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  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ CafePress Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3.2 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Louisville, Kentucky- based company said it had a loss of 19 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON— Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. McConnell put the health bill on hold and announced that the Senate would move onto other legislation next week.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate voted decisively on Thursday to approve a new package of stiff financial sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, sending the popular bill to President Donald Trump for his signature after weeks of intense negotiations. Never in doubt, however, was a cornerstone of the legislation that bars Trump from easing or waiving the...

  • HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. _ HopFed Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $1.1 million. HopFed Bancorp shares have increased 8.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: HopFed Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • LEXINGTON, Ky. _ Tempur Sealy International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $24.5 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 40 cents per share. Tempur Sealy shares have declined 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— A four-star Kentucky hotel has discovered a data breach threatening guests' credit card information. News outlets report The Galt House hotel in Louisville said Wednesday that an internal investigation found malware had been stealing information from a payment card processing system. The hotel says guests who stayed at the hotel between Dec....

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Churchill Downs Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $78.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.50 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • New York has had 13 reported cases and New Jersey has had 12. Virginia has had six, Maryland has had five Pennsylvania has had four. Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Texas and Utah have had one each. The FDA said San Juan, Texas- based Grande Produce has initiated a limited recall of its Caribena brand Maradol papayas that were distributed...

  • Amazon.com Inc. is looking to fill more than 50,000 jobs in a hiring spree at 10 warehouses.

  • NEW YORK— Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S. Most of these jobs will count toward Amazon's previously announced goal of adding 100,000 full-time workers by the middle of next year. The hiring spree is yet another sign of Amazon's massive growth at a time when...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Stock Yards Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $10.6 million. The holding company for Stock Yards Bank& Trust Co. posted revenue of $38.7 million in the period. Keywords: Stock Yards Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • WASHINGTON— The Senate's days-long debate on health care features a dynamic that's relatively rare on Capitol Hill. The Senate has started off by taking up the House-passed bill— which doesn't have enough support to pass the Senate— and it'll take near-unanimity among Republicans for them to alter the measure. Here's a primer on how to watch this week's Senate...

  • WASHINGTON— Prodded by President Donald Trump, a bitterly divided Senate voted, at last, Tuesday to move forward with the Republicans' long-promised legislation to repeal and replace "Obamacare." When the Senate voted Tuesday evening on the bill's initial amendment, it underscored how hard it will be for the chamber's divided Republicans to pass a sweeping...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky.— Florida: Man charged in deaths of immigrants found in tractor-trailer had commercial driver's license suspended in April.

  • The Senate has blocked a wide-ranging proposal by Republicans to repeal much of former President Barack Obama's health care law and replace it with a more restrictive plan. The rejected proposal included language by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell erasing the Obama law's tax penalties on people not buying insurance and cutting Medicaid.

  • WASHINGTON— With Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie, the Senate voted by a hair Tuesday to start debating Republican legislation to tear down much of the Obama health care law. The vote gives President Donald Trump and GOP leaders a crucial initial victory but launches a weeklong debate promising an uncertain final outcome. With Republicans...

  • McConnell did not describe precisely what version of the GOP legislation senators would be voting on, though No. 2 House GOP leader John Cornyn of Texas said later that Republicans would discuss that at a private lunch before the vote. At the White House, Trump lambasted Democrats who helped enact the 2010 health care law and uniformly oppose the GOP attempt to...

  • WASHINGTON— There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation. In an Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll this month, 51 percent...

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. _ Republic Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $10.1 million. The holding company for Republic Bank& Trust posted revenue of $60.7 million in the period. Republic Bancorp shares have declined almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— A Connecticut man has been charged in what federal authorities say is a $5 million fraud scheme using his Rhode Island jewelry store. Gerald Kent, 51, of Groton, Connecticut, was ordered detained Thursday on charges of wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, according to the U.S. attorney's office in Providence. Kent owns Kent Jewelry in...