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  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. WHAT IS THE NAVAJO NATION SEEKING? The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name...

  • Joel Beauvais, acting water chief for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, said Michigan officials ignored federal advice to treat Flint water for corrosion-causing elements last year and delayed for months before telling the public about the health risks of lead-contaminated water. "What happened in Flint was avoidable and never should have...

  • Super political action committees, or super PACs, helping White House hopefuls like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton received big checks recently from obscure corporations or from nonprofits that don't have to disclose their donors' names. A super PAC backing Rubio, a Republican senator from Florida, benefited from companies with spectral names like " IGX LLC"...

  • FLAGSTAFF, Ariz.— The Navajo Nation is seeking potentially millions of dollars from Urban Outfitters Inc. over clothing, jewelry and other merchandise bearing the tribe's name that the popular retailer has sold. The Navajo Nation wants revenue from products sold by Urban Outfitters and its subsidiaries under the "Navajo" name dating back to 2008.

  • Myriad tops Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    SALT LAKE CITY _ Myriad Genetics Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $30.3 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $189.7 million.

  • Utah Medical posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 9:13 AM ET

    MIDVALE, Utah _ Utah Medical Products Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Midvale, Utah- based company said it had net income of 85 cents. Keywords: Utah Medical Products, Earnings Report.

  • Headwaters tops Street 1Q forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 6:11 AM ET

    SOUTH JORDAN, Utah _ Headwaters Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $12.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $216 million.

  • WASHINGTON— The Education Department's chief information officer collapsed Tuesday after undergoing grueling questioning from lawmakers about his work on side businesses with subordinates, failure to pay taxes on his profits and award of a government contract to a friend's company. Harris had testified before the House Committee on Oversight and...

  • ATLANTA— Delta Air Lines is apologizing to passengers after a confrontation between two flight attendants last month led pilots to make an unscheduled landing halfway through the trip. The Aviation Herald, a website that tracks accidents and other incidents involving planes, said Delta flight 2598 was headed from Los Angeles to Minneapolis on Jan. 22 when two...

  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— Puerto Rico's government is pushing a bond swap with creditors to help generate revenue as U.S. legislators prepare to debate creation of an oversight authority to help pull the island out of a deepening economic crisis. "A crisis of this magnitude must be addressed in concert, otherwise we risk our ability and the opportunity to escape the...

  • NEW YORK— Dominion Resources will spend approximately $4.4 billion to acquire Questar in a big reach to the West for the East Coast energy company. Questar is in the Rockies and a principal source of gas supply to Western states. Questar shareholders will receive $25 per share, a 23 percent premium to its Friday closing price of $20.39.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. Senate starts debate on broad energy bill Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 3:53 PM ET

    Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski, Republican chair of the Senate energy committee and Washington Senator Maria Cantwell, its ranking Democrat, urged lawmakers not to thwart passage of the bipartisan bill, which cleared their panel in an 18-4 vote. Aides said Democratic Senators Gary Peters and Debbie Stabenow of Michigan plan to offer amendments laying out a...

  • SAN JUAN, Jan 27- U.S. Senate Democrats, in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on Wednesday called for congressional action on Puerto Rico, demanding that legislation to resolve the island's financial crisis include tools to restructure debt. Republican Senators Orrin Hatch of Utah, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa last month...

  • SAN JUAN, Jan 27- U.S. Senate Democrats, in a letter to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, on Wednesday called for congressional action on Puerto Rico, demanding that legislation to resolve the island's financial crisis include tools to restructure debt. Republican Senators Orrin Hatch of Utah, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Chuck Grassley of Iowa last month...

  • *No easy exit from economic slump for Canada's prime minister. TORONTO, Jan 25- With growth fading, oil prices in freefall and a currency having touched a 12- year low, Canada's new Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces an early end to his political honeymoon, confronted by an economic slump with no easy exit. While voracious demand from China for its commodities...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 22- The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is investigating Turing Pharmaceuticals for possible antitrust violations in connection with the company's decision to hike the price of a life-saving drug by more than 5,000 percent, a lawyer for former Chief Executive Officer Martin Shkreli wrote on Friday. The probe was disclosed in a letter to the U.S....

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli was on a collision course with Congress on Thursday as lawmakers warned he could be prosecuted for contempt if he does not appear next week for a hearing about drug prices. A lawyer for Shkreli informed the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of his intent not to answer...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli plans to assert his right against self-incrimination and remain silent if he is forced to appear next week at a congressional hearing about drug prices, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Shkreli's lawyer informed the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of his intent not to answer...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 21- Former drug executive Martin Shkreli plans to assert his right against self-incrimination and remain silent if he is forced to appear at a congressional hearing in Washington next week about drug prices, according to a letter seen by Reuters. Shkreli's lawyer informed the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of his intent...

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 15- The Obama administration, in the first major review of the country's coal program in three decades, on Friday ordered a pause on issuing coal-mining leases on federal land as part of new executive actions to fight climate change. Most leases are on public land in Western states, primarily Wyoming, along with Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.