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  • ATLANTA— Federal authorities say hackers stole an estimated 1 billion email addresses from marketing companies and used them to send recipients spam. John Horn, acting U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, announced the case Friday as "one of the largest reported data breaches in United States history." Related charges are pending against Viet...

  • NEW YORK, March 6- The Delta Air Lines jetliner that skidded off a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport during a snowstorm was moved into a hangar overnight as investigators looked into the mishap, transportation officials said on Friday. The incident forced the shutdown for more than three hours of LaGuardia Airport, the smallest of the New York metropolitan...

  • CLEVELAND— Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn't provide proper warnings about the supplement's dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen's father said in a lawsuit filed Friday. Eighteen-year-old Logan Stiner was just days from graduating high school in northeast Ohio when, on May 27, his brother found...

  • NEW YORK— As the National Transportation Safety Board begins its investigation into a Delta jetliner that slid off a runway while landing during a snowstorm at LaGuardia Airport, there is no shortage of questions to pursue:. Thursday's accident of Flight 1086 from Atlanta caused only minor injuries to six passengers, but it was a scary case of what could have...

  • NEW YORK— A passenger aboard a flight from Atlanta that skidded off a runway at LaGuardia amid driving snow says one wing of the plane got "pretty torn up." Georgia marketing executive Malcolm Duckett was seated near the left wing of Flight 1086 on Thursday. Duckett says it's his first time in New York.

  • NEW YORK— A Delta plane from Atlanta skidded off a runway at LaGuardia Airport while landing during a snowstorm Thursday and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest perilously close to the icy waters of a bay. The nose was leaning on a berm that separates the runway from Flushing Bay. "If we wouldn't have hit the snowbank, we'd be in the water right...

  • Gray Television posts 4Q profit Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 6:24 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $31.3 million. For the current quarter ending in March, Gray Television said it expects revenue in the range of $130 million to $133 million. Gray Television shares have decreased roughly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Late winter snowstorm blankets South, Northeast Thursday, 5 Mar 2015 | 4:31 AM ET

    Meanwhile, areas farther north, such as Maryland and New Jersey, were already seeing snow early Thursday and federal workers in the Washington area were told to stay home. The federal government says its offices in the Washington area will be closed Thursday because of a new round of winter weather expected in the region. The Office of Personnel Management says...

  • The Army Corps of Engineers said it hired Illinois- based Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company to dredge the outer harbor, beginning in the Savannah River off Tybee Island and extending into the Atlantic Ocean. East Coast seaports including Savannah are scrambling for deeper channels to make room for supersized cargo ships expected to begin arriving via an...

  • Alimera Sciences reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:46 PM ET

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. _ Alimera Sciences Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $9.3 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Alpharetta, Georgia- based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. Alimera Sciences shares have fallen 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, March 3- Republican lawmakers at a hearing on Tuesday said that the U.S. consumer watchdog should stop attempts to regulate overdraft charges on prepaid cards even as the agency considers tighter rules on the practice. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in November proposed rules to treat overdraft fees on prepaid cards as a form of credit...

  • Feb. private payrolls growth weaker than expected. NEW YORK, March 4- U.S. The Institute for Supply Management, meanwhile, said its services index was 56.9 in February, up slightly from 56.7 in January and beating analysts' expectation for a reading of 56.5, according to a Reuters poll.

  • Halyard reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 7:45 AM ET

    ALPHARETTA, Ga. _ Halyard Health Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $2.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Alpharetta, Georgia- based company said it had a loss of 5 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $27.1 million, or 58 cents per share.

  • Republicans on the committee that oversees financial services disagree, and Texas Representative Randy Neugebauer plans to introduce a bill later this week to replace the agency's director with a five-person commission appointed by the president. "Sometimes, I think you are trying to do good, but in the end, what you do creates harm to an industry where people...

  • Traffic rises but key revenue figure falls at Delta Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 11:55 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that a key revenue measure fell 1.5 percent in February mostly because the strong dollar reduced the value of international ticket sales. Atlanta- based Delta said that domestic operations and corporate accounts continued to generate strong revenue. Shares of Delta rose 32 cents to $45.71 in late-morning trading.

  • PRGX Global reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ PRGX Global Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. PRGX Global shares have dropped 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The Federal Communication Commission ruled last week that cities like Chattanooga may expand their municipal broadband service, but Tennessee officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move. Slatery was among several prominent Republicans who had urged the FCC not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric...

  • Cumulus posts 4Q profit Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 7:13 PM ET

    ATLANTA _ Cumulus Media Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had net income of 2 cents. Keywords: Cumulus Media, Earnings Report.

  • Carmike reports 4Q loss Monday, 2 Mar 2015 | 5:24 PM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ga. _ Carmike Cinemas Inc. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $2.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Analysts expected $189.6 million, according to Zacks.

  • JACKSON, Georgia— Georgia postpones its 1st execution of a woman in 70 years, citing problem with injection drug.