McDonald's ends Olympics sponsorship deal early

U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's Corp (MCD.N) has ended its 41-year-long Olympic Games sponsorship deal three years early, the International Olympic Committee said on Friday.

The company had said last year it would reevaluate its relationship with the Olympics.

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Greece, markets welcome loan deal as Spain and Germany raise obstacles

Greece welcomed on Friday a deal on new bailout loans as a decisive step to exiting its debt crisis and markets took heart by lowering Greek borrowing costs, even though Spanish and German officials raised last-minute objections.

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BHP names packaging guru MacKenzie as new chairman

Mining giant BHP on Friday named successful packaging executive Ken MacKenzie as its next chairman, handing him the job of tackling calls to dump its oil business and overhaul the board.

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U.S. acts to seize stolen assets, Picasso in probe of Malaysian fund

The Justice Department took legal action on Thursday to recover about $540 million in assets that authorities say were stolen by financiers associated with a sovereign wealth fund established by Malaysia's prime minister, including a Picasso painting that was given to actor Leonardo DiCaprio and the rights to two Hollywood films.

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Asia stocks steady after U.S. tech rout, yen slips as BOJ stands pat

Asian stocks steadied on Friday, taking in stride the resumption of the U.S. technology rout overnight, and European shares look set for a positive start following Thursday's losses.

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Former Oracle board member dogged by links to China-backed chip deal

As the ultimate corporate insiders, board members are presented with plenty of opportunities to cash in on their sector knowledge and connections.

The case of Ray Bingham, until recently Oracle Corp’s (ORCL.N) second-highest paid board member and executive chairman at U.S.

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Air bag maker Takata to file for bankruptcy this month: sources

Takata Corp, the Japanese company facing billions in liabilities stemming from its defective air bag inflators, is preparing to file for bankruptcy as early as next week as it works toward a deal for financial backing from U.S.

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