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Lone Star Funds $755 million bid to acquire Osaka-based train and warehouse operator has been blocked by a municipal government in Japan.

Before you fire someone, make sure he doesn’t run your Twitter account.

Actor Peter O’Toole died over the weekend. He was 81.

A French court is trying to determine if Ikea broke the law by running personal investigations into employees.

Sadly, AOL’s efforts at bringing hyper-local news online in a service called Patch, is winding down, with hundreds of people losing their jobs over the last few months.

Economists believe the Fed could begin pulling back on its bond buying program by next month.

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