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CorVel: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 22, 2024 06:42 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — CorVel Corp. (CRVL) on Wednesday reported profit of $19.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had net income of $1.12 per share. The health care management company...

Bruce Nordstrom, who helped grow family-led department store chain, dies at 90

May. 19, 2024 23:10 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Bruce Nordstrom, a retail executive who helped expand his family's Pacific Northwest department store chain into an upscale national brand, has died. Seattle-based Nordstrom Inc. said its former chairman died at his home on Saturday. He was 90. ...

China sanctions Boeing, two U.S. defense contractors for Taiwan arms sales

May. 19, 2024 23:00 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China's Ministry of Commerce announced sanctions against Boeing and two other defense companies Monday for arms sales to Taiwan, on the day of Taiwan's presidential inauguration. The move is the latest in a series of sanctions Beijing has announced in recent years...

McDonald's plans $5 US meal deal next month to counter customer frustration over high prices

May. 16, 2024 16:37 PM EDT

McDonald’s plans to introduce a $5 meal deal in the U.S. next month to counter slowing sales and customers’ frustration with high prices. The deal would let customers get a four-piece McNugget, small fries, a small drink and either a McDouble burger or a McChicken sandwich for $5...

Tom McMillen, head of the FBS athletic directors' organization LEAD1, announces he's stepping down

May. 16, 2024 10:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom McMillen, president and CEO of the association representing athletic directors of Football Bowl Subdivision schools, announced Thursday he would step down this fall to pursue other opportunities. McMillen, who has led LEAD1 for eight-plus years, said he would...

Port of New Orleans' chief resigning amid praise for moves to advance new cargo terminal project

May. 15, 2024 16:46 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Port of New Orleans' president and chief executive officer, who won praise for advancing plans for a new international cargo terminal project, is resigning to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. Brandy Christian, who has served in the leadership...

CEO of Brazil’s oil and gas giant Petrobras steps down following dustup over dividends

May. 15, 2024 15:33 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Brazil’s state-controlled oil and gas giant Petrobras has stepped down, the company said Wednesday, following months of tensions with the federal government. Petrobras opted not to pay extraordinary dividends to its shareholders earlier this...

Seattle Times publisher Frank Blethen to step down after 4 decades in charge of family-owned paper

May. 14, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Times publisher and CEO Frank Blethen has announced he will step down at the end of next year after four decades leading the newspaper his family has owned since 1896. Blethen, 79, confirmed his plans Monday in a Seattle Times interview. He said he expects to...

Chicago mayor's bumpy first year tests progressive credentials, puzzling some supporters

May. 14, 2024 13:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — When union organizer Brandon Johnson was elected Chicago mayor last year, he promised to unroll a “bold progressive movement” in the nation’s third-largest city. A year later, he shocked liberal Democrats by promoting plans for a multibillion dollar Bears stadium using public...

Arthur Irving, who grew his family's oil business and was one of Canada's richest men, dies at 93

May. 14, 2024 02:39 AM EDT

SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (AP) — Arthur L. Irving, one of Canada's richest people and the son of industrialist K.C. Irving, has died at 93 after a life spent growing the oil business his father founded. Irving Oil said in its statement that he died Monday surrounded by his wife,...