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  • KRAMATORSK, Ukraine, April 16- Ukrainian forces tightened their grip on the eastern town of Kramatorsk on Wednesday after securing control over an airfield from pro-Russian separatist militiamen, prompting Russian President Vladimir Putin to warn of the risk of civil war.

  • Gox has given up plans to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the situation.

  • April 16- Goldman Sachs is planning to jump-start its stock-trading business after top clients such as Fidelity Investments and BlackRock Inc voiced concerns about the way Goldman and other firms trade stocks, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • April 15- Starbucks Corp said it decided to move its European headquarters to the United Kingdom from the Netherlands following criticism over its low tax payments in Britain last year, The Times reported.

  • District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superseded the state's action.

  • *Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley lead underwriters for offering. April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share- below its expected range- a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion.

  • April 15- Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it bought social data provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount, signaling that it would take on a new role of packaging and selling data, a service in demand by business and government.

  • District Court judge on Tuesday stopped Massachusetts from implementing a ban on the sale of Zogenix Inc's prescription painkiller Zohydro, saying federal law superceded the state's action.

  • April 15- Moelis& Co's initial public offering has been priced at $25 per share, a market source said, valuing the independent investment bank at about $1.29 billion. The company's IPO raised about $162.5 million at that price, which was slightly below the expected price range of $26- $29 per share.

  • April 15- Associated Materials Group Inc, a maker of home-building products, said on Tuesday it had decided to withdraw its plans for an initial public offering. Last July, the company, owned by buyout firm Hellman& Friedman LLC, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO of up to $100 million.

  • April 15- A U.S. federal court granted Zogenix Inc a preliminary injunction against a ban blocking the sale of its controversial opioid painkiller, Zohydro, in Massachusetts, citing public interest.

  • April 15- New York state's top financial regulator has ordered Credit Suisse to turn in the employment records of its former New York head as part of a widening investigation into potential tax evasion involving the Swiss bank, a source close to the matter told Reuters.

  • April 15- Post-it notes maker 3 M Co said its board opposed a proposal by shareholder James McRitchie to allow investors holding enough shares to take a particular action through written consent without putting it to a vote.

  • April 15- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Tanzeum injection for treating adults with type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise. However, it is unknown whether Tanzeum causes thyroid C-cell tumors, the FDA said on its website.

  • April 15- Hedge fund Elliott Management reaffirmed its $3.36 billion offer for network gear maker Riverbed Technology Inc after being rebuffed twice, saying it remained "extremely interested" in acquiring the company. The stock had touched a high of $22.76 in February after Elliot raised its initial bid by $2 to $21 per share.

  • Twitter buys social data provider Gnip Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 11:06 AM ET

    April 15- Twitter Inc said it bought social data provider Gnip to provide enhanced data analytics capabilities to its business customers. Twitter did not disclose the price it paid for Gnip. Twitter's shares were little changed at $41.02 in late morning trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

  • Zebra Tech buys Motorola scan technology for $3.45B Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:57 AM ET
    Greg Brown, president and chief executive officer of Motorola Solutions Inc., second from right, rings the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, Jan. 4, 2011.

    Barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies said it would buy Motorola Solutions enterprise business for $3.45 billion in cash.

  • FDA approves GSK's Tanzeum to treat type 2 diabetes Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    April 15- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved GlaxoSmithKline Plc's Tanzeum injection for treating adults with type 2 diabetes, in combination with diet and exercise. However, it is unknown whether Tanzeum causes thyroid C-cell tumors, the FDA said on its website.

  • April 15- Oil and gas producer Noble Energy Inc said it planned to appoint Chief Operating Officer David Stover as chief executive in October, replacing Charles Davidson, who would retire on May 1, 2015. An industry veteran with 35 years of experience, he has previously worked at BP America Inc, Vastar Resources Inc and Atlantic Richfield Co..

  • *Diageo offers to buy up to 26 pct more of United Spirits. MUMBAI/ LONDON, April 15- Diageo, the world's biggest spirits maker, has launched a $1.9 billion bid to nearly double its stake in United Spirits Ltd, offering a rich price in the hope that India's increasingly wealthy consumers will drink more alcohol.

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