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  • MONTREAL/ NEW YORK, Feb 23- Canada's Gildan Activewear plans to keep making key styles from its recently acquired American Apparel brand in the United States but will also manufacture some products elsewhere, a company spokesman said on Thursday. Keeping jobs in the United States has become a hot-button political issue since President Donald Trump...

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe with tickets starting at $65 one way, putting pressure on U.S. and European rivals to compete, it said on Thursday. Norwegian's $65 fares will be for a one-way ticket to UK and Irish destinations from smaller airports in New York state,...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— An executive order by President Donald Trump designed to radically cut back on federal regulations has spurred disagreement among fishermen about how it will affect them— and lawmakers and regulators aren't sure what the answer is. Several fishing groups, ranging from the Alaska Longline Fishermen's Association to the Massachusetts...

  • EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ Landmark Infrastructure Partners LP on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $8.8 million. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $11.9 million. Landmark Infrastructure shares have increased nearly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ California Water Service Group Holding on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $15.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. California Water Service Group shares have risen nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The group led by Microsoft Ventures also includes the venture capital unit of aerospace giant Airbus, chipmaker Qualcomm, Japanese tech firms Rakuten and Sony and China's Yuneec, a top drone maker. The new round of financing will enable AirMap to expand into markets worldwide, while opening offices in Berlin and at the NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon...

  • Feb 23- Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on Thursday announced plans to offer transatlantic flights on 10 new routes between the United States and Europe starting at $65, ramping up pressure on U.S. and European rivals. Norwegian is expanding its network of flights to the United States from mid-June after receiving long-awaited approval late last year for its Irish...

  • Feb 23- The U.S. housing market will rise steadily and contribute significantly to economic growth in the coming year, according to a majority of analysts in a Reuters poll who nearly all agreed that further stimulus was not required. Steady turnover will drive home prices to rise at almost double the current rate of expected underlying consumer inflation and...

  • SANTA MONICA, Calif. _ Jakks Pacific Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $7.6 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 71 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Beginning in mid-June, the low-cost European carrier will launch one-way flights from Stewart International Airport in Orange County, New York, T.F. Green Airport in Providence, Rhode Island, and Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Connecticut to destinations in Ireland and the United Kingdom. This compares to one-way New York to Dublin air ticket...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- U.S. subscription-based airline Surf Air will launch in Europe in May, targeting people who fly business class in a potential challenge to the continent's traditional airlines. The London- headquartered airline will try to better what its sister company, Surf Air, has done in California. Across U.S. and European operations, Surf Air expects to...

  • SAN JOSE, Calif. _ SJW Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $13.7 million. The San Jose, California- based company said it had net income of 67 cents per share. The parent of San Jose Water Co. posted revenue of $79.3 million in the period.

  • TULA, Russia— Claims of hacking by the Russian state may be feeding international tensions, but they've given Californian musician David Brown a great icebreaker when selling his line of Russian-made microphones. Brown, who's often toured Russia with his band Brazzaville, teamed up with fan Pavel Bazdyrev in 2013 to start making top-end musical equipment in...

  • *CEO says U.S. president must take China relationship "seriously". HONG KONG, Feb 23- Hony Capital, one of China's largest private equity funds, will continue to invest in the United States regardless of any aggressive rhetoric towards China from new U.S. Zhao said such developments were not a concern for Beijing- based Hony, which manages about $10 billion worth of...

  • WASHINGTON— When a summer thunderstorm knocked out power to Scott Pruitt's home three years ago, the then-attorney general of Oklahoma reached out to a lobbyist for American Electric Power. The 2013 email exchange is one of dozens reviewed by The Associated Press that underscore the cozy ties between the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency and...

  • LONDON, Feb 23- U.S. subscription-based airline Surf Air will launch in Europe in May, targeting people who fly business-class in a potential challenge to the continent's traditional airlines. The London- headquartered airline will try to better what its sister company, Surf Air, has done in California. Surf Air has ordered 45 Swiss-made Pilatus eight-seat jets...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— The Latest on a ruling to block a California law that allows entertainment professionals to force a website to remove their ages.:. A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a California law that allows actors and other entertainment professionals to force a popular industry website to remove their ages. Jerry Brown signed in September was...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 22- Jeffrey Ubben, the chief executive officer of activist investor ValueAct Capital, told Reuters on Wednesday that his firm had been taking money out of the capital markets as valuations have become overextended, leaving it with $3 billion in cash. ValueAct, based in San Francisco, manages around $16 billion. The fund's largest holding is a $2.4...

  • The San Francisco- based company, which is run by Twitter Inc Chief Executive Jack Dorsey, posted a quarterly loss of 4 cents per share on revenue of $452 million. Analysts on average had expected a loss of 9 cents per share on revenue of $450 million, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Chief Financial Officer Sarah Friar said growth was boosted by business from...

  • WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. _ LTC Properties Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Westlake Village, California, said it had funds from operations of $30.7 million, or 78 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was...