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Whiting Petroleum said it would acquire Kodiak Oil& Gas for $3.8 billion, becoming the largest producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale play.
AECOM Technology said it will pay $4 billion to acquire URS in an acquisition that is expected to complete in October.
Samsung has suspended business with a Chinese supplier accused of hiring child workers, after finding evidence that suggested accurate allegations.
Israel appeared to hold off on an escalation of its week-old Gaza Strip barrage despite having balked at Western calls for a ceasefire with Hamas.
Allergan told its stockholders not to respond to Pershing Square Capital Management's proposal to replace a majority of the board.
Burberry shareholders rejected a 20 million pound remuneration package for its new chief executive, Christopher Bailey. The Financial Times reports.
A former head of the nation's largest public pension fund has pleaded guilty to bribery and fraud in California.
No matter how hard Sam Johnson presses down on the spider, the creature known as Sparratus stays together. It was not always so. The FT reports.
Japan's labor shortage is nearing crisis in some industries, curbing operations, pushing up wages and potentially crimping a recovery in the economy.
While Q2 has been a time of slump for companies like GameStop and Lam Research, some appear on the edge of redemption. USAT reports.
Samsung has been hit by claims of hiring child workers, after assuring investors that there was no underage labor involved in making its products.
Discovery Communication CEO David Zaslav said TV content companies are likely to consolidate in response to pending deals between cable companies.
American Apparel appeared to have reached a deal to overhaul leadership positions and keep manufacturing in the U.S. The New York Times reports.
Ryan Bailey is now a mechanical design engineer and Jon Gale is a sensing system engineer at Apple, according to the MacRumors website.
Costco pulled Dinesh D'Souza's book 'America' from shelves on July 1, despite its popularity, but now is reshelving it.
When Crumbs shuttered its remaining stores, it seemed like an abrupt ending for a company that opened a decade ago to ride the wave of popularity of the sugary treat.
Citigroup is may pay about $7 billion to fix a probe into whether it defrauded investors on billions of dollars worth of mortgage securities.
11 companies in the S&P 500 have beaten earnings expectations by 10% or more in each of the past four calendar quarters. USA Today reports.
Boeing said it had finalized an order for 150 777 X planes from Dubai's Emirates Airline in a deal valued at $56 billion at list prices.
A Beijing court has ruled against Apple by upholding the validity of a patent held by a Chinese company.
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