Construction firm Saudi Binladin, founded by Osama bin Laden's father, reportedly laid off 50,000, as cheap oil spurs government cuts.
AIG sold a chunk of its stake in China's PICC for $1.25 billion, joining other financial firms' move away from mainland holdings.
Amid competition and a falling stock price, AMC's CEO Adam Aron is optimistic after a record first-quarter earnings report.
Yahoo has shortlisted close to 10 bidders in the auction for its core Internet assets with most offers involving cash.
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