Dollar Tree to Buy Family Dollar for $8.5 Billion

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Dollar Tree said it will buy Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal that values the discount retailer's shares about at $74.50 a piece.

Adani Gets Approval to Build Mine

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India's Adani Group has secured approval from Australia's government to build one of the world's largest coal mines, a move that comes amid investor concerns about a global supply glut of the commodity and a prolonged downturn in prices.

Nissan Posts Hefty Profit Rise

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Strength in overseas markets offset a decline in domestic sales, and the results bode well for the Japanese auto sector as whole.

Advertising's Frontier: Talk to the Bot

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Keywords: This month, Kik, a popular chat app among teens in the U.S., launched a feature that could be the future of advertising: people conversing directly with brands via bots.

Fox's Invitation to Time Warner

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21st Century Fox is prepared to offer shareholders of Time Warner board representation as part of its bid to acquire the media company, according to a person familiar with the matter.

JD.com, Tencent Give Xbox Fans Head Start

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Tencent Holdings will use its alliance with JD.com to offer early advance sales of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox One consoles in China, as the online retailer ramps up efforts to compete with electronic-commerce major Alibaba Group Holding.

China Slams U.S. Move on Solar Products

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China on Monday hit back at the U.S. for taking another step to close a loophole that allowed some Chinese solar-equipment makers to avoid tariffs.

Hospira Joins Bidding For Danone Unit

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Hospira has emerged as a bidder for Danone's medical-nutrition unit in a deal that could be worth about $5 billion and mark the latest in a flurry of so-called inversion deals.

Oil's New Frontier: Wealthy Nations

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After decades focusing on less-developed nations, big oil companies are piling back into wealthy countries with political stability that provides more-predictable cash flow.

U.K. Launches Onshore Oil and Gas Licensing Round

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The U.K. government is launching its first onshore oil and gas licensing round in six years—the latest step in efforts to unlock shale gas reserves amid worries over increasing dependence on energy imports.

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