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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.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— New Jersey Gov. The new drivers will be deployed on several New York- bound routes in Bergen, Hudson and Union counties where overcrowding is especially problematic. The driver positions start at roughly $17 per hour and pay as much as $28 per hour, and they will drive existing buses that often sit idle, NJ Transit officials said.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Brandywine Realty Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The Philadelphia- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $57.3 million, or 32 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • The Army says it's considering 15 cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command, which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting. The Army notified the cities this week and asked for detailed information. The contenders are Atlanta; Austin, Texas; Boston; Chicago; Dallas; Denver; Houston; Los Angeles;...

  • NEW YORK— Starbucks is not giving out free drinks to people of color. It's likely an attempt to stir more bad sentiments about the coffee chain as it deals with the arrest of two black men at a Philadelphia store. This is part of The Associated Press' ongoing effort to fact-check misinformation that is shared widely online, including work with Facebook to identify...

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- Two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia while waiting for a friend said on Thursday they hoped the widely publicized incident would lead to changes in U.S. racial attitudes. The men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, said in an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" that they wanted to use their arrests a week...

  • PHILADELPHIA— The Latest on two men arrested at Philadelphia Starbucks:. Philadelphia's police commissioner is apologizing to two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks in the city. Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson tell The Associated Press in their first interview since video of their April 12 arrests went viral.

  • PHILADELPHIA— The Latest on the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia:. Southwest Airlines sought more time to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights and caused an engine breakup that left a passenger dead. A Texas firefighter on the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing...

  • In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, Rashon Nelson, left, and Donte Robinson, right, listen to a reporter's question during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia.

    The two black men, arrested a week ago at a Philadelphia Starbucks, tell ABC News they hope what happened to them never happens again.

  • WASHINGTON, April 19- Two black men who were arrested at a Starbucks Corp cafe in Philadelphia while waiting for a friend said on Thursday they hoped the widely publicized incident would lead to changes in U.S. racial attitudes. The men, Donte Robinson and Rashon Nelson, said in an interview on ABC's "Good Morning America" that they wanted to use their arrests a week...