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  • ST. LOUIS— A federal judge on Friday approved an $11.2 million settlement between the marital infidelity website Ashley Madison and users who sued after hackers released personal information, including financial data and details of their sexual proclivities. District Judge John Ross in St. Louis gave preliminary approval to a class action settlement that...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Kansas City Southern on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $134.4 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.26 per share. Kansas City Southern shares have climbed 23 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 10 percent.

  • MINNEAPOLIS— Target Corp. is ending the Cartwheel Perks rewards program that it began testing in five markets last year. The Star Tribune reports that the program was part of the company's Cartwheel app, which provides in-store shoppers with digital coupons for extra savings when they check out. The rewards program was tested in Denver, Houston,...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— An MGM Resorts International executive will become the next president of Atlantic City's Borgata casino. Glover joined MGM in 2015, serving as general manager and then president and chief operating office of Beau Rivage Resort& Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. MGM and Boyd Gaming opened the Borgata in 2003, and MGM bought out Boyd's...

  • "Temperatures will continue to bake the northern Plains and western Corn Belt until the weekend, with triple-digit readings expected in parts of Iowa," Farm Futures senior analyst Bryce Knorr said in a note to clients. The benchmark Chicago Board of Trade September soft. Chicago Board of Trade corn for December delivery settled up 8-1/ 2 cents at $4.04-3/ 4 a bushel.

  • "Temperatures will continue to bake the northern Plains and western Corn Belt until the weekend, with triple-digit readings expected in parts of Iowa," Farm Futures senior analyst Bryce Knorr said in a note to clients. The benchmark Chicago Board of Trade September soft. At 11:39 a.m. CDT, Chicago Board of Trade corn.

  • SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ Great Southern Bancorp Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $16.2 million. Great Southern Bancorp shares have decreased nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Great Southern Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON— U.S. spice maker McCormick& Company has bought Reckitt Benckiser's food business for $4.2 billion in cash, in a deal it regards as a "perfect match" but that some investors think may be a bit too pricey. The deal, disclosed on the London Stock Exchange on Wednesday, will create a combined group with annual sales of around $5 billion. "RB Foods' focus on creating...

  • WASHINGTON— A plan to privatize the nation's air traffic control operations has hit turbulence in the House, raising questions about whether one of President Donald Trump's infrastructure priorities can survive. The concept of splitting off air traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration faces even longer odds in the Senate, but supporters...

  • President Donald Trump has invited Senate Republicans to the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law collapsed for a second time. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced earlier Tuesday that the Senate would move ahead on a straight-up repeal vote early next week. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the...

  • ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich./ DETROIT, July 17- General Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States. GM's vehicle inventory in the United States hit a 10- year high in June at 105 days supply.

  • ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich./ DETROIT, July 17- General Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States. GM's vehicle inventory in the United States hit a 10- year high in June at 105 days supply.

  • ORION TOWNSHIP, Michigan/ DETROIT, July 17- G eneral Motors Co has extended a shutdown at the Michigan factory that builds the new Chevrolet Bolt electric car as part of a broader effort to get control of bulging inventories of unsold vehicles in the United States. GM's vehicle inventory in the United States hit a 10- year high in June at 105 days supply.

  • ST. LOUIS— The Latest on Missouri's new prescription drug monitoring program:. Lauren Arthur of Kansas City was critical that lawmakers had no input. Missouri is no longer the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program.

  • LITTLE ROCK, Ark.— A longtime Arkansas soybean farmer, Mike Wallace thought of his neighbors as a community and always was willing to lend a hand if they faced any hardships with their crops. Concern about the herbicide drifting onto unprotected crops, especially soybeans, has spawned lawsuits and prompted Arkansas and Missouri to impose temporary bans on...

  • ST. LOUIS— Missouri is no longer the only state without a prescription drug monitoring program. The announcement was made at Express Scripts, a suburban St. Louis based pharmaceutical provider. Missouri lawmakers for years have considered a drug monitoring program to combat doctor shopping and prescription opioid addiction.

  • Ashley Madison website

    The parent company of Ashley Madison has reached a settlement over the July 2015 data breach.

  • Ashley Madison website

    The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users.

  • July 14- The owner of the Ashley Madison adultery website said on Friday it will pay $11.2 million to settle U.S. litigation brought on behalf of roughly 37 million users whose personal details were exposed in a July 2015 data breach. Ruby Corp, formerly known as Avid Life Media Inc, denied wrongdoing in agreeing to the preliminary class-action settlement, which...

  • CHICAGO, July 13- Tennessee on Thursday imposed restrictions on the use of dicamba, a flagship pesticide for Monsanto Co, becoming the fourth state to take action as problems spread over damage the weed killer causes to crops not genetically modified to withstand it. Arkansas banned its use last week and Missouri, which initially halted dicamba spraying, has...