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Dollar General extends tender offer for Family Dollar shares again

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- Dollar General Corp extended its tender offer for shares of Family Dollar Stores Inc to Dec. 31, until after a shareholder vote that will decide the fate of a rival bid by Dollar Tree Inc .

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Daimler buys into Agusta as motorbike and car tech converge 31 Oct 2014

FRANKFURT - Daimler AG will buy 25 percent of Italian motorcycle maker MV Agusta - the latest sign that motorbike and car technologies are converging, driven by a push to lower emissions and improve safety.

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Samsung says Microsoft deal invites 'charges of collusion': filing 31 Oct 2014

- Samsung said its collaboration with Microsoft on Windows phones raised antitrust problems once Microsoft completed its acquisition of Nokia's handset business, according to a court filing.

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Halyard Health poised to shine in debut on back of Ebola scare 31 Oct 2014

- When Kimberly-Clark Corp decided a year ago to carve off its healthcare division, it probably did not envisage launching the company amid the deadliest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus.

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Comcast spin-off to list on Nasdaq in 2015 31 Oct 2014

- Midwest Cable Inc, the cable company to be spun off from Comcast Corp after it buys Time Warner Cable Inc , said it would list its Class A common stock on the Nasdaq under the symbol "GLCI" in 2015.

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Danone bolsters China presence with $550 million baby milk deal 31 Oct 2014

SHANGHAI/PARIS - France's Danone , battling local rivals for a larger share of China's booming baby milk market, has invested $550 million in formula maker Yashili International Holdings, further reducing its dependence on slow growth Europe.

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Airbus in talks with China Aircraft Leasing for 100-plane order: Figaro 31 Oct 2014

PARIS - Airbus is in talks with China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd (CALG) for a potential $9-11 billion order of about 100 A320 jetliners, French daily Le Figaro said.

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Insight: U.S. jockeys with China over GMO crop issues 31 Oct 2014

- With U.S. approval for Dow AgroSciences' package of chemicals and new genetically engineered crops now in hand, the Dow Chemical Co unit faces a major obstacle to a $1 billion market opportunity: Chinese import barriers.

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Oi, America Movil, Telefonica to bid for Brazil's TIM: sources 31 Oct 2014

SAO PAULO/MILAN - Brazil's Grupo Oi SA, Mexico's America Movil SAB and Spain's Telefonica SA agreed to place a joint bid worth around 32 billion reais ($13 billion) for control of TIM ParticipaƧƵes SA , Brazil's No. 2 wireless carrier, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said on Friday.

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Asset sale not on the cards for Indonesia's indebted Bakrie Group: sources 31 Oct 2014

JAKARTA - Indonesia's mining-to-telecoms conglomerate Bakrie Group will negotiate with creditors to restructure part of its $8 billion in debt rather than sell major assets, people familiar with its strategy say.

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