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Is Asiana Undermining Its Safety Chief?

1 hour 40 min ago
Asiana has had major accidents in four of the past five years, prompting worries that its safety czar doesn’t have enough power to improve the South Korean airline’s track record.
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Suntory to Swallow Japan Tobacco's Drinks Business for $1.2 Billion

1 hour 49 min ago
The deal would give the food-and-beverage unit of Suntory Holdings two beverage brands and 260,000 drinks machines.
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Charter Nears $55 Billion Deal for Time Warner Cable

1 hour 56 min ago
Charter Communications is nearing an acquisition of Time Warner Cable in a roughly $55 billion deal that would create a more potent rival for Comcast and DirecTV.
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African Economies to Gather Pace

2 hours 18 min ago
African economies will gather pace this year and next year, in their fitful and uneven economic ascent, three prominent organizations said in a joint report.
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Auditor Knew of Wal-Mart Mexico Bribery Allegations, Group Claims

2 hours 37 min ago
A small shareholder group, CtW, says Wal-Mart’s longtime auditor, Ernst & Young, knew about possible bribery in Mexico long before the company disclosed it to U.S. authorities.
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John Nash, 'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

4 hours 7 min ago
John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose personal struggles with mental illness touched millions, died Saturday in a car crash along with his wife, Alicia.
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BookCon Opens Its Arms to TV Stars, Erotica

6 hours 59 min ago
BookCon, the literary cousin of Comic Con, will aim to drum up buzz for new titles by letting book fans mingle with celebrities like Mindy Kaling and Judy Blume.
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West Coast Dockworkers Ratify Five-year Contract

8 hours 40 min ago
Members of the International Longshore & Warehouse Union overwhelmingly approved a five-year contract provides labor stability at U.S. West Coast ports.
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Foreign Airlines May Fly Domestic in Australia

9 hours 40 min ago
Australia may allow foreign airlines to fly domestic routes in the country’s north—a plan that could hurt local carriers.
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Oil Companies Look to Join Climate Debate

11 hours 33 min ago
Oil companies are ratcheting up their involvement in the debate over climate change as governments, activists, churches and some big investors gear up for a global summit on the issue at the end of the year in Paris.
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Emails to Play Key Role in Dewey & LeBoeuf Trial

13 hours 22 min ago
When opening arguments kick off Tuesday in a criminal trial over the collapse of law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf, emails will play a starring role.
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Takeover Plan Gets Sirius

13 hours 55 min ago
Sirius Resources, which is building a vast nickel mine in Australia, agreed to a cash-and-shares takeover by rival Independence Group.
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Barrick Gold Sells Cowal Mine

14 hours 3 min ago
Barrick Gold said it will sell an Australian gold operation to Evolution Mining for $550 million.
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Audi Eyes Mobile Browsing With Connected Cars

14 hours 10 min ago
To attract customers in China, Audi is betting on connected cars that feature autonomous-driving technology designed to free up drivers to browse the Internet while in transit.
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Sweden Wins Eurovision

15 hours 48 min ago
Sweden emerged victorious in the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, narrowly beating Russia, which was booed by the audience at the Wiener Stadthalle arena in Vienna.
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Japan Slides Back Into Trade Deficit

18 hours 1 min ago
Japan slipped back into a trade deficit in April as crude-oil imports rose, but stronger-than-expected exports provided a bright spot for the economy.
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Amazon Changes Tax Practices in Europe

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 9:46pm
Amazon.com has started booking revenue from retail sales in individual European countries, instead of funneling all sales through low-tax Luxembourg.
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Behind the Rise and Fall of BlackBerry

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:53pm
“Losing the Signal” tells the inside story of Research In Motion’s efforts to take on the iPhone. Read an excerpt.
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Nestlé Taps On-Demand Deliveries

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 8:48pm
Nestlé is getting a big lift from customized Web orders for its still and sparkling water brands Poland Springs, Perrier and Pure Life.
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U.S. Fast-Track Vote Bolsters Talks on Pacific Trade Pact

Sun, 05/24/2015 - 7:54pm
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says he is optimistic about Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact, and says negotiations are “in endgame.”
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