Walgreen Faces Investor Pressure

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An activist adviser for union pension funds is pressing Walgreen Co. to postpone seeking shareholder approval of a major takeover until directors investigate allegations raised by former Chief Financial Officer Wade Miquelon in a defamation lawsuit.

VMware Profit Falls 26%

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said its third-quarter earnings fell 26% as the computer-server software pioneer was hurt by higher expenses, including charges related to its recent acquisition of Airwatch.

Dish Network Dumps CNN

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Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying several channels owned by Turner Broadcasting, including CNN and Cartoon Network, after the companies failed to agree on a new distribution deal.

Michigan Governor Signs Anti-Tesla Bill

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a measure Tuesday that blocks Tesla Motors Inc. from selling cars directly to consumers in the state, siding with auto dealers and General Motors Co.

Apple's iCloud Is Under Attack in China

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Apple’s iCloud service for users in mainland China has been hit by an attack that could allow perpetrators to intercept and see usernames, passwords and other personal data, activists and security analysts said.

Total to Select New CEO on Wednesday

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Total is expected Wednesday to name a successor to CEO Christophe de Margerie, who died in a Moscow plane crash. Mr. de Margerie moved the company away from reliance on safe but depleted European fields, to riskier, potentially more profitable climes.

United Technologies Sales Rise 4.6%

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United Technologies shook off troubles in its Pratt & Whitney jet engine business, clocking better sales across its five business segments, helped by a resurgent North American building market.

Lockheed Martin to Boost Buybacks, Keep Spending Flat

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Lockheed Martin Corp. said it plans to boost stock buybacks and keep capital spending flat as the world’s largest defense contractor by sales forecast that the Pentagon budget wouldn’t hit bottom until at least 2015.

Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta Dies at 82

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Oscar de la Renta, a renowned American fashion designer famed for his glamorous red-carpet gowns and smart suits for ladies who lunch, died Monday at the age of 82.

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