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Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race

Republican avoids upset as Karen Handel wins in costly Georgia congressional race

Republicans Hold Georgia House Seat, Dashing Democrats" Hopes National Public Radio "Republican Karen Handel has won the costly and closely watched special congressional election in Georgia's 6th District, a blow to Democratic hopes of pulling off an upset in a district that President Trump only narrowly carried previous year.


Zanganeh Says Higher US Output Impairs Int'l Crude Prices

Zanganeh Says Higher US Output Impairs Int'l Crude Prices

The Iranian minister spoke highly of OPEC's performance in arriving at a consensus to cut output and help prop up prices. OPEC and allied outside producers agreed on May 25 to extend an existing supply cut into 2018, but oil has declined sharply since on rising production from the United States and Nigeria and Libya , two OPEC members exempt from cutting output.



Trump Takes Victory Lap After Georgia: 'We're 5 to 0'

Photo Karen Handel , victor of a special election in Georgia's Sixth Congressional District, on Tuesday. Handel will fill the seat left vacant after Tom Price became President Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary. Republicans have now won all four special congressional elections held since Trump's inauguration in January, leaving demoralized Democrats to pick up the pieces as they seek to snatch control of Congress in next year's mid-term elections.


Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show

Boeing launches new jet as Macron opens Paris show

Joyce said the company still has "scars" from being one of many engine suppliers on the Airbus (EADSY) A330 plane. Boeing expects to win 240 orders or expressions of interest for the new model valued at roughly $30 billion from at least 10 different carriers during the industry event this week, the company said at the Max 10's launch announcement on Monday.



Uber ousts founder Travis Kalanick, tries to clean up its act

While Kalanick's resignation is a step toward a new and improved Uber, it will be interesting to see how Kalanick's voice on the board of directors will influence the company's executives going forward. The biggest problem right now is that Uber is Travis Kalanick , and vice versa. But he thinks Uber's board will prioritize track record and reputation over gender in its hiring.


Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

But Miss Registrar Christine Derrett , who recalled watching him play, said it was "with regret" she had concluded there was a lack of credible evidence that his "substantial" debt would be paid soon and she refused to adjourn the case for a further 28 days.