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  • Oct 4- Delta Air Lines Inc reported a smaller-than-expected drop in consolidated passenger unit revenue for September and maintained its operating margin forecast for the quarter despite suffering a system outage in August. Delta's shares were up 3.5 percent at $40.38 in early trading on Tuesday. The Atlanta- based company also said it still expected...

  • Oct 4- Delta Air Lines Inc reported a smaller-than-expected drop in consolidated passenger unit revenue for September and maintained its operating margin forecast for the quarter despite suffering a system outage in August. Delta's shares were up 3.5 percent at $40.38 in early trading on Tuesday. The Atlanta- based company also said it still expected...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- U.S. hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp and two of its Atlanta- area units will pay more than $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals, the Justice Department said on Monday. The clinics received bribes and kickbacks from the...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 3- U.S. hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corp and two of its Atlanta- area units will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals, the Justice Department said on Monday.

  • Sept 29- U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly lower as oil prices lost ground and investors assessed a set of economic data ahead of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech. Wall Street cut losses on Wednesday, ending the session higher as the oil rally boosted shares of energy companies. "I think you are going to get a tight-ranged choppy market," said Andre...

  • Caution tape, market

    Two children and a female teacher were injured in a shooting at a South Carolina school Wednesday.

  • Sept 27- Delta Air Lines Inc plans to buy larger regional jets with a list value of up to $2.3 billion if it can get its pilots' union to accept an overhaul of the small-plane fleet, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. Delta wants the option of adding as many as 50 more planes in the 70- to 76- seat range, Bloomberg reported, citing a memo sent to the pilots.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Colonial Pipeline Co said its main gasoline line, Line 1, was safely restarted and returned to service on Wednesday after its biggest leak in nearly two decades squeezed supply and led to increased prices at the pump in the Southeast United States. The damaged section of the 1.3 million-barrel-a-day line that connects the refining hub of the...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Drivers from Tennessee and Georgia to New Jersey may soon breathe a collective sigh of relief as service is restored on Colonial Pipeline, cutting gasoline prices that have surged following a leak on the key line. Still, the 12- day disruption on Colonial, the main artery that flows about 1.3 million barrels per day of fuel from the refining hub on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 21- Colonial Pipeline Co said it expects a full restart of its gasoline line by Wednesday evening after its biggest leak in nearly two decades squeezed supply and led to increased prices at the pump in southeast United States. The damaged section of the 1.3 million-barrel-a-day line that connects the refining hub of the Gulf Coast to the East Coast...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. government approved a Wednesday restart for Colonial Pipeline Co's main gasoline pipeline, authorities said on Tuesday, after the line's biggest leak in nearly two decades caused supply shortages that pushed pump prices higher. The largest gasoline conduit in the United States was partially shut down after a leak was discovered on...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. government gave verbal approval for Colonial Pipeline Co to restart its main gasoline line on Wednesday, a federal official said, after the biggest leak on the line in nearly two decades caused supply shortages and pushed pump prices higher. The largest gasoline conduit in the United States was partially shut down after a leak was...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- The U.S. government gave verbal approval for Colonial Pipeline Co to restart its main gasoline line on Wednesday, a federal official said, after the biggest leak on the line in nearly two decades caused supply shortages and pushed pump prices higher. The largest gasoline conduit in the United States was partially shut down after a leak was...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Colonial Pipeline Co said on Tuesday it expects to restart its main gasoline line on Wednesday after its biggest leak in nearly two decades led to long lines and a surge in prices at the pump in the southeast United States. The leak, discovered by a mining inspector who detected a gasoline odor in Helena, Alabama on Sept. 9, released about 6,000 to...

  • "Once again, President Obama is trying to unilaterally rewrite the law," Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said in a statement. Plaintiffs in Tuesday's lawsuit include the states of Texas, Nevada, Michigan, Wisconsin, Georgia and Ohio, among others. Last week, in response to reports that a lawsuit challenging the rule was imminent, Labor Department official David...

  • The lawsuit filed in federal court in Sherman, Texas says under the rule, which is set to take effect Dec. 1, many state employees would become eligible for overtime pay even though they perform management duties that should make them exempt. The lawsuit was spearheaded by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his counterpart in Nevada, Adam Laxalt.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Colonial Pipeline Co said on Tuesday it expects to restart its main gasoline line on Wednesday after its biggest leak in nearly two decades which led to a surge in prices at the pump and long lines in the southeast United States. The leak, discovered by a mining inspector who detected a gasoline odor in Helena, Alabama on Sept. 9, released about 6,000...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 20- Colonial Pipeline Co said on Tuesday it expects to restart its main gasoline line on Wednesday after its biggest leak in nearly two decades which led to a surge in prices at the pump and long lines in the southeast United States. The leak, discovered by a mining inspector who detected a gasoline odor in Helena, Alabama on Sept. 9, released about 6,000...

  • Retail gasoline prices in Georgia, one of the hardest hit states, jumped nearly 6 cents overnight to Monday, or more than 20 cents higher than a week ago, to $2.316 a gallon on average, according to motorists' advocacy group AAA. Richard Parks, 32, an electrician in Atlanta, said he saw the price of regular gas jump at a Shell Station in East Atlanta to $2.69 on Monday from...

  • The partial shutdown of the damaged Line 1, which carries about 1.3 million barrels per day of gasoline from the refining hub on the Gulf Coast to the East Coast, also roiled the markets. Retail gasoline prices in Georgia, one of the hardest hit states, jumped nearly 6 cents overnight to Monday, or more than 20 cents higher than a week ago, to $2.316 a gallon on average,...