U.S. top court rejects appeals by Halliburton, KBR over conduct overseas

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Posted: Jan 20, 2015 9:41 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed lawsuits to move forward against government contractors in Iraq and Afghanistan by declining to hear appeals filed by KBR Inc and Halliburton Co.

The high court left intact appeals court rulings against the two companies in three different cases.

(Reporting by Lawrence Hurley; Editing by Will Dunham)