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  • NEW YORK— Halfway through Valentine's Day, florist Ajay Kori realized he was in the midst of a disaster. When a small business has a crisis, it can in some ways be more vulnerable than a behemoth like United Airlines, which got plenty of attention this month after video of a passenger being dragged off a plane went viral. Kori knew he had to move quickly to limit the...

  • NEW YORK, April 25- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox& Friends," Scott...

  • Connecticut, Massachusetts and Iowa are among the states where bills have been proposed to replace the bottle deposits with a tax. "This is the most effective, proven way that we have to guarantee that these containers do not end up on our streets and do not end up on our beaches and open spaces as litter," said Louis Burch, the Connecticut program director for...

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who strive to bring cases in courts and locales they consider friendly. Conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy expressed skepticism over California handling matters for residents of all other...

  • Conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy expressed skepticism over California handling matters for residents of all other states. Liberal Justice Elena Kagan suggested Bristol-Myers did not want to face multiple trials in California specifically because of plaintiff-friendly juries or the possibility of punitive damages. "All of the above," the company's...

  • OSLO, April 20- A U.S. court has rejected a last-minute effort by billionaire investor John Fredriksen's Frontline to prevent BW Group from acquiring a major stake in rival oil tanker firm DHT Holdings, DHT said on Thursday. The New York County Supreme Court's decision means that privately-owned BW Group, led by shipping tycoon Andreas Sohmen Pao, can proceed...

  • NEWARK, Del. _ SLM Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $94.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Sallie Mae expects full-year earnings in the range of 70 cents to 72 cents per share.

  • WILMINGTON, Del. _ Navient Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $88 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 43 cents per share. Navient shares have fallen slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased almost 5...

  • A sign explains new procedures for identification of foreign travelers holding visas entering the U.S. January 5, 2004 at JFK airport in New York City.

    President Trump signed an executive order Tuesday calling for a full review of the H-1B visa program. Here's who will be most affected.

  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

  • Washington, that swampy den of iniquity that politicians love to scorn, sends the most tax dollars per person to the U.S. government. Washington is an outlier because, despite years of lobbying, it is not a state. West Virginia, Mississippi and New Mexico have low median household incomes, which helps explain why they their residents pay far less in federal taxes.

  • U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016.. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes:. 1. District of Columbia: $36.569.

  • Washington, that swampy den of iniquity that politicians love to scorn, sends the most tax dollars per person to the U.S. government. Washington is an outlier because, despite years of lobbying, it is not a state. West Virginia, Mississippi and New Mexico have low median household incomes, which helps explain why they their residents pay far less in federal taxes.

  • The Greenwood, Mississippi, manufacturer was bought in 2012 by Middleby Corp. of Elgin, Illinois. "Since the Middleby acquisition of Viking, the top priority has been on making the appliances top quality and bringing the latest innovation to all Viking products," Viking President Kevin Brown told The Greenwood Commonwealth in a statement.

  • The Food and Drug Administration said in a letter to the company that it needed more information about the drug's safety and the best doses, Lilly said Friday in a statement. Lilly said it disagrees with FDA's conclusions but will work with the agency on a plan to eventually get the drug, baracitinib, approved for U.S. patients. Eli Lilly& Co. and Incyte Corp., its...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 13- Help Wanted: A chief operating officer to help change a Silicon Valley giant's now-notorious "bro" culture, but who can thrive in a power dynamic that hands the boss overwhelming control. At Uber Technologies Inc., co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick commands everything from board decision-making to the exact hour the beer taps will open...

  • In several interviews this week, the president has forged new positions on topics ranging from NATO to Chinese currency manipulation. As a candidate, Trump had dismissed NATO as "obsolete," saying the post-World War II organization wasn't focused on combating the growing threat from terrorism and complaining that too many members weren't paying their fair...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Aetna Inc will exit Iowa's Obamacare-compliant individual insurance market in 2018, a year surrounded by uncertainty over which insurers will sell plans and at what price as Republicans seek to dismantle the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Aetna, citing financial risk and the uncertain outlook, said on Thursday it is still evaluating other...

  • NEW YORK, April 6- Health insurer Aetna Inc said on Thursday it will exit Iowa's Obamacare-compliant individual insurance market in 2018, citing financial risk and the uncertain outlook. Aetna said it is still evaluating its other remaining individual insurance markets, which include Delaware, Nebraska and Virginia. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid...

  • New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman

    A coalition of 17 U.S. states filed a legal challenge against efforts by President Donald Trump's administration to roll back climate change regulations.