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21st Century Fox, Inc. (FOXA, FOX) blocked DISH customer access to Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network, as the media conglomerate introduced other channels into negotiations despite those channels not being included in the contract up for renewal, Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning. Dish...

A U.S. district court judge rejected a proposed settlement in shareholders' lawsuits over Hewlett-Packard Co.'s (HPQ) controversial $11.1 billion takeover of British software company Autonomy Corp in 2011. District Judge Charles Breyer said the proposed settlement improperly protected the HP directors,...

Generic drug maker Actavis plc (ACT) is considering Spanish drugmaker Almirall SA (LBTSF.PK) as one of several possible takeover targets, Bloomberg reported citing people familiar with the matter said. The report said that Actavis has identified Almirall, which could be valued at about 3 billion euros...

The U.S. government wants British oil giant BP Plc. (BP, BP.L) to pay $16 billion to $18 billion in water-pollution fines for the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history while seeking more than $1 billion from the co-owner, Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (APC), of the blown-out well that caused the 2010 Gulf...

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems or LMIS, a subsidiary of Lockheed Martin (LMT), has agreed to pay $27.5 million to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act by knowingly overbilling the government for work performed by LMIS employees who lacked required job qualifications. The settlement...

AB Acquisition LLC (Albertsons) and Safeway Inc. (SWY) announced on Friday about sale of 168 stores across eight states to four buyers, subject to approval by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). Safeway, which agreed in March to be acquired by an investor group led by private equity firm Cerberus...

Staples, Inc. (SPLS) announced on Friday that its data security experts have detected that criminals deployed malware to some point-of-sale systems at 115 of its more than 1,400 U.S. retail stores. The investigation found that hacking started in July in few of its stores and that approximately 1.16 million...

Iron Mountain Inc. (IRM) said Friday that it has reached a settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve a civil complaint regarding pricing issues associated with Records Management, Data Management and Secure Shredding services that the company provided under U.S. General Services...

British drugmaker AstraZeneca PLC (AZN, AZN.L) said Friday that the US Food and Drug Administration has approved Lynparza capsules, 400mg twice daily, as the first monotherapy for patients with deleterious or suspected deleterious germline BRCA-mutated advanced ovarian cancer, who have been treated with...

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) on Friday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Viekira Pak (ombitasvir, paritaprevir and ritonavir tablets co-packaged with dasabuvir tablets) to treat patients with chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection, including those with a type of advanced liver disease...

Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CBST) said Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Zerbaxa for the treatment of adults with complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections caused by designated susceptible Gram-negative bacteria. The approval of...

Scotiabank (BNS, BNS.TO) on Friday said its subsidiary has agreed to buy the retail and commercial banking operations of Citibank (C) in Peru, subject to regulatory approval. Scotiabank said the deal is not material to it, and its common equity tier one capital ratio will be impacted by less than...

Diversified manufacturer United Technologies Corp. (UTX) said Friday that it has received notice of an unsolicited mini-tender offer by TRC Capital Corp. to buy up to 1 million shares, or about 0.11%, of the company's outstanding common stock at a price of $108.85 per share in cash. The offering...

Overseas Shipholding Group Inc (OSGB) on Friday appointed Douglas Wheat as Chairman. Also it named Rick Oricchio as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, efffective January 12, 2015. The management changes, the company said, comes even as it continues with the strategy following its emergence...

Ryerson Holding Corp. (RYI) said Friday that President and Chief Executive Officer Michael Arnold has informed the company's Board of Directors of his intent to retire next year. Arnold has served as Ryerson's president and CEO since January 2011. Prior to joining Ryerson, he spent over 31 years...