Select Income REIT to Buy Cole Corporate Income Trust

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Select Income agreed to acquire non-listed real-estate investment trust Cole Corporate Income Trust in a deal valued at $3 billion, including the assumption of $298 million of mortgage debt.

Dollar General Raises Family Dollar Bid

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Dollar General said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores to $80 a share and took to steps to help allay antitrust concerns.

Germany Imposes Ban on Uber

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A regional court in Frankfurt imposed a nationwide ban on Uber Technologies' cab-hailing service, a serious challenge to the company's ambitious expansion plans in Europe's largest economy.

Euro-Zone Producer Prices Fall

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The prices of goods leaving the euro zone's factory gates resumed their decline in July, an indication that the currency area won't soon escape a lengthening period of very low inflation that threatens to undermine its fragile economy.

U.S. Firms Feel Unwelcome in China

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Growing numbers of U.S. businesses say they feel unwelcome in China amid a crackdown on monopoly pricing and corruption that they say unfairly targets foreign companies.

Tianhe Shares Suspended in Hong Kong

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Shares in Tianhe Chemicals Group, the recently-listed Chinese maker of specialty chemicals, were suspended from trading Tuesday after an activist group's report questioned the accuracy of its earnings.

Apple Investigates Reported iCloud Risks

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Apple said it is investigating reports that vulnerabilities in its iCloud service were exploited to hack the accounts of celebrities, leading to the publication of nude photos and videos.

Decree Stirs Fears for Hong Kong as Finance Hub

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Beijing is pressing unpopular changes to Hong Kong's election laws that some say threaten to undermine the pillars that have made the city a commercial success at the doorstep of the world's second-biggest economy.

U.K. Airports Commission Sinks Boris Island

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A plan for a brand new airport for London championed by the city's mayor Boris Johnson has failed to secure the backing of a commission studying how to add hub capacity in the U.K.

Business in China Gets More Perilous

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The troubles for U.S.-based food processor OSI are a lesson in the perils faced by foreign companies in China.

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