Chinese Food Giant Seeks Deals in U.S.

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 2 hours 58 min ago
Chinese food company Cofco is on a determined shopping spree. In a few short years, Cofco has spent a couple billion dollars quietly buying up Australian cane fields, French vineyards and soybean pastures in Brazil. Now, Cofco is exploring deals in the U.S.

Germanwings Crash Comes Amid Labor Strife

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 5 min ago
The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 comes at a delicate moment for labor relations at the budget airline’s parent company, Lufthansa.

Jay Z Enters Music-Streaming Wars

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 12 min ago
Tidal, a music-streaming service acquired by Jay Z this month, was relaunched with star-studded fanfare in New York. The service hopes to set itself apart from Spotify with exclusive music and a high-fidelity option.

Senator to Take Closer Look at FTC-Google Meetings

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 4 hours 36 min ago
A key U.S. senator plans to ask the FTC for information about meetings it had with Google executives during the time it was investigating the company for possible antitrust violations.

Amazon Hires Pilot-Union Executive for Drone Program

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 26 min ago
In the latest sign of the importance of its drone program, Amazon.com has hired Sean Cassidy, the former number-two executive at the Air Line Pilots Association, to help with the project.

Wintry Hit Seen in Soft Spending

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 5 hours 48 min ago
Americans are deferring spending for now in favor of saving, a cautiousness that has restrained broader economic growth despite signs household outlays may rebound later in the spring.

Regulators Intensify Scrutiny of Bank Boards

Wall Street Journal: US Economy - 5 hours 56 min ago
U.S. regulators are zeroing in on Wall Street boardrooms as part of the government’s intensified scrutiny of the banking system, shifting from light-touch oversight of bank directors to regular and intense interactions.

McDonald's to Test Expanded Breakfast Hours

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 25 min ago
Fast-food chain McDonald’s will experiment with round-the-clock Egg McMuffins and Hot Cakes at some San Diego area outlets, responding to customer demand and countering rivals such as Jack In The Box and Sonic.

U.K. Aims to Lure Game Developers

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 28 min ago
The British government will offer millions of dollars of tax breaks in a bid to lure digital-game developers.

MillerCoors Caught in a Downdraft

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 6 hours 32 min ago
At MillerCoors, the U.S. joint venture of SABMiller and Molson Coors, profit margins are under pressure and rival craft beers are cutting into sales. On top of it, the company needs to find a new CEO.

FTC's Second Request for Info on Staples, Office Depot Merger Plan

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 7 hours 48 min ago
The Federal Trade Commission has requested additional information from Staples Inc. and Office Depot Inc. in connection with the pending $6.3 billion deal to combine the companies.

Vail Resorts to Buy Australian Ski Resort Perisher

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 42 min ago
Vail Resorts agreed to acquire Perisher Ski Resort for about $136 million, a deal that marks its first international expansion.

Enterprise Products CEO to Retire

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 48 min ago
Enterprise Products Partners said Chief Executive Michael Creel will retire at year’s end after leading the company for five years, to be replaced by Chief Operating Officer A. James Teague.

Prosecution Rests in Boston Bomb Case

Wall Street Journal: US News - 8 hours 55 min ago
Federal prosecutors rested their case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, ending on a wrenching note as their final witness described the death of the youngest victim in the April 2013 Boston Marathon attack.

Thomsons Invited Banker to Fill Role at Trust

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 8 hours 58 min ago
Canada’s Thomson family approached a prominent banker about filling a role at the trust that holds their controlling stake in Thomson Reuters, amid criticism about the vacancy in litigation with a former employee.

Investors Wary on WWE Subscribers

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 12 min ago
World Wrestling Entertainment said it now has more than 1.3 million subscribers for its online TV network, a 31% increase in just two months, but investors worry that some may bolt now that Wrestlemania is over.

One Person Killed in NSA Fort Meade Incident

Wall Street Journal: US News - 9 hours 18 min ago
One person died after two people tried to drive through a gate at the National Security Agency south of Baltimore, prompting NSA police to shoot at the car, the agency said.

McDonald's Labor Liability Dispute Goes Before Judge

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 9 hours 37 min ago
An McDonald’s attorney told a judge the company is a victim of a union-orchestrated attack, as legal proceedings got under way in a labor dispute that could upend relationship between big retailers and their franchisees.

Noah to Succeed Stewart on 'Daily Show'

Wall Street Journal: US Business - 10 hours 2 min ago
Comedy Central has tapped 31-year-old South African comic Trevor Noah to replace Jon Stewart as the host of its flagship franchise, “The Daily Show.”

Haroon Aswat Pleads Guilty to Terrorism Charges

Wall Street Journal: US News - 10 hours 3 min ago
Haroon Aswat pleaded guilty Monday to terrorism charges related to his efforts to establish a terrorist training camp in the U.S., the Department of Justice said.

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