Yara International, CF Industries in Merger Talks

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Norway's Yara International ASA and U.S.-based CF Industries Holdings Inc. are in merger talks to form the world's biggest producer of nitrogen fertilizers with over $18 billion in annual sales

Experimetal Ebola Drug Gets Nod From FDA

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The FDA has authorized Canada's Tekmira Pharmaceuticals to provide an experimental drug to people with confirmed or suspected Ebola virus infections.

Hyundai Motor Workers Walk Off Job

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More than three-quarters of the workforce of Hyundai Motor walked off the job, in the latest fallout from a land purchase that is becoming a flash point for corporate-governance concerns in South Korea.

Pershing Square Warns Allergan on Salix

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Activist investor William Ackman is threatening to sue Allergan Inc. if the Botox maker strikes a deal with Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd. that doesn't require a vote of Allergan shareholders.

U.S. Steel CEO Takes on Heavy Load

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One year into leading U.S. Steel, Mario Longhi says "everything is on the table" as he tries to bring the company back from five years of losses.

New U.S. Inversion Rules Drag Down Shares of Deal Targets

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A handful of companies that investors once viewed as ripe for a takeover by U.S. rivals aren't looking so attractive after the White House unveiled a sweeping effort at cracking down on cross-Atlantic mergers.

Australian Coal Companies Cut Jobs

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Several of Australia's largest coal companies are intensifying job cutbacks, highlighting the nagging difficulties that miners and exporters continue to face despite signaling a more positive outlook for the commodity.

Budget Carrier Wants Bigger Jets

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Wizz Air is thinking of buying a slightly larger version of the current single-aisle Airbus jetliners it has on order to try to compress its costs to the same level as those of rival budget carrier Ryanair.

Tate & Lyle Issues Profit Warning

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Tate & Lyle issued its second profit warning of 2014, blaming weaker selling prices amid fierce competition in the artificial sweetener market and continuing supply-chain woes after a harsh U.S. winter left it with lower corn stocks.

U.S. Issues New Inversion Rules

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The Obama administration issued new rules to combat so-called tax inversions, intended to make the deals harder to accomplish and less profitable.

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