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  • PHILADELPHIA _ Republic First Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $1.8 million. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 3 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • SOHN CONFERENCE: LIGHT STREET CAPITAL FOUNDER GLEN KACHER SAYS HE LIKES PALO ALTO NETWORKS.

  • DENVER— Across the street from the Colorado Capitol rises an 11- story building emblazoned with The Denver Post's logo. Five hundred miles to the west, the Salt Lake Tribune newsroom takes up one floor of the building that bears its name, overlooking snow-capped mountains and the arena where the Utah Jazz play. As Colorado's civic community tries to mount a...

  • Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven Hart had previously denied Hart had conducted any recent business with EPA. A spokesman for Hart confirmed Saturday that the lobbyist met with Pruitt at EPA headquarters in July 2017 to discuss efforts to preserve the Chesapeake Bay. The firm's filing, first reported by The Hill, says Hart lobbied EPA during the first quarter of...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Ohio crews cleaning up a massive former Cold War-era uranium enrichment plant in Ohio plan this summer to deploy a high-tech helper: an autonomous, radiation-measuring robot that will roll through miles of large overhead pipes to spot potentially hazardous residual uranium. The RadPiper robot was developed at Carnegie Mellon University in...

  • DIRIYAH, Saudi Arabia— Just outside Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh, a group of elementary school children are on a field trip at Diriyah, where engineers and construction workers are busy restoring a 17th- century fortress, mosques and clay-colored structures that were once the ruling family's seat of power. The architecture here is associated with the tribes...

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas added eight rigs while Louisiana and New Mexico each added one. Colorado and North Dakota each declined by two rigs while Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania dropped one apiece. Alaska, Arkansas, California, Kansas, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of more jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane. The National Transportation Safety Board believes one of the blades snapped on the Southwest flight Tuesday, hurling debris that broke a window and led to the death of a passenger...

  • The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane. Under the FAA order, all CFM 56-7 B engines that have gone through at least 30,000 takeoffs or landings must be inspected within 20 days.

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $1.8 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 36 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WASHINGTON, April 20- Southwest Airlines Co confirmed Friday it has sent $5,000 checks to passengers aboard a flight that made an emergency landing this week after an engine failed, killing a passenger. The CFM56 jet engine on Southwest flight 1380 blew apart over Pennsylvania on Tuesday, about 20 minutes after the Dallas- bound flight left New Yorks LaGuardia...

  • PHILADELPHIA— Southwest has sent a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded. An engine on a Southwest jet exploded Tuesday while the plane was flying from New York to Dallas, and debris hit it, causing extensive damage.

  • MILAN— Designers are confronting what it means to be sustainable at the Milan Furniture Show. It cannot be reduced to an embellishment, "said architect Carlo Ratti, who recreated the four seasons under a crystal-topped pavilion opposite Milan's Duomo cathedral. Ratti, who runs an MIT research project exploring new technologies and design in cities, used heat...

  • Federal authorities are urging people who bought chopped romaine lettuce in the United States to throw it away because it could get them sick, USA Today reported.

  • NEW YORK— The nation's six big Wall Street banks posted record, or near record, profits in the first quarter, and they can thank one person in particular: President Donald Trump. Big publicly traded banks— such JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Bank of America— typically kick off the earnings season. JPMorgan Chase said it had a...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $9.8 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 13 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • PHILADELPHIA— As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate. When the flight's engine blew on Tuesday and a window shattered, 149 passengers and crew members strapped on oxygen masks and...

  • April 19- A week after their arrests at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia sparked protests and calls for boycotts of the coffee chain, the two black men involved broke their silence and said they wanted the incident to change U.S. racial attitudes. The men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, sat down with ABC's "Good Morning America" as scrutiny of the popular...

  • EXTON, Pa. _ Omega Flex Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $4.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Exton, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 41 cents. Omega Flex shares have dropped slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • YORK, Pa. _ Codorus Valley Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $4.1 million. The bank, based in York, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 45 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.