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  • LOS ANGELES— Environmentalists want California Gov. Jerry Brown to halt plans for hydraulic fracturing in the waters off Southern California. The Center for Biological Diversity called on Brown Tuesday to halt the plans.

  • MONROVIA, Calif. _ AeroVironment Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $7.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. AeroVironment expects full-year revenue in the range of $260 million to $280 million.

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the U.S. Congress "is taking a step backward" by failing to renew the charter for the Export-Import Bank and instead letting it lapse at midnight. "He said the White House would be working hard to get this corrected," said Don Nelson, president of Pro-Gauge Technologies Inc., a Bakersfield, California,...

  • OXNARD, Calif. _ CalAmp Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $65.6 million. For the current quarter ending in August, CalAmp expects its per-share earnings to range from 24 cents to 28 cents.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, June 30- Amazon.com Inc launched its one-hour delivery service, Prime Now, for select areas of London on Tuesday and said it would expand the program to additional cities in the United Kingdom by the end of the year. London is our first Prime Now city in the UK and we are already working on making Prime Now available in more postcodes in London and...

  • 2. "NCIS," CBS, 8.78 million. 5. "60 Minutes," CBS, 7.25 million. 7. "Dateline NBC," NBC, 6.87 million.

  • The Nielsen company said 2.76 million people watched " Glen Campbell... Meanwhile, Lester Holt earned bragging rights during his first week as Brian Williams' replacement as NBC "Nightly News" anchor. ABC's "World News Tonight" had 7.7 million viewers and the " CBS Evening News" had 6.6 million.

  • BOSTON— When a paid sick time requirement takes effect Wednesday, state officials say the focus will be on educating employers about the new law, not punishing any for noncompliance. Regulations drafted by Attorney General Maura Healey's office do not spell out penalties for employers who skirt the law. Civil enforcement would be possible through the state's...

  • BURBANK, Calif.— Disney named its treasurer, Christine McCarthy, as its new chief financial officer, replacing Jay Rasulo, a longtime executive who announced he was resigning earlier this month after it became apparent he would not likely be elevated to CEO. The Walt Disney Co. also promoted Kevin Mayer to the newly created position of chief strategy officer, a nod...

  • WASHINGTON— Conservatives cheered the demise of the federal Export-Import Bank Tuesday and vowed to beat back efforts to revive it, even as business leaders issued dire warnings that letting the agency expire at midnight would hurt U.S. competitiveness globally. "This is a critical blow to manufacturers," countered Aric Newhouse, a senior vice president at the...

  • "Colt is an iconic business and we're sort of intensely interested in helping a business like that," Drew Ryce, attorney for the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, told Reuters on Tuesday. Ryce said the Banning, California- based tribe was looking to diversify its economy and an East Coast manufacturer would balance the tribe's focus on retail, gambling and...

  • *Consumer confidence increases solidly in June. NEW YORK, June 30- U.S. consumer confidence increased solidly in June, with households upbeat about the labor market, supporting views the economy was back on firmer footing after wobbling at the start of the year. "Consumer spirits are soaring right now showing the economy is on track for further gains this year," said...

  • ALEXANDRIA, Va.— VMware Inc. and Carahsoft Technology Corporation have agreed to pay $75.5 million to settle claims they overcharged the government. VMware, a Delaware corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, specializes in computer virtualization software. The settlement resolves allegations that VMware and Carahsoft made false statements...

  • SEATTLE, June 29- U.S. Coast Guard and police boats cleared a way through protesters in kayaks at a Seattle- area port on Tuesday so a drilling ship could head for the Arctic on behalf of Royal Dutch Shell. The activists, who have staged frequent demonstrations during the past two months against Royal Dutch Shell's oil exploration in the Chukchi Sea off mainland...

  • United Airlines says it is investing $30 million in a biofuels company to reduce its vulnerability to oil-price shocks and limits on carbon emissions from planes. United officials said Tuesday that they expect to begin receiving fuel from Fulcrum BioEnergy Inc. in 2018 and could be taking 90 million gallons a year by 2021.. United officials declined to...

  • NEW YORK, June 30- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's second-in-command gave her pitch to a small crowd at a Philadelphia biotechnology convention in June with her signature move: giving out her cell phone number. "Now, no one from New Jersey! I want the guys that aren't already here in New Jersey. "

  • WASHINGTON, June 30- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to take up a case that could weaken public sector unions, a challenge by 10 nonunion public school teachers who say California's requirement that they pay the equivalent of union dues violates their free speech rights. Unions, including the California Teachers Association, had urged the court not to...

  • PARIS, June 30- Two executives from California- based Uber will face trial in France on Sept. 30, the Paris public prosecutor said on Tuesday, part of a French crackdown on what the government calls an illegal taxi service. Thibaud Simphal, manager of Uber France, and Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty, general manager for western Europe, were detained by police on Monday in an...

  • PALO ALTO, Calif.— The executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard Co.' s enterprise group is leaving the PC maker later this summer to pursue a new opportunity. Bill Veghte joined HP in 2010 as chief strategy officer and executive vice president of HP Software. Shares of HP, based in Palo Alto, California, shed 22 cents to $29.78 in Tuesday morning trading.

  • NEW YORK— Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court panel said Tuesday. A three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled 2- to-1 that a lower-court judge correctly found Apple...