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The Boca Raton, Florida-based office supplies chain said Thursday it reached the decision after weighing both business and personal factors. The chain was open on the turkey feast last year. Comment?
A lawsuit brought by two pioneers in the anti-aging movement who said an online article about them suggests they're quacks has been tossed out by a judge. Dr. Robert Goldman and Dr. Ronald Klatz failed to allege in their lawsuit that a Quackwatch website article about them was false, U.S. District Judge Paul Gardephe ruled on Wednesday. Comment?
If you thought the Brexit vote was scary, check out the full page newspaper ad that recently appeared in The New York Times recounting all the horrors in the present tense, as if they were still unfolding: The vote "topples" the British government, "crushes" the pound and "wipes away" billions in stock market wealth. Investors have done just that, pushing up the price of the metal to a two-year high. Comment?
Staples and Office Depot said Tuesday they are scrapping their planned $6.3 billion merger after a federal judge blocked the deal, saying the government had made the case that the combination would likely hurt competition in office supplies. The Federal Trade Commission had sought to block the merger of the last two national office-supply chains, contending it would allow the combined company to dictate the price of supplies, especially for corporate customers that buy in bulk. Comment?
Bill Cosby has filed a sealed breach-of-contract lawsuit against Pennsylvania sexual-assault accuser Andrea Constand, her lawyer, her mother and the National Enquirer's publisher. The defendants are subject to confidentiality clauses covering the settlement of lawsuits Constand filed against Cosby and the tabloid in 2005. Comment?
Staples has received European approval for its buyout of Office Depot and in exchange, said Wednesday that it would split off some of its businesses in Europe to allay monopoly fears. The European Union gave its support to the deal on the condition that Staples Inc. divest Office Depot's European contract business and all of its operations in Sweden. Comment?
Staples says that regulators have rejected its offer to sell $1.25 billion in contracts, part of its plan to ease monopoly fears as it attempts to acquire rival Office Depot. The Federal Trade Commission earlier this month sought to block the deal, saying it would reduce competition in the office supplies market. Comment?
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