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Europe's Crowning Glory Imperils Postwar Project

published about 2 hours ago
Europe's Crowning Glory Imperils Postwar Project
The great project some hoped would eventually create a European superstate faces the biggest challenge of its history Sunday, when Greeks vote in a referendum that could decide whether they crash out of the eurozone.

Germany's K+S Rebuffs Potash Takeover

published about 4 hours ago
Germany's K+S Rebuffs Potash Takeover
German salt and fertilizer company K+S AG rejected a takeover approach worth $8.75 billion by rival Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, saying the proposal undervalued the company.

U.S. Regulator Takes Aim at Chrysler

published about 8 hours ago
U.S. Regulator Takes Aim at Chrysler
Regulators are likely to take action before summer’s end against Fiat Chrysler over recall lapses involving older Jeeps tied to rear-end crashes and millions of other vehicles, the U.S. auto-safety chief said.

Aetna Nears Deal to Buy Humana

published about 8 hours ago
Aetna Nears Deal to Buy Humana
Aetna is nearing a deal to buy Humana, according to people familiar with the matter, in a tie-up of health insurers that could be announced this week.

U.S. Antitrust Cops Raise Their Game

published about 8 hours ago
U.S. Antitrust Cops Raise Their Game
Corporate deal making is at an eight-year high at the same time the Obama administration’s antitrust enforcers are on their strongest footing ever, setting up a tug-of-war over industry consolidation.