Google Grants Over Half of 'Right to Be Forgotten' Requests

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Google Inc. has approved just over half of its received requests to remove Web-page links from individual name-search results in Europe, according to a person familiar with the matter

LVMH Profit Drops, Hurt by Exchange Rates

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Luxury goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its first-half profit dropped 4% despite a small sales increase, showing the sector's vulnerability to fluctuations in exchange rates.

Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine

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An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline filed with regulators Thursday could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but a rival compound partly developed in a Maryland kitchen could prove even more effective.

BP Director to Step Down

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The oil major said that Iain Conn will step down by the end of the year, as U.K. utility Centrica confirms it is in talks with Mr. Conn who may succeed Sam Laidlaw as CEO.

JetBlue CEO Plans to Stay in Role

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JetBlue Chief Executive Dave Barger said Thursday his future role at the company will be "the same as it is today."

Barclays Files to Dismiss Dark-Pool Complaint

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Barclays moved to dismiss New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's complaint that the bank lied to clients about activity of high-speed traders in its dark pool.

Airline Fatalities Worst Since 2010

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Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.

American, United Launch Buybacks

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The parents of American Airlines and United Airlines unveiled stock-buyback plans, continuing the transformation of the country's largest carriers from bankruptcy into some of the most profitable in the world.

3M Profit Up on Demand for Face Masks and Filters

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3M Co. reported a 5.8% increase in profit for the second quarter, fueled partly by stronger sales of respiratory face masks and water-filtration products in China and other developing countries where pollution fears are growing.

Mars Raises U.S. Chocolate Prices

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A unit of Mars Inc. has raised prices for U.S. chocolate products by about 7% to offset rising costs, the M&Ms and Snickers maker said.

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