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  • WASHINGTON— Advancing what could become a near-total rebuild of the U.S. nuclear weapons arsenal, the Air Force on Friday solicited industry proposals to build a new fleet of land-based nuclear missiles as well as replacements for its air-launched nuclear cruise missile force. The Air Force operates two of the three legs the nuclear arsenal— the bombers and...

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Magellan Health Services Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $4 million. Magellan Health expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.45 to $4.22 per share, with revenue in the range of $4.76 billion to $5 billion. Magellan Health shares have risen 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHOENIX _ Viad Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $19.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Viad shares have climbed 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ A V Homes Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $117.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. A V Homes shares have increased almost 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: A V Homes, Earnings Report.

  • PHOENIX _ Republic Services Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $180.8 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 55 cents per share. Republic Services shares have risen 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 6 percent.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Meritage Homes Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $39.9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 80 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PHOENIX _ Mobile Mini Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Mobile Mini shares have risen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Kona Grill Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $835,000 in its second quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 6 cents per share. Kona Grill shares have fallen 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TEMPE, Ariz. _ Limelight Networks Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $54.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $42.7 million.

  • PHOENIX _ Knight Transportation Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $24.7 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Knight Transportation shares have increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PHOENIX _ Inventure Foods Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $278,000 in its second quarter. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $72.3 million. Inventure Foods shares have risen 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 26- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, put its high-profile asset sales plan on the rear burner on Tuesday, and instead unveiled a $1.5 billion share issue to help it cut debt. Freeport's chief executive said he was confident the company could reduce its $18.8 billion of net debt to between $13.2 billion and $10.5...

  • July 26- Freeport-McMoRan Inc, the world's biggest publicly listed copper miner, put its high-profile asset sales plan on the rear burner on Tuesday, and instead unveiled a $1.5 billion share issue to help it cut debt. Freeport's chief executive said he was confident the company could reduce its $18.8 billion of net debt to between $13.2 billion and $10.5...

  • Freeport said it plans an at-the-market offering of common stock, a move that will likely weigh on its stock, Clarksons Platou Securities' Jeremy Sussman said. Its shares were last trading at $11.79, down 69 cents on the New York Stock Exchange. Earlier, Freeport said its net loss attributable to common stock narrowed to $479 million, or 38 cents per share, in the...

  • July 26- U.S. miner and oil producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc's quarterly revenue fell far short of Wall Street estimates, mainly due to lower copper prices. The world's biggest listed copper producer said average realized price per pound of copper fell about 20 percent to $2.18 in the second quarter ended June 30. The Phoenix, Arizona- based company's consolidated...

  • PHOENIX— Freeport-McMoRan stock slumped Tuesday after the mining company reported weaker-than-expected revenue for the second quarter as the price of copper and oil plunged and gold sales tumbled. Freeport-McMoRan sold 156,000 ounces of gold, less than half as much as it sold a year ago. Excluding one-time items, Freeport-McMoRan said it lost 2 cents per...

  • ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— The world's first round-the-world flight to be powered solely by the sun's energy made history Tuesday as it landed in Abu Dhabi, where it first took off on an epic 25,000- mile journey that began more than a year ago. After landing the plane, pilot Bertrand Piccard was greeted outside the cockpit by his Solar Impulse partner and...

  • SPRINGFIELD, Ill.— A new Illinois law limits how police can use devices that cast a wide net in gathering cellphone data and are at the center of a lawsuit against the Chicago Police Department. "Cell site simulator technology too powerful to remain unregulated," Khadine Bennett, who is associate legislative director for the American Civil Liberties Union of...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 21- Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had completed a successful test flight of a solar-powered drone that it hopes will help it extend internet connectivity to every corner of the planet. Aquila, Facebook's lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in...

  • PHOENIX _ Western Alliance Bancorp on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $61.6 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $178.5 million.