United to Reduce Venezuela Flights

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United said it will reduce flights to Caracas from Houston, adding to cutbacks by other airlines that say the Venezuelan government owns them more than $4 billion in revenue that it is holding in bolivares, the local currency.

Yahoo Buys Video-Streaming Startup

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Yahoo Inc. has acquired video-streaming startup RayV Inc., one of several Web-video deals negotiated by Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer in recent months.

Whirlpool Plans Acquisition in Italy

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Whirlpool's agreement to acquire control of Italy's Indesit expands the U.S.-based appliance maker's exposure to a part of the world where it has wrestled with weak demand.

Shire, AbbVie Met to Discuss Bid

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Pharmaceutical company Shire met with rival AbbVie earlier this week to discuss the terms of AbbVie's $51 billion takeover proposal.

Protests Over Burberry CEO Pay

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Shareholders in fashion house Burberry protested over the pay and perks package of CEO Christopher Bailey, less than three months after he replaced Angela Ahrendts as she left for Apple.

Barry's Bootcamp Considers Options

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Barry's Bootcamp, a group fitness chain that counts celebrities among its clients, is considering strategic options including a sale or capital raise, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Cargill Sunflower Plant in Ukraine Seized

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Cargill Inc. said its sunflower-seed processing plant in eastern Ukraine has been seized by "armed individuals" amid escalating violence.

Airbus Plans More Efficient A330

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Airbus is telling customers that it is planning its upgraded A330 widebody jet to be 14% more fuel-efficient, able to fly farther and carry more passengers, according to people familiar with the details.

Foxconn Plans to Make Its Own Industrial Robots

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Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to make its own industrial robots that it hopes will have the intelligence to handle assembly work like its skilled work force, its chairman said.

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