The GuardianDollar Chains Agree to $8.5 Billion Merger After Icahn Push
Shoppers wait in line at a Family Dollar store in Belleville, New Jersey. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg. Dollar Tree Inc. (DLTR:US) agreed to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO:US) for about $8.5 billion, creating a sprawling discount chain with $18 ...
Icahn: Hopeful more potential buyers will surface for Family Dollar
A Look at How Dollar Tree, Family Dollar Differ
Dollar Tree Extends Limb to Low-Income Shoppers by Buying Family Dollar
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New York Daily NewsUPDATE 3-Zillow to buy Trulia as property websites seek to save costs
... * Deal for $3.5 bln, or $70.53 per share, in stock. * See at least $100 mln cost savings per year by 2016. * Trulia shares rise as much as 18 pct to $66.56 (Adds details and Breakingviews link; updates shares). By Abhirup Roy and Supantha Mukherjee.
How a Zillow-Trulia Merger Could Finally Change the Business of Real Estate
Real estate listings giant Zillow to buy rival Trulia for $3.5B in stock
New York Daily News
Zillow to acquire Trulia for $3.5B in all-stock deal
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NBCNews.comMedicare finances improve partly due to ACA, hospital expenses, trustee report ...
Medicare's financial health is improving, according to a new official forecast that says that the program will remain solvent until 2030 — four years later than anticipated a year ago — because of the Affordable Care Act and lower-than-expected spending on ...
Medicare, Social Security Disability Fund Headed in Different Directions
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Medicare's outlook improves as health spending slows
Medicare trust fund's life extended by four years
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- San Bruno alleges 'cozy' relationship between PG&E, regulators after explosion
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San Bruno city officials, furious over what they said were overly friendly communications between utility regulators and Pacific Gas Electric Co. related to a fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion, are calling for a multi-agency investigation of Public Utilities ...
San Bruno mayor calls for top official's removal from blast probe
Emails show PG&E, regulator have 'illegal, inappropriate and unethical ...
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PG&E's cozy relationship with public officials
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CBC.caUPDATE 6-Court orders Russia to pay $50 bln for seizing Yukos assets
... * Russia to appeal "politically biased decision". * Lawyers say it will be hard to enforce the award. * Ruling comes amid East-West rift over Ukraine. * Strasbourg rights court verdict expected Thursday. * Russian RTS share index down 3 percent (Adds ...
Yukos shareholders face battle to claim $50bn
Micex to Ruble Decline on Sanctions Threat: Russia Reality Check
Micex Slides With Ruble on Sanctions as Rosneft Falls on Yukos
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ReutersUPDATE 2-Smith & Wesson settles SEC bribery case over firearms sales
(Adds company statement, related sting operation, updates share price). By Jonathan Stempel. July 28 (Reuters) - Smith & Wesson Holding Corp has agreed to pay $2.03 million to settle U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission charges its employees and ...
Regulators hit Smith & Wesson with $2 million bribery penalty
Smith & Wesson hit by bribery penalty
Smith & Wesson hit for overseas bribes
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The GuardianBritish bank Lloyds to pay $370 million to settle Libor probes
Los Angeles Times
Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay nearly $370 million to American and British authorities, settling allegations the British bank manipulated a key interest rate. The penalties, announced Monday, are the latest extracted from major lenders for alleged ...
Lloyds Bank Settles With US, UK Over Market Fixing
Lloyds fined £218m for rigging fees owed for taxpayer help
'Reprehensible' Lloyds under fire from Carney
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Telegraph.co.ukMost UK Stocks Drop; Aberdeen Falls on Fund Withdrawals
Most U.K. stocks dropped, with Aberdeen Asset Management Plc leading losses on the FTSE 100 (UKX) Index, as a report showed pending house sales in the U.S. unexpectedly declined last month. Aberdeen fell 5.3 percent after a single client withdrew 4 ...
London close: Traders bide their time ahead of US jobs data
Demerger only viable option for Reckitt Benckiser and RB Pharmaceuticals
Financial stocks drag FTSE into the red
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New York TimesVirgin America files for $115 million IPO
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BURLINGAME -- Virgin America filed for an initial public offering Monday, setting up a Wall Street debut for the only Bay Area-based airline carrier and adding yet another big-dollar deal to an already record-breaking year of IPOs. While still a relatively small ...
