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  • SAN FRANCISCO, March 30- The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday appealed a ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii extending a suspension of President Donald Trump's revised restrictions on travel from some Muslim-majority countries. District Judge Derrick Watson on Wednesday turned an earlier temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction in a...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Institutional Shareholder Services Inc, the world's top proxy advisory firm, is making activist investors work harder than ever to earn its backing in corporate control battles in a shift being led by the new man in charge of its recommendations. "I think is fair and has no obvious sympathy for one side or the other," said Bruce Goldfarb, CEO of proxy...

  • NEW YORK, March 30- Institutional Shareholder Services Inc, the world's top proxy advisory firm, is making activist investors work harder than ever to earn its backing in corporate control battles in a shift being led by the new man in charge of its recommendations. "I think is fair and has no obvious sympathy for one side or the other," said Bruce Goldfarb, CEO of proxy...

  • NEW YORK— Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over. The Kushner Cos. confirmed Wednesday that negotiations with Anbang Insurance Group to help fund redevelopment of the family's struggling office tower on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue have ended. Kushner Cos. bought the property in 2007...

  • BALTIMORE _ Laureate Education Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $41.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Laureate Education expects full-year revenue in the range of $4.29 billion to $4.35 billion.

  • SPARKS, Md. _ McCormick& Co. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $93.5 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.06 billion.

  • Despite that setback for the GOP, several Republicans said Congress might revisit health care in the future, and anti-abortion leaders have stressed they will not abandon their campaign to defund Planned Parenthood. In Nevada, state lawmakers and health advocates say they will continue to promote bills that would allow women to access 12- month supplies of...

  • ANNAPOLIS, Md.— Maryland lawmakers voted Monday to ban hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas, a process better known as fracking. Fracking isn't being done in Maryland now, but a moratorium on issuing permits ends in October. "The Republican governor closest to D.C.— Larry Hogan of Maryland— has joined scientists and health leaders in agreeing that fracking...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Global Medical REIT Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Bethesda, Maryland- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $1 million, or 6 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 1...

  • Trump suffers a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pull legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential...

  • Trump suffers a stunning political setback in a Congress controlled by his own party when Republican leaders pull legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, a major 2016 election campaign promise of the president and his allies. The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential...

  • Republican leaders of the House of Representatives pulled legislation to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system from consideration on Friday due to a shortage of votes, despite desperate lobbying by the White House and its allies in Congress, dealing a stiff setback to President Donald Trump. The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe...

  • Steadfast opposition from the House of Representatives' conservative Freedom Caucus, as well as Republican moderates, has put Trump's art-of-the-deal skills to the test. The partisan divide over the House Intelligence Committee's probe of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election deepens when the committee's top Democrat suggested its...

  • Steadfast opposition from the House of Representatives' conservative Freedom Caucus, as well as Republican moderates, has put Trump's art-of-the-deal skills to the test. The head of the House Intelligence Committee cancels a planned public hearing in its probe of allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. presidential election, saying the panel...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...

  • WASHINGTON, March 23- Supporters of Obamacare staged rallies across the country on Thursday denouncing efforts by President Donald Trump and Republican congressional leaders to repeal the landmark law that has extended medical insurance coverage to some 20 million Americans. Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Washington, Chicago and Los Angeles...