Darden Chief to Depart in Shake-Up

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Darden Restaurants shook up its leadership, announcing the departure of Chairman and Chief Executive Clarence Otis and opening the door for activist investors to gain some board seats.

Meet Some of the SEC's Whistleblowers

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More than 6,500 people have now offered confidential information under the whistleblower program of the Securities and Exchange Commission.

China Graft Probe Moves Into Canada

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A Chinese government anticorruption investigation is stretching into Canada, with a shake-up at state-run China National Petroleum's Canadian operations and a billion-dollar oil-sands project left in limbo.

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.

Battle for Poor Shoppers Fuels Dollar-Store Deal

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The battle for America's poorest consumers intensified Monday with Dollar Tree's agreement to buy rival Family Dollar Stores for about $8.5 billion.

Judge Clears Way for Clippers Sale to Ballmer

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A judge has ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer.

Stock Market Keeps Its Faith in Humanity

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After years of ceding ground to trading via computer programs, buying and selling stock the old-fashioned way—using humans—is holding its own.

Ford's New Pickups to Have Higher Price Tags

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Ford Motor Co.'s new collection of aluminum pickups will come with a higher price tag than outgoing models when they hit the market in the fourth quarter.

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.

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.

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