Virgin America's stock-sale plan takes off
Virgin America readies IPO for takeoff
Virgin America files for an IPO
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USA TODAYFAA proposes $12 million fine against Southwest for repairs
WASHINGTON – The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a $12 million fine Monday against Southwest Airlines for allegedly failing to comply with repair orders for Boeing 737 planes. The case combines three earlier enforcement actions against the ...
US FAA proposes $12 mln civil penalty against Southwest Airlines
FAA fines Southwest Airlines $12 million for flying airliners without making ...
FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M
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HaaretzPalestinian fighters raid Israel on Gaza "truce" day
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian fighters slipped into an Israeli village from the Gaza Strip and fought a gun battle with troops on Monday as an unofficial truce called for the Muslim Eid al-Fitr festival disintegrated. The clash, in which Israeli television ...
Blasts strike major hospital, street in Gaza; both sides point fingers
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Gaza City and Eshkol hit by deadly explosions
Death toll rises on both sides of Gaza conflict
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New York TimesMuslims Around the World Celebrate Eid al-Fitr
People ride on Bumper cars during an Eid al-Fitr celebrations in Burgess Park, July 28, 2014 in London, England. Monday marked the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr holiday, which caps the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Muslims usually start the ...
Photos: Amid War, Muslims in Gaza Celebrate Eid al-Fitr Festival
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UAE Rulers receive well-wishers on the occasion of Eid Al Fitr
UPDATE 4-Gaza fighting flares, Netanyahu and UN chief spar on truce terms
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ReutersUkraine claims more territory as fight intensifies with rebels
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Ukraine said on Monday its troops had wrested more territory from pro-Russian rebels, advancing towards the site where Malaysian flight MH17 was brought down, which international investigators said they could not ...
Ukraine violence stops police team sent to secure site of Malaysia Air crash
MH17 jet 'downed by missile shrapnel,' says Ukraine
Ukraine troops nearing MH-17 crash site; UN opens war-crime probe
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Fox NewsVast Libya petrol tank fire 'out of control' after militia rocket strike
A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday evening after its tanks were hit during an intensifying battle between rival militias for control of Tripoli airport. With black smoke filling the air east of the city centre, officials warned they were ...
India asks its nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violence
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Huge blaze spreads at fuel storage depot in Tripoli
Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle
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Reuters IndiaShares down on Russia sanctions, weak housing
NEW YORK (Reuters) - World stock markets fell on Monday as new European sanctions against Moscow chilled the already frosty relationship with Russia while the dollar hovered near six-month highs against a basket of major currencies. U.S. stocks opened ...
Western nations agree on new Russian sanctions over Ukraine, France says
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GLOBAL MARKETS-Shares down on Russia sanctions, weak US housing
Europe weighs Russia sanctions against economic pain
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CHANNELSFemale Suicide Bombers Kill 5 in Northern Nigerian City of Kano
Two female suicide bombers detonated explosives that killed at least five people in a second day of violence in the northern Nigerian city of Kano, police said. Four people including the bomber were killed and seven injured in an explosion at about 10 a.m. ...
Two female suicide bombers kill 3, wound 13 in Nigeria's Kano
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Female suicide bomber kills several in Nigeria
4 dead, 7 injured in Kano suicide attack – Police
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Telegraph.co.uk'Please stop!', Pope Francis makes plea for peace
ROME (Reuters) - Pope Francis made an emotional plea for peace on Sunday in an impromptu addition to comments delivered at his weekly Angelus address in Saint Peter's Square. As the Argentinian-born pontiff wrapped up his regular address to the ...
Papal First: Francis Visits Pentecostal Church
Pope Francis Becomes First Pope To Visit A Pentecostal Church In Outreach To ...
Pope Francis begs for end of wars
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ABC NewsMan killed in plane crash was on anniversary trip
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Sometime Sunday morning, Ommy Irizarry posted a message on Facebook to mark his ninth wedding anniversary. "I am very happy and can't wait to see what the next 100 have in store for us," he wrote, and tagged his wife, ...
Man killed by plane in Venice was Army Sergeant in Georgia
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Crashing Plane Kills Dad Walking With Daughter
Man killed, girl seriously injured in Venice plane crash
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- Associate of dead South Korea ferry boss arrested
Ansan - A close associate of the man whose web of business holdings included a ferry that sank and killed more than 300 people in April was arrested on Monday, a week after the ferry owner's badly decomposed body was identified. The woman, who was ...
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RTUS threatens relations with Israel could worsen over Kerry criticism
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has attracted the ire of Israel following his latest failed attempt to broker a ceasefire in Gaza, and American officials are warning that a wider rift in relations could come with serious repercussions. On Friday last week ...
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