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A box of Hostess Twinkies is seen on the shelves at a Wonder Bread Hostess Bakery Outlet in Glendale, California, in this November 16, 2012, file photo. Reuters/Bret Hartman/Files

Dun & Bradstreet is going private in $5.3 billion deal.

An umpire during the Yankees-White Sox game had a live bug pulled out of his ear in ninth inning.

Rite Aide and Albertsons call off their merger.

Shaq reveals the first time he failed while playing basketball.

Tinder’s CFO says the dating app will make more than $800 million in revenue this year.

New York Congressman Chris Collins is charged with insider trading.

How companies are making millions charging prisoners to send an email.

Tronc is weighing an offer to sell its newpaper business to a private equity firm, according to a Chicago Tribune article.

The SEC is inquiring about Elon Musk’s tweets about taking Tesla private. The regulator is examining whether Musk’s statement was truthful and why the disclosure was made on Twitter.

New York City just voted to cap Uber and Lyft vehicles, and that could make rides more expensive.

Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, reported disappointing earnings. The stock falls 16 percent.

The music industry is booming, but artists are losing big with just 12 percent of the revenue, a report claims.

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