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  • JACKSON, Miss.— Mississippi Power Co. says its Kemper County power plant will be delayed another month. Of the nearly $52 million increase caused by the delay, the unit of Atlanta- based Southern Co. says shareholders will pay $34 million. Mississippi Power had already warned that completing the plant was likely to push past the previous Dec. 31 deadline.

  • Woman walking during a snow storm in Manhattan, New York City on February 02, 2014.

    The wallop is forecast to deliver heavy snow in some areas, NBC News reports.

  • Southern and Eastern US face historic weekend storm

    The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning starting Friday afternoon for a number of states.

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for U.S. health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stocks while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 5- U.S. Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded an ethics probe into Tom Price, President-elect Donald Trump's pick for health secretary, following a report that the fierce Obamacare critic traded in healthcare company stock while pushing legislation in Congress that could affect those shares. Price is an orthopedic surgeon and a Republican...

  • The USPS said in a statement that in November it was ordered by a National Labor Relations Board administrative law judge to discontinue its retail relationship with Staples and that it plans to comply. The American Postal Workers Union said in a statement on Thursday that it is calling off its three-year campaign against the USPS and Staples partnership.

  • In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office on Jan. 20, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow Democrats, who have vowed to preserve President Barack Obama's legacy-defining healthcare law even as Republicans move ahead with their long-running bid to scrap it. Representative Tom Price, a Georgia Republican, because of his reported...

  • Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday kept up his attacks on Democrats and Obamacare while calling for a bipartisan effort in Congress to come up with a healthcare alternative that would lower costs and improve care. In a series of tweets, Trump, who takes office later this month, blasted Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer and his fellow...

  • CINCINNATI— Southwest Airlines plans to end service at two Ohio airports while adding flights elsewhere in the region. The Dallas- based carrier says it's pulling out of Akron-Canton Airport and Dayton International Airport in June. Instead of daily flights between Dayton and Chicago, it will offer Chicago and Baltimore-Washington flights from the...

  • The blaze was reported about 2:30 a.m. on a platform about 80 miles south of Grand Isle, Louisiana, and was extinguished nearly four hours later, the Coast Guard said in a statement. The four workers were rescued by the crew of the 130- foot Mary Wyatt Milano, a supply vessel, the Coast Guard said. They were flown to a hospital in Houma to be evaluated, the Interior...

  • FRESNO, Calif.— Days after Donald Trump won the White House vowing to deport millions of people in the country illegally and fortify the Mexican border, California farmer Kevin Herman ordered nearly $600,000 in new equipment, cutting the number of workers he'll need starting with the next harvest. Others in California's farming industry say Trump's tough...

  • Macy's said Wednesday that it is moving forward with 68 store closures, which are part of the 100 closings it announced in August. Laurel Plaza, North Hollywood, California. Ala Moana Jewel Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii.

  • The bankruptcy auction of Los Angeles- based American Apparel, which made its branding theme "Made in the U.S.A", will determine the future of a major clothing manufacturing plant in California, one of the most expensive U.S. states in terms of labor costs. Amazon and Forever 21, as well as California- based apparel maker Next Level Apparel and brand licensor...

  • Jan 4- Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the defendants of downplaying the risks to boost sales, despite scientific evidence linking sugary beverages to obesity, diabetes and...

  • Jan 4- Coca-Cola Co and the American Beverage Association trade group were sued on Wednesday for allegedly misleading consumers about the health risks from consuming sugary beverages. The nonprofit Praxis Project accused the defendants of downplaying the risks to boost sales, despite scientific evidence linking sugary beverages to obesity, diabetes and...

  • The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said the payments also resolve charges that TransUnion and Equifax lured consumers into enrolling in credit services advertised as free or costing only $1, but which could cost more than $200 a year. TransUnion will reimburse $13.93 million to consumers and pay a $3 million civil fine, while Equifax will...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 30- Wall Street's rally could be derailed by renewed worries about President-elect Donald Trump's policies, a resurgent dollar or potential wild-card events like cyber attacks or a trade war, investors say as they look to 2017.. A day earlier, Trump named Peter Navarro, an economist who has urged a hard line on trade with China, to head a...

  • CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan participates in a panel discussion on " The United States and the Global Economic Outlook" hosted by the National Association for Business Economics and the American Economic Association- 2030 GMT. CHICAGO- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans participates in a panel...