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SAN FRANCISCO, May 20- Two of the nation's biggest online food delivery businesses said they are merging in a deal that they hope will drive more orders, in more cities, through their platforms. Think restaurant reservations, where OpenTable dominates, or car services, where privately held startups such as Uber are making significant inroads.
WASHINGTON-- Shares of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Inc. surged Monday after the company said it would move ahead with a late-stage trial of its lead product, the experimental lung cancer treatment bavituximab.
CONCORD, N.H.-- Gas prices have risen in New Hampshire, but they're still below the national average. The website Gasbuddy.com says the average retail price for a gallon of gas rose 1.9 cents in the last week, averaging $3.45 in New Hampshire on Sunday.
PORTLAND, Ore.-- Umpqua Holdings is raising its quarterly dividend by 50 percent to 15 cents per share and also plans to pay a special dividend.
*Yahoo's board approves $1.1 bln Tumblr acquisition. *Actavis to acquire Warner Chilcott in stock-for-stock deal. Deals, including Yahoo's $1.1 billion bid for Tumblr, indicate that companies continue to search for growth through acquisitions, a bullish sign for stocks.
Shares of XenoPort Inc. sank Monday after the drug developer said a potential treatment for multiple sclerosis patients failed in late-stage clinical testing, and it will stop developing the drug. XenoPort was testing the drug to treat patients with spasticity due to multiple sclerosis.
WASHINGTON, May 20- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has authority to try to speed up the process for installing wireless communications towers when local governments have been slow to act.
NEW YORK-- Target Corp.' s first-quarter financial results Wednesday should offer insight into how its shoppers are grappling with a payroll tax and other financial issues.
LONDON, May 20- Petroleum coke piled up along the banks of the Detroit River has sparked a storm of protest from local residents and environmental campaigners, who claim they are just one more problem associated with the bituminous tar sands being mined in western Canada.
LOS ANGELES-- Los Angeles politicians have struggled for more than five years to regulate medical marijuana, trying to balance the needs of the sick against neighborhood concerns that pot shops attract crime.
MONACO-- The glittering star power of Cannes migrated up the coast to Monaco for front-row seats at Dior's colorful, sexy cruise fashion show. With the Mediterranean Sea the picturesque backdrop, Dior showcased its 2014 collection on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES, May 20- In October 2004, then California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger rolled up to a pioneering fueling station at Los Angeles International Airport in a hydrogen-powered metallic blue Hummer loaned to him by General Motors Corp..
HOUSTON/ NEW YORK, May 20- For the past three years, the boom in the U.S. shale oil industry has outstripped all expectations. News from two of the country's less developed shale plays in Colorado and Ohio last week offer a reality check for the wave of euphoria that has washed across the industry.
WATFORD CITY, North Dakota, May 19- In towns across North Dakota, the wellhead of the North American energy boom, the locals have taken to quoting the adage: "Whiskey is for drinking, and water is for fighting." It's not that they lack water, like Texas and California.
*Google expects Glass etiquette to evolve. SAN FRANCISCO, May 18- Google staged four discussions expounding on the finer points of its "Glass" wearable computer during this week's developer conference.
*Microsoft set to unveil new Xbox Tuesday. *Xbox key to Microsoft's broader push into consumers' lives. SAN FRANCISCO/ SEATTLE, May 18- Microsoft Corp is set to make a splash this week with the eagerly awaited unveiling of its new Xbox game console, eight years after the last version, as it seeks a larger share of the $65 billion a year global computer gaming industry.
NEW YORK, May 18- Europe's top trade official for the first time late on Friday officially cited Chinese mobile telecommunications equipment makers Huawei and ZTE Corp for violating anti-dumping and anti-subsidy guidelines.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Target Corp said on Friday it opened a new San Francisco office to track down technology companies that can help the second-largest U.S. retailer grow its online commerce business.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 17- Amazon.com Inc decided not to turn pilot project "Zombieland" into a full TV series, but is going ahead with " Alpha House," as the world's largest online retailer enters the next stage of its foray into original video creation.
NEW YORK-- Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to unveil "something special" Monday evening in New York as she tries to attract more traffic and advertising to the Internet company.