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  • MEXICO CITY, May 10- Tropical Storm Adrian, which strengthened in the Pacific Ocean off Central America on Wednesday, is expected turn in toward the Mexican coast and could become a hurricane by the weekend, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said. Early on Wednesday morning, Adrian was about 460 miles south-southeast of the Mexican port of Salina Cruz, blowing...

  • May 10- Lemonade Inc, a tech-driven insurance startup that promises renters and homeowners insurance in as little as 90 seconds and payment of claims in 3 minutes, has won approval from California regulators to sell policies in the state, the company said. The insurer's foray into California, the most populous U.S. state, comes amid the company's push to become...

  • NEW YORK, May 9- Apple Inc became the first U.S. company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization on Tuesday, slightly more than two years after it crossed the $700 billion threshold. It may be the most powerful franchise in the country today, "said Rick Meckler, president of LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey, whose firm does not own...

  • NEW YORK, May 9- Apple Inc became the first U.S. company to top the $800 billion mark in market capitalization on Tuesday, slightly more than two years after it crossed the $700 billion threshold. It may be the most powerful franchise in the country today, "said Rick Meckler, president of LibertyView Capital Management in Jersey City, New Jersey, whose firm does not own...

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the budget carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights. The cancellations, which sparked chaos that ended with three arrests at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport, were the latest of about 300 the airline has made in the past week alone.

  • Chaos erupts over Spirit cancellations

    Pandemonium broke out at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport over Spirit cancellations.

  • May 9- Spirit Airlines Inc passengers brawled in a Florida airport late on Monday after the carrier, which is in dispute with its pilots, canceled several flights leading to chaos and three arrests. The flight cancellations at Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport were just the latest of hundreds the airline has made in recent weeks.

  • Spirit Airlines

    Security wrestled with unruly passengers as punches flew, leading to at least three arrests. NBCNews reports.

  • *Q1 adjusted EPS of $0.16 tops estimates of $0.12. May 9- Office supply chain Office Depot Inc reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit as expenses fell, in part due to a lower store count, sending the retailer's shares up as much as 7 percent on Tuesday. The Boca Raton, Florida- based company is also sharpening its focus on North America by divesting its...

  • May 9- A busy Florida airport descended into chaos after Spirit Airlines Inc canceled nearly a dozen flights due to a labor dispute with pilots, stranding hundreds of passengers and leading to multiple skirmishes. Cellphone video footage of the scene inside the Fort LauderdaleHollywood International Airport late on Monday showed people falling onto the...

  • BOCA RATON, Florida- Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Group Richard P. Dzina at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at " Operations Conference and Exhibition 2017"- 1325 GMT. NEW YORK- Michael Held Executive Vice President of the Legal Group, and General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at "Compliance& Legal Society Monthly Luncheon" at SIFMA...

  • BOCA RATON, Florida- Executive Vice President of the Financial Services Group Richard P. Dzina at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at " Operations Conference and Exhibition 2017"- 1325 GMT. NEW YORK- Michael Held Executive Vice President of the Legal Group, and General Counsel at the Federal Reserve Bank, speaks at "Compliance& Legal Society Monthly Luncheon" at SIFMA...

  • Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi's office has opened an investigation into allegations made in civil lawsuits, filed last year in federal court in Chicago, that Tyson and other chicken processors conspired to fix prices, Tyson spokesman Gary Mickelson said. "We continue to believe the antitrust claims that prompted the Florida AG to open this...

  • May 8- A federal jury on Monday cleared a Florida bank and its former chief executive of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges that they downplayed real estate lending risks prior to the global financial crisis. Jurors in Miami found BBX Capital Corp, a Florida company once known as BankAtlantic Bancorp, and former Chief Executive Alan Levan not...

  • May 8- Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday quarterly profit fell 21 percent, hurt by fires at two chicken plants, and that Florida's attorney general was seeking information from the company regarding a probe into possible anticompetitive behavior. Net income attributable to Tyson declined to $340 million in the quarter ended April 1 from $432 million a year...

  • May 8- Tyson Foods Inc said on Monday quarterly profit fell 21 percent, hurt by fires at two chicken plants, and that Florida's attorney general was seeking information from the company regarding possible anticompetitive conduct. Tyson said Florida's attorney general had requested information primarily related to possible anticompetitive conduct in...

  • The FDA had identified issues related to long-term safety data, the company said. "We... respectfully disagree with the FDA's decision," TherapeuticsMD's Chief Executive Robert Finizio said, adding that there are multiple paths forward to address the concerns. Last month, the company said it received a letter from the FDA identifying deficiencies in the drug's...

  • OMAHA, Neb., May 8- Katie Ryerson and her father took a train from their hometown of Columbus, Ohio, to Omaha, Nebraska, for her first Berkshire Hathaway Inc shareholder meeting, a weekend the conglomerate's billionaire chief Warren Buffett calls " Woodstock for Capitalists." They were part of a crowd expected to top last year's estimated 37,000. Shareholders filled...

  • Beijing, May 8- China's exports and imports rose in April but missed analysts' expectations, as domestic and foreign demand faltered and commodity prices fell. China's April exports rose 8.0 percent from a year earlier, missing analysts' expectations, while imports expanded 11.9 percent, official data showed on Monday. Analysts were expecting China's trade...

  • **TOKYO- European Central Bank Executive Board Member Yves Merch to participate in 2017 Central Bank Governance Group meeting organized by IIF in Tokyo. CHICAGO, Illinois- Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester to speak before event, "From Main Street to Wall Street: Economic Growth, Monetary Policy and the Federal Reserve" hosted by the...