Energy's New Legal Threat: Earthquake Suits

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A lawsuit in Oklahoma highlights a new question for energy companies: Can they be forced to pay for damages from earthquakes if the tremors can be linked to oil-and-gas activity?

McDonald's to Test Expanded Breakfast Hours

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Fast-food chain McDonald’s will experiment with round-the-clock Egg McMuffins and Hot Cakes at some San Diego area outlets, responding to customer demand and countering rivals such as Jack In The Box and Sonic.

U.K. Aims to Lure Game Developers

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The British government will offer millions of dollars of tax breaks in a bid to lure digital-game developers.

MillerCoors Caught in a Downdraft

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At MillerCoors, the U.S. joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors, profit margins are under pressure and rival craft beers are cutting into sales. On top of it, the company needs to find a new CEO.

UnitedHealth to Buy Catamaran for $12.8 Billion

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UnitedHealth Group plans to bulk up its pharmacy-benefit business with the acquisition of Catamaran.

Nuclear Deal Could Drive Investors to Iran Stocks

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If Iran reaches a nuclear deal, Western investors will almost certainly queue up to invest in the country. The first stop for much of that money, at least initially, could be the Tehran Stock Exchange.

Senator to Take Closer Look at FTC-Google Meetings

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A key U.S. senator plans to ask the FTC for information about meetings it had with Google executives during the time it was investigating the company for possible antitrust violations.

FTC's Second Request for Info on Staples, Office Depot Merger Plan

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The Federal Trade Commission has requested additional information from Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in connection with the pending $6.3 billion deal to combine the companies.

Vail Resorts to Buy Australian Ski Resort Perisher

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Vail Resorts agreed to acquire Perisher Ski Resort for about $136 million, a deal that marks its first international expansion.

Enterprise Products CEO to Retire

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Enterprise Products Partners said Chief Executive Michael Creel will retire at year’s end after leading the company for five years, to be replaced by Chief Operating Officer A. James Teague.

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