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Activist investor Starboard Value LP said Yahoo Inc should consider a strategic combination with AOL Inc to save more than $1 billion in costs.
Germany's second-biggest airline, Air Berlin, says it has canceled an order for 33 new Boeing jets with a list price of some $5 billion.
An activist investor is urging Yahoo to buy rival AOL to help the long-struggling Internet companies to become more competitive in a digital advertising market currently dominated by Google and Facebook.
A federal safety enforcement agency is citing a Missouri-based communications company for "willful" and "serious" safety violations in the death of two workers in the collapse in March of a cell tower they were dismantling in Blaine, Kansas.
No charges will be filed in the case involving a woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals at a Utah restaurant.
Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action in San Francisco and Los Angeles over how they screen drivers and charge passengers.
The Connecticut Department of Labor has ordered Mystic Pizza, made famous by the 1988 Julia Roberts movie of the same name, to pay 110 employees more than $105,000 in wages for being paid less than minimum wage or not receiving overtime pay.
Many Massachusetts households are going to see their electric bills shoot up 37 percent this winter, a rate increase that some advocates fear will put additional strain on low-income families.
A celebrated portrait by Edouard Manet of a Parisian actress in a fancy dress and bonnet is heading to auction and could be a record sale for the artist.
The Obama administration wants to put a stop to excessive payday or car title loans for military service members.
Shares of some top telecom companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: AT&T Inc. rose $.05 or .1 percent, to $35.13.
Shares of some top utilities companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: American Electric Power Co. fell $.17 or .3 percent, to $51.92.
Shares of some top supermarkets companies are up at 10 a.m.: Kroger rose $.11 or .2 percent, to $51.80.
Shares of some top restaurant companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Brinker International Inc. rose $.39 or .8 percent, to $50.99.
Shares of some top staffing companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Kelly Services Inc. class A fell $.02 or .1 percent, to $15.88.
Shares of some top specialty retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Autozone Inc. rose $1.17 or .2 percent, to $505.79.
Shares of some top silver companies are down at 10 a.m.: Hecla Mining Co. fell $.03 or 1.1 percent, to $2.67.
Shares of some top railroad companies are up at 10 a.m.: CSX rose $.25 or .8 percent, to $32.03.
Shares of some top medical devices companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Allergan rose $.40 or .2 percent, to $175.28.
Shares of some top managed care companies are mixed at 10 a.m.: Aetna fell $.04 or percent, to $82.02.