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  • GLEN ALLEN, Va. _ Dynex Capital Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $69.1 million. The Glen Allen, Virginia- based company said it had net income of $1.36 per share. Dynex Capital shares have decreased 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Hilton, which gets more than three quarters of its revenue from the United States, reaffirmed its 1-3 percent growth in RevPAR in 2017 and said it expects adjusted earnings between $1.65 and $1.75 per share. Analysts on average had expected Hilton to earn $1.75 per share in 2017.. Net loss attributable to Hilton stockholders was $387 million, or $1.17 per share, in...

  • NEW YORK— Hilton swung to a fourth-quarter loss on higher costs and a tax expense, though it still topped Wall Street expectations. In January, the company completed the spinoff of Park Hotels& Resorts and Hilton Grand Vacations. The adjusted earnings results surpassed Wall Street expectations, with five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research...

  • MECHANICSVILLE, Va. _ Owens& Minor Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $27.1 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. Owens& Minor expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.75 to $1.85 per share.

  • *Financials power Wall Street to record. NEW YORK, Feb 14- Financial stocks lifted the S&P 500 to a record closing high for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday and the dollar strengthened as U.S. Yellen told the U.S. Senate Banking Committee the central bank will likely need to raise interest rates at an upcoming meeting, although she expressed caution about...

  • President Donald Trump's travel ban will proceed on two tracks in the next few days: in a U.S. appeals court vote in San Francisco and the Seattle courtroom of a federal judge. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will vote on whether to reconsider an appeal in the case that was decided in the Seattle court last week. In Seattle, the state of Washington will attempt to...

  • SEATTLE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a Justice Department request to suspend Seattle courtroom proceedings over President Donald Trump's temporary ban on travel from seven Muslim-majority countries until an appeals court has fully reviewed it. Trump's Jan. 27 order, which he called a national security measure meant to head...

  • SEATTLE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 13- A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a Justice Department request to suspend Seattle courtroom proceedings over President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban from seven Muslim-majority countries until an appeals court has fully reviewed it. Trump's Jan. 27 order, which he called a national security measure meant to head off...

  • VIRGINIA FEDERAL JUDGE SAYS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION WILL NOT SUFFER ANY HARM FROM THE INJUNCTION.

  • VIRGINIA FEDERAL JUDGE PROHIBITS ENFORCEMENT OF TRUMP EXECUTIVE ORDER AGAINST GROUPS INCLUDING LAWFUL PERMANENT U.S.

  • JUDGE GRANTS COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA REQUEST FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION OVER TRUMP TRAVEL BAN-RULING.

  • Feb 13- U.S. equity indexes hit record highs on Monday, with the benchmark S&P 500' s market value topping $20 trillion as investors bet tax cuts promised by President Donald Trump would boost the economy. "Day after day, corporate executives from a variety of industries are being brought to the White House to consult with the president. Business does seem to be back...

  • PALM BEACH, Fla./ WASHINGTON, Feb 10- U.S. His signaling of a possible new tack came a day after an appeals court in San Francisco upheld a court ruling last week that temporarily suspended Trump's original Jan. 27 executive order banning travel from seven majority-Muslim countries. White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus told reporters late on Friday that...

  • President Donald Trump said late on Friday aboard Air Force One that he is considering issuing a new travel ban executive order, while White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said the administration could still escalate a legal dispute over Trump's original travel ban to the Supreme Court. The fallout from the order exposed divisions within the White House...

  • District Judge James "Jeb" Boasberg is overseeing a lawsuit filed by the Standing Rock and Cheyenne River Sioux that could be their last hope of stopping the $3.8 billion pipeline to carry North Dakota oil to Illinois. That doesn't surprise Michael Kellogg, a law firm colleague of Boesberg's in the mid-1990s, or Virginia attorney Tim Heaphy, who once worked with...

  • Trump's executive order banning entry to the United States by refugees and by citizens of seven Muslim-majority was put on hold by a federal judge in Seattle last week, and that suspension was upheld by an appeals court in San Francisco on Thursday. The White House is not ruling out the possibility of rewriting Trump's Jan. 27 order in light of the court actions, an...

  • The White House is not ruling out the possibility of rewriting Trump's Jan. 27 order in light of the actions by a federal judge in Seattle and an appeals court in San Francisco that put the directive on hold, an administration official said. Trump's order, which he has called a national security measure to head off attacks by Islamist militants, barred people from...

  • RICHMOND, Va.— Goodyear will pay $1.75 million to settle workplace health and safety violations at its Danville, Virginia, tire plant where four workers died on the job over the course of a year, officials announced Friday. Goodyear, the United Steelworkers and the state Department of Labor and Industry reached a settlement agreement calling for the penalty and...

  • The White House is not ruling out the possibility of rewriting Trump's Jan. 27 order in light of the actions by a federal judge in Seattle and an appeals court in San Francisco putting the directive on hold, an administration official said. "SEE YOU IN COURT," Trump said in a Twitter post on Thursday after Thursday's ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit...

  • The administration will continue to defend the executive order- both in the case that produced Thursday's ruling and possibly at the Supreme Court- and in more than a dozen additional lawsuits now moving through the U.S. court system. "SEE YOU IN COURT," Trump said in a Twitter post on Thursday after the ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of...