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  • Jonathan Ly, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle after pleading guilty in December to a securities fraud charge for having engaged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors said netted him $331,000. He previously reached a $375,907 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Jonathan Ly, 28, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John Coughenour in Seattle after pleading guilty in December to a securities fraud charge for having engaged in an insider trading scheme that prosecutors said netted him $331,000. He previously reached a $375,907 settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • DUBAI, April 25- Emirates signaled on Tuesday that its U.S. expansion plans were on hold until demand recovers from a slowdown that the airline has blamed on President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Dubai- based carrier announced last week it would reduce flights to five U.S. cities from May following a "significant deterioration" in demand.

  • North Korean citizens took to the streets to celebrate 85 years since the foundation of its military.

  • "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column from NerdWallet for 20- somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans— all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable. The Standard& Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.8 percent in February, the most in 32 months. The cities with the biggest annual price...

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $310.3 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 88 cents per share. Paccar shares have climbed 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard&...

  • SEATTLE _ HomeStreet Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. HomeStreet shares have declined 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WALLA WALLA, Wash. _ Banner Corp. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $23.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 71 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $118.4 million.

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ T-Mobile US Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $698 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share. Sixteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $9.6 billion.

  • ANCHORAGE, Alaska— A Seattle- based seafood processing company operating in Alaska will be assessed a $1.3 million civil penalty for violating clean air rules under a proposed settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state of Alaska. Westward Seafoods in 2010 signed a consent decree with EPA and the U.S. Department of Justice and paid a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, visited Apple’ s headquarters in early 2015 to meet with Timothy D. Cook, who runs the iPhone maker. It was a session that Mr. Cook then demanded, or Uber’ s app would be kicked out of Apple’ s App Store.

  • The Uber app on a smartphone by waiting cabs in Barcelona.

    An encounter with Apple showed how Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has pushed risk-taking that's landed his company in hot water, The NYT reports.

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut some funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened were: the state of California; New...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- A massive power outage threw San Francisco into chaos for most of the work day on Friday, knocking out traffic signals, paralyzing businesses and halting the city's famed cable cars. The power outage, which was triggered by a fire in a PG&E Corp. utility substation, disrupted San Francisco's normally bustling financial district, home to...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- A power outage triggered by a fire in a utility substation blacked out much of San Francisco on Friday, paralyzing the city's technology and finance center, halting its famed cable cars and shuttering major retailers. The utility PG&E Corp reported a fire and a circuit-breaker failure at a San Francisco substation, with a series of...

  • Roman Seleznev, 32, was found guilty last year by a jury in Seattle of perpetrating a scheme that prosecutors said involved hacking into point-of-sale computers to steal credit card numbers and caused $169 million in losses to U.S. firms. We continue to believe that the arrest of the Russian citizen Roman Seleznev who de facto was kidnapped on the territory of a...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called sanctuary cities that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • WASHINGTON, April 21- The U.S. Department of Justice threatened on Friday to cut off funding to California as well as eight cities and counties across the United States, escalating a Trump administration crackdown on so-called "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Those threatened include: the state of California; New...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, April 21- A power outage hit about 90,000 customers on Friday morning in San Francisco, closing shops and snarling traffic in the city's technology and finance center as a large swath of the financial district lost electricity. The utility PG&E Corp reported a fire at a San Francisco substation and a series of outages began affecting the city...