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General Mills Gets Boost From Cereal, Snacks

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General Mills Inc. raised fiscal-year revenue expectations after U.S. sales of its snacks and cereal improved in the latest quarter, helped by better marketing.

Uber Dealt Blow as EU's Top Court Rules It Is a Transport Company

Uber suffered a major defeat in its effort to overturn strict rules and licensing requirements in Europe, after the bloc's highest court ruled the ride-hailing company should be regulated as a transportation service, rather than a digital service.

WeWork, No Longer in a Sharing Mood, Hunts for New Tenants on Rivals' Turf

Executives of shared-office space giant WeWork Cos. have long played down competitive threats, saying that similar companies help the fledgling sector grow. But in recent months the company has changed its tune.

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Saudi Arabia Searches for U.S. Shale-Oil Deal

Saudi Arabia is hunting for an energy deal in American shale country, as economic upheaval pushes it to seek its first-ever international oil and gas production investments.

KKR Exits African Investment

KKR said it would sell a controlling stake in its first African investment, one month after the firm disbanded its Africa deal team because it couldn't find enough big companies to buy.

Shell, Eni Face Italian Charges Over Nigerian Deal

An Italian judge indicted Royal Dutch Shell, the chief executive of the Italian oil-and-gas company Eni and other industry executives on corruption charges connected to a 2011 deal to acquire drilling rights off the coast of Nigeria.

Subaru Probes Potential Fabrication of Fuel-Economy Data

The Japanese car company's latest disclosure adds to a scandal that has damaged its domestic business but not its core U.S. market.

Amazon Puzzles Over the Perfect Fit-in Boxes is aiming to ship each order in one correctly sized package, responding to rising costs and consumers' concerns about the environmental impact of all that cardboard.

Big Tech Unlikely to Blow its Tax Bonus

Big tech companies face a high-quality problem heading into the new year: All that money, and not much good to do with it.

BlackBerry Starting to Cast Closer Look at Acquisitions to Bolster Growth

BlackBerry Ltd. saw its revenue continue to decline, but boosted margins as it continued to build its enterprise-software business.

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December 20, 2017 11:15 ET (16:15 GMT)