U.S. Stocks cool ahead of Fed, pound skids on disappointing GDP

LONDON - World shares shuffled away from all-time highs on Tuesday as surging Chinese stocks took a breather and investors began to retreat to the sidelines ahead of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

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Refining helps BP and Total weather oil price storm

LONDON/PARIS - BP and Total reported higher than expected profits on Tuesday thanks to steep increases in profits from refining, showing the resilience of global oil firms in the face of slumping oil prices.

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Tyson Foods plans to cut human antibiotics in U.S. chicken flocks by 2017

CHICAGO - Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017 - one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company.

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Petrobras writedown may give new ammunition to class-action suit

WILMINGTON, Delaware - Brazilian oil company Petrobras' $17 billion write-down, announced last week, may have been meant to close the accounting on a sprawling corruption scandal, but could instead provide fresh ammunition for a U.S. class action lawsuit.

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Exclusive: Time Warner Cable open to merger talks with Charter - sources

- Time Warner Cable Inc is open to merger discussions with Charter Communications Inc following a failed $45 billion bid by Comcast Corp , according to people familiar with the matter.

27 Apr 2015

Mylan says Teva offer too low; criticizes stock, growth prospects

- Mylan NV rejected Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's $40 billion takeover offer on Monday, saying in a scathing letter that it grossly undervalued the company and that Mylan has no interest in payment in what it termed "high-risk" Teva stock.

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