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Friday, November 28, 2014

Wall Street Journal

U.S. Appeals WTO Meat-Label Ruling

1 hour 23 minutes ago
The Obama administration appealed a World Trade Organization ruling that would have limited meat-origin labeling, angering Canadian officials who threatened retaliation for what they called violations of international trade rules.

Starboard Holds Stake in Integrated Silicon

2 hours 1 minute ago
Starboard Value LP reported Friday an active stake in Integrated Silicon Solution Inc. and said it had nominated five people to the integrated-circuit maker’s board.

Fresenius Set to Exit Bidding for Danone Unit

3 hours 36 minutes ago
German health-care company Fresenius SE & Co. KGaA is set to withdraw from the bidding for the medical-nutrition business of French dairy-products group Danone SA, two people familiar with the matter said.

U.S. Airlines Recovered from Wednesday's Nor'easter

3 hours 53 minutes ago
After canceling more than 750 flights on Wednesday, a busy travel day before the Thanksgiving holiday, due to snow, rain and winds across the East Coast, airlines were operating close to normal on Friday.

New Facebook Rules to Hurt Small Firms

4 hours 16 minutes ago
Starting in mid-January, the social network will intensify its efforts to filter out unpaid promotional material in user news feeds that businesses have posted as status updates.

Mortgage Lenders Set to Relax Standards

4 hours 43 minutes ago
Some of the largest U.S. mortgage lenders are preparing to ease standards for borrowers after the release of new guidelines this month from mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.

French Court Verdict on Uber Ban in Two Weeks

6 hours 2 minutes ago
Car-hailing service Uber Technologies argued that a new French law governing car-service apps is unconstitutional; an effort to block an emergency lawsuit that could end up banning one of the company’s main services in France.

India's Economic Growth Slows

7 hours 2 minutes ago
India’s economic growth decelerated in the third quarter, feeding doubts about how quickly the country’s new government can deliver on pledges to end a nearly three-year slump and transform the world’s second-most-populous nation into a manufacturing powerhouse.

European Banks Told Likely Capital Criteria

7 hours 8 minutes ago
The European Union’s banking watchdog set out its proposed criteria determining how much equity and debt that can be written off in a crisis will have to be held by banks under the bloc’s new rules on winding down lenders.

Brazil's Economy Claws Out of Recession

7 hours 24 minutes ago
Brazil clawed out of recession in the third quarter, but the outlook for Latin America’s biggest economy remains clouded by weak investment, wary consumers and rising interest rates.

China's Deposit-Insurance Plans Sow Doubts

7 hours 57 minutes ago
China’s plan to shake up its state-dominated banking system could backfire, as millions of Chinese savers face the prospect of the country allowing its local banks to fail.

Europe Targets U.S. Web Firms

8 hours 14 minutes ago
Europe escalated its war against U.S. technology superpowers as the Continent’s two largest economies and the European Parliament backed efforts to rein in the influence of Apple, Facebook and Google.

EU Approves Medtronic's Merger With Covidien

11 hours 14 minutes ago
Medical-device maker Medtronic secured European Union approval for its $43 billion merger with rival Covidien of Ireland, subject to conditions, two days after U.S. authorities cleared the deal.

Rio Tinto, BHP Chart Divergent Courses

11 hours 52 minutes ago
As BHP Billiton executives work on plans to slim down their business, their counterparts at Rio Tinto are taking a different tack.

EU Warns France, Italy on Budget Slippage

12 hours 22 minutes ago
European Union authorities have warned France, Italy and Belgium that their budget plans for next year are at risk of missing EU targets, but didn’t demand further cuts from the three countries.

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