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  • WILMINGTON, Del., June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Chicago Bridge shares soared after the court ended the battle over a 2015 deal in which Westinghouse, a unit of Japan's Toshiba...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • Proponents say Washington dysfunction hampers the FAA's efforts to update equipment designed to make flying quicker and safer. The FAA would maintain its role in issuing and enforcing regulations designed to enhance safety. The effort also faces opposition in the Senate, where several key GOP senators and many Democrats oppose the plan.

  • The brief submitted by 50 companies to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan marks the first time such a large group of businesses has backed arguments about employment discrimination that LGBT groups and the administration of former President Barack Obama have made for years. The companies asked the 2nd Circuit to revive a lawsuit by the estate...

  • WASHINGTON— A decade after setting Delta Air Lines on a post-bankruptcy resurgence, the airline's former chairman and chief executive officer is taking on another transportation challenge: Amtrak. When Anderson left Delta in 2016, the airline posted an 18 percent operating-profit margin, better than rivals American Airlines and United Airlines.

  • One of Lidl's first US grocery stores awaits customers on June 18, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Lidl announced Monday the opening dates of four new stores in Virginia and North Carolina, which are coming in July.

  • BMW said Monday it will invest an additional $600 million to expand its South Carolina plant, creating 1,000 new jobs over the next four years. BMW, which has already invested $8 billion in South Carolina, also unveiled its 2018 BMW X3, a compact sports vehicle expected to be available in November. BMW will separately invest $200 million over five years on...

  • That is because large projects depend on being cost-competitive with natural gas-fired plants to spur buying, research firm GTM Research said in their analysis. Suniva was founded in Georgia but as of 2015 is majority owned by Hong Kong- based Shunfeng International Clean Energy. Suniva is seeking a duty rate of 40 cents per watt on solar cells and a minimum...

  • ATLANTA _ American Software Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $10.3 million. American Software shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: American Software, Earnings Report.

  • *European shares flat, Wall Street modestly higher. Oil edged up from November lows hit in the prior session, but prices remained under pressure from a supply glut that has persisted despite OPEC- led efforts to balance the market. Those declines weighed on European shares but the picture was reversed on Wall Street, with energy up 0.5 percent, among the best...

  • LONDON, June 22- A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. The seven sites, operated out of Europe, purport to sell items including fabric, DVD cases, maps, gift wrap, mechanical tape, pin badges and flags. In fact, they are fake outlets, part of a multinational system...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy churned slowly on Wednesday across the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landing on the Texas- Louisiana border, after claiming the life of a vacationing child and threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy weakened slightly on Wednesday afternoon as it headed toward landfall on the Texas- Louisiana border, but it still threatened to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the Louisiana...

  • It would give Mississippi Power Co. 45 days from then to settle all rate matters regarding the $7.5 billion plant. Mississippi Power, a unit of Atlanta- based Southern Co., issued a statement saying it would review the order when issued, but declined to answer questions. The outline of the deal sought by the three elected commissioners calls for Mississippi Power...

  • Here's the real lesson Democrats need to learn from Jon Ossoff's loss

    The Democrats need to learn three key lessons from their Georgia loss.

  • NEW YORK— The flu vaccine did a poor job protecting older Americans against the illness last winter, even though the vaccine was well-matched to the flu bugs going around. U.S. health officials on Wednesday released new vaccine data showing it did a so-so job overall. The vaccine was about 42 percent effective in preventing illness severe enough to send a patient...

  • Trump takes a Twitter victory lap, taunts Democrats for losing special elections

    President Donald Trump takes a victory lap after Republicans win special congressional elections in Georgia and South Carolina.

  • Preisdent Donald Trump attends a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump's party has gained seats in recent special elections, but Democrats have narrowed the spread.

  • GOP's Karen Handel wins most expensive House race ever, dashing Democrat upset hopes

    Republican Karen Handel beats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia special congressional election.