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Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states....
DETROIT (AP) -- About 210,000 owners of Volkswagens with 2-liter diesel engines that cheat on emissions tests have registered to settle with the company under the terms of a June court agreement....
NEW YORK (AP) -- Start with the shoes but move on from there. That's the plan at Foot Locker Inc., long known for its sneakers, which is reorganizing its stores to further highlight top brands, designating areas to showcase trends, and adding more displays of full sports gear to encourage broader shopping....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- American consumers boosted spending at a slower pace in July, while their incomes accelerated slightly....
      
Wall Street Journal
Mondelez ended its bid to acquire Hershey after the famed chocolate-bar maker rebuffed a new takeover offer and indicated it would be difficult to strike a deal before next year.
The European Union’s antitrust regulator is poised to rule as soon as Tuesday that Apple’s tax arrangements with Ireland have breached the bloc’s state-aid rules, according to people familiar with the matter.
The president of American Airlines left the company Monday but immediately moved into the same role at rival United Continental, in an unusual management shake-up in the competitive airline industry.
Economists say subdued activity at U.S. ports is a sign of how retailers are slimming down their supply chains as more of their customers shop online.
Mylan said it would launch a generic alternative to EpiPen at a 50% discount after being criticized for sharply raising the price of the lifesaving drug.
      
CNNMoney
Following an order from the Department of Education to stop admitting students on federal financial aid, the for-profit technical school has stopped enrolling new students.
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Prism Skylabs' technology uses security cameras to generate a heat map of a store's layout. It translates that data onto a dashboard so managers can boost sales in real time.
Southwest pilots have been negotiating pay raises and improved contract terms with the airline for more than four years. Now, there's a sign the gridlock is ending. The union said Monday they've reached an 'agreement in principle.'
United Airlines hired Scott Kirby as the airline's new president, snagging the executive away from American Airlines.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
The potential clawback, estimated to be hundreds of millions of dollars, may stoke tensions between American and European officials over tax policies.
The news dashed hopes for what could have been one of the biggest deals this year, combining the maker of Hershey’s Kisses with the owner of Oreo.
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The drug maker said that the generic version, identical to the name-brand treatment for allergic reactions, would be available in several weeks.
As the income gap in the United States has widened, luxury and discount retailers have become increasingly deft at drawing people at separate ends of the income spectrum.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Apple could face a tax bill of hundreds of billions of dollars in Ireland if the European Union rules that its tax deal there is illegal.
     
 
 
Trump's ample shortcomings are no excuse for media to slack on probing coverage of Clinton.
     
 
 
The alternative will be available within weeks for $300 per two-pack carton.
     
 
 
Gains come as investors continue to calculate odds of a Fed rate hike later this year.
     
 
 
When it comes to taking medication, many people walk into their doctor’s office with a brand of medication in mind.
     
 
 
      
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