After Huge Recalls, Honda Explores Other Suppliers

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Air-bag maker Takata is being re-evaluated by Honda and other big customers after a series of recalls has put a spotlight on the auto industry's heavy reliance on a few suppliers for key components

Russia Needs More Internet Security, Says Putin

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said that better Internet security was essential to safeguarding national sovereignty and to prevent the leaking of confidential information.

ISS Urges Shareholder Vote at Allergan

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Allergan Inc. should put any acquisition it might strike in the coming weeks to a shareholder vote, proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services said in a report critical of the company's handling of a hostile bid.

Coke Changes Executive Pay Plan

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Coca-Cola, bowing to pressure from lead investor Warren Buffett, announced changes to its executive-pay plan that will result in fewer stock awards.

Bangkok Airways Prepares IPO

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Thai full-service carrier Bangkok Airways plans to start testing investors' appetite for a $500 million initial public offering, which would be the country's biggest share sale so far this year.

Amazon.com, Disney at Peace

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Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney during which the e-commerce giant stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder.

Babcock & Wilcox Mulls Separation

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Babcock & Wilcox said it is considering splitting its power-generation and government and nuclear operations businesses into two separate publicly traded companies.

Glencore Suspends Zambia Projects Over Tax Row

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London-listed Glencore said it has suspended some of its planned $800 million copper projects in Zambia after the government withheld $200 million in tax refunds.

Ford to Add More Than 1,000 Jobs at Ontario Plant

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Ford Motor Co.'s Canadian unit said it would add more than 1,000 new jobs at the Ontario assembly plant where the new version of its Edge crossover utility vehicle is being built.

Hong Kong Tycoon Buys London Block

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Canary Wharf has agreed to sell 50 Bank Street, an office building in Docklands, East London, to Hong Kong tycoon Vivien Chen for $248.9 million.

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