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  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON, April 24- The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture, leaving all but one of President Donald Trump's Cabinet positions filled.

  • WASHINGTON— Senate confirms former Georgia Gov.

  • Republicans now control the White House and Congress, and if lawmakers and President Donald Trump fail to agree on a spending bill by midnight Friday, a shutdown of an all- GOP government would occur for the first time in modern history. Republicans wielding their Contract with America gained control of both the Senate and House for the first time since 1954 and...

  • April 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal by former WellCare Health Plans Inc Chief Executive Todd Farha of his 2013 fraud conviction for his role in a scheme to cheat the Medicaid health insurance program for the poor. Farha began serving a three-year sentence at a minimum security federal prison in Alabama after the Atlanta- based...

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate on Monday confirmed former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue to be agriculture secretary in President Donald Trump's administration as the farming industry looks to Washington for help amid a downturn in the market. The Senate voted to confirm Perdue 87= 11.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Barry Loudermilk, R- Ga., said at a congressional hearing this month. "Once the damage is done to a company, it's hard to get your reputation back," responded Bill Himpler, executive vice president of the...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. consumers filed nearly 300,000 complaints last year about their dealings with banks, credit card issuers and other financial services companies. Barry Loudermilk, R- Ga., said at a congressional hearing this month. "Once the damage is done to a company, it's hard to get your reputation back," responded Bill Himpler, executive vice president of the...

  • McCain Foods USA's recall notice said the golf balls apparently were "inadvertently harvested" along with the potatoes and chopped up. The company is recalling 2- pound bags of Harris Teeter Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland. It is also recalling...

  • MOULTRIE, Ga. _ Ameris Bancorp on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $21.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 59 cents per share. Ameris Bancorp shares have risen nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ SunTrust Banks Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $468 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 84 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.2 billion.

  • DULUTH, Ga. _ NCR Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $57 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. NCR expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.32 to $3.42 per share, with revenue ranging from $6.63 billion to $6.75 billion.

  • ATLANTA _ Manhattan Associates Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $28.2 million. Manhattan Associates expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.89 to $1.93 per share, with revenue in the range of $606 million to $620 million. Manhattan Associates shares have decreased almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ Fidelity Southern Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $10.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 34 cents per share. Fidelity Southern shares have dropped 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA— Officials say they have ended a restriction on poultry producers that was enacted after the first confirmation of avian influenza in commercial birds in Georgia. News outlets report state veterinarian Robert M. Cobb Jr. said in a news release that effective immediately, all poultry exhibitions, shows, sales, swap and meets in the State of Georgia are...

  • SEATTLE— Thursday marks marijuana culture's high holiday, 4/ 20, when college students gather— at 4:20 p.m.— in clouds of smoke on campus quads and when pot shops in legal weed states thank their customers with discounts. But in recent years, a consensus has emerged around the most credible explanation: that it started with a group of bell-bottomed buddies from...