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Viacom and CBS CEOs discuss a potential merger.

Trump descends on a skeptical Davos audience.

A Delaware judge dismisses Benchmark’s case against former Uber chief Travis Kalanick.

Carlyle holds more than $1 bln close on credit fund, hires former Apollo exec.

It’ll be easier to find an airline seat in 2018.

Dell considers range of alternatives, including what would be one of the biggest IPOs of the year.

Starbucks shares drop after revenue falls short.

Tata Management, TPG bid $1 bln for telecommunications network.

Advertisers pull back on NFL spending.

Photo: A woman exits the Viacom Inc. headquarters in New York, U.S. on April 30, 2013. Reuters/Lucas Jackson/File Photo