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RPM Intl agrees to $797.5M deal on asbestos claims
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — RPM International plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims tied to a business owned by its Specialty Products Holding Corp. RPM will start...
Jul 28, 2014 | 5:28 PM
EU antitrust body clears Apple's $3bn Beats deal
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's antitrust authority has cleared Apple's $3 billion deal to buy Beats Electronics, which makes headphones and offers music streaming services.
Jul 28, 2014 | 5:28 PM
Smith & Wesson paying $2M to settle SEC charges
Smith & Wesson has agreed to pay $2 million to settle civil charges of bribing government officials in Pakistan, Indonesia and other countries to win military and police business.
Jul 28, 2014 | 4:28 PM
Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant
CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar in deal worth about $9B to create dollar-store giant.
Jul 28, 2014 | 4:28 PM
Samsung postpones launch of Tizen smartphone
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it is delaying sales of its first Tizen-powered smartphone in the latest setback to the company's ambition to create a mobile platform to rival Google's Android or Apple's iOS. The delay...
Jul 28, 2014 | 4:28 PM
Contracts to buy US homes slip in June
Fewer Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June, as the real estate market appears to have cooled off this summer.
Jul 28, 2014 | 4:28 PM
Boeing 737 fuselages scrapped by Montana recycling firm
Damaged in a Montana train derailment earlier this month, fuselages for six 737s were crushed and baled this week, and their remains were expected to be removed by Saturday.
Jul 28, 2014 | 3:28 PM
Nissan profit rises on strong sales, cheap yen
Nissan's vehicle sales grew in the robust North American market, on solid demand for the Rogue crossover and the Altima sedan, offsetting shaky Japan, where a rise in the consumption tax dampened sales overall. "Nissan continued to make progress in...
Jul 28, 2014 | 3:28 PM
UConn makes 3-D copies of antique instrument parts
Dr. Robert Howe, a reproductive endocrinologist in East Longmeadow, Massachusetts, says his medical practice showed him how computerized tomography could make precise 3-D images of body parts. Howe, who is also a doctoral student in music theory...
Jul 28, 2014 | 3:28 PM
Chinese portal Sohu reports $45 million loss
Profits at China's Internet companies have been squeezed by heavy spending to build a mobile presence as Chinese Web surfers shift quickly to going online wirelessly through smartphones and tablet computers. China is the world's most populous...
Jul 28, 2014 | 3:28 PM