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  • A.H. Belo posts 1Q profit Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 6:33 PM ET

    DALLAS _ A.H. Belo Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $363,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. A.H. Belo shares have dropped 29 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: A.H. Belo, Earnings Report.

  • Independent Bank Group meets 1Q profit forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:21 PM ET

    MCKINNEY, Texas _ Independent Bank Group Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $9.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 60 cents per share. Independent Bank Group shares have decreased 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Federal investigators have released hundreds of pages of records that offer new insight into the moments just before and after a 2013 oil train derailment near Casselton, North Dakota, that created a massive fire and forced 1,400 people to evacuate for several days. Interviews with the BNSF Railway workers operating the two trains in the derailment are...

  • Waste Connections meets 1Q profit forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas _ Waste Connections Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $51.8 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 46 cents per share. Waste Connections shares have risen almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • COPPELL, Texas— Shares of The Container Store Group Inc. plunged in aftermarket trading Monday after the storage and organization-products retailer posted disappointing fourth-quarter results and gave a weak forecast for its current fiscal year. Container Store said its business suffered late in the quarter, partly because of winter storms that kept...

  • American Campus Communities reports 1Q results Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:42 PM ET

    AUSTIN, Texas _ American Campus Communities Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 67 cents per share. American Campus Communities expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.30 to $2.42 per share.

  • Rent-A-Center beats Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    PLANO, Texas _ Rent-A-Center Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter earnings of $27.3 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. Rent-A-Center shares have decreased 26 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— The GOP chairman of the House Armed Service Committee on Monday recommended a $604 billion defense budget for 2016 that challenges the White House because it includes lethal weapons for Ukraine, makes it harder for the president to empty the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay and restores funding for the A-10 fleet. Adam Smith, D- Wash., the ranking...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- U.S. corn and wheat futures fell on Monday to their lowest levels since October, on outlooks for speedy corn plantings in the Midwest and crop-friendly rains in the southern Plains wheat belt. "We could have two solid weeks of planting, with some scattered showers in between, which would be pretty much ideal," said Jefferies Bache grains analyst...

  • REUTERS BUSINESS NEW SCHEDULE AT 1830 GMT/2:30 PM ET Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 2:38 PM ET

    Apple Inc is expected to report a 20 percent increase in quarterly profit and that iPhone sales in China surpassed those in the United States for the first time., expect by 1930 GMT/ 4:30 PM ET, by Bill Rigby, 200 words). -BARRICK GOLD-RESULTS/, expect by expect by 1930 GMT/ 4:30 PM ET, 200 words). U.S. stocks move lower as healthcare stocks led by Amgen drag on the three major...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States, with the virus confirmed in the animals in 10 states. The number of birds infected climbed to more than 9 million Monday with more reported cases in Iowa. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey have reported three...

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Lynch, 55, takes over as the country's top law enforcement official after a weekend that saw thousands of people in Baltimore take to the streets in mostly peaceful protests over the latest such case.

  • Ennis posts 4Q profit Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    MIDLOTHIAN, Texas _ Ennis Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $8.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Midlothian, Texas- based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share. For the year, the company reported a loss of $44.5 million, or $1.72 per share, swinging to a loss in the period.

  • WASHINGTON— House and Senate GOP negotiators neared agreement Monday on a budget blueprint that would enable Republicans controlling Congress to more easily target President Barack Obama's signature health care law while delivering an almost $40 billion budget boost to the Pentagon. The emerging plan relies on deep cuts to domestic agency budgets and...

  • REUTERS BUSINESS NEW SCHEDULE AT 1500 GMT/11 AM ET Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 11:00 AM ET

    Editor: Alden Bentley +646 223 6200. Cap Gemini to buy U.S.-based IGATE for $4 bln, raises 2015 outlook. PARIS- Cap Gemini plans to buy United States- based IGATE Corp for $4 billion cash to make North America its biggest market and is raising its sales outlook for 2015 after a solid first-quarter, the French IT services company says.

  • *Lynch takes over after protests in Baltimore. *Justice Department is probing use of excessive force. Besides the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, other questionable encounters between police and black males in recent months have led to unrest in South Carolina, Missouri, Ohio and New York.

  • VAN HORN, Texas— An isolated edge of vast West Texas is home to a highly secretive part of the 21st- century space race, one of two being directed in the Lone Star State by Internet billionaires whose personalities and corporate strategies seem worlds apart. The presence of Blue Origin, LLC, the brainchild of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, barely registers in nearby Van...

  • NEW YORK, April 26- Four-hundred miles from the near overflowing tanks at the U.S. oil hub in Cushing, Oklahoma, a second glut in the Permian Basin of West Texas is pressuring oil prices once again as pipeline disruptions strand millions of barrels in the region. Stockpiles in Cushing, the delivery point for the U.S. futures contract, hit a record in the week to March 13,...

  • Obama takes aim at Trump at Correspondents' Dinner Sunday, 26 Apr 2015 | 12:00 AM ET
    The presidents translator, Luther (L), as portrayed by comedian Keegan-Michael Key, gestures as President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel April 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

    President Obama roasted himself, Hillary Rodham Clinton and Donald Trump at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

  • Town prays for Texas ice cream maker linked to listeria Saturday, 25 Apr 2015 | 2:35 PM ET

    BRENHAM, Texas— Alice Stern and Billie Schomburg were among the more than 200 people who gathered at a prayer vigil Saturday to show what they say is their unwavering support for Blue Bell Creameries, which is working to resume operations after a series of listeria illnesses linked to its ice cream prompted the company to recall all of its products.