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Top News & Analysis South Carolina

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- The U.S. Senate on Wednesday rejected a resolution to revoke an Obama-era rule to limit methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands, dealing a blow to President Donald Trump's efforts to free the drilling industry from what he sees as excessive environmental regulation. Republican Senator John McCain of Arizona made a...

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- In a blow to administration efforts to free the oil and gas industry from Obama-era environmental rules, a Senate resolution to revoke a rule to limit leaks and flaring of methane from oil and gas production on federal lands fell short of votes 49-51 on Wednesday. Getting the Trump administration to repeal the Interior Department's Bureau of...

  • WASHINGTON, May 10- In a blow to administration efforts to free the oil and gas industry from Obama-era environmental rules, a Senate resolution to revoke a rule to limit leaks and flaring of methane from oil and gas production on federal lands fell short of votes 49-51 on Wednesday. Getting the Trump administration to repeal the Interior Department's Bureau of...

  • First Horizon's offer price of $40.83 per share represents a discount of about 3 percent to Capital Bank's Wednesday closing. The combined company will have $40 billion in assets and $32 billion in deposits and will operate more than 300 branches across the Southeast, including Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida and Virginia. First Horizon will offer 1.750...

  • Capital Bank shares were trading below the offer price at $40.50 before the bell on Thursday. First Horizon will offer 1.750 shares and $7.90 in cash for each Capital Bank share-- a ratio of 80 percent stock and 20 percent cash. First Horizon operates 170 branches across Tennessee and the Southeast, and Capital Bank operates 193 branches in North and South...

  • WASHINGTON, May 2- Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday they were closer to agreeing on a reworked bill to overhaul the nation's healthcare system but still lacked the votes to pass it, as President Donald Trump pressed lawmakers for a vote. The White House has been pressuring House Republicans to push ahead with legislation to repeal...

  • Donald Trump

    It's flown largely under the radar so far, but a special congressional election in South Carolina on Tuesday may soon be getting a lot more attention.

  • WILMINGTON, Del./ NEW YORK May 2- In 2012, construction of a Georgia nuclear power plant stalled for eight months as engineers waited for the right signatures and paperwork needed to ship a section of the plant from a factory hundreds of miles away. Those problems have led to an estimated $13 billion in cost overruns and left in doubt the future of the two plants, the...

  • WASHINGTON, April 29- A sea of protesters swarmed in front of the White House on Saturday to voice displeasure with President Donald Trump's stance on the environment and demand that he rethink plans to reverse the climate change policies backed by his predecessor. As temperatures rose above 90 degrees Fahrenheit under hazy skies in the nation's capital, tens...

  • WASHINGTON, April 29- A sea of protesters swarmed in front of the White House on Saturday to voice displeasure with President Donald Trump's stance on the environment and demand that he rethink plans to reverse the climate change policies backed by his predecessor. As temperatures rose above 90 degrees Fahrenheit under hazy skies in the nation's capital, tens...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, April 27- The owners of one of the first new U.S. nuclear power plants in decades said the half-finished reactors might not be completed without changes to a proposed $800 million loan to the bankrupt builder, Westinghouse Electric Co LLC. Westinghouse filed for bankruptcy in March, blaming billions of dollars of cost overruns at two nuclear...

  • Senator Lindsey Graham says the US will stop the 'nut job' in North Korea

    Sen. Lindsey Graham says that President Trump won't allow North Korea to develop missiles that could hit the United States, going on to call Kim Jong Un a 'nut job.'

  • Top prosecutors for Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin, all of whom are Republicans, filed a brief in U.S. District Court in Manhattan supporting a lawsuit by Exxon to halt a probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey.

  • NEW YORK, April 17- Boeing Co warned employees on Monday it planned another round of involuntary layoffs that would affect hundreds of engineers at its commercial airplanes unit, according to a source and a memo seen by Reuters. The additional layoffs are due to start June 23, according to the memo from John Hamilton, vice president of engineering at Boeing...

  • SEATTLE/ SYDNEY, April 13- A new version of Boeing Co's 737 jetliner took off for the first time on Thursday, marking another step in Boeing's revamp of its best-selling product line that could see up to five new models introduced by 2020.. It could begin delivering that version in 2020 if airlines start ordering it this year, with China emerging as a promising...

  • CHARLESTON, S.C., April 10- Volvo Cars would suffer if the United States enacts taxes on imported goods, even as the company prepares to hire up to 4,000 workers for a new plant in South Carolina, the head of its North American operations said. Volvo plans to open its $500 million South Carolina factory in late 2018. Volvo decided in 2014 to locate its first North...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • As President Trump faces pressure to deliver on his promise to revive manufacturing in the northern "rust belt" states that put him in the White House, his biggest challenge may not be Mexico or China, but the southern U.S. states that form the other pillar of his political base. States like Alabama have built a presence in the global supply chain in direct...

  • The report predicted economic harm to Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas- all states Trump won in the 2016 presidential election. The list of hard-hit states also includes California, New Jersey and Illinois, which were carried by Democrat Hillary Clinton. The study was sharply criticized by House Ways and Means...

  • San Francisco's Painted Ladies

    Seven Republican states carried by President Donald Trump would be among the hardest hit if a Republican-backed border adjustment tax became law.