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  • DALLAS— Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights across the country were delayed or canceled Wednesday after technology problems prevented many travelers from checking in or boarding flights. Southwest began having intermittent problems with several computer systems after an outage around 2 p.m. Central time. Southwest briefly held planes at their gates,...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Eagle Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $24.1 million. Eagle Bancorp shares have fallen 2 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Eagle Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ LaSalle Hotel Properties on Wednesday 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 96 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $347 million.

  • NEW YORK— A record terrorism-related forfeiture order benefiting families of some Sept. 11 victims and others was reversed on appeal Wednesday, leaving in doubt what will happen to a $1 billion Manhattan office building at the center of the legal case. The 2nd Circuit decision written by Circuit Judge Richard C. Wesley said the buildings do not qualify as being...

  • BOWIE, Md. _ Old Line Bancshares Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $3.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 28 cents per share. Old Line Bancshares shares have increased slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK— Macy's is testing a mobile tool using artificial intelligence that lets shoppers get answers customized to the store they're in— like where a particular brand is located or what's in stock— that they would normally ask a sales associate face-to-face. That's a key element as Macy's seeks to spur sluggish sales, make being at the store more enjoyable and...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority fined Prudential Annuities Distributors $950,000 on Tuesday for failing to prevent the fraudulent withdrawal of nearly $1.3 million from an elderly annuity holder's account by her financial officer. Frederick, Maryland- based financial sales assistant Travis Wetzel was convicted of wire...

  • *New York, Massachusetts and Maryland sue in state courts. New York, Massachusetts and Maryland filed separate, nearly identical lawsuits in state courts, accusing the world's No. 2 automaker of violating their environmental laws. The suits outlined more than a decade of efforts by VW to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing internal VW...

  • NEW YORK, July 19- Oil prices slipped on Tuesday as a rallying dollar and a global fuel glut offset forecasts for a ninth straight weekly drop in U.S. crude stockpiles. Brent crude futures were down 20 cents at $46.76 barrel by 12:07 p.m. EDT, after trading as high as $47.49. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures slid by 40 cents to $44.84, after a session high at...

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  • *Saudi Arabia moving out of peak seasonal demand. Brent crude futures were up 6 cents at $47.02 a barrel by 11:00 a.m. EDT, after trading as high as $47.49 earlier. U.S. crude's West Texas Intermediate futures slid by 24 cents to $45 a barrel after a session high at $45.67.

  • New York was one of three states bringing separate lawsuits in state courts against VW, along with Maryland and Massachusetts. The suit filed by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman in state court in Albany on Tuesday outlined more than a decade of efforts by the world's No. 2 automaker to deceive regulators in the United States and Europe, citing...

  • Maryland is joining New York and Massachusetts in a legal action against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche over diesel emissions cheating. The attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts say that did not resolve claims regarding state environmental laws. New York state and Massachusetts announced lawsuits Tuesday.

  • WASHINGTON, July 19- Senior executives at Volkswagen AG including its former chief executive covered up evidence that the German automaker had cheated on U.S. diesel emissions tests for years, New York state charged on Tuesday in a civil lawsuit against the company. New York was one of three states bringing separate lawsuits in state courts against VW, along...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— New York, Massachusetts and Maryland are suing Volkswagen and its affiliates Audi and Porsche over diesel emissions cheating, accusing the German automakers of defrauding customers, misleading regulators and then seeking to cover up the deception. "The allegations against Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche reveal a culture of deeply-rooted...

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Lockheed Martin Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.02 billion. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.92 per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $12.53 billion.

  • Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said in a news release that he would disclose details of the Volkswagen suit on Tuesday that accuses VW of violating state environmental laws and defrauding regulators. New York state and Massachusetts are filing separate lawsuits related to the same issue, according to a source. New York state said last month it had...