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  • BOSTON, Aug 28- Employees of New England supermarket chain Market Basket on Thursday cheered the return of their ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas, after he inked a reported $1.5 billion agreement to buy the company from his cousin to end a family power struggle and worker revolt. The Boston Globe valued the deal at more than $1.5 billion.

  • FairPoint declares impasse, unions disagree Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 8:28 AM ET

    The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers and Communication Workers of America accused FairPoint Communications of violating federal law and asked the National Labor Relations Board to reinstate the contract that expired on Aug. 2.

  • Workers cheer restored Market Basket CEO Thursday, 28 Aug 2014 | 12:07 AM ET

    BOSTON— As Arthur T. Demoulas made a triumphant return Thursday to lead the Market Basket supermarket chain, it was the words of his employees that summed up their fierce loyalty to him that led to a remarkable workers' revolt that nearly crippled the New England chain but eventually put him back on top.

  • Deal reached to sell supermarket chain to ex-CEO Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 11:53 PM ET

    TEWKSBURY, Mass.— A New England supermarket chain that has been in turmoil for weeks over a workers' revolt and customer boycott has announced that the former CEO will buy a majority stake in the business. In a statement issued late Wednesday, Market Basket said popular CEO Arthur T. Demoulas would be returning and taking over day-to-day operations.

  • DIARY -Top Economic Events to Sep 10 Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    LUGANO, Switzerland- Swiss National Bank Vice President Jean-Pierre Danthine speaks at the UBS Session: The Role of Finance in Society- 1130 GMT. LJUBLJANA- Bled Strategic Forum 2014 in Slovenia.

  • US journalist thankful for work to secure freedom Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:42 AM ET

    But Peter Theo Curtis, who was freed Sunday after 22 months in captivity, declined to talk about his ordeal, saying in brief remarks that he needed time to reconnect with family following his return to the United States. Curtis, 45, of Boston, was released by the al- Nusra Front, an al-Qaida- linked group that is fighting the regime of Syrian leader Bashar Assad.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Sep 6 Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 8:01 PM ET

    Speakers:- Polish National Bank Governor Marek Belka, Bank of Finland Governor Erkki Liikanen and ECB Governing Council member Ewald Nowotny. ATHENS- French Former Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici is expected to meet Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras, Deputy Prime Minister Evangelos Venizelos and Finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis.

  • Farmers' Almanac predicts another nasty winter Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    LEWISTON, Maine— The folks at the Farmers' Almanac can be forgiven for feeling smug: The 198- year-old publication correctly predicted the past nasty winter while federal forecasters blew it. We're calling for some frigid conditions, bitter conditions, "said managing editor Sandi Duncan.

  • Bishop: Slain US journalist Foley opened our eyes Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:50 AM ET

    ROCHESTER, N.H.— Slain U.S. journalist James Foley was living his faith by bringing images to the world of people suffering from war and oppressive regimes, a Roman Catholic bishop said Sunday at a Mass in his honor. Bishop Peter Libasci said even after Foley was captured for the first time in Libya in 2011, he "went back again that we might open our eyes."

  • No deal yet in Market Basket feud Monday, 25 Aug 2014 | 7:25 AM ET

    TEWKSBURY, Mass.— The family feud that has brought the Market Basket supermarket chain to its knees may be nearing its end. Ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas has reportedly made a $1.5 billion offer to buy out the part of the company controlled by his rival cousin, Arthur S. Demoulas, and his allies on the board.

  • Some growers win, some lose in Market Basket tiff Saturday, 23 Aug 2014 | 10:23 AM ET

    CONCORD, N.H.— From farmers markets teeming with new customers in New Hampshire to a Massachusetts flower grower desperately seeking new buyers for tens of thousands of mums, fallout from the Market Basket supermarket stalemate has been a mixed bag.

  • Governors: Deal may come soon in supermarket feud Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 6:29 PM ET

    BOSTON— The governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire said Friday they were optimistic the long-running family dispute that has hobbled the Market Basket supermarket chain will be resolved, perhaps as soon as this weekend, with an agreement to sell it to its ousted CEO. In a statement issued late Friday, Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov.

  • Woman who drank lye-tainted tea suffers nightmares Friday, 22 Aug 2014 | 3:15 AM ET

    Jim Harding says his wife, Jan Harding, woke up frightened in the middle of the night this week in the burn unit of a Salt Lake City hospital after dreaming about going to a restaurant and ordering the drink that made her say, "I think I drank acid."

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- California detectives are investigating a July computer theft at storied venture capital-firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield& Byers, a spokeswoman for the Menlo Park police said on Thursday. A spokeswoman and a lawyer for Kleiner Perkins did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

  • Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet Thursday, 21 Aug 2014 | 2:45 AM ET

    SEOUL, South Korea— Kim Min- koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts— in the noodles. Instant noodles carry a broke college student aura in America, but they are an essential, even passionate, part of life for many in South Korea and across Asia.

  • Parks Service bans drones over Appalachian Trail Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 6:55 PM ET

    PITTSBURGH— The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail. The Park Service said Wednesday the interim rule prohibits launching, landing or operating unmanned aircraft from or on Appalachian National Scenic Trail lands.

  • Governor: Grocery chain fight at 'critical point' Wednesday, 20 Aug 2014 | 3:00 PM ET

    Deval Patrick said Wednesday he was hopeful that a family fight over the Market Basket grocery store chain that has sparked an employee walkout and a customer boycott can be resolved soon.

  • Governors step into New England supermarket feud Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 6:54 AM ET

    BOSTON— As an employee revolt at a New England grocery store chain headed into its fifth week, the governors of Massachusetts and New Hampshire took the unusual step of personally stepping in to negotiations aimed at ending a standoff threatening the future of the popular low-priced supermarkets. Deval Patrick and New Hampshire Gov.

  • WASHINGTON, August 18- Establishing a tax domicile abroad to avoid U.S. taxes is a hot strategy in corporate America, but many companies that have done such "inversion" deals have failed to produce above-average returns for investors, a Reuters analysis has found.

  • Wealth managers enlist spy tools to map portfolios Monday, 4 Aug 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Karen White, left, president and chief operating officer of Addepar, a wealth management company, and its chief executive, Eric Poirier, at company headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., July 16, 2014.

    Tech firm Addepar, founded by former CIA contractors, weighs relationships among holdings to test whether a portfolio is about to crash.