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  1. Talks for Pacific Trade Deal Stall at a Critical Step

    The breakdown is a setback for the Obama administration, which had promoted the talks as the final round for the largest regional trade agreement.

  2. Argentine Businessman Pleads Not Guilty in FIFA Corruption Case

    Alejandro Burzaco, a citizen of Argentina and Italy, was the third defendant to appear in United States federal court in connection with the case.

  3. FedEx-TNT Express Deal to Be Investigated in Europe

    The European Commission said it had concerns that the $4.8 billion merger could decrease competition and lead to higher prices for consumers.

  4. Jeremy Clarkson, Former ‘Top Gear’ Host, Announces Deal With Amazon

    Mr. Clarkson, a popular TV personality whose contract with the BBC ended in March, said on Twitter that he would film a new show with his former co-hosts.

  5. Designer Alexander Wang to Leave Balenciaga

    He will concentrate on his namesake brand, which Mr. Wang maintained during his time at Balenciaga. A search has begun for his successor in France.

  6. Greek Debt Crisis Adds to a Spike in Burglaries and Robberies

    Fleeing the banks for fear of losing their euro deposits, many Greeks have stashed cash and valuables under the proverbial mattress, making them vulnerable to thieves.

  7. Lloyds Profit Rises Despite $2.2 Billion Provision for Loan Customers

    The British bank had set aside about $18.7 billion to compensate consumers who were improperly sold a loan insurance product.

  8. Shares in Mainland China End Worst Month in 6 Years

    The main indexes in Shanghai and Shenzhen finished July with declines of 14.3 percent each, despite government intervention in the markets.

  9. For Sympathetic Ear, More Chinese Turn to Smartphone Program

    A new Microsoft chatbot called Xiaoice has become something of a hit in China with responses based on actual conversations culled from the Internet.

  10. Liberty Global Increases Its Stake in British Broadcaster ITV

    No financial details were provided about the deal, but current market prices would put it at almost $600 million.