Chinese Company Makes Lower Bid for PanAust

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A Chinese company made a reduced takeover bid for PanAust, valuing the miner at $859 million and indicating the world’s second-biggest economy is eager to take advantage of slumping commodity prices.

U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack

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A popular U.S. coding website is enduring an onslaught of Internet traffic meant for China’s most popular search engine, in an episode that security experts say represents a likely attempt by China to shut down anticensorship tools.

A Local Bank in Amish Country Flourishes

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Bank of Bird-in-Hand is the only new bank to open in the U.S. since 2010, when the Dodd-Frank law was passed.

Lawsuit Exposes Tensions in Thomson Media Family

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A lawsuit aimed at a member of Canada’s Thomson family alleges serious governance lapses involving the company through which the country’s richest family controls media giant Thomson Reuters.

Indiana Governor Defends 'Religious Freedom' Law

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Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended a controversial religious-objections bill he signed into law, saying he was “proud” of the legislation and declined to say whether it would allow discrimination against gay people.

A New Normal for Defense Contractors

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Contractors and Army leaders gathering at two big trade shows face a sober reality: The Army has borne the brunt of Pentagon budget cuts, prompting deal-making among suppliers and forcing others to leave the business.

Boxing Match Sets Off Fight Over Fees

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Boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao don’t square off until May 2, but the media companies behind the highly anticipated welterweight title bout are already coming to blows over how to split up the money.

It's Really Here: TV for Babies

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Most TV networks don’t target viewers any younger than four years old, but one channel is testing that boundary. BabyFirstTV aims its programming at children as young as six months, and it now reaches 50 million households.

'Home' Sweeps Away Box Office

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Animated film starring, Rihanna and Jim Parsons, leads the weekend with $54 million in debut.

Lorillard, Reynolds to Meet with FTC Ahead of Merger Decision

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Reynolds American and Lorillard are expected to meet this week with members of the FTC ahead of a final decision by the agency on whether to allow the companies to merge, according to people familiar with the matter.

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