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Pinnacle to get $163 million payout from Hillshire after ending deal

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- Pinnacle Foods PF, +0.29% said it's terminated its agreement to be bought by Hillshire Brands HSH, +0.73% which will …

BNP Paribas Hit With Nearly $9B Fine, Pleads Guilty To Skirting U.S. Sanctions

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder stepped to a podium Monday to drop the hammer on French bank BNP Paribas, which will plead guilty to criminal charges of moving money through the United States for countries blacklisted by the government, and pay an $8.9 billion fine.<p>“BNP Paribas went to elaborate …

General Motors recalls 8.4 million vehicles

General Motors' latest recalls mean the automaker has, in just half a year, recalled nearly as many vehicles as the single-year record for all automakers.<p>The automaker on Monday announced six new recalls involving more than 8.4 million vehicles worldwide, most of those for faulty ignition switches. …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Looking for Inspiration? Take a Hike.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to generate new ideas? Throw on your walking shoes.<p>A recent study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology by Stanford University researchers Marily Oppezzo, a doctoral student in education psychology, and Daniel …

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How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

Rivals united in operation to destroy Assad's chemical arsenal

This week a Danish cargo vessel carrying tons of the world's deadliest chemical weapons will sail into an Italian port and carefully begin transferring its lethal cargo to an ageing US merchant ship.<p>The US MV Cape Ray, specially outfitted with two massive machines to neutralise those weapons, is …

Top Chinese general expelled from Communist Party for corruption

In the latest sign of his resolve to fight widespread official corruption, Chinese President Xi Jinping presided over a leadership meeting Monday to expel four senior members from the ruling Communist Party, including a retired top general of the two million-strong People's Liberation Army.<p>Gen. Xu …

Ukraine Ends Ceasefire; Promises to 'Attack'

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has decided not to an extend a unilateral ceasefire, promising …