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  • Trump signed the order at the Interior Department in Washington, saying that his predecessors' use of the 1906 Antiquities Act to create monuments marked an "egregious abuse of federal power" allowing the federal government to "lock up" millions of acres of land and water. The monuments covered by the review will range from the Grand Staircase created by...

  • Trump signed the order at the Interior Department in Washington, saying that his predecessors' use of the 1906 Antiquities Act to create monuments marked an "egregious abuse of federal power." The monuments covered by the review will range from the Grand Staircase created by President Bill Clinton in 1996 to the Bears Ears created by President Barack Obama in...

  • The company's after-tax cash flow increases by $70 million for every $1 per barrel increase in oil prices, he said. Shares of the New York- based company rose 4.4 percent to $50.78 in morning trading. Excluding output from Libya, Hess produced 307,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in the first quarter ended March 31, lower than 350,000 boepd a year ago.

  • NEW ORLEANS— In a region that takes food seriously, feral hogs are despised as destructive, but their rich, dark meat is winning fans among Louisiana chefs. "To me, it is the most interesting thing I have seen in years," said Rene Bajeux, executive chef for the Palace Cafe and three other Dickie Brennan& Co. restaurants in New Orleans. Feral hogs probably do more than $1.5...

  • SHARYLAND, Texas— When an autistic Texas man's favorite video store closed, his parents surprised him by bringing part of it home. HuffPost reports 20- year-old Hector Zuniga visited the Blockbuster video store in Sharyland, Texas, twice a week since he was 13 to rent his favorite movies. Hector Zuniga Sr. brought his son to the store on its final day Sunday in order...

  • NEW YORK— Halfway through Valentine's Day, florist Ajay Kori realized he was in the midst of a disaster. When a small business has a crisis, it can in some ways be more vulnerable than a behemoth like United Airlines, which got plenty of attention this month after video of a passenger being dragged off a plane went viral. Kori knew he had to move quickly to limit the...

  • SAN ANTONIO _ Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $84.9 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.22 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • The move comes as Trump seeks to reverse a slew of environmental protections ushered in by former President Barack Obama that he said were hobbling economic growth- an agenda that is cheering industry but enraging conservationists. President Woodrow Wilson reduced the size of Washington state's Mount Olympus National Monument in 1915, arguing there was...

  • HOUSTON _ Sharps Compliance Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $668,000 in its fiscal third quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $8.4 million.

  • AUSTIN, Texas _ Silicon Laboratories Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $15.4 million. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $176.9 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Silicon Labs expects its per-share earnings to range from 68 cents to 74 cents.

  • HOUSTON _ Waste Management Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $298 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 66 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.32 billion.

  • HOUSTON _ Prosperity Bancshares Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $68.6 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 97 cents per share. Prosperity Bancshares shares have declined 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PLANO, Texas _ Dr Pepper Snapple Group Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $177 million. Dr Pepper Snapple Group expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.56 to $4.66 per share. Dr Pepper Snapple Group shares have risen 8.5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased almost 7 percent.

  • GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas _ Six Flags Entertainment Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $57.5 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 66 cents per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $110.2 million.

  • DALLAS _ Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $143.4 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas _ Huntsman Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $76 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON, April 26- Public pension funds in at least seven U.S. states have invested millions of dollars in an investment fund that owns a New York hotel and pays one of President Donald Trump's companies to run it, according to a Reuters review of public records. The White House referred comment to the Trump Organization, the parent conglomerate for Trump's...

  • BOSTON— A diary kept by a young John F. Kennedy during his brief stint as a journalist after World War II in which he reflected on Hitler and the weakness of the United Nations sold for more than $700,000 on Wednesday. Boston- based RR Auction said the diary sold for $718,750, far exceeding the pre-sale estimate of $200,000. Joseph Alsop, a JFK collector from Beverly,...

  • DALLAS _ United States Lime& Minerals Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $4.6 million. The Dallas- based company said it had profit of 83 cents per share. Keywords: United States Lime& Minerals, Earnings Report.

  • It said it lost 191,000 postpaid subscribers, who pay bills monthly, in the United States on a net basis in the first quarter ended March 31. "Obviously, this has made an already competitive market even more so, and our response to the unlimited data plans was probably a little slow," Chief Executive Randall Stephenson said on the company's post-earnings conference...