BRITISH energy giant BP says it has agreed to pay a record $US18.7 billion ($24.47 billion) to compensate the US government and five states for damages stemming from the deadly 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
This Oct. 26, 2011 file photo shows the logo of the online reviews website Yelp on a wall at the company's offices in New York.
Co-CEOs Walter Robb and John Mackey responded to an investigation that uncovered New York City stores had overstated the weight of prepackaged goods.
Centene has jumped into the mix of managed-care companies scrambling to bulk up as the health care overhaul changes their business with a $6.3-billion bid for fellow insurer Health Net.
One of New York City's most expensive restaurants agreed to settle a complaint that it added a 20 percent charge for banquets and did not pass the money on to its waiters, officials said Thursday.