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  • BOSTON— Massachusetts gambling regulators are considering Wynn Resorts' request to remove Steve Wynn's name from its state casino license as the company founder faces numerous allegations of sexual misconduct. The five-member panel is investigating what the company's board might have known about allegations of sexual misconduct against Steve Wynn,...

  • GREENSBORO, N.C.— Clifford Alexander scoops a handful of black ballpoint pens, drops them into a small box and shakes it with a blackjack dealer's nonchalance. He slides in the next handful to make an exact dozen, and sends the box down the assembly line. The pen's history traces back to April 20, 1968, when it was introduced to government buyers, said the National...

  • NEW YORK— President Donald Trump's personal attorney, whose business dealings are being investigated by the FBI, and his father-in-law have lent $26 million in recent years to a taxi mogul who is shifting into the legalized marijuana industry, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press. Semyon "Sam" Shtayner, a longtime business associate of...

  • An explosion and asphalt fire at a Wisconsin oil refinery on Thursday sent huge plumes of smoke into the air that pollution experts said almost certainly contained large amounts of toxins, posing a serious health risk to those living downwind. The gases include so-called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, which can cause symptoms ranging from dizziness,...

  • Authorities said Thursday that a fire at a northwestern Wisconsin refinery where an explosion injured at least 11 people was out, but that an evacuation order for residents of Superior would remain and be re-evaluated throughout the night. But late Thursday night, Superior police gave another update, saying the evacuation order would stay in place.

  • WASHINGTON— Lawmakers are harshly criticizing Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt for the ethics and spending scandals that have prompted bipartisan calls for his ouster. On the defensive, the EPA chief blamed "half truths" and "twisted" allegations, an effort to undermine the Trump administration's anti-regulatory agenda.

  • Superior police tweeted the update late Thursday night. An explosion rocked the Husky Energy oil refinery in Superior on Thursday morning. It was unclear how many people were being evacuated, but Superior Mayor Jim Paine said most of the city was being evacuated.

  • Investors value these companies at $3.5 trillion; the gross domestic product of the U.K. was $2.6 trillion in 2017, according to the International Monetary Fund. Only four national economies are larger than the combined tech giants: those of the U.S., China, Japan and Germany. The same five tech companies are worth more than the next 11 most valuable U.S....

  • Joseph James DeAngelo, who authorities suspect is the so-called Golden State Killer responsible for at least a dozen murders and 50 rapes in the 1970 s and 80 s, was arrested more than three decades after the last killing with the help of information from an online genealogical site. The Sacramento County district attorney's office said Thursday DNA from one of...

  • UNION CITY, Calif. _ Abaxis Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $10 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $67 million.

  • GETTYSBURG, Pa. _ ACNB Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $4.9 million. ACNB shares have climbed 1.5 percent since the beginning of the year. Access a Zacks stock report on ACNB at https://www.zacks.com/ap/ACNB.

  • CARLSBAD, Calif. _ Callaway Golf Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $62.9 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $371.7 million.

  • SHORT HILLS, N.J. _ Investors Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $57.9 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 19 cents per share. Investors Bancorp shares have fallen slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICO, Calif. _ TriCo Bancshares on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $13.9 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $58.9 million.

  • PROVO, Utah _ Nu Skin Enterprises Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $35.5 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Nu Skin said it expects revenue in the range of $630 million to $650 million. Nu Skin shares have risen nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO _ Enova International Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $27.9 million. For the current quarter ending in July, Enova International expects its per-share earnings to range from 41 cents to 62 cents. Enova International expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.10 to $2.66 per share, with revenue ranging from $980 million to...

  • SPRING, Texas _ Southwestern Energy Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $208 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $895.7 million.

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. _ Omnicell Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $2.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Omnicell Inc. posted revenue of $182.6 million in the period. For the current quarter ending in July, Omnicell expects its per-share earnings to range from 36 cents to 42 cents.

  • NEW YORK _ Leucadia National Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $125.7 million. The New York- based company said it had net income of 34 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • An explosion and asphalt fire at a Wisconsin oil refinery on Thursday sent huge plumes of smoke into the air that pollution experts said almost certainly contained large amounts of toxins, posing a serious health risk to those living downwind. The gases include so-called volatile organic compounds, or VOCs, which can cause symptoms ranging from dizziness,...