BMW to Expand Fast Charging

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BMW is launching two new ways for owners of its electric cars to recharge their batteries in bid for broader acceptance.

Dollar Stores to Merge in $8.5 Billion Deal

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Dollar Tree said it would buy rival Family Dollar for about $8.5 billion amid an intensifying battle, which includes Wal-Mart, for America's budget-conscious consumers.

An $800 Sneaker Plays Hard to Get

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The sudden appeal of Buscemi sneakers, a year-old shoe that costs $800 a pair, marks a new chapter in conspicuous consumption, fueled by social media, celebrities and purposefully tight supplies.

Burgers in Short Supply in China

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McDonald's is facing a shortage of products in some outlets across northern and central China as a result of a shift away from a Shanghai supplier that allegedly sold expired meat to some fast-food chains in the country.

Horizon Pharma Shares Fall as Drugs Added to Exclusion List

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Horizon Pharma shares fell as company said CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co. will place Horizon's two biggest selling drugs on their exclusion lists at the start of next year.

Reckitt to Spin Off Pharma Unit

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Reckitt Benckiser said it would pursue a demerger of its pharmaceutical division, as the consumer-products maker reported a fall in second-quarter revenue.

Tyson to Sell Latin America Operations

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Tyson Foods, as it raises money to buy Hillshire Brands, agrees to sell some Latin American chicken operations for $575 million to Brazilian meatpacking giant JBS, the company that Tyson beat for Hillshire.

Oil Prospectors Shift Back to Wealthy Lands

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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.

Russia Told to Pay Yukos Shareholders $50 Billion

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An international court ruled that Russia owes shareholders of the now-defunct oil giant more than $50 billion for what it described as the Kremlin's "devious and calculated expropriation" of assets.

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