Google Grants Over Half of 'Right to Be Forgotten' Requests

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Google Inc. has approved just over half of its received requests to remove Web-page links from individual name-search results in Europe, according to a person familiar with the matter

LVMH Profit Drops, Hurt by Exchange Rates

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Luxury goods giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton said its first-half profit dropped 4% despite a small sales increase, showing the sector's vulnerability to fluctuations in exchange rates.

Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine

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An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline filed with regulators Thursday could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but a rival compound partly developed in a Maryland kitchen could prove even more effective.

U.S. Seeks New Rules for Rail-Shipped Fuel

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The U.S. government wants to phase out thousands of railroad tank cars that carry crude oil and ethanol within two years, as part of proposed rules to upgrade safety for trains carrying flammable fuels.

McDonald's Sticks With Chinese Meat Supplier

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McDonald's said it will continue to use a longtime meat provider in China, except for the Shanghai facility accused of selling expired chicken and beef. The decision underscores the difficulty in finding safe food suppliers in China.

Dunkin' Brands Sales Fall Short

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Dunkin' Brands said second-quarter sales weren't as robust as expected, as bad weather and other consumer challenges weighed on the top line.

BSkyB Readies for Earnings With Deal Prospects in the Air

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The pay-television giant British Sky Broadcasting Group faces various headwinds as it prepares to report results, but it still hopes to counter them with a deal to buy all of Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia.

Barclays Files to Dismiss Dark-Pool Complaint

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Barclays moved to dismiss New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's complaint that the bank lied to clients about activity of high-speed traders in its dark pool.

Vivendi's SFR Unit Hit By Network Outage

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French phone operator SFR was hit by a countrywide network outage for several hours affecting around 4 million customers.

Airline Fatalities Worst Since 2010

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Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.

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