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  • Secretary of State Brian Kemp addresses the audience and declares victory during an election watch party on July 24, 2018 in Athens, Georgia. 

    Kemp, who as secretary of State is Georgia's chief elections official, tried to enforce the state's strict rules for voter registration.

  • PARIS/ CHICAGO, Nov 16- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus A330neo long-haul jets, reinforcing its position as the first U.S. airline to operate the upgraded jet and lending its influential support to a slow-selling model. "Expanding our A330 order book not only ensures that Delta's near-to-medium-term widebody needs are taken care...

  • PARIS/ CHICAGO, Nov 16- U.S. carrier Delta Air Lines said on Friday it ordered 10 Airbus A330neo long-haul jets, becoming the first U.S. airline to operate the next-generation of Airbus aircraft and giving a boost to the slow-selling European model. "Expanding our A330 order book not only ensures that Delta's near-to-medium-term widebody needs are taken care of,...

  • Georgia gubernatorial candidates (L-R) Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp shake hands before a debate that also included Libertarian Ted Metz at Georgia Public Broadcasting in Midtown October 23, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by John Bazemore-Pool/Getty Images)

    Top Stacey Abrams advisers outlined her prospective case, stressing that the Democratic candidate hasn't finalized a decision about whether to proceed once state officials certify Brian Kemp as the victor. 

  • *'HQ2' split between Long Island City and Northern Virginia. SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for massive new offices on Tuesday, branching out from its home base in Seattle with plans to create more than 25,000 jobs in both New York City and an area just outside Washington, D.C..

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Oil prices plunged 7 percent on Tuesday on persistent concerns of oversupply and weakening global demand, causing Wall Street stocks to reverse early gains that were driven by the resumption of trade talks between the United States and China. President Donald Trump put pressure on OPEC to not cut supply to prop up prices. Wall Street stocks...

  • Nov 13- Home Depot Inc, the biggest U.S. home improvement chain, suggested on Tuesday that the pace of U.S. home sales was slowing, and said impending trade tariffs could force it to raise prices on some products. "has recovered a lot from the financial crisis, but not all the way," Home Depot Chief Financial Officer Carol Tomé said in an interview, blaming the lack of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest U.S. office outside Seattle with more...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc picked America's financial and political capitals for its split new headquarters, saying on Tuesday it will build offices for more than 25,000 people each in New York City and close by Washington, D.C.. In addition, Nashville, Tennessee, will become Amazon's fourth-biggest office outside Seattle with more than 5,000...

  • Its shares fell 1.5 percent in otherwise upbeat Wall Street trading. "has recovered a lot, but not all the way," Home Depot Chief Financial Officer Carol Tomé said in an interview. The Atlanta- based retailer now expects sales to rise 7.2 percent in the year ending January, compared with an earlier forecast of 7 percent growth.

  • Shares of the retailer climbed 3.4 percent to $185.45 in premarket trading, after the retailer also raised its forecast for annual sales and profit ahead of the holiday shopping season. "We believe a testament to the overall strength of demand in the home improvement market," said Chief Executive Officer Craig Menear. It raised its earnings forecast to $9.75 per...

  • Nov 13- Home Depot Inc topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly comparable-store sales on Tuesday, as consumers faced with a shaky U.S. housing market spent more on average at the country's No. 1 home improvement chain. It raised its earnings forecast to $9.75 per share from the prior $9.42. Home Depot's third-quarter net earnings rose to $2.87 billion or $2.51...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- The death toll from wildfires raging in California rose to 31 on Sunday after six more people were found killed in what was poised to become the deadliest wildfire in state history. Officials said the bodies of five people were found in their burned-out homes and the sixth was found in a vehicle in northern California's Camp Fire, Butte...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Two deadly wildfires fueled by "devil winds" tore through opposite ends of California on Sunday, with residents urged to heed evacuation orders by officials forced to leave their own homes. In northern California, the Camp Fire is one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history, killing at least 23 since it broke out on...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 11- Crews faced hot dry "devil winds" as they battled two giant wildfires raging at opposite ends of California on Sunday, including a blaze in the north that is now one of the deadliest and most destructive in the state's history. At least 23 people have been killed by the Camp Fire that broke out on Thursday northeast of Sacramento and consumed...

  • PARADISE, Calif., Nov 10- The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.. The bodies were recovered in and around Paradise, a mountain community some 90 miles north of Sacramento that has been left devastated by...

  • Nov 10- Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, officials said on Saturday, setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections. Results of the recount are due by 3 p.m. Thursday for the two races, which along with those for governor in Georgia and...

  • President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he departs the White House en route to Paris from Washington, November 9, 2018.

    The president on Friday tweeted a series of unfounded claims that were apparently aimed at sowing doubt about the election results if Democrats ultimately prevailed.

  • *River is a key fuel transport hub for Europe. *Singapore traders plan to send fuel to Europe. *Asia gasoil discount over Europe: https://tmsnrt.rs/2D5fs9n.