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Airports Want to Raise Ticket Fees. Airlines Say No. Fight Ensues

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Airports and airlines are fighting over a proposal that could bump up the taxes and fees on a typical $300 round-trip ticket to more than $70.

Paint Giants Still Primed for an M&A Wave

One might be forgiven for thinking that some paints just don't mix. But despite three failed deals this year, the strategic and financial logic for mergers in the paint industry remains strong.

Uber Ties Up With Singapore Rival ComfortDelGro

Uber is selling a 51% stake in its car-rental unit in Singapore to public-transport operator ComfortDelGro for $218 million, as the two rivals come together as partners.

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Caterpillar Unit Cheated Customers, Tossed Evidence Into Ocean to Hide It

United Industries, a unit of Caterpillar, admitted that it cheated customers by performing unnecessary repairs to their railcars and pleaded guilty to dumping brake shoes and other parts into the ocean to hide evidence.

U.N. Sanctions Leave North Korean Drug Maker on Life Support

The predicament of a North Korean pharmaceuticals maker that may be forced to close shows the challenge world leaders face in trying to squeeze Pyongyang without further harming the isolated country's endangered population.

Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway's Marmon to Retire in 2018

Frank Ptak, a longtime executive at one of the largest units of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway, said in an interview that he plans to retire at the end of 2018.

Creditors Put Toys 'R' Us Debt Under Microscope

Toys 'R' Us creditors are seeking permission to obtain more documents related to numerous debt transactions that took place in the years leading up to the retailer's September bankruptcy filing.

Morgan Stanley Fires Harold Ford Jr. After Conduct Complaint

Morgan Stanley has fired former congressman Harold Ford Jr. as a senior adviser to the firm after investigating a claim of inappropriate conduct.

Dollar General's Sales Keep Rising

Dollar General Corp. said quarterly sales rose at the fastest pace in nearly three years as the discount chain opens hundreds of new stores, many in rural areas.

Windstream Lawyer Calls Out Aurelius for Pushing Default

Windstream Holdings Inc.'s lawyer has called out Aurelius Capital Management over its campaign to push the company into default, saying it is simply looking to profit from credit default swaps on the company's debt.

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December 08, 2017 09:15 ET (14:15 GMT)