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Allergan to Cut 1,500 Employees in Restructuring

Allergan said its restructuring will yield annual pre-tax savings of about $475 million in 2015, while costs tied to it will total between $375 million and $425 million.



VW Overtakes GM to Be No. 2 in Global Auto Sales

GM sales rose nearly 11% in China and 2% in North America. But the gains were offset by falling sales in Europe, South America and other international markets.


F-35's No-Show at Farnborough Airshow Disappoints

The United States is supposed to build almost 2,500 of the planes. Nine partner countries, including the U.K., Denmark and Italy, are involved in the plane's production, too.




Apple, IBM Team Up in Mobile Devices, Applications

The exclusive partnership announced Tuesday calls for the two technology companies to work together on about 100 different mobile applications designed for a wide range of industries.




Emerging Nations Plan Their Own World Bank, IMF

The bloc comprises countries with vastly different economies, foreign policy aims and political systems -- from India's raucous democracy to China's one-party state.



ConAgra Buys Chinese Potato Processor for $93 Million

The purchase of TaiMei Potato Industry Ltd. will allow ConAgra's Lamb Weston unit to make frozen french fries, mashed potatoes and other potato products inside China, where demand is growing.