Washington Post Publisher Weymouth Stepping Down

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Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth announced that she is stepping down effective Oct. 1, marking the last departure from the newspaper of a member of the Graham family.

Compuware to Be Taken Private

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Software developer Compuware agreed to be taken private by Thoma Bravo LLC for about $2.5 billion.

Anglo American CEO Open to Offers

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The chief executive of Anglo American, one of the world's largest mining companies, said he won't pull up the drawbridge if a compelling takeover offer arrives.

Halliburton to Settle Deepwater Horizon Claims for $1.1 Billion

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Halliburton Co. said it agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement covering a substantial majority of claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.

Are Consumers Ready to Spend Again?

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Back to Work: Despite an improving U.S. economy, the retail industry—tied more closely to consumer spending than any other—is struggling.

Darden Leaves Four Board Seats for Starboard

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Darden Restaurants on Tuesday unveiled a new slate of nominees and structure for its board to be considered at its annual shareholder meeting in October.

Iron-Ore Outlook Concerns Anglo American CEO

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Anglo American Chief Executive Officer Mark Cutifani said he's worried about the outlook for the iron-ore market amid a sharp fall in prices and signs that a global supply glut won't abate any time soon.

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.

Cargill to Buy ADM Chocolate Assets

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U.S. grains giant Archer Daniels Midland agreed to sell its chocolate business to Cargill for $440 million, a deal that will expand the private agribusiness's capabilities in North America and Europe.

Newmont to Resume Indonesian Copper Exports

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Newmont Mining Corp. has forged a deal to resume exporting copper concentrate from Indonesia as early as this week, the government said Tuesday.

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