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Top News & Analysis Georgia

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 27- The Delaware Supreme Court ruled in favor of Chicago Bridge& Iron Co on Tuesday in a $2 billion dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co that stems from cost overruns at a pair of unfinished U.S. nuclear power plants. Tuesday's ruling will prevent Westinghouse from bringing to the auditor issues tied to historical accounting, which made up...

  • The brief submitted by 50 companies to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan marks the first time such a large group of businesses has backed arguments about employment discrimination that LGBT groups and the administration of former President Barack Obama have made for years. The companies asked the 2nd Circuit to revive a lawsuit by the estate...

  • One of Lidl's first US grocery stores awaits customers on June 18, 2017 in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

    Lidl announced Monday the opening dates of four new stores in Virginia and North Carolina, which are coming in July.

  • That is because large projects depend on being cost-competitive with natural gas-fired plants to spur buying, research firm GTM Research said in their analysis. Suniva was founded in Georgia but as of 2015 is majority owned by Hong Kong- based Shunfeng International Clean Energy. Suniva is seeking a duty rate of 40 cents per watt on solar cells and a minimum...

  • *European shares flat, Wall Street modestly higher. Oil edged up from November lows hit in the prior session, but prices remained under pressure from a supply glut that has persisted despite OPEC- led efforts to balance the market. Those declines weighed on European shares but the picture was reversed on Wall Street, with energy up 0.5 percent, among the best...

  • LONDON, June 22- A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. The seven sites, operated out of Europe, purport to sell items including fabric, DVD cases, maps, gift wrap, mechanical tape, pin badges and flags. In fact, they are fake outlets, part of a multinational system...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy churned slowly on Wednesday across the Gulf of Mexico toward an expected landing on the Texas- Louisiana border, after claiming the life of a vacationing child and threatening to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the...

  • June 21- Tropical Storm Cindy weakened slightly on Wednesday afternoon as it headed toward landfall on the Texas- Louisiana border, but it still threatened to bring flash floods from Texas to Florida, according to the National Hurricane Center. Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency and readied emergency vehicles and the Louisiana...

  • Here's the real lesson Democrats need to learn from Jon Ossoff's loss

    The Democrats need to learn three key lessons from their Georgia loss.

  • Trump takes a Twitter victory lap, taunts Democrats for losing special elections

    President Donald Trump takes a victory lap after Republicans win special congressional elections in Georgia and South Carolina.

  • Preisdent Donald Trump attends a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House June 12, 2017 in Washington, DC.

    Trump's party has gained seats in recent special elections, but Democrats have narrowed the spread.

  • GOP's Karen Handel wins most expensive House race ever, dashing Democrat upset hopes

    Republican Karen Handel beats Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia special congressional election.

  • Georgia's 6th Congressional district Republican candidate Karen Handel gives a victory speech to supporters gathered at the Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina on June 20, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

    CNBC's John Harwood reports on the record-breaking special congressional election and what it may indicate about the 2018 midterm races.

  • Oil prices fell about 2 percent after news of increases in supply by several key producers, a trend that has undermined attempts by OPEC and other producers to support the market through reduced output. "People really thought $45 to $55 was kind of the range of oil, but it is getting weaker and weaker and U.S. producers are getting more and more efficient," said Ken...

  • GARDEN CITY, Ga., June 20- The United States, Canada and Mexico have "relatively few" differences on agricultural trade, the three countries' agriculture ministers said after meeting on Tuesday to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue told a joint news conference at the Port of Savannah,...

  • June 20- U.S. stocks fell from record levels on Tuesday as a sharp drop in oil prices hurt energy stocks and some investors were wary of a congressional election in Georgia. Oil prices nosedived to seven-month lows after news of increases in supply by several key producers, a trend that has undermined attempts by OPEC and other producers to support the market...

  • GARDEN CITY, Ga., June 20- The United States, Canada and Mexico have "relatively few" differences on agricultural trade, agriculture ministers from the three countries said in a joint statement after meeting on Tuesday to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue said at a joint news conference at...

  • June 20- Agriculture ministers from the United States, Canada and Mexico expressed a mutual commitment to open and transparent trade after meeting in Savannah, Georgia, on Tuesday to discuss the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement. It was the first trilateral meeting between U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, Canada's minister of...

  • Georgia goes to the polls

    CNBC's John Harwood reports from Atlanta on the special Congressional election which is turning into a referendum on President Trump and the health-care reform process.