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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Gov. Deal's chief of staff Chris Riley confer in the senate before the senate went into recess and the Rules Committee stripped the Delta tax cut from legislation. Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders had hoped they could make a deal Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, on the Delta fuel tax legislation - which also includes a state income tax rate cut.(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 1:45 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate approved a sweeping tax bill Thursday that punishes Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association. The measure, which was stripped of a jet-fuel tax break, passed the GOP-dominated Senate 44-10, with only Democrats opposed. The...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 01, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks dropped in another dizzying day of trading on Thursday as investors dissected Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's latest testimony before Congress and the possibility of stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. Stocks were higher earlier in the day after Powell...
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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Gov. Deal's chief of staff Chris Riley confer in the senate before the senate went into recess and the Rules Committee stripped the Delta tax cut from legislation. Gov. Nathan Deal and legislative leaders had hoped they could make a deal Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018, on the Delta fuel tax legislation - which also includes a state income tax rate cut.(Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 1:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia Senate approved a sweeping tax bill Thursday that punishes Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association. The measure, which was stripped of a jet-fuel tax break, passed the GOP-dominated Senate 44-10, with only Democrats opposed. The...
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FILE - This April 25, 2017 file photo shows an Exxon service station sign in Nashville, Tenn. U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil has said on Thursday, March 1, 2018 it will withdraw from its joint venture with Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft amid expanded U.S. and European sanctions against the country. Exxon Mobil had signed a deal with Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil producer, in 2011 that would drill in the country’s Arctic waters. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
March 01, 2018 - 1:25 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Exxon Mobil will end a joint venture with Russia's state-controlled Rosneft due to U.S. and European sanctions against Moscow. Exxon revealed in a regulatory filing that it decided to end the partnership late last year after the U.S. expanded sanctions against Russia. The company...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, March 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 01, 2018 - 10:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes flipped from modest gains to losses in early trading on Thursday, amid a worldwide slide, as investors wait to see if Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will again move markets with his testimony before Congress. Powell will speak in the late morning before...
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FILE - This April 25, 2017 file photo shows an Exxon service station sign in Nashville, Tenn. U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil has said on Thursday, March 1, 2018 it will withdraw from its joint venture with Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft amid expanded U.S. and European sanctions against the country. Exxon Mobil had signed a deal with Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil producer, in 2011 that would drill in the country’s Arctic waters. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file)
March 01, 2018 - 8:43 am
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil says it will withdraw from its joint venture with Russia's state-controlled Rosneft due to U.S. and European sanctions against the country. Exxon Mobil had signed a deal with Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, in 2011 that aimed to drill in difficult...
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March 01, 2018 - 7:58 am
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. oil company Exxon Mobil says it will withdraw from its joint venture with Russia's state-controlled Rosneft due to U.S. and European sanctions against the country. Exxon Mobil had signed a deal with Rosneft, Russia's biggest oil producer, in 2011 that looked to drill in difficult...
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Journalists watch as Russian President Vladimir Putin gives his annual state of the nation address in Manezh in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, March 1, 2018. Putin set a slew of ambitious economic goals, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
March 01, 2018 - 7:14 am
MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin on Thursday boasted of new nuclear weapons and set a series of ambitious goals for Russia, vowing to boost living standards, improve health care and education and build modern infrastructure in a state-of-the-nation address. The televised speech was timed to...
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March 01, 2018 - 3:19 am
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese oil tycoon who is buying a stake in Russia's biggest oil producer has been detained for questioning, news reports said Thursday, amid a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. The business news magazine Caixin, citing unidentified sources, reported that Ye Jianming, chairman...
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March 01, 2018 - 2:50 am
BEIJING (AP) — News reports say a Chinese oil tycoon whose company is buying a stake in Russia's Rosneft has been detained by Chinese authorities for questioning in the midst of a sprawling anti-corruption crackdown. The business news magazine Caixin, citing unidentified sources, reported Thursday...
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