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  • NEW YORK, April 25- More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. In an April 14 appearance on television show "Fox& Friends," Scott...

  • BALTIMORE _ T. Rowe Price Group Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $385.9 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.20 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Lockheed Martin Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $763 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.76 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $11.26 billion.

  • FREDERICK, Md. _ U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $2.5 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $227.2 million.

  • PITTSBURGH— A Maryland firm has been hired to remove dozens of Civil War-era cannonballs unearthed at a Pittsburgh construction site. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Ordnance Holdings Inc., of Reisterstown, has been hired to remove the cannonballs found near the former site of the Allegheny Arsenal. Franjo Constructions, of Homestead, a Pittsburgh...

  • Were going to make it happen this year, he said, according to Drew Greenblatt, the president of Marlin Steel in Baltimore, who was present. Project lists submitted by the North America's Building Trades Unions and by an outside developer who helped with the transition both contain projects that infrastructure builders call shovel ready. After North America's...

  • Were going to make it happen this year, he said, according to Drew Greenblatt, the president of Marlin Steel in Baltimore, who was present. Project lists submitted by the North America's Building Trades Unions and by an outside developer who helped with the transition both contain projects that infrastructure builders call shovel ready. After North America's...

  • McCain Foods USA's recall notice said the golf balls apparently were "inadvertently harvested" along with the potatoes and chopped up. The company is recalling 2- pound bags of Harris Teeter Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland. It is also recalling...

  • District Judge Tanya Chutkan said at a hearing in the nation's capital that blocking the executive order might be an "academic exercise" given similar rulings from courts in Hawaii and Maryland. Justice Department lawyers disputed the challengers' claims and said the court should not second-guess the president's foreign policy decisions.

  • BUFFALO, New York, April 21- Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalos east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. A Reuters investigation found at least four city zip codes here where 40 percent of children tested from 2006 to 2014 had high lead levels, making Buffalo among the most dangerous lead...

  • WALDORF, Md. _ The Community Financial Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $2.3 million. The bank, based in Waldorf, Maryland, said it had earnings of 51 cents per share. The holding company for Community Bank of the Chesapeake posted revenue of $13.8 million in the period.

  • ELLICOTT CITY, Md. _ Howard Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $1.6 million in its first quarter. Howard Bancorp shares have increased 24 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Howard Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • EASTON, Md. _ Shore Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $2.8 million. Shore Bancshares shares have climbed 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Shore Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • OLNEY, Md. _ Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $15.1 million. Sandy Spring Bancorp shares have increased 0.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Sandy Spring Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ LaSalle Hotel Properties on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 43 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $254 million.

  • BETHESDA, Md. _ Eagle Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $27 million. Eagle Bancorp shares have fallen slightly more than 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Eagle Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared skeptical of widening the scope of who can be subject to a federal law targeting debt collectors' abusive practices by including those who buy debt, sometimes for pennies on the dollar. A lower court had dismissed the case brought by four Maryland residents who had defaulted on car loans.

  • WASHINGTON, April 18- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared skeptical of widening the scope of who can be subject to a federal law targeting debt collectors' abusive practices by including those who buy debt, sometimes for pennies on the dollar. "Just look at the language," liberal Justice Elena Kagan told the plaintiff's lawyer, Kevin Russell.

  • RAANANA, Israel, April 13- Israeli defense electronics company Elbit Systems forecasts double-digit growth for its Cyberbit business, which is transforming the technology it has long provided for military intelligence to the fast-growing commercial market. Cyberbit took shape after Elbit's $150 million acquisition of the cyber and intelligence unit of...

  • NEW YORK, April 12- Lawyers for the passenger dragged from a United Airlines plane in Chicago filed an emergency request with an Illinois state court on Wednesday to require the carrier to preserve video recordings and other evidence related to the incident. David Dao, the lawyers want United and the City of Chicago, which runs O'Hare International Airport, to...