Southwest

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence keeps dumping rain on Carolinas

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 8 a.m. Tropical Storm Florence is continuing to dump dangerous amounts of rain as it continues its slow slog across the Carolinas. The National Hurricane Center said Florence is moving west at 2 mph (3.2 kph), with its center located about 35 … Continue reading MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence keeps dumping rain on Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: Forecast: Florence threat continues overnight

WILMINGTON, N.C.— The Latest on Florence (all times local): 11 p.m. Tropical Storm Florence is crawling slowly across South Carolina as life-threatening storm surges and strong winds are expected to continue overnight, amid a rising inland flood threat. The National Hurricane Center in Miami says the core of Florence was located at 11 p.m. Friday … Continue reading WILMINGTON, N.C. | The Latest: Forecast: Florence threat continues overnight

COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Norway police apprehend man following reports he was armed

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Norwegian police apprehended a man Friday in the southwest of the country following reports that an armed man had been spotted in the woods inside a popular activity park. “We are in control of the right person. It is now safe to walk in the area,” local police said on Twitter. The … Continue reading COPENHAGEN, Denmark | Norway police apprehend man following reports he was armed

Southwest gets boost from tax law; beats Street 4Q forecasts

DALLAS/January 25, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Southwest Airlines said Thursday that fourth-quarter profit jumped to $1.89 billion as the recent tax law reduced the company’s deferred tax liability and should boost 2018 earnings too. The nation’s fourth-biggest airline also said that travel bookings so far in 2018 appear solid, and it gave a cautiously upbeat forecast of revenue … Continue reading Southwest gets boost from tax law; beats Street 4Q forecasts