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  • WILMINGTON, Del, May 12- T. Rowe Price Group Inc cannot sue computer maker Dell Inc for a higher price in the 2013 buyout by its founder because the fund company voted, albeit mistakenly, in favor of the deal, a Delaware judge has ruled. After Michael Dell and private equity firm Silver Lake took the computer maker private, hundreds of shareholders unhappy with the...

  • DOVER, Del.— Delaware attorney general says 4 Wilmington officers won't face criminal charges in fatal shooting of man in wheelchair.

  • LONDON— The Latest on the international meeting on corruption being held in London:. Charities and activist groups are giving a mixed welcome to corruption-fighting commitments from an international meeting in London. Jose Ugaz, chair of Transparency International, said it was "a good day for the fight against corruption, but there is more to do."

  • The "beneficial ownership" registers were announced at a London summit called by British Prime Minister David Cameron to fight what he termed the "cancer" of corruption. But many countries didn't sign up to the tough actions Cameron sought, and anti-corruption groups said criminals would still find plenty of places to stash their money— including tax havens...

  • Under the plan with creditors, Linn will spin off Berry Petroleum Co LLC, acquired in 2013 for $4.3 billion to create one of the largest independent energy producers. We believe that these steps will provide us the financial flexibility to successfully manage in the current commodity price environment, "Chief Executive Officer Mark Ellis said in a statement.

  • Since March, however, six publicly traded energy producers have filed for bankruptcy and five of them opted to file in Houston. The latest was Houston- based Linn Energy LLC, which filed on Wednesday. More companies began to file in Houston after the court adopted a work order that aimed to expedite large cases by directing them to two of its six judges: Martin Isgur...

  • May 11- Health Insurer Aetna Inc on Wednesday said it plans to continue its Obamacare health insurance business next year in the 15 states where it now participates, and may expand to a few additional states. "We have submitted rates in all 15 states where we are participating and have no plans at this point to withdraw from any of them," said company spokesman Walt...

  • MUMBAI, May 11- India's move to plug suspected losses in tax revenue through Mauritius, a top source of foreign investments into the country, has not sent financial markets into a tailspin as it would have just a few years ago. India will start imposing capital gains tax on investments coming from Mauritius starting next year, after the two countries agreed to...

  • Vivint Solar has filed a lawsuit in Delaware against SunEdison alleging that the solar company willfully breached its obligations under their merger agreement and is seeking damages. Investors began to lose confidence in SunEdison's expansion, when the company announced a $2.2 billion deal to acquire Vivint in July. The Vivint deal also led to a lawsuit by...

  • May 10- Solar panel installer Vivint Solar Inc said it would participate in SunEdison Inc's bankruptcy case to maximize its recovery from claims against SunEdison, which terminated its agreement to buy Vivint in March. Vivint Solar has filed a lawsuit in Delaware against SunEdison alleging that the solar company willfully breached its obligations under...

  • Groupon filed its lawsuit on Monday with the federal court in its hometown of Chicago, two months after IBM accused Groupon of patent infringement in a separate lawsuit. Groupon said the platform infringes a December 2010 patent, and that it deserves royalties based on the "billions of dollars" of revenue that Armonk, New York- based IBM has received through its...

  • PARIS, May 5- France's Sanofi said it could raise its proposed $9.3 billion deal to buy Medivation if the U.S. cancer drugmaker engaged in talks, threatening to go directly to shareholders to oust the board if not. Sanofi Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt wrote in a letter to the board of Medivation published on Thursday that the transaction was a priority for...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- Energy Transfer Equity LP Chief Executive Kelcy Warren said on Thursday the pipeline company cannot complete an agreed-upon $21 billion takeover of rival Williams Cos Inc because of tax issues. It is already suing ETE in Delaware to stop a controversial offering of preferred shares to its top shareholders, including Warren.

  • PARIS, May 5- Sanofi said it could raise its proposed $9.3 billion deal to buy Medivation if the U.S. cancer drugmaker engaged in talks, threatening to go directly to shareholders to oust the board if not. Sanofi Chief Executive Olivier Brandicourt wrote in a letter to the board of Medivation published on Thursday that the transaction was a priority for the French...

  • The companies said in a regulatory filing on Tuesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission had requested additional information about the deal to be included in the proxy statement, which the companies may not mail to shareholders before the SEC completes its review. Williams shareholders need to vote on the transaction, and the SEC must sign off on the...

  • April 28- Energy Futures Holdings Corp's plan to sell its Oncor power distribution business for about $19 billion to fund its exit from bankruptcy will not close as expected, a company lawyer told a U.S. While Oncor is considered a crown jewel asset, the Public Utility Commission of Texas imposed conditions for approving the deal that have discouraged the...

  • WILMINGTON, Del., April 28- Energy Futures Holdings Corp's plan to sell its Oncor power distribution business for about $19 billion to fund its exit from bankruptcy will not close as expected, a company lawyer told a U.S.

  • U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greets supporters after speaking at Crosby High School, in Waterbury, Connecticut, April 23, 2016.

    Heading into the final weeks of contests, there has been intense speculation that Trump's support has a ceiling. NBC News reports.

  • April 25- Patriarch Partners, the private equity firm of flamboyant investor Lynn Tilton, is being sued for allegedly refusing to provide financial records to the new manager of the Zohar funds that she controlled until earlier this year. Filed in Delaware's Court of Chancery on Friday, the lawsuit is the latest in a series of legal challenges for Patriarch...

  • BETHLEHEM, Pa., April 24- With a rusting steel mill in its center, this Pennsylvania city would seem fertile ground for Donald Trump's campaign and its vision of a declining America that only he can fix. Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley region around it have filled new industrial parks with e-commerce companies, white collar businesses fleeing New York's high...