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  • Delta Air Lines Inc. said Tuesday that passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile fell 3 percent last month compared with July 2014. Deutsche Bank predicted that U.S. airlines will report a decline in the per-seat figure of between 5 percent and 6 percent compared with July 2014. It said that traffic— measured in the miles that passengers fly— rose 4.7 percent...

  • ALPHARETTA., Ga. _ Halyard Health Inc. on Tuesday reported earnings of $8 million in its second quarter. The Alpharetta., Georgia- based company said it had profit of 17 cents per share. Halyard expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.90 to $2.10 per share.

  • American Airlines and United Airlines soon followed. American spokesman Ross Feinstein said it's largely symbolic because his does not serve Africa. United, which only has one flight to Africa, also announced Monday afternoon its own restriction.

  • ATLANTA— Beazer Homes USA Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter net income of $12.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Atlanta- based company said it had profit of 38 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LONDON- Bank of England announces interest rate decision- 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England will release the minutes from its August policy meeting- 1100 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England to release inflation report- 1100 GMT.

  • NEW YORK— Shares of MedAssets jumped in aftermarket trading Monday after activist investment firm Starboard Value LP said it had taken a stake in the health care company. Starboard said it believes MedAssets Inc. could boost its share price by cutting expenses, making better capital spending decisions and improving its corporate governance, and said...

  • ATLANTA _ CatchMark Timber Trust Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its second quarter. The Atlanta- based company said it had a loss of 6 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • ATLANTA _ EarthLink Holdings Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $9.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 13 cents per share. EarthLink shares have increased 69 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • ATLANTA _ Post Properties Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 73 cents per share. Post Properties expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.44 to $2.52 per share.

  • NEW YORK— Delta Air Lines had a major change of heart about shipping hunting trophies, announcing Monday afternoon that it would no longer accept lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo trophies. The move comes after an American dentist killed a well-known lion named Cecil in Zimbabwe last month in an allegedly illegal hunt, setting off a worldwide...

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 3- In the weeks leading up to a critical annual U.S. report on human trafficking that publicly shames the world's worst offenders, human rights experts at the State Department concluded that trafficking conditions hadn't improved in Malaysia and Cuba. And in China, they found, things had grown worse. As a result, not only Malaysia, Cuba and China, but...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A couple from Georgia who filed a lawsuit that blew the whistle on wrongdoing by a longtime U.S. Navy employee and Navy contractors has agreed to settle for $90,000, and a federal judge in Rhode Island has dismissed the long-running case. The couple initially sought up to $54 million, triple the $18 million that prosecutors say the Navy lost in a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 3- Macy's Inc said on Monday the department store chain will expand same day delivery services to nine cities and metropolitan areas this month, pushing into an aggressive field dominated by e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc.. Macy's, the nation's largest department store chain, said it will now offer same day delivery to customers in 17...

  • It may become harder for businesses to classify workers as freelancers rather than employees following a Labor Department opinion issued last month. Previously, the Labor Department, the IRS and courts have focused on who has control over a worker— whether the work takes place on the employer's premises, the hours the worker spends on the job, who supplies tools...

  • Crawford misses Street 2Q forecasts Monday, 3 Aug 2015 | 7:27 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Crawford& Co. on Monday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $306.3 million.

  • Gas tax increases by 7 cents in Washington state Saturday, 1 Aug 2015 | 1:28 PM ET

    OLYMPIA, Wash— The price of gas may be going down nationally, but Washington drivers— already paying above the national average— may see even higher prices at the pump following Saturday's 7- cent- per-gallon increase in the state's gas tax. With state gas taxes now up to 44.5 cents a gallon, adding in the current federal gas tax of 18.4 cents, the total per gallon gas...

  • July 31- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is investigating the latest outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been notified of about 358 confirmed cases of the infection until Thursday, the FDA said in a statement on its website. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co are pulling some cilantro...

  • DETAILS: Quartet Magnetic and Dry Erase Boards sold between January 2005 and December 2013. The boards were sold in eight sizes, including 5 ½ x 14, 8 ½ x 11, 11 ½ x 11 ½, 11 x 17, 12 x 12, 14 x14, 17 x 17 and 17 x 23. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Fred Meyer, Menards, Office Depot and other stores nationwide. FOR MORE: Call ACCO Brands at 800-611-6654 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will unveil as soon as Monday the final version of a sweeping- and controversial- regulation to cut carbon emissions from the electricity sector. Among other things: The EPA is expected to push back the rule's start date by two years to 2022, according to a slide posted by the agency briefly on its...

  • UPS buying Coyote Logistics for $1.8 billion Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 9:33 AM ET

    ATLANTA— UPS will spend $1.8 billion to acquire Coyote Logistics as it maneuvers for a slice of the burgeoning freight brokerage business. The Chicago company will become a UPS subsidiary and continue to be headed by Jeff Silver. The Atlanta company anticipates the transaction could result in $100 million to $150 million in annual operating savings.