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Dollar General sweetens Family Dollar bid, may go hostile

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:06
(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp , the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, from $78.50 per share. Dollar General said last week it remained committed to acquiring Family Dollar, after the target rejected the previous offer, saying the deal could run foul of competition law. Instead, it opted for a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc .
Futures inch higher ahead of manufacturing data
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:06
By Chuck Mikolajczak NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures advanced on Tuesday, after the S&P 500 closed out its best month since February, ahead of reports on the manufacturing sector. Investors will eye the final August reading on the manufacturing sector from financial data firm Markit at 9:45 a.m. (1345 GMT). At 10 a.m. (1400 GMT), the Institute for Supply Management's August reading on manufacturing will be released.
'24' movie still might happen after all
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:06
24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY: Jack (Kiefer Sutherland) chases a suspect in the "7:00 PM - 8:00 PM" episode of 24: LIVE ANOTHER DAY airing Monday, June 23 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2014 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Chris Raphael/FOX Unlike all his enemies on "24," Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) will never die. According to TVLine.com, talks to make a "24" feature film have gained traction in recent weeks. Sources tell the website that Imagine Entertainment…
Marijuana: Life sentence for buying weed? (Opinion)
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
STORY HIGHLIGHTSA Missouri man received a life sentence for possessing marijuana Vanita Gupta: The country has spent decades ratcheting up penalty for drug infractionsShe says states must change sentencing laws so punishment fits the crime Editor's note: CNN's David Mattingly reports on the case of a Missouri man sentenced to life in prison for purchasing marijuana Tuesday at 7 p.m. on Erin Burnett Out Front. Vanita Gupta is a deputy legal director at the American…
Rampage Killings Fast Facts
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
Police officers walk on a rooftop at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16, after a shooting rampage in the nation's capital. At least 12 people and suspect Aaron Alexis were killed, according to authorities.
25 Deadliest Mass Shootings in U.S. History Fast Facts
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
Police officers walk on a rooftop at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, September 16, after a shooting rampage in the nation's capital. At least 12 people and suspect Aaron Alexis were killed, according to authorities.
Kirsten Gillibrand's right on 'fat' comments (Opinion)
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
STORY HIGHLIGHTSSen. Kirsten Gillibrand's new book reveals that her colleagues called her fat and porky Pepper Schwartz: Gillibrand doesn't need to tell names; this is a bigger issue of sexismShe says men need to act professionally and respectfully toward women in any workplaceSchwartz: Gillibrand doesn't out names because she wants trust and efficacy at her job Editor's note:Pepper Schwartz is professor of sociology at the University of Washington and the author of many books, the…
Fair workers do THIS as kids ride
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
KARE's A.J. Lagoe found some employees texting while operating the rides at the Minnesota State Fair. If your browser has Adobe Flash Player installed, click above to play. Otherwise, click below.
Jailbreak: 32 Teens Bust Out of Nashville Facility
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 07:03
More than 30 teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center and 17 were still being sought early Tuesday, a spokesman said. Thirty-two teens — ages 14 to 19 — escaped from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center around 11 p.m. Monday by crawling under a weak spot in a fence that surrounded a yard there, Tennessee Department of Children's Services spokesman Rob Johnson said. Two teens were recaptured right away and others were found overnight,…
Dollar General raises bid for Family Dollar
Tuesday, 02 September 2014 06:06
(Reuters) - Dollar General Corp , the No.1 U.S. deep discount retailer, said it raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $80 per share, or $9.1 billion, from $78.50 per share. Dollar General said last week it remained committed to acquiring Family Dollar, after the target rejected the previous offer, saying the deal could run foul of competition law. Instead, it opted for a lower bid from Dollar Tree Inc .
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