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  • WILMINGTON, Del, June 5- A lawyer for Texas's largest power provider, the bankrupt Energy Future Holdings, told a judge on Thursday the company had resolved most objections to financing arrangements that were important to maintaining its business.

  • June 4- Texas power giant Energy Future Holdings will square off against creditors in bankruptcy court on Thursday over a key question: will borrowing billions of dollars prop up the business or deepen its insolvency?

  • DETROIT, June 4- The head of the Unifor, which represents Canadian auto workers, said on Wednesday the union would strike at Johnson Controls Inc's Whitby, Ontario, plant, which supplies interiors to the General Motors Co Oshawa factory, unless JCI reverses plans to shutter the Whitby plant.

  • Why are so many M&A deals being pulled? Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    The value of potential takeovers yanked from the market is at its highest level since the height of the global credit crisis in 2008.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- Creditors of Brazilian tycoon Eike Batista's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved a restructuring plan for the oil company that could lead to a quick resolution of the largest bankruptcy in Latin America's history, lawyers said on Tuesday.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- Creditors of tycoon Eike Batista's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved a restructuring plan of the Brazilian oil company that could lead to a quick resolution of the largest bankruptcy in Latin America's history, lawyers said on Tuesday.

  • June 3- The Michigan Senate on Tuesday passed a package of bills that includes state money to aid Detroit retirees, a key element in the city's plan to adjust its debt and exit the biggest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.

  • RIO DE JANEIRO, June 3- A majority of creditors of Brazil's Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA approved the terms of restructuring plan for the bankrupt oil and gas exploration and production company, its lawyers said Tuesday.

  • Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 4:03 PM ET

    **Pilgrim's Pride Corp, the second largest U.S. chicken processor, raised its offer for Hillshire Brands Co, escalating a bidding war with Tyson Foods Inc for the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages. **Germany's Siemens said on Tuesday it called off the sale of its baggage handling and postal automation business.

  • The next UK pharma takeover target may be… Tuesday, 3 Jun 2014 | 8:46 AM ET
    30mg tablets of Shire Plc's Adderall XR.

    There is market rumor and speculation that Dublin-based, U.K.-listed pharma company Shire is a takeover target.

  • MOSCOW, June 2- Russia's state nuclear firm Rosatom aims to grow its global order book to $100 billion this year, up 25 percent year-on-year, by securing new projects in Hungary, Kazakhstan, India and Iran, CEO Sergei Kiriyenko said on Monday. Rosatom has won a contract to build a new plant in Hungary and has agreed to build reactors in India and Kazakhstan this year.

  • June 2- Chipmaker Broadcom Corp said it was looking to sell or wind-down of its cellular baseband business. The company said on Monday that a sale or wind-down of the business would likely save $700 million annually. Baseband chips are used in mobile devices to process wireless communication.

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japanese insurer Dai-ichi Life Co is in advanced talks to buy U.S. peer Protective Life Corp in a deal that could be worth over $5 billion, extending a drive to buy assets abroad as an antidote to a weak domestic outlook.

  • TOKYO, June 2- Japan's Nikkei share average climbed to a two-month closing high on Monday after strong Chinese factory data lifted sentiment. But Dai-ichi Life Insurance Co Ltd tumbled on news that it is in talks to buy a U.S. life insurance company, with investors wondering how the company would fund the acquisition.

  • In China, managers are the new labor activists Saturday, 31 May 2014 | 10:00 PM ET

    The involvement of managers underscores the growing complexity and unpredictability of labor relations in China. Yue Yuen's strike wasn't the first time in recent years managers, rather than front-line workers, helped orchestrate industrial action in China.

  • *Storm comes as Siemens is considering bid for Alstom. BERLIN/ MUNICH, May 30- The chief executive of German conglomerate Siemens tried to calm a brewing storm over job cuts on Friday after he let slip at an investor conference in New York that his plan to restructure the company could put up to 11,600 staff at risk.

  • MUNICH, May 30- The chief executive of German conglomerate Siemens said up to 11,600 jobs could be at risk in a restructuring plan he unveiled earlier this month that aims to save the company 1 billion euros annually. Previously Siemens had been structured along sectoral and regional lines.

  • May 29- Alcoa Inc, the biggest U.S. aluminum producer, said it started work on a $100 million plant in Indiana to meet rising demand from large commercial aircraft makers. The new plant will create 329 jobs by 2019 and increase the company's capacity to supply engine parts for narrow-body aircraft, Alcoa said.

  • Apple-Beats deal criticism is 'unfair': Cramer Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Jim Cramer on "Squawk on the Street."

    Apple's $3 billion acquisition of Beats is not a needle mover for the stock, but it makes sense, CNBC's Jim Cramer said.

  • May 28- Michael Kors Holdings Ltd said it expects its current-quarter gross margins to be slightly lower than a year earlier due to the costs of opening new stores in Europe. The startup expenses, such as leasing costs, associated with its expansion in Europe would hurt its retail operating margins, Michael Kors said on a conference call.