Ownership changes

FILE - This May 23, 2017, file photo shows a variety of Campbell's soups in a grocery cart at a store in Phoenix. Campbell Soup Co. plans to focus on its core snacks and soup business in North America and sell its international business, paying down debt. The Camden, N.J., company said Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, it’s working urgently to complete all the moves by next July. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)
August 30, 2018 - 11:53 am
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Campbell Soup Co. plans to focus on its core snacks and soup business in North America and sell its international business and pay down debt. The moves announced Thursday follow a review it began in May, when Campbell also announced the retirement of then-CEO Denise Morrison, as...
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August 29, 2018 - 11:24 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The new secretary of veterans affairs has pledged to the American Legion that he won't privatize the agency even as it increases options for veterans to seek private sector treatment. Robert Wilkie, who was sworn in last month, also pledged better customer service as a result of...
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In this May 27, 2005 file photo, bottles of the soft drink Moxie are pictured in West Bath, Maine. Soft drink giant Coca-Cola said Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, it is acquiring Moxie, a beloved New England soda brand that is the official state beverage of Maine. (AP Photo/Pat Wellenbach, File)
August 28, 2018 - 12:58 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Soft drink giant Coca-Cola announced on Tuesday it is acquiring Moxie, a long-lived and beloved New England soda brand that is the official state beverage of Maine. Moxie has been around since the 19th century and it's famous in New England for its unique flavor, which is the...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 1997 file photo, Khaled al-Otaiby, an official of the Saudi oil company Aramco, watches progress at a rig at the al-Howta oil field near Howta, Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia said on Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 that it "remains committed" to an initial public offering of the state-run oil behemoth Saudi Aramco despite delays and growing speculation it may never be listed. (AP Photo/John Moore, File)
August 23, 2018 - 1:59 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it "remains committed" to an initial public offering of the state-run oil behemoth Saudi Aramco, despite delays and growing speculation it may never be listed. The IPO of the Saudi Arabian Oil Co. remains a major plank of 32-year-old...
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Miami Marlins' Justin Bour runs the bases after hitting a home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 5-3. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
August 10, 2018 - 7:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies have acquired first baseman Justin Bour and cash from the Miami Marlins for a minor league pitcher. Bour is batting .227 with 19 homers and 54 RBIs. He's expected to be a pinch-hitter in Philadelphia, where Carlos Santana is the starting...
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FILE - This Oct. 21, 2016 file photo shows a Rite Aid location in Philadelphia. Drugstore chain Rite Aid and grocer Albertsons say they have called off their merger deal. Rite Aid CEO John Standley said in a statement late Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018, that after hearing the views of shareholders, Rite Aid is "committed to moving forward and executing our strategic plan as a standalone company."(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
August 09, 2018 - 8:46 am
Rite Aid and the grocer Albertsons called off an agreement to become a single company with the deal facing shaky prospects in a shareholder vote. Shares of the drugstore chain plunged after markets opened Thursday. The owner of Safeway and other grocery brands had announced in February plans to buy...
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In this July 8, 2018, photo, clouds are reflected above the company logo on the hood of a 2018 Model 3 sedan on display outside a Tesla showroom in Littleton, Colo. Board members at Tesla are evaluating CEO and Chairman Elon Musk’s $72 billion proposal to take the electric car and solar panel maker private. Six of nine members say in a statement Wednesday, Aug. 8, that Musk began talking with the board about the move last week. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 08, 2018 - 5:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk is seeking relief from the pressures of running a publicly held company with a $72 billion buyout of the electric car maker, but he may be acquiring new headaches with his peculiar handling of the proposed deal. Almost everything about the deal is outlandish...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, the logo of German car manufacturer BMW is pictured at the headquarters in Munich, Germany. German carmaker BMW reports its second quarter earnings on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
August 02, 2018 - 4:59 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — BMW's profit fell 6 percent in the second quarter as it spent more on developing new technologies for electric, autonomous and digitally connected automobiles, the luxury carmaker said Thursday. Net income came in at 2.08 billion euros ($2.42 billion), down from 2.22...
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FILE - In this July 26, 2018, file photo, Miami Marlins' Brad Ziegler delivers a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in Miami. Right-handed reliever Brad Ziegler has been traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who bolstered their bullpen for the pennant race and gave up Double-A reliever Tommy Eveld to the Florida Marlins, Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 31, 2018 - 2:57 pm
The latest on Major League Baseball trades on the deadline day for deals without waivers (all times Eastern): 3:40 p.m. The NL East-leading Phillies have acquired All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays for a player to be named later or cash. Ramos is batting .297 with 14 homers and...
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July 27, 2018 - 5:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Energy producer BP has bought BHP Billiton's shale oil and gas assets in the U.S. for $10.5 billion in a deal that will give it access to the fast-growing shale industry. CEO Bob Dudley described the deal as a "transformational acquisition." The company says the agreement will bring...
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