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  • Traffic analytics firm Inrix has calculated how much time drivers spend stuck in traffic during peak travel times last year in 1,064 cities in 38 countries worldwide. Source: Inrix Inc., 2016 Global Traffic Scorecard. Does not include cities in Japan or China, where Inrix does not collect its own data.

  • DETROIT— When it comes to getting stuck in traffic on the way to and from work, Los Angeles leads the world. That topped second-place Moscow at 91 hours and third-place New York at 89, according to a traffic scorecard compiled by Inrix, a transportation analytics firm. San Francisco was the fourth-most congested city, while Bogota, Colombia, was fifth, Sao Paulo...

  • DETROIT, Feb 20- Traffic jams cost U.S. drivers an average of $1,200 a year in wasted fuel and time, and much more in Los Angeles, the city with the world's biggest rush hour traffic delays, according to a study by INRIX Inc released on Monday. While Thailand was the world's most congested country in 2016, according to the study, the United States had the worst traffic...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • STOCKHOLM- Swedish Central Bank Deputy Governor Cecilia Skingsley will talk on electronic payment forms of the future at a lunch meeting arranged by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences- 1100 GMT. BOISE, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams speaks on "Getting to Know the Fed" before Boise State University...

  • ATLANTA— Georgia teachers and other state employees would get a two percent salary increase while staff overseeing child welfare cases will see a 19 percent raise under the Georgia House's budget proposal approved Friday. The plan also includes more than $1 billion to finance construction projects around the state, including for local schools and colleges,...

  • ATLANTA _ Aaron's Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $21.6 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 45 cents per share. Aaron's expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.15 to $2.40 per share.

  • Delta Air Lines planes at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City.

    Delta said Thursday it will start serving meals to all passengers on 12 long-haul routes over the next several weeks.

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Executive Vice President and Director of Research Daniel Sullivan will speak on the economic outlook before a Central Banking Series event hosted by the Global Interdependence Center in Sarasota. GOLDEN VALLEY, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari...

  • ATLANTA _ Ciner Resources LP on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. Ciner Resources shares have risen nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ CatchMark Timber Trust Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4.9 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BATON ROUGE, La.— A fired computer expert who hacked into his former employer's system has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison and ordered to pay more than $1.1 million to Georgia-Pacific Corp. for damages he caused. Brian Johnson, 44, of Zachary, was sentenced Wednesday on one count of hacking into an industrial computer system to damage operations,...

  • But free meals in economy have remained scarce except on international flights and ones to Hawaii— American gives passengers a sandwich box on some flights to the islands, and Delta began offering free meals on Honolulu flights last August. Delta tested free meals on routes between New York and California last year. Lisa Bauer, the airline's vice president of...

  • COLUMBIA, S.C.— Boeing workers' overwhelming anti-union vote at the aviation giant's 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina is a big victory for Southern politicians and business leaders who have lured manufacturing jobs to the region on the promise of keeping unions out. It's also a win for the company that will host President Donald Trump at its North...

  • KENNESAW, Ga. _ CryoLife Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2.9 million. CryoLife expects full-year earnings in the range of 40 cents to 43 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $188 million to $192 million. CryoLife shares have increased 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ALPHARETTA, Ga. _ Neenah Paper Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $16.4 million. The Alpharetta, Georgia- based company said it had profit of 95 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $73 million, or $4.24 per share.

  • OSLO- Norges Bank Governor Oystein Olsen will deliver an annual speech in Oslo- 1800 GMT. MAASTRICHT, Netherlands- ECB Board Member Benoit Coeure is scheduled to give keynote speech followed by panel discussion at an event on "25 years after Maastricht: The future of money and finance in Europe" jointly organized by the University of Maastricht, University of...