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  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:20 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:20 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Danish TDC to buy Norway's Get for $2.2 billion to become region's top entertainment company Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday What next?

  • AP Top Financial News At 6:14 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss Global stocks down after weak China data Samsung accuses LG execs of damaging its products Air France strike as Europe faces low-cost shakeup Sweden's vote leaders seek to form government Heineken rejects SABMiller takeover bid Scottish independence could mean messy divorce Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions Portugal bank slated for sale gets new management Spanish department store head Alvarez dies at 79

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 6:14 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:14 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller What next?

  • AP Top Financial News At 5:13 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:13 AM ET

    Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss Air France pilot strike amid low-cost tensions Global stocks down after weak China data Samsung accuses LG execs of damaging its products Sweden's vote leaders seek to form government Heineken rejects SABMiller takeover bid Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike on Tuesday Scottish independence could mean messy divorce Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions Portugal bank slated for sale gets new management

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines At 5:13 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 5:13 AM ET

    Hong Kong reconsiders market rules after losing huge Alibaba IPO to New York Air France pilots launch weeklong strike as airline economizes to compete with low-cost rivals Global stock markets down after Chinese industrial figures disappoint Samsung accuses senior executives from rival LG of vandalizing its washing machines Sweden's vote leaders struggle to form government after election shifts power to left bloc Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival brewer SABMiller Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday What next?

  • Heineken rejects SABMiller takeover bid Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 4:36 AM ET

    AMSTERDAM— Family-controlled brewer Heineken says it has rejected a takeover bid by rival SABMiller. In a statement issued late Sunday night, the Dutch brewer said the Heineken family informed SABMiller it intends "to preserve the heritage and identity of Heineken as an independent company." Heineken did not release any details of the SABMiller bid.

  • AP Top Financial News At 4:36 a.m. EDT Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 4:36 AM ET

    Hong Kong rethinks rules after Alibaba IPO loss Scottish independence could mean messy divorce Air France pilot strike amid low-cost tensions Asian stocks tumble on disappointing China data Samsung accuses LG execs of damaging its products Sweden's vote leaders seek to form government Heineken rejects SABMiller takeover bid Pilots at Germany's Lufthansa to strike on Tuesday Dutch stage tomato fight against Russian sanctions Portugal bank slated for sale gets new management

  • Scripps CEO: Focused on quality     Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Ken Lowe, Scripps Networks Interactive chairman & CEO, about consolidation and if Scripps would entertain a takeover bid.

  • Chiquita backtracks, opens talks on potential sale Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 12:01 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Not a month after flatly rejecting a takeover bid by two Brazilian companies, Chiquita is softening its stance and will open its books to them.

  • Sept 10- Dollar General Corp took its $9.1 billion offer for Family Dollar Stores Inc hostile, directly approaching the shareholders of its smaller rival after being spurned twice by the company.

  • Dollar General goes hostile     Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports Dollar General has gone hostile in its bid for Family Dollar. Faber says Family Dollar is proceeding with its plans to be bought by Dollar Tree in a deal for less than what Dollar General is offering.

  • General Mills' $820 million deal     Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 | 9:10 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber reports General Mills is buying Annie's for about $820 million. Cramer breaks down the dynamics of the acquisition.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 8- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc has postponed a shareholder vote on a plan to merge with Fyffes Plc in order to engage in discussions with Safra Group and Grupo Cutrale regarding a $611 million unsolicited takeover bid.

  • SAO PAULO, Sept 8- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc adjourned a shareholder vote on a plan to merge with Fyffes Plc in order to engage in discussions with Grupo Cutrale and Safra Group regarding a $611 million unsolicited takeover bid.

  • Sept 8- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said Fyffes Plc has granted it a waiver to engage in discussions with Cutrale and Safra Group regarding their $611 million takeover bid. Chiquita, which last month rejected the bid from the Brazilian companies, has been attempting to close a merger with Fyffes, announced in March.

  • Sept 8- Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc said Fyffes Plc has granted a waiver to engage in discussions with juice maker Cutrale and investment firm Safra Group regarding their $611 million takeover bid. Chiquita said it has sent a letter to the two firms, saying it was willing to hear another offer.

  • UPDATE 3-Family Dollar spurns Dollar General again Friday, 5 Sep 2014 | 1:56 PM ET

    Sept 5- Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected Dollar General Corp's sweetened takeover bid, saying the offer still did not address antitrust concerns, raising the prospect that the No. 1 U.S. deep discount chain will go "hostile" with its offer.

  • Sept 5- Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected Dollar General Corp's $9.1 billion sweetened takeover offer, saying the offer did not address antitrust concerns and was unlikely to be approved.

  • Sept 5- Family Dollar Stores Inc rejected Dollar General Corp's $9.1 billion sweetened takeover offer, saying it was not reasonably likely to be completed on the terms proposed.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 5- Dollar General Corp's sweetened $9.1 billion proposal to buy Family Dollar Stores Inc may fall short of allaying its smaller rival's fears U.S. antitrust regulators will block the deal, according to two sources familiar with the matter.