Abbott Labs Profit Falls 31%

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Abbott Laboratories' first-quarter earnings fell 31% as the health-care products company reported negative currency impact masked modest overall sales growth.

Grainger Net Up on Strength in U.S. Segment

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Grainger said its first-quarter profit edged up 2.3% as the industrial-goods supplier reported revenue growth in its U.S. business and strength online, masking lower sales in Canada.

St. Jude Medical Earnings Rise 12%; Boosts 2014 Outlook

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St. Jude Medical Inc. said its earnings rose 12% as the medical device maker reported modest sales growth at its core heart-rhythm device business.

Danone's Sales Decline

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Danone posted a drop in first-quarter sales as price hikes hit sales volumes in key markets, adding to challenges the French dairy giant is already facing in China and Europe.

Rolls-Royce to Pay Daimler $3.3 Billion for Stake in Joint Venture

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Rolls-Royce will pay Daimler $3.36 billion for the German auto maker's 50% interest in their joint venture, Rolls-Royce Power Systems.

Burberry Warns on Currencies

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Luxury clothing company Burberry reported a rise in second-half sales, helped by online growth, but said it expects currency movements to hurt profit.

Eni Chief Navigated 'Difficult' Terrain

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By proposing to remove the chief executive of Italian oil giant Eni, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is pushing aside one of Italy's most resilient and politically connected businessmen.

Mt. Gox Files for Liquidation

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Defunct bitcoin exchange has given up its plan to rebuild under bankruptcy protection and has asked a Tokyo court to allow it to be liquidated, people familiar with the situation say.

Shale Boom's New Problem: Radioactive Waste

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North Dakota has been slow to address repercussions from the surge in crude output, including the proliferation of radioactive oil filters. The state has no place to store such waste, which has led to illegal dumping.

When Spine Implants Cause Paralysis, Who Is to Blame?

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More than 100 patients have experienced partial or permanent paralysis in recent years after having spinal-cord stimulators inserted in their backs, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis.

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