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  • RPT-TIMELINE-Takata air bag recalls Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:16 PM ET

    Honda and Takata deny fault and settle for an undisclosed sum. Her family sues Honda and Takata for more than $75 million in April 2011, claiming they knew of the air bag problems as early as 2004. Honda and Takata settle in January 2013 for $3 million, according to court documents. 2011: April 27- Honda recalls 896,000 Honda and Acura 2001-03 cars in order to find...

  • Computer Sciences tops 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:33 PM ET

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. _ Computer Sciences Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.20 per share. Computer Sciences expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.75 to $5.05 per...

  • Universal Corp. posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 4:22 PM ET

    RICHMOND, Va. _ Universal Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $45.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Richmond, Virginia- based company said it had net income of $1.64. Universal Corp. shares have risen almost 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOSTON, May 19- The now-defunct Massachusetts pharmacy behind a deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak that killed at least 64 people will pay out $200 million to its victims and creditors under a bankruptcy reorganization plan approved on Tuesday. The bankruptcy reorganization plan was approved by U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Henry Boroff. Deaths of patients...

  • The award was first made in 2003 for a class of 1.4 million Illinois smokers, but it was struck down by the Illinois Supreme Court in 2005. A lower Illinois court revived the verdict last year. Former Illinois governor Jim Thompson, arguing for Philip Morris, a unit of Altria Group Inc, said the Supreme Court's 2005 ruling should stand. Richmond, Virginia- based...

  • WASHINGTON— A Tennessee man and his family used much of the $187 million it collected for cancer patients to buy themselves cars, gym memberships and take luxury cruise vacations, pay for college tuition and employ family members with six-figure salaries, federal officials alleged Tuesday in one of the largest charity fraud cases ever, involving all 50 states.

  • ATLANTA— United Parcel Service Co. agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle complaints that it kept false records to hide late deliveries and collect more for overnight packages to government customers. The Department of Justice said Tuesday that the payment settles a whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former UPS employee, who will get $3.75 million.

  • ASHEVILLE, N.C.— Duke Energy said Tuesday it will build a $750 million natural gas plant to replace its troubled coal-fired Asheville plant as the company turns to cleaner energy to generate electricity. The nation's largest electricity company also said it will invest $320 million to build a transmission substation near Campobello, South Carolina,...

  • CHICAGO— The fate of a $10.1 billion class-action judgment against the nation's largest cigarette maker is in the hands of justices at the Illinois Supreme Court, who heard oral arguments Tuesday in Phillip Morris USA's appeal to have the on-again, off-again verdict struck down. The initial Madison County trial ended in 2003 with the multibillion dollar...

  • Packaging company combo to be named WestRock Monday, 18 May 2015 | 10:16 AM ET

    The packaging company combination of Rock-Tenn and MeadWestvaco will be known as WestRock Co. when the businesses complete a deal they announced earlier this year. Rock-Tenn CEO Steven Voorhees will become CEO and MeadWestvaco leader John Luke, Jr. will become non-executive chairman. Shares of MeadWestVaco rose 2 cents to $49.96 Monday morning and...

  • SYRACUSE, N.Y.— The Toby Keith's I Love This Bar and Grill located in Syracuse's Destiny USA mall has closed suddenly, making it the second honky-tonk bearing the country music star's name to go belly up this month. The restaurant had owed $300,000 in unpaid sales taxes to New York state, but resolved the problems last year. Boomtown Entertainment, the Phoenix- based...

  • LOS ANGELES, May 18- Nearly six million people with disabilities may benefit from new tax-free savings plans approved by Congress last year, but the accounts may not be as helpful or available as quickly as originally promised. After a decade of lobbying by disability advocates, Congress passed The Achieving a Better Life Experience Act in the final hour before...

  • LYNCHBURG, Va., May 16- Virginia's Sweet Briar College held what could turn out to be its final commencement on Saturday, as supporters battle to keep the 114- year-old institution from joining the ranks of all-women's schools that have shut down in recent years. In a decision that caught many by surprise, its board of directors announced in March that Sweet Briar...

  • Gladstone posts 1Q profit Friday, 15 May 2015 | 4:30 PM ET

    MCLEAN, Va. _ Gladstone Land Corp. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $25,000. The McLean, Virginia- based company said it had profit of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Keywords: Gladstone Land, Earnings Report.

  • WASHINGTON, May 15- When Republican Stefanie Linares ran for office in the deeply Democratic city of Chicago last year, she knew that her hard work wasn't likely to end in victory. The 31- year-old Hispanic lawyer lost her bid for the Illinois state Senate by a whopping margin. The Republican party fielded eight state legislature candidates in Chicago last year,...

  • Hampton Roads posts 1Q profit Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 5:45 PM ET

    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. _ Hampton Roads Bankshares Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $1.3 million. The Virginia Beach, Virginia- based bank said it had earnings of 1 cent per share. Keywords: Hampton Roads Bankshares, Earnings Report.

  • RALEIGH, N.C., May 14- Duke Energy Corp pleaded guilty on Thursday to environmental crimes over a North Carolina power plant's coal ash spill into a river and management of coal ash basins in the state, U.S. prosecutors said. The plea entered in federal court in Greenville, North Carolina, by the country's largest utility owner was expected under a settlement with...

  • RALEIGH, N.C., May 14- Duke Energy Corp pleaded guilty on Thursday to environmental crimes over a North Carolina power plant's coal ash spill into a river and management of coal ash basins in the state, U.S. prosecutors said. The plea entered in federal court in Greenville, North Carolina, by the country's largest power company by generation capacity was expected as...

  • Two years before the massive February 2014 spill at a Duke ash dump in Eden coated 70 miles of the Dan River in gray sludge, engineers at the plant twice requested $20,000 from company headquarters to use a robotic camera to inspect aging drainage pipes, including the one that later collapsed, triggering the disaster. Prosecutors said Duke executives denied the...

  • Vista Outdoor posts 4Q profit Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 7:30 AM ET

    ARLINGTON, Va. _ Vista Outdoor Inc. on Thursday reported earnings of $15.9 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. Vista Outdoor expects full-year earnings to be $2 to $2.20 per share, with revenue in the range of $2.05 billion to $2.11 billion. Keywords: Vista Outdoor, Earnings Report.