they could fit in at any high-end shoot, but Shudu, Margot and Zhi are "digital models" whose rise is dividing the fashion world.Over 54,000 still without power in Carolinas after Florence9/21/2018 7:34:13 PM More than 54,000 homes and businesses in the Carolinas were still without power on Friday, a week after Hurricane Florence hit the North Carolina coast on Sept. 14, according to local power companies.Death toll reaches 136 in Tanzania ferry disaster with scores missing9/21/2018 7:23:56 PM Tanzanian President John Magufuli on Friday ordered the arrest of those responsible for a packed ferry sinking on Lake Victoria with a death toll of at least 136 and scores of people still missing.Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll9/21/2018 6:55:14 PM Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party's annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.Farfetch tops price range in IPO in boon to luxury market9/21/2018 6:36:05 PM Farfetch priced its shares above its targeted range on Friday in a New York flotation that values the online luxury retailer at over $5.8 billion and underscores how big a bet web sales have become for high-end brands.Senate panel wants Kavanaugh hearing terms worked out Friday9/21/2018 6:13:33 PM The Senate Judiciary Committee has given Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers until the end of Friday to agree on terms for her to testify about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Politico reported, citing a Republican senator.Caterpillar leans on old playbook to cope with Trump tariffs9/21/2018 6:11:08 PM Six months into the U.S. tariffs on imported aluminum and steel, Caterpillar Inc is finding that one of the best ways it can protect profits is a cost cutting strategy that is more than two years old.Factbox: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid hinges on handful of senators9/21/2018 6:00:51 PM President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is before a Senate committee that is struggling to advance it after a woman alleged Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school in 1982.