June 11, 2014 RSS feed / World

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) — In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. More...

Allergan board rebuffs latest Valeant offer

Allergan’s board has unanimously rejected the latest takeover bid from Valeant Pharmaceuticals, and the Botox maker said the offer isn’t even worth talking about.  Shares of Allergan slipped Tuesday morning after the drugmaker announ More...

United changing how travelers earn mileage rewards

DALLAS (AP) — Travelers who fly the most and pay the most will soon earn more miles on United Airlines’ frequent-flier program.  More...

Man pleads in cockfighting case

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Tyson wins bidding war to gobble up Hillshire

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyson Foods Inc. has won a bidding war to gobble up Hillshire Brands, the maker of Jimmy Dean sausages and Ball Park hot dogs.  More...

GM: No more serious safety issues lurking

DETROIT (AP) — A thorough review of General Motors’ safety issues is nearing completion and hasn’t turned up any more serious problems, the company’s CEO said Tuesday.  More...

Walmart.com names new chief

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart.com U.S. More...

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