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  • ATLANTA— A sudden power outage caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. Georgia Power said on its Twitter page late Sunday that power was back in the airport's atrium and several...

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech for students at ANSA's career day- 0935 GMT. TALLINN- Estonia Central bank Governor and European Central Bank Governing Council member Ardo Hansson will speak on Estonia's economy- 0900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to Norges Bank regional network, Region East- 1100 GMT.

  • ATLANTA— A sudden power outage caused by a fire in an underground electrical facility brought the world's busiest airport to a standstill Sunday, grounding more than 1,000 flights in Atlanta just days before the start of the Christmas travel rush. Georgia Power said on its Twitter page late Sunday that power was back in the airport's atrium and several...

  • WASHINGTON— Despite the sheer size and society-spanning impact of the $1.5 trillion tax overhaul, the quickest and most potent political victory that Republicans would savor by pushing the bill through Congress next week may be what it averts: another big GOP legislative crash in the age of Trump. Another flop would have infuriated GOP backers and donors...

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech for students at ANSA's career day- 0935 GMT. TALLINN- Estonia Central bank Governor and European Central Bank Governing Council member Ardo Hansson will speak on Estonia's economy- 0900 GMT. OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen gives a speech to Norges Bank regional network, Region East- 1100 GMT.

  • Dec 15- Three state senators in New Jersey sponsored a bill that could cost electric ratepayers about $320 million a year to subsidize nuclear reactors that could otherwise be closed. Last week, Ralph Izzo, chief executive of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc, which operates three reactors in the state at the Salem and Hope Creek plants, said he may be forced to...

  • NEW YORK— A judge has belittled a Turkey official's claims that a Turkish cleric living in Pennsylvania is behind the New York trial of a banker in an Iran economic sanctions conspiracy. Judge Richard Berman Friday labeled the claim an "illogical foreign conspiracy theory." He commented in rejecting a defense mistrial request after a former Turkish police...

  • Daniel Perez, who authorities said lived next door to a former Celator accountant in Yardley, Pennsylvania, entered his plea to one count of securities fraud in federal court in Trenton, New Jersey, prosecutors said. Prosecutors at that time announced that three other people, including Evan Kita, the former employee at the New Jersey drug company, had pleaded...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Pennsylvania gained three rigs and North Dakota and Wyoming each added one. New Mexico and Texas each lost two rigs while Louisiana declined by one. Alaska, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Kansas, Ohio, Oklahoma, Utah and West Virginia were unchanged.

  • Dec 15- Dominion Energy Inc's Millstone nuclear power plant is expected to remain profitable through 2035, according to a study released by Connecticut energy regulators on Thursday, making it less likely the company will shut the reactors early. "The study correctly lays out the consequences Connecticut would face without Millstone: chronic reliability...

  • ASTON MARTIN OWNERS INVESTINDUSTRIAL AND KUWAITI INVESTORS HIRE LAZARD TO EVALUATE EXIT OPTIONS NEXT YEAR- SOURCES.

  • ASTON MARTIN STOCK MARKET LISTING IN 2 ND HALF OF 2018 AMONG OPTIONS UNDER REVIEW- SOURCES.

  • The preliminary deficit estimate for the final version of the GOP tax bill says it would add $1.46 trillion to the budget deficit over the coming 10 years. The White House is praising the Republican tax bill released Friday. Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Donald Trump "applauds the House and Senate conferees on coming to an agreement" on a...

  • Dec 15- Aclaris Therapeutics Inc's drug to treat a common kind of skin growth called seborrheic keratoses received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the company said on Friday. It is the only topical medicine for the condition to receive FDA approval and the first marketing approval for Malvern, Pennsylvania- based Aclaris.

  • Dec 15- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Aclaris Therapeutics Inc's topical drug to treat a common kind of skin growth called seborrheic keratoses, the company said on Friday. The drug, Eskata, would be the first FDA- approved non-invasive treatment for the condition, Aclaris said. Shares of Malvern, Pennsylvania- based Aclaris rose 9.2 percent to...

  • Now that the federal government has rolled back the internet protections it put in place two years ago, the big question is: What does the repeal of "net neutrality' rules mean to you? All of which would be perfectly legal under the new deregulatory regime approved Thursday by the Federal Communications Commission, so long as the companies post their policies...

  • Dec 14- U.S. energy regulators on Thursday approved Energy Transfer Partners LP's request to resume horizontal drilling at eight sites in Ohio and West Virginia as it works to complete part of the Rover natural gas pipeline by the end of the year. We are still very concerned about the total and continuing number of environmental impacts Rover is causing in Ohio, "...

  • Dec 14- U.S. energy regulators on Thursday approved Energy Transfer Partners LP's request to resume horizontal drilling at eight sites in Ohio and West Virginia as it works to complete part of the Rover natural gas pipeline by the end of the year. Once complete, the $4.2 billion Rover will carry up to 3.25 billion cubic feet per day of gas from the Marcellus and...

  • *Wall St ends down; investors worry about tax bill passage. NEW YORK, Dec 14- World shares were lower on Thursday after concern from investors over potential obstacles to Republican's tax overhaul and a slate of policy meetings from major central banks in Europe. "The fear they can't get corporate tax cuts across the finish line might be causing the market to turn...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 14- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and at least two other state law enforcement chiefs said on Thursday he would lead a multi-state legal challenge to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission vote to reverse landmark 2015 net neutrality rules. The attorney generals of Washington state and Pennsylvania also said they planned...