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AP Business Headlines
BERLIN (AP) -- Volkswagen plans to launch in January a recall of vehicles with software at the center of the emissions-rigging scandal and aims to fix them all by the end of next year, the company's new chief executive says....
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is considering rules that would severely curtail a contentious practice called forced arbitration, which consumer advocates have long argued does a disservice to people who have disputes with banks, credit card issuers and other financial service providers....
SHANGHAI (AP) -- A New York judge has ordered the Bank of China to hand over detailed information about Chinese bank accounts used by a counterfeiting ring that allegedly sold millions of dollars of fake Gucci handbags and wallets in the U.S....
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former president of the United Nations General Assembly turned the world body into a "platform for profit" by accepting over $1 million in bribes from a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople to pave the way for lucrative investments, a prosecutor charged Tuesday....
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Senate Finance Committee opened a probe Tuesday into Volkswagen's use of a federal tax credit intended for fuel-efficient cars as the company's emissions-rigging scandal widened....
Wall Street Journal Headlines
Anheuser-Busch InBev turned the heat up on SABMiller by going public with a proposal it has made to the world’s second-largest brewer’s board to buy it in a deal valuing it at up to $104.1 billion.
Boardroom drama is intensifying at Viacom amid questions about the health of Executive Chairman Sumner Redstone, as Wall Street ponders what the struggling media giant might look like without him.
The new temporary leader of DuPont knows a lot about breaking up big businesses, a skill he could put to use at the chemicals conglomerate that has fought off calls for a split for most of this year.
The GOP hopeful says her time at the helm of H-P shows her business savvy, but an examination suggests her vision and marketing talent largely overshadowed her ability to deliver results, and H-P’s shares fell 55% during the time.
DraftKings and FanDuel scrambled to contain fallout, as questions arose over whether the billion-dollar fantasy-sports startups do enough to police employees who have access to inside data.
CNNMoney Headlines
The New York attorney general has opened an investigation into allegations that employees of fantasy sports companies used inside information to win major payouts.

ABC Family will take the moniker "Freeform" in January 2016

Japan might be holding off on stimulus for now, but economists expect policies to change by the end of the month.

Jay Leno returned to "The Tonight Show" on Tuesday night surprising Jimmy Fallon's monologue.

Conservative media entrepreneur Matt drudge gave a rare interview Tuesday

NY Times Business Headlines
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is to propose rules to stop companies from barring customers from filing class-action suits as a condition of getting credit cards.

With a performance by Selena Gomez on Monday, the morning show’s live-music feature will become the Citi Concert Series, ending Toyota’s sponsorship of the last 12 years.

Ben S. Bernanke, the former Federal Reserve chairman, and Timothy F. Geithner, the former Treasury secretary, reminisced and joked at a Manhattan Barnes & Noble.

Samsung Electronics announced a forecast-beating profit for the third quarter Wednesday, sending its share price up nearly 9 percent, but analysts said strong component sales and favorable currency exchange rates masked persistent weakness in its smartphone business.

Viacom’s stock is off 37 percent this year, and it faces lower TV ratings, weak ad sales and a lackluster film slate. The shift has been dramatic.

USA Today Business Headlines
Belgian-headquartered beer giant Anheuser-Busch InBev made a third offer to buy its British-South African rival SABMiller on Wednesday.
"I have some feeling of what it's like to be Michael Bloomberg," Ackman said of Bloomberg
In the Satya Nadella-Tim Cook era, the slugfest between Apple and Microsoft is proceeding anew.
There you have it. The official who many think is the second most powerful in the country thinks there should have been investigation and prosecution of bank execs.
'Jay Leno's Garage' finds comedian in cars, cycles and tanks in new series
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