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  • LEAWOOD, Kan. _ Euronet Worldwide Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $51.4 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Euronet Worldwide expects its per-share earnings to be $1.60. Euronet Worldwide shares have risen 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • OVERLAND PARK, Kan. _ QTS Realty Trust Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 63 cents per share. QTS Realty expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.66 to $2.78 per share.

  • Centene Corp. said Tuesday that a better-than-expected performance in those individual insurance markets prompted it to beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter and raise its forecast for 2017.. But Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff, like other insurance executives, is worried about the fate of cost-sharing reduction payments that ease...

  • TOPEKA, Kan.— Hackers who breached a Kansas Department of Commerce data system in March had access to more than 5.5 million Social Security numbers in 10 states, along with another 805,000 accounts that didn't include the Social Security numbers, according to records obtained from the agency. Besides Kansas, the other states affected by the hack are Arkansas,...

  • July 20- The president of the United Auto Workers union said on Thursday the union is talking with General Motors Co about the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. car sales. "We are talking to right now about the products that they currently have" at underused car plants such as Hamtramck in Michigan and Lordstown in Ohio, and whether they might be...

  • July 20- The president of the United Auto Workers union said on Thursday the union is talking with General Motors Co about the potential threat to plants and jobs from slumping U.S. car sales. "We are talking to right now about the products that they currently have" at underused car plants such as Hamtramck in Michigan and Lordstown in Ohio, and whether they might be...

  • WICHITA, Kan. _ Equity Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $6.4 million. Equity Bancshares shares have increased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Equity Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • Then came word that two Republican senators not at the dinner- Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas- had announced their opposition to the healthcare proposals put forward by party leaders in the Senate. He called 49 Republican senators over to the White House for lunch and a scolding on Wednesday, telling them they needed to settle their differences and...

  • The collection bag, used by astronaut Neil Armstrong during the first manned mission to the moon in 1969, was sold at a Sotheby's auction of items related to space voyages. The artifact from the Apollo 11 mission had been misidentified and sold at an online government auction, and NASA had fought to get it back. Investigators unknowingly hit the moon mother lode...

  • Then came word that two Republican senators not at the dinner- Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas- had announced their opposition to the healthcare proposals put forward by party leaders in the Senate. He called 49 Republican senators over to the White House for lunch and a scolding on Wednesday, telling them they needed to settle their differences and...

  • BEIJING— The U.S. cinema chain AMC has tried to reassure financial markets it is unaffected by its Chinese parent's debts, saying the American unit never has relied on Wanda Group for financing. "AMC is an American company run from its Leawood, Kansas, headquarters by our management teams located in the U.S. and Europe," AMC's chief executive and president, Adam Aron,...

  • SHANGHAI, July 19- China's Dalian Wanda Group did not fund a spate of deals made by AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc, the U.S. cinema chain majority owned by Wanda said late on Tuesday, after reports that Beijing was cracking down on the Chinese firm's overseas deals. AMC's shares dived over 10 percent on Monday after sources said regulators in China had told banks to...

  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump declared Tuesday it's time to "let Obamacare fail" after the latest GOP health care plan crashed and burned in the Senate, a stunning failure for the president, Republican leader Mitch McConnell and a party that has vowed for years to abolish the law. This time, it was three GOP women— Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska,...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying a new health care strategy after the "repeal and replace" measure failed. McConnell says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill.

  • WASHINGTON— The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President...

  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, facing defeat on his "Obamacare" replacement, says he will push the Senate to pass a clean repeal bill. McConnell says that in the coming days, the Senate will consider the House-passed bill, with the first order of business a repeal of Obamacare with a two-year delay. Trump tweeted his message Monday night after two more GOP...

  • WASHINGTON— The latest GOP effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare" was fatally wounded in the Senate Monday night when two more Republican senators announced their opposition to the legislation strongly backed by President Donald Trump. Mike Lee of Utah and Jerry Moran of Kansas left the Republican Party's long-promised efforts to get rid of President...

  • But for U.S. farmers the 23- year old pact secures access to stable, lucrative markets in Mexico and Canada that now account for over a quarter of U.S. farm exports. Another concern is that the mere uncertainty of open-ended trade talks could drive Mexico to alternative suppliers of grains, dairy products, beef and pork. Mexico became even more crucial after...

  • CHICAGO, July 13- Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Arkansas banned its use last week and Missouri, which initially halted dicamba spraying, has...