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UPDATE 1-Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 bln
(Adds details, shares, background). July 28 (Reuters) - Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion, in a deal the companies said would create North America's leading discount retailer.
Dollar stores joining forces  CNNMoney
Icahn gets richer off Family Dollar  MarketWatch
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UPDATE 4-Hague court orders Russia to pay over $50 bln in Yukos case
... * "Slam-dunk" ruling for shareholders -GML. * Khodorkovsky will not seek benefit from outcome. * Ruling comes amid turmoil in Ukraine and East-West rift.
Hague court orders Russia to pay $50 billion in Yukos oil case  Los Angeles Times
Russia Must Compensate Former Yukos Shareholders, European Court Rules  Wall Street Journal
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Europe nervy as Russian assets hit by new sanctions talk
LONDON (Reuters) - The euro was stuck near its lowest level since November and Russian markets tumbled for a third straight day on Monday as new European sanctions for Moscow chilled the already frosty relationship between the two.
Forex - Dollar index steady near 6-month highs  NASDAQ
Euro to US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Bearish; Geo-Political Volatility ...  Exchange Rate News
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Illinois-based firm overhauls China business in meat safety scandal
A leading U.S. meat supplier said Monday that the operation of a Chinese subsidiary at the center of a food safety scandal was "absolutely inconsistent" with the company's standards.
No burgers at some China McDonald's over food scare  Economic Times
McDonald's in China yank burgers over meat scandal  Bangkok Post
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Virgin America to launch US IPO
The filing comes after the airline reported its first annual profit since it was created in 2007. Virgin America recorded net income of $10.1 million in 2013, a vast improvement from the loss of $145.4 million reported a year earlier.
Virgin America Files for IPO  New York Times
Virgin America files for US IPO  CNBC.com
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Tyson profit falls short of forecasts; sales beat
Tyson Foods Inc. said its fiscal third-quarter profit and sales rose on higher prices and volumes, while the food giant prepared to close its deal to buy Hillshire Brands and reached a deal to sell chicken operations in Mexico and Brazil.
Tyson sells Mexico, Brazil units, posts 4.4% profit rise in 3rd quarter  Northwest Arkansas News
Tyson to sell Mexico, Brazil poultry operations  Imperial Valley Press
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US Companies Flagging domestic growth, makes companies look eastwards
US Companies have over the past decade sought higher growth from emerging markets like Asia and Africa. The advent of globalization and technology has seen US companies not only outsource most of the work but also take their products to these foreign ...
US companies increasingly fish for growth overseas  SCNow
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Amazon faces threat of losing investors trust amid low profits
Amazon.com Inc is facing a tough phase in the recent times amid disappointing quarterly results for more than a year now. The patience of its investors is also on test and the threat of break down is looming large.
Amazon quarterly losses much worse than expected  Boston Globe
Amazon's far-reaching ambitions, lack of profits unnerve investors  The Daily Star
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Nissan reports hefty profit rise
YOKOHAMA, Japan-- Nissan Motor Co. said Monday that sales gains in North America, China and Europe offset weakness in Japan and some emerging markets, pushing fiscal first-quarter net profit up 37%.
Nissan aims to boost US sales and profit as it closes on Honda  CNBC.com
Healthy sales, cheap yen help push Nissan quarterly profit up with North ...  Fox Business
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Fracking: British government has opened the way for energy firms to explore for ...
LONDON - The British government has reopened the way for energy firms to explore for shale gas, three years after seismic tremors led to the suspension of fracking.
UK Fracking Sites To Be Granted In 14th Licensing Round  London South East
Fracking ban for national parks as new shale gas drive begins  Click Green
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