Airline Fatalities Worst Since 2010

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Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.

American, United Launch Buybacks

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The parents of American Airlines and United Airlines unveiled stock-buyback plans, continuing the transformation of the country's largest carriers from bankruptcy into some of the most profitable in the world.

3M Profit Up on Demand for Face Masks and Filters

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3M Co. reported a 5.8% increase in profit for the second quarter, fueled partly by stronger sales of respiratory face masks and water-filtration products in China and other developing countries where pollution fears are growing.

Mars Raises U.S. Chocolate Prices

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A unit of Mars Inc. has raised prices for U.S. chocolate products by about 7% to offset rising costs, the M&Ms and Snickers maker said.

Mars Raises U.S. Chocolate Prices

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A unit of Mars Inc. has raised prices for U.S. chocolate products by about 7% to offset rising costs, the M&Ms and Snickers maker said.

McDonald's Sticks With Chinese Meat Supplier

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McDonald's said it will continue to use a longtime meat provider in China, except for the Shanghai facility accused of selling expired chicken and beef. The decision underscores the difficulty in finding safe food suppliers in China.

Wal-Mart's U.S. Chief to Leave

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Wal-Mart's U.S. chief, Bill Simon, who struggled to lift sales as it fought off competition from dollar stores and online retailers, will leave the company Aug. 8, the retailer said.

Volatile Mix: Social Media and Coupons

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Retailers including Wal-Mart, Target and others are taking steps to limit price-matching as social-media websites turn discounting into a viral frenzy.

Facebook Answers With Mobile Surge

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Facebook's profit more than doubled and revenue beat estimates amid strong growth in mobile advertising.

Elliott Unveils 6.7% Stake In Interpublic

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Activist investor Elliott Management Corp. unveiled a major stake in Interpublic Group of Cos., saying the shares represent an attractive investment opportunity and confirming recent speculation that an activist was building a stake in the advertising firm.

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