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  1. Google’s Steely Foe in Europe

    The European Union’s commissioner for competition has a reputation for being tough, but she says it’s her responsibility to make sure that competition is fair and open.

  2. Israel and Palestinians Reach Tax Deal

    Resolving a monthslong dispute, Israel will release $470 million in taxes collected on behalf of the Palestinians, after deductions for Palestinian debts.

  3. Germanwings Crash Exposes History of Denial on Risk of Pilot Suicide

    Investigations have exposed a series of failures and weaknesses throughout the airline industry in dealing with mental illness among pilots.

  4. Vivendi Chairman Bolloré Wins Battle Over Double Voting Rights

    Mr. Bolloré leveraged a law on shareholder rights that could be invoked at annual meetings of other big French companies including Renault.

  5. Bloomberg Terminals Suffer Widespread Failures

    The company said hardware and software failures were to blame, but added that service had been “fully restored.”

  6. Stock Markets Fall Around the World

    Some analysts said company valuations had become expensive as shares rose. In addition, Chinese regulators made changes and Bloomberg terminals failed to work for more than two hours.

  7. Martin Winterkorn to Stay as Volkswagen Chief, Even After Slight

    A week after it appeared that the automaker’s chairman was ready to oust him, the company said the chief executive would have his contract renewed.

  8. At Global Economic Gathering, U.S. Primacy Is Seen as Ebbing

    Economists and political leaders see an American government so bitterly divided that it is on the verge of deserting the global economic stage it has commanded since the end of World War II.

  9. Another Petrobras Subcontractor Files for Bankruptcy

    Schahin is the fourth company to seek court protection in the wake of a corruption scandal surrounding Brazil’s petroleum giant.

  10. Rodrigo Rato, Ex-I.M.F. Chief, Investigated in Spain Over Finances

    Mr. Rato was detained as part of a tax and money-laundering investigation and released.