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  • The five-year borehole project was tentatively slated to start later this year on state-owned land in rural North Dakota, but it has already been met with opposition from state and local leaders who want more time to review whether the plan poses any public danger. "It should be a statewide decision," said Jeff Zent, spokesman for North Dakota Gov.

  • It was unclear whether the SEC would file any charges against Boeing. The SEC declined to comment. Boeing declined to comment on the reported SEC probe or its use of program accounting.

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— The latest on Montana officials giving only partial approval to a $500 million silver and copper mine proposed near the Idaho border.:. Developers of a $500 million silver and copper mine beneath a wilderness area near the Montana- Idaho border say the conditional approval granted to the project is sufficient for it to proceed.

  • SEOUL, Feb 12- South Korea and the United States are expected to begin talks next week on possible deployment of an advanced U.S. missile defence system following North Korea's recent rocket launch, officials said on Friday, as Seoul cut power to a factory park run jointly with the North. The discussions would focus on placing one Terminal High Altitude Area...

  • Recalls this week: ceiling lamps, propane gas Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 1:29 PM ET

    More than 1 million ceiling lamps sold at Ikea are being recalled this week because the glass shades can fall and shatter. The HYBY was sold from October 2012 through January 2016 and the LOCK was sold from November 2002 through January 2016. The HYBY cost $13 and the LOCK cost $5.

  • House backs bill to ease calorie labeling requirements Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 11:48 AM ET

    The FDA rules will require restaurants and other establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus, menu boards and displays. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R- Wash., would leave the Food and Drug Administration rules requiring the labeling in place but make it easier for...

  • BILLINGS, Mont.— Montana environmental regulators granted conditional approval Friday to a long-stalled silver and copper mine proposed beneath a federal wilderness area, saying the developer must show before mining can proceed that the $500 million project won't drain overlying creeks. Developer Mines Management, Inc. pledged to move forward despite...

  • California insurance regulators probing Zenefits Friday, 12 Feb 2016 | 8:00 AM ET
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    Software company Zenefits is being investigated by the California Department of Insurance over questions about its business practices.

  • California insurance regulators probing Zenefits Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 7:31 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 11- Software company Zenefits is being investigated by the California Department of Insurance over questions about its business practices, the agency said Thursday. The announcement of the investigation follows the resignation on Monday of Zenefits Chief Executive Parker Conrad, who was replaced amid allegations from state regulators...

  • Bsquare posts 4Q profit Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 6:07 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash. _ BSquare Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.1 million. On a per-share basis, the Bellevue, Washington- based company said it had profit of 9 cents. For the current quarter ending in April, Bsquare said it expects revenue in the range of $23 million to $25 million.

  • President Barack Obama on Thursday called the Supreme Court's decision to delay implementation of his administration's Clean Power Plan "unusual" and expressed confidence that the White House would prevail. The Supreme Court on Tuesday delivered a blow to the plan, the centerpiece of Obama's climate change policy and backbone of his administration's...

  • Trupanion reports 4Q loss Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 5:13 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ Trupanion Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Seattle- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents. Trupanion shares have decreased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Cray posts 4Q profit Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 5:11 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ Cray Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $20.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Seattle- based company said it had profit of 50 cents. For the year, the company reported profit of $27.5 million, or 68 cents per share.

  • Zillow reports 4Q loss Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 4:54 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ Zillow Group Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $25.7 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $168.2 million.

  • Shares of travel websites Expedia and TripAdvisor soar Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 3:50 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of Expedia and TripAdvisor soared Thursday, even though the travel website companies reported differing results for the fourth quarter. Expedia's results were worse than Wall Street expected as costs piled up related to its acquisition of Orbitz, the company reported late Wednesday. Meanwhile, TripAdvisor, which was spun off from Expedia in...

  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its biggest jetliners, the 747 and 787, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The high-tech jet has racked up more than $30 billion in deferred production costs that Boeing has not yet...

  • Blue Nile misses Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 11 Feb 2016 | 7:51 AM ET

    The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 44 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $163.7 million. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $112.9 million.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 10- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to lower costs to compete with rival Airbus even as the aviation industry booms. Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner announced the move in an employee webcast after the world's biggest aircraft maker saw sales fall and...

  • Clearwater Paper posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 5:53 PM ET

    SPOKANE, Wash. _ Clearwater Paper Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $11.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Spokane, Washington- based company said it had profit of 65 cents per share. Clearwater Paper shares have decreased 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Expedia reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 4:31 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Expedia Inc. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $12.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.01 per share. Expedia shares have fallen 24 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500...