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ATLANTA— An accident at a chemical plant in Dalton injured a worker Monday and briefly caused authorities to close roads and warn residents in nearby apartments to stay inside, officials said.
That's the difficult question behind the next legal dispute over religion, birth control and the health care law that is likely to be resolved by the Supreme Court.
ATLANTA— Policies for children represent a small fraction of the life insurance market, but they made the news this week after a court hearing for a Georgia man accused of killing his young son by leaving him in a hot car.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.— SunTrust Mortgage Inc. has agreed to pay up to $320 million to resolve allegations that it misled customers seeking loan modifications under a government program established to help homeowners avoid foreclosure, the company and federal authorities said Thursday.
July 3- SunTrust Banks Inc, a large U.S. southeast regional bank, will pay as much as $320 million to resolve a criminal probe into its mortgage unit's mismanagement of a federal program designed to help struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure during the recession.
*Southwest growth helps Nashville bounce back. As Nashville discovered, it can take years of adjustments to come to terms with an airline's decision to pull back.
WASHINGTON— The Obama administration said Wednesday that the Supreme Court's ruling in favor of the religious claims of Hobby Lobby and other for-profit businesses supports the government's position in separate, ongoing disputes with religious-oriented nonprofit organizations.
July 2- Delta Air Lines Inc on Wednesday reported that unit revenue, an important measure, rose less than it had previously forecast for the month of June. In early May, a company executive had told a Bank of America Merrill Lynch conference that unit revenues for both May and June would likely rise in the 6 percent to 7 percent range.
DETROIT— For more than a year, a lawsuit filed by Brooke Melton's family has caused major migraines for General Motors. Litigation over the 29- year-old nurse's death was settled by GM last October. GM has hired Kenneth Feinberg to settle hundreds of death and injury claims from crashes caused by the switches.
The recall, announced Tuesday, comes after a five-month spat between Graco and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Graco argued that infant seats are used differently, and in an emergency, an adult can remove the whole seat rather than using the buckle.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Kindred Healthcare is urging Gentiva Health Services shareholders to support Kindred's latest acquisition bid, which faces opposition from both Gentiva's board and an anti-takeover measure the health and hospice service provider adopted last month.
KINGSTON, Jamaica— A Delta Airlines jet was forced to return to the airport in Jamaica shortly after takeoff Monday because of an apparent mechanical problem in one of its engines, the company said. Jamaica Fire Brigade spokesman Emilio Ebanks told RJR News in Jamaica that the plane was airborne when smoke was seen coming from it.
DETROIT/ NEW YORK, June 26- An accident that left a Georgia woman blind in one eye and a subsequent lawsuit led to General Motors Co's recall of about 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze sedans in North America for potentially defective air bags made by Takata Corp..
BOSTON, June 25- Police can order an accused criminal to decrypt his computer without violating his constitutional right against self-incrimination, Massachusetts' top court said on Wednesday.
June 25- Home Depot and other U.S. companies are working to eliminate or limit use of a type of pesticide suspected of helping cause dramatic declines in honeybee populations needed to pollinate key American crops, officials said on Wednesday.
*Hyundai swaps aluminium hood with steel for new Genesis. SEOUL, June 20- About four years ago, Hyundai Motor considered shifting from steel to aluminium body parts for its Genesis sedan to make it lighter, more fuel-efficient and more competitive with German luxury marques, two people familiar with the matter said.
But the nine justices sent the case back to the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and said that court had wrongly decided that IRS agents could be examined at an evidentiary hearing based on a taxpayer's mere "conclusory allegations."
June 18- American Airlines Group on Wednesday said it assigned 20 new Embraer jets to Compass Airlines, which will start providing regional service under the American Eagle brand next year.
*Company changed name to Airbus Group from EADS. ATLANTA, June 17- Airbus Group's recent name change is enhancing how the European weapons and planemaker is perceived, particularly among U.S. government customers, a company executive said on Tuesday. The new name matched the company's legal title to its flagship brand and commercial plane unit, Airbus.
*American Airlines stock climbs 1.7 percent. June 16- American Airlines Group on Monday said the company and the Machinists' union reached tentative agreements covering more than 11,000 employed at US Airways as mechanics, maintenance training specialists and baggage handlers.