May 9 Xcel Brands Inc
* Xcel Brands announces first quarter 2017 financial results
* Q1 GAAP loss per share $0.02
* Q1 revenue rose 1 percent to $8.4 million
* Q1 adjusted non-GAAP earnings per share $0.06 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
Watchdog group sues EPA to access communications with Icahn
WASHINGTON, June 27 A U.S. watchdog group filed a lawsuit in a federal court on Tuesday to force the Environmental Protection Agency to release communications with billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who it says tried to influence biofuels policy for personal gain.