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In the NewsBP claims victory in Russian case.

Boeing rides Dreamliner on confidence into Dubai Air Show.

Burger King deems new menu items a success.

CBS includes Charlie Rose and Gayle King in revised The Early Show roster.

Citigroup to sell EMI units for $4 billion.

Facebook retreats on privacy dispute with U.S. government.

GE foresees strong growth in emerging markets.

GM raises alarms in Europe with restructuring pledge as its Buick division bets on a lush interior in new Verano compact.

Kohl’s adds $30 million to holiday marketing budget.[more]

McDonald’s outlines three-part growth strategy.

NBC talks with Howard Stern about replacing Piers Morgan as judge on America’s Got Talent as it opens up TV to m-commerce.

Newt Gingrich surges in polls as a new alternative in GOP presidential race while conservatives reckon with Mitt Romney.

Nike reminds that “Basketball Never Stops” as it plans to keep Joe Paterno’s name on a Child Development Center building at its headquarters.

Olympus sees some major shareholders call for return of ousted CEO.

Republic Airways grounds diversification plan.

Starbucks expands beyond coffee with acquisition of better-for-you “premium juice” chain Evolution Fresh.

Veterans’ Day promotions include Walgreen’s offer of 15 to 20 percent discount to veterans today.

Viacom warns of softer TV-advertising market.

Walmart drives beef prices higher with promotion of better-quality cuts.

Walt Disney profits jump.