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  • DALLAS _ Copart Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $77.5 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $377.4 million.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Uber is coming clean about its cover-up of a year-old hacking attack that stole personal information about more than 57 million of the beleaguered ride-hailing service's customers and drivers. The San Francisco company ousted Travis Kalanick as CEO in June after an internal investigation concluded he had built a culture that allowed female...

  • Nov 21- Uber Technologies Inc failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the date of some 57 million users of the ride-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer said on Tuesday. Discovery of the company's handling of the incident led to the departure of two employees who led Uber's response to the incident, said Dara...

  • As part of that strategy, the Times is considering 10 to 15 areas including parenting, wellness, beauty and fashion where it can offer separate products, said Alex MacCallum, recently appointed head of the Times' new products and ventures division, in an interview with Reuters. The plans follow the introduction of a digital subscription for unlimited access to...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- Negotiators trying to update the North American Free Trade Agreement made some progress in the fifth round of talks in Mexico City and will try to wrap up a deal as soon as possible, said a final statement issued on Tuesday. Officials had earlier said there were still significant differences to be resolved. Mexico and Canada oppose several...

  • MEXICO CITY, Nov 21- Negotiators trying to update the North American Free Trade Agreement made some progress in the fifth round of talks in Mexico City and will try to wrap up a deal as soon as possible, said a final statement issued on Tuesday. Officials had earlier said there were still significant differences to be resolved. Mexico and Canada oppose several...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 21- South Dakota regulators said on Tuesday they could revoke TransCanada Corp's permit to operate the Keystone crude oil pipeline in the state if an initial probe into last week's spill finds the company violated its license. TransCanada said last week the Keystone system linking Alberta's oil fields with U.S. refineries spilled 5,000...

  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba _ Medicure Inc. on Tuesday reported a third-quarter loss of $3.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Winnipeg, Manitoba- based company said it had a loss of 23 cents per share. Medicure shares have declined 18 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The agreement, whose final terms are still being negotiated and which must be approved by a court, comes on top of a $260 million criminal penalty that the subsidiary, AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, agreed to pay in September as part of a criminal guilty plea. Keri Mattox, a spokeswoman for AmerisourceBergen, declined to comment beyond Tuesday's public...

  • *BOJ officials talk up risk of prolonged easing. *Kuroda's reference to "reversal rate" draws market focus. TOKYO, Nov 22- The Bank of Japan is dropping subtle, yet intentional, hints that it could edge away from crisis-mode stimulus earlier than expected, through a future hike in its yield target, according to people familiar with the central bank's thinking.

  • Salesforce said on Tuesday that it expected fourth-quarter adjusted profit of 32 cents to 33 cents per share and revenue of $2.80 billion to $2.81 billion. Analysts on average were expecting a profit of 34 cents per share on revenue of $2.79 billion for the fourth quarter, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. "This is not saying that business is strong," said Kim...

  • SANTA CRUZ, Bolivia, Nov 21- Bolivia's government on Tuesday signed natural gas exploration and production agreements with Spain's Repsol, Brazil's Petrobras, and Royal Dutch Shell that are expected to bring nearly $1.6 billion in investment into the sector and boost output, President Evo Morales said at an industry summit. The deals cover blocks in the Iguazu,...

  • Nov 21- Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co said on Tuesday that Meg Whitman was stepping down as chief executive officer early next year, sending its shares down 7.4 percent in trading after the bell. "I don't think Meg Whitman was pressured to leave but rather she chose to do so as she fulfilled her objectives of making HPE a more nimble company and extracting as much...

  • Nov 21- Walt Disney Co executive John Lasseter, who heads animation at both Disney and Pixar, told company staff on Tuesday he was taking a six-month leave of absence following what he called "missteps" including unwanted hugs that made employees uncomfortable, according to a memo seen by Reuters. He is an Oscar winner and chief creative officer of Pixar Animation...

  • Nov 21- Cab operator Uber Technologies Inc said on Tuesday two hackers accessed personal data of its 57 million users and drivers.

  • The agreement, whose terms must still be finalized and approved by a court, comes on top of a $260 million criminal penalty the subsidiary, AmerisourceBergen Specialty Group, agreed to pay in September.

  • *FCC plans to stop states from own "net neutrality" rules. *Google, Facebook, Amazon had urged FCC to keep the rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump in January, said the regulatory agency will vote at a Dec. 14 meeting on his plan to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack...

  • WASHINGTON— The head of an international authority that oversees the North American power grid has resigned following his arrest on a domestic violence charge in Georgia. Gerry Cauley stepped down Monday as CEO of the North American Electric Reliability Corp., an international regulatory authority that seeks to assure reliability and security of the...

  • TORONTO, Nov 21- Canada's main stock index posted a 12- day high on Tuesday, with broad-based gains led by materials companies as copper prices climbed, while TransCanada Corp added to gains after winning a key approval for its Keystone XL pipeline on Monday. *The Toronto Stock Exchange's S&P/TSX composite index closed up 72.25 points, or 0.45 percent, at...

  • GOVERNMENT AGREEMENT IN PRINCIPLE SUBJECT TO NEGOTIATION OF FINAL TERMS, COURT APPROVAL- FILING.