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  • National Retail Properties reports 4Q results Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 8:59 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla. _ National Retail Properties on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Orlando, Florida- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $78 million, or 57 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations...

  • Gencor posts 1Q profit Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 10:15 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla. _ Gencor Industries Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $1.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Orlando, Florida- based company said it had net income of 16 cents. Keywords: Gencor Industries, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— Red Lobster says it's feeling the " Beyonce Bounce." The increase came after the release of "Formation," in which Beyonce says she took a man to Red Lobster after sex. "It's clear that Beyonce has helped create some Red Lobster fans, and we are very grateful to her for that," Red Lobster CEO Kim Lopdrup said in a statement.

  • Parkway Properties reports 4Q results Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 5:21 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla. _ Parkway Properties Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Orlando, Florida, said it had funds from operations of $39.8 million, or 34 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • Universal employee sues over lost job involving gun Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:41 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla.— A former worker is suing Universal Orlando, claiming he was illegally fired for having a gun in his car. Dean Kumanchik, a ride technician, filed the lawsuit in Orlando on Thursday. Universal spokesman Tom Schroder said Thursday that the company doesn't comment on pending litigation.

  • MAGALUF, Spain, Jan 29- Set back from the white sand beach which first attracted tourists to Magaluf in the 1960 s, a smart new development is rising- part of the Mallorcan resort's plan to transform itself from an alchohol-fuelled fleshpot awash with young Britons to a high-end holiday destination for families and couples. Magaluf's vision shows how Spain's...

  • Tesla is targeting an unusual new market Thursday, 14 Jan 2016 | 5:31 AM ET
    Tesla Ultra White seats offered with the Model X.

    Tesla is just the latest automaker to join in a rush by the car industry— long a symbol of environmental wreckage—to project a more responsible image.

  • The marketing strategy could reverse decades of progress in preventing tobacco use among youth, warned the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which suggested tighter controls on e-cigarette sales to reduce minors' access. Spending on e-cigarette advertising also jumped, increasing to an estimated $115 million in 2014 from $6.4 million in...

  • The marketing strategy could reverse decades of progress in preventing tobacco use among youth, warned the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which suggested tighter controls on e-cigarette sales to reduce minors' access. The CDC's National Youth Tobacco Survey found that 68.9 percent of middle- and high-school students saw e-cigarette ads...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 31- Civil lawsuits accusing Bill Cosby of sex abuse and defamation could do major damage to the entertainer's wealth, regardless of how a criminal prosecution plays out, lawyers who have handled similar cases said on Thursday. Cosby, who has been accused by more than 50 women of sexually abusing them in incidents dating back decades, was charged in...

  • SeaWorld suing California over ban on orca breeding Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 2:00 AM ET
    Killer whales at SeaWorld in San Diego.

    SeaWorld filed a lawsuit Tuesday challenging a California commission's ruling that bans the company from breeding captive killer whales at its San Diego theme park.

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Dec 17- Major U.S. theme parks in Florida and California, including Disney, SeaWorld and Universal Studios, are adding security measures to screen visitors, park officials said on Thursday. The moves follow a Dec. 2 shooting rampage that killed 14 people in San Bernardino, California, by a married couple inspired by Islamic State and Nov. 13 attacks in...

  • WASHINGTON, Dec 17- Major U.S. theme parks in Florida and California, including Disney, SeaWorld and Universal Studios, are implementing additional security measures to screen visitors, Hearst's Orlando, Florida- based WESH-TV reported. In a report that aired on MSNBC on Thursday, the station said that Walt Disney Co was ending sales of toy guns at its parks in...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 11- A drug developed by Portola Pharmaceuticals to rapidly reverse the effect of new blood thinning agents in cases of major bleeding or other emergencies proved highly effective in a late stage study, according to data presented on Wednesday that should help make the case for its approval. Mark Crowther, the study leader who presented the data...

  • ORLANDO, Nov 11- An experimental cholesterol fighter being developed by Alnylam Pharmaceuticals and The Medicines Co slashed levels of bad LDL cholesterol and remained effective for six months, according to data from a small, early stage study. The drug, called ALN-PCSsc, cut LDL by more than 50 percent in the 69- subject study presented at the American Heart...

  • SAN DIEGO, Nov 9- SeaWorld said on Monday it plans to replace its signature "Shamu" killer whale shows in San Diego with displays focused on "conservation," after grappling with sagging attendance and years of criticism over treatment of the captive marine mammals. Animal rights activists, pressing to end public exhibition of killer whales altogether, branded the...

  • The American Heart Association is holding its annual scientific sessions in Orlando, Florida from Nov 7 to 11, at which the latest clinical trials and research in heart care are being presented for thousands of cardiologists and researchers, including a large government-sponsored study on the benefits of more intensive blood pressure lowering in patients...

  • ORLANDO, Fla., Nov 9- Patients with severe leakage from the mitral valve of the heart who had the valve replaced had significantly lower rates of recurrence and heart failure two years after the procedure than those who underwent surgical repair, according to data presented on Monday. There was also a higher rate of reported heart failure events, 48 versus 29, and...

  • *China Oct. trade surplus at record high. They also now face renewed fears of a slowdown in China, a key market for many companies, as they head into the crucial holiday shopping season. China, one of the United States' biggest trade partners, ended October with a record high trade surplus, with both exports and imports falling.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 9- World equity indexes dropped on Monday as disappointing trade data in world No. 2 economy China stoked concerns over weakening global growth, while oil prices slipped. Data showed China's October exports fell for a fourth month, while imports also dropped, leaving the nation with a record high trade surplus of $61.64 billion.