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  • In a statement Sunday, it said the recall applies to eight different types of its craft beers, including its popular Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, purchased in 36 states across the Midwest, the South and East Coast of the United States. Aside from its Pale Ale, the Sierra Nevada recall includes 12- ounce bottles of its Beer Camp Golden IPA, Sidecar Orange Pale Ale, Torpedo...

  • ROCKVILLE, Md. _ Supernus Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $61.8 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $60.1 million. Access a Zacks stock report on SUPN at https://www.zacks.com/ap/SUPN.

  • WALDORF, Md. _ The Community Financial Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2 million. The Waldorf, Maryland- based bank said it had earnings of 44 cents per share. The holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake posted revenue of $13.5 million in the period.

  • ELLICOTT CITY, Md. _ Howard Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $953,000 in its fourth quarter. The bank, based in Ellicott City, Maryland, said it had earnings of 13 cents per share. Howard Bancorp shares have increased roughly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Donald Trump's pick for the Treasury Department says that the incoming administration won't increase the government's budget deficit in an upcoming overhaul of the tax code. Steven Mnuchin told the Senate Finance Committee that the incoming Trump administration wants to make sure that "tax reform doesn't increase the size of the deficit" and wants to cuts...

  • OLNEY, Md. _ Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $13.3 million. The holding company for Sandy Spring Bank posted revenue of $56.6 million in the period. Sandy Spring Bancorp shares have fallen almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Mallinckrodt's share price dropped sharply to just under $43 from above $49 on a report Wednesday, which proved incorrect, that the FTC would sue Mallinckrodt. Questcor was acquired by Mallinckrodt in 2014.. Acthar, which is off patent, represented 34 percent of Mallinckrodt's $3.4 billion in net sales for fiscal 2016, the company said in a government filing.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 18- Mallinckrodt Plc, which bought Questcor Pharmaceuticals in 2014, has agreed to pay $100 million to settle allegations that Questcor broke U.S. antitrust laws in pricing its multiple sclerosis drug H.P. Mallinckrodt, an Irish company headquartered in the United Kingdom, did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Eagle Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $25.7 million. The Bethesda, Maryland- based bank said it had earnings of 75 cents per share. Eagle Bancorp shares have decreased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Backers of laws and proposals in such states as Illinois, Vermont, Maryland and most recently New York say that if women can get tubal ligations with no out-of-pocket costs, men should be able to get their surgical sterilization covered cost-free as well. "What we have are couples facing a decision about which birth control method to use and they see that methods...

  • A shooter takes aim with a Remington Model 700 SPS Varmint rifle at the Spurwink Rod and Gun Club in Cape Elizabeth, Maine, Jan. 28, 2013.

    Several attorneys general are urging a federal judge to reject a proposed class action settlement involving allegedly defective Remington rifles.

  • Businesses with fewer than 50 workers paid an average of $11,724 per employee to comply with federal regulations, compared with less than $10,000 for companies of all sizes, a 2014 report released by the National Association of Manufacturers found. Federal regulations were cited as the most burdensome kind by 58 percent of owners in a survey released...

  • NEW YORK— Democratic attorneys general from five states and the District of Columbia have sent a letter urging the Senate Judiciary Committee to reject the nomination of Alabama Sen. The letter said Sessions made bigoted statements in the past, rejected sensible, criminal justice policy reforms, and badly managed his office during his tenure as Alabama...

  • The settlement commits San Francisco- based McKesson Corp. to a multi-year suspension of sales of controlled substances from distribution centers in Colorado, Ohio, Michigan and Florida. The suspensions are among the most severe sanctions ever agreed to by a Drug Enforcement Agency- registered distributor, according to a statement by the U.S. Justice...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 17- A Florida man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to charges stemming from his employment with an unlicensed bitcoin exchange that prosecutors say was owned by an Israeli who oversaw a massive scheme to hack companies including JPMorgan Chase& Co.. Ricardo Hill, 38, entered his plea in Manhattan federal court to seven counts, including conspiracy to...

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    How can the Trump administration replace Obamacare without falling flat on its face? Tell the states to do it instead, says Vox's Ezra Klein.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 17- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed private antitrust lawsuits brought by investors including big U.S. cities accusing major banks of conspiring to manipulate the pivotal Libor benchmark interest rate to move forward. The justices rejected an appeal filed by a group of banks including Bank of America Corp, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS AG and...

  • NEW YORK— Moody's Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $864 million to settle federal and state claims it gave inflated ratings to risky mortgage investments in the years leading up to the financial crisis. Moody's— along with the other two major rating agencies, Standard& Poor's and Fitch— were widely criticized for giving low-risk ratings to the risky mortgage...

  • BOSTON— Students of the now-shuttered American Career Institute will have more than $30 million in federal student loans forgiven under a deal announced by Massachusetts' attorney general. Elizabeth Warren, a fellow Democrat, said American Career Institute preyed on students to rake in federal loan dollars. The school operated in Massachusetts and...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 13- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to decide whether firms collecting on debt they bought for pennies on the dollar can be held liable in lawsuits brought by debtors they targeted under a federal law cracking down on debt collectors' abusive practices. Four Maryland residents who defaulted on car loans filed a proposed class action lawsuit...