TORONTO Canada's move to legalize recreational marijuana this week is unlikely to immediately trigger a flood of pot-fuelled tourism, as tour operators and consumers are unsure about rules governing the brand new industry.
* More than 54,000 customers still without power
(Updates number of customers without power, paragraph 8)
KINSTON, N.C., Sept 21 Residents in Georgetown
County, South Carolina, where five rivers flow into the ocean,
will prepare on Friday for a deluge of water in the aftermath of
Hurricane Florence, which has killed more than 40 people.
KINSTON, N.C. The major coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina remained cut off by floodwaters from Hurricane Florence on Thursday and more than 200 roads across the state were closed or blocked as residents struggled to recover from the epic storm. | Video
RODANTHE, N.C. When Florence was raging last Friday on North Carolina's Outer Banks, the hurricane tore a 40-foot (12-meter) chunk from a fishing pier that juts into the ocean at the state's most popular tourist destination.
SPIVEY'S CORNER, N.C. Francisco Javier Jaramillo and Victor Chavez should be picking sweet potatoes at a North Carolina farm and sending much-needed money to their families in Mexico.
SPIVEY'S CORNER, N.C., Sept 17 Francisco Javier
Jaramillo and Victor Chavez should be picking sweet potatoes at
a North Carolina farm and sending much-needed money to their
families in Mexico.
* About 500,000 still without power
(Adds quotes from NWS, evacuees, sun emerging)
WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C. Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours on Sunday, cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. | Video
WILMINGTON/WILSON, N.C., Sept 17 Deadly storm
Florence moved across western North Carolina early on Monday and
continued to dump rain that has nowhere to go except to swell
rivers, flood highways and homes, and threaten more lives as it
heads towards Virginia and New England.