AB InBev, SABMiller brew up $100 billion deal

BRUSSELS/LONDON - The world's top two brewers, Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller , have agreed in principle to one of the biggest mergers in corporate history after a near month-long courtship resulted in SABMiller accepting an offer worth more than $100 billion. | Video

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Staples' limits severance benefits for senior executives

- Office supplies retailer Staples Inc said on Tuesday that it would limit severance benefits payments for senior its executives.

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