Roundup Plaintiffs' Lawyers Spar Over $800 Million in Fees

Bayer has been trying to cap its Roundup liabilities after years of shareholder concern and sliding stock prices.

Bayer has been trying to cap its Roundup liabilities after years of shareholder concern and sliding stock prices.

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Apple Faces U.K. Antitrust Probe Over App Store Rules

The U.K.’s antitrust regulator said that it has opened an investigation into whether Apple imposes unfair or anticompetitive conditions on app developers.

The U.K.’s antitrust regulator said that it has opened an investigation into whether Apple imposes unfair or anticompetitive conditions on app developers.

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Novartis to Help Make CureVac Covid-19 Vaccine

Testing of CureVac’s coronavirus vaccine in Brussels late last month. The company has said results are expected as soon as next month.

Testing of CureVac’s coronavirus vaccine in Brussels late last month. The company has said results are expected as soon as next month.

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China Plays Up Ascendancy Over West as It Sets Economic Path

Xi Jinping, shown on Thursday, is pivoting from a poverty-alleviation drive to building a modern, powerful nation by 2035.

Xi Jinping, shown on Thursday, is pivoting from a poverty-alleviation drive to building a modern, powerful nation by 2035.

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Jobless Claims Have Eased Along With Other Signs of Slow Recovery

Weekly jobless claims filings—a proxy for layoffs—remain above the pre-pandemic peak of 695,000.

Weekly jobless claims filings—a proxy for layoffs—remain above the pre-pandemic peak of 695,000.

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GM Looking to Build Second Battery Factory in U.S.

A Chevrolet hybrid car at a charging station. The rush to sell more plug-in models has led some auto manufacturers to get in the battery-making business.

A Chevrolet hybrid car at a charging station. The rush to sell more plug-in models has led some auto manufacturers to get in the battery-making business.

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China Taps U.S.-Trained Former Central Banker for IMF Role

Beijing plans to name Li Bo, a Harvard-educated lawyer with deep U.S. experience, as China’s top representative to the International Monetary Fund.

Beijing plans to name Li Bo, a Harvard-educated lawyer with deep U.S. experience, as China’s top representative to the International Monetary Fund.

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Texas Power Grid Operator Fires CEO

Bill Magness, chief executive officer of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, at a hearing in Austin last week about the blackouts.

Bill Magness, chief executive officer of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, at a hearing in Austin last week about the blackouts.

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