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  • BOSTON— Native Americans hope President Donald Trump doesn't forget America's first inhabitants as he promises to put "America first." Five large tribes in Oklahoma— the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee Creek and Seminoles— have requested a meeting with the New York billionaire during his first 100 days in office so they can talk about ways to advance their...

  • ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates— Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show Sunday in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored personnel carrier served as a reminder of the country's ongoing military campaign in Yemen. The Emirates announced over $1.2 billion in arms deals at the opening of the biennial...

  • CRANSTON, R.I.— Rhode Island State Police say they have recovered more than half the load of diapers stolen from a delivery truck, but are still looking to pin down the location of the rest. Police say they recovered 600 boxes of the diapers from a private home in Cranston on Friday after recovering 900 boxes Thursday from a Providence storefront.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 17- The yen rose against major currencies on Friday as concerns about the upcoming French elections and the lack of movement in fiscal changes in the United States kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency. "We are trading in this political policy vacuum," Mazen Issa, senior FX strategist at TD Securities in New York, said of the dollar.

  • WOBURN, Mass. _ Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $450,000. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 18 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $54.9 million.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ ImmunoGen Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $34.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 38 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $19.2 million.

  • Delta Air Lines planes at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City.

    Delta said Thursday it will start serving meals to all passengers on 12 long-haul routes over the next several weeks.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 16- Outlets of Santander Bank, already under fire for lending practices, denied mortgages to women, minorities and low-income borrowers in the U.S. The Committee for Better Banks, a coalition of bank workers, consumer advocacy groups and unions, dug into government data on home loans in the U.S. Santander's Ann Davis said the main data source,...

  • Feb 16- Snap Inc, owner of the popular messaging app Snapchat, set a lower-than-expected valuation range on Thursday, amid mounting investor concern over its unproven business model, slowing growth and tight founder control. The company, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this month, was widely expected to be valued at between $20 billion and $25...

  • BOSTON _ Ziopharm Oncology Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $11.2 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Boston- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for a loss of 11 cents per share.

  • BOSTON _ Brightcove Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $4.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Brightcove expects its results to range from a loss of 5 cents...

  • But free meals in economy have remained scarce except on international flights and ones to Hawaii— American gives passengers a sandwich box on some flights to the islands, and Delta began offering free meals on Honolulu flights last August. Delta tested free meals on routes between New York and California last year. Lisa Bauer, the airline's vice president of...

  • The traps act like "a field biologist in real time that's making choices about the insects it wants to capture," said Microsoft lead researcher Ethan Jackson, who displayed a prototype trap at a meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in Boston. The traps are part of Microsoft's broader Project Premonition, aimed at learning how to spot...

  • BOSTON _ Stag Industrial Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 40 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $65.5 million.

  • NATICK, Mass. _ Cognex Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $38.3 million. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $117 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Cognex said it expects revenue in the range of $122 million to $125 million.

  • The company, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this month, was widely expected to be valued at between $20 billion and $25 billion. However it said on Thursday it was targeting a valuation between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion, ahead of an investor roadshow due to start on Monday in London. "Snap is already demonstrating decelerating growth...

  • The company, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this month, was widely expected to be valued at between $20 billion and $25 billion. However it said on Thursday it was targeting a valuation between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion, ahead of an investor roadshow due to start on Monday in London. "Snap is already demonstrating decelerating growth...

  • BOSTON, Feb 16- Fidelity Investments said on Thursday its financial services operating profit rose 19.5 percent to $3.5 billion in 2016 despite massive withdrawals of investor money from its actively managed stock funds. Revenue totaled $15.9 billion in 2016, an increase of 3.4 percent over 2015, according to Boston- based Fidelity, which is controlled by...

  • The company, which filed for an initial public offering earlier this month, was widely expected to be valued at between $20 billion and $25 billion but fell short by targeting a valuation between $19.5 billion and $22.3 billion ahead of its marketing road show, due to start on Monday in London. "I think that the lower proposed valuation reflects feedback from...