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  • The agreement, which comes after an investigation of several months by the Attorney General's office over the trust's governance, compensation and expenses, could offer the clarity needed for Mondelez to make a new bid to acquire Hershey. The Attorney General's office had accused the trust of breaking the terms of a 2013 reform agreement.

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- New York state and nuclear power have never been best friends, but the state is expected to decide as soon as Monday on a proposed subsidy plan that could furnish the rest of the country with a model for saving a struggling industry while reducing carbon emissions. Five plants in states from Florida to California have shut since 2013 and many...

  • The agreement, which comes after an investigation of several months by the Attorney General's office, could offer the clarity needed for Mondelez to make a new bid to acquire Hershey. The Attorney General's office had accused the trust of breaking the terms of a 2013 reform agreement with the trust, particularly with regards to spending, expenses, salary and...

  • WASHINGTON, July 29- U.S. auto safety regulators said on Friday they were extending oversight of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV for an additional year, requiring the Italian-American automaker to submit to monthly meetings and early disclosures of potential vehicle issues. In July 2015, Fiat Chrysler agreed to a $105 million settlement with the U.S. National...

  • HARRISBURG, Penn., July 29- The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office unveiled on Friday the terms of a reform agreement with the charitable trust that controls Hershey Co that includes a 10- year term limit for trustees and limits on their compensation to $110,000. The agreement, which comes after an investigation of several months by the Attorney General's...

  • Interactive Intelligence is working with boutique investment bank Union Square Advisors LLC on a sale process that has attracted other telecommunications software companies, as well as private equity firms, the people said this week. Union Interactive Intelligence declined to comment, while Union Square Advisors did not respond to requests for comment.

  • Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Louisiana and New Mexico each gained two, while Colorado, Ohio, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania were up one apiece. Texas declined by three, Alaska and West Virginia by two each and Utah by one. Arkansas, California, Kansas, North Dakota and Wyoming were unchanged.

  • On Friday, Exxon Mobil Corp. reported its smallest quarterly profit in nearly 17 years— although it still earned $1.7 billion. The reports from the two biggest U.S. oil companies followed weak second-quarter results from BP and Royal Dutch Shell. U.S. crude rallied from below $30 a barrel in February to above $50 in early June.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Apple Inc on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to clear the way for the iPhone maker to secure hundreds of millions in damages from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd in a case over smartphone design patents. Apple said there was no need for the Supreme Court to send the case back to a lower court for further proceedings. Its efforts were partially...

  • DETROIT— Tesla engineers told members of a Senate committee they are looking into the role cameras and radar played in the fatal crash of a Model S using self-driving mode, according to two people familiar with a meeting held Thursday. John Thune, R- S.D., whose committee oversees transportation and could hold a hearing on self-driving technology at a later date.

  • LOS ANGELES, July 29- Volkswagen AG and the California Air Resources Board will begin testing hardware and software that could help the German automaker avoid buying back as many as 475,000 diesel cars sold in the United States with improperly designed pollution controls, the head of the board told Reuters. Nichols' positive words about VW are significant...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, July 29- Apple Inc on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rule against Samsung Electronics Co Ltd over whether Apple should receive damages in a case about smartphone design patents. Apple said there was no need for the Supreme Court to send the case back to a lower court for further proceedings. Its efforts were partially rewarded in May 2015, when...

  • Interactive Intelligence is working with boutique investment bank Union Square Advisors LLC on a sale process that has attracted other telecommunications software companies, as well as private equity firms, the people said this week. Union Square Advisors and Interactive Intelligence did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

  • The offering of 5.25 million American Depository Shares was priced at $18 each- above the expected range of $15.00- $17.00- and raised about $94.5 million. The company's shares opened at $27.66 and hit a high of $28 on the Nasdaq in early trading. Talend is backed by venture capital firm Balderton Capital and Sumeru Equity Partners Inc, the former middle-market...

  • WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. _ ReachLocal Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $4.2 million in its second quarter. The Woodland Hills, California- based company said it had a loss of 14 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • LOS ANGELES— The creators of "Pokemon Go" say they're working to remove real-world locations that don't wish to be included in the mobile gaming sensation. The Pokemon Company's consumer marketing director J.C. Smith said in an interview this week that they're updating the augmented-reality game so it remains fun for players but respects the real world.

  • SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. _ Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $10.4 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the South San Francisco, California- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Keywords: Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Earnings Report.

  • LOS ANGELES _ CytRx Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $18.3 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 20 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON, July 29- Chevron Corp, the second largest U.S.-based oil producer, posted a second-quarter loss on Friday, its largest since 2001, due to the slump in crude prices and refining income. The company lost $1.47 billion, or $1.07 per share, in the quarter, compared with a net profit of $571 million, or 30 cents per share, in the year-ago period.

  • SAN RAMON, Calif.— Chevron Corp. on Friday reported a second-quarter loss of $1.47 billion, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 31 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $29.8 billion.