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  • WASHINGTON— Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. McConnell put the health bill on hold and announced that the Senate would move onto other legislation next week.

  • CARTHAGE, Mo. _ Leggett& Platt Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $87.6 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 65 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1 billion.

  • The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 61 cents per share. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.3 billion. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $1.29 billion.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Kansas City Life Insurance Co. on Thursday reported net income of $5.6 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Kansas City, Missouri- based company said it had profit of 58 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. _ Hawthorn Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.9 million. The Jefferson City, Missouri- based bank said it had earnings of 33 cents per share. Keywords: Hawthorn Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • ST. LOUIS _ Cass Information Systems Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $6.5 million. The St. Louis- based company said it had profit of 58 cents per share. Keywords: Cass Information Systems, Earnings Report.

  • ST LOUIS _ Build-A-Bear Workshop Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.5 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the St. Louis- based company said it had a loss of 10 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ DST Systems Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $75.4 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 78 cents per share. DST Systems shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BARTLETT, Tenn.— Millions of eyes will be fixed on the sky when a total solar eclipse crosses the U.S. in August, and it's likely many of them will be safely behind the special glasses churned out by a Tennessee company. During his almost 27 years making safety glasses, he's only seen one total solar eclipse, in France in 1999, but will be going to Nashville for this one.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 26- The owners of a giant rabbit named Simon who died on a United Airlines flight while bound for the Iowa State Fair sued the carrier on Monday, claiming its employees were responsible for the hare's death. The lawsuit was filed in Polk County District Court in Des Moines on behalf of a group of investors which purchased Simon, the offspring of the "...

  • SPRINGFIELD, Mo. _ O'Reilly Automotive Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $282.8 million. O'Reilly Automotive expects full-year earnings to be $11.77 to $11.87 per share, with revenue in the range of $8.9 billion to $9.1 billion. O'Reilly Automotive shares have fallen 33 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's...

  • CHICAGO, July 26- U.S. wheat futures firmed on Wednesday, with MGEX spring wheat contracts posting the biggest gains as results from a crop tour confirmed that drought in the northern Plains severely crimped harvest potential in that key growing region. Traders also noted bargain buying in wheat futures as the benchmark Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— A group of Iowa businessmen filed a lawsuit Wednesday against United Airlines over the death of Simon, a giant rabbit whose lifeless body was discovered in a kennel after a flight from London to Chicago. Attorney Guy Cook represents the three Des Moines- area businessmen who bought Simon with the intention of showing him at the Iowa State Fair and...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ UMB Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $42.8 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $258.1 million.

  • ST. LOUIS _ Express Scripts Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $801.8 million. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $25.4 billion. For the current quarter ending in October, Express Scripts expects its per-share earnings to range from $1.88 to $1.92.

  • Centene Corp. said Tuesday that a better-than-expected performance in those individual insurance markets prompted it to beat Wall Street expectations in the second quarter and raise its forecast for 2017.. But Chairman and CEO Michael Neidorff, like other insurance executives, is worried about the fate of cost-sharing reduction payments that ease...

  • EPS forecast to $4.70- $5.06. The company's results come a week after President Donald Trump and Republicans revised attempts to dismantle former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, collapsed in the U.S. Senate. On Monday, President Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill...

  • EPS forecast to $4.70- $5.06. The results come a week after President Donald Trump and Republicans revised attempts to dismantle former President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare, collapsed in the U.S. Senate. On Monday, President Trump made a last-ditch plea to U.S. Senate Republicans to "do the right thing" and fulfill campaign...

  • ST. LOUIS _ Centene Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $254 million. Centene expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.70 to $5.06 per share, with revenue in the range of $46.4 billion to $47.2 billion. Centene shares have climbed 49 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Domestic consumers and businesses have been embracing solar energy at a furious pace- thanks to a big assist from China. Low-cost photovoltaic cells and panels made in China and other Asian countries have helped drive down costs by around 70% since 2010, enabling more Americans to go solar. About 95% of cells and panels sold in the U.S. last year were made abroad,...