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  • NEW YORK— President Barack Obama will impose even steeper cuts on greenhouse gas emissions from U.S. power plants than previously expected, senior administration officials said Sunday, in what the president called the most significant step the U.S. has ever taken to fight global warming. A year after proposing unprecedented carbon dioxide limits, the Obama...

  • DANA POINT, Calif.— Billionaire industrialist and conservative political donor Charles Koch welcomed a group of roughly 450 like-minded fundraisers to one of his twice-annual conferences Saturday by challenging them to advocate for ending "corporate cronyism"- even if those policies help their businesses. The Koch brothers and their network of donors, many...

  • Democratic Presidential hopeful and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton calls for an end to the Cuban trade embargo as she gives a policy speech at the Florida International University on July 31, 2015 in Miami, Florida.

    The State Department made public new swaths of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails, while her campaign released a letter from her doctor about her health.

  • Within a three-hour period Friday, the State Department made public more than 2,200 pages of emails sent from Clinton's personal account, her campaign released a letter from her personal doctor about her health and she unveiled eight years of tax returns. Meanwhile, Clinton herself was campaigning at the annual meeting of the National Urban League and...

  • July 31- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is investigating the latest outbreak of cyclosporiasis in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been notified of about 358 confirmed cases of the infection until Thursday, the FDA said in a statement on its website. Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Kroger Co are pulling some cilantro...

  • Jason Industries reports 2Q loss Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE— Jason Industries Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $1.6 million in its second quarter. Jason Industries expects full-year revenue in the range of $708 million to $723 million. Jason Industries shares have fallen 45 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Modine posts 1Q profit Friday, 31 Jul 2015 | 8:21 AM ET

    RACINE, Wis. _ Modine Manufacturing Co. on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $5.1 million. Modine expects full-year earnings in the range of 75 cents to 82 cents per share. Modine shares have dropped 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MIAMI— Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GOP-run Congress to end the trade embargo the U.S. has imposed on Cuba since 1962. President Barack Obama has normalized diplomatic relations with Cuba and made it easier for Cuban-Americans to visit and send money...

  • Oshkosh misses Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:25 AM ET

    OSHKOSH, Wis. _ Oshkosh Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $89.7 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.23 per share. Oshkosh expects full-year earnings in the range of $3 to $3.25 per share, with revenue expected to be $6.1 billion.

  • MILWAUKEE— The victims of a fiery plane crash in Milwaukee were identified Thursday as a top executive at a Boston capital investment firm and his teenage daughter who were traveling to the Midwest for a college visit. Joseph Trustey, a former Army captain, and his 18- year-old daughter, Anna, died when their small single-engine plane crashed and erupted in...

  • Roadrunner meets 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 4:43 PM ET

    CUDAHY, Wis. _ Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $16.5 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 44 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $540.6 million.

  • Fiserv beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 4:15 PM ET

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. _ Fiserv Inc. on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $127 million. Fiserv expects full-year earnings in the range of $3.73 to $3.83 per share. Fiserv shares have climbed 24 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2 percent.

  • *Corporate earnings lift U.S., European stocks. NEW YORK, July 29- Global equity markets rose on Wednesday, lifted by strong U.S. and European corporate earnings and a Federal Reserve statement that said the U.S. economy continues to strengthen, adding to expectations that an interest rate hike is getting closer. "The Fed is taking baby steps towards a rate hike," said...

  • Rockwell Automation beats 3Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 8:28 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $206.1 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $6.55 to $6.70 per share. Rockwell Automation shares have risen 7 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased almost 2 percent.

  • Wisconsin Energy beats 2Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Jul 2015 | 7:15 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Wisconsin Energy Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $80.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 55 cents per share. Wisconsin Energy shares have declined almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased almost...

  • Artisan Partners meets 2Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015 | 7:20 PM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $23.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 74 cents per share. Artisan Partners shares have decreased 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Scott Walker got his sandwich orders right as he made a swing through Philadelphia on Tuesday. Stopping for a cheesesteak is a must for any Philadelphia visitor, politicians included. Presidents Barack Obama in 2010 and George W. Bush in 2004 followed tradition and ordered theirs with Whiz.

  • DETROIT— The National Wildlife Federation accused the U.S. Transportation Department on Tuesday of not enforcing a federal law that requires pipeline owners and operators to establish safety response plans for worst-case oil spills in lakes, rivers and other waterways. While the pipelines that spurred the group's action are two side-by-side conduits...

  • MADISON, Wis.— Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said Monday he would shift most of the responsibilities of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to state-based regulators, leaving the EPA to serve as an "umbrella organization" that would resolve disputes between them. Like many Republicans, the Wisconsin governor is a vocal critic of the...

  • NEW YORK— Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. Off the Delaware coast in 1980, on the last day of summer vacation, the 18- year-old took a dive from his family's boat into an unseen sandbar barely a foot below the surface, sustaining injuries that paralyzed him from the chest down. Some 2,000 people with disabilities— elated...