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The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group for all cash
NEW YORK/ LONDON, Sept 21- The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for all cash, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
OSLO, Sept 21- World carbon dioxide emissions will hit a record high this year, driven by China's growth and keeping the world far off track from the deep cuts needed to limit climate change, a study said on Sunday.
BERLIN— Police are hunting for a gang that robbed a security guard as he was picking up cash from Germany's biggest Apple's store. Berlin police spokesman Rene Rodemann says three masked men threatened the guard with a firearm Saturday and forced him to hand over a cash container before escaping in a dark sedan.
BERLIN— German relatives of three people killed in the downing of Malaysia Airline Flight 17 plan to sue Ukraine for negligence, a lawyer for the families said Sunday. MH17 was shot down July 17 over territory held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, with 298 people killed.
BERLIN/ PARIS, Sept 21- Germany and France will try to reconcile divergent visions of how to fix Europe's economy on Monday when Manuel Valls makes his first visit to Berlin as French prime minister and holds talks with Angela Merkel.
BRUSSELS, Sept 21- Scotland's rejection of independence and a lack of any fireworks at a Fed meeting last week have calmed investors enough to shift the focus back to what some call the "Great Stagnation", and how to avoid it.
BERLIN, Sept 21- The head of Germany's Bundesbank has criticised the European Central Bank's recent cut in borrowing costs and its pledge to buy repackaged debt, saying they took pressure off governments to implement needed reforms.
CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 21- Following is the text of the communique issued after on Sunday the meeting of finance ministers and central bankers from the Group of 20 leading nations in the Australian city of Cairns.
EXCLUSIVE-LAW FIRMS BINGHAM, MORGAN LEWIS, AGREE TO MERGE. Sept 20- Leaders of two of the United States' largest law firms, Boston- based Bingham McCutchen and Philadelphia's Morgan Lewis& Bockius, have agreed to merge, according to three people familiar with the matter.
A group called Khorasan that emerged in the past year in Syria may be the most intent on hitting the United States with a terror attack.
PARIS— Investigators probing the crash of an Air Algerie jet in July that killed all 116 people on board say they have no solid leads on the cause of the accident.
Apple new mobile payments system is winning over financial industry heavyweights, signaling the likely demise of lesser payment alternatives.
CAIRNS, Australia, Sept 20- As the Group of 20 leading economies meet to change no less than the "destiny" of the global economy, members remain divided on how to get there with Germany pushing back at U.S. calls for more government stimulus. That goal has seemed ever more distant as members from China to Japan, Germany and Russia have all stumbled in recent months.
KANSAS CITY- Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George gives welcome remarks at the Shift Innovation: Community Development Conference- 1330 GMT.
FRANKFURT, Sept 19- General Electric Co and Germany's Siemens are considering bids for compressor and turbine maker Dresser-Rand that could derail a merger between Dresser-Rand and Swiss pump maker Sulzer, according to media reports.
*Nationalist leader Alex Salmond concedes defeat, resigns. EDINBURGH, Sept 19- Scotland spurned independence and saved a union dating back 300 years in a historic referendum but its defeated leader said it would hold London to last minute offers of more power that could radically reshape the United Kingdom.
ATHENS, Greece— Greece's finance minister said Friday that his country will not seek additional rescue funds from other eurozone countries after bailout loans are completed this year, despite concerns from rescue lenders that an early general election could unravel years of painful cost-cutting reforms.
CHICAGO, Sept 19- U.S. wheat futures fell 2.9 percent to their lowest in more than four years on Friday, matching a similar low in Paris wheat futures, as a global supply glut overwhelmed demand and pressured prices.