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  • ST PETERSBURG, Fla. _ Raymond James Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $125.5 million. Raymond James shares have declined almost 8 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Raymond James, Earnings Report.

  • July 20- Massachusetts will ban the sale of "copycat" assault-style weapons similar to those increasingly used in mass shootings, state Attorney General Maura Healey said on Wednesday. "The gun industry has openly defied our laws here in Massachusetts for nearly two decades. They have been used in massacres in Orlando, Florida; San Bernardino, California; Newtown,...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Fidelity National Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $170 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 65 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.04 billion.

  • DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. _ Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.6 million. The Daytona Beach, Florida- based company said it had profit of 28 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Fidelity National Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $10 million. Fidelity National Financial shares have increased roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Fidelity National Financial, Earnings Report.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ WASHINGTON July 20- The top U.S. auto safety regulator said the government will not abandon efforts to speed the development of self-driving cars, despite a fatal accident involving a Tesla Model S operating on an autopilot system. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration chief Mark Rosekind said at a conference Wednesday the agency is...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Black Knight Financial Services Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $11.4 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 28 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $251.5 million.

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz USA and Daimler Vans units and Ferrari NV are among a small group of automakers selling some new vehicles with faulty Takata airbags that will be subject to recalls by the end of 2018, a U.S. Senate report said on Wednesday. Senator Bill Nelson, a Florida Democrat, said the vehicles include the 2016 Mercedes-Benz...

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Landstar System Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $32.3 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $785.4 million.

  • July 20- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk said Wednesday he will roll out a new master plan for the electric luxury car maker this evening, after hints he intends to make Tesla a renewable energy enterprise offering products and services beyond vehicles. Musk told more than 4 million Twitter followers that a "post should go live on Tesla website" around...

  • NEW YORK, July 20- The large volume of data Tesla Motors Inc collects from its cars on the road has armed it with information to publicly counter, and possibly legally defend, claims about the safety of its Autopilot driving-assist software, according to lawyers familiar with such cases. It has come under increased scrutiny since a driver died in a May 7 Florida...

  • WASHINGTON, July 20- Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz and Daimler Vans units and Ferrari NV are among a small group of automakers selling some new vehicles with faulty Takata airbags that will be subject to recalls by the end of 2018, a U.S. Senate report said on Wednesday. The vehicles are legal to sell since the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has...

  • Newly installed signs warn of alligators and snakes on a closed section of beach following the death of a 2-year-old boy who was killed by an alligator near a Walt Disney World hotel on June 18, 2016, in Orlando, Florida.

    The parents of a child killed by an alligator at a Disney resort this June issued a statement saying they will not sue the company.

  • Despite suffering from a past heart attack and diabetes, Kentucky resident Mary Blair was able to receive medical coverage through Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act.

    The 19 states that have not expanded Medicaid have seen less dramatic reductions in uninsured rates than expansion states.

  • ORLANDO, Fla. _ Tupperware Brands Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $52.4 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.11 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $562.9 million.

  • MIAMI LAKES, Fla. _ BankUnited Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $56.7 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. BankUnited shares have decreased 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in— like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock— that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face. That's a key element as Macy's seeks to spur sluggish sales, make being at the store more enjoyable and...

  • Larry Smart, a Miami-Dade County mosquito control inspector, looks for signs of mosquito larva in a drainage ditch as he works on eradicating them as the county continues to be proactive in fighting a possible Zika virus outbreak on May 26, 2016 in Miami, Florida.

    Florida officials are investigating a case of Zika infection that does not appear to have stemmed from travel to another region with an outbreak.

  • Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said Tuesday that he wants government regulators and the auto industry to work more closely together to test self-driving technology before people entrust their vehicle's steering and brakes to a robot. Foxx told about 1,200 people at a self-driving convention in San Francisco that a more rigorous review of robotic...

  • CHINO HILLS, Calif.— While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim...