Coke, SABMiller Strike Africa Deal

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Coca-Cola and SABMiller have struck a new multimillion-dollar brand and bottling deal as the companies, two of the world’s biggest drinks makers, eye a bigger share of the African beverage market.

Central Banks Are Pressed to Revisit the Golden Age

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The financial crisis and its aftermath have revived interest in gold as a monetary policy instrument, especially in Europe, where central banks face public pressure to buy gold or bring back home what they hold overseas.

EU Poised to Approve Lower-Cost Rockets

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European politicians are poised to approve a new generation of lower-cost rockets, partly in response to competition from U.S. launch providers, government and aerospace-industry officials say.

EPA Proposes Stricter Ozone Standard

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The EPA proposed lower limits for ground-level ozone, or smog, in the atmosphere, setting in motion the latest in a series of far-reaching federal pollution restrictions.

Carlos Slim to Invest Up To $875.4 Million in Spain's FCC

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Two companies owned by Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim will invest up to 700 million euros ($875.4 million) in FCC in exchange for 25.6% of the debt-laden Spanish builder.

Lion Air Orders 40 More ATR Planes

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Lion Group, the parent of Indonesian discount carrier Lion Air, placed a US$1 billion order with European aircraft maker ATR for 40 additional planes.

Standard General May Give Up Some of Its RadioShack Stake

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Standard General LP has agreed to give up some of its potential stake in a recapitalized RadioShack Corp.

U.S. Regulators Demand Chrysler Expand Air-Bag Recall

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U.S. auto-safety regulators are demanding Chrysler Group expand its recall of potentially defective Takata Corp. air bags nationwide and begin notifying customers of the new campaign by Monday.

European Parliament Approves Google Breakup Resolution

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The European Parliament overwhelmingly approved a resolution that calls for a possible breakup of Google, brushing aside last-minute objections from the U.S. Congress.

Rio Tinto OKs Canada Diamond Mine Development

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Rio Tinto PLC approved a $350 million extension at a remote subarctic diamond mine in Canada that the resources group controls with Dominion Diamond.

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