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  • NEW YORK— Upscale hotel chain Mandarin Oriental says it is investigating a potential credit card breach at its hotels. Mandarin Oriental said it is coordinating with credit card agencies and forensic specialists. Mandarin Oriental operates hotels across the world including Paris, Shanghai, Hong Kong, London, New York, Miami, San Francisco, Prague, Boston, Las...

  • Heritage Insurance posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:36 PM ET

    CLEARWATER, Fla. _ Heritage Insurance Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported profit of $19.7 million in its fourth quarter. Heritage Insurance shares have risen nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Heritage Insurance, Earnings Report.

  • Cross Country reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 5:31 PM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla. _ Cross Country Healthcare Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $20.2 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 5 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $190.7 million.

  • Senator Marco Rubio, a likely Republican presidential candidate in 2016, on Wednesday unveiled a plan to reduce taxes for multinational corporations and parents, but it would widen federal budget deficits without cuts to popular health and retirement programs. The Florida senator's tax plan, introduced with Utah Republican Senator Mike Lee, would close...

  • NEW YORK— A U.S. senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards. The "60 Minutes" report, which aired Sunday on CBS, said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains...

  • Rubio-Lee tax plan rewards investors, parents, businesses Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 12:39 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— With an eye toward a possible run for the White House, Republican Sen. To address the nation's finances, Rubio said, Congress should pair a "pro-growth" tax overhaul with significant changes to Social Security and Medicare, a stand that could draw criticism from advocates for older Americans. Mike Lee of Utah to unveil the package Wednesday.

  • Lumber Liquidators executives skip Florida appeareance Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 10:39 AM ET

    TOANO, Va.— Executives with Lumber Liquidators backed out of an investor conference in Florida where they were expected to appear Wednesday. The company announced early last month that CEO Robert Lynch and Chief Financial Officer Daniel Terrell would make a presentation Wednesday at the Raymond James Annual Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando.

  • WASHINGTON, March 4- Republican Senators Marco Rubio and Mike Lee proposed a tax reform plan on Wednesday they said would help drive long-term growth by reducing the top corporate rate and simplifying rates for other taxpayers. Writing in the Wall Street Journal, the two conservative lawmakers said their plan would lower the maximum tax rate for companies to...

  • Trade Street reports 4Q results Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 8:14 AM ET

    AVENTURA, Fla. _ Trade Street Residential Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Aventura, Florida- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $4 million, or 10 cents per share, in the period. The real estate investment trust, based in Aventura, Florida, posted revenue of $15.5 million in the...

  • Judge: More time needed to seek higher Revel bids Wednesday, 4 Mar 2015 | 1:49 AM ET

    CAMDEN, N.J.— A bankruptcy court judge says more time is needed to seek higher bids for Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel. Judge Gloria Burns delayed a decision Wednesday on the proposed $82 million sale of the shuttered gambling hall to Florida developer Glenn Straub. She did so after Los Angeles developer Izek Shomof expressed interest in buying Revel,...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A Los Angeles developer involved in numerous projects there has made an 11th hour bid to buy Atlantic City's former Revel Casino Hotel. He is reviving the former Rialto Theater in South Pasadena, as well as the former Sears building in downtown Los Angeles. A bankruptcy court judge is to rule Wednesday on a proposed sale of Revel to Florida...

  • Some private colleges profit from going nonprofit Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 9:15 AM ET
    Keiser University, which was sold by the Keiser family to a tiny nonprofit called Everglades College, in Sarasota, Fla., Feb. 27, 2015.

    Several for-profit colleges have moved to drop out of the business, in favor of a more traditional approach. The New York Times reports.

  • March 3- When the U.S. Supreme Court takes up the new challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law on Wednesday, the justices will hear from two experienced attorneys with dueling views and contrasting styles. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, 57, will defend the law for the Obama administration. "This was a train wreck for the Obama administration," CNN...

  • March 3- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Wednesday in a second major challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare law. -March 23, 2010: The Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare, becomes law after a protracted debate in the U.S. Congress, with Democrats narrowly securing passage over unified Republican opposition.

  • WhiteHorse beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    MIAMI _ WhiteHorse Finance Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Analysts expected $9.9 million, according to Zacks.

  • MIAMI— Two South Florida brothers who were once top executives with the Systemax Inc. computer supply company were sent to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to federal charges for accepting millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks from companies doing business with their former employer. Records show their scam cost Systemax at least $27 million in...

  • Did Hillary Clinton break rules over email use? Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 2:40 AM ET
    Hillary Clinton at the 2014 CGI annual meeting in New York.

    Hillary Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business, possibly breaking rules, the NYT reports.

  • March 3- Ben Carson, a retired surgeon popular with Tea Party conservatives, has formally created an exploratory committee to run for president, according to his campaign chief executive, Terry Giles, the Wall Street Journal reported. Carson, a former neurosurgeon at Maryland- based Johns Hopkins University, has no prior political experience.

  • Then-Fort Worth Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead and Taser International had a close relationship before and after the city signed a contract to purchase body cameras last year. —February 2014: Taser gives Fort Worth an estimate for providing 400 Axon body cameras and a five-year subscription to its Evidence.com storage program. —March 4, 2014: Taser salesman...

  • IOWA CITY, Iowa— Taser International, the stun-gun maker emerging as a leading supplier of body cameras for police, has cultivated financial ties to police chiefs whose departments have bought the recording devices, raising a host of conflict-of-interest questions. Taser is planning to send two of them to speak at luxury hotels in Australia and the United Arab...