Hong Kong Protests May Hurt Retailers

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Clashes between thousands of pro-democracy protesters and police are set to deal a blow to Hong Kong's retailers during one of the city's busiest shopping periods.

Supervalu Reports Second Hacking Incident

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Supervalu on Monday reported that a second data breach into its payment card system occurred in late August or early September, just weeks after an initial one in early summer.

Unlawful Seizure of AIG Claimed at Trial

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A $40 billion lawsuit against the U.S. government for its crisis-era bailout of American International Group got under way in federal court, with David Boies, a lawyer for the insurer's shareholders, accusing the government of unlawfully seizing a majority stake in the insurer.

SoftBank-DreamWorks Merger Talks Cool

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SoftBank's talks to acquire DreamWorks Animation have cooled, according to people familiar with the matter, less than two days after word first emerged of the talks.

Pay TV Takes Stock of Dodgers Fiasco

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Pay-TV distributors are hoping the fiasco over the Dodgers cable channel—which generally wasn't picked up—will be a turning point in a wider debate over sports programming costs.

U.S. Army Revises Helicopter Purchase Plan

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The U.S. Army has revised plans to award an $800 million helicopter contract to an arm of Airbus Group and doesn't expect to decide until January whether to open the proposed deal to competition.

Encana to Buy Athlon for $5.93 Billion

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Encana on Monday said it has agreed to acquire Texas-based Athlon Energy Inc. for $5.93 billion, giving the Canadian company a large land position in the state's oil-rich Permian Basin.

From Africa to Ukraine, Deal Police Proliferate

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These days, many big mergers don't just need to win antitrust approval from regulators in the U.S. and the European Union. A growing roster of nations including China, Brazil and even Ukraine also want a say.

Einstein Noah Agrees to $374 Million Buyout

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The parent company of Einstein Bros. Bagels said Monday that it has agreed to sell itself to investment group JAB Holding Co. for about $374 million.

Medical Devices Lack Safety Evidence, Study Finds

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The majority of moderate- to high-risk medical devices approved by the FDA lack publicly available scientific evidence to verify their safety and effectiveness, according to a new study.

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