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Synovus Completes Sale of Distressed Assets

ICE To Begin Testing BlackBerry 10

Yahoo Adds 1 Director, Loses 2 Board Members

Encana and PetroChina Subsidiary Form a JV in Alberta

Raytheon Wins DARPA Contract

UTC Sells Subsidiary to Carlyle Group

Raytheon Acquires Data Encryption Company

BioScrip Buys DaVita Subsidiary for $70 Million

Adobe 4Q Results Beat Estimates

GM's Pickups Get a New Look For a New Year

Florida OKs Rate Increase for NextEra Utility

Could More Modest Fiscal Cliff Bargain Go Forward?

China, S. Africa Ban Beef Imports From Brazil on Mad-Cow Fears

Coca-Cola FEMSA Buying 51% Stake in Coke's Philippines Bottler

Silver Bay Realty Trust Raises $245 Million in IPO

EU Panel Recommends Approving Alexza's Adasuve

Chevron Pays $1.8 Million to Settle Improper-Payments Claim With Utah

Euro Soars to 7-Month High Against Dollar

PPG Industries to Buy AkzoNobel Paint Unit for $1.05 Billion

Bank of New York Mellon Announces Executive Promotions

Oil Gains on Positive U.S., China Factory Data

Southwest to Charge No-Show Passengers

Discovery Communications to Buy Nordic TV Networks in $1.7 Billion Deal

Cheaper Gas Lowers Consumer Prices 0.3%

European Central Bank Warns Against Complacency

Industrial Production Recovers After Sandy

Nike Presses Oregon for Tax Deal in Exchange for Jobs

Ford Talking to EPA About Hybrids' Fuel Economy

Gold Flat; Wheat, Corn Rise

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