UnitedHealth to Buy Catamaran for $12.8 Billion

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UnitedHealth Group plans to bulk up its pharmacy-benefit business with the acquisition of Catamaran.

Trevor Noah to Succeed Jon Stewart 'Daily Show'

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Comedy Central has tapped 31-year-old South African comic Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as the host of its flagship franchise, “The Daily Show.”

McDonald's Labor Liability Dispute Goes Before Judge

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A federal administrative law judge Monday took up the regulatory question underlying complaints about low wages in the fast-food industry: whether companies like McDonald’s Corp. share responsibility for the actions of their franchisees.

Fracking's New Legal Threat: Earthquake Suits

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A lawsuit in Oklahoma highlights a new question for energy companies: Can they be forced to pay for damages from earthquakes if the tremors can be linked to oil-and-gas activity?

Fortune Brands to Buy Norcraft

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Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. agreed to acquire kitchen and bathroom cabinet maker Norcraft Cos. for about $514 million.

ANA Seeks Growth Beyond Japan

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ANA Holdings’ new president said the company expects revenue from international passengers to soar over the next decade as the Japanese airline looks to profit from a government-fueled tourism boom.

Netflix Adds Two Directors to Board

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Netflix appointed Anne Sweeney, the former co-chair of Disney media networks and president of Disney-ABC television, and Brad Smith, general counsel of legal and corporate affairs at Microsoft Corp.

Deadline Delayed for Schlumberger, EDC Deal in Russia

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Russia’s largest onshore oil drilling firm Eurasia Drilling Co. Ltd. said Monday it would extend a final deadline on a proposal to sell a stake to oil-field services giant Schlumberger Ltd. for about $1.7 billion.

U.S. Hedge Fund Takes Aim at Vivendi's Bolloré Again

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Tensions bubbled up again Monday between Vivendi SA and a U.S. hedge fund over what the company should do with its large cash pile.

Yoox Confirms Net-A-Porter Talks

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Italian online fashion retailer Yoox said it was in talks about a possible ‘business combination’ with Net-A-Porter, the Web-based clothing seller owned by luxury giant Cie. Financière Richemont.

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