Volvo Car Swings to Profit

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Swedish auto maker Volvo said it swung to a net profit during the first half of the year as car sales increased 9.5% on strong demand in China, Sweden and Western Europe.

Glencore Plans $1 Billion Buyback

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Glencore said it would buy back $1 billion in shares and avoid expensive expansion projects. But CEO Ivan Glasenberg signaled possible interest in mining assets that BHP plans to spin off.

Technology Helps Pilots Land in Fog

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Rockwell Collins Inc. and other cockpit-equipment makers are developing technologies that could enable low-visibility landings now prohibited at scores of mid-size and smaller fields in the U.S.

AT&T's Network to Land on Google's Turf

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AT&T is bringing its GigaPower Internet service to Apple's hometown and a few miles from Google's doorstep in a race to wire the nation with ultrafast fiber optic cables.

Mylan Edges Toward Glaxo Drugs

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U.S. generic drugs company Mylan, as well as some private-equity groups and Indian drug makers, has made it through to the second round of bidding for a portfolio of mature drugs being sold by GlaxoSmithKline.

NFL to Coldplay: Pay to Play Super Bowl

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The National Football League doesn't usually pay the act that performs at halftime during the Super Bowl. But in a twist this year, the league has asked artists under consideration for the gig to pay to play.

Sandell Claims Bob Evans Board Seats

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Sandell Asset Management said at least five of its nominees will join the 12-member board of Bob Evans Farms, according to preliminary estimates.

Staples Pushes Turnaround as Sales Fall

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Staples said its profit and sales declined, while the struggling office-supplies retailer pushed ahead in its plans to close underperforming stores and spark sales growth online.

Macy's Reaches Settlement on Racial Profiling Allegations

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Macy's Inc. agreed to pay $650,000 in a settlement with the New York State Office of the Attorney General related to allegations of racial profiling at its New York stores.

News and Ads to Debut on Snapchat

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Snapchat, the mobile app for disappearing messages, could soon be a service for disappearing videos, news articles and advertisements.

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