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  • Dollar General CEO Rick Dreiling plans to retire Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:20 AM ET

    June 27- Dollar General Corp said Chief Executive Rick Dreiling would retire effective May 30, 2015 or upon the appointment of a successor. Dreiling, 60, has served as the discount retailer's CEO since January 2008.

  • June 26- Infosys Ltd co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy is close to entering into an e-commerce joint venture in India with Amazon.com Inc through his investment firm, Catamaran Ventures, India's Economic Times reported. Amazon and Catamaran were not immediately available for comment.

  • June 25- Bank of America Corp is laying off 540 workers at its loss-making legacy assets and servicing business, which handles delinquent mortgage loans.

  • June 25- Penn Virginia Corp's biggest shareholder George Soros reiterated that the oil and gas producer should sell itself and said he would take action if the company failed to do so. Penn Virginia Corp has assets in the Eagle Ford shale in south Texas.

  • Dubai's Nakheel says to repay $1.5 bln debt early Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014 | 3:22 AM ET

    DUBAI, June 25- Dubai property developer Nakheel will repay all its outstanding debt to banks by August this year, four years ahead of the schedule mandated by its restructuring plan, the state-run company's chairman said on Wednesday.

  • TORONTO, June 23- Canada's SNC-Lavalin Group Inc will buy resource-sector engineering group Kentz Corp in a 1.16 billion pound deal that SNC said on Monday will accelerate its turnaround plan, including the sale of noncore assets.

  • How to avoid an arms race in Asia: Shinzo Abe Monday, 23 Jun 2014 | 8:53 AM ET
    Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

    Asian governments need to publicly disclose their military budgets in order to build trust and avoid a regional arms race, says Japan's Shinzo Abe.

  • June 23- American Apparel Inc founder Dov Charney, who was fired as the maverick retailer's chairman last week, said he wants to talk to the company to shake up its board. American Apparel's board ousted Charney as chairman and suspended him as president and chief executive officer on June 18.

  • June 23- American Apparel Inc founder Dov Charney, who was fired as the apparel retailer's chairman last week, said he wants to talk to the company to shake up its board.

  • June 19- A North Carolina judge ruled on Thursday that a Justice Department lawsuit against Bank of America Corp could move forward, allowing the complainant 30 days to file its amended petition. The Department of Justice's lawsuit accuses Bank of America of civil fraud in the sale of mortgage securities that soured during the global financial crisis.

  • June 19- A North Carolina judge ruled on Thursday that a Justice Department lawsuit against Bank of America Corp could move forward, allowing the complainant 30 days to file its amended petition. The Department of Justice's lawsuit accuses Bank of America of civil fraud in the sale of mortgage securities that soured during the global financial crisis.

  • UPDATE 1-Skechers sues Reebok for patent infringement Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 10:33 AM ET

    June 19- Sport shoes maker Skechers USA Inc said it filed a lawsuit against larger rival Adidas AG's Reebok International Ltd, alleging infringement of patents related to the company's Go Walk shoes.

  • Skechers sues Reebok for patent infringement Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 9:35 AM ET

    June 19- Sport shoes maker Skechers USA Inc said it filed a lawsuit against Reebok International Ltd, alleging infringement of patents related to the company's Go Walk shoes. The suit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, seeks compensatory and punitive damages and injunctive relief, the company said in a statement.

  • June 19- Enbridge Energy Partners LP said it would sell a 12.6 percent interest in its natural gas midstream business to partner Midcoast Energy Partners LP for $350 million. The deal will immediately add to the earnings of Midcoast Energy, which said it would finance it with debt.

  • June 18- Industrial gas producer Air Products& Chemicals Inc, under pressure from Bill Ackman to overhaul its management, said it has appointed Seifi Ghasemi chief executive. Air Products& Chemicals shares rose nearly 9 percent in premarket trading.

  • Bitcoin's Mt.Gox gets US bankruptcy protection Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014 | 3:50 AM ET
    This photo illustration shows a man looking at the bitcoin exchange website of MtGox in Tokyo on February 25, 2014.

    The failed Tokyo-based bitcoin exchange, Mt.Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States.

  • June 17- Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced as much as $840 million in claims.

  • June 17- The failed Tokyo- based bitcoin exchange, Mt Gox, received court approval on Tuesday to begin Chapter 15 bankruptcy proceedings in the United States as it awaits approval of a settlement with U.S. customers and a sale of its business.

  • June 17- Apple Inc reached an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit on Monday, effectively avoiding a trial in which the iPad maker faced more than $800 million in claims.

  • June 12- Twitter Inc on Thursday announced the abrupt departure of two senior executives, including the chief operating officer who had been responsible for the social media company's efforts to revive flagging user growth.