Clash Over Car Mileage Targets Likely

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U.S. regulators soon will kick off a review of future fuel-economy targets, intensifying a debate between auto executives and Washington over buyers’ willingness to pay for emissions-cutting technology.

Sweeping Rule Marks First Update to Chemical Safety in 40 Years

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U.S. House approved sweeping new chemical safety rules designed to overhaul federal regulation covering thousands of chemicals in daily use, a rare bipartisan action in a year when Congress is torn by presidential politics.

Auto, Mortgage Delinquencies Rise in Energy Regions

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The New York Fed’s quarterly report on household debt and credit found rising auto and mortgage delinquencies in the U.S. counties that had the highest employment in the oil and gas industry, even as the national picture continues its gradual improvement.

HP Enterprise Plans Spinoff, Deal With Computer Sciences

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Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. plans to spin off most of its technology services operations and merge them with those of Computer Sciences Corp., in an $8.5 billion transaction that marks HP Enterprise’s latest adjustment to a shifting landscape that is roiling the market for corporate technology.

Redstone Taps New Stewards

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Sumner Redstone has appointed three new stewards of his media holdings, after dismissing top associates from those duties last week.

Startup Investors Invoke Obscure Law to Open Books

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A Delaware corporate law, which can compel locally incorporated firms to open their books to shareholders, is a potentially valuable tool for thousands of tech workers and other small investors questioning their shares’ worth.

In Syria's Mangled Economy, Truckers Stitch Together Warring Regions

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Trade between Islamic State, the Assad regime and others continues despite Syria’s war, leaving it to truck drivers to crisscross front lines delivering food, oil and appliances.

Terror Attacks, Air Crashes Weaken Appetite for European Travel

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A spate of terror attacks and airliner disasters across Europe and its periphery is starting to catch up with the region’s travel industry.

Monsanto Rejects Bayer Merger Bid, Will Weigh Talks

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Monsanto rejected Bayer’s $62 billion takeover offer, saying the biotech seed giant’s business merited a higher price, though Monsanto said it remains open to further talks on a deal.

Coca-Cola Makes Management Changes

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Coca-Cola shook up its management, replacing the heads of its Asia and Africa businesses

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