February 19, 2020

Daily Leader Extra : Business

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Automaker Daimler sees full-year earnings sag by half

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Germany's Daimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, saw operating earnings fall by half in 2019 as its flagship luxury brand suffered in a tougher global market, and due to more expenses tied to regulatory and legal issues with diesel cars.

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Tuesday 10/08/2019
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TOKYO (AP) -- Nissan has tapped the head of its China business, Makoto Uchida, as its new president and chief executive, to help lead a recovery from the leadership crisis and sinking profitability that followed the arrest of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, last year.

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Monday 10/07/2019
GE freezes pensions for 20K, trimming up to $6B in debt

NEW YORK (AP) -- General Electric is freezing the pension plans of about 20,000 of its workers and offering pension buyouts to 100,000 former employees as it attempts to slash debt.

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Friday 08/23/2019
Raven Industries reports 2Q income

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Wednesday 12/21/2016
Regulators: AMC can buy smaller movie-theater chain Carmike

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Federal regulators gave conditional approval Tuesday to movie-theater chain AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc.'s $1.2 billion buyout of smaller rival Carmike Cinemas Inc., making AMC the biggest U.S. movie theater operator.

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Monday 10/26/2015
N.Y. top prosecutor to Internet providers: Prove speed claims

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Monday 06/23/2014
U.S., French bank close to deal on $9 billion fine

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Monday 01/13/2014
Tyson Foods recalls 33K pounds of chicken product

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Tyson Foods is recalling nearly 34,000 pounds of mechanically separated chicken products that may be contaminated with a strain of salmonella.

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