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  • DALLAS— Security screeners are testing a 3- D scanner to inspect carry-on bags, a measure they hope will improve their ability to detect bombs and maybe shorten lines at the checkpoint. The Transportation Security Administration said Thursday that it is testing computed-tomography, or CT, scanning at one checkpoint at Phoenix Sky Harbor International...

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports according to the lawsuit, the incident occurred June 25, 2015, when 37- year-old Mansur Blount was cleaning vent hoods at a Publix in Dacula. Blount's widow, Chrissie McGee Blount, is suing Publix for "the full value of the life of Mansur Blount." A Publix spokeswoman declined to comment.

  • ATLANTA— After a researcher notified officials of a major security lapse at the center managing Georgia's election technology, leading computer scientists urged the state's top elections official to order a thorough outside probe to determine if its voting systems had been compromised. And when voting-transparency activists sought a top-to-bottom...

  • WASHINGTON— Canceled and delayed flights rose in April on the nation's leading airlines, and so did consumer complaints, according to figures released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The rate of canceled flights nearly doubled to 1.6 percent in April compared to the same month in 2016. Delta Air Lines accounted for nearly half the...

  • *Fed raises rates, details balance sheet reduction. *Energy shares drop as oil prices tumble. NEW YORK, June 14- A slide in technology stocks pulled down the Nasdaq Composite on Wednesday and the S&P 500 ended slightly lower, as investors worried about the pace of economic growth after weaker-than-expected inflation numbers and an interest rate hike from the...

  • Brian Frosh, Maryland attorney general, speaks during a news conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 12, 2017. President Donald Trump's continued financial stake in his global business empire, violates the U.S. Constitution's prohibition on profiting from his office, Maryland and the District of Columbia said in a federal lawsuit.

    Two attorneys general accuse President Donald Trump of violating parts of the U.S. Constitution.

  • June 12- U.S. medical products supplier Halyard Health Inc is exploring a sale of its surgical and infection prevention business that could fetch more than $600 million, people familiar with the matter said on Monday. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, Halyard has a market capitalization of $1.7 billion. The surgical and infection prevention unit for sale...

  • Donald Trump attends the grand opening ceremony at the new Trump International Hotel October 26, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Two attorneys general accuse President Donald Trump of violating parts of the U.S. Constitution.

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • *Data raise doubts on U.S. inflation hitting Fed's 2- pct goal. NEW YORK, June 11- A surprisingly weak run of U.S. inflation data has investors backing off bets the Federal Reserve will meet its three targeted interest rate hikes this year, and has breathed fresh life into the bond market after a rough start to the year. On Thursday, the European Central Bank downgraded...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • For up to $50,000, people can hunt the feral hogs from a helicopter and even use a machine gun to mow them down. "There's only so many places in the world you can shoot machine guns out of a helicopter and no one shoots back," said Chris Britt, co-owner of HeliBacon, one of the companies offering the aerial hog hunts. There were 2,752 helicopter hog hunts in Texas last year,...

  • *Data raise doubts on U.S. inflation hitting Fed's 2- pct goal. NEW YORK, June 11- A surprisingly weak run of U.S. inflation data has investors backing off bets the Federal Reserve will meet its three targeted interest rate hikes this year, and has breathed fresh life into the bond market after a rough start to the year. On Thursday, the European Central Bank downgraded...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- A rough few months for most U.S. bank stocks has been particularly unkind to regional banks, and thats not likely to change soon as hopes dim for higher long-term interest rates and timely policy relief from Washington. Last year, investors bet heavily that smaller, entirely U.S.-focused banks would benefit most from Donald Trump's promises of...

  • June 9- Former FBI Director James Comey's dramatic testimony before Congress on Thursday brought big audiences to U.S. broadcast and cable networks, drawing about 19.5 million viewers, according to data from the Nielsen ratings agency. That is a large audience for a daytime event, though it is short of the 30.6 million who tuned in to President Donald Trump's...

  • *Little reaction from U.S. rates market after UK election, Comey. Investors largely shrugged off Thursday's UK election, which resulted in a hung parliament for Britain, as they did scathing congressional testimony by former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Guy Pecho, global macro portfolio manager at Atlanta- based Voya Investment...

  • NEW YORK, June 9- A rough few months for most U.S. bank stocks has been particularly unkind to regional banks, and thats not likely to change soon as hopes dim for higher long-term interest rates and timely policy relief from Washington. Last year, investors bet heavily that smaller, entirely U.S.-focused banks would benefit most from Donald Trump's promises of...