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  • MILWAUKEE— A Wisconsin man was removed from a Delta Air Lines flight after using the bathroom against crew instructions shortly before takeoff. Kima Hamilton says he urgently needed to use the bathroom April 18 while on a Milwaukee- bound plane in Atlanta. Hamilton says FBI agents met him at the gate but didn't arrest him.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Marcus Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $9.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee- based company said it had profit of 33 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WAUKESHA, Wis. _ Generac Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $12.8 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 41 cents per share. Generac Holdings shares have decreased 8.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE _ A.O. Smith Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $87.7 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 47 cents per share. A.O. Smith shares have increased 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LONDON, April 27- Chicago corn futures edged higher on Thursday, recouping some of the previous session's losses, as the market kept a close watch on planting delays in the U.S. and the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. The Chicago Board Of Trade's most active corn contract rose 0.3 percent to $3.67-3/ 4 a bushel by 1120 GMT, having closed 1.3 percent...

  • MADISON, Wis. _ Exact Sciences Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $34.9 million in its first quarter. Exact Sciences expects full-year revenue in the range of $195 million to $205 million. Exact Sciences shares have risen 78 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $51.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 65 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $993.8 million.

  • But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear. The embrace by the hard-line Freedom Caucus Wednesday supplied fresh votes and momentum for GOP leaders, who also lined up behind the plan and crave a...

  • But a leading GOP moderate criticized the reshaped legislation as a conservative exercise in "blame-shifting and face-saving" that wasn't winning new support from party centrists, leaving its fate unclear. The embrace by the hard-line Freedom Caucus supplied fresh votes and momentum for GOP leaders, who also lined up behind the plan and crave a legislative...

  • BROOKFIELD, Wis. _ Fiserv Inc. on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $247 million. Fiserv expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.03 to $5.17 per share. Fiserv shares have increased 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed nearly 7 percent.

  • WASHINGTON— Congress is close to a deal to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire Sunday, coal-state lawmakers said Wednesday. Joe Manchin, D- W.Va., and other lawmakers. Trump, who has repeatedly vowed to revive the struggling coal industry, won West Virginia, Kentucky and other coal-producing...

  • *Shares hit a record high of $165. April 26- Factory automation systems maker Rockwell Automation Inc on Wednesday raised its revenue and profit forecasts for fiscal 2017, citing improving outlook for industrial production growth, sending shares to a record high of $165. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit...

  • The Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company also raised its full-year adjusted profit forecast to $6.45- $6.75 per share, from $5.95- $6.35. Sales in the company's architecture and software business, which makes computers that help run manufacturing processes, rose 14.2 percent to $719 million in the second quarter ended March 31. Net income rose to $189.5 million,...

  • OSHKOSH, Wis. _ Oshkosh Corp. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $44.3 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Oshkosh expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.20 to $3.50 per share, with revenue in the range of $6.6 billion to $6.7 billion.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $189.5 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.06 to $6.36 per share. Rockwell Automation shares have increased 19 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased roughly 7 percent.

  • Net income rose to $189.5 million, or $1.45 per share, in the second quarter ended March 31, from $168 million, or $1.28 per share, a year earlier. On an adjusted basis, the Milwaukee, Wisconsin- based company earned $1.55 per share. Revenue rose 7.9 percent to $1.55 billion.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Sensient Technologies Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $13.2 million. Sensient expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.35 to $3.45 per share. Sensient shares have climbed 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • OTTAWA/ WINNIPEG, April 25- From cherries to wine and oil, Canada has a range of tools to retaliate against any Trump administration trade attacks but they are either too limited or too painful to invoke. Ottawa is keen to avoid a costly trade war with the United States as NAFTA renegotiations loom, given the U.S. economy is ten times larger than Canada's.

  • Now he's drawn a new target— Canada. Before sunrise Tuesday in Washington, Trump went on Twitter to declare: " Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states very difficult. Hours earlier, his Commerce Department had announced plans to impose duties averaging 20 percent on softwood lumber imports from Canada.

  • OTTAWA, April 25- Canada will fight back against U.S. tariffs on softwood lumber and win again, top officials said on Tuesday, noting that international trade authorities have always ruled in its favor in the long dispute. President Donald Trump took aim at Canada's "unfair" dairy system, sent the Canadian dollar to a 14- month low as investors braced for tense...